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  • Mentorship Program Description

    Community Health in Action Mentorship Program (CHAMP)

    Please see the attached flyer which includes the QR code for the application. The application deadline is June 14, 2021. 

     

    The link to apply is also below:

     

    https://luriechildrens2.formstack.com/forms/champ

     

     

  • Native Knowledge 360o: Foundations for Teaching and Learning about Native Americans

    Registration is now open!

    Native Knowledge 360o: Foundations for Teaching and Learning about Native Americans

    A Webinar Series Offered July 21, 22, and 23

    1:00 – 2:15 PM EST

    Native Knowledge 360° (NK360°) is the National Museum of the American Indian’s national initiative to inspire and support transformative teaching and learning about Native Americans. This free, three–part webinar series is designed for education professionals who are new to incorporating more complete narratives about Native American histories, cultures, and contemporary lives into their teaching. Educators whose primary teaching focus is social studies, English language arts, or library sciences and who work with students in grades 4–12 are encouraged to register. We also invite homeschoolers, parents, and others looking for digital educational resources about Native Americans. 

  • American Indian College Fund Resources

    • Nike N7 2021 Internship
    • FREE Tribal Solar Training
    • Native Pre-Admission Workshop
    • LA Skins Fest Film Contest
    • Ford Foundation Fellowships
    • Public Health Informatics Fellow
    • Google Grow Certificates
    • FBI Cyber Internship
    • Next Gen Radio Training

    American Indian College Fund | 800-776-3863 | scholarships@collegefund.org | collegefund.org/student-resoures

     

  • Flyer for Event

    6th Annual Preparing Future Faculty Conference for Graduate Students of Color - Sat., Feb. 27, 2021

    In collaboration with the UIC Graduate College and the Illinois Board of Higher Education, Northern Illinois University is sponsoring the 6th Annual Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) Conference for Graduate Students of Color.  The conference date is: Saturday, February 27, 2021, from 9 a.m-3 p.m. via Zoom. The conference theme is: Becoming, Belonging, and Thriving in Higher Education.

    The Registration Link is: https://niu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4SnNXa5XTXpVUHk

    Registration will remain open until Friday, February 19th. The full conference schedule and the meeting link will be sent to registrants after registration closes.

  • Casey Brown (Ho-Chunk), Comedian Performance

    Date: March 24, 2021 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    All UIC students, staff, faculty, and community friends are welcome!

    This Comedian Performance with Casey Brown (Ho-Chunk) is part of the Alternative Spring Break series hosted by the Native American Support Program, The University of Illinois at Chicago.

    Casey Brown moved from his home state of Wisconsin to takes classes at Second City, the world’s premier comedy writing and performing school. He soon became part of the local comedy scene producing and hosting multiple shows at The Vic Theater, The Gallery Cabaret and Bucktown Pub. He continues to be a leading voice in Chicago's small Indigenous comedy scene.

    "Casey Brown Chicago's Best (Only) American Indian Comedian” will speak to the trials of being in the minority of racial minorities in his people’s own country and how that effects life as a writer, director, producer and performer in the urban setting of Chicago.

  • Great Lakes Native American Medical School Applicant Workshop

    Greetings,

    The University of Illinois College of Medicine Urban Health Program is partnering with the Michigan State University College School of Human Medicine for their annual Great Lakes Native American Medical School Applicant Workshop being held March 26 – 28 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  The partnership includes several other health colleges, primarily in states with large Native American populations such as Minnesota, Michigan & Wisconsin.  The workshop is a multi-day experience geared for pre-med Native American students who plan to apply to medical school within the next two years.  This experience will provide students with the opportunity to meet various faculty and staff to learn tips for when their applying to medical school, research, funding, as well as career development opportunities.  The deadline for all applications will be on February 17th with the admissions decision by February 28th.

    We would like your assistance in sending the attached flyer and application to Native American pre-meds who currently live in Illinois. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact me at any time. 

    Best,

    Garie Pierre-Louis

    Outreach & Recruitment Coordinator

  • Summer Program: Introduction to Research Experience (SPIRE)

    I am happy to announce that this year we are offering the Summer Program: Introduction to Research Experience (SPIRE). SPIRE is open to UIC undergraduate students interested in UIC health careers.

    Attached you will find the UIC UHP SPIRE application.

    It is not a laborious application to complete, and I hope many of you complete it.

