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Table of Contents Semester at a Glance January 15 Classes begin
January 20 No classes/campus closed (Martin Luther King Day) January 23 Last day to add classes without instructorâ€™s signature February 11 Last day to drop classes without notation on transcript March 15-March 23 No classes (Spring Break)
May 2014 Graduation
May 7 Last Day of Classes May 8 Reading Day May 9-15 Final Exams
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Now Recruiting for SGPP Peer Mentor Positions
Are you a junior or senior who has completed at least one semester at the University of Arizona?
Do you enjoy working with other students?
Are you looking for a great leadership and employment opportunity?
Apply to be a Peer Mentor for the School of Government and Public Policy! Application deadline: Monday, March 10, 2014@ 5:00 p.m. We will be conducting interviews after Spring Break. For more details, please visit our website: http://sgpp.arizona.edu/peermentor
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Reminders Dear Juniors and Seniors, We have partnered with Career Services to give our junior and senior majors access to Wildcat Joblink. Wildcat JobLink is a state-of-the-art career management tool, offering UA students access to jobs, internships, and a range of other services including campus interviewing and resume referrals. To access JobLink, please visit the Career Services website at https:// www.career.arizona.edu/joblink. All you need is your NETID and password to login and take advantage of these great services. Why is SGPP only funding juniors and seniors to have access to JobLink?
The funding comes from SGPP Program Fees, which only our junior and senior majors pay. If you are a freshman or sophomore, you are welcome to register and pay the annual $5 fee out of pocket. Visit https:// www.career.arizona.edu/joblink to register. I will be a junior at the end of the current semester. When can I have access? SGPP will be requesting access for any students who have reached 60+ credits each semester after the census date (the 21st day of the semester). So, if you will have 60+ completed credits at the end of this semester, you will be granted access next semester after the census date. If you have any questions, please email email@example.com.
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May 2014 Graduation GRADUATING
IN MAY? APPLICATION LATE FEE NOW APPLICABLE
If you are graduating this May you can still apply for degree candidacy, but a $50.00 late candidacy application fee will now be assessed. For detailed instructions on how to initiate your paperwork, please visit our degree check page.
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Looking for other internship opportunities? Check out our SGPP Internships page for a comprehensive list of internships, instructions on how to enroll, and more!
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Non-SGPP Internship LIVE. LEARN. INTERN. Programs in Washington, DC June 7 – August 1, 2014 Final Deadline: March 18 **Generous Scholarship Funding Still Available** www.DCinternships.org Live in the heart of Washington, DC: · Just steps from the White, State Department and National Monuments · Furnished apartments are on campus at George Washington University Apply today - there are still generous scholarships to be granted: INTERNSHIPS + CLASSES FOR CREDIT Spend your summer gaining real-world experience in the office and classroom Set yourself apart when it comes time to find your first job after graduation by interning in public policy, international affairs, journalism or another top field. You will maximize y our time this summer by also taking courses for 6 transferable credits from George Mason University. Unlike other programs, we guarantee you an internship. Our staff works to place you with an organization that fits your skills and career goals. Picture yourself working on one of these exciting projects: · Develop a strategic marketing plan for a business group lobbying a bill on Capitol Hill. · Attend a Congressional briefing and write a detailed online report. · Cover a press conference at the National Press Club or Senate Press Gallery. · Research data for a report on cyber terrorism threats and other national security priorities. · Attend a strategy meeting with coalition groups advocating for new energy policies. · Book guests for a radio talk show or news broadcast. PROGRAM AREAS · Politics, Public Policy & Economics · International Affairs & Economics · Journalism, Communications & Public Relations · Corporate Business & Government Affairs · Nonprofit Sector & Community Service APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until March 18. To learn more about the programs and to begin an online application, please visit www.DCinternships.org. Questions may be directed to 202.986.0384 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Job Opportunities Hello! If you’re looking for opportunities to lead, teach, and give back to the UA community, I would like to encourage you to consider applying to be part of this year’s New Start Summer Staff! Each year we hire many of the UA’s best as tutors, resident assistants and peer advisors to help ease the transition from high school to college for incoming students. More than a summer job, being on staff allows you to grow and develop as a leader while also making an incredible impact on the lives of the students you work with. Applications are now being accepted through noon on Friday, March 14th. The employment information packet will be found at the link. Once you’ve read it through, you can access the employment application here. Let me know if you have questions. I can be reached via email at email@example.com or by calling (520) 621-5787. I look forward to seeing your application! Mary Frances Kuper Assistant Director Academic Success & Achievement Robert L. Nugent Bldg., Room 9 (520) 621-5787 http://asa.arizona.edu Check Us Out On Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/uanewstart
