Eagle Landing Issue 9: Mar.15, 2013
Eagle Landing is a bi-weekly newsletter for the Office of Career Services at Bridgewater College featuring job openings, internships, upcoming events and career advice.
Issue 9: March 15, 2013 In this Issue: Upcoming OCS Events (page 2) Scholarships & Summer Opportunities (page 3) INTERNSHIPS! (page 4) Post-Graduate and Volunteer Opportunities (page 5) Current Job Openings (pages 6-7) Job Fairs and Highlighted Graduate School Opportunities (page 8) Highlighted Web Resource: FastWeb (page 8) “7 Top Mistakes Job Seekers Make Online” (page 9) OCS Contact Information (page 10) Build-A-Résumé Workshops! If you are starting from scratch or have a resume that needs some work, by the end of this workshop, you will have a great resume ready to get you that job, internship, or entrance to grad school! A Do-It-Yourself workshop! Must have “Resume Worksheet” filled out – contact Career Services for more info and to reserve your spot! Tue, Mar 19 9:30-10:20 Bowman 24 Computer Lab Page 1 Upcoming OCS Events: Career Exploration Day! Thursday, Apr 11 9:30–11:45 am Nininger Gym Hurricane Sandi foiled us in the Fall, but we’re back! Network with over 50 BC alumni and seasoned professionals who are eager to share their knowledge and experience about how they transitioned from college graduate to professional. A great time to practice your professional communication skills, find internships and seek great advice. Play the Networking Game for a chance to win great prizes!!! The “Résumé Doctor Is IN” Mon, Mar 18 11:00 am – 1:00 pm KCC Lobby Look for the Résumé doctor during lunchtime. Bring your résumé by for an examination. Will your résumé walk away with a clean bill of health or will it need emergency surgery? Build-A-Résumé Workshops! If you are starting from scratch or have a resume that needs some work, by the end of this workshop, you will have a great resume ready to get you that job, internship, or entrance to grad school! A Do-It-Yourself workshop! Tue, Mar 19 9:30-10:20 Must have “Resume Worksheet” filled out – contact Career Services for more info and to reserve your spot! Bowman 24 Lab – Mini LinkedIn Photo Shoot Wed, Mar 20 11:00 am – 2:00 pm KCC Lobby Now that you are back from Spring Break and you have that fabulous tan, now is the time to take your LinkedIn photo! It is important to have a LinkedIn photo that shows personality and professionalism. Our LinkedIn photographer will be on hand to make you look sensational! Senior Salute! Mon, Mar 26 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Boitnott Room Tues, Mar 27 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Boitnott Room SENIORS!! Come by the Office of Career Services Table to fill out your Senior Survey, pick up great information for transitioning into the next phase of your career, and pick up your Graduation Duckie! CAREER PREMIERE JOB & INTERNSHIP FAIR! Thu, March 28 11:00 am–3:00 pm Salem Civic Center One of the largest career fairs in Virginia for liberal arts graduates! Meet and network with employers across the state of Virginia. Discover great job opportunities and get started toward your career! Stay tuned for more information about this BIG event! Transportation Provided!! Registration with the Career Services Office required. Contact the Office of Career Services for more information x5692 or visit the website http://www.careerpremierefair.com. WomenForHire.com Online Career Fair Thu, Mar 28 Women For Hire’s second FREE Nationwide Online Career Fair in 2013. Log on from 1 4pm EST to put your resume directly in front of recruiters from a wide range of top corporations, nonprofits and government agencies hiring across the United States. To register go to THE WEBSITE. Coming up in April: CONVO!! Career Exploration Day The Annual BC Suit-ably Savvy Career Fashion Show! Thu, Apr 11 Wed, Apr 17 For more details and a complete list of events, visit bridgewater.edu/career-services/events. Page 2 Scholarship Opportunities! Nordic Naturals® Essay Scholarship: Win up to $5,000 to help pay for college! www.whatsessential.com Nestle Purina Sweepstakes: Sign up anytime from February 12 – August 6, 2013 to be entered for a chance to win a cash prize of $1,500! Facebook.com/NestlePurinaCareers. The US Department of Energy’s Geothermal Technologies Program and Oak Ridge Institute for Science Education are pleased to announce the 2013 Geothermal Student Competition., which seeks to engage students in a collaborative exercise to develop a business plan for developing a geothermal enterprise. For more information contact Dr. Desmond Stubbs, Program Manager: email@example.com. Summer Projects and