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Posted: May 18

The Dean of Students Office will hold reduced hours from May 31 to August 26.

The Dean of Students Office will hold reduced hours from May 31 to August 26.

DOS Summer Hours:
Mon. - Thurs., 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fri., 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Application Deadline: Wed., May 25, 5 p.m.

Students are invited to apply to work as resident advisors for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Students are invited to apply to work as resident advisors for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Position Description
Resident advisors (RAs) are members of the GS Housing team who are primarily responsible for community development, mediation, programming, policy communication, and crisis intervention. RAs work collaboratively with University offices including GS Housing, the GS Dean of Students Office, University Apartment Housing, Health Services, and Public Safety. RAs report directly to Sean Trulby, Associate Director of Student Life.

Apply
For more information about the position, and to apply, visit the Resident Advisor information page

Posted: April 26
Start Date: ASAP

Students eligible for work-study are invited to apply for an assistant position in a cell biology lab at the Columbia University Medical Center College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Position Description
Students eligible for work-study are invited to apply for an assistant position in a cell biology lab at the Columbia University Medical Center College of Physicians and Surgeons. The successful applicant will contribute to basic research projects on cell division using the soil-dwelling Caenorhabditis elegans as a model sytem.

Responsibilities include:

  • Pouring worm plates
  • Seeding plates with bacterial cultures
  • Preparing lab solutions
  • Freezing down laboratory stock

Position Requirements

  • Eligibility for work-study with enough funding available for one year of work (~$3,000)
  • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program
  • A dedication to laboratory work and sterile technique
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to follow established regulations and protocols
  • Must be highly motivated

Time Committment
Part-time (2 days per week, 8-10 hours per week), with a minimum commitment of one year

Compensation
$12 per hour

Apply
To apply, please e-mail your resume or C.V. to Yelena Zhuralev or Julie Canman.

Posted: April 22

Columbia Counseling and Psychological Services has hired a new counselor with VA training, who will be available for counseling and lead support groups.

Description
Columbia Counseling and Psychological Services has hired a new counselor with VA training, Dr. James Pollock, who will be available for counseling and lead support groups. Dr. Pollock received his Ph.D from New York University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical health psychology at the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Yale School of Medicine.

Veteran Support Group
CPS will lead a veteran support group for students on campus. Students interested in attending should e-mail Dr. James Pollock to receive further information.

To learn more about resources offered by Columbia Counseling and Psychological Services, or to schedule an appointment, visit the website.

Posted: March 21

The Columbia University School of the Arts invites students of all levels of artistic experience to register for summer courses in film, theatre, visual arts, and writing taught by graduate faculty and guest artists who are leaders in their fields.

Event Description
The Columbia University School of the Arts invites students of all levels of artistic experience to register for summer courses in film, theatre, visual arts, and writing taught by graduate faculty and guest artists who are leaders in their fields.

Students may learn about course offerings by visiting the School of the Arts summer programs website. Questions should be directed to sps-info@columbia.edu.

Posted: March 4

Registration for both summer sessions is currently open.

Event Description

Registration for both summer sessions opens on Mon., Feb. 29. All courses and descriptions are available online.

Students are encouraged to meet with their academic advisors prior to registration to discuss program requirements. For important information about taking summer courses as a GS student, visit the Summer Courses page.

Upcoming Registration Deadlines

Summer Session 1: Mon., May 23 - Fri. July 1
Regular Registration Period: Mon., Feb. 29 - Mon., May 23
Late Registration Period: Tues., May 24 - Fri., May 27

Summer Session 2: Tues., July 5 - Fri., Aug. 12
Regular Registration Period: Mon., Feb. 29 - Tues., Jul. 5
Late Registration Period: Wed., Jul. 6 - Mon., Jul 11

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