Career Center Weekly Update

February 15, 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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Student Essay Scorer

Georgia Center for Assessment

Athens, GA

Deadline: March 11

The Georgia Center for Assessment at the University of Georgia is seeking college graduates to score student assessments in Athens. Must have four-year college degree and be available Monday through Friday (30-40 hours per week). Expected project dates: April 11 - May 5, 2016. Visit for information and application.

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Interning in New York City? Where Are You Going To Live?

Consider Educational Housing Services!

All EHS Residences Feature:

  • Furnished Rooms with Private Bathrooms
  • Free: WIFI, Cable TV, and Air Conditioning
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Have an unforgettable summer living with interns from around the world. Call EHS for more information at (888) 255-0296 or visit

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Programs this week:

Explore Lab - Exploring Majors Workshop*

Tuesday, February 16th

3:30 - 5:00pm

Clark Howell Hall, Room 264 Computer Lab

*Open to first and second year students only

Networking 101

Tuesday, February 16th

5:00 - 6:00pm

MLC 150

Careers in Nonprofit

Thursday, February 18th

6:00 - 7:30pm

MLC 148

LinkedIn 101

Monday, February 22nd

5:00 - 6:00pm

MLC 148

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Career Advice from Business Alumni

Tuesday, February 23rd 12:00-1:00pm

Students, get connected to alumni in various business fields to find out how to make the most of your college experience, prepare for interviews, and land that dream job! You can chat with up to six alumni in an hour period, all online!

Click here to register!
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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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Good Reads

Rules for Success for Millennials: 15 Ways You Can Conquer Your Career Path

From Womenetics

The lay of the land for today’s millennials is unique, where the very definition of success is in the eye of the beholder. As different as these ideas and goals may be, the fundamental rules to get there are very much the same. If you yourself are a millennial professional, follow these guidelines to help you reach that success no matter what your ultimate endgame is. And if you’re already well on your way to success, share these best practices with the ambitious young professionals in your life. Chances are you’ll even find something in it for yourself.

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Job Applicant Pitfalls

From Inside Higher Ed

Unless you are a zoologist or a posterior anatomist, the word “asses” is not a word that you would generally want to use in your CV, résumé or cover letter. I am a zoologist, but I still haven’t found a good excuse to use this. I do talk about chickens a lot (an awful lot), but fortunately my research focused on laying hens, and so I never had to talk about the male birds.

Read the entire article on

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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!

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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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