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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:
MONDAY, OCTOBER 26 (Week 5)
• Winter Quarter 2016 Schedule of Classes is available online at www.registrar.ucla.edu
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28 (Week 5)
• Graduate on Time workshop for first year students from 6:45PM to 8:45PM on The Hill
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29 (Week 5)
• Graduate on Time workshop for transfer students from 2:00PM to 3:30PM in A-316 Murphy Hall
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30 (Week 5)
• 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
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6 (Week 6)
• 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in this position.
David Geffen School of Medicine Internship
Find your career path at UCLA
Visit: http://bx.dgsom.ucla.edu/pages/internship for more information!!
Thursday, December 31, 2015