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Navigating Columbia: The First Year Experience Program

Are you a CC/SEAS member of the Class of 2016? Are you looking to make the most of  your Columbia experience?

The Center for Student Advising (CSA) and Office of Student Development and Activities (SDA) launched
a pilot program, entitled Navigating Columbia: The First Year Experience Program, in Fall 2012. We are
running an expanded program for Spring 2013. The program will run every Monday night from 5:30 PM
to 7 PM starting on February 11 and run through April 22.

Deadline to apply is Wednesday, February 6th at 9 AM. 

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Fieldwork Placements

Fieldwork Partnership & Practicum Description

As part of the ADVANCE!

ASB: NYC Performing Arts

The Alternative Spring Break: New York City Performing Arts is a six-day, multidisciplinary program of events focusing on professional performing arts in New York City.  Over the course of the prog

Rate Your Winter NSOP Orientation Leader!

Is your Orientation Leader fantastic? Not so great? Let the NSOP Committee and Staff know! Our goal is to make NSOP the best it can possibly be for new students, and each year is better than the one before because of feedback we get from students like you! Your opinion can be kept completely anonymous if you like; just fill in and submit this form! Thanks!

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Winter Orientation Leader Interview Availability

Please let us know what times you are available to interview on Friday, December 7, 2012. If you are not available at that time, please email us to let us know. 

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2012 CCSC and ESC Student Government Retreat Evaluation

The CC and SEAS student government retreat is an annual off-campus retreat for elected members of the Columbia College Student Council and the Engineering Student Council. The aims of the retreat are described below:

To provide participants an opportunity to build a sense of community with one another and facilitate inter-council connections

To provide a forum for council members to develop a collaborative agenda and define collaborative initiatives for the academic year

Please rate the following trainings for their effectiveness:
1 Very Effective2 Effective3 Somewhat Effective4 Not EffectiveNot Applicable
Weekend Overview/Intros/Favorite Pop Icon
Identity exercise
Council Meeting 1 ESC E Board presentation
Council Meeting I CCSC Mock Polcy Meeting
Committee Brainstorming Meeting
Bonfire
1 Very Effective2 Effective3 Somewhat Effective4 Not EffectiveNot Applicable
Low Ropes Course
Outdoor Team Building
Council Meeting II
Group Photo
Touch Someone Who
Very trueTrueSomewhat trueNot true
I believe the retreat was effective in helping me gain a better understanding of my role on council.
As a result of the retreat, I feel that I have enhanced/or gained skills to help me fulfill my role on campus.
As a result of the retreat, I feel I enhanced or gained connections to help me fulfill my role on campus.
The retreat provided me with an opportunity to meaningfully connect with my counterpart on the other council.
The retreat was helpful in helping me to identify specific opportunities to collaborate either with members in my own council or with members from the other council.
Following the retreat I feel more connected to my council.
Following the retreat I feel more positive about the other council.
I feel positively about my counter-part.
Please briefly write in your first thoughts about the topics below
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Student Government 2012 Retreat Evaluation

The CC and SEAS student government retreat is an annual off-campus retreat for elected members of the Columbia College Student Council and the Engineering Student Council. The aims of the retreat are described below:

To provide participants an opportunity to build a sense of community with one another and facilitate inter-council connections

To provide a forum for council members to develop a collaborative agenda and define collaborative initiatives for the academic year

Please rate the following trainings for their effectiveness:
1 Very Effective2 Effective3 Somewhat Effective4 Not EffectiveNot Applicable
Weekend Overview/Intros/Favorite Pop Icon
Identity exercise
Council Meeting 1 ESC E Board presentation
Council Meeting I CCSC Mock Polcy Meeting
Committee Brainstorming Meeting
Bonfire
1 Very Effective2 Effective3 Somewhat Effective4 Not EffectiveNot Applicable
Low Ropes Course
Outdoor Team Building
Council Meeting II
Group Photo
Touch Someone Who
Very trueTrueSomewhat trueNot true
I believe the retreat was effective in helping me gain a better understanding of my role on council.
As a result of the retreat, I feel that I have enhanced/or gained skills to help me fulfill my role on campus.
As a result of the retreat, I feel I enhanced or gained connections to help me fulfill my role on campus.
The retreat provided me with an opportunity to meaningfully connect with my counterpart on the other council.
The retreat was helpful in helping me to identify specific opportunities to collaborate either with members in my own council or with members from the other council.
Following the retreat I feel more connected to my council.
Following the retreat I feel more positive about the other council.
I feel positively about my counter-part.
Please briefly write in your first thoughts about the topics below
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Application for Host Organizations

 Application deadline extended: Monday, February 10, 2014.

SELECTION CRITERIA

Criteria on which Columbia University will base its selection may include, without limitation, the following:

General Information
Description of Organization
Experience with Interns
Description of Relevant Staff
Please list all staff members who will be involved with this project
Include those staff members who will: work with the Fellows from March through May to fully visualize the project; supervise the fellows during the June-August internship period; have primary responsibility for managing the organization's participation in the project; and any other staff members who will participate in the proposed project.
Description of ideas for the internship project
This document should include: (1) a detailed description of the critical local problem; (2) activities the fellows might undertake to address the problem; (3) how the potential project fits into the organization's mission; and (4) the intended impact on the organization's constituencies. Please refer to the Selection Criteria at the top of this page when drafting your proposal. Documents must be in either PDF or Microsoft Word format and should be no longer than three pages in length.
How did you hear about the program?
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CCSC and ESC Travel/Retreat Waiver

Please fill out this form completely in order to participate in the Student Councils' Retreat on Friday, September 28 and Saturday, September 29th to Frost Valley YMCA in Claryville, New York.

Confidentiality Notice: A digital copy of this form will be taken with the SDA advisors. Please note that this form contains confidential information and will be handled accordingly. The information contained in this form will be only used for emergencies only.

 

Medical Insurance: Students participating in overnight trips associated with a student organization are required to have adequate medical coverage. Please share the provider and policy number of the insurance plan you will be covered by during this period. It is the responsibility of the student to have proof of medical insurance on his/her person during the trip.
If a student is not 18 by the start of the trip, a hard copy of this form will need to be processed with a parent/guardian signature.
Please let us know of your dietary needs. If you observe Kosher or Halal dietary laws, please let us know if eating vegetarian meals are ok.
By typing in your name, this will serve as an official signature.
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Columbia Outdoor Orientation Program Leader Consent Form

I am exercising my free choice to participate voluntarily in the Columbia Outdoor Orientation Program’s (COOP) Fall trip. I recognize that this decision involves certain risks and I am willing to accept responsibility for those risks.

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