Weekend Job Board: February 1

The Multicultural Student Center is hiring an Organizational Development Specialist to provide general assistance to the MSC Asst. Director in departmental leadership and involvement efforts (e.g. supporting MSC affiliated Student organizations, and annual organizational events, trainings, and recognitions and provide targeted resources and support to multicultural umbrella organizations through advising, organizational development, and program planning. Applicants should include a current resume or vita and a cover letter. The cover letter must explicitly detail how you meet the minimum number of years/experience for this specific position, your competence in the basic skills required for this position, which preferred skills/experience you would bring to this position. E-mail to dsteele@studentlife.wisc.edu. Deadline: February 15. 

See here for complete details: http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/pvl/pv_075684.html

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Visitor & Information Programs Now Hiring Campus Tour Guides & Information Guides: Visitor & Information Programs is looking for outgoing and enthusiastic students to represent UW-Madison as Information Guides and Tour Guides beginning in summer and fall 2013. Starting salary is $8/hr with opportunities for merit raises and advancement. Applications and the complete job description are available at http://vip.wisc.edu/about-us/application/. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February 18, 2013. Email us your questions at viphiring@uwmad.wisc.edu.

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Summer internships with Wisconsin Public Radio: To apply, send resume and cover letter outlining your interest in and suitability for this internship to: Betsy Nelson, 7106 Vilas Hall, 821 University Ave, Madison, WI 53706 or betsy.nelson@wpt.org.

  • Web Development and Design Assistant: Build your resume and earn $13/hour by assisting Wisconsin Public Television web staff in organizing, designing and posting content to a variety of sites. Specific duties include: creating wpt.org web pages, creating and optimizing web graphics, performing updates to web content using content management systems and HTML, converting media, organizing and tagging files for easy visitor access, and conducting research and recommending features and applications. Required qualifications include:
    • High level of attention to detail
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability to collaborate productively and work independently
    • Knowledge of Dreamweaver or other HTML editor
    • Knowledge of basic HTML
    • Comfortable with CSS
    • Experience with Photoshop
    • Must be enrolled in an institute of higher education
  • On-Air Producer, Talk Radio:  Serve as on-air producer, including screening listener phone calls and emails for call-in programming; Keep current on issues of importance and interest to listeners and attend scheduled editorial meetings to suggest call-in topics and guests; Locate, pre-interview and schedule appropriate guests to provide balance and a variety of perspectives for call-in programming in consultation with program host and producers; Provide program host with background material, suggested introductions and questions; Record and edit audio for on-air use; Create and update social networking and website content for the Joy Cardin Show; Fill in for other producing staff as assigned. Prefer to have someone with knowledge of and interest in state and national news, politics, current and cultural affairs, social networking skills, and background in broadcast journalism. Required qualifications:
    •  Basic computer and online skills
    • Competent written and oral communication ability
    • Ability to work independently and on meeting deadlines.
    • Interest in developing broadcast skills

Wisconsin Public Television seeks a Motion Graphics/Video Graphics Designer to be responsible for the creation, development and implementation of motion graphics and video design components for a variety of broadcast and non-broadcast video projects. This designer is also responsible for the operation of video design/production equipment for live, live-on-tape, and post-produced productions.  Additional responsibilities may include graphic design work for print and web.  Requires: Bachelor’s degree and 2 years video design experience plus knowledge and expertise with Adobe CS software and Chyron equipment; advanced communication skills; flexibility and more… Please see complete description at: www.wpt2.org/employment.cfm.

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YWCA Madison Openings: 

Candidates should support the YWCA mission of eliminating racism and empowering women; demonstrate cultural competency & the ability to work with diverse populations. People of color & individuals bilingual in English/Spanish encouraged to apply. If you’re at least 18 years of age and interested in working in a fun and friendly environment and earning a living wage with great benefits, we encourage you to apply.  Please visit our website www.ywcamadison.org prior to the application deadline for information on: position description and application instructions.  No calls/e-mails please.  AA/EOE

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Green Corps is accepting applications for the 2013-2014 environmental leadership and organizing program: Green Corps is looking for college graduates who are ready to take on the biggest environmental challenges of our day. In Green Corps’ year-long paid program, you’ll get intensive training in the skills you’ll need to make a difference in the world. You’ll get hands-on experience fighting to solve urgent environmental problems — global warming, deforestation, water pollution and many others. When you graduate from Green Corps, they’ll help you find a career with one of the nation’s leading environmental and social change groups. Participants learn grassroots organizing skills in the classroom with some of the top practitioners in the country, while working on 3 to 5 different campaigns with major environmental non-profits like the Sierra Club, Food and Water Watch and the National Wildlife Federation. Apply online today at greencorps.org/apply

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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 works to advance environmental vision and values – 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.
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. You will plan and run grassroots campaigns, organize town all meetings, speak at news conferences, and run outreach campaigns.
After two years, you’ll have participated in a rigorous training and gained invaluable hands-on experience. Best of all, you’ll be ready to become a lead advocate, a lead organizer or a state director with Environment America or one of our state affiliates. You might even start a new state affiliate or launch a new program.
Environment America is seeking candidates ready to commit themselves to fighting for the environment. We value experience organizing, including building campus groups. They are accepting applications with our state affiliates across the country and in Washington, D.C. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Most fellowships begin in August, though a limited number are available throughout the year.
As a fellow with Environment America or a state affiliates, you’ll earn $23,750 – $24,000 in your first year and $24,500 – $25,500 in your second year. You’ll be eligible to join our group health plan at no cost to you. You’ll accrue two weeks of paid vacation over the course of your first year, and three weeks in your second year. You’ll be eligible to apply for college loan assistance after your third month, and to participate in our 401(k) plan at the end of your first year. Salary and benefits vary in California and New York. Complete your application online, here: http://jobs.environmentamerica.org/page/amr/apply-be-environment-america-fellow
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: jobs.EnvironmentAmerica.org
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UVM’s Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life Summer Graduate Internship 2013 
Fraternity & Sorority Life at UVM is seeking an energetic and creative graduate student to join us in beautiful Burlington, VT. This internship opportunity is perfect for a current graduate student interested in working in a dynamic union environment. This position will have the opportunity to work closely on the development of educational programming/fall retreats, assessment, support the Summer Greek Council and other projects. The scope of work will be primarily determined by departmental needs and the experience/interests of the intern.

We are seeking to provide interns with a valuable, educational experience, so an interest in learning and desire to expand one’s professional practice is a must.
Required: Current HESA (or related) graduate student, passion for fraternity & sorority life, desire to learn about social justice and environmental stewardship values while creating and implementing fraternity & sorority initiatives.
Preferred experiences/skills: Brand development, recruitment, educational programming, advising, multicultural program planning.
Remuneration: On-campus housing shared with other intern, stipend of $600.00, registration to Graduate Training Track at 2013 AFA Annual Meeting (if attending)
Application: If interested in this position please send resume and letter of interest answering the following questions.
What do you expect to gain from this summer internship and how could we make this a valuable experience for your professional development? What do you expect from your direct supervisor?

Timeline: Applications will be accepted until February 15th. Phone interviews will be conducted the week of February 18th and applicants will be notified by March 1st.
Contact: Kim Monteaux, Fraternity & Sorority Life. Employment Dates June 1-June 30. 

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