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Greetings from the International Student Life Office! The following are announcements for the week of August 20th – August 24th, 2012.


1.      International Coffee Hour: This Friday!

2.      LGBT Resource Center – Open House on Tuesday

3.      Career Center: Upcoming Career Center Workshops for International Students

4.      Scholarship Available for International Students

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1.       International Coffee Hour: This Friday!
International Coffee Hour at the University of Georgia is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Meet others and learn about cultures from all over the world.

Hosted by AIESEC
Friday, August 24, 2012
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Memorial Hall Ballroom
For more information, contact ISL at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> or (706) 542-5867

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2.      LGBT Resource Center: Open House Tomorrow (Tuesday)

The LGBT Resource Center is hosting an Open House on Tuesday August 21 from 4-6pm.  Food and drinks will be served along with dessert from Gigi's cupcakes!  The center will be open for you to drop by and speak with their Director, Jennifer Miracle, and their Coordinator, Jon Hurst, and tour the space.  Additionally, members of their Programming Board will be there to talk to you all about their positions as board members and about the programming they have planned for the fall semester!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact their Graduate Assistant, Aaron, at [log in to unmask]<https://bl2prd0210.outlook.com/owa/redir.aspx?C=Y87l4znabEillOoiGdXMhA7lLvCiUs8In8M0HkNDOp5Kl5p1eQL4W3f3Mgya9cTgMQoKGEFpJ5g.&URL=mailto%3aaaron88%40uga.edu> or the Programming Board Executive Director, Kathryn Macias at [log in to unmask]<https://bl2prd0210.outlook.com/owa/redir.aspx?C=Y87l4znabEillOoiGdXMhA7lLvCiUs8In8M0HkNDOp5Kl5p1eQL4W3f3Mgya9cTgMQoKGEFpJ5g.&URL=mailto%3akathrynmacias%40gmail.com>. They look forward to seeing you in 221 Memorial Hall on Tuesday!

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3.      Career Center: Upcoming Career Center Workshops for International Students

Below are events that the Career Center is organizing specifically for international students:

International Students: Resume and Career Fair Prep

09/06/2012

03:30 PM to 04:30 PM

MLC 150

Host: Shaistha Begum
Description:  Know your story and tell it well, starting with your resume. Meeting with employers at a career fair is a great way to network and find internships and job opportunities. In this workshop you'll learn to create a resume a powerful marketing tool for your internship or job search as well as how to engage and network with employers during the career fair. Sponsor: Career Center.  For More Information: 706-542-3375, [log in to unmask]<https://bl2prd0210.outlook.com/owa/redir.aspx?C=Y87l4znabEillOoiGdXMhA7lLvCiUs8In8M0HkNDOp5Kl5p1eQL4W3f3Mgya9cTgMQoKGEFpJ5g.&URL=mailto%3asbegum%40uga.edu>


International Students: Interviewing

09/27/2012

03:30 PM to 04:30 PM

MLC 150

Host: Bethany Bagley

Description: Don't wait until your first interview with an employer to learn that your interviewing skills need to improve - come to this session to learn the ins and outs of what employers are looking for and how to make a great first impression!  Sponsor: Career Center. For More Information: 706-542-3375, [log in to unmask]<https://bl2prd0210.outlook.com/owa/redir.aspx?C=Y87l4znabEillOoiGdXMhA7lLvCiUs8In8M0HkNDOp5Kl5p1eQL4W3f3Mgya9cTgMQoKGEFpJ5g.&URL=mailto%3abjbagley%40uga.edu>


International Students: Success in the Job Search

10/11/2012

03:30 PM to 04:30 PM

MLC 150

Host: Christie Sanders

Description: Feel out of shape when it comes to the internship/job search? Want some training on best practices when networking and interviewing with employers? Get advice from our panel of employers on: resumes, job search strategies, best practices when communicating with employers, and interviewing tips. Sponsor: Career Center.  For More Information: 706-542-3375, [log in to unmask]<https://bl2prd0210.outlook.com/owa/redir.aspx?C=Y87l4znabEillOoiGdXMhA7lLvCiUs8In8M0HkNDOp5Kl5p1eQL4W3f3Mgya9cTgMQoKGEFpJ5g.&URL=mailto%3aclws%40uga.edu>



The Career Center also encourage students to take advantage of all the additional events that they are organizing. For a complete list of events visit: http://www.career.uga.edu/calendar


Events include:

September 19, 2012: Fall Career Fair

August 29, 2012: Terry Career Boot Camp: Learn LinkedIn


Employer Information sessions: http://www.career.uga.edu/calendar/category/employer_information_sessions

September 13, 2012: The Boston Consulting Group Information Session

September 24, 2012: Macy’s Information Session



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4.      Scholarship Available for International Students – International Student Voice Magazine

International Student Voice Magazine will award one scholarship worth $2,500 (U.S.) to an international student. Visit  http://www.isvmag.com/scholarship/   for details
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International Student Life
University of Georgia
210 Memorial Hall
Athens, Georgia 30602-3108  USA

Phone:  706-542-5867
Fax:  706-583-0006
Email:  [log in to unmask]
Website: http://isl.uga.edu/

Leigh Poole, Associate Director of Intercultural Affairs for International Student Life
Ashley Wichman, Coordinator for International Student Life
Jackie Minus, Administrative Assistant
Chase Harvey, Graduate Assistant for Coffee Hour and Programming
Jessica Walker, Graduate Assistant for Student Organizations and the Non-Resident Tax Program