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September 2013



Graduate Assistantships = Free Grad School + Marketability

Mon, 16 Sep 2013 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

For UREC Student Employees Only

Want to go to grad school for free? Here is a way how and you can still be involved with recreation. Learn what Graduate Assistantships are, how to research and find the right one for you and when to apply & take the GREs. This session will specifically address UREC GA positions and the master’s program in Kinesiology with a concentration in Campus Recreation Leadership at JMU.

Location: Instructional Room (128) at UREC

Facilitator: Dr. Julie Wallace-Carr, Senior Associate Director of UREC and Associate Professor

Sign Up: By the Timeclock in 105 at UREC. Be sure to show! You get a free snack, credit towards your leadership certification and professional development!

More on the Student Leadership Series

  • During student’s time working at UREC, they have the opportunity to participate in voluntary (unpaid) professional development sessions sponsored by UREC. Student Leadership Series topics are broad. Some topics include job searching skills (“Interviewing the Interview:  Aligning Your Values & Job Fit”), being more effective at work (“Learning Styles in the Workplace:  Communicating Your Message Effectively”), preparing for graduation (“Young Alumni Involvement – Keeping the U in JM”) and a “Choose Your Own” opportunity to learn more about another educational program area of UREC.
  • In order to earn a UREC Leader Feather Pin and a certificate, students must complete four credits in a semester or five credits in a year. 
  • Over your tenure at UREC, you can earn different levels of Feathers: Silver (4/semester or 5/year); Gold (8-10); Diamond (12+). You must turn in your old Feather to get a new Feather!
  • Questions? Contact Hilary Bride.





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