True LIfe: I Don't Know What I'm Doing After Graduation

Friday, March 14, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Career Center, Student Activities Building

This workshop is a great opportunity to launch your career exploration journey through a guided activity led by a knowledgeable career counselor.

This is an interactive event so be ready to share and participate!

Sign up on Career Center Connector (http://careercenter.umich.edu/article/career-center-connector) to reserve your spot today!

Department of Chemistry Undergraduate Open House

Thursday, March 13, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Chemistry Building Atrium

Interested in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biomolecular Sciences, Chemical Science or an Interdisciplinary Chemical Sciences major? Stop by the Atrium in the Chemistry building to talk with your peers and advisors about the different majors the Department of Chemistry offers!

Why Study Asian Studies?

Friday, March 14, 2:30 p.m.
2022 South Thayer Building

Department advisors and representatives from each of our language programs, the Career Center, and the Center for Global and Intercultural Studies (CGIS) will be present to discuss the opportunities, both scholastically and professionally, that await students who declare a program in our department.

Sweetland Center for Writing - Minor in Writing Information Session

Tuesday, March 11, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Michigan Union, Pond Room

The Minor in Writing Info Session offers a chance for undergraduates in any major at the University of Michigan to learn more about Sweetland's Minor in Writing from faculty and students in the program. We will provide an overview of opportunities and learning outcomes, and cover the application process, courses, and program requirements. Free pizza provided.

Deadline to apply to the Minor is noon, Monday, March 24th.

For more information visit the Minor in Writing section of our website.

Are You Beginning to Consider a Career in Healthcare?

For all students beginning to consider careers in the health professions. These one-hour, drop-in sessions will begin with a short discussion of a theme relevant to those considering a career in healthcare and will be followed by a general question and answer period.

All sessions will be held in G243 Angell Hall.

Going Abroad: February 18, Tuesday 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Choosing a Health Profession that Fits You: February 24, Monday 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Factors to Consider and Steps to Take NOW if You Might Drop a Class: March 10, Monday 12:00 – 1:00 Pp.m.

Kabcenell New Europe Grants

Application Deadline is March 15 at 5:00 p.m.

The Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia (WCEE) seeks applications from U-M undergraduate students for Kabcenell New Europe Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 towards summer experiences for students to study or conduct research in the New Europe—countries that have joined or will join the European Union, with a preference for new member and candidate countries.

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in full-time undergraduate degree programs at the University of Michigan. Grants will not be considered for students graduating in the current Winter Term. Applicants for research grants may be at preliminary or more advanced stages of their research; applicants for internships should be prepared to identify the venue for their internship in a governmental agency, business, or non-governmental institution in the region. Funding is available for study abroad programs, so long as the content is relevant.

For more information and to apply go to http://www.ii.umich.edu/wcee/opportunities/studentfunding/neweurope.

Summer Grants for Research and Internships in Europe & Eurasia

Application Deadline is March 15

The Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia (WCEE) is pleased to announce the availability of grants for summer and semester-long research projects or internships for current undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

  • CREES Research, Internship, and Fellowship (CRIF) Program Grants support summer or semester-long research projects or internships at institutions in Eastern Europe or the former Soviet Union. 
  • CES Summer Research and Internship Grants support summer research or internships for projects about Europe and European integration. Funds can be used to support the University of Windsor European Union Study Abroad Program.
  • New Europe Initiative Grants provide $1,000 to $5,000 for summer experiences to study or conduct research in the countries that have recently joined or will join the European Union—the New Europe. UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS ONLY
  • Copernicus Summer Grants support summer or semester-long research projects focused on Poland.
  • Konopka Endowment Grants support summer or semester-long research projects focused on Poland.
  • Ukrainian Research Grants of up to $1000 are available for summer or semester-long research projects focused on Ukraine.
For more information and to apply go to http://www.ii.umich.edu/wcee/opportunities/studentfunding.

Pre-health 201

February 10, Monday 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. in G243 Angell Hall
March 13, Thursday 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. in G243 Angell Hall

These one-session workshops are intended for students in their second year of pre-health studies and beyond and are open to all students enrolled in any College of the University. These sessions are designed to help you reflect on your activities, curricular choices, and goals as a healthcare professional, in preparation for making well-considered and well-expressed applications.