Other Opportunities! Excellent Opportunity for Project, Internship, and Volunteer work! giv2giv.org is a startup-stage investment/donation nonprofit platform that enables collective, social donations to charities. Open-source project seeking web design ideas to make the platform look awesome. Contact Michael Blinn at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more. Aikman Opportunity Award For Young Christian Writers Patrick Henry College, Guildford Media, and reporter/writer David Aikman announced this award to identify, encourage, and support a new generation of Christian nonfiction testimony writers who can inspire both Christians and general readers with true stories of how God has worked transformatively in the lives of individuals and communities. To read about the contest guidelines, visit http://aikmanaward.com/about/how-to/index.html. For general information see www.aikmanward.com. st Deadline May 1 . Now accepting applications for Fall 2013! We are on our nationwide search for bright, talented students seeking an internship opportunity of a lifetime as a Disney College Program participant at the Walt Disney World Resort or Disneyland Resort. Explore disneycollegeprogram.com to learn more about this unique program. Click “Apply Now” and follow the instructions to submit an application. Project Yellow Light is offering an online film competition and scholarship. Create short videos that ask peers to be careful when driving - not to text and drive. The mission is to prevent car crashes – the number one killer of teens and young adults in the U.S. Complete information can be found at www.projectyellowlight.com. For more information on any of the opportunities described in this newsletter, please contact the Office of Career Services at email@example.com. Page 3 Internships! Summer Interns Needed for a Church Plant just South of Bridgewater: Living Hope Church needs mature Christians to partner with God this summer at ministries related to students, children, young adults, technology, worship/band/arts, and missions/ evangelism. Contact Michael at 804-437-4722. Shentel Summer Internships! Shentel has 15 Internship and 13 Seasonal Help positions available this year. Internships are available to rising junior and seniors or graduate students and pay $12 an hour. Seasonal Help positions are available to freshmen and sophomores and pays $8 and hour. Internships are available in the following areas: 2 Accounting & Finance Internships 1 Human Resources Internship 7 Engineering Internships 3 Information Technology Internships 2 Sales & Marketing Internships More details on specific details can be found at www.shentel.jobs on each individual internships and students can visit the site to apply. Marketing & Communications Intern: Fairfax Choral Society has a paid summer internship to create and implement marketing for expansion programs for next ear. June-August. $2,750 Stipend. Send resume, th cover letter, and writing sample by March 19 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Annandale, VA. Staff Assistant Summer Internship: Rockbridge Community Baseball needs interns for May-August to help with the business side of The Rockbridge Rapids, a college summer league team. Learn more HERE. Full-time Summer Marketing Internship: Royall & Company, leader in recruitment marketing, accepting applications for summer internship program. Potential for a career after graduation! Deadline March 25. LINK. AGV Sports Group has several internship openings: Fashion Design Intern: LINK Graphic Arts Intern: LINK Intern Coordinator: LINK Information Technology Intern: LINK International Interns: LINK Legal Interns: LINK Legal Interns-Immigration Issues: LINK Management Interns: LINK Video Intern: LINK Web Development Intern: LINK Sales Marketing Intern: LINK Supply Chain/Logistics Intern: LINK Online Social Community Manager Intern: LINK Regional Race Representative Intern: LINK Virginia Cooperative Extension Intern: The intern will work with agents to develop, implement and evaluate Extension programs within the county, including corn hybrid test plots, pressure canner clinics, dairy judging practices, summer enrichment camps, Junior 4-H camp, and more. Visit http://www.ext.vt.edu/internship/counties/rockingham.html for details. Harvest of Hope Paid Summer Intern: The Society of St. Andrew is a domestic hunger-relief ministry based in Big Island, Virginia. Harvest of Hope is the mission retreat program of SOSA. For more information or an application, contact Bill Leach, Director of Harvest of Hope: 434-299-5956 or email@example.com. See more at www.endhunger.org. