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Career Services Roundup 2018

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From a networking road trip to careers in science to polishing your resume, there are a ton of ways to help build your personal brand and land that next position. We’re bringing you all the latest opportunities from Career Services!

Got plans this winter break? Career Services invites you to apply for Road Trips to the Real World, an incredible opportunity to travel directly to popular organizations! Learn firsthand about a career field, network with employees, and explore internship and job opportunities all while road tripping it. Site visits will take place anywhere between Thursday, January 3, through Friday, January 18, 2019. Interested? For more information and to apply for this opportunity, check out the Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers site.

And now, without further ado, here are all the local opportunities available to you this November thanks to Career Services:

NYC Campus

Interview Lab
Wednesday, November 7 | 12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m. | Computer Lab, Birnbaum Library
Put your interview skills to the test! Attend the Interview Lab to practice your 30-second pitch and develop the ability to talk about your academic and professional experience in a group setting. Be sure to check your Blackboard community and watch the "Ace Your Interview" videos before attending this workshop.

Science Career Connections
Thursday, November 8 | 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Computer Lab, Birnbaum Library
A casual networking and recruiting event where you will be able to meet and speak with reps from different companies in different areas within the science fields such as research companies/labs, hospitals, med schools, and more. This is a great opportunity to land an internship or even your first full-time job! There will be free food and beverages. Bring copies of your resume!

LinkedIn Lab
Wednesday, November 14 | 12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m. | Computer Lab, Birnbaum Library
Come for an in-person demonstration of the various functions of LinkedIn. Learn how to create a targeted and powerful profile, how to network effectively, and how to use their tools when job searching.

PLV Campus

Resume Bar
Monday, November 5
Friday, November 9
Monday, November 12
12:30 p.m.–1:15 p.m. | Paton House

No resume? No problem! This is a beginners workshop for anyone who needs help putting together their resume. All you need is your lunch and a laptop (or you can use one of the available computers).

Interview Workshop
Tuesday, November 6
Tuesday, November 13
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | Paton House

If you're prepping for interviews, this is the workshop for you! Discuss questions asked by employers and learn all the tips and tricks for standing out as a stellar candidate.

Cover Letter Workshop
Thursday, November 8 | 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | Paton House
Not sure what to write in a cover letter or even where to start? Career Services will help step you through the process so that your application doesn't get lost in the shuffle.