FACS Connection - February 24, 2017

February 27th, 2017 Author: Jasmine Beckett  |  7065424847  |  More about Jasmine

Friday, February 24, 2017

  1. Announcement: FACS Day at the Capitol Event was a Success!
  2. Internship Opportunity: Student Success and Advising Center Intern Application
  3. Internship Opportunity: Sonia Says Intern Stylist
  4. Volunteer Opportunity: FCCLA Needs You
  5. Volunteer Opportunity: ServeUGA Events
  6. Career Corner: Arch Ready Program and Summer Job/Internship Fair
  7. FACS Pick of the Week!


1. Announcement: FACS Day at the Capitol Event was a Success!

Thank you to everyone who attended and represented UGA Family and Consumer Sciences at  FACS Day at the Capitol. If you missed it this year, be sure to come with us next February!

Click the image above to see more photos from the event!

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2.  Internship Opportunity: Student Success and Advising Center Intern Application

The Student Success and Advising Center (SSAC) is seeking interns for summer and fall. Click on the picture to apply.

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3. Internship Opportunity: Sonia Says Intern Stylist

We’re seeking to train new part-time or full-time stylists! Fashion experience a plus, but not required. This is a great opportunity for students to delve deeper into the fashion industry!

Please email resume and availability to katie@soniasays.com.

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4. Volunteer Opportunity: FCCLA Needs You

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a leadership organization for students interested in pursuing careers in culinary, nutrition, early childhood and education.  Here is YOUR opportunity to reach these students!

Nearly 2,000 middle and high school students, enrolled in Family and Consumer Sciences programs, will attend the 2017 Georgia FCCLA State Leadership Conference in Athens.  The Classic Center is the site of the conference, to be held March 16-18.

Would you judge our Competitive Events?

Over 30 events will happen during the course of the conference.  We need volunteers to judge these events on Friday, March 17th.  Please complete the Judge Form.

Would you consider sharing your expertise?

If you are interested in presenting a workshop on Friday, March 17th, please complete the Workshop Proposal Form.

Would you consider exhibiting at our Career & Trade Expo?

Visit HERE for information about exhibiting at the Georgia FCCLA State Leadership Conference on Friday, March 17th.  Colleges, universities, potential employers and other entities are encouraged to exhibit.

Would you consider partnering with us?

Are you interested in sponsoring the conference or Competitive Events?  HERE is a link to our sponsorship packet.

State Leadership Conference Information

You are invited to attend the State Leadership Conference!  Visit our website for more information.

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5.Volunteer Opportunity: ServeUGA Events

Join ServeUGA in giving back to our community in 4 upcoming service events this weekend focus on a variety of topics from elders to animals! Transportation and snacks are provided. Click on the image to register.

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6.Career Corner Arch Ready Programs and Summer/Job Internship Fair

Spring Semester is in full swing, so now is the time to get involved with all of the resources and events the Career Center has to offer!

Upcoming Career Center Events:

Arch Ready: Leveraging Linkedin

Date: February 28, 2017

Time: 4:00-5:00pm

Location: Miller Learning Center Room 150

LinkedIn is one of the most important career research and networking tools available to the modern job-seeker. How can you use LinkedIn as a college student to advance your career? This session will provide an overview of the platform ranging from basic tips on creating a profile to advanced functions such as personal branding, proactive networking, and career research. The presenter will walk through various features of LinkedIn and allow students to ask questions - students may also bring their laptops and follow along during the presentation.

Personal Statement Writing Lab

Date: March 1st, 2017

Time: 5:00-6:00pm

Location: Miller Learning Center, Room 367

If you're applying to medical school, dental school, or any health profession school during the 2018 application cycle, it's time to start thinking about writing your personal statement. In this small group session, we'll discuss what admissions committees look for in personal statements and go over techniques to improve your writing skills. Please bring your laptop and be ready to write. Attendance is limited to 30 students, and pre-registration is required via Handshake.

UGA Summer Job and Internship Fair

Date: March 22, 2017

Time: 11:00 am-3:00 pm

Location: Tate Grand Hall

For more information visit the Career Center website.

For more information about the Arch Ready Professionalism Certificate, click the graphic.

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7. FACS Pick of the Week!

The Student Association of Family and Consumer Sciences will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday February 28 at 5:00pm in Dawson Hall 116. We will be having a guest speaker from the UGA Career Center as well as working on a special service project for our amazing FACS faculty!

We hope to see you there!

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