Tuesday, November 6, 2012

University Career Center & President's Promise: Events

HIGHLIGHTED CAREER EVENT:

Industry Networking Series: Careers & Internships in Museums, Archives, and Cultural Resource Management
Wednesday, November 07, 2012 • 4:30 -6:30 p.m.
Location: University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library)

Interested in a career or internship in a museum, archival studies, or cultural resource management? Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from and network directly with professionals in the field. *Please RSVP to this event. Professional dress is suggested and you may bring several copies of your resume.

Participating employers include:
· Smithsonian's National Museum of American History
· Historic Annapolis Foundation
· John Milner Associates, Inc. (JMA)
· National Archives and Records Administration
· Department of Transportation, DE
· UMD Libraries, Special Collections & Nonprint Media Services
· Department of Defense, ODUSD
· Federal Highway Administration
· Anthropology Doctoral Student
*RSVP for this event: http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3176. For additional information about this event, contact Crystal Sehlke at csehlke@umd.edu.


INTERNSHIP WORKSHOP SERIES: How to Find An Internship
Thursday, November 08, 2012 • 4:00 -5:00 p.m.
Location: University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library)

Not sure where to start with your internship search -- or feel like you're at a standstill and not sure about the next steps to take? Learn more about resources available to help you research internship opportunities, strategies to connect with UMD alumni to network with industry professionals, and how to best market yourself on your resume and during interviews.*RSVP for this event:http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3254. For additional information about this event, contact Jalisa Whitley at jw2869@umd.edu.


Start Up Career and Internship Fair 2012
Friday, November 09, 2012 • 1:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Location: Grand Ballroom - Stamp Student Union

Jobs and Internships at startup firms can be both exciting and challenging, a great environment for current college students and recent graduates. The Washington, DC and Baltimore areas are home to many of these organizations and they are looking for talented, diverse, and creative people like you. Do not miss your opportunity to network with these cutting edge employers! OVER 70 EMPLOYERS ARE REGISTERED TO ATTEND! This fair is open to all students and alumni, especially those from universities in the Maryland and DC metro area. Feel free to invite friends. More Info (RSVP) and List of Employers:www.Careers.umd.edu/StartUpFair. For additional information about this event, contact Megan O'Rourke at morourk2@umd.edu.


Southwest Airlines: Employer Networking Sessions
Monday, November 12, 2012 • 5:30 -7:00 p.m.
Location: 1505 Van Munching Hall

Southwest Airlines will be hiring over 100 students as interns in Summer 2013 in over 30 fields. Please check their website -http://southwest.com/careers/internships - starting on 11/5 for full descriptions! Appropriate Attire: Minimum attire for ALL sessions with employers present is business casual unless otherwise specified.*RSVP for this event:http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3542. For additional information about this event, contact Adrianne Bradford at abradfor@umd.edu.


Prince George's County Police Department : Employer of the Day
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 • 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Location: Stamp Student Union - Food Court

Prince George's County Police Department will be distributing recruiting materials to students of all majors. For additional information about this event, contact Renee Nicolas at rnicolas@umd.edu.


Creative Learning: Employer Networking Sessions
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 • 2:00 -3:00 p.m.
Location: University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library)

America's Unofficial Ambassadors is a citizen diplomacy initiative dedicated to improving relations between America and Muslim world through volunteer service. AUA is a program of Creative Learning, a Washington, DC-based not-for-profit organization. AUA is increasing the number of Americans who volunteer in the Middle East, Asia and Africa. AUA's upcoming summer programs in Indonesia and Zanzibar offer students a chance to gain hands-on professional experience, learn languages and earn academic credit. Learn more at www.unoffcialambassadors.org. Appropriate Attire: Minimum attire for ALL sessions with employers present is business casual unless otherwise specified. *RSVP for this event:http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3457. For additional information about this event, contact Renee Nicolas at rnicolas@umd.edu


Etiquette Dinner
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 • 6:00 -8:00 p.m.
Location: Orem Alumni Hall | Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center

When can I begin my meal? Which glass is mine? Where do I put my elbows? Learn the answers to these questions and many more at the Alumni Association Etiquette Dinner at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center on Tuesday, November 13 from 6-8 p.m. Enjoy a delectable meal and learn proper dining etiquette that will dazzle your friends and family—not to mention prospective employers! A certified etiquette expert will guide participants through a sit down, 3-course meal, providing lessons on everything from eating utensils to interesting conversation starters.

Don’t miss out on this popular event hosted by the Alumni Association.

*To register, please visit alumni.umd.edu/ED12. Cost: $10 for students. Refunds for cancellations will not be permitted after Nov. 6. For additional information about this event, contact Kourtney Temple at ktemple@ur.umd.edu.


International Internships Panel: Student Perspectives
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 • 12:00 -1:00 p.m.
Location: University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library)

Interested in interning abroad? Curious to learn more about the options that exist? Hear from a panel of current UMD students who have gained valuable experience through internships in other countries. Lunch provided! *RSVP for this event:http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3540. For additional information about this event, contact Kate Juhl at kjuhl@umd.edu.


Industry Networking Series: Careers & Internships in Education and Youth Programs
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 • 4:30 -6:30 p.m.
Location: University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library)

Interested in a career or internship working with youth? Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from and network directly with professionals in the field. Please RSVP to this event. Professional dress is suggested and you may bring several copies of your resume.

Employers Include:
· The Reading Partners Program
· E. L. Haynes Public Charter School-Washington, DC
· City Year
· DC Rooted in Literacy
· Urban Teacher Center
· More employers will be added soon. Please check our calendar.
*RSVP for this event: http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3177

For additional information about this event, contact Stacey Brown at sbrown2@umd.edu.


Career Shuttle: Smithsonian Student Field Trip
Friday, November 30, 2012 • 11:30 a.m.-5:00 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! Our tour and information session will be hosted by the National Museum of American History. However, an overview of internship opportunities in the other museums will be provided, as well.

ORGANIZATION INFORMATION: As the world’s largest museum complex, the Smithsonian spans 19 museums, the National Zoo, cutting edge research facilities, and extensive education and outreach programs across the world. At any given time, the Smithsonian employs 6,000 staff members, and hosts thousands of researchers, volunteers, and over 1,300 interns yearly. The Smithsonian is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and operates museums and facilities in New York, Virginia, Maryland, Florida, Massachusetts, Arizona, and Panama. To learn about the wide variety of internships available at the Smithsonian, check this out:http://www.si.edu/OFI/Internships . This field trip is open to undergraduate and graduate students from all majors. APPROPRIATE ATTIRE: Minimum attire for ALL trips is business casual unless otherwise specified.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Seats are limited. Please RSVP below. If your plans change and you cannot attend, please contact Erica Ely immediately at eely@umd.edu or 301.314.0362 so that your seat can be given to someone else. *RSVP for this event:http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3453. For additional information about this event, contact Erica Ely at eely@umd.edu