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1.  Graduate Checklist

GraduationFollow this check list to make sure you complete all the necessary steps to graduate on time.


2. Graduate School

Interested in graduate school? Visit the U of M Graduate School to get more information on admissions, programs, assistantships, fellowships and awards.


3.  Job Search

Job SearchCareer Services offers numerous resources during your career search, including developing a resume and polishing your interview skills.Don't miss the fall Career Fair or the spring Career Expo. The Lunch and Learn series will help you prepare for a successful job search. Register with eRecruiting so that companies looking to hire know that you're looking for a job!


4.  Study Abroad

We're glad you're here! Now go away! The University of Memphis study abroad programs are designed to provide students with the opportunity to combine a rigorous academic program with a cross-cultural learning experience that is not available in the United States.


5.  Internships

InternshipsAn internship is a cooperative educational arrangment between a student, the University of Memphis, and a community partner. Each semester more than 2,000 U of M students are interning in schools, hospitals, businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations.

Visit Career Services, one of the Lunch and Learn workshops, and the fall Career Fair or spring Education Fair (for education majors) or Career Expo to meet with companies looking for interns and employees.


6.  Undergraduate Research

Get involved in research with a faculty member as an undergraduate student by consulting the Undergraduate Research Database. The database matches students with researchers in all fields across the University of Memphis, and the surrounding Memphis area. You can also inquire about opportunities in your academic department.


7.  Tutoring Services by ESP (Educational Support Program)

ESP TutoringESP provides academic assistance for classes that students are currently talking at the U of M. Tutoring and other ESP services are free and available both on-line and in person in Learning Centers located throughout the University, including in Residence Halls and at Carrier and Millington Centers. Click on the link for a full list of services.


8.  Working on Campus

Skip the parking hassles and gas bills of a commute to off-campus job and earn money while learning the inner-workings of campus. Student employment is coordinated by Financial Aid, which maintains a database of available positions on campus.


9.  Step Into Leadership!

Get InvolvedAcademics are important, but you'll want more to talk about in that interview for a job or graduate program than curricula. Develop your interpersonal, communication and leadership skills through involvement. Step into a leadership role in your favorite organization. Check out all the opportunities offered by the Office of Leadership & Involvement, including The Leadership Institute, LeaderShape, and Lunch with a Leader.

www.memphis.edu/student_leadership/organizations.htm                       www.memphis.edu/leadership_programs/index.htm

10.  Know Your Deadlines

Many programs require you to file your Intent to Graduate a full year ahead of your graduation date, so watch for that deadline. Taking the GRE, GMAT, Miller Analogies Test, or LSAT? These test are available through the U of M Test Center. Be sure to check testing schedules and make appointments early.

http://memphis.edu/testing/additional.php                         www.memphis.edu/gradschool/test.php



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