Employment Opportunity – Instructor Positions

We are seeking test preparation instructors for our GRE and SAT classes.  These are part-time positions with classes once per week on Sundays.  We seek intelligent, charismatic instructors who have both top test scores and excellent teaching skills.  Our company has a social mission to provide top caliber test preparation courses at a value price.  Team Sherwood is committed to the social responsibility of accessible test preparation courses: Everyone deserves to put their best score out there.

Salary: $30.00 per hour for GRE and/or SAT classroom instruction.

Qualifications

  • Education: Current graduate or professional student (Ph.D. (or equivalent), Master’s, J.D.); or Completed Ph.D. (or equivalent), J.D., or Master’s degree.
  • Test Scores: Top-tier test scores on one of the following: GRE, GMAT, LSAT, SAT, or ACT.
  • Teaching Experience: Have taught at least one university semester/quarter class.  Prior university teaching experience is required.
  • Quantitative and Verbal Skills: Must have BOTH excellent math and verbal/writing skills.  Sherwood Test Prep Instructors teach the entire course.
  • Consistent Sunday Commitment: We seek team players who are flexible and can teach on consecutive Sundays throughout the entire year.  We only take off four weekends per year (those corresponding to): Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s.  Instructors can teach from 3 to 6 hours per weekend.

Summary

If interested, please send your (1) Cover Letter, (2) Resume/Vita, and (3) Test Scores to:  employment@sherwoodtest.com

Interviews and hiring are to commence immediately.Teaching test preparation is a fun and rewarding experience.  As an instructor you will have the opportunity to help bright, high-achieving students achieve their goals and dreams of entering their first choice Universities and programs.  We hire good people who are intelligent, compassionate, honorable, and dependable.  All test prep instructors are respectfully treated as faculty members and are afforded autonomy and latitude in the courses they teach. At Sherwood Test Prep, our work is to help others.

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Internships available for students

My name is Kait and I am a Field Organizer with the Public Interest Research Group (PIRG).

We are now accepting applications for our spring internship program. Students can run campaigns ranging from combating hunger and homelessness to making textbooks more affordable. They’ll learn how to recruit a team, plan an event, work with the media, and build grassroots support for important issues. Students can apply here: http://www.studentpirgs.org/page/sp/campus-internships.

Please find below the link to our internship application. Students can also find out more information on our organization and our campaigns on our website.

Sincerely,

Kait Herick
Field Organizer
PIRG

PIRG Activist Internships
Meet new people, get involved in your community, learn important skills, and make a difference on the issues that matter. Interns take on a leadership role within a campaign, and in many cases are able to receive course credit for their work.

Spring 2013 Campaigns:

  • Clean Air
  • Make Textbooks Affordable
  • 21st Century Transportation
  • Hunger Clean Up

Apply for a PIRG internship here: http://www.studentpirgs.org/page/sp/campus-internships.

VCU Research Training Program Flyers

Please find attached four flyers about our Research Training programs. The VCU Center on Health Disparities offers several programs and opportunities designed to diversify the workforce in biomedical research.

IRACDA is a post-doc program (Institutional Research and Academic Career Development award)
http://www.healthdisparities.vcu.edu/?id=1346&sid=10

IMSD PhD is our graduate student program (Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity PhD Program)
http://www.healthdisparities.vcu.edu/?id=1344&sid=10

Please post or share these flyers as you see fit, and encourage students to apply!

IRACDA FLYER (Pdf)

IMSD PHD FLYER (Pdf)

STEM Funding From Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Eligible applicants include current undergraduates, recent college graduates, midcareer professionals, and retirees who have majored in, or had careers in, STEM fields. Fellows receive a $30,000 stipend, admission to a master’s degree program at a well-established partner university, and preparation for teacher certification in science, mathematics or technology education.

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellows are among 21,000 Woodrow Wilson Fellows who, over more than six decades, have produced world-class scholarship, teaching, and service. They include 13 Nobel Laureates, two Fields Medalists, 35 “genius grant” MacArthur Fellows, and leaders in every sector. They represent a remarkable network.

For more information, visit http://www.wwteachingfellowship.org. We look forward to hearing from you!

Sincerely,

Edward Crowe & Audra Watson
Co-Interim Directors

Fellowships for Graduate Studies at the Institute for Shock Physics

Graduate students from a range of disciplines (Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, and Applied Mathematics) have the opportunity to study the response of materials at extreme conditions in the Institute for Shock Physics (ISP).

As members of various academic departments within the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, and Engineering, graduate students will conduct exciting research projects for their Ph.D. degrees. The Institute emphasizes partnerships involving students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty members from other academic institutions, and researchers from national laboratories to address scientific challenges in a comprehensive manner.

Competitive financial support for outstanding Ph.D. students in the ISP is also available. Please visit the ISP Graduate Studies website for more information http://www.shock.wsu.edu/education/.

For information about the Institute, visit http://www.shock.wsu.edu.

Institute for Shock Physics

Washington State University

509-335-5345

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