Read this insightful article by Harry Urschel: Nobody hires between Thanksgiving and New Year… Right?
This article proves that companies are looking to hire now! This is especially true for UT Dallas students and alumni; companies are posting jobs and internships daily in CareerWorks. Be sure that you have an up-to-date account and resume and that you are checking it frequently for new postings. Employers also request resumes of students, so don’t be left out and load a resume in your account today!
Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates, graduate students, and professionals from ALL majors and career interests who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools (with full salary and benefits) and become lifelong leaders in expanding educational opportunity. Open to all majors. Open to US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, Asylees and Refugees.
Tuesday, Nov. 29
6:00 – 7:30 pm
See this great article from TheSavvyIntern blog by Neal Schaffer: What Do I Put in My LinkedIn Profile if I’m a College Student?
Need help building a professional LinkedIn profile? Schedule an appointment with a Career Center counselor, coach, or resume editor. Be sure that having a professional, complete, and up-to-date LinkedIn profile is part of your job search plan.
See this article about how to beef up your resume and cover letter: Action Phrases and Power Verbs for Your Resume and Cover Letter by Admin Secret.
Did you know the UT Dallas Career Center employs a full-time and part-time Resume Editor? Learn more here about how to get your documents critiqued.
It’s with great pleasure that UTD is invited to participate in GEICO’s 2012 Achievement Award program – designed to recognize exceptional undergraduate students majoring in business, mathematics, computer science and related fields.
The program requires that applicants:
- Are currently enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year college or university
- Possess sophomore or junior status
- Have achieved at least a 3.0 overall undergraduate GPA
- Are majoring in business, computer science, mathematics or a related program (including economics, MIS, statistics)
- Have demonstrated leadership within their campus and/or community
Visit www.geico.jobs/achievement to learn more about the award and access program documents.
2012 Award Application:
This year, all application materials must be postmarked no later than February 22, 2012. The GEICO team will select recipients and present the awards during the spring semester.
Not Sure What To Do With Your Psychology Degree? We can help!
The UT Dallas Career Center and the Psychology Coalition present this career panel on Wednesday, Nov. 16 in Hoblitzelle Hall 2.402.
Panelists will discuss how their Psychology degree is beneficial in their career field. Bring your questions!
Human Resources: General Electric
Attorney: Haynes and Boone
Social Media expert/Chief Strategy Officer: Buzzshift
Refreshments will be served.
4pm-5pm Career Panel
5pm-6pm Psychology Coalition Meeting
Saturday, Nov. 19
10:45 am – 12:30 pm
Faculty Staff Dining Room in the Dining Hall, Student Union
Join career coach, Carol Ross, as she facilitates a networking experience to remember (in a good way!) Based on principles that all successful networkers use, you’ll learn how to take the stress out of networking and get better results, in a way that feels natural to you. Before the session is over, you’ll get to know several alumni in a deeper way, with information that is not just nice to know, but great to know. We’ll conclude with tips on how to integrate in-person networking with online networking.
Sponsored by the UT Dallas Office of Development and Alumni Relations and the UT Dallas Career Center.
Attendance is free and open to alumni, students, and guests.
Thursday, Nov. 10
This is an employer panel talking about what the first few months on a new job are all about; ways to act, (and how not to act!), things to watch out for, and how to succeed.
Build Your Network! panel – Real Estate Careers
Tuesday, Nov. 8