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Jun
8
Mon
Shopee Code League 2020
Jun 8 @ 3:04 pm – Aug 7 @ 4:04 pm
Shopee Code League 2020

Are you looking for ways to maximize your summer and gain new skills to support your career search? Are you up for a fun team-based challenge?

Great news – Shopee, the leading online shopping platform in Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Brazil has launched Shopee Code League, a 2-month summer experience (June 8 to August 1) consisting of 6 big data competitions and a series of online algorithm questions. MSU is one of the invited institutions and this competition that is open to all students, researchers, PhD, and professionals. By participating in Shopee Code League, you will get the opportunity to hone your data analytical and problem-solving skills.

If you are interested in learning more or registering to participate, visithttps://careers.shopee.sg/codeleague/

Jun
15
Mon
2020 Virtual Summer of Service Challenge
Jun 15 @ 8:00 am – Aug 9 @ 10:00 pm
2020 Virtual Summer of Service Challenge

Join the 2020 Virtual Summer of Service Challenge today to earn service hours, engage in a variety of service projects, get involved in different communities, earn awards, and have fun!

Starting Monday, June 15th and ending Sunday, August 9th, over 16 service project ideas will be posted on the Center for Community Engaged Learning’s website and Instagram page (@communityengagedlearning_msu) for students to engage in throughout the summer. Projects will vary in theme and service type—from advocacy to volunteering to community conversations. The more projects you complete and reflect on, the higher the award you’ll receive!

Not only is this a great way to get involved, while remaining socially connected and physically distant, but it also provides the opportunity to earn service hours toward the Spartan Volunteer Service Award!  You may reflect on your service, and add to your My Spartan Story Spartan Experience Record–all while helping others and benefiting communities.

Interested? Learn more and register here!

Jul
15
Wed
ImpactHack2020: Exploring American Diplomacy
Jul 15 @ 8:00 am – Aug 21 @ 5:00 pm
ImpactHack2020:   Exploring American Diplomacy

The National Museum of American Diplomacy is hosting its second hackathon, this time virtually! Starting July 15, participants will compete using their tech skills and creativity to enhance the general public’s understanding of diplomacy and its related skills.

Over 100 students and recent grads participated in ImpactHack2018. One of the projects resulted in a full-size interactive at the museum. The projects of ImpactHack2020 will also serve as prototypes to freely-accessed interactives in the new museum.

ImpactHack2020 is available to all ages. Explore the two project options, see the full schedule, and sign up. Interested in volunteering? Contact NMAD@state.gov!

Jul
23
Thu
Michigan State University Master of Public Health Program Virtual Information Webinars @ Online
Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm – Jul 24 @ 1:00 am
Michigan State University Master of Public Health Program Virtual Information Webinars @ Online

The Master of Public Health program (MPH) is a 43 credit, fully online, professional degree program.  The MPH program is designed to ensure that our students are engaged in coursework and practical training to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform successfully, as public health professionals in the United States and internationally.

What we see in the news today is a representation of public health in action. Trained public health professionals including epidemiologists, emergency managers, community health workers, biostatisticians, physicians, nutritionists and more are working together to keep our communities safe and provide the most up to date and accurate information.

With over 600 graduates, the MPH program at MSU has trained public health professionals and some current public health students working on the front lines as our country works through the global pandemic.

Join us for a virtual information webinar. You’ll hear directly from our admissions counselor and academic advisors regarding general program information, our application process and student guidance throughout the program.

Learn more about the MPH program at MSU and explore how you too can become a part of public health in action!

Please register to attend one of these one-hour webinar sessions!

July

  • Wednesday, July 15th, 12 – 1pm – here
  • Thursday, July 23rd, 12 – 1pm – here
  • Thursday, July 30th, 12 – 1pm – here

August

Jul
24
Fri
SELF-MARKETING YOUR VALUE FOR LIFELONG CAREER ADVANCEMENT
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
SELF-MARKETING YOUR VALUE FOR LIFELONG CAREER ADVANCEMENT

Meet WHO Logic, a human-centered valuation framework designed to help you uncover, articulate and leverage value at any career stage. Why WHO? Because What you do matters, but it’s the How and the Outcome that generates evidence of value. Participate in this session and learn how you can use WHO Logic for self-marketing and lifelong career advancement. Your Value Matters!

Brought to you by JANE EVARIAN, Associate Director of ELI BROAD COLLEGE OF BUSINESS, MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

Sign up & view more events here: https://msu.joinhandshake.com/events/511924?utm_source=notifier&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=attendee_welcome_email 

Jul
28
Tue
Gaining Experience for Your Career Success @ Zoom
Jul 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Gaining Experience for Your Career Success @ Zoom

You are invited to join us for our MSU Career Services Summer Series II Virtual Presentation: Gaining Experience for Your Career Success. This presentation will share and also discuss many ways that you can gain both practical and professional level experiences and skills for building a stronger resume and professional development areas. This workshop is applicable to all undergraduate students who are interested in further developing and communicating their current skill set areas on their resume.

