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Sociology Snippets – Spring 2022, Week 2

Sociology Snippets:  Spring 2022, Week 2

I hope you all are enjoying the start of classes and the blooming flowers and trees that make campus so beautiful.  This issue contains the following sections:

UO OPPORTUNITIES

UO EVENTS

NON-UO OPPORTUNITIES

 

UO OPPORTUNITIES

1. UO’s CURE (Center for Undergraduate Research and Engagement) — 12th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium

12th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium–Participation Registration Deadline April 11th

Register by April 11 to participate in the 12th Undergraduate Research Symposium on May 26, 2022 (virtually and in-person).

·        Research and creative work presentations from all academic disciplines and fields are welcome!

·        Final Abstract information is due April 25th. Registrants will be sent an abstract submission form.

·        Visit the symposium site for info. Check out last year’s phenomenal presentations on the symposium YouTube channel.

·        Questions? Email: ugresearch@uoregon.edu

 

2. UO’s CURE (Center for Undergraduate Research and Engagement)  Undergraduate Summer Research funding opportunities (SURF and FYRE)

CURE Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) and First-Year Research Experienc(FYRE) awards fund for full-time undergraduate summer research conducted under the mentorship of a UO faculty.

·        SURF offers $4000 funding

·        FYRE provides $4000 student funding ($1000 for the faculty mentor).

·        The application is now open with deadlines of April 25th (for SURF) and April 27th (for FYRE).

·        CURE also provides funding (up to $500) to undergraduate students who will present their research at a professional conference.

·        Full details can be found at https://cure.uoregon.edu/award-funding/ or visit Open Hours (virtual or in-person) for additional conversation.

·        Undergraduate students conducting research in all academic fields are welcome to apply.

·        Questions? Email: uocure@uoregon.edu

 

UO EVENTS

SPRING CAREER READINESS WEEK: GET CURIOUS!

APRIL 8-15, 2022

 

Curious about Resumes and Cover Letters? (Virtual Workshop)

Wednesday, April 6, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 pm. via Zoom

OR Monday, April 11, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. via Zoom

Is your resume ready to hand out at the Spring Career Fair? Come learn about the basics of resume and cover letter writing and have the opportunity to ask questions on formatting, structure, your own resume, and much more!

 

Suit-Up University of Oregon

Sunday, April 10, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m at JCPenney – Valley River Center

Stop by JCPenney or shop online to find a great interview-worthy outfit (at a great price!) that will give you a confidence boost to bring your best self to the job interview or first day on the job. 

 

Curious about the Spring Career Fair? (Virtual Workshop)

Friday, April 8, 4p.m.-5 p.m. via Zoom

OR Monday, April 11, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. via Zoom

Learn the ins and outs of navigating an in-person career fair, updating your Handshake profile, researching employers, and how to present yourself authentically during the fair. 

 

Curious about the Global Climate Crisis- How can you make a difference with Peace Corps

Monday, April 11, 3 p.m.-4 p.m. at Tykeson Commons

Come hear from Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who served share how they helped strengthen their communities’ understanding of environmental issues, by providing people with the knowledge to develop their own programs and make their own choices about how to best protect and preserve the local environment.

 

Navigating Your Identity and Imposter Feelings from College to Career

Monday, April 11, 4 p.m.-5:15 p.m. at Multicultural Center (EMU)

Hear from BIPOC alumni, employers, and community leaders as they share their stories of career path-finding through the barriers, obstacles, and sometimes unclear rules of the workplace.

 

Health is Wealth Fair 

Tuesday, April 12, 12 p.m.-4 p.m. at EMU Redwoods

College students already stress about school but money too?! Learn about resources on campus that can make the college experience a bit easier. 

 

Resume Extravaganza

Tuesday, April 12, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. at Tykeson Commons

Hot chocolate and cookies with a side of resume! Did you know you can have someone review your resume before the Career Fair? Drop-in any time to get feedback on your resume. Don’t have a resume? Come learn how to make one!

 

Take Flight with Tykeson

Tuesday, April 12, 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m. via Zoom

OR Wednesday, April 13, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m at Tykeson Commons

This 90-minute workshop will help you learn about yourself, explore your major and career options, and plan for your future. Plus, you’ll leave the event with a list of exploratory courses that will help you prepare for summer/fall registration.

 

Curious about Your Future in Oregon? (Virtual Workshop)

Wednesday, April 13, 12 p.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom

Come learn from our friends at the Oregon Employment Department about hot career opportunities across the state, and the must-have skills employers are looking for from the class of 2022 and beyond.

