Resources & Opportunities

MCAE Academic Consultants (Tutors) Spring 2020

If you are interested in being an Academic Consultant in MCAE, please see the job description and application instructions at z.umn.edu/mcaeTutorJob.
Work-study required, no expectations. $12 per hour. There is no formal deadline for applications, but early qualified applicants are more likely to secure an interview.

Women's Initiative for Self-Empowerment Internship

Women's Initiative for Self-Empowerment (WISE) is a St. Paul-based nonprofit that serves immigrant and refugee womxn and girls from all countries, cultures, and socio-economic backgrounds. WISE does this through programming. View the website for more information.

Position Description: Intern
As a WISE intern, you will have the opportunity to connect with participants in the GGAL program and learn about the issues impacting refugee/immigrant communities. Skills you will gain from this experience include communicating across cultures and differences, tutoring, academic advising, public speaking, mentoring, and program implementation. Interns can design their internship to best fit the skills they want to learn and/or utilize their academic expertise to complete a project for the organization. 

Role/Responsibilities of ALL interns:

  • Time Commitment: One academic semester; the number of hours may be negotiated depending on the need of the intern project
  • Participate in one weekly GGAL or WeLEAD program session
  • Meet with your designated supervisor on a weekly or as-need basis
  • In addition to those listed above, your responsibilities will vary depending on your project/focus of choice.

To apply for the internship, applicants can send a resume and cover letter to nancy@womenofwise.org

Hmong Museum Project Coordinator Intern

Hmong Museum is a grassroots organization, dedicated to telling and
preserving Hmong people’s stories. We are looking for a superstar intern to
join us for a part-time, paid internship. In early 2021, Hmong Museum will be
hosting the We Are Water Exhibit MN, a travelling program to educate and
connect water to the Hmong community.

The program coordinator intern will assist in all aspects of this important
program from public relations to communications and project management.
You’ll gain first-hand experience in putting together a public program.
An exciting opportunity to boost any resume!

Learn more & apply at: http://bit.ly/hm-job

Application Deadline: February 17, 2020
Position to be filled by: End of February 2020

Research Opportunities

Model Minority Myth & Help-Seeking Behaviors among Asian Americans: Research Study

This study is recruiting interested Asian American undergraduate college students at the UMN! The study will examine the relationship between the model minority myth and help-seeking behaviors.

Participants will be asked to complete a short online survey (less than five minutes). Those who finish the survey will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win $10-$20 Amazon gift cards! There will be 15 gift cards & 10% chance of winning!

This study is being conducted as part of an undergraduate honors thesis in Dr. Richard Lee's Familee Lab. The researchers conducting this study are: Jasmine Chao and Claire Min. If you have any questions or are interested in participating please go to: https://z.umn.edu/aahelp