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New Announcements

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Student Reminders / Academic Advisor Information

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Important Dates & Deadlines to Know: Full UA Calendar dates here Protect Your Webutation Final SGPP Fall Workshop For more info click here

12/4/12

Last Day of Classes Fall Semester

12/5/12

Reading Day

12/6/12

Spring 2013 Internship Enrollment Date (For More Info & Dates Click Here)

12/10/12

Deadline to pay for Winter 2012 without late charge

12/19/12

First Day of Spring Classes

1/11/13

Begin late fee for May Graduation Degree Check

2/1/13

Reimbursement Deadline for GRE Test Prep

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Reimbursement Deadline for Study Abroad Airfare Reimbursement Deadline for Internships Outside of Arizona Airfare

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Announcement

Save the Date! Internship Info! Do you need to register/enroll for an internship? If you do, then you MUST attend one of the enrollment dates listed below Are you interested in doing an internship in Spring 2013? If yes, then you must attend one of the following internship enrollment dates, all will be held in Social Sciences 305 & 313A: Monday, December 10th, 2012, from 12:00-1:30 PM Friday, January 11th, 2013, from 1:30-3:00PM Wednesday, January 16th, 2013, from 10:00-11:30AM Thursday, January 24th, 2013, 10:00-11:30 Friday, January 25th, 2013, from 10:00AM-12:00PM View more SGPP Internship info here. An enrollment date is when you are actually registered/enrolled in the internship, you cannot receive credit for your internship without enrolling during one of the times listed above. You must bring the application filled out by you and your supervisor to the enrollment time you choose. View the internship slideshow & full details here.

NO STUDENT WILL BE ENROLLED INTO AN INTERNSHIP AFTER JANUARY 25TH. NO EXCEPTIONS

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Announcement

Available Immediately: Internship Opportunities for the Office of Congressman Ron Barber We are now accepting internship applications for the Spring and Summer of 2013

Our internship program is open to all majors and provides an opportunity for students to learn, first hand, how a Congressional office operates. Interns work closely with staff to create a team that is accessible and responsive to the constituents of Congressional District 2. Our internship opportunities are unpaid, but we are more than happy to work with students to help earn school credits. Interns are required to do at least two shifts of four and a half hours twice a week. The shifts are from 8-12:30 and from 12:30-5. There are also full time positions available. Interns perform a variety of duties including day-to-day administrative work, data entry, answering phones, drafting constituent correspondence, helping constituents work with federal agencies, and assisting staff where necessary. Please keep in mind that internships are competitive. Minimum required GPA is 3.0. Prospective interns will be contacted regarding an interview following a review of credentials. Priority will be given to those who are residents of Arizona’s 8th Congressional District. Applications are accepted year round for fall, spring, and summer internships. To apply, please call Joni Jones at (520)881-3588. Joni Jones Office of Congressman Ron Barber 3945 East Fort Lowell Suite 211 Tucson, AZ 85712 Fax: 520.322.9490 Tel: 520.881.3588 Joni.jones@mail.house.gov

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Announcement Work for a green future: Become an Environment America fellow Each year, Environment America hires recent college graduates with the passion, the commitment and the talent it takes to stand up to polluters, organize public support and fight for our environmental values.

Environment America Environment America works to advance the environmental vision and values we share—clean energy, clean water, wilderness and wildlife protection, healthy food and sustainable agriculture, and more. With nearly 100 professional staff, more than 1 million members, activists and allies, and affiliates in 29 states, we organize the support it takes to stand up to polluting industries and ultimately sweep past them.

Apply to be an Environment America fellow As an Environment America fellow, you’ll get a two-year crash course in the nuts and bolts of environmental activism, organizing, advocacy and the type of institution-building that can sustain long-term battles.

Internships Looking for an internship instead? Apply to be an Environment America intern. You’ll learn how to make an impact on critical environmental issues, and there’s no better way to get the experience to launch your career with us.

To learn more and apply Visit jobs.EnvironmentAmerica.org or contact our Recruitment Department at jobs@environmentamerica.org. Find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/EnvironmentAmerica

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Reminders Attention students seeking an internship opportunity this Spring BE THE CHANGE From personal growth to community leadership, we are committed to building potential and opportunities that make the world a better place. Call us crazy, but at LeadLocal we believe that WE ALL HAVE THE POWER TO CHANGE FOR GOOD. With this guiding belief, we bring together emerging corporate and community leaders (mentors) with highpotential undergraduates (interns) who have the drive to improve and the passion to lead contribute. As we provide coaching and hands-on leadership opportunities, these teams generate real business solutions for our community’s small businesses and non-profit organizations. The LeadLocal experience is a unique and transformational opportunity. Interns benefit from: + partnering with like-minded students to achieve a goal. To apply online: 1. Go to http://www.leadlocal-tucson.com/become-intern 2. Scroll to the bottom of the page and select "Apply Now" 3. Complete the online application form 4. Or Email Robin Breault at contactleadlocal@gmail.com with any questions The Association of American Universities (AAU) still has openings for undergraduate interns in our Washington, D.C. office for the spring 2013 semester, and we’d love for students from your university to apply! AAU internships focus on science and higher education policy and allow students to engage in a wide variety of policy-related activities, from conducting research and analysis and tracking legislation, to attending briefings and drafting policy documents for use by our staff and university members. For more information on the AAU intern program, interested students can visit our website at http://www.aau.edu/about/article.aspx?id=6294. The original deadline for Spring 2013 applications was Friday, November 2nd, but we’ll continue accepting applications through the end of November. Any interested students are encouraged to contact Kristen.deforrest@aau.edu, and should include a recent resume/CV, cover letter and short writing sample.

