Tuesday, November 24, 2015

HSO Ice Skating Social

Join HSO in one of the final events of the semester--an ice skating social! It will be free, and festive snacks will be provided! 

When: Friday, December 4th; 6-7 p.m. 
Where: The Shell Ice Rink (1403 Monroe Street)

Questions? Please contact Allison Hare at ajhare@wisc.edu

Peace Corps Application Workshop

Get your application ready for the January 1st application deadline!

Join the Peace Corps Campus recruiters at this workshop and learn all the tips and tricks about the new streamlined Peace Corps application and timeline. Tailor your resume and application for the Peace Corps program of your choice. 

Application Workshop
Wednesday December 9th
4:30-5:30 p.m., The Writing Center 

To meet your changing schedule as a student and ensure your application in competitive and ready to submit by January 1st, Peace Corps advising will now hold extended office hours from Tuesday December 1st to December 22nd!
  • Tuesdays: 3-5 p.m. in Ingraham 351
  • Wednesdays in December: 12-2 p.m. in Bascom 252
  • Fridays: 2-4 p.m. in Red Gym 106 (Study Abroad Office)

Thursday, November 19, 2015

L&S Career Initiative and Career Services Summer Internship Scholarships

Letters and Science Career Services are happy once again to offer Summer Internship Scholarships for L&S Students. 

Awards range from $2000- $5000 and are made possible through the generous donations from the Henderson-Reznick family, the Shinners family, and the Picus family. 

  • Must be an L&S Student
  • Graduating in December 2016 or May/August 2017
  • Must be in residence (on campus) the 2016-2017 Academic Year
  • Must have an internship offer
  • Student must be enrolled in a UW-Madison sponsored internship course
    • Domestic Internships: Students are required to enroll in INTER LS 260 and are responsible for all fees associated with the course. For more information and to download the course application form, click HERE.
    • International Internships: For internships occuring outside of the United States, students are required to work with the International Internship Program (IIP) to obtain credit. NOTE- THe IIP enrollment deadlines occur earlier than domestic internship deadlines, so students should contact their office as soon as possible. For more information regarding the course, contact information, and interning abroad click HERE 
Applications will be accepted February 5th- April 1st, 2016

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Writing Fellows Program

Interested in becoming a Writing Fellow? Attend the Writing Fellows Information Session!

WHEN: Wednesday, November 18 5:00-6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Helen C. White Hall, Room 6191

The Writing Fellows program is looking for articulate, highly motivated undergraduate students from all majors in the College of Letters and Science to participate in a peer tutoring of writing program that places undergraduates in positions of intellectual leadership. By working closely with professors to improve student writing in carefully selected classes, Writing Fellows serve as role models for other students on campus and gain invaluable experience as readers and writer themselves. 

--Support a small group of students in their writing!
--Gain leadership experience!
--Earn a competitive stipend!

To learn more, click HERE.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

The Journal of Undergraduate Science and Technology is looking to fill positions

The Journal of Undergraduate Science and Technology (JUST)  is a NEW biannual undergraduate research journal founded and maintained by an interdisciplinary team of undergraduates with the help of faculty and graduate advisors.
JUST is dedicated to showcasing and disseminating undergraduate excellence in science and technology research. In strong support of The Wisconsin Idea, the mission of JUST is three-fold: First, to garner appreciation for the hard work and discoveries of aspiring undergraduate researchers at UW. Second, to educate and disseminate knowledge of outstanding undergraduate research to the Madison community in a highly conversational format, benefiting the lay community of Madison and beyond. Third, to encourage and foster continued support for exceptional undergraduate research at the UW both scientifically and communicatively — from the researcher to the journal editors and finally, to the community at large.

They are looking for students from all disciplines to get this journal off the ground, including science, engineering, communications, journalism, business, web and graphic design, and many more!  
All interested students are encourage to attend the informational planning meeting on Wednesday Nov. 18 at 6pm in 1121 Humanities to learn more! 

JUST is currently looking to fill all journal positions including: Editor-in-chief, Managing Editors, Scientific Peer Review Board, Marketing, Social Media, Graphic Design and more! JUST will be publishing it's first volume next semester (Spring 2016).

Washington, D.C. Semester in International Affairs

Find out how to intern in an internationally-focused organization in Washington, D.C., while earning credits at UW-Madison!

Past internships have included:
UN Foundation; Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS); Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Corporate Council on Africa; Amnesty International; Voice of America; Freedom House; Sullivan Foundation; Manchester Trade; Peace Corps; National Academy of Sciences; International Fund for Agricultural Development; Center for Advanced Defense Studies; Vital Voices; Council of the Americas; Genocide Intervention Network; National Defense University, & many more!
Interested? Attend an info session:
Tuesday, December 1; 4:30-5:30p.m. in 260 Bascom Hall
Thursday, January 28; 4:30-5:30p.m. in 260 Bascom Hall
Wednesday, February 17; 4:30-5:30p.m. in 260 Bascom Hall 

Juniors and seniors from all majors are encourage to apply.
The application deadline is March 4, 2016.

For more information and to apply, please visit their website at: www.go.wisc.edu/dcsemester