Birmingham Southern College Career Services

at 900 Arkadelphia Rd, Birmingham, 35254 United States

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Birmingham Southern College Career Services
900 Arkadelphia Rd
Birmingham , AL 35254
United States
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P: (205) 226-4719

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PEACE CORPS Recruitment Party and Info Event International Peace Corps Party Thursday, April 17 6:00-8:00 PM Cantina, 2nd Ave South Bham INFO EVENT, RECEPTION, PARTY You are cordially invited to a fun event! Please come to a most enjoyable reception, recruitment function, and party celebrating the Peace Corps. Light refreshments will be served. We are expecting fifty or more people to attend. Please come. We’ll be delighted to see you there. THE PEACE CORPS EXPERIENCE Learn about the Peace Corps experience! Come hear why Peace Corps service is still relevant today. Discover exciting service opportunities worldwide including in countries like Samoa, El Salvador, Ghana and Thailand. The function is sponsored by the Greater Birmingham Returned Peace Corps Volunteers in conjunction with the Peace Corps Regional Office in Atlanta. The recruitment party and info event will be held at the Cantina, 2901 Second Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233 on Thursday, April 17, 2014, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. TALK TO PEACE CORPS PEOPLE If you are interested in international service opportunities, this event is for you! You will have opportunities to meet and talk with: Returned Peace Corps Volunteers… Peace Corps Volunteers about to depart on their overseas assignments… People “Nominated” for Peace Corps service… Parents of Peace Corps Volunteers currently serving overseas… Prospective Peace Corps Volunteers… Those having a general interest in the Peace Corps… and others with an “international outlook” or general interest in international experiences. You will also meet Emily Whitfield, Peace Corps Regional Recruiter from the Peace Corps Regional Office in Atlanta. Informational materials will be available. You can ask questions and discuss the Peace Corps experience with real Peace Corps people. - CONTACT Dan Frederick Birmingham Returned Peace Corps Volunteers 7944 Powers-Jones Road, Gardendale, Alabama 35071 205-631-4680

Published on 2014-03-27 21:32:13 GMT

McWANE SCIENCE CENTER Summer Educators OPPORTUNITY The McWane Science Center, in downtown Birmingham, has several summer education/teaching positions available for candidates who want to teach, who love to work with children, and who have an interest in science. Available positions include Summer Educators and Summer Counselors. There is also a Full Time Educator position becoming available soon. SUMMER POSITIONS Summer Educators: The McWane Center hires 10 Summer Educators for 12 weeks at 27.5 hours/week to teach our summer camps. Candidates should be current teachers or upper level college students wanting to go into education or a science field preferred. Summer Counselors: The McWane Center also hires college students to be Summer Camp Counselors for 12 weeks 15 hours per week. CONTACT Melissa Renda Human Resources Assistant McWane Science Center 200 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203 205-714-8412

