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Tue, 2 Feb 2010 16:47:53 -0500
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This Week in Career Services, February 1st


1. Upcoming workshops
2. Interview Practice Days with Employers
3. Ask the Professionals series
4. Hot jobs!
5. Job Fair volunteers needed
6. College of Science Career Night
7. Congressional Budget Office Internship
8. Prepare for the Fair

1. Upcoming workshops

Job Search Strategies in a Tight Market
Monday, February 1 5:30 - 7 p.m. SUB I, Room 348

Behavioral Interviewing
Tuesday, February 2 5:30 - 7 p.m. SUB I, Room 348

Planning for Graduate School
Wednesday, February 3 5:30 - 7 p.m. JC, Room A

Federal Government Job & Internship Search
Thursday, February 4 5:30 - 7 p.m. SUB I, Rooms A & B
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2. Interview Practice Days with Employers

Improve your interviewing skills by practicing with local employers 
visiting campus. Only 45 spots are available per day.

February 3, Wednesday
February 11, Thursday
SUB I, Room 348
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

To set up one of these 30-minute practice interviews, log on to 
PatriotJobWeb, click on "Campus Interviews I Qualify For" and search for 
Interview Practice Day.
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3. Ask the Professionals series
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: Accounting
Tuesday, February 2
5:30 - 7 p.m.
JC, Meeting Room C

Ask the Professionals: ISOM
Wednesday, February 10
5:30 - 7 p.m.
JC, Meeting Room C

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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4. Hot jobs! Featured On-Campus Interviewing positions
The resume submission deadline for these On-Campus Interviewing positions 
is Wednesday, February 3.

Freddie Mac
Positions: Business Technology Intern, Business Technology Associate

G3 Technologies
Position: Test Engineer

Search for these and other positions on PatriotJobWeb. Learn more about on-
campus interviewing.
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5. Job Fair volunteers needed

Career Services is looking for volunteers for our Spring Internship & Job 
Fair on Wednesday, February 24 and Thursday, February 25. The fair takes 
place in Dewberry Hall from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., and we need volunteers for 
the following positions each day:

Loading Dock
8 - 9:30 a.m. 2 positions
9:30 - 11 a.m. 4 positions
2:30 - 4:30 p.m. 4 positions

Student Check-in & Exit
10:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 5 positions
12:30 - 2 p.m. 5 positions
2 - 3 p.m. 4 positions
3 - 4 p.m. 4 positions

If interested in this excellent opportunity to network with major 
employers, contact Rebekah Truog at 703-993-2370.
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6. College of Science Career Night
Join COS for its third annual Career Night. Panelists include Mason alum 
and representatives from science and technical corporations such as 
Covance, APEX, AAS, GEOEYE and others. Discussion topics include science 
specific career options and job hunting strategies. Stay afterwards for 
networking and free pizza. Please RSVP.

Wednesday, February 10
5 - 8 p.m.
JC, Dewberry Hall

5 - 5:30 p.m. Check-in
5:30 - 6 p.m. Networking practice
6 - 7 p.m. Panel discussions
7 - 8 p.m. Food and Networking

Students will learn about career options, sharpen job-hunting skills and 
practice networking in time for the Internship & Job Fair on February 24 & 
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7. Congressional Budget Office 2010 Summer Internship Program

CBO internships offer candidates with preparation in economics, public 
policy/administration, health policy, mathematics, engineering, physics or 
other disciplines related to our mission:

 Short-term work experience on the federal budget process and policymaking
 Ten-week summer internships with flexible start and end dates
 Opportunity to work alongside leaders in economic analysis
 Opportunity to participate in educational opportunities on Capitol Hill
 The dynamic environment of one of the world's premier cities
 Competitive compensation

Get detailed information and apply online. The program is geared toward 
graduate students, but exceptional students currently in their junior or 
senior undergraduate year may apply.

CBO will also staff a Health Policy Intern position during the summer. 
Graduate students with a health focus should select Health and Human 
Resources as their first division for consideration on the application.
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8. Prepare for the Internship & Job Fair
The spring Internship & Job Fair is quickly approaching on Wednesday, 
February 24 and Thursday, February 25. Prepare to meet employers by 
researching who's attending and the positions they have available.

Get more preparation tips.
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Career Services ... Connecting to Your Future
SUB I, Room 348     703-993-2370