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Peace Corps @ UW-Madison Spring Semester Advising Event

Recruiter Advising Hours 269 Bascom Hall Wednesdays 9-11 am Thursdays 3-5 pm Special Advising Hours 116 Room #2 Agriculture Hall February Only Wednesdays 2-3 pm Wednesday, February 1 Spring Student Organization Fair 5-8 pm, Kohl Center Thursday, February 2 U.S. State Department and Peace Corps Panel 12-1:30 pm, Union South: TITU Learn about opportunities with the U.S. State Department and the Peace Corps at a panel discussion. Come hear Peace Corps Regional Recruiter Jason Lemberg and State Department Recruitment and Outreach Officer Vayram Nyadroh speak about what service in the Peace Corps and a career in the State Department entails. Thursday, February 2 Spring Career Fair 4-8 pm, Kohl Center Thursday, February 23 Wisconsin Ecology Undergraduate Job Fair 10 am-2 pm, Birge Hall Atrium Come learn about job opportunities in the Agriculture and Environment Sectors. Talk to Returned Peace Corps Volunteers about what projects they did during Service and get an idea of how you could be helping to make a difference in your host community. Friday, February 24 West High School Exploration Fair 12-4 pm, West High School: Van Hise Gym The Future Exploration Fair brings businesses, employers, non-profit agencies, and educational institutions together with over 1,000 high school students. Representatives from the Peace ...
Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
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Peace Corps @ UW-Madison Spring Semester Advising Event
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JUST Journal Spring Submissions

The Journal of Undergraduate Science and Technology (JUST), is UW-Madison's first peer-reviewed, undergraduate science journal. We are a student-founded and student-run organization consisting of over 30 members, and we provide a way for undergraduate students to publish their research. We are accepting submissions for undergraduate research starting now until February 10th, 2017 for our next publication. There is a $200 prize, The Holtz Award for Best Research Submission, given to one student researchers published in our Spring issue which will be published and shared on campus in May. For more information about us and how to submit, please visit our web-page (http://justjournal.org/). Our writing guidelines and Spring 2016 publication are online and available as resources. At JUST, we believe that publishing is a great opportunity for students to contribute to research communication, and we would love to involve as many UW students as we can.
Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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JUST Journal Spring Submissions
Career Services Events

Career Services Events – Spring 2017

Wednesday March 8th: Etiquette Dinner Lake Mendota Room, Dejope Hall 5:30pm-7pm CALS students are invited to learn the professional etiquette that will set your apart in your career search process. This is a great opportunity to learn from a professional etiquette speaker and network with employers. Price: FREE! $10 reservation fee for three - course meal ($10 is refunded upon arrival at dinner) Registration available: http://go.wisc.edu/974yy6 Sponsored by: College of Ag. & Life Sciences, College of Engineering Tuesday March 28th: 4-6pm Interviewing Evening with Employers Steenbock Library, BioCommons, Lower Level You are through the door, now land that job. This workshop will give you the tools to go from hello to hired. Learn effective preparation techniques, popular questions to anticipate and tips on how to make a lasting positive impression. Expect to practice with your peers in a fun and comfortable setting. As an added bonus we will have employers on hand to answer questions and give feedback. RSVP requested: http://go.wisc.edu/974yy6 Sponsored by: College of Ag. And Life Sciences, Career Services Thursday March 30th: 1-4pm STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) Career Fair Engineering Centers, Atrium Network with employers for internships ...
Friday, February 10th, 2017
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Career Services Events – Spring 2017
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Career Exploration Workshops

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
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Career Exploration Workshops
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US Forest Service Hiring

US Forest Service Hiring at the Society of American Foresters (SAF) Convention in Madison, WI The US Forest Service is looking for recent graduates and current college students interested in pursuing careers in such areas as Forestry, Biological & Social Sciences, Engineering, IT, Human Resource Management, Accounting and Financial Management and other related fields. Throughout the year, the Forest Service will be hosting multiple hiring events. We are currently recruiting to fill over 140 student internship and entry level positions at the Society of American Foresters (SAF) Convention in Madison, WI during the week of November 1st, 2016. Please help us spread the word, forward to your members and check out the Region 9 Website for more information about these exciting opportunities. Come and join the World’s premier natural resource management agency that is committed to conserve, protect, and care for our national forests. If you are interested in positons, future hiring events and/or hiring webinars with the Forest Service please send a message to jkim@fs.fed.us.
Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
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US Forest Service Hiring
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Career in BioScience: Careers Off the Bench and Outside the Lab

