Multidisciplinary Design Program Project Fair

October 9, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Duderstadt Lobby

Real-World Project Teams Are Looking For Your Skills!
YOU can earn academic credit towards graduation by working on exciting projects with these companies.

What is the MDP Project Fair?
All Corporate Partners and Faculty Research/Lab Teams will be in the Duderstadt Lobby to meet with interested students, discuss their design project opportunities, and collect student resumes.
Students: Dress to Impress & bring your updated resume!  Research the project opportunities on our Projects Page.

How can I apply to work on a specific project?
After the fair, Students may apply and rank their interest in various projects.

How are teams assigned?
Once all student applications are received, our Corporate Partners and Faculty Mentors provide the MDP Leadership Team with their student preferences.

The MDP Leadership team works hard to maximize satisfaction among all three groups: Students, Corporate Partners and Faculty Mentors, with a goal of fully staffing all teams with appropriate student skillsets and giving students a chance to deliver outstanding design.

Ford School of Public Policy BA Program Information Session

Monday, October 7, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 
Annenberg Auditorium, Room 1120 Weill Hall 

Please come and learn about the BA Program in Public Policy at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. Topics discussed at the information session include:

  • What can I do with a degree in Public Policy?
  • Admissions Procedures
  • Curriculum
  • Q&A Session

Fall Career Expo

Tuesday, October 1 and Wednesday, October 2 (different organizations each day!), 2:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Michigan Union 

Organizations select this Career Center event to showcase job and/or internship opportunities specifically to UM-Ann Arbor students. They’re coming to see you!

For some organizations, Expo is the first step in screening candidates for interviews at The Career Center. Check Career Center Connector (C3) for their on-campus interview dates and deadlines.

Expo is the first and only visit to campus for most organizations. Recruiters collect resumes, screen candidates and refer to their website to start the hiring process. Ask these Expo recruiters about next steps and stay connected!

Looking for an internship?  It’s never too early to start!   Almost half of Expo organizations feature internships.

Registration is on-site the day of the event.  Bring your student ID

Morgan Stanley's Human Resources Summer Analyst Webinar and Information Session

Friday, October 4, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

You have talents, we have options. At Morgan Stanley you don’t have to wait to make a difference. Join the webinar and learn how we prepare you for a successful Human Resources career in the finance industry and how we put your skills to work so you can matter faster.

If you’re a collaborator and a problem solver, we invite you to hear from Morgan Stanley's team to learn about the opportunities that await you in the Human Resources department.

To register for the event, please click here. Following your registration, you will receive additional details on joining the webinar.

For a list of current opportunities, please visit www.morganstanley.com/careers

If you are unable to attend, but wish to continue receiving information, please click here.

Questions? Contact mscampusrecruiting@morganstanley.com

Rosalie Ginsberg Scholarship for Community Service and Social Action

Application Deadline October 4, 2013
To apply go to http://ginsberg.umich.edu/serve/grants

Description: Up to two $3,000 scholarships will be awarded year to support University of Michigan students holding junior or senior standing this fall who demonstrate a commitment to community service or social action and who demonstrate financial need.  Preference is given to students from Cuyahoga County, Ohio; thereafter to students from Ohio; and thereafter to any student.

Criteria: Scholarship candidates must demonstrate strong community service or social action involvement, as well as financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid.

Eligibility: Scholarships are awarded to students who have attained junior or senior standing by the fall semester of the scholarship year (2013-14) and will be enrolled full time in an undergraduate program on the Ann Arbor campus during the current academic year.

Pre-Law Quick Question Advising

Wednesday, September 11, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 19, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 9, 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 22, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Friday, November 8, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

All sessions held at the LSA Newnan Advising Center, 1255 Angell Hall

No appointment is needed to drop in and ask a quick question about the
admission process. This group-advising environment offers a great
opportunity to learn from other students’ questions. Sponsored by LSA
Academic Advising Center.

