The Office for Community Engagement is accepting proposals for their Civic Engagement Showcase!
The Civic Engagement Showcase is a forum for exchanging ideas and engaging in conversation with a diverse array of community partners and Grand Valley faculty, staff, and students who are actively involved in community-based projects.It also provides an opportunity for the GVSU community to recognize and celebrate the work of faculty, staff, students, and community partners in developing mutually-beneficial partnerships and engaging the community in civic-minded work. Presenters will be given approximately an hour to feature posters, videos, or other media to share their work and commitment to the larger community.
To be entered into the showcase, you have to complete the form at the link below to submit a proposal. Proposals must be submitted by Friday, March 10, 2017 at 11:59 pm to be considered.
ATTRA has a great, long-running internship and apprenticeship database that is free for students to use.
Opportunities are available by Field of Interest
The Sustainability Program at the University of South Dakota is offering a NSF REU program this summer titled “Sustainable RIVER (Remediating Invasives to Encourage Resilience).” Sustainable RIVER is a full-time, paid, undergraduate research opportunity. In the Sustainable RIVER project, the students will investigate different invasive elements and cultural and natural stressors affecting the Missouri River. The students will conduct an independent research project (see below), participate in six field trips on and along the Missouri River, and produce a team project.
Research projects for the summer of 2017 are:
The Sustainable RIVER project will run from 30 May 2017 to 11 August 2017. Students participating in the project will receive a $5,775 stipend plus additional funding for food, housing, and travel. This project is open to any undergraduate student, but students from community or tribal colleges and students studying sustainability are especially encouraged to apply. Applications for the project can be submitted now through 28 February 2017.
If you would like more information about the Sustainable RIVER project, please visit www.SustainableRIVER.org.
Meghann Jarchow, PhD
Sustainability Program Coordinator
Churchill-Haines Labs 171E
Sustainability Program Facebook Page:
Sustainability Program University Page:
I’m a recruiter with Meijer, and I’m contacting you regarding a job opportunity for GVSU students at the Meijer corporate office. The position is “Environmental Project - Part Time / Temporary”, and can be found via this link:
We are seeking candidates who will be available to work on a part-time basis from December through March. The position will support our Environmental Compliance and Sustainability team with regulatory reporting responsibilities, as well as sustainability-related initiatives. This is an excellent opportunity for a student to gain hands-on compliance and sustainability experience in a fast-paced corporate environment. This is a paid position, ranging from 12-20 hours per week, during normal office business hours (flexible scheduling offered).
Any interested candidates should please apply via the link above. You may share my contact info as well.
Alex Boyd| Corporate Recruiter| Talent Acquisition Meijer | 985/2 | 2929 Walker Ave. NW| Grand Rapids, MI 49544
WMEAC is now accepting applications for the IDEAL scholar intern position.
With this position, It hopes to focus on connecting WMEAC's work through the lens of racial equity and inclusiveness. This student would have the opportunity to continue the WMEAC youth engagement program with a high school student group to create protocol for recycling in schools, create a video competition between students, and present to the GRPS school board.
For more information and application information, click here. or head over to http://wmeac.org/internships/
Spectrum Health is a not-for-profit, award winning, integrated health system based in West Michigan. Our organization includes a medical center, regional community hospitals, a dedicated children's hospital, a multi-specialty medical group and a nationally recognized health plan, Priority Health. We invest in our people by supporting a dynamic, high-performing workplace. Our collaborative approach to patient care includes a commitment to provide an exceptional experience for patients and their families. Spectrum Health supports successful career growth in an innovative environment.
Intern Task Description and Qualifications:
Impact is a non-profit program of leading advocacy organizations, including Environment America and USPIRG. Impact is offering three intern positions to GVSU Students. They are hiring interns to work with us on the ground to create the grassroots energy and power that it takes to win! Interns will have the opportunity to participate in national campaign briefings and activist skills training, all while getting in-state experience and mentorship from their lead campaign organizer.
Apply online at weareimpact.org
A completed application includes the following:
There is an opening for a Marketing Intern at SMG Devos Place and Van Andel Arena! This marketing internship position focuses on providing a diverse array of experience to students planning to continue working within marketing after obtaining a college degree. The marketing department does this by assigning many tasks and projects to the intern, while including the intern in much of the advertisement and marketing decision-making for upcoming events at DeVos Place, DeVos Performance Hall and Van Andel Arena.
Position Summary: Assist in the day-to-day operations of the Marketing Department. Gain work experience within all subdivisions of the department by working with: Director of Marketing, Marketing Manager, Group Sales Manager, Marketing Assistant, and Receptionist.
Find out more about this internship here.
Currently recruiting for full time AmeriCorps positions that will begin service August 2016
Family Literacy Instructors (seeking 6): Teach adult ELL classes to parents of elementary students in GRPS/GHPS, and support parents in gaining skills and knowledge to become their child’s first and best teacher. Experience teaching or tutoring English language learners highly preferred.
Family Literacy Tutors (seeking 2): Work alongside parents of children in local schools, teaching English reading, speaking, and writing skills via one-to-one tutoring. Experience tutoring preferred, ability to work independently and strong organizational skills necessary.
Volunteer Recruiter (seeking 1): Coordinate volunteers to assist with Literacy Center of West Michigan programming. Recruit, manage, and recognize volunteers. Extensive volunteer experience and/or volunteer management experience required.
Learner Support Advocate (seeking 1): Actively recruit and support program participants through relationship building, referrals, and pro-active communication. Manage intake and exit processes. Bilingual English-Spanish required, ability to quickly build relationships and strong organizational skills necessary.
The posting may also be found at our website www.literacycenterwm.org/about/employment. Postings will remain open until filled and interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com.