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Wednesday Update – March 21, 2018
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Dissertation Funding from the UF Graduate School
* Graduate School Dissertation Award
* Graduate School Doctoral Research Travel Award
* Delores Auzenne Dissertation Award
* Supplemental Retention Scholarship
FREE GRE Workshops
The UF Teaching Center offers this workshop Monday through Thursday, April 16-19, from 5-7 p.m. each day. The Math sessions are Monday & Wednesday, and the Verbal sessions are Tuesday and Thursday. You can register for just the math sessions, just the verbal sessions, or all four. Go to www.teachingcenter.ufl.edu, then “study skills” then “workshops” to register and learn the workshop location.
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Employment & Internship Opportunities
* Editorial, Design, and Production
* Advertising and Design
Our internship program offers students of all majors the opportunity to gain employment experience in the business of book publishing. To apply, visit upress.ufl.edu/internships.asp and complete the application form. The application deadline is Friday, April 13.
Summer Day Camp Positions – seeking Education Students
I own a local day camp for kids that like to build stuff. We teach STEAM concepts through play-based learning. We are looking for energetic people who are passionate about teaching kids through project based and hands on learning. We are currently hiring staff for our summer camp program, and would love to hire College of Education students for summer employment. Here is the link to our Jobs Page.
Healthy Learning Academy – After School Counselor position
Position available for immediate hire. Looking for an organized and dependable person to work at the After School Program for Healthy Learning Academy, an elementary charter school in Jonesville, FL (20 min from the University of Florida on Newberry Rd). Duties: Supervising children, homework tutoring, distributing snack, and helping with arts and crafts, outside games, cooking, and other projects for the children. Hours: Monday-Friday 1:45 – 6pm, *Wednesdays 12-6pm. Pay: $10 per hour
*Background in childcare experience preferred.
*Professional and appropriate demeanor while talking to parents, children, staff
*Must love children and have excellent classroom management skills.
*As our school philosophy revolves around incorporating health, fitness and nutrition into our daily curriculum, it would be helpful if applicants truly embraced this lifestyle.
Volunteer & Service Opportunities
Spring Carnival at Alachua Elementary School — Volunteers Needed
Alachua Elementary is hosting a Spring Carnival on April 5th from 5:00-7:00pm. We’re looking for volunteers to help organize, set up, and lead games/activities for the event. If interested, please email Chloe Campbell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Childcare & Tutoring
Math Tutor needed for 5th Grader
1-2 days per week. Close to UF campus. Please email Michelle at email@example.com
Two Tutor Positions
The Unity Family Community Center has two tutoring part-time positions open up in their afterschool program. Tutors are needed Monday – Thursday from 2:30pm – 5:30pm from March 12 – June 1. The tutors would work with the S.W.A.G. (Students Winning and Achieving Goals) Afterschool Program. The tutors will be paid $13 an hour. Prospective tutors will need to complete a background check through Meridian which is covered and set-up by the Unity Family Community Center. There is an opportunity to work during their summer program. Please send your resume’ to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have questions, please call (352) 529-2030 or visit http://ufccflorida.org/.
Wanted: Part time nanny needed, Monday to Friday 11:30am – 4:30pm for a happy 2.5 year old girl in our home. We live near the Millhopper library. Looking for someone to begin in March until at least August. The ideal candidate would be great with kids and dogs, reliable, trustworthy, creative and punctual. Please email me at email@example.com. Thank you!
Wanted: Part–time Nanny to help during spring and summer. Opportunity to start immediately during after-school hours and continue into the summer with flexible hours.
Bright, cheerful, independent thirteen-year-old with mild physical disability. Uses wheelchair and walker . Flexible schedule. Duties include transportation to activities and providing structure to the day including homework help. Must have reliable transportation. Larger vehicle preferred but not required.
Perfect for college student taking summer classes. If interested please email name, days/hours available, and contact number to firstname.lastname@example.org
UF in Ireland: Language and Education. This unique and informative 3 credit study abroad will take place from 27 April to 10 May this year. The study abroad is open to graduate and undergraduate students. Please email Maria Coady email@example.com for more details.
If you want to read about any of the announcements, opportunities, and events posted in last week’s Wednesday Update Newsletters, or peruse previous newsletters, please visit https://education.ufl.edu/student-services/category/student-newsletter/