The Career Center's Winter Career Expo

Wednesday, January 22, 2:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Michigan Union - Second Floor

What to Expect - 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? Almost half of Expo organizations feature internships.

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

Service in the City: Explore Immersion Programs in Detroit and D.C.

Thursday, January 23
4:30 - 5:00 p.m. Meet and Greet with Students & Staff
5:15 - 6:00 p.m. Presentation and Student Panel
Vandenberg Room, Michigan League

Explore three immersion programs that provide you the opportunity to learn from real world experience, engage your in-class learning in hands-on ways, and live in one of two great American metros.

Michigan in Washington admits 45-50 undergraduates from all majors to spend Fall or Winter semesters in DC.  Students combine coursework with an internship to earn a full semester of credits.  Application deadline is January 31 for Fall 2014, Winter 2015, and Fall 2015.

Semester in Detroit is an urban studies program open to all majors where student live in midtown Detroit, intern with local nonprofits and business, and earn 7-16 credits taking classes at the Detroit Center.  Apply by February 14 for Spring 2014 or Winter 2015.

Public Service Intern Program is a co-curricular program which assists undergraduates form all academic departments in securing summer internships in Washington D.C.

The Savvy Seeker: Strategic Internship Searching

Monday, January 13, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Monday, January 27, 6:30  - 7:30 p.m.
Career Center Program Room, Student Activities Building

Are your friends, advisors, or family members telling you to secure an internship, but you're not really sure what all the hype is about? Perhaps you have considered an internship but are not sure where to find one.

Whether you know exactly what you are looking for or you've just started considering an internship, this workshop is for you! Participants will discuss savvy and strategic ways to move forward in an internship search.

Register through Career Center Connector today and you will be one step closer to making the most of your internship search.

Bachelor of Science in Information Information Sessions

Thursday, January 16, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 23, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

I wanted to send a quick reminder as we get closer to the BSI application deadline that there are TWO MORE information sessions offered before the February 1st deadline.

Please visit the UMSI website to register for an information session if you have not yet attended one.

Ginsberg Center's Winter Literacy Volunteer Opportunities

The Ginsberg Center’s mission is to engage students, faculty and community members in learning together through community service and civic engagement in a diverse, democratic society.  By developing a common agenda around reading, the Ginsberg Center seeks to improve literacy outcomes for youth.

We are currently recruiting volunteers for the Winter semester (1/27 - 4/4).  In addition to a weekly volunteer commitment, volunteers will need to complete a background check, attend a training and participate in team meetings.

Resume Review Nights at the Career Center

Tuesday, January 14, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 15, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 16, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, January 21, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
All session at the Career Center in the Student Activities Building

Polishing your resume for Winter Expo? Getting your resume ready for your job or internship search? Schedule an appointment for our Resume Review Nights, and have your resume critiqued by a Career Center staff member or a Guest Employer.

Can't make our evening hours? No problem, simply schedule an appointment during the day for a resume review!

Sign up for an appointment at: http://careercenter.umich.edu/contact/makeappointment under ""Resume Review Nights."

Central Intelligence Agency Information Session

Thursday, January 23, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Presentation.  4:30-5:30 Information Booth
Vandenberg Room, Michigan League

Information on undergraduate internships, co-oop programs, and careers.

Call for Proposals – Davis Projects for Peace

Application deadline is January 27, 2014

The Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning is pleased to announce the Davis Projects for Peace initiative for 2014. The Davis Projects for Peace were made possible by Kathryn Davis, an accomplished internationalist and philanthropist who was committed to providing the resources to the actionable project ideas of today's student leaders.

Projects for Peace are summer-long projects designed and implemented by undergraduate students passionate about peace in their communities and around the globe. The initiative hopes to prepare students as ethical global leaders by providing the resources to execute innovative grassroots project ideas. These projects, as defined by students, creatively address worldwide peace efforts providing sustainable solutions to contemporary society.

Any undergraduate student (including current seniors) and any recognized student organization at UM may submit a proposal.

The selected project proposal will be funded at $10,000 and implemented during summer of 2014.

For more information, and to find an application, see Davis Projects for Peace Grant information on the Ginsberg website.

Additional questions, please contact projectsforpeace@umich.edu.

Study Abroad: Spanish for Health Care Professionals in Oaxaca, Mexico

Application deadline January 24.  Apply on M-Compass.

Program dates: May 9 – June 21, 2014
Based at the Instituto Cultural de Oaxaca (ICO) in the beautiful old colonial city of Oaxaca (wah-HAH-kah), capital of the state of Oaxaca de Juárez in southern Mexico.
  • 6 weeks of intensive language instruction
  • Intermediate through advanced Spanish; approved for transfer credit by the U-M Spanish Department**
  • Homestays with local families
  • Volunteer placements with local hospitals, clinics and social service agencies
  • Affordable program fee of $1800 [airfare not included]
  • All undergraduates encouraged to apply
For more information, see the program listing in M-Compass, or email Dr. Leslie Davis at serapion@umich.edu.

**The UMSN Spanish Language for Health Care Professionals program in Oaxaca, Mexico has now been approved by the U-M Spanish Department for transfer credit at the intermediate and advanced levels. This credit can be applied to requirements for the Spanish major or minor.