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Undergraduate Newsletter

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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 instructor’s signature February 11 Last day to drop classes without notation on transcript

SGPP Scholarships


May 2014 Graduation




Internship Opportunities


Non-SGPP Internship


Job Opportunity




Academic Advising


March 15-March 23 No classes (Spring Break) May 7 Last Day of Classes May 8 Reading Day May 9-15 Final Exams

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May 2014 Graduation GRADUATING


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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Reminder May 2014 Graduation

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Reminder 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:// 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:// 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

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Internship Opportunities

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Internship Opportunities

For Application Information please click on the link and then choose the Oasis Program .

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Internship Opportunities OFFICE OF THE ARIZONA ATTORNEY GENERAL The Arizona Attorney General’s Office, Criminal Division, Office of Victim Services Section is currently accepting applications for volunteers and interns to serve as Victim Advocates, in both Phoenix and Tucson offices, for the fall semester, July through December 2014, with 6 months total. The mission of the Office of Victim Services is to promote justice and healing for crime victims. Our staff is small relative to the number of victims we serve. Our success, therefore, depends on mature, responsible, caring volunteers and interns. To view our Recruitment Video please follow this link: JOB DESCRIPTION

Advocates act as liaisons between victims and members of the criminal justice system, including attorneys, courts, probation departments, and custodial agencies. Advocates in the Attorney General’s Office of Victim Services do real, meaningful work for and with victims. This is not a clerical internship, although as with most jobs, there are clerical responsibilities. Advocates explain the legal rights of victims in layperson’s terms, accompany victims to court, offer reassurance and empathetic listening, identify, victims’ needs resulting from the crime and more. Training is provided. INTERNSHIP QUALIFCATIONS

Minimum junior status for bachelor's degree students. Minimum of second year status for associate's degree students. Minimum cumulative GPA 2.75. Pass a security background check. Possess a valid driver's license or state picture I.D. Ability to work effectively with people in sensitive areas. Good writing, communication, and computer skills. IDEAL CANDIDATE

Past interns have come from the departments of political science, psychology, communications, sociology, pre-law, criminal justice and the International College. APPLICATION PROCESS

If this internship interests you, speak with your department’s internship advisor then go to to apply, or follow this link: Contact Amy Bocks, Advocate Program manager in Tucson at 520-628-6454 or Briana Balph, Lead Advocate in Phoenix at 602-542-8454 for more information. The deadline has been extended to Friday, May 9, 2014.

All applicants under serious consideration for hire with the Attorney General's Office are required to be fingerprinted by the Office and complete a criminal background check through State and Federal agencies. A job offer cannot be tendered until the candidate has successfully passed the initial background check. Your record does not automatically constitute a bar to employment. Factors such as, but not limited to, age at time of offense and age of offense, as well as the relationship between the offense and the job for which you apply will be taken into account. During all phases of the selection process, people with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting the AG’s Human Resources office at (602) 542-8056 or via e-mail at The Arizona Office of the Attorney General does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age in its programs, activities or in its hiring and employment practices. The following division has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Administrative Services, 1275 West Washington, Phoenix, AZ 85007, Phone: (602) 542-8056, Fax: (602) 5428000.

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Internship Opportunities

Looking for other internship opportunities? Check out our SGPP Internships page for a comprehensive list of internships, instructions on how to enroll, and more!

*Please note that this internship does not earn SGPP credit. SGPP Undergraduate Newsletter Page 11

Non-SGPP Internship

*Please note that this internship does not earn SGPP credit.

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Job Opportunity The United States Probation Office Southern District of Iowa The United States Probation Office for the Southern District of Iowa is currently soliciting candidates to fill probation officer position(s) in our Des Moines, Davenport, or Council Bluffs offices. Please click on the link for Announcement Number 14-06 which details the duties, responsibilities, qualifications, benefits, and instructions on how to apply for the opportunity. The first round of applicants should have documents delivered to the Des Moines address by the end of business on Monday, June 30, 2014. The position(s) will remain open until filled with the possibility of more than one position being filled from this announcement without further advertisement or notice. The target date to have officers hired and on board will be during July or August 2014. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Melinda S. Sosa, Administrative Manager, in our Des Moines office at by email at

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Announcements Admissions Deadlines Fall 2014 As you know, we have traditionally extended our application cycle to provide the greatest access to higher education at a premier, research university. After consultation with University leadership, our fall 2014 applications deadlines will be: Domestic Freshmen: Monday, June 16, 2014 Domestic Transfers: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 Deadlines for International and all other application types remain unchanged. Detailed information available through May 1st (postmark date) remains the deadline for Honors College admission consideration and merit aid consideration. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me. Arezu Corella, PhD| Director, Undergraduate Admissions Processing The University of Arizona Office of Admissions PO Box 210073 Tucson, AZ 85721 520.621.7782 | CELL: 520.991.8805 |FAX: 520.626.7415


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Any ART 100 level studio courses with remaining seats are now open to non-art majors. If interested, please put the course in your shopping cart and call Art Advising at 621.2618

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ECOL 182L Fall 2014 14 sections of ECOL 182L have been opened for the Fall 2014 semester. These sections have been opened to serve students who are enrolled for the Introductory Biology II lecture (ECOL 182R) in the fall, summer, or were unable to take the matching introductory biology lab (ECOL 182L) in past semesters. ECOL 182L is available in UAccess and can be added today.

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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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