Happy week 3 Beavers! This term is going by super quick so make sure to get any support you need (we have some resources listed down below). It’s fall season and starting to get cold so bundle up as well! ☺


  • 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


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 PST
  • Contact for questions: programming@hcura.org

Virtual Peace Corps Application Workshop

  • Date and time: October 13, 2021 @ 3:00pm (today!)
  • Learn how to browse Volunteer openings, find the right program, and strengthen your application
  • Ask questions about service, learn steps you can take to improve your chances, and gain valuable tips
  • RSVP here

Research Ready! Workshop on Undergraduate Research

  • Date and time: October 21, 2021 @ 5pm in Milam Hall room 318
  • Learn steps to getting involved in research or creative work
  • Will show students how to identify a faculty mentor and share other resources available for emerging student researchers

Academic Success Workshops

  • Concentration, Distraction & Effective Study Workshop: October 18th @ 12 PM & October 19th @ 6 PM
  • More workshops to come to offer an opportunity for students to identify new tools, strategies and skills to bring into their academic practices and processes
  • Contact for questions: Sarah Norek

Student Role on OSU’s University Budget Committee

  • Paid opportunity for 2 students to be a part of OSU’s tuition setting process
    • Stipend or hourly
  • Commitment: 1.5 hour/2 weeks until March March and then 1 meeting/month 
  • Underrepresented or HMP students highly encouraged to apply
  • To apply: provide a one page expression of interest to Sherm Bloomer
    • Reason for interest
    • Any relevant experience or interest that makes this a good opportunity
    • Questions about participating
  • Contact: Sherm Bloomer

UC Davis Live Virtual Pre-Health Conference

  • Date and time: 10/16/2021, 8:30am – 5pm Pacific Time
  • Explore 20+ health professions via workshops and talks
    • Includes: allopathic/osteopathic medicine, public health, PA, nursing, veterinary medicine, dentistry, physical and occupational therapy, and more
  • Network w/ deans of admission, faculty, and current students
  • Learn from current professionals, professional students, and admissions officers
  • RSVPing for the event

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


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

Beavs Lead: Spark

  • Date and time: Saturday, October 16, 2021 10am – 4pm in MU Horizon
  • Day long-immersive leadership experience w/ lunch provided
  • Explore personal values, identities, and passions, and how you can bring that into OSU leadership
  • 1st, 2nd, and transfer students encouraged to attend, but all students welcome
  • Register 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

Oregon Youth Authority: Hiring Event, Looking for Group Life Coordinators

  • Hiring Event for Oak Creek Youth Correctional Facility in Salem
    • At the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training
  • Attendees can learn about Oregon Youth Authority, apply, interview, and complete physical abilities testing
  • Opportunities for full-time, part-time, temporary and permanent positions
  • Required: 21+  years of age
  • Encouraged to apply: people of color, those who identify as LGBTQ+, those passionate about working w/ incarcerated youth
  • Register and more info here


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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