Michigan Fashion Media Summit!

The Michigan Fashion Media Summit Student Planning Team is taking applications for the 2021-2022 school year!

As a member of our team, you will help to plan, create, and execute our annual Summit. #MFMS2022 will be filled with industry-defying speakers, exclusive networking opportunities with the world’s largest brands, and a student brand showcase featuring up-and-coming talent.

APPLY NOW! Applications close September 22nd at 11:59 PM EST. More information can be found on our website.

Give Merit Mentorship Porgram.

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity that engages youth in Detroit? If so, Give Merit’s mentorship program, FATE, is looking for University of Michigan students to become mentors!  

FATE is a four-year, cohort-based program for high school students in Detroit who attend the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy. Its mission is to provide resources and opportunities for Detroit youth to embrace education and become world-class citizens, with a goal to motivate each student to graduate high school and attend college.

Mentors help facilitate workshop activities where students learn skills in business, marketing, and design-thinking while also supporting their mentees as they develop personally and academically. The curriculum is complemented by ongoing soft-skill building activities and typically has regular excursion workshops with community partners such as Zingerman’s, Google, Carhartt, and Plante Moran. 

Check out this video to learn more about the FATE Program! 

If you are interested in mentoring for the FATE Program during the 2021-2022 academic year, email Give Merit’s Stakeholder Strategy Director, Rachel Mazzaro, at rmazzaro@meritgoodness.com for more information!

Announcing the Public Humanities Internship Program.

Open to all undergraduate juniors and seniors
Now accepting applications!

Overview
The Public Humanities Internship is a paid internship program that provides 8 selected undergraduate students at the University of Michigan with the opportunity to participate in the life of the Institute for the Humanities through a unique combination of program development, event marketing, and writing about humanities topics. If you believe in the value of the humanities or are interested in expanding your understanding of the humanities, are interested in communicating the value of the humanities to your peers and the broader public, want to work with people who share those values, and would like to gain leadership, programming, and marketing skills, the Public Humanities Internship may be for you.

Educational Value
This internship is an opportunity for undergraduate students to gain an enhanced understanding of and involvement with the humanities and to acquire practical, real-life experience with event planning and marketing, communication and publicity through social media, and leadership and teamwork skills development. 

Intern Requirements

  • Approx 5 hours per week in-person at the Institute for the Humanities; programming weeks may require additional time
  • Meet bi-weekly with intern cohort and intern coordinator
  • Write 2 blog posts per semester
  • Plan, promote and execute a fall 2021 public humanities event 
  • Plan, promote and execute Octavia Butler Week, March 2022
  • Plan, promote and execute “Poetry Blast,” a celebration of National Poetry Month, April 2022
  • Additional projects/tasks as assigned

Criteria

  • Undergraduate student with junior or senior status
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • We welcome majors from across the disciplines (including non-humanities)
  • Submit 1 confidential letter of recommendation (must be from a faculty member/prior instructor, a previous employer, or someone who can attest to your qualification and ability for this position; family members are explicitly excluded)

Compensation
Interns are paid $20/hour

To Apply
Submit the following by Friday, September 24 through the Student Employment application portal:

  • A cover letter indicating why you are interested in this internship and what you believe you can bring to this experience in terms of programming ideas, talents or knowledge
  • Your resume
  • In a short essay of 300 words or less, tell us about an instance where something humanities-related impacted you or someone you know
  • Have your recommender submit their confidential letter of recommendation via email to sharrell@umich.edu by Friday, September 24, 2021. Please instruct your recommender to include your name in the letter.
  • Applicants will be notified of results by October 8, 2021.

180 Degrees Consulting is hiring!

If you are interested in consulting/ strategy and problem solving in business, then come check out 180 Degrees Consulting. We are the world’s largest university based consultancy with branches at many prestigious universities! 180 Degrees Consulting specializes in working with nonprofits and social impact based businesses with all different problems. Some of our past clients that many of you may be familiar with are the American Red Cross, UNICEF, World Wildlife Fund, and even Venture for America. There is a lot more information at 180dcmichigan.com for those of you who are interested! On our website, there are some more details on our upcoming recruiting events. We encourage you to attend as many events as possible to learn more about what 180DC has to offer and meet our current members. 

Please fill out the interest form link attached here to receive future emails about the recruiting process! 

And lastly, a reminder that our application is due Wednesday, September 22nd by 11:59 PM. For any questions or concerns, please reach out to achinsax@umich.edu or rjwkim@umich.edu. Follow us on Instagram (@180dcmichigan) to catch up with what our members are up to, and check out our website for FAQs about the application process. 

Comm & Media Looking to Hire Student Office Assistant!

The Department of Communication and Media seeks students to work in our front office and handle a variety of office tasks in the department’s main office.  We anticipate a weekly work schedule of 5-10 hours a week and are looking for students who can work during fall term with possible continuation into winter/spring/summer. 
 
Job duties consist of general office work in support of the Main Office and Student Administration.  This includes actively greeting guests, photocopying, faxing, running errands, answering questions from visitors to the department, answering general questions about the program, website and social media updates, preparing correspondence, receiving deliveries, mail distribution, directing student advising appointment traffic, checking out keys and other small projects as they arise.
 
Selected students will also provide assistance with departmental event and meeting set-up activities (table arranging, beverage and food setups, etc.) within the Department.  
 
Job Requirements:
Selected student should be able to work 5-10 hours per week with occasional late afternoon work during departmental events.  Must be reliable, detail-oriented, and have interest in providing excellent customer service to our staff, faculty, and students.  Prior office experience is helpful, but not required.  Experience with event planning as well as a variety of computer programs including Microsoft Word (especially letter merging), Excel, PowerPoint, and social media platforms would be a plus. 

