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February 18, 2008

Week of February 18th, 2008

THIS WEEK'S EVENTS

Negotiating a Job Offer
Bouncing Back
Orientation Academic Peer Advisor Opportunity (application deadline)
International Academic Peer Advisor Opportunity (application deadline)
Pre Physical Therapy Conference (registration deadline extended!)

UPCOMING EVENTS: Pre-Law Events, Next Steps for Juniors and Seniors

ONGOING EVENTS: Including PreHealth Quick Questions, Res Hall Advising, Cross Campus Transfer information sessions, Psychology and School of Education Information Sessions, Academic Success Workshops & Relaxation Training...

Also, thinking about taking a Spring or Summer course elsewhere? Check out this week's Advising Tip. Also, look for upcoming deadlines in Scholarships and Awards, and Internships, Job, and Leadership Opportunities

EVENTS

Negotiating a Job Offer
Tuesday, February 19th
7-8:30 PM
1017 Dow (North Campus)
You've prepared a great resume and practiced interviewing, but do you know how to negotiate a job offer? Come to this workshop and learn how to prepare for this important process in your job search. Topics include the employer's perspective, how to determine a competitive offer and the steps in negotiating the offer. Sponsored by the Career Center and ECRC.

Bouncing Back
Thursday, February 21st
7-8:15pm
Alice Lloyd Hall--West Lounge
Workshop with: Practical suggestions for getting back on track or changing direction; Strategies for enhancing learning and performance; Self-assessment tools for evaluating various academic skills.Facilitated by Joyce Sutton, HSSP Advisor & Robyn Hampton, LSA Academic Advisor. Use Alice Lloyd Hall entrance on the Observatory side of the building and use the intercom to request access (just indicate that you are coming to the workshop). 

Orientation Academic Peer Advisors Application Deadline
Interested in being a summer peer academic advisor?This is a great leadership opportunity. You would work May 19-Aug. 8, 2008, earn $3300 (plus room & board in E. Quad). Your job would be to welcome first-year students, introduce them to the academic aspects of life at UM, and assist them with Registration.You would be working LSA Academic Advisors; all training would be provided. Application deadline is Feb 22 at 4pm. Applications available at 1255 Angell Hall and www.umich.edu/~paao

International Academic Peer Advisors Application Deadline
Assist LSA Academic Advisors in various presentations; Help international students become more familiar with the online LSA Course Guide, Wolverine Access, and other web-based resources; Provide guidance during international student backpacking and registration; Help with other international orientation tasks as assigned. You would work August 22-28, with mandatory training August 20-22. Expected workload of 50 hours at $8.50 per hour. Applications available at 1255 Angell Hall or online at http://www.lsa.umich.edu/UofM/Content/lsa/document/iapaapp08.doc Return application to auster@umich.edu or Newnan  Academic Advising Center no later than 4:00pm Friday, February 22, 2008. For questions, contact Marty McClatchey, LSA Academic Advisor at: mmcclat@umich.edu 

Physical Therapy Conference
Friday, March 7, 2008 (registration deadline 2/22)
12:30-5:30pm
Pierpont Commons, U-M North Campus
Free seminar and workshop for prospective physical therapy students. Sessions includ: Day in the Life of a PT, Is PT for You? Talk to PT Admissions representatives! Sponsored by the U-M Health System OT/PT Department and the U-M Pre-Physical Therapy Club. Contact Angie Sullivan for more information. Agenda. Registration (2/22/08 deadline).

UPCOMING EVENTS

Pre-Law Programs Winter 2008
Sponsored by Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center

Exploring Career Pathways for Graduate Professional Degrees
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
3-4:30 p.m.
1200 Chem Bldg
University of Michigan Law School, School of Public Health, Ford School of Public Policy, Ross Business School, and School of Natural Resource and the Environment will share the career paths of their graduates in a panel presentation with Q&A to follow.

