Monday, May 7, 2012

Career Center & President's Promise Opportunities - Week of May 7

EVENTS/OPPORTUNITIES:
Schedule a Career Assistance Appointment - WE ARE OPEN ALL SUMMER!
http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/page.cfm?page_id=6
During these appointments the University Career Center & The President’s Promise staff help students plan solutions for career-related concerns while identifying appropriate Center resources, programs, and services. Schedule a career assistance appointment online or call 301.314.7225 during office hours.

Schedule an appointment to…
· Identify and explore educational/career interests
· Search for internships/jobs
· Make career decisions
· Network/Conduct informational interviews
· Write effective resumes and cover letter
· Prepare for interviews
· Use social media tools in job searches
· Use online career tools
· Apply to graduate school

Co-op Opportunity - Apply through www.USAJobs.gov:
Cooperative Education Student (Data Analysis), Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/315612800
Duty Locations: 1 vacancy(s) - Washington DC Metro Area, District of Columbia
Salary: $13.07 to $30.05 / Per Hour
Series and Grade: AD-0099-00
Open Period: Wednesday, May 02, 2012 to Monday, May 21, 2012
Position Information: Internships - Part-Time
Who May Be Considered: United States Citizens

The AO is seeking applicants for the Cooperative Education Program (Co-op). The opportunity is intended to provide valuable work experience for students interested in a public service career. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a graduate level program. The student will have an opportunity to improve his or her writing, research, analytical, logical, multi-tasking, and customer-service skills. Students are expected to work 20 hours per week during the school year and 40 hours per week (full-time) during the summer. Students will be appointed on a temporary basis with the duration to be determined based on the academic program. Upon graduation and successful completion of academic requirements, the AO may non-competitively convert a Co-op student to a permanent appointment.


AREA CAREER FAIRS:

Hispanic/Bilingual Career Fair (http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3047)
Thursday, May 17, 2012 • 10:00AM - 03:00PM
Location: Trinity College, Washington DC

National Society for Hispanic Professionals in partnership with LatPro will visit Trinity College in Washington DC on May 17 as the fourth stop on the nationwide career fair tour. This event will take place at the Trinity Center at Trinity College from 10 am to 3 pm. The job fair provides a unique opportunity for diversity-conscious employers to meet with professional candidates who have developed language and multicultural skills. Admission is free for all job seekers. Professional dress required.

Pre-registration is encouraged.