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New Facebook Application: Jobs Facebook users can now job search while they chat. The largest online jobsite inthe US, CareerBuilder.com, has begun a partnership with the popular website.College and high school students alike will now have the benefit ofCareerBuilder.com’s advanced technology, which will look at a member’s major inschool, their hometown and network, then match them with a job that best goeswith their interests.Make Your Mark On The Political TrailAttention Students! Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has begun his search foran ad commercial for his campaign. Announced in late August, the “Team Mitt:Create Your Own Ad Contest” will continue through Sept. 17. A winner will bechosen by online votes and the people behind Romney’s campaign.Meet the Firms Night The College of Management is hosting “Meet the Firms Night” on Sept. 19. InBallroom C of the Campus Center, students will have a chance to take part in thecareer fair from 4-7 p.m. Entry-level opportunities and internships will beavailable. Graduating accounting students are encouraged to attend, and shouldsend in resumes to [email protected].Book Money Not For Books? The National Association of College Stores, the association who represents $11billion of collegiate retailing industry, has recently updated their featurecalled “Where the New Textbook Dollar Goes.” The chart elaborates on theproduction and delivery prices of material for new college classes, and can befound at www.nacs.org/common/research/textbooks$.pdf.