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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.

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 Luncheon

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

Interview 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.

Veterans Career Series: Networking Dinner for ROTC/Veterans

Date:
Thursday, November 30th
Time:
5:00 pm

Student veterans and ROTC enjoy a free dinner while learning from employers how to market their military experience in a job search. Reservations required.