What’s Happening At University Career Services (UCS)View UCS Events
This Month with University Career Services…
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2022 Celebration of Undergraduate Research
The 23rd Annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research will be held on Monday, April 25, 2022, from 2-5pm in the Blue Zone of Kenan Stadium. This in-person event will feature three sequential poster sessions starting at 2pm, 3pm, and 4pm. Nearly 300 undergraduate researchers representing a wide array of disciplines from across the University presented their work at the most recent pre-COVID Celebration (2019), and we are thrilled to be able to return to an in-person setting for this year’s event.
Carolina undergraduates who wish to present their research at the Celebration must register before the April 10, 2022 deadline. All presenters who have registered will then submit their abstract, poster PDF, and an optional but recommended three-minute video narrative to present the highlights of their research before April 22, 2022. These materials will be made available for online access on the day of the in-person event. Presenter registration details can be found on the 2022 Celebration website.
The Celebration is open to the public, and all members of the Carolina community are encouraged to attend. Attendees who are not presenting do not need to pre-register.
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This Week at the Writing and Learning Center…
Does Your Phone Love You?Maybe, but it might also distract you from your final projects. See our handout on Digital Distractions for strategies that will help you break negative technology habits and recenter your focus on your studies–right when it matters the most!Finish Strong with Peer Tutoring!You’re almost done! Peer tutoring appointments will be available during finals, so make an in-person or Zoom appointment with a peer tutor to review what you’ve learned this semester and prep for those final exams – you got this!Test Day Game PlanFeeling stressed about that upcoming test that covers a lot of material and is worth a large percentage of your grade? Don’t fret, the Learning Center will set you up with a solid Test Day Game Plan. This guide contains tips for how to de-stress and prepare for your test so that you can lay the foundation for success on the day of your exam!Make a Plan for Finals Workshop – 4/26@4:00 / UL124 Or Zoom Finals week can be a busy and stressful time, but a solid plan can help you be more efficient and bring you peace of mind. Bring your finals schedule to this workshop, where we’ll share evidence-based learning strategies and help you create a finals study plan that will give you the best chance for success on your exams! Register for in-person in UL124 or register for Zoom.Essay Exams–Here’s HowThis handout on writing Essay Exams will give you fast and easy strategies for preparing, interpreting the questions, and writing thoughtful, well-organized answers. Finals Boot Camp:
4/28 and 5/4 (Reading Days) – 10 am-5 pm / SASB North 0127 (the Writing Center)
4/29, 5/2 and 5/3 – 12-5 pm / SASB North 0127 (the Writing Center)
Come study with us during finals! Join us at any or all of the sessions in this shared study space to set study goals, study among other students, and end the semester strong! Come and leave when you like! Register for the 4/28 session. Register for the 4/29 session. Register for the 5/2 session. Register for the 5/3 session. Register for the 5/4 session.