Student Opportunities

JOB READINESS IN THE DIGITAL AGE

MARCH 31, 11AM – 1PM, Scheller Room 300

  

The tried-and-true techniques of resumes and cover letters are no longer enough. Social Media has changed the way we communicate and promote ourselves. This workshop is designed to help you zero in on and excel in your ideal job by focusing and highlighting your individual strengths to get the job you want.

ACCOMMODATION NEEDS: Request for accommodations must be submitted by Wednesday, March 27, 2017 to the Office of Disability Services: disabilityservices.gatech.edu

RSVP: disabilityservices.gatech.edu, click on Workshop RSVP in the Menu.

 

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Eye to Eye

Eye to Eye is a national mentoring movement that pairs children who have learning disabilities and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (LD/ADHD) with college mentors who have similar disabilities. Eye to Eye is one of the most innovative movements in the country in support of students labeled with language, reading, and math based learning disabilities and/or ADHD. To learn more about the Georgia Tech Eye to Eye chapter, please email the chapter President, Camilla Henriksen at e2egtech@gmail.com for more information.


Georgia BreakThru

Would you like to get paid to work with an experienced mentor in math and science courses? If so, please consider participating in the BreakThru project, sponsored by the National Science Foundation. BreakThru is a powerful learning community that connects students with disabilities and learning challenges to mentors in a 3-D virtual world to promote universal learning and accessibility in STEM fields.

BreakThru is currently recruiting college STEM students to participate in the online mentoring program. Participants will be paid a stipend of $200/semester and receive ongoing assistance from mentors. For more information, contact Susan Perlman at susan.perlman@coa.gatech.edu or visit their website: Georgia BreakThru.


Roy and Zou Feagin Scholarship

Students with disabilities are eligible for the Roy and Zou Feagin Scholarship. Established in 2001, the Roy and Zou Feagin Scholarship Fund was established by L. Henderson Feagin in loving memory of his parents. Funds shall be awarded to undergraduate students at the Georgia Institute of Technology who have a documented disability through the Office of Disability Services.

Preference shall be given to students with at least a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale who show leadership qualities and demonstrate financial need. Recipients will be selected by the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid based on recommendations of the Office of Disability Services. Scholarships will be awarded for one year although students may re-apply for the scholarship. More information will be provided when the application opens in the Spring semester.


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Autism Spectrum Counseling Group

The Counseling Center at Georgia Tech hosts a weekly group meeting for students with ASD and Asperger's, aimed towards helping students to improve the relationships in their lives. Students can join the group at any point during the semester. For more information, please contact the Counseling Center at 404-894-2575.