FCB Spring 2014 Career Week

Posted: Tuesday, February 18th 2014 at 12:18 PM

Thanks to the Career Development Office (CDO), the Spring 2014 Career Exploration Day will be held on February 27, 2014. This event is a great way for students to begin networking and apply for internships and full-time jobs. Employers can meet students, collect resumes, and set up interviews with students. More than 50 companies have registered, and they will be throughout the FCB from 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM.

Leading up to Career Exploration Day, the CDO will hold several other events that will help students improve their job searching skills. 

Monday, Februrary 24th there will be a presentation by Mary Bowers on how to write an outstanding cover letter. The presentation will be in the Gardner Auditorium, Room 101, from 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Tuesday, February 25th will hold a Pathways event to be shared with HRM in The Union Havasupai Rooms A & B from 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. The Pathway will be "Preparing for the Interview".

Wednesday, February 26th there will be Vanguard recruiters present for resume reviews and mock interviews in the CDO Room 108. Contact Wendy Tappan to schedule times.

Wednesday, February 26th will include a Pizza and Networking Mixer presented by Mass Mutual and Enterprise. Emilie Shiner of Mass Mutual and Heather Jansen of Enterprise will be available to discuss available opportunities with each of their companies. The mixer will be held on the 2nd Floor Atrium from 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Wednesday, February 26th there will be the Corporate Career Panel open to all business majors. Representatives from Vanguard, Mass Mutual, Quicken Loans, and General Motors will be in attendance. They will discuss opportunities open to students at their companies. Towards the end of the session, students will be able to ask questions as well as give their resume to the panelists. Everyone who registers and attends the event will qualify for a drawing to receive a door prize.

Registered students who attend the panel will be eligible to have a professional photo taken (free) for their LinkedIn account. Photo sessions will be offered on Thursday, February 27 and Friday, February 28 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 26th will also be HRM’s Hospitality Career Fair in the HRM Building 33, East and West. 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM will be open for seniors only, and 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM is open to all students.

Thursday, February 27th Career Exploration Day from 11:00 - 3:30 in the W.A. Franke College of Business.  This event is a great way for students to begin networking and apply for internships and full-time jobs. Employers can meet students, collect resumes, and set up interviews with students. More than 50 companies have registered.  Students can register on our website or by clicking HERE starting February 10, 2014..  Don't forget to pick up your nametags at the 1st floor registration table.

Thursday, February 27th there will be an information session for Panda Express. Sali Barakat will be there to discuss available opportunities with Panda Express. The session will take place in Gardner Auditorium, Room 101, from 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

Friday, February 28th will hold the CIS Advisory Council. From 1:00 – 2:30, there will be 30 minute mock interview sessions conducted on campus. Students may sign up for one of the available time slots by contacting Dr. James Morgan or Nancy Hernandez of the CIS Student Club. Students in their senior year may want to mock interview for a full time position while those at the junior level will want to mock interview for internship positions. Those who sign up will be asked to read the job or internship description and provide a resume. Following this, there will be a preliminary phone (mock) interview prior to February 28. Further details can be obtained from the CIS Student Club.



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