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AIM Programming Events

Spring 2014


Career Cruising

Facilitator: Andy Strowig, AIM Career Coordinator

How do I find the information I need to find the right career? Join us for Career cruising! Fun and fast to navigate, Career Cruising is a state-of-the-art career guidance system to explore the nature of work in careers, assess your skills and interests, and search the scholarships, jobs and internships. Be sure to bring your laptop if you can log on to Career Cruising!
Wednesday, January 29, 11 a.m. - 11:50 a.m., Schneider, Room 317

Baby Steps to Goal Setting

Facilitators: Patti See, SSS Tutoring Coordinator
How do your short- and long-term goals fit with your daily activities? Successful students see the connection between their daily lives and what they hope to accomplish at collge and in a lifetime. They understand that how we spend our days is how we eventually spend our lives.
Wednesday, January 29, 1 p.m. - 1:50 p.m., Schneider, Room 321

Strong Interest Inventory

Facilitator: Andy Strowig, AIM Career Coordinator
The Strong Interest Inventory (SII) is the gold standard of career assessments! The SII measures and organizes your interests into themes and links your key interests to careers and majors. The SII will help you find the career and major right for your future. Students who attend the session will receive a password to complete the Strong Interest Inventory at a later date.
Wednesday, February 19, 11:20 a.m. – 11:50 a.m., Scheider, Room 317

Wellness with SWAT

Facilitator: Christy Mulock, AIM Academic Advising Coordinator and UW-Eau Claire SWAT
Join us for an interactive presentation on health and wellness! UW-Eau Claire's Student Wellness Advocacy Team (SWAT) will help each student identify where he/she is on the Wellness Wheel then teach students how to create "SMART" goals for themselves. SWAT will inform students of resources available to them on campus.
Wednesday, March 5, 11 a.m. - 11:50 a.m., Schneider, Room 317 

Electronic Degree Planner

Facilitator: Trudy Bement, SSS Academic Advising Corrdinator
It is important to consider your entire degree program when you register for classes in order to graduate on time. This session will provide hands-on, practical advice on how to use the eletronic degree planner to keep on a direct path to graduation.
Note: Please bring a laptop to this session.

Monday, March 10, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m., Oak Ridge Hall, Room 15

Harness the Power of the Internet to Find Jobs and Internships

Facilitator: Andy Strowig, AIM Career Coordinator
The Internet is a powerful tool to search for jobs and internships! Join us as we look at Internet resources to empower you to find the job and internship right for your future. As part of the program, we will navigate Blugold CareerLink which lets you upload and submit your resume to employers who want to hire UW-Eau Claire interns and graduates.
Tuesday, March 11, 3 p.m. - 3:50 p.m., Little Niagara, Room 211, Davies Center

Counseling Center Luke Fedie LPC UW-Eau Claire Couseling Center

Facilitator: Christy Mulock, AIM Academic Advisor
Feeling lonely? Feeling overwhelmed? Do you need someone to talk to? Find out what Counseling Services has to offer.
Wednesday, March 12, 11 a.m. - 11:50 a.m., Schneider, Room 317

TRIO Day Celebration

Facilitators: Vicky Thomas, SSD/AIM Director
TRIO Day is an opportunity to draw campus attention to the achievements of TRIO programs and 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 25, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Ojibwe Ballroom, Room 330, Davies Center  

Planning for Priority Registration

Facilitator: 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 on March 31.
Wednesday, March 26, 11 a.m. - 11:50 a.m., Schneider, Room 317

The Perfect Interview

Facilitators: Andy Strowig, AIM 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're after whether you're applying for an internship, a summer job, or a permanent position.
Wednesday, March 26, 1 p.m. - 1:50 p.m., Schneider, Room 321

Decoding the FAFSA

Facilitator: Trudy Bement, SSS Academic Advising Corrdinator; Scott Siegenthaler, Financial Aid
Make sure that you qualify for the most financial aid possible by submitting your FAFSA on time. This workshop will answer your questions and help you complete the FAFSA online. 
Note: Please bring a laptop as well all these materials: your parents' W-2s and tax forms, your W-2's and tax form, your FAFSA password and PIN (will be same as last year).

Monday, March 31, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Oak Ridge Hall, Room 15

Living on a College Student Budget

Facilitator: Christy Mulock, AIM Academic Advising Coordinator and Adrian Klenz, Western Dairyland
Wish you had more money? This workshop will teach students how to survive those college years without racking up huge student loans. You will walk away with valuable tools to help you develop good spending habits.
Wednesday, April 9, 11 a.m. - 11:50 a.m., Schneider, Room 317

Planning for Loan Repayment

Facilitator: Melissa Vogler, Financial Aid Counselor, Financial Aid Office
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 a post-baccalaureate program or move directly into the work force.
Monday, April 14, 1 p.m. - 1:50 p.m., Old Library, Room 1128

30 Hours of Service Learning

Facilitator: Christy Mulock, AIM Academic Advising Coordinator &Benita Wagner, Coordinator for the Center for Service Learning
Did you know one of the graduation requirements for UW-Eau Claire is to do 30 hours of service learning? Learn the facts of service learning and get ideas for how to will complete this university requirement.
Wednesday, April 16, 11 a.m. - 11:50 a.m., Schneider, Room 317

Graduate School: Is It in Your Future?

Facilitator: Andy Strowig, AIM Career 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 benefites 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 16, 1 p.m. - 1:50 p.m., Schneider, Room 321

Disability Disclosure and Employment

Facilitator: Christy Mulock, AIM Academic Advising Coordinator and Michelle Umland, SSD Academic Coordinator
This workshop focuses on important disability topics that may apply to you now or in the future. What's the ADA (Americans with Disability Act) and Section 504? How do I disclose my disability to an employer? Learn about effective self-advocacy skills, proper disclosure, self-awareness, disability awareness, and most importantly your rights as an individual with a disability.
Wednesday, April 23, 11 a.m. - 11:50 a.m., Schneider, Room 317

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