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2.15.16 Alumni Career Services

Alumni Career Services Programs

FEBRUARY

  1. WEBINAR: Beyond Corporate America: Working for the Federal Government, Tuesday, Feb. 16th
  2. Terry College Alumni Meet Up! UGA Virtual Networking Hour, Tuesday, Feb. 16th 5:00-6:00pm
  3. Career Advice from Business Alumni! UGA Virtual Networking Hour, Tuesday, Feb. 23rd 12:00-1:00pm
  4. WEBINAR: Using LinkedIn in the Job Search for the Advanced User, Wednesday, Feb. 24th 12:00-1:00pm

MARCH

  1. WEBINAR: How To Tap Into the Hidden Job Market to Define and Find Your Dream Job, Wednesday, March 2nd 12:00-1:00pm
  2. MBTI & Strong Interest Inventory Workshop (Finding a Meaningful Career) at Atlanta Alumni Center, March 8th
  3. WEBINAR: Surefire Ways to Stand Out in Your Job Search, Thursday March 10th 12:00-1:00pm


Job Promotions
  1. Full and Part time Positions
  2. Additional opportunities with: CATMEDIA, HD Supply, View Point Health, Dasman Bilingual School, Yonder: Path Your Career Service, and Hire Heroes USA (Opportunities for Veterans)!
  3. Government and Non-Profit Positions


Career Fairs & Networking Events

  1. Fairfield County Teacher Fair, Feb. 27th
  2. Ph.D. and Master's Virtual Career Fair, March 2nd
  3. Save the Date- UGA Alumni Career Fair, June 8th (Cobb Galleria)
  4. Recorded webinar: Career ReLaunch: Get Started Again on the Right Foot


Career Resources

  1. Book an Alumni Career Counseling Appointment
  2. Social Media Bootcamp for Professionals, Atlanta
  3. Jewish Family & Career Services Employment Workshop Series- Free!
  4. The Iron Yard Atlanta, Software Engineering/Design Courses
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Webinar: Beyond Corporate America: Working for the Federal Government

Tuesday, Feb. 16th, 12-1pm

This is an online event.

Do you want to have a significant impact on people’s lives?

Do you care deeply about good governance?

Are you a “change agent” – optimistic, skilled with a can-do attitude that is complimented by a sense of realism and practicality, recognizing that government changes come in small measures?

In our federal government, there are jobs for every type of person with every type of background.

Join this webinar to learn the basics of the federal job process and why the federal government might be a good fit for you. Remember, this is open to and relevant for ALL areas of expertise!

As a result of this session, you will have an increase in your:

  • Ability to identify the steps to obtaining a federal job or internship
  • Awareness of the Pathways programs, including requirements and deadlines
  • Ability to successfully navigate and utilize the USAJOBS website


Guest Speaker: Kate Templeton, Career Consultant for the UGA Career Center and Certified Federal Career Coach

Click here to register!

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Terry College of Business Alumni Meet Up

Join fellow University of Georgia Terry College of Business alumni for a free virtual networking event!

Connect with professionals from your alma mater who live around the world! Share your experiences, exchange career tips and build your professional network - all online!

Click here to register!

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Career Advice from Business Alumni

Alumni, connect with students pursuing degrees in business!

Share your wisdom and expertise, scope out new talent, and encourage the next generation of professionals. We have provided three areas of focus for discussion, including: how to advance in your career, how to prepare for an interview, and how to stand out in the job search. However, feel free to share any additional insights you have!

Click here to register!

WEBINAR: Using LinkedIn in the Job Search for the Advanced User

Wednesday, Feb. 24th, 12-1pm

This is an online event.

This webinar is for the advanced LinkedIn user. In this session, you will learn from case studies on how to effectively use LinkedIn in the job search. From utilizing groups and the Alumni network tool, to following companies and researching job titles, this session will get right to the practical purposes of LinkedIn for the job seeker. Join in on your lunch break! Click here to register!

WEBINAR: How To Tap Into the Hidden Job Market to Define and Find Your Dream Job

Wednesday, March 2nd, 12-1pm

This is an online event.

Struggling with your job search? Still not sure what career is right for you? Find out why leveraging your network and the hidden job market is still the best way to not only land a new job; but further clarify your career direction. The more specific you are with your career search, the more successful you will be.
In this 45-minute interactive webinar you will learn:

1. How to begin to define what’s essential to you in an ideal career
2. What the hidden job market is and how to leverage it to expand your career options
3. Essential first steps to tap into the hidden job market to land your dream job

You will walk away with specific, tangible steps to consistently and methodically utilize the hidden job market to your advantage, to expand upon and create additional job ideas and opportunities.
Our presenter, Hallie Crawford, is a certified career coach and founder of www.HallieCrawford.com.
Click here to register!

MBTI & Strong Interest Inventory Workshop (Finding a Meaningful Career)

Choose ONE from the dates listed below:

  • Tuesday, March 8th 4:00-6:00pm
  • Tuesday, May 10th 4:00-6:00pm

Where: Atlanta Alumni Center Suite 870, 3475 Lenox Rd. NE; Atlanta, GA 30326

Cost: $65 The cost will cover two assessments and light snacks.


About: This workshop will allow UGA alumni to use both the Strong Interest Inventory and the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to consider how their interests, personality, and values play into their career satisfaction. Bethany Mills, Director of Alumni Career Services, will interpret both assessments for the group and provide activities to navigate career exploration. The session will be both informative and interactive and will allow participants to share insights and network with one another. In addition, participants will leave with an action plan for their career and some basic job search strategies to begin their new path. Registration will be limited to 12 spaces. I look forward to seeing you there!

