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All students should REGISTER with the Office of CPP and receive a variety of services to assist in exploring career interests, designing effective career strategies, and in identifying the resources, people, and organizations that will assist you in selecting a major and ultimately transitioning into the workforce. Individual consulting appointments are available to discuss career interest, self-assessment resources, job search strategies, interviewing issues, and internship information. Bring your resume for critiquing, review cover letters, and discuss interviewing issues. This is also a good way to find out about all of the exciting programs, services, and upcoming events available. Ms. Virginia S. Crump, CMAC Room 100, Office hours are 8:00am – 5:00pm and upon request.

February Calendar for Career Planning Opportunities

DateLocation/TimeSession
Wednesday, February 12th CMAC Lobby, 12 noon – 2pmFreed-Hardeman University Graduate School recruiter, Ms. Sarah Davis will share information on 12 graduate programs.
Thursday, February 20th 6:00 – 6:30pm, Lobby of Cleaves; 6:35 – 7:05pm Lobby of HamlettCareer on Wheels – This informational session will expose students to career planning, career options, decision-making skills, occupational information and reinforcement of appropriate work skills and attitudes.
Tuesday, February 25th CMAC Room 100, 6:30pm – 8:00pm.EXTENDED Walk-In Hours Just for You. Career Planning and Placement Office will offer services to all students.
The Month of FebruaryCMAC Room 100 731.410.67094 YEAR PLAN CHECK UP – Freshmen and Sophomores are encouraged to pick up their 4 year career plan between 8:00am – 5:00pm.

Career on Wheels - Receive helpful information in the lobby of all residential facilities. The Office of Career Planning and Placement (CPP) works with students beginning their first year. From narrowing down interests and abilities to finding their first jobs, CPP helps students create individual plans for success. Planning is one of the keys to successful career development, and should begin very early in your college career. Get your career check-up. Dates will be posted in your lobby.

Freed-Hardeman's Graduate Recruiter, Sarah Davis, will be available TODAY from 12 noon - 2 pm, CMAC Lobby to answer your questions or to help you begin the admissions process. Learn of the 12 different graduate programs in the areas of Education, Counseling, Business and Theology to help you achieve your educational and career goals. Many of the graduate programs are available totally online, or you can enroll in classes in person at campuses located in Henderson, Memphis, and Dickson, TN. Freed-Hardeman’s Christian heritage means that you will be assisted by caring, supportive faculty in programs that are permeated by strong values.

Penny Stocks Lab Biannual Scholarship Contest - Penny Stocks Lab is proud to announce the biannual undergraduate scholarship contest. Our spring scholarship contest provides a $1,000 cash prize to the winner of an essay contest. We encourage any student with an interest in finance, penny stocks, investing, or trading to enter for a chance to support their education with our $1,000 scholarship. The contest requires students to respond to a prompt written in a thoughtful, well-crafted short essay of 1,000 words or less. For specific details - http://pennystocks.la/scholarships. Start Date: January 31, 2014; End Date: April 30, 2014

The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation (TEL) is seeking applicants for its 2014 Summer Internship program. The program is approximately 10 weeks and designed to provide career training and professional experience to students. If your career interests are in the areas of Communications, Law, Finance, Sales & Marketing, Advertising, Human Resources, or Information Technology, the TEL would like to provide you with the opportunity to apply your creative abilities to our dynamic work environment. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Current enrollment and good standing at an HBCU in Tennessee. Must be at least a first semester sophomore by the start of the Summer Internship Program (May 27, 2014). Must possess a high level of motivation, creativity, and enthusiasm. TO APPLY: Submit your resume and letter of interest and goals to interns@tnlottery.com by 5pm on Friday, February 14, 2014. For questions, please call Corrie Morton at 615-324-6674.