Register here: https://msu.joinhandshake.com/events/517442

Jul
29
Wed
THE SECRET TO MEANINGFUL WORK
Jul 29 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
THE SECRET TO MEANINGFUL WORK

The author of 8 books and hundreds of articles, Lynne leads workshops on Why We Work, The Meaning of Money, Finding Your Meaning. In this session, she’ll share insight on how to find your meaning, what to do with it once you have it, and why choosing meaningful work matters now more than ever.

Brought to you by LYNNE GOLODNER, Founder of MAKE MEANING PODCAST

Sign up & view more events here: https://msu.joinhandshake.com/events/511924?utm_source=notifier&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=attendee_welcome_email 

ORISE Department of Defense Internships – Virtual Recruitment Fair
Jul 29 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
ORISE Department of Defense Internships - Virtual Recruitment Fair

On Wednesday, July 29, from 12 to 3 p.m. ET, the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is hosting a virtual recruitment fair to highlight the variety of paid internships, fellowships and research associate appointments available within our Research Participants Program.

During the event, you’ll have the opportunity to:

CHAT with recruiters and mentors from different Department of Defense research programs.

LEARN about the research conducted within those programs.

EXPLORE the paid internships and research associate appointments.

CONNECT with recruiters and get your questions answered.

Learn more & register here: https://orau.6connex.com/event/LIVE/bpp20q3/login?utm_campaign=BPP20Q3&utm_medium=email&utm_source=stars_listserv

Virtual Poster Presentation @ Zoom
Jul 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Virtual Poster Presentation @ Zoom

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, KBS has shifted to on-line and remote undergraduate programs for the summer. While students can’t be here in person, we are offering online versions of several of our field courses and an online professional development program (link). The KBS Professional Development program meets from 4 to 5 p.m. EDT on Mondays via Zoom, and is open to any student interested in learning more about the skills and experiences important for pursuing research or related careers in ecology, evolution, and similar disciplines.

Register here via Zoom (password: KBS2020)

Shop Talk with Kacen Callender, Leah Johnson, Adib Khorram and Aaron H. Aceves @ Facebook and Youtube Live
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Shop Talk with Kacen Callender, Leah Johnson, Adib Khorram and Aaron H. Aceves @ Facebook and Youtube Live

Join us for this wonderful virtual event discussing craft and writing from great authors! This event will be streamed on both Facebook and YouTube live, and will be available for later viewing after the event.

About the Event
Oftentimes, writers from marginalized backgrounds are put on panels in which the sole focus is their identity. In this panel, writers will talk solely about the process of writing: character building, tone, structure, etc.

About the Authors

Kacen Callender’s(they/them) debut novel, Hurricane Child, was the winner of the 2019 Stonewall Book Award and the 2019 Lambda Literary Award, as well as a Kirkus Best Book of 2018. Born and raised in St. Thomas of the US Virgin Islands, they hold a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College, where they studied fine arts, Japanese, and creative writing, as well as an MFA from The New School’s Writing for Children program. Kacen currently lives and writes in Philadelphia.

Leah Johnson (she/her) is a writer, editor and eternal Midwesterner, currently moonlighting as a New Yorker. She is a graduate of Indiana University and Sarah Lawrence College, where she received her MFA in fiction writing, and currently teaches in their undergraduate writing program. When she’s not writing, you can usually find her on Twitter, ranting about pop culture and politics. You Should See Me in a Crown is her first novel.

Adib Khorram (he/him) is the author of DARIUS THE GREAT IS NOT OKAY, which earned the William C. Morris Debut Award, the Asian/Pacific American Award for Young Adult Literature, and a Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor, as well as a multitude of other honors and accolades. His next book, DARIUS THE GREAT DESERVES BETTER, will be released August 25, 2020, and his debut picture book, SEVEN SPECIAL SOMETHINGS: A NOWRUZ STORY will be released spring 2021. When he isn’t writing, you can find him fixing other people’s PowerPoints, learning to do a Lutz jump, practicing his handstands, or steeping a cup of oolong. He lives in Kansas City, Missouri, where people don’t usually talk about themselves in the third person. You can find him on Twitter (@adibkhorram), Instagram (@adibkhorram), or on the web at adibkhorram.com.

Aaron H. Aceves (he/him) is a Mexican-American writer born and raised in East L.A. He graduated in 2015 from Harvard, where he received the Le Baron Russell Briggs Award after being nominated by Jamaica Kincaid. His work has appeared in Germ Magazine, Raspa Magazine, Queen Mob’s Teahouse, and New Pop Lit. He currently lives in New York, where he is pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Columbia University.