Published on 2014-03-27 21:30:31 GMT

SPRING CAREER FAIR TOMORROW Tuesday, February 18 2:00-5:00 PM Bruno Great Hall, Norton 3rd Floor Featuring Over 50 Employers Corporations! Organizations! School Systems! Non-Profits! Fulltime Career Positions! Summer Jobs! Internships! Volunteer Opportunities! Part Time Jobs! Teaching Positions! BIG EVENT!!! Don’t miss the Spring Career Fair & Opportunity Expo! Excellent networking opportunity! This is your chance to talk to representatives from companies and organizations from a variety of fields, including… --business, finance, banking, investments, insurance --science, healthcare, environmental, research --human services, mental health --education, schools --arts, museums --sales, distribution --hospitality, service --media, advertising, communication, public relations --sports --government, military OPPORTUNITY!!! You can explore long-term career opportunities and more! Included in this event are the following professional opportunities… --Companies with fulltime career positions --School systems seeking teacher candidates --Firms offering part time and summer jobs --Non-profit groups seeking volunteers --Organizations offering internships Everyone is invited to be a part of this big event! The Spring Career Fair is open to all BSC students of all majors and all class levels… --Freshmen --Sophomores --Juniors --Seniors --Alumni --Community Come early. Bring your resumes. Dress professionally. EMPLOYER LIST!! Over 50 companies and organizations will be on campus for the Spring Career Fair & Opportunity Expo! Here is a partial list of the employers who will be at the event… --AT&T --Blue Cross Blue Shield --HealthSouth --Regions Bank --American Red Cross --US Navy Officer Programs --Hibbett Sports --Jefferson County Family Court --Northwestern Mutual --Birmingham Museum of Art --State Farm --Intermark Group --Alabama Department of Revenue --Walgreens --Birmingham Zoo --Wells Fargo Bank --US Army Healthcare Programs --Downtown YMCA --Impact Alabama --Nowlin & Associates --Childrens Aid Society --Talladega Super Speedway --Camp Fletcher --Birmingham Civil Rights Institute --AXA Financial Advisors --Sheraton & Westin Hotels --Home Instead Senior Care --PNC Bank --Alabama Possible --Federal Corrections Institute --Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation --Home Depot --Cummings Creative Group --US Marine Corps --Indian Rivers Mental Health Center --Mass Mutual --Affinity Home Hospice --YWCA Americorps --Alabama Department of Conservation --And More SCHOOL SYSTEMS --Homewood City Schools --Trussville City Schools --Mt Brook City Schools --Albertville City Schools --Jefferson County Schools --Leeds City Schools --And More

Published on 2014-02-17 16:33:20 GMT

BIRMINGHAM CROP HUNGER WALK Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty TEAMS ARE NOW FORMING Recruitment Meeting for Team Leaders Sunday, March 2, 2:00 PM Greater Birmingham Ministries Office 2304 12th Avenue North Birmingham RECRUITMENT MEETING MARCH 2 Are you looking for a meaningful community service experience? Would you like to serve as a Team Leader for your group or organization? Would you like to gain real experience in leadership, public relations, event planning, and fundraising? Do you want to have fun? Team Leaders are invited to attend this important kick-off meeting on Sunday, March 2, 2:00 PM, at the Greater Birmingham Ministries Office (2304 12th Avenue North Birmingham). You can meet the CROP Walk community organizers and your fellow team leaders. You will be able to pick up your walker registration envelopes and promotional materials to use in organizing your team. A short informational program will be presented. COMMUNITY EVENT APRIL 27 Mark your calendars and plan to join us for the big 9th Annual Birmingham CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday, April 27, 2014, at Caldwell Park, on Highland Avenue. The walk steps off at 2:30 PM. Registration and pre-walk activities start at 1:30 PM. This 5K family walk event supports the local hunger fighting efforts of Greater Birmingham Ministries and the international hunger programs of Church World Service. This is your opportunity to get involved in a worthwhile community service project and gain valuable experience as a Team Leader. You can use this event as a philanthropy project for your club, as an internship, or as a way to accomplish important work in your community while having fun with your friends. Thank you for your wonderful support of hungry families in the Birmingham area and around the world.

Published on 2014-02-06 21:44:59 GMT

CAREER WORKSHOP DURING SUMMER TERM Crash Course... Three-in-One... Networking Techniques, Resume Writing, Interview Preparation Thursday, June 5 2:00-5:00 PM Norton Theatre Get your career in gear with this comprehensive workshop for serious-minded candidates. The training session is open to all BSC students, recent graduates, and alumni. Plus... Refreshments… Door Prizes… Beach Music

Published on 2014-05-30 20:48:19 GMT

IRONDALE COMMUNITY SCHOOL Summer & Fall Tutors DESCRIPTION Irondale Community School is in need of Tutors for Academics and Sports for the Summer and Fall. Tutors would be providing reading, math, and sports instruction to children in grades 3 through 5. Tutoring sessions meet twice a week (Monday through Friday). Scheduling is flexible. QUALIFICATIONS Candidates for these Tutor positions must enjoy working with young children (Grades 3 – 5). Must possess strong interpersonal and instructional skills. Must possess solid reading (English, literature, communication) and mathematics skills. Tutors teaching sports or athletics must have a general athletic knowledge or a knowledge of a specific sport (tennis, soccer, basketball, any sport). CONTACT Regina Ward Site Manager Irondale Community School 5110 Grants Mills Road, Irondale, Alabama 35210 E-Mail: Cell: 205-401-4683 School: 205-379-5373