Procter and Gamble’s Student Programs are designed to give early exposure to top talent and diverse students meeting eligibility requirements at P&G. There will be a number of unique student programs held in Cincinnati, OH (all-expense paid) at our Global Headquarters during the months of July and August, 2014. The students will learn about the various areas within P&G, interact with senior management, and have an early opportunity to interview for a 2015 internship position with P&G! We believe Lane students have the potential to become future managers for Procter & Gamble. Click on the link below to learn more: http://us.experiencepg.com/home/student_programs.html

We are accepting applications for the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 Capital Semester programs in Washington, DC. Students will earn 12 credits and are guaranteed an internship in their area of interest. Please encourage students to apply for the Fall Semester early application deadline of March 1 to receive priority scholarship consideration and a 5% tuition discount. www.DCinternships.org/CS. dfaught@tfas.org or 202.986.0384, Dana Faught. Spend a semester in Washington, DC making an investment in your future that will help set you apart after college. This comprehensive program includes a guaranteed internship placement, courses for transferable credit, and furnished housing the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C.

Students with Business/Human Resources, Communication, Computer & Information Technology, and Healthcare-related backgrounds are needed. Internships through the Federal Diversity Internship Initiative are fully-funded and paid opportunities. In addition, some support is provided for travel and other expenses. There is no out-of-pocket cost. To be considered for this opportunity, applications must be received by March 3, 2014. Be sure to choose option 2 (the Federal Diversity Internship Initiative) on the application! If you have any questions about the opportunity to pursue a paid, federal internship, contact Reid May, info@twc.edu; www.twc.edu/federal; 202-238-7900

The FDIC’s Financial Institution Intern Program provides high-performing college students with valuable professional experience in the financial regulatory industry. Financial Institution Interns will be able to earn a competitive salary while pursuing degrees in business economics, finance and accounting. Interns will learn in-depth banking laws and regulatory procedures while working with experienced FDIC professionals to ensure institutions are following safe and sound banking practices. Applicants must be completing the sophomore year with a major in economics, finance and accounting and must possess at least a 3.0 GPA to enter the program. To apply: http://www.fdic.gov/about/jobs/fiinternprogram.html

UNCF manages various scholarship programs and each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation. To apply for a UNCF scholarship, you must apply through the on-line application process - https://scholarships.uncf.org. Lane College is a UNCF-member college and you are highly recommended to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application. You may apply for as many scholarships for which you are eligible. For help, contact Ms. Virginia S. Crump at CMAC Room 100, 731.410.6709, vcrump@lanecollege.edu.

UNCF ALERT!!!! – For Spring 2014, please update your UNCF account - classification, GPA, major, etc. TIPS for getting UNCF Scholarships - Log on www.uncf.org. Click For Students, My UNCF and then log in as a returning user or register as a new user. Remember to keep your password. Apply for $5,000 UNCF General Scholarship and other scholarships. Request two persons write recommendation letters. Develop & save one essay & revise it as needed for other scholarships. COMPLETE all applications you attempt. Keep applying… Ask for HELP and see Ms. Crump for weekly scholarship postings. TRANSCRIPTS for UNCF Scholarships - Once you complete all components (essay included) of your application, stop by Ms. Crump’s office and request your transcript to be uploaded to your UNCF account. Please request transcript early or no later than 2 days prior to the scholarship deadline.

All Seniors are required to submit a hard copy and an electronic RESUME. E-mail resume to careers@lanecollege.edu or vcrump@lanecollege.edu and deliver hard copy to Ms. Crump’s office, CMAC, Room 100. For help, request a copy of resume writing and cover letter tips.

Freed-Hardeman University, School of Education CAREER FAIR, February 20, 2014, 9:00am – 1:00pm, Brewer Sports Center. If you have any questions about this event, contact Jim Brown (jbrown@fhu.edu), Director of the University Career Center, or Rhonda Jones (rjones@fhu.edu), Licensure Officer for the School of Education at (800) 348-3481. Please call Rhonda to Sign-up for interviews with the various school systems starting February 10th.

