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International Career Pathways Events - Many Next Week!

All of the International Career Pathways events have been very well-attended and well-rated—if you missed one that interested you, check it out on DVD at the International Center. This series takes place early in the academic year so that you’ll be ahead of important application deadlines.

Next week will be the biggest one for the International Career Pathways series:
http://internationalcenter.umich.edu/swt/work/resources/ICP

Don't miss the once-a-year INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FAIR, Thursday Oct. 23 from 2-6 PM! It features organizations that offer opportunities for internships, volunteering, teaching, and working abroad. Some offer international career positions.

Take time during the break to study the 60 organizations coming so you can maximize the value of your time at the event!
http://www.careercenter.umich.edu/events/fairsevents/intlfair.html

Here are the remaining International Career Pathways events--please scroll down for more details:

Careers in International Health & Humanitarian Relief
Wednesday, 10/22, 5:00-6:30 PM, Michigan Union Anderson Room

Global Careers in Information & Technology
Wednesday, 10/22, 5:00-6:30 PM, Michigan Union Kuenzel Room

Teaching & Volunteering Abroad
Wednesday, 10/22, 7:00-8:00 PM, Michigan Union Pond Room

INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FAIR
Thursday, 10/23, 2:00-6:00 PM, Michigan Union Ballroom

Peace Corps and Your International Career
Thursday, 10/23, 7:00-8:30 PM, Michigan Union U-Club

Graduate Internships in Africa
Wednesday, 10/29, Noon-1:00 PM, Weill Hall (Ford School) Room 1110

International Environmental Careers
Thursday, 10/30, 6:00-7:30 PM, Dana Bldg. Room 1040

See below for further details on each event.

The following are UM International Career Pathways events. http://internationalcenter.umich.edu/swt/work/resources/ICP

Series is co-sponsored by the Career Center, College of Engineering, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Germanic Languages and Literatures, International Center, International Institute, School of Information, School of Natural Resources & the Environment, School of Public Health and School of Social Work

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Careers in International Health & Humanitarian Relief
Wednesday, 10/22, 5:00-6:30 PM, Michigan Union Anderson Room
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Staff members from organizations involved in various aspects of international health and humanitarian relief will share the paths they took to reach their current positions, as well as discuss the key elements to preparing for a successful career in international health. Session will be moderated by Frank Zinn, Director, Office of Global Activities, School of Social Work and is sponsored by the School of Social Work and School of Public Health.

Organizations represented will include:
John Snow, Inc.
Catholic Relief Services
Clinton Foundation
Child Family Health International

All of these except for Catholic Relief Services will participate in the International Opportunities Fair, and you can check the Fair's website for more information.


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Global Careers in Information & Technology
Wednesday, 10/22, 5:00-6:30 PM, Michigan Union Kuenzel Room
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Panelists will discuss international opportunities, as well as the importance of global knowledge, relating to careers in engineering and information technology. Speakers will provide insight into these careers and discuss ways for students to prepare for international opportunities within these fields. Sponsored by: School of Information and College of Engineering.

These organizations will be represented:
Industrial Technology Research Institute
Belkin International
Menlo Innovations
Whirlpool Corporation
IAV Automotive Engineering

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Teaching & Volunteering Abroad
Wednesday, 10/22, 7:00-8:00 PM, Michigan Union Pond Room
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Programs for teaching and volunteering abroad offer a vast range of opportunities in fields such as health, social work, natural resources and teaching English. Positions are available for undergraduate and graduate/professional students, as well as for those about to graduate. Find out about some well-established programs and follow up with their representatives (and many more) at the International Opportunities Fair the following day. Sponsored by the U-M International Center.

These organizations will be represented:
CIEE Teach Abroad
Cross-Cultural Solutions
Cultural Embrace
JET (Japan Exchange & Teaching Program of the Japanese Embassy)
Peace Corps
Princeton-in-Asia

Research all these in advance on the International Opportunities Fair website!

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INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FAIR

THURSDAY, OCT. 23, 2:00-6:00 PM IN THE MICHIGAN UNION (2ND FLOOR)

See opportunities offered by the 60 organizations that are coming:
http://www.careercenter.umich.edu/events/fairsevents/intlfair.html

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Peace Corps & Your International Career
Thursday, 10/23, 7:00-8:00 PM, Michigan Union U-Club (1st Floor above Ground Level)
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Find out from returned Peace Corps volunteers how Peace Corps can help prepare you for careers in fields such as international development, health or diplomacy. Co-sponsored by U-M International Center and U-M Peace Corps Office.

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Graduate Internships in Africa
Wednesday, 10/29, Noon-1:00 PM, Weill Hall (Ford School) Room 1110
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Interested in exploring internships in Africa? Hear from a panel of UM graduate students about their recent internship experiences in Africa. Strategies and advice for securing and funding internship will be discussed.

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International Environmental Careers
Thursday, 10/30, 6:00-7:30 PM, Dana Bldg. Room 1040
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This panel will feature international environmental professionals who will share their stories about their career paths, provide career advice and highlight opportunities to get started in an international environmental career.

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Feel free to e-mail or call if you have any questions, or stop by and see us M-F, 8-5 (we’re next to the Michigan Union).

On behalf of the International Career Pathways committee,

Bill Nolting and Kelly Nelson, U-M International Center, tel. 647-2299
http://internationalcenter.umich.edu/swt

Posted by kkowatch at October 17, 2008 09:23 AM

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