Friday, February 14, 2014

Weekly Preview: February 17 - 21

Monday, February 17 is Presidents' Day.  There are no classes and most offices will be closed.
Tuesday, February 18 will follow a Monday schedule.  The rest of the week will follow a normal schedule.
The Academic Advising Link will be closed on Sunday and Monday and will reopen at 4pm on Tuesday.

The Priority Deadline for Domestic Exchange applications has been extended to 5:00pm on Tuesday, February 18.  The final application deadline is Saturday, March 1.

It's career fair time!  Click to read our earlier post on why you should attend a career fair and how to prepareMake sure you're ready to meet potential employers!  Take advantage of the resources offered by Career Services before attending.

The ALANA Career Fair is on Tuesday, February 18 from 1:00pm - 5:00pm in the Student Union Ballroom.  Meet employers looking for ALANA students of all majors for full-time, Co-op and/or Internship opportunities. Typically employers attending this event have specific openings to discuss, and many attend just to meet you and talk about future possibilities.  Students wishing to view current organizations registered, please click hereAll students are welcome so bring your resume and dress for success in your business attire!

All Majors On-Campus Networking Night is on Tuesday, February 18 from 7:00pm - 9:00pm in the Campus Center 10th Floor.  Come and speak with organizations in a small group setting. Confirmed organizations: Charles River Development, City Year, C&S Wholesale, Liberty Mutual, Macy's, March of Dimes, Sherwin-Williams, Small Business Development Center, TD Bank, TJX,Unum, U.S. Fish & Wildlife, and Verizon.  Students must RSVP by email:

On-Campus Networking Night - STEM Majors is on Tuesday, February 18 from 6:00 - 8:00pm in the Gunness Student Center in Marcus Hall.  This is a special evening for Engineering and other STEM majors to meet recruiters from top technology companies who will also be at the ALANA and Career Blast career fairs. In this ‘speed dating’ style setup students will connect with employers and talk about job opportunities within these organizations. Companies include: aPriori, AspenTech, DENSO, Eze Software, Global Foundries, Sensata Technologies, US Navy, Vistaprint.  Refreshments will be provided and resumes are welcomed.  Students must RSVP by clicking here.

Career Blast 2014 is on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 10:00-3:00pm in the Campus Center.  Employers attending this event have a variety of opportunities and look forward to meeting UMass students in a friendly and professional atmosphere. All majors and degree level students will find employers available to talk with them about full-time employment, internships, co-ops and summer jobs.  Students wishing to view current organizations registered, please click here Bring your resume and dress to impress!

The first U @ UMass panel will be held on Wednesday, February 19 from 4:00pm - 5:00pm in the Bernie Dallas Room, 5th Floor GoodellYou are more than your major!  Hear upperclass students describe how they are getting the most out of UMass through majors, minors, study elsewhere, internships and more!  Two more panels will be held on Tuesdays, March 4 and Thursday, March 27.  Don't miss out!

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