    Email Complete Application to fpina@uic.edu. Please Include: Unofficial Transcripts Statement of Interest – Why are you interested in participating in this program (250 words).

  • River Kerstetter (Oneida Nation and of mixed Indigenous/European descent)

    From March 26, 2021 to 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    All UIC students, staff, faculty, and community friends are welcome!

    This casual conversation with River Kerstetter (Oneida Nation) is part of the Alternative Spring Break series hosted by the Native American Support Program, The University of Illinois at Chicago.

    River Kerstetter is a citizen of the Oneida Nation and of mixed Indigenous/European descent. River is an artist and writer who believes that art and storytelling are vital parts of collective healing and connection, especially in Indigenous, Two-Spirit, and LGBTQIA+ communities who fight to be seen and safe every day. She has taught art for youth and young adults for eight years, including at the Chicago Center for Arts & Technology, Columbia College Chicago, and Working Classroom in Albuquerque, NM. She is a co-founder of TIES, a reading series that celebrates Indigenous, Two-Spirit, and LGBTQ+ writers, and a co-founder of the Center for Native Futures, a new Chicago non-profit that works to support Native artists. River grew up in occupied Pueblo lands (Central New Mexico) and now lives and works in occupied Potawatomi, Ojibwe, and Odawa lands (Chicago).

  • Dr. Eli Suzukovich III (Little Shell Band of Chippewa-Cree/Krajina Serb)

    Date: March 25, 2021 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    All UIC students, staff, faculty, and community friends are welcome!

    This casual conversation with Dr. Eli Suzukovich III (Little Shell Band of Chippewa-Cree/Krajina Serb) is part of the Alternative Spring Break series hosted by the Native American Support Program, The University of Illinois at Chicago.

    Dr. Eli Suzukovich III is an anthropologist with a focus on cultural resource management, ethnography, religion, oral history, and ethno-biology. Currently, Eli is a Research Scientist in the Negaunee Integrative Research Center at the Field Museum, where he is a member of the curation team for the renovation of the Native North America Hall. Along with museum work, Eli is a lecturer in the Environmental Policy and Culture Program at Northwestern and a faculty affiliate in the Native American and Indigenous Research Institute at Northwestern University.

  • Assistant Dean for Recruitment, College of Applied Health Sciences University of Illinois at Chicago

    Job Summary:

    The Dean’s Office of the College of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications for the position of Assistant Dean for Recruitment. This full-time academic professional position provides leadership in undergraduate student recruitment and yield initiatives within the college. Using data driven metrics and best practices in marketing, the Assistant Dean for Recruitment provides overall leadership in planning, directing, implementing, and assessing recruitment and yield strategies to meet the enrollment goals of the College of Applied Health Sciences. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining partnerships with feeder high schools and community colleges related to student outreach and pipeline programs.  In addition, the Assistant Dean for Recruitment collaborates and communicates frequently with academic departments across the college and with the campus Office of Academic Enrollment Services on recruitment and yield initiatives. The Assistant Dean for Recruitment utilizes software to manage prospective student databases and communication plans.  The ideal candidate has previous recruitment and admissions experience, as well as a deep knowledge of recruitment policies and practices, and marketing strategies particularly as they pertain to undergraduate recruitment. Travel is necessary for this role.  Candidate must have excellent leadership, attention-to-detail, communication/marketing, organizational, and interpersonal skills.  A commitment to diversity and a client-centered, teamwork attitude are required.

  • Job Announcement Executive Assistant American Indian Health Service of Chicago

    American Indian Health Service of Chicago has a position open.  If you are interested open the attachments.

  • UIC Career Services Events

    Our mission is to empower students in their career development and job search by providing accessible resources and comprehensive services.

  • POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: UIC Office of Academic Program Review and Assessment is accepting applications for the Associate Director position.

    The Office of Academic Program Review and Assessment at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is accepting applications for the Associate Director position.

    UIC is one of the most diverse universities in the nation and has been designated a Minority Serving Institution, a Hispanic Serving Institution and an Asian-American and Native-American Pacific Islander Serving Institution. UIC is the largest research university in Chicago, enjoys the strongest enrollment growth in Illinois with a student body of 33,390 and almost 3,000 faculty, and is in the top 5% of the most ethnically diverse universities in the United States.

    The Associate Director performs high-level management, technical and analytical duties to assess academic programs at the University. With limited oversight from the Director, this position will collaboratively develop and implement processes, strategies, initiatives, and platforms for academic program review and assessment of student learning and prepares qualitative and quantitative reports to a variety of campus constituents including the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs and Academic Programs, Deans, Department Heads, and Directors.

