Happy finals week, Beavs! We have this last week and we’ll have made it through Spring 2021! Good luck to everyone this week on final exams and projects. We hope to see you all in-person fall term, and congratulations to those graduating. We’re so proud of you – happy summer, folks! 😊

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IMPORTANT DATES

  • Term Dates: Mar 29-June 11
  • Phase 1 Registration: May 16 – June 2
  • Phase 2 Registration: June 3 – Oct 3
  • Last day to S/U a course: June 1, 5pm PST
  • Last day to withdraw from a course: June 4, 11:55 pm PST
  • Finals week: June 7 – June 11

HIGHLIGHTS

Grant from Professional Training Opportunities Program

Interested in worker safety and health? The University of Washington Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety (NWCOHS) invites all to apply for the 2021-2022 Professional Training Opportunities Program (PTOP). PTOP offers small grants for research projects and activities that address worker health or safety. Grants up to $10,000 will be made to applicants supporting their:

  1. Research project or demonstration.
  2. Internship or other learning experience.
  3. An activity or program regarding worker safety and health.

The application deadline is August 23, 2021 and click here to go to the direct application link.
For more information on the types of projects they fund, check out these links:

Evaluating Fishermen-led Safety Designs

Be a part of an important paid research study led by Drs. Jay Kim and Laurel Kincl! The goal of this study is to characterize the physical risk factors associated with Dungeness crab harvesting tasks and evaluate the efficacy of fishermen-led interventions that aim to reduce physical risk factors. As a participant, you will be asked to perform a series of simulated harvesting activities for 5 minutes at a time for a total of 4 hours; you will be paid $25/hour. To be eligible, you must be 21+ and demographic information will be collected. If you are interested in participating or hearing more information, please contact Jay Kim or the Occupational Ergonomics and Biomechanics Lab!

Oregon State Scholarships with ScholarDollars

There is still time to complete scholarship applications for this upcoming year’s Scholar Dollars! Search through the ScholarshipUniverse database for scholarships that match your major and career goals. Submit your application by June 15, 2021 to be considered. Let’s get you some money to help out with tuition and fees!

Career Webcast: Self-Employment

Come to the OSU Alumni Association workshop on self-employment on June 16, 2021 12-1pm! If you are tired of working up the ladder to corporate offices or wish to have more flexibility in your career, sign up for this workshop. In this webcast, you will learn about what you need to start your own business, basics on self-employment, how to avoid pitfalls, and resources. Alumnis Bruce Hohensee and Kimberly Jacobson Nelson will show you how they started their own businesses and what it takes to join their ranks followed by a Q&A.

Volunteering for Albany School District on Bike Safety

Calling all students! The Albany School District is holding 3-hour summer sessions to teach 5th graders about bike safety for the whole month of July. This opportunity is intended to help children get outdoors, and volunteers are not required to sign up for the whole month. You can volunteer a day or two or even leave in the middle of a session if needed. Contact Lisa Taylor via email or at 541-974-0027 for more information or to sign up.

Complimentary Athletic Tickets for 2021 Graduates

Good news for our 2021 grads! Because students were only able to attend a handful of events this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, OSU athletics has decided to provide complimentary tickets to home athletic events for the 2021-22 season to individuals who graduate this year. Contact Sara Elcano with questions on this future opportunity!

Ecampus Courses Restriction: Phase I Fall 2021 Registration

The Office of Student Success would like to update CPHHS students regarding Ecampus courses. Starting Fall 2021, the CPHHS will restrict registration access to Public Health Ecampus courses during Phase I of Registration in addition to the HDFS Ecampus courses already restricted. Students can register for Ecampus HDFS and Public Health courses during Phase II of registration. Please visit this website for more information on the Ecampus Registration Restrictions detailing specific courses that are restricted, when it is appropriate to request to enroll in an Ecampus course during Phase I, and how to request enrolling in an Ecampus course during Phase I. 

PAID JOB & INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Food Science and Technology Sensory Lab Assistant

The sensory lab in the Food Science Department is hiring a lab assistant! The sensory lab focuses on running taste tests for food companies. With this position, you will help out with conducting these tests and doing laboratory organization/design to increase the laboratory’s efficiency. Duties include preparing food samples, collecting and analyzing data, and helping set up. Those interested in nutrition are especially encouraged to apply. The deadline is July 5, 2021 and if you have any questions, feel free to email Sue Queisser.

