Whew, can you believe that week 8 is coming to an end? At least a little break is on our way next week. We hope your Thanksgiving is wonderful, whether that be you getting some extra rest or going to see family! 🙂


  • Term Dates: Sep 22 – Dec 10
  • Phase 1 Registration: May 16 – Jun 2
  • Last day to S/U a course AND withdraw from a course: Nov 12
    • Deadline has already passed, but there is a petition form.
  • Last day to withdraw from term: Dec 3
  • Finals week: Dec 6 – Dec 10


Mental Health First Aid training for Extension

  • Date and time: NOW, November 19th, 2021 @ 8:30-4:00 PM
  • Mode of event: online over Zoom
  • Registration deadline: November 17, 2021 @ this link
  • Develop skills and confidence to help others in crisis and promote healing
  • Participants will complete 2 hours of self-paced pre-work and 6 hours of group training
  • Training covers
    • Mental health conditions, stigma
    • Substance abuse disorders
    • Community resources for getting help
    • How to respond to a person in crisis

Diversity Visitation Event for Research and Graduate Education

  • 3-day biomedical research program held on Florida campus of the Scripps Research Institute
    • In-depth preview of TSRI’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF) program
  • Workshops and talks by TSRI faculty members, tour laboratories, meet with graduate students
  • Eligibility undergraduates currently enrolled in their sophomore, junior, and senior years
    • Those interested in graduate studies encouraged to apply
  • Travel to the Jupiter campus, food, and lodging covered
  • Program dates: January 6th-8th, 2022
  • Application deadline: November 21st, 2021
  • Learn more about program and how to apply

National Collegiate Research Conference (NCRC)

  • Dates and times conference held: January 21– 23, 2022
  • Large-scale forum held annually at Harvard University (tentative virtual due to COVID)
    • Most accomplished undergraduate students convene to share their research in humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences
  • Goal: provide student researchers w/ opportunity to hear from world’s leading authorities in academia, policy, and industry
  • Application deadline: December 1st, 2021 by 8:59 PM PST
  • Contact for questions: programming@hcura.org

Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)

  • FREE transformative 6 week summer experience for aspiring health professions
    • Must be a freshman or sophomore in college
  • Room and board free, $500 travel and $600 attendance stipend
  • Over 65% of scholars who apply to medical or dental school are accepted
  • Applications opened Monday, November 1, 2021!
  • Application deadline: February 5, 2021 8:59 PST
  • Want to learn more? Go to their webinar via Zoom link on one of these dates:
    • Monday, December 6, 2021 @ 12 PM
    • Wednesday, December 15, 2021 @ 2 PM
    • Tuesday, December 28, 2021 @ 11 AM
    • Thursday, January 6, 2021 @ 12 PM
    • Friday, January 14, 2021 @ 10 AM
    • Wednesday, January 19, 2021 @ 4 PM
    • Tuesday, January 25, 2021 @ 11 AM

University of South Carolina Live Pre-Health Conferences

  • Date and times: sessions throughout 9/21/2021 – 11/23/2021
  • Department of Public Health Sciences @ Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)
  • Virtual informational sessions about MS/PhD programs in Biostatistics and Epidemiology
  • RSVPing for a session

Pre-Therapy and Allied Health (PTAH) Club

  • Supports students interested in PTAH fields
    • Includes PT, occupational therapy, athletic training, nursing, physician assistant studies and medical school
  • Provide students opportunities to advance knowledge in PTAH via volunteer and job opportunities
  • Connect w/ peers and raise awareness for individuals w/ disabilities via fundraising
  • Contact to be added to listserv or more information: Taylor Altick


Renaissance Scholarship

  • Freshman and sophomore years eligible
  • $4,000 renewable scholarship open to high-achieving, low-income, and first-generation students
  • Application deadline: February 1st, 2021
  • More information on program and application website
  • Contact for questions: Callie (707-496-6009) or Shayna (503-707-4238)

CPHHS Scholarship Applications for 2022-23

  • Application deadline: February 15th, 2022
  • CPHHS scholarships applied through ScholarDollars portal
  • All submitted CPHHS scholarship applications to be reviewed and scored based on the open-ended questions
  • If awarded, offer letters emailed to nominees around mid-spring term (about Week 5-6)
    • If not accepted by deadline, offer will be given to another student

Jason Halstead and Robert Chapman Scholarship Fund

  • Scholarship to help Oregon’s students who embody role of a leader and change-maker
  • Scholarship via Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC) portal
  • Application deadline: Tuesday, March 1st, 2022
  • Contact for questions: email Megan McElroy or by phone @ (503) 227-6846

Ford Scholarship Program for Adults or Single Parents Over 25

  • Application deadline: Tuesday, March 1st, 2022
  • Ford Opportunity Program assists adult learners to obtain a college degree
    • Originally a program just for single parents so they are still strongly encouraged to apply
  • Scholarship amount: covers 90% of unmet college costs and is calculated on the college’s Cost of Attendance
  • Learn more about program and how to apply


Virtual/Online Volunteering

  • Need more flexibility due to COVID, time commitments, or other reasons?
  • Volunteer online via this document full of online opportunities

Beavs Volunteer Service Projects

  • Register for any of the below events at CEL here
  • Benton Habitat for Humanity: Fridays 12 – 3 PM
  • Heartland Humane Society: Mondays 1 – 3:30 PM
  • Corvallis Parks and Rec: Thursdays 3:30 – 5:30 PM
  • Unity Shelter, Room at the Inn: Fridays 10:30 AM – 2 PM
  • Starker Arts Garden for Education (SAGE): Wednesdays 1 – 3:30 PM

