Paid Leadership Opportunity in January!

Overview

Each year, The University of Texas at Austin and the International Office welcomes hundreds of international students to the Longhorn community. The International Orientation Assistant (IOA) Program provides UT students the opportunity to get involved in International Orientation activities!

 

How can you get involved?

Sharing your culture and learning about others can be a rewarding experience! We invite UT students with an international interest to become an IOA. Help International Office staff members check students in during Immigration Briefing & Check-In (IBC), share your knowledge of UT and Austin during International Orientation, and attend fun welcome events to interact with our newest international community members. Selected IOA candidates will be required to attend two IOA training sessions on November 14th and January 6th. Orientation-related events will begin starting January 7th and the last event will take place on January 21st.

 

IOA Applicant Requirements

  • Expected enrollment at UT Austin for Spring 2016
  • Must have minimum of one semester enrollment in UT Austin prior to beginning of employment
  • At least 3-6 hours per week commitment during program dates
  • Commitment to work during January 8th (New International Student Orientation) and January 9th (Welcome Weekend)
  • Must work a minimum of 3 IBCs and 1 social event. (Please see attached calendar for event dates)

 

A successful IOA applicant profile:

  • Familiar and/or interested in working with diverse populations in cross-cultural settings
  • Proactive
  • Flexible
  • Enthusiastic
  • Team-player

 

Compensation

  • $125 stipend (paid upon program completion)

 

How to Apply

For application instructions, please visit our website.

 

Please submit your application no later than October 30th.

CCS: Career Opportunities for 10/21/15

Keywords: Job, Full-Time, Paid, Non-Profit, Austin
Employer: American Cancer Society
Opportunity: Income Support Specialist
Apply: For more information and instructions to apply go to CareerSource, Job ID: 6326
Deadline: Friday, October 23, 2015

Keywords: Internship, Full-Time, Paid, Austin, Advertising, PR
Employer: National Instruments
Opportunity: Marketing Communication Intern
Apply: For more information and instructions to apply go to CareerSource Job ID: 6393
Deadline: Monday, October 26, 2015

Keywords: Job, Full-Time, Paid, Marketing, Event Planning
Employer: Mojo Creator
Opportunity: Communications Specialist
Apply: For more information and instructions to apply go to CareerSource Job ID: 6457
Deadline: Friday, October 23, 2015

Keywords: Internship, Part-Time, Paid, Reporting, Writing, Research
Employer: VentureLab
Opportunity: Journalist
Apply: For more information and instructions to apply go to CareerSource Job ID: 6518
Deadline: Sunday, October 25, 2015

Keywords: Job, Full-Time, Paid, Digital Media, Media Planning/Buying
Employer: Starcom Worldwide
Opportunity: Media Associate
Apply: For more information and instructions to apply go to CareerSource Job ID: 6564
Deadline: Friday, October 23, 2015

Keywords: Events, Journalism, Graduate School, Info Session
Opportunity: Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications
Date & Time: October 28 at 5pm
Location: BMC 4.206

Description: Northwestern University will be holding an information session for their one-year graduate journalism program.  This session is geared toward seniors who are interested in unique opportunities and experiences that will prepare them to launch careers in media.

Did you miss speaking to an employer at the Communication Job & Internship Fair last week?
The resume drop is now open in CareerSource for students to submit their resumes to companies who attended the Fair.

To submit your resume, login to CareerSource and follow the steps below:

1) On your Home Page, select Campus Interviews I Qualify For
2) Search for specific employers or browse the list of employers that are looking for candidates like you!
3) Click Apply
4) Select a resume to submit
5) Click Submit to drop your resume (Please note your resume must be uploaded into CareerSource in the ‘My Documents’ section)

The submission deadline is Wednesday, November 18, 2014

Be sure to have someone look over your resume before you submit it to employers.  Communication Career Services walk-in hours are Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 2pm-4pm in BMC 2.302.

Need accommodations? If you need accommodations for any of the above events, please contact ccsrecruit@austin.utexas.edu or at 512-471-9421 five business days in advance.

Need prep help? Resume, Cover Letter, Interview, etc. Schedule a one-on-one appointment with a CCS career advisor, stop by our offices in BMC 2.302 or call us at 512-471-9421. Drop-in advising is available during the fall and spring semesters, every Tuesday from 2:00-4:00 pm and Wednesday from 9:00 – 11:00 am on a first-come, first-served basis. Drop-in advising appointments are limited to 15 minutes.

Communication Career Services (CCS) does not specifically endorse the opportunities and programs we publicize or employers who recruit students and alumni through our recruiting services. We encourage all job and internship seekers to research programs, opportunities, organizations and employers thoroughly before submitting applications.

