Happy Tuesday! As we prepare for the holidays, remember to take at least one moment for yourself amidst the rush and craze of everything going! Wishing you a festive and safe break!
 Happy Holidays!
 
Albert M. Greenfield Intercultural Center
30 Years of Building Communities at Penn
The Albert M. Greenfield Intercultural Center
is Penn's resource for enhancing student's intercultural knowledge, competency, and leadership through our programs, advising, and advocacy.
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced."

                                                                                                           -- Vincent Van Gogh
GIC NEWS
Natives at Penn Present: 
Dream Catcher Making
Join Natives at Penn and stop by the GIC and use some materials to make your own dream catcher . Snack and refreshments will be served. Check out all events on  facebook !! 
Tuesday, November 29th | 6pm - 7pm| GIC

 
In need of a turkey dinner? Or just looking to have good company over break?
 Feel free to stop by to any of the events below!
Harrison + Penn First
Thanksgiving Dinner
(Encouraged to bring canned foods for Food Drive)
Thursday, November 24th | 6pm RSVP | Harrison Sky Lounge

GIC Harvest Dinner
Thursday, November 24th | RSVP | GIC

 
Need a little positivity, check out Janne! - Seize Your Moments
Janne travels the world with mark pens, empty post cards and one simple question: Do you want to draw a beautiful moment? She started this journey(learn more here) and the U.S. is her 30th country. HERE is why she came to the US last week, HERE is what she saw on election day,  HERE are her thoughts collecting on the day after, and HERE is her latest TEDx Talk!

FGLI Volunteer Info Session
Interested in getting involved with the first-generation, low-income program? Join us during this info session to learn about volunteer opportunities  to get involved with current initiatives(FGLI food pantry, textbook library, holiday meals...) or brainstorming and launching new ones! LUNCH will be provided! 
Tuesday, November 22nd | Noon - 1:30pm | GIC

 
 Cross Cultural Awareness is a graduate level course where students will learn about the salient dimensions of diversity by exploring the interrelated issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, and ability through a pre-course retreat, lectures, cross-cultural dialogue, readings, writing assignments, and peer led in-class facilitations. The spring course will meet on Wednesdays from 2pm - 5pm . Learn more here about the Spring course. To apply complete this application with a resume and a short response.
DEADLINE: December 9th

 Arab Music Ensembles  Course Spring - MUSC 007 
The Greenfield Intercultural Center, in conjunction with the Department of Music and a vibrant community organization,  Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture , is sponsoring an Arab Music Ensemble open to all Penn students and members of the Philadelphia community. It can be taken for credit (1/2 credit per semester) and the concert schedule will introduce participants to world class, touring musicians from around the Middle East. To learn about the previous Fall course variation, click here
PENN NEWS

Penn Professional Staff Assembly Clothing Drive
In partnership with Bethesda Project and Career Wardrobe, their collection drive is seeking new or gently used men's clothing, toiletries,   new or gently used women's business attire, including accessories, shoes,  and professional handbags. The PPSA will be collecting items to share with  these two Philadelphia organizations from Monday, November 21st through Thursday, December 8th at 11 different  locations across campus.  Join the PPSA on 
Friday, December 9th| 1pm - 3pm|  School of  Nursing, Room 114, to help fold, sort, and package the donations. We'll be serving light refreshments  and holiday cheer!  For a detailed list of items and locations check HERE!
Arts & Race Identity: An Intentional Conversation
 Join Platt House and PAC for a panel discussion exploring the joys and challenges at the intersection of arts and race identity. Featuring Guest Speakers: 
Suzana Berger - Theatre Arts Program, 
Valerie Gay - Art Sanctuary, Guy Ramsey - Music Department, 
Hazami Sayed -  Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture. 
Moderated by Maria Fumai Dietrich, Platt House
Check it out on facebook !
Friday, December 2nd | 
 Noon - 2pm | Platt Student Performing Arts House, 3702 Spruce St
 
