The Catholic University of America

 riday November 14 - Etiquette Dinner
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Room
B
Give yourself an edge. Do not miss this special opportunity to learn the finer points of dining and how to be a success in the professional world! Enjoy a 6-course meal while you learn. This event is only open to seniors. Registration is now closed. To join the waiting list, send an e-mail to careers@cua.edu and provide your preferred e-mail address, phone number.


Monday, November 17 - Vanda Pharmaceuticals Information Session
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321|
Vanda Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of products for the treatment of central nervous system disorders to address unmet needs. The company has assembled a portfolio of clinical and commercial stage programs with the goal of bringing important new treatment options to patients. Vanda is currently recruiting for Health Educators to work with patients, families and doctors. Students graduating in December 2014 and May 2015 with a background in social work, nursing, or marketing should plan to attend!

Thursday, November 13 - Burson-Marsteller Information Session
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321

Burson-Marsteller is a leading global public relations and communications firm that provides public relations, public affairs, reputation and crisis management, digital strategy, advertising and other communications services. The Harold Burson Summer Internship (HBSI) Program is a paid internship at one of the U.S. Burson-Marsteller offices nationwide. These internships offer students the chance to work as team members, supervised by industry professionals, in addition to weekly seminars from specialty areas.  Find out more and sign up today

 

Monday, November 10 - Build Your Online Brand
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center 321 & 323

The Catholic University Alumni Association invites you to a personal branding workshop. Hear from Cheryl Wood, Ph.D., a faculty member from Catholic University's Metropolitan School of Professional Studies, on how to: use social media to develop your professional image, make a good impression on the phone and in interviews, communicate in a business-like way via letters and emails, and more! This event is free, but reservations are appreciated. Soft drinks and dessert will be served
To register, visit www.cuatoday.com or call the Office of Alumni Relations at 202-319-5608. If you need assistance for an individual with disabilities, please call the Office of Alumni Relations at 202-319-5608.

 

Tuesday, November 11 - Catholic Relief Services Information Session
12:45 - 1:45 p.m.
Pryzbyla 323

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is one of the largest humanitarian agencies, serving in more than 90 countries worldwide. CRS is currently recruiting graduate students for its International Development Fellows Program (IDFP). The IDFP aims to recruit individuals who desire a career in international development and relief and provides an opportunity to increase their overseas experience and gain broader exposure to CRS programs. Assignments are for one year and fellows work abroad in areas of agriculture, health, peace building, education, microfinance, and emergency. The goal of the IDFP is to place Fellows in positions where they can draw on their previous education and work experience, while broadening their skills.
RSVP requested, sign up on Cardinal Connection or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623. Disability accommodations, see below.

 

 

Tuesday, November 4 - Peace Corps Information Session
12:45 p.m. -1:45 p.m.
Great Room C

Peace Corps Volunteers improve the lives of people in communities around the world, inform the global perspectives of Americans, and turn a life-defining experience into a lifetime of opportunity. Peace Corps Volunteers work in one of 66 developing countries around the world, including the Caribbean, Latin America, Africa, Middle East, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia, China, Mongolia, and the Pacific Islands. As a Peace Corps Volunteer, you work directly with communities on their most pressing issues while gaining a competitive advantage in today's global economy with international experience, cross-cultural understanding, and fluency in a foreign language. Peace Corps experience can springboard careers in the government, nonprofit, academic, and private sectors.

Tuesday, November 4 - Long Term Service Fair
Interested in full time volunteering after graduation? Or simply looking for a service-filled way to spend your break? Come meet representatives from Service Organzations from across the country and around the world, and learn about the many exciting opportunities they have to offer. This event is sponsored by Campus Ministry. For more information about the fair and who will be attending, click here.



Monday, November 3 - Salary Negotiation Skills Workshop
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

Do you know how to discuss salary as part of the job interview? Think you won’t be asked: “What are your salary expectations?” Think again! This workshop will guide you through the process of negotiating salary and the challenges of handling the discussion with employers.

Wednesday, October 15 - District Affiliates Information Session
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

District Affiliates is a group that creates events that are “…are independently produced and held for the sole purpose of further integrating our mission within the community. We produce one-of-a-kind events that cater to who we are and what we love doing! Our goal is to encourage a better environment by celebrating art, culture and humanity. We use this platform to build a network of emerging talent and brands.”
RSVP requested, sign up on Cardinal Connection or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Disability accommodations, see below.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - Personal Statement Workshop
5:00-6:00 p.m.

Pryzbyla Center Room 351
Creating a strong personal statement carries more weight than you think. When you’re sitting on the fence, a well-written statement can persuade the admissions team to accept you. Likewise, one that is poorly written could result in a rejection letter. Learn the strategy to compose a well-written and effective personal statement.

Monday, October 6, 2014 - Social Media Job/Internship Search
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

Learn how to use social media in your job/internship search

Monday, September 29 - How to Work a Career Fair

7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

Come learn about how to make the most of tomorrow's career fair year, including: • How to get your resume ready for the fair • How to identify and research attending employers on Cardinal Connection • How to approach and engage an employer at the fair so that you make the best impression possible • What the expectations of the employers are of the attending students • What to wear

Tuesday, September 30 - Learn About the New MCAT
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
McCort-Ward Auditorium

Did you know the content is changing and the test is getting longer?  Princeton Review will be on campus to explain what’s at stake and to answer all of your questions.  Space is limited!   Please email the Pre-Medical Advisor, Ms. Marion Ficke at ficke@cua.edu  to reserve your seat!  Hosted by the Biology Club.

Tuesday, September 30 - LinkedIn As a Job Search Tool
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center, Room 323

Learn how to improve your profile and use LinkedIn more effectively in your job search. This event is offered by the Alumni Relations Office.
Beverages and dessert will be served.
This event is free, but reservations are appreciated. Call the Office of Alumni Relations at 800-288-ALUM (2586).
If you need assistance for an individual with disabilities, please call the Office of Alumni Relations at 800-288-ALUM (2586).

Thursday, September 25 - How to Apply to Graduate School
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321

Receive pointers on the application process and how to make yourself stand out from the pack. Co-sponsored with Kaplan, Inc.

 

Monday, September 22 - Employer Recruiting Panel
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Room B

Come hear from employers on the do's and don'ts of what they look for in a candidate. Learn strategies on how to make yourself stand out from other job/internship candidates...and for all the right reasons. The panelists include:
Megan Cuthbertson – Booz Allen Hamilton 
Tom Milteer – Teach for America
Jonathan  Otto– Politico 
Melinda Machado –National Museum of American History 
Gordon Southard - Office of Workforce Effectiveness and Resources - NIAID, NIH, DHHS
RSVP requested
 

Tuesday, September 16 - How Do I Choose My Major
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Caldwell Auditorium
Deciding between two or more majors? Have you realized that your initial choice is not for you? Learn practical, concrete steps on how to narrow down your options.


Thursday, March 20 - Spring Career Fair
10:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Rooms
In search of your next great job or internship? Then mark your calendar to attend the CUA Spring Career Fair! A wide variety of employers are on-site to accept resumes and talk to students about upcoming opportunities. This fair is open to current CUA students  and alumni only.


Tuesday, March 18 - How To Work A Career Fair
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

Come learn about how to make the most of tomorrow's career fair year, including: • How to get your resume ready for the fair • How to identify and research attending employers on Cardinal Connection • How to approach and engage an employer at the fair so that you make the best impression possible • What the expectations of the employers are of the attending students • What to wear.

Tues., March 4- CUA Accounting Society's "Where Are the Jobs"
7:00 - 8:00pm, Pryz Room 351
A discussion with Baker Tilly representative Kevin Wright on how to become career marketable. For questions/concerns or request for accomodations for persons with disabilities, contact Randy Mompremier via email: 91mompremier@cardinalmail.cua.edu

 Thursday, February 27 - US Patent & Trademark Office Information Session
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

The USPTO will be discussing their entry-level jobs, unpaid extern program (open to all undergraduates) and the Veteran Internship Program (which targets veterans and transitioning service members who will complete their undergraduate degree in May 2015 in Engineering).
RSVP requested, sign up on Cardinal Connection or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Disability accommodations, see below.

Thursday, March 20 - Spring Career Fair
10:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Rooms
In search of your next great job or internship? Then mark your calendar to attend the CUA Spring Career Fair! A wide variety of employers are on-site to accept resumes and talk to students about upcoming opportunities.
This fair is open to current CUA students and alumni only.

Wednesday, March 19 - Resume Day - All DAY!
9:00 - 4:45 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 127
Drop by with your resume for a quick polish before the fair.
No Appointment Necessary!

Tuesday, March 18 - Resume Day - All DAY!
9:00 - 4:45 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 127

Drop by with your resume for a quick polish before the fair.
No Appointment Necessary!

Tuesday, March 18 - How To Work A Career Fair
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

Come learn about how to make the most of tomorrow's career fair year, including: • How to get your resume ready for the fair • How to identify and research attending employers on Cardinal Connection • How to approach and engage an employer at the fair so that you make the best impression possible • What the expectations of the employers are of the attending students • What to wear.

Monday, March 3 - Social Media Workshop
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Rooom 351

Learn how to use social media in your job/internship search.

Thursday, February 27 - US Patent & Trademark Office Information Session
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

The USPTO will be discussing their entry-level jobs, unpaid extern program (open to all undergraduates) and the Veteran Internship Program (which targets veterans and transitioning service members who will complete their undergraduate degree in May 2015 in Engineering).

