Link to course description: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/cg/cg_detail.aspx?content=2430ANTHRCUL299101&termArray=sp_23_2430
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The Women’s Network Position Openings
The Women’s Network (TWN) is the largest collegiate women’s networking organization in the United States. Through personal, professional, and career development opportunities, TWN seeks to connect ambitious, high-achieving women and non-binary folks to each other and industry leaders.
There are currently 45,000+ TWN members spanning 120 chapters on college campuses in the United States and Canada. If this sounds like an organization you would be interested in joining, TWN-Michigan has a number of position openings on the Executive Board, Ambassador Committee, and Marketing Committee for the upcoming academic year. Students of all disciplines are encouraged to apply and take advantage of TWN’s robust national network!
If you have questions or would like to learn more about the chapter, please contact TWN-Michigan at firstname.lastname@example.org or @thewomensnetwork_michigan on Instagram.
Two $3K PRSA Detroit Scholarships – Applications Open
PRSA Detroit is proud to announce the application for the 2023 Donald P. Durocher Memorial Scholarship is now open – and this year, we are offering two $3,000 scholarships!
Undergraduate students enrolled in a Michigan college or university majoring in public relations, journalism, communications or a related field may apply. Candidates must be members of PRSSA and/or any other relevant communications-related volunteer activities. Seniors graduating in 2023 are not eligible. Applicants must be full-time students through the 2023 calendar year.
Students must respond to a series of open-ended questions about their understanding of public relations, current involvement in its study and future aspirations in the industry. All applicants must be available for a potential interview by the Scholarship Committee judges if needed. To complete the easy online form, just click here.
The deadline to apply is April 15, 2023.
Catalan/Spanish 291: Intro to Catalan Language & Culture in Fall 2023!
This course is an introduction to Catalan language, culture, and history. The principal aim is to acquire a more profound understanding of the history, politics, society and culture of the Catalan world through listening, writing, reading and speaking activities in Catalan. Language will be used through communicative activities; however, no previous knowledge of Catalan language is required. The class will discuss issues of relevance to Catalan culture and history.
Materials will include newspaper articles, cultural readings, movies, videos, short lectures, listening activities, and computer materials. This class counts toward the Spanish major and as elective credit toward the Spanish minor. This course will be taught in Catalan. No previous knowledge of the Catalan language is required.
Catalan/Spanish 291: Introduction to Catalan Language and Culture
Instructor: Susanna Coll-Ramírez
Schedule: T/Th 11:30 am-1 pm
Class numbers: #23275 / #23279
Prerequisite is one of the following: SPANISH 277; or SPANISH 278/AMCULT 224/LATIONAM 224; or RCLANG 324; or study abroad equivalent.
If you have any questions about the course, please reach out to Susanna Coll-Ramírez (email@example.com) or to me (Carissa Van Heest, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cultural Liaison Positions
LSA College Connections Position
The College Connections Team travels around the country interviewing LSA alumni and current parents about their experience at the College. This full-time position is open only to LSA grads of the last three years (2023, 2022, 2021).
The posting can be found here, and more information about the team is located on this website. Should applicants have questions, the hiring manager is Michael Reed (email@example.com). The application is open until April 7 and has a salary of $44,000 – $45,000.
Michigan Music Business Club Conference 3/25
The Michigan Music Business Club is a fast-growing and highly sought-after organization on the University of Michigan’s campus, with a limitless pool of students eager to join. We aim to leverage this reputation to make our first-ever conference an unparalleled success, one that will continue for years to come. We hope you choose to share in the journey.
Our mission is to educate, empower, and prepare the next generation of executives, tastemakers, and power-players in the music industry. The conference will not only offer an incredible opportunity for club member but for the greater University of Michigan student community as well.
This event will bring the best in the music business to some of the brightest college students in the US, raise industry awareness on an exceptional pool of young, hardworking students ready to make an impact, and introduce Michigan students to the multitude of opportunities that lie within the music industry. We hope you choose to be a part of the first Michigan Music Business Conference!
Intern, Science Writer – Fully Remote
More information and Application Material Here
WHY JOIN AGU
Our employees are our most valuable assets! You will feel welcomed and supported from the moment you join our team, and you will take part in strengthening and evolving our workplace culture.
We offer work-life balance. We are a remote-first organization, with flexible work hours.
WHO WE ARE
The American Geophysical Union (AGU) supports a global community of more than half a million professionals and advocates in the Earth and space sciences.
Through broad and inclusive partnerships, AGU aims to advance discovery and solution science that accelerate knowledge and create solutions that are ethical, unbiased and respectful of communities and their values. Our programs include serving as a scholarly publisher, convening virtual and in-person events, and providing career support. We live our values in everything we do, such as our net-zero energy renovated building in Washington, D.C., and our Ethics and Equity Center, which fosters a diverse and inclusive geoscience community to ensure responsible conduct.
This is an exciting time to work at AGU. Every day we approach our work with a sense of purpose, and we look for others who share that passion and desire for a career with impact.
WHO YOU ARE
At AGU we are looking for individuals who want to learn something new every day, who welcome a challenge, and are motivated to achieve results in a fast-paced environment. You will be a proactive and creative problem solver who enjoys collaborating across diverse teams.
You will learn to identify newsworthy papers published in scientific journals and presented at scientific meetings and craft succinct, accurate and compelling press releases, short news stories and social media posts. You will gain practical experience interviewing and writing about Earth and space science for non-expert audiences and working collaboratively with a creative team. You will leave the internship with bylined stories as well as press releases to add to your portfolio.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
- Work with the media relations team to identify and pitch newsworthy stories about new research published in AGU’s peer-reviewed journals.
- Interview researchers about their work and write news-style press releases and research spotlights under deadline.
- Craft headlines and brief descriptions of new research for AGU’s weekly highlights newsletter.
- Meet daily with media relations staff, prepare materials as requested and respond to editing.
- Use and explore social media and multimedia to promote scientific research.
WHAT YOU WILL BRING
- A bachelor’s degree or higher in journalism, communications or Earth and space science.
- Coursework or equivalent experience in news-style writing about science for a lay audience.
- Familiarity with AP style.
- Experience managing multiple projects or assignments on deadline.
- Professional attitude and interpersonal skills.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), internet browsers, and web search engines.
- Experience with social media preferred but not required.
Social Media/Marketing Intern at the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History
Job begins mid-April 2023
The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History social media/marketing intern will create engaging social media posts for the museum’s Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts and assist in other marketing duties as needed. We are looking for a U-M student who is curious, loves to find and tell stories, and likes dinosaurs and mastodons. The successful candidate will be comfortable working in the digital space and creating content for social media, website, and other marketing materials. 8-12 hours per week. $15 per hour
More information and application material can be found here: https://lsa.umich.edu/ummnh/get-involved/employment.html