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Career Services Roundup: September 2019

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Need to polish your resume? Wondering if LinkedIn is still a thing? Want to land an internship? Career Services has got you covered! They’re rolling out a ton of workshops, career fairs, boot camps, and more to make sure you’re ready to seize a new opportunity with a great company.

Choose your campus:

 

NYC Campus

Rock Your Resume Workshop
Thursday, September 5 | 12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 14th Floor (Lubin)
Thursday, September 5 | 2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 14th Floor (Seidenberg)
Thursday, September 5 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Library Computer Lab (Dyson)
Friday, September 6 | 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 14th Floor (Seidenberg)

Monday, September 9 | 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. | 41 Park Row, 14th Floor (Seidenberg)
Monday, September 9 | 12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Library Computer Lab (Dyson)
Tuesday, September 10 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Library Computer Lab (Lubin)

Thursday, September 12 | 12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Lubin Lab (Lubin)
Thursday, September 12 | 2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 14th Floor, Resource Room (Seidenberg)
Thursday, September 12 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Library Computer Lab (Dyson)

Monday, September 16 | 12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Library Computer Lab (Dyson)
Monday, September 16 | 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. | 41 Park Row, 14th Floor, Resource Room (Seidenberg)
Friday, September 13 | 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | 163 William Street, Think Tank (Seidenberg)

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, too!

Meet the Firms Boot Camp
Thursday, September 5 | 3:25 p.m.4:25 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, W613
Monday, September 9 | 12:10 p.m.1:10 pm. | One Pace Plaza, W607
Are you a business student? Will you be attending the Meet the Firms event on Tuesday, September 10? Prepare with this resume workshop tailored specifically for your needs!

STEM Diversity Career Expo
Friday, September 6 | 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. | 481 8th Ave, New York NY 10001
Fortune 500 companies and government agencies are looking to recruit new, diverse talent in the STEM fields, both entry-level and professional. Business attire is required, and you must bring multiple copies of your resume.

How to Work a Career Fair
Friday, September 6 | 12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, W613
In this workshop, you will learn best practices and all the tips and tricks necessary to navigate employers at career fairs. Let Career Services help you land your next big opportunity!

Meet the Firms
Tuesday, September 10 | 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Student Center
Deloitte. EY. KPMG. This is the real deal. Get your chance to interact with recruiters and potential employers from major accounting and finance firms, and network your way to an internship or job opportunity. For a full list, check out all the businesses set to attend Meet the Firms.

Interview Lab
Wednesday, September 11 | 12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, W624
Develop the skills necessary to land an internship! Here, you will get the chance to discuss difficult questions asked by employers and learn a variety of interview formats. This workshop is highly recommended for all students hoping to better prepare for upcoming interviews.


PLV Campus

Handshake Kick-off
Wednesday, September 4 | 12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m. | Kessel Student Center
New to Handshake? Learn how to apply to internships and jobs using this great software. Book an appointment, sign up for a workshop, register for the upcoming and highly anticipated Job and Internship Fair, ask questions, and more. There will be fun raffle prizes, too!

Resume Bar
Monday, September 9 | 12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m. | Paton House, Workshop Room
Friday, September 13 | 12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m. | Paton House, Workshop Room
Monday, September 16 | 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.

Interview Workshop
Tuesday, September 10 | 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | Paton House, Workshop Room
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!

How to Work a Job and Internship Fair
Tuesday, September 17 | 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | Paton House
Wednesday, September 18 | 12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m. | Paton House
Create a 30-second "elevator pitch" and learn how to best present yourself when you meet with a recruiter at a job and internship fair. You will immediately stand out from the crowd by being prepared.

Cover Letter Workshop
Wednesday, September 18 | 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | Paton House
Not sure what to say in your cover letter, or even how to start writing it? Attend this workshop to learn more about crafting this important tool or simply editing the one you already have. Employers do read cover letters, and sometimes, it’s what convinces them to offer an interview.

LinkedIn 101 Workshop
Thursday, September 19 | 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | Paton House
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!

Job and Internship Fair
Wednesday, September 25 | 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. | Goldstein Fitness Center
One of the biggest events on campus, several employers will be hiring for internships, co-op programs, and full-time job opportunities from a wide variety of majors! This event is open to all students. Be sure to RSVP to the Job and Internship Fair on Handshake.

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

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