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Feb. 24, 2021

Keystone Newsletter

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Snow Shovels Available at MSU info desk - Need a shovel? The MSU has you covered. Stop by the MSU information desk to borrow one. Leave your KUID with us and get it back when you return the shovel.

2021 Summer Painters (Temp Full Time) needed - We are looking for current KU Students for our Temp FT Summer Painters. If interested please apply on our online job board.

$100 Bonus Offer From PSECU - For a limited time, apply for a PSECU checking account with debit card and get $100 when you activate online banking. Join for free.

Build-a-Zoo - RSVP by Feb. 28 to create your own stuffed animal! Provide your mailing address and kits will be mailed out on Monday, Mar. 1. All materials are included in the kit.

Financial Fitness ChallengeBe one of the first 2,021 students (statewide) to complete the Financial Fitness Challenge and receive a $10 Amazon e-gift card.

Now Hiring Summer Conference Assistants Join the Summer 2021 Conference Services Staff. This is a great opportunity to work in a team-based environment & gain leadership skills. 

Mock Interview Mania - Juniors and seniors, interested in receiving some real feedback on your interviewing skills? Record one 15-20 minute mock interview and have a friendly/experienced employer volunteer review it. (Deadline March 10). Email for details.

Mark Your Calendar: Job Fair for Educators - KU to host 40th annual Job Fair for Educators Monday, March 8, as part of Internship and Job Fair week (March 8-11).


Wed. Feb. 24

Salary Negotiation - 11 a.m. Learn how to begin your careers smartly, how to benchmark your worth, and how to negotiate for an equitable salary.

The Frederick Douglass Institute Discussion Series - Want to learn more about the life of Frederick Douglass? This is a great opportunity to learn about his personal narrative. Join us at 11 a.m.

The Bigger Picture: The Resiliency of Small Businesses - 12 p.m. PASBDC's Marcia McGavisk, Director of Capital Acquisition, will join First Lady Frances Wolf's Facebook live panel conversation to discuss the resilience of many small businesses during the pandemic.

Queer Black History Month Jeopardy - 7 p.m. Follow us on Instagram to see how it works. Look for the daily clues on Instagram.

    Thu. Feb. 25

    Maximizing Tutoring & Professor Office Hours11 a.m. Learn how to access helpful resources. Join us on Zoom for this student success workshop.

    Thinking About Grad School? - 11 a.m. Heading to graduate school in the future? Learn how to ask the important questions and choose the right program for you & your future career.

    Day in the Life of a Grad Student - 2 p.m. Gain insight from KU grad students and faculty about what to expect in grad school.

    Career Development Center Mini-Workshop Marathon - 6 - 7:30 p.m. Creating Your Personal Brand 6 p.m., Designing Your Career Path 6:30 p.m., Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter 7 p.m.

    LGBTQA Socials: "G" for Gay Night8 p.m. An opportunity to meet others who identify like you.  Join the moderated discussion in a virtual safe space.

    Last Pawbucks Sale of the Semester - Save 40% on apparel & gifts. Don't miss out, one day only.

    Fri. Feb. 26

    11th Annual Human Diversity Conference - 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. This year's theme is Diversity in a Virtual World: Toward Equity and Inclusion.

      Mon. Mar. 1

      Uplifting Women in the Workplace - 1 - 2 p.m. Join the Women's Center and the Career Development Center as we discuss sexism and microaggressions in the workplace and how women can be successful and empowered.

      Leadership Workshop: How to respond to stereotypesThis event will take place virtually and in-person from 7 - 9 p.m. every other Monday. 

      Tue. Mar. 2

      Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter - 11 a.m. Learn the basics on how to write your resume and cover letter to best market your skills and obtain that interview.

      TB Testing at Health Center-Beck Hall, First Floor - Tue. Mar. 2, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Return Thu. Mar. 4, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. for results. Appointment required. $12 Fee charged to KU Account.

      Becoming a Resilient Golden Bear 11 a.m. Learn strategies to build resiliency as a student. Join us on Zoom for this student success workshop.

      Women in Math/Finance Talk5 p.m. Join us for a virtual lecture, "Using Numbers for Blind Pool Investing in Venture Capital" from Jessica Archibald, Managing Director and member of the Investment Committee and Management Committee at Top Tier Capital Partners. 

      Business Smart: Get Set on Financial Literacy - 2 - 3 p.m. Our second webinar in this three part SBA series covers the information and documentation businesses need in order to apply for a loan.

      Wed. Mar. 3

      GoinGlobal: Searching in the US & Abroad1 p.m. Learn about this internship and job search tool with over 16 million listings from the U.S. and around the world.

      Mid-Week Meditation - 3 p.m. Find a comfy spot & relax while we guide you through some meditation.

      Social Media Strategy 101 - 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. This workshop will cover how to: assess if you are ready for social media, choose the right platforms, and analyze your target audience.

      Work Smarter This Year With Google's Tools - 1 - 2 p.m. You’ll learn how to organize emails into tasks in one step, use voice-to-text, create Calendar work blocks to manage your time, and more.


      Weekly Success Tip

      Early Matters! - The Student Success Center is here for you.  Meet with a member of the Student Success team via Zoom - book your appointment here.