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Career Fair Pregame

Tuesday, February 11, 2020, from 11:00 am - 12:15 PM in the Raleigh Building, Room 1013

Are you not sure how to prepare for a career fair, does the process feel a bit overwhelming?

Please join us for the Wilder School Career Fair Pregame workshop. Come and learn strategies for navigating a career fair and productively engaging with employers. Melinda Snyder with VCU Career Services will be presenting!

Can't make it? No problem! This workshop will be offered again on Monday, February 17 from 3:00-3:50 PM in the Raleigh Building, Room: 1013

Upcoming VCU Career Fairs

VCU Spring Career & Internship Fair: February 19, 2-5 pm 2nd floor, University Student Commons

Wilder School Employer Showcase: March 25, 10 am - 2 pm Raleigh Building 

 

Paths to Policy - Spring 2020

Are you considering a career in policy but aren't sure of the best path to reach your goals? Join the Wilder School, School of Social Work, and VCU Career Services for a panel discussion with professionals in the field to answer your questions. 

Panelists include VCU alumni with the following degrees:

  • Master of Social Work, concentration in administration, planning and policy practice
  • Master of Public Administration

There will be a Q&A session and opportunity to connect with panelists after the event. 

Tuesday, Februrary 11, 2020

3:30-5:00 PM

SGA Senate Chambers, University Student Commons

Save your seat: tinyurl.com/PathstoPolicy2020

Careers in the Commons: Henrico County Recreation & Parks

Learn about Henrico County Recreation & Parks at Careers in the Commons, Tuesday, February 11 at 11:00am-2:00pm! 

Henrico Recreation & Parks offers citizens a variety of programs and activities for all ages, including residents with special needs. From visual arts to nature and outdoors, preschool to senior adults, there is something for everyone! The Division also oversees the development, construction, and maintenance of many parks, recreation facilities, athletic complexes, and historic sites throughout Henrico County.

More information on Handshake

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Information Session

February 13, 2020, from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Raleigh Building, Room 1013

Interested in a job supporting the U.S. Intelligence Community? Come learn about the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), why it’s a great place to work, and how you may be a fit! A recruiter will be on hand to discuss these items and answer your questions. Bring your resumes as the recruiter will discuss NGA's mission and the various full-time positions and internships that NGA offers.

https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/442815

VCU Spring Career & Internship Fair

Graduating? Looking for an internship or experiential opportunity? Need a summer job?

Come connect with organizations across a range of industries who are looking to hire VCU students for full and part-time jobs, internships (summer and fall), and summer employment. This is a great time to see what opportunities are available!

Not sure if you're ready for a job? Come chat with our employers. They love to meet VCU students, and share what skills they are looking for in future interns and employees.

The fair will be held in the Richmond Salons on the second floor of the University Student Commons. You may pre-register on Handshake, or just check in at the door. No student will be turned away!

We suggest coming prepared with a copy of your resume. Need help creating or updating your resume? Drop in to Career Services to get started between 11am-3pm Monday through Friday.

2020-2021 Wilder School Scholarship Deadline Feb. 14

A reminder that the deadline to apply for 2020-2021 Wilder School Scholarships is February 14, 2020!  For more information, go to https://wilder.vcu.edu/students/student-success/scholarships/.

Social Impact Career Trek

Join VCU Career Services for employer hosted site visits to the Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM), YMCA Richmond, and the Children's Museum of Richmond on Wednesday, February 26, from 8:30am to 2:00pm. Get exposed to careers that make a social contribution in several sectors including state government, human services, and nonprofit. There are many careers opportunities and attending a trek is a great way to get exposure to these opportunities. Meet professionals that you can network with and learn from!
  
There is a $5.00 registration fee to participate in this off-campus experience. If you are unable to pay this fee please email Quintrel Lenore (qslenore@vcu.edu) to request a scholarship. 
Here is the link to the information and registration is required. 

