Happy end of week 7, Beavs! Let’s push through the rest of our midterms and finals so we can finally get to our well-deserved break! 🙂


  • 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
  • Last day to withdraw from term: Dec 3
  • Finals week: Dec 6 – Dec 10


CPHHS Scholarship Applications for 2022-23

  • Open now November 1st, 2021 through 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

Virtual MPH Open House

  • Date and time: Tuesday, November 16, 2021 @ 5 PM
  • Mode of event: online over Zoom
  • Registration deadline: November 15, 2021 @ this link
  • Applications for fall 2022 program admitting on a rolling basis b/w 12/1/21 – 6/1/22
  • Open house to learn more about Master’s of Public Health program and to network and meet faculty, staff, and current students

Virtual Open House for University of Utah’s Biomedical Informatics Graduate Programs

  • Date and time: Wednesday, November 17th, 2021 @ 4 PM
  • Those interested to learn more about Master’s, PhD, post-doctoral fellowships and certificate programs
  • Department of Biomedical Informatics webpage

Savings and Retirement 101

  • Hosted by Center for Advancing Financial Education (CAFE)
    • CAFE: free resource on campus and provides 1:1 appointments
  • Date and time: Thursday, November 18, 2021 @ 5 PM
  • Mode of event: online over this Zoom link
  • Learn about basics and importance of savings and the steps and methods to use
  • Register to attend at Handshake
  • Contact for questions: CAFE

Mental Health First Aid training for Extension

  • Date and time: 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

Winter Term HDFS Internships

  • Planning to take HDFS 310 or 410 Winter term?
    • Contact Dr. Tasha Galardi NOW so she can help find you an internship and approve your site
  • Anyone wanting to take HDFS 310/410 needs to contact Tasha at least ONE term beforehand
  • Tasha’s office hours (both virtual and in-person)

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:
    • Thursday, November 18, 2021 @ 4 PM
    • 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

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
  • Applications close on December 1st, 2021 by 8:59 PM PST
  • Contact for questions: programming@hcura.org

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


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

CASA-Voices for Children Looking for Volunteers

  • Empowers community volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in the dependency court system
  • Developed program: Cultural Advocate Partner (CAP)
    • Seeking volunteers to be a part of this project that identify with underrepresented groups
  • Required: must be 21+ years of age
  • Must be willing to commit to a length of a case (2 years) and be available 2–4 hours/month


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

Student Public Interest Research Group (SPIRG) Opening

  • SPIRG’s mission: 100% renewable energy, move beyond plastics, and ensure a healthy democracy
  • Student job to recruit, train, and work alongside activists on campaigns that make a difference and reach that vision
  • Full time position w/ the Student PIRGs to work w/ people, gain real skills, and start making a difference on important issues right away
  • EOH students encouraged to apply as issues like fighting climate change, banning plastics, and making college more affordable are OSPIRG’s main goals
  • Positions available for both graduating seniors and recent college graduates across the country
  • Contact for questions: Elizabeth Radcliffe

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

Benton County Juvenile Department Internship

  • 1 internship opportunity in Winter term for students interested in HDFS 310
  • Interest in working with at-risk youth and learning how to prevent youth from becoming involved in crime
  • Department focus: prevention of criminal activity via provision of support and resources for youth and their families
  • Application instructions:
    • Send an email to Derik Hering w/ text of email being a cover letter
    • Attach most up-to-date resume
    • Make sure to write “HDFS 310 for Winter term” in subject line of email
    • Must reach out to Derik right away as internship placements need to be secured in the next couple of weeks

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

Samaritan Athletic Medicine Strength Coach/Group Strength Training

  • Eligibility: Bachelor’s in Exercise Physiology, Sports Science, Kinesiology, and other related fields; certification required and NSCA-CSCS preferred
    • Graduating seniors encouraged to apply!
  • Description: conduct physical activity assessments and provide analysis and training
    • 1-on-1 sessions or group training
  • Goal: prevent, diagnose, and treat injuries related to physical activity (specifically rotation or deformation of joints/muscles caused by engaging physical activities)
  • Time commitment: 40 hours/week w/ 60-70% coaching on the floor/semi-private training environment and 30-40% administrative tasks
  • Benefits: medical, retirement and PTO
  • Click here for more information and application
  • Contact for questions: Kyle Bangen

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

Marquis Companies Hybrid Nursing/Admin Internship Program

  • Dates of internship: 01/10/2022 – 03/18/2022
  • For students interested in nursing field but are not currently enrolled in an accredited nursing program
  • $14.25/hour 10-week hands-on program to understand day-to-day issues of nursing
  • Will work alongside Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) team
  • Read more information about program and application here

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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