Happy Last Day of class! On behalf of Bobby and myself, good luck with finals and have a great summer. And congratulations Class of 2016… we did it! -Lydia
In this issue:
There will be no drop- in hours over the summer. To meet with an advisor please call 612-624-4300.
Department of Sociology News
Professor Carolyn Liebler class Measuring the Social World spent the semester exploring 6 MPC databases (USA, Intl, CPS, ATUSX, IHIS, IDHS) with the help of amazing MPC guest speakers. Their final project includes a poster showing visualizations of their research results using an MPC data source.
We inivite you all to their poster presentation, which is on Thursday, May 12 from 8:30 to 10am in the MPC seminar room (50 Willey Hall). The students would be thrilled if any/all of you could come by. Also there will be bagels and fruit provided
Barbara Newsome Internship Awards for Summer internships
Eligibility: You must be a declared sociology major in good academic standing and working a minimum of 120 internship hours.
Apply: See the CLA Undergraduate Internship Grant for more information and to apply. We take applications 3 times a year.
Deadline: Applications are due the third Wednesday of spring or fall semester, and early June for the summer term. Summer applications for 2016 are are due by Wednesday, June 1
Other News-worthy Items
Course of Interest for LCD students
This is a great course of sociology students trying to enhance their pre-law experience and/or complete their Writing Intensive course requirements. The course: WRIT 4431W Science, Technology, and the Law and is offered Fall 2016.
For more information see their flyer:WRIT4431W_16f
Community Development AmeriCorps Promise Fellow position
TRIO Upward Bound Teacher
- Go to employment.umn.edu and search job code: 307855.
- Let us know in your letter that you are applying for the Bridge position.
- Bachelors degree
- 1-2 year of classroom teaching experience (can be outside of traditional k-12 educational settings)
- 1-2 years experience working with students from diverse backgrounds (including but not limited to low income, first generation, multicultural, multilingual, recent US immigrants, those who identify outside of the non-binary gender, disabled, urban, etc). (can be outside a classroom setting)
- Must pass criminal background check
Summer Activist Job to Save the Bees
The campaign for Environment Minnesota is looking for smart, hard-working students and recent graduates who are eager to make a difference. You can sign up to learn more on this form.The Fund for the Public Interest (aka “the Fund”) works with some of the top progressive organizations in the country like Environment America and US PIRG. And we’re hiring!Specifically, we’re hiring full time Minneapolis campaign staff working with Environment Minnesota to save Minnesota’s honey bee population.