    For fullest consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for three references online at https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=153290 by October 11, 2021. Questions can be directed to Gerardo Jimenez, Director of Operations, at gjimenez@uic.edu.

  • Summer 2020 Faherty Scholarship for Indigenous Youth

    The Faherty Summer Scholarship Program is designed for Indigenous students who are interested in learning more about the apparel industry and want to gain hands-on experience at a rapidly growing business that has a vibrant culture.This is a stipend program, candidates will be paid $15.00 per hour and NYC housing will also be provided during the program.

    Outside of the experience that you will gain from exposure to the business, you will engage in high-impact programming while building meaningful relationships with other interns and team Faherty through a variety of summer activities. This includes 1:1 mentorship, custom learning and development programming, and opportunities to impact business decisions.

    Timeline:Open Application: Wednesday, February 19th – Friday, March 13th, 2020 at 11:59pm ESTInterview Timelines: Continuous throughout the application processLength of Internship: 10 weeks - Monday, June 8th – Friday, August 14th, 2020Minimum Qualifications:Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate programMust be able to commit to the entire 10-week programMust be authorized to work in the United StatesStrong interpersonal and organizational skills, with the ability to navigate a fast-paced environmentHave an understanding that this an internship and that school credit may be applied.How to Apply:Email ​Evangeline@Fahertybrand.com​ with your resume and cover letter.Once you apply, Faherty will provide regular status updates to all applicants on a rolling basis. You will meet with a member of Faherty's People Team and then with the members of the Department.The team at Faherty Brand does not like to say good-bye to talented and high performing individuals. Therefore, should a full-time opportunity become available in the future, Faherty encourages high performing interns to throw their hat in the ring for consideration.

  • AISES Full-Circle Mentorship

    AISES is unveiling it’s Full-Circle Mentoring opportunity for up to fifty AISES members. This year-long program will match and support participants in one-on-one academic and career mentorship. Currently, mentorship matches are only available to college and professional members.

     

    As part of the Full-Circle Mentorship program and with AISES staff coordination, participants will co-create a mentorship plan, check-in periodically, and are encouraged to participate in webinars to enhance their mentorship relationship. Applications will be reviewed and accepted on a first come, first serve basis until May 31, 2020. Mentorship matches will be made by the end of June 2020.

     

    Don’t miss your chance to strengthen your journey by getting a mentor or becoming one, apply for the AISES Full-Circle Mentoring opportunity!

     

    Contact AISES Program Officer Chelsea Chee at cchee@aises.org or 505-289-2691 for more information.

  • EXPLORE THE ROLE OF A MUSEUM CURATOR

    The Andrew W. Mellon Summer Academy at the Art Institute of Chicago is currently accepting applications until March 1st, 2020.

    This is a one-week intensive aimed at college freshmen, sophomores, and non-traditional undergraduate students with two or more years of coursework remaining. Participants receive a small per diem (daily stipend) for the week, plus all expenses are paid including food, travel, and sleeping arrangements. This program is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, which is dedicated to creating opportunities for historically underrepresented groups in the museum field. For more info about these diversity efforts, here is a helpful video from the Foundation's leadership LINK.

    The 2020 program will have a thematic focus on curating Indigenous arts and arts of Africa & the diaspora.

    To apply for the next Mellon Summer Academy at the Art Institute of Chicago, please visit: https://bit.ly/35cP8p3

    Participants who are chosen for the Summer Academy will be eligible to apply for an exclusive Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship (MUCF). This is a two-year commitment at the Art Institute of Chicago where students will be paired with a museum mentor to receive in-depth curatorial training. A list of our most recent fellows is attached below.

  • Job posting

    The Nature Conservancy - IL Operations Program Coordinator

    Attached is one of our most current job openings. This will probably be most appropriate for graduating seniors, graduate students, and alumni. Please note, we encourage students to apply even if they don’t meet all of the qualifications. We manually review all resumes and recognize transferable experience and skills.

  • Attention pre-health majors, workshop opportunity!

    Pre-Health Bridge Workshop

    Washington State University Native American Health Sciences is providing a one-day virtual workshop experience for pre-health students interested in the medical, nursing, pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, veterinary, speech and hearing science, and allied health fields!