Wednesday, February 26 - Dept. of Defense Brown Bag Lunch
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Pryz Room 327

Grab your lunch and arrive when you can, because you don’t want to miss this terrific session! Learn about internship opportunities with the Department of Defense’s Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. Put your knowledge of and interest in national security, strategic affairs, and regions including the Middle East, Africa, Europa/NATO, and Russia to help develop and implement US policies.

Wednesday, February 26 - Introduction to Interviewing
7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321

Did you ever wonder what it is really like to go on an interview? Do you know what to say? Learn how to research an employer as well as what you need to do before, during, and after an interview to give yourself the best shot at landing the position.


Tuesday, February 25 - How To Apply to Graduate School
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321

Receive pointers on the application process and how to make yourself stand out from the pack. Co-sponsored with Kaplan, Inc.  This event was cancelled due to low enrollment (2).

Friday, February 21 - Charles Koch Institute Information Session
12:45 - 1:45 p.m
Pryzbyla Center Great Room C

The Charles Koch Institute educates and trains professionals on the importance of economic freedom and how it increases well-being for the overwhelming majority of people. The organization will be on campus to discuss opportunities with the Koch Associate Program, the Koch Internships Program, and the Koch Summer Fellows Program. 

Thursday, February 20 - Dept. of Defense Brown Bag Lunch
12:45-1:45 p.m.
Pryz Room 321

Grab your lunch and arrive when you can, because you don’t want to miss this terrific session! Learn about internship opportunities with the Department of Defense’s Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. Put your knowledge of and interest in national security, strategic affairs, and regions including the Middle East, Africa, Europa/NATO, and Russia to help develop and implement US policies.
RSVP requested, sign up on Cardinal Connection or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Disability accommodations, see below.

 

Tuesday, February 18 - Finding the Right Internship Workshop
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 327

Securing an internship is a competitive process, learn how to conduct a successful search navigating Social Media options along with Cardinal Connection, alumni, faculty, your family & friends. Game on! – Find the best internship for yourself.
RSVP requested, sign up on Cardinal Connection or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Disability accommodations, see below.

 

Thursday, February 13 - Dept. of Defense Brown Bag Lunch
12:45-1:45 p.m.
Pryz Room 321

Grab your lunch and arrive when you can, because you don’t want to miss this terrific session! Learn about internship opportunities with the Department of Defense’s Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. Put your knowledge of and interest in national security, strategic affairs, and regions including the Middle East, Africa, Europa/NATO, and Russia to help develop and implement US policies.


Wednesday, February 12 - Get Into the Game - Salary Negotiation Workshop
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 351

Do you know how to discuss salary as part of the job interview? Think you won’t be asked: “What are your salary expectations?” Think again! This workshop will guide you through the process of negotiating salary and the challenges of handling the discussion with employers.
RSVP requested, sign up on Cardinal Connection or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Disability accommodations, see below.

Wednesday, Feb. 12 - Career Transitions: “Should I Stay or Should I Go?” Hosted by CUA's Alumni Relations Office
7:00 -9:00  p.m.
Caldwell Auditorium

Six successful CUA alums share their career development experiences and advice, followed by a networking reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer (CUA and State photo ID required). $5 fee. Open to CUA students, grad students, alumni and guests. Registration is required. Register here or call 202-319-5608. For disability accommodations contact the Alumni Relations Office.
Wednesday, February 12 - Wolf Trap Information Session
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321

Looking for a fantastic paid summer internship? Attend this session and learn about the opportunities at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts. Named "One of the Best Places to Intern" by Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Wolf Trap proudly offers a variety of paid, professional development summer internship positions in accounting, communications & marketing, development, education, human resources, program & production, and more.


Tuesday, February 4 - College to Career - A Strategy
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

As you prepare to graduate, you’re making the transition from college to the world of work. So, what does to take to successfully move from the college environment to working full time? Rethink. Attend. Participate. Your take a way….building a strategy that works for you!


Wednesday, February 5 - US Patent & Trademark Office Information Session
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 327
Cancelled
The USPTO will be discussing their entry-level jobs, unpaid extern program (open to all undergraduates) and the Veteran Internship Program (which targets veterans and transitioning service members who will complete their undergraduate degree in May 2015 in Engineering).


Monday, February 3 - Educational Inequity in Our Own Backyard: Issues in DC and Beyond
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Room A

Studies have shown a wide achievement gap between lower- and higher-income students, and that this gap exists at all levels of our educational system, from Kindergarten through college completion. Panelists will discuss the challenges associated with this achievement gap, innovative ways to eliminate it, and how experiences with TFA can translate into new careers in social change. Co-sponsored by Teach for America and the Career Services Office.
RSVP requested, sign up on Cardinal Connection or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Disability accommodations, see below.

Wednesday, January 22- Your Year Abroad in Spain Info Session
4:00 - 5:00 p.m., Pryz 321
Becoming a Language Assistant in a Spanish school for one year is a unique experience that will stay with you for your entire life. Aside from improving language skills, exploring a community and living a multicultural experience, you will build your sense of independence and gain the satisfaction of inspiring young imaginations. You will return with skills and experiences that will make any recruiter sit up and take note! To apply or receive more information, please contact washingtondc@meddeas.com. Application deadline: April 15th 2014
 

Wednesday, January 22 - Job Search Crash Course
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center 323

Come learn about how to conduct a job or internship search from the beginning to end. Identify resources specific to your area of interest and see how the Career Services Office can help you develop an individualized action plan.

Wednesday, January 15 - Writing A Winning Application For Student Leaders
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 351

Applying to become an RA, OA, SM, or SA is a competitive process.   Part of your application includes writing your resume and co-curricular transcript.  Learn strategies on how to do both so you can submit the best application possible.  Co-sponsored by Career Services and Campus Activities.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - From College to Career: Senior Strategy
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

As a Senior, you’re making the transition from college to the world of work. So, what does to take to successfully move from the college environment to working full time? Rethink. Attend. Participate. Your take a way….building a strategy that works for you!
RSVP requested, sign up on Cardinal Connection or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Disability accommodations, see below.

Friday November 15, 2013 - Etiquette Dinner
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Room

Give yourself an edge. Do not miss this special opportunity to learn the finer points of dining and how to be a success in the professional world! Enjoy a 6-course meal while you learn.
Registration is now closed. To join the waiting list, send an e-mail to careers@cua.edu and provide your preferred e-mail address, phone number and year in school.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - Introduction to Interviewing
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321

Did you ever wonder what it is really like to go on an interview? Do you know what to say? Learn how to research an employer as well as what you need to do before, during, and after an interview to give yourself the best shot at landing the position.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - Internship Search: What's Your Game Plan?
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321

Securing an internship is a competitive process, learn how to conduct a successful search navigating Social Media options along with Cardinal Connection, alumni, faculty, your family & friends. Game on! – Find the best internship for yourself.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013- Long Term Service Fair
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Great Rooms

Are you wondering what to do after you graduate from CUA? Consider doing 1-2 years of volunteer service. When you serve, some of the benefits you can receive are: Professional experience, student loan deferment, free Master’s Degree, AmeriCorps Education Grant, free room & board, free health insurance, and personal development!

Come learn about these opportunities at the Long Term Service Fair, where over 50 international and domestic organizations will be represented. Students can speak with representatives and explore options for the future. Visit service.cua.edu for more information, and if you have any questions, please contact cua-service@cua.edu.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - Graduate School: Personal Statement Workshop
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321

Creating a strong personal statement carries more weight than you think. When you’re sitting on the fence, a well-written statement can persuade the admissions team to accept you. Likewise, one that is poorly written could result in a rejection letter. Learn the strategy to compose a well-written and effective personal statement. Co-sponsored with Kaplan, Inc.
 
Thursday, October 17, 2013 – Fox News Channel Information Session
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321

Fox News is looking for motivated, ambitious students who are seeking to expand their knowledge, improve their skills, and kick-start their careers. Learn about the various Spring and Summer internship opportunities in Accounting, Finance, Business Development, Digital and TV Ad Sales, Marketing, Web Design and Development, New Media and Community Engagement, and Media Studies. Opportunities are available in their various locations, including Washington, DC and New York City.

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - Behavioral Interviewing Workshop
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 327

In this workshop you will learn interview techniques for Behavioral Interviewing used by many employers. Students will identify skill sets from internships, part time jobs, classes, and community service work that can be applied to the Behavioral Interview format. Prepare for your interview by learning to effectively navigate Behavioral Interview questions.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - Job Search Crash Course
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Room B

Come learn about how to conduct a job or internship search from the beginning to end. Identify resources specific to your area of interest and see how the Career Services Office can help you develop an individualized action plan.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - Teach For America Information Session
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321

Kids growing up in poverty can achieve at high levels but too often don't get the chance. By applying to Teach For America, you can help ensure every child gets a great education and the opportunities that come with it. Guest speaker Anthony Buatti (CUA alum) will be on hand to discuss how Teach For America corps members are helping lead an educational revolution in low-income communities across the country.

TODAY!!!

Friday, October 4, 2013 - Fall Career Fair
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Room

In search of your next great job or internship? Then mark your calendar to attend the CUA Fall Career Fair! A wide variety of employers are on-site to accept resumes and talk to students about upcoming opportunities. For a list of companies and the type of opportunities available click here (must use IE or Firefox to open this RSS feed.)  (Please note that the Engineering Career Fair has been combined with the Fall Career Fair this year, therefor all industries will be promoted during the Fall Career Fair.) 
This fair is open to current CUA students and alumni only.

