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November 8, 2018
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The Spring 2019 graduate research job postings for the Kris Nelson Community-Based Research program and Community Assistantship Program (CAP) are online now. For both the Nelson Program and CAP, community organizations receive the support of a student research assistant to work on a project defined and directed by the community organization. 

Visit https://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs, click on "student jobs" and search the keyword "CURA" for all of the positions or search by job ID (listed below).

Kris Nelson Community-Based Research program (focused on the Twin Cities region)

Partner: Urban Farm and Garden Alliance (UFGA)
Project Title: Evaluating the 2017 and 2018 GrowRx Pilot seasons of UFGA and developing responsive new programming for 2019
Job ID: 327453

Partner: Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers (MCCD)
Project Title: Addressing the Need for Affordable Housing in Minneapolis: Dedicated Revenue Sources
Job ID: 327265

Partner: Saint Anthony Park Community Council (SAPCC)
Project Title: Investigation of Strategies for Affordable Housing in St. Anthony Park
Job ID: 327262

Partner: All Parks Alliance for Change
Project Title: Manufactured Home Park Risk Assessment
Job ID: 327408

Partner: Urban Homeworks and Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity
Project Title: Developing housing in a community-centered process
Job ID: 327473

Partner: ResourceWest
Project Title: Affordable Childcare Cooperative Feasibility Study in Hopkins/Minnetonka
Job ID: 327409

Community Assistantship Program (CAP) focused on Greater Minnesota
For our Spring 2019 semester we are partnering with the Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships (RSDP) at the University of Minnesota Extension program to help coordinate project submission and selection.

Partner: Luverne Chamber of Commerce and Luverne Initiative for Tomorrow - Southwest MN
Project Title: Luverne Main Street Plaza Planning
Job ID: 327426

Partner: Promise Neighborhood - Central
Project Title: Promise Neighborhood
Job ID: 327429

Partner: Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe
Project Title: Leech Lake: Indigenous Experiential Learning Study​
Job ID: 327427

Partner: Southern MN Initiative
Project Title: Growing Our Entrepreneurial Communities
Job ID: 327430