2020-2021 Wilder Graduate Scholars Fellowship -Deadline March 15

The Wilder School Office of Student Success is accepting applications for the Wilder Graduate Scholars Fellowship program!

This fellowship provides top full-time students in each of our master’s programs with professional work experience, in-state tuition, and a $14,500 stipend through a host employer. Fellowship placements are for one academic year that begins in August and ends in May. Fellows are expected to work 20 hours a week.  

Applications are due March 15.  For more information, please visit https://wilder.vcu.edu/students/student-success/graduate-fellowship/

INVESTIGATOR I/II (Crime Scene Investigation Division)

The Prince George's County (Maryland) Police Department is currently seeking highly qualified individuals to fill vacant Investigator I/II positions, grade P-18/21, in the Crime Scene Investigation Division.

This is an entry level to full performance professional level position by which the incumbent performs various duties and responsibilities carried out in support the Crime Scene Investigation Division.  The incumbent in this position is authorized to carry out duties and responsibilities in accordance with established performance standards and is subject to reporting and justifying task outcomes through their chain of command.  Work is performed under the supervision of higher level investigators and performance will be evaluated based on accuracy, timeliness, completion of assignments, and compliance with established guidelines and procedures.

Application Close Date: February 22, 2020.

More information here

2020-2021 Mariam K. Chamberlain Fellowship in Women and Public Policy

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), located in Washington, D.C, conducts and communicates research to inspire public dialogue, shape policy, and improve the lives and opportunities of women of diverse backgrounds, circumstances, and experiences. We are the leading think tank in the Unites States applying quantitative and qualitative analysis of public policy through a gendered lens.

Application instructions:

Applicants must submit:

1) a cover letter;

2) a resume/CV, including a list of relevant classes taken;

3) a 3-7 page writing sample; and

4) two confidential letters of recommendation (instructions below).

Please email your cover letter, CV/resume, and writing sample to MKCfellowship@iwpr.org. All application materials must be submitted in a single PDF file.

**Please note that only complete applications submitted in a single PDF will be considered.

**Applications for the 2020-2021 Fellowships are due by February 17, 2020.

Click here to apply.

VCU @ LAU Summer 2020 Program

Adventure awaits: Lebanon study program VCU @ LAU offers students the summer adventure of a lifetime through its summer study abroad program in Beirut, Lebanon. 

For information please contact Dr. Mayda Topoushian (mtopoushian@vcu.edu)

See attached PDF.

GPIS 18th Annual Research Conference: Call for Submissions

Old Dominion University's Graduate Program in International Studies presents the 18th Annual Graduate Research Conference. Conference organizers are now accepting Abstract Submissions until Februrary 14, 2020.
As an interdisciplinary event, abstracts from all programs including but not limited to: computer science, cybersecurity, political science, international studies, economics, communications, humanities, history, public administration, business studies, criminology, women's studies, modeling and simulation, foreign languages, and intercultural studies.

 

Submit a 250-300 word abstract (double-spaced and clearly titled) to Ariel Sturtevant, Conference Coordinator. Presentations will be organized into small panels with 10 minutes per paper. Presenter will receive feedback directly after each presentation. While there is no upward limit for length, thorough yet concise discussion of the topic is encouraged. Work may be cited in any recognized format (APA, Chicago, etc.) as long as it adequately credits sources.

Top papers will receive an award!!!

Registration Website: https://www.odu.edu/gpis/graduate-research-conference.html

 

For more information, please see the attached PDF.

Sheriff Henry A. Kennon Memorial Scholarship Fund

Lousia County Crime Solvers, Inc. is now accepting application for the Sheriff Henry A. Kennon Memorial Scholarship.

Purpose: To encourage and support those wishing to further their education for a career in the field of law enforcement or in the criminal justice system.

Eligibility: Available to any documented resident of Louisa County, to any graduating senior or an individual in pursuit of an associates, bachelors, or advanced degree in criminal justice. 

Scholarship Award: Maximum of $1000.00.

To complete the application, please see the attached PDF for more information. Applications are due April 1, 2020.