    Date: 

    Saturday, November 7, 2020 from 12:00PM to 4:00PM online

    Requirements:

    Identify as an American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, First Nations, or a descendant of a tribe. Be enrolled in 2-year or 4-year public, private, or tribal institution.Be interested as a pre-health major or allied health field, or already enrolled in pre-health major.

    Compensation:All participants will be compensated with a $100 amazon gift card after completing the workshop.

    For more information:

    If you want more information or have questions please contact Evanlene Melting Tallow at e.meltingtallow@wsu.edu

    Register Here: https://wsu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3Vmrr2G73TKn5yt

     

  • UHP-Promoting Academics for Scholarly Success (PASS)

    We invite you to join the UHP-PASS program, which is open to freshmen and new UHP transfer students who are interested in the health sciences or the research health sciences.  A virtual, structured program designed to prepare participants to develop their interests and skills, to apply for any of the UIC Health Science Professions or Graduate Health Science programs. PASS participants will receive pre-health advising on the health sciences, mentoring, and career exploration seminars through monthly opportunities.

  • POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT - Director of the Native American Support Program, University of Illinois at Chicago

    The University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), a major urban research university with an operating budget of over $2.3 billion, is seeking a Director for the Native American Support Program (NASP). UIC serves over 33,500 students comprising what is among the most diverse student bodies in the nation with 16 colleges, 16,000 faculty and staff. UIC has been designated a Minority Serving Institution, a Hispanic Serving Institution and an Asian-American and Native-American Pacific Islander Serving Institution.

    The Director develops and implements academic support initiatives for a targeted UIC student population (American Indian / Alaska Native) that enhances student transition from high school, assists students in acclimating to college learning strategies, and promotes indigenous programming and initiatives as part of a broader commitment to multiculturalism. The Director provides leadership in promoting recruitment and academic support services to Native American students to increase student enrollment, retention and graduation rates. The Director fosters relationships with local and national Native American organizations.

    For fullest consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for three references online at https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=146061 by July 6, 2021. Questions can be directed to Gerardo Jimenez, Director of Operations, at gjimenez@uic.edu.

  • UHP Health Exploration

    The HES is intended to be a professional development program for UIC students with the intent of having participants pursue health professions careers.  This program will be structured to expose participates to students, staff, and faculty in the health sciences. All UHP units will be included in the programming schedule.

  • AIHS Open Positions

    American Indian Health Services of Chicago Open Positions

  • SAR Internship Announcement

    The deadline is approaching (March 1) for the internship program at SAR's Indian Arts Research Center.

    This is a great opportunity for any recent graduates or entry-level museum professionals! Through this program, interns gain experience via hands-on projects in collections management, registration, and educational programming. Time is also allocated to further support interns’ professional goals and independent research interests. Two nine-month internships, which run from September through May, are offered each year. These positions include salary, housing, book allowance, travel reimbursement, and attendance to a professional conference. One internship is open to an Indigenous applicant from the US or Canada, and one internship is open to any US or Canadian citizen meeting the application requirements.

    Application deadline: March 1st

    For more info: https://sarweb.org/iarc/internships/

    Questions? Contact us at iarc@sarsf.org or call (505) 954-7205

  • WiLS is hiring for a one-year, full-time fellowship position to work closely with the Ho-Chunk Nation Department of Historic Preservation (DoHP).

    I am excited to share an opportunity that WiLS (formerly Wisconsin Library Services) is offering, thanks to funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities. WiLS is hiring for a one-year, full-time fellowship position to work closely with the Ho-Chunk Nation Department of Historic Preservation (DoHP).

    Fellows will work with the WiLS Project Director and with multiple divisions of the DoHP, including Hoocąk Waaziija Haci Language Division, and the Ho-Chunk Nation Museum and Cultural Center. This fellowship offers an opportunity to work on digital preservation and curation, Indigenous information issues, and professional development in the library/archives/museum/preservation field. Also, fellows will have a mentor to develop a learning and training plan to support their career goals and research interests while advancing the DoHP projects. 

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. WiLS will start the first review of applications on March 5, 2021.

    Here is a link to the position. Please feel free to send it to any and all that may be interested! 

    Don't hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns about the Curating Indigenous Digital Collections Fellowship opportunity.

    All the best,

    Erin F.H. Hughes

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    If you need any immediate assistance, please contact Emily Pfotenhauer at emily@wils.org. Thanks!

