Oct 05, 2020 Oct 05, 2020
12:00PM 12:55PM Emory Career Discovery Days Orientation #1: Department / Organization: Career CenterUniversity Event Topic: Career DevelopmentCost: FreeContact Name: Laura GarciaContact Email: laura.garcia2@emory.eduContact Phone: 404-727-6211Link: https://emory.joinhandshake.com/events/554320Career Discovery Days are designed to help Emory students learn what “it is really like” to work in a particular job, industry or organization by providing you the opportunity to meet with a professional in a career of interest to you. This will be a great way for you to explore various career options and build professional connections.There are two Career Discovery Day Programs:1. Individual/Small Group Shadowing (1-3 students)2. Employer Open Houses (date pre-scheduled by employer to host 4 or more students)--->students may participate in BOTH an Employer Open House and Individual/Small Group shadowing each semester; no more than 1 individual/small group or 1 open house each roundLENGTH OF SHADOWING1-3 Hours***PLEASE RSVP BY CLICKING JOIN EVENT. Students who want to participate in Career Discovery Days MUST participate in 1 of the mandatory orientation sessions.***Why should I participate?Your experience may further confirm your interest in pursuing a career in a similar industry, or it may steer you into a new career direction completely. It may also help you to decide whether or not a career may be a good fit for you based on your interests, skills and abilities. Ultimately, this program will help you gain exposure to things you cannot learn online. Plus, it's only 1 day!How does this work?****Students must attend a mandatory one hour orientation session**** and fill out an application to participate. Once you submit your application and you are matched with a host, you are required to participate in the program. Once the matches have been made, you will be notified by an Emory representative of your host match. Students are expected to complete the shadowing experience anytime after the match is made until the first day of class in January 2021 unless a date has already been set by the host.Where can I participate?All shadowing will be virtual this fall. + Virtual Campus Events
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07:30PM 07:30PM Lecture: Did You See Light Pour Out of Me? Literary Art & Racial Reckoning: School: Oxford CollegeDepartment / Organization: Oxford CollegeCost: FreeContact Name: Brenna ValentineContact Email: brenna.a.valentine@emory.eduTameka Cage Conley will speak on "Did You See Light Pour Out of Me?: Literary Art in a Time of Racial Reckoning."Conley, Oxford assistant professor of English and creative writing, will read from her novel-in-progress.She is a literary artist who writes poetry, plays, fiction, and essays. Her work has appeared in Callaloo, African American Review, and Huizache, for which she is also Contributing Poetry Editor. Her libretto, RISE, premiered at the AME Metropolitan Church in Washington, D.C., and is dedicated to the late Congressman John Lewis. She is at work on her first opera and completing her first novel.Conley joins Oxford from the University of Iowa, where she was adjunct assistant professor of English and creative writing. Her teaching experience also includes roles at Chatham University, the University of Pittsburgh, and Bucknell University, among others. She earned a BA in English from Dillard University, a PhD in English from Louisiana State University, and an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.A Q&A moderated by Molly McGehee will follow the reading. McGehee serves as Oxford associate dean for faculty development, director of the Oxford Center for Teaching and Scholarship, and associate professor of English and American studies.Access the Zoom link.This is an Oxford Studies event that is open to all faculty, staff, and students at Emory University. + Virtual by Zoom Campus Events
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