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April 2015

Careers in Mediation

April 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
DiNitto Center for Career Services,
1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX United States

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Have you ever thought about being a Mediator?  Come learn about the opportunities  with the UT School of Law Capital Punishment Clinic, as well as opportunities and experiences in the field of mediation.  Our guests from the Law School will share as well as have a question and answer portion!

 

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Grammar, Mechanics, and Style Workshop

April 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DiNitto Center for Career Services,
1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX United States

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Most graduate students are capable of writing relatively clear and correct prose. But did you know, for example, that some sentence constructions are more desirable than others in the field of social work? In this workshop we will move beyond correctness and discuss strategies for writing in the social sciences. This workshop is designed for writers at all levels and will introduce you to advanced concepts in grammar, mechanics, and style

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Careers in Private Practice Workshop

April 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DiNitto Center for Career Services,
1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX United States

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Join Megan Zesati, LCSW, as she shares her stories of personal and professional growth within the field of social work. Come and hear about what makes practitioners successful and sustainable for private practice work. Interested in attending? Register to attend today!

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Info Session with City Year AmeriCorps

April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DiNitto Center for Career Services,
1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX United States

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Leadership After City Year (LACY) is City Year’s career development program to help corps members secure placements with selective schools and employers. Through local workshops and trainings, national partnerships and virtual resources available on the Online Career Center, the LACY Program seeks to support corps members in the next steps along their leadership path. City Year’s LACY vision is that graduates are prepared to lead transformational change on pressing public problems and are, therefore, in high demand by schools and employers.

 

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Preparing Professional Portfolios and Utilizing LinkedIn

April 6 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
DiNitto Center for Career Services,
1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX United States

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Learn about professional portfolios and the basics of LinkedIn.  Jennifer Luna-Idunate, LMSW-AP, will coach participants as they prepare for their job search season. 

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Non Profit and Government Career Fair

April 8 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Texas Union Ballroom,
2247 Guadalupe, Austin, TX 78712 United States

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The University of Texas at Austin Coalition for Careers in Public Service (CCIPS) invites you to meet with a variety of nonprofit and government employers and find out more about their available opportunities.

The fair will be open to anyone interested in a career with a non-profit or public service organization, including both students and alumni of The University of Texas at Austin and residents of Central Texas.

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Is a PhD in Your Future?

April 9 @ 1:00 am - 2:00 pm
DiNitto Center for Career Services,
1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX United States

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Join Dr. Cynthia Franklin, Assistant Dean for the PhD program, Sherry Melecki, Graduate Program Coordinator and current Ph.D. students to explore the possibility of getting a PhD in Social Work.  Topics to be discussed include:

·      Things to consider when deciding if a PhD is for you

·      How to know if you are interested in academia or research as a career

·      Pros and cons of beginning your PhD program immediately after receiving your MSSW

·      What a successful PhD applicant looks like

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Evaluating Job Offers and Salary Information

April 13 @ 5:30 am - 6:30 pm
DiNitto Center for Career Services,
1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX United States

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  • Learn how to evaluate a job offer in order to make a decision quickly
  • Identify other items that could be negotiated including Professional Development opportunities, NASW membership, flex schedules, and other things!
  • Discuss ways to go about evaluating and negotiating a job offer.
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Faith and Spirituality in Social Work

April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DiNitto Center for Career Services,
1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX United States

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Join us as we welcome Jack Barden, Vice President for Admissions at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.  Mr. Barden will share about the integration of faith and spirituality into social work practice, as well as discuss the partnership between UT and Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

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Non-Traditional Careers in Health Care: A Community Based Approach

April 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DiNitto Center for Career Services,
1925 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX United States

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We are excited to welcome Becky Morales, LCSW, Emotional Support Manager at The LIVESTRONG foundation to the DiNitto Center workshop series.  Becky has had an amazing Social Work journey, working in both CAL and clinical settings, ranging from program coordination, to Director of Patient Centered Services. Becky will share with us a little about her journey in many areas of Social Work, as well as her current role at LIVESTRONG.

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