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Intern Program: Offering academic and experiential internship to students interested in gaining practical museum experience and who have a strong interest in history, education, or a th museum career. For more information, please contact the OCS! Deadline for summer internships is April 15 . Summer Intern as Childcare Worker: Advent Group Ministries is a non-profit, interdenominational Christian agency which provides social service programs for disadvantaged children and families. No experience required; willingness to live with 6 adolescents and work with a team of mental health professionals in providing residential care. Will acquire training to become a Resident Childcare Worker. Contact OCS for more information. Page 4 Post-Graduate Opportunity: Teach in China for 10 months! Appalachians Abroad Teach in China program prepares and places around 50-60 participants each year to teach English in China. Participants in this program can spend an academic year (10 month contract) in China. They will teach approximately 16 to 20 hours per week and in exchange be provided free housing on campus, medical care, monthly salary range from $1,000 USD up to $2,400 USD, travel stipend for touring China, and a round-trip international airline ticket upon completion of teaching contract. Contact OCS for details and visit the WEBSITE! TaLK (Teach and Learn in Korea) and EPIK (English Programs in Korea): TaLK is similar to a study abroad or internship program. Upon one’s choice to sign six month or one year contract, they can go to Korea and participate in cross-cultural experience while teaching Korean students English at an after-school setting. EPIK is an opportunity well-suited for native English speakers who have the desire to make positive impact through teaching English at a Korean public school. Some of the benefits include roundtrip air ticket, monthly stipend, accommodation, health insurance, vacation leave, etc. Contact OCS for details and visit www.kecdc.org. CIEE Teach Abroad: Teaching abroad offers recent graduates an introductory career move that’s about more than spending 9-to-5 in a cubicle. Through CIEE Teach Abroad, professionals improve decision-making skills, are able to better navigate ambiguous and varied situations, and gain valuable life skills and international knowledge. Visit www.ciee.org/teach for more information and to hear from real participants about their experiences abroad. Volunteers Needed! The Heritage Museum in Dayton needs volunteers to work a few hours per week to help the historical society museum. Needs include greeting visitors, reception desk, tour guide at historic house, genealogy library tasks, office help. http://www.heritagecenter.com. Email Margaret at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 879-2616. Bridgewater Community Little League needs volunteers to help with concessions at tournaments in the next few weeks. Opportunities as an umpire or field maintenance also available. Contact Patti Landes, Concessions Manager, at email@example.com for more information! Osteopathic Medicine Open House The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is hosting an Open House on Saturday, April 6, 2013 from 8:30am – 1:30pm. Highlights include an Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine demonstration, tour of campus, networking with faculty and current students, and review of admission requirements. To register visit www.wvsom.edu. For more information, visit www.SEME-NOW.com or visit the Office of Career Services! Page 5 Job Opportunities! News Producer: WHSV-TV looking for a dynamic news producer who can tell compelling stories, dominate breaking news and severe weather coverage, and promote the values of journalism both on air and online. Send resume, recent newscast, references to Kay Norred, News Director (firstname.lastname@example.org). Contact OCS for info. Photojournalist: WHSV-TV is accepting resumes for a full-time Photojournalist. Mail DVD and resume to: WHSVTV, Attn: Kay Norred, News Director, 50 North Main St., Harrisonburg, VA 22802. Communications and Grants Coordinator: Health & Medicine Policy Research Group seeking skilled applicant. Send cover letter, resume, salary requirements and past salary history to email@example.com. Director of Development and Comunications: Health & Medicine Policy Research Group is seeking a Director. The Coordinator position above will report directly to this person. Cover letter, resume, salary requirements, salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 22. Development Coordinator: Albany Park Theater Project seeking coordinator to assist in enhancing