Monday, January 26, 2015

A great opportunity for graduate students who are seeking a paid summer internship opportunity! We have several positions available at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)!

A listing of the internships (and to apply) is available on our website:

The deadline to apply is March 2!

If you have any questions please let me know.


Matthew McKay
Assistant Director for Student Activities, Office of Student Involvement
Member, IUPUI Staff Council
Cohort Member, Urban Education PhD

Division of Student Affairs
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
420 University Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: 317-274-3931
Fax: 317-274-7099
Please join the staff of Academic & International Fellowships for an information session on competitive fellowships.  No RSVP is needed.  US citizenship is required to apply.

Upcoming Fellowships Information Sessions

General Fellowships (such as Rhodes, Boren, Goldwater, Luce, and Fulbright)

February 3        12-1pm              DML 110C (East Asian Seminar Room)
February 19      11am-12pm      HNB 107

Fulbright Grant (Research & ETA) Information Sessions

January 29        12-1pm            Leavey Library Auditorium
February 11        1-2pm            DML 110C  (East Asian Seminar Room)
February 23        12-1pm          STU B3        

If you have questions, please contact  We also post updates regularly on our Facebook page  For a list of all of the awards we support visit our website

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Rossier Student Organization is here to serve you!

Happy 2015, Rossier!

Welcome to the new year!

Have you all been working on those New Years resolutions? We hope that you've all enjoyed your well-deserved time off over the holidays, and are adjusting well to your Spring semester commitments. We have some updates below regarding upcoming events and professional development opportunities, so read on and let us know how we can better serve you all as students.
Kind regards,
Your RSO Board

Meet our new Senator!

Peter Huu Tran
MEd Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs '15

Peter Huu Tran is a first generation student and the first in his family to pursue a Masters Degree. From the Inland Empire, Peter has always had an interest in helping underrepresented students from low socioeconomic statuses. Moreover, Peter has found a new passion for data and assessment through PASA. He hopes to contribute to the higher education field by highlighting student needs through facts and figures.

February RSO Town Hall
Thursday, February 12
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Location TBA
** Lunch Provided **

Town Hall is an opportunity for Rossier students to come together and bring forth any issues, concerns, and suggestions on their programs, faculty, and student leadership. Please join us for a meal and a chance to chat with other students.

RSO End Of The Year Banquet
Committee Members Needed
Sunday, April 26, 2015

In Spring semester, RSO will be hosing the Rossier End Of The Year Banquet on the evening of Sunday, April 26th. This event welcomes all Rossier School of Education students and it will be held in the TCC Ballroom to celebrate all of our accomplishments throughout the year. This banquet is a huge event that requires weeks of preparation and planning, and that is where you come in!

We are looking for energetic Rossier students to help out! If any of you are passionate about event planning or want to have a part in serving on the banquet sub-committee this year, please email Sally Behpoornia at by Sunday, February 1st.

Student Spotlight

Arlan Mendiola
MEd Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs '15

Arlan Mendiola has done a phenomenal job as the PASA Network
Alumni Relations Chair! His program series, Alumni Google Hangouts, brings together PASA alumni and current students from across the nation to participate in discussion forums about different topics every month! He has also been a key player in arranging the broadcast of all PASA Network programming on YouTube! Arlan is a valuable team member and is always a supportive friend outside of his Alumni Relations Chair responsibilities. Thank you Arlan for always being there and taking care of business!

Nominated by: Michelle Sorochan

Thinking about nominating a student for out next spotlight? Send your nominations to Andy Ng (!


RSO is here to support your organization's social and professional development opportunities. Please click on the following link to access our Funding Form. If you have any questions, please contact Casey at


Feedback Survey

We are still accepting feedback on how we can improve our services and organization to better serve you. Please take a few minutes to complete this quick survey. We welcome and appreciate all responses.



EDSA W.I.N.E. Event
GSG Conference Funding
USC Rossier Educational Doctorate Student Assembly W.I.N.E. Professional Development Event

Saturday, February 21, 2015
10:00AM - 7:00PM (PST)
Callaway Vineyard & Winery

Sign up here
Did you know that GSG provides funding for conferences? If you are planning on attending a professional development conference in the future, apply for funding!

Click here for more information

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Registration Open Now! Please share with graduate students and colleagues!

Rise Above:  Navigating the Job Search
A One-Day Drive-In Conference
February 13, 2015
Chapman University
Brought to you by the NASPA Region VI Southern California Executive Board

A one-day professional development Drive-In Conference focused on navigating the job search, brought to you by the NASPA Region VI Southern California Executive Board.

The job search, whether you will be a new professional or are considering next steps in your career, can be a sometimes overwhelming, yet clarifying, process.  The NASPA Southern California Drive-In Conference will give you the opportunity to network with colleagues and gain new insights from experienced professionals on a variety of next step topics such as:
  • Identifying strategies to maintain wellness and resiliency during the job search process.
  • Exploring the Ed.D. or Ph.D. route, including identifying when and why to pursue it.
  • Tips for navigating the search process, as well as developing a quality resume and interview skills.
  • Navigating your identity in the professional setting.
  • Insight on identifying your supervisory style and managing staff.
  • Developing your social media profile and online presence.
Additional information and registration here: 

Happy New Year!

The NASPA Region VI Southern California Executive Board
Sumun L. Pendakur and Moya Carter, Co-Chairs
Jean Bennett, Raja Bhattar, Martha Enciso, Alexandra Froehlich, Henan Joof, Lorena Márquez, Marie Paulo, Michelle Saldaña, Jennifer Tang, and Jonathan Wang​

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

EOP&S Counselor

Pasadena City College is pleased to announce the opening for the following full-time tenure-track faculty employment opportunity:

EOP&S Counselor
Position #: 526
Closing Date: February 25, 2015

The complete job announcement including the required minimum qualifications and the application process may be found on our website at:

Please contact the Office of Human Resources at 626-585-7388 or at with any questions.

Thank you!

USC ETS Program

Student Program Advisor (2) Positions Available with USC ETS Program

Employment Opportunity: USC TRiO Educational Talent Search (ETS)

Title: Student Program Advisor
-Assigned to a high school in South Central Los Angeles
-Provide one on one and group academic and career advisement to ETS students
-Assist students with college, FAFSA, and scholarship applications
-Assist the Academic Advisor in the implementation of workshops and other activities at the designated school sites
-Collaborate with the school counselor at assigned sites to effectively execute the program's and school's objectives
-Hours available: 20hrs/wk
-Pay rate: $13.00/hr
- Current graduate student preferred

-Interested in applying or want more information? Contact Judy Fillarca at