UGA Career Center Weekly Update

March 16, 2015

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HIGHLIGHTS

I. FEATURED EVENTS & SERVICES THIS WEEK
  • Summer Job Fair
  • Troubleshooting Your Job Search Video
  • LinkedIn for Graduate Students Webinar
  • Twitter Chat: Overcoming Job Search Obstacles
  • Full Access Summit for Students with Disabilities

II. CAREER CENTER EVENTS
  • Careers in Fashion
  • Creating Virtual Portfolios
  • SEC/ACC Virtual Career Fair
  • GACE Statewide Career Fair - April 7
  • Upcoming workshops

III. JOBS & LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
  • Internships, Part-Time Jobs & Full-Time Job Deadlines
  • Become a Career Development Intern (CDI)!
  • Apply to the LGBT Resource Center Ambassador Program!
  • Goldman Sachs Undergraduate Camp for Current Freshmen
  • Federal opportunities


IV. GRADUATE SCHOOL SERVICES

  • Pre-med/pre-health meet ups
  • Article: What to do if you Don't Get In
  • Web resources for getting into grad school & current grad students

I. FEATURED EVENTS & SERVICES THIS WEEK

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Troubleshooting Your Job Search

Troubleshooting Your Job Search

LinkedIn for Graduate Students Webinar

Wednesday, March 25th, 12pm-1pm

Hosted by the UGA Career Center


With over 330 million users, LinkedIn offers a massive collection of data that can be used in a variety of ways by the modern professional. This session will cover a full introduction to the various functions of the platform, including how to create an effective LinkedIn profile, how to network effectively, ways to utilize LinkedIn for career research, and more!

To register, simply visit https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/463444515903410178. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


For more information, contact Marian Higgins, Associate Director of Diversity Programs and Graduate Student Programming, mawells@uga.edu

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Twitter Chat

Should you tell an employer if I have been arrested before? What should you do if you have a disability? Do you have to disclose it?


Get these and other questions answered in our next #UGAjobchat on Twitter! All you need to do is join in and tweet a question using #UGAjobchat in your post.


If you aren’t on Twitter, you can still see the conversation by visiting this link: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23ugajobchat&src=typd


Previous employer participants include: Liberty Mutual, Fast Enterprises, Georgia-Pacific, Newell Rubbermaid, Benefit Focus and more!

Advanced Interviewing Workshop - March 23

Date: March 23, 2015
Time: 3:30 pm until 4:30 pm

Location: Miller Learning Center, Room 248


Move beyond the basics & learn advanced interviewing skills that will help you ACE the interview & secure your dream job!

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DEADLINE MARCH 18: Attend FULL ACCESS Student Summit in Atlanta, GA, April 10 - 11, 2015!

FULL ACCESS Student Summit will be in Atlanta, GA, April 10 - 11, 2015!

According to COSD (Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities) Executive Director, Alan Muir, this Student Summit themed "Full Access," is destined to give students with disabilities 'full access' to the corporate ranks. Additional information and resources are available throughout the website, so please review all information and submit your application to attend.


This exclusive event brings together up to sixty college students or recent alumni with disabilities and ten select national and regional employers for a networking and education summit. While FULL ACCESS is not a job fair, it is an opportunity for all participants to develop intentional relationships between students with disabilities and employers that support disability inclusive diversity.


CLICK HERE for more information.


Students, click here to apply to attend the FULL ACCESS Student Summit in Atlanta, GA!

II. CAREER CENTER EVENTS & SERVICES

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Register for the SEC/ACC Virtual Career Fair!

Jobs in Engineering, IT, Business, Marketing, Sales, Accounting, Science, HR, and More.

Click HERE to register.

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10th Annual GACE Statewide Career Fair

The GACE Statewide Career Fair is the largest career fair in the state of Georgia, with over 45 participating colleges and 100+ employers and graduate schools in attendance.

No registration required. Just bring a student ID or show your resume with a GACE member school listed for your ticket in.

For more information, visit: http://www.gace.org/C2C.Students.Alumni

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Are you a person with a disability... looking for a career opportunity or internship?


This Virtual Career Fair is FREE for students and alumni with disabilities to attend.


Learn More at: www.careereco.com/events/disability

III. FULL-TIME, INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME JOBS

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These are just a FEW of the 1,400+ full-time, part-time and internship positions on DAWGlink!
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Deadline March 20 - Apply to be a CDI!

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Work for Uber!

Drive for Uber

Apply on DAWGlink. Posting #61089


-Flexible Hours: Work when you want

-Safe and Transparent: Know who you're riding with and how much you made each trip

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Goldman Sachs Undergraduate Camp for Current Freshmen

DATES: May 18 – 21, 2015
LOCATION: Goldman Sachs, Jersey City, NJ
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 12, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. EST

Eligible students must be:
• Current college freshmen
• Black, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, or Female
• Any major

If you would like to apply to attend, please visit www.GoldmanSachs.com/careers
and select ‘Workshop’ under Event Type to submit an application for the ‘Goldman Sachs 2015 Undergraduate Camp’.

Please note Goldman Sachs will provide domestic travel within the U.S. and hotel accommodations.

Apply for Federal Jobs & Internships!

The following table groups Federal jobs that are often filled by college graduates with appropriate academic majors.

https://www.usajobs.gov/Content/pdfs/Jobs_By_College_Major.pdf

IV. GRADUATE SCHOOL SERVICES

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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.

The University of Georgia 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!

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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