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January 27, 2014 | Contact Us

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Countdown to Commencement Continues for Seniors

It seems like just yesterday that you started your freshman year. Over the past few years, you've grown into a confident, capable senior who’s got one thing on the mind: 102 days until graduation. Prior to walking across the stage, here's a list of what you need to do to prepare for the big day. 

Spring 2014 Study Abroad Fair This Wednesday

Learn about how you can study abroad at the spring fair from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Wednesday in the UC Ballroom. Find out about international programs and summer internship options. Meet students who have studied abroad and learn about financial aid and scholarships. 

UT Junior Designs, Sells Bow Ties to Raise Money for Charity

A bow tie can say a lot about a man, and in Harrison Collins's case it says he's passionate about clean water. He designs and sells high-end bow ties to raise money for TivaWater, a local organization that provides water filters to communities in developing countries.


Residence Hall Room Selection Opens Next Monday

Living on campus is an invaluable experience, providing a community where you can live, learn, and create lifelong memories. Room selection begins February 3. Click here for sign-up time details for individual residence halls.

Zipcar Gives You Easy Way to Get around Knoxville

Want to make a late-night snack run or take a trip out of town? Students can reserve self-service cars by the hour or the day with gas and insurance included from Zipcar. There are two cars on the corner of Twentieth and Andy Holt Avenue.

Jobs & Internships

PepsiCo Supply Chain Resource Operator 
PepsiCo is looking for students graduating by August 2014 to be a part of their Frito-Lay supply chain operations program. You will lead a team and be responsible for team development, quality performance, cost, service, and safety. 

Atlanta Hawks and Phillips Arena Summer Internship
This internship gives top students real-life experience in the sports and entertainment industry, as well as educational and networking opportunities including interactive workshops, an executive speaker series, and job shadowing. 

For more information on these and other jobs and internships, log in to Hire-a-VOL via MyUTK.


Campus Disability Advocates Interest Meeting

Play trivia, earn prizes, and eat pizza while learning about Campus Disability Advocates, the only student organization on campus representing people with all types of disability, at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday in Humanites Building 58. Any student passionate about diversity is welcome. 

Center for Leadership and Services Leadershops

From leading teams to servant leadership or conflict management, you can have your pick of student leadership topics with the Spring 2014 Leadershops. Student ambassadors will present programs throughout the semester to educate you on a variety of leadership topics. Register here.

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Extra Awesome

Senior Dallas Abel took a selfie with Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts last week when a group of journalism students traveled to New York City. They also visited the Today show and the Daily show and met with Katie Couric and Anderson Cooper.

See You There

Effects of Changing Climate on the Structure and Function of the Northern Forest

Thursday, 3:30 p.m., John D. Tickle Engineering Building Room 405
Charles Driscoll, professor at Syracuse University, will speak on the effects of changing climate on the structure and function of the northern forest with long-term measurements, experiments, and future model projections from the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest in New Hampshire.

Career Fair Success Strategies Workshop

Thursday, 4:00 p.m., UC Shiloh Room
The Career Fair Success Strategies Workshop will prepare you to interact with employers in a career fair setting. Hear from actual employers about career fair do's and don'ts and how best to prepare for a job fair to make a great first impression. 

Choose It, Learn It, Live It: Turning Your Learning into Career Reality

Thursday, 6:00 p.m., Haslam Business Building Room 402
Donald Asher is an internationally known speaker and author on careers and higher education. Learn more about on-campus recruiting, developing your own job opportunities, and internship essentials.

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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