Calendar of Events - Spring 2016

 

 

 

SJU CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Spring 2016 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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January


Job Search Jump Start

Wednesday, January 13, 1:30PM - 4:00 PM - Campion, Presidents’ Lounge

Graduating this spring? Then Job Search Jump Start is for you! Get a head-start the day before classes begin to develop your job search strategy, so you can hit the ground running. Job Search Jump Start is an interactive program designed to help you identify your skills, develop your professional presence - including an effective resume and LinkedIn profile, and practice networking and interviewing strategies.

Internship Week

How to Land an Internship

Tuesday, January 26, 11:00 12:00 PM
Wachterhauser Seminar Room-Post LearningCommons

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 jump-start your plans.

 

Unlock the Secrets to Acing Your Internship

Wednesday, January 27, 5:00PM - 6:00PM

You landed the perfect internship, but now what? Hear from employer experts on how to make the most of your internship experience and truly succeed!

 

Intern to Intern: Advice from Internship Insiders 

Thursday, January 28, 11:00 AM 12:00 PM

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. Snacks included.

 

Talk with Hawks

Tuesday, January 26, 6:30 PM 8:00 PM, Doyle Banquet Hall

This highly interactive networking event will teach you the do’s and don’ts of attending a networking event while offering exposure to alumni and professionals with shared interests. Discover insight into different professions and meet people who want to help you. Register at alumni.sju.edu.

 

February


Hawk Career Network Series

Tuesday, February 2 and Thursday, February 4, 5:30 PM 7:00 PM
Meet with SJU alumni and employers to learn about career paths, internships and full-time career opportunities. Refreshments provided.

 

  • Technology & Entrepreneurship -  2/2, Presidents Lounge 
  • Marketing, Communications & the Arts -  2/2, Doyle Banquet Hall 
  • Science & Health - 2/4, Doyle Banquet Hall  

 

How to Land an Internship

Tuesday, February 16, 11:00 12:00 PM
Wachterhauser Seminar Room-Post LearningCommons

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 jump-start your plans.

 

Career Fair Clinic

Your Prescription for Success!

Tuesday, February 16 & Wednesday, February 17, 11:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Career Development Center

Get prepared and ready for the Career Fair by attending three events at the Career Development Center: Practice Your Pitch, Resume Critiques, and Careers by Symplicity App Demo. Come away with an improved resume, enhanced elevator pitch, and a phone app to help you navigate the Career Fair like a pro!

 

College of Arts & Sciences and Haub School of Business Career Fair

Thursday, Febraury 18, Athletics Center, 10:00 AM-1:30 PM
Check SJUcareers daily for the list of employers. Employers representing diverse industries and organizations from nonprofits and small businesses to government agencies to large and multinational corporations will be on campus recruiting students of all majors (undergraduate and graduate) for full time, internship, co-op, and part time and volunteer/service opportunities. Tours will be available for first time attendees, and back by popular demand, there will be a LinkedIn photo booth where you can get a free professional headshot!

 

March


How to Land an Internship

Tuesday, March 15, 11:00 12:00 PM
Wachterhauser Seminar Room-Post LearningCommons

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 jump-start your plans.

 

Hawk Career Network Series, Monday, March 21, 5:30 PM 7:00PM

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

  • Education & Social Impact, 5th Floor, McShain Hall

 

Nonprofit & Government Career Fair

Thursday, March 31, 11:00AM 2:00PM, Athletics Center

Interested in a job or internship in the nonprofit 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.  Workshops on Federal Government and Nonprofit hiring will also be offered during the fair.  For a list of organizations attending the fair go here: https://app.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/383/employer_preview

April

DVEC Teacher Job Fair

Wednesday, April 6, 9:00 AM* - 3:00 PM, Expo Center, Oaks, PA
Hundreds of school districts will be on hand to recruit new teachers.  Advance ticket purchase strongly recommended.  Buy your ticket at the Career Development Center or the Education Department, and visit www.dvec.net for more details. *Please note: only those who pre-register will be permitted to enter before 10:00 AM.

 

How to Land an Internship

Tuesday, April 12, 11:00 12:00 PM
Wachterhauser Seminar Room-Post LearningCommons

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 jump-start your plans.