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Apr 23 / Padmaja Rao

Michigan First Credit Union in hiring!

Michigan First Credit Union Career Fair
27000 Evergreen Road
Lathrup Village, MI 48076
Friday, April 24, 2015
10:00 am – 8:00 pm

The credit union will be hiring up to 50 positions over the next three months, including a variety of skill sets and experience levels. The jobs will be based at several different metro Detroit locations and include tellers, financial service representatives, member service/call center representatives and mortgage loan officers for its Michigan First Mortgage division. The event is free and open to the public.

Please bring a copy of your resume to the career fair and plan to spend some time getting to know us. If you’re planning to attend, please RSVP at https://michiganfirst.com/events/career-fair/.

Apr 22 / Padmaja Rao

Full-Time Advisers Needed at The Michigan College Access Network

ADVISERS ARE NEEDED !

The Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) is hiring full-time advisers to work in selected high schools throughout the State of Michigan.

Summary:
The Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) in close partnership with Alma College, Central Michigan
University, Eastern Michigan University, Ferris State University, Grand Valley State University, Michigan
Technological University, Oakland University, Saginaw Valley State University, Madonna University,
University of Michigan-Dearborn, University of Michigan-Flint, Wayne State University, and Western
Michigan University seek to help more Michigan students pursue postsecondary education. Recent
graduates from the partner universities will serve as advisers in selected high schools across Michigan,
particularly those that are located in communities with low college-going rates and low adult
educational attainment rates. Working alongside high school counselors and other school professionals,
AdviseMI Members (Advisers) will support students as they make the transition from high school to a
postsecondary education institution. Advisers work full time and focus on mentoring students
(especially those from low-income backgrounds) through the complex steps toward college enrollment.
Advisers will provide students and their families with relevant information regarding the benefits of a
postsecondary education, preparing for college attendance, and the admission and financial aid
processes.

Commitment:
Advisers will commit to a term of service beginning late July 2015 through June 2016. These
appointments include a mandatory four-week training session in East Lansing beginning July. All training
expenses including room, board and travel are covered by the program. In an effort for the Advisers to
be fully enmeshed in the fabric of the local communities, Advisers are expected to live in the community
in which they are assigned. Upon successful completion of the first school year commitment, Advisers
may be invited to return for one to two additional school years of service to AdviseMI.

Primary Responsibilities:
Interacting on a daily basis with high school students and families in the assigned high school to provide
relevant information about postsecondary education and the college choice/financial aid processes:
 Encourage each student to consider a broad range of appropriate college choices
 Develop a comprehensive college timeline, including application deadlines for admission and
financial aid for each student
 Help each student complete and submit admissions and financial aid applications
 Assist each student in interpreting correspondence from colleges, including offers of admission and
financial aid
Organize group events that encourage students and their families to consider, plan for, and apply to
colleges and universities
 Visit classrooms, assemblies, and club meetings to offer services and emphasize the necessity of
postsecondary study
 Work with local community groups—particularly Local College Access Networks (LCANs)—to
provide college access services outside the school setting and hours
 Host regular workshops for the families of students to discuss topics relevant to college
preparation
 Organize college visits and college representative visits
Establish productive working relationships with principals, school counselors, and teachers in assigned high
school as well as other community-based college access professionals
 Assess, in consultation with MCAN and the high school, the particular assets and needs of assigned
school, and adapt programs and activities to fill gaps, reinforce existing activities, and avoid
duplication
 Actively seek the advice and counsel of the on-site supervisor at assigned high school
Assist in the assessment and long-term sustainability of the program
 Assist MCAN to identify, collect, and interpret key progress and outcome data to evaluate the
effectiveness of AdviseMI
 Submit monthly progress reports to the program director documenting progress and outcome data
 Represent AdviseMI, as requested by the program director, to potential supporters and to other
interested parties
Maintain expertise in admissions and financial-aid advising
 Participate fully in four weeks of residential training each summer
 Attend all bi-monthly professional development sessions provided by AdviseMI
 In consultation with the program director, seek out and participate in other opportunities for
professional development

Qualifications:
 Bachelor’s degree from a partner university in any major, with a 2014 or 2015 graduation date
 Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff including those from diverse backgrounds
 Previous experience demonstrating strong leadership abilities, influencing others in a positive
manner while achieving goals, and effectively communicating ideas and generating support for ideas
 Ability to work independently and analytically, exercise discretion and good judgment
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills; proficient computer skills
 Ability to manage multiple projects; strong planning and organizational skills
 Demonstrate program development and management experience
 Willingness to handle complex and detail-oriented workload
 Team-oriented towards program design, implementation, and evaluation
 High energy, creativity, ability to assume responsibility; take initiative and develop new programs

To Apply:
Please submit a résumé and a short essay (750 words or less) addressing the questions below to
Michelle Eichhorst, michelle@micollegeaccess.org.
 Why are you interested in serving as an AdviseMI college adviser?
 What will make you an effective adviser?
 How do you believe this experience will benefit you both personally and professionally?

