The Career Insider

Volume III, Issue 13

In This Week's Career Insider Issue...

  • Peace Corps on Campus November 17th
  • Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship on Foreign Affairs Info Session
  • NFP Advisor Services Networking Meet-Up
  • Hot Jobs!
  • AT&T On-Campus Hiring
  • Career and Professional Development seek Student Career Advisor
  • Interns Wanted!
  • Register for Jobs to Internship & Career Management Strategies
  • Check out our Meet-Ups for this week
  • Get Connected!
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NFP Advisor Services Networking Meetup - November 17th

NFP Advisor Services is growing - come check us out!

Join us at the NFP Advisor Services Networking Meetup.

When: Nov. 17, 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Where: MAX's Wine Dive, downtown Austin
Why: To stop the grind and start the grow!

Let's Talk
We're excited to meet with talented individuals like you! Want to work for
a Financial Services company that's fun, builds your skills and moves you
forward? Learn more about our unique culture, big vision and what's on the
horizon for NFP Advisor Services - and you. Swing by the event, bring your
friends, and let's chat about your potential for a great career.

Link to the landing page where people can register: http://bit.ly/1Wipcfi

NFP Advisor Services is a national organization of independent financial advisors serving affluent individuals and corporate clients. We offer a broad range of products and services from many leading investment companies. With more than 1,700 reps, NFP Advisor Services encompasses one of the nation's top ten independent broker/dealers.¹

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Funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, the 2016 Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship Program provides undergraduate and graduate students with financial support, mentoring and professional development to prepare them academically and professionally for a career in the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility

Undergraduate Fellowship

  • Only individuals who are United States citizens.
  • Applicants must be in the junior year of undergraduate study at a U.S. undergraduate institution.
  • Applicants must be expecting to receive their bachelor’s degree in spring 2017.
  • Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale at the time of application and this grade point average must be maintained throughout participation in the program.
  • Applicants must enroll in a two-year, full-time master’s degree program, at U.S. based graduate institutions only, in an academic field relevant to the work of the Foreign Service (public policy, international affairs, public administration, business, economics, political science, sociology, or foreign languages) and be prepared to enter the Foreign Service in Summer 2019.
  • Applicants must be able to attend June 2016 orientation in Washington, D.C. if selected.
  • Applicants must be available to fulfill the summer internship obligations (summer 2017 & summer 2018)


Graduate Fellowship

  • Only individuals who are United States citizens.
  • Applicants must be seeking admission to a U.S. graduate school beginning in fall 2016.
  • Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale at the time of application and this grade point average must be maintained throughout participation in the program.
  • Applicants must enroll in a two-year, full-time master’s degree program, at U.S. based graduate institutions only, in an academic field relevant to the work of the Foreign Service (public policy, international affairs, public administration, business, economics, political science, sociology, or foreign languages) and be prepared to enter the Foreign Service in Summer 2018.
  • Applicants must be able to attend June 2016 orientation in Washington, D.C. if selected.
  • Applicants must be available to fulfill the summer internship obligations (summer 2017 & summer 2018)

Learn more at this information session and reception!

AT&T On-Campus Recruiting for Part-Time Jobs

AT&T On-Campus Recruiting for Part-Time Jobs

Thursday, November 19, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Lobby of the Ragsdale Center

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Junior Staff Accountant at SailPoint Technologies

SailPoint was founded by recognized leaders in the identity management market who have proven track records of delivering innovative solutions that provide real business value and proven return on investment. They are dedicated to helping organizations meet their service delivery requirements, improve internal controls and manage the risks associated with access to sensitive data and applications across the enterprise.


Finance Analyst at Oracle

Oracle offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications, platform services, and engineered systems. With more than 400,000 customers—including 100 of the Fortune 100—in more than 145 countries, Oracle provides a complete technology stack both in the cloud and in the data center. Oracle’s industry-leading cloud-based and on-premises solutions give customers complete deployment flexibility and unmatched benefits including application integration, advanced security, high availability, scalability, energy efficiency, powerful performance, and low total cost of ownership.


Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Specialist at Adlucent

Adlucent is an online marketing company headquartered in Austin, TX. They are quirky, consumer-centric, and offer clients innovative marketing techniques. They specialize in SKU-level search engine marketing, working with the Internet’s top retailers to provide proven, smart and effective results in online marketing.



To learn about more opportunities like these, please visit Hilltop Careers!
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What is a Student Career Advisor?

The Student Career Advisor program initiative provides an academic year-long work experience for undergraduate students to work as paraprofessionals in Career and Professional Development. Student Career Advisors are trained to advise fellow students on quick career related concerns during Career and Professional Development’s walk-in hours. In addition, Student Career Advisors conduct outreach presentations across campus, assist with marketing office programs and events, review and revise freshman resumes, aid in the promotion and advisement of the Map Your Future initiative, and participate in professional development trainings. Student Career Advisors serve an integral role of Career and Professional Development and wear many hats; that of educator, advisor, consultant, presenter, and campus liaison.

