Making a Living Making a Difference

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What's Inside:

Events & Programs
  1. The Annual Making a Living Making a Difference Symposium
  2. Peace Corp Information Session TODAY
  3. The Gloucester Institute Information Session
  4. Beyond the Bricks:Personal Finance Workshop
  5. Meet Up with Thomas Okuda Fitzpatrick, Policy Advisor at the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services
  6. CIA Simulations
  7. Diversifying the Central Intelligence Agency's Workforce (U.S. Citizens only)
  8. C.I.A. one-on-one advising sessions
  9. A Day in the Life in Government


Articles & Resources
  1. The Future of Green Careers
  2. "Careers in climate change: What you need to know"

Video of the Week
  1. Environmental Scientist


Featured From Tribe Careers
  1. Marketing and Development Internship at United Way of Greater Williamsburg
  2. Nature Park Environmental Educator Internship at The Elizabeth River Project
  3. Workplace Programs Policy Research Internship at The National Partnership for Women & Families

Events & Programs

The Annual Making a Living Making a Difference Symposium

If you want to do work that makes a difference in the world, don't miss out on the annual Making a Living Making a Difference Symposium! This event brings alumni and other professionals from the government and non-profit sectors to campus to speak with YOU about their work and to give advice on how to pursue a similar career. The symposium will be held in the Cohen Career Center on Saturday, April 2nd. More information will be coming soon, but mark your calendar! Don't miss out!

Peace Corp Information Session TODAY

The Peace Corp will be on campus TODAY at 5 PM in the Cohen Career Center. Learn how to make your application stand out and get your questions answered!

RSVP at http://bit.ly/21vflp3.

The Gloucester Institute Information Session

Interested in the Moton Fellowship Program at the Gloucester Institute? Come to the information session at the Cohen Career Center on Thursday, March 17th at 4 PM!

The Moton Fellowship Program is geared towards minorities in college (undergraduate and graduate). Throughout the summer, you will improve your writing, public speaking, branding, and etiquette skills. Plus, you will be paired with a mentor in your desired career field while completing a summer project that supports the Institute and its programs. Not to mention, a two-day trip to Washington, D.C.!

You can also find additional details at: GloucesterInstitute.org.

Questions? Contact Chelsi Henry at programs@gloucesterinstitute.org or (804) 644-0671.

Beyond the Bricks: Personal Finance Workshop

Come learn about personal finance and debt management at the Career Center's Beyond the Bricks: Personal Finance Workshop on March 22nd at 1:00 PM.

RSVP for this workshop at http://bit.ly/1LqBR0G.

Meet Up with Thomas Okuda Fitzpatrick, Policy Advisor at the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services

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Interested in working in government? Come to the next Making a Living Making a Difference Meet Up! Thomas Okuda Fitzpatrick will be coming to speak about his career in the government sector and will be answering your questions on how to pursue a similar career path!

http://bit.ly/218IXu4

CIA Simulations

Ever wondered what it is like to be an intelligence analyst? Attend ONE of these realistic simulations hosted and moderated by C.I.A. analysts. You will be presented with a 'typical' security issue and challenged to react appropriately, while a steady stream of new 'facts' come in throughout the session. *These simulations are restricted to U.S. citizens only!*

CIA Simulation I: April 4th http://bit.ly/21vfAAC
CIA Simulation II: April 5th http://bit.ly/1QjHXf1

Diversifying the Central Intelligence Agency's Workforce (U.S. Citizens only)

"It is absolutely mission critical for the C.I.A. to have a broadly diverse work force bringing a wide variety of perspectives and insights in order to adequately protect the U.S. and its interests. Come learn about the initiatives and support the Agency provides to staff across all ethnicities, races, abilities and orientations. *Limited to U.S. citizens only.*"


RSVP in Tribe Careers http://bit.ly/1nOpiRi.

C.I.A. one-on-one advising sessions

Schedule a one-on-one advising session here at the Cohen Career Center with a CIA Recruiter. This is for current students only with a serious interest in working for the CIA. Due to the nature of this job, the sessions are only for U.S. citizens. Please note, this is not a job interview.


Schedule your one-on-one advising session through the Mock Interview page in Tribe Careers http://bit.ly/1WqzQC1.

A Day in the Life in Government

You are invited to participate in this W&M alumni panel of professionals working in government. This panel will facilitate advice, discussion, and take student questions around their work and career in government. This event is taking place on April 15th at 4 PM.

Participants include:
  • Mr. Gregory Packer, Sr. – Chief of Staff for Office of the Director of National Intelligence
  • Mr. John Simmons – Managing Partner for The Roosevelt Group
  • Mr. Daniel Cohen – Supervisor of Government Relations & Health Policy for EnteroMedics, Inc.


Find out more information at http://bit.ly/22mf3TW.

Articles & Resources

The Future of Green Careers

Interested in a career focused on the environment? Check out our new webpage all about Green Careers. http://bit.ly/1OPQ69W

"Careers in climate change: What you need to know"

Check out this article on the need-to-know information for those looking to make a difference in the Green Careers sector! http://bit.ly/1po1t3N

Video of the Week

Featured From Tribe Careers

Marketing and Development Internship at United Way of Greater Williamsburg

"United Way of Greater Williamsburg (UWGW) is seeking a qualified candidate for a new internship position involving United Way marketing and development. This internship provides an opportunity to gain experience in a non-profit environment. United Way of Greater Williamsburg, in addition to fundraising and granting, provides several direct service programs in the Greater Williamsburg community with an emphasis on housing and financial stability."


For more infromation, go to http://bit.ly/1S44Syy.

Nature Park Environmental Educator Internship at The Elizabeth River Project

"Help design and lead environmental education programs for a new 40-acre nature park located on the Elizabeth River in Portsmouth, VA. The non-profit Elizabeth River Project, working to restore the environmental health of the Elizabeth River, seeks an energetic and creative minded intern that wants to gain skills in communication, work with community volunteers, and be part of a historical river restoration. The part-time, up to 24 hour a week, position is seasonal (May 15 to August 15, 2015; with flexible start and end dates)."


For more information, go to http://bit.ly/254deNL.

Workplace Programs Policy Research Internship at The National Partnership for Women & Families

"The National Partnership for Women & Families promotes fairness in the workplace, reproductive health and rights, access to quality affordable health care, and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family. The Workplace Programs team at the National Partnership for Women & Families is looking for a policy research intern to help with our fast-paced growing campaigns to improve workplaces for workers and their families.

The intern will conduct research and work on policy papers, fact sheets and literature reviews; data collection; fact checking; designing charts, graphs and tables and provide general support to the Workplace team."


For more information, access the Policy Jobs and Internships database in Tribe Careers: http://bit.ly/1QXJTgE.