Good Evening Student, 

Listed below are events and opportunities to develop your skills and experiences as you enter the real world. 

Best of luck on midterms! 

Cheers,

Jason


Upcoming Drop-In Hours can be found on our website here. Appointments are also available by calling 612-624-4300.


TWIN CITIES STARTUP WEEK JOB MARKET

Friday, October 13th, 2017
12:00pm-3:00pm
Atrium, Carlson School of Management
Cost: FREE
Connect with startup, early-stage, and small companies seeking talent to grow their businesses. Informal gathering of Twin Cities startup companies and students from across the University and other local colleges. Make connections, get career advice and learn about the needs, opportunities and recruiting practices of leading Minnesota startups.
For more information, search the ‘Career Fairs/Events’ section on GoldPASS (ID# 3465).

Meet University of Michigan and University of Chicago Law School Admission Deans

When: Wednesday, October 11th 5:30-7:30pm
Where: B85 Tate

Join Ann Killian Perry and Sarah Zearfoss, the law school admission deans from the University of Chicago and the University of Michigan, for a realistic look at the process of admissions at selective law schools. With almost four decades of combined experience, these admissions deans will provide invaluable insight into factors to take into account in applying to and choosing among law schools, as well as how to best present your experience in your application materials.


Tutors Needed for the McNamara Academic Center for Student Athletes

Adam Demchak, the Tutor Coordinator for the McNamara Academic Center for Student Athletes needs Sociology Major Specific students to help tutor.

Pay: Undergraduates $11/hour.  Graduate students $14/hour
To apply, you must do the following two things:
1) Fill out the online application.
2) Email to mdemchak@umn.edu the following three items:
-Resume, Copy of Transcript (unofficial is fine), Cover Letter

Subject Tutor Information Sheet 2017


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Oct 9th-13th has been named National Transfer Student Week by the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students!

How are we Celebrating our Transfer Students? 
  • In order to celebrate and acknowledge all of the contributions transfer students make to our campus,  U of M maroon and gold “Transfer” computer stickers will be delivered to the Student Services/advising offices for staff to use and to give to the transfer students you encounter. Please keep an eye out for these and disseminate! Let me know if you need more.
  • In addition, OFYP and OUE are collaborating on a social media campaign aimed at our students. We will be asking them to share their stories on the U of M Transfer Student Facebook Page and other social media accounts using the hashtag #UMNtransfers.
 
Transfer Student Facts
 
I also wanted to share a few quick facts about our transfer students and the resources available to transfers on our campus.
  • On average, 30% of our incoming student class every fall are transfer students (this is somewhere between 2,110-,2300 students, depending on the year).
  • Approximately 39% of our transfer students are first-generation college students.
  • Approximately 33% transfer from a MNSCU 2-year school.
  • 16% of incoming transfers are international students (compared to 6% of our freshmen class).
  • Transfer students are excited to take advantage of all the resources the U of M has to offer:
    • 55% of incoming transfer students state they intend to pursue a research project while at the U of M.
    • 71% of incoming transfers plan to pursue an internship while at the U of M.
    • 64% of incoming transfers plan to get involved in a U of M student organization.
 (This info was taken from the Office of Undergraduate Education Transfer Student Profile and the OFYP pre-orientation Tell Us About Yourself survey, given to all incoming transfer students)
Transfer Student Resources:
In addition to all of the great work being done to support our transfers in the colleges/ student support units across campus, I wanted to remind you of the central resources we have for our current transfer students, including:
As always, there is also the Google Group  UMNTC Transfer Student Experience. A  forum for U of M faculty and staff to discuss issues and resources related to transfer students.

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2017 U OF M DAY OF SERVICE 
Saturday, October 14 *   Last Chance to Register!

Join your fellow Gophers, family and friends for U of M Day of Service on October 14 by registering today. Registration closes on October 11th. Gophers in Minnesota, across the US and internationally will come together in the spirit of maroon and gold to serve side by side in their communities. It’s one big day of service and gratitude!

Alumni and friends in Minnesota there are more than a dozen locations from which to choose. Check them out and register today! More Info

DAY OF SERVICE INFO

INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITY

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Student Parent HELP Center

Students with children are an often invisible and ignored population of students on college campuses nation wide. Historically under-represented and under-served, student parent numbers have rapidly increased across higher education in recent years.
The Student Parent HELP Center has been serving students with children on our campus for decades and longer than any other program in the US.
In honor of our 50th anniversary, please join us on October 16th for an informative, in-depth discussion on college access and success for low income students with children, featuring Reps Ilhan Omar and Rena Moran.
This will not only be informative for all staff and faculty but due to the social justice and policy issues addressed, would also make an excellent event for any student or class activity. Full details provided in the link below. This is a FREE but ticketed event and registration is required.

Explore more opportunities on our website!

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