Published on 2014-04-29 19:24:17 GMT

CADEMICS IN MOTION Volunteer Tutors OPPORTUNITY Academics in Motion is an after school program located in the Five Points West area of Birmingham. This is a sub program of Martin School of Academics established in 2004 as a nonprofit organization. We are seeking volunteers to serve as Tutors. Our grand opening will be Saturday August 2, 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Interviews and orientation will be held during the months of June and July. DESCRIPTION Students desiring to enter the program are tested and placed according to their accessed skill levels. Labs are setup within the center to specialize in the core areas of study to maximize each student potential. Our lab instructors are graduates in the specialized field of study with an assistant /intern in the graduate program of the same field of study to insure tutoring/instructions are received from highly qualified professionals. Within the walls of Academics in Motion each student is guided, encouraged and anchored in the studies that strengthen each student to succeed. Volunteers with Academics in Motion make a positive contribution by improving the teacher-student relationship in school, instilling care about the social development of students, improving the lives of our students and their community, and inspiring students to enjoy learning. Our Volunteer Tutors use creative and fun instructional methods to teach, for example, such concepts as understanding how the Earth revolves around the Sun, making a science project showing how water evaporates and returns to the earth, explain that Everything is not Black and White, and add color to the Grey areas, stepping into Reading and making the character a math problem, connecting science to the weather, and take the primary colors and making an art abstract. QUALIFICATIONS Prerequisite to participation: Must be a Junior or Senior in the specialized field of Mathematics, Reading, or English. Must have a passion to start a revolution of learning in the community. Must be creative in presenting materials to middle school students. Must be able to work afternoons Monday through Friday, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Negotiable hours and days. NOTES Our grand opening will be Saturday August 2, 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Interviews and orientation will be held during the months of June and July at the Center location (1529 Bessemer Road #B, Birmingham, Alabama 35208). There will be free parking in the back of the building. CONTACT Delores Martin, Co-Founder Academic in Motion 1529 Bessemer Road #B, Birmingham, Alabama 35208 205-718-3817

Published on 2014-04-27 18:38:24 GMT

OPPORTUNITY Team Epic is seeking qualified candidates for an immediate professional entry-level opportunity in Charlotte, NC. Team Epic is a sports and lifestyle marketing firm headquartered in Norwalk, CT. We have a smaller office located in Charlotte that works with national clients who are headquartered in the area. We also have offices in Cincinnati and Atlanta. The title of the position is Events & Hospitality Trainee. DESCRIPTION We are targeting ambitious individuals who are seeking entry to the sports and lifestyle marketing industry, specifically events and hospitality. Some level of relevant experience is required. Our company runs a training program that aims to hire recent college graduates for entry level positions. The program lasts six months and trainees are hired permanently from there, pending initial role fulfillment. We currently have positions available at all four locations, all of which begin at the beginning of July. The program is not like an internship at all. You start with account work and travel from day one. QUALIFICATIONS This position would be in our Events and Hospitality group in Charlotte, with a large focus on NASCAR hospitality. Our Events and Hospitality group provides event management services to clients across various industries with an emphasis on client hosting programs, typically surrounding sporting and/or entertainment events, as well as business meetings. This position in our Charlotte office will assist in developing many of the components involved in producing events for corporate clients, with a large concentration in the sport of NASCAR. Job responsibilities could include things like venue research, hotel and transportation management, management of at-track vendors and logistics, food and beverage planning, database management, and budget reconciliation. CONTACT Sarah-Kate Masters (BSC Alum) Sponsorship Strategies & Activation Trainee Team Epic 800 West Hill Street, Suite 201, Charlotte, NC 28208 Direct: 704.625.8892 Fax: 704.625.8881 []

Published on 2014-04-27 18:37:21 GMT

SPRING CAREER FAIR COMING SOON! Tuesday, February 18 2:00-5:00 PM Bruno Great Hall, Norton 3rd Floor Save the date! Meet representatives from local companies and organizations from a variety of fields and industries, including business, finance, science, healthcare, human services, education, arts, media, advertising, communication, government and more. Explore fulltime career opportunities and more! Also included in this event are school systems seeking teacher candidates, firms offering part time jobs, non-profit groups seeking volunteers, and organizations offering internships. This event is open to students of all majors and all class levels. Big event! Excellent networking opportunity. Bring resumes. Professional attire required.

