Weekend Job Board: March 15

Network, network, network! These national organizations are looking for student interns. Connect with them and start building your professional networks. 

  • Ivo E. Philbert, Assistant Vice President, INROADS, Inc. (120 Wall Street, 31st Floor, New York, NY 10005), 212) 425-8300 EXT. 1415, iphilbert@INROADS.org
  • Joseph Worthy, Ohio Director of Youth Leadership and Organizing (431 E. 260th Street, Euclid, OH 44132) (216) 650-1961,  jworthy@childrensdefense.org
  • Keith D. Wright, EVP & Chief Operating Officer, Black Caucus Foundation (1720 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.,  Washington, D.C. 20036) (202) 263-2801, kwright@cbcfinc.org

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State of Wisconsin Investment Board has openings for a communications intern and a business process management intern

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Division of Recreational Sports is hiring for the Summer 2013 and the Fall 2013 semester. 

  • Fitness Consultant: Fitness Consultants staff the weight room and cardio areas at the SERF, the NAT and the CRSC. They help participants with equipment usage, perform general supervision of fitness areas and keep the equipment clean. They must complete mandatory job training, CPR and First Aid certification. If interested, fill out an application by using the link below. For more information, contact Ellen Dixon at ellendixon@recsports.wisc.eduDeadline: April 8
  • ID Checker/Towel Room Attendant:  ID Checkers are the first representative of Rec Sports that patrons see as they walk through the door. As ID Checker, you will be responsible for verifying each patron’s membership and providing superb customer service.  The ideal employee is personable, professional, and is able to work both individually and as a part of a team. No prior experience with ID Checking is necessary. 
  • Custodial Crew Member: The Custodial Crew at Rec Sports is responsible for keeping our facilities clean while also providing customer service. Although we do have a full time maintenance crew, our student custodial staff is a helping hand when maintenance is not in the building. A normal shift involves sweeping, disinfecting and restocking supplies throughout the building. No prior experience is necessary.

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The Summer Affirmative Action Internship Program is looking for students interested in interning in Madison as a Specialty Activity Helper; these internship are paid.   The area(s) of study best suited for these intern positions are:  Journalism & Communication – Communication Arts, Education – Physical Education & Recreation, Health Care – Developmentally Disabled, Liberal Arts/Science – Communicative Psychology. Recruitment will be continuing until the needs of the agencies have been met November 2012 through May 2013.

Job Description: Provides a greater level of treatment and help to improve the quality of live for residents, especially those who are so medically fragile and cannot participate in outdoor activities during cold weather months.  A great majority of this program is outdoors.  Each trip involves lifting people into and out of wheelchairs – greater staffing makes this possible.

Knowledge/Skills Required – Must have a diverse interest in recreational activity as evidenced by personal involvement, e.g. leisure activity, swimming, outdoor activity, active and passive activities.

Access the application and position details here: http://oser.state.wi.us/category.asp?linkcatid=342

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University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is hiring a Diversity Director: The Diversity Director reports to the Dean of Students and is responsible for the overall administration of the staff, budgets and programs of the American Intercultural Center (AIC), consistent with the stated goals and mission of the Center.  In addition to administrative responsibilities, the Director works directly with multicultural students and student organizations to promote student satisfaction, involvement and success. This position works closely with a team of other Student Affairs and campus leaders to continually evaluate and improve the University’s efforts to recruit, retain and graduate multicultural/disadvantaged students. The Director promotes awareness of multicultural issues on campus and provides leadership in institution-wide efforts to enhance the campus climate. Application details here: http://www.uwgb.edu/hr/Jobs/position856.html Deadline: April 5

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“Women as Architects for Change,” on Friday, March 22, at Grainger Hall from 8:30 a.m. to noon:  The National Diversity Council hosts symposiums for and by women in regions across the country with the purpose of bringing women together from public, private and non-profit sectors to network, co-train with colleagues, and mentor one another in leadership growth. The panelists include:

  • Anne H. Carter, Director of Corporate Diversity and Inclusion for Alliant Energy;
  • Attorney Daphne Webb, a Partner at Stafford Rosenbaum, LLP;
  • Rukmini Banerjee Vice President of Customer Operations CUNA Mutual;
  • Michele Stanton, Senior Vice President of IT Management and Control at QBE North America;
  • Cassandra Alston, Executive Director, Global Workforce Diversity & Inclusion Johnson Controls;
  • Lori Berquam, UW-Madison Vice Provost for Student Life and Dean of Students.

Discussion Topics:

  • I’m a Woman. I’m Invincible. (The Pursuit of Work-Life Balance)
  • Becoming a Person of Influence
  • Cross-Cultural Leadership: Women Bridging the Racial Divide
  • Personal Branding: Accessorizing Your Assets
  • Top 5 Career Unwritten Rules
  • “M” is for Mentoring – Let’s Pay it Forward

You’ll find a full description of the symposium, guest speakers and agenda, at Creating Community. Please register today – space is limited — at: http://www.ohrd.wisc.edu/reg/catalog_course_detail.asp?course_key=42390

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