Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Fall 2013 Career & Internship Seminar Series Schedule

  Fall 2013 Career & Academic Planning Seminars

The Gwen M. Greene Career and Internship Center offers one-hour sessions targeted toward freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors of all majors, as well as graduate students of varied academic backgrounds. Student leaders may reserve and customize a seminar for student groups by contacting Deborah Baker, deborah.ortolani@rochester.edu, 275-3226. All seminars are held in our conference room on the fourth floor of Dewey Hall unless otherwise noted.

Freshman & Sophomore Getting Started

The perfect first contact with the Career and Internship Center. This seminar will give the student an overview of career center services, an introduction to our online resources, first steps for finding an internship opportunity, a timeline for career & major planning and tips on starting to create professional documentation.

Friday, 9/13 at 1 p.m.           

Friday, 9/20 at 2 p.m.           

Friday, 9/27 at 2 p.m.           

Wednesday, 10/2 at 3 p.m. 

Thursday, 10/17 at 5 p.m.

Wednesday, 10/23 at 5 p.m.           

Friday, 11/1 at 2 p.m.           

Thursday, 11/7 at 2 p.m.           

 Friday, 11/8 at 3 p.m.           

Friday,11/15 at 2 p.m.           

Friday,11/22 at 3 p.m.              

Friday,12/6 at 1 p.m. CANCELED          

Create a hit-list of contacts using a combination of people, postings & places.

Wednesday, 10/16 at 2 p.m.

Thursday, 10/24 at 2 p.m.

Friday 10/25 at 2 p.m. 

Friday, 11/22 at 2 p.m.           

Interviewing Basics

Everything you need to know to calm your nerves before the big job, internship or grad school interview. Follow up with an appointment for mock-interview with a field-specific counselor.

Wednesday, 10/23 at 2 p.m.

Wednesday, 11/6 at 5 p.m.

Thursday, 12/12 at 2 p.m.  

Networking Basics

Michelle Marks-Hook will teach you how to network using online tools and in-person events. She will help you create professional networking notes so you are ready to go.

Wednesday, 9/25 at 2 p.m.

Thursday, 11/7 at 5 p.m.            

Senior Job Search Seminar
We will help you take control of your job search, focus your goals, establish a time line for the next six months. We'll introduce you to Career Center resources for networking opportunities & contacts, cover letters and resumes and interviewing prep.

Thursday, 10/17 at 2 p.m.           

Friday, 10/18 at 2 p.m.

Wednesday, 10/30 at 2 p.m.

Thursday 10/31 at 5 p.m.

Technical Interviewing

Specific tips for interviewing in engineering & technical fields.

Thursday 9/26 at 2 p.m.

Tuesday, 10/15 at 4 p.m.

Event-Focused Seminars

How to Work the Career Fair (30 min.)

What to wear, what to bring, how to approach the recruiters in your field of interest!

Thursday, 10/3 at 5 p.m.

Friday, 10/4 at 2 p.m.

Networking with Alumni

Learn how to network for information and consideration--just in time for the Meliora Weekend Networking Events. We will teach you how to approach alumni, learn more about your fields of interest and inquire about opportunities.

Thursday 10/10 at 2 p.m.

Career and Internship Connection Prep Session

Learn how to make the most of these winter-break career fairs and networking events. We will help you prepare for your pre-screened job & internship interviews, and offer tips for the morning career fair that can help you land afternoon interviews.

Wednesday, 12/11 at 2 p.m.           

Thursday, 12/12 at 5 p.m.           

Friday 12/13 at 2 p.m.           

Four-week Specialized Boot Camps

Senior Boot Camp – Education, Human Services & Nonprofit

Fridays at 2 p.m.  10/25, 11/1, 11/8 and 11/15

To apply: Email Amber Graham at amber.graham@rochester.edu

Boot Camp for the Undecided Yet Early Starter

Mondays at 6 p.m. 10/14, 10/21, 10/28 and 11/4

To apply: Email Burt Nadler at burton.nadler@rochester.edu

Engineering & Applied Sciences Boot Camp

Fridays at noon 9/20, 9/27, 10/4 and 10/11

To apply: Email Laura Godwin at laura.godwin@rochester.edu


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