Highlight of the Week

What to Do with Winter Break: Researching Your Future Employer Nicola Daniel On Friday, Dec. 8th, Nicola Daniel held a workshop in Tyser Auditorium to help students maximizing the use of their winter break for job research. At the beginning, Nicola introduced the Self-marketing method with the 4-P’s, which are; Product: You/Your Career. What are…

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Upcoming Events

Employers of the Day: Grand Thornton LLP: January 24th, 2018.  9:30-12:00 EY: January 25th, 2018.  9:30-12:00 PWC: January 30th, 2018.  9:30-12:00 KPMG: January 30th, 2018.  12:30-15:00 Come to the Employer of the Day Table to meet representatives from these companies and learn about open positions with the firm.               

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Career Tips for Terps

  9 Job Search Tips for International Students for 2017 by Derek Loosvelt | January 30, 2017 As 2017 began and a new administration took over in Washington, D.C., many international students were understandably anxious about their job prospects. Then, this past Friday, President Trump’s executive order on immigration made an already tense situation for these students…

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Volunteer Opportunities

Habitat Restoration at Borge St Park! Fairfax County Park Authority- Invasive Management Area Program Link: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2845645.jsp Did you know that invasive plants are a huge threat to local wildlife, including migrating birds? Help out these creatures by volunteering to remove invasive plants at Borge St Park!  Volunteer registrations must be received by 1/12/2018 at Noon….

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Recently Added Jobs

Job Expiration Date Job Title Organization Name Work Authorization Required? 12/18/17 19:55 Attention All August 2017 Grads! Carahsoft Technology Corp. Position requires permanent US Work Authorization 12/18/17 23:59 Public Relations Specialist 2 Hamilton County, Ohio Position requires permanent US Work Authorization 12/18/17 23:59 Supply Chain MBA Intern Verizon Position requires permanent US Work Authorization 12/18/17…

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Industry News

Accounting The 50 employees at the Securities and Exchange Commission’s office of the chief accountant try to keep up with technology changes like bitcoin. (CFO) http://ww2.cfo.com/regulation/2017/12/sec-accountants-voice-resource-constraints/ Information Systems Microsoft unveiled a new programming language and tools that help coders craft software for quantum computers, along with simulators that will let programmers test that software on…

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Upcoming Events

Excel Workshop Time: December 6th 2:00-4:00pm Location: 2511 VMH Sign-up RSVP on HireSmith! Introduction: Microsoft Excel has become the most-used spreadsheet program in the world. It has become one of the most essential tools in the workplace. Whether you are budgeting, organizing client sales list, or need to plan an office social gathering; Excel is…

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Industry News

Accounting QBO (QuickBooks Online) subscribers rose 170,000 to 2.55 million in Q1 as Intuit capitalized on increased small business usage of the cloud. (CFO) http://ww2.cfo.com/financial-performance/2017/11/quickbooks-online-powers-intuit-sales-surge/ Information Systems The U.S. Justice Department charged three Chinese computer security experts with hacking and stealing materials from Moody’s Analytics, Siemens, and Trimble, a GPS technology firm. (Industry Week) http://www.industryweek.com/technology-and-iiot/us-charges-three-chinese-hacking-siemens-moodys-trimble…

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Career Tips for Terps

How to Read Between the Lines of a Job Posting What “help wanted” really means At first glance, most job postings may seem simple—there’s a description, a list of required skills, necessary qualifications and not much more. Well maybe, maybe not. Often between those lines are clues that reveal if the opportunity is truly right…

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Volunteer Opportunities

Breakfast and Lunch servers Needed in Dining Room for the Homeless Every day So Others Might Eat (SOME) serves more than 800 meals to the District’s most needy population. Alongside staff, volunteers assist with greeting guests, serving meals, and cleaning and resetting our Dining Room. Great opportunity for individuals and groups of 10 or fewer….

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