Job Fairs & Events of Interest

The Career Development Center wants you to know about the many up-coming fairs and events scheduled for you. We urge you to take advantage of these opportunities!

On-Campus Opportunities

RIC Job & Internship Fairs 2014

Meet employers who are hiring!

April 16 - Health, Human Services and Education Job & Internship Fair
Opportunities in health, human services and education

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Student Union Ballroom
3:00 – 5:00 pm

Students and recent graduates:
Come meet with recruiters to discuss opportunities in health, human services and education.
Details posted on Outside LinkDestinations. Adobe PDFClick here for a list of participating employers.

Adobe PDFClick here to view the Student Preparation Sheet

Accounting afFAIR
Wed., September 17, 2014

Rhode Island College, Student Union Ballroom
12:30 am - 2:00 pm
Accounting firms are invited to meet with accounting students and recent graduates to talk about internship and job opportunities as well as skills sets sought in candidates. Registration is now open! Click here to register on Outside LinkDestinations.

Off-Campus Opportunities

Securities & Exchange 2014 Fall Student Honors Program - Legal

The Securities and Exchange Commission is seeking bright, innovative, results-oriented individuals to join its Student Honors Program at locations nationwide in Fall 2014. The Student Honors Program targets students currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program (JD/MDB or LL.M.). in an accredited qualifying educational institution on a full or half-time basis. (Applicants who do not meet the definition of "student" will not be considered).

The Student Honors Program is a ten-week opportunity for law students to become acquainted with the regulation of the securities market and the activities of the Commission.

The 2014 Student Honors Fall Program will begin on September 8, 2014.

Honor Students may work full-time or part-time schedules.

Questions should be directed to the POC on the announcement.

For details and to apply, Outside Link

Foreign Service General Services Officer

The U.S. Department of State's is accepting applications for Foreign Service General Services Officer positions.

Click here (Outside Link for more information, and to start the Gateway to State online application process via USAJobs.

Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is March 12, 2014.

Potential applicants are strongly urged to read the entire vacancy announcement to ensure they meet all of the requirements for this position, and fully understand the special circumstances involving a career in the Foreign Service before applying. All applicants must be U.S. citizens and at least 20 years old to apply and at least 21 years of age to be appointed.

Please visit our Outside Linkforums if you have any questions, or to search for answers regarding the Outside LinkForeign Service Specialist selection process. The forums can be found under Outside LinkEngage on the Outside website.

We appreciate your interest in a career with the U.S. Department of State.

U.S. citizenship is required. An equal opportunity employer.

Questions? Outside LinkContact Us

AF Palace Acquire Intern (PAQ) - Scientist & Engineer - Computer Science Nationwide Vacancy Announcement

The US Air Force's PALACE Acquire Program (PAQ) was established to heighten the United States Air Force’s ability to maintain the leading edge in today’s technology-intensive environment by hiring dynamic, creative and innovative scientists and engineers.

This announcement opened February 5 and closes on July 31, 2014.

The Scientists and Engineering PAQ program offers qualified BS graduates a well-planned 3-year development and training program which includes one year of graduate studies in a technology-related ield. The first and third years of this unique training and developmental program involve work experience, while the second year is dedicated to full-time, paid graduate studies. Qualified MS or BS degrees supplemented by one year of professional engineering or science experience may also be considered and, if selected, placed in a two year on-the-job training program.

To view the full announcement, and to apply, visit:
Outside Link

Questions should be directed to the point of contact on the announcement.

Gain Paid Professional Experience and See the World

CIEE’s Outside LinkTeach Abroad programs offer a unique opportunity for participants to build CVs and hone leadership skills while experiencing new parts of the world.

Choose to teach in one of nine locations: Outside LinkChile, Outside LinkChina, Outside LinkDominican Republic, Outside LinkMexico, Outside LinkPeru, Outside LinkSouth Korea, Outside LinkSpain, Outside LinkThailand, and Outside LinkVietnam. Depending on the program, you’ll serve as a lead or assistant teacher and receive compensation on which to live comfortably and travel. CIEE will provide helpful details about your placement prior to departure, as well as U.S.-based and in-country support throughout your teaching contract.

This year, the program has been enhanced with an in-country professional development seminar, featuring a keynote session on intercultural competence. These sessions, combined with continued reflection points over the course of the year, support participants’ professional development throughout the program. This professional focus will prepare you for the international experience as well as for future professional endeavors.

