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  Jun 12, 2017

TOPPEL'S SUMMER HOURS

Career advisors are available throughout the summer by appointment, Monday through Thursday, 8:30am to 5pm. We will be closed on Fridays.

Out of town for the summer? Remember that our advisors can still meet with you over the phone or via Skype during regular business hours!

Make an appointment on Handshake or call us at 305-284-5451. If you're just looking for quick advice on a resume or cover letter, stop by for walk-in advising any time Monday to Thursday between 9am and 4:30pm—no appointment necessary.

 
 
JUN
15
MAIA PROGRAM OPEN HOUSE @ 5:30PM
JUN
22
WALTER WICK OPENING RECEPTION AT LOWE ART MUSEUM@ 5:30PM
JUN
22-23
HIRE-A-CANE ACADEMY FOR RECRUITERS
AUG
18
'CANE KICKOFF: TOPPELFEST @ 5:00PM – 7:00PM
SEP
6
FALL CAREER EXPO AND GRAD SCHOOL FAIR @ 1:00PM – 5:00PM
 

BECOME A TOPPEL GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN!

Are you looking to build your design portfolio? Are you creative, forward-thinking, and innovative? If so, apply to be Toppel’s paid graphic design intern for the 2017-18 academic year today! As a graphic design intern, you are responsible for creating a variety of professional and visually appealing marketing products for diverse audiences. You will design logos, brochures, posters, fliers, and other print and electronic materials that reflect the high-quality standards of the Toppel Career Center. Interested students should submit an application on Handshake!

 

UNLOCK THE VAULT

Career Resource on Handshake

Vault.com provides in-depth intelligence on what it’s really like to work within an industry or profession. Get career advice, learn about career paths, and review guides on banking & finance, consulting, media & entertainment, and more! Gain access to this premium resource by checking out the Resources page on Handshake.

 

WHEN ENTRY-LEVEL POSITIONS NEED MORE EXPERIENCE THAN YOU HAVE

Have you ever stopped yourself from applying to a job or internship because you did not meet all of the qualifications the company was looking for? If so, there might have been another way. This article from The Muse explains why a job description is oftentimes only a wish list, how you can get around missing certain qualifications, and why you should still apply anyway.

 

EVERY SUCCESSFUL PERSON CAN ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS

“Nearly everyone wants to be successful, but that doesn't mean that everyone wants the same things out of life. The definition of success is different for different people, and you'll never get far chasing your own personal understanding of the word unless you first pause to consider its meaning.” Recently, Oprah Winfrey shared four questions every successful person can answer during a commencement speech she delivered to graduating students.

 

IN DEFENSE OF JOB HOPPING

A Gallup poll from 2016 shows that 21% of young professionals have changed jobs in the last year.  Many young people will change companies, jobs, roles, and industries multiple times throughout the span of their careers.  Instead of looking at job-hopping as a negative thing, it is time to embrace it as “strategic pivoting” which helps to refine one’s natural skills and actively pursue happiness in your career. Read more on LinkedIn...

 
Skate

ART TALK

Each issue will feature a piece of art from the Toppel Collection along with a quote from a Toppel staff member sharing their thoughts on the art and its message.

For this issue, Associate Director of Assessment and Communication Brian Reece shared this about "Skate":

"I absolutely love this because it fits my experience and the experience of so many students at UM. There are so many possibilities—nothing really happens in a straight line.

 
Internships Application Deadlines Featured Scholarship Toppel Spotlight

UTAH TRANSIT AUTHORITY

Training Intern

WILLAMALANE PARK & RECREATION

Human Resources Intern - Risk & Safety

FLORIDA DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

Hurricane Loss Mitigation Program Intern

ROCKY MOUNTAIN PREP

Assessment Intern for High Performing Denver Charter Network

CARNIVAL

Consumer Insights & Demand Internship

TROPICAL FOODS

Special Projects Intern
Due 6/16

AMERICAN EXPRESS MARKETING

Senior Manager Assistant - Strategy & Business Development
Due 6/16​

POWER DESIGN

Electrical Designer
Due 6/20​

PAZOS LAW GROUP

Vlogger & Social Media Internship
Due 6/30​

PCM

Marketing Internship
Due 7/16

PUMPHREY LAW FIRM SCHOLARSHIP

For Florida Residents 
Due 8/1​

Pumphrey Law Firm awards scholarships to college-bound seniors and college students based on demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, and an expressed interest in legal issues and legal studies. The application deadline is August 1, 2017. Please visit their website for additional information and scholarship requirements.

Richard Combs

Assistant Director, Business Consultant

Richard is responsible for building partnerships between university and external stakeholders and expanding internship and full-time opportunities. Additionally, he provides career advising to business students and alumni. Richard earned a Master of Arts in Career Counseling & Placement from North Carolina Central University and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Wake Forest University.

 
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