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Is graduate school right for you? Feb 16 Webinar

Jessica Bowers – February 12th, 2016

The National Research Mentoring Networking, in partnership with the Association of American Medical Colleges GREAT Group presents:

Webinar: Is Graduate School Right for You?
February 16th
3:00 pm

Webinar registration:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7808070046959769857

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

QA Positions for Recent Graduates

Christie Julien – February 11th, 2016

Job Title: Quality Assurance Analyst

Department: Quality Assurance

Reports To: Quality Assurance Manager

 

Summary: Interprets and implements quality assurance  standards, initiatives, and methodology to ensure consistent quality of  the product by performing the following duties.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Transatlantic Summer Academy on Sustainability

Nicole Schneiter – February 10th, 2016

 

The Transatlantic Summer Academy on Sustainability – University Students Exploring Sustainability from an Intercultural Perspective will take place in Bremen, Germany. This is an event focusing on different aspects of sustainability and intercultural issues from July 21 to August 10, 2016. This program is being held for the second time (the first time in 2015 under the name “Green Summer Camp”).

 

ABoVE Summer Internships at NASA

Nicole Schneiter – February 10th, 2016

 

Arctic Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE) is a NASA Terrestrial Ecology Program field campaign that will be conducted in Alaska and Western Canada. ABoVE is a large-scale study of environmental change and its implications for social-ecological systems.

 

There are three paid summer internships available at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center for undergraduate and graduate students interested in research related to ABoVE. Applications are due through the NASA internship application system by March 1st, 2016.

 

Applying to be an RA or OL? Interview tips and more!

Nicole Schneiter – February 10th, 2016

If you’re applying to be a Residential Advisor or Orientation Leader, check out the information below to learn more about the process and tips for interviewing!

Resident Advisor

Role: RAs work with residents to build community through programming and individual relationships. RAs also work closely with a staff of other RAs in weekly meetings and take part in required summer training (O-week) and ongoing training throughout the year.

Application Process: (no cuts throughout process)

Inaugural Local Legislative Drafting Summit: The Art of Lawmaking in Cities Nationwide

Winnie Tsao – February 10th, 2016

The New York City Council’s Legislative Division is excited to announce the inaugural "Local Legislative Drafting Summit: The Art of Lawmaking in Cities Nationwide." The conference will be held on July 14, 15 & 16, 2016, and will be one of the first to focus solely on legislative drafting by cities, counties, towns, and other local governments.

Date: Thursday July 14th- Saturday July 16th

Location: City Hall Area, New York, NY

National Scholarships and Fellowships Series

Winnie Tsao – February 10th, 2016

There are awards for students at all stages (undergraduate, graduate, professional) – and even alumni. It is never too early to start learning about these opportunities.

February 15th:  UK Awards (Churchill, Gates, Marshall, Mitchell, & Rhodes)
Open Grounds
4:00pm

A number of excellent graduate school opportunities in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Come learn what they are, what it takes, and how the University of Virginia can support you. Interested but not sure if you are qualified, come find out for sure. 

School of Engineering Extern Program

Callie Uffman – February 9th, 2016

Second-year students--consider applying for the new School of Engineering Extern Program.

Externships are short-term career exploration opportunities that provide valuable exposure to a professional field of interest. Apply to have an opportunity to be matched with an employer, who you will observe and shadow for one week, March 7-11, 2016.

Capital One 2016 Modeling Competition

Callie Uffman – February 9th, 2016

Are you a problem solver? Do you have innovative ideas? Are you ready for a challenge? Join the 2016 Capital One Modeling Competition.

In this competition, you will use your creativity and analytical problem solving skills to develop an innovative analytic tool that helps a bank identify fraudulent transaction behavior. Your task will be to leverage these insights and tools to develop a strategy to optimize Capital One's transaction fraud prevention strategy for the Credit Card business.

Your goals will be to:

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