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University of Network for Human Right’s Summer Intensive Program

The University Network for Human Rights is seeking highly motivated undergraduates to participate in its intensive summer training program, headquartered at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT.

Through the program, participants receive unparalleled training in the history and practice of human rights advocacy and directly apply these skills to real-world human rights advocacy projects with the University Network team. This program is the first of its kind in the United States, providing undergraduates the opportunity to engage in substantive human rights training under the supervision of seasoned professionals.

To learn more and to apply please visit: https://www.humanrightsnetwork.org/summer-intensive

 

Disclaimer

Please note: Job/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 guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the posting.

Digital Humanities Associate Fellowship Opportunity

The Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies and the William Levine Family Institute for Holocaust Education are pleased to invite applications for the Digital Humanities Associate Fellowship Program, designed for students currently enrolled in a master’s degree program or completing their undergraduate education. Applications are being accepted through February 1st, 2020.

 

Please note: Fellowship opportunities 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 posting.

Director of Residential Treatment Program – Connecticut Renaissance/ Waterbury Job Posting

Summary Description:

The Director of Residential Treatment Program is responsible for the supervision and direction of all Connecticut Renaissance’s Residential Treatment Programs. They also directly manage the Waterbury West Residential Treatment Program. Ensure that all Residential Treatment Programs are coordinated and operated in a manner consistent with Connecticut Renaissance Policies & Procedures and the requirements of DPH, DMHAS, CSSD, and DOC as appropriate. The qualified candidate will report to the Chief Operating Officer. This position requires interactions with all levels of management and personnel to identify and resolve operational outcomes and customer satisfaction issues in a timely and efficient manner.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities and Other Characteristics:

The qualified candidate must possess a Master’s degree in the human services field and have an active Connecticut license in the following: LCSW, LPC, LADC, LMFT. Candidate must have a minimum of five years of supervisory experience in a related residential program. Other requirements of the position include, but not limited to a: valid Driver’s License, strong verbal and written communication skills, the ability to multitask and manage priorities effectively, adjust to changes in workload, schedules and situations assimilate new information and technology quickly, general office software, particularly Microsoft Office Suites are all imperative to the position.

Please see links below for more information and to access the application:

https://www.careerbuilder.com/jobs?utf8=%E2%9C%93&keywords=connecticut+renaissance&location=

https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=connecticut%20renaissance&l&ts=1578495181235&rq=1&rsIdx=0&advn=4041948609767341&vjk=44c2531ccbfbc096

 

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.

2020 Engaged Scholarship & Social Justice Undergraduate Research Conference

Are you a senior writing a thesis focused on equity and social justice or is community engaged? Are you doing research as part of a class?  Apply to present your work at the 2020 Engaged Scholarship  & Social Justice Undergraduate Research Conference!  Deadline February 10th, 2020.  Go to: www.publicservice.fas.harvad.edu/essj for more information.

For student scholars, this is an opportunity to engage in academic dialogue with peers and faculty mentors. For faculty, this conference presents an opportunity to explore new research in equity and social justice across multiple disciplines; and to inspire and be inspired by the next generation of scholars.

 

Please Note: 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 guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the posting.

UConn Office of Undergraduate Research – Work-Study Research Assistant Program Info

Are you are an undergraduate student with a federal work-study award? Would you be interested in assisting with faculty research for your work-study employment? If so, the Work-Study Research Assistant Program can help connect you to available research opportunities on campus.

Why Research?

There are many reasons to consider pursuing a position as a research assistant. Participation in undergraduate research is one way to explore your academic interests, learn about how research is conducted at the university, and build transferable skills useful in a range of fields. Read more about what other UConn undergraduates have to say about how they have benefited from engaging in undergraduate research.

How Can I Apply?

If you have a federal work-study award for 2019-20, apply for one of the research job postings in the JobX system. You may apply to more than one posting if it aligns with your goals and interests. Please follow the specifications of the posting and upload all requested information (e.g., resume, cover letter, availability, references). Only applications from undergraduate students with work-study awards will be considered.

Applications are currently being accepted for all of the positions below with a status of “open.” As applications are being reviewed on an ongoing basis, you are encouraged to apply for all positions that interest you as soon as possible. Please check this page regularly as additional positions may be added through the beginning of the Spring 2020 semester. Students with Spring 2020 work-study awards must secure a job by early February (date TBD) or their awards will be canceled.