Compensation:
$12-$14 per hour, depends on prior experience

To apply, please email your resume, fall term class schedule, and amount of work-study award, if applicable to comm.media.dept@umich.edu.
Application deadline: Friday, September 10, 2021

Office Assistant

The Office of Public Affairs is looking for a student with a professional and can-do attitude to join the student staff. The Office Assistant will assist with reading and clipping local, regional, and national newspapers for news about U-M and higher education; assemble clips for daily distribution. General office work includes answering phones, copying, filing, research, maintenance of the office and running errands. Other miscellaneous duties as assigned. Some remote work available for the fall term. Fully vaccinated students who submit their COVID-19 vaccination will be eligible for mandatory-testing exemptions. Students who are unvaccinated or choose not to share their information with U-M will be required to continue to face cover/distance and complete weekly COVID-19 testing in the fall.
More details are at the Campus Maize and Blueprint’s vaccine page

Office work experience is desired. Students must be available Monday through Friday during the hours of 8-11am, 11am-2pm, or both, with the possibility of working all day Monday and/or Friday. Please send your resume, why you are interested in this position, indicate if you are a work-study or a non-work-study student, and possible start date to Hanna Quinlan and hquinlan@umich.edu.

Please use this link to apply.

Academic Tutors—Academic Success Program

Academic Tutors—Academic Success Program

How to Apply

A copy of your undergraduate transcript (either official or unofficial) and résumé is required to apply for this job. Please fill out our online application here. If you have any questions please contact the Tutorial Program Coordinator in the Academic Success Program here.

Job Summary

Academic Tutors report to the Tutorial Program Coordinator. The Tutorial Program is a program situated within the Academic Success Program in the University of Michigan’s Athletic Department. Academic Tutors meet with student-athletes as assigned on a variable basis to assist them in understanding the content of their course material as well as developing skills necessary for succeeding in college. The ideal tutor is personable, positive, autonomous, and focused on assisting student-athletes with achieving their academic objectives while maintaining appropriate boundaries. Academic Tutors may be exposed to sensitive information, and therefore all work with student-athletes is highly confidential. Academic Tutors may be required to communicate with other members of the Academic Success Program and Athletic Department staff.

The Academic Success Program is looking for tutors who are excited to work with diverse learners as they pursue their degrees while balancing education and athletics. Tutors focus on clarifying and explaining the content of a student’s course material while also helping students develop study skills to succeed on their own. Teaching/tutoring experience and/or experience within an educational setting is preferred but not required. It is mandatory that all tutors function within the rules and regulations defined by the NCAA and Big 10. These rules and regulations will be presented to new and returning tutors in a comprehensive orientation each semester.

Responsibilities

  • Work one-on-one and in group settings with student-athletes within a structured program for academic support.
  • Facilitate student understanding of the content of their course material.
  • Write daily session reports and student evaluations.
  • Communicate with students, the Tutorial Program Staff, Academic Counselors, and administrators in an appropriate manner.
  • Promptly respond to all telephone calls, texts and emails from the Tutorial Program staff, Academic Counselors, and all other UM Athletic Department personnel as deemed appropriate.
  • Follow professional code of conduct and adhere to all NCAA and Big 10 rules.
  • Complete all required online and in-person tutor training prior to working with student- athletes, and attend tutor training.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and abide by all ASP rules and regulations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and abide by all applicable NCAA and Big 10 compliance rules and regulations.
  • Keep all information about student-athletes strictly confidential.

Required Qualifications

  • At least one semester of undergraduate coursework receiving at least a B+ in all courses being tutored
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Personable, understanding, and patient.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations of learners at various skill levels.

Schedule

Academic Tutors work on-call and intermittently based on the needs of the student-athlete. Tutoring appointments are generally scheduled in the time period of Sunday 2pm to 6pm and Monday through Thursday from 6pm to10pm; however tutoring is offered Monday-Thursday from 8am-10pm, Friday from 8am to 5pm and Sunday from 2pm to 6pm. Compensation ranges from

$12.00 to $16.00 per hour and is based on experience and education.

Job Location

All in-person tutoring occurs at the Ross Academic Center, located at 1110 South State Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109. Remote tutoring will be conducted via Zoom and facilitated and supervised by the Academic Success Program. While we hope to have in-person appointments in the Fall, applicants should be prepared to tutor remotely.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

All résumés and cover letters are accepted on a rolling basis and should be submitted using the online application. A link to the application can be found above.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

CKC Agency is a dynamic, highly respected, results-oriented public relations and marketing services firm that excels at strategically collaborating with clients to showcase their businesses, build their brands and achieve their goals. Our experience lies in local, regional and national business-to-consumer brand leaders in various industries: restaurant, medical, mental health, culinary venues, music, entertainment, literary, retail, legal, service, fashion, convention and events and nonprofit.

We are looking to fill a fall (September – December 2021) public relations intern position with someone eager to gain experience in an agency setting, work on projects for a variety of clients and build a strong professional portfolio. If you feel you meet our qualifications (stated below) and would like to become a part of our team, please submit your resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to info@ckcagency.com.

We encourage you to browse through our website [www.ckcagency.com] and our social media platforms to learn more about us.

Internship Qualifications:

  • Must be a college student (may or may not be for college credit) or a recent graduate
  • Must have availability to work a minimum of 30 hours per week
  • Must have some prior public relations experience or internship
  • Must have a positive and self-starter attitude
  • This is an unpaid position, but may be for used as college credit
  • Work related travel expenses are reimbursable
  • Start/end date is flexible
  • Internship is fully remote