Hey School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program Students!
And the weather keeps getting better and better (and the bass keeps runnin', runnin', and runnin, runnin'). Summer is almost here, freedom is so close we can almost taste it, and I've never been more ready to graduate in my life.
Want to express your creative side? Come to the Artists Collective General Member Meeting and Salon on Friday at 3 PM at the SASHP Main Office at 35 College Ave.
The Interdisciplinary Thesis Conference is finally here! It'll be this Friday from 10 AM - 2:30 PM in the South Wing of the Honors College. Come sample the heady intellectual brew!
And the SASHP is proud to present its first ever Movies Under the Stars! And we're starting it off right with TheIncredibles! Come see the movie on Sunday, April 30 at the Yard under the stars at 8 PM.
Last but not least, to all seniors graduating (including me):
Don't forget to RSVP to the SAS Honors Program Senior Gathering and Ceremony on Wednesday, May 3 from 11 AM - 1 PM at the Heldrich. Celebrate your accomplishments at Rutgers!
Don't forget to fill out the senior survey! You may win a prize if you do!
Student Director of Honors Media
Join the Artists' Collective for a discussion about writing followed by a workshop! There will be cookies.
To have your writing workshopped, please email your piece to email@example.com. Submissions of all mediums are welcome, but please try to keep submissions under 1500 words.
You do not need to submit a piece to participate.
Date: Monday, November 20, 2017 8-10PM
Place: 35 College Ave
Ever been accused of knowing it all? Come and see if it’s true at the SASHP Peer Mentor Trivia Night. Bring your friends for a fun night of trivia, pizza, and prizes. All SASHP students are welcome.
Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017 7PM
Place: McCormick Lounge
Join the Summer Reading Selection Committee!
Love to read? Join the Summer Reading Selection Committee and help select the book the incoming class of Honors Program students will read during summer 2018!
Date: Friday, December 1, 2017 12:00-1:00 pm
Place: Parlor at 35 College Ave. Pizza will be served!
Would you like to be a SAS Honors Program Ambassador for 2017-2018? Student Ambassadors are an integral part of recruitment for the SAS Honors Program. Ambassadors are trained early in the spring semester for participation in the SAS Honors Program Scholars Days serving as panelists and luncheon hosts. We hope you will apply!
Applications are due by 5:00 pm, Thursday, November 30. Click here for the application. If you have any questions, please contact Dean Hashemi or Karen Nagy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Advising Tip of the Week
If you need a spring internship and don’t have one yet, be sure to head over to Career Knight to look at postings, tweak your resume, and schedule an appointment with Career Services to get all the help you need.
What is Genetic Counseling?
Are you interested in genetics? Do you maybe want to become a genetic counselor? Then come to the presentation by Professor Jessica Joines on October 9 to learn the whats, hows, and whys of the job. Topics include what this job, which has fantastic predicted job growth, entails and Rutgers’ unique and competitive Genetic Counseling Certificate and Master’s Programs.
Date: Monday, October 9, 2017, 8:30PM
Place: Life Sciences Building Auditorium
Yleana Leadership Academy Internships
The Yleana Leadership Academy is interested in recruiting both grads and undergrads for a transformative SAT summer camp which is part SAT boot camp, part higher order thinking skills development, part leadership academy, part on-campus college experience, and part traditional summer camp. We are looking for people who would be willing to work hard and have an amazing time creating a summer camp experience for kids. It's a ton of work but a LOT of fun! We’re hiring for four different positions within our organization this summer: Supporting Teacher/Counselor, Master Teacher/Counselor, Program Leader, and Operations. 2018 Employment Dates: June 16 - August 13, 2018.
Interested in applying? Fill out our form here. Please be prepared to take a diagnostic test, composed of pieces of the SAT, as part of the hiring process.
Priority Application Deadline: December 15, 2017
Programs at the Institute of Women’s Leadership
Are you interested in Women’s Leadership? In finding mentors? In building communities? In creating change? Then be sure to look into one of the many programs offered by the Institute of Women’s Leadership for next summer and next year, including the summer internship program CLASP, the undergraduate mentorship program WINGS, and the two-year certificate bearing Leadership Scholars Program (which can count as your Honors Capstone). Find out more here.
Teach a FIGS
Would you like to share your knowledge with others and give back to your college community? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to teach at Rutgers? Are you interested in a challenge or want to improve your presentation and public speaking skills? If so, you should consider applying to be a FIGS Peer Instructor (PI). Read about honors student Madeline Padner’s experience as a FIGs instructor here.
Find out more about the program and how to apply at this link.
Robert Wood Johnson Volunteer Intensive Program
Applications for the RWJ Volunteer Intensive Program (VIP) are now available. If you are considering participating in this program for the upcoming Spring 2018 semester, you will need to come in and meet with a HPO advisor during walk-in hours (which are posted on the HPO website). Before coming in to meet with a HPO advisor to obtain an application, please be sure that you meet all of the following criteria, as listed on the website, which, with other information can be found here.
Cardiovascular Research Summer '18 Internship Opportunity
Attention Students Passionate about Research!!!
The Cardiovascular Research Center at the Icahn School of Medicine is seeking up to 2 motivated summer research interns from the School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program. Candidates should have a passion for advancing their research skills and expanding their research potential. The unique research opportunity will specialize in cardiovascular research with a focus on gene therapy, and understanding the roles of adult resident stem cells in the cardiovascular system or basic mechanisms of cardiac disease and repair. The Cardiovascular Research Center is located in the new Hess Center for Science and Medicine, located in New York City, and the technologies used include state of the art bimolecular, tissue culture, small animal, large animal, and clinical studies.
For more information, including expectations and to apply, click here.