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Thursday, December 1, 2011
Winter Break Program: Road Trips to the Real World
CT Thirty organizations are opening their doors to college students in January through a new program offered by Career Services. Go on employer site visits, where you can LEARN ABOUT CAREERS, make contacts for INTERNSHIPS and JOBS, improve your NETWORKING skills, and meet other college students from across the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic! Sponsored by EACE, of which UMass Amherst is a member.
Student Registration begins Monday, Nov. 21st at 9am. FIRST-COME FIRST-SERVE! Limited spots are available, so we recommend students register as soon as possible to the Nov. 21st date at:http://www.eace.org/committees/roadtrips.html.
ALL MAJORS & CLASS YEARS WELCOME to explore careers in: Publishing, Non-Profits, Broadcast Media, Retail, Pharmacy and Healthcare, Insurance, Finance, Accounting, and much more! Site visits last from 2 to 4 hours depending upon the organization.
THIS YEAR'S SITES INCLUDE: Association of American Publishers Kohl's Amica Mutual Insurance, Lincoln, RI Meditech, Canton, MA Aramark, Philadelphia, PA Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NYC AXA Advisors, LLC in Columbia, MD MOD Worldwide, Philadelphia, PA CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield, Owings Mills, MD National Security Agency, Washington, DC Children's Hospital of Boston, MA NBC Universal, New York, NY City Year Headquarters, Boston, MA Philadelphia Zoo, Philadelphia, PA City Year Rhode Island, Providence, RI PNC Financial Services, Pittsburgh, PA City Year New York, NY Elko & Associates (Accounting), Media, PA City Year New Hampshire Prime Rehabilitation Services, Toms River, NJ City Year Philadelphia, PA Prudential Financial, Dewitt, NY City Year Washington, DC Smith Micro Software, Pittsburgh, PA CVS Caremark, Woonsocket, RI State Street Corporation, Boston, MA Deloitte, Parsippany, NJ Target, Springfield, PA Elko & Associates (Accounting), Media, PA Federal Reserve Bank, Baltimore, MD
COST: 10.00 per site - Students are responsible for their own transportation and for any incidental expenses that are incurred. Site visit times/dates are decided by the organizations.