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Oct. Career Events ~ Social Media, International, Public Service & More!


Ace Your Interview – panel presentation: Tues, Oct 11, 5:30-7:00pm, C4C, Room S350

Get the inside scoop from recruiters about the interviewing process – what to expect, questions to be prepared for, what interviewers are looking for, common mistakes, etc. All students & alumni welcome! Panelists: Merrick, Target, Wall Street On Demand, Teach for America, and Deloitte


Finding a Job in Public Service Presentation: October 18, 4-5:00pm, C4C, Room S350

Interested in a career in government, politics, lobbying, or policy? Check out this workshop to learn about the variety of opportunities. You will learn how to apply for these types of roles and receive resources for your job search needs.


Public Service Career Panel: Oct 19, 5-6:30pm, C4C, Abrams Lounge

This is your opportunity to hear from individuals who have successful careers in a variety of public service sectors. Confirmed panelists include:

Director, Division of Youth Corrections, State of Colorado
Research Learning Specialist, National Park Service
Community Outreach Manager, Office of Congressman Jared Polis
Program Evaluator, JVA Consulting (Previously in Public Health), Government Contract Consulting

Deputy State Treasurer


Facebook Coffee Hour: Wed, Oct 19, 1:30-3:30pm, C4C Abrams Lounge

Come learn more about Facebook and available opportunities with Facebook. Stop by during our Drop-in Hours in the C4C between 1:30 and 3:30 PM. Founded in February 2004, Facebook is a social utility that helps people communicate more efficiently with their friends, family and coworkers. The company develops technologies that facilitate the sharing of information through the social graph, the digital mapping of people’s real-world social connections. Anyone can sign up for Facebook and interact with the people they know in a trusted environment.


International Career Panel: Thurs, Oct 20, 5:00-7:00pm, C4C Abrams Lounge

Are you interested in finding international opportunities? Hear stories from people that have international careers. Learn about opportunities to volunteer, work or teach abroad.


Annual Networking Night Sponsored by LivingSocial & Pandora: Wed, Oct 26, 5:30-7:00pm, C4C Abrams Lounge

Learn how to start a conversation and break the ice with industry professionals. Up to 50 business representatives will be there to talk with you and exchange cards. This is not the time to focus on a job hunt – the conversation should be more “meet and leave a good impression.” Let the company representatives bring up specific job opportunities. Your focus should be on asking honest questions about them and their company.
PLEASE MAKE PERSONAL BUSINESS CARDS TO HAND TO EMPLOYERS, THIS IS NOT THE PLACE TO EXCHANGE RESUMES. Sponsored by: Living Social and Pandora Radio. We will have non-alcoholic bloody marys, tonic drinks and traditional hors d’oeuvres. Business or Business casual attire. At 5:45 all employers will introduce themselves to the room.

Linkin’ It Up Social Media Workshop: Thurs, Oct 27, 5:30-7:00pm, Norlin Library 303

In light of our ever changing technological society, the Peer Career Advisors will facilitate an innovative workshop to share resources and opportunities to market your skills using social media. The workshop
will focus on the primary social media tools and how to incorporate a professional edge when using these sites.  The first half of the workshop will review best practices for Facebook, Twitter, blogs, and personal/professional websites to further your knowledge on the sites and how to use them to attract employers. The second half of the program will focus on LinkedIn with a demonstration and thorough review of the website and its benefits for students. Linkin’it up is a great way to keep up with new digital media and learn how to adequately market your skills and experience in a professional manner!


Also, check out…

CU Public Interest Internship Program (CU-PIIE)

Looking for a PAID internship this summer? Consider CU PIIE! CU PIIE offers $4,320 stipends to select undergraduate students who participate in summer internships at our partner nonprofit and government agencies in Colorado. This program is for students interested in creating positive change in their communities.  CU PIIE allows students to follow their passions and receive monetary compensation for their work.Visit our website for more information and to download an application: http://careerservices.colorado.edu/students/PIIE.aspx Deadline to apply is 5 p.m. November 18, 2011.



Jodi Schneiderman

Career Counselor


University of Colorado at Boulder

Center for Community, N352

2249 Willard Loop Drive

UCB 133

Boulder, CO 80309-0133