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Career Services Events this April ~ Fair Tues. April 3rd

“Just in Time” Career & Internship Fair

Tuesday, April 3, 9:00am-3:00pm in UMC Ballroom

Rock on to a new future – find your job or internship at the “Just in Time” Hiring and Internship Fair! This is our last fair of the year and a great opportunity for you to find what you are looking for! All employers attending must have job or internship openings to attend the fair. Find your perfect opportunity “just in time” for graduation or summer! As always, Career Services will be offering resume critiques before the fair (Monday, April 2, 1:30-4:00pm in Career Services) so stop by to ensure you put your best foot forward! See the list of employers attending at http://careerservices.colorado.edu/students/JIT.aspx

~ If you are interested in serving as a student host – helping employers with check-in (7:30am-9:00am) or check-out (2:30-4:00pm), please contact Ann.Herrmann@colorado.edu and let her know which shift you are interested in. This is a good opportunity to spend a little more time connecting with employers!!

 

Talk About Tuesdays

Tuesday, April 3, 5:30pm, C4C Dining Hall

Stop by the Center for Community Dining Hall for dinner and stay for the Residence Hall Association’s award winning program Talk About Tuesdays. This month Housing & Dining Services partners with Career Services. Come explore what services we have to offer as you pursue your passion. Talk to a Peer Career Advisor or Career Counselor, learn how to effectively utilize the online job and event database CSO, connect with employers such as City Year and 90 Octane, and listen to live music by Boomstick, a band comprised of two CU alumni pursuing their passions.

 

Career Fair Etiquette: An Employer Panel

Tuesday, April 3, 5:30-6:30pm, C4C Abrams Lounge

We welcome a panel of professionals from the “Just In Time” Career and Internship Fair to talk about the do’s and don’ts of networking. Learn how to make the most of networking at the next career fair based on employer stories from that day. Sponsored by Delta Epsilon Iota Career Services Honors Society.

 

Linkin’ It Up (Social Media Workshop) – How to Market Yourself through Social Networking

Thursday, April 5, 5:30-7:00pm, C4C Room S350

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.

 

CU Energy Club – Energy Frontiers 2012

Thursday, April 5, 11:00am-4:30pm, UMC Ballroom

The CU Energy club is a student-led organization that aims to connect CU Boulder students with companies in the energy industry of Colorado and elsewhere.  On April 5th, CU Energy is hosting its 3rd annual Energy Frontiers event.  This event is complete with an Energy Poster Competition, a panel discussion on how the latest natural gas boom will affect renewables, and most importantly, an energy focused career fair in which companies from the energy industry will visit CU to connect with YOU!  Please visit www.cuenergyclub.org/energyfrontiers to register; as always, we are providing free lunch to students.  Join us and bring the energy!

 

Women in Technology
Friday, April 13,11:00am-1:00pm, Koelbel Building, S125
This interactive session will include an informational presentation, a real world project example, and networking opportunities throughout. Learn about how technology and business come together. Women of all majors are welcome for this event! Feel free to attend just a portion if you are unavailable for the whole session. Space is limited, so please register! RSVP at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/KQXF2GS Please contact Melissa Rondi (mrondi@deloitte.com) with any questions. Casual attire. Lunch provided. Brought to you by Deloitte’s Women’s Initiative, Alpha Kappa Psi, and Delta Sigma Pi.We look forward to meeting you!

Ace Your Interview!

Tuesday, April 17, 7:00-8:00 PM, C4C Abrams Lounge

Hannah Levin, HR Manager of Solid Fire (a local Boulder technology company) will talk to students about interviewing strategies, including common interviewing mistakes and helpful techniques. She will provide good and bad interview responses to common interviewing questions.  If time allows, Hannah will conduct mock interviews so students can practice! Sponsored by Delta Epsilon Iota Career Honors Society.

 

Resumes That Rock

Tuesday, April 17, 6:00-7:30pm, Norlin E303

Starting a resume from scratch? Need help tailoring a resume to a specific job description for an upcoming interview? This workshop will cover how to write and perfect your resume and cover letter. The workshop is conducted in a computer lab where you can actually work on your resume while listening to helpful resume tips. Show up early – first come, first serve!

 

Interested in Teaching Abroad?

Thursday, April 19, 5:30-7:00pm in C4C, Abrams Lounge

Teaching English in another country has become a popular post-graduation career option – one that is exciting, rewarding and life-changing. Panelists will include CU graduates and other professionals who have lived and taught in various countries. They will talk about their personal experiences, which countries are looking for English teachers, the qualifications that are necessary for landing a good position, questions you should ask, and other critical issues to consider when making a decision to teach abroad (living arrangements, how you will be paid, etc.). Bring all questions! This event is free. No need to register.

Panelists: Lauren Geer, CU Alum (Taiwan); Jessyca Wilcox, JET Program (Japan); Inhui Lascola, AppleTree Recruiting (South Korea); Dieter Bruhn, OneWorld Training (South America & Eastern Europe)

 

Get hired as a Peer Career Advisor!

Career Services is hiring Peer Career Advisors (PCAs) to start August, 2012.  The goal of the PCA position is to increase the visibility of Career Services.  The PCAs will perform various outreach activities, including classroom presentations, resume critiques and walk-ins, assist with various career events, and other creative means to reach out to students.  The Peer Career Advisor program is a unique leadership opportunity for students interested in helping others while also working on their own career development.  This position entails eight hours a week at $9.75 an hour.  A few days of training will take place the week of August 20, in accordance with schedules.  Please send your resume and cover letter to Jodi.schneiderman@colorado.edu by April 13.  If you have questions, call 303-492-4109.  You will be contacted if you are chosen for an interview. To get a full job description, go to: http://careerservices.colorado.edu/aboutUs/currentVacancies.aspx

 

Jodi Schneiderman

Career Counselor

303-492-4109

University of Colorado at Boulder

Center for Community, N352

2249 Willard Loop Drive

UCB 133

Boulder, CO 80309-0133

http://careerservices.colorado.edu

http://www.linkedin.com/in/jodischneiderman

 

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