Monday, November 26, 2012

Career Center & President's Promise: Events

HIGHLIGHTED CAREER EVENT:

Peer to Peer: Experiences Outside the Classroom
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 • 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3rd Floor Hornbake Library, South Wing)

Have you been thinking about what on campus or off campus activities or experiences you can become involved in to boost your resume or to stand out to employers in an interview? If so, then please take advantage of this session to engage in conversation with your peers about their outside the classroom experiences. Peer Career Educators will lead small group roundtables about internships, study abroad, alternative spring break, club sports, research, leadership and many more experiences! You will leave this program meeting new friends who share similar interests as well as walk away with helpful information on how to become involved in on campus and off campus activities! Light refreshments will be served. RSVP for this event: http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3574. For additional information about this event, contact Stacey Brown, Ph.D. at sbrown2@umd.edu.


INTERNSHIP WORKSHOP SERIES: How to Make the Most of Your Winter Break
Thursday, December 06, 2012 • 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: Prince George's Room - Stamp Student Union

Come learn about resources and tips on making the most of your winter break. Leverage your time off to attain a future internship - consider doing a job shadow, an informational interview, resume updates, a volunteer position, and the list goes on...

Co-sponsored with Off-Campus Student Life

RSVP for this event: http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3255. For additional information about this event, contact Jalisa Whitley at jw2869@umd.edu.


MEET EMPLOYERS ON CAMPUS!
Booz Allen Hamilton : Employer Networking Sessions
Thursday, November 29, 2012 • 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Location: University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3rd Floor Hornbake Library, South Wing)

Come learn all about the Strategic Communications team at Booz Allen Hamilton. We work with government organizations to support stakeholder understanding and buy-in to inspire stakeholder ownership and action needed to achieve mission objectives by the targeted development and delivery of key messages and the engagement of key stakeholders at the right time, in the right manner, with the right responsiveness. We provide change communications, outreach, communication planning, and program management support. Further, we support the development and execution of change communication strategies and plans with a focus on stakeholder education. Also, we support communication product development, including newsletters, fact sheets, Web sites, and brochures for information campaigns and events as well as plan and execute special events, meetings, and workshops.

Appropriate Attire: Minimum attire for ALL sessions with employers present is business casual unless otherwise specified.

RSVP for this event: http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3539. For additional information about this event, contact Adrianne Bradford at abradfor@umd.edu.


Southwest Airlines: Employer Networking Sessions
Thursday, November 29, 2012 • 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3rd Floor Hornbake Library, South Wing)

Southwest Airlines will be hiring over 100 students as interns in Summer 2013. They are interested in students in the below areas. Please check their website - http://southwest.com/careers/internships - starting on 11/5 for full descriptions!

Accounting, Business, Community Relations, Computer Science, Corporate Social Responsibility, Economics, Emergency Response, Finance, Financial Planning, Human Resource Management, Journalism, Marketing, Occupational Safety, Procurement, Public Relations, Statistics, Supply Chain Management, Training Development

Appropriate Attire: Minimum attire for ALL sessions with employers present is business casual unless otherwise specified. RSVP for this event: http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3573. For additional information about this event, contact Renee Nicolas at rnicolas@umd.edu.


APCO Worldwide: Employer Networking Sessions
Wednesday, December 05, 2012 • 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3rd Floor Hornbake Library, South Wing)

APCO Worldwide will be on campus to discuss Washington, D.C. and New York, N.Y. based internship opportunities and entry-level communication roles. APCO offers a collaborative and diverse work environment, and employees come from a variety of backgrounds. Common degrees include Communication, Journalism, Public Policy, Business, English, Political Science or History but students from all majors are encouraged to attend this information session.

Founded in 1984, APCO Worldwide is an independently owned global communication, stakeholder engagement and business strategy firm that challenges conventional thinking and creates powerful movements to help our clients succeed. APCO combines a global perspective with local expertise to help clients around the world manage challenges, opportunities, perceptions and reputations. APCO clients include corporations and governments; industry associations and nonprofit organizations; and six of the top 10 companies on the Fortune 500. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., APCO has offices in major cities throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. The firm is a majority women-owned business. APCO Worldwide, named the “2011 Large Agency of the Year” and one of the 'Top Places to Work in PR' by PRNews, offers a collegial work environment, countless training and development opportunities, and a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Appropriate Attire: Minimum attire for ALL sessions with employers present is business casual unless otherwise specified.

RSVP for this event: http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3529. For additional information about this event, contact Renee Nicolas at rnicolas@umd.edu.


CRCC Asia: Employer Networking Sessions
Thursday, December 06, 2012 • 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3rd Floor Hornbake Library, South Wing)

Have you thought about doing an internship in China and gaining professional, international experience? Come join us on Thursday, December 6 at 4:00 pm (University Career Center - 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing) as CRCC Asia visits the University of Maryland to give a presentation about their opportunities in Beijing and Shanghai! CRCC Asia's Internship Program offers a unique opportunity to gain international work experience in the world’s most vibrant economy. Recently featured in the Wall Street Journal and the BBC, CRCC Asia is exceptionally well positioned to provide motivated students with exciting internships and resume-building experience. Using their extensive networks in Asia they offer a wide range of placements across various industries including business, marketing, engineering, law, health care, finance and NGO's among others. Fluent English is the only language requirement. Program start dates are year-round and internships can be one, two or three months. Be sure to stop by and have all your questions answered! Enhance your resume with China Experience.

Appropriate Attire: Minimum attire for ALL sessions with employers present is business casual unless otherwise specified. RSVP for this event: http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3568. For additional information about this event, contact Renee Nicolas at rnicolas@umd.edu.