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Monday, February 12, 2018

Email Digest From February 12

Don't forget the Alumni Speaker Series or the Spring Government Careers Workshops, both of which are ongoing!


1. Student-Alumni Job Search Panel (February 20) 
2. Special Events Internships at National Museum of American History (Apply NOW)
3. Get Your Internship Together (February 13)
4. Finding Funding for Your Graduate Education (February 13)
5. Go Abroad Europe - IIP (February 13)
6. Mock Interview Days at SuccessWorks (February 14, 21, 28; March 7)
7. Tour/Info Guides at UW (Due February 15)
8. City of Madison Affirmative Action Student Professional In Residence Internships (Due February 25)



1. Student-Alumni Job Search Panel (February 20) 
Tuesday, February 20
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Humanities Room 2653

Wondering what you’ll do after graduation? Worried about job-searching? Come hear from our panelists to learn more about valuable skills for new hires and tips you can use in your own search.  (Spoiler: It doesn’t have to be painful!)

Panelists include:
Dale Smith ’82, Executive Vice President in Wealth Management & Securities Services, U.S. Bank
Kelli Wozniakowski ’16, Office Manager, Wisconsin Historical Society Press
Giselle Blocker ’18, soon-to-be Consulting Analyst, Accenture

Refreshments will be provided!  Contact Christina (christina.matta@wisc.edu) for more information. 

2. Special Events Internships at National Museum of American History (Apply NOW)
As part of the Development branch of the museum, the Office of Special Events at the National Museum of American History plans and coordinates over 100 events each year including: exhibition openings, press conferences, donation ceremonies, staff receptions, donor cultivation events, and corporate dinners and receptions. 

To apply, please create an account on SOLAA and choose “NMAH Special Events Internship (External Affairs) Program” as your program choice from the National Museum of American History drop-down. Alternatively, you may submit a cover letter, resume, letter of recommendation, and unofficial transcript to NMAHSpecialEvents@si.edu. Start and end dates and full time or part time availability should be included in your application materials as well. The application deadline is Thursday, March 1st.

While unpaid, we typically offer a one-time $300 stipend to help with travel and transportation expenses. Additional information about the internship can be found on our websitehttp://americanhistory.si.edu/getinvolved/internship/opportunities/special-events. Information about events at the Museum can also be found by visiting http://americanhistory.si.edu/museum/special-events.

3. Get Your Internship Together (February 13)
3-7 p.m. at SuccessWorks
Find your internship! The SuccessWorks staff and L&S alumni will offer drop-in appointments, resume reviews, online search/BuckyNet tips, and networking help. Drop in at any time! 

4. Finding Funding for Your Graduate Education (February 13)
Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Time: 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Location: 126 Memorial Library

This workshop provides an overview of the external funding application process, including preparation tips for grant seekers, types of grants that may be available, and how to have your external fellowship pay for your tuition. Taught by Grants Librarian and the Office of Fellowship and Funding Resources.

Please register at: https://goo.gl/forms/bqrM2alnNlNEhXQG2.

5. Go Abroad Europe - IIP (February 13)
4-5:30 p.m.
206 Ingraham Hall 

Meet with advisors and past interns to learn about academic, internship, and service-learning opportunities in Europe.   See http://europe.wisc.edu/events/go-abroad-europe-iip/ for more information. 

6. Mock Interview Days at SuccessWorks (February 14, 21, 28; March 7)
Data & Tech Employer Mock Interview Day - February 14 (spots are limited, drop-ins still welcome)
Breaking into Business Employer Mock Interview Day (Open to L&S Majors) - February 21
Science Product Development/Research Employer Mock Interview Day (Open to all Stem Majors) - February 28
(NEW for Spring) Nonprofit/Government Mock Interview Day - March 7

See the SuccessWorks website at careers.ls.wisc.edu to register.  Contact Nate Doolin at ndoolin@wisc.edu with any questions about the mock interviews. All mock interviews will take place at SuccessWorks at 711 State Street, Bookstore Building 3rd floor. 
7. Tour/Info Guides at UW (Due February 15)
Campus and Visitor Information is inviting applications for student Information Guides and Tour Guides who will begin in Summer 2018. These students play a key role in representing UW-Madison, welcoming and informing visitors, prospective students, families, K-12 groups, and community members.

Starting salary is $10/hour with opportunities for advancement. Our office promotes excellence through diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. Applications are due Thursday, February 15 at 11:59pm.
For more information, please visit our website at https://info.wisc.edu/about/student-employment/.

8. City of Madison Affirmative Action Student Professional In Residence Internships (Due February 25) 
The Department of Civil Rights Affirmative Action Division, in concert with City Managers, sponsors paid internships to attract members of Affirmative Action target groups who are engaged in college-level studies compatible with a Public Administration career track. The Affirmative Action Student Professional in Residence Internships (AASPIRE) program also allows for consideration to be given to individuals who have experienced a period of long-term unemployment or underemployment.

AASPIRE Internships take place in the summer and last for a temporary 8- to 10-week duration. Possible agencies include civil rights, city clerk, finance, human resources, library, and planning, among others.  See https://www.cityofmadison.com/dcr/aaAASPIRE.cfm for more information. 

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