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Etiquette Tip of the Week: Interview meal quick hits

Some people think, “I’ll never have an interview meal. Interview meals are for finance or accounting majors and law students.”

No matter what business you are in, you are always eating with others.  There are meetings that run long, where sandwiches are ordered in; dining with clients or vendors; lunches and dinners with trade groups or at conventions; charitable fundraisers; company events with food; and if you have a cafeteria on site, you might lunch with many different people.

So what are some of the Interview Meal Quick Hits that apply to other business dining situations, too?

Culture and Manners Institute

Check out our video about the 2014 Career Fair!

Thanks to all the great UMaine students
who shared their tips on how to best prepare for the fair.

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Walk-In Hours

We will not offer walk-in hours during semester break.

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Federal Government career information tools

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

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:


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Orono, Maine 04469