The Application is Easy-the Challenge is Law School!
Sunday, March 16, 2008
2:00-3:30 p.m.
MGS Lounge, Bursley Hall
Karen Wittkopp, LSA Chief Pre-Law Advisor and Karen Patros 3L at UD-Mercy and former UM student discuss applications and law classes.

Getting the Inside Track on Fall ’09 Applications
Monday, March 24, 2008
3:30-4:30 p.m.
G243 Angell Hall
Joe Henderson, LSA Pre-Law Advisor will prepare you.

Personal Statement Workshop: How to do a Self Inventory and Develop Your Written Presentation Ideas
Tuesday, April 1, 2008
3-4:30 PM
Karen Wittkopp, LSA Chief Pre-Law Advisor and Chalmers Knight, LSA Advising Coordinator. 
RSVP Required to attend: email klwitt@umich.edu

Planning Your Next Steps: Events for Juniors and Seniors

Tuesday, March 4
3-4:30pm
1200 Chem
Grad School 101: LSA faculty will help you think about whether graduate school is your next step

Tuesday, March 11
3-4:30pm
1200 Chem
Exploring Career Pathways for Graduate Professional Degrees: Career officers from UM Public Health, Public Policy, Law School, Business School, and NRE will help you assess whether professional school is your next step.

Tuesday, March 18
3-4:30pm
1200 Chem
Money Matters: Common personal financial mistakes and the steps you can take to avoid them.

Tuesday, March 25
3-4:30pm
1200 Chem
Getting the Job: Students with job offers will share the steps they took for gaining employment.

ONGOING EVENTS

Walk-in advising available at

Pre-health "Quick Questions"

Cross Campus Transfer (to LSA) Group Information Sessions
All sessions will be held in G239 Angell.

Feb 19 Tuesday 4-5

March 5 Wednesday 4-5
March 18 Tuesday 4-5

April 3 Thursday 4-5
April 14 Monday 4-5

School of Education Information Sessions
Information sessions for students interested in the teacher education program are on
Thursdays
6pm-7pm
Room 3003 School of Education Building

Psychology Concentration Orientation
*Looking to declare Psychology as your major?
*Want to know the difference between Psychology, Neuroscience, and Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science?
*Want to learn more about careers and other options in the field of Psychology?
Attend one of our orientation sessions and get your questions answered! Students are to attend an orientation session prior to declaring a concentration.

02/21/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
03/19/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
03/31/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (5:30 PM - 6:30 PM)
04/08/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
04/17/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

Register at: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/psych/undergrad/program/concentrations/orientation/

Academic Success Workshops (12:15 – 1 pm, no pre-registration required) at CAPS (3100 Michigan Union)

Tackling Test Anxiety
Learn and experience proven strategies for managing stress, with a focus on reducing test-taking anxiety.
Thurs. 3/20. & Wed. 4/2

Overcoming Procrastination
When is it “laziness” and when it is something more? Learn strategies to overcome academic procrastination.
Wed. 3/12, and Thursday 3/27

Relaxation Training
Learn stress reduction techniques including deep muscle relaxation, mental imagery and diaphragmatic
breathing. Come once or many times. Wear comfortable clothes.
Alice Brunner, Ph.D. Fridays, 12:15 – 1:00 pm, beginning January 18th

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February 11, 2008

Week of February 11, 2008

THIS WEEK'S EVENTS

Not for Profit Career Expo
School of Public Health Open House
Academic Internship Opportunities in Washington: Information Session
Tackling Test Anxiety
BBA Essay Session
Pre Physical Therapy Conference (registration deadline!)

UPCOMING EVENTS: Orientation Academic Peer Advisor Opportunity, Pre-Law Events

ONGOING EVENTS: Including PreHealth Quick Questions, Res Hall Advising, Cross Campus Transfer information sessions, Psychology and School of Education Information Sessions, Academic Success Workshops & Relaxation Training...

