It’s office party season and time to consider the forgotten person at the office party: someone else’s “Plus One.”
If you have ever been the “Plus One” — the person who is a spouse or date of the person who is supposed to be there — you know it can be awkward, especially at an office party. You’re the hanger-on. The ball and chain. Nobody knows you or wants to make an effort to know you. You are not going to be at the office tomorrow.
When making rounds at your office party or other work-related events, be attentive to any spouses or significant others. Here are some Dos and Don’ts:
Remember, etiquette is not a bunch of stuffy rules, it is about making the people around you feel comfortable.
Culture and Manners Institute
As a student Career Assistant, you will provide direct service to students and alumni at the front desk or in the career library of the Career Center. We are seeking students with strong interpersonal skills and communication skills to join our team. Much of the work at the front desk will involve greeting and assisting visitors to the Career Center, answering the phone, responding to emails and instant messages, and scheduling counseling appointments. Some clerical work, including data entry and word processing, will be required.
Special projects include:
How To Apply:
Stop by the Career Center on the 3rd floor of the Union to pick up an application or
You may download the application.
The application should be returned to the Career Center as soon as possible!
For more information, please contact the Career Center at 581-1359!
Applicants must have work-study eligibility.
The University of Maine does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status and gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, or veterans status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, 207.581.1226.
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Here are two tools to discover jobs that college graduates can
apply for with the federal government.
The first is the USA Jobs YouTube video on
“How to Find a Federal Job”
and the second is a student favorite,
Federal Jobs by College Major.
The last job aid basically gives you the job title of the positions you would
qualify for under your specific major,
this is a sample to get your search started.
To access available jobs with the federal government, go to
The Educational Opportunity Tax Credit reimburses Maine workers
for student loan payments for those who earn a degree at a Maine school
and continue to live and work here after graduation.
Find out more here: