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Please read before contacting mentors in the W&J CCN Mentoring Network.

Students,

When preparing to contact the Alumni Mentors in the W&J CCN, we encourage professionally written messages that are grammatically correct. Construct a succinct message with a reference to the W&J mentoring network in the message. Use formal salutations and closings and show appreciation for his/her time and willingness to be a resource for your career growth.

Note: As it is important to make a positive first impression; please keep in mind that Career Services and your faculty advisors will be great resources for reviewing drafts of your communications.

A sample message might be something like:

Dear Dr. Bilsky,

I read your bio in the W&J CCN Mentoring Network and as a current junior majoring in English, I was wondering if you would be willing to speak with me about your experience as a graduate student at Stanford. I am preparing my own graduate school applications and welcome any advice you might have for me.

Thank you so much for your time and I appreciate your willingness to be a resource for W&J students.

Sincerely,

Jane Doe, W&J ‘16

English

Writer, W&J Red & Black

Or an alternative:

Dear Mr. Van Cleve,

As a W&J student majoring in Business Administration, I am thinking about the sales field as a career direction. After reading your career information in the W&J CCN Mentoring Network, I am very interested in learning more about your work in the field. Would you be willing to speak with me about your work as a Sales Director in a technical field? Any advice you have will be greatly appreciated. Thank you so much.

Best regards,

John Doe, W&J ‘15

Business Administration

Vice-President, Young Entrepreneur Society

Welcome to the online job posting and resume database system.

Once registered, you can search for jobs at any time from any computer.

If you want employers to consider you when they are searching for candidates, you must upload a resume.

Review the Resume Authorizations carefully and select the option that is appropriate for you. You may change your Authorization at any time.

Contact the Career Services Office if you have questions.

15th Annual Nemnet [WASH, DC] DIVERSITY CAREER FAIR for Educators

DATE & TIME:

Saturday, FEB 20 • [12pm-2pm]

hosted by: Georgetown Day School 4200 Davenport Road Washington, DC, 20016

• Meet and interview with over 60 Public & Private Schools [k-12]

• Access over 1000 Jobs

• On-Site Interviews

• Post your resume

• All Majors Welcomed

• Experience is a plus but not required

• Certification is helpful but not required

• Admission is FREE

Register online using the link below.

Go to the website.

DATE & TIME: Saturday, March 5 • [12pm-2pm]

Location: Springside Chestnut Hill Academy 500 West Willow Grove Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19118

• Meet and interview with over 40 Public & Private Schools [k-12]

• Access over 1000 Jobs

• On-Site Interviews

• Post your resume

• All Majors Welcomed

• Experience is a plus but not required

• Certification is helpful but not required

• Admission is FREE

Register using the below link:

Go to the website.

Columbia's recently re-designed M.A. program in Modern European Studies allows students to take any of Columbia's courses related to modern European topics in Arts and Sciences, the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), and the Law School. We also offer financial aid to competitive applicants and financial support to conduct research in Europe.

The program can be completed in 12 months. Students are invited to design their own programs of study in two concentrations: the social sciences or the humanities. We provide students with one-on-one support and advising to help them make the most of their time at Columbia.

Go to the website.

Nemnet is a free resource for educators where they can:

View over 1000 job listings [nationwide]

Create an online profile and Post a Resume

Access over 500 Public and Private Schools [k-12]

Register for one of our [5] Regional Diversity Career Fairs

Download the Nemnet Mobile App and receive instant job alerts

Career Counseling Support

Go to the website.

Global Health & Innovation Conference

Presented by Unite For Sight, 11th Annual Conference

Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Saturday, April 16-17, 2016

The Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world's largest global health conference and social entrepreneurship conference. This must-attend, thought-leading conference annually convenes 2,200 leaders, changemakers, students, and professionals from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship. Research program and abstract deadline is September 30th. Register by September 31 to secure the lowest registration rate: http://www.uniteforsight.org/conference

Leadership and the American Presidency

This program is being sponsored in partnership with the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation. Leadership simulations from the American Presidency will be a key focus for students.

As part of this exciting new program, undergraduate students can:

• Spend the fall semester in the nation’s capital

• Intern in an engaging setting aligned with their interest

• Participate in an accredited academic course

The fall semester early deadline is coming up on March 1, 2016 so please visit www.DCinternships.org/LTAPFall to learn more about the program and begin an online application.

The fair is at Carnegie Mellon University Hamburg Hall from 12:00-2:30 PM. Walk-ins are welcome. Bring copies of your resume to interview for full-time paid internships in the public sector. Register at the link below.

Go to the website.

Nemnet is a national resource organization that works with over 500 public and private schools [k-12], in the recruitment of teachers, administrators and coaches of

color. If you are looking or a job in education, let us help you! Keep track of each fair by going to http://nemnet.com.

Register online for free using the link below.

Go to the website.

