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See Current Local Jobs and Opportunities Below:

Fieldwork and Data Management Assistant Needed!
APPLICATION DEADLINE: open until filled

Spanish-English bilingual students are needed for data collection in K-12 schools. Students should have some cultural knowledge of the Latinx experience and have an interest in diversity and equity issues. Research will be primarily in middle schools and will inclue equipment setup, data transfer and storage, assisting students, and transcribing/translation of conversation. Pay is $10 hourly; apply to job #3096919 on Aggie Handshake.

Fulbright Canada Summer Fellowship: Open to All Majors!

This 10-12 week research internship with the Fulbright Canada-Mitacs Globalink program will provide exceptional undergraduates with research experience under Canadian university faculty on various interdisciplinary projects and will receive a stipend of $7800 CAD. Apply online.

Extended Application Deadline: APPLY NOW to Intern with the State Legislature

 The Institute of Government and Politics has some spring openings for internships, and is also accepting application for Summer 2020 internships until February 1. Housing is available for nterns placed in Washington, D.C. More information and application available online.

Work Study: Mentor Local Elementary Students through America Reads Program

If you are eligible for federal work-study aid, apply to be an after-school club mentor for Logan City or Cache County elementary schools or Logan City Parks and Recreation. Mentors help students with homework and plan enrichment activities. Paid positions are available during the summer as well as the school year, and you can start anytime. Hours are from 2:15-6 p.m. but can be flexible according to your school schedule. Consider applying by sending your A# and contact information to and gain professional and classroom experience!


Shakespeare, Art and War: Study Abroad in England with USU Professors

Explore arts and history in England! As Britain re-evaluates its relationship to the European continent, immerse yourself in important aspects of its history and culture. Learn about England's medieval heritage; see Shakespearean plays in performance; study the British experience of World War II as a European and global phenomenon. Earn 6 credits in ENGL 4300, HIST 4820, or ARTH 3630. Visit to apply.

Guatemala Alternative Break with USU's Center for Community Engagement

Alternative Breaks promote critical thinking, social action, and continued community involvement by combining service, education, and reflection with local and global perspectives. This program partners with the Peace Corps and community organizations to help local youth graduate from high school. Participants will also learn about leadership and Fair Trade practices and earn 1 credit in USU 2160. Visit to apply.

For More Study Abroad Opportunities, visit the USU Study Abroad Page

and don't forget to apply for Honors Study Abroad Fund support and propose an Honors In Practice contract for your experience!

Submit Your Creative Work to the Oakland Arts Review

The Oakland Arts Review is an undergraduate literary journal based in Rochester Hills, Michigan. The journal accepts comics, art, and poetry, as well as ficiton and nonfiction writing. Submit your work online by December 1, 2019 to be considered for the 202 edition.

Council on Undergraduate Research: Presentation Opportunities

Looking for somewhere to present your capstone, contract research, or another project? The Council on Undergraduate Research website lists presentation opportunities such as forums, conferences, and other events that students can apply for. Don't forget to apply for Honors Research Funding if you're accepted to present at one of these venues!

Kean University Master of Arts in Holocaust & Genocide Studies

This unique graduate degree prorgram in Union, New Jersey promotes interdisciplinary study and may lend itself to those interested in NGOs, Human RIghts institutes, museum and resource centers, and public policy organizations. The Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies (MAHGS) also offers a tuition-free, 4-credit teaching certificate (Teaching the Holocaust and Prejudice Reduction) option within the program. Contact Dr. Dennis Klein for more information.