A weekly digest of news, events, and opportunities for all undergraduate FACS students.
Friday, January 18, 2019
1. 2019 FHCE Internship and Career Fair
It is time for the 2019 FHCE Internship and Career Fair! This fair is a great way for students to network with high rated firms and individuals within the Financial Planning, Housing, and Consumer Economics industry! The 2019 FHCE Internship and Career Fair will be held February 1st, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Tate Center Grand Hall. For more information and a list of the firms attending, please click here!
Check out the FHCE Showcase Week upcoming events!
Interested in studying away? Visit the Spring Study Away Fair, January 22nd, from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at the Tate Center!
There will be no satellite hours in Dawson this Thursday, January 24th. Please utilize the resume critique events below!
Career Center Events Next Week
Date: January 23rd; Time: 10:00-3:00 p.m.; Location: Tate Student Center, Reception Hall (138)
Drop by the Tate Student Center Reception Hall (Room 138) to receive a 10 minute critique of your resume.
Date: January 24th; Time: 10:00-3:00 p.m.; Location: Tate Student Center, Grand Hall – 5th Floor
Drop by the Tate Student Center Grand Hall to receive a 10 minute critique of your resume.
Arch Ready: Writing a Personal Statement
Date: January 25th; Time: 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Location: Miller Learning Center, Room 171
Arch Ready Express Workshop: Ace the Interview
Date: January 25th; Time: 3:00-3:30 p.m.; Location: Clark Howell Hall, Room 246
This 30-minute express workshop will cover the top five interview strategies in 15 minutes, with an additional 15 minutes for questions. Please note that you will not conduct a mock interview during this time, however, you can have specific questions answered about any upcoming interview. If you're in need of some quick interviewing tips in between classes, this workshop is for you! This workshop is limited to 20 people per session and pre-registration is required.
Arch Ready Express Workshop: Ace the Interview
Date: January 25th; Time: 3:30-4:00 p.m.; Location: Clark Howell Hall, Room 246
This workshop is limited to 20 people per session and pre-registration is required.
UGA Spring Career & Internship Fair
Date: January 30th; Time: 12:00-5:00 p.m.; Location: Classic Center
The Spring Career & Internship Fair is scheduled for Wednesday, January 30, 2019 from 12:00-5:00 p.m. at the Classic Center in downtown Athens. Meet with recruiters seeking students to fill both internship and full-time opportunities. Please dress professionally and bring copies of your resume!
UGA Diversity & Inclusion Career Conference
Date: February 19th; Time: 3:00-8:15 p.m.; Location: Tate Student Center, Grand Hall – 5th Floor
See link for more details. Registration required. https://app.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/8589
Dawson Satellite Hours: Thursdays from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Clark Howell Drop-In Hours: Daily, 12:00-2:00 p.m., Evan is there on Mondays
Evan Skloot, Interim FACS Career Consultant, firstname.lastname@example.org
2019 FACS Day at the Capitol
Register NOW for FACS Day at the Capitol! The event is from 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. in Atlanta on Thursday, February 14, 2019! Transportation and lunch provided. Visit the website for more details.
Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, January 28, 2019.
Bulldog Basics is a collaborative effort led by the Student Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (SAFCS) and supported by FACS and Embark UGA. A variety of personal hygiene items are available for students to access as needed. Bulldog Basics is funded by a UGA Sustainability Grant awarded fall 2016 and by a UGA Parents and Families Leadership Council Grant, awarded in spring 2017. Item donations are accepted in the Student Success and Advising Center (112 Dawson Hall).
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
The College of Education’s School Supply Closet
Supplies for Success is here for students who are in need of school supplies for class. The School Supply Closet provides pencils, paper, binders, and other items needed to be successful throughout the school year. Supplies for Success is open Monday – Friday, 8:00 – 5:00 p.m., in Aderhold Hall. For more information, or to donate an item, please contact Callie Cole. Please note that University – purchased items cannot be donated!
Are you interested in serving as a FACS Student Ambassador? You can find more information and the application here.
FACS Destination of the Week: Washington D.C.
About Washington D.C.! If you would like to study away while staying within the country, then this is the program for you! FACS does not only offer international study away programs but we also have domestic tours available. This program gives students the opportunity to study federal policies that affect the lives of citizens. While studying away, students will be able to learn about the policy decisions for consumer and housing programs. Students will network with government officials and gain valuable experience while touring the capital! The Washington D.C. study away program for FHCE 4900 will start June 7th, 2019. The FHCE 5710 tour will begin June 22nd – June 28th. Applications are first come, first serve! Spots are limited!
Class Credit! Students are able to earn 3 - 6 hours of class credit. To see the list of the courses offered, please click here.
Scholarships! The deadline to apply for FACS Study Away scholarships is January 25, 2019. Requirements and applications can be found on the FACS Study Away Scholarships website.
FACS Club of the Week presents: Student Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (SAFCS)
What is SAFCS? The Student Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (SAFCS) is a student run organization for all FACS majors. This club not only gives students the opportunity to network and build relationships with one another, but students will also be of service to the college and the community as well. SAFCS members are able to network with guest speakers, volunteer within the community, and help organize the Dawson Hall pageant! This club is a great way to be more involved as a FACS major!
Benefits of Becoming a Member! Through SAFCS, students are able to gain an abundance of knowledge about the opportunities FACS has to offer. SAFCS members will be able to build their resume as they interact with guest speakers and other students with FACS majors.
Join! This organization is designated to students who major or minor in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences. To become a member, please contact one of the SAFCS officers!
Already a Member? Be More Involved! Attending the SAFCS meetings is a great way to stay connected with any upcoming events or guest speakers the club may have. SAFCS holds club meetings in Dawson Hall. SAFCS also offers service projects that are available to the students for volunteer opportunities. The Dawson Hall Pageant is a great way for students to be of service to the college while having tons of fun! For more ways to be involved, please contact Jake Conner.
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