Career Center Weekly Update

February 1, 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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Pre-Health Group Mock Interviews

Do you know your competition? Learn how to master your interview skills at this 1.5 hour mock interview workshop!
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II. UPCOMING EVENTS

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Programs this week:

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A TEACHER (ALUMNI PANEL)

Thursday, February 4th

5:30 - 7:00pm

Aderhold Hall, Room 418

UGA Virtual Networking Hour

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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!

Go to http://career.uga.edu/virtual_networking_hours for more information on how these networking hours work.
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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

Creative resumes, and How To Do Them Well

by Samantha Meyer, UGA Career Consultant for the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication


A creative resume, or a resume with creative design elements, is something that many UGA students ask about in the Career Center. The rules aren’t always the same for every situation, but here are a list of tips if you are interested in venturing into the creative side of resumes...


Read the entire article on our Career Center blog!

15 Surprising Things Productive People Do Differently

From Forbes / Leadership


"I recently interviewed over 200 ultra-productive people including seven billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs. I asked a simple, open-ended question, 'What is your number one secret to productivity?' After analyzing all of their responses, I coded their answers into 15 unique ideas."


Read the entire article on Forbes.com.

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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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