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 Spring 2015
Alumni Mentor Program
All events in Frazier unless otherwise specified.
*These are closed events for accepted applicants only.
Required: Thursday, January 15th 5:15-6:15pm
The first Alumni Mentor event will allow ample time for both structured and organic interaction between students and their mentors. A history of the program to date, as well as an overview of the semester’s events, will be shared as well. Dress is business casual.
Optional: Wednesday, February 25th 4:30-5pm
You are highly encouraged to attend an Networking Crash Course
(*Student Mentees only)
Tonight’s Alumni Mentor Event is focused on networking and business etiquette when doing such. Students in the program are HIGHLY encouraged to attend this quick crash course on networking immediately before the Alumni Mentor event. Topics including first impressions, handshakes, name tags, eating at networking events and follow up will be covered by etiquette expert, Christie Leigh Mueller.
Required: Wednesday, February 25th 5:15-6:15pm
Members of the Alumni Mentor Program will be greeted by Christie Leigh Mueller, owner of CLM Business Etiquette Consulting, and given the opportunity to first network with the entire group, and then reconnect with their student/mentor pair.
Required: Tuesday, March 24th 5:15-6:15pm
The final Alumni Mentor Program event will feature BU Class of ’93 and VP at GE, Earnest Mitchell, as the keynote speaker. This event will celebrate the relationships developed and lessons learned over the semester through the Alumni Mentor Program. More details to come.
Tuesday, January 27th 11am-12pm
Location: Fireplace Room, Horrigan Hall
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.
Spotlight Job, Internship and Graduate School Fair
The Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities (AIKCU) Spotlight Career Fair 2015 allows employers to connect with students from a broad range of disciplines and backgrounds, and to fill positions and internships in business, government, the non-profit sector, and more. Students and staff from 20 private colleges and universities in Kentucky and Indiana are invited to participate.
Location: Lexington Center, 430 West Vine Street, Lexington, Kentucky
Thursday, February 26, 2015
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Click here for more information, employer profiles and directions.
Location: Hilary’s in Horrigan Hall
Monday, March 30, 2015
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org).
Spring Career Fair
Location: SuRF Center Indoor Tennis Courts
Thursday, April 9, 2015
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
*To register or see a list of employers attending please visit this link