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2019 Graduation

May 4th, 2019
8 months to go.

Thrive Job Board – New Opportunities!

Job Board

If you are looking for meaningful work – or know someone who is – there are some great opportunities via Thrive’s excellent job board, at this link.


Job Opportunity: Health Specialist

MNCHuman Services Alum Kristine Ramillo wanted to make sure that NDNU PSP students new of a job opportunity at Mission Neighborhood Centers in San Francisco.  (Thank you, Kristine!)

The job description and instructions for applying can be found at this link:

Human Resources Internship – PAID

2018 Human Resources Internship is open to students an undergraduate student pursuing a degree in human resources, business or another relevant degree.
Internship Deadline: Ongoing
Award Amount: paid
Internship Type: Fulltime
Applicants can get more information through the given link: Human Resources Internship
Internships and Financial Aid Adviser

Scholarship Possibilities

ScholarshipRecently, we were searching for scholarships specifically for evening/part time/adult/ working students.  There are a lot of useful resources out there!  The following are links that may be helpful to those searching for scholarships (and who isn’t, right?)

Keep in mind as you look through the links below that we are here to help.  Many require a letter of recommendation from a faculty member… we are glad to provide that.  And if you are successful in obtaining a scholarship, please tell us… we love celebrating your successes!

This one is an article from about “nontraditional and returning student” scholarships.  

This one gives general information about the best scholarship search platforms.

This link is specifically for nontraditional students.

This is an article from US News about scholarship searches.  

Alum in the News: Detective Dan Seevers

Congrats to Det. Sgt. Seevers (center, below) on his graduation from the San Mateo County Crisis Intervention Training (CIT).  We appreciate his hard work to keep our communities safe!  Dan graduated from our Human Services program in 2012.

Dan Seevers

Job Opportunities


Job Board

Courtesy of Thrive, San Mateo County’s Nonprofit consortium.

Science from Scientists Instructor.  Do you want to feel like a science rockstar? We’re looking for charismatic scientists to teach hands-on science and engineering lessons to elementary and middle school students. Our Scientist Instructors work alongside classroom teachers during the school day to improve students’ attitudes and aptitudes in science and engineering. Science from Scientists’ mission is to teach and inspire the next generation to identify and solve real-world problems by improving STEM literacy.

Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center:  Engagement Specialist
We are looking for an Engagement Specialist to work throughout San Mateo County. The ideal candidate is an individual committed to increasing and maintaining relationships with students and their family members to connect them to resources, provide training, facilitation and coaching services. The Engagement Specialist will service on both PCRC’s Empowering Youth and Strengthening Families teams.
Youth Community Service:  Palo Alto Middle School Coordinator
The YCS Program Coordinator will work closely with the Palo Alto Youth Program Director to facilitate YCS middle school clubs, Action Team, and support for YCS Service Shout Out. The Coordinator must also build and maintain positive community relationships with many community partners.


NonProfit Job Board

Job Board

See link below and Thrive’s announcement of their new Job Board!

“We are excited to announce that this month we are launching Thrive Job Board – a free platform where you can find new job and volunteer opportunities in the Silicon Valley nonprofit sector. This builds on our longstanding service of providing a weekly job opportunities announcement email.”

We will continue to announce new opportunities in our job email every Thursday. Now, job descriptions will also be searchable on our website for a 30-day period or until the position is filled.”

Open Thrive Job Board