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GREAT Career Services Events! ~ Nov 1st – Nov. 16th


Resumes That Rock: Tues, Nov 1, 5:30-7:00pm, Norlin Library E303

Starting a resume from scratch? Need help tailoring a resume to a specific job description for an upcoming interview? 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. The workshop is conducted in a computer lab where you can actually work on your resume while listening to helpful resume tips. Please allow us to better assist you by coming prepared to the workshop with any specific questions you may already have. Show up early – first come, first serve!


Pandora Info Session: Wed, Nov 2, 5:00-6:00pm, Engineering ECCR 105

Pandora (www.pandora.com) is revolutionizing the way music and comedy lovers discover new music and performances while listening to their favorite songs and artists. Pandora is one of the most downloaded apps and, according to Nielsen, is one of the top five most popular apps across all smart-phone platforms. As we build on our dramatic success, we are looking for talented, enthusiastic people to join our dynamic team. We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, a downtown Oakland location walking distance from BART with easy freeway access, and, above all, a terrific team and great work environment. Pizza and refreshments will be served!!!


Science & BioTech Career Panel and Reception: Voices of Science Professionals Working in Labs & Industry: Wed, Nov 2, 5:30-7:30pm, C4C Abrams Lounge

Curious about the career possibilities in the science and biotech industries? Meet outstanding professionals working in various capacities in industry and lab environments. David Giltner, PhD, former laser scientist turned photonics engineer, speaker, and author will be facilitating a panel of science and biotech professionals who will offer their career advice to undergrads, graduate students, and post-docs. A reception, including appetizers and beverages, will follow. Panelists:

•        David Giltner, Has 15 years’ experience in the photonics industry developing laser-based products for SDL, Inc., JDS Uniphase, Ball Aerospace, and currently Zolo Technologies.

•        Tanja Beshear, Currently manages the design quality laboratories for Covidien.

•        Jason Ensher, Currently an engineer designing laser systems with dBm Optics.

•        Chris Myatt, Founder & CEO of Precision Photonics (laser Optics) and spin-off mBio Diagnostics (HIV & co-infection diagnosis).

•        Barbara Worthington, Faculty member with The Colorado Center for Medical Laboratory Science, Denver, CO

•        Leo Ovanesyan, recent CHEN grad, currently works at Sandia Lab, Albuquerque, NM


Sustainability Job Search Workshop: Thurs, Nov 3, 5:30-7:00pm, C4C Room S350

The process of finding jobs and internships can be overwhelming! If you’re interested in working in a career where you can make an environmental difference, this workshop is for you. We’ll cover some of the best job search strategies and provide helpful tips to using online resources. After attending this workshop, you’ll be able to:-identify social networking groups for sustainable professions-work on WHAT TO SAY at those events & how to make the most of your network-become familiar with other sustainable resources; i.e. Go Green section of Career Services’ website and other online resources. Space is limited, so show up EARLY and bring your laptop.


Leverage Social Media in Your Job Search: Learner’s Lunch: Wed, Nov 9, 12:00-1:00pm, Norlin E113

Are you on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn? Do you know how to best utilize those resources for your job search? Attend this workshop to learn effective ways to use your online presence to find jobs/internships of interest. This event is in the LIBRARY – E113 (first floor study area)


Diverse Buffs Mixer: Creating Opportunities Through Networking: Wed, Nov 9, 5:00-7:00pm, UMC Ballroom

Mix and mingle with top industry employers interested in CU’s diverse student population, diverse student groups and alumni. Special Guest & Keynote Speaker: Charles Johnson, former CU quarterback, and currently a popular sports radio talk show host with FSN Rocky Mountain, will provide valuable networking tips to ensure your future success. Employers attending may be offering internship or job opportunities, so come gain 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 Career Events.


Linkin’ It Up (Social Media Workshop): Thurs, Nov 10, 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. The first half of the workshop will review best practices for Facebook, Twitter, blogs, and personal/professional websites to further your knowledge on the sites and how to use them to attract employers. The second half of the program will focus on LinkedIn with a demonstration and thorough review of the website and its benefits for students.


Resume Writing: Learner’s Lunch: Wed, Nov 16, 12:00-1:00pm, Norlin E-113 (first floor study area)

Is your resume getting you the interview??? Learn about best practices when writing a resume for a job or internship of interest.


Jodi Schneiderman

Career Counselor


University of Colorado at Boulder

Center for Community, N352

2249 Willard Loop Drive

UCB 133

Boulder, CO 80309-0133