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Mon, 15 Feb 2010 15:08:10 -0500
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This Week in Career Services, February 15th


1. Upcoming workshops & events
2. Convince me.
3. Get some (resume) help.
4. Ask the Professionals
5. Hot jobs!
6. Young Entrepreneurs Academy
7. Free practice tests: GRE, LSAT & more
8. Can't make it in person?

1. Upcoming workshops & events

Prepare for the Fair workshops
Tuesday, Feb. 16 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. SUB I, Room 348
Thursday, Feb. 18 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. SUB I, Room 348

CVPA Alumni Career Panel
Wednesday, Feb. 17 6 - 8:30 P.M. Mason Hall

Co-op Orientation for F-1 Visa Holders
Thursday, Feb. 18 4 - 5 p.m. SUB I, Room 348
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2. Convince me. 30 seconds is all you've got.

Will you know what to say when you meet employers at the Internship & Job
Fair on Wednesday, February 24 and Thursday, February 25? Start working on
your 30 second pitch now to convince those employers you've got what it takes.

Over 150 employers will be attending! Find out who will be there and start
researching them ahead of time.
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3. Get some (resume) help.

Is your resume ready to be given to employers at the Internship & Job Fair
on February 24 & 25? To find out, visit our Resume Clinic with your resume
in hand for a 15 minute critique. Employers will be available to give
practical feedback from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and career counselors from 3 to 5
p.m. First come, first served.

Monday, February 22
SUB 1, Room 348
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Counselors will also be available to critiques resumes on Tuesday, February
23 from 5 to 7 p.m.
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4. Ask the Professionals

What will your Mason degree do for you? Find out from the pros! Get ready to
ask questions and build networks with Mason alumni and employers!

Ask the Professionals: Marketing
Thursday, February 18
5:30 - 7 p.m.
JC, Meeting Room C

See a list of attending employers and RSVP.
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5. Hot jobs! Featured On-Campus Interviewing positions

The resume submission deadline for these On-Campus Interviewing positions is
Wednesday, February 17.

Kadix Systems
Position: Management Consultant

Halt, Buzas & Powel
Position: Accountant

Positions: Executive Team Leader, Executive Internship

Position: Market Specialist Intern

Northwestern Mutual
Positions: Financial Representative (Intern and Full-Time)

SRA International
Position: Associate Member

Positions: IT Consultants (Intern and Full-Time)

Search for these and other positions on PatriotJobWeb. Learn more about
on-campus interviewing.
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6. YEA! Young Entrepreneurs Academy

The Young Entrepreneurs Academy is an annual event bringing aspiring
entrepreneurs together to learn practical business skills and apply the
entrepreneurial spirit in pursuit of their career goals. Offering a blend of
keynote presentations and workshops, participants gain first-hand advice and
insights from seasoned entrepreneurs. Registration required.

Friday, February 19
8 a.m. - Noon
Johnson Center
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7. Free practice GRE, LSAT, PCAT, DAT, OAT, NCLEX & MCAT
Sunday, February 21 at 11 a.m.

Kaplan is giving students an opportunity to take a practice GRE, LSAT, PCAT,
DAT, OAT, NCLEX or MCAT for free. Each test will be proctored like the
actual exam. After the test, guest instructors will give a short workshop on
test-taking strategies and answer questions.

Come get an idea of the types of questions that will be on the real test and
see how you might score on the real thing. To sign up for the event, email
your name, home address, email, phone number, graduation year and which test
you'd like to take. Before the event an email will be sent with room
locations. Call 202-728-8500 with questions.
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8. Can't make it in person? Career Stream

Join us for these workshops in person in SUB I, Room 348 or point your
browser to Workshops will also be
streamed live to Bull Run Hall, Room 130 on the Prince William Campus.

Prepare for the Internship & Job Fair
Learn how to present yourself to employers with confidence!
Tuesday, February 16 from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m.

Behavioral Interviewing
Behavioral based interviewers ask questions to uncover specific skills,
experiences and behaviors they are looking for in candidates. Learn how to
prepare to answer these interview questions and present your skill set in
the best light.
Monday, March 1 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Presented by Career Services & ULife's Office of Technology Integration
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Career Services ... Connecting to Your Future
SUB I, Room 348     703-993-2370