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Posts Tagged ‘college students’

a group of TAMID students take a selfie together

Jewish@edu – Win-Win

TAMID brings students and Israeli companies together. College students looking to join student organizations can get involved with any number of groups. Clubs exist for every interest imaginable — from the mundane to the esoteric. The experiences student organizations offer can form lasting relationships and lines on resumes that may catch the eye of potential…

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Emily Stillman

Jewish@edu- When I Say I’m From Here

Emily Stillman Special to the Jewish News PHOTOS BY: John Hardwick Federation’s JOIN Intern Emily Stillman reflects on her eye-opening internship with a renewed appreciation of home. Like many college students’ thoughts, summer break crossed my mind as I trudged through the snowy sidewalks of Ann Arbor last winter. In the depths of December, I…

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MSU Sigma Alpha Mu Sammys

Jewish@edu – Stronger Than Ever

Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity is growing at MSU. Greek organizations on college campuses often conjure images of raucous parties, hazing rituals and binge drinking. Just about everyone has a preconceived notion when it comes to fraternities and sororities. The Michigan State University chapter of the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity is working to change those perceptions.…

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Man holding a sign saying "register early to vote," register to vote.

Students At Michigan Colleges Encouraged To Register To Vote

Students At Michigan Colleges Encouraged To Register To Vote At Secretary Of State Mobile Office Office to travel 3,000 miles offering full services this fall. Students at 18 Michigan colleges and universities will have a chance to register to vote at the Mobile Office this fall, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced today. “We’re launching…

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Portrait of desperate and stressed young man pulling his hair. Studio shot, grey background.

Under Pressure

Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor Getting into their college of choice can leave students stressed. Hey, juniors and seniors, here’s some news to use: Where you go to college is of almost no importance to your future employment options. Whether your degree is from the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Wayne State or Grand Valley…

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Monica Merzin, JOIN intern 2018

Jewish@edu – Learning From Our Seniors

Monica Merzin } jewish@edu writer Summer Internships! I had the privilege to spend my summer as a Jeanette and Oscar Cook JOIN intern, a local annual internship program in Jewish communal service administered through JVS. I interned at Jewish Senior Life (JSL) in Oak Park. I spent half of my summer working at Coville Assisted…

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Abby Calef worked at Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County in the food pantry for her summer internship

Jewish@edu – A Summer Spent Sharing Apples

Abby Calef } jewish@edu writer Summer Internships! When I’m asked what I study, I’m met with blank stares or worse, the dreaded question: “What are you going to do with that?” While it seems almost impossible to incorporate English, Jewish studies and psychology into one summer internship, Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County was the…

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Elizabeth Merzin was a JOIN intern at JVS.

Jewish@edu – Matching Skills To Her Job

Elizabeth Merzin } jewish@edu writer Summer Internships! This summer, I had the opportunity to be one of the 20 Jeanette and Oscar Cook JOIN interns, an annual local Jewish communal service program administered by JVS. I was placed at JVS in Southfield in the marketing and communications department. While the other local Jewish agencies are…

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coping with stress when you need to feel perfection

Jewish@edu – Tips For Dealing With Stress

For college students, the quest for perfection can add to the risks associated with being away from home. Some students turn to addictive strategies to cope with stress and feelings of inadequacy: alcohol, drugs, binge-eating or drinking, self-mutilation, self-starvation, unhealthy sexual choices, extreme exercise, Internet 24/7 and the like. To guard against these behaviors, create…

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Rachel Levy in Washington, D.C. for a Machon Kaplan internship

Jewish@edu – From Clueless To Clued In

Rachel Levy } jewish@edu writer Summer Internships! As passengers abandoned airplane mode, buzzes from CNN or New York Times lit up their phones, updating them of what had or hadn’t transpired domestically and abroad in the nearly five-hour flight between Arizona and Washington, D.C. I opened my phone to two Snapchats, a text from my…

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