AFSCME Internship & Scholarship Program

 Since 2003, the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), has partnered with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and the Harvard Labor and Worklife program on a scholarship program for students of color who are sophomores or juniors and interested in fighting for social justice.  This exciting program provides students the opportunity to gain real hands on experience with organizing workers while earning a lucrative scholarship.Participants of this program are:

  • Placed on an organizing campaign for 10 weeks during the summer
  • Paired with an experienced organizer
  • Provided a $4000 stipend
  • Eligible to receive up to $5000 in scholarship funds
  • Provided a rental car, housing, and travel expenses covered

Ideal candidates:

  • Demonstrated leadership and interest in social justice issues
  • Student in good standing
  • Considering a career in the labor movement when they graduate

The deadline for applying is February 28, 2011 and is quickly approaching. Please distribute this information widely to students, professors, and student organizations to help us find ideal candidates for the program.

For more information please visit To apply visit If you have any questions please contact Philip Allen at

Sincerely, Philip Allen, AFSCME Education Coordinator

Become a CA in Hi-Rise for Spring 2011

Enjoy the unique opportunity of living with and programming for upperclassmen as a Community Advisor (CA). CAs are responsible for programming in the Wood frames, Hi or Lo Rise, Senior Fauver, or other apartments. Like a Resident Advisor, the CAs plan fun and/or educational programs to benefit their assigned area. Working with extensive ResLife support, CAs have a great opportunity to create unique programs and play a key role in community development. The position helps develop many essential life skills while providing the chance to work with similarly motivated and interesting people. Help develop marketable skills while also helping your classmates!

Preference given to the members of the junior and senior class.

More information can be found here:

$Work at Homecoming/Family Weekend$ — App due 10/8

Dear Class of 2013,

Apply now to be part of Homecoming/Family Weekend 2010!  Student workers play an integral role in the weekend by greeting guests at the registration site, assisting with activity and event preparation, escorting guests around campus in shuttle vans, and much more!

Apply before October 8 at 5:00pm:

Contact us at or 860/685-2418 with any questions or concerns.

Wednesday: Community Engagement Fair


Wednesday September 15, 11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Usdan Courtyard    Rain Site: Beckham Hall

Connect with the Middletown community
Volunteer and Work study opportunities
25 Local agencies and Student groups will be there to share opportunities

Sponsored by the Center for Community Partnerships
Questions, contact Cathy Lechowicz (
Can’t make the Fair?  CCP will be at the Student Activities Fair

OCS Employment Positions & Meetings


If you plan or want to work for the Office of Community Service this academic year, which includes:
You must attend one of the following sessions BEFORE beginning any work.  
You will only get paid for work completed AFTER: attending a session, filling out forms, and getting approved.
TUES 9/7 AT NOON, USDAN 110 or
THURS 9/9 AT 4PM, USDAN 108 or
MON 9/13 AT 6PM, USDAN 110 or
TUES 9/14 AT NOON, USDAN 108 or
TUES 9/14 AT 8PM, USDAN 108 or
THURS 9/16 AT NOON, USDAN 110 or
MON 9/20 AT 8PM, USDAN 108 or
TUES 9/21 AT 1PM, USDAN 110 or


Job: Red & Black Calling Society


Looking for a job…   – Apply to the Red and Black Calling Society!

Red and Black Callers have potentially the highest paid job on campus, including a huge variety of bonuses/incentives/commission!  Callers also get invited to special events on and off campus with trustees and prominent alumni.

  • Learn valuable fundraising experience for a non-profit
  • Help raise money to fund the many activities and projects happening on our campus!
  • Put your enthusiasm for Wes and love of people to use! 
  • Be part of a competitive team that will contact parents and alumni
  • Practice crucial communication skills
  • Establish resume builders as you learn our brand-new software
  • Help alumni establish life-long relationships with Wes
  • Highly sought after job on campus, with very limited positions left!
  • Work-Study AND Non-Work-Study applicants are eligible

NEED MORE INFORMATION?  Come to one of the three Info Sessions:

1) Sunday September 12, 2010 from 7 to 8pm in Usdan 108

2) Monday September 13, 2010 from 8 to 9pm in Usdan 110

3) Tuesday September 14, 2010 from 8 to 9pm in Usdan 110

**Resumes and cover letters are required as we will have many applicants.  No expertise is necessary, but good oral communication is critical.

For further information, please contact:  Jeff Breau, Head Manager: or Dan Bloom, Program Director:

Two Internship Opportunities for ’10-’11

Looking to Create Change on Campus Next Year?

Are you interested in any of the following:

providing programmatic and networking  opportunities for various activist groups on campus, facilitating difficult dialogue conversations between students and fostering meaningful connections between students, faculty and staff on campus?

If you answered yes to any of those questions please consider applying for one of the following internship opportunities:

Dwight Greene ’70 Internship

  University Organizing Center Internship

For more information about either one of these internships please click on the links below.

SART Intern Positions

Applications for Sexual Assault Response Team Intern are now being accepted.

The position provides trained peer support to help students navigate on- and off-campus resources and judicial processes.  The intern also acts as liaison between the Davison Health Center (DHC), The Office of Behavioral Health for Students (OBHS), WesWELL, Student Activities, WSA, and other student and campus groups on sexual assault prevention and response initiatives.

A full job description is available at  The application form is available at and is due by 5 p.m. Friday, April 16.

For more information, contact Dr. Davis Smith, Medical Director of the Davison Health Center, at

Looking for a Job?

The Student Employment website, maintained by the Office of Financial Aid, is your one-stop shopping guide to finding on-campus employment. The site features a step-by-step guide to finding a job, frequently asked questions, helpful links, and access to job postings.

Job postings are categorized by type and provide detailed information about positions on and off-campus, desired thumbnailCAROE552hours, pay rates, and direct e-mail links to supervisors to schedule interviews. Students are encouraged to take a look at the job postings to get a sense as to what jobs are available and what they may be interested in. If you find something that you are interested in, each job description provides contact information for the supervisor of that position. Send them an e-mail or give them a call to set up an interview. Job postings are updated daily, so check them frequently.