Also, thinking about taking a Spring or Summer course elsewhere? Check out this week's Advising Tip. Also, look for upcoming deadlines in Scholarships and Awards, and Internships, Job, and Leadership Opportunities

EVENTS

Not for Profit Career Expo
Tuesday Feb 12
2-6pm
Michigan Union 2nd Floor
Join us for our newest event. Last year 25-30 organizations attended representing a range of not-for-profit fields including social change, advocacy and community service * Explore career paths in not-for-profits * Meet with employers to discuss internship and full-time positions * Learn about volunteer opportunities * Discuss ways to stay involved in community service throughout your career * Build networks to expand your job search efforts. Sponsored by the Career Center.

School of Public Health Open House
Wednesday Feb 13
6-7:30pm
SPH I 1st Floor Rm 1680
Open to students who are interested in learning about the field of public health and graduate/professional opportunites within the field. There will be faculty and graduates students from each area of public health to talk to students in an informal dialogue session.

Academic Internship Opportunities in Washington: Information Session
Wed Feb 13th
3-4pm (Pizza served)
Campaign 2008:  The Presidential Academic Seminar Series
, a week long academic and internship experience; students will even have the opportunity to attend the Democratic and Republican National Conventions or the actual swearing in of the 44th United States president.
Camp David III: Negotiating the Road to Israeli-Palestinian Peace, a two-week academic seminar on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Please RSVP to skassner@umich.edu no later than noon on the 13th  if you plan to attend. 

Tackling Test Anxiety
Wednesday Feb 13
12:15-1pm
CAPS (3100 Michigan Union)
Free, drop-in workshop! Learn and experience proven strategies for managing stress, with a focus on reducing test-taking anxiety.

BBA Essay Session
Friday, February 15th
4-5:30pm
Natural Science Auditorium
At this session, Ross Admissions will discuss essay strategies for the 3-year BBA application and highlight common mistakes. There will also be an opportunity for Q&A at the end. Check-in begins at 3:15 on the day of the event. NOTE: Registration is required and this will be the LAST Essay Sessions offered during this admissions cycle. You must SIGN UP to attend. If you have already attended a BBA Essay Session, there is no need to attend a second session as the information will be the same. 

Physical Therapy Conference
Friday, March 7, 2008 (registration deadline 2/15)
12:30-5:30pm
Pierpont Commons, U-M North Campus
Free seminar and workshop for prospective physical therapy students. Sessions includ: Day in the Life of a PT, Is PT for You? Talk to PT Admissions representatives! Sponsored by the U-M Health System OT/PT Department and the U-M Pre-Physical Therapy Club. Contact Angie Sullivan for more information. Agenda. Registration (2/15/08 deadline).

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Orientation Academic Peer Advisors Application Deadline
Interested in being a summer peer academic advisor?This is a great leadership opportunity. You would work May 19-Aug. 8, 2008, earn $3300 (plus room & board in E. Quad). Your job would be to welcome first-year students, introduce them to the academic aspects of life at UM, and assist them with Registration.You would be working LSA Academic Advisors; all training would be provided. Application deadline is Feb 22 at 4pm. Applications available at 1255 Angell Hall and www.umich.edu/~paao

Pre-Law Programs Winter 2008
Sponsored by Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center

Exploring Career Pathways for Graduate Professional Degrees
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
3-4:30 p.m.
1200 Chem Bldg
University of Michigan Law School, School of Public Health, Ford School of Public Policy, Ross Business School, and School of Natural Resource and the Environment will share the career paths of their graduates in a panel presentation with Q&A to follow.

The Application is Easy-the Challenge is Law School!
Sunday, March 16, 2008
2:00-3:30 p.m.
MGS Lounge, Bursley Hall
Karen Wittkopp, LSA Chief Pre-Law Advisor and Karen Patros 3L at UD-Mercy and former UM student discuss applications and law classes.

Getting the Inside Track on Fall ’09 Applications
Monday, March 24, 2008
3:30-4:30 p.m.
G243 Angell Hall
Joe Henderson, LSA Pre-Law Advisor will prepare you.

