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Save the Date: UConn Waterbury UCS Career Panel!

On Tuesday, March 24th from 12:30pm to 2:00pm, UConn Waterbury will be hosting an Urban and Community Studies Career Panel.

Stayed tuned for further information about this event.

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.

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

Summer Opportunities with 2020 Adventures in the City Freedom School

The Center for Leadership & Justice is currently recruiting for their 2020 Adventures in the City Freedom School. Students interested are encouraged to do their research prior to applying. All who apply will get a chance at a first round of interviews.

The Servant Leader Interns work as PAID summer program counselors, Monday through Friday, with children in grades K-3. Interns lead a literacy rich curriculum in the morning and lead/chaperone activities and field trips in the afternoon. Attendance is required at other program related functions during the summer, such as field trips. A Servant Leader Intern’s must be responsible, energetic, responsive, well- organized, and a strong role model. They should be familiar with the culture and dynamics of the community, committed to the goals of the Adventures in the City Freedom School program, and able to work collaboratively with all program constituents.

The Site Coordinators work as PAID summer program managers, Monday through Friday, managing Student Leader Interns that work with children in grades K-3. Attendance is required at other program related functions during the summer, such as field trips. The Site Coordinator manages the day to day operations and serves as the supervisor for one CDF Freedom Schools program site. It is recommended that the Site Coordinator has served as a CDF Freedom Schools Servant Leader Intern and should be capable of leading an intergenerational staff. The Site Coordinator should be committed to the goals of the program, able to work collaboratively with all program constituents and be familiar with the culture and dynamics of the community.

For job descriptions and to apply please visit:

https://urban.uconn.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/438/2019/11/Freedom-School-Employment-Application46.pdf

https://urban.uconn.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/438/2019/11/Servant-Leader-Intern-2020-Position-Description-by-CLJ48-1.pdf

https://urban.uconn.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/438/2019/11/Site-Coordinator-2020-Position-Description-by-CLJ49.pdf

 

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 job posting.

11/12 Polluted Planet

A panel discussion on how minority communities are impacted by environmental racism.

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.

We have updated the course flyer for Spring 2020. Courses highlighted in yellow have limited seating. Courses highlighted in blue were full as of November 6th. Please check Student Admin to see if the course has a waiting list.

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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.