Career Development offers a variety of events and activities that help students with career exploration, professional development, job search strategies and more. Alumni Mentors, Employment Professionals and others are frequently involved in resume reviews, mock interviews, career presentations and more. Employers, recruiters and graduate schools set up information tables, make presentations, host receptions, sponsor workshops and conduct on-campus interviews.
Upcoming Events Fall 2015
Welcome Back! Frozen Treats in the Quad.
August 24, 2015
11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
Stop by and say hi to Career Development Staff, and help yourself to a frozen treat to cool off--So excited to have you back on campus!
Volunteer & Service Fest
August 27, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Looking for a good opportunity to volunteer, serve, or participate in an internship with a non-profit? Come out and interact with community agencies making big positive changes. Get involved!
September 3, 2015
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Accounting students are invited to attend this panel discussion and hear from accounting recruiters and professionals from across the Commonwealth on best practices for interviewing, resumes, internships, and networking. Please also come with questions for the panelists.
September 24, 2015
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Frazier Hall
Prepare for the Fall Career Fair
October 8, 2015
5:15 - 6:30 p.m.
The Fall Career Fair for all students is Thursday, October 15... are you ready? Obtain peace of mind by attending this preparation workshop and walk away ready to rock the Career Fair! Topics covered will include what to bring, what to wear, how to talk with potential employers, following up after the fair and more.
Fall Career Fair
October 15, 2015
10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: SuRF Center Indoor Tennis Courts
Open to ALL majors.
October 26, 2015
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Ever wonder why there are so many plates or what fork to use? Enjoy a free four course dinner and learn from an etiquette expert how to make a great impression at a business meal. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
Resumes & Cover Letter Training
November 10, 2015
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Have you heard so many opinions on how to write a resume that you don't even know where to start? Does the idea of writing a cover letter overwhelm you? Attend this workshop and learn best practices to tackle these seemingly tedious tasks with ease.
Networking & Job Search Training
November 17, 2015
This event will either be from 4 - 5:30 p.m. or 5:30 - 7 p.m. The decision on the time will be made closer to the event.
Networking is a pretty scary concept, and the job search is a job within itself--why not take an hour and get some tips to alleviate the stress associated with these tasks? Join Career Development Staff for a short workshop on networking strategies and best practices in the job search.
Thaw Out With Hot Chocolate
December 3, 2015
9:00 a.m. - Noon
Location: Career Development Center Conference Room - Horrigan Hall 225
Upcoming finals are frightful, but hot chocolate is so delightful! Stop by the Career Development Center on Reading Day to warm up with some hot chocolate before heading to the library to study for finals!