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April 05

Webinar: Finding Jobs/Internships with the UN & Intergovernmental Organizations

8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
http://www.passportcareer.com

Have you ever thought about working with the United Nations or The World Bank? These intergovernmental organizations are just a few among dozens of multilateral organizations that often seek out people from other countries (non-nationals) to work full-time,  as a consultant, or as an intern. There are unique strategies we will share to help you open the door to opportunities at these organizations. This will be an interactive training.

Preregistration is required! How To Register: 

1. Login to your Passport Career account at www.passportcareer.com (First time registering? Use the registration key gmuniver when creating your account)
2. Click on the "Global Career Trainings" tab.
3. Select a training and click on the link to register.
 
This webinar is offered at 8am, 2pm, and 8pm.

April 05

USA Today Network Day

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Nguyen Engineering Building Atrium

Get life out of beta - At USA TODAY NETWORK, our goal is to push news delivery boundaries. Technological advancements are the cornerstone to giving people better storytelling experiences. If you're the type who thrives creatively and invigorated by the pursuit of solutions, we want to talk. 

Join us on Wednesday, April 5th in the Atrium of the Volgenau School of  from 1-3pm to talk with our team about 2017 internship opportunities, and receive FREE resume critiques. Light refreshments (and swag) will be provided.

 

April 05

Student Employee Workshop Series: Marketing Your Student Employee Experience

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
SUB 1, room 3400

You developed many of the skills employers are looking for through your on-campus job, but do you know how to market those skills on your resume or in an interview? In this session you will learn the seven skills employers are looking for in recent college grads and how to showcase them during your job search.

 

Register

April 12

Health & Science Fair

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Dewberry Hall, Johnson Center

A career fair for students who are interested in health and science. Talk to participating employers to learn about opportunities for jobs and internship.                   

 

April 12

Student Employee Workshop Series: How to Navigate Conflict in the Workplace

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
SUB 1, room 3400

Did you know that conflict in the workplace can lead to positive results if you know how to navigate it effectively? Learn tips and techniques for proactively addressing conflict in your workplace so you can begin to better relate to your team members in the future!

 
Register

April 13

Retirement Savings Plans

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
716 Founders Hall

It is never too soon to start planning for your future. Come out to learn about many of the retirement savings plans that are available to you including traditional IRA, Roth IRA, annuities, 401K, 403(b), Roth 401(k), Roth 403(b), Simplified Employee Pension Plan (SEP), and Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees from a financial planner. Get a head start on the next chapter of your life today!

LINK TO EVENT: http://alumni.gmu.edu/s/1564/GID2/16/interior.aspx?sid=1564&gid=2&pgid=2663&content_id=3865


April 17

Exploring Careers in Nonprofits

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
SUB 1, room 3400

Join us for an interactive and informative, question and answer event. You will have the opportunity to discuss with a panel of Nonprofit Industry experts, the skills and experience necessary for success in this rewarding industry. 

April 18

Women Leaders in the Non-Profit World

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
SUB 1, room 3400

Join us for a panel presentation by women who are founders of and leaders in local, national and international non-profits!  Participants will learn about pathways to starting a successful nonprofit, strategies for aspiring to leadership in non-profits and much more!
Co-Sponsored by Women and Gender Studies

 

April 19

Webinar: Linkedin- Create a Powerful Profile (Part 1)

8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
http://www.passportcareer.com

Are you taking advantage of all LinkedIn offers that can move your global career plans forward? Join us to learn how to get started by learning how to develop a profile that will help you engage with global contacts. Develop your networking confidence by developing a profile that gets attention! This will be an interactive training.

Preregistration is required! How To Register: 

1. Login to your Passport Career account at www.passportcareer.com (First time registering? Use the registration key gmuniver when creating your account)
2. Click on the "Global Career Trainings" tab.
3. Select a training and click on the link to register.
 
This webinar is offered at 8am, 2pm, and 8pm.

April 19

The Nonprofit Sector: Get a Job ... Launch a Career

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
SUB 1, room 3400

14% of the jobs in the Metro DC area are in the nonprofit sector.  Guest Lynn O'Connell holds a Certificate in Nonprofit Management (Duke University) and a Master's in Philanthropy (Indiana University-Purdue University) and has over 25 years of work experience in the sector. She will share her expertise in exploring the world of nonprofits, discovering opportunities and launching a successful career.
Sponsored by Social Action and Integrative Learning (SAIL) 

April 20

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Meet and Greet

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
SUB 1, room 3400

The session will focus on ASCO entry-level career opportunities, employee engagement, and professional development programs while having the chance to network with alumni. Entry level positions include Program Associates, Communications Associates, Marketing Associates, Journal Editorial Associates, and more. Pizza will be provided.

 

April 20

What is it like to work in a Nonprofit?

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
SUB 1, room 3400

Is a career in Non-Profit the right fit for you? Hear from recent Mason alums in the industry as well as Nonprofit employers about what it takes to be successful in this dynamic industry.  

April 21

Webinar: Linkedin- Strategic Global Networking (Part 2)

8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
http://www.passportcareer.com

Are you maximizing the features on LinkedIn to develop your global reputation (your brand) by actively engaging with the expansive LinkedIn community? Learn how to reach out to others in the global community to expand your contacts, including alumni networks, key business and organizational leaders, and others who can help you with your career.   Learn how to maximize your networking through strategic participation in LinkedIn Discussion Groups, following others, writing blogs, and stepping up your game using this dynamic platform! This will be an interactive training.


Preregistration is required! How To Register: 

1. Login to your Passport Career account at www.passportcareer.com (First time registering? Use the registration key gmuniver when creating your account)
2. Click on the "Global Career Trainings" tab.
3. Select a training and click on the link to register.
 
This webinar is offered at 8am, 2pm, and 8pm.

April 24

Webinar: Stepping Outside the Academic World: Career Strategies for PhDs & Postdocs

8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
http://www.passportcareer.com

Are you considering a transition from academia to business, nonprofit, government or other sector? This training is designed for PhDs and postdocs transitioning to industry. We will share options, opportunities and strategies that will help you create your strategic career plan to ensure a smooth and successful transition. This will be an interactive training.
 

April 24

You've shared your research. Now what?

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
SUB 1, room 3400

This workshop will help College of Humanities and Social Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium participants identify the competencies demonstrated in their research, and ways to market those skills to employers or for further education.  

April 27

Practice Interview Day - #3

9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
SUB 1, room 3400

Patriot Experience Approved Event

Get your resume critiqued & practice your interviewing skills with area employers visiting campus! Meet one-on-one with an employer for 30 minutes (between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.) for constructive feedback and tips on how to improve and perfect your resume and interviewing skills.  Professional dress is encouraged, but not required. To register, log in to HireMason, click "Campus Interviews I Qualify For" and choose a practice interview. Deadline to register is April 25, 2017.