Tuesday, October 20, 2015

CCJS Events: October 19-23

Tuesday, October 20; 6:45PM – 7:45PM in LeFrak Hall, room 1220
CJSA will hold a general body meeting. Potential guest speakers and upcoming activities will be discussed.

Thursday, October 22; 11:00AM – 2:00PM; Shady Grove Campus
The Universities at Shady Grove Career & Internship Services Center in conjunction with the CCJS Shady Grove Program, will hold a Job and Internship Fair on Thursday, October 22 at the Shady Grove campus.  UMD students are welcome to attend.

Monday, October 19; 12:00PM -12:50PM; CSS room 2416
What is study abroad? How does it work at UMD? Where do I even start? Get started with our Study Abroad 101 sessions! This session is designed to give an overview of study abroad at the University of Maryland and answer general questions.  We will cover the basics about academics, finances, locations, and how to plan to go abroad!

Tuesday, October 20; 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Teach For America will host an information session at UMD College Park covering the details of the organization and the application process.

Wednesday, October 21; 11:00AM – 3:00PM
Don't miss the 7th Annual Language Career & Internship Fair! The University Career Center & The President's Promise partners with the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (www.languages.umd.edu) and the Graduate Studies in Interpreting and Translation (www.gsit.umd.edu) program to produce this annual event, which connects students and alumni with 40+ employers interested in candidates with language skills and/or cross-cultural career interests.

Wednesday, October 21; 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Not sure where to start with your internship search?  Or, do you feel like you are at a standstill and unsure about the next steps in your search?  To help you with your internship search, we will discuss:
·         Specific resources available to research internship opportunities in non-profit, government and corporate sectors
·         Quick tips on making a positive first impression on resumes and during interviews
·         Strategies to connect with UMD alumni working within your intended career field

Friday, October 23; 9:30AM – 12:30PM
The Geographical Sciences Advising Office, in cooperation with the University Career Center & The President’s Promise, sponsors a semi-annual career and internship fair specific to Geography, Geographic Information Systems and Environmental Science and Policy students every semester. Public, private and non-profit employers attend to seek out potential interns and employees. All majors welcomed.