Listings for July 12, 2010

Get out of your room …

Chiseled

Looking for someone to run with, or want to find a way to burn off some extra holiday pounds? Join the FAU Runner’s Club! It’s your chance to meet new people and burn off some serious calories. Meetings are Wednesday evenings from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Track & Field Complex located on the Boca campus. For more info, e-mail Kyoto at [email protected]

Read that Rx!

Want to become one of those few gifted individuals who can demystify a doctor’s handwriting? Are you interested in drugs or how they interact with your body? Become a member of the Pre-Pharmacy Club and enjoy benefits such as, shadowing opportunities, volunteer hours, pharmacy school tours and presentations, PCAT prep and discounts on Kaplan. For more info, contact [email protected] To keep up to date on all club-related information, add the club on Facebook and on your MyFAU Collegiate Link.

Become an International Friend

Want to literally make friends from around the globe? You’ll undoubtedly hit it off with the international student whom you’ll soon be socializing, hanging-out and simply having fun with. Become the bridge between worlds and make a new friend in the process. Apply to the International Friend Program (IFP) by Aug. 9. For more info on the application process, contact Dr. Mihaela Metianu at [email protected]

Get off campus …

Indulge in the provocative

Let your eyes feast themselves on artwork that exposes humanity’s “dirty laundry.” Come to the Lighthouse Center for Arts in Jupiter and gaze upon the Multiple Sins exhibit which explores the sinful indulgences people allow themselves in their everyday life. Your pockets are spared by the reasonable admission price of $5. From June 12 to Sept. 25, starting at 10 a.m., stimulate and excite the senses while arousing your intellectuality — if you dare. For more info, visit www.lighthousearts.org.

“Vans Warp” to South Florida

Listen some unique beats by 3OH!3, Sum 41, The All-American Rejects and a seriously long, star-studded list of performers that are sure to keep you entertained on July 24, starting at noon. Don’t wait too long to wrap your head around the magnitude of this year’s Vans Warped Tour in West Palm Beach. For more info and location updates, or to get tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com.

Fun in da sun!

Been living in Florida for years, yet never gone on any water outings aside from sunbathing or swimming in a pool? Well, stop it, just stop it! The sunshine and its scorching temperature has returned so, toss that sweater aside, put on your best bathing suit, and sign up for parasailing, snorkeling, or a cruise at the Palm Beach Activity Center in Riviera Beach. The price ranges from $20 to $60, so it won’t empty out your bank account. Enjoy what the Sunshine State has to offer with friends or family. For more info, visit events.pbpulse.com or www.visitpalmbeach.com.

Get a gig …

FedEx delivers a job opportunity

Apply to be a customer service coordinator for FedEx. This is the perfect job fit if you have excellent communication and verbal skills and have at least six months of prior experience, including: setting up customer accounts, taking orders, providing selling prices and shipping methods. For more info or to apply, visit www.snagajob.com.

Sales/merchandise associate for T.J. Maxx

If you have a flexible schedule, are able to lift 50 pounds, have good verbal skills and are energetic, then T.J. Maxx wants you to work as a sales/merchandise associate. Show some enthusiasm and strut yourself to T.J. Maxx on Glades Road in Boca to apply in person.

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 www.snagajob.com.

Can the kid at heart come out to play?

Flashback 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 www2.toysrus.com/careers.
Get free money …

Cutting Edge Careers Scholarship

If you’re majoring in Business Administration, Computers, Criminal Justice, Health Care/Nursing, Design, Digital Media, or Culinary Arts then you’re more than welcome to a $1,000 in your pocket by applying 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 www.cappex.com/scholarships/scholarshipDetails.jsp?scholarshipCode=ce.

A GPA Isn’t Everything Scholarship

Tired of scholarships that ask for an insanely high GPA? Cappex.com understands you and is willing to grant a scholarship of $1,000 to one lucky student. All you have to do is explain why you deserve it in the “Tell Us More” box of the scholarship application. This time, it is too good and very true! The deadline is Sept. 30. For more info or to access the application, visit www.cappex.com/page/account/quickApply.jsp?scholarshipID=gp&code=CD25-281-32-3638.

Random listing of the week …

Kathy Griffin will make you ROFL

The hilarious comedian and star of the Emmy-winning show My Life on the D-list, Kathy Griffin, will be provoking uncontrollable laughter at the Hard Rock Café in Hollywood on Aug. 11. Though she may not be Nicole Kidman, her comedic mockery of Hollywood celebrities will have you ripping your sides. The hysterical riot starts at 8 p.m. For more info or tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com.