MSU College of Human Medicine Spring Pre-Medical Event

Friday, March 14, 12:30 - 4:15 p.m.
Secchia Center – Grand Rapids, MI

This event is free, and individuals may register at the following link: http://mdadmissions.msu.edu/events/events_premed.php.

Registration is limited to 130 participants on a first come, first serve basis.

The agenda for this event is, as follows:

Spring 2014 Premedical Event
Secchia Center – Grand Rapids, MI
Friday, March 14th 
12:30 pm to 4:15 pm
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Secchia Center Main Lobby

The Makings of a Great Applicant to MSU CHM
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Dr. Joel Maurer, Assistant Dean, Admissions

Writing an Effective Personal Statement
1:45 pm – 2:15 pm
Brian Ulrich, Admissions Counselor

Student Panel
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm
Current CHM Students

Tour of Secchia Center
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
CHM Student Tour Guides

Opportunity for Individual Discussion
Dr. Joel Maurer, Assistant Dean, Admissions
Jay Bryde, Admissions Officer
Elizabeth Lyons, Admissions Counselor
Brian Ulrich, Admissions Counselor 

SACAPALOOZA! Screen Arts & Cultures Information Event

Friday, March 14, 1:00-3:00 p.m
Studio A, 1440 North Quad

Screen Arts & Cultures winter declaration and information event

  • Declare the SAC major or Global Media Studies minor!
  • Meet fellow students and SAC faculty!
  • Film and Video Student Association (FVSA) presentation!
  • Do your senior audit!
  • Free food!

Introduction to the German Major/Minor

Tuesday, March 11, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 12, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Conference Room-MLB 3308

This event is geared towards undeclared students, who may have questions about the requirements for a German major or minor, about career choices that recent alums have done, about courses that we offer next semester (including upper-level courses taught in English that fulfill distribution requirements), about study-abroad or internship-abroad programs that help you expedite the process of completing requirements for German.

If you have questions, please contact Kalli Federhofer (kallimz@umich.edu, MLB 3422) or Andrew Mills (ajmills@umich.edu, MLB 3122).

"Gearing up to Apply" - Should I take a Gap Year?

Wednesday, March 12, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 13, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Career Center Program Room, Student Activities Building

This session is a part of the "Gearing up to Apply" series of "March MEDness" and will be focusing on what it would look like to take a gap year.

Maybe you have thought about taking some time off before med school but aren't sure of what you would want to do or if it's a good idea or perhaps you have some areas of your application that you think you may want to address.

If that's the case, then you can come check out this session and hear from an advisor on options and benefits of taking a year or two between now and med school.

Explore Your Interests! with the Career Cneter

Tuesday, March 13, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Career Center Program Room, Student Activities Building

Whether you feel like you have too many interests or none at all, this workshop is a great start for any student who might be trying to clarify and focus their interests.

Through a guided activity led by one of our knowledgeable career advisors, participants will clarify their interests and learn how to start exploring careers related to those interests.

Register through Career Center Connector today!  Log in, click "Workshops and Employer Events," click "Workshops, " find the workshop you are interested in attending and RSVP.

Career Awareness: Alternative Careers for Science and Math Disciplines

Wednesday, March 12, 3:00 p.m.
Rackham Graduate School, Common Room

Are you curious about what career opportunities exist outside of a traditional academic environment for science and technology disciplines? Have you wondered what skills employers within industry seek and how someone with your academic background might fit? This interactive workshop will assist as you explore your story and begin thinking about how to expand your professional community. We will discuss fundamental differences between academic and industry culture and how to identify and effectively market your transferrable skills outside an academic setting. This session is co-sponsored by Rackham and The Career Center. Pre-registration required at https://secure.rackham.umich.edu/Events/wssel.php.

Successful Internships Panel and Discussion

Tuesday, March 11, 6:00 p.m.
Career Center Program Room, Student Activities Building

Hear from a diverse panel of students with internship experience in marketing, advertising, health, human resources, public service, mortgage/finance, policy, and education.

This is an opportunity to explore your interests, get tips on how to find and land your dream internship, gain insight into what employers look for in candidates, and learn more about the world of internships.

PRIOR REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. RSVP through Career Center Connector today.