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Coming up in The Honors College

08/23: Apply to be an Honors Ambassador
09/03: Apply to be an Honors Advocate

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ANNOUNCEMENTS & OPPORTUNITIES     

Law Office Internship
Attorney Andrew Cobos, a distinguished graduate from the University of Houston Law Center, is seeking an aspiring student from the UH Honors College to assist in legal casework in an internship. This job would involve answering telephone calls, preparing drafts of documents, talking with clients about discovery issues, soliciting and organizing documents, and replying to emails from clients. The student would also be able to attend and assist in preparing depositions and court hearings. The student needs to be highly motivated and a self-starter who is a quick learner and is intellectually curious. 

This mentorship pays $10.00 per hour and will offer the student significant opportunity to gain legal experience and the opportunity to be mentored by Mr. Cobos practice focuses on personal injury. If you are interested please email Mr. Cobos at andrew@bellroselaw.com

Tutoring Part-Time Job
Looking for incoming UH Honors College Students/Grad Students to tutor part-time for the 2019-2020 school year (August 2019-May 2020). Tutors must be able to work with K-12 Houston area private school students, in a variety of subjects. Tutors must have their own vehicles for transportation to/from clients' homes. Starting pay is $28/hour. Cumulative GPA of 3.3 and above only please. Serious enquiries only. Please email owner Karla Machado-Karla@kscholastic.com with your resume for more information. Kscholastic Inc. www.kscholastic.com

Peer Tutors needed
General Academic is a premier tutoring, test prep, enrichment, and publishing company based in the Rice Village. In preparation for fall, we seek the brightest, most charismatic would-be tutors to join our team (we do not hire summer-only tutors).

In exchange for your extraordinary talent, we offer:
-High pay (starting at $26/hr, with promotions available)
-Established client relationships that can last years
-Flexibility to work when and with whom you want
-Great support from a team of more than 30 brilliant people

Our Peer Tutors are current university undergraduates or recent alumni who form the majority of our team. Candidates need not have significant previous experience or be capable in all subjects; however, they should have a superior academic record and test scores. No car is required as tutors may meet clients at our Study Lounge near the Rice Village.

For more information contact Andy Peters  andy.peters@generalacademic.com Interested candidates should apply online at www.GeneralAcademic.com/careers

Honors is Hiring!
If you would like to be considered for part-time student positions in the Honors College, including the Student Services and Recruitment Offices, please email your resume and fall availability to Megan Prather (mnprather@uh.edu). The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Aug 21 at 5 p.m.

Applicants must be available to work throughout the fall, and we are looking for applicants who can commit to working for Honors through spring and summer 2020 (and beyond!). Competitive applicants will be in good academic standing, have great communication and interpersonal skills, and be organized, enthusiastic, and detail-oriented. Please feel free to contact Megan Prather (mnprather@uh.edu) with questions.

Apply to be an Honors Ambassadors!
Apply to be an outstanding leader of The Honors College! The 2019-2020 Honors Ambassador Application is now open!

1.Get ACTIVE!
Participate in Honors College recruiting/special events prior to application submission (such as: Phoneathons, Honors College Open House, & College Fairs). Complete an application for membership (please note, if accepted as an Honors Ambassador, there will be a one-time $35 membership fee).

2.Make a COMMITMENT!
The selection panel will review applications in order to select candidates to interview (not all applicants will be interviewed). Candidates selected to proceed to the interview stage will be notified via email by Tuesday, August 27, 2019.

Application Deadline: Friday, Aug. 23 at 12:00 p.m.
Honors Ambassadors Interviews: Friday, Aug. 30
Honors Ambassador Selections Announced: Tuesday, September 3, 2019 (via email).

Application online at: http://www.uh.edu/honors/machform/machform/view.php?id=361381

Cultural Taste of Houston
The Council for Cultural Activities is proud to bring back Cultural Taste of Houston. The event provides students, staff, and faculty the opportunity to experience the richness of flavors and sounds from the city of Houston. Attendees will be able to enjoy a variety of food for only $1 per sample and also get a FREE shirt. Please come out and enjoy the different and beautiful cultures that are represented around our beautiful campus and our amazing city!

We invite local cultural restaurants from all over the greater Houston area to campus, to showcase their most popular and tasty menu items. Because of our partnerships, attendees are able to experience the many flavors of Houston and enjoy a delicious and good-sized meal at a very low cost!

The event will be held at Lynn Eusan Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 29
For more infomation http://uh.edu/cca/ctoh

Marketing Rep For Katy Medical Office
AG Radiology Imaging Center is looking for its next marketing representative. Join a team that is dedicated to making healthcare better for patients and medical offices.

As a marketing representative, you would work with our staff to develop a plan to help grow the imaging center. This would involve working with digital marketing tools, marketing locally to physicians, and analyzing past results to determine effectiveness. If you are a current student at UH, AG Radiology will work with your schedule to help make this opportunity work.

