Happy Week 6, Beavs! Priority registration begins a week from Sunday on 2/21. If you haven’t met with your academic advisor yet to receive your PIN, you’re going to want to do that in the next few weeks. Have a great week!

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Important Dates

  • Term Dates: January 4 – March 12
  • Phase 1 Registration: February 21 – March 10
  • Phase 2 Registration: March 11 – April 4
  • Last day to S/U a course: March 8 by 5:00 pm (new deadline)
  • Withdraw from a course: March 12 by 11:59 pm
  • Finals week: March 15-19


Men’s Soccer Intern

CPHHS really likes to emphasize the importance of experiential learning. Lucky for students, the men’s soccer program at OSU is looking for an intern starting in January 2021. This is an opportunity to be immersed in a high-level professional sport environment working with top tier athletes. A successful candidate will understand no job is too big or too small. Roles & responsibilities include managing video equipment, managing training equipment (balls, vests, cones), and assist in recording specific metrics during training sessions. The qualifications include a preferred GPA of 3.0+, a sophomore or junior, and excellent organization skills. This is an unpaid position, but the selected intern will be eligible for athlete priority
registration to select classes before general students. This helps ensure classes & class times are optimal for their schedule & academic plan. If you want to apply, send your resume to Alex Guyer.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

This year, the College of Business is offering free tax preparation services for low to middle-class individuals and families (<$72,000). This includes students, staff, faculty, and community members. Services are available by appointment only from February 1 – March 6. Participants will schedule an initial phone or Zoom interview appointment to confirm they qualify, ensure they have their tax documents, and go over intake forms. Tax document drop-off or upload appointments will be scheduled after that with tax preparation taking place virtually upon documents being received. To learn more about eligibility or register for an appointment, click here or call 541-737-7962. Assistance is also available in Spanish. If you have any questions, call the number above or email vita.cob@oregonstate.edu.

Volunteering with COVID Vaccine Distribution

Looking for a way to get more involved with the current state of the world? Benton County actually has a website where people can sign up to volunteer to help with Vaccine Distribution Clinics. If most of the slots are already filled, you can continue to check back in to see what opportunities are available.  You also have the opportunity to email the Benton County volunteer coordinators with your interest in volunteering for future events. In addition, Samaritan Health Services also has a COVID vaccination clinic volunteer page

Marketing Project to Help Children Read

Hey CPHHS students, looking for a way to get some volunteer hours? On Friday, Feb. 26, SMART Reading — the statewide children’s literacy nonprofit — is holding a virtual fundraiser, Oregon Reads Aloud. This will be a full day of storytelling for children, featuring special guests from around the state. OSU has raised $11 compared to UO’s $500. If you want to earn some volunteer hours, help SMART promote OSU’s team. Email Jean Chen about this marketing project for this friendly Beavers vs. Ducks competition!

CPHHS Internship Video

It’s about that time Beavs; time to start thinking about any potential internships you might be interested in completing during your time at OSU! Internships are a great way to help you gain real-world experience in your career field before going out into the real world. Every major in the CPHHS has a class designed to help students get internships during their time here. Check out this video to hear the CPHHS internship coordinators share advice, requirements, and more for students completing an internship in the college.

Navy Health Profession Scholarship Program

The Health Professions Scholarship Program is designed to provide a financial incentive for students in designated health care professions to complete degree requirements and obtain a commission in the Medical, Dental, or Medical Service Corps. The scholarship covers 100% of your tuition as well as a monthly stipend. There will be 2 back to back 30-minute info sessions for anyone interested in the scholarship: one for Pre-Dental students and one for Pre-Med Students. You can find the information on each of the sessions below, and if you have any questions, feel free to contact LCDR Melissa J. Rosloniec, Navy Medical Officer Recruiter, or HM1 Trevor Elliott-Seres, Navy Medicine.

  • Med School Session: Friday, February 19th, 2021, 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
  • Dental School Session: Friday, February 19th, 2021 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Virtual MPH Open House

Want to learn more about OSU’s Master of Public Health Program and meet faculty, staff, and current students? There will be a virtual open house for anyone interested on Tuesday, February 9 from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm. The event is open to all disciplines, not just public health, and is a great way to learn about the program before applying. There are still 2 application deadlines to start the program in Fall 2021: March 1 and June 1. Registration for the event is required and is due by February 7, so be sure to register by then. If you have any additional questions, you can contact CPHHS Admissions.

Career Center Virtual Events/Workshops

The Career Center at OSU is hosting multiple workshops this winter to help you with your career search or to find some volunteer opportunities. These events will cover everything from building a good resume, to networking tips and tricks, to mock interviews, to career fairs and more. This is a great opportunity if you’re hoping to get a summer job or internship, so take advantage of some of the events listed below! There will be more offered throughout the term:

2/10/2021 from  5 – 6 p.m. PSTGetting a Dam Job: Prepare for Virtual Career Fairs ( Virtual )
2/11/2021 from  12 – 1 p.m. PSTGetting a Dam Job: Job Searching for International Students ( Virtual )
2/16/2021 from  12 – 1 p.m. PSTMake the Most of Your Gap Year(s) Panel Discussion ( Virtual )
2/17/2021 from 12 – 3 p.m. PST2021 Winter OSU Virtual Career Fair
2/18/2021 from  12 – 3 p.m. PST2021 Non-Profit & Public Service Fair ( Virtual )

Academic Year 2021-2022 Scholarships

Are you looking for scholarships to help pay for your tuition and fees next school year? This year, you will be able to search for both OSU scholarships and external (non-OSU) scholarships using ScholarDollars. The application is open now and will close February 15, 2021 for the College of Public Health and Human Sciences.  Start your application now (or during the winter break), and don’t wait until the last minute! All submitted CPHHS applications will be carefully reviewed by a committee of CPHHS faculty members across the college, and once your application is submitted, you won’t be able to edit it. Additionally, if you are an AY20-21 CPHHS scholarship recipient, your scholarship award(s) is not renewable, so we encourage everyone to apply for the AY21-22 scholarships. If you have any questions regarding the CPHHS undergraduate scholarships, please feel free to email our scholarship coordinator, Niddy Lindsley.

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