Foster Families at Every Child Linn Benton

  • DHS-affiliated organization supporting foster families
  • Monthly Foster Parent Night Out (FPNO) happens every Saturday 4 – 8 PM
    • Parents drop their children (bio and foster) off at a local church building for food, fun, and activities
  • In need of volunteers to help during FPNOs
  • Students interested in teaching, etc. highly encouraged to help out
  • Application here


Congressman Blumenauer Internships

  • Internship dates: January to April 2022
  • Mode: remote and in-office hybrid
  • Opportunity for students/recent grads to: get exposure to Capitol Hill, Congressional District Operations and experience in policy, communications, field representation and constituent casework fields
  • Stipend: $1000-2000/month depending on time commitment
  • Application deadline: November 28th, 2021
  • Click here for more information and the application process

Congressional Internship Program for Summer 2022

  • First-hand experience in legislative halls of Congress
    • Close exposure to U.S. legislative process
    • Working 4 days/week on Capitol Hill
  • Interns places w/ member of Congress who serves district in their home state
  • Free housing, domestic round-trip transportation to DC, and salary
  • Students interested in public service and public policy encouraged to apply
  • Application deadline: December 1, 2021 @ 8:55 PM

Floating Aides at Corvallis Montessori School

  • Hiring multiple people for daytime and afternoon coverage as a floating aid
  • Those interested in education, human services, child care, and who would like to get first-hand knowledge of the school experience for young children encouraged to apply
    • Children at the school are 18 months to 6 years old
  • Application and contact for questions: email info@corvallismontessori.org w/ a resume, cover letter, and any other questions about the position and the school itself

Corvallis Zion Early Learning Center Hiring

  • Do you love to hold babies? Do art projects? Or even make an impact on a child’s life?
  • Great opportunity for those in education or enjoy working w/ children
  • Zion teaches students 6 months to 11 years old
  • Starting wage $12.75, flexible working schedules from 7:30a – 6pm, weekends off
  • Contact for questions: Noelle Arnold

Search for an Early Childhood Nature Programs Assistant

  • Corvallis Environmental Center hiring
  • Part-time position during school year and possibility for full time in summer
    • Would be a great fit for a student with flexible scheduling
  • Duties: assist in implementing NaturePlay programs and administering evaluations
  • Application and contact for questions: Anna Secreast w/ a resume, cover letter, and any other questions about the position and the school itself

Internship Opportunities at Our Children Oregon

  • Currently recruiting Winter 2022 interns for multiple positions
  • Internship positions open:
    • Community Engagement & Coalition Building
    • Youth Engagement
    • Development Intern
    • Data & Research
  • Internship focus: advocacy, development, youth support, community engagement
  • Appropriate for HDFS 310 and possible option for HDFS 410 split option
  • Contact for questions: Raquel Salazar, Intern Program Manager
  • Internship webpage for more information

Summer Positions Open at B’nai B’rith Camp

  • Jewish organization w/ variety of camps in Oregon
  • Day camps across Oregon and an overnight camp in Lincoln City running June 19 to August 19
  • Looking for college students who have a passion for working with children, creating meaningful relationships, and having fun
  • Opportunity to: earn money and college credit, grow personally and professionally, cultivate relationships w/ people from around the world, become a mentor and change a child’s life
  • Camp webpage for more information and how to apply
  • Day camp contact for questions: Abby Evonuk
  • Overnight camp contact for questions: Nathan Schloss

Kidco Head Start

  • Various job openings in Albany, Corvallis, and Lebanon
  • Job category openings: administration, center support, education
  • HDFS Child Development and education double degrees encouraged to apply!
  • Kidco’s focus: making a difference in the lives of children
  • Click here for more information and to apply, click “Kidco position openings

Insight for Action Looking for a Project Job Assistant

  • Graduating students encouraged to apply!
    • Required: a bachelor’s degree in public health or related field
  • Looking for an organized project assistant to a small team of three part-time
  • Hourly position up to10 hours/week w/ hours fluctuating depending on projects
    • $25-30/hour depending on experience
  • Will work from home and needs access to a computer, internet, and phone
  • Proficiency in MS Office: Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point 
  • Required: at least one year of relevant paid or internship-based work experience in an office/professional or academic setting
  • Application: email a resume and cover letter to Ronda Zakocs, Founder & Principal


COVID Testing Sites @ OSU

  • The LaSells Stewart Center: Monday – Friday, 10am – 3PM
  • Student Experience Center: Monday – Friday, 10am – 3PM

Human Services Resource Center: M – F, 8am – 7PM

  • Can loan you free textbooks for the term
  • Can loan you technological devices (computers, calculators, etc.)
  • Can help you apply for SNAP Food Stamps
  • Provides food assistance on campus (MealBux)
  • Provides food pantry and food/grocery bags
  • Provides laundry facilities
  • Contact: hsrc@oregonstate.edu | SNAP.HSRC@oregonstate.edu | 541–737–3747

Academic Success Center: M – F, 9am – 5 PM

  • Provides academic support services for student success and engagement
  • Free 1-on-1 academic coaching
  • Helps navigate time management, test preparation, test taking, procrastination, and stress reduction
  • Methods on getting organized and managing work-load via pre-made checklists
  • Writing center offers feedback on writing assignments from trained peer consultants
  • Helps set up study spaces/groups
  • Contact: success@oregonstate.edu | 541-737-2272

Supplemental Instruction (SI) Tables: M – F, 9am – 5 PM

  • Study tables w/ group study led by peers who have excelled in those challenging courses
  • Highly interactive, less lecture and more discussion/activities
  • Tables for most Bacc-core courses and more
  • Contact: supplemental.instruction@oregonstate.edu | 541-737-2272

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