Career Events

SJU CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Spring 2012 FEATURED EVENTS

 

Reserve your spot for Career Development Center events today!

Access your SJUcareers account (via www.sju.edu/careers) to register for events, update your account profile, post your updated resume, and search for full-time, part-time, on-campus, internship and scholarship opportunities. For questions, please contact the CDC at careerhelp@sju.edu or 610-660-3100.

 

How to Land the Perfect Internship

Tuesdays, 11:30 AM, Career Development Center, Moore Hall

Dates (Repeating):  1/24,   1/31,   2/7,   2/14,   2/21,   2/28,   3/13

Are you interested in getting an internship and not sure where to begin?  Will you receive academic credit?  How will you find one that's right for you?  What will employers expect?  How can you prepare to ‘stand out' as an applicant?  Come to this info session to jumpstart your plans!

 

SJUcareers and the On-Campus Interview Program

Thursdays, 11:30 AM, Career Development Center, Moore Hall

Dates (Repeating):  1/26,   2/2,   2/9,   2/16,   3/1,   3/15,   3/22

Employers are coming to campus and want to interview YOU for internships and entry-level positions, but before you apply, you must attend one of these brief sessions to participate in on-campus interviewing. Learn the process, interviewing etiquette and get a tour of the interviewing facilities.

 

 

Kaplan Test Prep

Online - February; In-person - February 27, 6:00 PM

Kaplan will be hosting Free Practice Tests for GRE, LSAT, and MCAT at Saint Joseph's University on Monday, February 27th at 6pm.  Students will have the opportunity to see what the exam is like before they take the real thing AND receive detailed score feedback that same evening.

For students who are unable to make it on the 27th, or those interested in preparing for the GMAT, DAT, OAT, or PCAT, Kaplan will be hosting a series of online practice tests through out February.  You can register for these exams at the link below as well.

For each registration collected, Kaplan will be donating $1 to the Doctors Without Borders Challenge!  Thank you for helping us in our efforts to raise funds for this worthy cause!

To register for practice tests, click on the link below:

http://bit.ly/SJUpractice


Advice from the Internship Insiders Panel Discussion

Thursday, February 2, Presidents' Lounge, 11:30 AM

Come hear success stories from a panel of students who have already completed internships.  Fellow Hawks will share their strategies for finding internships, how to be a competitive candidate, and how to get the most out of the experience.  Pizza lunch included!

 

Psychology Careers Panel

Monday, February 6, Forum Theatre, 5:30 PM

Come learn first-hand about a variety of exciting career paths and get advice from alumni who are working in psychology-related fields.  Open to all majors and co-sponsored by the Psychology department.  A light dinner is included.

 

Mock Interview Day

Tuesday, February 7, Career Development Center, Moore Hall

Practice your interviewing skills with a recruiter to get valuable feedback on your interviewing strengths and weaknesses.  Advance sign up is required.  Login to SJUcareers to reserve your mock interview slot under "Campus Interviews I Qualify For."

 

Dinner with Hawks: Mingling and Mentoring

Thursday, February 9, Campion Student Center, 6:00 PM

This unique program matches students, alumni, parents and friends based on shared professional and personal interests for a night of good conversation and dinner. Discover the insight into different professions as well as navigating life and career after leaving Hawk Hill. Dinner and reception included. Tickets available online: click here (Direct link: http://alumni.sju.edu/s/1378/index.aspx?sid=1378&gid=1&pgid=795&content_id=632)

 

Management and International Business Networking Night

Monday, February 13, Doyle Banquet Hall South, 5:30 PM

Students from all majors are encouraged to come meet representatives from multinational corporations will attend to network and share information about their rotational/leadership development programs and other career opportunities.  Refreshments will be served.

 

Employer Drop-Ins

Tuesdays, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Mandeville 304

Stop by the tables outside of Mandeville 304 to get employer feedback on your resume and ask career related questions to get advice from the recruiter's perspective.

