Please encourage interested students to attend the Graduate Student Welcome and apply for opportunities.

Graduate Student Welcome

To celebrate your arrival, the Graduate College and the Graduate Professional Student Association (GPSA) are hosting the Graduate Student Welcome at each of our four campuses. There will be various activities, great treats, prizes and music at each campus. You’ll also find representatives from a variety of departments and organizations to help you find your way around our university and local community (such as Parking Services, ASU Bookstore, Career Services, Health Services Center and many more).

Tempe campus
Thursday, August 16, 2012
5–7 p.m.
Memorial Union (MU), room 221
RSVP at ASU Tempe Graduate Student Welcome
More information and other campus welcomes: graduate.asu.edu/student_community/gsw

Fulbright Fellowships

If you missed the information sessions in the spring, there is still time to pursue a Fulbright Fellowship. Candidates interested in pursuing a research or art project should contact Dr. Burke at janet.burke@asu.edu as soon as possible to begin the process. Review the Fulbright website to get a sense of the scope of the fellowship and programs of interest and then attend an information session:

August 27 or August 30
4:30pm
Sage Hall South, room 141
RSVP to Laura Sells at laura.sells@asu.edu or 480-727-8204

Mentor Teacher for COMPUGIRLS

COMPUGIRLS, a technology program for girls, is gearing up for Fall 2012 and is searching for fantastic individuals to work with small groups of dynamic adolescent girls. COMPUGIRLS is sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Phoenix Union High School District, Tempe Union High School District and Arizona State University.

Responsibilities: include but are not limited to working extensively with an assigned cohort of approximately 7 students (ages 13-18). Mentor-teachers will be a liaison between their assigned cohort and other instructors, the program coordinator, and the principal investigator.

Hours

  • Immediately: All mentor-teachers MUST ATTEND training course in preparation for the program. Training will combine face-to-face meetings and on-line technology modules to prepare mentors for curriculum instruction. Compensation provided.
  • Fall 2012: 6 hours/week (64-100 hours over the course of 15 weeks, Saturdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m.) of instruction with program participants.
  • Spring 2012: 6 hours/week (100-150 hours over the course of 15 weeks, Saturdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m.) of instruction with program participants.
  • Tentative start date: September 1

Qualifications
Applicants must have bachelor’s degree in any discipline, experience working with youth from diverse backgrounds, and be at least 20 years old. Familiarity with media technology such as iTunes, Garageband, iPhoto, iMovie, Scratch, Second Life or other equivalent music, audio, photo, movie and webpage making software is encouraged but not necessary. Applicants with special education experience or experience working with children with learning and developmental disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Pay Rate $23.43/hour

Location Downtown ASU Campus Mercado Building C

To Apply Please submit the following: a resume/CV, a letter of interest clearly defining your teaching philosophy and the reason you want to be a mentor-teacher, and the names and contact information of two references. Applications can be emailed to compugirls@asu.edu

Deadline: August 12, 2012. Selected individuals will be interviewed immediately.

Hispanic Research Center Graduate Research Assistant/Associate

Essential Functions
Designing and maintaining several state-of-the-art databases. Writing and optimizing SQL queries. Developing interactive multimedia and dynamic web pages using innovative technologies over Macintosh, Solaris, Linux and windows operating systems.

Qualifications
REQUIRED – Regularly admitted to graduate degree program
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, and strong demonstrated knowledge of relational database principles.

DESIRED
Demonstrated knowledge of:
Languages: C, C++, Java
Scripting: CGI, bash, kshell, cshell, Perl, JavaScript
Operating Systems: Unix, Linux, Windows, Mac OS
Server Software: Apache Tomcat, RealServer, Quicktime Streaming Server, XAMPP, Windows IIS,
RDMS: MySQL4.1x 4th Dimension, Sybase, SQL
Multimedia Tools: Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver
Web Technologies: HTML/DHTML,PHP,JSP,AJAX,XML,CSS
Framework: J2EE, .NET

Application Deadline
5 p.m., Friday, August 10, 2012: if not filled, every other Friday until search is closed.

Application Procedure
 Send cover letter and resume via email to Michael Sullivan, Project Administrator, Hispanic Research Center, Michael.Sullivan@asu.edu

General Information
Pool Recruitment. Salary, $11,749, AY (Graduate Research Assistant – Masters Student); $12,897 AY (Graduate Research Associate – Doctoral Student).

Legislative Internship Program Open House for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

You are invited to this informational event and workshop to learn more about internship opportunities with state senators, representatives and various other state agencies. Join us for this exciting opportunity to:

  • Gain real-world experience
  • Learn about Arizona House, Senate and other agency processes
  • Receive course credits, a tuition waiver and a $4,200 stipend.

Tuesday, August 28
2:30–4:30 p.m. PDT
A.E. England Building, ASU Downtown Phoenix campus
424 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
RSVP at sls.asu.edu/AZinternships

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