Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Career Shuttles: Spring 2016 Site Visits

The University Career Center & The President's Promise sponsors opportunities for students to explore a workplace in a small group setting, to get a sense of organizational culture, and to expand their professional network.
 
A RSVP IS REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN ALL CAREER SHUTTLES. Please log into Careers4Terps, click "Events" and then "Workshops" to locate the Shuttle of interest and submit your RSVP. 
 
 
Career Shuttle: NPR (National Public Radio) - Friday, April 1, 2016 • 8:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
This career shuttle is for students who are interested in learning more about the wide range of internship and career opportunities available with NPR (including, but not limited to, programming, news, digital and corporate/communications). Learn more about careers and internships with NPR.
Career Shuttle: Capitol Hill - Wednesday, April 6, 2016 • 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Join the University Career Center & The President's Promise on a Career Shuttle to the Capitol Hill! This visit is open to all UMD students and would be a perfect choice for students interested in career paths and tips on landing an internship or job on the Hill.
Agenda:
  • Depart UMD campus and travel via bus to the Hill
  • Introduction/welcome UMD Alum: Mr. Pamitha D. Weerasinghe, J.D., Professional Staff, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology – Democratic Staff
  • Panel of Hill professionals discuss tips and best practices for discovering your place on the Hill
  • Lunch is on your own, but a cafeteria is nearby
  • Tour

Career Shuttle: Smithsonian's National Zoo - Friday, April 8, 2016 • 8:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
This career shuttle is for students who are interested in learning more about the wide range of careers available within a zoo (including but not limited to: public affairs, communications, development, animal care, exhibits and more). You will hear from UMD alumni who work at the Zoo and learn more about internship, career and volunteer opportunities with the organization. Read more about employment and internships with Smithsonian’s National Zoo.
Career Shuttle: Equinox Fitness - Friday, April 8, 2016 • 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
ITINERARY:
  • 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM - TRAINING AT EQUINOX: A DAY IN THE LIFE, EDUCATION AND GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES, Q&A
  • 1:45-2:00 PM CLUB TOUR
  • 2:00- 2:30 PM - ANIMAL FLOW WORKOUT (or VIPR)
  • 2:30- 3:00 PM- LUNCH AND MANAGER MEET AND GREET
Career Shuttle: Kennedy Krieger Institute - Friday, April 15, 2016 • 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The focus of this site visit will be on learning more about health careers at KKI, as well as touring the outpatient units and aquatic rehabilitation facilities. You will also hear from a panel of current professionals and have a changes to network. Lunch will be provided.
This shuttle is open to all majors, but will be especially interesting to students who have interests in working with children with disabilities, public health in action, and interdisciplinary clinical services. Business professional dress is encouraged.