Interested in health, wellness, and social justice issues? Apply for PULSE

Application due Friday, September 20

PULSE is a UHS-sponsored student organization of trained health, wellness, and social justice advocates who are available across campus and active in residence halls and Greek houses. We promote health, wellness and social justice through individual conversations, event planning and health promotion. PULSE members help students maintain or enhance their health and wellness, and create an inclusive community.

To learn more and apply go to http://www.uhs.umich.edu/pulse.

Stay in the Blue App

Download the Stay in the Blue app from the itunes store for free!  It was built by students, for students and has many local features.  It will help you—or help you help your friends—to Stay in the Blue!

Some of the unique features of this app are:

  1. Customized estimation of blood alcohol concentration
  2.  Links to local cabs appear on every screen and automatically alert anytime estimated BAC is over .08
  3.  A live feed about all the fun things to do in Ann Arbor/UM .
  4. The list of alcohol drinks included are from local bars so students can better understand BAC implications  in each type of drink ( i.e.  a Long Island Ice Tea is not considered one drink )
  5.  A link for all the laws, polices and ordinances related to alcohol use at UM/Ann Arbor/Michigan

Download the App at www.uhs.umich.edu/stayintheblue.

Emerging Wolverines

Application deadline is September 19
To apply go to http://careercenter.umich.edu/article/emerging-wolverines.

Emerging Wolverines is an exciting and interactive year-long group experience for first year students who want to:

  • Learn about themselves in a small group environment with other first year students
  • Explore career and campus opportunities, using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality assessment tool
  • Gain clarity about present and future goals

Emerging Wolverines will take the MBTI personality assessment tool (free of charge) and work in small groups over the course of the academic year exploring how personality influences campus involvement and future career choices. Students will meet approximately once a month in small groups, and will engage in thought provoking activities outside of group time together. Through active participation in group meetings and activities, students will gain a greater understanding of themselves and their future goals as Wolverines!

Questions? Email us at emergingwolverines@umich.edu or contact Amy Longhi or Amy Homkes-Hayes at The Career Center (734-764-7460).

Detroit Partnership Mass meeting

Tuesday, September 17, 7:00 p.m., First Room, Michigan League
Wednesday, September 18, 7:00 p.m., Second Parker, Michigan Union

A student-run 501(c)(3) nonprofit at the University of Michigan, The Detroit Partnership (DP), exists to unite the people of Ann Arbor and Detroit. We coordinate both one-time and weekly service-learning opportunities for our members by partnering with schools and community organizations primarily in the Brightmoor and Southwest neighborhoods of Detroit. While working together during weekly tutoring programs or one-time park clean-ups, members of each community may experience and discuss the challenges that face humanity today. Though one program alone will not erase social issues or inequalities, a lasting partnership will perpetuate the idea that change is possible, especially when neighbors can lean on each other.

Circle K Mass Meeting

Wednesday, September 11,  7 p.m. Pendleton Room, Michigan Union
Tuesday, September 17, 7 p.m., Pendleton Room, Michigan Union

Circle K is an international co-ed service organization that is sponsored by Kiwanis International. Circle K clubs focus on the three tenets of service, fellowship, and leadership.

SOS Community Services Looking For Volunteers

SOS Community Services is a premier non-profit striving to end homelessness in Washtenaw County. We are looking for volunteers to help at our Crisis Center and to help with our Children’s Programs.

If you are interested in giving back to your community, please call Cheryl Majeske at 734-961-1210 or e-mail cherylm@soscs.org for more information. Can be used for school credit.

Ginsberg Center Student Advisory Board Call for Applications

The Ginsberg Center seeks passionate, engaged students to serve on its advisory board. Student advisory board members represent Ginsberg Center programs and initiatives, student organizations (particularly those who focus on service, advocacy, and/or political activism), and the campus at large. The board consists of 10-20 student leaders who provide input to Ginsberg Center staff regarding the programs, initiatives, and direction of the Center as well as voice the needs and concerns of students as they relate to the work of the Center. Student members remain active on campus, promote the ideals of the Ginsberg Center, and represent the Center at the University and beyond.

Ginsberg Center Volunteer Opportunities in Literacy Efforts

This fall, the Ginsberg Center is expanding work in the area of K-12 literacy. We are looking for volunteers interested in facilitating book clubs, engaging with elementary students in after school programs, working in schools and supporting literacy efforts on campus and across Southeast Michigan.

Want to make an impact by getting involved with our literacy efforts?

For more information e-mail  Sara, literacy coordinator, at ssaylor@umich.edu.

America Reads Program Hiring Tutors

America Reads is currently conducting interviews for new literacy tutors, and will complete the hiring process within the next three weeks.  Partnership meetings with elementary schools in the City of Detroit begin this week, as the program director will be meeting with teachers and administrators at eight schools.

Because America Reads is a federal work-study, community service initiative, ALL America Reads Tutors must receive a work-study award as part of their financial aid package.

For more information visit the website at http://ginsberg.umich.edu/americareads  or contact Erin Byrnes- Program Director at ekbyrnes@umich.edu.

Advanced Resume Writing

Thursday, September 12, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Student Activities Building - Career Center Program Room

This workshop is for students who have been working on their resume, have come to the Career Center for either one or more resume review/s, Google Hangout/s, small group sessions, or the introductory resume workshop. This workshop will not talk about resume basics, and instead will focus on presenting one's experience to a specific community, whether that be a specific job, internship, or campus opportunity that the participant is applying for. Please bring a hard copy of your resume, and one position description of either a job, internship, or campus opportunity that you are interested in. Not at this stage yet? Check out one of our introductory resume writing workshops.
To Register: 1. Log in to your Career Center Connector account 2. Click on the "workshops and employer events" tab and select "workshops" where you will find Hangout or Small Group Discussions. 3. Select the session you'd like to attend. Sign-ups will be available until all spaces are filled, at which time you will be placed on a wait list. Students should choose only one session.

Introduction to Resume Writing

Monday, September 9, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
The Career Center Program Room, Student Activities Building

This workshop is for students who are new to writing a resume. We will touch on resume basics, like formatting, but will mainly focus on how to develop a resume that reflects one’s story. Please bring a hard copy of your resume, no matter how far along you are. Don’t have a resume yet? Check out our Resume Builder, which provides step-by-step help and manages formatting so you can focus on content. Also be sure to check out some resume resources on our website if you need help getting started.

To Register:
1. Log in to your Career Center Connector account
2. Click on the "workshops and employer events" tab and select "workshops" where you will find Hangout or Small Group Discussions.
3. Select the session you'd like to attend. Sign-ups will be available until all spaces are filled, at which time you will be placed on a wait list. Students should choose only one session.