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This Week at SI-CDO - Monday, October 18, 2010

In this Edition:
Mock Interviews @SI
International Career Events
RSVP for Upcoming Events
Did You Know?
Workshops/Programs
Walk-in Hours for the Week

Mock Interviews @SI
Ann Arbor District Library
Wednesday, October 20
1:00-5:00 p.m.
3360 North Quad
Schedule closes Monday, October 18 at 11:59 p.m.

UM Kresge Business Administration Library
Friday, October 22
Thursday, November 18
1:00-5:00 p.m.
3360 North Quad
Schedule closes Wednesday, October 20 at 11:59 p.m.

Take advantage of this valuable opportunity to practice your interview skills. Employers are volunteering their time to help you practice and hone your interview skills. Even if the employer isn’t not a targeted employer for your job search, you can still gain some valuable feedback and skills to prepare you for upcoming interviews.

International Career Events
Global Careers in Engineering, Information and Technology
Tuesday, October 19
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Chrysler Center Lobby (North Campus)

This panel discussion regarding Global Careers in Engineering, Information and Technology will feature representatives from Schlumberger, Whirlpool, P3, Deloitte, IBM and an international student from India who had an internship in Shanghai.

This panel is part of the International Career Pathways events, which brings University of Michigan students together with educators and employers to explore pathways to international careers through opportunities for significant experiences abroad (work, internships, volunteering and research abroad) and international education, both on-campus and abroad.

Please RSVP for this event at https://www.engin.umich.edu/form/globalcareerspanel as light food will be served. Information regarding the International Career Pathways events is available online at http://internationalcenter.umich.edu/swt/work/resources/ICP

Careers in Global Health
Wednesday, October 20
5:00-6:30 p.m.
Michigan Union, Kuenzel Room

Representatives 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. http://www.globalhealth.umich.edu/pdf/careersinglobalhealth.pdf

International Environmental Careers Panel
Wednesday, October 20
3:00-4:30 p.m.
1040 Dana Building

International Opportunities Fair
Thursday, October 21
2:00-6:00 p.m.
Michigan Union

The International Opportunities Fair is a great way to connect with organizations with an international focus right here on campus! Go to http://www.careercenter.umich.edu/students/events/intlfair.html for more information.

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Foreign Services Officer Program
Friday, October 22
11:00 a.m.-Noon
School of Public Health, 1690 Crossroads Building (Lane Auditorium)

Come hear about opportunities through USAID’s Foreign Service Officer Program!

RSVP for Upcoming Events
Oct 25 Day in the Life of an Interaction Designer
Oct 27 Abbott Presentation
Oct 28 Electronic Publishing Webinar
Oct 29 UM Art, Architecture, and Engineering Library Mock Interviews
Oct 29 Career Talk with ALA Policy Office

Did You Know?
Menlo Innovations offers tours of their office space open to students (free pizza!). Check out this truly unique organizational culture. RSVP to attend - or if that doesn’t fit your schedule, check out other upcoming tour dates at http://www.menloinnovations.com/events/index.htm

410 N. 4th Avenue, 3rd Floor
Wednesday, October 20
5:00-6:00 p.m.

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

This webinar, a product of the Partnership’s Making the Difference Campaign, is for students interested in finding and applyingfor internships for Summer 2011, as well as those advisors looking for more information about federal opportunities to share with their students. During this session, we will highlight a number of exciting internships across government, and show you how to research, find and apply for an internship that’s right for you.

SAA Day in the Life of a Digital Archivist
Thursday, October 21
Noon-1 p.m.
2255 North Quad

Digital Archivists from a range of units and organizations will come to SI to talk about their daily responsibilities, career paths, and related skills. Tips and advice will be shared on how to gain a career in this field, what skills and courses are most needed, and much more. Please bring questions!

Walk-in Hours for the Week
Kelly Kowatch (kkowatch@umich.edu)
Friday, October 22 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. - 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.

Wednesday, October 20 from Noon to 5:00 p.m. - 3360 North Quad
Friday, October 22 from Noon to 4:00 p.m. – 3360 North Quad

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 18, 2010 08:48 AM

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