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Volume 2—Issue 16—May 18, 2012


This Week @ the Women’s Resources Center!


Summer Hours/Schedule @ WRC! The Women’s Resources Center will be open Monday through Friday —9 AM to 5 PM**; Saturday & Sunday—closed** (** unless there is a program scheduled).

 

Watch for the WRC Summer 2012 Dish It Up Program! Coming soon to a women’s center near you—every 2nd and 4th Monday @ noon @ WRC—a free lunch/discuss series!!

 

Women’s Support Group—Summer 2012—Mondays—5:30pm; Beginning June 4 through August 6, 2012 @ Women’s Resources Center; 2nd Floor—703 S. Wright Street, CH. A support group for female students who have experienced sexual assault/abuse or abuse within a relationship. The goal of the group is to help cope with emotional trauma and build a sense of support and community. Discussions will focus on fears, shame, trust, disclosure, current and future relationships, overcoming disruptions in daily living, and options and resources. Call 333-3137 or email womenscenter@illinois.edu for more information.

 

4SUMMER INTERNSHIPS* AVAILABLE at the Women’s Resources Center | 703 S. Wright St. MC-302 Champaign *Note: Internships are unpaid, but students have the opportunity to seek course credit.

1 Summer Internship: Social Networking Intern

Mission: To improve the Women’s Resources Center’s use of social networking sites, including: Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, Blogger, and others in order to increase communication, improve our image, and connect with the campus community. Qualifications:

Undergraduate or graduate student in good standing at the University of Illinois Familiarity and experience with various social networking sites: Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, Blogger Familiarity with Hootsuite a plus! Experience in maintaining a Facebook fanpage a plus! Print and web design experience a plus! Requirements: 10 hour per week commitment All hours must be carried out at the Women’s Resources Center unless otherwise arranged Weekly report sent to pmorey@illinois.edu (cc: rstorm2@illinois.edu and martin68@illinois.edu)* Work with your supervisor to keep a binder of your progress including: details on changes you make, copies of your reports, and instructions for sustaining and maintaining the project. To apply: Send a resume and cover letter to rstorm2@illinois.edu and martin68@illinois.edu by Friday, June 1st, 2012.

2 Summer Internship: Library Cataloguing Intern* *GISLIS students are especially encouraged to apply.

Mission: To improve the Women’s Resources Center’s library by cataloguing new titles, developing an improved check-out system, organizing media materials, and strengthening library outreach. Qualifications: Undergraduate or graduate student in good standing at the University of Illinois. Familiarity and experience with library cataloguing a plus! Requirements: 10 hour per week commitment All hours must be carried out at the Women’s Resources Center unless otherwise arranged Weekly report sent to pmorey@illinois.edu (cc: rstorm2@illinois.edu and martin68@illinois.edu)* Work with your supervisor to keep a binder of your progress including: details on changes you make, copies of your reports, and instructions for sustaining and maintaining the project. To apply: Send a resume and cover letter to rstorm2@illinois.edu and martin68@illinois.edu by Friday, June 1st, 2012.

3 Summer Internship: Organizational Support Summer Intern (two positions open)

Mission: To manage special projects at the Women’s Resources Center and general office support: copying, filing, organizing and assisting with various summer activities at the Women’s Resources Center. Qualifications: Undergraduate or graduate student in good standing at the University of Illinois. Experience working in an office a plus! Requirements: 10 hour per week commitment All hours must be carried out at the Women’s Resources Center unless otherwise arranged Weekly report sent to pmorey@illinois.edu (cc: rstorm2@illinois.edu and martin68@illinois.edu)* Work with your supervisor to keep a binder of your progress including: details on changes you make, copies of your reports, and instructions for sustaining and maintaining the project. To apply: Send a resume and cover letter to rstorm2@illinois.edu and martin68@illinois.edu by Friday, June 1st, 2012. *3 examples of work can be e-mailed as attachments.


Out & About on Campus!!


Students: We hope you had a wonderful spring semester. Below you will find a listing of employment and internship opportunities available to you. Note that some of the internships are unpaid; however, you can receive academic credit. Please see the appropriate contacts for more information. Thank you.

 

Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (BNAACC)

5-6 POSITIONS POTENTIALLY AVAILABLE | 708 S. Mathews Ave. MC-154 Urbana, IL

We are currently looking to fill several undergraduate positions for the fall semester. A brief summary of jobs are listed below. If you have any questions or want to request a more detailed job description contact Rory James, Director (rjames4@illinois.edu). Please apply online at https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/3018606.

1.     Office Assistant

Assist with general office work including copying, typing, restoring and updating files, handling and delivering interdepartmental mail, and communicating with other University departments; Share phone duties (including receiving and recording phone messages); Maintain hallway and conference room bulletin boards and manage other display areas (i.e. posting current materials left in the Office Assistant Mailbox, removing outdated materials); etc.

1.     Jr. Facility Manager

Assist professional staff with Center tours, facilitate discussions on Center’s history, and serve as BNAACC’s student  representative at OIIR events, workshops, and meetings; Perform evening monitor duties and occasional weekend duties when space is reserved on the weekend;

Set-up and operate A/V equipment for functions held in Center; Manage space reservation database, BNAACC listserv, and key inventory; Assist in keeping lounge and computer lab neat and clean. Also, maintain kitchen facilities and assist in cleaning the refrigerator, dishes,

utensils, etc.

1.     BNAACC Programming Intern

Program events related to the art (written, performance, still, abstract, etc.) and entertainment (music, theatre, screen, dance, etc.) industries; Help develop brochures, e-Newsletters, posters and graphic designs for BNAACC; Oversee social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Tumblr, etc.) and co-coordinate the departmental social networks. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ideal candidate must be a sophomore, junior, or senior currently enrolled at Illinois. Successful candidates will have a genuine familiarity with African American culture; an ability to multi-task on various projects as assigned; and familiarity with the Adobe Creative Suite products (Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver). Videography, web design, and experience in layout/design are beneficial.

 

Office of Minority Student Affairs (OMSA)

The Office of Minority Student Affairs’ Upward Bound College Prep Academy is still accepting applications for positions associated with its Summer 2012 Residential Component. Upward Bound is a pre-college academic program that assists youth from the Champaign, Urbana, and Rantoul areas. The program is designed to identify students interested in attending college and equip them with the skills necessary to succeed in college. We attempt to offset academic deficiencies and certain environmental deficiencies through the provision of tutorials, classroom instruction, and educational and cultural activities.

  • APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until all positions are filled. Please forward this information to anyone who you think may be interested. Below is the link to the online applications and job descriptions for the positions available for Summer 2012: http://www.omsa.illinois.edu/jobs/upwardbound.html.
  • POSITIONS REMAINING AVAILABLE: INSTRUCTORS

ü  Science: Chemistry, Anatomy

ü  Foreign Language: Spanish I/II, Advanced Spanish (combination of Spanish III/IV, V/VI, VII/VIII, and IX/X,)

The campus and community programs/events listed do not reflect the views of Women’s Resources Center or the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations. WRC newsletters are a weekly service designed to provide information and updates on the women’s community and the general campus community. This newsletter is sent out every Friday. Any campus departments, student organization or community groups that would like to submit events or announcements to the newsletter must submit detailed information including contact information to Pat Morey @ pmorey@illinois.edu by Thursday at 12pm (noon).We reserve the right to edit announcements.

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