Interviewing Skills International Student Photo Contest
- MEYERHOFF UNDERGRADUATE EXCELLENCE AWARD
Deadline: Friday, March 20 4:00 pm
International Student Services is looking for one worthy junior or senior nominee for the Meyerhoff Undergraduate Excellence Award for Leadership, Service, and Scholarship. The ISS nominee will receive $1,000 and be honored with other campus-wide recipients at an awards luncheon. If you are a junior or senior and feel you have made outstanding leadership and service contributions to the university community while maintaining strong and consistent academic performance, you are encouraged to fill out an application, available in the ISS office (Red Gym, room 217) or online. Applications must be turned in to the ISS office no later than Friday, March 20 at 4pm.
- JOB/INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR LATIN AMERICAN GRADUATE STUDENTS
The Leo S. Rowe Fund - a student loan?program through the Organization of American States (GS/OAS) which awards interest free loans to help citizens from Latin America and Caribbean countries finance their higher education or research, is offering an opportunity for 2009 at Kimberly-Clark: http://www.kimberly-clark.com/ The position is in their department of Latin American Operations. Graduate students from South America, Central America and the Caribbean countries (Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico) pursuing MBA and MS or PhD degree in engineering (Industrial, Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical) and who are graduating in 2009 are eligible. Three years of previous work experience and fluency in English are required. Interested students please send R��sum�� to: Juan Guillermo Ochoa at: email@example.com.
- WORK OR VOLUNTEER WITH UW ARABIC & PERSION IMMERSION PROGRAM:
The UW-Madison Arabic and Persian Immersion Program (APIP) is looking for contributions from native speakers of those two languages between June 13 to August 8. We are seeking native speakers of Persian and Arabic to help us in a range of roles, including tutors (paid), mini-course instructors (paid), conversation partners, social activity leaders, meal companions, and live-in resident assistants (unpaid with free room and board). Please contact Quinn Fullenkamp, APIP Coordinator, by email: firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
- JOB OPPORTUNITY WITH VISITOR & INFORMATION PROGRAMS (VIP)
The Office of Admissions and Visitor & Information Programs (VIP) is selecting students to serve as Information Guides and Tour Guides beginning Summer and Fall 2009. Tour Guides conduct daily walking tours of campus and share information about being a student at UW-Madison. Information Guides assist in person, over the phone and on email with information about the campus to students, parents and the community. The complete job description and application is available online at www.vip.wisc.edu and www.admissions.wisc.edu. Applications are due at the Campus Information Center by 5:30 p.m. on April 3, 2009. Please email email@example.com if you have any questions.
- SURVEY FOR LGBT INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Thank you to the many students who have responded to ISS�� survey.? If you haven��t taken the survey, it��s not too late! This particular survey is intended for all international students who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning, queer, as well as international students who do not identify as gay, but are sometimes physically, emotionally, and sexually attracted to those of the same sex.? You do not need to have been in a relationship with someone of the same sex to complete this survey. Your participation in this survey is anonymous.? No individually identifying information will be shared.? The purpose of this survey is to help ISS, LGBT CC and others better understand the experiences, needs, and interests of LGBTQ (gay), same-sex attracted, or questioning international students, including your experiences around acculturation, coming out, immigration, and feelings of belonging. The survey will take 15-20 minutes (or less).? Please click on the following link to take the survey: http://studentvoice.com/uwm/lgbtqinternationalstudent09 If you have any questions or problems with the survey, please contact ISS Advisor, Tina Hatch, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-262-3468
- SURVEY FOR ASIAN INDIAN INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
The University of Wisconsin System schools are conducting a survey for Asian Indian students to gather feedback about the campus counseling center at each university. Your response will be used to make suggested improvements to meeting Asian Indian International student��s mental health needs. This survey will take about 10 minutes to complete. Please complete the short survey by clicking here:
http://www2.uwstout.edu/generalsurveys/TakeSurvey.asp?PageNumber=1&SurveyID=91K79322l965L2 .Any questions about this survey should be directed to Mike McRaith (email@example.com)
- OPPORTUNITIES WITH INTERNATIONAL REACH
Interested in being a part of a global awareness project? International Reach is the answer for you! ISS invites you to join International Reach, a volunteer program that places international students, scholars and family members in local schools, campus venues and community organizations for cultural and issue-oriented presentations. For more information, visit http://www.iss.wisc.edu/reach or email firstname.lastname@example.org . To become a volunteer, simply attend one of the upcoming information sessions on Tuesday, March 10, or Wednesday, April 8. All sessions begin at 5:00 pm and are held in Mezzanine C of the Red Gym.
- INTERVIEWING SKILLS
Thursday, March 26, 5:00pm-6:30pm, On Wisconsin! Room, Red Gyml
Have a job interview coming up? Need advice for ensuring success? Join ISS and UW Career Advisors for a workshop designed to aid international students in preparing for the interview process in the US. Tips for preparing for the interview, dealing with nervousness, providing clear answers and asking good questions in return will be covered. The session will be highly interactive and participants will leave with examples of successful interviews.
- INTERNATIONAL STUDENT PHOTO CONTEST 2009
Deadline, March 31 ~ Prizes to be announced soon!!!
ISS has started collecting submissions and competition is tough! Do you have cool photos to share? Are you traveling for Spring Break? Show us your world through photographs! Categories are: International Culture (people, traditions, housing/shelter, clothing); International Places (urban, rural, landscapes, seascapes); Best Madison Experiences (your best experiences right here at UW or in the city of Madison); US Sightseeing (people, sights, nature, recreation). For contest rules see: http://iss.wisc.edu/photo.html. Email Elisabeth at email@example.com with questions.
- INTERNATIONAL CONVERSATION & COFFEE HOUR
Fridays throughout the Semester (Except March 20), Room 2206, Memorial Union
Relax. Enjoy coffee, tea, snacks, and a few moments away from studies. Mingle with globally-minded students students, faculty, staff, and community members in a fun and informal atmosphere.
For a complete listing of ISS Spring programs see: http://iss.wisc.edu/programs/index.html.
More News from Campus and Beyond
- Auditions for 'Around the World Children's Theatre Project.
Dates: March 9, 2009 & March 11, 2009 7:00 �C 10:00 pm
Students will be performing international versions of fairy tales at Global Connection's 'Around the World Children's Fair' on Sunday, April 19th. Audition at any time; no prep necessary. Sponsored by Wisconsin Union Directorate Global Connections and Student Performance.
7:00-10:00 pm, 2221 Mosse Humanities Building, 455 N. Park Street.
For information, visit the website, email, or call 608-265-0662.
University of Wisconsin - Madison, International Student Services
716 Langdon Street, Madison, Wisconsin, 53706
Tel: 608-262-2044, Fax: 608-262-2838
Email for general questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
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