Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Career Center Updates! Awesome Workshops and Networking Opportunities

INTERNSHIP WORKSHOP SERIES: Finding an Internship at the Career & Internship Fair
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 • 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: Oakland Hall, Multipurpose Room

Learn how to find an internship and how to make the most of your time at the Spring Career and Internship Fair! Many employers will be looking specifically for interns, so come by this workshop and learn how to maximize your chances at landing an internship for summer! This workshop is part of the Jump-Start Your Internship Search Certificate Program, where students can earn a professional portfolio and certificate in four easy steps while gaining insight into the internship search process. To learn more:www.careers.umd.edu/InternshipCertificate. This workshop is intended for all students, not just Jump-Start Your Internship Search Certificate participants. RSVP for this event:http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3634.

*For additional information about this event: contact Edward Bempong atbempong@umd.edu.


MEET EMPLOYERS:

Federal Resume Writing Workshop: Presented by National Institute of Health: Employer Networking Sessions
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 • 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Location: University Career Center & The President's Promise: Resource Room (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing)

Learn about careers at the National Institutes of Health and get help with your resume from an expert. A recruiter will show you how to get that Federal Government job or otherwise you really want by using great resume tech-niques. We can talk about anything or everything! If you are interested in supporting NIH’s mission to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce the burdens of illness and disability, join us!

All students interested in a career with the federal government are encouraged to attend. The strategies and tips outlined by the NIH presenters are relevant to applied for any federal agency. 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=3688. For additional information about this event: contact Megan O'Rourke atmorourk2@umd.edu.


U.S. Intelligence Community Virtual Career Fair
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 • 2:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Location: Online

Meet the U.S. Intelligence Community Online. The United States Intelligence Community (IC), an integrated network of agencies that work together to protect our nation’s security, is seeking a culturally diverse, technologically savvy and skilled workforce for exciting careers in a number of fields. Join us at the fourth annual IC Virtual Career Fair to explore career opportunities, chat with recruiters and subject matter experts, and learn how to apply for job openings.

*Space is limited! To guarantee your entrance into this event, pre-registration is highly encouraged. Go to ICVirtualFair.com to register and learn more. (U.S. citizenship is required.)

From the comfort of your computer or mobile device, you can:

• Visit IC agencies’ virtual booths • Chat in real-time (event day only) • Attend live presentations • Explore currently available jobs • Link to IC agency Web sites to apply to positions online • Network with other job seekers • Learn about internships and other student opportunities

The following IC agencies will be participating in the fair:

• Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) • Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) • FBI Language Services Section (FBI LSS) • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) • National Security Agency (NSA) • National Virtual Translation Center (NVTC)

Visit the Center’s website for additional information-http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3705.

Questions, contact Megan O'Rourke at morourk2@umd.edu or visitwww.ICVirtualFair.com.



US Census Bureau: Employer Networking Sessions
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 • 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Location: Stamp Student Union - Charles Carroll Room A

Be a part of the Census team! RECRUITING FOR: Analyst/Statistician, Information Technology Specialist, Mathematical Statistician

MAJORS: Business Administration• Cartography• Computer Information Systems• Computer Science• Demography• Economics• Geography• Information Systems Management• Math• Political Science• Psychology• Public Administration •Sociology •Statistics

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=3730. For additional information about this event: contact Renee Nicolas at rnicolas@umd.edu.


Employment for People with Disabilities Virtual Career Fair
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 • 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Location: Virtual - On the Web

Meet Employers Live in a Virtual Setting on the Web. Looking for a Job? Attend the fair from anywhere! Students, Post-docs, and Alumni are invited to attend the Virtual Career Fair, a unique virtual event that helps job seekers meet employers in a time efficient, virtual way. Google, CDC, Amerigroup, United Water, and more have already registered to participate. CareerEco Virtual Career Fairs and Bender Consulting Services (a firm that aligns individuals living with disabilities with professional career opportunities in the public and private sectors) have partnered to host a virtual career fair on February 27, 2013, specifically targeted to help students and alumni with disabilities of any 2-year or 4-year institution in the nation find full-time, internship, and/or co-op jobs. For additional information about this event: http://www.disability.careereco.net/.


Central Intelligence Agency (CIA): Employer Networking Sessions
Thursday, February 28, 2013 • 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Location: Stamp Student Union - Pyon Su

The CIA 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: http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3784.

*For additional information about this event: contact Renee Nicolas at rnicolas@umd.edu.


The Washington Center: Employer Networking Sessions
Friday, March 01, 2013 • 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library)

The Washington Center is the largest independent, nonprofit academic internship program in the country. It brings together exceptional and dedicated college students and civic, governmental and business leaders, hundreds of colleges and universities, scores of public and private host organizations (or internship sites), and more than 50,000 alumni.

Offered during spring, summer, and fall, the internship program consists of three components:

1. An internship that is tailored to your interests, skills and professional goals.
2. A leadership forum consisting of weekly events, including a speakers series, a career boot camp, a meeting on Capitol Hill and more.
3. An academic course, ranging across many disciplines, that meets one evening each week.

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=3721. For additional information about this event: contact Renee Nicolas at rnicolas@umd.edu.