Thursday, October 3, 2013 -
How to Prepare for a Job Fair
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 327

Come learn about how to make the most of tomorrow's career fair year, including: • How to get your resume ready for the fair • How to identify and research attending employers on Cardinal Connection • How to approach and engage an employer at the fair so that you make the best impression possible • What the expectations of the employers are of the attending students • What to wear

Thursday, October 3, 2013 - Resume Day - WALK IN, ALL DAY
9:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 127

Drop by with your resume for a quick polish before the fair.
No Appointment Necessary!

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - Resume Day - WALK IN, ALL DAY
9:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 127

Drop by with your resume for a quick polish before the fair.
No Appointment Necessary!

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 – L’Arche of Greater Washington Information Session
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

L'Arche GWDC is a faith-based non-profit community that provides life-long homes for people with intellectual disabilities with an emphasis on building relationships between those with intellectual disabilities and those without. Learn about their paid opportunities as "assistants" working in an interdenominational Christian community that welcomes people of all faiths and backgrounds.
This employer is also attending the Fall Career Fair on October 4.


Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - Social Media Job/Internship Search
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 327

Learn how to use social media in your job search


Thursday, September 26, 2013 - Graduate School Do's and Don'ts
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 327

Receive pointers on the application process and how to make yourself stand out from the pack. Co-sponsored with Kaplan, Inc.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - Moving in the Right Direction...How Do I Choose My Major?
5:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321

Deciding between two or more majors? Have you realized your initial choice is not right for you? Learn practical, concrete steps on how to narrow down your options.


Career Horoscope, Tuesday, September 17.
Leahy 50

 

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 – Teach for America Information Session
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321
Kids growing up in poverty can achieve at high levels but too often don't get the chance. By applying to Teach For America, you can help ensure every child gets a great education and the opportunities that come with it. Guest speaker Anthony Buatti (CUA alum) will be on hand to discuss how Teach For America corps members are helping lead an educational revolution in low-income communities across the country.

Thursday, October 8, 2013 – Fox News Channel Information Session
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321 Fox News is looking for motivated, ambitious students who are seeking to expand their knowledge, improve their skills, and kick-start their careers. Learn about the various Spring and Summer internship opportunities in Accounting, Finance, Business Development, Digital and TV Ad Sales, Marketing, Web Design and Development, New Media and Community Engagement, and 
Media Studies. Opportunities are available in their various locations, including Washington, DC and New York City.


Upcoming Events

On-Campus Events Are Open to CUA Students & Alumni

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - Moving in the Right Direction...How Do I Choose My Major?
5:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321
Deciding between two or more majors? Have you realized your initial choice is not right for you? Learn practical, concrete steps on how to narrow down your options. RSVP requested, sign up on Cardinal Connection or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Disability accommodations, see below.

Thursday, September 26, 2013 - Graduate School Do's and Don'ts
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 327
Receive pointers on the application process and how to make yourself stand out from the pack. Co-sponsored with Kaplan, Inc.
RSVP requested, sign up on Cardinal Connection or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Disability accommodations, see below.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - Social Media Job/Internship Search
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 327
Learn how to use social media in your job search.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - Resume Day
9:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 127
Drop by with your resume for a quick polish before the fair.
No Appointment Necessary!

Thursday October 3, 2013 - Resume Day 9:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Pryzbyla Center Room 127 Drop by with your resume for a quick polish before the fair. No Appointment Necessary! Disability accommodations, see below.
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - How to Prepare for a Job Fair
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Pryzbyla Center Room 327
Come learn about how to make the most of tomorrow's career fair year, including: • How to get your resume ready for the fair • How to identify and research attending employers on Cardinal Connection • How to approach and engage an employer at the fair so that you make the best impression possible • What the expectations of the employers are of the attending students • What to wear RSVP requested, sign up on Cardinal Connection or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623. Disability accommodations, see below.

Friday, October 4, 2013 - Fall Career Fair
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Room
In search of your next great job or internship? Then mark your calendar to attend the CUA Fall Career Fair! A wide variety of employers are on-site to accept resumes and talk to students about upcoming opportunities. For a list of companies and the type of opportunities available click here (must use IE or Firefox to open this RSS feed.)  (Please note that the Engineering Career Fair has been combined with the Fall Career Fair this year, therefor all industries will be promoted during the Fall Career Fair.) 
This fair is open to current CUA students and alumni only.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - Job Search Crash Course
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Room B
Come learn about how to conduct a job or internship search from the beginning to end. Identify resources specific to your area of interest and see how the Career Services Office can help you develop an individualized action plan. 

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - Teach For America Information Session
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321
Kids growing up in poverty can achieve at high levels but too often don't get the chance. By applying to Teach For America, you can help ensure every child gets a great education and the opportunities that come with it. Guest speaker Anthony Buatti (CUA alum) will be on hand to discuss how Teach For America corps members are helping lead an educational revolution in low-income communities across the country.

Thursday, October 17, 2013 – Fox News Channel Information Session
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321
Fox News is looking for motivated, ambitious students who are seeking to expand their knowledge, improve their skills, and kick-start their careers. Learn about the various Spring and Summer internship opportunities in Accounting, Finance, Business Development, Digital and TV Ad Sales, Marketing, Web Design and Development, New Media and Community Engagement, and
Media Studies. Opportunities are available in their various locations, including Washington, DC and New York City.

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - Behavioral Interviewing Workshop
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 327
In this workshop you will learn interview techniques for Behavioral Interviewing used by many employers. Students will identify skill sets from internships, part time jobs, classes, and community service work that can be applied to the Behavioral Interview format. Prepare for your interview by learning to effectively navigate Behavioral Interview questions.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - Salary Negotiation for Women
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321
While salary inequality between men and women still exists, there are ways to even the playing field. Learn tactics and approaches that can help you secure the best compensation package possible.

Wednesday, October 23 – Leadership Networking Reception
6:30 p.m.  - 8:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Rooms A & B
(Sponsored by the Office of Campus Activities and Career Services)
The Networking Reception will serve as an opportunity for CUA students to put their networking and leadership skills into action.  During the reception, we will also celebrate the graduates of this semester's Emerging Leaders Program and welcome their commitment to serve the CUA community as student leaders.
If you have questions about the Leadership Networking Reception, please email cualeadership@gmail.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - Graduate School: Personal Statement Workshop
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321
Creating a strong personal statement carries more weight than you think. When you’re sitting on the fence, a well-written statement can persuade the admissions team to accept you. Likewise, one that is poorly written could result in a rejection letter. Learn the strategy to compose a well-written and effective personal statement. Co-sponsored with Kaplan, Inc.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - Internship Search: What's Your Game Plan?
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321
Securing an internship is a competitive process, learn how to conduct a successful search navigating Social Media options along with Cardinal Connection, alumni, faculty, your family & friends.
Game on! – Find the best internship for yourself.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - Introduction to Interviewing
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321
Did you ever wonder what it is really like to go on an interview? Do you know what to say? Learn how to research an employer as well as what you need to do before, during, and after an interview to give yourself the best shot at landing the position.

Friday November 15, 2013 - Etiquette Dinner
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Room
Give yourself an edge. Do not miss this special opportunity to learn the finer points of dining and how to be a success in the professional world! Enjoy a 6-course meal white you learn.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - From College to Career: Senior Strategy
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323
As a Senior, you’re making the transition from college to the world of work. So, what does to take to successfully move from the college environment to working full time? Rethink. Attend. Participate. Your take a way….building a strategy that works for you!

Disability Accommodations: Please contact Michele Gibbs at 202-319-5623 or careers@cua.edu at least one week prior to the event to request disability accommodations. In all situations, a good faith effort (up until the time of the event) will be made to provide accommodations.Tuesday, October 29, 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Graduate School: Personal Statement Workshop

Friday, March 15, 2012 - SMART Group Internship Information Session
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 327

SMART Insights Group, LLC is a boutique transition management firm specializing in insight-driven strategies and solutions designed to optimize business performance for exponential growth in times of rapid change. Interns will be engaged to solve real problems and issues facing private and public sector entities alike in any number of different functional areas. In a progressive fashion over the course of the program, the interns will work collaboratively with seasoned professionals to conduct root cause analysis, present findings, conduct research and analysis and lead reform efforts. Students from all areas of academic study are encouraged to attend, and recent applicants have come from Business Administration, Law, Human Resources, Public Administration/Affairs/Policy, Engineering, Information Technology, Accounting & Finance and Economics.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - Salary Negotiation for Women
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 351

While salary inequality between men and women still exists, there are ways to even the playing field. Learn tactics and approaches that can help you secure the best compensation package possible.

 


Monday, March 11, 2013 - How To Work A Career Fair
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 327
Come learn about how to make the most of the last career fair of the year, including:
• How to get your resume ready for the fair
• How to identify and research attending employers on Cardinal Connection
• How to approach and engage an employer at the fair so that you make the best impression possible
• What the expectations of the employers are of the attending students
• What to wear

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - Behavioral Interviewing Workshop
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center 327

In this workshop you will learn interview techniques for Behavioral Interviewing used by many employers. Students will identify skill sets from internships, part time jobs, classes, and community service work that can be applied to the Behavioral Interview format. Prepare for your interview by learning to effectively navigate Behavioral Interview questions. Career Services also offers Mock Interviews using Behavioral Interview techniques by appointment.

