Week of Nov. 23

Sexual Health Peer Education Program through the Office of Health Promotion and Education
This program consists of a two-semester commitment and is designed to prepare students to become peer educators of sexual health. Sexual health peer educators will present educational programs to students on WMU’s campus as well as local high schools and community colleges. Sexual health presentations cover a number of issues and topics pertaining to the elements of healthy intimate relationships including healthy communication, common risky behaviors of college students, prevalent sexually transmitted infections and methods of protection, and available methods of contraception.

This program works with a variety of departments and qualifies as credit for field placement, practicum, internship, and general elective credit. Time commitment ranges from 6 to 10 hours per week and many of the program commitments are flexible and designed around your schedule. Involvement in this experience offers a number of rewards for successfully completing your two-semester commitment including earning a national certification as a peer educator, letters of recommendations and references for both employment and graduate school as well as extensive networking opportunities around campus.

For more information, view the website: https://www.wmich.edu/healthcenter/healthpromotion/sexual-health/sexual-health-peer

Wesustain Internship Program for Spring 2016
The Office for Sustainability will be hiring 8-10 new students for the Wesustain Internship Program. The goal of this program is (and has been) to cultivate informed, critical thinkers that serve as ambassadors for sustainability through leadership development and experiential learning. Students explore topics specific to themselves, the Office for Sustainability, the university as a whole, and the greater global community throughout our semester-long, paid internship. The application deadline is Dec. 1, 2015 at 5 p.m. To view the application and for more information visit: http://wmich.edu/sustainability/opportunities/internships.  Or view this flier.

Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)
The SURP is an intensive, nine-week internship designed to provide research experience and mentorship for undergraduate students who are interested in biomedical research. Under the guidance of a faculty mentor, interns will complete an independent research project and present their findings at a competitive poster session. The program runs from Monday, June 13 through Friday, August 12, 2016. Students must be able to commit to this entire period in order to participate. For more information, view the website: https://www.fredhutch.org/en/education-training/undergraduate-students.html.

Wolf Trap National Park
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts is a majestic natural setting for over 100 performances across all genres every summer. Home to the architecturally stunning Filene Center and the charmingly intimate Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, the 117-acre park offers dining and hospitality amenities throughout the summer season, and year-round recreational opportunities, including hiking trails, picnic areas and sledding. If you are interested in learning about interning with Wolf Trap, read “Wolf Trap Interns: A day in the life”. Year-round internships are available.

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