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Global Health & Development Work | Pre-Departure Workshop

Monday, March 24, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Michigan League, Hussey Room

A session for student organizations and individual students who plan to travel/volunteer/intern/work abroad this summer in a global health & development capacity.

How do you prepare for a healthy and safe experience abroad?

What do you need to know about ethics and patient safety in a global context?

**Snacks will be provided!**

Career Center Twitter Chat with Employers

This February The Career Center is launching a new initiative that will allow you to:
  1. Get valuable tips on standing out in your job/internship search
  2. Speak to and ask employers questions directly
  3. Potentially win cool prizes just by participating.
On select weeks, one pre-selected organization will lead out a live Twitter chat using the hashtag #EmployerBuzz. It is a 2-day process that starts on Monday mornings and ends on Tuesday evenings.

Be sure to follow @TheEmployerBuzz twitter handle because we'll be sharing clues about the organization's workplace, culture, hiring practices, day in the life, and sample job titles throughout the day on those pre-selected Mondays.

Send us a tweet telling us who you think the Employer of the Week is using the hashtag #MysteryMonday and you'll be entered into our drawing. Each week three randomly selected students from the University of Michigan will be chosen to receive an iTunes gift card.

Monday evening we'll reveal who our Twitter Employer of the Week is. The following Tuesday will then be used to engage in a live chat with that employer.

Check out the Career Center site for details.

Becoming an Ally: The Basics of Understanding Diversity

Sunday, March 30, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Couzens Multipurpose Room

Are you interested in creating a safer and more inclusive environment for University of Michigan students and beyond? Interested in social justice and want to learn more about how you can make a difference? If so, the Residence Hall Association’s Committee for a Diverse and Welcoming Community wants to welcome you to their Ally Workshop on March 30th where you can learn the basics of becoming an ally to others in your community.Everyone is welcome. You don’t have to belong to any group in particular to make a difference in your community. Register here if you want to learn how to become an awesome ally!

PiTE Pizza with the Professors

Tuesday, March 25, 5:00 - 6:00 p,m,
Dana Building Commons


  • Preview Fall 2014 ENVIRON classes and more
  • Meet PiTE Professors
  • Ask questions
  • Eat free Pizza
  • Zero Waste Event

"DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE?" CULTURAL APPROPRIATION EVENT

Wednesday, March 26, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Educational Conference Center, School of Social Work 

The CASC Student Board is hosting a dialogue event centered around cultural appropriation on campus. With recent incidents of cultural appropriation on our own campus, the CASC Student Board invites students to a night of learning and sharing. Students interested in the campus climate, learning more about cultural appropriation, or sharing their story are invited to attend.

CASC Mass MAeeting

Tuesday, March 25, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. 
Room 3816, School of Social Work

Interested in minoring in Community Action and Social Change? Come to our upcoming mass meeting. This is a great opportunity for interested students to learn more about the minor, meet current students and alumni, and declare!  Pizza will be provided!

Nam Center for Korean Studies Research Fellowships

Application Deadline is March 25

The Nam Center for Korean Studies provides research fellowships for U-M students conducting research related to Korean studies. These fellowships may be used for research-related travel to Korea, research travel to domestic archives, libraries, and museums, expenses for data gathering, participation in academic workshops and meetings, or any other research-related expenses.

For more information and to apply go to http://www.ii.umich.edu/ncks/academics/fellowshipsgrants/namcenterresearchfellowships.

Procrastination: CAPS Common Concerns Meeting

Wednesday, March 26, 4:15 - 5:00 p.m.
CAPS Annex, Michigan Union

This series is for anyone dealing with performance issues academically or in other parts of your life (job interviews, athletics, etc.). Each of the rotating topics are highly relevant to achieving optimal performance inside and outside of the classroom.

Procrastination- Procrastination is a common problem for college students. It can compromise academic performance and increase stress and anxiety. This workshop will help students to identify causes of procrastination and develop strategies for getting started!

"Gearing up to Apply" - Planning For Your Written Presentation: Personal Statement and Activities Descriptions

Thursday, March 13, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 27, 11:00 - 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Career Center, Student Activities Building


This session is a part of "March MEDness" and will focus primarily on the written portion of the application.

We will talk about the "Activities Section" of the AMCAS as well as the Personal Statement and how to best prepare and be effective in articulating your experiences confidently to the admissions committee.

Psychology Research Connections Fair

Wednesday, March 26, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
East Hall Psychology Atrium

The Psychology Research Forum is brought to you by the Psych SAA Office, and UPS.  It is a way for students to connect with faculty and labs in the Psychology Department.

Your Skills and Strengths! from the Career Center

Tuesday, March 25, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Career Center program Room, Student Activities Building

Through a guided activity led by one of our knowledgeable career advisors, workshop participants will clarify their skills and strengths.

This workshop will help participants better understand what they might add to a company or organization and also how to articulate their worth to a prospective employer.

Register through Career Center Connector today!