For all questions, email Jamie Jacobs, Director of Professional Development, at
jamie@micollegeaccess.org.

Interviews will be conducted between April 20th and May 15th, and will include representatives from
MCAN, partner universities, and placement high schools. MCAN will make offers to chosen candidates
on or around May 18th, if not sooner.

Compensation:
Annual compensation will include:
Service stipend ($24,000), Education award ($ 5,730)*, and health insurance.
*Upon successful completion of the service, members are eligible to receive a Segal AmeriCorps
Education Award (pending funding approval). The education award may be used to pay educational
costs at eligible post-secondary educational institutions and/or to repay qualified student loans.

Apr 15 / Padmaja Rao

Internship Opportunities Available (MI Roundtable for Diversity & Inclusion)

The MI Roundtable for Diversity & Inclusion is hosting an event as well as offering paid internship opportunities for those interested in social justice work. Please see details below:

 

62nd Annual Youth Justice Leadership Exhibition 

Register to attend the Roundtable’s 62nd Annual Youth Justice & Leadership Exhibition (#2015YJLE) on Saturday, April 18th 2015 by visiting http://miroundtable.org/2015yjle

 The #2015YJLE is a youth-led and youth-focused Exhibition for young people and their adult allies from Metro Detroit and the State of Michigan.  The event empowers youth to advocate for social justice issues within their schools and communities and connects youth throughout Detroit, creating a collaborative space for youth to be both teachers and learners.  Michigan Youth care about social inequities, are organizing around social issues, and work toward social justice.  Check out youth-driven and youth-led social justice movements at the #2015YJLE

 

**Applications are now available for the 2015-2016 Regional Youth Internship!**

 APPLY TO THE REGIONAL YOUTH INTERNSHIP IN PERSON AT #2015YJLE 

 The Michigan Roundtable Regional Youth Internship Program is a 14-month paid internship for youth who are committed to building inclusive communities. Interns receive training to develop skills in workshop facilitation, dialogue facilitation, leadership and professional workplace culture. In addition to developing their own public education campaigns, Interns are responsible for developing and facilitating workshops for a variety of groups.  Visit http://miroundtable.org/youthinterns to get more information and apply online.  Download the paper application here.  Applications can be submitted by mail, fax, or in person at our office from 9am – 5pm, Monday-Friday.

Applications are due April 30th, 2015 at 11:59 pm.

 

 

 

Apr 15 / Susan Crowley

Career Services 2015 Employment Expo – End of the School Year Job Fair – Tomorrow, Thursday, April 16th

Come see us tomorrow!

MAKE TIME TO STOP BY THE…

Wayne State University’s Career Services 

is pleased to invite you to attend the 2015 Employment Expo! 

Date: Thursday, April 16, 2015

Time:  1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: McGregor Memorial Conference Center

(Wayne State University’s main campus)

Mark your calendar and save the date!

______________________________________________________________________________

This professional job fair is for WSU students and alumni to connect and network with employers. All majors are welcome. This is a great event for the class of 2015.

The event details are below.

  • Event open to WSU students and alumni only
  • No registration is necessary
  • WSU OneCard or a current resume is required for admittance
  • Professional dress is required for this event.
  • Free admission for students and alumni
  • Open to all majors
  • Bring a professional resume!

For the final list of the hiring employers, please visit http://careerservices.wayne.edu/employmentexpo.php.

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Apr 14 / Susan Crowley

End of the School Year Job Fair This Thursday – Career Services 2015 Employment Expo

THIS THURSDAY!
BE SURE TO MAKE TIME FOR THE…

Wayne State University’s Career Services 

is pleased to invite you to attend the 2015 Employment Expo! 

Date: Thursday, April 16, 2015

Time:  1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: McGregor Memorial Conference Center

(Wayne State University’s main campus)

Mark your calendar and save the date!

______________________________________________________________________________

This professional job fair is for WSU students and alumni to connect and network with employers. All majors are welcome. This is a great event for the class of 2015.

The event details are below.

  • Event open to WSU students and alumni only
  • No registration is necessary
  • WSU OneCard or a current resume is required for admittance
  • Professional dress is required for this event.
  • Free admission for students and alumni
  • Open to all majors
  • Bring a professional resume!

