Career Center Weekly Update

October 12. 2015

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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Career Opportunities for UGA Students & Alumni

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Full-Time Job Highlights

Lord & Taylor

Merchandising Executive Training Program

New York, NY

Deadline: October 13th

The Merchandising Executive Training Program is a 14 week, immersive training program designed to provide individuals who desire a career in merchandising with the foundational skills and experiences necessary to begin building their career. Throughout the 14 weeks participants are paired with a Buyer, Planner or Category Manager who will provide them with meaningful assignments, and projects and give them exposure to critical experiences such as; market analysis and competitive shopping, category plan development, inventory management, merchandise distribution, marketing, and vendor negotiations. On-the-job training is paired with classroom sessions focused on professional development, systems and math skill building all while providing exposure to different functions/leaders. Trainees are challenged with weekly assignments on key topics such as assortment planning, sales and stock, and best sellers and must complete a final presentation which is then presented to a panel of Senior Leaders. Upon successful program completion, individuals are placed in an assistant role in Buying, Planning or Digital Merchandising and begin a 4-5 year career path to becoming a Buyer, Planner or Category Manager.

Read more and apply on DAWGlink!

*Note: Lord & Taylor will be interviewing for this position ON CAMPUS at the Career Center.

Women In Film & Television Atlanta

Executive Director

Atlanta, GA

Deadline: October 31st

Overview: Since 1974 Women In Film & Television Atlanta (“WIFTA”), a 501(c)(3) not-for

profit organization, has supported women in film and television by providing numerous

resources for our constituents and other members of the public.

What we want: WIFTA is the “go to” resource for women in film and television, along with other industry leaders and patrons, in the Atlanta metropolitan area and is seeking an experienced, dynamic Executive Director with an entrepreneurial spirit, proven track record of fundraising, and the ability to lead and inspire others to accomplish the tasks necessary to elevate WIFTA’s presence within the arts and cultural communities. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and is the most senior staff position within the organization. This is a telecommuting position with a considerable amount of autonomy.

Read more and apply on DAWGlink!

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The Ultimate Job Interview Contest:

Win the chance to interview in front of five top executives and win up to $10,000.

  • STEP 1: Submit your 90 second YouTube video explaining why Atlanta is a place you can make your mark.
  • STEP 2: Ask your friends and family to vote for your entry. Voting begins on November 3, 2015.
  • STEP 3: The top 10 semifinalists getting the most public votes will do a five-minute pitch to our team.
  • STEP 4: Three top ranked finalists will get an all all-expenses-paid, two-day, one-night trip to interview with five top Atlanta executives

1st Place-$10,000, 2nd Place-$5,000, 3rd Place-$2,500

Sponsors: iMeet by PGi, General Assembly, The Home Depot, Metro Atlanta Chamber, Spanx, Cardlytics

Summer Analyst Opportunities at Goldman Sachs

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2016 Summer Analyst Application Process:

To apply, please complete and submit your online application at You can express interest in up to three divisions and locations. You may apply only once for the 2016 recruiting year and will not be able to make any changes to your application once submitted. The deadline for 2016 Summer Analyst applications is October 21.

PMF - Applications close October 13th!

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The PMF Program Office has selected dates for the PMF Class of 2016 application. The annual Job Opportunity Announcement (JOA) will be posted to USAJOBS and the open period is scheduled for Monday, September 28 through Tuesday, October 13, 2015.

For general information and eligibility, please review the Become a PMF section. For specifics to the upcoming application, please review the Become a PMF\2016 Application section.

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Next week and beyond:

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Diversity Internship Programs Panel Discussion

Tuesday, October 27

6PM- 7:30PM

MLC, Room 148

Are you looking for a summer internship? Don’t delay your search any longer! Attend this program and learn about internships specifically for you. Representatives from diversity internship programs will provide information on their programs and the application process.

Meet program representatives from:

  • Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO), (Internships offered in global corporate leadership, investment banking, sales and trading, investment research, asset mgmt, accounting/finance, information technology, philanthropy, and corporate law)
  • INROADS, (Internships offered in business, technology, retail mgmt, marketing, sales, insurance)
  • Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT), (Offers assistance with preparation for internships and jobs in corporate America)
  • T. Howard Foundation, (Multimedia and entertainment Internships)

This event is open to all UGA students, however, these programs focus on recruiting diverse populations. For more information about the programs requirements, please review their websites and application process.

Versatile PhD: Careers in Publishing

Versatile PhD will host a free web-based asynchronous panel discussion on Careers in Publishing, October 19-23. All panelists are PhDs from Humanities or Social Science fields:

  • A Humanities PhD who has served in several roles at an academic digital press and is currently its Director of Strategic Initiatives
  • A Historian who is now Editorial Director at a major academic press, and formerly the executive director of a small scholarly press
  • A Political Scientist who is Manager of Content at a digital service and app distributing global newspaper content, and formerly Digital Content Strategist at an educational publisher
  • A Philosopher who is currently Senior Acquisitions Editor at an academic press, and formerly Associate Editor at an independent trade/academic publishing house

You can interact with panelists throughout the week on the site, or follow the discussion via email. All questions welcome, from the most general to the very specific.

More information here

Google Information Session

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Wednesday, October 21st


MLC 101

All juniors and seniors interested in learning about upcoming non-tech internships, and career opportunities at Google are invited to attend an informational session

(please RSVP and bring your resumes).

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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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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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* 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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