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Hiring graduate students for immigration research: Apply by February 19

CESI and the Guelph-Wellington Local Immigration Partnership are seeking one or two graduate students with excellent research and writing skills for 5-week part-time (around 10 hours per week) work opportunities. Students will conduct qualitative research on the services provided to international students to help them transition to permanent residents. Tasks might include literature reviews and scans of existing programs and services, stakeholder interviews, data analysis and report writing.

Hiring graduate students for immigration research: Apply by February 19

CESI and the Guelph-Wellington Local Immigration Partnership are seeking one or two graduate students with excellent research and writing skills for 5-week part-time (around 10 hours per week) work opportunities. Students will conduct qualitative research on the services provided to international students to help them transition to permanent residents. Tasks might include literature reviews and scans of existing programs and services, stakeholder interviews, data analysis and report writing.

Negotiating the boundaries of an urban classroom: experiences in engaged learning

Melissa Tanti, Coordinator of Community Engaged Learning with CESI, recently published Creating a contact zone: Negotiating the boundaries of an urban classroom. In this co-authored journal article, she reflects on her experience teaching a community engaged learning course in humanities at Ryerson. She raises critical questions about the role of instructors, and describes her efforts to foster students' self-development by anchoring their learning in community engagement.

Hiring graduate students for the Civic Accelerator: Apply by Jan.21st

The Guelph Lab is seeking three graduate students with excellent writing and qualitative research skills for 5-week part-time (10-20 hours per week) work opportunities. Students will work as part of the Civic Accelerator, an award-winning program that uses local government procurement to drive innovation, in order to scope potential projects, conduct literature scans and interviews, and prepare short descriptions o

Upcycle Kitchen receives 2 prizes at CBaSE pitch competition

Congratulations! The Hub Sandbox took home two awards at the CBaSE Hub Startup pitch competition on Wednesday, December 5.

The Hub Sandbox is an entrepreneurship program for students supported by CESI in collaboration with the Center for Business and Social Entreprise (CBaSE). The Hub brings together community engagement and social entrepreneurship best practices to address community-identified needs.

Watch CESI's performance for United Way!

CESI's in-house garage band performed in the University's talent show College Idol, on October 31!

We pulled together our musical skills and enthusiasm and worked hard over the Fall to get ready to introduce Mixed Methods to the world. Take a look at the final result: watch our College Idol performance here.

Call for Photos: Engaged Learning at the UofG

Are you currently participating in community engaged learning at the UofG? You’re involved in a community-engaged learning course, conduct community-based research, or do a practicum in the community?

Panel discussion: Improvisation for Social Change

Responding to complex and pressing problems increasingly require creative and innovation solutions. Looking at the connecting and engaging power of arts-based practices, The Derry Dialogues will be hosting a set of experts to share insights and stories on the power of improvisation as a means for social change.

Thursday, October 25 from 5:30 to 7:00

University of Guelph, Rozanski Hall, Room 101

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