Personal Statement Workshop: How to do a Self Inventory and Develop Your Written Presentation Ideas
Tuesday, April 1, 2008
3-4:30 PM
Karen Wittkopp, LSA Chief Pre-Law Advisor and Chalmers Knight, LSA Advising Coordinator. 
RSVP Required to attend: email klwitt@umich.edu

ONGOING EVENTS

Walk-in advising available at

Pre-health "Quick Questions"

Cross Campus Transfer (to LSA) Group Information Sessions
All sessions will be held in G239 Angell.

School of Education Information Sessions
Information sessions for students interested in the teacher education program are on
Thursdays
6pm-7pm
Room 3003 School of Education Building

Psychology Concentration Orientation
*Looking to declare Psychology as your major?
*Want to know the difference between Psychology, Neuroscience, and Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science?
*Want to learn more about careers and other options in the field of Psychology?
Attend one of our orientation sessions and get your questions answered! Students are to attend an orientation session prior to declaring a concentration.

02/21/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
03/19/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
03/31/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (5:30 PM - 6:30 PM)
04/08/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
04/17/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

Register at: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/psych/undergrad/program/concentrations/orientation/

Academic Success Workshops (12:15 – 1 pm, no pre-registration required) at CAPS (3100 Michigan Union)

Tackling Test Anxiety
Learn and experience proven strategies for managing stress, with a focus on reducing test-taking anxiety.
Wed. 2/13, Thurs. 3/20. & Wed. 4/2

Overcoming Procrastination
When is it “laziness” and when it is something more? Learn strategies to overcome academic procrastination.
Wed. 3/12, and Thursday 3/27

Relaxation Training
Learn stress reduction techniques including deep muscle relaxation, mental imagery and diaphragmatic
breathing. Come once or many times. Wear comfortable clothes.
Alice Brunner, Ph.D. Fridays, 12:15 – 1:00 pm, beginning January 18th

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February 04, 2008

Week of February 4, 2008

THIS WEEK'S EVENTS
Summer Peer Academic Advisor Information Session
Pre-Law Program: Beyond the Large Law Firm
Housing Fair
Overcoming Procrastination
Volunteer Abroad

UPCOMING EVENTS: Not for Profit Career Expo, Pre-Law Events

ONGOING EVENTS: Including PreHealth Quick Questions, Res Hall Advising, Cross Campus Transfer information sessions, Psychology and School of Education Information Sessions, Academic Success Workshops & Relaxation Training...

Also, thinking about taking a Spring or Summer course elsewhere? Check out this week's Advising Tip. Also, look for upcoming deadlines in Scholarships and Awards, and Internships, Job, and Leadership Opportunities

EVENTS

Orientation Academic Peer Advisors Information Session
Tuesday, February 5th
4-5pm
G239/243 Angell Hall
Interested in being a summer peer academic advisor?This is a great leadership opportunity. You would work May 19-Aug. 8, 2008, earn $3300 (plus room & board in E. Quad). Your job would be to welcome first-year students, introduce them to the academic aspects of life at UM, and assist them with Registration.You would be working LSA Academic Advisors; all training would be provided. Application deadline is Feb 22 at 4pm.

Beyond the Large Law Firm--Lawyers Speak on Their Professional Choices
Tuesday, February 5, 2008
7:00-8:30 p.m.
100 Hutchins Hall
Smaller Firm Lawyers will speak on Employment Law, Family Law, Immigration Law and Student Legal Services practices.CC, LSA, BULA, DGP, MPLA, KAP*

Housing Fair
Tuesday, February 5th
12-4:30pm
Michgan Union, 2nd Floor
Here's an opportunity to learn about the many housing options, both on- and off-campus, available for 2008. Area landlords and representatives of University Housing's Residence Halls and Nortwood Community Apartments will be present to give information and answer students' questions. Other housing options, such as the ICC Co- ops, Martha Cook Residence Hall and HomeShare will be participating, as well as rental services, vendors and City of Ann Arbor services. Sponsored by University Housing's Housing Information Office.

