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Next Week in Career Services, September 28th

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Next Week in Career Services, September 28th

Index

1. Upcoming events
2. Five Common Career Fair Mistakes
3. NEW Resume Builder tool
4. Walk-in hours
5. Upcoming Resume Clinics
6. Hot Jobs! Featured OCI positions
7. Get paid to interview
8. Job Fair volunteers needed
9. Koch Associate Program accepting applications
10. Narcissism vs. Self-confidence
 

1. Upcoming workshops and events

Federal Government Career Panel: Law Enforcement, Intelligence & Security
Careers
Monday, Sept 28 6 - 8 p.m. Prince William campus, Verizon Auditorium

Prepare for the Job Fair
Tuesday, Sept 29 5:30 - 7p.m. SUB I, Room 348 (Career Library)

Co-op Orientation for F-1 Visa Holders
Wednesday, Sept 30 4 - 5 p.m. SUB I, Room 348 (Career Library)

Orientation to OCI
Wednesday, Sept 30 3 - 4 p.m. SUB I, Room 348 (Career Library)

Resume Clinic
Thursday, Oct 1 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. JC, Room 116

For a complete list of workshops and events visit our calendar.
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2. Five Common Career Fair Mistakes

By Ronald Mitchell on GottaMentor.com

1. Don't have your elevator pitch nailed down.
2. Have not researched the companies that are attending
3. Find out...

Prepare for the Fair today! Start researching employers.
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3. NEW Resume Builder tool

Resume Builder is our new online software that walks you through writing
each section of a resume. You can input your personal information as you go
and come out with a rough draft you can build on.

To access Resume Builder:
1. Log in to PatriotJobWeb
2. Click on "documents" in the menu bar
3. Click on the Resume Builder tab
4. Follow the directions through each step

Try it out then take your draft to our Resume Clinic to get it critiqued by
area employers or career counselors on Thursday, Oct 1 from 11 a.m. to 6
p.m. in JC, Room 116.
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4. Walk-in hours

Stop by for a short visit with a career counselor. Walk-ins are done on a
first come, first served basis.

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. Upcoming Resume Clinics

Thursday, Oct 1 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. JC, Room 116
Monday, Oct 5 4 - 7 p.m. JC, Room 116

Is your resume ready to be given to employers at the Job & Internship Fair
on October 7 & 8? To find out, visit our Clinic with your resume in hand.
Employers from a variety of organizations and career counselors will be
available to give you practical feedback. First come, first served.
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6. Hot Jobs! Featured OCI positions
The resume submission deadline for these On-Campus Interviewing positions
is Wednesday, Sept 30.

Employer: Telcordia
Position: Systems Engineer-Network Security, Analyst

Employer: Booz Allen Hamilton
Position: Technical Consultant

Employer: Pricewaterhouse Coopers
Position: Tax Intern & Associate, Assurance-Audit Intern & Associate

Employer: Prudential Insurance Company of America
Position: Financial Service Associate

Search for these positions on PatriotJobWeb. Learn more about on-campus
interviewing by attending our Orientation to OCI workshop on Wednesday,
Sept 30 from 3 - 4 p.m. in SUB I, Room 348.
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7. Get paid to interview

Accenture, a leading global management consulting, technology services and
outsourcing company, is looking for qualified students to participate in a
practice interviewing training. For helping us hone our recruiting
techniques, you will receive a $50 American Express® gift card and sharpen
your own interviewing skills.

Date: Thursday, Oct 29
Time: 10 a.m. or 1 p.m.
Location: Reston Accenture Office 11951 Freedom Dr. Reston, VA 20190

Specifically we are looking for 3rd and 4th year students and graduate-
level students who have good communication skills and are interested in
working in a corporate environment.

Exact times will be determined after a phone screening. The time commitment
is typically 3 hours. If interested, submit your resume including a
telephone contact number and email address. Responses will be accepted
through Tuesday, October 13.
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8. Job Fair volunteers needed

Over 130 employers will be participating in this semester's Job &
Internship Fair. That's 130 different employers to connect with by
volunteering!

We're looking for students to do check-in and work the loading dock.
Positions are available on October 7th and 8th in the morning and
afternoon. Email or call Rebekah Truog at 703-993-2370 for more info.
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9. Koch Associate Program accepting applications

The Koch Associate Program is a year-long, competitively paid program based
in Washington, D.C. It offers each Associate the opportunity to work full-
time at a think tank, policy organization or other non-profit organization
while also learning and applying Market-Based Management in the non-profit
sector.

One day of each work week is spent in a seminar setting at the Foundation
immersed in Market-Based Management (MBM) - the management philosophy that
enables an organization to succeed long term by applying the principles
that allow a free society to prosper. Associates engage in reading
discussions and group projects, networking with their peers, learning from
guest speakers and applying MBM through interactive exercises and workshops.

Associates range in experience from recent graduates to those with up to
ten years of work experience, and come from many diverse fields and
academic backgrounds. Applications are due by March 1, 2010.

Available positions include:
Policy research and analysis
Non-profit operations
Grassroots education
Fundraising and donor relations
Communication and public relations
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10. The Career Tap: Narcissism vs. Self-confidence, Part 2

Catch the second part of a two-part series on Narcissism vs. Self-
confidence tomorrow, September 25th on WGMU's show The Career Tap at 11 a.m.

Career Services' Employer-in-Residence Ralph Lattanzio will be the featured
guest.
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Career Services ... Connecting to Your Future
SUB I, Room 348 careers.gmu.edu 703-993-2370

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