Published on 2014-02-06 21:45:45 GMT

RENAISSANCE CONSIGNMENT & MARKETPLACE Fulltime Sales Associate OPPORTUNITY Renaissance Consignment & Marketplace is a unique venue where upscale clothing consignment blends effortlessly with interior decor. It’s style reborn for home AND fashion. We have a unique showroom filled with over 9,000 square feet of NEW and consigned bridal, formal wear, clothing, purses, shoes and now everything for your home. On our second floor, you will find 4,000 square feet exclusively devoted to formals. We cater to the entire wedding party, offering bridal gowns, mother of the bride dresses, flower girl dresses, and plenty after-five and cocktail choices for both wedding attendees and attendants. We also supply thousands of both new and consigned prom and pageant gowns year-round in all sizes for all ages. We proudly provide one of the largest selections of new and consigned formal wear in the entire Southeast, resulting in a loyal local and a traveling and online shopping national client base. DESCRIPTION Renaissance Consignment & Marketplace is seeking a Full Time Associate for a 4,000 square foot formal wear department. Responsibilities Include: Generating sales of Bridal, Mother of the Bride, Bridesmaid, Short Formal, Prom, Pageant, and Children's Formals. Maintaining order and neatness of sales floor. Entering new inventory. Merchandising department. Generating leads for new inventory. Providing excellent customer service. Communicating to management inventory needs. Maintaining a calendar of special events, including local proms and balls. Coordinating of special events with Marketing and Management. QUALIFICATIONS Candidate must be a self-starter & independent worker. Great communication skills. Customer service experience. Ability to maneuver the gowns. Creativity for merchandising floor. Great organizations skills. Ability to multitask and prioritize. Energetic. BRIDAL / FORMAL WEAR experience is a plus! Alteration knowledge is a plus! Pageantry experience is a plus! NOTES Boutique Hours: Monday -- 10am-6pm Tuesday -- 10am-6pm Wednesday -- 10am-6pm Thursday -- 10am-8pm (seasonally) Friday -- 10am-6pm Saturday -- 10am-6pm Sunday -- CLOSED Candidate MUST be able to work every other Saturday. We are located in the Cadence Place Shopping Center along with Edgars Bakery and we are directly across the street from the Meadowbrook Post Office. Address: 6801 Cahaba Valley Rd ( Hwy 119) ¼ mile south of Hwy 280 - Birmingham, AL 35242. How to apply: Please apply IN PERSON Monday through Friday between the hours of 11 AM and 4 PM. You may send your resume and cover letter to CONTACT Katie Myers Renaissance Consignment & Marketplace 6801 Cahaba Valley Rd Birmingham, AL 35242

Published on 2014-03-31 22:00:07 GMT

CRASH COURSE Get Your Career in Gear Special Career Training Series January 14, 15, 16 2:00-4:00 PM Norton Theatre January Term Three Consecutive Days Practical Tools and Resources Comprehensive Training for Serious Career Planners TUE JAN 14 / Networking Techniques Learn how to manage your job market campaign. Learn progressive job search approaches, including job market research, networking techniques, and prospecting methods. Learn how to penetrate the hidden job market. WED JAN 15 / Résumé Writing Learn how to produce a professional résumé based on solid marketing strategy. Learn the psychology and mechanics of writing a dynamic résumé that will grab attention and spark interest. THU JAN 16 / Interview Preparation Learn about presentation techniques, professional attire, and strategies for responding to interviewers’ questions. Gain insight into the subjective, behavioral, and attitudinal factors of the interview process.

