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7/17/2024

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Hiring Today for Fall 2024 with MU Adventure Club’s Before & After School Program
Don’t wait until August to apply for the Fall 2024 semester as we are interviewing and hiring NOW. MU Adventure Club is a before & after school program located in elementary schools in Columbia. Available shifts are 6:40-7:25 a.m. & 2:25-5:45 p.m. for one set of schools and 6:40-8:05 a.m. and 3:00-5:45 p.m. at another set of schools. The available ten shifts are Monday-Friday and can work 2-10 shifts per week, with your schedule staying consistent for the semester. Starting pay is $14.15. Application available here. If hired, you will need physical forms of ID in Columbia; please take the necessary steps to secure the forms listed in the link.

Announcement sponsored by College of Education and Human Development
Research Participants Soon Turning 21 Needed for Study Investigating Alcohol Use
We are recruiting participants for a 12-month research study investigating alcohol use. Individuals that turn 21 years old within the next 4 months and regularly drink alcohol (at least once a week) may be eligible. Participation includes at least one 3-hour session and two 5-8 hour alcohol administration sessions in the lab, and two online follow-up questionnaires. You will be compensated up to $640 for your participation. Please contact Dr. McCarthy and project staff at tldrstudy@missouri.edu for more information.

Announcement sponsored by Psychological Sciences
STEM Cubs @ Home Participant Application
Can't join us for the in-person event? This Summer, STEM Cubs is delivering the in-person experience to you! We will be providing free STEM kits, complete with materials and QR codes to access two of our virtual learning experiences developed for grades K-3 and 4-8. Quantities are limited. Deliveries will begin after the in-person event held Saturday, July 13th. Visit our website to request your kit today at diversity.missouri.edu/program/stem-cubs/ or email umaldstemcubs@missouri.edu with any questions.

Announcement sponsored by IDE Academic Access and Leadership Development, Education and Human Development, Engineering
Healthy Participants Age 18+ Yrs Needed for Remote Research Study of Cognitive and Mental Health
We are seeking healthy participants, ages 18+ years with no history of neurologic problems, to serve in a comparison group for a study examining cognitive and mental health of individuals with phenylketonuria (PKU), a rare genetic disorder. This study is completely online and does not require any in-person visits. Participants will complete a screener interview, then attend a Zoom session to complete a handful of survey measures and a cognitive test and lastly 1 week later complete a survey via webpage. Participants will receive $60 for participating. Participation will take approximately 90 minutes. For more information or to schedule, please contact Tess Fogelberg at mupsychCNLab@umsystem.edu or by phone at (573) 884-8109.

Announcement sponsored by Psychological Sciences
Free Relationship Education Classes for Singles - July Start dates
Join us over Zoom to learn strategies and tips to strengthen your communication skills, discover qualities of a good partner and enrich your own personal well-being in this eight week class. Earn gift cards for class and survey completion! Participants must be single or not in a committed relationship, and living in Missouri. For more information or to set up your enrollment meeting, contact us at 573-882-4325 or email kara.duke@missouri.edu. Class beginning: July 22, Mondays 6:30-8:30 p.m.; July 25, Thursdays 7-9 p.m.

Announcement sponsored by ShowMe Healthy Relationships
Invitation: Learn about exciting research taking place at Mizzou during the Summer Forum
Learn about cutting-edge research conducted by undergraduate research interns this summer. More than 150 students will be presenting their work in poster and oral presentations throughout the afternoon. Drop in anytime as they showcase their studies in fields ranging from the life and biomedical sciences, engineering, behavioral sciences and humanities. Support the next generation of young scholars at the Summer Forum, taking place on Thursday, July 25 (noon-4:30 p.m.) in Memorial Union (2nd Floor, North). Visit MUEngage for additional details.

Announcement sponsored by Office of Undergraduate Research