Position Opening: Resident Assistants for the 2015-2016 Academic Year

RA Selection
Hello USC Students!

The Office for Residential Education is currently looking for Resident Assistants for the 2015-2016 academic year.  A Resident Assistant is a live-in part-time position for undergraduates or graduate students interested in serving as a guide and resource for the student populations living in our first-year and upper-division halls as well as our graduate and family apartments.

If you are interested in this wonderful opportunity to become a Resident Assistant please attend one of our information sessions to learn more about the position, the benefits, and the selection process:

INFORMATION SESSIONS:  Any interested candidate should attend an Info Session – you only have to attend ONE, but we have set up SEVEN for your convenience.  We will give all the attendees the RA Application link at these sessions. Info Sessions are held from 7:30pm – 8:30pm.

  • Monday, Nov. 24th – THH 301
  • Tuesday, Nov.25th – Parkside Performance Cafe
  • Monday, Dec. 1st  – Troy Conference Room
  • Tuesday, Dec. 2nd – THH 102
  • Wednesday, Dec. 3rd – THH 102
  • Thursday, Dec. 4th – King Hall (above Café 84)
  • Friday, Dec. 5th – SGM 124

FACEBOOKWe have a RA Selection Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/RASelectionAtUSC .  The Facebook group will be the easiest place for all potential candidates to get information about the RA position and the process.

  • Events: the SEVEN info sessions have been set up as events on this page; we encourage potential applicants to “JOIN” the one that they plan on attending.
  • We will post the link for the application site on this page.
  • We will update when the application is due and send out reminders.
  • We will give advice and tips for candidates as they go thru the application process: application, interviews, what to wear, etc.

In order to be considered an application must be completed by Noon on Monday, January 5th, 2015Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

Should you have any questions, please email RASelection@usc.edu. Good luck and we hope to see your application! ​


Position Opening: YSP Teaching Assistant

JEP is searching for 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:
Deadline to apply: Friday, December 5th, 2014


Position Opening: Graduate Assistant for the Trojan Health Volunteer Program

Position Opening: Graduate Assistant for the Trojan Health Volunteer Program At the Joint Educational Project

The Joint Educational Project (JEP) as one of the nation’s largest and most recognized service-learning programs, promotes and fosters civic responsibility in college students as they make connections between their courses of study and service experiences in the community.  The Trojan Health Volunteers (THV) program, administered by JEP, gives pre-health students the opportunity to obtain valuable volunteering experience in Los Angeles area hospital and clinical settings. Students gain hands-on experience while observing the various aspects of health care. Since 1985, THV has met important goals including: preparing hundreds of USC students to make informed decisions about health science education and professions while providing community clinics and hospitals with much needed assistance.

Currently, JEP, in collaboration with Dornsife Office of Science and Health at the University of Southern California is looking to hire a graduate student with and interest in health, science, and education to develop a partnership with the local private, not-for-profit clinic association and their clinics that work with the low income, under-represented and most vulnerable residents in the community.

The Graduate Student Assistant will assist also:

  1. Help to create a training program to prepare students for volunteer placement in distinct community clinics in the L.A. area.
  2. Help develop, through the collaboration of THV and the Community Clinic Association, a THV Community Health Summer Internship placing students in neighborhood clinics focusing on primary/community health care;
  3. Prepare a training guide for community clinic staff that prepares them to host/work with undergraduate volunteers;
  4. Provide additional resources for the program to expand and enhance the experiences of pre-med students.

The THV Graduate Assistant position is 20 hours per week for the spring 2015 and fall 2015 semesters.

It is open to students enrolled in a USC Masters program only.
Deadline for applications: Monday, December 1, 2014 by 5:00 pm.

USC Madrid Information Session

Greetings from Overseas Studies!

Join us this week for our last information session of the semester and learn more about the wonderful USC Madrid Program.  USC Madrid Alumni will be joining us to share their experiences on the program and lunch will be served.  Please see information below:

USC Madrid Information Session

Wednesday, November 19, 12:00-1:00 in VKC 101

Also remember to like us on Facebook to receive updates on events, program developments and scholarship/career opportunities: https://www.facebook.com/USCOverseasStudies

Problems without Passports (PwP) Meet and Greet

The USC Department of French and Italian invites you and your students to join us at our Problems without Passports (PwP) Meet and Greet!
Tuesday | November 18, 2014 | 3:00-4:00 PM | Taper Hall 120

Learn about the summer 2015 programs to….
Rome, Italy (Italian Youth the “Lost Generation?”)
Louisiana (Indigenous Language Revitalization)
Dakar, Senegal (Literary Culture)

Course Overview
Program Requirements
Program Benefits
Application Process

Please contact Patrick Irish with questions (irish@usc.edu)

For more information, please visit http://dornsife.usc.edu/problems-without-passports/

UNBOUND: KSIP & AIGA USC’s Pop-up Books & Crafts Fair

The holiday season is just around the corner! What better way to begin your holiday shopping than by supporting the independent artists and writers in the area?

Kaya Students for Independent Publishing and AIGA USC are joining forces to put on UNBOUND, KSIP’s first annual pop-up books & crafts fair. With possibilities abound and imagination unbound, the vendors at the pop-up fair will give you plenty to experience, enjoy, and take home.

UNBOUND will be at the Parkside Performance Cafe this Wednesday evening (11/19) at 4. We hope to see you there!

CET Undergraduate Fellows Present: Student-Led Seminars

The Undergraduate Fellows of the Center for Excellence in Teaching cordially invite you to attend our last Student-Led Seminar of the Fall 2014 semester on Tuesday, November 18th from 4-5pm in THH 118. Our seminar will feature two USC undergraduate students who will be presenting on their personal academic passions.

Hayden Smith will be presenting “Illuminating Dark Networks: Open Source Intelligence Gathering and Disruption of Terrorist Cells”
Luke Phillips will be presenting “A Hamiltonian Reading of American History and Politics”

As always there will be free pizza! Please join CET and our featured speakers in exploring both of these intriguing areas of scholarship. We hope to see you there!