2/14 - Ernst & Young

2/21 - First Financial Group/Mass Mutual

2/28 - Vanguard

3/13 - McKee Risk Management

3/20 - TBD

3/27 - Kreischer Miller 

 

Science and Health Networking Night

Wednesday, February 15, Presidents' Lounge, 6:00 PM

Interested in a career in science or health?  Come meet alumni and other professionals working in these fields to learn about their careers, get ‘insider' advice, and learn how to get started on your path to success!

 

How to Get a Job and Keep It

Tuesday, February 21, Doyle Banquet Hall, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Women's Leadership Council invites you to its fourth annual speed networking event and dinner. Visit five different stations for ‘mini presentations' on various job-related topics led by alumni and senior executives from area organizations.  Afterwards, enjoy a sit down dinner with council members as well as a mentor meet-up activity and resume drop for attendees . You will have a chance to win gift cards to area stores, restaurants and spas, so don't miss this wonderful event! For questions, please contact the CDC at careerhelp@sju.edu or 610-660-3100.

 

SJU Spring Career Fair

Thursday, February 23, SJU Athletics Center, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

More than 150 employers are expected to recruit for full-time, internship, part time, co-op and volunteer opportunities.  Check SJUcareers for details and daily updates on registered organizations!

 

Marketing and Communication Careers Night

Tuesday, February 28, North Lounge, Campion Student Center, 6:00 PM

Interested in a career in marketing or communications?  Meet alumni and other professionals working in these fields.  Learn about their positions and career paths, get ‘insider' advice on their companies, and build valuable relationships with people who are excited to support your own career development!  Refreshments will be served.

 


Philadelphia MBA/Graduate Business Consortium Event

Wednesday, February 29, Double Tree Hotel, Center City Philadelphia, 2:00 - 5:00 pm

All graduate business students are invited to attend this panel discussion and professional networking event.  Panelists will include recruiters from some of the region's largest organizations, who will discuss job search and interviewing tips specifically for graduate business students.  For questions, please contact the CDC at careerhelp@sju.edu or 610-660-3100

 

Teacher Job Fair

Thursday, March 15, West Chester University 9:00 AM* - 3:30 PM

Several hundred school districts will be on hand to recruit new teachers.  Advance ticket purchase strongly recommended.  Visit the Career Development Center to buy tickets and visit www.dvec.net for more information.

*Please note that only those who pre-register will be permitted to enter at 9:00 AM.  Doors open for those who did not pre-register at 10:00 AM.

 

Networking Event: Small/Mid-Sized Employers, Big Opportunities

Tuesday, March 20, Location and Time TBA

Small to mid-sized employers create a large number of jobs each year.  Attend this event to meet entrepreneurs and small to mid-sized employers and learn about a variety of internships and full time opportunities!   Location and other details to be announced soon.

 

Nonprofit & Government Career Fair

Tuesday, March 20, SJU Athletics Center, 12:30 - 3:30 PM

Interested in a job or internship in the non-profit or government sector?  This is the fair is for you!  Don't miss this chance to meet numerous non-profit organizations and federal and state agencies that will be on campus to meet you and discuss career opportunities!

 

Art Career Night

Wednesday, March 28, Campus Commons (Maguire Campus) 6:00 PM

Interested in learning more about careers in fine arts, art history, art education, and design? Come hear alumni speak about their experiences and provide valuable insight into working in the art field.  Light dinner provided.

 

 

Managing Your Online Reputation

Thursday, March 29, President's Lounge, Campion Student Center, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Chances are you probably want a job or internship at some point. In the application and interview process, employers are Googling you. Attend this workshop to find out how to be proactive in managing your online reputation and how to use social media to your advantage in the job search. 

 

Senior Etiquette Dinner

Wednesday, March 21, Manayunk Brewery, 6:00 PM

Not sure which fork to use during a formal dinner?  What should you order during an interview lunch?  Learn all about dining etiquette while enjoying a four-course meal.  Limited seating and advance sign-up required.  Ticket cost is $10 per person.  Visit the Career Development Center in Moore Hall to purchase your ticket.  Hosted by the Career Development Center and the Office of Alumni Relations.