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Last Newsletter of the Semester

This will be the last newsletter of the semester. Good luck on all of your finals and have a restful (and productive) winter break! Be sure to utilize some of this time to update your resume & LinkedIn, do some informational interviewing, or research some companies you'd potentially like to work for. The MALMAD newsletter will be back in January!

Upcoming Events

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The Government and Non-Profit Career Expo is coming up in February! This is a great opportunity for those interested in these career fields to meet representatives from numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations. This exclusive Expo is only open to students from a select cohort of prestigious schools. Mark your calendar for February 13th and look for more information coming soon!
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Interesting Articles & Resources

Lynda--your key to web-based instruction for computer software

Swem subscribes to a database, Lynda, which provides thousands of videos that teach how to use many computer programs and software. A few of the numerous topics covered are: Microsoft Office Suite, 3D and Animation, Photography and Video, and web and social media. If you need help learning to use a program, want to learn a new skill, or need to brush up on a specific topic, check out Lynda.

Specific skills that non-profits and government agencies need--use as finance management, spreadsheets, databases, and project management-- can all be developed and honed using Lynda! Take advantage of this incredible resource to make yourself a stronger candidate for internships and job opportunities.

Need Help Making a LinkedIn Profile?

Do you need to create a LinkedIn account? Of course you do! Follow the link to the Career Center's webpage on resumes, cover letters, and online profiles! Look over all the materials under "how to build and maintain your online profiles," prior to building your LinkedIn account. Once you've put in your information be sure to make an appointment at the Career Center to have it reviewed to ensure it is as strong as possible!

Winter break is the optimal time to explore career options and connections with people who do work that is interesting to you. LinkedIn is a valuable tool to help you do this. There are over 4400 alumni on LinkedIn who work in either the government or non-profit sectors. Be sure to take advantage of this incredible tool and your time off from classes to focus on your career development!

Featured From Tribe Careers

AmeriCorp position with Reading Partners

Reading Partners is looking for to hire a Literacy Coordinator! This organization coordinates volunteers with children who need extra support in learning to read. Students interested in education, non-profit work, or working with children should look further into the position. This opportunity is a year long, paid commitment!

For more information or to apply, log into Tribe Careers.

Internship with WorldTeach

WorldTeach is looking for applicants for their summer internship opportunities. WorldTeach provides eight week summer internships abroad, during which time students will gain experience in teaching, volunteer work, and learn a second language. This is a great opportunity to go abroad and gain some valuable work experience!

Interested students should log into Tribe Careers for more information.


The Autry Fellowship at MDC

MDC is looking for applicants for their 2015-2016 Fellowship program. MDC works to establish equity and opportunity in the South. If you are interested in non-profit work, don't miss out on this opportunity. This Fellowship is a one year, paid experience!

For more information or to apply for the Autry Fellowship go to:

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship is looking for applicants for their upcoming term. These fellows work towards international peace and security by serving as a junior staff member of the participating organization of their choice. This fellowship is six to nine months long and is paid!

For more information or to apply go to: