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First year student resource calendar 2015-2016

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Starting to think about summer There may be snow on the ground, but students are already starting to think about summer. Many summer employment opportunities are posted early. Connect with your career services on campus to look for summer employment options. Career services staff can assist students in preparing their resume, cover letter and job applications. Students can also check online for job postings relevant to their program by visiting Throughout February and March, many program areas and campuses offer career fairs, bringing employers on campus. These employers are looking for students in Georgian programs and offer part-time, summer and graduate employment opportunities. Each campus has a Food Locker program run by the Georgian College Students' Association (GCSA). The program is condential. Students go to to ll in a form. Students will be emailed back with a locker and combination where they go to pick up a bag of food. If you are having a hard time with budget- ing or nances, connect with your First Year Transition Advisor for advice. Things to know this month: • Regular contact with Co-op or Career Consultants is required to nd a co-op work term and meet essential deadlines • Students planning to graduate in the spring need to submit their Request to Graduate forms to the Ofce of the Registrar by March 15 • Reading Week is Feb. 29 to Mar. 4, 2016 – take advantage of the time to catch on any assignments or projects. April Jones College is a fun adventure, meeting new people and trying new things. But it can also be overwhelming at times, especially if you don't know how to keep Community Liaison Ofcer, Aboriginal Services yourself on track with assignments. Everyone needs help at some point, whether through tutoring, talking to a counsellor about stress, or accessing the many services across campus. Don't be too proud to ask for help! We are here to help you succeed, but it all starts with you taking the rst step.

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