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April Career Events

Welcome back – I hope you had a great spring break. Below is a list of April events, including the Just In Time Fair on Wed, Apr 17. Graduating seniors: you can still use Career Services for FREE for a year post-graduation. There are also a wide variety of programs and events for alumni (http://careerservices.colorado.edu/alumni/alumni.aspx).

Also, they are hiring students for PAID leadership opportunities next year. They’ve extended the deadline to Monday, April 8th at 5pm!

Get hired as a Peer Career Advisor!

Do you love public speaking? Are you interested in boosting your professional skills and empowering your peers to do the same? Career Services is seeking applications from undergraduate students interested in serving in a leadership role as a Peer Career Advisor (PCA).  This position allows students to use their strengths and talents in conducting career related presentations and helping students navigate the job/internship search process. The position will start August 19th to provide training before the fall semester starts.  This position pays $9.75/hr and works 8-15 hrs/week. Please send your application materials to cori.shaff@colorado.edu by April 8.  If you have questions, call 303-492-4120.  You will be contacted if you are chosen for an interview.

In addition, the office is looking for one student to assist with international employment work.  This may include researching and reviewing international internship and teaching organizations, developing international career resources, and reaching out to student groups and faculty on campus related to this arena.  If you are specifically interested in assisting with international employment, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Read more about the position here: http://careerservices.colorado.edu/CommonFiles/PDFs/aboutUs/PCA%20Job%20Description.pdf

April Career Events

Zayo Group Info Session (Engineering AND: Economics and Math)

Wednesday, April 3, 6-7pm in Engineering ECCR 1B51

Zayo is a leading facilities-based bandwidth infrastructure provider located in beautiful Boulder, CO.  Zayo provides dark fiber, lit services and colocation to a wide variety of customer verticals, including the most widely recognized carrier, enterprise and media/content logos.  Since its inception in 2006, Zayo has grown to a $1B revenue company with a global presence.  As a result of our dynamic growth, both organically and through acquisition, we are actively recruiting undergraduates and MSs to fill 40+ new positions across high-demand job functions including operations, engineering and project management.  Noodles & Co. catering will be provided!

Go Global With Your Career – Launch an International Career Here or Abroad

Wednesday, April 3, 5:30-7:00pm, C4C Abrams Lounge

Special Guest Speaker: Stacie Berdan  http://stacieberdan.com/, International career expert and author. Contributor for the Huffington Post, US News, Fortune/CNN and others. Learn how to acquire and apply your relevant experience as a distinct and differentiated advantage in the job search to increase your odds in landing an international work assignment at home or abroad. Stacie will cover the following topics: Is going global right for you? Getting started. Increasing your odds of going global. Moving abroad. How to make the most of it. Target group: Undergraduate and graduate students who already have some international experience such as study abroad, internship abroad, international degree, foreign language skills, etc. No need to sign up – just show up!

Major Confusion? Explore your academic options at CU

Thursday, April 4, 5:30-7:00pm, C4C, S350

Now that you’re in college, what do you study? Picking a major can feel like a big decision. This interactive workshop will introduce you to ways to organize your interests and strengths and connect those to possible courses of study, dispel myths about majors, and tell you what qualities employers want in candidates. Learn how to use the free resources around you including assessments, informational interviews, and Career Services! Walk away with more information about CU majors, minors, and certificates as well as strategies to explore your next steps. Open to all students and all majors trying to answer the question, ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’

Resumes that Rock & Career Fair Prep

Wednesday, April 10, 5:30-700pm, Norlin E303

Starting a resume from scratch? Need help tailoring a resume to a specific job description for an upcoming interview? Are you ready to attend the Just in Time Career & Internship Fair? Don’t miss Resumes That Rock! 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. You’ll also learn tips to maximizing your experience at the upcoming Just in Time Career & Internship Fair. 

Resume Critiques with Peer Career Advisors

Monday, April 15, 3:00-4:30pm, Norlin first floor, Commons Area

Looking for feedback on your resume so you can actively apply for jobs and internships? Stop by our table for help with your resume. Find our table in Norlin in the commons area (1st floor by The Laughing Goat).

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

Tuesday, April 16, 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!

Just in Time Career & Internship Fair!

Wednesday, April 17th, 9:00am-3:00pm, UMC Ballroom

Are you ready to find your dream job or internship? This is the last Career & Internship Fair of the year. All employers attending are hiring for positions to fill no later than June 30th of this year. Be sure to take advantage of this great opportunity! No need to register. See the list of organizations attending in Career Buffs! http://careerservices.colorado.edu

Major Confusion? Explore your academic options at CU

Thursday, April 18, 5:30-7:00pm, C4C, S350

Now that you’re in college, what do you study?

Picking a major can feel like a big decision. This interactive workshop will introduce you to ways to organize your interests and strengths and connect those to possible courses of study, dispel myths about majors, and tell you what qualities employers want in candidates. Learn how to use the free resources around you including assessments, informational interviews, and Career Services! Walk away with more information about CU majors, minors, and certificates as well as strategies to explore your next steps. Open to all students and all majors trying to answer the question, ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’

International Students: An Evening of Peer Networking

Wednesday, April 24, 5:00-7:00pm, C4C Abrams Lounge

Are you an international student interested in obtaining an internship?  Or, are you an international student with an internship right now?  If so, please take advantage of this opportunity to come network with your peers! There will be a 15-minute presentation to learn about networking, and then the majority of the night will be spent talking with your peers about their search for internship opportunities, their work authorization application process (CPT/OPT/AT/etc.), and what they learned from their internship experiences.  This is an excellent chance to learn more about the companies out there that may be interested in hiring YOU for internships. 

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