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Career Services Events ~ September 2011


If you are looking for an internship or job anytime this year (even May grads), please look me up sometime to help you with the search process. Believe it or not, employers are hiring this fall for MAY graduates and summer internships.  If you don’t know what you want to do with your career, I can also help with exploring possibilities. Walk-ins are (15 min conversations) Mondays through Thursdays (1:30-4:00pm). You can also schedule a one-hour apt by calling our scheduling desk at 303-492-6541 or go online at: https://www.securedata-trans12.com/ap/universityofcolorado/index.php?page=10








Student Involvement Fair: Wed, Sept 7, 11:00am-2:00pm, UMC Fountain

Do you want to enhance your resume with leadership and communication skills? These are two critical skills employers are seeking in students. Find opportunities to get involved on campus – Career Services will have a table available to answer any of your career or internship related questions.


Party with the PCA’s: Thurs, Sept 8, 4:00-6:00pm, C4C N352

Not planning to use Career Services until you’re ‘ready,’ i.e. senior year? Curious how Career Services can help you? Attend this casual open house for an introduction to Career Services and hear about the resources they provide to ALL students; including freshmen & sophomores. Hang out with the Peer Career Advisors to get an insider’s look around the office. FREE PIZZA will be served!!!


Resumes That Rock: Tues, Sept 13, Norlin Library E303, 5:30-7:00pm

Starting a resume from scratch? Need help tailoring a resume to a specific job description for an upcoming interview? Make sure your resume is ready to go for the Fall Career & Internship Fair next month! This workshop-type environment, presented by your Peer Career Advisors, will cover how to write and perfect your resume and is available to all students. Show up early – first come, first serve!


Suit Yourself Fashion Show: Thurs, Sept 15, 11:00am-1:00pm, UMC Atrium

Learn what and what not to wear in an interview and professional setting. Personal stylist, Marian Rothschild, of “Look Good Now” will offer do’s and don’ts on professional attire, how to make the most of a limited wardrobe, and how to accessorize.


Suit Yourself: Tues, Sept 20, 10:00am-2:00pm, C4C, Abrams Lounge

Looking for some nice clothes for a job/internship interview? Or need to expand your professional wardrobe? Get a great deal at the 8th Annual “Suit Yourself” Professional Clothing Sale. Gently worn suits going for $20 from designers such as Brooks Brothers, Jos.A.Banks, Ann Taylor, Talbots, and many others! Shirts, jackets, pants and skirts will be sold at $5-10 each. All sizes available. Students & alumni welcome! Credit cards, cash & checks accepted. Come early – they go fast!


Linkin’ It Up: How to Market Yourself through Social Media: Wed, Sept 21, 5:30-7:00pm, Norlin Library E303

In light of our ever changing technological society, the Peer Career Advisors will facilitate an innovative workshop to share resources and opportunities to market your skills using social media. The workshop will focus on the primary social media tools and how to incorporate a professional edge when using these sites.


Buff Essentials Week – sponsored by Academic Advising – Check out these Career Services events http://www.colorado.edu/buffessentials/

•  Jeremy Bloom – hear from former CU student, Olympic skier, and former professional football player about how he’s making an impact with his foundation, Senior Wish. Monday, Sept 26, 5:30-7:00pm, Chem 140

•  Arts & Science Career Panel – completing an internship or part-time job during your college career can make a huge impact on your future career plans. Check out this panel to learn about interesting opportunities in the Boulder/Denver area. Tues, Sept 27, 5:30-7:00pm, Chem 140

•  What I’m glad I did & what I wish I had done differently: CU student panel – don’t miss this opportunity to hear from current CU students as they share how their experience at CU has made an impact on their lives. Wed, Sept 28, 5:30-7:00pm, Chem 140

  • Career Services Info Session – Career Services offers a wide variety of resources, events, and opportunities to make the most of your college experience. Attend one of these two sessions to learn more about how you will benefit from this FREE resource.  Monday, Sept 26, 2-3pm OR Thurs, Sept 29, 11:00am, C4C, S350


Recruiters Tell All: Thurs, Sept 29, 5:30-7:00pm C4C, S350

Get the inside scoop! Recruiters share their preferences and pet peeves about resumes, cover letters, interactions at career fairs, networking techniques, interviewing techniques, and how to handle job offers & salary negotiations. Panel format. Bring all questions. All students welcome! Panelists: DigitalGlobe, DataLogix, State Farm, Staples, Northwestern Mutual Financial Network


Drop-In Resume Critiques: Mon, Oct 3, 1:30-4:00pm in UMC 235

Employer Recruiters and career counselors review your resume and offer valuable feedback to help you improve it. Drop in with a printed copy of your resume.


Resumes That Rock / Career Fair Prep: Mon, Oct 3, 5:30pm, Norlin Library E303

Starting a resume from scratch? Need help tailoring a resume to a specific job description for an upcoming interview? Make sure your resume is ready to go for the Fall Career & Internship Fair this WEDNESDAY!! Because first impressions are critical, we’ll also help you prepare for Wednesday’s Career Fair. Show up early – first come, first serve!


Diverse Buffs Mixer: Creating Opportunities Through Networking: Tues, Oct 4, 5:00-7:30pm, Koenig Alumni Center (outdoor patio)

Mix and mingle with top industry employers interested in CU’s diverse student population, diverse student groups and alumni. Gain valuable networking skills and tips to ensure your future success. Some employers may be offering internship or job opportunities and attending the Fall Career and Internship Fair on October 5. Get some face time with industry reps and create a first impression that’s sure to last. Bring business cards. Light hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served. This is a free event, exclusively for CU students and alums. Please rsvp on CSO.


Fall Career & Internship Fair: Wed, Oct 5, 9:00am-3:00pm in UMC Ballroom & 235

Variety abounds at this fair – from internships to full-time positions, non-profit to corporate – we will have it all for you. It is free and open to CU-Boulder students and alumni only, so come prepared with your resume to network with employers. See the list of employers attending: http://careerservices.colorado.edu/employers/listCompanyFall.aspx If you are interested in connecting with employers before the fair, sign up as a student host for this event – to help with employer check-in (7:15-9:00am) or check-out (1:30-3:00pm), please email Ann.Herrmann@colorado.edu


US State Department Visit – Careers in the State Dept and Foreign Service, Thurs, Oct 6, 4:00-6:00pm, C4C, Abrams Lounge

Guest Speaker: Ambassador Robert Pierce, Diplomat in Residence, US State Dept. Discover how you can have a global impact and show the world a side of America it has never seen. Ambassador Pierce will talk with students & alums about the following opportunities with the Dept of State: Student Programs, Civil Service, Foreign Service Specialists, and Foreign Service Officers.

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