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It’s About... Nov. 30, 2016


MENTOR LOCAL AFRICAN-AMERICAN BOYS Youth Programs seeks students interested in mentoring local elementary-aged students. Mentors must commit to mentoring two boys each week, attend initial training in Orlando, participate in monthly meetings and family workshops, and continue the program through the end of the Leon County Schools academic calendar. A modest weekly stipend is available. Those interested can contact Joi Phillips at 850644-9567 for more information.

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FSU’s Center for Leadership and Social Change is excited to host the fifth annual Mentoring Institute. The Mentoring Institute was developed to create a space where individuals can identify needs, consider best practices, discuss challenges, share experiences, and strengthen collaborative connections between the campus and the community. This year’s theme is “Mentoring and Social Change: Identity, Influence, and Dynamics of Difference.” The Mentoring Institute will be held on Friday, Dec. 9 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Student Services Building. The Institute will include breakfast and lunch, two sets of workshops, and a conversational panel. In order to apply to attend the Institute please visit Attendance to the Institute will be free of charge, but space is limited so students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Volunteers may sign-up on a weekly basis, up to one week in advance. Transportation is provided for all projects. Please do not sign up for others. Agency Name/Description



America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend Lott’s Garden Project L.O.V.E. (Loving Our Valued Elders) Westminster Oaks Retirement Community Boys and Girls Club Miccosukee Club Grace Mission Tutoring

David Butter Gabriel Soto Sarah Gonzales Tiara Gaines Danielle Hunte

Boys and Girls Club Havana Club Lichgate Garden

Damayan Garden Project Frenchtown Site Big Bend Homeless Coalition (BBHC) HOPE Community America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend Warehouse Capital City Youth Services

Emily Nuñez Ryan Taite Danielle Hunte Amber Lelina Heidi Mathe Lauren Pleasants Emely Galan

Brook Roddenberry Micha Allen David Butter Nicholas Baron Harlee Onovbiona Patricia Dauphin


Arrival Time 8:30am

Return Time 11:30am





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PLEASE NOTE: Some project dates and times are subject to change. We appreciate your patience.

APPLY FOR FSU IDEA GRANTS APPLY TO ATTEND THE FLORIDA UNDERGRADUStudents interested in ATE RESEARCH CONFERENCE developing original research The Florida Undergraduate projects, product ideas, enResearch Conference, or FURC, trepreneurial ventures, seris one of the largest multi-discivice initiatives, and creative plinary research conferences in projects are encouraged to the country. The conference will apply for FSU’s Idea Grant. be held from Feb. 24-26 2017 Students from all majors are welcome to apply. at Florida Atlantic University Selected applicants will receive a summer stipend in Boca Raton, Florida. Students attending will have that can total $4000, $5000, or $6000. The stipend the opportunity to showcase their own research and will aid in funding the student’s self designed topic, connect with students conducting research at other project, performance, product, entrepreneurial venFlorida institutions. ture, or creative idea. The conference will offer workshops and a gradProjects must last 8-12 weeks, and be under uate school fair. The cost of travel, accommodations, the mentorship of a supervising faculty member. and the conference fee will be covered by the Center Projects must be culminated in an oral, a poster, or for Research and Engagement. All presentations at a creative presentation at the annual President’s the conference will be poster presentations. Project Descriptions Showcase. Students looking to apply must submit thier abIndividuals as well as groups are welcome to apstracts to and compelete ply. Applications are due January 31, 2017. For more the Center for Reaerch and Engagment’s application information visit Grants-formerly-URCAA-MRCE. awds/ by Jan. 11, 2017.

VISIT THE CAREER CENTER PROFESSIONAL CLOTHING CLOSET Visit the Professional Clothing Closet during their new hours at University Center A, Room 4149 on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The FSU Professional Fraternity Council and the Career Center have been working to provide access to free professional and business casual attire through the Professional Clothing Closet. For more information please visit http://career.fsu. edu/Resources/Professional-Clothing-Closet.