Monarch Awards Foundation in Chicago, Illinois, awards scholarships up to $3,000 to several students who graduated from a Chicago Metro Area high school. All applications and supporting materials must be postmarked no later than March 31, 2014. www.MonarchAwardsFoundation.org or contact Dr. Dixon-Reeves via email at scholarships@monarchawardsfoundation.org

Regions Bank is offering Regions Riding Forward Scholarship for college freshman, sophomore and juniors an opportunity to both celebrate the contributions of African-Americans, and earn money to attend college. Scholarship awards will be announced in April 2014. www.regions.com/ridingforward. For questions about the application, please contact ISTS Customer Care at 855-670-ISTS (4787) or via email at contact us@applyists.com. To enter, write a 500-word essay about an African-American whose contributions inspired you and influenced your college career. Enter online January 20, 2014 through February 27, 2014 by clicking on the link below.
https://aim.applyists.net/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fridingforward%3fProspectID%3dC3BF3C4635DD4069AAD8488A2A3DB660&ProspectID=C3BF3C4635DD4069AAD8488A2A3DB660

Paid internship program sponsored by the FDIC. We are currently pursuing business-related majors, and plan to fill up to 75 positions for two classes in 2014 (May to August-up to 50 positions; and June to September-up to 25 positions). The posting will be open from January 26-30, 2014. The attachment has additional information and instructions on how to apply. Interested and qualified students should go to http://www.fdic.gov/about/jobs/financialscholars.html “Financial Management Scholars Program”. This is a 10-week paid summer internship program. It provides highly-qualified college students majoring in economics, business administration, finance, accounting, or a related field with an opportunity for hands-on experience evaluating bank operations, business planning, risk management strategies, and consumer protection practices. For more information, see Ms. Crump.

FDIC is currently pursuing business-related majors, and will hire multiple candidates in 2014 for the position of Financial Institution Specialist (Trainee). The posting is now open and will close April 29, 2014. www.fdic.gov/about/jobs/safeguardyourfuture. Approximately 100 positions to be filled at multiple locations; Duration: 3-4 year training program leading to professional certification as a commissioned bank examiner (upon successful completion of an initial two-year excepted service appointment under the FDIC’s Recent Graduates Program, trainees will be non-competitively converted to a permanent career appointment to complete the remainder of the training program). Compensation: Salaries start at $51,279-$68,938 per annum, depending on location, with regular salary increases and an excellent vacation and benefits package.

Nestlé Purina College Sweepstakes! Enter a chance to win $1500 - February 11th – August 5th. http://lnam.s3.amazonaws.com/Purina_Sweepstakes-flyer-2014.pdf

Volunteers are critical partners of and participants in societies throughout the world. Sometimes when we are lost in the day-to-day activities of life and work, we forget there is a part of us that wants to serve and make a difference in the world. While careers do give a sense of satisfaction, there is a certain satisfaction we all get from volunteering and giving back to our community that is immeasurable. Volunteering will also enhance your resume as well as scholarship/internship opportunities. See Ms. Crump for a listing of local agencies needing volunteers for community service.

Lane College offers Evening Classes. Please share this announcement with persons who are not currently enrolled at Lane. We are seeking MATURE WORKING ADULTS who choose to maintain their day jobs while at the same time earn a Bachelor’s Degree at Lane College during the evening hours. Lane Evening Program, provides a caring, supportive, learning environment, led by Instructors who are genuinely concerned with the success and academic well-being of all students. This program has allowed numerous working adults to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in less than four years in the areas of Business, Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Interdisciplinary Studies. Applications are available on-line at www.lanecollege.edu. For additional information, contact Ms. Virginia S. Crump, vcrump@lanecollege.edu, 731.410.6709, CMAC 100 or the Office of Admissions, 731.426.7533.

Tennessee Department of Human Resources jobs are available for viewing on www.tn.gov.

Vacancies are specific to the West Tennessee region.

Additional Jobs and Internships are posted on Career Planning and Placement board and on website – www.lanecollege.edu.

Career Planning and Placement weekly announcements will be e-mailed to students upon request: careers@lanecollege.edu or vcrump@lanecollege.edu.


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