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Seeking applications: Fulbright Teaching Assistantships in Brazil

Apply by September 16

We are seeking additional applications for the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship program in Brazil, which has been expanding in recent years.

Eligibility: applicants must (a) be U-M students, alumni or staff; (b) be U.S. citizens; (c) have completed an undergraduate degree by the beginning of the award (March 2015); and (d) demonstrate proficiency (the equivalent of two year’s college-level study) in any Romance Language.

Candidate profile:  Applications are welcome from recent graduates and graduate students, preferably from those with experience working in an educational environment, candidates with degrees in English, applied linguistics or foreign languages, or a background in TESOL or ESL.

Apply Now:  The application process typically includes a campus interview, which we are currently scheduling.  To receive an interview, please submit the online application (including essays and register 3 references) by Monday, September 16.  It also possible to submit an application through U-M without an interview, in which case your complete application must be submitted by 5pm on October 11.

More  application  information  is available  on the Fulbright website at http://us.fulbrightonline.org/applicants/application-tips/eta.   Questions?  Contact Heather Johnson athdilla@umich.edu.

I am a Senior Gearing up for My Job Search

Thursday,September 19, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Student Activities Building - The Career Center Program Room

This workshop is for students who have already identified a field of interest and are in the process of starting their job search. In this workshop, participants will:

1. Learn about resources and strategies for finding opportunities

2. Develop a starting point for how to strategize their own job search in their field of interest

Still not sure what you want to be doing after you graduate? Join us for one of our virtual Google+ Hangouts, Small Group Discussions at the Career Center, or schedule an appointment online to meet with a Career Advisor.

To Register:

  1.  Log in to your Career Center Connector account
  2.  Click on the "workshops and employer events" tab and select "workshops" where you will find Hangout or Small Group Discussions.
  3. Select the session you'd like to attend. Sign-ups will be available until all spaces are filled, at which time you will be placed on a wait list. Students should choose only one session.

Strategies for Using Career Center Connector and On-Campus Recruiting in Your Internship or Job Search

Wednesday, September 18, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Student Activities Building - The Career Center Program Room

Ever have that feeling that you wish someone would just give you a job or internship? While the Career Center does not place students in jobs or internships, Career Center Connector (C3) is a free service for all UM Ann Arbor degree-seeking students and new graduates. The Career Center also offers employer sessions throughout the academic year. At this workshop, you will find out the best way to utilize Career Center resources!

To Register:

  1. Log in to your Career Center Connector account
  2. Click on the "workshops and employer events" tab and select "workshops" where you will find Hangout or Small Group Discussions.
  3. Select the session you'd like to attend. Sign-ups will be available until all spaces are filled, at which time you will be placed on a wait list. Students should choose only one session.

International Employment Myths & Opportunities

Tuesday, Sept 17, 2013 | 6:00-7:30 p.m. | Weill Hall (Ford School), Annenberg Auditorium

Are you interested in working, interning, volunteering or teaching abroad? Do you want to explore international careers? This session will introduce the International Career Pathways series, how to research options and timing of applications – note that some deadlines are in the fall!

International Internships for Undergraduates

Thursday, September 19, 2013 | 6:00-7:30 p.m. | Michigan League, Vandenberg Room

This presentation will feature a panel of U-M faculty and staff who administer global internship programs, as well as undergraduate students who have participated in a wide range of internships abroad. Speakers will address both formal internship placement programs, as well as strategies for creating one's own internship.

Information Session: Michigan International Internship & Service Program (MIISP)

Friday, September 20, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
Michigan Union, Wolverine Room
Application Deadline September 20

Are you thinking of doing an internship or volunteering abroad next summer?

Would you like to go through this process of finding and preparing for the opportunity with a small group of fellow U-M students?

If so, consider applying for the Michigan International Internship and Service Program (MIISP)
 
This program of the International Center will help you in several ways:

--Consider your goals in going abroad
--Provide assistance in finding a program
--Provide assistance in finding funding
--Give preparatory workshops in Fall and Winter terms
--Share experiences while abroad over the summer
--Advise other students when you return next year
--Create an M-Portfolio highlighting your time abroad

To be eligible, you should be an undergraduate who will be returning to campus after the overseas experience.

For further information about MIISP, please see our website.

Questions? Email MIISP-Admins@umich.edu. Can't make the info session? View of video of last year's info session here.

 The application is currently available on M-Compass.

Film & Video Student Association Mass Meeting!

Wednesday, September 18, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Green Room in the basement of North Quad.  (We will have signs set up in case you have never been.)
 
Find out what the Film and Video Student Association is all about!

Whether you like watching or making movies, or are interested in the Screen Arts and Cultures Major, everyone is welcome!  Our events include Lightworks Film Festival, networking opportunities, and various social activities.

Marketing and Advertising Immersion Excursion - Starcom/Ogilvy

Tuesday, October 15 (Fall Break), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Applications due September 22
Chicago, transportation by bus for a small fee

Log in to Career Center Connector to register: http://careercenter.umich.edu/article/career-center-connector.

