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HIGHLIGHTS 1. UGA Graduate Survey 2. Purchasing Analyst Job at Caterpillar 3. Become Part of Something Greater. Teach! 4. Geico Achievement Award Program 5. The WetFeet Career Benchmark Survey 6. Internships 7. Part-Time Jobs 8. Full-Time Jobs 9. Government & Nonprofit 10. Disclaimers 11. 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 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. PURCHASING ANALYST JOB AT CATERPILLAR JOB DUTIES: -Determine material and component requirements, analyze production schedules and demand, analyze existing stock, and create material requirements and schedules.

-Create and place orders with suppliers and purchasing department or for internally produced components, schedule work of 1st operation area and place orders with them -Plan own production of components at first and second operation area The position manages the completion of its own work assignments and coordinates work with others. Typical internal customers include a Department or Business/Service Unit in a Division. The position's primary customers are internal. The position participates in brainstorming sessions focused on developing new approaches to meeting quality goals in the measure(s) stated. Most of the problems faced by the position are similar to those faced before and follow a pattern. The incumbent resolves issues by selecting the best solution from a few choices. The team or supervisor gives general instructions on what needs to be done, when it needs to be done and how it is typically done. The jobholder knows in advance the details of what needs to be done to serve customers and the standard procedures in place to accomplish it. They can change different parts of the standard approach to serve customers best, but cannot add or delete procedures without approval. The team or supervisor reviews work as it is being done and after it is completed. Impacts key quality goals including Timeliness, Cost Savings, etc. The position participates in brainstorming sessions focused on developing new approaches to meeting quality goals in the measure(s) stated. BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE: The position requires knowledge of various purchasing and materials systems, receiving report processing, and state and federal shipping regulations. Facility in a foreign language may be required. The position typically requires a college or university degree or equivalent experience. In addition, one to two years of job-related experience are typically required. Jobholder initiates communication with others outside immediate work group to work on new ideas or to counsel others, etc. The ability to listen to others is important to the job. English is required. If interested, please contact Contact is Phillip Wilson: 3. BECOME PART OF SOMETHING GREATER. TEACH! The NYC Teaching Fellows program is preparing a critical mass of exceptional teachers committed to a better future for the NYC students. Their teachers go where they are needed the most – they teach in urban neighborhoods, where too many children have fallen behind and are struggling to catch up. Fellows who successfully complete the program become full-time teachers within a few months of enrolling. They participate in an innovative, practice-based summer training program and then earn a subsidized master's degree in education while teaching in a New York City public school. Fellows for the 2014 program will train to teach critical need subject areas which may include math, science, and special education. Who Can Apply? NYCTF looks for high-achieving graduates who want to share their passion for their subject area with NYC students. Whatever your background, they look for those who believe that every student can achieve at a high level and will do whatever it takes to help them get there. No prior teaching experience or education coursework is necessary. Strong applicants:  Crave feedback and strive to be the best they can be at any challenge they undertake.  Think on their feet and can quickly devise solutions to unexpected challenges.  Want to work hard and have fun, will bring passion and joy to their classrooms, and will inspire achievement and a real love of learning. How to Apply

The Fellowship is now accepting online applications for the June 2014 program. Apply by one of the following deadlines. Learn more and start an application by visiting the website!  November 25  December 16 (Spring Classroom Apprenticeship Deadline)  January 6  January 27 (Final Deadline) 4. 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 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. 5. 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: 6. INTERNSHIPS (This is just a few of the 230+ listings, Log into DAWGLink to apply!) DAWGLink #43520, Marketing Internship Ecklers Industries, Athens, GA DAWGLink #46435, Bioscience Intern Metro Atlanta Chamber, Atlanta, GA DAWGLink #45125, Internship Opportunities at Make-A-Wish Make-A-Wish Georgia and Alabama, Atlanta, GA 7. PART-TIME JOBS (This is just a few of the 85+ listings, Log into DAWGLink to apply!) DAWGLink #46948, 2014 UGACard Assistant UGA-Card Office, Athens, GA DAWGLink #46819, IT Help Desk Student Associate UGA-EITS Help Desk, Athens, GA DAWGLink #46051, Network Engineer Intern Nuesoft Technologies, Inc., Marietta, GA 8. FULL-TIME JOBS

(This is just a few of the 490+ listings, Log into DAWGLink to apply!) DAWGLink #45279, At-Home Advisor Apple, Inc., Nationwide DAWGLink #46379, Real Estate Listings Manager Keller Williams Realty, Athens, GA DAWGLink #46432, Multimedia Journalist WHBF-TV, Rock Island, IL 9. 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! 10. 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. 11. 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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