  • American Indian College Fund

    Native Journalism Fellowship

    This fellowship provides Native students an opportunity to broaden their reporting and multimedia skills, while learning from professional Native journalists. Apply by MAY 31!

    ADEA Dental Virtual Fair

    This event connects prospective dental students with 50+ dental schools, their environment and curriculum, student experience and mission. RSVP for the MAY 19 Event

    4H Youth In Action Awards

    4‑H high school students and recent grads can earn a $5,000 scholarship and a trip to Washington, D.C. for National 4‑H Council’s Legacy Awards! Apply by MAY 18!

    Agriculture Fund Deadline

    NAAF helps Native farmers through grants in the areas of business assistance, ag education, technical support and advocacy. 

    Learn more and apply by JUNE 1st!

    NMAI Fall Internship Deadline

    The workshop will helps Native students navigate the dental school application process, strengthen their applications, and expand their network. Apply by JUNE 15th!

    Community Well-Being Fellow

    Dept of Global Health and Social Medicine seeks a postdoctoral fellow to coordinate a new research project dedicated to advancing Indigenous Community Well-Being. Learn more & apply!

    Disney Imagineering In A Box

    Disney has partnered with Khan Academy to provide this FREE online program, with 32 video modules that explore the diverse talents of Disney Imagineers around the world. Check it out HERE! 

  • POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Academic Advisor-LAS Student Affairs

    Position Description:

    This position is a member of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (LAS) Academic Advising Center. It is the role of this unit to assure that, in the continuum from admission through graduation, students’ individual educational needs are met while maintaining the academic standards established by the faculty of the College. As a primary source of College information, the academic advisors in LAS promote and facilitate excellence through academic advising.

    We believe that our services should assist in maximizing the academic experience and student achievement in the expectation that students will become lifelong learners and attain their career objectives. These services are carried out via a two-tier advising system, which promotes reciprocal accountability between a student and their advisors, and also facilitates students’ identification with and understanding of the College and University. 

  • POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:EXTRA HELP SECURITY OFFICER - UIC LAW SCHOOL

    Extra Help - Security Officer

    (Part-Time (16-32 hours/ week- Benefits Ineligible)

    Hourly Rate = $18.80

    UIC Law School – Safety and Security Unit

    University of Illinois Chicago

    Apply by October 15, 2021

    The UIC School of Law seeks 3 Security Officers for part-time shifts and vacation/leave coverage.  The Security Officer maintains security and safety inside and directly outside the law school campus.  The position will serve at fixed posts and/or patrol assigned areas performing a variety of protective duties, including enforcing regulations, responding to disturbances, and serving as a first responder to assist in emergency and nonemergency situations.

    For fullest consideration, submit cover letter, resume, valid documents, and name/contact information of three references and an employment application by Friday, October 15, 2021 at https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=148931

  • Whose Land Are You On? Native History, Contemporary Issues, and Land Acknowledgements

    Date: March 23, 2021 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    All UIC students, staff, faculty, and community friends are welcome!

    This virtual workshop is part of the Alternative Spring Break series hosted by the Native American Support Program, The University of Illinois at Chicago.

    Land acknowledgments have become common in academic spaces, as well as outside of academia, in schools, and at cultural, civic, and sporting events. Join us to gain a greater understanding of the significance of Native history, contemporary issues, and a land acknowledgment and how to create your own. This workshop will include a conversational presentation as well as a guided activity.

  • UIC Heritage Garden Applications Now open!

    Join the 2020 cohort of the UIC Heritage Garden!

    Are you interested in how cultural diversity plays a role in community resilience? Do you wonder how social justice and biodiversity relate to each other? Have you wanted to work more closely with the Centers for Cultural Understanding and Social Change here at UIC?

  • POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:Clinical Research Coordinator, Department of Oral Biology, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago

    The Department of Oral Biology in the College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking candidates for a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator position.  

    This position manages and directs the coordination and timely handling of all components of clinical research protocols, including pre and post research activities, in and outside of the clinical setting. Responsible for the implementation and conduct of multiple research projects. Develops effective patient recruitment strategies. Coordinates comprehensive patient protocol treatment schedules to maintain compliance to protocol requirements. Assists principal investigators in preparation of IRB submissions and the daily management of clinical research. Oversee and participate in subject recruitment, screening, scheduling, testing, and data management of oral health studies.

