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This Week at SI-CDO - Monday, October 11, 2010

In this Edition:
Application Deadlines
RSVP for Upcoming Events
Did You Know?
Workshops/Programs
Other Career Events on Campus
Walk-in Hours for the Week

Application Deadlines
Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF)
For those of you planning on applying to the Presidential Management Fellowship program, the application on usajobs.gov is now open until October 15th.

Steps to take for nomination consideration:
• Apply through usajobs.gov (develop your federal resume through the system)
• Print out the nomination form
• Submit nomination form, resume, unofficial transcripts, along with a brief essary (Why Do I Want to Be a PMF?) to Joanna Kroll by October 15th at midnight.
• Students who are selected for nomination will be notified by October 29th

RSVP for Upcoming Events
Ann Arbor District Library Mock Interviews
Wednesday, October 20 - 1 slot available
3360 North Quad
Schedule closes Monday, October 18 at 11:59 p.m.

Federal Internships: Find and Apply for Summer 2011
Wednesday, October 20
5:00-6:00 p.m.
2245 North Quad

UM Kresge Business Administration Library Mock Interviews
Friday, October 22 - 1 slot available
3360 North Quad
Schedule closes Wednesday, October 20 at 11:59 p.m.

Abbott Information Session
Wednesday, October 27
Noon-1:30 p.m.
3100 North Quad (Ehrlicher Room)

Careers in Electronic Publishing Webinar
Thursday, October 28
3:00-4:00 p.m.
4446 North Quad

Career Talk with the ALA Policy Office
Friday, October 29
Noon-1:00 p.m.
3100 North Quad (Ehrlicher Room)

Did You Know?
Welcome Wednesdays
8 a.m.-Noon
UM Alumni Center

Stop by the Alumni Center for free bagels and coffee and enjoy comfortable chairs, free WiFi and TV!

Workshops/Programs
A Day in the Life of an... Entrepreneur Panel
Tuesday, October 12
5-6:30 p.m.
3100 North Quad (Ehrlicher Room)

Panelists include:
• Dug Song, Founder of Scio Security
• John Wood, Founder of Functional Hand Strength
• Peter Morville, President, Semantic Studios
• Hung Truong, Creater of MapsKrieg, Notocentric and AnimeNano

Each panelist will speak about their path to becoming an entrepreneur and share about their challenges and successes, highlighting tips for those that are considering being an entrepreneur.

We will be serving pizza at this session, so please RSVP on iTrack so that we have enough for everyone.

What Can You Do With an MSI? Information Analysis and Retrieval
Thursday, October 14
Noon-1 p.m.
2255 North Quad

In this session, the Information Analysis and Retrieval specialization will be introduced, examined and information will be shared on the following to help you envision your career pathway and prepare for success: required skills and abilities, employment outlook, salaries, job outcomes, industry trends, testimonies and tips, and much more.

Speed Networking with SI Alumni Board
Friday, October 15
Noon-1:30 p.m.
3100 North Quad (Ehrlicher Room)

Take advantage of this rare opportunity to network with the SI Alumni Board and other prominent SI alumni. This is a structured networking activity where you can learn how to effectively network while applying what you learn.

Other Career Events on Campus
International Career Pathway Series: German-American Career Day
Tuesday, October 12
5:00-7:00 p.m.
Vandenberg Room, Michigan League

50 Years of Peace Corps at University of Michigan
Wednesday, October 13 - Saturday, October 16
http://peacecorps.umich.edu

30-Minute Mentors
Friday, October 22
11:00-5:00 p.m.
UM Alumni Center

Got 30 Minutes? Get a Michigan Mentor. Talk one-on-one with successful Michigan alumni in a variety of career fields. Register at www.umalumni.com/students.

Walk-in Hours for the Week
Joanna Kroll (jckroll@umich.edu)
Tuesday, October 12 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. - 3360 North Quad

Kelly Kowatch (kkowatch@umich.edu)
Thursday, October 14 from 10:00-Noon - 3360 North Quad
Friday, October 15 from 10:30-11:30 am - SI Student Lounge, North Quad

Emily Bowman Appointment/Walk-In Hours
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.

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.

Posted by shamille at October 11, 2010 02:36 PM

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