Calendar of Events - Fall 2014

 

 

 

SJU CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER

FAll 2014 CALENDAR of 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.

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September


How to Land an Internship

Tuesday, September 9, Wachterhauser Seminar Room, Post Learning Commons, 11:00 AM

Attend this 30 minute workshop to learn about internships and how to navigate the process of landing an internship, from searching and applying to interviewing.

 

Career Fair Prep Week: September 15th-19th 

Check the Career Fair Week Calendar for Details

 

9/15: Professional Dress, Look Your Best! | North Lounge | 4:00 PM-5:00 PM 

9/16: Practice Your Pitch (Free Ice Cream!) | Mister Softee Truck/Campion Lot, 12:00 PM-3:00 PM 

9/17: Mock Interview Day | Moore Hall, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM (advanced sign-up required) 

9/18: Resumania | Post Learning Commons Atrium, 10:00 AM-3:00 PM 

9/19: Career Fair Candy Drop | Post Learning Commons Atrium, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Top 5 Tips to Crank up Your Impact & Results on LinkedIn

Wednesday, September 17, Webinar, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Donna Serdula, the foremost expert in LinkedIn profile optimization, will share tips and best practices for using LinkedIn successfully.  Registration required at http://goo.gl/ZtB4bo

 

Fall Career Fair

Tuesday, September 23, Athletic Center, 10:00 AM-1:30 PM

With over 160 employers representing diverse industries and offering full time, part time, internship, co-op and volunteer/service roles, the career fair welcomes all majors and class years to attend. Check SJUcareers for the full list of employers. Professional dress required.  New this year: get a free professional LinkedIn headshot for your profile!

 

So You Want to Work in New York? 

Thursday, September 25, Doyle Banquet Hall, 6:00 PM

Executives from some of New York’s most prestigious companies will host roundtable conversations for all students who may be interested in interning or working in New York City.  Don’t miss this unique opportunity to meet and ask questions of these experienced business leaders in the New York market, who also serve as active members of the Saint Joseph’s University New York Council. Please register at: http://goo.gl/ONr9br

 

Hawk Career Network Series: Insurance & Financial Services

Tuesday, September 30, Doyle Banquet Hall, 5:30 PM

Meet with alumni and employers in the risk management, insurance and financial services fields to learn about career paths, internship and full-time career opportunities.  Refreshments provided.


October

 

Hawk Career Network Series: Public Service & Law

Wednesday, October 1, Doyle Banquet Hall North, 5:30 PM

Interested in working for the greater good? Meet with alumni and employers in law enforcement, government and legal fields to learn about career paths in public service.  Refreshments provided.

 

Hawk Career Network Series: Technology

Wednesday, October 1, Doyle Banquet Hall South, 5:30 PM 

Join us to learn about the broad array of opportunities available to you within the technology field! Meet with alumni and employers to explore various career paths in this diverse industry and to gain insight into internship and full-time career opportunities. Refreshments provided.

 

How to Land an Internship

Tuesday, October 7, Wachterhauser Seminar Room, Post Learning Commons, 11:00 AM

Attend this 30 minute workshop to learn about internships and how to navigate the process of landing an internship from searching and applying to interviewing. 

 

New York Interview Day

Tuesday, October 14, New York City

Companies representing a variety of industries will be interviewing SJU students for full time and internship positions in the Big Apple.  Advance application is required through SJUcareers.  The deadline to apply for the New York Interview Day is September 14th.

 

Getting into Graduate/Professional School

Tuesday, October 21, President’s Lounge, Campion, 11:00 AM 

Come hear Dr. Don Martin, author of Road Map for Graduate Study:  A Guide for Prospective Graduate Students and recent contributor to U.S. News & World Report magazine, for an insider’s perspective on researching graduate and professional institutions, going through the application process, and financing your education. 

 

Job Search for International Students

Thursday, October 23, Doyle Banquet Hall South, 3:30 PM

Hear from a panel of international alumni who conducted successful job searches as well as employers who hire international students to learn tips on how to conduct an effective job search.  For additional details, check the events calendar on SJUcareers.

 

November

 

How to Land an Internship

Tuesday, November 11, Wachterhauser Seminar Room, Post Learning Commons, 11:00 AM

Attend this 30 minute workshop to learn about internships and how to navigate the process of landing an internship from searching and applying to interviewing.

 

Year of Service Panel

Wednesday, November 19, Doyle Banquet Hall, 5:30 PM

Thinking about taking a year after graduation to volunteer full-time?  Come listen to and talk with alumni who have done a year (or more) of service - how did they choose the organizations they worked with - and what have they done since? Refreshments provided.