Thank you,
Jennifer Herrity
Recruiting Services Coordinator
The University of Texas at Austin | Communication Career Services
(512)471.9421
http://moody.utexas.edu/ccs

Sanger Learning Center Now Hiring Tutors

The Sanger Learning Center is now hiring tutors for the spring 2016 semester.   Interested students can apply online at https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/ugs/my/tutoring/jobs or by consulting the Sanger Learning Center website at http://www.utexas.edu/ugs/slc.  The deadline to submit an online application is Friday, October 30, 2015.

We are particularly interested in students who feel that they can tutor undergraduate courses in math, chemistry, physics, accounting, economics, or statistics.

We would appreciate your passing this information on to any undergraduate student who you feel would make a good tutor and who would benefit from the experience of tutoring other students.

Apply to be a FIG Mentor!

We are now recruiting FIG Mentors for Fall 2016!  Please apply to be a FIG mentor for next year!

The application is now online and can be accessed at:
http://www.utexas.edu/ugs/fig/mentors/applying

More information about the position and commitment is posted at the website above.  You can also refer to me if you have questions.

The deadline to apply is Wednesday November 18 at 5 PM.  For NEW Mentors both the application and TWO recommendation forms must be submitted by the deadline.  The recommendation form can be filled out by a UT Leader, staff, or faculty member.  They must have a UT EID.  Students currently enrolled in FIGs are advised to ask their facilitator (you!) to fill out one of their recommendation forms.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask!

Thanks,
Lisa

Lisa Valdez
Program Coordinator
First-Year Experience Office
School of Undergraduate Studies
University of Texas at Austin
FAC 338
512-471-4421

LBJ School- Virtual Information Session for Prospective Graduate Students

Thinking about graduate school? Interested in Public Affairs or Global Policy Studies?

Please join us for a Virtual Information Session to learn more about the LBJ School of Public Affairs! Dr. Kate Weaver, Associate Professor & Graduate Advisor, will share details about our graduate programs as well as what sets the LBJ School apart. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions during this live, online event.
Session Details:
Wednesday, November 4th
6:00 – 7:00pm (CST)

Click here to register:  https://utexas.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5ua1P2l90ovOd9z

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at lbjadmit@austin.utexas.edu.

We look forward to chatting with you!
Stacy

Stacy Neumann, M.Ed. | Graduate Program Coordinator | Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin | 512-232-4013 |

IntegrityUT WEEK OCT 19-22

It’s that time of year again, Longhorns, Integrity UT is BACK! Come participate in the ~fun~ activities with the Senate of College Councils! This year each day will have a different theme:

October 19th, Monday, Star Wars Day
October 20th,Tuesday, Superhero Day
October 21th, Wednesday, Harry Potter Day
October 22th, Thursday, Throwback Day

While you’re out there, make sure to enjoy some free food and free t-shirts! Recite the honor code, get a free t-shirt, and honor Texas.

UTeach Outreach Class

While you’re planning your courses for Spring 2016, we invite you to sign up for the UTeach Outreach class! UTeach Outreach allows students to teach hands-on science lessons with a partner at local elementary schools while receiving course credit at UT! Students can receive two (CH207K) or three (CH371K) graded credit hours of science or elective credit, depending on your major and prerequisites. Ask your advisor for credit you could receive. We invite you to be a part of this unique course that is planned around your schedule, provides a network with other UT students in a small classroom setting and opportunities to boost your resume with leadership roles in your area of interest. Check out this video http://youtu.be/VUUWBb4JjkQ or email us at uteach.outreach@austin.utexas.edu for more information.

Design courses open to non majors spring 16

The major restricted DES courses below will be open to non majors, depending upon available seats at the end of the registration access period #1.

DES 308: Introduction to Design Theory and Criticism

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11-12:30 p.m. in ART 3.218 | Unique #20450

Visual and Performing Arts elective with Ethics and Leadership flag

 Lecture course. Introduces design theory and criticism, examining how people’s beliefs and values inform the way they make, understand, and evaluate works of design.

Prerequisites: For non-design majors, consent of instructor.*

What is good design? Is it beautiful? safe? profitable? sustainable? ethically produced? easy and convenient to use? affordable? expressive? stylistically or technologically novel? In this course, students analyze and critique texts, images, and objects that raise the kinds of questions that designers, clients, and consumers grapple with every day.

* This course is particularly recommended for freshman and sophomore design majors, freshmen in other majors who are applying to transfer into the DES major, and students in majors such as engineering and business. However, students from any major who have an interest in design are encouraged to seek permission to enroll.

To request permission, please email a one- to two-sentence statement (by noon on Thursday, October 29) explaining your interest in the subject to Becky Nasadowski, the Design administrative associate: bnasadowski@utexas.edu. Be sure to include your full name, EID, major, and year of study in the email.

Non-majors are encouraged to register for a placeholder class in case they cannot be added to DES 308. You will receive an email notifying you of your enrollment status by Monday, November 2.

