TRiO Student Career News

UGA Career Center x TRiO | Spring 2016 | March 18

Greetings, From Your Career Consultant Liaison

Happy Mid Semester, TRiO students.

My name is Brittany Williams and I am a Career Consultant in the UGA Career Center where I work with Social Science students. You can learn more about me in the bio section at the end of this newsletter.

You are receiving this letter as part of the TRiO program, and I am proud to serve as the Career Center's Liason to TRiO. As a proud first generation college graduate and current doctoral student, I understand first-hand the obstacles and challenges associated with navigating college, careers, graduate school, and more. I hope these newsletters will assist each of you with getting better connected with the Career Center, and will encourage you to take advantage of the Career Center as well as all the TRiO has to offer.

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In This Report

  • Career Center Walk-in Hours
  • Upcoming Events
  • Job, Career, & Graduate School Opportunities
Visit the Career Center

Schedule an appointment with your consultant by calling 706-542-3375. We can help with resume writing, personal statements, cover letters, job search strategies, and more! You can meet directly with me as well should you so choose!

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Career Center Walk-In Hours

Career Center Computer Lab
Monday-Friday (unless otherwise indicated on the website)
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Brittany typically hosts Friday walk-Ins.

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The Gender Wage Gap Is Real?

Did you know women made less than men when controlling for education and experience? Women of color make even less than white women for the same jobs making their wage gap much larger. Attend our Start Smart workshop to learn more, and to get every penny you deserve for your role in the workplace.
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Summer Classes? Need a job? No problem!

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Interested in consulting? Test your skills with Deloitte!

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Other Upcoming Events


Tuesday, March 22
5-6:30 p.m.

MLC 150

Summer Employment Fair

Wednesday, March 23
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Tate Grand Hall

More info here.

Maximize Your Internship and Launch Your Career

Tuesday, March 29
6-7:30 p.m.

MLC 148

Social Media and the Job Search

Wednesday, March 30
4-5 p.m.

MLC 148

Did you know the Career Center employs Interns? Apply today!

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"I Believe the children are our future...." or so the song went. Learn more about Kids R Kids!

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Get down, dirty, and learn by doing: Washington farms is hiring!

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Make a difference: The LGBT Resource Center is seeking Student Ambassadors!

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Mark your calendars, & learn more about Women's Leadership Development!

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Brittany's Bio

Brittany joined the University of Georgia Career Center team in July 2015 as the Social Science Career Consultant. Before coming to Georgia, Brittany obtained her B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies from Hampshire College and holds Master's degree from Teachers College, Columbia University in Sociology of Education. She has previously served in Student Affairs capacities in higher education, namely Student Activities and Residence Life. Brittany is currently pursuing her PhD in College Student Affairs Administration (Counseling and Student Personnel Services) at the University of Georgia. When not resolving student career concerns and studying, you can find her actively engaging on social media or glued to an episode of The West Wing, Bones, or Grey's Anatomy. She is delighted to serve Social Science students in Franklin.