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This Week in Career Services, February 22nd

Index

1. Upcoming workshop
2. It's time for the fair!
3. Get some (resume) help.
4. Employer info session
5. Hot jobs!
6. Political leadership program
7. PGA TOUR internships
 

1. Upcoming workshop

Prepare for the Internship & Job Fair workshop
Tuesday, February 23 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. SUB I, Room 348

Also, counselors will be available to critiques resumes on Tuesday, February
23 from 5 to 7 p.m.
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2. It's time for the Internship & Job Fair!

The Internship & Job Fair is here! Are you ready? Use this checklist to see:

 I've prepared a 30 second pitch

 I've researched employers I'm interested in talking to. Over 150 employers
will be attending!

 My resume is ready to hand out. (You can attend the Resume Clinic to get
feedback on your resume from employers and career counselors. See number
three below for more info.)

The Internship & Job Fair will be held Wednesday, February 24 & Thursday,
February 25 in JC, Dewberry Hall from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
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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. Employer information session

Find out more about working for Lockheed Martin at this employer information
session:

Thursday, February 25th
6 p.m.
Johnson Center, Room F
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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 24.

Computer Sciences Corporation
Positions: Billing Associate Professional, Software Engineer, Network
Associate Professional

Geico
Position: Supervisory Leadership Program

IBM Global Business
Position: Public Sector IT Security Consultant

NVR Homes
Positions: Production Supervisor, Sales/Marketing Associate, Intern (paid)

Apple
Position: Specialist

Fourthwall Media
Position: Jr. Software Engineer

AXA Advisors
Position: Retirement Specialist

Sage Point Financial
Position: Account Executive/Stockbroker Trainee

Search for these and other positions on PatriotJobWeb. Learn more about
on-campus interviewing.
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6. The Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership
2010 College & High School Leaders Programs
May 29 - June 26, 2010
Application deadline: Monday, March 1st at 9 a.m.

The Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership is a non-partisan
organization dedicated to improving political leadership throughout
Virginia. The Sorensen College Leaders Programs offers advanced,
concentrated study in state and local politics, gaining hands-on training in
politics, acquiring the information necessary to discuss Virginia politics
and the skills to make a difference.

Students in the Sorensen Institute programs engage in substantive debate
about challenges facing the Commonwealth. Students have the opportunity to
learn key advocacy skills such as lobbying, fundraising, opinion writing,
media and more, and they interact with Virginia's current public, private
and nonprofit leaders.

The College Leaders Program is made up of 30 student leaders from across the
state. Cost of the program is $2,250, which includes all room and board.
Scholarships for program tuition are available and potential applicants are
strongly urged to apply regardless of financial concerns. Participants will
be chosen from among all academic majors and backgrounds.
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7. PGA TOUR Diversity Internship Program
Multiple internships available for summer and fall 2010
Application deadline is February 28, 2010. You must apply online.

PGA TOUR recognizes the need to continually identify talented individuals to
work at the PGA TOUR and other organizations within the golf industry. The
objective is simple - to find the best student applicants and place them in
challenging internships to prepare them for positions within the industry.
The ability to play gold or knowledge of the game is not required for most
positions.

We're looking for well-rounded students with a successful academic record
and diverse work and volunteer experience. ALL majors considered but
Business Administration, Communications, Sports Management, Information
Systems, Sales and Marketing, Graphic Design and Website Management are
preferred.

Requirements
Rising junior, rising or graduating senior or graduate student
Minimum GPA of 2.8
20 years of age as of May 20, 2010
Currently in school in good standing when applying
Eligible to work in the U.S., international students must have all visas current

Advantages
Competitive pay based on organization, internship and location
Different internship locations available throughout the country but mostly at HQ
Discounts on company merchandise and golf opportunities
Exposure to various job opportunities in the gold and sports industry
Access to volunteer activities
Subsidized housing dependent on location
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