April Events Calendar 2014
Preparing to Work in Emerging Markets and the Value of Mentors in a Global Career
Tuesday, April 8, 5:30-7:00 pm, Koelbel S125
Stacie Berdan is a renowned international career expert, author, and contributor for The Huffington Post, US News, and Fortune/CNN, and many more. Stacie will discuss how to get ready for jobs in emerging markets and how to use professional development and mentoring as tools to build your future international career.
Explore Majors and Careers
Tuesday, April 8, 5:30-6:30pm, C4C S350
Connect your strengths and skills to areas of interest and learn about resources to help you get started exploring majors or careers plans. Choosing a major or career can seem like a big decision. Whether you are still searching for a major, or unsure how to apply it to a career, we’ll help break down it down and give you tons of free resources and strategies to get started.
Go Global! Pursuing an International Career Here or Abroad
Wednesday, April 9, 5:30-7:00pm, C4C Abrams
Join us with guest speaker Stacie Berdan to learn about acquiring and distinguishing relevant experience to land international work, either at home or abroad. Berdan is a renowned international career expert, author, and contributor for The Huffington Post, US News, and Fortune/CNN, and many more.
Resumes that Rock!
Monday, April 14, 5:30-7:00pm, Norlin E303
Starting a resume from scratch? Need help tailoring a resume to a specific job description for an upcoming interview? Is your resume ready for the Just In Time fair on Thursday? Don’t miss Resumes That Rock! Learn how to write a resume and cover letter that will get noticed. During the workshop, you’ll have the opportunity to write or update your resume and ask your resume and cover letter specific questions. This workshop is tailored for undergraduate students.
Resumes and Networking
Tuesday, April 15, 5:30-6:30pm, C4C S350
Prepare for an Internship or Job Search. 80% of jobs are found through networking! Get ready for your internship or job search and learn how to network to your next position. Create a resume from scratch or polish up an existing one to get noticed.
Wednesday, April 16, 5:00-6:30pm, C4C S435
70% of our job search efforts should be spent on networking. If your response to this is “ummm…awkward!” or even “ew!” consider attending this presentation. Learn everything you need to know about networking, including why LinkedIn, Facebook and email aren’t enough. No pushy cheeseball, brown nosing strategies here. Just practical ways to go about creating new relationships in the work place- face to face, voice to voice. We’d like to keep this small — limited to 12 students. So sign up on Career Buffs.
Just in Time Hiring and Internship Fair
Thursday, April 17, 9:00am-3:00pm, UMC Ballrooms
It’s less than one month until school ends and you just realized you don’t have a job or internship for the summer. Don’t panic- spruce up your resume, throw on your best business casual attire and come to the Just in Time Career and Internship Fair, Thursday, April 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the University Memorial Center Ballroom.
Hosted by CU-Boulder Career Services, this is the last career fair of the year, so make sure to attend and discover some great work opportunities. ALL employers are hiring, so don’t miss out!
Last spring’s Just in Time Fair brought in over 60 employers, and this year promises to be just as big. Whether an undergraduate, graduate or PhD student, all majors and disciplines are welcome to attend this FREE event. No pre-registration is necessary.
Salary Negotiation: Money Smart Week
Monday, April 21, 5:00-6:00, UMC 425
Learn the ins and outs of negotiating your salary. Topics include market value for recent graduates, when and how to discuss salary in an interview, and other benefits to consider. In addition, participants will receive tips on how to evaluate multiple job offers. This free workshop is a part of Money Smart Week at CU and is sponsored by CU Money Sense. Space is limited. Please RSVP by sending an e-mail to CUmoneysense@colorado.edu.
Internship/Job Search and Interviewing
Tuesday, April 22, 5:30-6:30pm, C4C S350
Start an Internship or Job Search here! Learn the secrets of internship and job searching to find what you’re looking for. Build social media job searching skills and interviewing skills to gain an edge in your search.
Buffs Pro: Summit Event
Thursday, April 24, 4:00-6:00pm, C4C Abrams Lounge
The 1st Buffs Professional Program Summit Event is April 24th from 4-6pm in the Center for Community, Abrams Lounge. Once you’ve completed all the Buffs Pro Workshops, Basecamp and Career Counseling Events you’ll get invited to the Summit Event! This is a chance to meet with employers and practice some of those new skills. We’ll have employers prepared to critique your resumes and provide mock interviews.
Tuesday, April 29, 5:30-6:30pm, C4C S350
Adapt for a Changing World. Gain insight into professionalism on the job and skills to adapt to changing work environments. We know that the job market is ever changing, learn how to adapt to this changing environment and gain the professional skills that employer want!