**To register, please contact Bethany Mills at bjbagley@uga.edu and include one workshop date that works for you. Assessment instructions will be sent within 24 hours.

WEBINAR: Surefire Ways to Stand Out in Your Job Search

Thursday, March 10th, 12-1pm

This is an online event.

Are you feeling like your current job search strategy is outdated? Are you submitting resume after resume with no call backs? Don’t miss this webinar! In one hour, you will learn and be able to apply three specific job search strategies that will help you stand out among your competition and get you to the people with the power to hire before everyone else.
Guest Speaker: UGA Career Consultant, Whitney Prescott, MBA
Click here to register!

Log into DAWGlink to apply for these positions!


Optimal Strategix Group, Associate Director, Project Delivery - New York, NY

Green Global Travel, Communication Internship (virtual) w/ Sustainability & Ecotourism Magazine- Virtual

Bulk Chemical Services, LLC, Plant Chemist- Sandersville, GA

Pride Mobility, SENIOR DESIGN ENGINEER- Exeter, PA

Crisp Video Group, Digital Marketing Assistant- Atlanta, GA

Sawgrass Technologies, Financial Operations Analyst - Charleston, SC

Chastain, Jenkins & Leathers, Licensed Real Estate Assistant- Athens, GA

Easter Seals North Georgia, Inc., Autism Specialist (Babies Can't Wait)- Northeast GA

Andiamo, Technology Recruiting Practice Consultant- Austin- Austin, TX

Professional Specialty Publications, Inside Advertising Sales- Charlotte, NC

Riskonnect, Inc, Platform Consultant - Kennesaw, GA

Vonage Business, Sales Development Representative- Atlanta, GA


.....and 800+ more. Check out DAWGlink for more openings.

TIP: When using DAWGlink, make sure to use the "Advanced Search" feature to choose "Alumnus" class level and "Full time" as position type. Remember that you can also use keywords to find jobs in your interest area or you may search geographically with a zip code and # miles within radius.
Southern Teachers Agency is hiring K-12 Teaching Jobs for Education, Arts & Science Majors!


Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, an independent co-educational primary school located in Washington D.C., welcomes highly qualified applicants for the 2016-2017 academic year:

  • Full-time classroom teacher positions in Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, First, Second, or Third Grade
  • For more information and to apply, go here.

GOVERNMENT & NONPROFIT

Check out Go Government for information about federal jobs, internships, and government resources. For Non-Profit news and opportunities, visit Opportunity Knocks and Idealist!


CALL TO SERVE CAREER GUIDES

Are you interested in pursuing a career with the federal government? Need information and resources to provide the best advice and strategies for success for your particular areas of interest? The Partnership for Public Service’s Go Government career guides are now online and a great resource for students to see how their major could translate into a job in the federal government.

Check out UGA Careers Fairs for 2016!

You are welcome to attend all UGA Career Fairs and events. Check out the career fairs below, and make sure you prepare. For more info on each career fair, go here.
To prepare:
  • Update your resume and print off copies.
  • Dress in Business Professional. Need inspiration? Click here.
  • Practice your pitch. Remember that most employers may be there for more entry-level jobs, but make sure to acknowledge that while also asking for a referral or business card.
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SAVE THE DATE: UGA Alumni Career Fair

Wednesday, June 8th, 11am-2pm

2 Galleria Parkway Southeast

Atlanta, GA

We have a NEW location for this year's fair! Details will be provided soon, but go ahead and mark your calendar.

Make a Career Counseling Appointment through DAWGLink

For your convenience, appointments can now be made ONLINE with Bethany Mills and can be conducted by phone or in person in the Atlanta Alumni Center office. To make an appointment, follow the instructions on the Alumni Resources page on the UGA Career Center website. If you have any issues, please contact the Atlanta Alumni Center at 404-814-8820.
**Do not use GOOGLE CHROME as a browser. The appointment function will NOT work.

Social Media Bootcamp for Professionals, Atlanta

Pick a date that works with your schedule: January 20th, March 2nd, or April 20th

Time: 9:00 am – 4 pm

Where: UGA’s Terry College of Business Executive Education Center

One Live Oak Center

3475 Lenox Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326

Lunch/Parking Validation provided

Register Here: https://ugasocial.wordpress.com


Gain a competitive advantage, by mastering the art of social media marketing. This hands-on seminar includes case-studies and interactive exercises to reinforce the information you will learn. Through lecture, real-world examples and discussion, class participants will have a well-rounded understanding of how social media marketing can be used for businesses, for their job, and even for career advancement.

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The Iron Yard Atlanta, Software Engineering/Design Courses

The Iron Yard Atlanta is offering a $1000 scholarship to members of the UGA Alumni Association to attend one of their immersive courses in software engineering or design at their Downtown Atlanta Location. Enrollment is still open for their next course in Front End Engineering, starting June 29. From those looking to dip their toe into the world of software to those who want to dive deep and find a fulfilling job, there's a place at The Iron Yard. The options on their course pathway meet you wherever you're at and guide you to the next step of your journey. Read more at:

theironyard.com/locations/atlanta/

FEATURED VIDEO/RECORDING

Alumni Webinar: Career ReLaunch: Get Started Again on the Right Foot

Hear from guest speaker, Hallie Crawford, a certified career coach and founder of www.halliecrawford.com.
Every day, men and women make the choice to re-enter career fields from which they’ve taken a break. Other individuals decide to re-launch into a professional life they’ve taken a break from entirely. How can you re-enter the workforce successfully? What are the first steps you need to take to boost your confidence and best position yourself to be considered a competitive candidate? Check out the 40 minute webinar recording to learn more.

Enjoy!
Best,
Bethany

DISCLAIMERS

* All UGA 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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