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AIM Programming Events

Fall 2014

 

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, with AIM and campus resources to enhance your career, academic, and financial success. Refreshments and treats will be served.
Wednesday, October 15, 12 p.m. - 12:50 p.m., Centennial Hall 3314

Food, Fun, and the Forum

Facilitators: Christy Mulock, AIM Academic Advising Coordinator & Andy Strowig, AIM Career Development Coordinator
Join us for dinner and conversation, then on to Schofield Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. to hear Sheryl WuDunn, the first Asian-American reporter to win a Pulitzer Prize, speak on her New York Times bestseller. She will talk about the challenges facing women around the world and how Americans are working with businesses to create solutions for women in this economy.
Thursday, October 16, 5:30 p.m., Student Success Center, Centennial Hall 2104

Careers in the Health Professions

Facilitator: Julie Anderson, Associate Professor of Biology and Director of the Health Careers Center & Andy Strowig, AIM Career Development Coordinator (Moderator)

There are more career options in healthcare besides being a doctor or a nurse. Find out about the wide range of opportunities for health-related careers you could enter with an undergraduate degree from UW-Eau Claire.
Tuesday, October 21, 11 a.m. - 11:50 a.m., Little Niagara (Room 211), Davies Center

Sophomore Academic and Career Seminar

Facilitators: Christy Mulock, AIM Advising Coordinator & Andy Strowig, AIM Career Coordinator
Our seminar is designed to show you the steps to prepare for your career and how to match your major to a career. As part of our seminar, we will review VirtualJobShadow and AIM resources to build your knowledge of careers, academic majors, and financial aid and literacy. We want you to maximize the payoffs of your investment of time and money to graduate from UW-Eau Claire. Refreshments and treats will be served.
Wednesday, October 22, 12 p.m. - 12:50 p.m., Centennial Room (320), Davies Center

Careers in the Helping Professions

Facilitators: Andy Strowig
If you enjoy working with the public and find fulfillment in helping others, there are many careers that would allow you to make use of your talent and passion. Learn about the variety of careers in the helping professions.
Wednesday, October 29, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., Centennial Room (320) in the Davies Center

The Strong Interest Inventory

Facilitators: Andy Strowig, AIM Career Coordinator
The Strong Interest Inventory measures and connects your interests to majors and careers. Join us to discover the power of the Strong to link your interests to career and majors. Bring your laptop to complete the Strong at the workshop!
Wednesday, November 5, 11 a.m. - 11:50 a.m., Centennial Hall 3502

Junior Academic and Career Seminar

Facilitators: Christy Mulock, AIM Advising Coordinator & Andy Strowig, AIM Career Coordinator
Join us to start developing the key components of your career and academic portfolios.
 The academic plan of the courses you will complete for your major is crucial to graduation. Your resume communicates your education and experiences to employers to open the door to interviews. The interview is an opportunity to communicate your strengths to employers to land the right internship or job. As part of the seminar, we will highlight the benefits of training certificates and graduate programs to increase your marketability.                                                      Refreshments and treats will be served.  
Wednesday, November 5, 12 p.m. - 12:50 p.m., Centennial Hall 2904 (Corner Conference Room)

Tools for Career Discovery

Facilitators: Andy Strowig, AIM Career Coordinator
Knowledge of the nature of work in careers empowers you to find a meaningful career. Join us as we navigate three powerful Internet tools for career discovery: Virtual Job Shadow, Career Cruising, and the Occupational Outlook Handbook online. Remember to bring your laptop!
Wednesday, November 12, 11 a.m. - 11:50 a.m., Centennial Hall 3502

Financial Planning for Juniors and Seniors

Facilitator: Melissa Vogler, Financial Aid Counselor
You have nearly completed your degree and are feeling the financial strain. Join us for tips on budgeting your expenses now and after graduation, including advice on loan repayment and credit awareness.
Monday, November 17, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Old Library 2110

Senior Academic and Career Seminar

Facilitators: Christy Mulock, AIM 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 our 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. Refreshments and treats will be served.
Wednesday, November 19, 12 p.m. - 12:50 p.m., Centennial Hall 2904 (Corner Conference Room)

Food, Fun, and the Forum

Facilitators: Christy Mulock, AIM Advising Coordinator & Andy Strowig, AIM Career Coordinator
Join us for food, fun, and conversation. We will then go to Schofield Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. to hear Alan Page who was a full-time law student at the University of Minnesota and Minnesota Vikings defensive lineman. He used his Hall of Fame introduction to launch the Page Education Foundation to encourage disadvantaged youth to pursue post-secondary education. Page is now Minnesota's first African American Supreme Court Justice.
Wednesday, December 3, 5:30 p.m., Student Success Center, Centennial Hall 2104

 

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