Considering the Peace Corps?

The Peace Corps is increasing the number of volunteer positions which includes opportunities for college graduates to apply right now and into the summer and fall. Peace Corps is gearing up for significant volunteer growth, with a goal of 10,000 Volunteers serving around the globe during Peace Corps’ 50th Anniversary year 2011.

The Peace Corps continues to seek applicants with specific skill sets in education, agriculture, environment, health and business, as well as applicants majoring in areas such as Liberal Arts, Humanities, Languages, International Studies, Political Science, Anthropology, and Communications.

Benefits of Peace Corps Service include :

  • Paid living expenses, Full health and dental coverage in service
  • 48 vacation days over two years
  • $7,425 readjustment allowance upon service completion
  • Deferment or partial cancelation of some student loans
  • Job placement support and federal employment advantage
  • International work experience and cultural exchange
  • Fluency in foreign language and chance to travel
  • Affordable health insurance after service

To learn more about the Peace Corps, the benefits, how to apply or to talk with a recruiter, go to www.peacecorps.gov/application

INTERNSHIPS FROM ACCOUNTING TO ZOOLOGY “How to Find Your Dream Internship 2010″

NEW STUDENT WEBINAR!
Thursday, January 28, 2010
12 Noon – 1 p.m. in MAC Room 137

This webinar features:

  • How many internships are needed
  • When to start your search
  • Internship tips for freshmen through seniors
  • How to get a post-degree internship
  • Virtual internships
  • Features of a good internship
  • How to turn a bad internship good
  • On and off-line internship resources
  • How to craft resume items to get that internship when you have no experience at all.

Industry expert Donald Asher will guide you through the different internship options currently available and the strengths and weaknesses of each type. He’ll also provide tips to students how to market their internships on resumes and to employers during interviews.

No RSVP necessary. We hope to see you there!

Interested in exploring career options in sustainability?

“Realizing our Sustainable Future”

In support of this year’s UW-Green Bay campus common theme – Realizing Our Sustainable Future – this page presents a list of resources for those who are interested in exploring career options in sustainability.

The resources below (listed alphabetically) are just a small, representative sample of the many different organizations and tools available for exploring careers in sustainability.


Alliance for Sustainable Jobs & the Environment
http://www.asje.org/links.html

American Solar Energy Society
http://www.ases.org

American Wind Energy Association
http://www.awea.org/

AmeriCorps
http://www.americorps.org

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
http://www.aashe.org

Bright Green
http://www.brightgreentalent.com

Careers in Wind
http://www.careersinwind.com/

Change.org
http://www.change.org

Earth Day Network
http://www.earthday.net

EcoEmploy.com
http://www.ecoemploy.com/jobs/

Energy Action Coalition
http://www.energyactioncoalition.org/

Energy Action Jobs Board
http://groups.google.com/group/eac-jobs-board

EnviroLink
http://www.envirolink.org

Environmental Career Opportunities
http://www.ecojobs.com/

Environmental Leadership Program
http://www.elpnet.org

Federal Network for Sustainability
http://www.federalsustainability.org

GreenBiz.com
http://www.ecoemploy.com/jobs/

Green Careers Center
http://www.environmentalcareer.com

Green Collar Association
http://www.greencollar.org

Green Corps
http://www.greencorps.org

Green Energy Jobs
http://www.greenenergyjobs.com

Green Jobs Network
http://www.greenjobs.net

Idealist
http://www.idealist.org

The Job Seeker – Environmental Jobs Service
(See Complete Issues in the PRO Resource Library)
http://www.thejobseeker.net/

Jobs in Biofuels
http://www.jobsinbiofuels.com/

National Parks Conservation Association
http://www.npca.org

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
http://sustainableagriculture.net

Peace Corps
http://www.peacecorps.gov

Power Industry Jobs
http://www.powerplantpro.com

Renewable Energy World
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/home

Sierra Student Coalition
http://ssc.sierraclub.org

Student Conservation Association
http://www.thesca.org

Sustainability @ Wisconsin (UW-Madison)
http://sustainability.wisc.edu

Sustainable Business
http://www.sustainablebusiness.com

SustainUS
http://sustainus.org

Water Environment Federation
http://www.wef.org/Home


View the University’s Common Theme website at: http://www.uwgb.edu/commontheme/

Miss the 2009 Fall Job & Internship Fair?

Students – Did you have class and miss the event? Perhaps you ran out of time and didn’t get to visit with someone. You can still connect with these employers by using the “Drop Resume” function in PRO. Log in to PRO to view the Fall Job & Internship Fair information in the Career Events tab, research employers and their opportunities, and submit a resume and cover letter to connect with them.

See our CareerSpots clips (short 3 minute videos) about how to Follow Up with Employers and The Art of Saying Thank You.