Thinking about a career in media, marketing, or advertising or wonder what it would look like to work in this industry?
Maybe your interested in living in Chicago?

The Career Center announces a unique opportunity for students to get an insiders look into the marketing and advertising industries from the people who know them best.

Starcom MediaVest Group and Ogilvy & Mather have generously opened their doors to University of Michigan students to learn more about their companies, what a typical day in the life" looks like, and tips to help you find success in these fields.

Logistics and Account Management Immersion Excursion - TQL/Coyote Logistics

Tuesday, October 15 (Fall Break), 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Application due September 22
Chicago, transportation by bus for a small fee

Log in to Career Center Connector to register: http://careercenter.umich.edu/article/career-center-connector.

Looking for a chance to jump start your job or internship search?
Curious about what it's like to work in account management/sales and use negotiation and interpersonal skills daily?
Have you wondered what logistics companies do and why this field is growing so rapidly?

The Career Center announces a unique opportunity for students to get an insiders look into the role of account managers at two growing logistics companies in Chicago. Learn from recent graduates working in these roles currently, including UM alums. Total Quality Logistics (TQL) and Coyote Logistics have generously opened their doors to University of Michigan students to learn more about their companies, what a typical "day in the life" looks like, and tips to help you find success in this field. You will have opportunities to job shadow and participate in activities that simulate what it's like to do this type of work.

Consulting Immersion Excursion - Booz&Co./Navigant

Tuesday, October 15, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Application due September 22
Chicago, transportation by bus for a small fee.

Log in to Career Center Connector to register: http://careercenter.umich.edu/article/career-center-connector.

Curious about the world of consulting? Wondering what it takes to be a consultant?  Want to know exactly what a consultant does?

Now’s your chance to find out! Join The Career Center for the Consulting Immersion on October 15th (over fall break) in the Windy City!

Career Center Staff will travel with a small group of students to the Chicago offices of Booz&Co. and Navigant Consulting. These offices have generously opened their doors to meet with Michigan students, answer their questions and give them a sneak peak of their practices. Learn more about these companies, what a typical “day in the life” looks like for a consultant, what the heck a “case interview” is, and tips to help you find success in the field of consulting.

Peace Corps at the University of Michigan: Learn about working for Peace Corps abroad!

Thursday, September 19, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
International Center, Room 9

University of Michigan Peace Corps Office Website
University of Michigan Peace Corps Facebook

As the new academic term begins, now is the perfect time to starting thinking about your post-graduation plans, whether a year from now or a few years down the road. If you're interested in a government career, life abroad, service work, foreign languages and applying the theory of your coursework to real world problems in health, education, the environment, agriculture, community development and entrepreneurship, consider international work with Peace Corps!

Amazon Office Hours

Wednesday, September 25, 2 10:00-11:35 a.m.
In the Career Center

Are you interested in learning more about Amazon, our undergraduate opportunities or reviewing your resume with a current Amazonian? Sign up for one 20 minute slot and we can answer your questions about Amazon as well as give you quick tips on resume elements to include or remove. We look forward to meeting you!

Small group discussion: Strategic internship searching with limited prior experience

Friday, September 20, 2013, 1:00-1:40 p.m.
In the Career Center

Are you starting an internship search? Feeling worried that you will not have enough experience to be competitive in the internship market? Not sure how to translate your experience to employers? Then register today! This lively discussion, which will be facilitated by the Career Center's assistant director of counseling and advising, will take place at the Career Center. If you are interested in registering for a small group discussion that meets virtually instead of at the Career Center, please register for the Google+ Hangout small group discussion (same topic) that will be held on 9/20 at 2:30pm.

Small group discussion: Finding meaningful campus opportunities

Wednesday, September 18, 1:00 pm 1:40 pm
In the Career Center

Are you interested in getting involved on campus but feel overwhelmed by so many opportunities? Maybe you heard about the importance of getting involved but are not sure what interests you. Perhaps you don’t even know where to begin looking! This session, facilitated by an experienced career advisor, will focus on getting involved and finding campus opportunities that fit with your interests. Learn from your peers and identify your next step! This lively discussion will take place at the Career Center. If you are interested in registering for a small group discussion that meets virtually instead please register for the Google+ Hangout small group discussion (same topic) that will be held on 9/19 at 1pm.

Michigan Journal of International Affairs: Mass Meeting

Monday, September 16, 8:00 p.m.
1210 Weill Hall

The Michigan Journal of International Affairs is seeking additional writers for Fall 2013! It is the sole undergraduate international affairs publication on campus, publishing articles concerning economics, politics, international relations and culture.

Additional information about application and meetings will be provided at the time. If you have any questions, please feel free to email mjia.info@gmail.com.

Mass Meeting for Blood Battle

Thursday, September 12th at 7:00  p.m.
Angell Hall Auditorium D.

