Helena María Viramontes will talk about how her fiction writing is the way she practices activism for social justice. Join Helena Maria Viramontes, author of the UO's 2019-2020 Common Reading book selection Under the Feet of Jesus, in conversation with local organizations and activists concerned with issues such as farm labor, migrant labor, environmental racism, Chicana feminisms, and access to quality healthcare, food, and transportation.
JC Penney is partnering with the University of Oregon to support students in gaining the professional clothes you need to succeed in your next interview or new job. In this exclusively UO event, Penney’s will open their store after-hours to UO Ducks on Sunday, October 27, 2019, offering name brand, professional clothing savings of an additional 40% on already reduced prices. You’ll find everything you need to finish your look for that next interview or new job.
Shop suits, dresses, sport coats, dress pants, and shoes—all at smart prices.
Connect with employers who’ll be attending the Fall Career Fair. More employers are focusing on “soft skills” when looking for their next candidates. These “interpersonal” skills include oral communication (along with problem solving, time management, adaptability, and being a team player). Communicating effectively is essential when working in any form of business. The key to good communication is practice and Networking Nights are a great way to build those skills. Join us and get a head start on meeting some of the employers attending the Career Fair!
Getting ahead means planning ahead, so start connecting early with the first and largest career fair of the year! The Fall Career Fair is the perfect place to begin your job research! More than 90 companies will be here to share their opportunities. There’ll be a wide variety of industry and job types to be discovered between noon to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14 in the EMU Ballroom. See you there!
Discover how you can study abroad and earn academic credit toward your general studies, major, minor, and elective requirements. Meet study abroad advisors, faculty leaders, program providers, financial aid, academic advisors, study abroad alum, and more! Enter for your chance to win raffle prizes, including $500 program discounts!
Any UO student who is interested in studying abroad is welcome to join us at the fair. This is the perfect place to ask questions, get more information, and discover study abroad opportunities that fit your goals.
If you can't make it don't worry, you can come to drop-in advising at 300W Oregon Hall Monday through Friday, 1:30-3:30pm.
For more information, contact the GEO Study Abroad Office at 541-346-3207 or by email at email@example.com.
The Suicide Prevention Team and the University Counseling Center (UCC) offers this workshop for faculty, staff, and GEs. Partcipant learning objectives are to:
1. Develop skills in identifying and responding to students who may have thoughts of suicide.
2. Develop skills in how to engage students in a conversation about your concern and ways to seek help.
3. Develop knowledge of campus and community resources and how to make an appropriate referral.
If a department would like to schedule a suicide prevention workshop, please submit a request form here.
The Faculty & Staff section of the UCC website includes several additional online resources for helping students in distress.
The Student Suicide Prevention Team also offers a peer-to-peer workshop for students. Request a student workshop here.
If you are thinking about suicide, call the UCC After-Hours Support and Crisis Line at 541-346-3227 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) now. Or text 'OREGON' to 741-741.
Internships, networking, and careers! They all go hand-in-hand and now is the time to start learning how to tell your story. Soft skills, starting with communication and including problem solving, time management, adaptability, and being a team player, are the skills on the top of an employer’s “want” list. The key is practice and Networking Nights are a great way to build those story-telling chops. Join us Wednesday, February 19 at 6 p.m. and get a head start on meeting the employers attending the Career Fair.
Whether you’re looking for a start to your career or you want summer work experience, the Internship and Career Fair is the place to be. Employers want potential candidates to have work experience and the Internship and Career Fair will be packed with short and long term work possibilities. Bring your resume and join us from 12pm to 4:00pm in the Ballroom on February 20th.
Elizabeth Rush is the author of Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore and Still Lifes from a Vanishing City: Essays and Photographs from Yangon, Myanmar. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Gaurdian, Harper’s, The Atlantic, Pacific Standard and the New Republic, among others. She is the recipient of fellowships and grants including the Howard Foundation Fellowship, awarded by Brown University; the Society for Environmental Journalism Grant; the Metcalf Institute Climate Change Adaptation Fellowship; and the Science in Society Award from the National Association of Science Writers. She received her MFA in nonfiction from Southern New Hampshire University, and teaches creative nonfiction at Brown University.
Grab this last opportunity of the year to connect with hiring employers before the fair! Join us and learn networking basics with more than 20 of the employers who'll be attending the career fair the next day. Career Center counselors will cover the essentials during a short guided workshop, leaving plenty of time for open networking over hors d oeuvres and sparking water.
This is the last chance of the year to connect with over 80 companies and organizations who will be here in search of talented UO students and alumni! Polish up your resume and join us in the EMU Ballroom on Thursday, April 16th between noon and 4:00pm!