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Career and Professional Development Events

Completing a degree program and preparing for today's job market requires that students be well prepared, creative, and able to use a variety of programs and services that help them develop the necessary skills. To provide our students with the most up-to-date and comprehensive career development tools, the Office of Career and Professional Development offers an array of career planning programs to help  students decide what major to pursue, what career best suits them, and how to begin the all-important job search process.
All programs and events are open to undergraduate and graduate students.

 


CAREER & INTERNSHIP FAIR
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Adanti Student Center Ballroom
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Click here for Spring 2018 Career & Internship Fair Participants
-Meet prospective employers
-Discover career possibilities

Each year the Office of Career & Professional Development holds a career fair that brings national and regional employers representing all fields to the Southern campus. The fairs foster student and employer interaction while offering students the opportunity to explore various careers, learn about organizations and industries, and apply for full-time, part-time, internship, and cooperative education opportunities.

*Professional attire required. Copies of current resume strongly encouraged. 
WORKSHOPS & PRESENTATIONS
Workshops will be held on the 3rd floor of the Buley Library in the Southern Success Center - Room 303. 

 

Effective Job & Internship Search Strategies
Wednesday, February 13 & April 10, 2019 | 1:00-2:00pm 

 

Interviewing 101 
Wednesday, March 27 & May 1, 2019 | 1:00-2:00pm

SENIOR CLASS EVENTS 

Location: Adanti Student Center room 301 

Leveraging Social Media In the Job Search 
Monday, March 25, 2019 | 5:30-6:30pm
Learn how strategically leverage social media platforms to build a brand, engage employers and external organizations, and discover the hidden job market

 

Employer Panel - First 100 Days at the New Job
Monday, April 22, 2019 | 5:30-6:30pm 
An employer panel will provide insights and suggestions to upcoming grads on how to maximize their first 100 days within a new role. Attendees will also have an opportunity to hold dialogue around professional transition into the world of work.

 

Last Minute Strategies for Career Success 
Monday, May 6, 2019 | 5:30-6:30pm 

Receive resources and tips on how to successfully transition after graduation from SCSU!


RESUMANIA
Stop by and bring your resume to us for a 10-15 minute review by one of our professional staff members.

 

Buley Libary 
12:00 pm. to 2:00 pm.

 

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Monday, March 18, 2019
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

SUNDAY DROP-IN ADVISING 

Do you have a question about your resume, job searching or need general career advising? Drop in during the following dates/times to meet with a Career Coach!

 

February 10, 2019 | 5:00-8:00pm
March 17, 2019 | 5:00-8:00pm
April 21, 2019 | 5:00-8:00pm 

INFORMATIONAL RECRUITMENT TABLE
Ongoing throughout the semesters
Adanti Student Center- Across from Campus Bookstore
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Look for emails and/or on our social media for dates & times of Information Tables.

Learn more about a company and possible job opportunities, internship or Co-ops.


NON-PROFIT NETWORKING EVENT

Fall 2019 Data TBA
Adanti Student Center Ballroom B 

Click here for Fall 2018 Nonprofit Networking Event Participants 

Network and learn about opportunities with prospective employers from 15 different organizations within the New Haven area. Bring your resume and discover experiential learning openings and volunteer positions.