Friday, September 21, 2012

Weekly Preview: September 24 - 28

TRANSFERmations continues this week with Off-Campus, On-Track: How You Can Broaden the Academic Experience.  Hear from the folks at Career Services, Study Abroad, Domestic Exchange, and the Five Colleges about how to expand your academic experience to worlds beyond UMass.  This session will be held on Monday, September 24 from 3:00pm - 4:00pm and again on Tuesday, September 25 from 12 noon - 1:00pm.  Both sessions will be held in the Student Union, Room 314.

Interested in studying or working abroad?  Come to the International Programs Office (IPO) Study & Work Abroad Fair where dozens of representatives from UMass Amherst and beyond can answer your questions, provide you with resources and giveaways, and get you started on your quest.  Over 65 organizations represented!  Talk with returned UMass study abroad students about their experiences and learn how YOU can study abroad, too!  Monday, September 24 at 4:00pm in the Student Union Ballroom.

Are you starting to think about upcoming Career Fairs?  Do you have questions about putting together a resume?  Stop by Career Services in 511 Goodell on Monday, September 24 from noon - 4:00pm for RESUMANIA!  Bring your resume and get a head start on the semester.  Career Fair Prep Workshops will be held at 1:30pm and 3:00pm.

Isenberg Career Day will be held on Tuesday, September 25 from 11:00am - 4:00pm in the Campus Center Auditorium.  The Isenberg School of Management Career Day is the kick-off event for the fall recruiting season. Approximately 100 companies and 1700 undergraduates attend.  Click to see the registered employer list and get additional information.  Dress to impress and bring copies of your resume.

Career Services will be holding a Career Fair Prep workshop on Tuesday, September 25 from 7:00pm - 8:00pm in the Campus Center, Room 162-75.  Issues such as what to wear, what to bring, and what to say will all be covered. Open to all students!

SCA, the Student Conservation Association, is the leading provider of expense-paid conservation internships in the nation, completing over one million hours of service annually. Participants enjoy exciting and challenging work and service opportunities in more than 50 different disciplines in all fifty states. Interns have the opportunity to work in national parks, forests, wildlife refuges, and with other resource management agencies on a state, local, and federal level.  A representative will be on campus on Wednesday, September 26 from 5:30pm - 6:30pm in Goodell 508 to answer questions about the program and explain the application process. 

The Engineering, Sciences and Technology Career Fair will be held on Thursday, September 27 from 10:00am - 3:00pm in the Campus Center Auditorium.  Learn more about opportunities in Engineering, Computer Science, Math or Sciences  Please click here for registered employer list.  Dress to impress and bring copies of your resume.

Join the Center for Public Policy and Administration for a talk and conversation with Alex Morse, the 23-year-old mayor of Holyoke and the youngest in the city’s history. Since being sworn into office in January 2012, Morse has spent much of his time working on early childhood literacy; building a local economy around art, innovation and technology; supporting community policing initiatives; and marketing Holyoke as a great place to live, work and recreate. During his visit to UMass, Morse will talk about his historic election and how he is working to revitalize his hometown both economically and socially.  Thursday, September 27 from 4:00pm – 6:00pm in the Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union.

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