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February 24, 2017 Newsletter
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Sharing Leadership Lessons w/ UGA Army ROTC:


The Army ROTC program is looking to engage with graduate and undergraduate Student Veterans of all branches to participate in a class discussion focused on platoon-level leadership. This unique opportunity is geared towards the professional development of soon-to-be lieutenants in the United States Army and will be conducted sometime in March. If interested, please click here.
 

Pre-Calculus Mid-Term Review:


Dr. Kelly Black, professor of Mathematics and an Army Veteran, has agreed to host a pre-calculus review session prior to mid-terms on March 14th at 5:00 pm in the SVRC Conference Room (Tate 481). If you plan to attend, please click here to RSVP. 
 

Want to Work in the Federal Sector?  

UGA Washington Semester Program:  If interested in translating your military experience into a Federal job, then you should consider participating in the Fall 2017 Washington Semester Program. The program, led by one of our transition coaches, immerses students into the fast-paced DC culture. You’ll gain an academically relevant experience, a DC internship and an invaluable network seated deep in the nation’s capital. To learn more, click here and apply before the 1 March deadline

The Washington Center Sponsored Programs:  Another non-UGA sponsored summer internship option is hosted by The Washington Center (TWC).  TWC is the largest academic internship program in the world with more than 50,000 students participating to date.  Two examples of their offerings include: 

TWC also has a veterans employment program, unfortunately that option is closed for this year.  
 


New VA School Certifying Official:

 
Beginning 1 March, Skylar Devlin will be UGA’s new certifying official. Skylar is a UGA alum who is coming back to the university after working in Tennessee’s Technical College System as a VA certifying official.  Starting next week, Skylar can be reached at Va@uga.edu or 706-542-1842.
 

SVA Meeting Next Week:

 
The SVA is having a meeting next Wednesday, 1 March, at 5:30 in the SVRC First Data Lounge (Rm 484). The SVA will be covering a variety of topics including ways for you to get involved! Also, the Secretary position for next year is still open and available for anyone to be nominated. If interested in this contact Kyle McReynolds or Mandy Enloe.
 

Pat Tillman Scholar Deadline 1 March:   


The Tillman Scholars program covers tuition, fees, books and living expenses. The application window closes on March 1, 2017 at 11:59 pm PTTo start your application, click here.
 

FIRST DATA needs Full-time Corporate Analysts to Start in May:


If you are looking for that Atlanta-based career with a Fortune 500 company, consider First Data. Their Senior Military Recruiter is actively looking for UGA graduates to fill their Corporate Analyst Development Pipeline.  Business and IT majors are strongly preferred; however, other majors with experience may be considered. To learn more, click the links below: If you have mission-ready resume, email us here and we’ll connect you directly to our HR POC.
 

Dive the Georgia Aquarium:  


In addition to the Georgia Aquarium’s Veterans Immersion Program, the aquarium sponsors a joint venture of the Paralyzed Veterans of America and Life Waters organization twice a year (March & November) to bring veterans to either snorkel or scuba dive the aquarium.

The next trip is on Sunday March 26th and one slot remains unfilled. Though you must be a Scuba certified veteran, you do not have to be paralyzed to participate. For more information, contact Joseph Barr, who is one of our UGA graduate student veterans who is a certified diver and past participant.
  

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