NGOs and Social Change, B.A.

A new USC Dornsife interdisciplinary major to inspire new solutions!

NGOs and Social Change, BA

Nine courses (36 units) in which you learn how people in non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and nonprofits promote new forms of citizenship and governance, aim to protect the environment and to lessen the suffering of people around the world. From investigations of everyday interactions to explorations of larger economic, political, and social structures, this major will provide classroom and internship experiences to help you change the world.
Please contact Sociology for more information: 213-740-3533

Dornsife College Advising Survey

This semester, Dornsife College Advising would like to hear your thoughts about our services! By filling out this survey, you will help us improve the quality of service that we provide in the future. You have from now until November 27th to fill out the survey. This survey will take no more than 10-15 minutes to complete.

Once you completed the survey, you will have the option to enter our raffle. Our raffle prizes include:
- iPad mini
- urBeats earphones
- USC Camelbak
- Gift cards to local eateries

There will be two periods where we will be raffling prizes off: 10/24/14 & 11/21/14. We will be having our Grand Prize raffle drawing on 11/21/14.

Survey link: http://bit.ly/1rqMqWo

Advisement Survey Flyer (8.5 x 5.5)

Internship, Research and Volunteer Opportunities Workshop

First-Generation College Student Mentor Program

The First-Generation College Student Mentor Program is offered through the USC Career Center. This program will provide real world exposure to the working world through a mentorship that focuses on professional and career development. Students will be paired with USC alumni who were also first-generation college students.

Students will gain professional development and career direction while fostering a relationship with a person who can be more than a mentor, but a role model. Students will be able to discuss any concerns or challenges they face as a first-generation college student at USC while gaining support, direction and connectivity from their mentor.

For more information on program expectations, eligibility, and application process please visit the following link:

http://careers.usc.edu/students/info/firstgenprogram

Work in Education—Apply to Jumpstart USC today!

Jumpstart is a national non-profit organization committed to closing the achievement gap by providing high quality language and literacy education to preschool students in low-income communities. USC students are trained as teachers and reading partners, and spend 8-12 hours a week in team settings to implement a rich curriculum and engage local families and community leaders to invest in early childhood education. The earn work-study as well as an additional $1,175 Americorps education grant for their service!

Info sessions will be held on Tuesday, September 2nd, and Wednesday, September 3rd, from 7:00PM-8:00PM at TCC 412. Hiring is competitive, and prospective applicants are highly encouraged to attend. Find out more about our program, and network with the staff and alum of a successful national non-profit!

Contact jstart@usc.edu for further information.

Jumpstart Info Session Ad

Job Announcement: Joint Educational Project (JEP) – Science Education Teaching Assistant

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Joint Educational Project (JEP)– YOUNG SCIENTISTS PROGRAM
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Science Education Teaching Assistant

JEP is searching for two undergraduate students pursuing degrees in the sciences with at least one year to commit to the Young Scientists Program (YSP). The YSP Teaching Assistants will be placed at five elementary schools in our immediate USC community to teach hands-on science lessons that will support teachers and students in science education.

This position requires:

  • An interest in science education;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Strong organization skills;
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities;
  • A self-starter, able to take initiative and work independently;
  • 5 hours per week available to dedicate to the position (pay rate $10/hour);
  • Attendance at regular staff meetings.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Presenting meaningful, hands-on science lessons that will be implemented in the at assigned school;
  • Organizing and maintaining the Science Lab Materials at the school;
  • Assisting classroom teachers and students with science activities to promote the development of science education;
  • Other responsibilities which match specific program needs.

To apply, contact Tina Koneazny:
koneazny@usc.edu
Deadline to apply: Friday, September 5th, 2014

Work in Education—Apply to Jumpstart USC today!

Jumpstart is a national non-profit organization committed to closing the achievement gap by providing high quality language and literacy education to preschool students in low-income communities.

USC students are trained as teachers and reading partners, and spend 8-12 hours a week in team settings to implement a rich curriculum and engage local families and community leaders to invest in early childhood education.

They earn work-study as well as a $1,175 Americorps education grant for their service! Priority deadline for the 2014-2015 school year is Friday, April 25th.

Visit jstart.org /apply to begin your application, or email jstart@usc.edu with any further questions.

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