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Sociology Snippets – Spring 22, Week 6

Sociology Snippets:  Spring 2022, Week 6

I hope you are enjoying the (changing) weather and your classes this term.

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UO SOCIOLOGY “MEET & GREET”

UO OPPORTUNITIES

UO EVENTS

NON-UO OPPORTUNITIES

 

UO SOCIOLOGY “MEET & GREET”

Come meet and mingle with fellow Sociology majors, minors, faculty, graduate students, and staff with beverages in Memorial Quad in front of PLC on Friday May 13th 2-4pm!

 

UO OPPORTUNITIES

1. The SAIL (Summer Academy to Inspire Learning) program is hiring counselors to lead our in-person programs this summer! We are hiring for ~40 staff members and our pay rate starts at $13.50 per hour. This position is flexible and offers 3 different shifts for students to work (Day, Evening, and Night Shift).

SAIL staff work as liaisons and mentors for 8th – 12th grade students from various Oregon high schools participating in our week-long experiential learning summer camp hosted on the UO campus. Through this position, college students gain experience in facilitation, supervision, and time management. SAIL Summer Staff members are First Aid certified and enjoy networking opportunities with many faculty and staff members across various UO disciplines that volunteer their time to operate the SAIL program.

Timeline/Key Dates: 

·         All Staff Orientation: Friday, May 20th

·         Staff Training: July 25th – 30th, 2022

·         Program Dates: July 31st – August 12, 2022

Apply on our website: 2022 SAIL Summer Staff

Apply on Handshake: 2022 SAIL Summer Staff 

 

UO EVENTS

1. BRYANT TERRY
James Beard- and NAACP-Award-winning chef, food justice activist,
critically acclaimed author, and publisher

Speaking on “FOOD JUSTICE at the intersection of race, politics, poverty, and public health.”

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
4:00–5:30 p.m.
EMU Redwood Auditorium
Free and open to the public
Seating is limited, virtual attendance available
at blackstudies.uoregon.edu

 

2.  CLLAS Research Series Event.
Faculty Research Presentation:  Cross-Border Hollywood: Production Politics and Practices in Mexico 

By Daniel Gómez Steinhart, Associate Professor of Cinema Studies.  In-person event on Wednesday, May 11th, 3:30-5pm in the Crater Lake Rooms, EMU.

 

NON-UO OPPORTUNITIES

1.  Operation Groundswell:  Go Backpacking with a Purpose

Learn from activists and organizations around the world inspiring change in their communities. Get back out into the world and meet it with confidence.

At Operation Groundswell, we connect you with our friends in faraway places who are working towards social and environmental justice in their communities. In small groups led by fun-lovin’ Program Leaders, we’ll dive into life on the ground and learn about how we can work towards a more just and sustainable world through travel.

Apply today to take advantage of Financial Assistance Grants, which can cover up to 25% of your program fee.

START YOUR JOURNEY AT www.operationgroundswell.com