SUMMER HUMAN RIGHTS FELLOWSHIP Humanity in Action invites applications from talented college students and recent graduates who are intellectually gifted, mature, independent and passionate about human rights to spend roughly four weeks in Europe exploring human rights, all expenses paid. Current sophomores, juniors, and seniors and graduates from the undergraduate classes of 2010 and 2011 are eligible to apply. Visit http://www.humanityinaction.org for more information and contact Dr. Jeff Thibert with the Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships at thibert@email.arizona.edu for application feedback! Applications are due January 10, 2013. SGPP Undergrad Newsletter Pg 5


Reminders

Persona Attention Undergraduate Writers and Artists at the University of Arizona: Persona is accepting submissions for our Spring 2013 issue! Persona is THE undergraduate magazine of art and literature at the University of Arizona. Since its inception in 1978, Persona has been designed, edited, produced, and marketed by a dedicated undergrad staff—selecting and publishing works representative of UA student body creativity. This year, we’re looking for: Literature: fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction (memoirs), screenplays, short plays, monologues, song lyrics Art: drawings, paintings, sculptures, designs, illustrations, photography, printmaking, mixed media, architecture The first deadline for submitting literature is December 3, 2012, and the final deadline for both art and literature is February 4, 2013. See our Submission Guidelines page at uapersonamagazine.tumblr.com for more information!

Department of English ∙ Persona Magazine ∙ P.O. Box 210067 ∙ Tucson, AZ 85721 literature.persona@gmail.com

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Reminders

Collegetown @ U of A Want to do something fun, inspiring, and life-changing over winter break? Attend Collegetown! Collegetown is a social justice leadership camp that focuses on combating racism, bigotry, and discrimination in our community. We strive to create a community that embraces diversity. WHEN: January 3-7 WHERE: Chauncey Ranch in Mayer, AZ (near Prescott) COST: $100 (Fee covers 3 meals/day, housing, and camp materials. Does not include Transportation.) SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE!! Application available at here (Due Nov. 30th by 4 pm) Questions? Email: CollegetownUofA@gmail.com

Introducing the Hayek Fund for Future Scholars The Institute for Humane Studies wants to help increase their chances of being accepted and funded in their programs of choice. The new Hayek Fund for Future Scholars will reimburse up to $300 in application fees, making it affordable for promising students to apply to more programs. Who is eligible? Undergraduates and recent graduates applying for full-time doctorate or master’s degree programs to start in the 2013-14 academic year; interest in individual and economic freedom, and strong academic potential are essential. Further details: www.TheIHS.org/hayek-fund-futurescholars

Keri Anderson Student Coordinator Institute for Humane Studies www.TheIHS.org

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Reminders The McGuire Entrepreneurship Program is holding two additional Information Sessions for the 2013-2014 academic year. Information Sessions are held in McClelland Hall Room 202. These sessions will provide information about the McGuire Entrepreneurship Program, student expectations, and the application process, with time at the end for questions. Acceptance to the McGuire Program for undergraduate students is highly competitive and space is limited for graduate students. All interested undergraduate students must attend a McGuire Program Information Session and graduate students are strongly encouraged to attend. Due to high demand, two sessions have been added to our schedule: Wednesday, November 28 – 2:00-3:00 pm. Any questions may be directed to Julie Forster at forstejm@email.arizona.edu. Information about the program and the application process can be found here: http://mcguireexperience.com/about/mcguireprogram/apply/.

Pima County Superior Court/Pretrial Services will have two paid intern positions available, with the positions starting in January 2013. Please submit your application materials by November 30, 2012 For information on how to apply for the internship, please visit the Wildcat JobLink page and search for Intake Support Specialist. http://www.career.arizona.edu/joblink

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Reminders

Students Can Make The Most Out Of Their Summer in Washington, DC Spend your summer with students from across the country while earning credit To learn more click here

The Rangel International Affairs Program is now accepting applications for the 2013 Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship. The Fellowship welcomes applications from young people interested in careers of international service. For those who want to become Foreign Services Officers in the U.S. Department of State, The Rangel Graduate Fellowship Program provides benefits of up to $90,000 over two years toward a two-year master's degree, arranges internships on Capitol Hill and at U.S. embassies, and provides professional development and support activities. Fellows may use the fellowship to attend a two-year master's program in a U.S. institution to study any area of relevance to the Foreign Service, including international relations, public policy, public administration, languages, or business administration. Upon successful completion of the two-year fellowship, Fellows enter the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State. Applicants must be college seniors or graduates looking to start two-year graduate programs in fall 2013, must have GPAs of at least 3.2, and be U.S. citizens. The program welcomes any undergraduate major and encourages applications from members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and those with financial need. 2013 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Number of Fellowships Offered: 20 Eligibility Requirements: U.S. citizenship; GPA of 3.2/4.0; seeking to start two-year relevant grad program in fall 2013 Online Application Opens: October 15 http://www.rangelprogram.org Application Deadline: January 18, 2013 Finalist selected by the end of February Fellows selected by midMarch

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Reminders Attention UA Seniors Join the Senior Year Experience! Get info on everything you need to know about your senior year and graduation.

• Senior-only events. • Career resources and fairs. • Graduation checklist. • Important dates and deadlines. • Deals on graduation supplies. • Plus more! It’s easy to join! Just “like” us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/UASeniors20122013 Don't forget to check out the Senior Year Experience website at http://alumni.arizona.edu/ students/seniors. It's got everything YOU need!

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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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