 

Thursday, January 31, 2013 - Census Bureau Information Session
6:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 327
The US Census Bureau is recruiting people with extensive reading, writing, and speaking skills in a variety of foreign languages to assist Census Field Representatives on an as-needed basis. Interpreters will help contact residents in the Metro area (DMV) to collect valuable demographic information on unemployment, new homes constructed, people in poverty, and more.

Thursday, January 24, 2013 - White House Internship Office Information Session
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m
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Pryzbyla Center Room 323
The White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office and prepare them for future public service opportunities.

Friday, November 16, 2012 - 6th Annual Etiquette Dinner
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Room

Give yourself an edge. Do not miss this special opportunity to learn the finer points of dining and how to be a success in the professional world! Enjoy a 6-course meal white you learn. Registration is now closed. To be placed on the waiting list, email careers@cua.edu.

Monday, November 12, 2012 - Catholic Relief Services Information Session
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is one of the largest humanitarian agencies, serving in more than 90 countries worldwide. They are currently recruiting graduate students for the International Development Fellows Program (IDFP). If you are a graduate student who is interested in entering into a long-term career in International Development, register for this session today!

Friday, November 2, 2012- Engineering Career Fair
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Room

Meet employers looking to fill internship, summer, part-time and full-time job positions. Click here to see a list of companies attending

Thursday, November 1 - Walk-In Resume Day
9:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 127

Get your resume checked out for the Engineering Fair on Friday, November 2nd. No appointment necessary.


Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - Catholic Relief Services Information Session
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is one of the largest humanitarian agencies, serving in more than 90 countries worldwide. They are currently recruiting graduate students for the International Development Fellows Program (IDFP). If you are a graduate student who is interested in entering into a long-term career in International Development, register for this session today!

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - Salary Negotiation for Women
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

While salary inequality between men and women still exists, there are ways to even the playing field. Learn tactics and approaches that can help you secure the best compensation package possible.


Wednesday, October 24, 2012- Job Search Crash Course
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

Come learn about how to conduct a job or internship search from the beginning to end.  Identify resources specific to your area of interest and see how the Career Services Office can help you develop an individualized action plan.


Thursday, October 25, 2012 - Fox News Channel Information Session
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 351

Fox News Channel is recruiting for Summer 2013 interns for their various offices, including Washington, DC and New York City. They are actively seeking interns with an interest in Media Studies, Accounting and Finance, Business Development, Digital and TV Ad Sales, Marketing, Web Design and Development and New Media and Community Engagement. Open to all students regardless of whether they are participating in on-campus interviewing .See notice above (October 21st) for on campus-interviewing information.

 

Wednesday, October 25, 2012 – US Patent & Trademark Information Session
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

The USPTO will be discussing their entry-level jobs, unpaid extern program (open to all undergraduates) and the Veteran Internship Program (which targets veterans and transitioning servicemembers who are seniors completing their undergraduate degrees in Computer, Electrical, Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering).


Thursday, October 18, 2012 - Federal Career Panel
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Rooms 321/323

Join us as government representatives offer students insight into federal careers.

  • Office of Personnel Management
  • U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History
  • Department of Defense
  • FBI


Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - Leadership Networking Reception
6:30 p.m.
Caldwell Auditorium

Sponsored by the Office of Campus Activities and Career Services.
The Networking Reception will serve as an opportunity for CUA students to put their networking and leadership skills into action.

Thursday, October 11, 2012 - White House Office of Correspondence Information Session
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

Learn about the interesting internship opportunities available, including what interns do day-to-day, important deadlines, and how to apply.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - Behavioral Interviewing Workshop
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

In this workshop you will learn interview techniques for Behavioral Interviewing used by many employers. Students will identify skill sets from internships, part time jobs, classes, and community service work that can be applied to the Behavioral Interview format. Prepare for your interview by learning to effectively navigate Behavioral Interview questions. Career Services also offers Mock Interviews using Behavioral Interview techniques by appointment.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - Census Bureau Information Session
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

The US Census Bureau is recruiting people with extensive reading, writing, and speaking skills in a variety of foreign languages to assist Census Field Representatives on an as-needed basis. Interpreters will help contact residents in the Metro area (DMV) to collect valuable demographic information on unemployment, new homes constructed, people in poverty, and more.


Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - Resume Workshop
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 351
Learn how to write a targeted resume for jobs and internships that will get you noticed.

 

Thursday, September 20, 2012 - Writing a Personal Statement for Graduate School
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla 323 

Co-sponsored with Kaplan, Inc., this workshop shows you how to get started and tips on making your personal statement stand out from all the rest.  If you want to be accepted to your program of choice, a personal statement can really make all the difference.
 

Monday, September 17, 2012 - Career Horoscope
5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
50 Leahy Hall

Take the "career horoscope" and receive insight about which academic majors to choose. Already have your major selected? Explore what kind of jobs are out there.
Registration requested, register here.


Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - Career Services 101
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
127 Pryzbyla Center

Participate in an interactive workshop to help you identify your academic and career interests.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - Choose Your Pizza, Choose Your Major
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Atrium, Pryzbyla Center

Have lunch on us and talk with upperclassmen about their majors; how and why they chose them, their experiences, and more. Co-sponsored by Career Services and the Center for Academic Success.

 

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - Smithsonian Internship Information Session
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

The National Museum of American History internship program allows a diverse group of people with innumerable interests, strengths, and goals to encounter an educational environment where they can work with and learn from professionals and scholars in related areas of concentration. The Museum offers interns of different backgrounds incredible opportunities in a variety of fields, from public relations to exhibition research to project design. Learning from knowledgeable mentors in the dynamic atmosphere of the Museum and Washington, D.C. area, interns enjoy an intensive experience as multifaceted as the Museum itself.

Thursday, April 19, 2012 - City Year Information Session
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Pryzbyla Center Room 331
If you are interested in a service oriented opportunity, don’t miss this information session! City Year recruits teams of diverse young people called corps members to serve full-time in schools for 10 months, working to improve student attendance, behavior and course performance in English and math. Learn more about their current opportunities and how to apply.
 

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - Peace Corps Information Session
12:30-1:30 pm
Pryzbyla Center Room 327

Peace Corps service is a life-defining leadership experience. Since 1961, the Peace Corps has shared with the world America's most precious resource – its people. Volunteers serve in 76 countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, the Pacific Islands and the Middle East. Peace Corps Volunteers live, learn, and work with a community overseas for 27 months. Come to the fascinating session to learn more about how you can make a difference in the world.
Register here or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Disability accommodations noted below.

 

Thursday, April 12, 2012 - District of Columbia Department of Human Resources (DCHR) Information Session
12:30 p.m.  - 1:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

DCHR will be discussing its internship opportunities through the District Leadership Program. This program is designed to give substantive assignments in functional areas related to government operations such as Human Resource Management, Budget & Finance, Education, and much more.
Register here or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Disability accommodations noted below.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - Salary Negotiation for Women
6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321

While salary inequality between men and women still exists, there are ways to even the playing field. Learn tactics and approaches that can help you secure the best compensation package possible.
Register here or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Disability accommodations noted below.

 

Spring Career Fair
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
11-2 pm
Great Rooms A & B

Looking for a full-time job post-graduation? Need a summer internship? Mark your calendar and attend the CUA Spring Career Fair! Bring your resume and meet various employers to discuss career opportunities. This Spring’s featured employers include:
Nordstrom
City Year
Harvey Cleary Builders
American Enterprise Institute
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History
Department of Homeland Security- Office of Inspector General
And many more!

A variety of industries will be represented, so don’t miss out on your chance to speak to employers one-on-one!


Dress For Success
Tuesday, March 20
6-8 pm
Pryz 321 and 323
If employers asses you within the first 10 seconds of meeting you, selecting the right look for an interview is a make-or-break decision. Make sure you know how to present yourself by attending the Dress for Success event. There will be special targeted sessions for men and women, and each will cover important elements of dressing, accessorizing, and more. Two $100 Nordstrom gift cards will be raffled to participants, and light refreshments will be served.


Speed Networking
Tuesday, March 27
6-8 pm
Pryz Great Rooms A & B

Do you know how to present yourself with confidence to a potential employer? Hone your skills at our Speed Networking event. A lively blend of speed dating meets the elevator pitch, you will spend 4 minutes meeting and chatting with a CUA alum, and when the bell sounds, you’ll change chairs and meet the next alum. Register today and perfect how you present yourself when minutes count!


Salary Negotiation for Women
Wednesday, April 11
6-7 pm
Pryz 321

While salary inequality between men and women still exists, there are ways to even the playing field. Learn tactics and approaches that can help you secure the best compensation package possible.
Monday, March 26, 2012 - Cooking 101 - Beyond the Microwave
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 327

This Beyond Brookland event (a series brought to you by Career Services and Alumni Relations for the class of 2012) offers students useful instructions on moving beyond delivery pizza and frozen dinners; includes pantry basics, equipment, shopping, simple recipes.
Register here or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Disability accommodations noted below.

 

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - City Year Information Session
Cancelled

If you are interested in a service oriented opportunity, don’t miss this information session! City Year recruits teams of diverse young people called corps members to serve full-time in schools for 10 months, working to improve student attendance, behavior and course performance in English and math. Learn more about their current opportunities and how to apply.

