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NBC Universal Veteran Networking & Resume Review- September 24th

 NBC Universal is holding a networking/resume review event for veterans from 6:00pm - 8:30pm September 24th.  Recruiters will be onsite to give feedback on resumes and speak about position openings.  For those interested in attending, please RSVP to thomas.milgrew@nbcuni.com by September 22nd with the subject "Resume Round Table".  

Location:30 Rockefeller Plaza – 6th Floor, East Conference Room

September 16, 2014

Google VCI event at NYC Campus- September 22nd

Google Campus Visit & VCI- September 22nd

  • Location: Google New York 76 Ninth Avenue, 4th Floor

  • Time: 4:45-6:45 pm

Agenda for Monday Sept 22nd: at Goggle
4:45- 5:00    Arrive at security, register 
5:00-5:30     Culture and company overview
5:30-6:15     Panel discussion/ Q&A 
6:15-6:30     Opportunities and Wrap-up 
6:30-6:45     Building tour and exit 

Registration instructions:You're gonna have to access your google drive and upload your resume to it. Once uploaded, there will be a button to "share" what you just uploaded. Click it, and it will provide you with a link. You will copy and paste that link to the spreadsheet. Let me know if you have any questions!

September 16, 2014

Fall Mentorships Available with American Corporate Partners (ACP)

Get a jump start on your career by connecting with a professional Mentor through ACP's Veteran Mentoring Program.

American Corporate Partners (ACP) helps veterans achieve career goals through a free national mentorship program.  After you complete the application process, we will connect you with a professional mentor for career guidance and networking assistance. 

What ACP offers:

A one-on-one, yearlong mentorship with a corporate professional in a career field of your interest. Our Mentors come from one of our 50 participating institutions, which include BlackRock, Boeing, Caterpillar, Deloitte, Johnson & Johnson, Morgan Stanley Wells Fargo, and many others

What you can gain from an ACP Mentorship:

·       Learn about career opportunities

·       Build a network of professionals

·       Improve your resume and interview skills

·       Translate your military experience into civilian terms

·       Learn how to advance at your current job

·       Refine your career goals and professional ambitions

 Apply for one today and note that you were referred by Columbia to be given preference in the pairing process.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Gina Hwang at ghwang@acp-usa.org
September 16, 2014

9/11 Day of Service with the Mission Continues- September 11th

Mission Continues NYC, 
 
1. 9/11 Day of Service with Hour Children, Goldman Sachs, and Benjamin Moore (Thursday September 11th, 1000-1400, Long Island City) 
   9/11 is a day of remembrance for us all and reflection on how it has changed our lives.  We honor those who lost their lives on 9/11 and in the wars that followed by continuing to serve and strengthen our communities. 
   In this spirit, the Platoon has planned a service mission on 9/11, next Thursday, with the nonprofit organization - Hour Children. This great organization in Queens helps formerly incarcerated women and their families reintegrate back into the community through multiple programs.  
    Our Platoon along with executives from our paint sponsor, Benjamin Moore,and our national sponsor, Goldman Sachs will be refurbishing a courtyard, a food pantry, their facilities basement, and 5 bedrooms. We need all veterans who can make it.  Thank you to our Squad Leader, Yasin Jackson, for setting this up. 
 
 
Time:  1000-1400, September 11th
Location:  Hour Children, 36-11 12th Street, Long Island City, Queens, NY 
Uniform:  Mission Continues Tshirt, Shorts/Pants that can get paint on them (we'll have more shirts there)
September 09, 2014

Fordham University Veterans Initiative hosts Veterans Writing Workshop- Fall 2014

The Veterans Writing Workshop (VWW) is now open for registration for our Fall Semester. Workshops begin at Fordham University's Lincoln Center campus in Manhattan on Thursday, September 18 from 6:30 till 8:30 PM and continue for ten weeks.
 
At the conclusion of this Fall semester, participating veterans will have their writing published in the second VWW annual anthology of veterans' writing.
 
For more information visit: www.veteranswritingworkshop.org or call (866) 933-7780

 

September 02, 2014
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