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Thinking About Studying Abroad? Check out the Myths and Facts!!!

THE MYTHS AND THE FACTS!!!!!

Myth: I can’t study abroad because no programs exist for my major, right?
FACT: Study abroad programs exist for all majors — even yours! Study abroad with CU, explore your field in a new context and build skills for the job market!

Learn more!

Myth: I can’t study abroad because it’s too expensive, right?
FACT: There are many affordable study abroad programs to choose from, including some that are comparable with in-state costs of attendance at CU-Boulder! Scholarships are available and financial aid applies!

Learn more!

Myth: I can’t study abroad because I don’t speak another language, right?
FACT: CU Study Abroad has programs for all language levels, and there are 50+ countries where you can study in English!

Learn more!

  • Learn more about different program types that will fit your level of language proficiency
  • Select “English” in the “Language(s) of Instruction” search criteria to find programs without language prerequisites

Talk to a study abroad advisor

CU Study Abroad Programs
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu  ** GET STARTED HERE

 

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Orientation Leader application – Extended deadline

Looking for a job!!! Here is a great opportunity for you this summer!!!

Job Description: Orientation Leader

The Office of Orientation is seeking applicants for the position of Orientation Leader (OL) for summer.  OL’s are a vital component of the New Student Orientation experience, they assist students and their families in the transition to living on campus, introduce components of student life and will work to facilitate the objectives of the program.

 Application Forms:

Application Instructions 2014

Application Form 2014

Rec Form 2014

 

 

The Community Foundation

Community FoundationThe Community Foundation are excited to announce that we are now hiring School Readiness Coordinators in Longmont, Lafayette and Boulder, to help Latino parents of children ages 0-8 build the skills, knowledge and advocacy they need to effectively prepare their children for a life of successful learning.

These coordinators will work with The Community Foundation’s Director of School Readiness and our multiple civic partners to achieve the county-wide goal of ensuring more Latino children across Boulder County are ready for Kindergarten, and reading at grade-level by third grade. This initiative is squarely focused on closing the achievement gap.

Now we need your help recruiting the perfect candidates! Please visit Chris Barge’s blog for the full job descriptions, in English and Spanish. Please encourage great candidates to apply by April 25

 Please contact me or Chris at chris@commfound.org or 303-442-0436 with any thoughts, questions, comments or concerns.

 

CAPS (Counseling & Psychological Services) Accepting Applications for VOLUNTEERS!

YOU are invited to apply for a volunteer position with Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).
Want to learn more about the Volunteer Program? Come to our Information Session on MONDAY April 7th from 1pm-2pm in the C4C, Room S435.
Applications are due by TUESDAY April 15th at noon.
* Make a difference on campus!
* Explore careers in psychology, counseling, higher education, and other health service professions.
* Build your resume and connect with professionals in the field!
* All majors and years are encouraged to apply!
* Graphic Design, Social Media, and Filmmaking Skills a plus!
CAPS volunteers play a vital role in promoting mental health, wellness and social justice in the CU community. Volunteers assist at a variety of CAPS events, lead workshops around campus and even have the opportunity to develop individual and small group projects. As a staff, we aim to support volunteers’ learning and professional development by providing trainings on a wide array of topics, presenting opportunities to work alongside with our staff, and encouraging and supporting their creativity, initiative, and vision for how to make a difference in our campus.

**The application for Fall 2014 is available online, please copy & paste this link into your browser https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1HzSvG-ko71qQDlyhqAQ5XwPSDQSNnTJW3i1b-8gNAgY/viewform
To see our website, go to bit.ly/CAPSVolunteers. If you have any additional questions, you can contact Erica.Rozbruch@colorado.edu .
*Note: It is recommended that you write out your responses on a Word document and copy and paste your responses onto the electronic application. Once you start the application, you must complete it and submit it at that time

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International Poetry Slam Needs Volunteers! March 12th-15th

Student Involvement Office is helping to bring an International Poetry Slam to campus the week of March 12th-March 15th and are looking the are looking  volunteers!

The ACUI College Unions International College Union Poetry Slam Invitational is on March 12th-March 15th.

Wednesday- 3/12 at 5:00p.m.- 10:30p.m.

Thursday -3/13 at 5:00p.m.-10:30p.m.

Friday- 3/14 at 6:00p.m-10:00p.m.

Saturday- 3/15 at 7:00p.m.-10:30p.m.

 

For more information contact:

Kim Kruchen at kimberly.kruchen@Colorado.EDU

 

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Peers Building Justice looking for Advisory Board Members!

 We are looking for passionate young people under the age of 25, teachers, administration, and other committed community members to join!

 Peers Building Justice – Advisory Board

Developing BVSD policies on teen sexual assault and dating abuse

The PBJ Advisory Board is a new branch of PBJ that will meet quarterly to discuss policies that prevent and protect youth in Boulder County from teen dating violence.

First, we will administer a readiness survey in the Fall to identify the level of education and support behind efforts to protect youth in BVSD from teen dating abuse and sexual assault. Once this is complete, the board will determine the next necessary steps that should be taken to best address this issue.

Contact us to learn more

PBJ Newsletter for more information! Peers Building Justice

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Teach English, Volunteer with SWAP (Student Worker Alliance Program)!

  • MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIFE OF AN IMMIGRANT EMPLOYEE AT CU!!

Tutor English with SWAP

Your help is their opportunity. Join the Student Worker Alliance Program

Predominantly immigrant CU employees hold under appreciated yet indispensable positions all over campus.

SWAP’s mission, then, is to bring together a systematically divided campus to share a common learning and cultural experience.

Gain language experience. Fantastic for resumes (Yeah yeah, we know. Do it for the right reasons).You can make an impact!

Be one of our new student volunteers, providing free one-on-one classes to immigrant employees, twice a week.

Email us at swapv@colorado.edu

Come to UMC Room 137

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The time commitment for each volunteer is a one-time, four hour training and one hour classes twice a week for 9 weeks.

Training Dates:

Jan 28th and 30th

6-8 PM

Humanities 250

February 11th and 13th

6-8 PM

Hellems 267

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