For the final list of the hiring employers, please visit http://careerservices.wayne.edu/employmentexpo.php.

Apr 13 / Padmaja Rao

Southeastern Michigan Health Association is hiring!

Click the links below to obtain details about each position and instructions on how to apply:

http://www.semha.org/semha/view.php?id=388

http://www.semha.org/semha/view.php?id=386

Apr 8 / Susan Crowley

Career Services Q&A Series

Do you have questions about your resume?
Do you have questions about interviewing?
Do you have questions about Job Fairs?

Career Services Q&A Series is for you. This open question and answer series with career counselors will address your questions and concerns. Please join us for each of the following days to discuss these important topics. If you are planning to attend the Career Services Employment Expo on April 16th, these Q&A sessions are definitely for you. No registration necessary.

Resume Writing Q&A
Thursday, April 9th
1:30 pm
1339 Faculty/Administration Building

Interviewing Techniques Q&A
Friday, April 10th
12:00 pm
1339 Faculty/Administration Building

Career Fair Etiquette Q&A
Tuesday, April 14th
12:00 pm
1339 Faculty/Administration Building

Apr 6 / Susan Crowley

Centralized Career Services 2015 Employment Expo – April 16th

 

Career Services’ 2015 Employment Expo  

Date:  Thursday, April 16th
Time: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: WSU McGregor Memorial Conference Center

Professional job fair for WSU students/alumni
to connect and network with employers.
All majors welcome.

Employers have been added to Career Services April 16th Employment Expo. Please remember, the employer list is updated as companies/organizations provide us with their hiring needs. April 16th is less than two weeks away. Mark your calendar and schedule to be there. Please visit the following link to view the current list http://careerservices.wayne.edu/employmentexpo.php

Mar 13 / Padmaja Rao

WSU Medical School is hiring for 2 positions

 Public Health Program Coordinator and  Program Manager jobs 

Details about each position (along with instructions on how to apply) can be found below:

1. Our premiere maternal and infant health and disease research group is made up of world experts dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in education and research leading to the improvement of the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders related to infant mortality. We are seeking highly skilled staff members to work as part of a team providing high-level support in a fast paced, demanding environment.

PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM COORDINATOR

In this position candidates will: Work with a team in areas of education and community recruitment, marketing and media and research support Collaborate with community partners in order to answer questions, gain buy-in to the Make Your Date Program, and establish program calendars; plan and conduct health awareness events Recruit and train volunteers for awareness events and program sessions Develop and maintain data procedures and submissions to appropriate personnel Promote health discussions in various health systems, schools, and community agencies Provide robust education surrounding the importance of preterm birth awareness and healthy pregnancy outcomes Communicate with study subjects and act as a research assistant/coordinator on sponsored studies, which include consenting subjects, arranging follow up visits, and collecting and maintaining data Prepare annual grant budgets for submission with global departmental budget Organize PowerPoint presentations, abstracts, and/or handouts for conferences Prepare, edit, and submit abstracts, chapters, and manuscript submissions to professional societies, journals, books, and publishing companies Invite and arrange speakers for lectures Work with outside public relations firm to determine, compile, and edit content as requested for social media as well as the Make Your Date website Communicate with onsite and offsite public relation offices to arrange press/media coverage Perform other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, health, or a related field. MPA, MPH, or MBA preferred. Candidates must be self-motivated and have strong communication skills, proficient computer skills, and good problem-solving skills. Grant writing experience preferred.

Interested candidates please send your cover letter, CV/resume and salary expectations in a Word document to jturpin@med.wayne.edu. Please note the position of interest.

2.  Perinatology Research Branch/ National Institutes of Health/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NIH/NICHD) in partnership with Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, seeks qualified candidates for the position listed below. Our premiere maternal and infant health and disease research group is made up of world experts dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in education and research leading to the improvement of the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders related to infant mortality. We are seeking highly skilled staff members to work as part of a team providing high-level support in a fast paced, demanding environment.

