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Career Center Summer Workshop Series!

Posted On: 05/26/11 | Comments (0)

The Career Center will be hosting a variety of informal lunch workshops this summer! All workshops will be held between 12pm and 1pm. Locations are in parentheses after the workshop date. Bring your lunch and get some information on the following topics...

Monday, June 20 (SSW 2752): Tips on Job Searching
Tuesday, June 21 (Career Center, 1696): Tips on Job Searching
Monday, June 27 (SSW 2752): Interviewing & Salary Negotiation Techniques
Tuesday, June 28 (Career Center, 1696): Interviewing & Salary Negotiation Techniques
Tuesday, July 5 (SSW 2752): Taking the Mystery out of the Licensure Process
Monday, July 11 (SSW 2752): Taking the Mystery out of the Licensure Process

Please RSVP to ssw-cso@umich.edu with the date of the workshop you would like to attend.

Note: we are offering two sessions of each topic in order to accommodate summer class schedules. Please only RSVP to one session of each topic!

Categories: Career Services

Part Time Job Opening: Central Michigan CMH Case Manager

Posted On: 05/25/11 | Comments (0)

NOTE: Application deadline is Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 at noon!

Title: Case Manager, part time, 24 hours/week (Osceola Counties)

General Summary of Duties: Responsible for coordinating an array of services under the functions of case management/supports coordination including person centered planning, assessing, linking and coordinating of services, monitoring, and advocating responsibilites regarding the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities, acute or long-term mental illness, and substance use disorders. Must be able to work and communicate well with a variety of individuals and agencies.

Click "Read More" for additional details about requirements, salary and contact information...


Categories: Career Services

UM Alumni Association's Career Call-In

Posted On: 05/24/11 | Comments (0)

Every other Tuesday at noon Eastern time alumni and students can call-in for their career. Pause for a moment and join the Alumni Association for six 45-minute, highly focused, content-rich live teleseminars.

The Career Call-In is free for Alumni Association members and students. Nonmembers can join for $64, or if they are unemployed they can take advantage of free membership through our economic membership package.

Registration is required for each session. Click here to register.

For a listing of teleseminar topics and dates, click "Read More"...


Categories: Career Services

U-M Women Leaders Making a Difference: Stories to Inspire Your Path

Posted On: 05/24/11 | Comments (0)

Wednesday, June 8, 2011
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Power Center for Performing Arts

Click here to take advantage of the $39 special rate for this development opportunity and/or for more information.

*University of Michigan students from any campus will be admitted FREE of charge the day of the event with student ID, registration is not required and seating is limited. Please call (734) 764-7410 or email hrdevelopment@umich.edu if you have questions.

Categories: MSW Students , PhD Students

Call for Entries - Student Performance at SSW Summer Commencement

Posted On: 05/19/11 | Comments (0)

The Summer Graduation Planning Committee is accepting musical/verbal performance submissions by a graduating student or a small group of graduating students for possible inclusion in the SSW August Commencement. All performance submissions will be considered.


Categories: MSW Students

August 2011 MSW Degree Candidates! Vote on Faculty Participants!

Posted On: 05/19/11 | Comments (0)

The Graduation Planning Committee would like your input in suggesting faculty participants for the following roles in our August 6th SSW graduation ceremony.

• Marshals: coordinate the ceremony activities on the day of graduation
• Readers: read individual names of graduates as they cross stage
• Hooders: place ceremonial Masters hood over graduates head before they cross stage

You do not need to specify roles - just names of the faculty you would like to see participate. The Graduation Committee will invite and assign the specific roles to those selected.

PLEASE EMAIL YOUR TOP SIX (6) FACULTY CHOICES TO: mtgorton@umich.edu no later than Friday, June 4th.

Categories: MSW Students

Call for Entries! MSW Student Speaker for SSW Summer Commencement!

Posted On: 05/19/11 | Comments (0)

An integral part of the SSW commencement ceremony is the opportunity for one or two of our MSW degree candidates to speak. This opportunity is open to SSW students who expect to complete their MSW degree requirements at the end of Spring/Summer Term 2011, are in good academic standing, and plan to attend the SSW ceremony on August 6th.

