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"Stephanie A. Barnett" <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 30 Oct 2009 09:20:38 -0400
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Next Week in Career Services, November 2nd


1. Upcoming workshop
2. International Students Workshop Days
3. Employer Info Sessions
4. Hot Jobs!
5. Interview Practice with Employers
6. Looking for a career in the art world?
7. Research people before you meet with them

1. Upcoming workshop
Behavioral Interviewing
Monday, Nov 2 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. International Students Workshop Days
Need help searching for jobs? Interested in a co-op? Prepare for your job 
or internship search by attending these "how to" workshops. Join us for one 
or all of these sessions. Registration is not required. All students are 

Friday, October 30 in JC, Room A, 3rd floor
Job Search Strategies & F-1 Employment Options 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Resume & Cover Letter Writing for International Students 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 

Friday, November 6 in JC, Room A, 3rd floor
Interviewing Skills for Non-Native English Speakers 10 - 11:15 a.m.
How to Research Employers 11:30 am - 12:45 p.m.
Co-op Orientation for F-1 Visa Holders 1 - 2 p.m.

Cosponsored by University Career Services, the Graduate International 
Student Association and the Vietnamese Student Association
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3. Employer Information Sessions
Find out more about working for these employers by attending these info 

Lockheed Martin
Monday, Nov at 6 p.m. in JC, Room B

U.S. Peace Corps
Thursday, Nov 5 at 12:30 p.m. in 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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4. Hot Jobs! Featured OCI positions

The resume submission deadline for these On-Campus Interview positions is 
Wednesday, November 4.

Customer Value Partners (CVP)
Positions: Information Assurance Associate and Information Systems Associate

Federal Reserve Board
Position: Computer Applications Programmer

Computer Sciences Corporation
Positions: Systems Engineer, Business Analyst, Technical Analyst

Search for these and other positions on PatriotJobWeb. Learn more about on-
campus interviewing.
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5. Interview Practice with Employers

To land a job you have to answer some tough questions. Improve your 
interviewing skills by practicing with area employers visiting campus.

To set up an appointment, log in to PatriotJobWeb and click on "Campus 
Interviews I Qualify For."

Upcoming interview date:
Wednesday, Nov. 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in SUB I, Room 348
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6. Looking for a career in the art world?

Sotheby's Institute of Art invites prospectives to an information session 
on Thursday, Nov 5 from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. in SUB 1, Room C.

Learn about the wide range of career options a graduate degree at Sotheby's 
Institute of Art will enable you to pursue. Graduate level programs include 
Art Business, Contemporary Art, Photography, Fine & Decorative Art, East 
Asian Art and Contemporary Design.

Sotheby's Institute of Art is among the world's leading institutions for 
graduate art studies offering master's degree programs, summer study 
programs and specialized short courses in art scholarship, connoisseurship 
and art business. Campuses are located in London, New York and Singapore.

RSVP to Lauren Mang by Wednesday, Nov. 4. Download a brochure for more info.
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7. Do Your Homework: Research people before you meet with them

By Ronald Mitchell on

It is amazing how many people do not properly research the individual they 
are meeting with prior to meeting with them to request assistance. With a 
limitless number of resources available through the Internet, completing 
your research is relatively simple. Before we discuss "what" information 
you should be looking for, let me first explain "why" you should be seeking 
this information. Keep reading...
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Career Services ... Connecting to Your Future

SUB I, Room 348     703-993-2370