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This Week at SI-CDO - Monday, October 3, 2011

In This Edition:
Workshops and programs
Employers @SI
Mock interviews @SI
RSVP for upcoming events
Other events on campus

Workshops and programs
Resume Writing Workshop
Tuesday, October 4
Noon - 1:00 pm
2245 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. Please bring your own resume.

Find your federal dream job or internship
Federal webinar series: Part one

Tuesday, October 4
5:00 - 6:00 pm
Ehrlicher Room, 3100 North Quad

Interested in successfully finding and applying for federal internships and full-time jobs? If so, we are offering a 3-part Federal Job/Internship Series to help you reach that goal!

Part one: During this webinar, we'll share best practices for federal jobseekers including where to look for government positions, how to determine which ones are a good fit for various backgrounds and skill sets, and tips for analyzing job opportunity announcements. RSVP in iTrack to attend!

Information Analysis and Retrieval - What can you do with an MSI? Career exploration information session
Thursday, October 6
Noon - 1:00 pm
2185 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.

International Internships & Careers
Thursday, October 6
5:00 - 7:00 pm
2435 North Quad

Come learn about the wide range of international careers that are associated with the field of Information. The information industry is rapidly growing and encompasses careers from international development to consulting to librarianship to web design and usability. Panelists will include those with experience in internationally-oriented librarianship, international development, technology and research, and more.

Employers @SI
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Interviews
Wednesday, October 5
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
3360 North Quad
Schedule closes Monday, October 3 at 11:59 pm

Vectorform
Information Session
Tuesday, October 11
Noon - 1:00 pm
Ehrlicher Room, 3100 North Quad

Interviews
Tuesday, October 11
1:30 - 5:00 pm
3360 North Quad
Schedule closes Thursday, October 6 at 11:59 pm

Access Sciences
Information Session
Monday, October 24
Noon - 1:00 pm
2245 North Quad

Interviews
Monday, October 24
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
3360 North Quad
Schedule closes Thursday, October 20 at 11:59 pm

Mock interviews @SI
Eastern Michigan University Library
Friday, October 7
9:00 am - Noon
Processing Archivist and University Archivist (3 slots available)
Schedule closes Wednesday, October 5 at 11:59 pm

Cengage Learning
Monday, October 24
8:15 am - 4:15 pm
User Experience Specialist (schedule full)
Schedule closes Wednesday, October 19 at 11:59 pm

Note: If the organization or positions offered aren't exactly what you are targeting, that's okay - sign up for something close anyway! The feedback you'll receive will be helpful for your job search no matter what.

Please login to iTrack in order to sign up for a Mock Interview Slot!

We will be offering more mock interview schedules throughout the year. Watch for publicity!

RSVP for upcoming events
Cover Letter Writing Workshop
Wednesday, October 12
Noon - 1:00 pm
2185 North Quad

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

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Federal webinar series: Part one
Wednesday, October 12
3:00 - 4:00 pm
Ehrlicher Room, 3100 North Quad

Interested in successfully finding and applying for federal internships and full-time jobs? If so, we are offering a 3-part Federal Job/Internship Series to help you reach that goal!

Part two: In the second segment of this series, we'll walk students and jobseekers through the federal application process. From building a federal resume to filling out questionnaires to using the Application Manager on USAJOBS.gov, we'll break down the steps individuals need to take to complete and submit an application.

Resume Panel Workshop
Friday, October 14
Noon - 1:00 pm
Ehrlicher Room, 3100 North Quad

Ever wonder what happens after you've spent all that time posting your resume to every major on-line job board or to dozens of company web sites? Do actual human beings ever see it? Do you feel like it goes off into a perceived 'black hole' never to be seen again? We have information that will guarantee your resume gets noticed on-line! A panel of resume experts from various departments on campus will provide advice/tips on how to create an effective resume for any industry.

Other events on campus
Funding for Internships and Research Abroad

Idealist Grad Fair

Fall Career Expo

Careers and Internships with German companies

More information available on the iTrack calendar of events

Posted by shamille at September 30, 2011 03:14 PM

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