As the world leader in international exchange, CIEE offers a wealth of knowledge on our website, Outside Interested students can visit Outside to see how past and current participants describe their experiences through blog entries, photos, videos, and more. Skype sessions can be arranged for groups of students and Outside Linkwebinars on specific programs are also available to answer questions and prepare future participants for this exciting experience!

For further program details or for additional program materials contact Matthew Redman, Teach Abroad Programs.

Study Abroad in China

Dr. Shani Carter (RIC Management and Marketing Department) will lead a delegation of students to Beijing, China in May, 2014 for the U.S. - China Student Summit.

The Summit is a two-day experience where you will meet with other university students from the U.S. and China and explore the relationship between our two countries. It is the capstone of a 10-day travel experience, where you will also visit notable sites and landmarks in Shanghai and Beijing.

At the Summit, and during and following our visit to China, you will:

  • Hear from notable Chinese and U.S. government and education officials
  • Participate in one-on-one interactions with your Chinese peers
  • Explore language, culture, politics, and business in this incredibly important country
  • Have the opportunity to earn college credit
  • Have the option to extend your stay to take classes at Peking University or participate in an internship with a Chinese company

The U.S.-China Student Summit is sponsored by WorldStrides Capstone programs, a Strategic Partner and the Exclusive Educational Travel Partner of the 100,000 Strong Foundation. The 100,000 Strong Foundation, launched in January 2013 by then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, is an offshoot of the U.S. Department of State’s “100,000 Strong Initiative,” which seeks to realize President Barack Obama’s call for 100,000 Americans to study in China by the end of 2014.

Learn more about our delegation at, click “Register to Travel,” and enter the Trip ID 101476.

Dr. Carter will hold informational meetings about the trip on:
Tuesday, December 10 at Alger 109, at 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 10 at Alger 105, at 5:30 p.m.

Adobe PDFU.S. China Student Summit Program

Adobe PDFStudent Invitation Flyer

Adobe PDFOnline Registration Instructions

US-China Student Summit Powerpoint (.pps)

Other Services

Resume/Job Search Express

Get help with your résumé or with job search skills every Tuesday and Thursday from 2 - 4 PM, Wednesdays from 2:30 - 4 PM. No appointment necessary. Drop in for a quick analysis. Craig - Lee 054.

Interested in a "Green Job"?

Green Job Spider aims to be the “Google for green jobs." It's a search engine that crawls the web looking for renewable energy careers. It's free, easy to use, and is currently tracking over 9,000 green jobs.

Go to Outside

  • Search for these jobs under one interface.
  • Learn about the types of green jobs and where they are through its blog and podcast.
  • View an index for jobs, from solar to wind, to biofuels. Job listings will be indexed nightly and sources will be hand selected to ensure quality.

Teach English around the Globe through LanguageCorps

LanguageCorps Programs around the world empower our teachers to thrive as professionals abroad, living in fascinating locations while gaining valuable experience teaching English. Our Flagship Programs include TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Certification, local language and cultural training, a guaranteed paid job teaching English, and a wide array of support services designed to help you successfully adjust to living and working in a new culture. No prior teaching or language experience is necessary, and LanguageCorps teachers have a variety of academic majors.

Don't think you want or need that much support? Then explore our four week TESOL Certification Programs, and customize your Overseas Adventure yourself, or with friends!

Our goal is to help you create a personalized adventure in teaching English abroad, so that you'll be equipped for a secure, rewarding experience. Start dates are monthly throughout the year in most locations. Flagship Programs are available in Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam; TESOL Certification Programs are available in Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Peru, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Russia, Spain, Turkey, and a unique program is offered in China. Volunteer Programs are also available in Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam. Program fees vary by country and program.

Experience Level
< 1 year (or student)

Application Method
Apply using this URL - Outside Link

Job Function

Job Locations

Various, Brazil
Various, Argentina
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Various, China
Various, Thailand
Various, Vietnam
Various, Chile
Various, Peru
Various, Costa Rica
Various, Czech Republic
Various, Italy
Various, Spain
Crete, Greece
Budapest, Hungary
St Petersburg, Russia
Istanbul, Turkey
Quito, Ecuador
Various, Mexico

Additional Details
A college degree is required for most but not all countries.

Contact Information
Toll Free 877-216-3267 or Email at

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