Cultural Vistas Info Session

Thursday, November 7, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
International Center, 603 E. Madison, Room 9

Come learn about internships and fellowships in several countries, including Germany, Argentina, Spain, Chile, and Singapore.

For more information on all the internship and fellowship programs go to http://culturalvistas.org/.

Department of Afroamerican and African Studies Student-Faculty Bingo

Monday, November 4, 4:40 - 5:30 p.m.
4701 Haven Hall

Refreshments, games and an opportunity to meet DAAS faculty. Learn more about DAAS courses for Winter 2014.  Win fabulous prizes.

Business Etiquette Luncheon

Friday, November 8, Noon (Registration deadline Tuesday, November 5)
Pierpont Common’s Boulevard Room

 The tickets cost $15 per guest and will provide a four course meal and formal dining lesson from dining expert Keith Soster, University Unions Food Services Director. Ticket registration is online, and the deadline to register is Tuesday, November 5th. More information can be found by visiting https://campusinvolvement.umich.edu/article/business-etiquette-luncheon.

Movember: Men's Mental Health Campaign

Men have a higher likelihood of dying by suicide, engaging in substance abuse, not utilizing mental health services, experiencing more intensive mental health issues, and are less likely to ask for support when experiencing difficult health issues. This monthly series of events are designed to both raise awareness and reduce stigma around mental health concerns.

List of Upcoming Events:

  • November 4th – Movember Launch Party - 12:00 - 4:00 PM - Ground Floor of the Michigan Union
  • November 7th –  SAPAC Men’s Movie - TBA
  • November 12th - Movember Yoga: Men's Only Yoga Class - 12:00 - 1:00 PM - CCRB 3275
  • November 13th - Mustaches in Recovery: Substance Abuse Discussion Panel - 5:30 - 7:00 PM - UHS 4th Floor Room 1.
  • November 14th – Hail to the Mustache: Men's Health Fair – 12:00 - 2:00 PM - The Diag
  • November 18th – TRANSforming Masculinity Event – TransMen Panel/Discussion – 12:00 - 1:30 PMCSG Chamber
  • November 19th – Movember at the Movies: American History X screening followed by Gender/Racism Discussion. 6:30 – 9:30 PM; Angel Hall Auditorium A
  • November 21st – Dare to Dream: Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse Movie/Discussion – 7:30 – 9:30 PM - Kraus Auditorium Natural Science Building
  • November 23rd – Beard Off Basketball Tournament - TB

University of Detroit Mercy Law Luncheon and Information Session

Wednesday, November 6, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Michigan Union Welker Room

Meet one-on-one with Interim Dean and Associate Professor of Law, Troy Harris, Ms. Kimbely Jones, Director of Admissions and Ms. Barbara Stockwell-Buslepp, Admission Specialist from the University of Detroit Mmercy School of Law, at the University of Michigan for a luncheon and presentation on UDM Law.

Please RSVP to Ms. Stockwell-Buslepp at  buslepba@udmercy.edu.

For more information on Admissions, Finanacial Aid, Scholarships, Open House Dates and Mock Class Days contact the UDM Law Admissions Office at 313-596-0624.

Donate for Blood Battle

November 4 - November 27

Come out and donate blood at locations across campus between November 4th and November 27th. This will be the 32nd annual competition with Ohio State, and Michigan has come out victorious in four out of the last five years. Bleed Maize and Blue to Beat OSU! Help us out with our efforts to both increase and reinforce the safety of the blood supply.

To make an appointment, go to redcrossblood.org, and enter the sponsor code "goblue".

Henderson House: affordable housing for the 2013-2014 school year

Looking for affordable housing for the 2013-2014 school year?

Join us at Henderson House, the University’s all female co-op! Henderson House is a great place to live for female students who would like a little bit of independence from the traditional Residence Halls but would still like the benefits of being a part of University Housing.

If you are interested please contact the Henderson House Resident Director at hendersonhouseRD@umich.edu.

Careers in Public Relations: Cohn & Wolfe Information Session

Friday, November 8, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Career Center Program Room, Student Activities Building

Chaz Cox, Senior Account Manager for Cohn & Wolfe will be hosting an information session for students interested in learning more about the firm and careers in Public Relations.

C&W Background
Cohn & Wolfe is a global communications agency dedicated to creating, building and energizing brands. With a blend of purpose-driven creativity, brand marketing acumen and digital media prowess, C&W delivers programming that creates powerful connections between people and products. For every client challenge, we customize teams to best deliver success. We create programs that are pitch-perfect, eliciting each brand’s mission and charm.

Exploring Academic Majors

Friday, November 8, 12:00 - 12:40 p.m.
Student Activities Building - The Career Center

This is a discussion for freshmen and sophomores who are in the process of exploring majors.

Facilitated by a seasoned Career Center coach, students will discuss their interests, ideas about different major options, ways of exploring, and concerns related to academic majors.

This lively discussion will take place at the Career Center.

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

University of Michigan Biological Station Open House

Tuesday, November 5, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
1046 Dana Building

Come learn how your spring or summer session at the Biological Station can:

  • provide you with research experience
  • fulfill LSA and departmental requirements (including Humanities and Natural Science distribution, and ULWR)
  • introduce you to lifelong mentors and friends

Biological Station staff and alumni will be on hand to talk about classes, camp life and more.  BAGELS WILL BE PROVIDED.

Career Center Immersion at the Van Andel Institute and Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids

Friday, November 22, leaving campus at 7:30 a.m.
Applications are due November 10
Apply at your Career Center Connector

Are you interested in a career in HEALTH, RESEARCH and the BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES?
Consider applying for the VAI/Spectrum Immersion in Grand Rapids!

The Van Andel Institute and Spectrum Health have graciously offered to host a small group of UM students to visit their labs and buildings. At VAI, students will have the chance to tour their demonstration lab, hear some key speakers, and learn about undergraduate research opportunities in the biomedical field, and enjoy lunch. Spectrum Health will be showcasing careers within a hospital environment on both the provider and administrator side.

This will be an all day event, on Friday, November 22. Transportation will be provided and will be leaving around 7:30 a.m.

UHS Zombie Nightmare Open House

Tuesday, October 29, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
UHS, 207 Fletcher

Join us for treats, tours and prizes at our zombie survival open house!

Zombie wound care, Flu shots (first 20 people FREE!), Candy, caramel apples, crafts, Zombie photo booth, Health screenings and more.

Hangout with HI: A Day for Prospective Students

Friday, November 1, 1:00-5:00 p.m.
U-M School of Information & School of Public Health

The program is a unique collaboration between the School of Information and School of Public Health that prepares leaders and innovators who will revolutionize the ways we leverage information and information tools to promote better health and improve health care.

Sessions will include informative and interactive presentations regarding the academic program, internship and career services, and application and admission processes. We will also provide opportunities to ask questions of faculty, current students, and career development staff.

There is no cost to attend Hangout with HI, but we do require an RSVP. Please take a few minutes to complete our online registration form.

Please contact us at hi.inquiries@umich.edu if you have any questions about this event or the MHI program.

Small group discussion: How to pick a major that will stand out to employers

Tuesday, October 29, 12:00 - 12:40 p.m.
Student Activities Building - The Career Center

Tuesday, October 29, 7:00 - 7:40 p.m.
Off Campus Location - Google+ Hangout

Bring your specific questions about how to pick a major that will stand out to employers to a small group of your peers and a seasoned Career Center coach. 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 10/29 at 7pm.

Register through your Career Center Connector account.

Google Immersion Excursion

Friday, November 15, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 (not including travel time)
Applications due October 31. Apply through the Career Center Connector.

You might use Google just about every day to conduct a search, but have you ever wondered what it would be like to work there?

Google-Ann Arbor, home to the Adwords Division (online advertising support, account management, and sales) is opening it's doors to Michigan students to give them a behind-the-scenes look at their office.

Participants will enjoy breakfast, an office tour, fun hands-on activities, and a chance to meet Google staff members (many Michigan alums among them!)

Students from all majors and class levels are encouraged to apply!

Apply through the Career Center Connector.

Bachelor of Science in Information Information sessions

November 21, 2013: 6:30-7:30pm
   Register for this session
December 11, 2013: 12:00-1:00pm
   Register for this session

Both sessions held  in 2185 North Quad

Before applying, current University of Michigan undergraduate students should attend a BSI information session to learn more about the application process and degree program.

Strategies for Success: Learning From Your First Exam

Wednesday, October 30, 4:00 p.m.
1469 Mason Hall

How did you do on your first exams?  Were you surprised by your performance?  Did you feel like your grade does not accurately reflect what you know?  Wondering where to go from here to be better prepared for the next exam?

In this Strategies for Success workshop we will learn how to learn from your exams.  What can you learn from the questions you got wrong?  What can you discover about your test-taking skills from previous exams?  What can you learn to help you be better prepared for the next exam?

Bring copies of your first exams if possible.

Build Your Community: Introduction to LinkedIn

Monday, October 30, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Student Activities Building - The Career Center Program Room

Did you know you can use LinkedIn to explore career options, learn about how your major might translate to a job, locate alum, connect with people you know? Many people think of LinkedIn as a professional Facebook, but there are so many other unique reasons why a college student would want to use LinkedIn.

This workshop will introduce participants to tips and tricks for using LinkedIn, how to do some of the things people don't often think of when they first hear of LinkedIn, and how to reach out to Michigan alum.

Even if you've never heard of Linkedin, still come!

To register log in to your Career Center Connector account.