Listings for June 28, 2010

Get out of your room …

In need of a mentor

Remember how disoriented your freshman self was in the beginning, not just with the campus but with the overall college experience? Now’s your chance to help an international student adjust to FAU! Become an International Peer Mentor and pass down your pearls of knowledge. For more info on the application process, contact Dr. Mihaela Metianu at [email protected]

Escape into A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Enter the comedic world of Shakespeare through a magical forest during the Studio One performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, starting on Friday, June 25, and continuing until July 25. Follow Lysander, who’s in love with Hermia, who’s being followed by Demetrius, who’s being followed by Hermia’s best friend Helena! Enter the ancient forest at 8 p.m. and suffer in the comedic confusion created by the fairy royals and the mischievous hobgoblin, Puck. For a full schedule of performances, tickets or more information, visit

Get off campus …

Feed that gator!

Have a big soft spot for animals, the baby kind in particular? Come to the Daggerwing Nature Center on Saturday, July 30, at 3:15 p.m. and watch a live baby alligator feeding. Who wants to watch the baby gator for free? You do! Yes, you do! For more info, visit

Party Delux style

Say good-bye to the week’s troubles when you come to Delux, a nightclub and lounge in downtown Delray Beach. Enjoy the DJ’s wide variety of music, work it on the dance floor and chat the night away on lounge chairs and even beds. This adult party paradise is open from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Don’t forget to dress in style. For more info, call (561) 279-4792.

Get good karma …

Help out the School Supply Drive

Remember that long list of school supplies you had to buy in elementary school? Finish the summer with a giving streak by donating school supplies such as notebook paper, calculators and pens to the School Supply Drive for students who can’t afford them. Donations can be dropped off from June 30 to Sept. 17. The drop-off locations are as follows: on the Boca campus, the College of Education’s Office for Academic and Student Services (room 230) and the FAU Bookstore; on the Davie campus, the College of Education’s Office for Academic and Student Services (room 202); and on the Jupiter campus, the second-floor reception area in the College of Education. Maybe the good karma will trickle down into academic luck needed later on. For more info, call (954) 667-9592.

Get a gig …

Summertime for working at Macy’s

No full time class load = job for you! If you have a flexible schedule, have good verbal skills and are energetic, then Macy’s wants to hire you. Experience is preferred but not necessary. For more info or to apply, visit

T-mobile retail sales associate

Stay connected … to a steady line of income, that is! T-mobile is looking for retail sales representatives for part-time shifts. If you’ve got previous retail experience, apply now! Help sell the latest technology. For more info, go to

Halloween City in search of managers

If you’re looking for a job that allows you a flexible schedule or is hiring for a season, then apply to Halloween City. Be in charge of fun and exciting costume sales! Love dressing up for Halloween? Then apply and enjoy the hefty employee discount on costumes and other merchandise! To apply, visit

Can the kid at heart come out to play?

Flash back to the time when you were a kid in a toy store – didn’t you wish you lived there? Now you can work there! Toys “R” Us is looking to hire new personnel for positions ranging from management to customer service. Live out the ultimate kid dream and get paid for it. To apply, visit

Get free money …


If you draw original works, the L. Ron Hubbard’s Illustrators of the Future contest wants your submission for a chance to win $500 and be eligible to win the grand prize along with $5,000. If you qualify to compete for the grand prize, you will be assigned a short story to read and illustrate a cover for. The deadline is June 30. For more info and contest guidelines, visit


If you write original science fiction or fantasy short stories, the L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future essay contest wants your submission for a chance to win $1,000 and be eligible to win the grand prize along with $5,000. Entries may be up to 17,000 words in length. The deadline is June 30. For more info and contest guidelines, visit

FAU Memorial Scholarship

Have a 3.0 GPA and some obvious financial need? Whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student, if you’re specializing in business or architecture, urban and public affairs, then quickly apply for this scholarship! A letter of recommendation is needed from an FAU faculty member or adviser. Turn in the application to the Office of Student Financial Aid on the Boca campus by June 30 no later than 5 p.m.

A GPA Isn’t Everything Scholarship!

Tired of scholarships that ask for an insanely high GPA? understands you and is willing to grant a scholarship of $1,000 for one lucky student. All you have to do is explain why you deserve in it the “Tell Us More” box of the scholarship application. This time, it is too good and very true! The deadline is July 31. For more info or to access the application, visit

[Source:, Scholarship Monkey]

Random listing of the week …

Cutting Edge Careers Scholarship

If you’re majoring in business administration, computer science, criminal justice, health care, design, digital media or culinary arts and you’d more than welcome $1,000 in your pocket, apply for the Cutting Edge Careers Scholarship – ASAP because the deadline is July 31. Fill out a Cappex profile, tell them about your leadership, extracurricular or volunteer opportunities, and then submit. To apply, visit