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Join the UHP Linkedin group!

14 May
Even Lego people have to get jobs at some point. (Photo courtesy COB LOG LAB)

Even Lego people have to get jobs at some point. (Photo courtesy COB LOG LAB)

Facebook is fun, Twitter is titillating, and Pinterest is great for procrastination. But if you want to make professional connections and get yourself noticed in the world of work, LinkedIn is your new best friend. Join the members-only UHP Linkedin group where you can connect with fellow UHP students, faculty members, and alumni to ask questions, share insights, and be reminded that others who have poured over Plato are gainfully employed in a plethora of industries.

You can request to join the group if you already have a Linkedin profile. No profile? No problem! It’s easy to join. Here’s a Wikihow article on getting started. And once you’re more advanced, here are some tips on what not to do on Linkedin. Questions? Email Liz!

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Research for the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies [Jobs]

9 May
CONTRACT RESEARCHER
Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is creating a multi-volume Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933-1945.
In support of this effort, the Center is seeking a contract researcher to gather information and write encyclopedic entries on particular sites, using the Museum’s library and archival holdings as well as other resources in the Washington, DC area. Specifically, the research will concern camps and ghettos under European regimes aligned with Nazi Germany. The researcher may have the opportunity to publish his or her work in the encyclopedia. Some translation and editing duties may also be required. Work is to begin on July 15.  Continue reading

Internship in DC!

24 Apr

Hey all, The Hollings Center is looking for an unpaid intern in the DC area over the summer.  The internship would begin in mid to late May and continue through the summer.  Duties and qualifications are listed below.  Information on how to apply can be found here: http://www.hollingscenter.org/about/open-positions

Duties

  • Assist with preparations for dialogue conferences
  • conduct research for grant proposals and conference themes
  • monitor current events in the Middle East and Central Asia
  • assist with office administrative tasks
  • help with updating website and database
  • attend DC events on behalf of the Hollings Center

Qualifications

  • Strong interest in and knowledge of the Center’s subject matter
  • Excellent office skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Detail-oriented, reliable, self-starter
  • Regional language skills a plus, especially Arabic
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and/or WordPress

Capitol Hill and Organic Trade (Paid Opportunity)

16 Apr

If you’re interested in lobbying and/or organic food policy, take a break from your finals to participate in the Organic Trade Association’s Policy Conference and Hill Visit Days.  The conference takes place from May 9-15.

Interns will be paid $12/hour, and support registration, scheduling, events, and communications.

See the attached application for more information if you are interested, and direct any questions you may have to cstrong@ota.com.

Work at Commencement

26 Feb
If you want to…
* see your friends graduate,
* earn extra money before summer begins,
* extend the stay in your residence hall until May 20 at no charge, and
* be part of a university tradition
…then a Commencement Student Staff position is right for you!  Continue reading