Monday, February 27, 2012

[Awesome] Career Center & The Presidents Promise Opportunities and Events!!!

EVENTS/OPPORTUNITIES:

Criminal Justice Career and Internship Fair 2012
Tuesday, March 06, 2012 • 10:00AM - 03:00PM
Location: Grand Ballroom - Stamp Student Union

Interested in Criminology and Criminal Justice internship and career opportunities, as well as graduate and professional school possibilities?...Then, the Criminal Justice Career Fair is for YOU! Come network with employers, market your skill sets, and gather information on employment opportunities that await you. The Criminal Justice Career and Internship Fair is open to ALL majors and alumni of the UMD College Park campus.

Students: Review and research organizations currently registered at umd-csm.symplicity.com/events/students.php

The Criminal Justice Career Fair is co-sponsored by the Criminal Justice Student Association, and the University Career Center & The President's Promise.

**For additional information about this event, contact Stephanie Pratt at spratt@umd.edu.


Student Athletes Career and Internship Fair 2012
Wednesday, March 07, 2012 • 06:30PM - 08:00PM
Location: Pavilion, Comcast Center

The purpose of the Student Athlete Career and Internship Fair is to provide a networking opportunity for student-athletes (including students involved in team and intramural sports) who are interested in employment and/or internships in their field of interest. This fair is a great opportunity for employers to connect with University of Maryland undergraduate and graduate students seeking full-time, part-time, and internship positions.

Students: Check the list of attending employers here: https://umd-csm.symplicity.com/events/students.php?mode=list&cf=ATHLETE2012

For additional information about this event, contact Aziz Abdur-Ra'oof at ziz@umd.edu.

INTERNSHIP WORKSHOP SERIES: Make the Most of Your Spring Break!
Thursday, March 08, 2012 • 04:00PM - 05:00PM
Location: Multi-Purpose Room, University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing)

Learn how to make the most of your time during Spring Break. Learn how to search for internships, fine tune your resume, and consider participating in a one or two-day job shadow experience (also known as an externship). For additional information about this event, contact Erin Rooney-Eckel aterooney@umd.edu.


Interning on Capitol Hill
Thursday, March 08, 2012 • 04:30PM - 06:30PM
Location: Resource Room - University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing)

Are you interested in politics? Have you ever wanted to intern for a member of Congress? Get the inside track of what opportunities are available and what it takes to land one of these internships. This session will be presented by a UM alum and Capitol Hill veteran, Scott Baker. For additional information about this event, contact Megan O'Rourke at morourk2@umd.edu.


NETWORKING EVENTS:

Public Relations Young Alumni Career Panel
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 • 07:00PM - 08:30PM
Location: Resource Room - University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing)

Hear from young UM alumni who are now PR professionals. Sponsored by the PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America, University of Maryland Chapter).

For additional information about this event, contact Kate Juhl at kjuhl@umd.edu


Meet with LivingSocial: Employer in Residence Program
Tuesday, March 06, 2012 • 11:00AM - 04:00PM
Location: University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing)
Learn more about Living Social: http://www.livingsocial.com/about

This program allows employers to serve as "career advisors" to students seeking help. Employers participate in our daily rotation by providing career advice to students, in a 1-on-1 setting, on issues ranging from resume assistance to answering the question "how do I get a job like yours?” Come learn about ways you can improve your skills and get feedback from industry professionals about what they look for in a candidate. Services Provided Include:

Mock Interview, Informational Interview, Telling Your Story


Meet with National Security Agency (NSA): Employer-In-Residence Program
Thursday, March 08, 2012 • 11:00AM - 04:00PM
Location: University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing)

Learn more about NSA: http://www.nsa.gov/about/index.shtml

This program allows employers to serve as "career advisors" to students seeking help. Employers participate in our daily rotation by providing career advice to students, in a 1-on-1 setting, on issues ranging from resume assistance to answering the question "how do I get a job like yours?” Come learn about ways you can improve your skills and get feedback from industry professionals about what they look for in a candidate. Services Provided Include:

Resume Critiques, Mock Interview, Informational Interview, Telling Your Story

**Online registration in advance is the best way to be sure you are seen at your preferred time (you can choose a 30 minute slot based on availability) by either employer above. However, we will take same-day walk-ins on a first come, first serve basis to fill any empty slots. There is no guarantee that you will be able to walk in and be seen at that time. For registration instructions, please visit www.careercenter.umd.edu/page.cfm?page_id=179. For additional information about this event, contact Traci Mills-Womack at twomack4@umd.edu.

OFF CAMPUS FAIRS:

USA TODAY Mosaic Career Fair- http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=2754
Thursday, March 01, 2012 • 08:00AM - 02:30PM
Location: USA TODAY HQ 7950 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA 22108)

DC Startup Career Fair- http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=2899
Monday, March 05, 2012 • 01:00PM - 04:00PM
Location: GWU Marvin Center, Continental and Grand Ballrooms, 800 21st St, NW, Washington, DC 20052

Students should register quickly and no later than February 29th -- the organizers are expecting hundreds of students from all of the participating colleges and universities. Startups are already vying for the 85 company spots available.

National Capital Region Job Fair- http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=2895
Tuesday, March 06, 2012 • 02:00PM - 06:00PM
Location: Northern Virginia Center

View a complete list of participating companies, register to attend and submit your resume by March 5 by visiting http://www.ncrjobfair.org.