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Wednesday Update – March 28, 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
UF America Reads
UF’s America Reads program is currently hiring tutors for the Summer and Fall 2018 semester. America Reads is a Federal Work Study program that provides literacy tutoring to at-risk students in elementary schools and community centers in the local Gainesville community. Paid positions starting at $10/hour are available for students enrolled at the University of Florida who are eligible to receive Federal Work Study as a form of financial aid. Tutors must be available at least 3 days per week for a combined minimum of 8 hours per week. Applications can be found on the America Reads website at http://education.ufl.edu/america-reads/ and should be submitted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Any further questions should be directed to the America Reads staff via email at email@example.com.
UF’s Precollegiate Education and Training Summer Staff Team
We are looking for qualified applicants with at least two years (post-high school) college experience, recent graduates, and graduate students for the positions located on the attachment. Preferred application deadline is Friday, April 6th. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.
Rotary Youth Camp of North Florida
Seeking to hire for the following summer camp positions: Camp Counselors, Activity Leaders (Archery, Drama, Recreation, Crafts, Music, etc.) Lifeguards, Nurses, and Cooks (must be able to do Gluten Free, Vegan, Dairy, and Casein Free).Staff have 7 days of required training and 2 camp sessions. Session I: K-6 grade, Session II: 7grade and Up (including adults). Contact information and other details located on the attachment.
UAA Assistant Learning Specialist Position
The University Athletics Association, Inc. (UAA) at the University of Florida is currently seeking applicants to fill the position of Assistant Learning Specialist in the Otis Hawkins Center for Academic and Personal Excellence.
The Assistant Learning Specialist position is a two-year full-time (approximately 40 hours/week) paid internship intended to provide a practical, hands-on experience in the area of Learning Services Support for student-athletes while pursuing a graduate degree at the University of Florida. Interested applicants can receive additional information and apply here.
Questions about the position and/or posting can be directed to MichelleSt@gators.ufl.edu.
University Press of Florida – Internship, Summer/Fall 2018 – deadline to apply Friday, April 13
* 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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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/