SPIA Career Connections
March 23, 2015
Kate Refvem, Career Consultant
Call for an appointment: (706) 542-3375
Satellite Hours: Tuesdays, 2-4pm in the MLC, across from Jittery Joe's
General Career Center Walk-In Hours: Monday - Friday, 12 -2 PM, 2nd Floor Clark Howell Hall
1. Satellite Hours in Baldwin
2. Summer Employment Fair
3. Upcoming Workshop - Writing a Cover Letter
4. Internship Opportunities - Global Citizen and Shape Colobmia (AIESEC)
5. Upcoming Workshops
This Week: Satellite Hours in Baldwin
(I will also still be in the MLC on Tuesday from 2-4pm as usual)
Looking for a summer job or internship in Georgia?
Employers from Atlanta and Athens will be hiring students for summer positions in various fields from your typical summer jobs to internships.
Come prepared to introduce yourself, hand your resume to a hiring manager, and land that coveted summer job!
Here are some employers attending that might be of some interest to you:
Athens Area Habitat for Humanity (Internship)
Click here to view the full list of participating employers/organizations.
Upcoming Workshop - March 27th
Volunteer this summer with AIESEC! Info session - March 25th
What is AIESEC?
AIESEC is the world's largest youth-operated organization with membership in 126 countries and territories. They offer both volunteer based and professional internships across the globe.
AIESEC's Global Citizen program connects students and recent graduates to volunteer projects related to Youth Empowerment, Social Entrepreneurship, and Environmental Awareness across the world. Each internship lasts between 6 and 12 weeks, fitting perfectly between university semesters. The program fees amount to $500. Housing is provided, as well as at least 1 meal a day and transportation to and from work.
There will be an information session regarding Global Citizen March 25th at 7:00pm in Sanford, room 112.
Intern with AIESEC in Colombia
AIESEC in the United States is proud to announce an internship opportunity with their partner, AIESEC in Colombia. Attend the info session on Wednesday, March 28th at 7pm in Stanford 212 for more details.
What is Shape Colombia?
Last year, AIESEC in the United States partnered with AIESEC in Colombia to put on Future Colombia! In three weeks we brought in over 250 applications specifically for this program. The project is back, only bigger and better.
· 4-month project timeline starting in August
· $700 USD Monthly Salary
· There will be 250 other trainees arriving into Bogota, Colombia
· The first two weeks have free accommodation for interns
· $250 flight subsidy paid on arrival and included with first salary
How do I apply?
Step 1: Find out more information on website.
Step 2: Apply to work with AIESEC University of Georgia
Step 3: Pay 150 Registration Fee
Step 4: Apply for Shape Colombia
Step 5: Interview for Shape Colombia
Step 6: If/When accepted, Pay 350 Delivery Fee
Step 7: Go to Colombia
Upcoming Career Center Workshops
Virtual Career Fair
Professional Pitfalls: Business Etiquette and Communication
Thursday, April 2nd
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Did you know that business etiquette and communication is cited by employers as the #1 weakness of UGA students? Attend this workshop to learn more about some of the common pitfalls reported by recruiters, as well as tips to enhance your professional image in the workplace.
This event will be co-facilitated by an employer who will share personal examples of etiquette Do's and Don't's, and we will also discuss common etiquette challenges faced by young professionals.