Calling sophomores and juniors!

Interested in being a Peace Corps Campus Ambassador at James Madison University? The Peace Corps is a service opportunity for motivated change makers to immerse themselves in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to tackle the most pressing challenges of our generation.

Each year, the Peace Corps allows students to partner with the agency as a Campus Ambassador. During the academic year, Campus Ambassadors work with their local Peace Corps recruiter to promote Peace Corps culture and service opportunities on campus. Specifically, Campus Ambassadors exist to reach diverse student populations and students with specific skills that are immensely needed overseas. It is a phenomenal professional development opportunity for students! Ambassadors would be using their networks they have created on campus to identify students with the right skills for Peace Corps service. They are currently looking for campus leaders who are passionate about serving others and celebrating other cultures.

The application for the 2019-2020 school year is live until April 5th. For more information, you can click here. Ideally, only Sophomore and Juniors should apply.

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Want to be a MAP?

Get Paid to be a Good Peer!

University Advising invites applications for the Madison Advising Peers (MAP) program for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Join the well-respected MAP team that cares about the academic success of fellow JMU students.  The MAPs offer friendly and accessible advising support through offices in the Student Success Center and Roop Hall.

MAP opportunities also are available in the College of Business, Honors College, and Pre-Professional Health Advising.

  • 10 – 15 hours a week at $8.00/hour.
  • Flexible hours between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • The first training is August 21 – 23 prior to the start of fall term.

Apply on JobLink at joblink.jmu.edu to join the MAP Team! 

Applications are due by Wednesday, March 13. Questions? Contact Rachel at willarrk@dukes.jmu.edu

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student employment:

Office of Student Accountability & Restorative Practices student employment 2019-20

 PAID POSITIONS!

 Civic Learning Program Assistants (CLPAs) are organized and compassionate individuals who are interested in helping manage our Civic Education programs. The role entails meeting with students one-on-one then monitoring and aiding their progress through the programs. Successful candidates will have strong communication, administration, and organizational skills. Please email Stephanie Chalk chalksc@jmu.edu with any questions about the position.

Substance Education Program Assistants (SEPAs) are motivated, professional students who value substance education programming. Candidates should possess good facilitation/presentation skills and be comfortable leading a group discussion. As a Substance Education Program Assistant, main duties include facilitating sanctioned alcohol classes and assisting with all educational programming. Students can email David Comer at comerdj@jmu.edu with any questions about the position.

Student Case Administrators (SCAs) have effective communication and decision making skills. SCAs conduct Administrative Case Reviews with students who have allegedly violated JMU policy. SCAs meet 1-on-1 with students to determine responsibility and assign sanctions.  They participate in All-Staff meetings, Case Administrator meetings, various professional development opportunities and complete other projects in the office as assigned.  Students can email Adrianne Pope at popeac@jmu.edu with any questions about this position.

Interested student can apply by March 8 via Joblink at https://joblink.jmu.edu/.

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elective?

REL 425, Religion and Medicine: What is the relationship between religion and medicine? How has the idea of healing been influenced by religious faith, historically and philosophically? This course explores a broad range of issues at the intersection of religion and science, from the question of what counts as “proof” to the existential crises that sickness can provoke. Historical perspective is balanced with case studies and current events to show how theoretical concerns affect real-world scenarios. Fulfills the College of Arts and Letters writing-intensive requirement for the major.

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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of PH

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health located in Baltimore, Maryland would love the opportunity to provide you with tips on how to approach and navigate through the graduate school admissions process; information about the field of public health and various career paths; as well as what exciting opportunities may await you with the Bloomberg School.  They have internal capabilities to provide easily accessible virtual information sessions for you and would love the opportunity to host you for a visit to the campus in Baltimore.  The Bloomberg School offers eight masters’ degrees—MAPHB, MAS, MBE, MHA, MHS, MPH, MSPH and ScM—as well as two doctoral degrees—DrPH and PhD—along with combined degree options, certificates, and other non-degree opportunities.  Details on our graduate degrees and academic departments can be viewed at www.jhsph.edu/academics and www.jhsph.edu/dept .

For your reference and convenience, the 2019-20 Academic Prospectus provides general information about our School and programs, highlights students and research and provides detailed information regarding application requirements and deadlines.

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American Cancer Society Volunteer?

As the only organization to provide nationwide transportation services to and from cancer treatment, the American Cancer Society Road To Recovery program always needs volunteer drivers. bit.ly/1kZkxSb

Every day thousands of cancer patients need a ride to treatment, but some may not have a way to get there. The American Cancer Society Road To Recovery program provides transportation to and from treatment for people with cancer who do not have a ride or are unable to drive themselves. Get started here

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Extended deadline!

Whitten Maher extended 2019 4-winds

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