Overcoming Procrastination
Tuesday, Feb 5
12:15-1pm
3100 Michigan Union (CAPS)
When is it “laziness” and when it is something more? Learn strategies to overcome academic procrastination.


If you're interested in volunteering or an internship in another culture for social causes, don't miss this presentation which will cover how to find and fund opportunities worldwide from 2 weeks to 2 years. We'll hear from students who participated in a variety of short-term volunteer-abroad programs, as well as the Peace Corps and more! Volunteering abroad programs are offered in Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America. Volunteering may be done while you're a student or after graduation. Typical focus includes health education, clinical work, environment, and social and economic development. You can still apply for these programs for the summer (or for next year, if you're graduating). Cosponsored by the Career Center and the International Center

UPCOMING EVENTS

Not for Profit Career Expo
Tuesday Feb 12
2-6pm
Michigan Union 2nd Floor
Join us for our newest event. Last year 25-30 organizations attended representing a range of not-for-profit fields including social change, advocacy and community service * Explore career paths in not-for-profits * Meet with employers to discuss internship and full-time positions * Learn about volunteer opportunities * Discuss ways to stay involved in community service throughout your career * Build networks to expand your job search efforts. Sponsored by the Career Center.

Pre-Law Programs Winter 2008
Sponsored by Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center

Exploring Career Pathways for Graduate Professional Degrees
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
3-4:30 p.m.
1200 Chem Bldg
University of Michigan Law School, School of Public Health, Ford School of Public Policy, Ross Business School, and School of Natural Resource and the Environment will share the career paths of their graduates in a panel presentation with Q&A to follow.

The Application is Easy-the Challenge is Law School!
Sunday, March 16, 2008
2:00-3:30 p.m.
MGS Lounge, Bursley Hall
Karen Wittkopp, LSA Chief Pre-Law Advisor and Karen Patros 3L at UD-Mercy and former UM student discuss applications and law classes.

Getting the Inside Track on Fall ’09 Applications
Monday, March 24, 2008
3:30-4:30 p.m.
G243 Angell Hall
Joe Henderson, LSA Pre-Law Advisor will prepare you.

Personal Statement Workshop: How to do a Self Inventory and Develop Your Written Presentation Ideas
Tuesday, April 1, 2008
3-4:30 PM
Karen Wittkopp, LSA Chief Pre-Law Advisor and Chalmers Knight, LSA Advising Coordinator. 
RSVP Required to attend: email klwitt@umich.edu

ONGOING EVENTS

Walk-in advising available at

Pre-health "Quick Questions"

Cross Campus Transfer (to LSA) Group Information Sessions
All sessions will be held in G239 Angell.

School of Education Information Sessions
Information sessions for students interested in the teacher education program are on
Thursdays
6pm-7pm
Room 3003 School of Education Building

Psychology Concentration Orientation
*Looking to declare Psychology as your major?
*Want to know the difference between Psychology, Neuroscience, and Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science?
*Want to learn more about careers and other options in the field of Psychology?
Attend one of our orientation sessions and get your questions answered! Students are to attend an orientation session prior to declaring a concentration.

02/21/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
03/19/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
03/31/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (5:30 PM - 6:30 PM)
04/08/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
04/17/2008, Room 4448 East Hall, (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

Register at: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/psych/undergrad/program/concentrations/orientation/

Academic Success Workshops (12:15 – 1 pm, no pre-registration required) at CAPS (3100 Michigan Union)

Tackling Test Anxiety
Learn and experience proven strategies for managing stress, with a focus on reducing test-taking anxiety.
Wed. 2/13, Thurs. 3/20. & Wed. 4/2

Overcoming Procrastination
When is it “laziness” and when it is something more? Learn strategies to overcome academic procrastination.
Tues. 2/5, Wed. 3/12, and Thursday 3/27

Relaxation Training
Learn stress reduction techniques including deep muscle relaxation, mental imagery and diaphragmatic
breathing. Come once or many times. Wear comfortable clothes.
Alice Brunner, Ph.D. Fridays, 12:15 – 1:00 pm, beginning January 18th

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