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My Career Advisor’s New Home

January 5, 2011

That’s right… we moved!

My Career Advisor

You can now find My Career Advisor advice and resources, along with the AU Intern blog, and a host of new AU blogs at Take a look, bookmark the new digs, update your RSS feed, and let us know what you think.



2011 Career Resolutions

January 3, 2011

Happy new year! As we all know, this is a convenient time to make new personal resolutions. If you’re like me, you’ve started to hit the gym again and you’re more likely to share delicious baked goods with your roommate.

The new year is also a great time to think about your professional goals. Whether you’re a freshman deciding on internships or an alum starting a new career, use this time to think about where you are in your career and what steps you need to take to bring it to the next level.

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Global Social Venture Competition – 2011

December 17, 2010

The Global Social Venture Competition is the largest and oldest student-led business plan competition enabling early-stage social ventures from around the world.

January 19 is the first deadline

Networking with GovLoop

December 16, 2010

In an earlier post we discussed LinkedIn as a viable networking tool.  For those interested in working in and around government, GovLoop is another great website to make professional connections.

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Winter break reading list

December 15, 2010

Congratulations! You’ve survived finals and are hopefully enjoying the relative quiet of winter break. This is a great time to take a breather from your academics and think more strategically about career decisions and the steps you need to take to find meaningful work after leaving AU.

Here is a brief winter reading list to help you think about your future career and the things you can do now to set yourself up for success.

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Win a Photojournalism Scholarship to London

December 13, 2010

According to their website, the Alexia Foundation photojournalism scholarship in London, will provide the financial ability for students to improve their knowledge and skills of photojournalism and to increase their own knowledge and understanding of other cultures by providing scholarships to study photojournalism at Syracuse University in London, England.

The Foundation also provides cash grants to enable student photographers to have the financial ability to produce a picture story that furthers the Foundation’s goals of promoting world peace and cultural understanding.

Intercultural Management Insitute annual conference – scholarships

December 13, 2010

EDF Scholarships Available for the Intercultural Management Institute’s 12th Annual Conference. The scholarship application submission process is currently open for the Intercultural Management Institute’s 12th annual conference on intercultural relations. A forum for business, education, and training professionals, this conference provides direct networking opportunities with decision makers from a wide range of organizations, including international business, academia, government, military, international education, training, and international human resources. The applicant must demonstrate an interest in intercultural communication, negotiation, and leadership through course work, academic or community activities, or active participation in organizations that serve internationally diverse populations. For more information, contact our program coordinator, Mary Margaret Herman, at 202-885-6434 or, or visit our Web site at

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