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Career Services Roundup: October 2019

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Brush up your resume, take a crash course on LinkedIn, hit up the Technology Fair, network with reps from big name companies, and more this month! Career Services is committed to making sure you’re market ready.

NYC Campus

Rock Your Resume Workshop
Tuesday, October 1 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Library Computer Lab (Lubin)
Thursday, October 3 | 12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Lubin Lab (Lubin)
Thursday, October 3 | 2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 14th Floor, Resource Room (Seidenberg)
Thursday, October 3 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Library Computer Lab (Dyson)
Monday, October 7 | 12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Library Computer Lab (Dyson)
Tuesday, October 8 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Library Computer Lab (Lubin)
Your resume is one of your primary job search tools. This workshop is designed to help you develop a strong and effective resume to ensure you stand out from the crowd by reflecting your greatest strengths and accomplishments. Learn what employers look for, review tips and samples, and explore different resume formats as you prepare or improve your own unique resume. Be sure to also check out Career Services’ resume guidebook (PDF), too!

Intellectual Property Rights for Entrepreneurs
Wednesday, October 2 | 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | Student Center West​
Have you developed an innovative product or service and find yourself hesitant to share it with prospective investors or partners because you don’t want to see your concept stolen or duplicated? The SBDC partnered with the City Bar Justice Center’s Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project to bring you legal professionals who will help you navigate through the intricacies of intellectual property law to better protect your ideas and business concepts. Register to attend the Intellectual Property Rights for Entrepreneurs event.

Technology Fair
Thursday, October 3 | 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Student Center
Take advantage of this opportunity to gain access to a diverse selection of employers who are offering open internships and entry level jobs in the technology industry. EY, NYU Langone, the NYC Department of Finance, and others will be there. For a full list, check out all the employers set to attend the Technology Fair.

KPMG Mentoring Program for Accounting Majors
Thursday, October 3 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | 163 William Street, Room 501
Sophomore and junior accounting majors! Come hear more about the KPMG mentoring program from Pace alumni and a student mentee. This is a great opportunity to apply for a mentorship in preparation for your career in the industry.

Employer Spotlight: Prager & Co.
Thursday, October 3 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Room W513
Prager & Co., LLC is a leading independent investment banking firm with clients at colleges and universities, health care organizations, cultural institutions, social service agencies, and state and local governments. They’re hiring investment banking analysts for full-time positions!

Resume Bar
Friday, October 4 | 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | 163 William Street, Room 236 (Seidenberg)
Monday, October 7 | 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. | 41 Park Row, 14th Floor, Resource Room (Seidenberg)

A fun, interactive workshop for anyone needing help getting their resume started. It’s easier than it seems! Bring your lunch and a laptop (with Microsoft Word). Career Services can also provide a computer if you need one.

Employer Spotlight: Universal Music Group
Monday, October 7 | 12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Student Center West
Universal Music Group is one of the world’s leading music companies, considered to be part of the “big three” in the industry. Artists include Taylor Swift, Rhianna, Lady Gaga, and more. Get a chance to network with representatives and be sure to register in order to attend the Universal Music Group event.

Employer Spotlight: Sony Corporation
Tuesday, October 8 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Student Center West
Representatives from the Japanese multi-national company Sony Corporation will be visiting to chat about their diverse business and meet with you. Get a chance to network and be sure to register in order to attend the Sony Corporation event.

Market Yourself
Thursday, October 10 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | Bianco Room
Co-sponsored by the American Marketing Association, come learn how to market yourself and be sure to dress to impress! You’ll receive professional headshots and also a chance for your resume to be reviewed. All majors are welcome.

Resume and Cover Letter Workshop
Thursday, October 17 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | Room W513
Co-sponsored by the Business Honors Program Advisory Board, Career Services is going over tips and tricks for creating a professional resume and cover letter. Bring your laptop! Even if you’ve never written one before, that’s okay. Start fresh or learn more about this important tool.


PLV Campus

Interview Workshop
Tuesday, October 1 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Library Computer Lab
This workshop is extremely useful for all students who are preparing for interviews. Discuss common (and often tricky) questions asked by employers and learn how to get the offer. It’s all about how you prep!

Cover Letter Workshop
Wednesday, October 2 | 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Library Computer Lab
This workshop is extremely useful for all students who are preparing for interviews. Discuss common (and often tricky) questions asked by employers and learn how to get the offer. It’s all about how you prep!

Westchester County Health and Human Services Job Fair
Thursday, October 3 | 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. | Westchester County Center
Meet with more than two dozen Westchester Human Services nonprofits with over 500 employment vacancies offering consistent work schedules, benefits, ample support and training, as well as opportunities for professional development. Please bring a copy of your resume. For details, email the Westchester County Department of Health.

LinkedIn 101 Workshop
Thursday, October 3 | 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | Paton House, Workshop Room
Often, your LinkedIn profile is the first thing recruiters will see when they Google your name. Be sure you’re taking advantage of its many features and learn how to create a great, eye-catching profile at this workshop!

KPMG Mentoring Program for Accounting Majors (Virtual)
Thursday, October 3 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | Paton House
Sophomore and junior accounting majors! Hear from Pace alumni and a student mentee of the KPMG mentoring program via video conference. This is a great opportunity to apply for a mentorship in preparation for your career in the industry.

Resume Bar
Friday, October 4 | 12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m. | Paton House, Workshop Room
Monday, October 7 | 12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m. | Paton House, Workshop Room
A fun, interactive workshop for anyone needing help getting their resume started. It’s easier than it seems! Bring your lunch and a laptop (with Microsoft Word). Career Services can also provide a computer if you need one.

Employer Spotlight: Universal Music Group (Virtual)
Monday, October 7 | 12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | Paton House
Universal Music Group is one of the world’s leading music companies, considered to be part of the “big three” in the industry. Artists include Taylor Swift, Rhianna, Lady Gaga, and more. Get a chance to network with representatives and be sure to register in order to attend the Universal Music Group event.

Tips and Treats
Tuesday, October 22 | 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | Paton House
Join Career Services and the CCAR for a workshop on translating your volunteer experience onto your resume. Bring a draft of your resume for personalized assistance. There will be candy!

The Queer Career Search
Wednesday, October 23 | 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. | Mortola Library, Birnbaum Room
Join Assistant Director of Dyson Programs for Career Services Tori Quaranta to learn more about navigating the job hunt while part of the LGBTQA+ community.

Looking for more information about Career Services? Visit them online.

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