University Counseling and Testing Center Student Advisory Board

Application Deadline: February 20th

Members of the Student Advisory Board (SAB) help the UCTC optimize its services through student feedback and innovation. In addition to direct feedback, SAB also supports collaboration between other mental health and wellness organizations at the UO—such as student groups—and diverse student populations. SAB helps to distribute accurate and relevant information about available personal support resources and services in the UO community. Being a member of SAB cultivates leadership skills in UO students who are interested in mental wellness and encourages student advocacy for campus mental health and wellness.

To Apply: Complete the online application by 4pm Monday, February 20th. Contact the current SAB Chair, Marisa Polonsky, at uctcsabchair@uoregon.edu with any questions.


Fulbright UK Summer Institute Programmes

Application Deadline: February 23rd

The Fulbright UK Summer Institute Programmes offer students a fantastic opportunity to be immersed in the study of British academics and culture. Students will take part in research, collaboration, presentation, and cultural events at an esteemed British university. They will enhance their leadership skills, develop knowledge and understanding of new subjects, and become ambassadors for the United Kingdom and the United States. Each Summer Institute will cover a different theme such as acting at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, the history of the slave trade in England, or the political, social and economic relationships of Northern Ireland.  The Awards will cover the majority of all costs incurred, including flights to and from the UK, university fees, and room and board at the host UK University.

To Apply: Students from all areas of study are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a minimum 3.7 GPA. See the Fulbright Commission website for more details and application instructions.


Capital Semester in Washington DC

Early Application Deadline: March 1st (For Fall 2017 Program)

Capital Semester will give you an insider’s view of Washington, the city where news and history is made every day. Get international affairs experience without leaving the country and interact with leaders making public policy. Spend a semester in the nation’s capital with students from around the country and world who are all passionate about public policy issues and making an impact on the world. The intensive schedule is designed to maximize your time in Washington by combining learning in the classroom with practical internship experience. Academic courses in international economics and government with credit through George Mason University.

To Apply: Learn more and apply online.


Summer Health Professions Education Program

Application deadline: March 1st 

The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a free 6-week summer enrichment program (June 18 – July 29, 2017) focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions. SHPEP’s goal is to strengthen the academic proficiency and career development of students underrepresented in the health professions and prepare them for a successful application and matriculation to health professions schools. Travel cost, room and board, and a stipend are provided to all participants.  

To Apply: Applicants muct be a college freshman or sophomore at time of application; have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5; Be a U.S. citizen, a permanent resident, or an individual granted deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) status by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services; and not have previously participated in the program. Learn more and apply online.


Legislative Internship in Washington D.C. for Summer 2017

Application Deadline: March 17th

The office of Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) is seeking interns for summer 2017. Interns in the Washington, D.C. office will gain valuable experience supporting legislative staff and will learn about the operations of a congressional office. Responsibilities will include:

  • conducting legislative research
  • providing office support
  • answering phones
  • assisting with constituent correspondence
  • leading tours of the U.S. Capitol
  • assisting staff with projects as assigned.

Interns in the district office in Beaverton, Oregon will:

  • assist outreach staff and caseworkers
  • research policy issues
  • help with constituent communication through mail and phone calls
  • attend meetings with the Congresswoman.

To Apply: Applications for the summer 2017 internship will be accepted on a rolling basis with preference given to those who apply by March 17th. Successful candidates will demonstrate professionalism, strong communication skills, and an interest in learning more about the legislative process. Candidates with Oregon ties are strongly encouraged to apply. Apply Online.


Mississippi Teacher Corps is Hiring Teachers

Application deadline: March (applications reviewed on a rolling basis)

The Mississippi Teacher Corps selects college graduates to teach in high-poverty public schools across Mississippi. The MTC provides training, support, certification, and a full scholarship for a Master of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction. The school districts where participants are placed also provide full pay and benefits. Given how small the program is, the MTC is able to provide participants with support they may not find in similar programs. Any students who are interested in the MTC should contact Hunter Holt at hholt@olemiss.edu or 662-915-5224.

Apply Online


Millennial Public Policy Fellowship

Application deadline: April 3rd

New America, a nonpartisan think tank founded in 1999, recently posted the Millennial Public Policy Fellowship. Anne-Marie Slaughter has been the CEO and president since 2013. This is a great opportunity for a student who is interested in public policy and plans to graduate in March or June.

To Apply: Applications are strongly encouraged from those who have faced barriers in accessing education, employment, and other resources, including first-generation college graduates, women, and people of color. Must be 24 years or younger.


Be a Museum Student Ambassador

Are you interested in getting more involved on campus, promoting the Museum of Natural and Cultural History, and exploring Oregon? Become a Student Ambassador! We are currently recruiting new Student Ambassadors for the 2016-17 academic year.

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SAIL/ASPIRE

Do you need volunteer hours, service-learning credit hours, or an internship? Do you want to add to your resume?  SAIL/ ASPIRE needs UO students to mentor local high school students with various college-prep activities for 1+ flexible hours each week. We also have one-time volunteer opportunities. These positions are great for any student who works well with high school students, and could use volunteer hours or an internship! 

To Apply: Contact Chelsie Donahue, SAIL/Aspire Coordinator, Dept. of Economics, University of Oregon, 541-346-4668, chelsied@uoregon.edu


Be a Peer Note-Taker At The Accessible Education Center (AEC)

Interested in earning money while facilitating access for students with disabilities?  Sign up to be a peer note-taker and earn $25 per credit for uploading your class notes!

Apply Online