Service Coordinator Positions with Linn County’s Developmental Disabilities

Linn County is hiring 3 Service Coordinators! As a Service Coordinator, you will assist developmentally disabled eligible individuals with goal setting and future planning based on their wants and needs. This planning often involves working with these individuals’ families, skilled providers, and educational/medical professionals. Additionally, you will provide resources that will help keep patients safe, healthy, happy, integrated, productive and as independent as possible. Those interested in the social services field are particularly encouraged to apply here! Direct all questions to Adria Cornell, the quality assurance manager at Linn County DD.

Bright Horizons is Hiring

Bright Horizons is calling all those interested in education! They are now hiring teachers and associate teachers with full-time and part-time opportunities available. Be part of a supportive team in a classroom with abundant resources and small class sizes. Additionally, Bright Horizons offers benefits like 401(k), health insurance, paid time off, and free ECE degrees. Visit their website to search and apply for positions near you!

Portland SummerWorks Intern for $14-20/hour

Are you looking for a job or internship for the summer? Look into SummerWorks, a paid internship program for ages 16-24 primarily for Portland folks. There are many opportunities available for in-person or remote employment, and though the focus is on Portlanders, remote opportunities are available for all. Check out more information on their website here or apply.

Skills Trainer Intern at Trillium Family Services

Trillium Family Services is hiring! As a skills trainer intern, you will have the opportunity to help out with residential treatment, day treatment, school-based outpatient, or prevention programs. For more information, check out the Handshake posting here. Applications are due June 18, 2021 by 5pm.

Community Engagement and Leadership Job Opportunity

Community Engagement and Leadership (CEL) at OSU is currently hiring student employees for Fall 2021! Student employees may be responsible for planning events, meeting with community partners or students for advising, and facilitating educational programs. Hours average 10-20 hours per week. Read more from the CEL Program Specialist position description. The deadline to apply is June 27, 2021! You can find the job posting application here.

Occupational Health and Safety Position with OHSU

Are you an undergraduate interested in occupational health and safety? Apply for the student surveillance position with OHSU’s program: Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (OR-FACE). OR-FACE works to promote worker safety by assessing risk factors in the working environment. As a worker, you will be managing the database and the email that receives alerts from state-wide partners. There is no known due date, so refer to this website for more information or to apply.

Member Service Guide at Devoted Health

Devoted Health is hiring a tech-savvy Member Service Guide! Devoted Health is a Medicare Advantage plan seeking to make a meaningful difference in the health of each member they cover. Member Service Guides will be the first voice clients hear when they call. This position is currently remote, but when things are cleared post-Covid, the position will be back in the office of Boston, MA! Soon-to-be college graduates and those interested in learning about how healthcare insurance plans work are especially encouraged to apply. Direct all questions to Ke’ala Barnard.

Full-Time Position with Casa Latinos Unidos

Casa Latinos Unidos is hiring a full-time bilingual Spanish/English Community Health Worker! They are looking for a dedicated bicultural individual who has experience serving the community and would like to engage in community health and health promotion for Benton County. You will be responsible for helping patients navigate COVID resources, coaching patients on effective management of their health conditions and self-care, assisting clients in accessing health-related services, and more. Click here for more information or contact Cynthia De La Torre regarding questions.

Hiring Bilingual Spanish/English Home Visitor

The Old Mill Center is hiring a Home Visitor! This full-time position is responsible for providing intensive home visits to parents of prenatal and newborn children in the Linn and Benton Counties. The Home Visitor helps families access support services to enhance their parenting skills for positive child development. Oral and written proficiency in English and Spanish is required. The pay range is $18-21/hour. Click here for more information, or direct all questions to Jessica Barker.

Hospice Care Opportunity

Interested in geriatrics or helping out with hospice in the future? A local resident is looking for in-home hospice care about 2-4 nights per week. This paid opportunity provides care for an elderly gentleman at a private residence. Interested parties should call 503-884-5911 and ask to speak with Heather. 

Corvallis Parks and Recreation is Hiring

Are you passionate about the arts, outdoors, and recreation? Build your professional skills while making a difference in the community. Corvallis Parks and Recreation offers a variety of seasonal and part-time positions in areas such as aquatics, park maintenance, youth programs, clerical support, and more! For more information or to apply, click here.

Current openings:

  • Cashier – Aquatics
  • Cashier – Community Center
  • Aquatics Instructor Aquatics Lifeguard – Currently Certified
  • Adult Softball Scorekeeper – Recreation Leader II
  • Recreation Leader I – Youth Summer Day Camp Leader
  • Recreation Leader II – Youth Summer Day Camp Leader
  • Recreation Program Assistant I or II
  • Parks Worker II Parks Worker II – Makeover Crew

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