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"Stephanie A. Barnett" <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 11 May 2010 09:02:08 -0400
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This Week in Career Services, May 10th


1. Internship opportunities
2. It's time for Career Launch!
3. Keep America Working Career Fair
4. Should I take the first job I'm offered?

1. Internship opportunities
Log in to PatriotJobWeb to apply to these and other internship opportunities.

McGuire Global Recruitment
Position: Accounting Intern

DCS Corporation
Position: Communications Intern

Boat People SOS - National Headquarters
Position: Community Outreach & Event Planner Intern

America Online (AOL)
Position: Technology Intern (Toolbars)
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2. It's time for Career Launch!
About to graduate? Need help searching for jobs or interested in getting a co-
op for the fall?

Check out these "how to" workshops! Join us for one or all of the sessions. 
Registration is not required. All students are welcome.

Thursday, May 20
SUB I, Rooms A & B

9:15 - 10:45 a.m. Behavioral Interviewing
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. How to Research & Talk to Employers
12:30 - 1:15 p.m. Networking with Employers over Lunch
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Salary Negotiation (with SOM Professor Matt Cronin)
2:45 - 4:15 p.m. Resume & Cover Letter Writing (with an employer from 
Dominion Power)

See the Career Services calendar for more info.
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3. Keep America Working Career Fair
Tuesday, May 11
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Ernst Community Cultural Center at Northern Virginia Community College's 
Annandale campus

Both private and federal employers will participate, meeting with potential 
applicants and discussing hiring opportunities. Workshops and seminars focusing 
on job skills will be held on site and experts from area non-profits will be 
available to discuss resources and answer questions for those dealing with 
long-term unemployment.

The event is sponsored by and Senator Mark Warner will serve as 
honorary co-host. Representatives from Senator Warner's office will be on hand 
to speak with Virginians about constituent service issues and answer specific 

This event is free of charge. Register today.
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4. Should I take the first job I'm offered in a bad economy?

by Gina Chung on

This no time to be cavalier about job offers. However, you should be thoughtful 
about whether or not this is the right company and opportunity for you. In this 
market jobs can be lost as quickly as they come. You need to be as cautious 
when choosing a job as employers are in choosing you. Read on...
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Career Services ... Connecting to Your Future
SUB I, Room 348     703-993-2370