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  • Entrepreneurship: Working Outside the Proverbial Box

    Jan 29, 2015
    Whether you are just considering an entrepreneurial career, or are absolutely certain this creative career path is your destiny, you should check out this Panel and Networking Event on Wednesday, February 11th, 5:30 pm to 7 pm in the Catalina Meeting Room on the 3rd floor of the Student Union Memorial Center.
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  • Hip Hopping between Major InDecisions

    Jan 23, 2015
    Ever struggle with declaring your major? Jocelyn Valencia declared so many different majors before her sophomore year, she wasn’t sure she could remember exactly what they all were. Animal Science, Journalism, French and Sociology were among her many majors. She considered Business but never officially declared that one. “It was all very random,” she said. And no doubt very stressful. Jocelyn is hardly alone in struggling to figure out what major to pursue.
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  • Getting YOU Real-World-Ready Starts Here

    Jan 20, 2015
    Get the EDGE this semester and fast track your future. Brought to you by Career Services and Leadership Programs, The EDGE will give you the resources and skills you need to land that coveted internship or career position. This career and leadership development series is designed to empower students through self-assessment, development workshops and if you work it, will ultimately provide you with a proactive action plan.
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  • Cats in the Corner

    Jan 16, 2015
    UA students and alumni are invited to meet some incredibly accomplished UA alumni, including Terry Lundgren, CEO of Macy’s, and bestselling author J.A. Jance.
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  • Compute this: Real World Ready

    Jan 15, 2015
    Poised to graduate this Spring, UA Senior Ben Malisewski attended UA Freshman Orientation with every intention of pursuing computer science as his major. Indeed, he enrolled as a pre-computer science major but in the course of his early studies, a job on campus pointed him in a new direction that ultimately landed him an internship with none other than industry giant, Microsoft.
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  • Welcome Back!

    Jan 09, 2015
    Welcome back! By Spring Semester, we are hopeful that you are career savvy and include Career Services as an integral part of your ongoing Academic Plan. You found your way to this article…take some time to peruse the entire site. There’s lots here that can help you achieve your goals.
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  • Mining Maricopa for Wildcats

    Jan 08, 2015
    UA’s 100% Engagement Initiative stretched its Wildcat reach on December 22nd with the opening of the brand new UA Institute of Career Engagement in Phoenix. Funded by a $300,000 Governor’s Office of Workforce Development grant, the institute is poised to connect employment opportunities in the Maricopa County area with Wildcats across the state and Mary M. Murphy has been chosen to lead the charge.
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  • Julia Lillie – Major: Business Management

    Dec 08, 2014
    Julia Lillie, the newest member of the UA CALIBRE contingent, is currently a Financial Analyst there, the third talented UA grad that tapped into the professional networking pipeline started by Alan Stein. Are there opportunities within your organization? Consider a Cat!
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  • Wildcats Hiring Wildcats

    Dec 08, 2014
    Alan Stein grew up in Phoenix but “Never considered ASU.” From his bachelor’s degree to his current involvement mentoring a new generation of Wildcats, Alan’s loyalty to the UA is woven throughout the fabric of his life. The UA Parents and Family Association is hoping more UA parents will follow suit, even if they’re not alums.
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  • Natalie Chambers – Major: PPEL

    Dec 08, 2014
    How a UA connection started with a shared holiday and led to a job in D.C. during Graduate School...Just before Thanksgiving 2013, when all Natalie Chambers' friends were leaving to go home, she realized she could not afford to go home nor did she want to spend one of her favorite holidays alone. “Being the outspoken person that I am, I asked Natalie Fuchs, “Can I come to your ‘family’s’ house for Thanksgiving?”
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  • Natalie Fuchs -- Major: International Studies

    Dec 08, 2014
    Natalie Fuchs came to the UA with a passion for Archeology but “After I found out my freshman year that most of the archeological field schools I would have wanted to go to were in Iran and there wasn’t too good a chance I’d get to go, I got more interested in why I couldn’t go there than actually going to field school.” Natalie is currently a Program Analyst at CALIBRE...find out more.
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  • Let's Talk Turkey: Bringing the Career Networking Strategy Home

    Nov 25, 2014
    It's easiest if you bring this whole "networking" idea home. Relax. You are among friends. Take this opportunity to talk with family and friends of family about their careers.
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  • Public Health Starting in the Global Arena

    Nov 06, 2014
    Once Nicole started taking Public Health courses, attending seminars and speaking with Public Health professionals, she realized a career in public health would allow her to impact larger populations at a time and that appealed to her. Nicole expanded her health care experience to the international realm, traveling to Tanzania, Africa, the summer before her senior year with Support for International Change.
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  • Introducing Mary Frances Kuper: 100% Engaged in 100% Engagement

    Nov 06, 2014
    Mary Frances Kuper joined UA Career Services on November 10th, excited to take on a brand new role not only for her, but for the department and the UA.
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  • Warm Welcome to Ron Gaschler

    Nov 06, 2014
    Ron Gaschler brings a wealth of experience to his new role as UA Career Services’ Associate Director on November 10th. A dynamic and creative leader, Ron has forged his professional skills through leadership positions in Arizona and Southern California. His 15-year Career Services portfolio spans almost every sector of higher education from public to private, community college to university, traditional to online.
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  • Graduate School Profiles: Major Issues 2014

    Oct 22, 2014
    Feeling a little overwhelmed at all the possibilities coming your way at the November 5th UA Graduate School Day? We have organized attending schools roughly based on what they indicated they are recruiting for in their profiles. Use this as a preliminary road map to determine which schools you want to visit on Wednesday, November 5th, from 1pm to 4pm in the UA Student Union Memorial Center ballroom.
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  • What Can You Expect at UA Graduate School Day 2014?

    Oct 22, 2014
    If you are considering continuing your education and pursuing a graduate degree, or if you are already convinced that graduate studies are for you, UA Graduate School Day can help pave the way. By attending UA Graduate School Day, you will have the opportunity to talk to several different graduate schools and learn more about the programs they offer.
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  • UA Career Services: Organizational Change

    Oct 20, 2014
    As fall semester winds down, UA Career Services gears up, moving into the role of key resource hub for the University’s 100% engagement and student career success initiative. A combination of new leadership starting in November and a $300,000 Governor’s Office Workforce Development Grant realign UA Career Services to achieve expanded goals.
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  • Students - Come and Test our SmartWeb Search Engine

    Oct 10, 2014
    On Tuesday, October 21st at 5pm - 6pm, we’re looking for a group of students to provide feedback on how well the new version of our SmartWeb search engine works. After using SmartWeb, the group will be asked a series of questions on how they feel it satisfies their needs.
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  • Arizona STEM Virtual Career Fair

    Oct 09, 2014
    Students and alumni across all STEM majors from five Arizona universities are invited to interact via chat sessions and meet top-notch employers recruiting sought-after candidates for jobs, internships and co-ops at the Arizona Stem Virtual Career Fair on October 23rd.
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