Entries must include items #1 & 2 below:

1. Typed speech (4-5 minutes in length) which reflects the occasion and academic experiences unique to the SSW. Be sure to include your full name, email address & phone number on your speech.
2. Resume
3. Audiocassette tape, MP3, or CD of author reading the speech (optional).

Submit entry via email to Michelle Gorton in the Office of Student Services, 1748 SSWB

Entry Deadline: Monday, June 6th

Categories: MSW Students

View recorded versions of Field Placement Webinars

Posted On: 05/11/11 | Comments (0)

Please click the following links to view recorded versions of Field Placement Webinars or PowerPoint presentations:

Field Placement Information Webinar * If you would like to view a captioned version, please contact the Office of Student Services.

Field Placement Information Webinar PowerPoint presentation

Field Placement Q&A Webinar

Field Placement Q&A Webinar PowerPoint presentation

Join the Summer Graduation Planning Committee!

Posted On: 05/06/11 | Comments (0)

The Graduation Planning Committee is looking for 4 - 5 MSW students graduating in August 2011 to join the committee.

We are having our first meeting on Tuesday, May 17th from 12 – 1 PM in Room 1794 SSWB. If you would like to join, please reply to Michelle Gorton and confirm your availability.


Categories: MSW Students

Field Placement Application Deadline

Posted On: 05/06/11 | Comments (0)

Reminder! Students beginning field in the fall 2011 term!

The Field Placement Application will be accepted starting May 13th! WE WILL ACCEPT APPLICATIONS AFTER MAY 13 ON A ROLLING BASIS AS STUDENTS MATRICULATE. Please be aware that you cannot submit your field application unless you have paid your enrollment deposit and set up your uniqname. We will continue to accept applications after the initial May 13th due date.

For detailed field information, please be sure to read the Incoming Students: Essential Field Placement Instructions and Resources.

Contact the Office of Field Instruction with any questions.

Timeline of Upcoming Activities for Incoming MSW Students

Posted On: 05/03/11 | Comments (0)

Please review the timeline below to learn about upcoming activities for incoming MSW students*:

* You must pay your enrollment deposit to matriculate into the program, set up your U-M uniqname, and be eligible for the following:

May 13 or upon matriculation and uniquename set-up (for students beginning field in fall term) - Field Application Due

late May/early June – Sign up for registration appointment time, online course advising session, on-campus summer new student program session

May 16 -23 – Receive email from OSS providing detailed information on registration, course advising sessions, and summer new program sessions

late June/early July – Receive email from OSS letting you know of any exemptions you’ll receive from foundation courses

late June/early July – Join online course advising session

July/August – Attend a Summer New Student Program Session (optional)

July/August – Register for classes

August 30 – September 1: Attend Fall Orientation

Please click here for additional incoming MSW student information.

Keynote Speaker Suggestions for August 2011 SSW Commencement

Posted On: 05/02/11 | Comments (0)

We are requesting suggestions for Keynote Speaker for the upcoming August 6, 2011 SSW Commencement ceremony.

Individuals should be 1) respected human service professionals and 2) reside within the state of Michigan, preferably southeast Michigan.
Note that funds are not available, although a small honorarium may be given.

If you plan to graduate in August 2011, please submit your suggestions by Monday, May 23rd to: mtgorton@umich.edu

Please include additional descriptive information, such as title, agency affiliation, and if known personally - how do you know the suggested speaker?

Categories: MSW Students

Q&A Webinar for Admitted Students - May 12

Posted On: 05/02/11 | Comments (0)

Thursday, May 12, 2011
3:30PM - 4:30PM (EDT)

Admitted and enrolled students are encouraged to attend this Web-based session. Information about the course registration process, new student summer sessions, fall orientation, and more will be provided. The majority of the session will be devoted to answering questions sent in by attendees.

This is a Web-based session; you may login to attend this session from any computer.

To register for this session, please click here.

Field Placement Q&A Webinar - May 10

Posted On: 05/02/11 | Comments (0)

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
12:00PM - 1:00PM (EDT)

New students beginning field placement in the fall must submit placement request materials by May 13th. Office of Field Instruction, Career Center, and Office of Student Services staff will be available to answer questions about the field placement application.

This is a Web-based session; you may login to attend this session from any computer.

To register for this Webinar, please click here.