COMING UP in Career Development:
FRIDAY, February 8th:
Graduate School in Accounting Information Session has been CANCELLED due to the impending storm!
MONDAY, February 11th:
Peer Career Adviser application deadline!
Peer Career Advisers (PCAs) are paid positions for highly motivated juniors and seniors who are interested in promoting the mission of the Career Development Center (CDC). PCAs will be trained to work as an extension of the CDC in assisting students with their career development needs. PCA training will take place prior to the beginning of each semester. Training will include topics like resume writing, interpersonal and presentation skills, interviewing, job search strategies, departmental resources, and other career development related areas.
For a full job description and to apply, click here.
4:30pm – Do You Have What it Takes to Write for TV? Information Session with Steve Molton.
Find out about Long Island University’s TV Writers Studio created by NORMAN STEINBERG whose film and TV credits include: Blazing Saddles, My Favorite Year, Johnny Dangerously, Cosby, When Things Were Rotten, Doctor, Doctor and Showtime’s Paradise. Steinberg leads the 2012 Cohort. Learn more about Long Island University’s revolutionary TV WRITERS STUDIOSM. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the TV industry from writer/producer/former HBO & Showtime exec, STEPHEN MOLTON. Submit your writing samples for critique and evaluation for enrollment in the new, highly selective M.F.A. IN WRITING AND PRODUCING FOR TELEVISION.
TUESDAY, February 12th:
12:15pm – Writing Your Personal Statement Workshop – Writing Center, 115 Vernon Street
The Writing Center and the Health Professions Advisory Committee are hosting a workshop on writing your personal statement, specifically aimed at students who are/will be applying to a Health Professions School. The workshop will be given by Professor Cynthia Butos in the Writing Center. Please bring any drafts that you have been working on to the workshop.
12:15pm – $tart $mart Workshop for Women Part 1
$tart $mart is an interactive and hands-on workshop that teaches women how to determine a fair salary and negotiate for that salary. Do you know what to write when a job or internship application asks for a desired salary? Or how you would respond if an employer asked, "What is your salary expectation"? To be able to handle these questions, you must (1) know what a fair salary is and (2) know how to properly negotiate for that salary. This short commitment of time will make a HUGE difference in how much money you earn in your first job and throughout your career. You MUST attend BOTH sessions - February 12th and 14th!
5:00pm – Life After College Senior Series – “Communication at Work: Do’s and Don’ts”
An interactive session with specific tips to help you prevent, reduce, and resolve conflicts with your boss, co-workers, roommates, parents, neighbors, and others. Learn how to deal effectively with the everyday sources of conflict so you can succeed, lower stress, and have more fun! After working as a mediator and attorney for a number of years, Jane Beddall '79, M.A., J.D. founded Dovetail Resolutions, LLC in 2006 to provide mediation services to help parties in conflict reach resolutions tailored to their interests.
WEDNESDAY, February 13th:
12:00-1:00pm – CDC Walk-Ins in Mather Hall
Join the CDC advisers as they host an hour of walk-ins in the Mather Hall lobby. Stop by on your way to/from lunch to ask a quick question!
THURSDAY, February 14th:
12:15pm – $tart $mart Workshop for Women Part 2
You MUST attend BOTH sessions - February 12th and 14th!
FRIDAY, February 15th:
9:30am-4:30pm – Resume Day
Have a draft of your resume but want it reviewed before you send it out? Need to update a section and not sure how to do it? Resume Day is a great opportunity to get your questions answered quickly! The Career Advisers have dedicated the entire day to reviewing resumes only. You must bring a draft of your resume with you and you are strongly encouraged to sign up for an appointment slot to guarantee that you will be seen.Appointment slots are available between 9:30am-12:00pm, and 1:00-4:00pm.