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UCS Spring 2020 Course Flyer

If you have not yet meet with your UCS faculty advisor for Spring 2020 registration, please be sure to reach out to them via email or via their to make nexus site.

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Spring 2020 – URBN 3998: Work and Economic Justice in Cities

This course will focus on big forces sweeping through cities – Learn more…

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Interested in Soc Justice? Try Alternative Break!

Want to engage in meaningful service? Interested in social issues such as homelessness, urban poverty, cultural preservation, environmental conservation, and more?

Apply to an Alternative Break! During these week-long and weekend-long alternative break trips, students will have the opportunity to engage in meaningful service surrounding the trip topics. Students will have pre-trip educational meetings, on-trip reflection, and post-trip reflection meetings.

For more information, please go to: https://communityoutreach.uconn.edu/alternativebreaks/

Applications opened on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 9am and close on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at noon.

Apply here: https://communityoutreach.uconn.edu/alternative-break-application/

For more information, contact: Grace Lemire at uconn.co.boston@gmail.com.

Killing African American Course – Spring 2020 learn more…

Professor Noel Cazenave will be offering SOCI 3833 – Killing African Americans: Polic and Vigilante Violence as a Racial Control Mechanism on the Hartford campus. The course will be offered on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:15 am to 12:30 pm.

Mentoring Opportunity in Hartford – ConnectiKids

Students have the opportunity to volunteer their time to mentor Hartford students once a week in the afternoon. For more information please contact ConnectiKids, Inc. at 860-522-8710 or visit www.ct-kids.org.

 

Disclaimer:

Volunteer postings are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for one of these positions is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban and Community Studies Program, nor the University is recommending these employers/agencies nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the job posting.

Advance Scholarship Program for Sophomores – Deadline 10/1/19

For questions regarding the scholarship please contact Scholarship America (1-800-537-4180).

 

 

RE-Center F/T Program Director – Youth Development

The Program Director-Youth Development (PDYD) oversees two major initiatives and serves as a lead facilitator and collaborator across the Programs department supporting outreach and adult education programming. In addition to their programmatic and facilitation work, the PDYD is also responsible for providing critical thought partnership to RE·Center’s Leadership Team as the organization journeys to becoming a more equitable multicultural organization.

This position will work primarily with young people of color in a process of identity development, critical consciousness raising, and strategizing for racial equity. Please visit RE-Center’s website for additional information regarding this position.

Please note: Job postings are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for one of the listed positions is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban and Community Studies Program, nor the University is recommending these employers nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the job posting.

City Planner position in the City of Waterbury

The City of Waterbury has a full time City Planner position available. They will take applications until they have received sufficient applications for the position.

They are seeking an individual with a Master’s degree in planning or related field from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, regional planning, urban design, public administration, business management or a closely
related field, plus five years of increasingly responsible experience in comprehensive urban planning, preferably
with a mid to large-sized municipality, plus two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility; 6
additional years of responsible planning experience is acceptable in lieu of the Master’s degree; AICP
certification preferred.

Please visit City of Waterbury’s site for additional information regarding this position.

Please note: Job postings are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for one of these positions is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban and Community Studies Program, nor the University is recommending these employers nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the job posting.

FoodCorps Position Norwalk Schools

FoodCorps is a nationwide team of AmeriCorps leaders that connects kids to real food and helps them grow up healthy.
They do that by placing motivated leaders in limited-resource communities for a year of public service. Serving under the
direction of local partner organizations, our service members focus on three areas of service:

As a FoodCorps Position Summer 2019 Posting with Norwalk Public Schools you will work with schools and community partners to build
healthy school food environments.

To learn more about this position please visit FoodCorps website.https://foodcorps.org/apply/where-youll-serve/connecticut. This position does provide a living stipend.

Please note: Job postings are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for one of these positions is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban and Community Studies Program, nor the University is recommending these employers nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the job posting

National Park Service Summer Ranger Intern Program

The Ranger program runs from June 2019 to August 2019. For further information please contact amy_glowacki@nps.gov.

 

Please note:

Internship postings are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for one of these positions is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban and Community Studies Program, nor the University is recommending these sites nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the posting.