FACS Connection - September 9, 2016

September 9th, 2016 Author: Kelly King  |  706-542-1006  |  More about Kelly

  1. Announcement: FACS Fridays
  2. Announcement: Sustainability in Furnishings and Interiors Exhibit
  3. Announcement: Fight Against Youth Obesity Seeking Members
  4. Announcement: Get a Mentor
  5. Internship Opportunity: FACS Legislative Aide
  6. Internship Opportunity: Stein Mart Retail Merchandising
  7. Club Meeting: Student Financial Planning Association
  8. Event: FACS Involvement Fair
  9. Event: How to Pay for Law School
  10. FACS Events Pick of the Week!
  11. Food 2 Kids Food of the Month!


1. Announcement: FACS Fridays

Let everyone know about the FACS experience. If you’ve enjoyed being a student in the college, tell anyone who’ll listen about our upcoming on-campus fall recruitment events called FACS Fridays. The first one is this month. Registration closes soon. Click on the image above for more information. They’ll learn about opportunities to build careers in:

  • Business
  • Counseling
  • Culinary Arts
  • Dietetics
  • Education
  • Fashion
  • Finance
  • Healthcare (pre-med)
  • Journalism
  • Law and Policy
  • Non-Profits
  • Nutrition
  • Property Management
  • Residential Interior Design


2. Announcement: Sustainability in Furnishings and Interiors Exhibit

You are invited to view the exhibit of student sustainability projects in Barrow Hall during the month of September. The exhibit displays how sustainability and environmental issues can be incorporated into the design curriculum, in this case Furnishings and Interiors curriculum.

Dates: September 6-September 20

Location: Barrow Hall, Second Floor Gallery


3. Announcement: Fight Against Youth Obesity Seeking Members

The purpose of Fight Against Youth Obesity (FAYO) is to get youths involved in combating obesity by promoting physical activity and healthy eating habits in a safe and fun environment. Every Friday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., we do fun activities and programs for the children at the Boys and Girls Club of Athens as well as the students on campus. If you are looking to get more involved on campus or in the Athens community, come to our meeting and learn more about us!

Please join us at our General Body Meeting on Tuesday, September 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Ramsey Student Center, Room 114.

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4. Announcement: Get a Mentor


5. Internship Opportunity: FACS Legislative Aide

Experience the excitement of legislation in action while earning up to 12 hours of FACS 5905 credit.

The FACS Legislative Aide program is a spring internship opportunity for all juniors and seniors to intern for a Georgia senator/representative during the Georgia General Assembly session at the Capitol in Atlanta. Interns also act as a guide to fellow FACS students at the college’s annual FACS Day at the Capitol in February.

Complete the application and submit required materials (letter of recommendation, resume) to Sharen Phinney. Once materials are received, an interview will be scheduled with Dean Linda Kirk Fox and the selection committee.

Applications are due by Friday, September 30, 2016.

Apply here


6. Internship Opportunity: Stein Mart Retail Merchandising

Shopping for an internship?

Here’s your chance to try on the retail suit and see how it fits.
If you’re a college senior or recent graduate seeking work experience in the real world, Stein Mart, Inc. Internship Program is a fun way to try out a career in merchandising. Throughout your internship, you’ll be immersed in the hands-on basics of merchandising. You’ll gain leadership and teamwork experience in sales, buying, planning and corporate office life.

This internship will offer you a great paid opportunity and a fabulous store discount. Internships have historically been a great “in” to a Stein Mart career.

So what’s in store for you? 

Retail Merchandising:

Financial Analysis | Purchase Order Process | Product Development  |  Assortment Planning | Vendor Management | Planning | Allocation |Buying |

With a comprehensive overview of  | Marketing | Advertising | Supply Chain | e-Commerce  | Store Operations |

This program is designed for candidates interested in a Buying or Planning Career Path.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in classroom, merchandising office and field training
  • Maintain training workbook
  • Prepare and present final presentation

Qualifications:

  • Open to recent grads and students who will graduate by December 2017
  • Must be able to commit to a 12-week internship at our corporate office in Jacksonville, FL (May 15, 2017- Aug 4, 2017)
  • Comfortable with working in a professional environment and able to perform in a structured 40-hour work week
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Strong retail math and analytical skills

Stein Mart representatives will be holding on-campus interviews on Thursday, September 22, 2016. 

To be considered for an interview, please send your resume and cover letter to Stefanie Ellis at sellis@steinmart.com with the following subject line: UGA-2017 Internship. Deadline: Friday, September 16, at 5:00 p.m.


7. Club Meeting: Student Financial Planning Association

The Student Financial Planning Association will be meeting on Monday, September 12, at 6:30 p.m. at the Georgia Center-University of Georgia Conference Center and Hotel. Please join us for this business etiquette meal.


8. Event: FACS Involvement Fair

The FACS Involvement Fair will have representatives from FACS student organizations answering questions about their clubs' missions, membership, and events. Stop by and find out which club is right for you!

Tables will be located in the Dawson 1st floor foyer.


9. Event: How to Pay for Law School

How to Pay for Law School

Tuesday, September 13

5:00-6:30 p.m.

MLC, Room 214

Learn how to afford your dream of attending law school. Includes free pizza! Note: This workshop will be combined with a Pre-Law Orientation, which are required prior to meeting with the Pre-Law Advisor.

Please RSVP to Pamela Tolbert.

Presented by UGA Pre-Law Program


10. FACS Events Pick of the Week!

Learn. Grow. Go! Showcase

Thursday, September 15, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

110 Dawson Hall

New to FACS? Interested in Experiential Learning opportunities? Attend the Learn. Grow. Go! Showcase on Thursday, September 15, at 5:00 p.m. in Dawson Hall, Room 110.

Q&A and refreshments will follow in the Student Success and Advising Center in Dawson Hall, Suite 112.

Check out the FACS Events page for a complete listing of everything going on this week.


11. Food 2 Kids Food of the Month!

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