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This Week in Career Services, October 12th

Index

1. Career panel
2. After the Job Fair
3. Hot jobs!
4. Employer info sessions
5. Walk-in hours
6. Free practice tests
7. Law School Fair
 

1. Career panel

SOM Ask the Professional: Management
Thursday, October 15 5:30 - 7 p.m. JC, Room C

For a complete list of workshops and events visit our calendar.
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2. After the Job & Internship Fair: What now?

If you attended the Job & Internship Fair, find out what to do next!

Did you get an interview with an employer? Get some tips on how to prepare, 
or practice interviewing online with a virtual interviewer.

Still looking to get an interview? See our On-Campus Interviews listed 
below.
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3. Hot jobs! Featured OCI positions
The resume submission deadline for these On-Campus Interview positions is 
Wednesday, October 14.

Employer: BittWare Signal Processing Systems
Position: IT Systems Integration Specialist Intern

Employer: U.S. Census Bureau
Positions: Statistician/Mathematical Statistician, Geographer/Cartographer

Employer: Target Corporation
Positions: Executive Team Leader, Executive Internship

Employer: Lowe's Companies
Position: HR Retail Management Leadership Program

Employer: Computer Sciences Corporation
Positions: Business Analyst Professional, Network GPE Business Analyst 
Intern-Project Control

Employer: U.S. Air Force Palace Acquire
Positions: Various intern and full-time positions

Search for these and other positions on PatriotJobWeb. Learn more about on-
campus interviewing.
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4. Employer information sessions

Find out more about working for these employers by attending these info 
sessions:

U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Honors Fellowship Program
Tuesday, October 13 at noon in the Career Library (SUB I, Room 348)

ExxonMobil Corporation
Wednesday, October 14 at noon in the Career Library (SUB I, Room 348)

U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA): Customer Service & IT Division
Wednesday, October 16 at noon in the Career Library (SUB I, Room 348)

For a complete list of upcoming information sessions:
1. Log in to PatriotJobWeb
2. Click on "events" in the menu bar
3. Click on the Information Sessions tab
4. Conduct a search or scroll down
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5. Career Services 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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6. Free practice tests

Take a FREE GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, OAT, PCAT or DAT!

You are invited to Kaplan's FREE Practice Test at Mason on Sunday, October 
25. This is a terrific opportunity to answer a critical question, "If I 
took the exam today, how would I score?" Tests are administered under test-
like conditions, and you will receive a detailed score analysis of your 
performance. Register online or by phone at 1-800-KAP-TEST.
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7. University of Maryland's Law School Fair
More than 70 law schools from around the country will be available to 
answer questions and provide information about their programs.

Tuesday, October 13
2 - 5 p.m.
Colony Ballroom, Stamp Student Union

Get more info including a list of participating schools, directions to 
campus and fair tips. Business casual attire is suggested, and no advance 
registration is necessary.
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And next week....

Career Options for Humanities, Social Sciences and Liberal Arts Majors

October 21st, Wednesday, 5:30  7:15 PM, Johnson Center, Room C

Many liberal arts students find themselves confused about what they have to 
offer and how to present their strengths to a potential employer. Join us 
for a discussion with GMU alumni who graduated from your programs. You can 
learn from their experiences what makes your majors appealing to many 
employers.
Hearing directly from alumni who have "been there," you will learn:

   * Common myths and realities associated with liberal arts/humanities 
majors

   * How to identify skills, experiences and personal qualities of interest 
to employers


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

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