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This Week at SI-CDO - Monday, March 14, 2011

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

Workshops/Programs
PEP Rally: Practical Engagement Program Information Session
Thursday, March 17
12:00-1:00 p.m.
2255 North Quad

All first year students are REQUIRED to attend a Practical Engagement Program (PEP) information session if you intend on receiving academic credit for a Summer or Fall internship. Learn how to obtain your 8 PEP credits (required to graduate). Find out about the Practical Engagement Program requirements, registration process, including the CPT process for international students, in order to be eligible to receive academic credit for your upcoming internships.

Note: This is the last session of the term.

Mock Interviews @SI
Visteon
Friday, March 18
3360 North Quad
Schedule FULL

RSVP for Upcoming Events
What Can You Do With a MSI?
Career Exploration Series: Information Management

Thursday, March 24
12:00-1:00 p.m.
3100 North Quad

In this session, the Information Management 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.

Other Events on Campus
Global Grads Fair: Information for Travel, Internships, and Research Abroad
Friday, March 18
10:00am-3:00pm
Rackham Graduate School, 4th floor

If you are planning to travel for academic purposes, this event is meant for you! There will be sessions on what to do before you leave, being a positive U-M ambassador, and the ethics of research abroad. There will also be a multi-booth Information Fair, as well as regional travel panels where you can interact with peers and professionals who have traveled to specific areas and have advice and insights to share. This event is open to all graduate students.

On the Road to Kenya: U-M Librarians Making a Difference
Friday, March 25
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
3100 North Quad

Come hear U of M librarians Charles Ransom and Loyd Mbabu share their experiences leading a Global Intercultural Experience for Undergraduates (GIEU) program. Chuck and Loyd will be taking a dozen Michigan students to Kenya to teach Bishop Lawi Imathiu Secondary School faculty and students how to use the internet to aid in teaching and learning this summer. This is an excellent example of the non-traditional roles academic librarians are playing today.

Please RSVP to attend at http://bit.ly/kenyatalk.

Did You Know?
Did you know that the exposition is only 2 weeks away? We still have a few spots available so don’t miss out on your chance to win big cash prizes! The deadline to register your project is 3/21. Register online at http://www.si.umich.edu/stulife/expo-register.htm!

Walk-in Hours for the 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.

Monday, March 14 from 12:30 to 5
Wednesday, March 16 from 2 to 5
Friday, March 18 from 2 to 5
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 March 14, 2011 09:18 AM

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