Listings for September 13, 2010

Get out of your room

Orientation and Welcome Leader

Remember those hilarious skits performed on your Orientation Day? Wish you could be in them too? Apply to become a 2011 Orientation and Welcome Leader by Sept. 24 and you could become a memorable host/hostess to incoming FAU students. Pick up the application in room 220 at the Student Union. For more info, contact Sandra Garcia at [email protected].

FAU Career Day

If you’ve got some business attire, are an FAU student or alum, and are in serious need of a job, then the FREE FAU Career Day and Technical Fair is a golden opportunity you can’t miss! On Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the FAU Arena on the Boca campus, a lengthy list of employers will be ready and waiting to hire people. Become one of those lucky people. Have your Owl Card or Alumni Card and your FAU resume with you! For more info, call (561) 297-3533.

Latinos Unidos

Hola! Are you a Latino or Latina looking to make connections within the Latino community? Bienvenido! Meetings are Mondays at 5:00 p.m. in the Sago Palm Room of the Student Union. For general club info, contact Marcelle Aquino at [email protected].

“Just Beat it!”

Dare to be bold as you take the microphone during karaoke night at Coyote Jack’s in the the Boca campus’s Student Union. Yes, you’re welcome to attempt Michael Jackson, just try your best not to blow out some eardrums. The fun starts at 8 p.m. on Sept. 15. Enjoy the sweet satisfaction of knowing that laughing at yourself is priceless — and when that doesn’t work, there’s always laughing at your fellow karaoke singers. For more information, contact Rundale Nunley at [email protected].

 

Get off campus

In search of the next pop star

Dream of being featured in an MTV My Crib episode? Want to be so rich that you use $100 bills to fan the heat away? If you’ve got singing talent that could make Simon Cowell blush with envy and are at least 18, audition to be the next Palm Beach Pop Star. Submit a video that showcases your fabulously talented self to [email protected]or belt out some breathtaking tunes at the open call on Sept. 15 and 29 at the John Bull English Pub. For more info and guidelines, visit www.palmbeachpops.org/popstar.

 

Get a gig

Mega job jackpot at Cracker Barrel!

From West Palm Beach and Boynton Beach to Deerfield Beach and Hollywood, Cracker Barrel restaurants are looking busboys, grill cooks, dishwashers, cashiers and hosts/hostesses. If you have a flexible schedule, good verbal skills and are energetic, then Cracker Barrel wants you! Experience is preferred but not necessary. Part- and full-time positions are available. For more info, visit www.snagajob.com.

Sales and 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.

Bed Bath & Beyond needs sales and stock associates

If you have a flexible schedule, good verbal skills and are energetic, then Bed Bath & Beyond wants to hire you. Experience is preferred but not necessary. Part-time and full-time positions are available. For more info, visit www.snagajob.com.

 

Get free money

The next best seller?

If you write original science fiction or fantasy short stories, the L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future essay contest wants your submission. This provides you 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 Sept. 30. For more info and contest guidelines, visit www.writersofthefuture.com.

FAU Memorial Scholarship 

Have at least a 2.5 GPA and some obvious financial need? If you are currently enrolled in the Colleges of Business, Design and Social Inquiry, Nursing, Arts and Letters, Science, or Engineering and Computer Science and you can provide a letter of recommendation from either an FAU adviser or faculty member, apply for this scholarship by Oct. 1. Turn in the application to the Office of Student Financial Aid on the Boca campus by no later than 5 p.m. For more details, visit wise.fau.edu/finaid/typesofaid/general_sch.php.

Mad drawing skills?

If you draw, the L. Ron Hubbard’s Illustrators of the Future contest wants your submission for a chance to win $500 and qualifies you for a chance 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 Sept. 30. For more info and contest guidelines, visit www.writersofthefuture.com.

 

Random listing of the week

Oh, it’s on!

They won’t be holding back, so you know what that means — an adrenaline-pumped, action-packed Jiu-Jitsu championship for your eyes to feast on. Whether you’re a martial artist or a rabid MMA fan, come and witness the contestants’ mad skills on Sept. 18 starting 9 a.m. at the Jupiter Riverwalk Events Plaza. Make a memorable hangout with your friends or family. For more info, visit events.pbpulse.com/jupiter-fl/events/show/132527325-jupiter-jiu-jitsu-championship.