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Next Week in Career Services, March 2nd


1. Upcoming Workshop
2. Employer Info Sessions
3. Summer Internships
4. Grad Week
5. Political Leadership
6. Congressional Budget Office Internship
7. Hot Jobs
8. Job Fair Tip

1. Upcoming Workshop
Finding an Internship
March 2, Monday 5:30 - 7 p.m. SUB I, Room 348

For a complete list of workshops and events visit our calendar.
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2. Employer Information Sessions

Find out more about working for these organizations at these employer 
information sessions:

The Fund for the Public Interest
March 2, Monday 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. & 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. SUB I, Room 348
March 3, Tuesday 10 - 11 a.m. & 4 - 5 p.m.

Direct Action and Research Training (DART) Center
March 5, Thursday 1 - 2:30 p.m. SUB I, Room 348
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3. Available: 13 full-time summer internships with Fedbid!
Meet Monday, March 2 in SUB I, Room 348 from 12 - 1 p.m. to find out more 
about being a Market Specialist Intern with Fedbid.

What is FedBid?

* The Buyer-Driven Online Marketplace where your tax dollars buy the 
things that keep our government running, from laptops and nuclear 
detection devices to catfish, clothing and nearly anything else you can 
* A dynamic tool used by buyers to post what they need and by sellers to 
submit multiple real-time bids that drive costs down and save time and 
money - as in hundreds of millions of tax dollars every year!
* A fast-paced company that demands grace under pressure and rewards those 
who can plan for, and react quickly and resourcefully to, any challenge.
* A team focused on superior performance in a working environment that is 
uniquely challenging, sometimes tiring, but always fun and fulfilling.

Could You Be a Market Specialist Intern at FedBid? Yes, if you have these 

* Creativity, energy and drive
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to work in a dynamic environment
* Efficient within constrictive timelines
* Learn quickly and multi-task
* Skilled in creative problem solving
* Detail-oriented and organized
* Team-oriented and constructive
* Skilled in online research

Please RSVP by Friday, February 27.
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4. May and August Graduates

Mason is working to improve your Grad Week experience. Please take a few 
moments to let us know your preferences for activities during Grad Week by 
taking this 18-question survey.
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5. Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership

Deadline: Monday, March 2
Are you interested in politics? Do you plan to run for political office 
one day?
Do you want to have a better understanding of state and local government?
Are you looking for something productive to do with your summer?

If yes then take 30 minutes to apply to the Sorensen Institute for 
Political Leadership at the University of Virginia. This program will give 
you the opportunity to
 Meet with legislators, lobbyists and top policy makers
 Learn how to lobby for issues you care about
 Develop media relations and campaign skills
 Earn up to 6 credits from UVA for the program
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6. Congressional Budget Office Summer Internship

Deadline: March 2

CBO provides the Congress with the objective, timely and nonpartisan 
analyses needed for economic and budgetary decisions. Interns contribute 
to CBO's work in program areas such as budget and tax policy, health care, 
national defense, the environment, education, retirement and other income 
assistance, regulation and public investment.

Summer internships typically last 10 weeks and include compensation based 
on academic level and work experience.
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7. Hot Jobs
Resume Submission Deadline: March 11

Employer: U.S. Census Bureau
Positions: Geographer/Cartographer
IT Specialist

Employer: Allion Science & Technology Corporation
Position: Software Design Engineer

Employer: Sage Point Financial
Position: Account Executive/Stockbroker Trainee

For full position descriptions and instructions on how to apply log on to 
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8. Job Fair Tip: Dress Professionally
Get ready for this semester's Internship & Job Fair on March 18 & 19 by 
picking out your outfit now. Not sure what to wear? Get some tips on 
dressing for success.

Internship & Job Fair
March 18 &19
JC, Dewberry Hall
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Career Services ... Connecting to Your Future
SUB I, Room 348     703-993-2370