The Denver Publishing Institute is the ideal launching pad for your career in book publishing. Over the course of four weeks, it will introduce you to the process of book publishing, providing a solid educational foundation and excellent network for your subsequent job search. Institute workshops and lectures are taught by industry professionals who work at trade, university, textbook, and small independent publishers located throughout the country as well as in New York.

Admission is selective and competitive. Enrollment is limited to 95 students. Applications must be submitted by March 22, 2016, and accompanied by two letters of recommendation, a personal statement, resume, transcripts and a nonrefundable fee of $65. Applications must be submitted online:

www.du.edu/publishinginstitute

The Program meets from July 10 - August 5, 2016

More information may be found online at our website.

Go to the website.

PUSLE (Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience) cultivates a community of young servant leaders to transform Pittsburgh. We invite talented university graduates to partner with Pittsburgh nonprofits for a year of service and leadership. PULSE Participants (PULSErs) serve in a Pittsburgh nonprofit, live with other participants in intentional community and participate in ongoing personal and professional development. Though all our activities, we equip and develop young adults to be civic and community leaders with a heart for service.

Go to the website.

View over 1000 job listings, and access over 500 public and private schools. Nemnet is a national resource organization that works with over 500 public and private K-12 schools, in the recruitment of teachers, administrators, and coaches of color. If you are looking for a job in education, let us help you! Register for free online.

Go to the website.

TRG Career Open House – December 9/10 in Bridgeport, WV

Program Analysts (FBI)

The Rehancement Group, Inc. (www.rehancement.com) and their team partners will be conducting an Open House on Wednesday, December 9th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm and Thursday, December 10th from 7:30 am to 10:00 am in the conference room at The Spring Hill Suites by Marriott in Bridgeport, 97 Platinum Drive, Bridgeport WV.

The Rehancement Group (www.rehancement.com) supports work with the FBI in the counterintelligence and counterterrorism divisions. We have upcoming work supporting the ongoing investigations of individuals requests for registration of firearms. The work will be supported in Clarksburg, WV. This position as a Program Analyst requires a Secret or Top Secret clearance.

https://jobs-rehancement.icims.com/jobs/1218/program-analyst---junior-%28fbi%29/job

Please stop by and visit us!

Princeton in Africa (PiAf) is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Princeton, NJ. Our mission is to develop young leaders committed to Africa's advancement. We place bright, hardworking, passionate recent college graduates with remarkable host organizations for yearlong fellowship opportunities across the continent. Since 1999, we have placed nearly 400 Fellows in 35 African countries with more than 70 organizations.

Our program is open to graduates from any accredited U.S. college or university, and is highly selective, with an approximately 10% placement rate. For more information, please see the link below.

Go to the website.

The Spring 2016 Early Registration is now open!!! This semester we feature a realistic problem based on an issue at a Fortune 500 company.

This competition is open to both graduate and undergraduate student teams. In addition to the fame and glory ("bragging rights"), there will be cash prizes totaling $3000! This is a great resume builder, opportunity for potential employer exposure, and cash is always nice!

For more information on the student competition, view the rules and see prior contest winners, visit: http://www.simio.com/academics/student-competition.php?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Academic%20Student%20Competition%20Spring%202016%20#2%20(1)&utm_content=&spMailingID=8494078&spUserID=MTIyNzQwMzc1ODY3S0&spJobID=860070999&spReportId=ODYwMDcwOTk5S0

Career Discovery

June 13-July 22, 2016

An unparalleled opportunity for high school graduates, college students, and other people interested in exploring the realms of architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning & design.

48 Qunicy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

discovery@gsd.harvard.edu

617-495-5453

Go to the website.

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is now hiring in a variety of positions

Apply Directly for a job by going to www.upmc.com and going to the "Careers at UPMC" tab. Search the database for job opportunities by keyword/job title, hospital/business unit, location, and/or position status, or by typing in the job opening ID (if known)

About Our Services

You must register with CCN to use our services. Once registered, you may:

  • Search for jobs posted exclusively to Washington & Jefferson College; search the Jobs Central® national job board and the Intern Central® national internship board.
  • Upload a résumé file to Resume Central® so it can be searched by employers (if you so authorize). Your résumé will be reviewed by our office and must be approved before it can be sent to employers or submitted online to posted jobs.
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  • Search our Mentoring Network to find profiles of people who work in your fields of interest and contact them online. After you register, you must obtain our school password in order to search the profiles.
  • You may also join our Mentoring Network without registering in Alumni Central. However, you must register in Alumni Central to take advantage of all online services. This includes the opportunity to search and network with other Mentors. You must obtain our school password in order to post your profile.
  • If you only wish to complete a Mentoring Profile, please go to our Mentoring Network page.
  • Schedule an appointment to meet with a career counselor to discuss job search tips, interviewing, or graduate school. To schedule an appointment, call 724-229-5126 or e-mail careerservices@washjeff.edu. Please indicate your year of graduation and the purpose of your appointment.