Wednesday, March 6, 2013
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
UWM Union Ballroom
Students/Alumni: must attend this event to meet and network with professionals from companies, agencies, organizations, and educational institutions. They are extremely important to your employment and educational future!
Employers/Recruiters: must attend this event to interact with outstanding students/alumni and prospective employees from UWM. We have one of the most racially and ethnically diverse student populations in Wisconsin!
The following programs will help students prepare for the 2013 Diversity Job and Internship Fair:
International Career Resume Walk-In Hours: Wednesday, February 20th, 1-4 p.m., Garland 104
Presenters: Aparna Datey, AJ Corner and Bridget Brown, Academic Programs Coordinators, Center for International Education
Stop in for a one-on-one conversation and learn how to...
- effectively articulate your international and diversity experiences to potential employers
- define links between overseas experiences and career goals
- develop an internationally-focused resume
The workshop is open to all undergraduate students and is most suitable for students who have returned from study abroad and/or an overseas internship. RESUMES WELCOME!
LinkedIn 101: Monday, February 25th, 4-5 p.m., Lubar Hall N440
Presenters: Alejandra Carreno Lopez, Academic Advisor/Multicultural Student Coordinator; Renee Smith, Career Advisor, Lubar School of Business
Learn the basics of this powerful professional social network with 200 million+ members for networking and job search.
Translating ERI (Experience -> Resume -> Interview): Thursday, February 28th, 12-1 p.m. & Monday, March 4th, 1-2 p.m., Inclusive Excellence Center, Union W198
Presenter: Warren Scherer, Interim Director, Inclusive Excellence Center
Students will learn about transferable skills, how to talk about what's on their resume and engage with other students on translating their experiences/skills.
Preparing for Diversity Job and Internship Fair: Thursday, February 21st, 11-12 noon, Union 250 & Tuesday, March 5th, 5-6 p.m., Union 191
Presenters: Ada Walker, Senior Career Counselor; Linda Walker, Senior Career Advisor, Career Development Center
Learn how to make the most of Diversity Job and Internship Fair, including how to prepare in advance, present yourself, and approach employers effectively.
Employer Panel: Wednesday, March 6th, 10-11 a.m., Union 191
Featured Employers: Dessa Johnson, Lead Diversity Consultant, ManpowerGroup; Gregory Jones, Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Northwestern Mutual; Alicia Moore, Diversity Coordinator, Medical College of Wisconsin; TJ Safranski, IT Manager, Caterpillar Global Mining
Hear from employers firsthand what makes a workforce diverse, how a diverse workforce helps them keep their competitive edge, and how you can market your diverse experiences effectively to get a job. Refreshments will be served.
Career Fair: Wednesday, March 6th, 11-3 p.m., Union Ballroom
Explore internship and employment opportunities with companies that embrace a diverse workforce. Professional attire recommended. For a current listing of particpating employers and career day tips, click on the links below:
The Diversity Job and Internship Fair, formerly known as the Diversity Career Day, is co-sponsored by the Career Development Center and the Multicultural Student Centers. Numerous companies, agencies, organizations, and educational institutions participate in this event to provide career and internship opportunities to UW-Milwaukee and UW System students. The Diversity Job and Internship Fair attracts 300-500 students, alumni, and professionals from diverse groups, as well as from every academic discipline and class standing. For more information, please contact Ada Walker (phone: 414.229.4486) or Victoria Pryor (phone: 414.229.3704).
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