PROGRAM MANAGER

In this position candidates will: Manage research operations for Departmental programs and/or projects for functional areas or specialized units to ensure conformance with University policies and procedures Support research programs including assistance with data analysis and interpretation, manuscript preparation, grant submission, and presentation of work to appropriate parties Provide direction within Departmental programs including administrative policies and procedures Develop administrative project plans associated with partnerships and other business ventures, represent the Department and serve as a liaison to other University personnel and outside professional organizations and groups, and also serve as a resource providing general information and problem resolution for operational activities Prepare research budget and monitor expenditures related to studies to ensure compliance with University policy and agency requirements Create related reports to ensure compliance with University policy and other contractual arrangements Maintain appropriate records and study documentation, including consents and WSU Institutional Review Board (IRB) submission of new protocol documentation, study continuances, and closure forms Assess regulatory training and protocol maintenance, review schedules, monitor progress, identify challenges, and develop strategies for resolution Work with staff and social media organizations to determine, compile, and edit content as necessary Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’s degree in business, health, or a related field, MPA, MPH, or MBA preferred Able to train, mentor and coach staff as well as delegate work, set clear direction, manage workflow and foster teamwork among staff members Strong communication skills, verbal and written. Experience with grant writing preferred Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, especially spreadsheets, presentations, and reporting tools Able to evaluate, interpret, and present complex information effectively in professionally prepared documents or presentation. Demonstrated attention to detail in order to achieve a high degree of accuracy

Interested candidates please send your cover letter, CV/resume and salary expectations in a Word document to jturpin@med.wayne.edu. Please note the position of interest.

Mar 12 / Padmaja Rao

Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District is Hiring!

Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District is seeking to hire a full-time Curriculum Supervisor at its Career-Tech Center.

Detailed information about this position (including qualifications needed and instructions on how to apply) can be found by clicking on the link below:

http://www.applitrack.com/tbaisd/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.aspinternaltransferform.Url=&district=All&category=Administration&AppliTrackJobId=528_1447&AppliTrackLayoutMode=detail&AppliTrackViewPosting=1

Mar 11 / Susan Crowley

Bright Horizons Scholarship Opportunity for Early Childhood Education majors

Mar 3 / Susan Crowley

Virtual Career Fair FREE for students and alumni with disabilities to attend.

Bender Virtual Career Fair - Employment for People with Disabilities - April 14, 2015
Are you a person with a disability…
looking for a career opportunity or internship?
This Virtual Career Fair is FREE for students and alumni with disabilities to attend.

Unique opportunity for College Students & College Grads with disabilities to meet
online with employers across the nation including ANSYS, Epic, Medtronic, National Security Agency, Nestle Purina, Verizon, and More!
 
Students and alumni are invited to interact with employers via chat sessions.
Upload resume for a chance to win a $50 iTunes Gift Card
CONNECT WITH EMPLOYERS LOOKING TO HIRE
PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Access opportunities within a wide range of careers.

  • Chat with employers across the nation
  • Public and private sector opportunities
INTERVIEW WITH EASE
Participate from the comfort of your home,
your dorm room or your favorite coffee shop!

  • Discuss careers and internships with multiple employers
  • End-to-end accessible technology platform
CAREER FAIRS WITH LESS HASSLE
Save time and money.

  • No business suit or travel required
  • No printed out resumes necessary
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Virtual Career Fair Date: April 14, 2015
For information: bender@careereco.com or 770.980.0088
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Mar 3 / Susan Crowley

Early Childhood Education Scholarships through the 14th Annual Bright Futures Scholarship Award

Mar 3 / Susan Crowley

Wayne-Westland Community Schools Job Fair March 5th

Feb 9 / Susan Crowley

NORMA Group is currently looking for an Applications Engineer.

NORMA Group is currently looking for an Applications Engineer. If interested, please see the details below and send cover letter and resume for consideration to Careers.normaamericas@normagroup.com.

Feb 9 / Susan Crowley

Peace Corps Visits Wayne State University, Tuesday, March 10th

Feb 9 / Susan Crowley

Career Services Winter 2015 Presentation Lineup

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CAREER WORKSHOPS – WINTER 2015
Career Services
(313) 577-3390
careerservices.wayne.edu

CAREER PLANNING
February 17, 4:00 pm, Room 1347 FAB (How to Plan Your Career)
March 4, 3:00 pm, Room 1339 FAB (What Can I Do with My Major)

EFFECTIVE RESUME WRITING
January 30, 11:30 am, Room 1347 FAB
February 12, 3:00 pm, Room 1347 FAB
February 25, 5:00 pm, Room 1339 FAB (Effective Resumes)
March 18, 2:30 pm, Room 1339 FAB
March 10, 3:00 pm, Room 1347 FAB
March 23, 2:00 pm, Room 1339 FAB
April 9, 1:30 pm, Room 1339 FAB (Resume Q&A)
April 10, 2:00 pm, Room 1347 FAB

INTERVIEWING TECHNIQUES
February 10, 11:00 am, Room 1339 FAB
February 19, 3:00 pm, Room 1347 FAB
February 20, 2:00 pm, Room 1347 FAB
March 3, 4:00 pm, Room 1339 FAB (Successful Interviewing Strategies)
March 10, 10:00 am, Room 1339 FAB
March 12, 2:00 pm, Room 1339 FAB
April 7, 3:00 pm, Room 1347 FAB
April 10, 12:00 pm, Room 1347 FAB (Interviewing Q&A)

