October 30, 2020

Upcoming Career & Professional Development Events

A message from the Center for Career & Professional Development. 

The second half of October is a busy time for career related events. There is something for every student happening over the next two weeks, not the least of which is the Job and Internship Fair on Thursday, October 24.

The Career Center would greatly appreciate your help encouraging students to attend the fair and all events. Thank you for all your help and support.

October Career Events

  • FRIDAY (10/18): Department of Defense Information Session: Session to provide information about available special employment programs (via roughly 100 positions) and how to connect with opportunities. With Q&A. Pre-registration is required.
  • 10/21: Resume Walk In Day: Come by the Career Center any time between 9am-3pm for a 15 minute resume review session! Work with our great staff, Peer Career Consultants and a guest employer to bring your resume to the next level. Perfect time to prepare for our upcoming Job & Internship Fair on Thursday, October 24!
  • 10/21: Mutual of Omaha Lunch & Learn: Representatives from Mutual of Omaha will provide information and answer any questions about the organization. Lunch provided! Registration required. Register for your chance to network with this great organization! — Only 3 students currently registered for this GREAT chance to learn about opportunities in business administration, finance, insurance, accounting and much more from a great organization. NOT just for Business students too.
  • 10/22: From Here to Career: A Job Fair Prep Event: Representatives from the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, GEICO, and other employers and alumni will help students prepare for the fair (resumes, introductions, choosing appropriate dress, and more). Students who visit each table at this event will be allowed into the fair one hour early.
  • 10/23: Resume Walk In Day: Come by the Career Center any time between 9am-3pm for a 15 minute resume review session! Work with our great staff, Peer Career Consultants and a guest employer to bring your resume to the next level. Perfect time to prepare for our upcoming Job & Internship Fair on Thursday, October 24!
  • 10/24: Job & Internship Fair: Over 50 employers are registered (some listed below) for the chance to meet our students. In many cases, they are looking forward to meeting First Years as much as Seniors. This is a good chance for all students to meet employers and learn new things
    • AnaVation
    • AXA Advisors
    • CACI
    • CIA
    • DC Internships
    • CloseUp Foundation
    • FEMA
    • GEICO
    • NCIS
    • New England Center for Children
    • Peace Corps
    • Target
    • Tech Wizards
    • Thriveworks
    • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
    • Wegmans
    • 37 MORE!
  • 10/24: CIA Information Session: Representatives will be discussing opportunities within the CIA. Q&A. Pre-registration is required.
  • 10/25: Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond On-Campus Interviews: The FED is hiring! Students can apply for their internship or full-time positions via Handshake and register for a time slot to interview with a recruiter.

 

As always, students can stop by the Career Center (UC 206) Monday-Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for resume reviews and other quick career questions with our Peer Career Consultants.

If you have questions about any of these events or need help registering, contact the Career Center at 540-654-5646 or email me or ccpd@umw.edu.