Thursday, October 18, 2012

Career Center Updates & Events Like 'Whoa'...Don't Miss Out!

Career Shuttle: Wolf Trap Student Field Trip
Friday, October 19, 2012 • 11:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location: Meet in the lobby of the University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3100 Hornbake Library

The University Career Center & The President's Promise sponsors opportunities for students to visit employer sites from various industries. Seats on the shuttle are limited-- RSVP today!

ORGANIZATION INFORMATION: The Wolf Trap Internship Program has been rated "One of the best internships" by Businessweek and "One of America's Top 100 internships" by the Princeton Review. The program is designed to provide meaningful hands-on training and experience in the areas of arts administration, education, and technical theatre. Internships vary by season, but are frequently offered in the following areas: Communications and Marketing, Education, Development, Special Events and Donor Relations. Fall, spring, and summer opportunities are available (the deadline for the spring is November 1 and the deadline for the summer is March 1). To learn more, please visit: This field trip is open to undergraduate and graduate students from all majors. RSVP:

Navigating the Language Career & Internship Fair
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 • 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Location: St. Mary's Hall- Multipurpose Room
Are you ready for the Language Career & Internship Fair on October 25? Learn how to make the most of the fair, connect with employers seeking your language skills and market your background in the most effective way.

Meet with Volunteer Maryland: Employer-in-Residence Program
Thursday, October 25, 2012 • 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location: UCC - 3100 Hornbake Library

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. Schedule a time:


U.S. Secret Service : Employer Networking Sessions
Monday, October 22, 2012 • 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: University Career Center & The President's Promise, 3rd floor Hornbake Library, South Wing
The United States Secret Service will present an information session on their available positions. They are interested in students from all majors. Appropriate Attire: Minimum attire for ALL sessions with employers present is business casual unless otherwise specified. RSVP for this event:

WEBINAR: Federal Intern and Entry-level Hire Roundtable
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 • 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Location: Resource Room - University Career Center & The President's Promise
Does anyone really read my application to a federal job?
How can my resume stand out in USAJOBS?
What will I actually be doing at my federal internship this summer?

Hear the answers to these questions and more from entry-level hires and interns who have successfully—and recently—completed the federal application process. Learn about what these successful applicants did to achieve their coveted federal positions and what types of projects they are working on now.
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How to Apply for Federal Positions (For BSOS Students)
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 • 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing)

If you are seeking an internship or full-time position with the federal government and are not sure where to start, this workshop is for you! A representative from the Partnership for Public Service will lead this workshop and present tips on how to develop a federal resume as well as ideas on navigating through USAJobs. The Partnership for Public Service offers many valuable resources for job and internship seekers to utilize, including the “Best Places to Work in the Federal Government” rankings.

RSVP today:


Language Career and Internship Fair 2012
Thursday, October 25, 2012 • 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Location: Atrium - Stamp Student Union

Don't miss the 4th Annual Language Career & Internship Fair! This fair attracts employers looking for students with language skills for full-time, part-time and internship positions as well as organizations seeking students/graduates to teach English in other countries. List of Employers Attending the Fair (Please continue to check this list, as registration is still open and we have about 5 spots left):


Hispanic/Bilingual Career Fair
Thursday, October 25, 2012 • 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Location: Trinity Center, Trinity College - Washington DC

Hispanic and bilingual job seekers will have the opportunity to meet fellow Latino professionals, network with prominent Hispanic organizations and interview with top companies seeking employees with diverse backgrounds and language skills. Free for all job seekers. Professional dress required. Jobseekers can find directions and a list of participating companies, as well as pre-register online at: