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I'M A 1ST
YEAR STUDENT

SHOULD I ATTEND
WINTER CAREER EXPO?

20+ "freshmen friendly" organizations are coming to see you!
Y S Plan to attend the Freshmen Orientation and learn how to:
* best navigate the fair
o find employers interested in meeting 1st and 2nd year students
* chat with employers and ask questions
" approach an employer with confidence
Freshmen Orientation is offered each day at Expo: 3pm, 4pm or 5pm

WHO'S COMING TO EXPO?
This is the most common question about Expo and the answer is pretty
straightforward: the list of organizations is available on the Winter Career Expo
website. The trick, though, is what you do with the list. Here are some tips:
Tip 1
Almost 100 organizations makes for a long list! To make it more manageable
start by searching the list by "Type of Position (full-time or internship).
Tip 2
Don't miss out on great opportunities! Look at the organization description
and the job description. The organization description tells you what they do;
the job description tells you what they're looking for: the connection is not
always obvious.
For example: BrightEdge Technologies "is the global leader in enterprise
SEO, helping more than 6,000 of the world's largest brands stay ahead in the
rapidly evolving Internet landscape." At first glance you might think they're
recruiting technical majors... they are actually recruiting all majors for account
executive positions.
Tip 3
Connect the job description to your own story: your experiences, interests,
skills (the things you're good at). This will give you specific examples to use
when speaking with Expo recruiters.
Tip4
Use the filters to review the list by location, degree level and more.
Questions? Visit The Career Center website (careercenter.umich.edu).
See you there!
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CAREER CENTER
FREEYHNYONEDTKNWOVER 85 ORGANIZATIONS WILL BE PAR TICIPATING
IN THE WINTER 2014 CAREER EXPO. SCAN THIS
FOR EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW. I*

Make a Difference,
See the World
and Gain Skills
with Peace Corps
peacecorps.gov/openings
Apply now for 2014-15 programs!
Campus Office: 734.647.2182 or peace.corps@umich.edu

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