CAREER FAIR PREPARATION
April 14, 12:00 pm, Room 1339 FAB (Career Fair Q&A)

JOB SEARCH STRATEGIES
February 17, 2:30 pm, Room 1347 FAB
February 19, 3:30 pm, Room 1339 FAB (Navigating Today’s Job Market)
March 20, 2:00 pm, Room 1347 FAB
March 25, 3:00 pm, Room 1339 FAB
March 31, 3:30 pm, Room 1339 FAB
April 1, 2:00 pm, Room 1339 FAB

All workshops are one hour in duration. Pre-registration not required.

Feb 4 / Susan Crowley

Aerotek looking for Safety Development Engineers

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Aerotek currently has positions with Ford for Safety Development Engineers. The positions are contract and are expected to last for 12 months.  Ford is very open to entry level candidates that are coming out of school. They understands that people that are currently employed in the field probably won’t be interested in leaving their jobs for a short term position, so new grads are a perfect fit.  Candidates that are interested in the positions are typically recent grads that see the position as an opportunity to gain some valuable experience and references from a company like Ford and take that experience elsewhere after the 12 months.

Interested individuals can forward a cover letter and resume to bmiller@aerotek.com.

Position Description:
Safety Development Engineer. Responsible for the impact safety development of the vehicle. These responsibilities include creating test plans for barrier, sled and components, ordering parts and vehicles, writing test requests, interfacing with the Ford test team (VEV), supporting the vehicles during the barrier test prep process, attending the tests, taking details notes on the vehicle performance post test, communicating the results and issues back to the safety team.
Skills Required:
Knowledge of the FMVSS safety requirements. Capable of utilzing CAD/CAE software packages.
Skills Preferred:
Skilled in the use of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
Experience Required:
Experience in automotive crash safety. Experience in creating and executing test plans.
Experience Preferred:
Experience in detailed analysis of safety test results.
Education Required:
BS in Mechanical, Civil, Structural, Biomechanical Engineering or closely related field.
Jan 29 / Susan Crowley

CHEP Pallecon and Automotive Industrial Solutions looking for a Market Analyst in Livonia, Michigan

CHEP Pallecon and Automotive Industrial Solutions is looking for a Market Analyst in Livonia, Michigan. This entry level position will generate revenue by initiating new sales with prospects via cold calling and build relationships with potential customers in various markets including food, beverage, automotive, non-hazardous chemical and cosmetics. Candidate will qualify prospects in identified growth markets and ensure consistent communication with prospects. This position will support our Business Development Managers located remotely by scheduling face to face meetings and compiling and logging accurate data in Salesforce. This position reports directly to the Commercial Sales Manager.

If interested, please send resume and cover letter to Casondra.lantagne@chep.com.

Market Analyst Position:
Major/Key Accountabilities
•Qualify lists and leads via cold calls and email communication
•Partners with marketing and outside sales division for prospecting new leads.
•Research existing databases
•Assists in the launch of new customers
•Analyze current market segmentation
•Executes sales strategy in alignment with marketing objectives.
•Delivers on budget targets and contributes to the execution of the New Business team .
•Drives expansion with new container platforms

Experience & Knowledge
• 1-3 years sales or customer service experience required; prior industry experience preferred
• Previous experience managing Strategic Accounts
• Previous Supply Chain Knowledge
• Past experience with Salesforce.com and Marketo a plus
• Knowledge of customer segment business requirements.
• Effective verbal and written communication skills.
• Effective presentation and negotiation skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Organized and self-motivated.
• Strong leadership skills.
• Working knowledge of Strategic Selling Model

Jan 29 / Susan Crowley

WSU Graduate School offering seminars for graduate students on navigating their career and building their professional skill set

Graduate Professional Development

(GPD) Seminars 2015

The Graduate School is offering a series of seminars that provide WSU graduate students with insights for navigating their career and building their professional skill set.

Tuesdays @ 4:00-6:00 pm in the WSU Welcome Center Auditorium

All WSU graduate students are welcome to attend the GDP seminars.

More sessions will be added later in the semester.

 

Date Topic
January 13 Abstract Writing
January 27 Poster Prep
February 3 Career Planning**
February 10 Job Search and Networking**
February 17 Turning a CV to a Resume**
February 24 Interviewing Skills**

**Registration is encouraged for PhD students through WayneGradCareers at https://wayne-csm.symplicity.com/students.  Master’s student can sign in at the door.

For more information go to http://gradschool.wayne.edu/professional_development.php