 

 

Thursday, March 22, 2012 – Jam Sports Productions Information Session
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

Jam Sports Productions, a leading minority-owned sports and entertainment event production agency, will be on campus to discuss internship opportunities. The areas of interest include: marketing/PR, graphic/art design, finance/budget, merchandising, tourism, corporate and VIP hospitality, and more!
Register here or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Disability accommodations noted below.



Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - Dress for Success
6:00 p.m. -  8:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room
321/323
If employers assess you within the first 10 seconds of meeting you, selecting the right look for an interview is a make-or-break decision. Make sure you know how to present yourself by attending the Dress for Success event. There will be special targeted sessions for men and women, and each will cover important elements of dressing, accessorizing, and more. Two $100 Nordstrom gift cards will be raffled to participants, and light refreshments will be served.
Register here or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Disability accommodations noted below.

Friday, January 20, 2012 - Admission Open House, Columbus School of Law
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Law School

The open house includes a tour of the law school followed by a reception with the Senior Administration and current CUA Law students who are alums of the undergraduate school. Sunday, January 22, 2012 - White House Summer Internship Application Deadline
A White House Internship provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office of the President and prepare them for future public service involvement.
Visit http://www.whitehouse.gov/internships for detailed information about the program, the application process, a timeline with deadlines, and the departments that participate in the program. A complete application includes: short answers, two essay questions, a one-page resume, and two letters of recommendation.

Thursday, January 19, 2012 - International Rescue Commission Information Session
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 351

The IRC is a leading nonsectarian, voluntary organization providing relief, protection and resettlement services for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict. At work in over 42 countries and 22 U.S. cities, the IRC helps lead the way from harm to home. The IRC is actively recruiting candidates for various internships at their Suburban Washington Resettlement Center (SWRC) in Silver Spring, MD. These internships include work assisting refugees and asylees in gaining access to health care, providing low-cost immigration services, assisting with resettlement and case management services, providing employment assistance and support, and reducing healthcare disparities for medically vulnerable refugees.


Tuesday, December 6 ,2011 - International Rescue Commission Information Session
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Pryzbyla Center Room 327
-- Cancelled
The IRC is a leading nonsectarian, voluntary organization providing relief, protection and resettlement services for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict. At work in over 42 countries and 22 U.S. cities, the IRC helps lead the way from harm to home. The IRC is actively recruiting candidates for various internships at their Suburban Washington Resettlement Center (SWRC) in Silver Spring, MD. These internships include work assisting refugees and asylees in gaining access to health care, providing low-cost immigration services, assisting with resettlement and case management services, providing employment assistance and support, and reducing healthcare disparities for medically vulnerable refugees.
Register here or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Disability accommodations noted below.

 

Thursday, December 1, 2011 – U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Information Session
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 327
Interested in exploring opportunities in Foreign Service? Mark your calendar and attend this exciting information session. The program will include:
-Overview of USAID mission
-Career opportunities in U.S. and Foreign Service
-Internship and Fellowship Programs
-Strategies for a career in International Affairs
-Strategies for applying to Federal and Contractor positions at USAID, including Foreign Service
There will be a Question and Answer session following the presentation.
Special Presenters: Tom Davis, Chief, Outreach and Marketing and
USAID Senior Executive, Roberto Miranda, Director of Governmental Affairs and Outreach
Register here or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Disability accommodations noted below.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - District of Columbia Public Schools, Urban Education Leaders Internship Program (UELIP) Information Session
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Pryzbyla Center Room 323  Cancelled

The Chancellor’s Urban Education Leaders Internship Program (UELIP) is an intensive multidisciplinary internship program that runs semester-long throughout the year. The program offers a unique blend of organized professional development training and upper-level independent and collaborative internship projects with concrete deliverables.

UELIP Associates are a diverse group of graduate and undergraduate students, recent graduates and members of fellowship programs. Whether your background is in math and the sciences or the humanities, we encourage anyone interested in learning more about and contributing to the progress of urban education to apply. A background in the field of education is NOT required

Thursday, November 3, 2011 - Etiquette Dinner
6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Room
Give yourself an edge. Do not miss this special opportunity to learn the finer points of dining and how to be a success in the professional world! Enjoy a 6-course meal white you learn. Registration is required. Register here or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - Engineering Career Fair
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Room
Meet employers looking to fill internship, summer, part-time and full-time job positions. Check out the employers that are coming.

Thursday, October 27, 2011 - White House Internship Program
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321

The White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office and prepare them for future public service opportunities.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - Catholic Relief Services "International Development Fellows Program"  Information Session For Graduate Students
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

The International Development Fellows Program is designed to give those interested in a career in international relief and development the opportunity to gain project management skills and learn about working with Catholic Relief Services overseas. Each year, CRS offers placements to 25-30 Fellows throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America and Europe & the Middle East. About 75% of the Fellows continue to work for CRS overseas after the fellowship. They work in many different sectors including education, agriculture, peacebuilding, HIV & AIDS and water sanitation. Register here or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Please contact Michele Gibbs at 202-319-5623 or careers@cua.edu at least one week prior to the event to request disability accommodations. In all situations, a good faith effort (up until the time of the event) will be made to provide accommodations.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - Thinking Outside the Box
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321-323
Are you wondering about careers in English, Psychology or Sociology? Attend “Thinking Outside the Box” career panel. Come learn from 6 panelist including CUA alumni who have established careers in a variety of fields.  Internship opportunities will be promoted.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - White House Office of Presidential Correspondence Information Session
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321

The White House Office of Presidential Correspondence is looking for new volunteers to maintain a vital link between the President and the American people. The Office of Correspondence handles most of the public mail, faxes, phone calls, and online communication for the President. This office is actively recruiting volunteers to help the President by reading mail, answering phones, addressing envelopes, and entering data. Student Volunteers earn a letter of recommendation at the end of their volunteer work. Register here or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Please contact Michele Gibbs at careers@cua.edu/202-319-5623 at least one week before the event to request disability accommodations
.


Thursday, October 6, 2011 -
Fall Career Fair
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Room
Employers will be on campus offering part-time and full-time jobs and internships. Check out the employers that are coming.
This fair is open to current CUA students and alumni only.
Please contact Michele Gibbs at careers@cua.edu/202-319-5623 at least one week before the event to request disability accommodations.


Thursday, October 6, 2011 - Learn about the new GRE test!!
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

Be prepared!! Come learn what’s new with the GRE test format!
Kaplan, Inc. will be conducting the session. Don’t miss this special
one-time event. Register here or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Please contact Michele Gibbs at careers@cua.edu/202-319-5623 at least one week before the event to request disability accommodations.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - How Do I Choose My Major
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Pryzbyla Center Room 351
Deciding between two or more majors? Not sure of how or where to start? Learn practical, concrete steps on how to narrow down your options. The Career Services Office and the Counseling Center is co-sponsoring this workshop on the available resources to help you make this decision. This is an Orientation Extended program and fulfills the yellow line (Academic and Cultural) requirement. Registration is required. Please register here or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Please contact Michele Gibbs at careers@cua.edu/202-319-5623 at least one week before the event to request disability accommodations
.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - Kelly Government Solutions-NIH
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Pryzbyla Center Room 323 (note room change)
Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Specifically, through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world.
Please register here or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Please contact Michele Gibbs at careers@cua.edu/202-319-5623 at least one week before the event to request disability accommodations
.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - Non-Profit Panel
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Room A
Connect with employers working in a variety of non-profit organizations.  Learn from CUA alumni why they are passionate and committed to their careers in the non-profit world. Please register here or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Please contact Michele Gibbs at careers@cua.edu/202-319-5623 at least one week before the event to request disability accommodations.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - Career Horoscope
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Leahy Hall Room 51
Take the "career horoscope" and receive further insight about which academic major to choose! Already have your major selected? Explore what kind of jobs are out there. Receive advice about what the future holds for you! This is an Orientation Extended program and fulfills the green line (Personal Development and Community Building) requirement. Advance registration is required. Register here or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Please contact Michele Gibbs at careers@cua.edu/202-319-5623 at least one week before the event to request disability accommodations.

Thursday, September 22, 2011 - Speed Networking
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Room B
Meet and "speed" network with CUA alums. Please register here or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Please contact Michele Gibbs at careers@cua.edu/202-319-5623 at least one week before the event to request disability accommodations.

Saturday, October 15, 2011  Cancelled offering online
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. - FREE Practice Tests for GRE, LSAT, and MCAT
Hannan Hall 106/108
Register at www.kaptest.com/practice. Please use your CUA email address to register. 

Monday, September 12, 2011 - Choose Your Pizza: Choose Your Major
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Room A

Haven't chosen your major yet? What about your favorite pizza? Sample free pizza and talk with upperclassmen about their majors: why they chose them, their experiences, and much more! Have dinner on us and ask student representatives questions in a one-on-one setting. Sponsored by Career Services and the Center for Academic Success. This is an Orientation Extended program and fulfills the yellow line (Academic and Cultural) requirement.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - Fall Fiesta
Pryzbyla Lawn
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m..
Visit us and have your fortune told, play the resume dart board and spin the wheel for prizes.

APRIL 2011

Thursday April 14, 2011 - Dress for Success
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321

Business fashion show. More information coming soon.
Registration requested, please register here.

