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Psych Scoop, 11/1/16

November 1, 2016

November 1, 2016

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Psychology Advising Announcements

1. PsyCareer Drop-in Hours Canceled Monday, 11/7

Laura's PsyCareer Drop-in hours next Monday, 11/7 are canceled. Kelley will still be holding advising drop-in hours from 1:30-4:00pm.

Psychology Club/Psi Chi

PLEASE NOTE: All students interested are welcome to participate in Psych Club/Psi Chi activities. No previous participation or membership is required. If you're interested, please attend!

2. Apply to Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology!

Psi Chi is the International National Honor Society in Psychology. It's a great way to improve your resume and become eligible for new opportunities within the field of psychology. We are taking applications now, and they are due at 8:00pm on Friday, November 4th. Follow this link to find out more about becoming a member.

3. Apply to be an Officer of Psychology Club!

Psychology Club/Psi Chi is looking for an officer of recruitment for the 2016-2017 school year. If you are interested, please fill out this application. Applicants are NOT required to be official Psi Chi members. Please contact if you have any questions.


4. GOINGLOBAL Training Webinars for Students Seeking Employment Abroad

Thursday, November 10th, 3:00pm and Monday, November 21st, 12:00pm

GoinGlobal is the leading career and employment resource for jobs and internships at home and abroad, including an excellent source for study abroad pre-departure information. To help you get the most out of GoinGlobal’s extensive resources, we encourage you to attend one of GoinGlobal’s training webinars to learn how GoinGlobal can enhance your career goals. Register here

5. Info Session for International Students: H-1B Visa Workshop

Friday, November 4th, 4:30-6:30pm, 50 Mondale Hall (West Bank)

Are you an international student planning to seek employment in the US after graduation? Attend this info session to find out what you need to know! An immigration attorney from a local immigration law firm will provide information on H-1B eligibility requirements, the application process, and the necessary timelines. Register at Can't attend in-person? A recording of the workshop is available online.

Graduate Studies

6. UMN Master of Human Rights

Thursday, October 27th, 8:00-9:00pm, 1-451 Moos Tower. Register here.

The U of M offers a new Master of Human Rights graduate program -- a two year professional degree which prepares students for careers in human rights practice at the global level. This degree is being offered jointly by CLA and the Humphrey School. To learn more, check out this website or attend an upcoming webinar (November 3rd @8pm and November 4th @8am). To be eligible for merit based aid, students should apply by December 15, 2016.


7. $5,000 Internship Award for CLA Students! Mulhollem Cravens Leadership Scholarship

CLA Career Services introduces the Mulhollem Cravens Leadership Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity will combine the hands-on experience of a summer internship with an internship reflection course, enhanced career coaching and alumni mentoring opportunities. Application deadline is Wednesday, December 14th. For more information, and to apply, visit

Campus Resources

8. Fall 2016 Korean Military Service Pre-Departure Workshop

Thursday, November 11th, 4:00-5:30pm, 2-250 Hanson Hall.

There is an upcoming workshop for international Korean male students who have not yet completed South Korean Mandatory Military Service. This purpose of this workshop is to prepare you properly before you leave for service. This workshop is for all Korean male students, from freshmen to senior, as long as you plan to leave the UMNTC and start your services in spring 2017, fall 2017, spring 2018, or fall 2018. Free Korean food will be served! RSVP is required. Please email Anny Lin ( directly by November 10th if you plan to attend.

Learning Abroad

9. Study Away in the US (or Canada)! Take Part in National Student Exchange

Do something different next year! Exchange to another school in the US, Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico or the US Virgin Islands for a summer, semester, or year! Most students pay U of M tuition, receive financial aid, and all students will earn credits towards their degree! Use this experience to learn independence and self-reliance by getting out of your comfort zone, broaden your personal and educational perspectives, take courses not available at the U of M, or test out the university you may want to go to for graduate school or the region of the country you want to move to after graduation! Visit for more information and a list of NSE schools. For more information, visit this website, contact 612-626-2044, or visit 240 Appleby Hall. Sign up for an info session or set up a meeting with an advisor to learn about the application process. The preferred application deadline for the 2017/2018 school year is February 17th, 2017. Don't delay!


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10. Opportunity for Recent Graduates Interested in Global Healthcare

PIH Engage Minnesota is a young professional volunteer team focused on global health. We are a part of the international organization Partners In Health, which has been working to build health care delivery systems and serve the poor globally for 30 years. Our purpose at PIH Engage Minnesota is to bring resources and build power to stabilize the financing of these systems. We further the Right to Health movement by organizing, educating, fundraising, and advocating for individuals affected by poverty and limited by socioeconomic status. We are looking for young professionals who want to take action right now to help build sustainable healthcare systems globally. PIH Engage Minnesota is holding two informational sessions: Thursday, November 3rd at Black Dog Coffee and Wine Bar, and Wednesday, November 9th at LynLake Brewery.

Jobs/Internship Opportunities

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11. Twin Cities NEDA Walk Paid Internship

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is looking for an intern to begin work as soon as possible from now until the Twin Cities NEDA Walk at the Mall of America, February 26th, 2017. The intern will help NEDA in realizing the organizations goal of raising $75,000 to help fight eating disorders and spread NEDA’s mission in the Twin Cities area and greater Minnesota. The position will be approximately 15-20 hours per week from now until the walk. Intern will be expected to be present at the walk as well, which is from 7am-10am on February 26th. Duties to be included are contacting local schools, universities and colleges for outreach opportunities to both provide education and recruit walk participants, social media outreach, and help the day of the walk in addition to other tasks as assigned by the planning committee and weekly meetings with a member of the planning committee and keeping accurate time logs of activities. Intern should be highly motivated, able to work well on their own and be committed to raising awareness about eating disorders. For more information please see and Please submit resume and cover letter as soon as possible to Jessica Barker at Position will remain open until filled.

12. Help Plan Homecoming and Spring Jam & Get Paid

Be a part of a fun, energetic, and influential leadership team. The Program Board Coordinators are a student-led organization responsible for planning the largest student-led events on campus, Homecoming, and Spring Jam™. Help build your resume and leadership skills by applying at The deadline to apply is November 18. For more information visit us in 126 Coffman Union, or email Marissa Suiter at

13. Research Associates - Columbia Business School

Columbia Business School seeks to recruit a full-time Research Associate (RAs) to assist with faculty research in the following divisions: Accounting; Decision, Risk & Operations (DRO); Finance & Economics (F&E), Management, and Marketing. Under the guidance of Columbia Business School faculty, the RA will take an active role in on-going research projects in various stages from conception through publication. This position provides an opportunity to gain experience in academic business research and would be ideal preparation for a PhD program and other graduate study or careers in the data sciences. The work is overseen by a faculty liaison from the respective divisions along with the Director of Research. To Apply: Please fill visit our website and fill out the application at and email your resume, cover letter, and transcripts via email to In subject line, type RA-Accounting, RA-DRO, RA-Finance, or RA-Management depending on division of interest. Application Deadline: January 15, 2017