current programs, strengthen fundraising efforts and develop branding. Please submit resume accompanied by thoughtful letter that explains your interest and writing sample to email@example.com. See OCS for details. Bilingual Customer Care Representative: The City of Harrisonburg has a part-time position available in the Public Utilities Department. Primary source of contact for customers of Harrisonburg ’s water service. $10.93/hour. Spanish language skills preferred. Applications HERE. Network Analyst: Farmers & Merchants Bank in Timberville seeks analyst to design, support, maintain and evaluate computer networking and telecommunication systems. Send cover letter with salary requirement, resume, and unofficial transcript to firstname.lastname@example.org. Community Assistant position: Franciscan Outreach Volunteers, Chicago. Responsible for ensuring safe, clean and peaceable living environment for our Volunteers. Live-in position, room and board plus $3,000 stipend/year. th Resume and cover letter to Kendall Grant, Volunteer Program Director: Kendall@franoutreach.org by March 25 . Seasonal Teller: First Citizens Bank has a great opportunity for students interested in full-time sumjmer employment! Position located in Staunton, VA for May-August. Applications at www.firstcitizens.com. Seasonal/Temporary Teller: Pendleton Community Bank looking for high energy, self motivated individuals for summer job in Harrisonburg. Cover letter and resume to Monika Eckard (email@example.com) by April 30. Operations Dispatcher: BEAM BROS. Trucking seeking part-time Operations Dispatcher, 12 noon – 8pm shift. Send resume, salary requirements and complete application at www.beambros.com. Associate Director for Career & Internship Development – NOVA Region: Radford University is seeking a candidate to be responsible for career & internship development in the Northern Virginia region. WEBSITE. Safety and Occupational Health Manager: The US Department of Labor has a full-time health administration position in either Delaware, Maryland or Pennsylvania. Visit USAJobs for more details! Page 6 More Job Opportunities Dining Room and Culinary Positions: Free Room and Board! Eseeola Lodge at Linville Golf Club in Linville, NC is hiring for 2013. May-October employment required. For an application email firstname.lastname@example.org. Retail Sales Representatives: Verizon Wireless is currently hiring Sales Reps for their Harrisonburg, Staunton and Roanoke areas. To be considered, please apply online at www.verizonwireless.com/careers. Network Analyst: Farmers & Merchants Bank in Timberville, VA. Analyst will design, support, maintain and evaluate computer networking and telecommunication systems. Visit WEBSITE for details. Assistant/Associate Director, Career Services: Virginia Military Institute seeks an experienced professional to plan and implement career programs through the use of innovative and multi-modal strategies. Apply HERE. Transfer Advising Coordinator for Northern Virginia Community College: James Madison University is seeking a full-time academic advisor to work at NVCC. A new position designed to enhance the university’s outreach to Virginia’s community colleges. Master’s degree required. http://www.jmu.edu/humanresources/joblink.shtml. Promotions Producer: TV3 Winchester has an immediate opening in the Creative Services/Promotions Department. Promote the station through script writing, audio/video collection, studio/field lighting, video editing and graphic design. Must be fluent in a Mac environment. Submit resume/reel etc. to email@example.com. Full-Time Television Director: TV3 Winchester. Candidate will work closely with the news team to execute on-air, live morning broadcasts in a multiple-camera studio. Reply to firstname.lastname@example.org if interested. Resident Childcare Worker: Advent Group Ministries non-profit agency. Resident Childcare Worker will be responsible for overall care and supervision of six behaviorally/emotionally disturbed and/or chemically dependent adolescents and live with them 4 days a week. For more information, visit www.adventgm.org/joinadvent. Staff accountant: Bowman Andros Products has an opening at its Mt. Jackson Facility. Duties will include daily cash reconciliations, month-end journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations. Contact OCS for details. Content Manager: Capital One is seeking an applicant with knowledge of programming languages to author content according to instruction from internal creative team, identify content gaps and solve through research, and manage workload appropriately by efficiently servicing multiple