Published on 2013-12-05 16:55:12 GMT

CAREER TRAINING SESSIONS Practical Seminars for Serious Candidates Professionals Tools & Resources for Career Success SPRING SCHEDULE Resume Writing Tuesday, February 11 3:30 - 5:00 PM, Norton Theatre Graduate School Preparation Thursday, March 6 3:30 - 5:00 PM, Norton Theatre Networking Techniques Tuesday, March 25 3:30 - 5:00 PM, Norton Theatre Interview Preparation Thursday, April 3 3:30 - 5:00 PM, Norton Theatre

Published on 2014-02-06 21:45:21 GMT

GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES INTEREST FAIR Global Opportunities Interest Fair Wednesday, November 13 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Norton Campus Center Atrium You are invited to attend BSC’s first Global Opportunities Interest Fair on Wednesday, November 13th from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM, in the Norton Campus Center Atrium. The fair will focus on overseas study, travel, service, and post-baccalaureate opportunities and other international and community-based opportunities at BSC and across the U.S. BSC partners in this endeavor include: the Sklenar Center Student Leadership Committee, Bunting Center for Engaged Study and Community Action, Career Services Office, Global Internship Committee, E-Term and Contract-Learning Office, Hess Center for Leadership and Service, Multicultural Affairs Office, Multicultural Advisory Committee, and the Post-Baccalaureate Advising Office.

Published on 2013-10-28 20:45:34 GMT

Events/Programs/Activities/Services Spring Term 2014 CAREER SUCCESS BSC Career Services offers students assistance and resources to empower them in pursuit of their career goals. We provide help and support in the follow areas: career planning, career exploration, career testing, job market information, networking techniques, job search strategies, resume writing, cover letter writing, interview preparation, graduate school preparation, workplace issues, professional etiquette, internships, job shadowing, extracurricular activities. SPRING CAREER FAIR Tuesday, February 18 / 2:00-5:00 PM / Bruno Great Hall, Norton 3rd Floor Meet representatives from local companies and organizations from a variety of fields and industries, including business, science, education, arts, media, government and more. Explore fulltime career opportunities. Also included are school systems seeking teacher candidates, firms offering part time jobs, non-profit groups seeking volunteers, and organizations offering internships. This event is open to students of all majors and class levels. Big event! Excellent networking opportunity. Bring resumes. Professional attire required. CAREER WORKSHOPS Resume Writing / Tuesday, February 11, 3:30 - 5:00 PM, Norton Theatre Graduate School Preparation / Thursday, March 6, 3:30 - 5:00 PM, Norton Theatre Networking Techniques / Tuesday, March 25, 3:30 - 5:00 PM, Norton Theatre Interview Preparation / Thursday, April 3, 3:30 - 5:00 PM, Norton Theatre BIRMINGHAM CROP HUNGER WALK Community Service Project Recruitment Meeting for Team Leaders: Sunday, March 2, 2:00 PM, Greater Bham Ministries Office, 2304 12th Ave North Bham Event: Sunday, April 27, 1:30 PM, Caldwell Park, Highland Avenue, Bham Info: ON-CAMPUS RECRUITING Regions Bank Management Associate Program On-Campus Interviews To Apply, Submit Resume to before Thursday, January 20 If Selected, Sign Up for Interview Sessions Mon/Tue Feb 24-25 On-Campus Interview Sessions: Thursday, January 27 INFORMATION TABLES Tue Feb 4 - Princeton Review Grad School Test Prep Services / 10 AM - 2 PM, Norton Atrium Thu March 6 - Alabama A&M Graduate School Programs / 10 AM - 2 PM, Norton Atrium CAREER COUNSELING We offer individualized career counseling and career testing. Students seeking assistance with career exploration and career planning can meet one-on-one with a career counselor. We can help with the decision-making and goal-setting process associated with your choice of a major or a career. Call the Career Services Office to arrange for an appointment: 226-4717 or 226-4719. Or drop by our office: Norton 2nd floor. CAREER RESOURCES We provide you the tools you need to help ensure your career success. Throughout the school year we will send you various messages via your e-mail account. Among these messages are job postings (according to your major/class), announcements about services and activities, and reminders of upcoming events. You may also want to visit the BSC Career Services webpage: There you will find a wealth of helpful information, articles, resources, tools, and links related to your career planning efforts.