    For fullest consideration, applicants should submit a letter of intent, current curriculum vitae, and the names of three professional references by October 18, 2021 at https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=153945

  • 7th Generation Coders

    Youth Council Will: Develop leadership role, keep the community informed on COMC events and information, set goals for coders boot camp, and develop a youth handbook.

    *Chicago is a CIMC service area. 

  • JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Assistant Professor – Clinical Psychology

    The Department of Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois Chicago seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position in Clinical Psychology to begin August, 2022. The successful candidate will have a promising program of research, will contribute to teaching and student success at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and will demonstrate competency in incorporating principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the research and teaching contexts. We are particularly interested in candidates who have a research focus on psychopathology; health promotion and intervention; or dissemination and implementation science. However, all areas of research excellence will be considered. Given the department’s commitment to training students from historically underrepresented backgrounds, as well as UIC’s emphasis on serving the surrounding communities, we strongly encourage applications from candidates whose work incorporates and/or benefits populations that are traditionally underserved or understudied in Psychology. 

    Applicants must submit an online application to the UIC Job Board (https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=149801&job=assistant-professor-clinical-psychology) and upload a cover letter, CV, research statement, and teaching statement. Applicants should also provide a diversity statement that discusses past and planned future contributions to diversity and inclusion (e.g., teaching, research, and service). In the online application there will be fields for you to enter the email addresses of three individuals who can provide letters of reference. Questions about the application process should be directed to Jessie Morris-Forristall at jmorri7@uic.edu

    Apply by October 15, 2021. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee co-chairs, Dr. Erin Berenz (eberenz@uic.edu) and Dr. Michael Meinzer (mmeinzer@uic.edu). 

  • Storytelling, Climate Justice, and Self-Determined Indigenous Futures

    Thursday, October 7, 2021

    6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    This program is free an open to all, and will be held virtually on Zoom.

    In this year’s D’Arcy McNickle Distinguished Lecture, Deborah McGregor addresses Indigenous climate change futures envisioned and generated by Elders, community knowledge holders, and the Indigenous Studies academic community.

    McGregor will be joined by Teresa Montoya to explore how we can learn from the past through storywork that may inform our collective and sustainable future.This series celebrates Indigenous scholars, writers, and artists who consistently demonstrate excellence in their work concerning Indigenous peoples and histories in addition to actively addressing contemporary issues faced by American Indian and Indigenous communities.

    NOTE: You can also watch a live stream of the program, without registering in advance, on the Newberry Facebook page or YouTube channel.

  • Upcoming Career Events

     

    In a collaboration with the Gender and Sexuality Center, Engineering Career Center, Engineering 100, oSTEM, and Career Services, the Out in Engineering event will take place next week on Tuesday, October 13, from 6-7:30pm.  This will be an engaging discussion with LGBTQ+ engineering professionals who will share how they navigated their careers, their journeys in college, and provide perspectives for student success.  Registration link:  https://forms.uofi.uic.edu/sec/1153376935.

     

    The Graduate Student Panel (Wednesday, 10/14, @ 3:30-4:30pm) allows interested attendees to hear from current graduate students as they share their experiences and answer  questions regarding their academic and career journeys.  October is Graduate School Month, and this event is part of a program series coordinated by Career Services and LAS Career Development.  Registration link:  https://uic.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZErd-CuqjspHtMtgVQLkyjdMAJ0VoLq9Tkx.

     

    The Impact of Covid-19 in Healthcare and Public Health Forum (Thursday, 10/15, @ 3:00-4:15pm) is the first part of the Health Professions Forum (HPF).  A collaboration with Liberal Arts and Sciences, Applied Health Sciences, and Career Services, HPF is a collection of healthcare-focused programs designed to help students explore careers and connect with professionals working in hospitals, labs, education, non-profits, and other healthcare settings. During this first event, attendees can learn about the various career roles that focus on addressing a wide range of health topics that impact communities and populations, especially during this pandemic. Panelists will share how their work impacts various populations through their lens in hospital and non-profit settings.  Registration link:  https://uic.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYldO2vpj0tGtYh97dOIi3si7RyOGvzNZ0v.

  • Job Title: Data Entry Aide – Federal Work Study Students Only - Hourly Undergraduate

    Apply for this position through UIC Handshake at https://uic.joinhandshake.com/login and upload your resume, cover letter and Financial Aid Award Letter for Federal Work Study

    Apply by Nov. 2, 2020 at 6pm

    Hourly rate: $12.20

    For questions about the position, please contact Michelle Hathaway at hathaway@uic.edu

    Please Click Title to Learn More.

