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UMN Sociology Undergraduate Newsletter


Registration for Fall 2018 begins April 14th! Make sure to check myu under the “Academics” tab to check your registration date.

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This Week’s Opportunities:

Capture.PNGInternships at Second Harvest Heartland

If you are not familiar with our internship program, we offer several stipended internships focused on issues of food access, public health, and community outreach. Interns work directly with clients and community partners, developing communication skills, gaining knowledge of federal food and nutrition assistance programs such as SNAP, and engaging in professional development opportunities such as resume workshops and networking with professionals in the non-profit sector. We encourage students from a wide variety of fields and backgrounds to apply.

List of Available Positions:

Job Description Metro

Job Description Anoka

Health and Hunger Outreach InternS

NAP Outreah St Cloud Area Intern

SNAP Outreach Mankato Intern

SNAP Outreach and Translation Intern (Spanish)

Second Harvest SNAP Internship Application

Cookies & Career Advice (Career Services Drop-In Hours)

What: Cookies & Career Advice (Career Services drop-in hours)
WhenThursday, April 26 1-4pm
Where: 915 Social Sciences
Why: Get a FREE cookie and FREE advice on all things career: exploring your career options, internships & gaining experience, job searching, and graduate school planning

 Student Coordinators and Peer Mentor Positions – APARC


Student Coordinators are paid positions where they are tasked with assisting APARC staff with the management of the program. Student Coordinators facilitate training for mentors, advise mentors, organize monthly educational workshops and dialogues. Student Coordinators are paid $10.75 for 10-12 hours a week. More information can be found at
Mentors are volunteer positions that work and support their respective mentee throughout the full year. Mentors are also grouped into families to provide additional opportunities to build community. Mentors are expected to meet with their mentees at least 1-2 times per month and attend month educational workshops. More information can be found at

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CEL Student Positions Open

Enrollment Services Assistant

The Learning Abroad Center is looking for a student with intercultural experience to join our Enrollment Services Team for Fall 2018 and beyond. Students with experience organizing data, working in databases, and/or strong attention to detail will be successful in this position.  Work-study funds and previous study abroad experience are NOT required.  Please encourage interested students to submit an application HERE, and feel free to direct any questions to Abby Fink at or 612-301-6807.


Peer Adviser

The Learning Abroad Center is looking to hire 2-3 Peer Advisers to start Summer 2018 or Fall 2018. Peer Advisors work the LAC front desk in our Resource Center. They need to be good at assisting others, detail-oriented, and friendly faces. Previous study abroad experience is required. Work-study funds are NOT required. Interested students, please contact Kelley Redmond at or 612-626-2330 to request an application. Feel free to contact Kelley with any questions. Priority application deadline: April 13th.

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Advocacy and Program Inter – Summer 2018

When: 15-20 hours per week, June 1-August 10, 2018, on a flexible schedule EXCEPT July 30-August 2, which are required full days plus evenings.


  •  Coordinate Tents of Witness: Genocide and Conflict exhibit (more info at
  • Provide assistance for all events and workshops
  • Provide organizational and administrative support for advocacy and policy initiatives at city and state levels
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Unpaid; college internship or course credit can be arranged in relevant discipline.

Application is due April 22, 2018

How to apply:
Send a resumé, cover letter, and three professional references (professor, work supervisor) as a single PDF to