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In this Issue
  • 'Tis the Season—for Midterms
  • An Interview with Senior Caitlin Horn
  • Looking for a Summer Internship?
  • Upcoming Events
  • SA&FS Program Review: A Reminder
  • Deadlines
  • Feedback Survey! 
'Tis the Season

It's that time of the quarter when everything for each of your classes is due in the same week, same day. Why does that feel like this happens every quarter? Well, we have some good and bad news for you! 

Bad News: This is happening. It's overwhelming and stressful and we can't do any of it for you. 

Good News: We can make these coming weeks a little lighter—mentally, not literally—by offering you a place to study!

Looking for a quiet place with comfortable chairs and lots of space? Come to Study Hours!

Need a break from the craziness of campus? Study Hours!

Want to meet other SA&FS students in an easy and comfortable way? Study Hours! 
Study Hours
Every Wednesday & Thursday from 9am - 12pm at 140 Robbins

Good luck this season! We hope that things aren't too bad and we want you to know that we feel your pain. Remember to take care of yourself and to do your best. Whatever that looks like is okay. 
 
Tired & Tired,
Your Peer Advising Team
Student Profile: Caitlin Horn
    You can find Caitlin spending time with her niece and applying for jobs— the real world eek! 
 
Looking for a Summer Internship?

How many units do I need to fulfill the internship requirement?
12 units. 1 unit = 30 hours.

How many units need to be on and off campus?
A maximum of 4 units may be on campus, but you are not required to have any on campus internship units. Thus, all of your internship units may be off campus. 

How do I get units for an internship that I do over the summer?
1. Find a faculty sponsor on campus
2. Complete the following: (1) Internship Approval Form, (2) Proposal, (3) Description of Opportunity
>> find these forms on our website!
3. Meet with Galyna to have her sign the paperwork
4. Do the internship 
4.5. While interning complete the following: (1) time log, (2) reflections
5. Submit the time log and accompanying reflections to Galyna and she will give you a CRN to register for your internship units for Fall Quarter 2015
I don't have an internship for summer, but I want one.
Here are three resources that your peer advising team can vouch for! 

An allover listings site:
Good Food Jobs: search listings by location, category (i.e. production, education), type (i.e. internship, full time), & compensation (i.e. stipend, hourly)
>> you can also set up email alerts to be emailed whenever something is posted within your parameters!

A platform for arranging accommodated organic work:
WWOOF: become a member (for a small fee) & choose a location to work & live on a variety of organic properties (i.e. vineyard, farm) in exchange for food & living accommodations
    WOOF USA: search by state
    WOOF International: search by country

A comprehensive database for students looking to pursue work in sustainable food:
Yale Sustainable Food Program: Jobs, Apprenticeships, & Internships: organized by company/job type & provides other websites with listings
Upcoming Events

1. Michael Pollan with Mark Bittman: What's Next for the Food Movement?: April 27
    6:30pm through Edible Education 101 at the UC Berkeley
    >> watch the lecture live online! 

2. La Raza Culture Days: April 27 - May 1
    >> multiple workshops, discussions, and social gatherings aimed at educating the community about the social, political, and cultural issues facing the Chicano/Latino community
    >> check out the schedule here!

3. Arboretum GATEway Garden Community Festival: May 3 
    1pm - 3pm @ Arboretum GATEway Garden (behind the Davis Commons)
    >> "A free festival to… showcase plants native to our region, sustainable features, and community connections"

 
SA&FS Program Review
 
Another reminder to attend the Program Review! We'll make this short, because I'm sure that all of you are already feeling bombarded with flyers and emails regarding this event. 
 
1. Tuesday, April 28 from 11:20am - 12:30pm at 1328 Hart Hall
2. Wednesday, 
April 29 from 10am - 11am at Bowley 105
 
The Breakdown
  • These meeting times are only for students 
  • Why? Because you matter & our major depends on us to provide feedback to help it better address student needs
  • You will not be the only student there— thank you to the 20+ students that have RSVP'd!
  • You do not need to RSVP to attend, but it would be helpful so that we know how much pizza to order
  • There will be pizza
If you know that you will be able to attend, or even if you are hoping to do so, please RSVP here.
 
 
Deadlines
  • Last day to opt for P/NP or S/U grading: May 1
  • Last day to drop courses with a PTD, add courses with a PTA, & submit a Cancellation/Withdrawal form: June 4
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Peer Advising Office Hours
Feifan Yang:
Mondays 10am - 12pm @ Office
Shea Robinson:
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 1pm - 3pm @ Office
Fridays 12pm - 1pm @ Field House near Bowley

SA&FS Peer Advising Office
1303 Hart Hall 
UC Davis


Call to Make an Appointment
(530) 752 - 2244