  • AISES Career Hub and Opportunities

    AISES Career Hub and Opportunities Board have free online job and career resource information.At the Career Hub job seekers can scan jobs, upload a resume or explore career resources by industry, state or job function. The Opportunities Board is a centralized hub of information with opportunities like scholarships, internships, and more. You can get access to complete, verified, and updated information that can help you grow your skills and expertise. What are you waiting for? Go to careers.aises.org or opportunities.aises.org NOW!

  • AISES Undergraduate Opportunities

    UNDERGRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES

    Bake & Build Series - ENGINEERS

    On this original television series, where baking meets building, top cake artists and super engineers of all kinds team up to make the incredible … edible! The creators of the greatest edible creations will walk away with a large cash prize!

    Research & Extension Experiences for Undergraduates

    The National Institute of Food and Agriculture funded FAST REEU Fellowship program will provide both Native American and economically challenged students with research and educational experiences for two summers.

    NIJ Native Student Travel Scholarship Program Deadline April 15th

    Are you an American Indian or Alaska Native student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program AND interested in issues related to public safety, crime, and justice? If so, the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) would like to help you explore science in criminal justice and public safety through conference scholarships!

    Summer Employment

    The UW-NPS Research Station, at the historic AMK Ranch, is located on the shore of Jackson Lake within Grand Teton National Park. The station provides housing and financial support for researchers addressing issues in the biological, social, and physical sciences as well as music, writing, painting, and other arts.

    Grace Hopper Celebration - Scholarships and Complimentary Registrations!

    The GHC Scholars Program provides funds for women who are either undergraduate students, graduate students, or faculty to attend our Celebration. Women who get selected as scholars gain access to career and academic workshops, networking opportunities, and memories that will last a lifetime.

    Stipends for Mentoring STEM Students!

    We invite you to apply for the Society for Science & the Public’s Advocate Program, which provides a $3,000 stipend and training to an individual (teacher, scientist, counselor, or mentor) who agrees to serve as an advocate for a minimum of three additional underserved students.

    Hyundai Women in STEM Scholarship

    Five scholarships in the amount of $10,000 each. Write an essay of 500 words or more on what has driven you to choose a STEM-related field for your future.

    Google Summer of Code

    Spend your summer break writing code and learning about open source development while earning a stipend! Many become lifetime open source developers. Application deadline is March 31, 2020.

    National Inventors Hall of Fame

    The National Inventors Hall of Fame is celebrating Women’s History Month by putting out a call for nominations for the 2020 Class of Inductees. If inducted, you or a colleague could join the ranks of world-changing innovators.

    View all opportunities.

     

  • POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Clinical Research Data Coordinator, University of Illinois Cancer Center

    Title:                    Clinical Research Data Coordinator

    Company:           University of Illinois Cancer Center

    Location:             Chicago, IL

    Close Date:         6/18/2021

    The University of Illinois Cancer Center, Clinical Trials Office, is seeking a Clinical Research Data Coordinator. As part of this dynamic team, the Clinical Research Data Coordinator will be responsible for the collection, coordination, processing, and quality control of clinical trial data. This includes pre and post research activities, internal and external to the clinical setting. Responsible for implementation and conducting data management and compliance of multiple research projects. Oversees and participates in subject screening, testing, and data management and specimen processing for a multi-faceted investigation. 

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    POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Finance, Compliance, and Data Management Analyst

    The Finance, compliance, and data management analyst (Business Administrative Associate is responsible for assisting the unit in financial reporting needs for the Office of Technology Management (Chicago campus). Responsible for assisting for the business operations and functions including providing departmental activities related to finance, accounting, contractual agreements, reporting, resource allocation, royalty income distributions, license compliance issues, and other business matters.

    For fullest consideration, the above-mentioned requirements must be submitted no later than Monday, October 25, 2021.

    To Apply: For fullest consideration, please complete an online application by https://jobs.uic.edu/. Please upload all valid certifications and transcripts within the document section of your online application. All civil service positions require an exam.  The exam for this position is a Credentials Assessment. You will not be required to report in person for this exam.

  • POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Part-Time Youth Coordinator at St. Kateri Center

    Seeking an individual who is motivated, energetic and creative to provide and develop youth program. This position reports to and is managed by the Director of the Kateri Center of Chicago. Develop and manage the St. Kateri Native Youth Program. Develop relationship with youth that promotes positive family and peer relationships.