requests. LINK. LIFEGUARDS WANTED: Premier Aquatics is looking for lifeguards, pool managers, and supervisors to work this summer in the DC Metro area. Apply today at www.premier411.com or call 703-373-0350 for more info! Camp Staff: Brethren Woods Camp and Retreat Center needs 25 people to be part of their summer camp staff, including: cabin counselors, crafts director, nature director, lifeguard, challenge course facilitator, adventure director, kitchen staff, maintenance assistants, and administrative staff. www.brethrenwoods.org. Summer Staff: Wisconsin Badger Camp is currently seeking energetic summer staff who are looking to make a difference and gain rewarding experiences working with people who have disabilities. Contact 608-348-9689 or email@example.com for questions or more information. Located in Platteville, WI. For more information on any of the opportunities described in this newsletter, please contact the Office of Career Services at firstname.lastname@example.org. Page 7 Teacher Job Fair! Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Teacher Recruiting Open House: Saturday, April 6 from 9am-12pm at Lord Fairfax Community College. Participating school systems: Clarke County, Shenandoah County, Frederick County, Warren County, Page County, Winchester Public Schools. Contact OCS for more info and workshop schedule! Online Diversity Job Fair AcademicCareers.com will be hosting the annual Online Diversity Job Fair through the end of March. The program builds a database of diverse faculty, doctoral students, and professionals and alerts them of current job openings in their area of expertise. For details visit www.UniversityDiversityJobFair.com. Highlighted Graduate School Opportunities Levy Economics Institute Master of Science in Economic Theory and Policy: An innovative two-year graduate degree program providing students in economics and finance a highly marketable set of skills in empirical and policy analysis, and unrivaled access to the Levy Instituteâ€™s extensive expertise in global public policy research. Contact 845-758-7776, email@example.com, or the OCS for details. Application deadline March 30. Mercy College MBA Program: Program provides career-enhancing exposure to senior levels of New York Fortune 500 corporations, Wall Street and management consulting firms. The student learning experience is enriched by frequent career networking events and the Mercy College Centers of Excellence, such as Entrepreneurship, Strategic Consulting and International Business. The MBA students will be taught by faculty, many of whom are former CEOs, CFOs and managing directors at first such as Goldman Sachs, Swiss Re, Boston Consulting Group, IBM and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Contact Maureen Cross at 212-615-3381 or firstname.lastname@example.org by April 15. Highlighted Web Resource: FastWeb The College Educators Quick Reference Guide from FastWeb has Scholarship information, Financial Aid applications, Student Loans and Grants, Financial Aid guides, Educator Training and Resources, Higher Ed News, Research Sites, Choosing a Career sites, Student Loan Information, Scholarship Scams, Academic Year Planning Calendar, and Contacts with Associations/Organizations/Government/Testing Programs. Email email@example.com or stop by the Office of Career Services to pick up your copy today! Other Opportunities: Brethren Volunteer Service The Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) 2013 Project book is available in the Office of Career Services. If you are looking for Human Services projects for post-graduation, the BVS has opportunities all over the world. You may also check their website: www.brethrenvolunteerservice.org. Page 8 Page 9 APRIL 12, 2013 10 AM - 3 PM CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine's Career Expo For People with Disabilities & Wounded Warriors Boston Sheraton Hotel, 39 Dalton Street, Boston, MA Join us at our Boston, MA Career Expo to meet Fortune 500 companies and government agencies looking to recruit new talent. We would like to remind you that you must pre-register online in order to attend the event. To pre-register, go towww.eop.com/expo FREE ADMISSION TO THE CAREER EXPO You must be dressed in business attire Bring numerous resumes to give potential employers Must be at least 18 years of age Meet Face-to-Face With Employers Register now at www.eop.com/expo For Further info, email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org Questions? Comments? We can help! Bridgewater College Office of Career Services Flory Hall Room 10/11 (Lower Level) Call 540-828-5357 to set up an appointment. email@example.com Page 10