Please visit https://ugradresearch.uconn.edu/work-study/ for a listing of Job Postings for Spring 2020.

Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Research at our@uconn.edu or 486-7939 with any questions about this program. General questions about work-study and student employment can be directed to Student Financial Aid Services – Student Employment at studentjobs@uconn.edu or 486-3474.

 

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, not the University is recommending these employers nor guranteeing the acuracy of the information furnished in the job posting.

Summer Internship Opportunities with Nelson\Nygarrd

Nelson\Nygaard in Boston is hiring for a transit intern and multimodal intern to work in Boston this summer.

 

According to the company, Nelson\Nygaard develops sustainable transportation solutions for people. Our experts are leaders in their fields, from multimodal street design and transit delivery to biking and emerging mobility. We partner with clients and communities by using data-driven tools to help them align their transportation investments with their values. Working together we can achieve the broader goals of mobility, equity, economic development, and healthy living

 

Nelson\Nygaard offers a dynamic and self-directed work environment that is fast-paced, congenial, and supportive. This is your opportunity to work with one of the most innovative groups of planners and engineers in the United States, including highly talented junior and support staff. Our office culture is built upon diversity and creativity, having just also hired a Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.”

 

For more information regarding the internship above, or for possible other job postings please visit

https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/PER1007PWILL/JobBoard/b9e0921b-1230-465f-9436-edd64e872518/?q=&o=postedDateDesc&w=&wc=&we=&wpst=

 

Disclaimer: Job and 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 employers nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the job posting

Code Compliance Officer – Planning and Land Use Dept. Job Posting

The Town of Simsbury is currently accepting applications for a Code Compliance Officer position in their Planning and Land Use Department.

 

 

 

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

Become a Literacy Tutor with AmeriCorps

The Literacy Lab​ works to close the achievement gap by providing ​pre-K and elementary schools with ​evidence-based​ literacy intervention, ​full-time literacy tutors ​to implement the model, and assessment tools and a coaching support structure that ensures the success of the program and students. If you have an interest in education, non-profits, social justice, or community empowerment, AmeriCorps encourages you to consider this one-year program!

 

 

Please Note: Postings are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in this opportunity 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.

Volunteer With UR Community Cares, Inc.

UR Community Cares, Inc. was established in 2019 to introduce a low-cost, intergenerational platform that connects local volunteers with age-qualified adults (age 70+, or age 18+ for those with a physical disability) who need assistance at home. As the population of older adults grows dramatically, UR Community Cares, Inc. provides tangible support for “aging in place” and maintaining social connections for improved health outcomes. Each town served has its own dedicated base of volunteers who are assigned to residents in that town, fostering additional opportunities to build neighborly communities.

Volunteers provide community members with housework/indoor, yardwork/outdoor and companionship support. Because UR Community Cares, Inc. is always focused on safety and confidentiality, UR Community Cares is fully insured; all volunteers and community members undergo annual background checks and meet other requirements to register.

 

Disclaimer

Please note: 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 organizations nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the posting.

Summer 2020 News Internship Opportunities

The Republican-American of Waterbury, Conn., the New England Newspaper & Press Association’s 2019 Daily Newspaper of the Year, seeks summer 2020 news interns. Reporters, copy editors and photographers who share the drive to be accurate, ethical, engaging, unique and vital to the communities they serve are welcome to apply.

Bring your desire to work hard while learning how to report with clarity and purpose across multiple platforms. They treat interns as staffers and help them climb as high as they are able. They live up to a high bar: Past rep-am interns have carried front pages, produced special projects, and built portfolios worthy of any first-year reporter looking to stand out in the field. These paid internships run 10 weeks and are available in summer only. All beats are general assignment; schedule depends on your editor’s needs.

Requirements include: experience on a college newspaper or a previous internship; an insured car and a driver’s license from your state of residence; a mobile phone with camera and/or camera equipment, a desire to learn. You’ll need to find a place to live. Sorry, no features only or sports.

Email ra-hr@rep-am.com a letter explaining why you should land one of these competitive spots; at least three clips; and any photo or video samples with RA News Intern in your subject line. Deadline to apply: Dec. 31.

 

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