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Career Advice for International Students

Please R.S.V.P. if you plan to join us to dicuss strategies for finding summer internships and full-time employment. Free dinner and advice!

Date: Monday, December 8, 2014

Time: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Lerner 505 Lounge

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ROOTEd Facilitator Application

The ROOTEd team of peer facilitators is trained in issues of power, privilege and oppression and how this translates on a diverse college campus. Facilitators examine their own personal and cultural place in contemporary society through innovative exercises and are trained to be facilitators around diversity issues. 

Application is due on December 5, 2014, by 5:00 p.m. EST.

Applicant Information
If undecided, please type "undecided."
The questions are linked at the top of the page.
Campus Address
Local Address
Include apartment number (if applicable).
Contact Information
Interview Availability
Interviews will be 30 to 45 minutes long.
Please provide at least three one-hour blocks.
Please provide at least three one-hour blocks.
Agreement

By signing below you indicate

-That you are currently enrolled as an undergraduate student in Columbia College, General Studies, School of Engineering and Applied Science, or Barnard College and in good University standing in order to participate as a facilitator in ROOTEd.
-That if selected, you are required to attend retreats/planning meetings at the beginning of the semester, and weekly facilitator meetings.
-By signing this form, you attest that all the information on this application is accurate to the best of my knowledge. You also understand that the falsification of any information will result in my immediate disqualification.

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Diversity Initiative Grant Application

Through the Multicultural Affairs Advisory Board and the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the Diversity Initiative Grant is available to Columbia-recognized student organizations to support events that fulfill at least two of the following objectives: foster diversity education, promote multicultural awareness, and create avenues for cross-cultural dialogue.

SPONSORING ORGANIZATIONS' INFORMATION
PROJECT/EVENT DESCRIPTION
i.e. lecture, panel, meeting, discussion, film showing and talk back, symposium, conference (Please note that cultural showcases and fashion shows will not be considered for the DIG)
QUESTIONS
BUDGET & FUNDING INFORMATION
Please include your organizations' funding contribution, projected expenses (i.e. honoraria, tech fees, security fees, catering expenses, marketing costs, and other related expenses) and expected revenue (i.e. ticket sales, donations, and co-sponsorships -- specify organizations, offices, and other sources that have committed financial contributions). Files may use the following file formats: .doc, .docx, .xls, and .xlsx
(Total Projected Expenses) minus (Total Projected Funding & Revenue)
(The DIG provides up to $500.)
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Programs and Services by Areas

OMA aims to strengthen and enhance the richly diverse fabric of the Columbia community by providing and supporting programs and services in the following areas:

Under1Roof 2014: Make-Up Sessions

Under1Roof is a required program for all incoming first year students in Columbia College and Columbia Engineering. It explores how we individually and collectively create an inclusive community at Columbia University. It provides the framework on how intergroup understanding and community building are achieved through continual engagement and education about the different social identities that all students bring to campus. It is the exciting beginning of a sustained dialogue that we hope will last throughout a student’s education here and beyond.

Preferred Session to AttendCan AttendCannot Attend
Friday, September 12th, 1pm-3:45pm
Friday, September 19th, 1pm-3:45pm
Sunday, September 21st, 1pm-3:45pm
Friday, September 26th, 1pm-3:45pm
Friday, October 3rd, 1pm-3:45pm
Please share any additional information or considerations that we should take into account when scheduling your make-up session.
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OMA: Celebrating Our 10th Anniversary

The Office of Multicultural Affairs will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a yearlong celebration of events and activities that will engage students, alumni, faculty, and staff.

All-Ivy Multicultural Affairs Meeting: REGISTRATION

On Friday, July 18, 2014, Columbia's Office of Multicultural Affairs is hosting an All-Ivy meeting of colleagues from offices focused on undergraduate diversity, social justice, identity development, and inclusion. These offices include, but are not limited to, multicultural and intercultural centers, LGBTQA centers, women's centers, international student programming and transitional support offices, and affinity-focused offices/positions.

As outlined in the general schedule, we will start off our day with each institution presenting about institutional structure, relevant offices (mission, vision, organization chart), and scope of programs and resources. The goal is to give participants a better understanding of peer institutions so that subsequent conversations about programs, campus issues, and ways to collaborate can be better contextualized. NOTE: The point person will be sentmore guidelines about this presentation.
This information will help shape roundtable discussions.
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