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Monique Beaupre
Peer Advisor

Monique is currently a sophomore in the School of Communication, majoring in Advertising. She was born and raised in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. She has worked on various advertising and marketing campaigns. This past summer she worked as a social media/marketing intern in Los Angeles. As a sister of Delta Phi Epsilon she enjoys devoting time to philanthropy. In the future Monique hopes to work in marketing research.
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Communication Networking Night
Tuesday, October 29 @ 6:00pm - The School of Communication Courtyard

Communication Networking Night provides opportunities for talented students and alumni to connect with professionals in a variety of fields. Meet and network with employers in the fields of Public Relations, Advertising, Graphic Design, Multimedia, and more. Learn from the experts about the value of internships and working in the industry. Refreshments will be served. Business Professional Attire is required for entry. For more information, visit here.


Effective Résumé and Cover Letter Writing
Wednesday, October 30 @ 2:30 PM

A high-quality résumé can effectively sell your skills to any organization! This program will teach you what essential components to include, how to format your résumé, and how to create outstanding accomplishment statements. In addition, learn about writing a cover letter that complements your résumé.

CV and Cover Letter Writing Workshop
Thursday, October 31 @ 4 PM

A well-constructed CV is an excellent tool for potential employers to gain insight into who you are: your professional experience, education, achievements, skills and qualifications. Join us for a workshop that will provide an overview of strategies for writing an effective curriculum vitae and cover letter, including information on content, formatting and organization.

Interviewing Skills
Monday, November 4 @ 2 pm

Come learn tips on how to interview for an internship, graduate program, or full-time job! Topics covered will include how to prepare for the interview, questions the interviewer will ask, and the most effective ways to follow-up.

The Do’s & Don’ts: Law School Application Process
Tuesday, November 5 @ 5:30pm

Attend this session to optimize your chances of getting into law school. Find out the subtleties of the application process and how to position yourself for success. Spend an hour: listen, learn and ask questions. Presented by Therese Lambert, Director of Student Recruitment from UM Law School. RSVP (required for event) here.

Battle of the Test Preps
Friday, November 8 @ 1:30 - 4:30pm – UC 211

Pre-law Students, come watch the battle between LSAT test preparation companies, Kaplan, Testmasters, and Blueprint as well as our very own UM Professors, Scott Storper, Esq. and Brandon Cohen, Esq. as they teach LSAT testing tips and strategies. Presenters will have 30 minutes to share their tips and field questions from the audience. RSVP (required for event) here.

Grant Writing Workshop: A Basic Guide to Planning, Writing and Submitting a Successful Application
Monday, November 11 @ 6pm

Join us at the Toppel Career Center for a workshop on the basic elements of grant writing. The workshop will focus on the grant writing process and identifying funding sources as it relates to federal funding, as well as grant preparation/planning; writing a grant; submitting the application; and responding to reviewer feedback. This workshop will also include a discussion of the various ways to identify alternative sources of funding, including foundation and industry sources.

* All programs are held in the Toppel Career Center unless otherwise noted.


OCR Resume Submission Deadlines:

10/28: SAPIENTNITRO (Various Positions)
10/30: CIGNA CORPORATION (Sales Representative)
10/30: LAZERFITNESS (Marketing Intern)
10/30: GEICO (TBA)
11/04: NEXTERA ENERGY INC. (FPL) (Protection & Controls Engineer, Summer College Intern)
11/04: THE REGUS GROUP (Manager in Training)

If you would like to participate in on-campus recruiting (OCR) at the Toppel Career Center, remember that your résumé must be approved on HireACane by the résumé submission deadline.


Attention 2015 Grads: Intern at GOOGLE this summer!
The Google BOLD summer Internship Program is an 11-week, paid internship in one of the North American Google Offices. The internship offers exposure to the business of Google, offers impactful projects for interns, professional development, mentorship and plenty of fun and fulfilling opportunities inside and outside of the office. To apply and for more info, visit here, or search HireACane, Job ID 37039.


Autry Fellowship
Deadline for application: January 13, 2014 @ 5pm

The Autry Fellowship provides an opportunity to work for one year as a full-time, paid staff member at MDC. The Autry Fellowship supports the mission of MDC--to help organizations and communities in the South close the gaps that separate people from opportunity--by developing a cadre of young leaders who have experience promoting economic development, increasing equity and excellence in education, building inclusive civic cultures, and who are poised and ready to apply their new learning to benefit this region. To learn more about the Autry Fellowship and to stay up-to-date on MDC’s work, visit their website. Applicants must submit a complete application here, along with a résumé.


Company Information Sessions

11/05: PLS LOGISTICS @ 6:00pm
11/06: TRILLIUM TRADING @ 5:00pm

All Infosessions will be held at the Toppel Career Center unless indicated. More information about upcoming information sessions and breezeway tables can be found here.


Shadow a professional in a specific career—apply for USHADOW today!
The UShadow Program provides students with an opportunity to shadow a UM alumnus or employer throughout a typical workday and gain career advice and connections in a certain industry. The program is open to sophomore students (30-59 credits). Apply on HireACane by clicking the SURVEYS tab and then submitting your résumé to the USHADOW posting. Visit here for more info and view a video from past participants.

abc* Foundation 2013 Continuity Forum
November 6 – 7, 2013 at the New World Center, Miami Beach, FL

Event-based communications firm Chris Wayne & Associates is looking for sharp, self-motivated and outgoing students to volunteer for the 2013 Continuity Forum. The 2013 Continuity Forum – hosted by the abc* Foundation in Miami Beach on November 6th and 7th is the preeminent annual event for leaders thinking about and implementing investment philanthropy in the Americas. More than 500 business, media, and political leaders will spend two days with a handpicked group of 23 social and environmental innovators from the region. This year's speakers include Arianna Huffington of Huffington Post Media Group, former president of Brazil Fernando Cardoso, political analyst David Axelrod, Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, Oceanographer Sylvia Earle, Primatologist, Ethologist, & Anthropologist Dr. Jane Goodall, and conservation biologist Thomas Lovejoy, among others. Tasks and duties will range from registration, acting as ushers and greeters, and helping with production assistance. All volunteers will also have the chance to view the program, giving them an inside perspective that only attendees receive. Volunteers may choose from a variety of shifts to volunteer during. Sign up here for this fantastic opportunity. Please email Brian Steele with any further questions about the event.


CIGNA Corporation
Cigna is seeking Sales Representatives with an entrepreneurial mindset, drive and motivation to be successful. In this role, the Sales Representative will be responsible for sales and renewal activities within an assigned territory or book of business for Cigna Healthcare. Apply today on HireACane, Job ID 36757.

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office
The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, located in Tampa, Florida is actively recruiting for Law Enforcement and Detention Deputy Trainees. Hillsborough County is the 9th largest sheriff's office in the United States, offering tremendous employment opportunities in law enforcement. Apply today on HireACane, Job IDs 36733 & 37021.


Kenneth Cole: The Man Behind the Brand
Thursday, November 7th @ 12:30pm – Storer Auditorium, School of Business Administration

Kenneth Cole and College Fashionista, Amy Levin, will be on campus for an exclusive event for UM students and alumni. This will be a Q&A session dedicated to the discussion of his career, the steps he has taken to be successful and inspirational advice for all attendees.

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