Monday, March 25, 2013

Career Center Opportunities, Workshops & Events! Check These Out!

NETWORK WITH EMPLOYERS

Proteus Technologies: Employer Networking Sessions
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 • 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Location: University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library)

Proteus Technologies creates high-tech software and systems used by defense and intelligence agencies to ensure our nation's security against outside threats. The problems we solve are relevant and complex, and often necessitate colossal amounts of logic and mathematical reasoning. If you're looking for challenging work, in an environment that allows you to gain exposure to emerging technologies, where your individual contributions are absolutely indispensable and valued, we'd like to encourage you to attend our upcoming information session. You can expect this session to provide you with information regarding relevant career opportunities, the interview process, corporate culture, and benefits. We will also speak on the subject of how one obtains a government clearance and will share important tips for college students interested in pursuing cleared career paths. Light refreshments will be served. For more information please contact: Alexa Watson awatson@proteuseng.com 443-283-1962.

Appropriate Attire: Minimum attire for ALL sessions with employers present is business casual unless otherwise specified. For additional information about this event: contact Renee Nicolas atrnicolas@umd.edu or visit www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3731.


Northwestern Mutual Senior Impact Night
Thursday, April 04, 2013 • 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Location: 111 South Calvert Street, Suite 2500, 25th Floor, Baltimore, MD, 21202

Please join us for Senior Impact Night in our downtown office overlooking Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Come learn about Northwestern Mutual and the impact this career can have on your future! This invitation is for success-minded seniors who are interested in learning more. Please RSVP to Ally Yawman at ally.yawman@nmfn.com or 410-659-6016 by March 29th. For additional information about this event: contact Ally Yawman at ally.yawman@nmfn.com or visitwww.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3897.


Geographical Sciences Career & Internship Fair 2013
Friday, April 05, 2013 • 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Location: University of Maryland, College Park, LeFrak Hall, Room 1124

The Geographical Sciences Advising Office, in cooperation with the University Career Center & The President’s Promise, sponsors a semi-annual career and internship fair specific to Geography, Geographic Information Systems and Environmental Science and Policy students every semester. Public, private and non-profit employers attend to seek out potential interns and employees. PREPARING FOR THE FAIR:www.Careers.umd.edu/FairPrep.

For additional information about this event: contact Vanessa Kirn at geog-advise@umd.edu.


WORKSHOPS/OPPORTUNITIES

Bright Futures: Internship Scholarship Fund Opportunity

Have you been offered a wonderful unpaid summer internship and are concerned about finances? The University Career Center & The President’s Promise is awarding need-based scholarships averaging between $250 - $1,250 to help offset expenses while furthering your academic and career goals during a summer internship. We will accept applications until April 1- April 24 at 11:59 p.m. For more information on eligibility: www.careers.umd.edu/scholarships.


Peer to Peer: Resume Critiques
Thursday, March 28, 2013 • 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Location: McKeldin Library

The University Career Center & The President's Promise Peer Career Educators (PCEs) will be available to offer resume critiques on a walk-in basis. Please bring a copy of your resume. For additional information about this event: contact Stacey Brown, Ph.D. at sbrown2@umd.edu or visitwww.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3923.


How to Use LinkedIn for your Internship Search
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 • 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3100 Hornbake Library)

Have you heard about LinkedIn but don't know how to use it or where to start? This workshop will give you all the tools you need to create an appealing profile to help you in your internship search and provide tips on how to best connect with professionals in your industry.

RSVP: www.careers.umd.edu/events_RSVP.cfm?event_id=3633.