Advising Scholarship

Shared on behalf of Academic Counselors Association.

Are YOU a student who helps other students? Do YOU dream of being better prepared to tutor, advise, or otherwise assist your peers? Are YOU a complete superhero dedicated to helping others CHANGE THE WORLD? Then WE have the opportunity for YOU! 

The Academic Counselors Association (ACA) is proud to offer $300 scholarships to The University of Texas at Austin students who support the vision and values of the academic advising community. It is the hope of ACA that these scholarships will assist students in their academic pursuits and endeavors.

To qualify you must: 

  • Be a currently enrolled UT Austin student 
  • Assist in advising or other student services 
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.0 (to be verified by the ACA awards committee)
  • Submit a 500 word statement & resume (more information on what this entails on the application link)
  • Submit a recommendation letter from a staff or faculty mentor who is familiar with your work in advising or other student support services. 

The deadline to apply for the scholarship is Tuesday, March 30th at 11:59 PM. Click here for more information!

Student Affairs Internship Program (Paid!)

Shared on behalf of the Division of Student Affairs Internship Program.

This year, we’ve expanded to include over 30 positions in our program! Our program provides internships across the Division of Student Affairs and beyond for Summer 2021. These positions are part-time (19 hours per week) for ten weeks and provide a competitive pay rate of $15 per hour. While the majority of our positions will be virtual for Summer 2021, each student will also have the opportunity to apply for housing assistance, if needed. 

Selected applicants will be able to work on a range of projects, from coordinating programs to environmental sustainability to esports. To see a full list of available opportunities, students can visit our website. All cover letters and resumes will be accepted via HireUTexas powered by Handshake and students are encouraged to apply for each position of interest. Applications are due February 14, 2021 and the internship dates are May 31 –August 6, 2021. You can find our full digital promo card linked here.

Glenn Maloney Scholarship

The Office of the Dean of Students invites you to apply for the Glenn Maloney Scholarship!  

The Glenn Maloney Scholarship is given in memory of Glenn W. Maloney. Glenn served The University of Texas at Austin for 19 years, the last seven as the Associate of Dean of Students. The scholarship was established to remember Glenn’s countless contributions to the university and to recognize the students he loved.  

Students who exemplify Glenn’s character and positive impact on students are encouraged to apply. Applications are open and available on Hornslink  from Tuesday, January 19 through Tuesday, February 9, 2021. For more information about the process and eligibility we encourage you to visit our website.  

Job Opportunity: Research Assistant

The Latino Research Institute is currently recruiting for the following position:  

Undergraduate Research Assistant: Data Services Group — Assist with the organization, entry, coding, digitizing, cleaning, and archiving of research data and records. To learn more about the undergraduate position, please log-in to Handshake, https://app.joinhandshake.com/login

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship

Shared on behalf of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

Do you aspire to be a researcher? Are you considering graduate study? Do you want to promote diversity at institutions of higher learning? Are you seeking peers and mentors who share your goals? 

This doctoral preparatory program offers concrete mentoring and financial support to students who intend to pursue academic research in approved fields in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The fundamental objective of MMUF is to increase diversity among faculty in universities and colleges, as well as demonstrate a commitment to eradicating social, educational, and economic disparities. 

Learn more about the MMUF Program 

Virtual Info Session I: Wednesday, January 20 at 11:00 am 

Virtual Info Session II: Thursday, January 21 at 11:00 am 

***Application deadline: February 15, 2021*** 

Visit mmuf.org for additional information. E-mail Professor Toribio at toribio@austin.utexas.edu for the Zoom link to each info session. 

Public Service Weekend with Texas A&M

Shared on behalf of Bush School Admissions, Texas A&M University

What: Public Service Weekend
When: Friday, Nov 6 (2:30-6:40 PM) and Saturday, Nov 7 (10:00 AM-12:40 PM)
Where: Online via Zoom (free event)
How: Register online here by November 4
StudentsSubmit the form above and a resume

Why? Public Service Weekend is an interactive event we host each year to educate the world about the public service sector. It is our way of giving back and fulfilling our mission of educating future public servants. During the event, we focus on public service careers and education primarily within public administration/policy and international affairs/security/development.

Who should attend? SERVICE-MINDED STUDENTS who want to make a difference in a variety of career fields and ADVISORS who want to learn more to better assist you and/or your student; we’d love to have you!

Need more info? View our PSW 2020 Flyer or visit our website.

University Writing Center Job/Internship

Interested in working for the University Writing Center’s as a Writing Consultant? Consider taking their internship course, RHE 368C, this Spring 2021. This internship is a required course for anyone hoping to work at the UWC. Students interested in the internship course must apply through HireUTexas by October 23rd to be considered. The course application is listed under the title “Writing Center Intern.”

The internship is designed to introduce students to writing center theory and practice, and is ideal for students interested in writing, rhetoric and communication, and pedagogy. After completing the internship, students can apply to work at the UWC as consultants. Consulting is a supportive and flexible job that offers a variety of professionalization opportunities such as certifications, promotional and social media work, and research projects, in addition to developing vital consulting, interpersonal communication, and writing skills.

Connect with UWC online through the UWC website, Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.

Grad Program in Survey Methodology

Shared on behalf of Patty Gregory with the Michigan Program in Survey Methodology

The Michigan Program in Survey Methodology (psm.isr.umich.edu), based in the Survey Research Center of the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, could be a great fit for graduates of the UT Sociology program who are looking for additional graduate training in this area. We offer students a choice of “tracks” or emphases—social science, data science or statistics.  All of our students receive a thorough introduction to any array of methods for collecting data and combining data from multiple sources.  We also ground all of our students in a framework for the judging of the quality of data.