Friday, April 8, 2011

Weekly Preview: April 8 - 15

In addition to beautiful weather, here's what you can look forward to this week:

Friday April 8

Public Health Sciences Open House Poster Internship Fair, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Arnold Lobby. As part of National Public Health Week, the Public Health Sciences program holds an Open House Poster Internship Fair. Students will be on hand to answer questions about their internships. The event is designed to provide information to students in the public health major such as what internships are available, what students learn, and the value of practice-based learning. 

Monday, April 11

Workshop: Acing the Interview, Goodell 508, 5:00pm.  Learn what to do before, during, and after an interview to help you get the job.

Tuesday, April 12

Would you like to learn more about working for the federal government?  4-6pm Campus Center room 163c.  Trends in Federal Hiring: The nation's largest employer, the US Government, is hiring! Come hear about trends locally and nationally. Topics to be covered include: demographics of the workforce, student programs, and strategies for a successful job search.

The Department of Art, Architecture and Art History presents the Annual Roundtable on Museum Careers entitled "Collection Management, An Area of Museum Work Accessible to Students with a B.A. Degree" 227 Herter, 4:00 pm - 6:00pm.  Featured speakers are UMass alumna: Jennifer Allen, Head of Collection Management, Harvard University Museums; Linda Delone Best, Collection Manager, Mt. Holyoke College Art Museum; and Karen Papineau, Collection Manager, Currier Museum of Art.

Friday, April 15

Meet The Executive with Kevin Koswick of Ford Motor Company, 11:00am, 128 ISOM.  Kevin Koswick is the Executive Director of North American Fleet, Lease and Remarketing Operations at Ford Motor Company and is an alumnus of the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Marketing and Business Administration and earned his MBA from UMass in 1985. Beginning his career with Ford in 1985, Mr. Koswick has held several executive positions including: General Sales Manager of Ford Division, General Sales Manager of Ford and Lincoln-Mercury, and Chairman of the Ford Motor Company Dealer Policy Board. Mr. Koswick's talk begins at 11:00am followed by a Q&A. Refreshments will be served at 10:30AM, so do come early!

All week
Alumni Association Career Boot Camp, Memorial Hall, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
A Career Connections and Campus to Career program. Prepare yourself for job search combat! This basic training will prepare new recruits as they hit the employment marketplace. Attend one or all of the workshops to learn job search, networking, resume, and interview skills.
Monday, April 11 – Target Your Job Search and Hit the Bulls Eye!
Tuesday, April 12 – Top 10 Biggest Resume Mistakes
Wednesday, April 13 – Networking Secrets Revealed!
Thursday, April 14 – Interview Your Way to Your Next Job
Free for current UMass Amherst students, registration is required!


BDIC (Bachelors Degree with Individual Concentration) Information Sessions for Spring 2011
Learn about the most unique major on campus, and receive guidance on how you can design your own major. Information sessions will be held every Monday (3pm), Tuesday (1pm), Wednesday (10am), Thursday (11am), Friday (1pm) in 608 Goodell.

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