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Summer Employment – RU Upward Bound

Roosevelt’s Upward Bound program is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for employment during Summer 2018. One position is that of an Instructor. The Instructor role is pivotal to ensuring academic growth during the summer program that Upward Bound offers to Chicago area high school students committed to seeking admission to and graduating from…

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Summer 2018 Research & Job Opportunity

Roosevelt’s Policy Research Collaborative (PRC) is seeking motivated Chicago-area undergraduate and graduate students to join a 10-member team in Summer 2018 that will research housing data for a study to determine the financial impact that predatory house-purchase contract sales had on black homeowners in Chicago’s racially transitioning communities. In collaboration with UIC and Duke University, PRC…

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Education Alum to Lead Roosevelt Schools in Dolton, IL

A former Golden Apple award winner and Roosevelt College of Education alum will join the Dolton West School District 148 administrative team in the coming months. Dr. Kim Brasfield-Carpenter, also known as “Dr. BC,” has been chosen from a field of more than 30 applicants as the new principal of Roosevelt Elementary and Roosevelt Junior…

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Education Alum Earns Golden Apple Award

Gregory Jones, a two-time alumnus of the College of Education (Secondary Teacher Education, MA ’98 and Educational Leadership, Ed.D. ’05) and principal of Chicago’s Kenwood Academy High School, was announced on April 4 as the 2018 recipient of Golden Apple’s annual Stanley C. Golder Leadership Award. Jones is the third consecutive College of Education alum…

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Summer Jobs for Education Majors

The City of Chicago is accepting applications today for the more than 30,000 positions that will help youth gain valuable work experience while providing critical support resources. Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the City of Chicago will begin accepting applications for the more than 30,000 jobs and internship opportunities available through the One Summer Chicago Program….

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