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Are you thinking about doing an Internship during the Fall semester? If you are, it is important that you get your internship set up before the end of the semester. Recent Internship placements included the cities of Arcata, Eureka and Trinidad, the Board of Supervisors, The Environmental Protection Information Center, The Public Defender’s Office, Planned Parenthood, Arcata House and many more. Your internship placement can be tailored for your interests and your future career. In addition to providing you with experience working in local government or a non-profit, the weekly one-hour class integrates your internship experience with career planning for after graduation. If you are interested in exploring this class, please contact Politics lecturer Kathy Lee (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 707-826-5830) to set up an appointment.

Professor Noah Zerbe, Outstanding Service Award recipient lecture, April 26.

Politics professor and interim CAHSS dean Dr. Noah Zerbe has had a meaningful impact on the University community. He will give a free lecture, “Lessons Learned from Years of Service,” this evening, April 26, at 5 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre. Known as a thoughtful and conscientious leader by colleagues, Noah was instrumental in the creation of the Strategic Plan. As co-chair of the planning process, he led planning groups and later compiled recommendations from disparate groups into one coherent and consistent document. He was also involved in the 2011 transition of the Academic Senate to a University Senate and was later elected Senate Chair. See the attached flier for further details.

Global Zero Action Corps, May 5.

Action Corps is a year-long organizing program designed to train and empower leaders across the country to participate in the international movement to eliminate nuclear weapons. We’ll provide the hands-on training, in-depth resources you’ll need to make a difference. Over the course of the year, you’ll work with Global Zero on creative and impactful campaigns to eliminate nukes. You will have insider access to cutting-edge international policy, work with local and national media, lobby elected officials, learn real leadership and campaign skills, and use all of this to build and lead your very own Global Zero chapter. Action Corps leaders typically dedicate 3-5 hours a week to the program. See the attached flier for further details The early application deadline is May 5, 2017. The program begins with a national training in Washington D.C. in August.


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