Events and meetings for Partnership activities, including Days of Service, Internship Workshops and Fairs, Student Intern Gatherings, Leadership Program Workshops and other Partnership events scheduled during the Fall 2016 semester are listed below.

Girls Talk & Teen Voices Mentoring Program – Programs began in November.   Meetings will be held as follows:  Phillips – on 1st Tuesday of each month from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.; Strong – on 2nd Thursday of each month from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.; Mt. Blue – held on UMF campus from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. – dates to be set.

Accept the Challenge:  Lead UMF – in addition to the events and workshops listed below, four (4) “Get on the Bus” events (2 in the fall and 2 in the spring) will be scheduled that will give students an opportunity to visit, interact with, and learn about:  Local Foods/Sustainability; Local Government; Non-Profits (health and human services); and regional businesses.

Additionally, career fairs and workshops offered by UMF’s Career Services Office (indicated with an asterisk [*]) are also included in this schedule for your convenience.  Contact Career Services staff for more information on these events.

Date & Time Location Event/Meeting Description
Friday
January 20, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
NDH C
Olsen Student Center
Community Partner Orientation & Training Session
Training session for community partners hosting internships during the spring semester, or planning an internship in the near future.  Session begins at 8:00 am.  (Snow Date:  Monday, January 23rd, same time and location)
Friday
January 20, 2017
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
NDH C
Olsen Student Center
Student Intern Orientation & Training Session
Training session for students beginning their internships during the spring semester.  Session begins at 11:45 a.m.   Lunch is provided.
Wednesday
January 25, 2017
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
NDH C
Olsen Student Center
Student Advisory Council
Regular meeting of the Partnership’s Student Advisory Council.  Attendance for Advisory Council members only.  Lunch is provided.
Monday
January 30, 2017
12:00 Noon – 1:00 p.m.
NDH A
Olsen Student Center
Internship Workshop for All Majors
First of two informational sessions open to all students to learn about internships and find out how to begin planning for one (second workshop on:  Monday, March 6th).
Monday
February 6, 2017
12:00 Noon – 1:00 p.m.
NDH A
Olsen Student Center
Internship Workshop for Business Majors
Informational sessions open to all Business majors to learn about and begin planning for their internship requirement.
Wednesday
February 8, 2017
12:00 Noon – 1:00 p.m.
NDH A
Olsen Student Center
Internship Workshop for Psychology Majors
Informational session open to all Psychology majors to learn about and begin planning for their internship requirement.
Wednesday
February 10, 2017
8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Various Non-Profit Agency Sites
and Olsen Student Center
‘GET ON THE BUS” – Leadership through Service
Hands-on learning opportunity with local non-profit agencies.  Tour 5 different agencies and then return to campus to have lunch and talk with representatives from 2 additional agencies.  Check in to board the buses will be at 8:45 a.m. at the Partnership’s offices on Quebec Street.  Participation is limited to 16 – so be sure to register early at:  “Get on the Bus”
Monday
February 13, 2017
12:00 Noon – 1:00 p.m.
NDH A
Olsen Student Center
Internship Workshop for Computer Science Majors
Informational session open to all Computer Science majors to learn about and begin planning for doing an internship. – CANCELLED/SNOW DAY – Rescheduled for Monday, February 27th
Wednesday
February 15, 2017
12:00 Noon – 1:00 p.m.
NDH A
Olsen Student Center
Internship Workshop for EPP & Natural Science Majors
Informational session open to all Environmental Sciences, and Natural Science majors to find out about internships, and for Environmental Policy & Planning majors to learn about and begin planning for their internship requirement. – CANCELLED/SNOW DAY – Rescheduled for Friday, March 3rd.
Friday
February 17, 2017
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Ferro House Conference Room Student Advisory Council
Regular meeting of the Partnership’s Student Advisory Council. Attendance for Advisory Council members only. Lunch is provided.
Monday
February 27, 2017
12:00 Noon – 1:00 p.m.
NDH A
Olsen Student Center
Internship Workshop for Computer Science Majors
Informational session open to all Computer Science majors to learn about and begin planning for doing an internship.
Wednesday
March 1, 2017
12:00 Noon – 1:00 p.m.
NDH A
Olsen Student Center
Internship Workshop for ORBA Majors & Alpine Ops Students
Informational session open to all ORBA and Alpine Ops students to find out about their internship requirement.
Wednesday
March 1, 2017
11:59 p.m.
Online or at Partnership office Competition Deadline – Design a Partnership Sticker
UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement is hosting a competition for the best sticker design to effectively and attractively reflect the purpose of the Partnership.  The winning entrant will receive a gift certificate at the University Bookstore.  Designs must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. on March 1st.   Review and judging of all qualified entries will take place and the winning entrant notified no later than Monday, March 6, 2017.   Start planning you design today!
