Are you a rising senior or recent graduate and wish you had tools to land that dream internship or job? Wish you had more clarity about your career, and more support on the job hunt?
Apply for the Scholar Mentoring Access to Resources and Training (SMART) College-to-Career Transition Program (valued at $2,000), exclusively offered free of charge for APIASF Scholars thanks to generous support of Target.
This three-month program, beginning in September 2014, will give you the skills you need to land an entry-level position that gets you excited. Through this supportive learning program, you will learn how to:
- Network with confidence and discover job opportunities that are a great fit for you
- Write an impressive resume and cover letter
- Ace your interview with confidence and beat those nerves
- Succeed in the workplace with new skills that aren’t taught at school
You will also be assigned to a mentor who will guide and coach you as you transition from college life to building your career.
Capacity Empowerment Principal Tom Hayashi, Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP), and Life and Leadership Coach Gloria S. Chan are teaming up with APIASF to deliver a premier program to help you navigate this daunting transition with confidence and ease. The program is designed to help first-generation Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) college graduates reach their personal and professional potential.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA & APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Application Deadline: Friday, August 1, 2014 at 11:59 pm EDT
- Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (un-weighted)
- All APIASF Scholars who are in their last year or term of study, or are recent graduates (less than 3 years after graduation), by September 2014 are invited to participate. Upon degree completion, whether Associate’s or Bachelor’s, you are seeking Full Time employment.
- Commitment to participate in the SMART Program’s 5 tele-courses, 5 E-Mentoring sessions, and 1 focus group from September through November 2014.
- Must complete application (via Survey Monkey): https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2014SMART
- Must submit a resume (one page maximum limit)
- Must submit a Personal Statement (500 word maximum limit) addressing the following guiding questions:
- Tell us about yourself.
- What are some of your personal interests?
- Describe why you want to participate in the SMART Program.
*Resume and personal statement to be sent via email with “SMART Program Application” in Subject Heading to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants will be notified of their selection by Friday, August 15.
To learn more about the program, review the FAQs here (http://bit.ly/2014SMARTFAQ) and/or contact email@example.com.