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February Campus Career Events

Career Tracks in Asia by Center for Asian Studies

Feb. 18, 4:30-6:00PM, Hale 260

The Center for Asian Studies (CAS) invites you to learn about exciting career opportunities with a panel of experts in Asia-related fields, including international development, translation, and the public/private sector. Hear the stories of current professionals and get advice on how to turn your Asian/international knowledge into a promising global career. A networking reception will follow immediately after. All majors welcome.

Interested in an International Career? Gain insight into a variety of career options abroad!

Wednesday, Feb 20, 5:30-7:00pm, C4C, Abrams Lounge

Are you interested in exploring a career abroad? Come meet several professionals who have chosen international careers in various fields, and hear what they have to say about their experience and how to make it happen for yourself. All Majors & class levels welcome. No need to register. Panelists from these organizations: CU Study Abroad, French-American Chamber of Commerce, International Marketing Consultant, Chamber of the Americas, Edge of Seven, Ionis International. Moderated by David Bailey, current Academic Advisor, formerly of the CIA. Questions?

Rocky Mt. Medical Technologies Conference

Monday, Feb 25, 8:00am-4:00pm, UMC

The Rocky Mountain Medical Technologies Conference aims to provide a forum where professionals, companies, physicians, and students may network and promote the field of biomedical engineering, both in industry and academia. It is designed for college students and faculty from 16 universities in the Rocky Mountain region, companies and industry professionals in the medical device, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical fields, as well as various medical professionals and high school students. For more information, please visit our website at: Rocky Mountain Medical Technologies Conference. Featured Speakers: Gilda Barabino, PhD: Women and Minorities in Engineering, Eric Chwang, MD, PhD: Bioethics workshop, TBA: Leadership Workshop

 

Resume Critiques with Peer Career Advisors, Norlin Library

Tuesday, February 26, 2:30-4:00pm

Are you looking for help with your resume? Stop by our table in Norlin – find us on the main level by the study area and coffee shop.

 

Networking NOT Working? Guest Speaker & Facilitator: Sam Elmore

Tuesday, Feb 26, 5:30-7:00pm, C4C, S350

This workshop dispels common networking myths, helps you understand what works when using networking to develop your career, and prepares for the Careers for a Cause Career Fair on Feb 28. You will transform your fear/avoidance of networking into a personalized approach to leverage your most immediate resources: your person and your network.  All Majors & class levels welcome! No need to register. Find satisfying work: Learn how good listening can help land you your dream job.  Discover how your posture and breathing impact networking. Hear how others have made networking work.

 

Careers in Economics

Wednesday, Feb 27, 5:00-6:30pm, C4C, Abrams Lounge

What can I do with an Economics degree? Discover careers in your major and tips to finding a job. Join a panel of professionals who work in various Economics occupations to discover what career paths may exist, and get advice on how to get started.   In addition, Nicholas Flores, Department Chair in Economics, will discuss graduate school and will also moderate the panel. Ask them whatever is on your mind!

 Panelists:

Project Manager, United States General Services Administration (GSA)

Investment Banker, Core Capital Group
VP and Director, American Antitrust Institute (AAI)
Investment Advisor, VALIC
Assistant Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Denver Branch
Economist, U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development

 

Careers With a Cause – Non-Profit Career & Info Fair, in partnership with Naropa University

Thursday, Feb 28, 3:00-6:00pm, Naropa University on Arapahoe Rd.

We invite you to participate in the fair, which is scheduled for Thursday, February 28, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Naropa University (2130 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302) – just a short walk down the hill, between 17th & Folsom.  If you are interested in exploring careers and organizations dedicated to addressing important causes and issues, and making meaningful change in the world, this is the fair for you. No need to sign up. Just show up! All Majors & class levels are welcome! Approximately 40-45 local non-profit organizations will be in attendance to talk with you about their organization, their field, possible job/internship openings, and/or various related career paths.

Attending organizations (check back for regular updates!): AmeriCorps NCCC, Anam Chara, Association for Community Living, Boulder County AIDS Project, Boulder County CareConnect, Boulder County Parks & Open Space, City Year Denver, Community Cycles, Imagine!, Mental Health Partners/WAT Business Services, Peace Corps, Premier Members Federal Credit Union, Shambhala Mountain Center, Sunrise Ranch, The WILD Foundation, The Women’s Wilderness Institute, Turning the Wheel Productions, Windhorse Family & Elder Care. Questions about this event? Contact Ann.Herrmann@colorado.edu

 

Major Confusion? Explore your academic options at CU

Thursday, February 28, 5:30-7:00pm

Now that you’re in college, what do you study? Picking a major can feel like a big decision. This interactive workshop will introduce you to ways to organize your interests and strengths and connect those to possible courses of study, dispel myths about majors, and tell you what qualities employers want in candidates.

Learn how to use the free resources around you including assessments, informational interviews, and Career Services! Walk away with more information about CU majors, minors, and certificates as well as strategies to explore your next steps. Open to all students and all majors trying to answer the question, ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’

 

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