Monthly Archives: March 2012

Grow Food in a VCU Community Garden Plot
Green Unity, Monroe Park and MCV-C SGAs, and Facilities
Management, sponsors a community garden open to all students, faculty and staff
from both campuses. Plots may also be available to Richmond community members if
space permits. Participants harvest their own food or help in volunteer plots to
provide donations to food banks. The garden is next to Larrick Student Center.
For costs, information, summer registration for individuals or groups and
volunteer opportunities, visit
green-unity.blogspot.com/ or contact littleam@vcu.edu. Summer semester registration deadline is Thursday, April 5, with
plots available for planting April 9. Sign-up for your own plot at
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GZ8BH6K. Sign-up to volunteer for the VCU Community
Garden groundbreaking, pollinator and volunteer garden planting and ongoing
maintenance, as well as related volunteer garden projects at
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/XMSKCLG.

Important Dates:

VCU Garden Work Days – Groundbreaking
and Raised Bed Building

10am-4pm, Friday, March 30th


10am-4pm, Saturday, March
31st

Help us break ground on VCU’s first ever community garden! We’ll
be building raised beds, as well as special beds (
hugelkultur
and
wicking beds) that save water. We’ll also get the beds prepped for
planting with soil and compost.

VCU Community Garden Work Day – Pollinator and
Volunteer Planting

10am-4pm, Saturday, April 7th


10am-4pm, Saturday, April
8th

You’re welcome to stay for part or all of the day. Those that stay
the whole day will get a free lunch. After the beds have been raised, get down
with some genetic exchange! Help us attract the bees and their flying friends to
our garden, and get our volunteer gardens started. 10am-4pm for both Saturday
and Sunday. Sign up to volunteer for whole or half days at
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/XMSKCLG

VCU Community Garden Grand Opening and Strawberry Festival

1pm-4pm, Tuesday, April 24th

Bring
Your Appetite to the VCU Community Garden Strawberry Festival:

Green Unity for VCU and MCV-C SGA
Green Affairs is hosting our first ever Strawberry Festival at the Grand Opening
of the VCU Community Garden on Tuesday, April 24th from 1-4 PM, located next to
Larrick Center on MCV Campus. Get a free tomato plant, garden-related
give-aways, build your own self-watering planter, sample strawberry treats, and
learn about the garden features at interactive educational displays. Enter our
strawberry recipe contest and strawberry cook-off contests at
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TZ5K782 by April 13 and win prizes.

Executive Assistant; Opportunity available through VCU’s RamsRecruiting

Interested  – apply through RamsRecruiting today! 

You can find out more by logging into your RamsRecruiting account. Use our One-Click Searches for “New Opportunities Posted by VCU’s RamsRecruiting”. Then, if desired, you can Narrow Your Results feature on the left hand side of your search results.

Make sure that your resume has been approved before you apply for this position. You can do so by contacting your Career Consultant or by utilizing our walk-in hours:

·         University Career Center Career Consultants by Major: http://www.students.vcu.edu/careers/meet_us/career_consultants.html

·         Walk-in hours (Spring and Fall) are Tuesday through Thursday 11 am-1pm; SUBJECT TO CHANGE

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN WORKING FOR THE CIA?


THE CIA RECRUITER FOR VCU, STEVE PEYTON,
WILL BE

 ON-CAMPUS ON THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2012

TO REVIEW THE RESUMES OF STUDENTS WITH
AN INTEREST IN AN INTERNSHIP OR A CAREER WITH THE CIA.

 

POSITIONS WITH THE CIA ARE OPEN TO US
CITIZENS.

 

TO RECEIVE AN APPOINTMENT, YOU MUST HAVE
A GPA OF 3.0.

 

RESERVATIONS MAY BE MADE BY CALLING THE
FRONT DESK OF THE

UNIVERSITY CAREER CENTER AT
804/828-1645, FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M.

 

FRESHMEN AND SOPHOMORES INTERESTED IN A
SUMMER, 2013, INTERNSHIP SHOULD HAVE THEIR RESUMES REVIEWED.  TIME SLOTS WILL BE RESERVED FOR THESE
STUDENTS THROUGH MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012.

 

BEGINNING TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2012, THE
REMAINING TIME SLOTS

CAN BE REQUESTED BY ANY LEVEL OF STUDENT
WITH A GPA OF 3.0

ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS.

 

THESE 15-MINUTE RESUME REVIEWS WILL BE
HELD IN

THE UNIVERSITY CAREER CENTER, ROOM 143
OF THE VCU STUDENT COMMONS.

 

SPONSORED
BY THE UNIVERSITY CAREER CENTER.

Stores Executive Intern; Opportunity available through VCU’s RamsRecruiting

Interested  – apply through RamsRecruiting today! 

You can find out more by logging into your RamsRecruiting account. Use our One-Click Searches for “New Opportunities Posted by VCU’s RamsRecruiting”. Then, if desired, you can Narrow Your Results feature on the left hand side of your search results.

Make
sure that your resume has been approved before you apply for this
position. You can do so by contacting your Career Consultant or by
utilizing our walk-in hours:

·         University Career Center Career Consultants by Major: http://www.students.vcu.edu/careers/meet_us/career_consultants.html

·         Walk-in hours (Spring and Fall) are Tuesday through Thursday 11 am-1pm; SUBJECT TO CHANGE

New Jersey Collegiate Career Day


50th semi-annual event!
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Rutgers Student Center and Brower Commons 
Over 150 employers will be available to speak with students and alumni about jobs and internships.   Bring resumes and dress professionally.  Visit http://careerservices.rutgers.edu for more information and to see a list of attending organizations. 
This event is open to the public.  There is no pre-registration necessary.

The University of Virginia invites applications and nominations of individuals to participate in our 2012 Summer Internship Program.  We are offering current or recent college students the opportunity to gain experience in schools and units across the University of Virginia.  Students accepted in this program will be expected to work 40 hours per week and will earn $12.00/hr.  The program begins on Monday, June 4, 2012.  
 
The University of Virginia:  The University of Virginia is located in Charlottesville, Virginia, and is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top public institutions.  Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, the University sustains the ideal of developing leaders who are prepared to shape the future of the nation.  The University currently has $325m in research portfolio, 2/3 in Bio-Sciences, 1/3 in engineering, and other sciences. 
 
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Beware!

JobFox begins as a free service.  Job seekers establish a profile and then submit a resume.  The goal is for JobFox to pass your resume along to multiple employers all at no cost to you.  (www.jobfox.com)
JobFox then offers suggestions on how to improve your resume.  This is followed by an offer to assist you in getting your resume in excellent shape–for only $399.  So, job seekers spend time submitting a resume that never goes anywhere because they did not wish to pay for this service.