Thursday, April 7, 2011 - Leaders Institute Information Session
Cancelled

Leaders Institute is a faith based, non-profit organization that provides leadership training and development to children and youth. Through fun-filled programs and activities, we develop leaders who are mature in their faith and exhibit marketplace excellence. Interns are welcome at Leaders Institute. Interns are directly supervised by the Director of Leaders Institute (M.S. in Program Management) and required to perform functions in each of the four training areas used to fulfill the mission of Leaders Institute: Biblical Instruction, Personal Development, Technical Development, Community Outreach.
MARCH 2011

 

Thursday, March 24, 2011 - CIA Information Session
4:10 p.m.
Law School Room 204

Interested in working for the CIA? Learn about full-time employment and internship opportunities.
Registration requested.


Thursday, March 24, 2011 - Northwestern Mutual Financial Network Information Session

7:00 p.m. - 9: 00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321

Get a “behind- the scenes” look at the financial services industry

How to prepare now to be competitive. Learn about Northwestern Mutual’s Top TEN internship opportunity. Registration requested.
If you are interested in an on-campus interview with Northwestern on Friday, March 25th, you must submit your resume to Career Services (careers@cua.edu) by Friday, March 18th.
Students may attend the information session without applying for the internship.


 
Thursday, March 24, 2011 – Spring Career Fair
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Room, 3rd Floor.

♦More Information Coming Soon.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - Speed Networking
Caldwell Auditorium
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

More information coming soon. Registration requested, please register here.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - Prepare for the Fair
Open Hours 9-4:45

Pryzbyla Center Room 202
Need your resume checked? Dressing tips? Quick Question? No Appointment Needed!



 Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - Salary Negotiation for Women
6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321

How women can prepare and succeed in getting the salary they deserve. Registration requested, please register here.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - Urban Teacher Center (UTC)
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 321

The Urban Teacher Center (UTC) is a four-year, alternative teacher preparation program that operates in the Baltimore/Washington, D.C. region.  Each cohort participates in an intensive year-long residency, followed by a three-year teaching commitment in a high-need urban elementary or middle school. UTC’s residents will be fully prepared to become highly competent teachers; in addition to the clinical experience, residents also enroll in a Master’s of Education program that is directly relevant to the urban teacher. All UTC teachers are part of an unprecedented commitment to student performance:  only those who can demonstrate that they can improve student learning will complete the program. Over time, UTC teachers will be among the most expert and results-oriented in the nation.  Registration requested

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - IRS Information Session
12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Pryzbyla Center Room 323

A world-class financial organization with offices all over the world, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the envy of tax administrations throughout the world. The IRS administers the federal tax code and processes over 300 million various types of tax returns each year. The work of IRS employees includes both domestic and international tax administration. The IRS has over 100,000 employees, and is the largest employer of professional accountants and auditors in the US. The IRS is looking for smart, hard-working, personable candidates to handle the difficult, challenging, and rewarding job of ensuring the integrity of our nation’s tax code. The training is second to none, the benefits are outstanding, the promotion potential is excellent and we offer a quality of life and job stability that few other employers can. To register click here or call 202-319-5623.  Registration requested
 
FEBRUARY 2011

Thursday, February 17, 2011 - DC Public Schools Information Session
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 327   CANCELED

DCPS representative Maggie Raible is coming to campus to promote the Urban Education Leaders Internship Program (UELIP), UELIP was formed by the Office of the Chancellor to provide top undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to conduct research and work on education policy projects. This academic internship is an intensive, multi-disciplinary program that runs a semester at a time throughout the year. Deadline for submission for the Summer Session is March 1. Registration requested

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 - Disney College Program Information Session
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323 Cancelled

Current CUA student, Chelsea Rianna, is holding an information session to speak about her experience with the Disney College Program and how you can be apply. The Disney College Program at the Walt Disney World® Resort is a one-of-a-kind, Disney-designed combination of education and work experience. Disney College Program Cast Members have the opportunity to build transferable skills, explore networking opportunities at the Walt Disney World Resort, tap into educational opportunities that offer new courses coupling academic theory and Walt Disney World management expertise, earn real-world experience with a leader in the industry, and make friendships that cover the globe.
All participants have the opportunity to take courses and possibly earn college credit. These classes will provide additional insight into the leadership and management concepts that participants will be learning in the workplace. Participants also have numerous opportunities to meet Disney leaders, attend learning activities hosted by Disney executives and make the connections they want to learn more about the professional roles available at the Walt Disney World Resort.  For more info, visit Http://www.wdwcollegeprogram.com/sap/its/mimes/zh_wdwcp/index.html. Registration requested

Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - White House Office of Correspondence Information Session
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

The White House Office of Presidential Correspondence is looking for new volunteers to maintain a vital link between the President and the American people. The Office of Correspondence handles most of the public mail, faxes, phone calls, and online communication for the President. This office is actively recruiting volunteers to help the President by reading mail, answering phones, addressing envelopes, and entering data. Student Volunteers earn a letter of recommendation at the end of their volunteer work. View the video.
Registration requested


Wednesday, February 2, 2011 - Peace Corps Information Session
5:30 p.m - 6:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Room 351

Life is calling. How far will you go? Peace Corps recruiter Jason Beach is coming to campus to speak about his Peace Corps experience in Africa and discuss opportunities the Peace Corps has to offer you. Volunteers travel overseas to make real differences in the lives of real people. This agency is very popular and opportunities are available upon graduation. Freshmen are encouraged to attend this information session.  Preregistration is requested. Click here to register or call 202-319-5623. For further information go to www.peacecorps.gov

Tuesday, February 1, 2011 – Engineering Career Fair
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Room, 3rd Floor.

♦More Information Coming Soon.
Employers Register here.
 

NOVEMBER 2010
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - White House Office of Correspondence Information Session
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

The White House Office of Presidential Correspondence is looking for new volunteers to maintain a vital link between the President and the American people. The Office of Correspondence handles most of the public mail, faxes, phone calls, and online communication for the President. This office is actively recruiting volunteers to help the President by reading mail, answering phones, addressing envelopes, and entering data. Student Volunteers earn a letter of recommendation at the end of their volunteer work. View the video.
Registration requested
 
Thursday, November 11, 2010 - Job Search Crash Course
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.,
Pryzbyla Center Great Room C (Note Room Change)

Seniors! Nervous about leaving school and jumping into the job market? Attend the Job Search Crash Course and learn tips from real employers (including CUA Alums!). Panelists will share how they got started and then everyone will break into small groups for detailed discussion.
• Strategies for breaking into organizations
• Networking and interviewing
• Resumes and cover letters
View the profiles of the employers coming.
Registration requested\
 Discovery Communications has confirmed their Info Session: Tuesday, November 9 from 12-1 PM in Pryz 321. Below is their blurb and attached is their logo.
Are you ready to gain hands-on experience with the leading global real-world media entertainment company? If the answer is yes, consider Discovery Communications Spring 2010 Campus Connections Internship Program! Discovery Communications is proud to offer a program that provides interns with a solid foundation of learning through training and work experience. Opportunities are available at Discovery’s Silver Spring, MD corporate headquarters in a variety of fields including: Accounting/Finance, Advertising Sales, Communications, Information Technology, Legal, Marketing, Production, and Talent Relations. Interested? Visit http://careers.discovery.com/ to view position descriptions and submit an application. Please note: the program is unpaid and open to juniors, seniors, and graduate students with a minimum 3.0 GPA who are able to receive credit for their internship.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010
- 3rd Annual Wall Street Networking Evening
Interested in a career in the financial industry?  

OCTOBER 2010

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - Federal Career Panel
6:30 to 8:00 pm
Pryzbyla Center 321 & 323

Join us as the following government representatives offer students insight into federal careers.
♦ Department of State
♦ Immigration & Customs Enforcement
♦ Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
♦ Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
♦ Bureau of Labor Statistics
♦ Homeland Security
Registration requested.

Thursday, October 21, 2010 - Inter-American Foundation – Grassroots Development PhD Fellowship
CANCELLED


Thursday, October 7, 2010 - American Enterprise Institute Information Session
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research is a private, nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution dedicated to research and education on issues of government, politics, economics, and social welfare. Internships provide students with an opportunity to work with some of America's most renowned scholars, economists, legal scholars, political scientists, and foreign policy specialists doing research on current public policy questions. Internship opportunities are available to undergraduates, graduate students, and postgraduates.
Approximately fifty internship opportunities are available in the fall, winter, and summer in the areas of: economic policy, foreign and defense studies, social and political studies, and media affairs. For more info, visit www.aei.org. Registration requested.

SEPTEMBER 2010
Monday, September 20, 2010 - Career Horoscope
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (Note New Time)
Pangborn Room 301

Answer questions about your interests, likes and dislikes, and what makes you tick. The results will show you which careers might be best for you.  Registration requested.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - Fall Fiesta
4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Lawn
: Visit us and have your fortune told, play the resume dart board and spin the wheel for prizes.
 

APRIL 2010
Thursday, April 8, 2010 - Northwestern Mutual Information Session
7 - 8 p.m.,  Pryzbyla Center Room 323,

A CUA Alum will provide information about this highly recognized internship program.  Refreshments provided. Preregistration requested. To register click here or call 202-319-5623.
 

Wednesday, April 7, 2010 - Managing Finances  CANCELED
6:30 - 8 p.m., Pryzbyla Center Great Room A

In’s and out’s of choosing insurance, understanding employment benefits and financing plans, and establishing your salary worth explained by human resources and financial services professionals. Pre-registration is requested. To register click here or call 202-319-5623.
 