 

Curious about Interviewing for Jobs and Internships? (Virtual Workshop)

Wednesday, April 13, 1 p.m.-2 p.m. via Zoom

Let’s talk about interviews! We will discuss different types of interviews, how to prepare, and how to answer certain types of questions. Interviews can be nerve-racking, so come learn about strategies to help you feel more comfortable and prepared.

 

Network & Connect: Alumni and Employer Intro and Pitch Prep 

Wednesday, April 13, 4 p.m.-5:15 p.m. at EMU Ballroom

Build a bridge from “social distancing” to career connecting! Speed network with alumni and walk away confident to share about yourself at the Spring Career Fair and excited to add some new connections to your network.

 

Preview the Spring Career Fair (In Person Tour & Tips)

Thursday, April 14, 12:15 p.m.-1 p.m. at EMU Ballroom Lobby

First career fair? Or just a little nervous? Come early and get a low-stress, behind-the-scenes look at how to navigate the fair and make a good first impression with employers.

 

Spring Career Fair: Get Curious!

Thursday, April 14, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. at EMU Ballroom

GET CURIOUS about your future and connect with LOTS of employers who are hiring for career opportunities NOW! Dozens of organizations from across the U.S.A. including businesses, non-profits, and government agencies, will be searching to fill a diverse range of summer and early career talent opportunities allowing you to strengthen your resume and gain invaluable experience or enter the workforce with your first full-time job!

 

Spring Career Fair Interview Day

Friday, April 15, 9 a.m-5 p.m. at EMU Ballroom

DID YOU KNOW that some of the top employers from the Spring Career Fair will be actively taking resumes at the fair and INTERVIEWING the next day. Come prepared to the fair with your resume and walk away with a job interview!

 

Tech Oregon College Career Expo (Virtual Fair + Networking)

Friday, April 15, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Join the Technology Association of Oregon for an exclusive look at some of the hottest tech jobs open in Oregon. 

 

NON-UO OPPORTUNITIES

1.  Paid Affordable Housing/Community Development Intern (application due April 8, 2022)

Are you community-minded?  Passionate about making a positive impact in peoples’ lives?  Would you like to learn about the work of nonprofit organizations building and providing dignified affordable housing in underserved communities?  If so, this opportunity in Roseburg, Oregon may be the right fit for you.

The California Coalition for Rural Housing (CCRH) is proud to announce its 25th Annual Rural West Internship Program for Diversity in Nonprofit Housing and Community Development. The CCRH Internship Program is a one-year paid Internship designed to recruit, train, and retain housing development professionals who enhance inclusion and racial equity within the Affordable Housing Development field.   Selected interns are placed with CCRH members and partner organizations in CA, OR, and WA state through the internship program. CCRH member and partner nonprofit organizations have responded to the need for affordable housing by building, maintaining, and rehabilitating affordable housing complexes in the rural West since the 1960s.

For over 24 years, this Internship Program has bridged college students from historically underrepresented rural, farmworker, immigrant, Native American, and low-income communities to rewarding careers in the affordable housing and community development field.  Interns learn the following leadership and technical skills that can help in their personal lives and prepare them to jumpstart a career in affordable housing.

Preference is given to those entering their last year of school -or- recent college graduates, have an interest in learning about housing development, and want to pursue a career in the nonprofit housing field.  Students with a solid understanding of subjects like college-level math, and different calculations. Good college-level writing skills and good with Excel. Students who can demonstrate a commitment to improving the quality of life of low-income and underserved communities.  All majors are welcome to apply.

A positive attitude is a must. Historically underrepresented college students from rural, farmworker, Native American, immigrant, or low-income backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Internship Program begins in June 2022 and ends on May 31, 2023. Interns must commit to the following work schedule: full-time (40 hours a week) June – August 2022, part-time work (16 – 20 hrs. a week) during the academic year from September 2022 – May 2023 and be able to participate in a three-day in-person training at UC Davis and periodic online training between July –  August 2022. Given the current pandemic, interns will engage in a hybrid model of remote and in-person day-to-day work at the host site. CCRH pays for all intern lodging and meals per CCRH guidelines.

PAY RATE:  The pay rate is $16.00 per hour.

Apply today to get a head-start on your career as you learn and gain invaluable experience in Affordable Housing and Real Estate Development.  Download an application from this email, if available, or email Roda@calruralhousing.org to request one. The application deadline is April 8, 2022.  

To learn more visit us here:

CCRH Website

Instagram @ccrh_Internship

CCRH Internship Program Facebook