Career in BioScience: Careers Off the Bench and Outside the Lab When: Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 4:30-6pm Location: BioCommons, Steenbock Library Attend this event and learn what you don’t know! You don’t see yourself working in a research lab and pipetting for the rest of your life? Becoming a doctor is not of interest to you anymore? So now what will you with your bioscience education? Attend this panel discussion with professionals using this education in a variety of work environments such as education / outreach, technical sales and business, public policy / public health, and government regulation. Panelists: Carrie Smith, Biosafety Trainer, UW-Madison, Office of Biological Safety, Environment, Health & Safety Department Meredith Penthorn, Senior Communications Specialist, WI Department of Natural Resources Brian Moeller, Operations Manager, BioForward Wisconsin Chuck Brooks, Partner, Christie Forestry Consultants, LLC
Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
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Career in BioScience: Careers Off the Bench and Outside the Lab
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Careers and Issues in Food Systems

Careers and Issues in Food Systems When:Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 5:30-7pm Location: BioCommons, Steenbock Library Do you care about where your food originates? Do you want to play a vital role is feeding the 9 billion people in the world? Are you passionate about the farm to table movement? If so, attend this panel discussion with professionals who are changing the world by working to provide food access to all people. Learn how you can leverage your education into a unique career in food systems. Panelists: Julie Dawson, Assistant Professor and Extension Urban Agriculture Specialist – UW-Madison Department of Horticulture and Extension Monica Theis, Lecturer – UW-Madison Department of Food Science Vanessa Herald, Great Lakes Region Farm to School Network – UW-Madison Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems Chris Brockel, FEED Operations Coordinator at Northside Planning Council/FEED Kitchens
Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
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Go Big Read Events

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
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Go Big Read Events
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Employer Networking / Information Sessions for CALS Students

Employer Networking / Information Sessions for CALS Students Take the unique opportunity to network with these recruiting organizations. AbbVie September 21, 2016 7:00pm - 8:00pm 1211 Biochemical Sciences Building Joining AbbVie means working alongside, learning from and exchanging ideas with some of the best and brightest minds in the industry. At AbbVie, we believe each of us can have an impact on our business, our culture, our success and the lives of those we serve – even if you are still in school or recently graduated. AbbVie student opportunities allow you to continually grow, contribute, discover and learn – all while doing meaningful work that impacts our business and improves the lives of patients worldwide. More information: abbvie.com/careers/student-opportunities/home.html Ardent Mills September 21, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm 205 Babcock Hall Learn about internship and career opportunities with Ardent Mills. They will also be at the Fall Career and Internship Fair the following day. More information: ardentmillscareers.com/join-our-team Simplot September 22, 2016 10:30am - 11:30am 594 Russell Labs JR Simplot Plant Sciences is Hiring Take 30 minutes to learn about our company, exciting new plant biotech research, our internships and new grad career opportunities Five magic words: Starbucks coffee and Greenbush donuts All ...
Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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Employer Networking / Information Sessions for CALS Students
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Undergraduate Symposium

Thursday, April 14 Noon to 6 p.m. | Union South You are cordially invited to attend the 2016 Undergraduate Symposium, and to show your support for undergraduates as they showcase their creativity, achievement, research, service-learning and community-based research. More than 540 students will be on hand to present, display or perform their work and you are encouraged be a part of this event. Student Talks, Project Displays, and Posters 12:30–4:45 p.m. at Union South Performance Workshop 3:30–4:45 p.m. in the Marquee Theatre Ideas to Excellence Mentoring Awards and Celebratory Reception 4:45–6 p.m. in Varsity Hall
Monday, April 11th, 2016
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Undergraduate Symposium
Careers

STEM Fair

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Date: Thursday, April 07, 2016 Time: 1-4 p.m. Location: Engineering Centers Building Description Internships, full time and other opportunities available! Over 50 organizations attending! Open to all majors with a STEM focus. Professional dress and a current resume recommended. Sponsored by the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, Engineering Career Services and the College of Letters & Science Career Initiative & Career Services Contact 262-3921, careers@saa.ls.wisc.edu
Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
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STEM Fair
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AFA Crop Science Institute!

Are you interested in learning more about crop and soil science? Or maybe planning on having a career in a related field? Apply today for the AFA Crop Science Institute held in Sacramento, CA, July 24-26. AFA will be selecting approximately 75 passionate, talented and committed students who are future leaders in the industry to take part in the Crop Science Institute. Applications are due Friday, April 8th at 11:59 p.m. CDT and can be found at www.agfuture.org/cropscience2016. Wondering why you should attend the AFA Crop Science Institute? Watch last year’s wrap-up video highlighting key takeaways and check out these benefits: Networking: At the AFA Crop Science Institute you will network with other highly talented students interested in crop and soil sciences from across the nation. Not only that, but you will also get to interact with recognized leaders in the industry. From year to year, you will continue to work with these individuals. Industry Tours: During the institute, one day will be committed to you learning the scope of careers within the agronomy, crop and soil sciences industry. This means you will ...
Tuesday, March 29th, 2016
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AFA Crop Science Institute!