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Upcoming Events

January 2018

Résumé Critiques

Date:
Friday, January 19th
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Representatives from ISU's Career Center will be in the Criminal Justice Sciences Conference Room (SCH 441A) on Friday, January 19 from noon-2 p.m. to critique résumés.  Get your résumé ready to hand out to agencies on Monday, January 22, at the Social Sciences Internship/Job Fair, or any of the other Career and Internship fairs that will take place this semester. Whether you're currently looking for a job or an internship, you won't want to miss this valuable opportunity!

Cashing in on a Part-time Job

Date:
Wednesday, January 24th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Work experience alongside a degree in the forms of part-time jobs and internships put students in a much better position when it comes to finding a job at graduation. Find out more at this event!

International Students Career Series: OPT and Career Fair Prep

Date:
Friday, January 26th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

If you are an international student seeking part-time and full-time employment, internships, and assistantships in the United States, find out more at this event!

Late-night Resume Reviews

Date:
Sunday, January 28th
Time:
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Get ready for the Fall Internship Fair by attending Late-night Resume Reviews.

Late-night Resume Reviews

Date:
Monday, January 29th
Time:
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Get ready for the Fall Internship Fair by attending Late-night Resume Reviews.

InstaCareer

Date:
Tuesday, January 30th
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

InstaCareer will help you gain the confidence and skills you need to achieve career success.

Late-night Resume Reviews

Date:
Tuesday, January 30th
Time:
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Get ready for the Fall Internship Fair by attending Late-night Resume Reviews.

Late-night Resume Reviews

Date:
Wednesday, January 31st
Time:
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Get ready for the Fall Internship Fair by attending Late-night Resume Reviews.

February 2018

Spring Internship Fair

Date:
Thursday, February 1st
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Spring Internship Fair connects employers with students from all majors seeking internship opportunities.

Veterans Resume Critiques

Date:
Thursday, February 8th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This event is offered to Illinois State students who are also military veterans to provide feedback on how to effectively present military background experience on a resume. 

LinkedIn for Job Seekers

Date:
Friday, February 9th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn how to professionally utilize LinkedIn when seeking employment or to network. 

InstaCareer

Date:
Monday, February 12th
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Get tips from actual employers on how to connect and be successful in your job search.

Graduate School Series: Graduate School Overview

Date:
Wednesday, February 14th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn about graduate school expectations, how to identify the best school for you, admittance requirements, and more.

LinkedIn for Job Seekers

Date:
Thursday, February 15th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn how to professionally utilize LinkedIn when seeking employment or to network.

Late-night Resume Reviews

Date:
Sunday, February 18th
Time:
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Get ready for the Fall Internship Fair by attending Late-night Resume Reviews.

Graduate School Series: Insider Tips to Graduate Admissions

Date:
Monday, February 19th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Graduate School Director Amy Hurd provides an inside scoop on how to make your graduate school application materials stand out.

Late-night Resume Reviews

Date:
Monday, February 19th
Time:
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Get ready for the Fall Internship Fair by attending Late-night Resume Reviews.

Graduate School Series: Introduction to the GRE

Date:
Wednesday, February 21st
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Get an overview of the Graduate Records Examination (GRE), tips on how to succeed and more. If you plan on taking the GRE, you don't want to miss out on this session!

International Student Career Series: Interview Tips

Date:
Friday, February 23rd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Learn how to tailor your international experiences when interviewing for employment, internships, and assistantships in the United States.

Graduate School Series: FREE GRE Practice Test

Date:
Saturday, February 24th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

If you plan on attending graduate school and taking the GRE, you'll want to take this FREE practice test to see how you'll do.

Late-night Resume Reviews

Date:
Sunday, February 25th
Time:
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Get ready for the Fall Internship Fair by attending Late-night Resume Reviews.

Graduate School Series: Writing Personal Statements

Date:
Monday, February 26th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn how to write an effective personal statement to make your graduate school application stand out.

Hiring Tips for Education Majors

Date:
Monday, February 26th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Get advice from school district administrators about how to set yourself apart from other candidates; how to navigate the application, interview and hiring process.

Late-night Resume Reviews

Date:
Monday, February 26th
Time:
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Get ready for the Fall Internship Fair by attending Late-night Resume Reviews.

Education Career Fair

Date:
Tuesday, February 27th
Time:
9:30 am - 1:00 pm

The Education Career Fair connects employers from the field of education seeking to hire candidates in education and related fields for open positions.

Graduate School Series: Financing Graduate School

Date:
Wednesday, February 28th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Discover ways to finance your grad school education.

March 2018

Student and Alumni Diversity Meet-up

Date:
Thursday, March 1st
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Students and alumni from diverse backgrounds connect to discuss how to effectively transition from college to career.

Graduate School Series: Graduate School Overview

Date:
Tuesday, March 20th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn about graduate school expectations, how to identify the best school for you, admittance requirements, and more.

International Career Series: Life After OPT

Date:
Wednesday, March 21st
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

International students learn how to navigate after Optional Practical Training. 

Graduate School Series: Choosing & Applying to a Graduate School

Date:
Thursday, March 22nd
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn how to select the graduate school that is best for you and the steps in the application process

Graduate School Series: Introduction to the GRE

Date:
Tuesday, March 27th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Students or alumni thinking about going to graduate school are invited to attend these workshops. Sessions are hosted by the Career Center and are held in the fall and spring. Attend an individual session or the entire series. This session will focus on the Graduate Examination Records by providing information on the process, practice tips, and other requirements. 

Graduate School Series: Writing Personal Statements

Date:
Thursday, March 29th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn how to write an effective personal statement to make your graduate school application stand out.

April 2018

Graduate School Series: Financing Graduate School

Date:
Tuesday, April 3rd
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Discover ways to finance your grad school education.

Diversity Employer Expo

Date:
Thursday, April 5th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Students from diverse backgrounds meet with employers over dinner to learn about the diversity initiatives at their organizations.

Networking Live for Communication Sciences and Disorders

Date:
Tuesday, April 24th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Students and alumni in Communication Sciences and Disorders connect over light refreshments to discuss how to network, analyze one's network and how to transition from college to career.