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This Week at SI-CDO - Monday, September 20, 2010

In this Edition:
Employers@SI
Pep News/Announcements
Other Career Events on Campus
Workshops/Programs
Job Search Resource of the Week
Walk-in Hours for the Week
RSVP for Upcoming Events

Employers @ SI
Yahoo Information Session
Thursday, September 23
Noon-1:30 p.m.
2255 North Quad

Pizza will be served!
RSVP is required in iTrack by Tuesday, September 21st

SI Alum, Chris Hanrath will be talking with students to give them an overview of the company, as well as discuss the types of job opportunities and careers that are available for SI students. Sign-up is required through iTrack.

PEP News/Announcements
SI 681 Career Development Seminar
Wednesday, September 22: 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 23: 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Monday, September 27: 12:00-2:00 p.m.

All sessions will be held in 3100 North Quad/Ehrlicher Room.

ALL STUDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN A SUMMER INTERNSHIP FOR SI 681 MUST PARTICIPATE IN ONE OF THESE SEMINARS. SIGN UP IS REQUIRED THROUGH ITRACK BY TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST.

Other Career Events on Campus
Graduate Student Strategies for Finding International Internships
Wednesday, September 22
7:00-8:30 p.m.
1120 Weill Hall

See all International Career Pathway Events at http://internationalcenter.umich.edu/swt/work/resources/ICP/series/index.html.

International Library Meet & Greet
Friday, September 24
Noon-1:00 p.m.
2185 North Quad

The UM Asia Library is hosting two students and one faculty person from Tsukuba University in Japan. In this session, the students, undergraduate library students, will share about their educational program, the library structure in Japan and be open to any questions that you might have for them. Please bring your lunch!

Workshops/Programs
Getting Started (or at least thinking about) Your Job Search
Tuesday, September 21
Noon-1:00 p.m.
2255 North Quad

Don’t worry you don’t need to start sending out your resume today. Just come to hear about all of the resources you have available to help you in your job search and recommended timelines. Learn about the top 3 most effective job search methods for SI graduates.

Resume Writing Workshop
Friday, September 24
Noon-1:00 p.m.
2255 North Quad

In this hands-on workshop, learn how to write and utilize a well-written and formatted resume. The main components of a resume will be included, including tips on how to tailor a resume and make it catch the eye of an employer. BRING YOUR RESUME!

Job Search Resource of the Week
Get started on your job search... it takes only five minutes! The SI Career Development Office has developed a Five-Minute, How-To Job Series to help get you started. Each presentation is only five minutes long. A narrator will take you through the beginning steps to an effective job or internship search. http://www.si.umich.edu/careers/resources.htm

• How to Create an Effective Networking Pitch
• How to Get a Job or Internship
• How to Get a Part-Time Job
• How to Write a Resume -- In 5 Minutes Flat

Walk-in Hours for the Week
Joanna Kroll (jckroll@umich.edu)
Tuesday, September 21 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. - 3360 North Quad
Thursday, September 23 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. - SI Student Lounge, North Quad

Kelly Kowatch (kkowatch@umich.edu)
Thursday, September 23 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. - 3360 North Quad
Friday, September 24 from 10:30 – 11:30 am - SI Student Lounge, North Quad

Emily Bowman Appointment/Walk-In Hours Next Week
If you have general career development questions, need assistance with your part-time job search, or would like your resume reviewed, you can make an appointment with Emily Bowman by emailing her at embow@umich.edu. Students who schedule appointments will be given first priority but walk-ins are welcome.

Wednesday, September 22 from Noon to 3:00 p.m. - 3360 North Quad
Thursday, September 23 from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m.
Friday, September 24 from Noon to 3:30pm – 3360 North Quad
Students who schedule appointments will be given first priority but walk-ins are welcome.

Walk-in appointments are meant to answer your quick 10-minutes or less questions. If you need a longer counseling session, please make an appointment by emailing si.careers@umich.edu.

RSVP for Upcoming Events
• Sep 27 Sapient Presentation
• Sep 28 Menlo Innovations Presentation
• Sep 28 Google Presentation
• Sep 29 ISKME Presentation
• Sep 29 Career Exploration Information
• Sep 30 Cover Letter Writing Workshop

Posted by shamille at September 20, 2010 11:52 AM

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