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"Stephanie A. Barnett" <[log in to unmask]>
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Next Week in Career Services, September 7th


1. Upcoming events
2. Interview Practice with Employers
3. OCI: Featured Positions
4. NEW walk-in hours
5. Registering for classes?
6. Conference for Students Interested in Law School
7. FBI Info Session & Internship

1. Upcoming events
Workshop: Finding Internships & Other Career-Related Experiences
Sept 8, Tuesday 5 - 6 p.m. SUB I, Room 348

Federal Government Job & Internship Student Panel
Interested in working for the federal government? Come hear Mason students
and alumni speak about their experiences working in a wide range of federal
Sept 9, Wednesday 5:30 - 7 p.m. JC, Room G

Behavioral Interviewing
Sept 10, Thursday 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. Interview Practice with Employers
To land a job you have to answer some tough questions. Improve your
interviewing skills by practicing with employers visiting campus from local

To set up an appointment, log in to PatriotJobWeb and click on "Campus
Interviews I Qualify For." Call 703-993-2370 for more info.

Upcoming interview dates:
Tuesday, September 15
Friday, September 25
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3. On-campus Interviews: Featured Positions
Employer: U.S. Air Force Palace Acquire Program
Position: Engineers, Architects, Community Planners & Realty Specialists

Employer: AXA Advisors
Position: Financial Advisor

Employer: Booz Allen Hamilton
Position: Technical Consultant

Learn more about on-campus interviewing.
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4. NEW walk-in hours

Stop by for a short visit with a career counselor. Walk-ins are done on a
first come, first served basis. Examples of walk-in topics:
Resume or cover letter critiques
Quick questions on job or internship searches, interviewing or networking
Using PatriotJobWeb, including questions on how to set up a search agent

Walk-in Schedule
Mondays 2 - 4 pm
Tuesdays 10 am - noon (and 4:30 - 6:30 pm when classes are in session)
Wednesdays 2 - 4 pm
Thursdays 2 - 4 pm
Fridays 10 am - noon
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5. Registering for classes? Try UNIV 200.

UNIV 200: Major Career Decisions
A course designed to help you choose a major or a career

Contact Virginia Wheeler for details.
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6. Conference for Students Interested in Law School
The Virginia State Bar - Young Lawyers Conference will once again host the
Southern Virginia Minority Pre-Law Conference at Washington & Lee
University School of Law on Saturday, September 12.

The conference will focus on the law school application process, the LSAT,
the realities of being a law student and numerous career opportunities in

Attending students will:
Hear directly from Admissions personnel who review applications
Understand the LSAT and what it takes to get a good score
Participate in our mock law class
Learn about the different career options in the legal field

Register today. Call Lindsey Waters at 540-983-9376 or Christen Church at
540-983-9390 with questions.
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7. FBI Info Session & Internship
Find out more about working for the FBI at this employer information
Thursday, September 10 12 - 1:30 p.m. SUB I, Room 348

The FBI Washington Field Office Volunteer Internship Program

What would it be like to work with the premier law enforcement agency in
the country? To learn about advanced FBI technologies, methodologies,
intelligence gathering and beyond? How far, and in what directions, could
your talents and interests take you? Now you can learn the answers to these
questions and gain an exclusive insight into a career of a lifetime, by
applying to the FBI's Washington Field Office Volunteer Internship Program.

To apply: U.S. citizenship is required. Postmark your application package
by Monday, September 28. A full application package contains the following:

FBI 646C Preliminary Application
Volunteer Internship Program Academic Certification Form
Federal Bureau of Investigation Institute Internship Placement Agreement
Waiver of Compensation Form
Personal Resume
Transcripts: may be non-official
Statement of Interest: a 500 word essay expressing student's interest in
the program
One Passport-sized Photograph

Please address complete application packages to:
Attn: Lindsay Wegge
601 4th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20535

For questions or more info on required qualifications please email or call
Lindsay Wegge at 202-278-2075.

Career Services ... Connecting to Your Future
SUB I, Room 348 703-993-2370