If you have any questions or would like to apply to this opportunity, please email marketing@agradiology.com your resume and a small cover letter detailing special skills that you can bring to AG Radiology by Aug. 31

Innovative Doctor-Shadowing in the Medical Center
Postion will assist with pre-calling and pre-writing patient medical notes as well as helping add to our medical practice video and web library. The office is located in the Medical Center (on metro-rail stop), all work must be done from the office. You will work and report directly with the doctor and our hours are very flexbile. We are open Mondays 6:30 a.m. to 7:30pm and Tuesday/Weds/Thurs/ Fri from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Please contact Medhavi Jogi at medhavijogi@gmail.com for more information

Work or Volunteer for CHAMP - Mathematics Dept.
Cougars and Houston Area Mathematics Program (CHAMP) is looking for students who are interested in working  (10h/week) or volunteering (2h/week)

We serve middle and high school students from underserved communities surrounding the UH by coming to their campuses to hold a Math Circle meeting once per week. As part of the program you will meet members of the Math department in an informal setting several times per semester. This will give you an opportunity to foster relationship with professors outside your classroom, find out more about academics, carrier options, and many other opportunities for students. 

You can apply via Cougars Pathway by Sept. 1. If you are not qualified for work-study or would like to volunteer, please email Dr. Vershynina (anna@math.uh.edu) with subject "CHAMP" 

Be an Honors Advocate: Apply Now!
Love talking about the Honors College? Join the Honors Advocates Co-Coordinator team!

Get involved, organize, and promote Honors College recruitment phoneathons, coordinate social activities, and participate in Open Houses. The co-coordinator position is a two-year commitment. During the first year, you will serve as Assistant Co-Coordinator. During the second year, you will serve as Co-Coordinator.

Applications for the Assistant Co-Coordinator position are accepted until noon on Sept. 3. You can apply HERE. Contact Alice Yang at auyang@uh.edu for more information.

Volunteer at Holocaust Museum Houston
The Holocaust Museum Houston builds a more humane society by promoting responsible individual behavior, cultivating civility and pursuing social justice. 

The Holocaust Museum Store is looking for volunteers. Duties include: greeting customers who enter the shop. Assisting customers in the selection and purchase of items. Answering queries from customers. Processing cash and credit card transactions accurately & efficiently. Stocking shelves with merchandise. Keeping the store tidy and clean.

If you have any questions, please email Grace Loueyi at gloueyi@hmh.org or call (713) 527-1636.

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TRAVEL & SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Interested in Going Abroad? 
Keep in touch with the Honors College’s very own study abroad blog, which outlines opportunities and reflects on students’ experiences: https://uhhonorsabroad.wordpress.com 

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SCHOLARSHIP RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES   

Featured Research Opportunities for UH Students
Looking for a research experience? Check out the new Featured Research Opportunities resource on the Office of Undergraduate Research website. This webpage contains updated information on upcoming research programs and deadlines.http://www.uh.edu/honors/undergraduate-research/research-resources/featured-research-opps/ For more information contact Dr. Raydar at btrayder@uh.edu

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program
The Pickering Fellowship Program provides mentoring, professional development, and financial support as they prepare to enter the Foreign Service. Upon successful completion of the Foreign Service examination, Pickering Fellows make a commitment to a minimum of five years of service in an appointment as Foreign Service Officer.

Students in their senior year and recent alumni seeking admission to a two-year master’s degree program in the fall of 2020 can apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens with a minimum 3.2 GPA.

Pickering Fellows receive:
• Up to $37,500 annually for tuition, room and board, books, and mandatory fees for a two-year master’s degree in fields related to the Foreign Service
• Two summer internships, one at a domestic office of the Department of State and one overseas at a U.S. embassy or consulate.

Applicants can request advising and feedback by emailing Dr. Ben Rayder (btrayder@uh.edu). Deadline is Sept. 17

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program
The Rangel Fellowship is a U.S. Department of State program that seeks to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers as Foreign Service Officer. Selected fellows receive support for graduate school and will enter into exciting and rewarding careers representing the U.S. overseas.
The Rangel Program selects outstanding fellows annually in a highly competitive nationwide process and supports them through two years of graduate study, internships, mentoring, and professional development activities. Undergraduate students seeking admission to graduate school in fall 2020 for a two-year program in an area of relevance to the Foreign Service, U.S. citizenship and a 3.2 GPA are eligible to apply.

The Rangel Program includes:
• Up to $37,500 annually toward tuition, fees and living expenses
• Employment in the Foreign Service
• Two summer internships

Applicants can request advising and feedback by emailing Dr. Ben Rayder (btrayder@uh.edu). Deadline is Sept. 24