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Career Quick Tip, Networking: Building Relationships

The better mutually beneficial relationship you have built, the more likely that person will recommend you, share important information with you, or think about you when an exciting new opportunity comes up. When you introduce yourself to others, have two or more questions prepared; one that helps you get to know the person better (i.e. “What is an exciting project you have recently been involved with?”), and one that asks what you want to know (i.e. “What types of career options are available in your field?”). You can practice these questions with your instructors. They are great networking resources!

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Connect with a career coach, today! Phone: 970.339.6508 E-mail: careerservices@aims.edu In-Person: College Center 226

Find Job Opportunities at the Work Study Job Fair!

Have you been awarded work-study financial aid? Do you want an awesome opportunity to meet with work-study employers and learn about, apply to, and interview for open positions? 

Stop by the Work-Study Job Fair on January 22, from 2 - 3:30 p.m. in the College Center Lobby.

Work-Study Fair Schedule:

College Center Lobby, 2 - 3:30 p.m.

  • Meet with Work-Study Employers 
  • Learn about Work-Study Opportunities
  • Sign-up for interviews
  • Start the application process (CC252)

3:30 - 5 p.m. Interviews and Extended Application Assistance

  • College Center Lobby, Interviews
  • College Center 252, Application Assistance

What to Bring:

  • Hiring Documents and/or Work-Study Authorization Form
  • Resume and/or Work-Study Experience & Skills Chart (included in your Financial Aid Award Letter)

Do you have questions? Contact Financial Aid for more information: 970-339-6548

Work Study - Starting $16.75/hour!

This Student Ambassador work-study position* starts at $16.72 and is a great opportunity to build your leadership skills and learn more about Aims. 

Here are some things you’ll get to do:

  • Help build a stronger community
  • Connect students to resources across campus
  • Get involved and leave your mark
  • Greet incoming students and calm nerves (you remember what it’s like!)
  • Gain confidence in yourself by expanding your leadership and communication skills
  • Share your experience and be a role model

To find more about the job and to apply, visit https://jobs.aims.edu/postings/4779.

Help us create a sense of community while fostering connections that empower students in the pursuit, exploration, and achievement of their goals.

 *Must have work-study. If you were not offered work-study, contact Financial Aid, as there may be funds available for you. 

Aims2UNC Student Kickoff Spring 2020

Join us for the Aims2UNC Kickoff party on Monday, January 27, between 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Greeley Campus, College Center! If you plan to transition to the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) after earning your associate’s degree here at Aims, please stop by to discuss the Aims2UNC program. The Aims2UNC program offers several benefits that will help support students through their transition to UNC (please see below) while providing an affordable path to earning a four-year degree. Come to the Kickoff party for program eligibility review, application assistance, and question answering. All Aims students are welcome to attend and enjoy donuts, music and Aims2UNC giveaways.

Program Benefits:

·Free application to UNC

·Increased scholarship opportunities while at Aims

·An affordable path to a four-year degree

·Streamlined advising and customized coaching from cross-trained staff

·Access to UNC services, events and clubs - including housing options

Intramural Volleyball

Co-Ed Intramural Volleyball will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at the PERC from January 28 - March 5. Make sure to register before the January 23 deadline.

All intramural sports are available for Aims students, employees, and faculty. Registration can be completed at the PERC front desk or by emailing tanner.wiemers@aims.edu or michael.graff@aims.edu. Register as a team or individual "free agent".

Reserve Textbooks Available in the Learning Commons

This link, Aims Reserve Textbooks Available & Free-to-Students - Spring 2020, will connect you to a LibGuide that lists all of our reserve textbooks and at which of the four campuses they are located. Also attached to each class are any relevant subject or class LibGuides.

We also have laptops and tablets available to check out for three weeks. Stop by the Learning Commons on your campus and learn more about the resources available.

Friendly password change reminder from IT

When you change your Aims password, be sure to check any mobile devices that you may have connected to the Aims wireless networks. You will need to change your password on the device’s connection information as well. The password is stored on your device and is not automatically updated when you change your Aims password at https://identity.aims.edu.

If you don’t change your password on the mobile device, your account may get “locked” because the phone is sending an incorrect password and repeatedly trying to connect to the wireless network.