Student Career Advisor Responsibilities

• Provide Career and Professional Development presentations to the campus community on Map Your Future and career related topics
• Work individually with Freshman students in Career and Professional Development regarding Map Your Future and resumes
• Participate in actively marketing career events, workshops, and job fairs (i.e. blogging, Tweeting, helping to maintain Career and Professional Development’s LinkedIn and Pinterest accounts, creating YouTube videos)
• Assist in hosting employers on campus
• Obtain and demonstrate extensive understanding of career development issues

Student Career Advisors will gain:

• Resume writing/critiquing skills
• Presentation skills to large and small audiences
• Helping, interpersonal and communication skills
• Bi-monthly professional development & training workshops
• Enhanced ability to develop skills in marketing strategies and branding
• Opportunity to become involved in special interest areas
• Development of a personal career plan
• Practice and understanding in utilizing online portfolios and how to navigate LinkedIn
• Individualized career mentoring and coaching from dedicated career counselors and program administrators

*Qualifications:Eligibility Requirements

This is a great experience for students interested in careers in higher education, counseling, teaching and communication. Furthermore, if you are looking to get involved, develop public speaking skills, and help your fellow students, then is a great experience for you.

To be eligible:

• Student must be able to dedicate a full academic year (fall and spring semester) to the program
• Student must be a currently enrolled student and must be enrolled at St. Edward's University in 2015-216
• Must be a sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student in 2016-2017
• Candidates must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work closely with others
• GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred
• Have a sincere desire and commitment to learn from and help fellow students
• Possess a genuine interest in career related issues
• Must be available at least 10 hours a week
• Students will need to commit to attending at least 2 training/meetings per month. Missing more than 2 meetings will result in dismissal from program.

*Application Instructions:Application Requirements

Student will need to submit the following information for their application:

Resume
Cover letter
Spring 2016 schedule

Deadline to submit your application to aracelip@stedwards.edu

Barton Associates IS HIRING DECEMBER GRADS!

Barton Associates IS HIRING DECEMBER GRADS!


Are you searching for a career in one of the fastest growing industries in the US?

Do you want to be surrounded by sharp, passionate, and vibrant people who push you to be better and help you succeed?


Are you looking to join a sales team that grows organically by hiring, training and transitioning talented entry-level professionals into successful management roles?


If so, Barton Associates may have the perfect opportunity for you!


Entry-Level Sale Positions

Account Development Managers

Associate Recruiters

Fulfillment Specialists


Office Locations

Austin, TX – Hiring!

Enfield, CT- Hiring!

Peabody, MA- Hiring!

Hardwick, MA- Hiring!

Jupiter, FL- Hiring!

Keene, NH- Hiring!

Tempe, AZ- Hiring!


Click here to learn more: http://www.bartoncareers.com/

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Part-Time Jobs to Internships

Part-Time Jobs to Internships is a one hour, for-credit course being offered through the Career Planning & Management (CPAM) program administered by Career and Professional Development. This section of CPAM is for students that are employed part-time or have secured part-time employment by the start of this course. Through online instruction, written assignments, online discussions, an individual counseling session, and reflection, students will learn how to use their job responsibilities to further the career discernment process. Students will also learn how to market skills gained through part-time employment through a resume, LinkedIn profile and social media.
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Career Management Strategies

Career Management Strategies is a one hour, for-credit course being offered through the Career Planning & Management (CPAM) program administered by Career and Professional Development. This class is designed for sophomore through senior year students seeking internships or jobs. It is structured to help students analyze their unique academic and career situation through hands-on activities and discussion. Emphasis is placed on identification of individual goals, assessment of talents, exploration of career options, analysis of the job market, effective use of employment search tools (e.g., resumes, cover letters, interviewing, networking), and management of career pathways. Students are not required to have a part time job or internship during this course.
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Career Management Strategies for New College Students

Career Management Strategies is a one hour, for-credit course being offered through the Career Planning & Management (CPAM) program administered by Career and Professional Development with a special section. This class is designed for New College students seeking career strategies for securing a new job/career. It is structured to help students analyze their unique academic and career situation through hands-on activities and discussion. Emphasis is placed on identification of individual goals, assessment of talents, exploration of career options, analysis of the job market, effective use of employment search tools (e.g., resumes, cover letters, interviewing, networking), and management of career pathways. Students are not required to have a part time job or internship during this course.
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Meet-Ups for This Week

Developing a Resume that Works - Tuesdays at 3:00 p.m. & Wednesdays at 5:00 p.m.

Resumes are an effective means of introducing yourself in writing to potential employers. By participating in this meet-up, you will learn how to present your qualifications, including educational background, work experience, and extracurricular activities, in a well-developed format.This meet-up will teach you how to prepare a professional resume that reflects your education, knowledge, and skills which are relevant to the job that you are seeking.


Job & Internship Search - Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m.

Searching for that perfect internship? Don't know where to start looking for jobs? This meet-up will help you maximize your efforts to land a satisfying career position ASAP. We'll focus on leveraging networking opportunities, goal setting and organization, utilizing temporary employment, optimizing career center resources and tips for keeping your job search skills in top shape in order to land your ideal job or internship.


Applying to Graduate School - Thursday, November 19th at 3:00 p.m.

If you are planning to pursue graduate studies, law or medical school, don’t miss this meet-up! The meet-up covers admission criteria and tests, letters of recommendation, writing a personal statement or statement of purpose, and several other hot issues related to the graduate school application process.

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