Career Concierge - The CSC Bi-Weekly Newsletter

Career Concierge is the newest addition to the abundant resources available through the UAA Career Services Center. This newsletter is distributed throughout the UAA campus every other week via postings on bulletin boards and emails to job seekers through the CSC online job database and to UAA staff and faculty. In making this resource available to the UAA campus, Career Services hopes to adequately equip job seekers and students with the knowledge on how to best utilize all that Career Services has to offer to them. As always, the Career Services Center is open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm and is located in the Rasmuson Hall, suite 122. We are always happy to take questions via phone call at (907) 786-4513 or email at

We hope you enjoy these editions of the Career Concierge as much as we enjoyed putting them together for you!

Career Concierge - Volume 4 - October 28, 2013
Career Concierge - Volume 3 - September 26, 2013
Career Concierge - Volume 2 - September 5, 2013
Career Concierge - Volume 1 - August 22, 2013



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Community Spotlight: Mikunda, Cottrell & Co.
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5 Soft Skills You Should Always Bring Up in an Interview
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Workers Over 50 Are the New 'Unemployables'
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Community College Grads Out-Earn Bachelor's Degree Holders
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The Most Overlooked Aspect of Job Hunting: The Thank You Note
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Are social media making the resume obsolete?
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Rail industry aims to hire 5,000 veterans this year

The Beginning of the End of the Unpaid Internship
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Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson Caught padding his resume
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Jobless claims improve
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Wanna be an astronaut? NASA details job requirements


Alaska World Affairs Council

All students from any school or university are invited to attend weekly Alaska World Affairs Council meetings at no cost. Please join Alaska World Affairs Council for a free meal and enlightening programs focusing on a variety of important subjects. Lunches happen every other Friday at 12 pm, but it's always good to check the Alaska World Affairs Council calendar as they do have other events as well. BP sponsors the program. Please be sure to RSVP to to let them know if you intend to attend one of their lunches. Internship and job opportunities are also found at their website:

The purpose of the Alaska World Affairs Council is to:
-Support and strengthen the United States and its institutions by developing an informed
    public and promoting international understanding, awareness and involvement in current
    day world issues;
-Stimulate interest in world affairs and inspire the public to be involved in world issues,
    through a program of lectures, discussion forums, media events and other educational
-Inform and educate our students, from the elementary through the university levels, in the
    importance of involvement in, and understanding of, world affairs;
-Provide support materials, training opportunities and discussion forums for teachers in the
    fields of foreign policy, geography and current events;
-Facilitate cooperation among groups and organizations with similar goals, locally,
    nationally and internationally.