SJU CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Spring 2013 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 email@example.com or 610-660-3100.
Click here for a printable PDF calendar
View the graduate student webinar here: Using Your Advanced Degree to Land a Job or Promotion
Dinner with Hawks
Thursday, January 31, Campion Student Center, Doyle Banquet Hall, 6:00 PM
This unique program matches students, alumni, and friends based on shared professional interests for a night of good conversation and dinner. Discover insight into different professions; learn dining etiquette and how to navigate life after leaving Hawk Hill. Dinner and reception included. Tickets available at alumni.sju.edu.
How to Land the Perfect Internship
Tuesdays, 11:30 AM, Wachterhauser Seminar Room, Post Learning Commons
Dates (Repeating): 2/12, 2/26, 3/12, 3/26, 4/9
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!
So You Want to Work in New York?
Tuesday, February 5, Haub Executive Center, McShain Residence Hall, 5th Floor, 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. Registration required at http://goo.gl/ZLZi0
Science and Health Networking Night
Wednesday, February 6, Doyle Banquet Hall South, 6:00 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.
Advice from the Internship Insiders Panel Discussion
Thursday, February 7, Presidents’ Lounge, Campion Student Center, 11:30 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!
Psychology Careers Panel
Monday, February 11th, Presidents' Lounge, 5:15 PM
Come learn first-hand about a variety of exciting career paths and get advice from alumni who are working in psychology-related fields. Open to all majors and co-sponsored by the Psychology department. A light dinner is included.
Philly Ad Club Event: Step Up to the Job Genius Bar
Wednesday, February 13, LaSalle University Campus, 6:15pm-8:15pm
This interactive event will give you access to six advertising industry “Job Geniuses,” who will share secrets of a successful job search in marketing, advertising and communications. Registration is required at http://goo.gl/VW4bd.
Employer Drop-In Hours: Career Fair Week
Monday, February 18-Wednesday, February 20, Post Learning Commons Room 128, 1:00 PM – 4:00 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 18, 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 to schedule a mock interview under “Campus Interviews I Qualify For” using keyword mock.
Monday, February 18, Campion Doyle Banquet Hall, 6:00 PM
A representative from Les Richards will share professional attire tips with students. Find out the difference between business professional and business casual and everything in between. If 40 or more students attend, there will be a drawing for a FREE SUIT!
How to Navigate the Career Fair
College of Arts & Sciences Edition: Tuesday, February 19, Presidents’ Lounge - Campion Student Center, 11:30 AM
Haub School of Business Edition: Tuesday, February 19, Mandeville Room 313, 11:30 AM
Attend this brief session to learn tips for preparing, attending and following up after the career fair, as well as learn how to identify which employers want your skills, experience and major.
How to Get a Job and Keep It
Tuesday, February 19, McShain Residence Hall, 5th Floor, 6:00 PM
The Women’s Leadership Council invites you to its fifth annual networking event and dinner. Meet with alumni and senior executives from area organizations to discuss various job-related topics. The link to register is: http://alumni.sju.edu/howtoget2013. A $10 deposit is required; this will be refunded at the event.
SJU Spring Career Fair
Thursday, February 21, SJU Athletics Center, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
With over 150 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 everyone. Dress is professional, bring copies of your resume and be ready to network!
Career Fair Reflection/Follow-Up
Friday, February 22, Post Learning Commons,
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Stop by this session at any time to reflect on your career fair experience and bring your laptop to follow up with all of the great employer contacts you met at the career fair. Career Counselors will be on hand to answer questions about following up with employers. Refreshments will be served.
Teacher Job Fair
Wednesday, March 6, Neumann University, 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.
Managing Human Capital Networking Night
Monday, March 18, Mandeville Dining Room, 6:00 PM
To stay relevant in the global competition for talent, organizations rely on human resources managers to develop employees' skills, increase productivity and build job satisfaction. Join us to learn about the Managing Human Capital major/minor and the wide array of options available to you from the perspective of executives in the field. Open to all majors. Refreshments will be served.
Management and International Business Networking Night
Wednesday, March 20, Haub Executive Center, McShain Residence Hall, 5th Floor, 5:30 PM
Students from all majors are encouraged to come meet representatives from multinational corporations who will attend to network and share information about their rotational/leadership development programs and other career opportunities. Refreshments provided.
Nonprofit & Government Career Fair
Thursday, March 21, Villanova University, 1:00 PM – 4:00 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!
Education Networking Night
Monday, March 25, Campion Student Center, Doyle Banquet Hall, 5:30 PM
Interested in a job in education? Come to this event to hear from employers and current professionals in the field regarding your job search. Refreshments will be served.
Behavioral Analysis Networking Night
Thursday, April 4, Presidents’ Lounge, Campion Student Center, 5:00 PM
Learn about a variety of exciting career paths and get advice from alumni who are working in the field of Behavior Analysis. Open to all majors.
Securing Federal Employment Abroad
Thursday, April 11, 2013, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m, Presidents Lounge, Campion Student Center
Want to see the world while serving your country? Join us for a web-based discussion about the mission- critical, international positions in the government. Participants will hear from agency representatives and Partnership for Public Service staff on a variety of international opportunities and how applicants can leverage language and technology skills to secure a coveted position abroad.
RSVP in SJUCareers.
Leveraging Technology in the Job Search Webinar
Monday, April 22, 2013, 12:00 Noon – 1:00 PM (EST)
The Leveraging Technology in the Job Search Webinar is scheduled for Monday April, 22 from 12 noon – 1:00 pm. Click on the following link to access the webinar - https://online.lasalle.edu/webapps/bb-collaborate-BBLEARN/external.guest.session.launch.event?uid=f221171f-8f79-4d33-b319-2aacc422d9fa. Access will be provided 10 minutes prior to the start time.
We will be using the Blackboard Collaborate technology for this webinar. Here are a few instructions that will help you to successfully join the webinar: Prior to the session, please click here to make sure that your PC/laptop meets the system requirements for Collaborate. When you launch the Collaborate session, you will be prompted to open a JNLP file, which can be found where you would normally find your online downloads from your Internet browser. If you have any trouble opening the JNLP file, check whether you have the latest version of Java: click here to verify Java version. If you do upgrade to the latest version (a free download), restart your computer and try again to access your Collaborate session.