July 31, 2015

University of Rochester AS&E GSA


Secrets Job Recruiters Don’t Want You To Know


If you want to attend, please register here


Who   : Abby Kohut, U of R Class of 1988

When : July 16, 2015 – 4 to 7 PM

Where: Sloan Auditorium (Goergen 101)

Abby Kohut, a recruiter with 18 years experience, will share with us “secrets job recruiters don’t want you to know”. She is the founder of the website www.AbsolutelyAbby.com, which was selected as one of the “Top 100 websites for your career” by Forbes in 2013.

She will give two presentations. Between the two there will be a networking section during which a light dinner will be offered (sandwiches, chips and cookies).

At the end of the second talk there will be a raffle:  three participants will win access to Absolutely Abby’s Linkedin Powerful Profiles website. (www.PowerfulProfiles.com)

Here is the program of the event:

4-5 pm          : Secrets Job Recruiters Don’t Want You To Know

5.-5.50 pm    : Networking session (with dinner)

5.50-6.50 pm: Hidden Job Market Tips

6.50-7 pm     : Raffle


Attendance is limited. Please register to the event and print the ticket.

You will NEED to bring the ticket with you in order to participate to the raffle.

MUST be present to win.

Attendance to only one of the talks is accepted.



A.L.A.S. (Association of Latin American Students), in collaboration with GSA, has the pleasure of organizing the first AS&E (Arts, Science and Engineering) cup. Our goal is to bring together grad students from different departments and to organize a friendly voleyball and soccer tournament. We are tentatively scheduling this event for Monday evenings from July 13th through August 24th.

Come and meet fellow grad students, and compete for the chance to win the cup for your department!! (and the associated bragging rights)

If you are interested in being a captain for your department team (even if you don’t have a team yet) just email Sebastian Rojas Villa (srojasvi@z.rochester.edu).

We will be meeting next week ( June 29th- July 3rd) with all the captains to explain the rules and the dates for the matches.
Soccer: 5 on 5 teams; at least 1 member of each gender must be on the court at all times
Voleyball: 6 on 6 teams, at least 1 member of each gender must be on the court at all times


How to give an engaging technical presentations

At the following link you will find the presentation slides of the speaker Sandhya Dwarkadas:



Graduate Position Open at the Rochester Center for Community Leadership

The Rochester Center for Community Leadership has recently created a graduate assistant position for the work they are doing on community-engaged learning at the College.

This is an exciting opportunity for any graduate student interested in experiential learning, building relationships between students, faculty, and community partners, and who also has an interest in communications, planning, and assessment.

They are flexible on the successful candidate’s start date.

Applications can be sent to Lauren Caruso (lauren.caruso@rochester.edu).

The position description is the following:




 Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

CETL promotes excellence in both teaching and learning through a range of programs for faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students.  

The program provides graduate students in the College with resources to support their work as classroom TAs, laboratory TAs, and instructors. 

Graduate students are welcome to make use of services that support their own learning.

For events , please review their calendar at: https://www.rochester.edu/college/cetl/CIRTL/calendar.html


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