Greater University Tutoring Service

GUTS is the largest tutoring service on campus. The Transitions Program holds informational panel sessions for undergraduate students to have their questions answered by current graduate and professional students. It also allows the undergraduate students to hear about first-hand experiences of graduate student life. There are panel-style seminars assist undergraduate students in understanding the graduate and professional school application process.

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Sifting and Winnowing

Sifting & Winnowing: the Wisconsin Undergraduate Policy Journal is currently recruiting submissions! We are looking for pieces that are relevant to topics in policy, law and public service.
This publication is student-run and will publish work written by undergraduate students from universities around Wisconsin.
Please submit all pieces as a Microsoft Word document and follow the Chicago citation style with either footnotes or endnotes. We will accept pieces between 8 and 30 pages. Longer papers will be accepted on the assumption that they will be shortened to meet this requirement. We welcome any questions about the above requirements and ask that submitting authors be receptive to feedback and constructive criticism.
 
Personal Information
  1. Your name
  1. Academic major(s)
  1. Graduation date
 
Piece Information
  1. Piece title
  1. Topic
  1. Short abstract (250 words)

Peace Corps Application Workshop: Federal Resume

Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Time: Noon-1:30 p.m.

Location: 336 Ingraham Hall

Description: Looking to apply to the Peace Corps, but your resume needs work? Come join us for an introduction to the Peace Corps application process and federal resume building workshop.

Website: https://go.usa.gov/xR7US

Contact: 262-1121, peacecorps@international.wisc.edu

Africanists at Work

Come to 260 Bascom Hall for a round table event featuring alumni who transformed their interest in the continent into substantial careers. These alumni have a wealth of experience to share with students interested in Africa-focused careers.

Featured Alumni Include: J. Stephen Morrison, Catherine Thompson, Ambassador John E. Lange, Anthony Carrol, and Leslie Zelenko.

We hope to see you there on October 20th at 12:00 PM.

 

Internship Opportunities with Representative Brooks

Representative Rob Brooks is looking for interns to serve in his office. Responsibilities include policy research, summarizing legislation, responding to constituent inquiries and assisting in office operations. The internship is flexible and the office can accommodate busy schedules.

If you have interest in applying, submit a resume and writing sample to Darla.flemming@legis.wisconsin.gov

Majors Fair Coming Soon

Are you exploring major options? Thinking of adding an additional major or certificate? If you answered yes, you won’t want to miss the Majors Fair.

Majors Fair
Tuesday, October 24
3:30-6:00 p.m. Union South

At the Majors Fair, more than 100 departments, majors, and certificate programs from all eight undergraduate schools and colleges will come together to give you the chance to “shop around” for your major. You’ll be able to ask questions of academic advisers, faculty, or other representatives from each department.

Take time to make a thoughtful decision about your major by attending the Majors Fair!

For more information go to: https://cec.ccas.wisc.edu/majors-fair/

Student Leadership Opportunity

Summer Term is currently seeking to recruit students for the Summer Term Student Advisory Board.

This group acts as a student voice in the Summer Term office, helping to understand what students want and need out of summer programming. It’s an opportunity for students to learn about how Summer Term works and offer feedback and suggestions about Summer Term programming, marketing, or other topics that the students are interested in discussing regarding our summer offerings.

Students can apply at the link above by October 13th (this Friday).