MARCH 2010

Thursday, March 25, 2010 - Federal Career Panel
6:30 - 8 p.m., Pryzbyla Center Room 321-323

Join us as the following government representatives offer students insight into federal careers.
Joe Kouba - Chief, Operating Budget Division, U.S. Department of State
Jon Nakagawa – Special Agent, U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement
Wendy Stoner - General Services Administration
Paula Golladay – Internal Revenue Service
Traci Bexley – Office of Personnel Management
Pre-registration is requested. To register click here or call 202-319-5623.
 

Thursday, March 25, 2010 - City Year Information Session  Canceled
12 p.m. – 1 p.m., Pryzbyla Center Room 323

City Year unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them the skills and opportunities to change the world. As tutors, mentors and role models, these diverse young leaders help children stay in school and on track, and transform schools and communities across the United States. City Year corps members are as diverse a group as the young people they serve. They’re looking for you if you want to give back and make a difference in your community. Pre-registered is requested. To register click here or call 202-319-5623.

FEBRUARY 2010

Thursday, February 16, 2010 - U.S. Secret Service Information Session
12 - 1 p.m., Pryzbyla Center Room 321 Rescheduled

The United States Secret Service is a federal law enforcement agency with headquarters in Washington, D.C., and more than 150 offices throughout the United States and abroad. The Secret Service was established in 1865, solely to suppress the counterfeiting of U.S. currency. Today, the agency is mandated by Congress to carry out dual missions: protection of national and visiting foreign leaders, and criminal investigations. The position available is an Operations Research Analyst. Registration requested. To register, click here or call 202-319-5623.

Thursday, February 11, 2010 - DC Public Schools Information Session
5 - 6 p.m., Pryzbyla Center Room 321

Are you about to graduate with a degree in education? Come learn about the exciting opportunities with DCPS. Pre-registration is requested. To register, click here or call 202-319-5623. Rescheduled.

Thursday, February 11, 2010 - IRS Information Session
12 - 1 p.m., Pryzbyla Center Room 323

A world-class financial organization with offices all over the world, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the envy of tax administrations throughout the world. The IRS administers the federal tax code and processes over 300 million various types of tax returns each year. The work of IRS employees includes both domestic and international tax administration. The IRS has over 100,000 employees, and is the largest employer of professional accountants and auditors in the US. The IRS is looking for smart, hard-working, personable candidates to handle the difficult, challenging, and rewarding job of ensuring the integrity of our nation’s tax code. The training is second to none, the benefits are outstanding, the promotion potential is excellent and we offer a quality of life and job stability that few other employers can. To register click here or call 202-319-5623. Rescheduled.
 

NOVEMBER 2009
Thursday, November 12, 2009 - Peace Corps Information Session
12-1 p.m., Pryzbyla Room 351

Life is calling. How far will you go? Peace Corps recruiter Jason Beach is coming to campus to speak about his Peace Corps experience in Africa and discuss opportunities the Peace Corps has to offer you. Volunteers travel overseas to make real differences in the lives of real people. This agency is very popular and opportunities are available upon graduation. Freshmen are encouraged to attend this information session.  Preregistration is requested. Click here to register or call 202-319-5623. For further information go to www.peacecorps.gov

Thursday, November 12, 2009 - U.S. Department of Labor Information Session
12-1 p.m., Pryzbyla Room 327 (NOTE ROOM CHANGE)

The U.S. Department of Labor invites you to join a winning team that administers various programs, laws, and policies designed to enhance the working conditions of the 21st century workforce. We offer rewarding careers, exciting challenges, and career development opportunities for diverse, talented and enthusiastic people who will serve the workforce of tomorrow. Our primary mission is to serve and protect American workers, prepare them for new and better jobs, and ensure the adequacy of America's work places. In serving and protecting workers, the Department of Labor ensures workers' rights, inspects work sites, shields workers from employment discrimination, administers unemployment insurance programs, collects and analyzes economic data; protects pension benefits and enforces workers' compensation and wage standards. You can have a direct role in fulfilling the needs of the 21st century workforce. Preregistration is requested. Click here to register or call 202-319-5623.
 

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 - Getting into Graduate School and Law School: What You Need to Know
5:30-7:00 p.m., Pryzbyla Center 320A (NOTE ROOM CHANGE!!)

Learn tips and advice from the experts!  Ms. Shani J.P. Butts, the Director of Admissions from the Columbus School of Law and Ms. Julie Schwing, the Director of Admissions from CUA’s Graduate School will discuss the process and answer your questions.  Whether you’re thinking about graduate or law school, OR are already in the application process, you’ll learn what admissions committees look for, the mistakes that candidates make, and how to make yourself stand out from the pack.  Advanced registration is requested. Click here to register, call (202.319.5623) or stop by the office (Pryz 202).


Tuesday, November 3, 2009 - AFLAC Information Session
6:00-7:00 p.m. - Pryzbyla Center Room 213

Aflac’s insurance products provide protection to more than 40 million people worldwide. Although our agents are independent business professionals and are not employees of Aflac, our corporate headquarters has earned such honors as being included in Fortune magazine's list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for the tenth consecutive year (February 2008). Aflac has also been included on both Forbes magazine's annual list of America's 400 Best Big Companies for eight years and on Fortune magazine's list of America's Most Admired Companies for seven consecutive years. We are looking for enthusiastic, career-minded, self-motivated individuals for the insurance sales associate position to work in a professional business-to-business sales environment. Extensive management opportunities are available. Prior sales experience is welcome, but not necessary. If you are looking for a career with an industry leader that still lets you be your own boss, do not pass this one by. Advanced registration is requested. Click here to register, call (202.319.5623) or stop by the office (Pryz 202).
 

October 2009

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship Information Session  (NOTE NEW DATE) 5-6 p.m., Pryzbyla Center 323
On campus for the second time, NCCS is looking for more great interns! The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship is the oldest survivor-led cancer advocacy organization in the country, advocating for quality cancer care for all Americans and empowering cancer survivors.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 - Fall Career Fair
11 a.m.- 2 p.m., Pryzbyla Center Great Room

Employers will be on campus offering part-time and full-time jobs and internships. Check back for additional information.


 Monday, October 19, 2009 - Career Road Show
5-7 p.m., Gibbons Hall Lobby

A Career Services staff member will be on hand to critique resumes, share information about the next day's Fall Career Fair, provide handouts on resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and job searching. Every student who brings a resume to be critiqued can choose from a free tee shirt or free flash drive!

Thursday, October 15, 2009 - Inter-American Foundation Information Session (Ph.D. Students Only)
12-1 p.m., Pryzbyla Center Room 323

Funding opportunity for Ph.D. students conducting research in Latin America or the Caribbean!  Attend to learn about the Inter-American Foundation (IAF) Grassroots Development Fellowship (www.iie.org/iaf).  Ph.D. candidates can receive funding for up to a year to conduct research on grassroots development issues in Latin America or the Caribbean.  The fellowship includes round-trip international transportation, research and living allowances, health insurance, and attendance at a mid-year conference in a country in the region. Visit www.iie.org/iaf for specific benefits, eligibility requirements, and application instructions. Pre-registration is required. To register, click here or call 202-319-5623.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 - American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research Information Session
12-1 p.m., Pryzbyla Center Room 323

Internships are available to juniors and seniors and graduate students in the following concentrations; economics, political science, religion, philosophy, history, public relations, information systems, marketing and human resources. "AEI’s internship program has repeatedly been included in the Princeton Review, the Vault Guide to Top Internships, and the Random House Guide to Internships as one of the top 100 internship programs in the country". For further information go to www.aei.org/internships. Pre-registration is required. To register, click here or call 202-319-5623.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 - First Command Financial Planning, Inc. Information Session -CANCELLED First Command will be at the Fall Career Fair on Tuesday, October 20th from 11a.m.-2 p.m. in the Pryzbyla Center Great Room.


Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - Disney College Program Information Session
5-6 p.m., Caldwell 121

Current CUA student, Chelsea Rianna, is holding an information session to speak about her experience with the Disney College Program and how you can be apply. The Disney College Program at the Walt Disney World® Resort is a one-of-a-kind, Disney-designed combination of education and work experience. Disney College Program Cast Members have the opportunity to build transferable skills, explore networking opportunities at the Walt Disney World Resort, tap into educational opportunities that offer new courses coupling academic theory and Walt Disney World management expertise, earn real-world experience with a leader in the industry, and make friendships that cover the globe.
All participants have the opportunity to take courses and possibly earn college credit. These classes will provide additional insight into the leadership and management concepts that participants will be learning in the workplace. Participants also have numerous opportunities to meet Disney leaders, attend learning activities hosted by Disney executives and make the connections they want to learn more about the professional roles available at the Walt Disney World Resort.
For more info, visit http://www.wdwcollegeprogram.com/sap/its/mimes/zh_wdwcp/index.html.  

Monday, October 12, 2009 - Chemonics International Information Session
4 p.m., 1717 H Street NW Washington DC 20006 (students should arrive at 3:45pm and come to the Chemonics Lobby)

Chemonics is an international development consulting company that helps governments, businesses, civil society groups, and communities promote meaningful change so people can live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives. “We are consultants in Egypt, advising banks on how they can issue small loans to micro-entrepreneurs and underserved markets. We are agronomists in Afghanistan, helping farmers develop the agricultural economy. We are lawyers in Russia, working to create a more independent and transparent court system. We are foresters in Ecuador, helping preserve and manage natural resources. And we are healthcare professionals in the Philippines, introducing treatment options to combat tuberculosis. We are the women and men across the globe working with our partners to make the world a better place.”  The closest metro is Farragut West on the red line.  Students can Google the address if they need directions otherwise the building sits on H Street between 18th and 17th Street.

