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International Film Festival at EdCC April 25, 2011

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International Film Festival: Free!

Join the Black Box Theatre for three days and seven international films. All events are free and open to the public!

Wednesday, May 4

Thursday, May 5

  • 12 p.m., lecture Film Critic: Robert Horton, “Comparisons of Genres by Culture”

Friday, May 6

  • 6:30-8:30 p.m., Volver, Spanish

For more information: http://www.theatreedmonds.org/events.html

 

Spring Quarter 2011: Tuition April 21, 2011

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TUITION IS PAST DUE

Payment of tuition and fees for Spring Quarter 2011 was due April 15, 2011.

Thank you for paying your tuition on time.

If you have not paid your tuition, please be aware that your classes will be dropped on Friday April 22, 2011.

(*Please see below if you paid your tuition to a company / agency in your home country.)

If your classes are dropped, you will need to ask special permission to get back into classes. Keep in mind that instructors may refuse to allow you back into class.

If you know that you are not able to pay tuition please see an advisor immediately to discuss immigration.

*IMPORTANT: If you have paid your tuition and fees through a company (agency) in your home country, you will not be dropped from classes for nonpayment. Please see Martha Acosta-Pieters in the ISS South Duplex if you have questions about tuition, payments and fees.

Thank you!


 

Internal Application Meetings: Level 5 IESL to College or HS April 18, 2011

Internal Application Meeting #1: Information and Test Tickets

Date: Thursday, April 21st

Time: 4:00PM – 6PM

Location: SQL 214

  • All level 5 IESL students planning to go to College or High School starting summer quarter 2011 (or fall if taking summer as a vacation) are required to attend this meeting.

  • ISS advisors will provide students with important immigration and academic information about College and High School Completion programs.

  • Students will also receive permissions tickets to take required English and math placement tests.

If you have any questions, please contact ISS.

 

Washington State Driver’s License April 12, 2011

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Washington State Driver’s License:

Come to ISS first, before you go apply!

Please remember, if you do not have a Social Security Number, to come to ISS and ask for proof of residency information before going to the Department of Licensing Office.

For proof of residency you will fill out a “letter request form” in order to obtain a letter and SEVIS page which shows your current residence (address).  You will need these two (2) documents when you go to apply for a WA ID Card, WA Permit or Driver’s License.  Please make sure your current address; phone and email information is up to date in our system as this is required by immigration.

In addition to the documents required to show proof of residency you will also need to show proof identity.

Department of Licensing, Identity Requirements:

To get a Washington state driver’s license or ID card, you must show:

1) Proof of residency or Social Security Number (see below)

AND:

2) Proof of identity

These are the most common documents that students use to show Social Security Number or proof of residency; and proof of identity:

SSN or Proof of Residency
Proof of Identity
  • Social Security Card

OR, if you do not have a SSN:

*You do not need a letter from ISS if you have a Social Security Number

(List A)

  • Valid I-20
  • Valid passport
  • I-94 card
  • Valid visa*

*If your visa is expired, you must have the documents below (from List B)

• Certified School Transcript + Class Schedule & Letter

(For a complete list please visit the Washington State Department of Licensing website.)

If you have any questions please feel free to contact ISS at 425-640-1518.


 

Student Part-Time Employment Opportunity in ISS April 6, 2011

International Student Services (ISS) Marketing Office

Student Part-Time Employment Opportunity

ONE Position Available

Application Deadline:           April 22, 2011

Position Description:             (Student) Chinese Language Office Assistant (You DO NOT have to be Chinese, just have Chinese language abilities.)

Up to 19 hours per week @ $9 per hour

Job Duration:            2011 – 2012 Academic Year (student must commit June 2011 – June 2012)

Students taking summer vacation or returning home for a few weeks are welcome to apply!

Job Description

Typical Work (not limited to):

  • Customer Service: Greet students, parents, or agents; give basic information about the college; direct them to the right place for help
  • Translate/interpret English to Chinese and vice versa when necessary.
  • Assist in the editing and creation of marketing materials: fliers, PowerPoint presentations, etc.
  • Assist in coordinating marketing mailings through US Postal service, DHL and Fed Ex: to agents, to traveling staff, for fairs and exhibitions, etc. May deliver mail/packages to the Lynnwood Post Office.
  • Help to maintain inventory of marketing supplies and promotional materials (brochures, posters, application forms, giveaways, etc.).
  • Assist with trip preparation:  making appointments, booking hotels/flights, and preparing travel materials
  • Assist with social networking marketing on Facebook and sites in other countries
  • Conduct campus tours
  • General office assistance as required: answering phones, filing and other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Chinese language proficiency (You DO NOT have to be a native Chinese speaker.  A translation test will be given at the time of the interview).
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Web Search Engines, Email, Social Networking Tools
  • Must be in at least EAP 121
  • Excellent customer service skills: be outgoing and personable; patient and friendly
  • Organization skills; be detail-oriented
  • Take initiative, self-motivated, can work well with others and independently
  • Able to work in a multicultural setting
  • Able to communicate with people with limited English

More on the Back

Desired Skills (Not required, but will greatly improve your chances)

  • Microsoft Publisher
  • Adobe Photoshop, InDesign OR Illustrator
  • Proven experience in Edmonds CC events & activities

This position is not eligible for federal or state work study funding.

  • Completed application form
  • Cover letter detailing experience and skills related to the job
  • Resume detailing past work, volunteer, or club history
  • Unofficial Edmonds CC Transcript

Please submit application materials to:

Marla Counsellor

International Student Services, North or South Duplex

For questions: 425-640-1384

marla.counsellor@edcc.edu

 

 
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