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Exciting Internship Opportunity for Students Interested in Government or Archival Work

US Senator Saxby Chambliss will be retiring soon and interns are needed to help with the archiving of material from his decades-long career in Congress. Senator Chambliss has served on the Select Committee on Intelligence and the Armed Services Committee, among other prestigious appointments. Interns will help inventory and organize press, legislative, and administrative materials in preparation for archiving at the University of Georgia's Special Libraries Collection. Interns will also have rare access to historically significant documents such as memorabilia, notes, and photographs.

Interested in interning? Please email Dr. D'Unger your resume and a brief (one paragraph) statement of your interest and qualifications for the position. Application must be received no later than noon on Monday, April 28th.  Students will receive pass/fail academic credit for this unpaid internship. The position is available in the summer and fall, and hours are flexible.

Vertically Integrated Projects Program

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Interested in working on real world problems in a team...for course credit? Check out the Vertically Integrated Projects Program! There are over 20 teams working on a variety of topics from robotics to humor to app development for game day. The teams are open to all majors. Visit vip.gatech.edu for more information on the teams, application, and credit options.

2014 Ideas to Serve Finals April 17

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Attend the 2014 Ideas to Serve Finals on Thursday April 17 at 6PM. The Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship is gearing up for Thursday's final round of the annual Ideas to Serve (I2S) Competition. I2S involves student/alumni teams with ideas for socially relevant products and services who compete for tens of thousands of dollars of prize money. The final event is a poster showcase session that is open to the public. There is even a "people's choice" prize to be awarded based on votes from visitors to the competition.

Check Out Our 125th Anniversary Video!

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This year the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts celebrates its 125th birthday. Share this video with your peers, family, and friends and show them what liberal arts at Tech is all about!

Deadline for submissions for the 9th Annual Undergraduate Research Spring Symposium is March 28!

One of your students could win a $1,000 grand prize scholarship or one of five $500 runner-up scholarships in Cengage Learning's "Instructor for a Day" video contest. Students need to submit a short video that answers the question, "How will you engage your students?" if they were the instructor for a day.

Click here to learn more!

AchieveIt is Hiring Summer Interns!

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AchieveIt is hiring Customer Success Interns this summer. The job requirements mainly include supporting the Customer Success Department in all matters pertaining to training clients on our software and manual entry of client data into the AchieveIt software. It will be around 30 hours per week. Pay is $12 per hour. The application deadline is 4/30 and ideally we’d like to have someone onboard in mid-May. It will also be for audit credit. Contact is Preston Lyons, 404.692.5397 or plyons@achieveit.com.  The company's VP of Sales is an HTS alum (Preston).

On the ground floor of the Engineering Science and Mechanics Building, six students engage in a lively discussion about campus culture. The class is an honors seminar on "An Ethnographic Study of Georgia Tech." This article focuses on a specific question the students posed which is "How do engineering majors understand and perceive the culture of non-engineering majors?" Check it out here to see more about their research and findings!

End Sexual Violence at Georgia Tech

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End SV at GT is a student-led initiative to end sexual violence on Georgia Tech’s campus. We are glad you are as passionate and interested in this issue as we are. Check out the following links to learn more about the EndSVatGT initiatives as well as how to get involved.

You can read the white paper here

You can endorse the white paper here - what to do more? Click here

Connect at: endsvatgt@gmail.com; @endsvatgt (twitter); EndSVatGT(Facebook)

Spring Commencement Fair May 2

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All graduates and their families are invited to share in the excitement of Commencement at the President’s Graduation Celebration. Held on Friday, May 2, from 3–5 p.m. on Tech Green, graduates and their guests will have an opportunity to take photos with beloved Tech mascots, meet administrators, faculty, and staff, and share in unique traditions that make Georgia Tech such a cherished institution. Admission is free to all attendees. For more information, click here.

Two temporary position entering data in GTScholar is available! You must have already obtained a degree to be eligible.

Job Descriptions:

Data Processing Manager (Tech Temp)-Full-time
Job Posting: Apr 11, 2014 - Requisition ID: 0169685
Organization: Library and Learning Excellence
This position will primarily deal with entering and managing publications.

Data Processing Specialist (Tech Temp)-Full-time
Job Posting: Apr 11, 2014 - Requisition ID: 0169688
Organization: Library and Learning Excellence
This position will primarily deal with entering and managing other elements of the profile, especially professional activities.

The Ivan Allen College is Hiring!

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The Ivan Allen College is hiring an assistant with experience in programming and web development. The position will be 10-12 hours a week with a minimum one year commitment, starting at 10 dollars an hour. The employee must be able to start sometime this summer. PHP, HTML, and CSS experience is necessary. 

Come celebrate the arrival of spring and the impending arrival of the end of the semester.  Hang out with HTS friends, eat some good food, and recognize HTS award winners.  The event will be Thursday, April 24th from 11.00 AM - 12.30 PM in the Old CE Courtyard (rain location: room G10).  See you there!

Campus Appreciation Sale, Barnes & Noble @ Georgia Tech, April 28-May 4

· Faculty, Staff, Students, show your BuzzCards at Barnes & Noble @ Georgia Tech, April 28-May 4, for a 20% discount on most items.
· See store for a list of exclusions (computer hardware, software, graduation regalia, textbooks, etc.).

April 15 Final Day to sign up for Annual Parking Permit

· Purchase your 2014-2015 GT parking permit during the following times to be eligible to receive it FREE:
· Permit Renewal Period: April 1-15
· First week of first come/first serve sales: April 21-27
· Log on to driverseat.gatech.edu using your GT username and password to purchase your permit. You’ll be automatically entered in the drawing. Winners will be announced on April 30, 2014.
· Register here for Annual Parking Permit.
· Click here for contest rules and more information about permit purchases

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