March 23, 2021 Newsletter
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SVA Opportunities to Connect

Student veterans, please follow the new Student Veterans Association (SVA) Group Me page to receive current information about activities such as monthly meetings starting in April and much more. LinkedIn is another way to contact SVA and stay engaged as well. In addition to social and professional benefits, being an SVA member or officer is a great resume builder and an opportunity to build a network to assist you for life.

Veteran Discounts Available Year Round

The VA has created a list of Veteran and military discounts that are good all year round. These discounts are being shared so that Veterans, military members, their families, caregivers and survivors are aware of all resources available to them. Click here for the link from the VA.

Free One-year Premium Subscription to LinkedIn

In collaboration with, LinkedIn offers U.S. service members and veterans a free one-year Premium Career subscription, including one year of access to LinkedIn Learning. This is an invaluable resource and important to your job search and career networking. Learn more here.
Virtual Work Experience/Internship

Forage is a free online resource through the UGA Career Center which offers virtual work experience modules designed by leading Fortune 500 companies. Develop your skills and gain a real understanding of different roles and industries by working through these self-paced modules, with tasks similar to those you would undertake during a traditional internship. Companies also get a chance to learn more about you, and you can sign up to receive information on internships and job opportunities.
Click here for more information.
Paid Micro-Internships

The UGA Career Center is offering Micro-Internships. These are short-term, professional, paid work experiences, many of which can be completed remotely. These paid opportunities typically range from 5 to 40 hours of work, and students can be selected for multiple Micro-Internships. New Micro-Internship opportunities are being posted daily. These experiences are competitive, so apply early.
For more information, visit the website here.
Readiness Coaching Program

Work one-on-one with our readiness coach to update your resume, expand your professional networks, and kick-start your brand. By doing so, you can earn $250 while improving your marketability.
To learn more or to sign up click here.
How to Answer the Question: Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years

When a hiring manager asks you this question, there may be a few things running through your brain. “Moving (way) up the ranks,” “running this place,” “working for myself,” or “in your job,” for example. None of these responses are necessarily things you should say out loud in an interview.

So, how do you answer the question? Watch a quick video (or read the transcript) to find out how to share your goals and ambitions the right way. Click here.

Send feedback, questions, concerns, or ideas to:
SVRC Newsletter Editor Steve Miller.

Other POCs:
SVRC Interim Director: Mandy Brooks Levi
Graduate Liaison: Steve Miller
SVA President: Caleb Ray

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