Friday
March 3, 2017
12:00 Noon – 1:00 p.m.
NDH A
Olsen Student Center
Internship Workshop for EPP & Natural Science Majors
Informational session open to all Environmental Sciences, and Natural Science majors to find out about internships, and for Environmental Policy & Planning majors to learn about and begin planning for their internship requirement.
Monday
March 6, 2017
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
NDH A
Olsen Student Center
Internship Workshop for All Majors
Second of two  informational sessions open to all majors to learn about and begin planning for doing an internship.
Wednesday
March 8, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Olsen Student Center SPRING INTERNSHIP FAIR
Sponsored by UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement.  All students required to complete an internship for their major and those interested in doing one, as well as faculty and staff welcome.  (Snow Date:  Wednesday, March 15th, same times and location).                                                                      Community Partners – for more information and to register go to:   http://www2.umf.maine.edu/pca/about/internship-fair/ – or contact: Lorraine Pratt, Partnership for Civic Advancement at 207-778-7516 or lorraine.pratt@maine.edu
Students  – Find more information on this event and a list of participating businesses and organizations at: http://www2.umf.maine.edu/pca/about/internship-fair/
Date & Time TBA
Location TBA Student Advisory Council
Regular meeting of the Partnership’s Student Advisory Council. Attendance for Advisory Council members only. Lunch is provided.
Wednesday
March 22, 2017
5:30 p.m.
North Dining Halls
Olsen Student Center
*Career Fair
Sponsored by UMF’s Career Services Office, this event gives students an opportunity to meet with prospective employers.
Wednesday
March 22, 2017
5:30 p.m.
North Dining Halls
Olsen Student Center
Partnership’s Annual Recognition Dinner
Sponsored by our sustaining partner, Bangor Savings Bank Foundation, this dinner recognizes and celebrates the work of UMF students and faculty and our community partners. Attendance is by invitation only. (Snow Date: Thursday, March 23rd, same time and location.)
Date & Time TBA
Location TBA Student Intern Mid-Term Seminar
Seminar luncheon event all students who are participating in an internship during the fall/winter of 2016 and spring 2017.
Monday
April 3, 2017
before Midnight – 12:00 a.m.
Submit Application Form
Online
AWARD APPLICATION DEADLINE – Applications for UMF-Bangor Savings Bank, UMF-Franklin Savings Bank, and other Intern Awards to support unpaid internships during the summer and fall 2017 semester internships are due before midnight tonight!
Wednesday
April 5, 2017
11:45 – 1:00 p.m.
Location TBA Partnership Advisory Board Meeting – Tentative Date
Regular meeting of Advisory Board members.
Date & Time TBA
Location TBA Student Advisory Council
Regular meeting of the Partnership’s Student Advisory Council. Attendance for Advisory Council members only. Lunch is provided.
Monday
April 24, 2017
11:45 – 1:00 p.m.
Room 102
Technology Center
LinkedIn Workshop #I
First in a 2-workshop series.  Learn the basics about LinkedIn, including how to set up your profile, etc. Open to all students. Student interns and Juniors and Seniors encouraged to attend.
Limited space available – advance notice of attendance strongly recommended. Reserve your seat with: Lorraine Pratt at 207-778-7516 or lorraine.pratt@maine.edu
Thursday
April 27, 2017
11:45 – 1:00 p.m.
NDH C
Olsen Student Center
Student Intern Orientation & Training Session
Training session for students beginning their internships during the spring semester.  Session begins at 11:45 a.m.   Lunch is provided.
Friday
April 28, 2017
11:45 – 1:00 p.m.
Room 102
Technology Center
LinkedIn Workshop #II
Attend the second workshop in this series to learn more about LinkedIn, including how to do job searches, etc. Open to all students. Student interns and Juniors and Seniors encouraged to attend.
Limited space available – advance notice of attendance strongly recommended. Reserve your seat with: Lorraine Pratt at 207-778-7516 or lorraine.pratt@maine.edu
Friday
May 5, 2017
11:45 – 1:00 p.m.
NDH C
Olsen Student Center
Student Intern Orientation & Training Session
Training session for students beginning their internships during the spring semester.  Session begins at 11:45 a.m.   Lunch is provided.
Monday
May 8, 2017
11:45 – 1:00 p.m.
NDH C
Olsen Student Center
Student Intern Orientation & Training Session
Training session for students beginning their internships during the spring semester.  Session begins at 11:45 a.m.   Lunch is provided.
Tuesday
May 9, 2017
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
NDH C
Olsen Student Center
Community Partner Orientation & Training Session
Training session for community partners hosting internships during the spring semester, or planning an internship in the near future.  Session begins at 8:00 am.
Saturday
May 13, 2017
Time TBA
Location TBA Commencement

 

Contact Us:

University of Maine at Farmington
Partnership for Civic Advancement
149 Quebec Street
Farmington, Maine  04938
 
Telephone:  207-778-7516 or 778-7593
Facsimile:  207-778-7840
TDD:  207-778-7000
 
Email:  pca@maine.edu