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March Career Events for Students

Teaching English Abroad: What to know before you go

Wednesday, March 6, 5:30-7:00pm, C4C Abrams Lounge

Come hear from several panelists who have experience teaching abroad (various countries) – they will share information about their personal experiences, countries seeking teachers, qualifications necessary, questions you should be asking, and other critical issues to consider when making a decision to teach abroad (including certification, living arrangements, how you will be paid, etc.). Bring all questions!! All Majors & class levels welcome! No need to sign up!

Overview: Dieter Bruhn from One World Training 

Asia: Jessyca Livingston, Japan (JET), Holly White, Korea, Chad Pennington, China & Taiwan, and Jeff Orr, Kyrgyztan 

Latin America: Rachel Norton, Dominican Republic and Brina Coleman, Mexico & Argentina 
Europe: Shannon Tibbs, Germany, France & Switzerland and Amanda McCracken, France 

Middle East/Africa: Jennifer Collis (from Bridge TEFL), Morocco 

Creative Careers – panel

Thursday, March 7, 5:00-6:30pm, C4C Abrams Lounge

Join a panel of professionals who work in creative occupations to discover what career paths may exist, and get advice on how to get started.   In addition, Alex Cox, Faculty in Film Studies, will discuss his career path in film and moderate the panel. Ask the panelists whatever is on your mind!
Panelists:
Kent Riggs, Community Manager, Birdbox, Inc.
Patrick Mallek, Animation Director, Mighty Fudge Studios
Deven Shaff, Director of Operations, Dairy Center for the Arts

Ray Keller, Owner/Director, Generosity Films

Resumes That Rock

Tuesday, March 12, 5:30-7:00pm, Norlin E303

Starting a resume from scratch? Need help tailoring a resume to a specific job description for an upcoming interview? Learn how to write a resume and cover letter that will get noticed. During the workshop, you’ll have the opportunity to write or update your resume and ask your resume and cover letter specific questions. This workshop is tailored for undergraduate students. Find us in Norlin Library – we’re on the 3rd floor tucked away in a hall. Look for signs!

Considering a Career in Sports? – panel presentation

Wednesday, March 13, 5:00-7:00pm, C4C Abrams Lounge

Wondering what interesting job options are out there? Meet a panel of professionals who work in various sports related occupations share their experiences.  This will be your opportunity to ask questions and get career advice from the professional. All class levels & majors welcome! No need to register – just show up! Questions about this event?

Panelists:

David Plati, University of Colorado at Boulder, Associate AD/Sports Information Director

Tom Mills, Ascent Sports, Executive Vice President & Sports Agent

Mike Brennan, Human Movement Management, Social Media Director

Elisa Berzins, Colorado Rockies, Coordinator of Promotions & Special Events

Are you an A&S student interested in exploring career options?

Learn about several paths to pursue!

Thursday, March 14, 5:30-7:00pm, C4C Abrams Lounge

Come hear what several CU Alumni are doing with their A&S degrees. Alumni panelists will share their career stories, how they promoted their degree and skills acquired at CU to land their jobs, and how they use these skills on a daily basis. They will also offer advice to current students about how to market your skills and experience and increase your odds of landing an exciting job. It’s FREE!! No need to register – just show up! Dress: Informal. All Majors & class levels welsome! Bring all questions!

Panelists:

Dene Kelly, Applications Sales Manager, Oracle

Melissa Cech, Online Community Manager, CU Alumni Assoc, formerly of GlobaLinks

Rebecca Maskewitz, Account Executive, Confio Software

Lauren Counce, Copywriter, SmartClick Advertising

Molly Zimmerman, Management Assistant, Enterprise

Get Hired! The 10 Secrets to Finding a Job or Internship

Tuesday, March 19, 5:30-7:00pm, Norlin E303

Are you excited to being looking for a job or internship, and unsure of where to start? Often, the process of applying for jobs and internships can be overwhelming, and we’re here to help. Not only will we cover the job and internship search basics, we’ll demonstrate helpful resources and strategies to your ideal opportunity. If you’re new to the job or internship search process or in need of a fresh perspective, this workshop is for you. Find us in Norlin Library – we’re on the 3rd floor tucked away in a hall. Look for signs!

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