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Be Ready For Fall 2009 B


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For JSG students to help them be prepareed for Fall 2009 recruiting season.

For JSG students to help them be prepareed for Fall 2009 recruiting season.

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  • 1. Be Ready for Fall 2009 Recruiting Season Brought to you by JSG Career Center
  • 2. The Fall 2008 Recruiting Season Number of Companies on-campus: 35 • 80% Oil & Gas related Total Number of Students Interviewed: 125 • 40 Undergraduate • 84 Graduate Percent Full-time Offers Accepted: 63% Percent Internship Offers Accepted: 64% Total Number of Interviews on campus: 563 Average Number of Interviews Per Student: 4
  • 3. The Bottom Line Internship Monthly Salary Range • $4,000-6,700 (B.S.) • $5,600-9,300 (M.S., Ph.D.) • Plus Moving Bonus $1500 to $5,000 Full-time Annual Salary Range • $48,000-65,000 (B.S.) • $54,000-127,900 (M.S., Ph.D.) • Plus Signing Bonus, up to $25,000
  • 4. Fall 2009 Recruiting Season 2nd Annual Career Fair On-Campus Recruiting September 21 through October Information Sessions w/ Dinner Workshops, Speaker Series, Other Events
  • 5. Important Dates August 26 – Classes Begin September 4 – Resume Submittal for Week 1 September 11 – Resume Submittal for Week 2 September 16 – Career Fair September 18 – Resume Submittal for Week 3 September 21 – First Day of Recruiting September 26 – Resume Submittal for Week 4
  • 6. Working the Career Fair I Research Attending Companies Make a List of Be Assertive, 1st and 2nd Positive, choices Professional Resume Ready w/ Copies to Spare Practice on your 2nd choices first Have a Plan when you get there
  • 7. YOUR 2-minute Sound Bite TELL: Your Name, Degree, Major, Grad Date COLLECT: WHAT: A Business Card Internship or (and some Full-time freebies) WHY: PRESENT: Your Career Your Resume Interests and This Company ASK: About Career Opportunities With Them
  • 8. Your Resume 1 page Undergrads; 2 pages Grad Students Use Prescribed Format Reverse Chronological Order (Superposition) Section Titles Formatting Tips It must be a “quick read” Use a combo Functional & Chronological style
  • 9. Sections of Your Resume Contact Employment Awards & Objective Experience Honors Information Skills Publications Professional Education or Summary Organizations Presentations
  • 10. Requirements Degree, Major, Expected Graduation Must Include: JSG, Education Date, GPA • Thesis Title, Supervisor’s The University of Texas at Austin Name Prepare a Ask a professor, Give them a copy of few professional acquaintance your resume references
  • 11. Resources DGS Website: Job & Internship Postings Scholarship & Research Opportunities List of Recruiters & Career Resources Upgrading online services database
  • 12. TIMELINE Sep 11 Sep 18 Sep 26 Aug 26 Resume Resume Resume Classes Submittal Submittal Submittal Begin for Week 2 for Week 3 for Week 4 Sep 4 Sep 16 Sep 21 Resume Career Fair On-Campus Submittal Recruiting for Week 1 Begins
  • 13. Your Over-the-Summer “To-Do” List Write or Improve Your Resume Use the PPT’s from Register on GEO·SOURCE, our new online system Research Companies of Interest Prepare for Networking at the Career Fair Practice Your Handshake!