Calendar of Events - Spring 2015

 

 

 

SJU CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER

SPRING 2015 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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January


Talk with Hawks

Wednesday, January 28, Campion Student Center, Doyle Banquet Hall, 6:00 PM

This highly interactive networking event will teach you the do’s and don’ts of attending a networking event while offering exposure to alumni and professionals with shared interests. Discover insight into different professions and meet people who want to help you. Register at alumni.sju.edu.

 

February

 

Hawk Career Network Series: Science & Health

Tuesday, February 3, Campion Student Center, Doyle Banquet Hall, 5:30 PM

Interested in a career in science or health?  Get insider advice from alumni and other professionals working in these fields.  Ask your career-related questions from people who have the answers. Refreshments will be served.

 

Hawk Career Network Series: Non-Profit & Human Services

Wednesday, February 4, Campion Student Center, Doyle Banquet Hall South, 5:30 PM 

Meet alumni and other professionals working at non-profit organizations focused on meeting human needs. Build valuable relationships with industry professionals who will share insights into their career paths, provide “insider” advice about their organizations. Refreshments will be served.

 

How to Land the Perfect Internship

Tuesday, February 10, Wachterhauser Seminar Room, Post Learning Commons, 11:30 AM

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.

 

CAREER FAIR WEEK: February 16th – February 20th

 

Ask an Employer

Monday, February 16-Wednesday, February 18, Post Learning Commons Atrium, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Get advice on your resume from recruiters who screen resumes—just in time for the career fair. Stop by with your resume, or career related questions.

 

Mock Interview Day

Monday, February 16, Career Development Center - Moore Hall

Hone your interviewing skills with a real recruiter and learn your interviewing strengths and weaknesses through a mock interview.  Advance sign-ups required: Login to your SJUcareers account at www.sju.edu/careers to schedule a mock interview under “Campus Interviews I Qualify For” using keyword: mock.

 

Advice from the Internship Insiders Panel Discussion

Tuesday, February 17, Campion Student Center, Forum Theater, 11:15 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 included.

 

SJU Spring Career Fair

Thursday, February 19, SJU Athletics Center, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM

With over 160 employers representing diverse industries and offering a range of opportunities (full time, part time, internship, co-op, volunteer, service), the career fair has something for all majors, degree levels and class years.  Dress is professional (www.pinterest.com/sjucareers), bring copies of your resume and be ready to network and get work.


How to Get a Job and Keep It

Tuesday, February 24, Campion Student Center, Doyle Banquet Hall, 6:00 PM

How to Get a Job and Keep It is a complimentary event sponsored by the Women’s Leadership Council, in collaboration with the Career Development Center.
 
Join Hawk alumnae and students for a night of networking and conversation about the challenges and opportunities in womens’ professional lives. Attendees will gain insight into the daily lives of alumnae who are leaders in their industry and hear their reflections on topics impacting women today.

6:00 p.m. | Registration
6:15 p.m. | Welcome, roundtable discussions
7:45 p.m. | Dinner

Dress is business attire. To register, please visit:  http://alumni.sju.edu/s/1378/index.aspx?sid=1378&gid=1&pgid=3318&content_id=4109

Please contact Shaniqua Rudd (srudd@sju.edu) with any questions.

 

 March


Hawk Career Network Series: Marketing & Communications

Wednesday, March 4, Campion Student Center, Doyle Banquet Hall South, 5:30 PM

Meet alumni and other professionals from the marketing and communications 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 plans. Refreshments will be served.

 

How to Land the Perfect Internship

Tuesday, March 17, Wachterhauser Seminar Room, Post Learning Commons, 11:30 AM

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.

 

DVEC Teacher Job Fair

Wednesday, March 18, Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks, 9:00 AM* – 3:30 PM

Hundreds of school districts will be on hand to recruit new teachers.  Advance ticket purchase strongly recommended.  Buy your ticket at the CDC in Moore Hall, and visit www.dvec.net for more details. *Please note: only those who pre-register will be permitted to enter before 10:00 AM.

 

Hawk Career Network Series: Education

Monday, March 23, Campion Student Center, Doyle Banquet Hall, 5:30 PM

Interested in a job in education?  Want to know how to use your education degree in a non-traditional setting?  Come to this event to hear from employers and professionals in the field.  Get “insider” advice and build valuable relationships.  Refreshments will be served. 

 

Nonprofit & Government Career Fair

Thursday, March 26, Villanova University Jake Nevin Field House, 11:00 AM – 2:00 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.  Workshops on Federal Government and Nonprofit hiring will also be offered during the fair.

 

April

 

Federal Government Agency Crawl

Friday, April 10, Philadelphia, 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Visit 3 agencies to learn about opportunities to work, intern and volunteer within the federal government.  Space is limited and registration will open on Wednesday, March 18th.

How to Land the Perfect Internship

Tuesday, April 14, Wachterhauser Seminar Room, Post Learning Commons, 11:30 AM

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.

 

Interested in Law School?

Visit the Pre-Law Advising website for details about events and workshops to help you prepare for the Law School application process. 
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