The Career Insider

Volume IV, Issue 16

In This Week's Career Insider Issue...

  • Capital Factory Summer 2016 Job Fair
  • H-E-B Summer Community Internship Program
  • #HiredFromtheHilltop Monday returns!
  • Americorps: ACE - A Community for Education Seeks Seniors
  • Register for Online Courses for Fall & Spring!
  • New Summer Hours for Virtual Career Advisor

Capital Factory 2016 Summer Job Fair - June 29th

Are you ready for a career change? Have you always wanted to work for a tech company?

Join us for a 2-hour evening startup mixer focused on connecting Capital Factory companies to individuals seeking employment within the Austin tech and startup community. Come meet their budding startups, learn about what opportunities are available, drop off a resume, and grab yourself some food.

Need a ride? No worries! We got you covered. We'll be hosting a shuttle leaving from St. Edward's University at 6:30 p.m. and returning at 9 p.m.

Seating is limited so register today
at http://bit.ly/CapFactoryJobFair!

H-E-B Summer Community Internship Program

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For more details and application instructions, please contact Adrian D. Ramirez, Associate Director, at aramir21@stedwards.edu.

Premieres Monday, May 16, 2016

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Premieres Wednesday, May 18, 2016

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Americorps: ACE - A Community for Education seeks Recent Graduates

Looking for a meaningful full-time position after graduation?


Apply to become an AmeriCorps tutor with ACE: A Community for Education and teach young children to read in Austin, TX.


When you join ACE you:

· Live in Austin and earn a living allowance while helping your community

· Earn an education award up to $5,775 to pay off federal student loans or further your education

· Option to pursue alternative teaching certification through our Region 13 partnership

· Gain leadership skills and valuable professional experience

· Join the national service community and become part of a national movement for social justice


What does it mean to be an ACE tutor?

  • Commit to 10 months of service (September 1st - June 30th)


  • Provide daily one-on-one tutoring to 10-12 K- 2ndgrade students


  • Teach literacy using a research-based curriculum
  • Receive ongoing training and professional development
  • Choose an after-school partnership from among Austin’s top non-profits
  • Participate in community service projects with Austin’s non-profits partners


We are accepting applications through August 2016 or until all positions are filled.

Visit ACE to apply. For questions contact Cristina Flores at cristina.flores@austin.utexas.edu or call 512-232-6324.

All courses are for-credit, one-hour courses hosted all online through Canvas. There are no textbooks for any of the courses but students are accountable for staying on task with the weekly discussions and assignments.

To register for any of these courses:
1. Go to MyHilltop
2. Select Academic Information
3. In Registration tools, select Add/Drop Class
4. Once in the Add/Drop Class page, select Search Class
5. In Look Up Classes, scroll for Career Planning
6. Once in Career Planning, select 1110 - Topics -Career Planning MGMT and click on View Sections
7. Select one of the courses above

Please contact Career and Professional Development should you have any questions regarding these courses at seu.careerplan@stedwards.edu.

CPAM 1110: Part-Time Jobs to Internships (Fall/Spring)

Part-Time Jobs to Internships is a one hour, for-credit course. 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.

CPAM 1110: Career Management Strategies (Fall/Spring)

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 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.

CPAM 1110.0A-91: Career Management Strategies - New College (Fall/Spring)

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.

CPAM 4150-01, 4250-01, 4350-01: Internship (Fall/Spring/Summer)

CPAM Internship will be completed to strengthen the student’s individual experience and apply key classroom learning in a real world professional setting. The student will earn credit based on the student’s documentation of his/her internship experience, observations, and results informed by their employment experience.
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