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Thursday, December 31, 2015

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  1. Bear Necessities Week 5
  2. Civic Engagement Minor
  3. Volunteer Work for Williams Institute
  4. Holiday Card Contest
  5. Student Clerk Position
  6. David Geffen School of Medicine Internship



Bear Necessities Week 5

This week’s Bear Necessities highlights Bruin Start Up Fair 2015, Parent’s Weekend, and College Academic Counseling’s Graduate on Time Workshops.


Upcoming Events and Deadlines:


• Winter Quarter 2016 Schedule of Classes is available online at www.registrar.ucla.edu



• Graduate on Time workshop for first year students from 6:45PM to 8:45PM on The Hill



• Graduate on Time workshop for transfer students from 2:00PM to 3:30PM in A-316 Murphy Hall



• Students can check their enrollment appointments for Winter Quarter 2016 on their MyUCLA account

• Parents’ Weekend begins! Visit www.parentsweekend.ucla.edu for more information about events and activities



• Last day to chage grade type for classes without petition (P/NP to Letter Grade OR Letter Grade to P/NP)


For more information, consult this website: http://www.ugeducation.ucla.edu/counseling/ask/newsletter/UCLAconfidential.pdf



Civic Engagement Minor

Through service learning, coursework, internships, and research, this minor will help you develop the knowledge, skills, and ability to create change.

Please join us for an information session about the Civic Engagement Minor.

·        Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 

·        Time: 3:30pm – 4:30 pm

·        Where: A-316 Murphy Hall

For more information please visit our website: www.civicengagement.ucla.edu.

You can register for the information session on MyUCLA by going to the “Academics” tab and clicking on the link “Workshops.”  Search for “Civic Engagement.”  Please register to attend.


Volunteer Work for Williams Institute

Volunteer Timekeepers Needed for Williams Institute Moot Court Competition

Saturday, February 27, 2016

UCLA School of Law

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.

Now in its twelfth year, the Williams Institute hosts the only national moot court competition dedicated exclusively to the areas of sexual orientation and gender identity law.  Volunteers are asked to serve as timekeepers for the two preliminary rounds of the competition.  Volunteers are welcome to stay to watch the afternoon rounds and will receive a free ticket to the Williams Institute Gala Reception on April 8, 2016.

For more information about the event:


To volunteer as a timekeeper, please contact us at williamsmootcourt@law.ucla.edu.

Thank you and we look forward to your participation!


Holiday Card Contest

The deans of the College this year would like to ask students to submit their own designs for the cover of the College holiday card.  

All full-time, regularly enrolled UCLA students in the College are invited to submit their designs for the UCLA College Holiday Card design contest. The winning design will be used by the Deans of UCLA College. The winning designer will receive a $500 gift. Designs can be submitted through 12:00 p.m. Monday, November 30, 2015 to collegecomm@support.ucla.edu.

Here is a link to the flyer for this contest: https://exchange2010.ss.ucla.edu/owa/attachment.ashx?attach=1&id=RgAAAABE26TiyPfvRa8JScoMHsIRBwAA%2fR5dzbpuTK3tVzEPA1vNAAAA2sPTAAAA%2fR5dzbpuTK3tVzEPA1vNAAALwDgXAAAJ&attid0=BAAAAAAA&attcnt=1


Student Clerk Position

At least one Social Media Assistant position is available (20 hours per week; $12.50 hourly). We are looking for both work study and regular hire.

CRESST is a national research institute in the Graduate School of Education and Information Sciences. You will work with the Director of Communication to

formulate and implement a social media strategy.



● Build and execute social media strategy through competitive research, messaging and audience identification.

● Generate, edit, publish and share daily content (original text, images,) that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to take action

● Optimize CRESST pages within each platform to increase the visibility of CRESST’s social content

● Moderate all user-generated content in line with the moderation policy for each community

● Create editorial calendar and syndication schedules

● Continuously improve by capturing and analyzing the appropriate social data/metrics, insights and best practices, and then acting on the information



● Excellent writing, editing (photo/video/text), presentation and communication skills

● Social networking experience and social analytics tools knowledge

● Knowledge of online marketing

● Positive attitude, detail oriented with good multitasking and organisational ability

● Major in Communications, Business, English, Education a plus.


Contact Deborah Hafford at dhafford@ucla.edu if you are interested in this position.


David Geffen School of Medicine Internship


Find your career path at UCLA

  • Paid internship
  • Learn the basics of Fund Management
  • Gain knowledge on Contract and Grant Administration, Budget, Financial Management
  • Increase your problem solving skills
  • Receive mentoring from subject matter experts

Visit: http://bx.dgsom.ucla.edu/pages/internship for more information!!

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