Certificate in Teaching English in the Two-Year College Info Session and Upcoming Career Events

Special update! It has just been confirmed that the guest writers on tomorrow’s DePaul Student Writers Show are English graduate students Bethany Brownholtz and Michael Van Kerckhove. Tune in to hear them read their work on Radio DePaul, radio.depaul.edu, this Friday from 10:00-11:00 a.m.

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Current students, are you interested in an internship at a two-year college or maybe even the Certificate in Teaching English in the Two-Year College? Then mark your calendars for an upcoming information session on Internships at Two-Year Colleges and the Certificate in Teaching English in the Two-Year College. The information session will take place on Tuesday, February 7th, from 5:00-6:00p.m. in the new Arts & Letters Hall Rm. 210-11 (Student Resource Center). This will be a great chance to hear about the program from Prof. Carolyn Goffman and discuss any questions you may have with her.

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The Office of Alumni Relations is hosting a special opportunity for current students interested in careers in Writing and Publishing as a part of their Dinner on DePaul series. Dinner on DePaul is a free dinner event in which 3 alumni in a specific professional field share a dinner with 15-20 students who are interested in that professional area. On Tuesday, February 7 at 6 pm in the Alumni Center (2400 N. Sheffield) on the Lincoln Park Campus, Dinner on DePaul will feature alumni who currently work in careers in Writing & Publishing. The alumni who will be in attendance include:

  • Bill Gorman (COM ’50), Founder, Gorman Publishing Company
  • Jennifer Olvera (LAS ’97), Freelance Writer, Blogger and Editor
  • Kelly McNees (MED ’06), Author and Manuscript Consultant

This event would be relevant for any student interested in a career in Writing & Publishing. Anyone who would like to attend can RSVP by contacting futurealumni@depaul.edu or via phone at 773-325-8941 by Thursday, February 2nd. 

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DePaul’s Winter Career Fair is coming up on February 10th! This fair is open to DePaul students and alumni only. Current students have already been emailed the complete list of participating employers, although these can also be found at http://depaul.experience.com.

And don’t forget that you can prepare for the career fair before you go:

REGISTRATION: Pre-registration (through DePaul.Experience “Calendar” section) is open until Wednesday, February 8th.

PREPARE FOR THE FAIR: 1. Attend the “Maximize Your Job & Internship Fair Experience” workshop. This FREE 1-1 ½ hour session teaches job seekers how to effectively showcase their skills and abilities at a fair. Workshops will be held:

  •  Tue., Jan. 31, 11:30am-1:30pm LPC, Stu. Center 313
  • Mon., Feb. 6, 11:30am-1:30pm LOOP, DPC 8002
  •  Wed., Feb. 8, 5:00-7:00pm LPC, Stu. Center 313

Pre-register for one of these sessions through DePaul.Experience “Calendar” section.

And, of course, you can practice your interviewing skills and have your resume reviewed at the DePaul Career center.

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