Events in UCIS

Tuesday, January 19 until Friday, April 23

3:25 pm Career Counselling
ARTSC 1000-1010 UCIS Professional Development Course
Zoom Class/300 Old Engineering Building
Sponsored by:
African Studies Program, Asian Studies Center, Center for Latin American Studies, Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, European Studies Center, Global Studies Center and Global Hub
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ARTSC 1000-1010
Spring 2021
Wednesdays | 3:25 - 4:15 p.m.
Online Zoom Class | 300 Old Engineering Hall

Course Description

This course provides opportunities for students to explore options and establish a career direction in a time of global pandemic. Students will design a strategy for securing a position related to international/global work. Specific focus on developing competencies: career selection, job search activities, resume and cover letter development, professional networking techniques, behavioral interviewing skills and workplace ethics in preparation for employment in government, business, and nonprofit sectors.

Learning Goals

The course emphasizes developing readiness to transition to the
workplace. The focus is on the development of self-awareness, interviewing
skills, the acquisition of job-hunting knowledge as well as the formulation
of an action plan to achieve the student's job and career goals.

Learning Outcomes

1. To clarify personal interests, values, skills
and career options.
2. To research/explore various fields for
international and global careers.
3. To create a career search strategy that
can/will be used upon course completion.
4. To present self effectively in an interview or
conversation with potential employers.

Monday, January 25

9:00 am Conference
China-Latin America and the Caribbean
via Zoom online
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center and Center for Latin American Studies
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China-Latin America and the Carribbean: Infrastructure, Connectivity, and Everyday Life [DAY 1]

The conference is sponsored by the Asian Studies Center, the Center for Latin American Studies (University of Pittsburgh), and the Red Académica de América Latina y el Caribe sobre China (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México).

Dr. Joseph Alter (Asian Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh), Dr. James Cook (Asian Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh), and Dr. Enrique Dussel Peters (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) have organized a remote conference scheduled for January 25-26, 2021, on the topic of "China-Latin America and the Caribbean: Infrastructure, Connectivity, and Everyday Life."

Register here