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For those of your thinking ahead to Spring and Summer classes, there are more courses than ever being offered at UM!
You can preview the Spring/Summer time schedule now at http://www.lsa.umich.edu/lsa/newcourses

The Golden Apple Award nominations are officially open and nominations can be made by going to www.thegoldenappleaward.com.  
Nominate your favorite professor!  Nominations close on Sunday, February 15, at 5 p.m.

UPCOMING EVENTS: Not-For-Profit Career Expo, MPowered Career Fair, Peace Corps Application Workshop

ONGOING EVENTS: Pre-Health Quick Questions, Visiting (Non-LSA) Advisors in Angell, Cross Campus Transfer information sessions


THIS WEEK'S EVENTS

Monday

SYNC: Career/Academic Peer Advising
Mondays
G150 Angell Hall
Are you a first or second year student thinking about choosing a major or exploring career options? Now, you can meet with a Career Center Peer Advisor AND an Academic Peer Advisor at the same time! SYNC appointments are held on Mondays from 3-5pm at the PAAO office in Angell Hall.  Schedule your SYNC appointment by calling 764-7460!

 

BBA Essay Session
Monday Feb 2
Ross School of Business
Online registration is open for the following BBA Essay Session dates: February 2nd and 4th.  Prospective BBA applicants should plan to attend one of these sessions.

Tuesday

International volunteering:  What you should know before you go
Tuesday, February 3, 2009
6:30-8:30
4448 East Hall
This workshop will feature a panel discussion with studentswho have volunteered abroad. They will discuss their experiences and will cover topics such as finding or creating a good program, maintaining strong mutual relationships with the host site, managing language and cultural barriers, and how to market the experience when you return, .  The panel will be followed by a resource fair featuring campus resources to assist you in volunteering abroad, including information on programs, and funding opportunities.. To register for this workshop, visit http://uuis.umich.edu/workshop2/workshopdet.cfm?wid=268 Sponsored by the Ginsberg Center, International Center and the Career Center.  For a full listing of workshops for the semester, see http://ginsberg.umich.edu

Wednesday

Summer Academic Peer Advisor Information Session
Wednesday Feb 4
7-8pm
G239/243 Angell Hall
Great Leadership Opportunity! Welcome first-year students, introduce them to the academic aspects of life at UM, and assist them with Registration.Work with LSA Academic Advisors. Training provided.Earn $3300, plus room & board in S. Quad for the summer (May 18-Aug7). Applications due Feb 20th 4pm. Applications available at the Advising Office or www.umich.edu/~paao

 
Housing Fair 2009
Wednesday, Feb 4
12-4:30pm
Michigan Union (2nd floor)
This event will provide students the opportunity to learn about the many housing options, both on- and off-campus, available for 2009. 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.
 
 
Resume Writing Workshop
Wednesday, Feb 4
Career Center (3003 Student Activites Building)
Attend this workshop to learn the skills and tools you can use to write an effective resume! If you already have a resume, please bring it with you.
 
 

BBA Essay Session
Wednesday Feb 4
4pm
Ross School of Business
Online registration is open for the following BBA Essay Session dates: February 2nd and 4th.  Prospective BBA applicants should plan to attend one of these sessions.

Thursday

M-Teach Information Session
Thursday February 5
6-7pm
School of Education, Rm 2302 (map)
Interested in learning more about teacher certification options at the University of Michigan?  Join us at one of our M-Teach Information Sessions.

Friday

UROP Summer Fellowships Deadline
Friday Feb 6
UROP sponsors several Summer Research Fellowship Programs designed for University of Michigan undergraduate students seeking an intense research experience in traditional laboratory settings and in the community. These fellowship provides students with the chance to undertake and complete individual research projects; learn firsthand about the life of an academic researcher; think about academic and post graduate careers; and develop strong mentor relationships. To learn more, go to  http://www.lsa.umich.edu/urop/summer/fellowship


UPCOMING EVENTS

Not-For-Profit Career Expo
Tuesday Feb 10
2-6pm
Michigan Union
For students thinking about going into non-profits, this Expo gives you a chance to 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, and build networks to expand your job search efforts.  Register for the event at the Career Center Website.

MPowered Career Fair (aka Small Company Career Fair)
Wed Feb 11
11am-4pm
North Campus (Pierpont Commons, Duderstadt Center, Chrysler Center)
The MPowered Career Fair is your door to experience entrepreneurship. This annual fair is a great opportunity for students with diverse academic backgrounds to get jobs and internships with ambitious small companies and start-up firms. It aims to encourage Michigan companies to hire Michigan grads and to encourage Michigan grads to stay in the state. Register at http://mpowered.studentorgs.umich.edu/index.php?n=Fair.Students-StudentRegistration  This is not only for engineers...many companies are looking for all majors!! A regularly updated company list (with degrees sought) can be viewed here:  http://mpowered.studentorgs.umich.edu/index.php?n=Fair.Companies-List 

Peace Corps Application Workshop
Friday Feb 13
2-3pm
Weill Hall
Receive advice and assistance with filling out your Peace Corps application from U-M Peace Corps Office Staff


ONGOING EVENTS

Pre-Health Quick Questions
David Brawn: Mondays 2–4pm (starting January 12th) in the Newnan Center library
Peggy Zitek: Thursdays 2-4pm (starting January 8th) in alcove #5 in the Science Learning Center (Rm 1720 Chem)

Visiting Advisors to the Newnan LSA Advising Center
Please call 764-0332 to schedule an appointment with one of these advisors in 1255 Angell Hall from Jan 19th-April 21st.

Cross Campus Transfer (to LSA) Group Information Sessions
All Sessions are 4-5pm in G239 Angell

2/12/09 Thursday
2/16/09 Monday
3/4/09 Wednesday
3/19/09 Thursday
4/7/09 Tuesday
4/20/09 Monday
5/11/09 Monday
5/27/09 Wednesday

Considering transferring to LSA? Come to this information session to find out about degree and transfer requirements. This session is a mandatory part of the cross-campus transfer process. Once you've attended you can make an appointment with an LSA advisor to discuss your individual situation and complete the transfer paperwork if you are eligible to transfer.



Posted by yunecs at January 30, 2009 02:54 PM