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SDSU - Graduate Masters of City Planning (MCP) degree within our School of Public Affairs

I am pleased to introduce you to our Graduate Masters of City Planning (MCP) degree within our School of Public Affairs.   We would appreciate your forwarding this letter on email or otherwise posting it on bulletin boards for any undergraduate students interested in pursuing a graduate degree in city planning . Our graduate MCP Program has been in existence for over 40 years.  Alumni with a Masters in City Planning from SDSU range from Directors of planning departments to community planners to Vice Presidents of land use and environmental planning firms.  Current MCP faculty specialize in a wide array of fields including sustainable urban planning, land use, environmental law, transportation, urban design, GIS , community planning, housing, and research methods.  Our proximity to Mexico allows students to focus on the U.S.-Mexico border and Latin America.  We also emphasize community outreach and internships. We are pleased to invite students to apply to our Graduate MCP pro

Are you interested in developing your personal leadership skills, learning more about social justice and connecting with other students committed to social change at Cal?

Then the Blueprint Leaders for Social Justice Program is for you!!  Blueprint leaders develop their unique leadership styles with the goal of learning to make social change. We start the semester with relationship and community building so that we have a strong base to explore our identities, backgrounds, values, and leadership styles. Interactive and experiential learning workshops take place weekly (Wednesdays 5:30pm-7:30pm) in a 2-unit academic course. Towards the middle of the semester, students are put into groups to carry out team projects. Through the team projects, students learn about how they are perceived in groups and tips for effective team functioning. We end the semester with a panel of current student leaders at Cal discussing continuing leadership opportunities. Blueprint aims to build a community in which students feel safe to ask questions, challenge assumptions, and work together for positive social change. Blueprint Graduates are eligible to apply to our hig

2012 Gerhardt Internship

1000 Friends of Oregon is pleased to announce that we are currently taking applications for the 2012 Gerhardt Internship. This summer intern program is open to students across the United States and Canada majoring in land use planning or related fields. For more information regarding 1000 Friends of Oregon you may visit our website at www.friends.org .  Or to view the internship description and how to apply go to http://www.friends.org/about/jobs_internships . Please note the deadline on applications is February 20 th , 2012 . Feel free to pass this information along to any undergraduate or graduate students who you may feel would be interested in interning with 1000 Friends of Oregon this summer. Best, Robin 1000 Friends of Oregon is a thirty-five year old public interest organization that advocates smart growth through comprehensive land use and transportation planning, using Oregon’s renowned planning program. We work with citizens across Oregon to enhance our quality of life

Spend a Semester Studying in New Orleans with Magnolia Project

Magnolia Project at UC Berkeley and The University of New Orleans (UNO) are recruiting Cal students for a semester-long exchange program for study in fall 2012!                         Since summer 2007 Magnolia Project has sent more than 350 Cal students to the Gulf Coast to assist grassroots organizations in rebuilding efforts post-Hurricane Katrina.  MP is the premier student organization on the Cal campus dedicated to seeking justice in the Gulf Coast and connecting relevant social issues of race and class to East Bay communities. The exchange allows Cal students to take 2 courses at UNO and intern 20 hours/week with a community based organization.  While supporting a community agency through internship activities, students will engage in a community-based research (CBR) project at their internship site with the support of a UC Berkeley faculty member.   CBR projects will take place at host sites participating in our 4-year old community advisory group and include research oppo

Summer Business Boot Camp at UC Berkeley

The Haas School of Business and the University of California, Berkeley invite you undergraduate students to apply to the BASE Summer Program (Business for Arts, Sciences and Engineering) . BASE is a six-week business boot camp that enables non-business majors to take business courses while earning nine units of academic credit . Some former BASE students have gone on to earn MBA degrees, while others have accepted jobs in marketing, product development, and consulting with Google, McKinsey & Co., IBM, and others. The ideal participant of the BASE Program is an undergraduate student majoring in liberal arts, sciences or engineering. BASE is the ONLY premier business summer program where students can earn units . Application Process We encourage you to apply as soon as possible given the popularity of the Program in the past years. Last year (2011), we had a full program. There is no application fee. To download the application or for more information please visit our website