    For duties, responsibilities, and qualifications, please click the title and it will direct you to the website.

    Please send Resume to Deacon Bill Frere via email: bfrere@srb-chicago.org 

    With email subject: St. Kateri Youth Position

  • California Indian Manpower Consortium

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  • Native Alliance Summit, Teach For America

    The second is the  Native Alliance Summit from November 6-8. This year’s virtual Native Alliance Annual Leadership Summit will bring together Teach For America’s American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawai’ian Indigenous internal and external community to build a coalition of relatives, supporters and mentors among Tribal Nations/Villages. Throughout the three day summit, participants will work together to build, strengthen, and share resources that support best practices and legislative advocacy for Native Education. Through collaboration, we will work to strengthen the inherent sovereignty of our Nations through Indigenous thought and philosophy and work to dismantle, decolonize, and Indigenize the education system that has historically harmed Indigenous communities.

  • Invitation to applicants for tenure-track position in Native American Studies and the Environment

    ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES AND THE ENVIRONMENTDepartment of Environmental Science, Policy and Management and the Department of Ethnic StudiesUniversity of California, Berkeley

  • California Indian Manpower Consortium

    The CIMC Workforce Development Program provides job training and employment opportunities for low-income, unemployed and underemployed Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian individuals residing in our service area. 

  • POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: HONORS COLLEGE

    Position Description: The Honors College at the University of Illinois at Chicago seeks highly qualified and motivated candidates for the position of Honors Academic Advising and Program Specialist.  Reporting directly to the Associate Dean and the Assistant Dean for Student Services, the Honors Academic Advising and Program Specialist is a full-time 12-month academic professional position.  This position provides academic and career planning and advising to Honors students by guiding them in the development of their academic and life goals. Develops curriculum, teaches, and provides direct instructional support for Honors classes. Develops and implements Honors academic and student affairs programs involving outreach to internal and external constituencies including students, faculty, alumni, high schools, and community agencies. In support of these duties, develops and maintains information of best practices and literature concerning academic advising and student development theories; program requirements in all UIC degree-granting colleges; UIC Honors requirements and programs and national Honors best practices.

  • NIDA Summer Research Internship Program - applications due Feb 10

    Program:

    The NIDA Summer Research Internship Program supports all students with a focus on increasing underrepresented populations in drug abuse research. Through this program, undergraduate students age 18 years and older are introduced to the field of drug abuse and addiction research by participating in research internships with NIDA’s distinguished scientists at universities across the United States. Students work with leading scientists for eight weeks during the summer. The internship may include laboratory experiments, data collection, data analysis, formal courses, participation in lab meetings, patient interviews, manuscript preparation, library research, and literature reviews. In addition, it is expected that each intern will deliver a formal presentation on his/her research project at the end of the internship

    The NIDA Summer Research Internship Program is in its 24th year. Since the program’s inception in 1997, more than 1,160 students have gained experience in drug abuse and addiction research.

    Eligibility:

    This program provides summer research internships for all undergraduate students 18 years and older, with a focus on recruiting students underrepresented in the biomedical, behavioral, and clinical sciences (American Indian/Alaska Native, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander) Graduating 2020 college seniors are eligible to apply.

    Applicants must be at least 18 years old by May 31, 2020 and must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States (No Exceptions).

    Individuals who have already participated in the NIDA Summer Research Internship Program are no longer eligible to apply.

  • Salary Negotiation Workshop

    Friday, March 6, 202010am - 12pmStudent Center East, Rm. 713

    Join UIC Career Services and WLRC for a workshop on negotiating job offers and salaries and understanding gender pay inequities. Open to the entire UIC community.

    Upcoming dates for the same workshop: Friday, April 3, April 17, April 24

  • CONNECT Update (Networking - Internships - Jobs)

    Native Journalism Fellowships: Apply by April 30th!

    AIBL Summer Internships: Learn more and apply by MAR 15th!

    Native Women Art Fellowship: Apply by MAR 26th!

    Click Article Title To Learn About More Opportunities. 

  • Executive Director, American Indian Health Service of Chicago

    American Indian Health Service of Chicago has a position open.  If you are interested open the attachments.

  • Join AISES and Intel for a webinar on Artificial Intelligence (AI).

    The one-hour webinar is for students or industry professionals who are curious about AI and want to explore AI—what it's used for and why.

    This webinar will take place on Wednesday, March 25 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (MDT).