VOLUNTEER WITH MUSUEM ROCK-A-THON The John G. Riley Center/Museum seeks volunteers for their 17th Annual Rock-a-Thon on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cascades Park. Multiple organizations will participate in a “rocking chair-a-thon� to raise money for the Riley Museum and efforts to restore, preserve, and commemorate the cultural legacy of the Tallahassee community. Contact Levitticus Roberts with any questions or concerns at If interested sign up to volunteer at SE/?SID=SV_7WeH89sbbNVh5Gt.

INTERNSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS & OPPORTUNITIES APPLY FOR MLK BOOK STIPEND The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Book Stipend Scholarship is issued on a competitive basis to full-time undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate a commitment to service, leadership and social justice. Financial need will also be considered. Six $300 stipends will be issued from the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and the FSU Black Alumni Association for the fall 2017 semester. For more information on eligibility and pplication requirements, visit To apply, visit https://fsu.qualtrics. com/SE/?SID=SV_6fmWiAOdRpViiax. ALL SAINTS CINEMA SEEKS INTERN All Saints Cinema is seeking an FSU intern for the spring semester. The intern will be responsible for editing the weekly film society newspaper, composing and maintaining the All Saints Cinema Facebook page, composing and maintaining online calendars, and working at All Saints Cinema at least 2 shifts a month. The intern are required to enroll in a 3 credit hours internship course facilitated through a FSU academic department. Benefits include a complimentary membership to the Tallahassee Film Society, free admittance to films at All Saints Cinema including one guest, free popcorn and soft drinks when working at All Saints Cinema, and a stipend of up to $500 a the end of the semester if work is satisfactory. For more information please visit http://www. APPLY TO INTERN IN WASHINGTON, D.C. DC Internships is encouraging FSU students to apply for a community leadership and engage ment program with the Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service. Within this 8 week summer program. Students will practice networking skills and leadership through social entrepreneurship workshops, seminars on professional development, mentoring programs with DC professionals, and much more. The early application deadline is Dec. 6. For further information please visit

NATIONAL OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP SCHOOL SEEKS INTERN National Outdoor Leadership School, or NOLS, seeks a sustainability intern at the NOLS headquarters in Lander, Wyoming from Jan. to May 2017. The sustainability intern will assist the environmental stewardship & sustainability director and sustainability coordinator with a variety of tasks related to sustainability initiatives at NOLS, community outreach, and public policy. Projects may include managing carbon data, working with various NOLS campuses to research sustainability opportunities, participating in broader NOLS activities, and much more. A bi-weekly stipend of $125 is provided, and the intern is expected to work 20 hours per week. In order to apply send a cover letter and resume to NOLS Sustainability Coordinator, Kara Colovich, at MUSEUM OF FLORIDA HISTORY SEEKS VOLUNTEERS The Museum of Florida History is seeking volunteers for the 34th annual Children’s day on Saturday, Jan. 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Children’s Day provides hands-on activities, games and special performances for children and their families. Volunteers will assist in welcoming visitors, distributing tickets, assisting with crafts, and more. There are two volunteer shifts for 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 12:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. If interested in volunteering please register at by Friday, Jan. 13. For more information please contact Lydia Nabors at ALLIANCE FOR GIRLS SEEKS INTERN Alliance for Girls, or AFG, is an organization focused on providing connected and effective communication between girls organizations. AFG currently has 150 members, and works to ensure that effective communication is facilitated through training girl-serving agencies, fostering collaboration, producing original research, and using a collective voice on the behalf of girls. AFG is seeking a public relations intern for the winter and spring of 2017. The intern will work on maintaining AFG’s social media and website, attending events, promoting AFG work, and remaining informed of current trends and prevalent issues affecting girls and women. If interested in helping AFG continue of advocate for girls please send a cover letter and resume to


The purpose of this newsletter is to disseminate information about upcoming projects, programs, and events as well as to post opportunities...


The purpose of this newsletter is to disseminate information about upcoming projects, programs, and events as well as to post opportunities...