Social Science Career News

The UGA Career Center - Fall 2015 - November 30

Greetings, From Your Career Consultant!

Happy Last Week of Classes-ish!!!

If I could add a moving Gif to this newsletter I would add one of a dancing Katy Perry and clapping Rihanna, because finally! Right? We made it!

At any rate, I know you all are busy with finals, end of semester projects, and more work than your professors want to grade themselves but I wanted to take a few moments to share some important dates and deadlines.

***Final Reminder: The last day of Social Science Drop-In hours until Spring semester is on Thursday, December 3!***

In This Report

  • LAST DAY OF FALL Drop-In Hours
  • Last Call for Walk-In Hours
  • Upcoming Events &Job, Career, & Graduate School Opportunities
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Career Outcomes Survey

Are you a December 2015 grad?

If so, you're eligible to participate in the UGA Career Center's Career Outcomes Survey. We use this information to update our What Can I Do with a Major In...? pages for students doing major exploration, plus we love hearing everyone's post-grad plans! Participate here and enter for a chance to win some great prizes!

Career Center Walk-In Hours [Last Chance]

Career Center Computer Lab
Monday-Friday until December 8!
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Brittany typically hosts Friday walk-Ins.

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Liberty Mutual is HIRING!

Commercial Insurance Claims Training Program

Lawrenceville, GA

Deadline: December 23rd

Liberty Mutual Insurance is seeking college graduates who are interested in launching a career with a Fortune 100 company. We'll start you off right with a comprehensive training program, one-on-one mentoring, on-the-job training, a "promote from within" culture, and a strong pay-for-performance compensation structure.

As an Associate Claims Specialist you will:

  • Develop the knowledge and skills needed to conduct thorough investigations
  • Make decisions about liability / compensability
  • Review medical records and evaluate losses
  • Negotiate settlements (oftentimes working directly with claimant)
  • Manage an inventory of commercial property / casualty claims (involving bodily injury or significant property loss)

  • 0-2 years of professional experience
  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA; additional requirements may apply.
  • Ability to provide information in a clear, concise manner with an appropriate level of detail, empathy and professionalism; strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships
  • Ability to gather information, analyze facts, and draw conclusions
  • Knowledge of legal liability, insurance coverage and medical terminology helpful but not mandatory
  • Effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Effective analytical skills to gather information, analyze facts, and draw conclusions
  • Knowledge of legal liability, insurance coverage and medical terminology helpful but not mandatory

Read more and apply on DAWGlink!

Consider Teach For America

Upcoming Deadlines:

  • January 15
  • March 4
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Brittany's Bio

Brittany joined the University of Georgia Career Center team in July 2015 as the Social Science Career Consultant. Before coming to Georgia, Brittany obtained her B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies from Hampshire College and holds Master's degree from Teachers College, Columbia University in Sociology of Education. She has previously served in Student Affairs capacities in higher education, namely Student Activities and Residence Life. Brittany is currently pursuing her PhD in College Student Affairs Administration (Counseling and Student Personnel Services) at the University of Georgia. When not resolving student career concerns and studying, you can find her glued to an episode of The West Wing, Bones, or Grey's Anatomy. She is delighted to serve Social Science students in Franklin.