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Upcoming Public Events

January 2021

Career Readiness Series: LinkedIn Lab (basic and intermediate level)

Date:
Wednesday, January 27th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Create a LinkedIn profile and learn the basics of using LinkedIn.

InstaCareer

Date:
Wednesday, January 27th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Get the inside scoop from actual employers on what to do before the fair to prepare, during and after a career fair.

February 2021

Career Readiness Series: Showcasing Transferable Skills

Date:
Tuesday, February 2nd
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn how to integrate transferable skills into your your resumes and interviews.

Spring Internship Fair

Date:
Thursday, February 4th
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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

International Student Career Series: Life after OPT (Optional Practice Training)

Date:
Tuesday, February 9th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Get the career support you need to be competitive and increase your confidence in the United States job market.

Graduate School Series: Admission Secrets

Date:
Wednesday, February 10th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Hear firsthand from graduate school coordinators (panel) about how to make your application stand out!

Construction Management Fair

Date:
Thursday, February 11th
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Construction Management Fair connects recruiters with students seeking full-time or internship positions in construction management, safety, and renewable energy.

Graduate School Series Overview of What You Should Know Before Graduate School

Date:
Friday, February 12th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This session helps students considering the pursuit of a graduate degree by providing an overview of graduate school.

Career Readiness Series: How to Virtually Engage with Employers

Date:
Tuesday, February 16th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn how to make a good first and last impression on employers in a virtual interview environment and resources that can help.

Graduate School Series: How to Pay for Graduate School

Date:
Wednesday, February 17th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn the pros and cons of various methods for financing graduate school.

InstaCareer

Date:
Thursday, February 18th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Get the inside scoop from actual employers on what to do before the fair to prepare, during and after a career fair.

Accounting Career Fair

Date:
Friday, February 19th
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 Graduate Schools and Navigating the Process

Date:
Friday, February 19th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Learn how to select the right graduate school for you!

InstaCareer for Education Majors

Date:
Monday, February 22nd
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Gain the confidence and skills you need when meeting potential employers or professionals from actual employers.

Spring Career Fair

Date:
Tuesday, February 23rd
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Spring Career Fair, held virtually, connects employers with Illinois State students and alumni from all majors seeking full-time positions.

Graduate School Series: Writing a Winning Personal Statement

Date:
Wednesday, February 24th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Get tips for writing a scholarly written personal statement and how to be strategic when obtaining letters of recommendation for graduate school admission.

Career Readiness Series: LinkedIn Lab (advanced level)

Date:
Thursday, February 25th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn how to utilize the advanced features of LinkedIn to network with employers and alumni to identify internship or job opportunities.

Graduate School Series: Introduction to the GRE/Test Taking Strategies

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

Learn about the Graduate Records Exam (GRE), necessary for applying to many graduate school programs.

March 2021

Spring Education Career Fair

Date:
Tuesday, March 2nd
Time:
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

The virtual Spring Education Career Fair connects school administrators, superintendents, and other employers from the field of education seeking to hire candidates in education and related fields for open positions.

Graduate School Series: Developing a Curriculum Vitate (CV)

Date:
Wednesday, March 3rd
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Students will learn how to prepare an effective curriculum vitae for graduate school, scholarships, or academic positions.

Career Readiness Series: How to Nail a Behavioral Interview

Date:
Thursday, March 4th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn ow to utilize the S.T.A.R. method to answer interview questions effectively.

Career Readiness Series: LinkedIn Lab (basic and intermediate levels)

Date:
Tuesday, March 16th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn how to create a LinkedIn profile and the basics of using it to network for an internship or job.

International Student Career Series: Employer Panel on Career Readiness Tips

Date:
Tuesday, March 23rd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Get the career support you need to be competitive and increase your confidence in the United States job market.

Cultural Career Network Series: Success Looks Like Me

Date:
Thursday, March 25th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Meet diverse alumni and get the real story how they got where they are today in their careers and gain tips for how to do the same.

Career Readiness Series: Making the Most of an Internship

Date:
Wednesday, March 31st
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn why an internship is important to your career and how to identity open internship opportunities and resources.

April 2021

Cultural Career Network Series: Equal Identities

Date:
Thursday, April 8th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Connect virtually with Redbird alum Isaac Hollis '20 and learn about his career journey, the challenges he faced and where he is now.

Cultural Career Network Series: Diversity in the Workplace Employer Conversations

Date:
Thursday, April 15th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Learn how to identify inclusive employers, and what a diverse and inclusive work environment is like.