 

DES 309: Introduction to Design

What is design and how do designers approach their work? In this course, students will consider design from a variety of perspectives: design in the context of consumption, design as an agent of change, future-focused anticipatory design, and design as research. A range of technical skills and conceptual skills will be introduced and students will gain an understanding of both the design process and the potential roles of the designer in society.

Course details

DES 309. Studio course. Introduction to the design process, including research, ideation, prototyping, critique, and iteration. Projects also introduce the vocabulary, principles, strategies, techniques, and conventions of drawing/rendering used by design professionals.
Prerequisites: Studio Art 301C and 302C (or 303K and 304K) with a grade of at least C in each, or consent of instructor.*

#20455 MW 8-11 ART 2.212

#20460 MW 2-5 ART 3.218

Instructor: Kate Catterall. Professor Catterall’s research currently focuses on the ethical dilemmas faced by designers (and society) as the far-reaching consequences of the design act and the broader role of the designer in culture are reassessed.

* Students from any major who have an interest in design are encouraged to seek permission to enroll.

To request permission, please email a one- to two-sentence statement (by noon on Thursday, October 29) explaining your interest in the subject to Becky Nasadowski, the Design administrative associate: bnasadowski@utexas.edu. In addition to including your full name, EID, major, and year of study in the email, please state whether you are hoping to enroll in section #20455 (MW 8-11 a.m.) or section #20460 (MW 2-5 p.m.).

Non-majors are encouraged to register for a placeholder class in case they cannot be added to DES 309. You will receive an email notifying you of your enrollment status by Monday, November 2.

DES 336: History of Design

This lecture class presents a chronological overview of professional design and its antecedents. Topics discussed include major design movements; significant designers, manufacturers, and design-related companies; innovations in technology and material use; the development of sales, marketing, and user-focused designing; and the history of design process.

Course details

DES 336. Lecture/seminar course. Surveys the history of graphic and/or industrial design from c.1450 to the present, with an emphasis on the last 150 years.
Prerequisites: Design major and ARH 304 or DES 308 with a grade of at least C, or consent of instructor.*

#20480 TTH 12:30-2, Room TBD

Instructor: Matthew Bird. Mr. Bird has taught Industrial Design at Rhode Island School of Design since 2004. He teaches studio classes, shop classes, and design history. In addition to teaching, Bird maintains an active design practice, curating museum shows, designing and producing giftware, and lecturing frequently on design and design history.

* Students from any major who have an interest in design are encouraged to seek permission to enroll.
To request permission, please email a one- to two-sentence statement (by noon on Thursday, October 29) explaining your interest in the subject to Becky Nasadowski, the Design administrative associate: bnasadowski@utexas.edu. Be sure to include your full name, EID, major, and year of study in the email.

Non-majors are encouraged to register for a placeholder class in case they cannot be added to DES 336. You will receive an email notifying you of your enrollment status by Monday, November 2.

Apply to be a FIG Mentor!

Are you interested in making a positive impact on first-year students?  Do you want to help others avoid some of the mistakes you made during your first semester?  Are you excited about guiding students through the challenges and adventures of college life?  If the answer is YES to all of the above, you should apply to be a FIG Mentor for Fall 2016!

The FIG Peer Mentor position offeres exceptional students the opportunity to be both leaders on campus and mentors to new students participating in the FIG Program.  Mentors share their knowledge about the many opportunities at UT Austin and serve as guides to campus and academic resources.  Mentors assist in co-facilitating a one hour seminar once a week for the fall semester and are responsible for organizing educational and social activites to help students become better acquainted with each other, faculty members and the University.

The FIG Mentor position is a paid position so applicants should be eligible to work and be able to provide employment eligibility documentation.

Applications are now being accepted!  The deadline to apply is Wednesday November 18 at 5 PM.
http://www.utexas.edu/ugs/fig/mentors/applying

Please direct any questions about the position or application to: fig@austin.utexas.edu

UTeach Urban Teachers

Come learn about what makes us different from other teacher education programs, and how to apply.  Information sessions for UTeach Urban Teachers will be held this week in:

University Union (UNB), Room 3.116 (Texas Governor’s Room) on:
Wednesday, October 14, from 4:00-5:00  or
Thursday, October 15, from 4:00-5:00

Drop-in  “Café hours” at Caffe Medici, 2222 Guadalupe St (on the drag)
Outreach directors available to meet with interested students during the times below:
Thursday
10/22, 9-11 a.m.
Friday
10/30, 9-11 a.m.
Wednesday
11/4, 9-11 a.m.

Contact UTUT:
Facebook: UTeachUrbanTeachers
Web: utut.utexas.org
Email: utut@utexas.edu

Through participating in UTeach Urban Teachers during your senior year, you can graduate with a secondary Texas teaching certificate, in addition to your major degree (see the website for a list of accepted majors).  Our one-year program just for UT students will prepare you to teach 7th-12th grade English or Social Studies in an urban school.