HultPrize@Penn 
Effect: International Media Competition
 To help people  to understand that the refugee crisis is REAL, Hult Prize@ Penn are starting a subdivision of the competition, "Hult Prize Effect," an international media competition to raise awareness. Collaborating with several other Hult Prize@ programs present in every continent of the world for this competition, please submit any form of media (essay, poem, artwork, music, etc.) on anything related to the refugee crisis. Be creative: it can be your own experience, your thoughts, etc.  Here is the submission application
Winners will be announced at  Hult Prize@ Penn Final Competition on Saturday, December 3rd,at the Perry World House.
Check them out on  facebook
DEADLINE: Thursday, December 1st
 
Penn First Winter Clothing Drive
Some of you may have already noticed that Penn First is having a winter clothing drive! Please drop off any unwanted winter clothing at the drop off stations located in the front lobby of Harrison, Harnwell and Rodin College Houses.  All collected clothing will go to Philadelphia citizens who need to stay warm this winter!

MedLife Blood Drive - You could save 3 lives with one hour of your time!
Penn MEDLIFE is hosting an on-campus blood drive with American Blood Bank at Houston Hall in the Hall of Flags. Stop by to donate and make a difference in someone's life! Check it out on facebook!
If you plan on donating, please schedule an appointment before starting a chillaxing Thanksgiving break!
1. Go on  RedCrossBlood.org
2. Type in "UPENN medlife" in the search box in upper right corner.  Schedule your appointment here.
Monday, November 28th | 11am - 4pm | Houston Hall, Hall of Flags
Moral Voices Fellowship Applications OPEN - Rolling Basis
Moral Voices is a year-long interfaith and inter-ethnic service learning Fellowship that will bring together 15 Penn students to explore the dynamics of cultural and ethnic violence as well as strategies for their elimination. The Fellowship will include pre-trip learning, fundraising, campus engagement, a trip abroad, and a post-trip follow-through.
Priority will be given to applications received before  December 1st,  but applications will close in January 15th  or until the cohort is filled.
 
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Graduate Journalism Fellowship for Minorities 
 The Newhouse Graduate Newspaper Fellowship for Minorities is an 18-month program that provides generous awards to 2 students in the Magazine, Newspaper, and Online Journalism program each year. Fellows receive full-tuition benefits, a monthly stipend and on-the-job training during internships with Syracuse Media Group.
look HERE for the application and more details. Six finalists will be brought to Syracuse for interviews in early  March.
DEADLINE:  January 15th
Time Inc. 2017 Internship Program
Are you a junior or graduating senior looking to do real work at one of the most iconic media organizations in history? Our internship and fellowship programs develop the future leaders of Time Inc. We're now accepting applications for our paid summer internship program based in New York. We're looking for students who aren't afraid to try new things -- at historic brands like People, TIME, Cooking Light and Sports Illustrated -- or through new content, experiences and acquisitions like the People Entertainment Network, the Foundry or INVNT.
DEADLINE: December 1st
 
This is a paid summer internship opportunity for undergrads to explore  the field health services research. For more information, contact Joanne Levy, MBA, at levyj@wharton.upenn.edu
Additionally, check THIS out for more details  and links about eligibility, applying, and what's in store for the internship!
DEADLINE: February 1st


2017 College Horizons (For HS Students)
 This is a program of excellence designed for Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian high school sophomores and juniors. Missed the informational webinar? Check it out here! Otherwise, learn more HERE and apply HERE! Share this to potential applicants! Make sure to have everything postmarked by the deadline!
DEADLINE: February 14th
Museum Studies Graduate Program
At the University of Kansas Museum Studies  is a rigorous academic discipline that prepares students to become leaders in this rapidly changing field. Students have opportunities to gain real-world experience in our highly regarded on-campus museums. 
Students in our program gain firsthand knowledge of innovative museum work while conducting their  own research  that advances the field. Museum Studies at KU is an affordable program designed to draw upon a wide range of student interests and abilities. Learn more HERE and take a look at this document, too!
 
Looking for a savvy Creative Design Intern to work with our design team to assist with creative projects. You will be building upon the skills you've learned in the classroom through real-world, hands-on work experience. This person creates graphic design projects such as ads, flyers, postcards, posters, and electronic materials such as banners, e-mails, and social media graphics. You will get to participate in team brainstorming, have input in meetings, and benefit from creative reviews. 
PennLink Job ID: 831618. 
DEADLINE: December 16th



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