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AIM Programming Events

Spring 2015


Freshman Academic and Career Seminar

Facilitators: Christy Mulock, AIM Academic Advising Coordinator & Andy Strowig, AIM Career Development Coordinator
Our program for freshmen is designed to help you explore the majors offered at UW-Eau Claire and career paths for your major. As part of our seminar, we will discuss the commitments of Project AIM to support your education and graduation, as well as campus and AIM resources to jumpstart your career, academic, and financial success.
Monday, February 23, Noon - 12:50 p.m, Potawatomi Room 320C

Sophomore Academic and Career Seminar

Facilitators: Christy Mulock, AIM Academic Advising Coordinator & Andy Strowig, AIM Career Development Coordinator
Our seminar is designed to show you the key steps to prepare for your career and how to match your major to a career! We will navigate VirtualJobShadow and AIM resources to build your knowledge of careers, option for majors, and financial and economic literacy. We want you to maximize the payoffs of your investment of time and money to graduate from UW-Eau Claire!
Monday, March 2, Noon-12:50 PM, Centennial Hall, 3115B

Junior Academic Career Seminar

Facilitator: Christy Mulock, AIM Advising Coordinator & Andy Strowig, AIM Career Coordinator

Join us to start to develop your academic and career portfolios! The academic plan of courses for your major is crucial to graduation. Your resume communicates your education and experience to employers and opens the door to interviews. The interview is an opportunity to communicate your strengths to employers and the right internship and job. As part of the seminar, we will highlight the benefits of graduate school and training certificates to increase your marketability to employers.
Monday, March 9, Noon - 12:50 PM, Centennial Hall 3115B


Facilitators: Benita Wagner, Coordinator for the Center for Service-Learning & Christy Mulock, AIM Academic Advising Coordinator
Did you know service-learning is one of your graduation requirements here at UW-Eau Claire?  Learn the facts about what service-learning is and is not, plus get ideas for how you will locate a project, work with a community supervisor and on-camps mentor, and how to complete this university requirement.  
Tuesday, March 10, 2:00 - 2:30 PM, Centennial Hall 2904

Senior Academic and Career Seminar

Facilitators: Christy Mulock, AIN Advising Coordinator & Andy Strowig, AIM Career Coordinator
A key to success in your professional career is to understand the tools and resources we will highlight to land the right job to launch your career! As part of the program, we will discuss your degree audit and the knowledge you need to prepare for the workplace or graduate school. We will be joined by a panel of recruiters and graduates who will share their wisdom to enhance your transition to employment and graduate school.
Monday, March 16, Noon - 12:50 PM, Centennial Hall 3314


Facilitators: Andy Strowig, AIM Career Coordinator
Developed by the Gallup Organization, the Strengths Finder assessment measures 34 areas of talent and will identify your top 5 talent themes. Here is an opportunity to understand your own talents and how they can help you set goals to achieve academic, career, and personal success. Remember to bring your laptop along to complete the StrengthsFinder assessment!
Tuesday, March 17, 3:00-4:00 PM, Centennial Hall 3115B

TRIO Day Celebration

Facilitators: Vicky Thomas, SSD/AIM Director & Bruce Ouderkirk, SSS Director
TRIO Day is an opportunity to draw campus attention to the achievements of TRIO programs like Project AIM and our student participants! Join students from four different TRIO projects for refreshments, informational sessions, and an awards ceremony. Numerous door prizes will be awarded to those in attendance.
Tuesday, March 31, 3:30 - 5:30 PM, Ojibwe Ballroom (330) in Davies Center

FAFSA Workshop

Facilitators: Trudy Bement, SSS Academic Advising Coordinator
Make sure that you qualify for the most financial aid possible by submitting your FAFSA on time. This workshop will answer you questions and help you complete the FAFSA online. Note: Please bring your laptop, as well as these materials: your parents' W-2s and tax forms, your W-2s and tax form, and your FAFSA password and PIN (will be the same as last year)
Tuesday, March 31, 5:30-7:30 PM, Ojibwe 330B in Davies Center

Planning for Priority Registration

Facilitators: Christy Mulock, AIM Academic Advising Coordinator
It seems like spring semester just started, and you already have to think about fall classes! Do you feel prepared for Priority Registration? Let's meet to review the registration process, advanced search options and the online planner. Registering early allows you the full choice of course options and gives you the chance to select classes at preferred times that work with your daily routine and learning preferences. Come and share class ideas with friends. Be prepared to register early!
Wednesday, April 1, 2:00-3:00 PM, Centennial Hall 3115B

Food, Fun, and the Forum

Facilitator: Christy Mulock, AIM Academic Advising Coordinator & Andy Strowig, AIM Career Coordinator
We hope you join us in Centennial Hall for food, fun, and conversation at 5:30 PM! Later on we will go to Schofield Auditorium at 7:30 PM to hear Mark Lynas, a nationally recognized speaker on climate science and policy. Mark's books include Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet, a 2008 winner of The Royal Society Prize for Science Books.
Wednesday, April 8, 5:30 PM, Student Success Center, Centennial Hall 2104

Resume and Cover Letter Writing

Facilitators: Andy Strowig, AIM Career Coordinator 
Learn how to present your skills and experience on the resume to enhance your chances of being called for an interview. You will learn strategies for writing effective resumes and cover letters, as well as how to adapt these materials for different positions and purposes.
Wednesday, April 8, 1:00-1:50 PM, Schneider 223

Loan Repayment Workshop

Facilitators: Trudy Bement, SSS Advising Coordinator
This workshop will address your questions about repaying loans: What are the timelines of repayment after graduation? Which loans have grace periods before repayment begins? How do you determine loan repayment options based on your future financial status? This workshop will be beneficial for all juniors and seniors, whether you plan to enter post-baccalaureate program or move directly into the work force.
Tuesday, April 28, 5:30-6:30 PM, Little Niagara 211 in Davies Center

Graduate School Workshop

Facilitators: Andy Strowig, SSS Career Development Coordinator
Are you thinking of graduate or professional school, but finding the whole process a bit intimidating? Bring your questions and concerns to this discussion about the benefits of a graduate degree. We will examine the intricacies of graduate school from credential building, to selection and application of appropriate programs, through timing and financing a degree.
Wednesday, April 29, 1:00-1:50 PM, Schneider 223