UM School of Dentistry Dental Career Annual Open House

Saturday, March 29, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Kellogg Auditorium, Room G005



AGENDA:

9:00-9:30 a.m. Dental Preparation and Curriculum

9:30-9:45 a.m. Cost of Dental Education

9:45-10:45 a.m. Presentation on Dental Careers

10:45-11:00 a.m. Q&A

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tours/Information Stations

SeAH-Haiam Arts and Sciences Scholarship

Application Deadline is March 25

The SeAH Haiam Arts and Sciences Scholarship provides two to three awards of varying amounts to support undergraduate and graduate students' research travel, research work, fieldwork, or attendance at an academic conference related to Korean Studies, which will be used to support academic pursuits. The funding maximum is $2,500.

Eligibility

  • Students may be undergraduate or graduate students.
  • Research should be focused on Korean studies.

LSA Second Annual Translate-a-thon 2014

Friday-Sunday, March 28-30
Language Resource Center, 1500 North Quad


The Translate-a-thon is a short, intense, community-driven event when volunteers interested in translation come together to translate! We have collected videos, websites, and print from museums, non-profits, and university organizations… or bring your own project! You can work in teams or on your own.

Why participate?

Because. . .
* you love to translate
* you want practical experience in translation
* you want to volunteer your linguistic talents to community service
* you want to network with other up-and-coming, and established translators
* or you want the opportunity to have your translation used by the organizations involved!

True LIfe: I Don't Know What I'm Doing This Summer

Friday, March 28, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Career Center, Student Activities Building

So you want to have a meaningful summer but don't know what to do?

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 to reserve your spot today!


Communication Studies Alumni Connection

Friday, March 28, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Alumni Center Founders Room

Each spring we host an alumni panel event to bring back Comm Studies alums working in the media/communication fields.  The event will include panel presentations, a networking lunch with our alumni and a question & answer session following lunch.  Again this year we will raffle off the opportunity for several lucky students to participate in a one-on-one mentoring session with the alumni panelist of their choice!

Alumni Connection
Friday, March 28, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Alumni Center Founders Room
200 Fletcher Street

2014 Panelists:
Sarah Kossek, class of 2010, Media Associate, GolinHarris (PR), Chicago.
Brittney Miller, class of 2011, Communication Manager, Leo Burnett (Advertising), Chicago.
Hayley Saltzman, class of 2011, Social Media Editor, Bustle.com, New York.
Rachel Segal, class of 2012, Executive Producer Assistant, IMG Productions, New York.
Christine Simeone, class of 1989, Executive Vice President, Lois Paul and Partner (PR), Boston.
Margaret Low Smith, class of 1980, Senior Vice President for News, NPR, Washington, DC.

This is a great career exploration event for everyone!  It's free to students but space is limited so I encourage you to sign up as soon as possible.  Dress for this event is business casual.  Students who have classes may leave the event and return, however the more time you spend at the event the more great networking you'll receive!

RSVP by March 25, 2014 at: http://bit.ly/1hqmYY6 .

English Department Declare-a-thon and Pizza w/Profs

English Declare-A-Thon
Friday, March 21, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., 3200 Angell Hall (the English Department)
Walk-in with no appointment and declare your major--and get a free t-shirt to celebrate

Pizza with the English Profs
Wednesday, March 26th, 4pm 3222 Angell Hall
Interested in English? Come meet the professors & hear them talk about a variety of subjects (Women's Rights, American Comic Fiction, and more!)
Peer advisors will be available to answer questions if you have any--or just come for a slice!

Opportunities to Join the Kite Network

Support your peers through loss and grief:

The kite network (tkn) is a non-profit organization located in Ann Arbor and offers unique one-to-one grief support to adults, free-of charge, in greater Washtenaw County and neighboring areas.  We offer the promise of Hope and Healing in the face of Despair.

tkn offers opportunities for members of the University community to join the organization as volunteers and for students to join as volunteers or interns. Volunteers can assist in a variety of ways including in the planning of their upcoming 5K, to be trained in grief support and assist with intake. Interns are needed to keep the organization running smoothly and  help fulfill their mission. More details on these opportunities below:

Grief is an experience that everyone encounters sometime in his or her life.  Many people often struggle to adjust and navigate through a new life after the loss of a loved one.  tkn is dedicated to fulfilling it’s Vision to LIFT the spirits and lives of those struggling with grief – Provide LOVE and Support - Help each person LIVE a full life after loss.  tkn  supports all types of loss."

The organization has grown markedly since it’s founding in 2010, and is in need of administrative assistance to support staff and volunteers as they provide peer-to-peer grief counseling services to a growing demand.   Additionally, tkn is seeking individuals willing to help in a variety of service and development aspects of ongoing operations.  This is a valuable opportunity to participate in the continued growth and refinement of a respected and necessary service organization in Ann Arbor.

For more information about volunteer opportunities or our Grief Support Services, check out:  www.thekitenetwork.org, or e-mail us at: getconnected@thekitenetwork.org.

"Gearing up to Apply" - Preparing for Medical School Interviews

Friday, March 21, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 26, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Career Center, Student Activities Building

This session is a part of the "Gearing Up to Apply" series and will focus on how to prepare for medical school interviews.

Whether you have had an interview for something before or are a seasoned vet, we will be talking about the specifics of how to prepare for a medical school interview, ways to stand out, and an opportunity to ask questions that might be on your mind as well.