CENTER FOR CAREER SERVICES Events

Career Fair Tips

Completing a degree program and preparing for today's job market requires that students be well prepared, creative, and able to use a variety of programs and services that help them develop the necessary skills. To provide our students with the most up-to-date and comprehensive career development tools, the Center for Career Services offers an array of career planning programs to help students decide what major to pursue, what career best suits them, and how to begin the all important job search process. Freshman and sophomore year is the ideal time to begin your career planning.

Career Fair Registration form (for employers) • Spring 2014

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 • 1 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. • Adanti Student Center Ballroom

Career Fair 2014 postcard

• Meet prospective employers
• Discover career possibilities
Dress like you mean business!

Each year the Academic and Career Advising Center holds a career fair that bring national and regional employers representing all fields to the Southern campus. The fairs foster student and employer interaction while offering students the opportunity to explore various careers, learn about organizations and industries, and apply for full-time, part-time, internship, and cooperative education opportunities.

Click here for a list of 2014 participants.

Resumania

Several times during the year, the staff from the Academic and Career Advising Center provides the opportunity for students to drop by for a quick review of their résumé. Resumania is held at many locations throughout campus.

Spring 2014

Wed., February 12 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Wintergreen - Lobby
Tues., March 11 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Davis Hall - Lobby
Wed., March 12 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Wintergreen - Lobby
Wed., March 26 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Wintergreen - Lobby
Thurs., April 24 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Engleman Rotunda

Majors Expo

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 • Noon to 3 p.m. • Adanti Student Center Ballroom

Every fall, students have the opportunity to interact with faculty from all academic departments to explore majors and career options.

More about the Majors Expo, coming soon.

Informational Recruitment Table

Come to an informational recruitment table. Learn more about the department and possible job opportunities, internship or Co-ops.

  Tues. April 29, 2014 Bright Horizon's Child Care Center   10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ASC- Street Level
  Wed., April 30, 2014 Vivint Solar   10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ASC- Street level
  Thurs., May 1, 2014 Vivint Solar   10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ASC- Street level
  Fri. May 2, 2014 Hartford Police Department   10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. ASC- Street level

Workshops/Presentations

Career Fair

A full schedule of workshops and presentations on interviewing, résumé writing, choosing a major, career choices, and job search strategies round out the range of services offered to career explorers and job seekers. The center's professional staff often works with representatives from the employment community to present informative workshops, both at the Center for Career Services and in the classroom.

On Campus Interviews

For a full listing of the Spring 2014 On Campus Interview schedule please click on the link above.

Career Counseling

Meet with a professional to discuss career options, résumé writing, interviewing, job search strategies, selecting a major, and any other career-related topic.

Quick Question Hours

Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

(Academic Year Only)

Students may stop by the Career Center to meet with a staff member for a fifteen minute consultation regarding resumes, cover letters, job search strategies, choosing a major, and interviewing skills.

Note that Quick Question Hours are designed specifically to meet with a staff member, however, students may visit our office in Wintergreen 119 to use our computer lab and career resource library at any time during our daily office hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.