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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.

Fall 2014

If you’re looking for help with resumes, interviewing, internships, the job search, professional networking, or getting in to graduate school, we have a program or event for you!  Programs, locations, dates and times are subject to change. Check back frequently for new events and activities and for the most up-to-date information.

 

Graduate School and Professional Certification Testing Information Table
Kaplan Learning will be on campus with information about the LSAT, MCAT, GMAT, GRE, NCLEX and other tests for graduate school admission and professional certification.
Location: Cafe Ogle (Horrigan Hall, First Floor)
Date: Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Sophomore Strong
Bellarmine University is providing free access to the Strong Interest Inventory for all sophomore students.  This assessment is one of the world’s most widely respected and frequently used career planning tools.  To take the Strong, email us at careerdev@bellarmine.edu. Then, sign up for one of our interpretation sessions on U Knight to get your results. Just search for Sophomore Strong and choose one of the sessions. More dates will be added throughout the semester.

Tuesday, September 9, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 17, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Thursday September 18,  11:00 a.m.-12 noon
Monday, September 29,  4:00-5:00 p.m.
Friday, October 3, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Monday, October 6, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 16, 11:00 a.m.-12 noon


Resume Express—No appointment needed!

If you’re looking for some quick resume feedback, visit us in Horrigan Hall 225F.  Just bring a paper copy of your resume and our staff members will give you some great tips!
Resume Express hours starting Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Wednesdays 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Please note--Resume Express will not be held when class is not in session or during finals week and is cancelled on the following dates:
Tuesday, September 16
Tuesday, October 21
Wednesday, November 26


Perk Up Your Resume
Bring your resumes to receive feedback from hiring managers and recruiters. Just by spending 20 minutes with a professional, they can help you develop stronger communication skills, increase your network capabilities, and explain what exactly employers are looking for regarding resumes. Take a step in the right direction for your future career. To register, visit U Knight at this link. Contact Franeisha Jones at 502.272.8151 or fjones@bellarmine.edu for more information.
Location: Hilary's (Horrigan Hall, First Floor)
Date: Thursday, September 11, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Senior Celebration
Kick off senior year with a champagne toast where it all began—
Seniors: It’s the beginning of your last year of college—that calls for celebration, right?! Right. Join your class mates where it all began during orientation years ago and toast to your accomplishments. Enjoy desserts and hear from young alumni as they reminisce on their BU glory days and give some words of advice on how to make the most of your last lap at Bellarmine.  Register on U Knight.
Location: Muhammad Ali Center
Date: Thursday, September 11, 2014
Time: 7:00 -8:30 p.m.


Internship Application and Registration Deadline
REMINDER: Friday, September 12 is the last day to register for a fall 2014 internship for academic credit. Your Internship Application and Registration Form and written proposal must be approved, signed and submitted to the Registrar's Office by 5 p.m. today. Click here for more information about internship programs.


GRE Practice Test
Kaplan Learning will be on campus offering a FREE sample test of the GRE. If you are planning to apply to graduate school this year or next, take the practice test to see where you stand and to learn how you can improve your scores and chances of admission.Register online.)
Location: Library B10
Date: Saturday, September 13, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Volunteer & Service Fest
Looking for a good opportunity to volunteer, serve, or participate in an internship with a non-profit? Come to the Quad to meet with 70+ community agencies.  Take a moment to give back to a local agency.  Make a commitment to serve and you will be entered for prizes.
Location: Bellarmine University Quad
Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Time: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
***Rain location will be in Horrigan and Hilary's


Work that Room
Have you heard that finding a job or internship is all about who you know? Do you know how to network effectively? Do you know the do's and don'ts at networking events? Featuring expert Terri Thomson of Etiquette in Action, here's an opportunity to learn and practice your skills with students, alumni and employers. FREE food and drink included. Space is limited and pre-registration is required by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­contacting Jennifer Guyer-Wood, 502.272.8242 or careerdev@bellarmine.edu).
Location: Frazier Hall
Date: Thursday, October 2, 2014
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.


Graduation Fair
This event is required for all undergraduate and graduate students planning to graduate in December 2014. Meet with representatives from the Registrar, Bursar, Career Development, Alumni Relations, Bookstore and others to make sure everything is set for your graduation.
Location: Hilary's (Horrigan Hall, First Floor)
Dates and Times: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 to 6:30 p.m.


Fall Career Fair
Learn about future career opportunities as well as current internship and job availability from employers who want to hire Bellarmine students and alumni. Contact Career Development for this year’s participating employers (Jennifer Guyer-Wood, 502.272.8242 or jguyer-wood@bellarmine.edu).
Location: Frazier Hall (George G. Brown Center)
Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
*Note-Students--please bring your Bellarmine ID to this event.


Etiquette Dinner
Enjoy a multi-course meal while learning how to enhance your professionalism from an etiquette expert. Contact Career Development for more information (Lindsay Peters, 502.272.8154 or lpeters@bellarmine.edu).

Location: Frazier Hall
Date: Monday, November 10, 2014
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.


Mock Interviews
Practice your interview skills with Bellarmine Alumni who are successful professionals in a variety of fields. You will get a 30 minute mock interview which includes feedback. Registration is limited so please register by November 6th to ensure your spot! To register, please visit U Knight at this link.

Location: Frazier Hall (George G. Brown Center)
Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


GRE Practice Test
Kaplan Learning will be on campus offering a FREE sample test of the GRE. If you are planning to apply to graduate school this year or next, take the practice test to see where you stand and to learn how you can improve your scores and chances of admission. Contact Career Development for more information (Jennifer Guyer-Wood, 502.272.8242 or  jguyer-wood@bellarmine.edu).
Location: Library B10
Date: Saturday, November 15, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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