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October 21

Visit the National Institutes of Health (NIH)!

9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Bethesda, MD

Are you interested in working at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)? If the answer is yes, increase your chances by joining a site visit to NIH headquarters in Bethesda, MD.Learn about the various scientific and administrative opportunities available through a program led by the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). This program is available for the first 25 people who RSVP through HireMason (hiremason.gmu.edu under Events tab) and also make a $10 deposit at Career Services (SUB 1, Room 3400) which will be returned upon completion of the NIH program. To learn about current Pathways and internship opportunities at NIH, please visit OITE.

9:30- Meet at NIH Visitors Center
10:00- Welcome / NIAID Information Session
11:00- NHLBI Information Session12:00- NIH Pathways Program Presentation
1:00- Student/Professional Panel
1:45- Walk to Building 10
2:00- Tour of Building 10
3:00- Farewell

- Opportunity to speak with Investigators/Researchers and HR Representatives
- Speakers contact information will be shared for future networking opportunities
- Details on opportunities at NIH and particularly within NIAID,National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLB)

- Must be U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents
- For security purposes, be ready to present a form of government-issued photo identification (e.g., driver's license or passport), and submit to a personal inspection.
- Open to Undergraduate and Graduate students and Recent Graduates (within 1 year) all majors
- Participants must be able to stay through the duration of the program
- Students must provide their own transportation
- Dress is Business Professional
- You are encouraged to bring copies of your resume with you
- Directions via metro and car and itinerary will be shared upon registration

RSVP Details:
- Registration is required.Do not register unless you are sure that you can attend and stay the duration
- There is a $10 CASH deposit fee to reserve your spot for this exciting opportunity. You can turn in your deposit at University Career Services (SUB 1, 3400)Please note, we cannot make change and it will be returned at NIH.

October 21

U.S. Peace Corps office hours

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
University Career Services SUB I, Room 3400

Are you interested in international affairs, business & IT, environment, agriculture, health, HIV/AIDS, education, or youth and community development? If you said yes, take a look at the Peace Corps. A Returned Peace Corps Volunteer/Recruiter will be here soon. For an introduction to the mission, projects, application/placement process and benefits (e.g., student loan assistance) of the Peace Corps, attend a small group session. Can't make one of the group sessions or have specific questions about the Peace Corps you would like answered, take advantage of walk-in hours. Register at: http://www.peacecorps.gov/volunteer/learn/meet/events/13338/


October 21

Advocacy & Government Relations

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
University Career Services SUB I, Room 3400

Want to create positive change using our law-making process?  Learn about the professions involved in educating the public, industry leaders, and elected officials about the need for and implications of proposed legislation.

Employers represented are:
American Society Association of Executives

October 22

Practice Interview Day

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
University Career Services, SUB I, Room 3400

Practice your interviewing skills with area employers visiting campus! Meet one-on-one with an employer for a 30-minute mock interview followed by constructive feedback and tips on how to improve and perfect your interviewing skills.

IMPORTANT: To sign up for a practice interview, log in to HireMason, click on "Campus Interviews I Qualify For" under Shortcuts, and search for Practice Interview. 

October 22

Getting on the Hill

12:00 PM – 1:15 PM
University Career Services SUB I, Room 3400

Considering opportunities to serve the public through a job with a Congressional Office, the Senate, the House of Representatives or a Committee?Learn more about the internship and job search process to get on the Hill.