TMC/CREATE Partnership School Program

Dear Students,

The TMC/CREATE Partnership School Program is seeking volunteers to work at the two UCSD partnership school sites winter quarter: The Preuss School UCSD (http://preuss.ucsd.edu/) and Gompers Preparatory Academy (http://gompersprep.org/).

Program participants support students in grades 6-12 at high-needs charter schools, where educators are utilizing innovative and effective methods of shaping positive outcomes for low-income, first-generation college-bound youth.

Basic Overview of Program:

  • Option to participate in a classroom (tutor) or non-classroom (internship) capacity
  • Classroom tutors fulfill 4-6 hours/week, non-classroom interns fulfill 7-10 hours/week
  • OPTION of enrolling in TMC 198 for 4 UNITS (P/NP)
  • TMC 198 fulfills Marshall College Upper Division Disciplinary Breadth AND/OR the Sixth College Practicum

The program is MUTUALLY BENEFICIAL:

  • Participation in this program looks good on post-undergraduate applications (law school, medical, school, journalism, etc.)
  • Garner hands on experience by working alongside professionals in the education field
  • Student volunteers are encouraging and inspiring students from low-income backgrounds to break boundaries set by their financial difficulties
  • Volunteer work is applicable to exciting Public Service Minor!

Open to all majors and college affiliation!

Available Positions: Tutoring/mentoring, counseling/advisement, student services, special education, administrative assistance, and health.

Applications due by Monday, January 12 at 4PM.

Want to learn more before applying?

Visit: http://marshall.ucsd.edu/psp

If you have any questions or would like to enroll in the TMC 198 course, please contact Angela Fang at partnershipschools@ucsd.edu.

With warm regards,
Angela Fang

Are you wondering what career path might be right for you?

Are you wondering what career path might be right for you?  Then consider enrolling this Winter 2015 in…

HDP 98: Career Development!

Tuesdays  12:30p-1:50p–Career Services Horizon Room

ENROLLMENT FORM HERE: http://tiny.cc/HDP98

Which career path is right for you and how do you land your first internship or job?  Through this interactive, hands-on course students are guided in exploring their interests and personality and how it relates to the career search. Through class lectures on career development concepts, guest speakers, practice sessions, and assignments, students will conduct research on various careers; receive professional development training; as well as practice and gain confidence in networking and other job search strategies. The course concludes with a career action plan to help the student move forward in their career.

To Enroll: visit  http://tiny.cc/HDP98 for a form, or stop by HDP (AP&M 5320).

HDP 98: Directed Group Study: 1 or 2 units, Pass/No Pass.

Not for HDP Major or Minor Credit

BrightEyes Information Session + 2015 Application Kick-off

BrightEyes Information Session + 2015 Application Kick-off
Date: December 2, 2014
Time: 9pm to 10pm
Location: Governance Chambers

BrightEyes is kicking off the 2015 Study Tour! Learn more about this year’s program and application process & deadlines at our Information Session on December 2nd at the Governance Chambers.  Last year’s BrightEyes Scholars will also be in attendance to discuss their experience and answer any questions you may have.

Last year, five students flew out to San Francisco to tour various companies in the startup and venture capital industries, including Airbnb, Lyft, Facebook, Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Apply to join the Class of 2015!

Event Agenda:

  1. BrightEyes Overview
  2. Chat with BrightEyes Founder Tiffany Stone
  3. Meet BrightEyes Alumni + Advisers

RSVP Here: http://goo.gl/forms/WyNt3fD9Ov

For questions please contact brighteyes.mentorship@gmail.com.

Undocumented Student Services – Special Event: Administrative Relief Information Session

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Special Event Announcement: Administrative Relief Information Session

Friday, December 5, 2015 – 6pm-8pm – UC San Diego, Price Center West Ballroom A

Undocumented Student Services welcomes the San Diego Immigrant Rights Consortium to UCSD to share information about new and expanded opportunities for immigration relief, including expanded Deferred Action for Childhoold Arrivals (DACA) and deferred action for parents of U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Check out the flyer for more information.  Students, family members and parents, staff, faculty, and community members are invited to attend.

Also, check back soon for important updates about the latest information on our new campus resource center, announcements about programs and services for students and the UCSD community, and ways you can get involved.

Technical Writing Opportunities at Visa – Jobs!

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Visa has two technical writing opportunities. One is a full-time opportunity open to students graduating in December 2014 or May 2015, and the second is an internship opportunity open to rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Overall they are looking for students with phenomenal writing abilities and a general interest in technology. If you have students interested in a business application of their writing skills – students well-versed in documentation writing and other technical mediums – this is a great opportunity to blend writing and business within a technology environment.

The positions are based at Visa’s headquarters in Foster City, CA – about twenty miles south of San Francisco. Very competitive compensation and a fantastic location!

If you have any interested students, please have them login to Port Triton and search for the following jobs:

  • Associate Systems Analyst – Technical Writing (job #795235)
  • Technical Writing Intern (job #795236)

The review process is actively underway, so the sooner you apply the better

SoCal Entrepreneurship Summit & 5th UCAHP StartUp21 Contest Semi-Final – Dec. 7th

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The Summit aims and stimulating innovation and inspiration in Southern California, creating a gala of SoCal startups and Chinese capital. The one-day forum consists of investor and entrepreneur panels. Speakers include a number of leading entrepreneurs and investors from San Diego, Los Angeles, and Silicon Valley. The forum takes place alongside the UCAHP
Startup Contest Semi-final with more than 10 strictly select startup projects from Internet, Hardware (including 3D Printing), Healthcare system, etc. The contest targets entrepreneurs in the U.S. and helps them to expand business in U.S. and China. By soliciting startup projects, expert judging, mentor programs and eventual funding, the contest hopes to inspire
entrepreneurial spirit, lead technology innovation, invest in promising projects and further develop the global market.

When: Sunday, December 7th at 9:00am

Where: UC San Diego Price Center Theater

For more information, visit: http://socalentresummit.org/ 

Hong Kong Trip – Summer 2015 – Through UCLA

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Hong Kong
June 26-July 23, 2015

Courses offered:
International and Area Studies 110A Strategic Business Communication
International and Area Studies 110B: Business Leadership: Global Perspectives
Program led by Dr. Robert M. (Bob) McCann
Associate Dean for Global Initiatives at UCLA Anderson

As one of the world’s leading financial and trade centers, Hong Kong represents an ideal place for you to embark upon this program’s two core content areas – business communications and busi-ness leadership. While in Hong Kong, you will experience global business first-hand as you meet local business leaders, visit key cultural and business sights, learn from professors with extensive regional knowledge, and immerse yourself in the economic giant of Hong Kong.

Questions? Contact: undergrads@international.ucla.edu

Learn more at http://ieo.ucla.edu/travelstudy/ias-hongkong

Check out the flyer and two syllabi:

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IAS HK syllabus IAS 110b Biz Lead UCLA in HK 2015

IAS HK syllabus IAS 110a Biz Comm UCLA in HK 2015

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