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Upcoming Events

May 2017

International Student Career Series: Networking & Etiquette Dinner

Start:
Thursday, May 18th
12:00 pm
End:
Friday, October 27th
1:30 pm

International students get tips on how to interact with employers outside the office, expectations of American employers, and dining and business etiquette.

June 2017

Transfer Student Career Conference

Date:
Thursday, June 22nd
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Participate in a variety of workshops designed to help explore careers and majors, learn about resources and strategies to help prepare for future careers.

Young alumni lunch ‘n’ learn: Negotiating your Career

Date:
Wednesday, June 28th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Enjoy lunch while learning about tools for successful negotiation.

August 2017

Graduate School Series: Introduction to the GRE

Start:
Tuesday, August 22nd
12:00 pm
End:
Friday, September 22nd
1:00 pm

Thinking about graduate school? Get an overview of the Graduate Records Exam (GRE) from Kaplan, a leading testing preparation company.

September 2017

International Students Career Series: Curricular Practical Training (CPT) & Career Center Resources

Date:
Friday, September 1st
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Get an overview of CPT and Career Center resources that help international students seeking employment in the U.S., and how to navigate the job search.

InstaCareer – career fair prep in an instant

Date:
Wednesday, September 6th
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Students rotate through a variety of 8-minute sessions with actual employers to learn how be successful when connecting with them.

Part-time Job Fair

Date:
Thursday, September 7th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Part-time Job Fair connects students from all majors seeking part-time employment on or near campus with employers seeking to fill part-time positions.

Graduate School Series: Graduate School Overview

Date:
Friday, September 8th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Get an overview of what it is like to attend grad school and what you need to consider.

Accounting Career Fair

Date:
Friday, September 15th
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Accounting Career Fair connects recruiters hiring for accounting positions only with students and alumni who are majoring in accounting and seeking an accounting position.

Graduate School Series: Researching Grad Schools & the Application Process

Date:
Friday, September 15th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Interested in graduate school? Find out what to consider when evaluating programs and schools and how to navigate the application process.

Fall Internship Fair

Date:
Tuesday, September 19th
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Fall Internship Fair connects recruiters with students and alumni from all majors seeking internships or professional practice experiences. This fair is for those openings only.

InstaCareer – career fair prep in an instant

Date:
Tuesday, September 26th
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Students rotate through a variety of 8-minute sessions with actual employers to learn how be successful when connecting with them.

Graduate School Series: Writing Personal Statements

Date:
Friday, September 29th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Thinking about graduate school? Learn how to write a winning personal statement for your graduate school application.

October 2017

Fall Career Fair

Date:
Tuesday, October 3rd
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Fall Career Fair connects recruiters with students and alumni from all majors seeking full-time positions.

Graduate School Series: Financing Graduate School

Date:
Friday, October 6th
Time:
12:00 pm

Thinking about graduate school? Discover ways to finance your advanced education from Illinois State's Financial Aid Assistant Director Shawn Rigsby.

What to Do With THAT Degree

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

Are you studying the arts and sciences? Hear from alumni who also majored in arts and sciences and how they marketed their skills to a variety of careers.

International Student Career Series: Networking & Etiquette Dinner

Date:
Friday, October 27th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

International students get tips on how to interact with American employers and adjust to their expectations, and learn dining and business etiquette.

November 2017

Interviewing and Hiring Tips for Education Majors

Date:
Tuesday, November 7th
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Get an overview of the interview process specifically for teacher education majors from a panel of district
administrators.

Negotiating Your First Job

Date:
Wednesday, November 8th
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Learn from a panel of human resources experts how to negotiate when offered a position, including negotiating salary, flex time, and other criteria.

International Students Career Series: Customizing Resumes to Jobs

Date:
Friday, November 10th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

International students learn how to tailor their experiences on their resumes for employment, internships, and assistantships in the United States.  

Healthcare Professions Fair

Date:
Thursday, November 16th
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

The Healthcare Professions Fair connects recruiters from hospitals, social service agencies, and health-related organizations seeking to hire candidates from all majors for full-time employment or externship/internship experiences. Students and alumni from all majors are encouraged to attend, as many organizations are seeking candidates for open positions beyond care providers.