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Career Center Weekly Update

Career Center Weekly Update

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NOVEMBER 4, 2013, Vol. 34, No.


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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- Miller Learning Center, Rm 150 4:30pm Terry Series: Get Hired – Job and Wednesday, November 13, Miller Learning Center, Rm 150 Internship Searching 3:30pm-4:30pm Careers in Social Media Wednesday, November 13, Miller Learning Center, Rm 248 6:00pm-7:30pm Interviewing 101 in Education: An Thursday, November 14, 4:30pmAderhold Hall, Rm G5 Employer’s Perspective 5:30pm Terry Series: Building Your Network Monday, November 18, 3:30pmMiller Learning Center, Rm 150 (Holiday Edition) 4:30pm The Education Job Search: Learn the Tuesday, December 3, 4:00pmAderhold Hall What, When, Who and How of YOUR 5:30pm Job Search 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 salary 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, JacksonSpalding 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 out on this exciting event! Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1YFQyvKJlXXOSrt7wRHdhyoNtEJrjAR4Tush1pmR8BqE/viewform 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 Scholars ™ Alternative Spring Break Grants, Liberty Mutual Responsible Scholars™ Community Project, and The Responsible Scholars ™ Scholarship Award go here: www.ResponsibleScholars.com. 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.

This long-standing GEICO tradition is designed to recognize exceptional college students majoring in business, mathematics, computer science and related fields. Visit http://geico.jobs/achievement to learn more, watch a short video and download this year’s application. All application materials must be postmarked by February 22, 2014 and recipients will be announced in the spring semester. 11. THE WETFEET CAREER BENCHMARK SURVEY This is an invitation-only study about your career goals, expectations and ideal employers. Companies use this data to learn how to recruit a University of Georgia student and in turn improve their case competitions, employer presentations and internship programs among other things. You will be compensated for your time with a career toolbox that features two free career guides of your choice (over 60 to choose from) and a pretty cool career profile that shows how your answers compare to your peers and then suggests employers you should check out based on your background. You can participate here: https://start.wetfeet.com/survey/usss/georgia?reid=301 12. INTERNSHIPS (This is just a few of the 250+ listings, Log into DAWGLink to apply!) DAWGLink #46058, Human Resources Intern-Organizational Development American Red Cross East Georgia Chapter, Athens, GA DAWGLink #46259, Future Sales Leader Internship PepsiCo, GA/FL DAWGLink #46085, Athens Tourism PR and Social Media Internship Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau, Athens, GA 13. PART-TIME JOBS (This is just a few of the 70+ listings, Log into DAWGLink to apply!) DAWGLink #46237, Student Worker Institute of Bioinformatics at UGA, Athens, GA DAWGLink #45962, Cashier/Customer Service Rep Pet Supplies “Plus”, Athens, GA DAWGLink #45918, Part-Time Design Consultant Acquisitions Interiors, Atlanta, GA 14. FULL-TIME JOBS (This is just a few of the 570+ listings, Log into DAWGLink to apply!) DAWGLink #45279, At-Home Advisor Apple, Inc., Nationwide DAWGLink #45768, Digital Media Coordinator Metro Atlanta Chamber, Atlanta, GA DAWGLink #45841, Account Manager Total Quality Logistics, Nationwide 15. GOVERNMENT & NONPROFIT

Check out Go Government for information about federal jobs, internships, and government resources. For Non-Profit news and opportunities, visit Opportunity Knocks and Idealist! 16. DISCLAIMERS * All University of Georgia Career Center sponsored events are for UGA students and alumni only. * The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people with disabilities and will provide accommodations if notified in advance. To request accommodations please contact us at 706-542-3375. * To help ensure a pleasant & productive environment for all participants, please follow these guidelines: 1. Respect all participants (employers, job seekers, & staff). 2. Appropriate attire is required and is determined by event. Some events require Professional or Business Attire. 3. For safety reasons, the doorways to the event (inside & out) & the surrounding areas must be kept clear at all times. 4. Participants are expected to cooperate with all reasonable requests made by members of the staff & all reasonable requests of any person acting in an official capacity as a representative of the participating institutions. 5. If questions or concerns arise during the event, please contact a member of the Career Center staff for assistance. 17. UNSUBSCRIBE INSTRUCTIONS You may leave the list at any time by sending an e-mail to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU with the following text as the body of the e-mail: SIGNOFF CAREERCENTERUPDATE * Please DO NOT use quotation marks or add any other text to the body of the message.

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