Career Center Weekly Update

January 18, 2016

UGA Career Center

APPOINTMENTS: Call (706) 542-3375. No appointments are scheduled via email.

WALK-IN HOURS: 12-2pm, Monday-Friday in the Career Center computer lab.

SATELLITE HOURS: Click on your Career Consultant's name to see when they are coming close to you!

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I. JOB OPENINGS AND LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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II. UPCOMING EVENTS

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Programs this week:

Explore Lab - Exploring Majors Workshop

Tuesday, January 19th

Clark Howell Hall, 2nd Floor computer lab


Resume and Cover Letter Workshop

Wednesday, January 20th

MLC 148


From LinkedIn to WordPress: Creating Digital Portfolios

Thursday, January 21st

MLC 150


Job & Internship Searching Overview

Monday, January 25th

MLC 148

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Join the next two UGA Virtual Networking Hours!

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Go to http://career.uga.edu/virtual_networking_hours for more information on how these networking hours work.
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Careers in Natural Resources: Advice from Warnell Alumni & Professionals

Thursday, January 28th 5:00-6:00pm


Students, this is your opportunity to connect with alumni within the following industries: fisheries and wildlife, forestry, recreation and tourism, and water and soil resources. Come prepared with questions on how to make the most of college, internships, and how to stand out in the job search.


Click here to register!

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Careers in Law: Advice from UGA Alumni (students + alumni)

Wednesday, February 10th 12:30-1:30pm


Students, this is your opportunity to connect with alumni in various fields of law, including those who work in private firms, corporate/in-house, and public interest and government organizations . Come prepared with questions on how to make the most of college, internships, and how to stand out in the job search.


Click here to register!

The University of Georgia Career Center

The Career Center can help you with:

  • Choosing a major/career
  • Resume writing
  • Interviewing
  • Getting into graduate school/finding a job
& anything else career-related!


FOR APPOINTMENTS: call 706-542-3375. No appointments are scheduled via email.

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III. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Good Reads

How to Plan a Resume-Worthy Semester

by Megan Flora, UGA Career Center Associate Director of Employer Relations and Career Consultant for Finance, Economics and Music Business


Now that spring semester has officially started, it’s time to begin thinking about building up your resume with great experience! Oftentimes when you think of the word “experience,” internships and full-time jobs are the first opportunities that come to mind; from an employer standpoint, however, experience can actually take on many different forms.


Read the entire article on our Career Center blog!

How to Master Your Video or Phone Interview

by Idealist Careers


Before the rise of video conference services, interviews were almost always given in person. There were simply fewer options for people to connect aside from the telephone or going to an in-person interview. The adoption of the Internet has allowed for interviewers to meet potential applicants online.


Read the entire article on Idealist Careers.

Universum Career Test - Connecting you with employers!

Is becoming a more self-aware professional one of your New Year's resolutions? Or is finding a new job or internship? If so, the Universum Career Test can help. It is the world's largest career tool connecting talented students like YOU with top employers. Upon completion of the test you will:


  1. Discover your career personality type
  2. Be able to benchmark your career goals against your peers
  3. Receive a list of 10 employers that are a culture fit for you


Click here to begin: https://career-test.com/s/georgia

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May’16 Graduates, if you have secured employment or been accepted into a graduate program after graduating from UGA, please let us know and be entered for a chance to win an Apple Watch!


www.ugacareeroutcomes.com

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Meet Your Career Consultant

Click Here to identify your Career Consultant. Click on their name to learn more about their backgrounds, walk-in hours & satellite hours.

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DISCLAIMERS

* All University of Georgia Career Center sponsored events are for UGA students and alumni only.

* The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people with disabilities and will provide accommodations if notified in advance. To request accommodations please contact us at 706-542-3375.

* To help ensure a pleasant & productive environment for all participants, please follow these guidelines:

1. Respect all participants (employers, job seekers, & staff).

2. Appropriate attire is required and is determined by event. Some events require Professional or Business Attire.

3. For safety reasons, the doorways to the event (inside & out) & the surrounding areas must be kept clear at all times.

4. Participants are expected to cooperate with all reasonable requests made by members of the staff & all reasonable requests of any person acting in an official capacity as a representative of the participating institutions.

5. If questions or concerns arise during the event, please contact a member of the Career Center staff for assistance.

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