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AIM Programming Events



Spring 2016

 

Freshman Academic and Career Seminar

Facilitators: Christy Mulock, Advising
Coordinator &Andy Strowig, Career Coordinator

 

Our seminar is designed to help you explore the majors we offer at UW-Eau Claire and career paths for your major. As part of our seminar, we will discuss the Project AIM services we provide to support your education and graduation, as well as AIM and campus resources to jumpstart your career, academic, and financial success.

Monday, February 1, 10:00 AM-10:50 PM, Centennial 2904

Monday, February 1, 3:00 PM-3:50 PM, Centennial 2904

 

 

Fun, Food, and the Forum &Semester Welcome

Facilitators: Christy Mulock, Advising
Coordinator &Andy Strowig, Career Coordinator

 

Join us at 5:30 PM for Fun, Food, and the Forum on the first Wednesday in the new semester! At 7:30 PM in Schofield Auditorium we will hear Eric Hipple, former National Football League (NFL) quarterback, who has devoted his life to building awareness and breaking down the stigma surrounding depressive illnesses since his 15-year old son Jeff's suicide. The book he wrote on the subject, Real Men Do Cry, received a publisher's presidential award. Eric has provided mental fitness awareness to professional groups and to military, law enforcement, and community organizations.

 

Wednesday, February 3, 5:30 PM,
Student Success Center, Centennial 2104

 

 

Sophomore Academic and Career Seminar

Facilitators: Christy Mulock, Advising
Coordinator &Andy Strowig, Career Coordinator

 

Our seminar is designed to show you key steps to prepare for your career and how to match your major to a career! We will navigate Virtual Job Shadow and AIM resources to build your knowledge of careers, options 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, February 8, 10:00 AM-10:50 PM, Centennial 2904

Monday, February 8, 3:00 PM-3:50 PM, Centennial 2904

 

 

Baby Steps to Goal Setting

Facilitator: Ka Vang, SSS Tutoring Coordinator

 

How do your short-term and long-term goals fit with your daily activities? Successful students see the connection between their hourly, daily lives and what they hope to accomplish at college and in a lifetime. They understand that how we spend our days is how we eventually spend our lives.

 

Wednesday, February 10, 1:00-1:50 PM, Hibbard 202

 

 

Service-Learning

Facilitator: Benita Wagner, Center for Service-Learning Coordinator

 

Did you know service-learning is one of your graduation requirements at UW-Eau Claire? Join us to learn the facts about what is service-learning and obtain ideas on how to locate projects, work with a community supervisor and campus mentor, and meet the university requirement.

 

Thursday, February 11, 11:00-11:30 AM, Centennial Hall 1804

 

 

Junior Academic and Career Seminar

Facilitators: Christy Mulock, Advising
Coordinator &Andy Strowig, Career Coordinator

 

Join us to start to jumpstart 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 land the right job or internship. As part of the seminar, we will highlight the benefits of graduate school and training certificates to enhance your marketability to employers.

 

Monday, February 15, 10:00 AM-10:50 PM, Centennial 2904

Monday, February 15, 3:00 PM-3:50 PM, Centennial 2904

 

 

Senior Academic and Career Seminar

Facilitators: Christy Mulock, Advising
Coordinator &Andy Strowig, 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 to succeed in the workplace or graduate school. We will be joined by a panel of recruiters and graduates who will share their wisdom to enhance your success!

 

Monday, February 22, 10:00 AM-10:50 PM, Centennial 2904

Monday, February 22, 3:00 PM-3:50 PM, Centennial 2904

 

 

Strong Interest Inventory

Facilitators: Andy Strowig, Career Coordinator &Christy Mulock, Advising Coordinator

 

The Strong Interest Inventory compares your interests to the interests of professionals in 21st Century careers. Join us to discover the power of the Strong to connect your interests to majors and careers.

Note: Please bring your laptop to complete the Strong at the workshop!

Wednesday, March 2, 11:00-11:50 AM, Centennial 3502

 

 

Graduate School: Is it in your Future?

Facilitator: Andy Strowig, Career Coordinator

 

Are you thinking of graduate or professional school, but finding the whole process intimidating? Bring your questions and concerns and join our conversation on the benefits of a graduate degree. We will examine the intricacies of graduate school, from credential building to select and apply to appropriate programs, through timing and financing a graduate degree.

 

Thursday, March 3, 1:00-2:00 PM, Mohican (310) in Davies Center

 

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)

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

 

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is designed to match your personality to careers. Join us to discover careers to match and express your passion and unique personal style!

 

Note: Please bring your laptop to complete the MBTI at the workshop!

 

Wednesday, March 9, 11:00-11:50 AM, Centennial 3502

 

 

Exploring Majors without Losing Time

Facilitator: Trudy Bement, SSS Advising Coordinator

 

It is possible to explore various career goals without slowing progress to your degree. Find out how you can explore different majors while completing university course requirements and moving toward your future career. Learn how to navigate information on the web for help in securing your major and/or minor.

 

Note: Please bring a laptop to the session!

 

Wednesday, March 9, 1:00-1:50 PM, Hibbard 202

 

 

Tools for Career Discovery

Facilitators: Andy Strowig, Career Coordinator &Christy Mulock, Advising Coordinator

 

Knowledge of the nature of work in occupations empowers you to find a meaningful career! Join us as we navigate 3 powerful online tools for career discovery: VirtualJobShadow, Career Cruising, and the Occupational Outlook Handbook.

 

Note: Please bring your laptop!

 

Wednesday, March 16, 11:00-11:50 AM, Centennial 3502

 

 

Service-Learning

Facilitator: Benita Wagner, Center for Service-Learning Coordinator

 

Did you know service-learning is one of your graduation requirements at UW-Eau Claire? Join us to learn the facts about what is service-learning and obtain ideas on how to locate projects, work with a community supervisor and campus mentor, and meet the university requirement.

 

Tuesday, March 29, 2:00-2:30 PM, Centennial 1204

 

 

Planning for Priority Registration

Facilitator: Christy Mulock, Advising Coordinator

 

It seems like fall semester just started and you already have to think about spring 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, March 30, 11:00-11:50 PM, Centennial 3502

Thursday, March 31, 2:-2:50 PM, Centennial 2904

 

 

Aiming for the Perfect Interview

Facilitator: Laura Rubenzer, SSS Career Coordinator

 

Sometimes the interview is all that stands between you and the job you want. Learn how to improve your interviewing skills so you can land the job you are after, whether you are applying for an internship, a summer job, or a permanent position.

 

Wednesday, April 6, 1:00-1:50 PM, Hibbard 202

 

 

TRIO Day Celebration

Facilitators: Vicky Thomas, Project AIM/SSD Director &Bruce Ouderkirk, SSS Director

 

TRIO Day is an opportunity to draw campus attention to the achievements of TRIO programs and their student participants. Join students from 4 different TRIO projects for refreshments, informational sessions, and an awards ceremony. Numerous door prizes will be awarded to those in attendance.

 

Tuesday, April 12, 3:30-5:30 PM,
Ojibwe Ballroom (330) in Davies Center

 

 

Resume and Cover Letter Writing

Facilitator: Andy Strowig, Career Coordinator

 

Learn how to present your skills and experiences to enhance your chances of being called for an interview. Join us to learn strategies for writing effective resumes and cover letters, as well as how to adapt these materials for different positions and purposes.

 

Wednesday, April 13, 1:00 PM-1:50 PM, Hibbard 202