The career services office is offering its Career Focus Thursdays workshops this semester, and on Thursday, February 6 they will offer Intro to Internships at 4:15 p.m., in Orrico Hall lower level. They will also offer Network Your Way to an Internship or Job at 4:15 on Thursday, February 13, with a Biotechnology Career Panel at 6 p.m. in Buckley Center room 163 that same evening. Please help spread the word to students about these free workshops; alumni are welcome to attend as well. For more information contact career services at 7201 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to http://www.up.edu/career/.
- Daily drop-in hours for students: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 2-4 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. -12 noon, Orrico Hall lower level. Drop-in hours provide students an opportunity to receive resume/cover letter feedback or talk to a professional staff and get answers to career questions. Drop-in visits are done on a first-come, first-served basis and are limited to 15 minutes. No appointments are needed.
- There are three internship and job fairs on campus. The Spring Internship Forum is Wednesday, January 29, 1-4 p.m. The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Engineering & Science Fair is Friday, February 21, 1-4 p.m., and the First Avenue Career & Graduate School Expo is Friday, April 4, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. “How to Work a Job Fair” workshops and extended drop-in hours for resume review will be held several times prior to each fair. Check the career services website for more information.
- Career Focus Thursdays: career services is hosting workshops every Thursday at 4:15 p.m. in Orrico Hall lower level, including Resume 101 – January 23; LinkedIn – January 30, Intro to Internships – February 6, and Network Your Way to an Internship or Job – February 13.
- Alumni Career Panels: Monday, January 27, Careers in Social Media; Tuesday, February 11, Careers in Biotechnology; Wednesday, March 26, What Employers Want: How to Stand Out as an Applicant; and Tuesday, April 15, Careers in Sports.
Career services has launched Pilots Guiding Pilots, an online tool that connects current students with UP graduates for career advice, networking, and support. They are seeking alumni who might be interested in providing career guidance through informational interviews and job shadows or providing internship or graduate/professional school advice. Faculty and staff who are in contact with alumni are encouraged to contact career services with alumni names and contact information. Career services will follow up and invite them to join the Pilots Guiding Pilots network on LinkedIn. Questions can be directed to Amy Cavanaugh at email@example.com or Amanda Wheaton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Clark Library has been open for two weeks, but the official celebration will be held on Friday, September 27, from 2 to 5 p.m., according to Diane Sotak. This public open house will have refreshments, tours, and readings by our own Brian Doyle. Mark your calendars and come celebrate with us! For more information contact the library at 7111 or go to http://library.up.edu.
The First Avenue Career Expo will take place on Friday, April 5 from 10 a.m. t0 3 p.m., at the Chiles Center. Students will have an opportunity to talk to recruiters about summer jobs, internships, and full-time opportunities as well as graduate school. Career services is offering eight “How to Work a Job Fair” workshops and extended drop-in hours prior to the fair. For more information, see upcoming events at http://tinyurl.com/bnz4tnr or contact career services at 7201 or email@example.com.
The Engineering & Science jobs fair sponsored by the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) student chapter is on Friday, February 22 from 1-4 p.m. in Shiley Hall. There are over 30 organizations that will be sharing information with students and alumni about internships and full-time job opportunities. Please be sure to share this information with your students. For more information contact Amy Cavanaugh, career services, at 7201 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The career services office is ready to help students with career-seeking advice and resources for spring 2013, according to Amy Cavanaugh, career services.
Daily drop-in hours for students: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 2-4 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. -12 noon, Orrico Hall lower level. Drop-in hours for résumé and cover letter review are on a first-come, first-served basis and are limited to 15 minutes. No appointments are needed.
“How to Work a Job Fair” workshops, Orrico Hall, lower level, Monday, January 21 and Tuesday, January 22, 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Spring Internship Forum, Wednesday, January 23, 1-4 p.m., Franz Hall lobby. Connect with key select employers currently recruiting for spring, summer or fall internships. Students are encouraged to bring résumés and to attend the Career Services “How to Work a Job Fair” workshop prior to the event.
For more information contact career services at 7201 or email@example.com.