SPAA Student Bulletin
NOVEMBER 1, 2016 | Fall Edition Flickr Instagram YouTube Facebook Twitter
Save the Date: Rutgers Giving Day is November 29, 2016
Read below for more information.
November 24 - 27  
Thanksgiving Recess

Tuesday, November 22
Thursday Classes (Changes in Designation of Class Days)
December 15
Reading Day

December 16 
Fall Exams Begin

December 23
Fall Exams End

 
Writing Methods Seminar - Fall 2016
Brought to you by Terry Hall,  Manager of the Writing & Career Development Center
All sessions held 4:00 - 5:30 pm in CPS 117

Utilizing resources to find jobs (11/1) - RESCHEDULED (TBA)

Contact Information
writenow@andromeda.rutgers.edu
973-353-2571
November 14
Japanese Language and Culture Presents: Lecture and Workshop
11:30am - 12:50pm; Dana Library - 4th Floor
Refreshments will be served.
Recent Job Opportunities from Rutgers SPAA's job board:
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
The fellowship program helps to promote international scholarly dialogue on China's urban development and further Lincoln institute's mission to be a leader center for tax and land related policy throughout the world. For more information click here.
Applications are due by November 31, 2016. 
(Fellowship)
Office Assistant for Disability Services
THE PAUL ROBESON CAMPUS CENTER UNIT: OFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE
The Office of Disability Services (ODS), at Rutgers University Newark is looking for individuals to
work directly with students fielding inquiries about our processes and procedures, assisting them
through the registration process, helping them find available resources for screenings/testing,
assisting individuals in placing requests to the office, and managing documents from students.  Interested students should forward a resume and letter of interest to Kate Torress at kate.torres@rutgers.edu.
AmeriCorps
AmeriCorps, is a community-based, service learning initiative that will recruit, train, and place Members in agencies throughout Middlesex, Bergen, Essex, Union & Monmouth counties, improving the quality of education and community assistance programs. Our positions will allow for students to gain experience in, social work, health education, public health, horticulture, urban planning and other diverse career interests. We are looking for eager candidates who are U.S. Citizens, national or legal permanent residents and are over the age of 18. The benefits of becoming an AmeriCorps member are as follows:

* Modest Living Allowance paid Bi-weekly
* Healthcare Benefits
* Childcare Benefits
* $5,730 Educational Stipend for Full time Members
* Or $2,865 Educational Stipend for Part Time Members
* Loan Forbearance during time of service
* Leadership Experience & Community Service Experience
* Competitive Resume
The fellowship program helps to promote international scholarly dialogue on China's urban development and further Lincoln institute's mission to be a leader center for tax and land related policy throughout the world. 
For more information click here.
Applications are due by November 31, 2016.
Visit pacareer.newark.rutgers.edu/job-board for more opportunities. For inquiries, contact the Writing and Career Development Center at writenow@andromeda.rutgers.edu or 973-353-2571.
Save the Date: Rutgers Giving Day!
November 29 marks Rutgers' 2nd annual Giving Day! On Rutgers Giving Day, Rutgers alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends will join together in an exciting, 24-hour fundraising event for our community!  Share in the excitement by joining in social media challenges throughout the day, stopping by the Paul Robeson Campus Center for a gift box, or making a gift to SPAA!
#RUGivingDay
Click here to learn more about last year's Giving Day!
International Visiting Scholars Program
Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) provides opportunities for international scholars in public administration or related fields to pursue their research while in residence at Rutgers. International visiting scholars typically work on projects related to the research interests of SPAA faculty.

For more information visit the SPAA website.
Presidential Management Fellows Program (PMF)
Status of 2017 PMF Application and Assessment
The PMF Program Office is presently working on the upcoming PMF Class of 2017 application and assessment. The automated systems will be upgraded to  include the PMF TAS (Talent Acquisition System) and application. 

As details become available, the  Become a PMF 2017 Application section at www.pmf.gov will be updated to include the the News & Events section. The PMF Program Office  anticipate the 2017 PMF application to launch no earlier than November 2016. In the meantime, please review the Become a PMF section, which describes eligibility (to include topics on citizenship, foreign education, and veterans' preference), application tips, and frequently asked questions.
Researching a Paper?
The Dana Library Can Help

Check out our online library guide at http://libguides.rutgers.edu/pubadmin for info about databases, research processes, and APA citation.

  • Need a consultation? Contact Bobbie Tipton at tipton@rutgers.edu or 973-353-5910.
  • Can't reach Bobbie in time? Visit the Dana Library or call 973-353-5901 for quick assistance at the reference desk.