Astronaut Scholarship

Deadline for faculty nominations to be received and considered is January 10, 2014

Created in 1984 to honor the Mercury 7 astronauts, the Astronaut Scholarship is not just for students in aerospace engineering. Its mission is to promote future U.S. scientists in all STEM fields.

Students can be nominated for consideration in either their sophomore or junior years. The scholarship offers $10,000 and an invitation to network with other scholarship winners at an induction ceremony at the Astronaut Hall of Fame.  Winning nominees typically have a 3.8 or better GPA, extensive research experience, and plan to pursue a career in scientific research.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be nominated by a U-M faculty member with whom they have extensive research or academic experience before completing an application.

The deadline for faculty nominations to be received and considered is January 10, 2014. Interested students should talk with a faculty member about nomination for this award. Faculty should submit letters of recommendation directly to Henry Dyson at honors.scholarships@umich.edu.

Semester in Detroit Information Session

Wednesday, October 2, 6:00-7:00 p.m. in Michigan Union 2nd floor, room 2105A

Thursday, October 10, 6:00-7:00 p.m. in Michigan Union 1st floor, Wolverine Room

Applications for Winter Semester due October 25

Semester in Detroit transforms U-M students through reciprocal relationships with the people, organizations, and neighborhoods of Detroit. By living, learning, and working in the city, our students engage with community leaders in transformative work - strengthening themselves as well as the wider region.  

  • LIVE on Wayne State University's Vibrant Urban Campus with U-M and WSU Students.
  • LEARN from U-M Faculty Who Teach at the U-M Detroit Center in bustling Midtown.
  • WORK as Interns for 16 Hours Per Week w/ Detroit Non-Profit Organizations.
  • ENGAGE with Detroiters and the City's Vast Social and Cultural Treasures.
  • PLUS - Earn 13-18 credits toward a LSA Minor in Urban Studies
Visit www.semesterindetroit.com or the Semester in Detroit Facebook page to learn more, or contact SID Communications Coordinator Cassie Basler at cbasler@umich.edu.

Undergraduate Student National Dental Association Mass Meeting

Wednesday, October 2, 7:00 p.m.
 Room G550 at the Dental School

Topic: Dr. Lisa Powell, DDS, a University of Michigan Dental School alumna, will speak about general dentistry. Dr Powell will also provide her perspective on The University of Michigan Dental School.

Strategies for Success Workshop: Prepping For Tests

 Wednesday, October 2, 4:00-4:30
1469 Mason Hall 

What’s the most effective way to prepare for exams? Do you find yourself getting stressed out taking exams or just thinking about them? This session will cover tips for preparing for exams including how to predict exam questions, how to memorize material, how to attack different types of questions, and how to combat anxiety.

No registration necessary.

Managing Anxiety

Every Monday 4:15-5:00 p.m.
Michigan Union - CAPS Office 3100

Common Concerns Meeting, No appointment Needed

Managing Anxiety whether you worry too much about school, relationships, or anything else, these sessions are designed to help you manage your stress and anxiety.

The counselor will share some helpful information, talk about strategies and clinical resources, and she or he will also make time for you to share a little bit about your concerns (if you wish to do so).

UMSFP Harvest Festival

Local food prepared by University Unions chefs at the Harvest Festival (2012).

Wednesday, October 2, 4:00-8:00 p.m.
Matthaei Botanical Gardens - Campus Farm (bordering Dixboro Road-- enter through Service Entrance)

Celebrate the harvest with local food, music, and fun for all ages!

The 2nd annual UMSFP Harvest Festival will celebrate the first growing season in the Campus Farm's permanent home at Matthaei Botanical Gardens. Join us for good food, good music, farm tours, and other seasonal activities! Tickets available at www.umsfp.com or at the door. Stay tuned to our facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/umsfp) for updates and details, and contact umsfp.comm@umich.edu to get involved!

