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Career Center Weekly Update

Career Center Weekly Update

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NOVEMBER 4 2013 Vol. 34 No. 36
 
Download our free Digital Career Guide for iPad!
 
 
Join the UGA Alumni Association Group on LinkedIn  November/December Calendar of Events (Click  here for additional events and details.) What When Where
Terry Series: Evaluating the Job Offer Wednesday, November 6, 3:30pm-4:30pm Miller Learning Center, Rm 150 Terry Series: Get Hired
 Job and Internship Searching Wednesday, November 13, 3:30pm-4:30pm Miller Learning Center, Rm 150 Careers in Social Media Wednesday, November 13, 6:00pm-7:30pm Miller Learning Center, Rm 248 Interviewing 101 in Education: An
Employer’s Perspective
 Thursday, November 14, 4:30pm-5:30pm Aderhold Hall, Rm G5 Terry Series: Building Your Network (Holiday Edition) Monday, November 18, 3:30pm-4:30pm Miller Learning Center, Rm 150 The Education Job Search: Learn the What, When, Who and How of YOUR Job Search Tuesday, December 3, 4:00pm-5:30pm Aderhold Hall
HIGHLIGHTS
1.
 
UGA Graduate Survey 2.
 
Evaluating the Job Offer 3.
 
Intern for a Day-Last Chance Session 4.
 
Careers in Social Media 5.
 
 ADPR Connection 6.
 
College of Public Health Fall Open House 2013 7.
 
Liberty Mutual Responsible Scholars 8.
 
14th Annual Harvard Public Policy and Leadership Conference 9.
 
StartUp + Student Connection @ Atlanta Tech Village 10.
 
Geico Achievement Award Program 11.
 
The WetFeet Career Benchmark Survey
 
12.
 
Internships 13.
 
Part-Time Jobs 14.
 
Full-Time Jobs 15.
 
Government & Nonprofit 16.
 
Disclaimers 17.
 
Unsubscribe 1. UGA GRADUATE SURVEY
The Career Center is conducting a survey of recent UGA graduates for our annual Graduate Survey. To complete the survey, please visit our website at  www.ugagradsurvey.com. Completing the survey will take less than 10 minutes of your time and make you eligible for our iPad Mini! Complete the survey by Dec. 6, 2013 to be eligible for the iPad Mini drawing. The data we collect is completely confidential and invaluable to current and future UGA students! All data collected is used in an aggregate form only. No more than one entry per graduate! Only December 2012 and May 2013 graduates are eligible for the drawing.
2. EVALUATING THE JOB OFFER
Wednesday, November 6, 3:30pm-4:30pm, MLC Rm 150
What is the best way to respond after receiving a job offer? What factors should be taken into consideration before
accepting or declining an offer? The answer to these questions and more will be covered in “Evaluating the Job Offer.” You will learn about topics such as sal
ary negotiation, appropriate questions to ask, and communication strategies for the hiring process. There is no dress requirement for this event.
3. INTERN FOR A DAY LAST CHANCE SESSION
 
Wednesday, November 6, 4:00pm-5:00pm, MLC Rm 213
The Career Center partners with employers in Atlanta and Athens to provide a job shadow opportunity to match your career interest. A limited employer list will be available for this session. Students who participate are able to build their resume, explore a career and network with professionals. Attend this information session to learn more about the Intern For A Day Program! More information: http://career.uga.edu/job_search/internships/intern_for_a_day 
4. CAREERS IN SOCIAL MEDIA
Wednesday, November 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm, MLC Rm 248
You’ve most likely used social media platforms for fun or to keep in touch with your friends, and now you can find
out how to turn your hobby into a career! This panel will consist of alumni and professionals who currently work with social media technology every day. Hear about ways to obtain jobs in social media, what a typical work day is like, and the knowledge & skills needed to become a successful social media professional.
5. ADPR CONNECTION
Tuesday, November 12, 11:00am - 5:00pm, Tate Grand Hall
Grady College will host
 ADPR Connection
, a major networking event open to students in all years and all majors. The event will include a senior luncheon (open only to paid members of PRSSA and AdClub), professional workshops and a career fair. A mixer will also take place after the event from 6-8 p.m. In past years, the event has brought in more than 500 students to network with over 50 companies in the advertising and public relations fields. Confirmed companies include the event sponsors, Porter Novelli and BBDO, as well as Turner, Jackson-Spalding and Coca-Cola.
 
The event is free for all students and is a great opportunity to meet future employers or just explore opportunities available in these fields. Everyone with an interest in the advertising and/or PR fields is welcome and encouraged
to attend. Don’t miss ou
6. COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH FALL OPEN HOUSE 2013
Thursday, November 14, 11:00am-3:00pm
This event is designed to give everyone an introduction to the areas of public health available at The University of Georgia College of Public Health. It is open to all who are interested in pursuing graduate study in public health. The event this year will be formatted into several parts, including an information session, working lunch covering admissions, break-out departmental sessions, a tour of the new Health Sciences Campus, and an option to observe a class. Register here to attend in-person. 
7. LIBERTY MUTUAL RESPONSIBLE SCHOLARS
People get opportunities to do responsible things every day. And when a small act grows into a big result, it deserves recognition. The Liberty Mutual Responsible Scholars program challenges students in undergraduate programs with excellent academic achievements to demonstrate what it means to be responsible. Liberty Mutual
recognizes that there are thousands of students doing great things on their college campus’s every day. We want to
know how you make a difference! To apply and see more information about The Responsible Scholar
s ™ Alternative Spring Break Grants, Liberty Mutual Responsible Scholars™ Community Project, and The Responsible Scholars ™ Scholarship Award
8. 14TH ANNUAL HARVARD PUBLIC POLICY AND LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
This conference will take place February 20th-February 23rd 2014.The conference aims to increase the diversity of students pursuing graduate programs in public policy and international affairs by informing students about opportunities for graduate study and careers in both domestic and international public policy. Only first and second year undergraduate students (U.S. citizen and permanent residents) are eligible to apply. The on-line application is available through the PPLC website, and the deadline to apply is November 15th: www.hks.harvard.edu/pplc Interviews with previous participants of the PPLC program can be found here: http://hksadmissionblog.tumblr.com/post/31507049095/public-policy-and-leadership-conference-pplc-2013 
9. STARTUP + STUDENT CONNECTION @ ATLANTA TECH VILLAGE
Wednesday, November 13, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Attention students! Interested in working with a startup? Curious about entrepreneurship? Join us for a unique opportunity to connect with startups at Atlanta Tech Village that are looking for interns to join their team! Types of internships available include sales, marketing, social media, content writing, software development, and administrative. For more information and to RSVP, go here: http://atlantatechvillage.com/events/upcoming/startup-student-connection 
10. GEICO ACHIEVEMENT AWARD PROGRAM
In 2013, GEICO awarded more than $50,000 in Achievement Awards to undergraduate students from across the
country! Now, it’s with great pleasure
that University of Georgia is invited to participate in the 2014 GEICO Achievement Award Program.

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