Calendar of Events - Fall 2015

 

 

 

SJU CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Fall 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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September

 

Resume Rip-Up 

Tuesday, September 8, Thursday, September 10 & Tuesday, September 15, Lab in Drexel Library,  11:00 AM to Noon 

Bring your resume draft to this working session, get resume writing advice, and receive immediate feedback to perfect your resume.   


Mock Interview Day

Thursday, September 10, Career Development Center - Moore Hall, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 Practice your interviewing skills with a real recruiter. Advance sign-ups required in SJUcareers; “Campus Interviews I Qualify For,” keyword: mock.

 

How to Land an Internship

Thursday, September 10, Wachterhauser Seminar Room-Post Learning Commons, 11:00 AM

Part 1: Take Off: Determine what type of internship is right for you & how to begin the search, 11:00-11:15

Part 2: Flight: Resume & interview preparation for interns, 11:15-11:30

Part 3: Landing: Making the most of your internships, 11:30-11:45


Attend one, or all, of this three-part workshop to learn how to navigate the process of landing an internship. Each part is 15 minutes and is repeated each month.

 

Career Fair Week - September 14 to September 17

Monday, September 14: What to Wear | Retail Showcase with Coupons! Post Learning Commons Atrium, 11:00 AM-2:00 PM

Retailers will be on campus giving advice on professional dress and giving out coupons for students.  Stop by for your career fair outfit consultation.

Tuesday, September 15: What to Say | Practice Your 30 Second Pitch. Campion Parking Lot, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM

There will be FREE Mister Softee ice cream thanks to E&J Gallo Winery.  But wait, there's more.  Practice and perfect your 30 second pitch with SJU alumni who work at E&J Gallo Winery just in time for the career fair.

Wednesday, September 16: What to Bring | Resume Reviews with Employers, Post Learning Commons Atrium, 10:00 AM-6:00 PM

No appointment is needed to get your resume career fair ready.  Take a few minutes to meet with a recruiter to put the finishing touches on your resume.

Thursday, September 17: Career Fair Day | Athletic Center, 10:00 AM-1:30 PM

Employers ranging from nonprofits, start ups, small businesses and government agencies to large multinational corporations will be on campus to hire students for full time, internship, co-op, part time and volunteer/service opportunities.  Remember, if you talk to only 3 employers, that's 3 more than you would have otherwise met in person.  Tours are available for first timers.  Professional dress is required.  Check SJUcareers daily for the list of employers.

 

So You Want to Work in New York? Tuesday, September 15,  6:00 PM, Haub Executive Center (McShain)

 
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.  Don’t miss this unique opportunity to meet and ask questions of these experienced business leaders in the New York market, who also serve as active members of the Saint Joseph’s University New York Council. Space is limited; please register at alumni.sju.edu/WorkinNY


Hawk Career Network Series

- Leadership, Consulting & Human Resources, Tuesday, September 29, 5:30 PM, Presidents' Lounge, Campion Student Center

- Finance, Insurance & Real Estate, Tuesday, September 29, 5:30 PM, Doyle Banquet Hall, Campion Student Center

- Politics, Government & Law, Wednesday, September 30, 5:30 PM, Doyle Banquet Hall, Campion Student Center

Meet with SJU alumni and employers to learn about career paths, internships and full-time career opportunities. Refreshments provided.

 

How to Land an Internship

Thursday, October 8, Wachterhauser Seminar Room-Post Learning Commons, 11:00 AM

Part 1: Take Off: Determine what type of internship is right for you & how to begin the search, 11:00-11:15

Part 2: Flight: Resume & interview preparation for interns, 11:15-11:30

Part 3: Landing: Making the most of your internships, 11:30-11:45


Attend one, or all, of this three-part workshop to learn how to navigate the process of landing an internship. Each part is 15 minutes and is repeated each month.

 

Graduate, Law & Professional School Prep Week

Law School Personal Essay Boot Camp, Thursday, October 15, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Drexel Library, Post Learning Commons, Wachterhauser Seminar Room

  Applying to law school? Attend this boot camp conducted by Dr. Susan Liebell to make sure your personal essay will impress!

 

Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) Forum, Saturday, October 17, 9:00 AM - 4:00PM, New York, NY
FREE charter bus transportation sponsored by the SJU Law Alumni Endowment Fund! Attend workshops on topics including school selection and preparing your applications and speak directly with law school reps.  Registration for both the forum and transportation are required for this all day event.  Visit the Pre-Law Events section of the website and follow all directions. 

 

Roadmap for Graduate School, Tuesday, October 20, 11:00 AM, Forum Theater, Campion
Watch Dr. Don Martin, author of Road Map for Graduate Study:  A Guide for Prospective Graduate Students and recent contributor to U.S. News & World Report magazine, present an insider’s perspective on researching graduate and professional institutions, going through the application process, and financing your education. 

 

Preparing Your Grad School Essay/Personal Statement, Thursday, October 22, 11:00 AM, Presidents Lounge, Campion
Come hear Dr. Don Martin, for an insider’s perspective on what to include in a personal statement and a process for success. 

 

How to Land an Internship

Thursday, November 12, 11:00 AM, Wachterhauser Seminar Room-Post Learning Commons

Part 1: Take Off: Determine what type of internship is right for you & how to begin the search, 11:00-11:15

Part 2: Flight: Resume & interview preparation for interns, 11:15-11:30

Part 3: Landing: Making the most of your internships, 11:30-11:45


Attend one, or all, of this three-part workshop to learn how to navigate the process of landing an internship. Each part is 15 minutes and is repeated each month.

 

International Career Day, Saturday, November 14, 9:30 am – 3:30 PM, Campion

This conference focuses on educating globally-minded American students with interests in international opportunities after graduation, as well as international students who wish to work in the U.S. after graduation.  Join presentations by alumni and experienced professionals who have successfully achieved these goals.