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Careers in Aging Week
Bright Future. Many Possibilities.  
Next year's Careers in Aging Week will take place April 5-11, 2015

Bringing Greater Awareness and Visibility to Aging and Aging Research
Careers in Aging Week (CIAW) is an annual event intended to bring greater awareness and visibility to the wide-ranging career opportunities in aging and aging research. Universities and colleges across the world participate by sponsoring events at their schools or in their communities.

Careers in Aging Week User Meeting at GSA’s 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting
Learn how other institutions used CIAW to promote the field and support their respective programs, as well as come away with new ideas and resources to help support an event on your campus. To view the presentation, click here.

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FREE: Careers in Aging Brochure:  Download it today

Events and Activities
Each year campuses organize events to fit the needs and interests of their academic community, as well as the aging community around them. Examples of events include informal gatherings, panel discussions, film screenings, poster sessions, and career fairs. Careers in Aging Week is always the first full week in April (Sunday to Saturday).

Thinking about hosting an event? Download our brochure for more tips and ideas. 
  
Award Application
Educational institutions are invited to apply for one of a limited number of $400 awards for their planned activities. The application is now available, click here. Questions email ciawapp@geron.org
 
2014 Careers in Aging Week Award Winners
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA), in partnership with The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) and the Geriatric Social Work Initiative (GSWI), is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Careers in Aging Week awards. The awards provide $400 to support CIAW events that raise the awareness about the exciting opportunities that careers in aging provide. This year 17 educational institutions will be receiving awards. Click here to view the 2014 award winners. Special thanks to the team of reviewers who carefully read and provided feedback on the 2014 applications.
 
Promotional Items
Promotional items and kits are available to help promote your institution's events. The order form is now available, click here.  Any questions, please contact ciaw@geron.org .

Resources
► View profiles of gerontology professionals
► Watch interview clips and other videos on YouTube
Exploring Careers in Aging: includes a list of nearly 200 jobs associated with aging 
► Peruse jobs at AgeWork 
► Watch webinars at GSA and AGHE.
    - NEW! GSA Emerging Scholar and Professional Organization (ESPO) Professional Development Webinar Series: Increasing the Odds that Your Manuscript will be Published. Learn more here.
► FREE: Careers in Aging Brochure: Download it today!

 Careers in Aging Week is supported by the
Innovation Fund