FREE transportation from Central Campus every half-hour starting at 3:30 p.m

A2KIFF 2013: Ann Arbor Korean Independent Film Festival

Thursday, October 3, 8:00 p.m. at the Michigan Theater

Dear Pyongyang
Special Screening & Lecture by U-M professor, Youngju Ryu
Friday, October 4, 12:00 p.m. at the Michigan Theater
Lunch Provided By RSVP only for U-M students Please contact ncks.info@umich.edu, subject line: "A2KIFF Screening & Lecture RSVP"

Bleak Night
Friday, October 4, 5:00 p.m. at the Michigan Theater

Friday, October 4, 8:00 p.m. at the Michigan Theater

Dooman River
Saturday, October 5, 8:00 p.m. at the Michigan Theater

For more information including descriptions of the films go to http://ii.umich.edu/ncks/eventsprograms/filmscreenings.

The Career Center's Graduate School Information Fair

Wednesday, October 9, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Michigan Union - Second Floor

What to Expect:

The Graduate School Information Fair is a great way to connect with a large number of schools right here on campus! Typically, 100+ schools and 350 students participate in the event.

***Juniors & Seniors attend the Fair to:

Learn about specific programs from graduate school representatives

Collect application and financial aid information

Get tips on personal statements, applications and reference letters

***First Year students & Sophomores attend the Fair to:

Ask questions about undergrad coursework and extra-curricular activities

Explore grad. school options

Build networks for the future

Introduction to Writing a Cover Letter

Wednesday, October 9, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
 Student Activities Building - The Career Center Program Room

This fun, interactive workshop is for students who are new to presenting their experience in a cover letter. We will touch on cover letter basics, like formatting, but will mainly be focusing on how to develop a cover letter that reflects your story.

***Please bring a position description for either a job, internship, or campus opportunity you are currently applying for.

Register on the Career Center Connector.

Global Environmental Careers

Friday, October 11, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
1040 Dana Building (School of Natural Resources and Environment)

Global environmental professionals will talk about their careers and provide advice to students on preparing for successful careers working internationally and on global environmental issues. Students will have an opportunity to speak with panelists one-on-one after the panel from 12:30-1:00 p.m. This event is sponsored by the School of Natural Resources and Environment.

Career Opportunities for Foreign Language Students

Wednesday, October 2, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Mason Hall 2306

Do you love studying languages and cultures, but are you worried about your job prospects? Attend the “Career Opportunities for Language Students” panel for ideas about and resources for how you can put your interest in language to work.

Funding for Internships & Research Abroad

Wednesday, Oct 2, Noon-1:00 p.m.,
1636 School of Social Work Building

This panel will cover funding options for overseas internships and research opportunities, for both undergraduate and graduate/professional students. Representatives of several U-M funding offices will provide information, and you will be able to meet with them individually.

U.S. Job Search for International Students

Tuesday, October 8, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Rackham Graduate School - Rackham Amphitheater

Do you plan to work in the United States after finishing your degree? This program is designed to help international students maximize their chances of finding employment in this country. We'll discuss interview preparation, resume writing, cross-cultural issues, networking, and ways to identify appropriate opportunities.

We'll also provide an overview of immigration regulations pertinent to international students, and Career Center services that are available to you on this campus.

 This workshop is co-sponsored by the Career Center, Rackham Graduate School, and the International Center.

Pre-Med Club Mass Meeting

 Monday, September 30, 7:00 p.m.

The Pre-Med Club's second Mass Meeting will be held on Monday, September 30th at 7 p.m. in Forum Hall of Palmer Commons with guest speaker, Psychiatrist Dr. Michael Casher.

If you're not a member and would like to get involved, feel free to stop by or e-mail umpremed@umich.edu for more information!

Ginsberg's Student Initiative Grants

Application Deadline: Monday October 7th

Now Accepting Proposals for Ginsberg's Student Initiative Grants!

Is your student organization seeking funding for community-based service initiatives? If so, consider applying for one of Ginsberg's Student Initiative Grants! Made possible by the Ron and Eileen Weiser Fund, the Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning invites proposals from registered student organizations for projects that will advance the Center's mission and make a positive impact in the community. For more information about the grants and how to apply, please visit our website: http://ginsberg.umich.edu/serve/grants/student-initiative-grants.

Growing Allies Retreat Fall 2013

We are proud to announce the return of the Growing Allies Retreat for Fall 2013!

Growing Allies strives to build a community of social justice allies to create a safe and inclusive environment at the University of Michigan and beyond. We envision a community where allies work together and support each other.  Our retreat is one of the key places where this process begins!

Attendance to the retreat is FREE and the retreat will be held November 8th-10th at the Trotter Multicultural Center.  It is not an overnight retreat.

Participant applications are available here and are due Friday, October 18.
Facilitator applications are available here and are due Friday, October 11.

2013 U-M Social Innovation Summit - "Exploring Social Funding Models"

Friday, October 11, 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Ross School of Business

The Nonprofit and Public Management Center is convening students, faculty, and the public to discuss the changing landscape for funding social initiatives and organizations. Leaders from across sectors will present profiles on funding models for social good and debate the implications of emerging methods, with a focus on the state of Michigan.  Matt Flannery, CEO and co-founder of Kiva, will give the keynote address.

Register online; this event is free and open to the public.  Lunch is provided for those registered.

Internships with the U.S. Department of State Info Session

Tuesday, October 1, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Betty Ford Classroom, 1110 Weill Hall 

The U.S. Department of State offers over 1,000 summer internships at its embassies and missions throughout the world, at its headquarters in Washington, D.C., and at facilities in approximately 20 other cities throughout the United States. A panel of University of Michigan students will share their experiences as Department of State interns this past summer, and Diplomat in Residence Michelle Jones will review the application process for this exciting and challenging program. This program is part of the University of Michigan's International Career Pathways series and is open to all U-M students.

Volunteers Needed for Michigan Humane Society's Mega March

Sunday, October 6 and Sunday, October 13

The Michigan Humane Society is seeking volunteers for its Mega March for Animals events. For more information about the March, please visit  www.michiganhumane.org/mega. To volunteer, please contact Jamahl Scott at mhsvolunteer@michiganhumane.org.

Luce Scholars Program

Application Deadline Tuesday, October 15

The Luce Scholars Program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional internships for 18 young Americans to live and work in Asia each year.  The program's purpose is to increase awareness of Asia among future leaders in American society.

Eligibility:  Students who already have significant experience in Asia or Asian studies are NOT eligible for nomination to the Luce Scholars Program. Candidates must be American citizens who have received at least a bachelor’s degree and will be no more than 29 years old on July 1, 2014. Nominees should have a record of high achievement, outstanding leadership ability, and a clearly defined career interest with evidence of potential for professional accomplishment.  Graduating seniors, graduate and professional school students, and recent alumni are eligible.

How to Apply:  U-M students and alumni interested in applying to the Luce Scholars Program must submit a hard copy of the application documents to the U-M International Institute, 1080 South University, Suite 2660. An International Institute committee will review applications, and will invite the most promising applicants for an interview in October. The University of Michigan must nominate students for this award – applications submitted by students directly to the Luce Foundation will not be considered.  Application materials are available on our website.

For more information go to http://www.hluce.org/lsprogram.aspx

Questions? Contact Kelly Peckens (kpeckens@umich.edu; 734-764-9135).

Students Taking Action Workshop

Sunday, October 6, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Michigan League Ballroom

GET INVOLVED! Come and learn about groundbreaking and innovative ways to fight poverty and health inequities from a multidisciplinary approach!

This FREE one-day conference features an activism workshop, career panel, innovation session, and many other speakers, and showcases over 20 passionate global health and development student organizations on campus.

Interested? REGISTER HERE: http://staumich.weebly.com/register.html

Check out the website for more info! http://staumich.weebly.com/