Blood Battle is the annual blood drive competition against Ohio State held during the weeks leading up to the football game. It's a great way to get many blood donations and save a ton of lives! If you're interested in learning more about the organization or getting involved, come to our mass meeting.

Can't wait to see you there!

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program Information Sessions for Cross-Campus Transfers

Tuesday, September 17, 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 18, 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 19, 4:00 p.m.

Register at http://umichnursing.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_2mmjp34TI9YuRfu

To assist with your planning, we would like to invite you to attend a School of Nursing Information Session. Prospective University of Michigan Cross-Campus transfer students will have the opportunity to speak with the Undergraduate Recruiting and Admissions Lead to learn more about the application process.
During the Information Session, we will review details of the BSN curriculum, present the application and admission requirements for the Spring 2014 application cycle, and provide an overview of the application review process. A significant amount of time will be reserved to address individual questions and concerns.
Reserve a space at an upcoming Cross-Campus Transfer Information Session by submitting the online RSVP form.   Please note: These sessions will be held on Central Campus. Students who register through the online RSVP form will receive an email with the location details once they are finalized.


Volunteer opportunities now available at the Neutral Zone


The Neutral Zone is a diverse, youth-driven teen center dedicated to promoting personal growth through artistic expression, community leadership and the exchange of ideas. If you would like to learn more about Neutral Zone and their current one-time and ongoing service opportunities, please visit http://www.neutral-zone.org/.

Ginsberg Center Afterschool Literacy Initiatives


This fall, the Ginsberg Center is partnering with several community centers to engage kids in reading during after-school programming.  Volunteers are needed to facilitate after-school book clubs.  The Ginsberg Center will provide the training, supplies, books & support for volunteers. These sites are on AATA bus routes (U of M students can ride the bus for free).    

The Employer Buzz

Don't miss out on The Employer Buzz!

Employers post job and internship opportunities for UMich students on The Employer Buzz every day. Employers also post information about on campus events and presentations!

This doesn't replace Career Center Connector but is a new way for employers to market campus visits and other opportunities to UM students directly and reduce emails in your inbox.

Three ways to follow The Employer Buzz:

Tumblr:
theemployerbuzz.tumblr.com
Twitter:
twitter.com/TheEmployerBuzz
Facebook:
fb.com/careercenter.umich

Ginsberg Center Open House

Tuesday, September 24, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Ginsberg Center

The Ginsberg Center staff welcomes university students, staff, and faculty to join us at our Open House. Whether you're interested in learning more about our programs, services and available opportunities for university members, or just want to see our newly renovated space, we invite you to drop by and join our staff and students over cider, donuts, and mingling!

Own Your Upcoming Interview from Career Center

Friday, September 27, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Student Activities Building - Career Center Program Room

You’ve worked on your resume and cover letter, applied for a job, internship, or other opportunity, and you’ve been called in for an interview. Maybe this is the second round. Now it’s time to really show them that you are a good fit! In this workshop, participants will: 1. Learn tips for how best to prepare for an upcoming interview 2. How to tackle questions you don’t know the answer to 3. Practice interviewing 4. Learn what employers are looking for when they interview candidates *Please bring a position description to the workshop.

To Register: 1. Log in to your Career Center Connector account 2. Click on the "workshops and employer events" tab and select "workshops" where you will find Hangout or Small Group Discussions. 3. Select the session you'd like to attend. Sign-ups will be available until all spaces are filled, at which time you will be placed on a wait list. Students should choose only one session.

LSAT Familiarization Course

September 20 - November 8, Fridays, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location TBD

This course has been designed to offer University of Michigan students and alumni/ae an affordable opportunity to jumpstart their preparation for the December 2013 LSAT and beyond. Participants will familiarize themselves with the LSAT by delving into its various sections and by taking--at the end of the course and under timed conditions--a real, full LSAT minus the writing sample.  Participants will be able to assess their baseline competence, learn test-taking strategies, and develop a study plan after the completion of the course.  Again, the main goal of this course is LSAT familiarization.

Course fee is $50.

For more information and to register go to http://careercenter.umich.edu/article/lsat-familiarization-course-details.

Double Wolverine Michigan Law Panel & Reception

Monday, September 23, at 7:00 PM, 1225 South Hall, with reception to follow

Come hear from current Michigan Law students (who were UM undergrads) about applying to law school, being in a law school and…. what made them choose to stay for three more years in Ann Arbor!
Please RSVP to law.jd.admissions@umich.edu by September 18.

Pre-Law Personal Statement Workshops – Getting Started

Monday, September 30, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 8, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 
Friday, October 18,  3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 30,  12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 
Thursday, November 7, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

All sessions held in  G243 Angell Hall


Learn what law schools are looking for in your personal statement and participate in writing exercises designed to help you write a strong and inspired essay.

For more information on preparing for law school check out the LSA Pre-Law site at http://www.lsa.umich.edu/advising/academicplanning/prelaw.