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The Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships has several available scholarship information links. Go to http://www.honors.arizona.edu/students/scholarship-information for further details. FULBRIGHT U.S. STUDENT PROGRAM INFO SESSION The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers opportunities for international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide. This info session covers available grants, eligibility requirements, campus application process, and competitive applications. Both undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to attend this session. Monday, March 3 at 5:30pm in the Slonaker House Living Room; Please RSVP for this session by emailing Emily Kotay at firstname.lastname@example.org with Fulbright U.S. Student Program and the session date in the subject line. INTERESTED IN STUDYING IN CHINA? COME TO THE INFO SESSION FOR THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT BILATERAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM The Chinese Government Bilateral Scholarship Program is offering UA students: two full scholarships for American students who wish to pursue a degree in China. You can be an undergraduate, master’s student, or doctoral student at the time of application. You must be prepared to apply for, enroll in, and complete a degree program at a Chinese university. Friday, March 7 at 12:00pm in the Slonaker House Living Room; For more information, contact Yi Chen email@example.com, 626-5124; or www.campuschina.org or www.csc.edu/ch/laihua. For the isession on March 7, graduate students please RSVP to Georgia Ehlers at firstname.lastname@example.org. Undergraduate students please RSVP to Karna Walter at email@example.com UK SCHOLARSHIPS INFO SESSION This info session is suited for students interested in graduate school in the UK or Ireland. The UK Scholarships include the Rhodes, Marshall, Gates Cambridge, Mitchell and Churchill. Friday, March 14 at 3:00pm-4:00pm in the Slonaker House Living Room; RSVP for this session by emailing Emily Kotay at firstname.lastname@example.org with UK Scholarships and the session date in the subject line. SCHOLARSHIPS TO ATTEND GRADUATE SCHOOL IN THE U.K. OR IRELAND The Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Gates-Cambridge, and Churchill are nationally competitive scholarship opportunities to undertake postgraduate study in the UK or Ireland. The application process for these scholarships is very competitive, but UA students have been successful at winning these awards. The Rhodes Scholarships fully fund postgraduate study in all fields at the University of Oxford. Each year 32 young Americans are selected as Rhodes Scholars, chosen not only for their outstanding scholarly achievements, but for their character, commitment to others and to the common good, and for their leadership potential in their future careers. The Gates Cambridge Scholarships fully fund a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject at the University of Cambridge. The Gates Cambridge aims to build a network of leaders committed to improving the lives of others. The Marshall Scholarships select up to 40 Marshall Scholars each year to study at the graduate level at any UK institution in any field of study. The Mitchell Scholarship Program selects up to 12 Mitchell Scholars between the ages of 18 and 30 each year for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. The Churchill Scholarship funds study at the University of Cambridge in the STEM fields only for up to 14 scholars. If you are planning to graduate between December 2014 and May 2015, with a 3.8 GPA or higher, and are interested in graduate school in the UK, please contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships at email@example.com to learn more..
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Announcements Summer Registration Information:
Summer Session 2014 Pre-Session: May 19 - June 7 Session 1: June 9 - July 10 Session 2: July 14 - August 13 Registration begins March 24, 2014 There is no priority registration for summer classes, all students can register for summer classes as of 3/24/14. For more information contact: The Office of Summer & Winter Session 1401 East University Blvd Administration Building 221G P.O. Box 210066 Tucson, AZ 85721-0066 firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 520-626-8200 or 1-800-457-3349 Fax: 520-621-2099
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Academic Advising Academic Advising Info
To see your Academic Advisor click here for their contact information. You can also schedule an appointment with your advisor
by logging into SBS WiseAdvising here.
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