March 4, 2015
(next issue March
Deadline - this Friday at 11:59 pm!
Employer On-Campus Interview
2015 Externship Program
is the last week we are accepting application packets for the Summer 2015
Externship Program. The deadline
for the online application and resume is Fri., March 6, by 11:59 pm.
Students will be notified in late March (via email) about their Externship
Externship is a unique, intensive job shadowing opportunity that allows
Gettysburg students to gain an insider’s view into a career field, observe
on-the-job activities, and participate in hands-on learning experiences in
the workplace. This experience typically lasts one week during the
summer (one week during May 11 - August 21). Most externships are sponsored
by Gettysburg alumni, parents, and friends of the College - a great
Externships are available in the following Career Fields: Business;
Communications/Advertising/Marketing; Education and Higher Education; Event
Planning; Healthcare and Human Services; Law and Government; Library
Services; Ministry; Non-Profit and Fundraising; Research and Environmental;
and a full listing of the 67 Externships by Career Field are available at http://www.gettysburg.edu/career/
Research Fellows - University of Massachusetts
Combined Summer Undergraduate
Research Programs at the University of Massachusetts are receiving applications through
March 13, 2015. Funded from a number of sources,
Summer Research Fellows are placed in laboratories for ten weeks at the
University of Massachusetts Medical Center with the investigator serving as
a mentor, role model and advisor. Summer fellows receive a generous stipend,
travel and related expenses and housing. Summer Research Fellows are
required to create and present a professionally prepared scientific poster.
Summer Research Fellows are required to attend all seminars, lectures,
group discussions, luncheon lectures, socializers and field trips and live
in the housing provided. Participants are also expected to attend the full
ten week program. Program dates, eligibility information, the online
application and the program handbook are found online at: www.umassmed.edu/summer . Inquiries about the program should go to: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 508-856-5033.
to Attend Mount St. Mary's University Job & Internship Fair
St. Mary's University is hosting a Job & Internship Fair on Wed., March 18 (3-5 pm).
There are a myriad of employer-partners (non-profit, government, health,
research, among others). A complete listing of participating
employers is posted on the CCD homepage. The
Center for Career Development is providing a bus for
those students interested in attending (first-come, first-serve
basis). To RSVP please email
Dr. Manuel Ruiz at email@example.com. The bus will depart campus at 2:30pm. Note the
CCD cannot excuse students from classes.
- Youth Development Internship Opportunities
Abraxas operates two residential facilities for juvenile
delinquents on the grounds of the South Mountain Restorative Center,
located in South Mountain, PA. The Youth Center and Leadership
Development Program provide an excellent environment for youth to change
their lives and for employees to develop the necessary skills to excel in
the juvenile justice industry. Internships usually last about three
months, are full time and are paid. Full time employment opportunities are also available.
Questions may be sent to Abby Glass.
and Community Development Program Assistant
The Adams County Penn State Extension is looking for a program assistant to
work in Economic and Community Development. The job posting states 20 hours/week but they are willing to consider fewer
hours to accommodate a student schedule. The office is located at the
Adams County Ag Center - an
easy walk from campus. Application Deadline: March
Prep Course – March 28-29, 9:00am-5pm
In need of some helpful preparation in advance of the June LSAT? Dr.
James Yoho, J.D., Ph.D. has more than 13 years of experience teaching at
colleges and university, including two law schools, and will be instructing
an LSAT prep course over two days
at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA.
Cost for the program is $350 – 14 hours of expert classroom instruction and
extensive handouts, as well as a plan to best continue your preparation
after the course. Registration forms and payment are due by March 24 to F&M. If
there is enough student interest and need from Gettysburg’s campus, the
Center for Career Development will explore providing transportation to and
from F&M for the course. Please contact the Center
for Career Development at 337-6616 or firstname.lastname@example.org with your interest and/or questions.
Local Government Academy Municipal Intern Program/Fair
The Local Government Academy Municipal Intern Program facilitates the completion of important municipal
projects while helping students gain professional work experience through
paid internships. Project proposals submitted to the Academy by
municipalities competing for this year's internship placements are
currently under review. Projects
and placement sites will be listed March 6 on www.localgovernmentacademy.org . Students may study these placements before attending the LGA Municipal Intern Fair on March
20 (Noon to 2:00 pm) at the William Pitt Student Union on
the University of Pittsburgh campus. Pre-registration on
the LGA’s website will improve registration information and allow more time
for the students and municipalities to meet for short interviews.
Ron Paul Scholarships
To be eligible for these scholarships you must be an undergraduate student,
or a soon to be undergraduate student, who is passionate about
liberty. Students from all majors are encouraged to apply. Last
year four scholarships were awarded ($10,000, $5,000, $2,500, and $1,000). The deadline to apply is March 23,
2015. You can find out more and apply here: http://www.campaignforlibertyfoundation.org/how-to-apply/
ShaDO Week, April 20-24, 2015
Events during this week are designed to bring the osteopathic medical
profession together to focus on one common goal – increasing awareness of
Osteopathic Medicine and DO’s in communities across the nation, and the
valuable opportunities that come with being a DO. The event brings
together Pre-SOMA medical students and admission officers from the nation’s Osteopathic Medical Schools to reach out to high school, undergraduate,
post-baccalaureate pre-medical students and Pre-Health advisors. This
is also a wonderful opportunity for aspiring premedical students and
current applicants, to connect with medical students to have their questions
answered, visit a medical school campus, and gain insight and valuable
advice from current medical students willing to help
mentor premedical students. Registration is non-refundable $5 for Pre-SOMA Members and $10 for
On-Campus Interview Opportunity
be considered for this opportunity, you must submit your resume through
account (posting may list specific requirements, such as minimum GPA or US
citizenship, and will indicate if a cover letter is also required). Note: you must have an approved
resume uploaded in the system. Take advantage of our
drop-in hours, Monday-Friday, 2:30 - 4:30 pm, to get your resume reviewed
- Fund Accountant
Apply by Wed., March
After College - explore jobs/internships based on your field of study;
discover opportunities that match your personal interests.
for Career Development - www.gettysburg.edu/career
CandidCareer.com - Whether you are just beginning to explore career options,
preparing for a job interview, or looking to change careers,
CandidCareer.com can help. They provide thousands of informational video
interviews with real professionals through an easy to use website.Their
site is dedicated to providing the inside scoop on careers so viewers will
be informed and ready for what lies ahead. Find your passion today at
Career Beam - a full service online resource to help you plan for your
life after Gettysburg. All students have been given an account and
login information was sent out last fall. If you cannot find the
email with your login information, contact email@example.com.
Career Insider (Vault) - Gettysburg College in conjunction with Vault.com has
arranged for you to have free, unrestricted privileges to the largest most
comprehensive online career resource available.
CareerOneStop - sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. Find
information on the fastest growing careers vs. slowest, industry trends,
Career Subscriptions - check out these exclusive career resources for Gettysburg
College students e.g. Current Jobs for Graduates, NEC Bridge (New England
Conservatory), and more! If asked to login, use your network username
Idealist - learn about nonprofit careers, volunteering, volunteering
abroad, and more.
Internships.com - discover internship positions from 67,418 companies
located in 7,606 cities across all 50 states.
LinkedIn - Network
with alumni, parents, and friends on the Gettysburg Professional Network.
Job Choices Magazine -
featuring job-search advice, interview tips, sample cover letters and
resumes, links to employers interested in hiring new college grads, and
more. Job Choices and
Job Choices/Diversity Edition.
Job Network - professional, technical, hourly,
skilled and executive jobs in Pennsylvania.
Diversity Network - job listings from employers
specifically recruiting diverse talent.