Friday, September 26, 2014

Weekly Preview: September 29 - October 3

Fall is officially here and things are getting busy!  Be sure to update your planner with deadlines, information sessions, and meetings.  Worried about your classes?  Visit the LRC and Writing Center or schedule an appointment with an Advisor to explore your options.  And don't forget about your Peer Advisors in the Academic Advising Link in the Learning Commons in the Library!     

All UMass students are invited to the What (Not) To Wear: Career Fashion Show on Monday, September 29 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in CHC Events Hall. See models in professional attire, get fashion advice for all, learn how to tie a necktie, get a photo taken for LinkedIn or even wear your favorite interview outfit (or bring a selfie) for a professional critique.

Interested in Computer Science?  Planning on declaring your major or minor?  Wednesday, October 1 is the deadline to apply in order to take Spring 2015 majors only classes.  Stop by the CS Undergrad Advising Center (ACE) in the USpace, 144 CS Building with your questions.  Click here for the application and more information.

The Engineering, Technology and Science Career Fair will be held on Wednesday, October 1 from 10:00am to 3:00pm in the Campus Center Auditorium.  Meet companies seeking candidates for engineering, computer science, IT, or science positions.  Learn about co-ops, internships or full-time positions.  View the list of registered organizations, by clicking here.  Additional questions? Please email Todd Butynski at   Not sure how to prepare?  Reread our earlier post about attending Career Fairs and visit Career Services to get ready.

You are warmly invited to the CMASS Open House on Thursday, October 2nd from 4:00pm to 6:00pm in 201 Wilder Hall.  The Center for Multicultural Advancement & Student Success provides academic support, cultural enrichment, student development as well as support for institutional diversity on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus.  Come and check out the activities and events for the whole academic year.  There will be games, prizes and surprises.  Light refreshments will be provided.

There will be an iCons Information Session on Thursday, October 2 at 7:00pm in ISB 145.  iCons is a 20-credit academic program offered by the College of Natural Sciences.  Is iCons right for you? What are the program requirements? Will it fit into your schedule?  Click here to learn more about the program.

Are you curious about LinkedIn?  Learn how to set up a LinkedIn profile for job networking and professional purposes.  Join Career Services on Thursday, October 2 from 3:30pm to 5:00pm in the Du Bois Library, Room 1685.  For beginners or students interested in more advanced needs, bring your laptop or use one there.  Stop in any time!


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