Friday, March 3, 2017

Upcoming Career Center Events

Monday, March 6, 2017 and Tuesday, March 7, 2017 – 11:00am-3:30pm
Location: University Career Center, 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing

The Fund for the Public Interest is a national non-profit organization that runs grassroots advocacy campaigns for some of the top progressive groups in the country, like USPIRG, Environment America and the Human Rights Campaign. We are hiring students for summer jobs in citizen outreach offices in over fifty cities across the country this summer. The job includes team-building and staff management, fundraising, petitioning and other types of political organizing. This information session will give an overview of the organization, the campaigns, and the positions available and will be directly followed by individual interviews.
 
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Hosted by the University Career Center & the President’s Promise

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Careers in the Food System: From Farm to Table
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 – 5:00pm-6:30pm
Location: University Career Center, 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing
According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, by the year 2050 the world's population will reach 9.1 billion people. A growing concern is, how do we produce food for this larger, more urban population. Growers, distributors, policy makers, food scientist, quality control agents and many others, all play a vital role in the food system to ensure that food makes it from the farm to your table. Come learn from and network with alumni and professionals about careers within the food system and how you can use your knowledge and skills to feed the world.

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Hosted by the University Career Center & the President’s Promise

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Job Search Strategies for Seniors
Thursday, March 9, 2017 – 12:00pm-1:00pm
Location: University Career Center, 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing
In this workshop, we will go over essential search strategies for finding a great entry-level job. If you are graduating in May and do not have a job for post-graduation, come learn how to use your time effectively to maximize your opportunities. Whether you are just starting or are in the midst of your job search, this workshop is for you!

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Hosted by the University Career Center & the President’s Promise

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How to Find an Internship
Monday, March 6, 2017 – 12:00pm-1:00pm
Location: University Career Center, 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing

Not sure where to start with your internship search? Or, do you feel like you are at a standstill and unsure about the next steps in your search? To help you with your internship search, we will discuss:
1. Specific resources available to research internship opportunities in non-profit, government and corporate sectors
2. Quick tips on making a positive first impression on resumes and during interviews
3. Strategies to connect with UMD alumni working within your intended career field


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Hosted by the University Career Center & the President’s Promise