Thursday, October 8, 2009 - How Do I Choose My Major?
5-6:00 pm, Pryzbyla 321/323

Deciding between two or more majors?  Not sure of how or where to start?  Learn practical, concrete steps on how to narrow down your options.  The Career Services Office and the Counseling Center is co-sponsoring this workshop on the available resources to help you make this decision. Please Note:  This is an Orientation Extended program and fulfills the yellow line (Academic and Cultural) requirement.  Pre-registration is required.  Click here to register online or call 202-319-5623

Thursday, October 8, 2009 - U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Information Session
5-6:30 p.m., Hannan 106

Want to learn how to navigate USA Jobs.gov?
Attend this information session and be prepared to take notes! A representative will walk you through the maze of applying to federal agencies.
This session will explain the process of applying for federal positions using the job listing service- USAJobs.gov. An explanation of the Federal Career Intern Program, the Student Career Experience Program and Full Time positions will be discussed. Pre-registration is required, click here to register online or call 202-319-5623.

Canceled! Thursday, October 8, 2009 - St. Luke’s House Information Session

Monday, October 5, 2009 - Chemonics International Information Session
Rescheduled for October 12 at their offices. Details to be provided shortly.

Chemonics is an international development consulting company that helps governments, businesses, civil society groups, and communities promote meaningful change so people can live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives. “We are consultants in Egypt, advising banks on how they can issue small loans to micro-entrepreneurs and underserved markets. We are agronomists in Afghanistan, helping farmers develop the agricultural economy. We are lawyers in Russia, working to create a more independent and transparent court system. We are foresters in Ecuador, helping preserve and manage natural resources. And we are healthcare professionals in the Philippines, introducing treatment options to combat tuberculosis. We are the women and men across the globe working with our partners to make the world a better place.”  Questions can be answered at 202-319-5623.

Monday, October 5, 2009 - FBI - Headquarters Information Session
5-6 p.m., Maloney Hall Room 175

Interested in being a F.B.I. agent? Attend this Information Session and learn from an agent what it takes to apply. Freshmen are encouraged to attend. Internships are available year round. Open to all majors. Note: a security clearance is required before interning and you must be a U.S. citizen. For further information go to www.fbi.gov
Pre-registration is required, click here to register online or call 202-319-5623.

Monday, October 5, 2009 – The Academic Job Search: a Road Map for Students in the School of Theology and Religious Studies
6-7:30 p.m., Caldwell Hall, The Happel Room

The season for job hunting is upon us! If you are an STRS graduate student who plans to go on the academic job market this fall, then you are invited to a workshop on the job search process. The workshop will be presented by Dr . Charles B. Jones, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, School of Theology and Religious Studies and Dr. Alan Goodman, Director, Office of Career Services. Topics will include the annual advertisement and interview cycle, preparing your portfolio, and interview techniques.  The workshop will be moderated by Deacon James Pearce, President, STRSSA.
 
Saturday, October 3 & Sunday, October 4, 2009 -
CAREER SUMMIT for STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bethesda, MD

Apply now!  This FREE workshop gives you the tools to be more confident in the working world.  
The Full Access Student Summit is a FREE 2-day event specifically designed for students with disabilities and will be held on October 3 & 4 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Bethesda, MD.  The event is fully accessible and is being co-sponsored by Lockheed Martin and Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (COSD). Besides featuring workshops on what employers are looking for in a job candidate, how to network, and more, it also includes a formal etiquette dinner on October 3rd.  Students from colleges in the D.C. metropolitan area are invited to apply for a competitive spot.  The application deadline is September 16, and the program will accept only 60 students!  
To learn more about the summit & to apply, go to http://www.cosdonline.org/washington-dc.   Don’t wait!  There has been an overwhelming response and they have already received over 60 applications.  Apply now!
Thursday, October 1, 2009 - US Department of State Information Session
12-1 p.m., Pryzbyla Center 321
Start planning now for the November 1, 2009 deadline for Summer 2010 Department of State internships.  The internships are very popular because of the opportunity to serve at one of our Embassies or Consulates abroad as well as in the many bureaus at the Department of State in Washington, D.C.  The internships are available for rising Juniors, Seniors and first year graduate students but the deadline is far in advance and the application process--all online--takes some time to complete.  These are 10-week, full-time internships mostly unpaid but approximately 30% are paid based on financial need.  Additional details on the internships are available at www.careers.state.gov. Pre-registration is required, click here to register online or call 202-319-5623.

September 2009
Wednesday, September 30, 2009 – Career Services Resume Clinic
5-7 p.m., Millennium North Lobby

Get your resume critiqued by a Career Services counselor. Pick up materials on resume writing, cover letters, job searching, networking, interviewing, and writing samples.  Every student who brings their resume will have their choice of a free tee shirt or Cardinal Connection flash drive. If you can’t make it today, stop over on Tuesday, the 29th, at Millennium South, same time.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009 – Career Services Resume Clinic
5-7 p.m., Millennium South Lobby

Get your resume critiqued by a Career Services counselor. Pick up materials on resume writing, cover letters, job searching, networking, interviewing, and writing samples.  Every student who brings their resume will have their choice of a free tee shirt or Cardinal Connection flash drive. If you can’t make it today, stop over tomorrow at Millennium North, same time.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009 - Wolf Trap Foundation for Performing Arts Information Session
12-1 p.m., Pryzbyla Center 321

The Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts is a large performing arts organization that presents a wide spectrum of the performing arts: music, dance, theatre, opera and related education programs. Wolf Trap presents over 200 performances year-round, attracting more than 500,000 audience members annually. Wolf Trap's internship program provides meaningful hands-on training and experience in arts administration, education, business administration, and technical theatre.
Internship departments include: Communications and Marketing (Multimedia, Web Communications, Advertising/Group Sales, Marketing, Graphic Design, Publications, Public Relations, Photography), Educations, Development (Donor Relations, Annual Fund, Major Gifts, Grants Management/Foundation Relations, Special Events), Program & Production, Wolf Trap Opera Company (Administrative, Directing, Stage Management, Technical, Scenic/Prop Painting, Costuming), Human Resources, Accounting, Ticket Service, Information Systems, Production & Sound, and Planning & Initiatives.
Pre-registration is required, click here to register online or call 202-319-5623.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009 – Career Services Resume Clinic
5-7 p.m., Millennium South Lobby

Get your resume critiqued by a Career Services counselor. Pick up materials on resume writing, cover letters, job searching, networking, interviewing, and writing samples.  Every student who brings their resume will have their choice of a free tee shirt or Cardinal Connection flash drive. If you can’t make it today, stop over tomorrow at Millennium North, same time.

Monday, September 28, 2009 - FOX News Information Session
12-1 p.m., Pryzbyla Center Room 321

CUA Alum Lauren Torlone, an Associate Producer for “America’s News Headquarters”, a show that airs live, nationally for two hours every Saturday & Sunday on FOX News Channel, is coming to campus to help you get a foot in the door of the journalism industry. She’ll speak about how she got her job, that skills that you should be cultivating, tips about breaking into the industry, and how to intern at FOX News. Working on her show includes everything from generating story ideas to pitching and booking guests, ordering cars and satellite space, ordering graphics and writing for the show. They also work hard to make sure you have time to focus on areas of broadcast journalism of specific interest to them (be it field producing or writing, etc). Pre-registration is required, click here to register online or call 202-319-5623.


Thursday, September 24, 2009 - Peace Corps Information Session
5-6 p.m., Pryzbyla Center 321

Life is calling. How far will you go? Peace Corps recruiter Jason Beach is coming to campus to speak about his Peace Corps experience in Africa and discuss opportunities the Peace Corps has to offer you.
Pre-registration is required, click here to register online or call 202-319-5623.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 - US General Services Administration Information Session
12-1 p.m., Pryzbyla Center 321

This government agency is coming on campus to promote their financial leadership development program located in GSA's Office of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  The CFO's organization manages GSA's financial operations totaling $25 billion. The CFO is responsible for preparing and administering GSA's agency budget, reviewing financial plans, legislation, and manages more than 30 GSA funds.  The CFO is seeking highly qualified individuals to fill Financial Management Specialist positions in its Central Office Headquarters location in Washington, DC.  Applicants interested in pursuing an exciting career in GSA's Federal financial management community will gain "hands-on" work experience involving the Agency's major financial issues and operations. Pre-registration is required, click here to register online or call 202-319-5623.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 - White House Correspondence Office Information Session
12-1 p.m., Pryzbyla Center 351

The White House Office of Presidential Correspondence is looking for new volunteers to maintain a vital link between the President and the American people. The Office of Correspondence handles most of the public mail, faxes, phone calls, and online communication for the President. This office is actively recruiting volunteers to help the President by reading mail, answering phones, addressing envelopes, and entering data.
Student Volunteers earn a letter of recommendation at the end of their volunteer work. Pre-registration is required, click here to register online or call 202-319-5623. .

Monday, September 21, 2009 - Environmental Protection Agency Information Session
5-6 p.m., Pryzbyla Center 321

Are you interested in exploring a career with the EPA and the Federal Government but don't know how to navigate the red tape? Participating in the Student Career Experience Program (SCEP) at EPA can give you the edge you need to get your foot in the door. SCEP provides students with paid part-time, semester-length, seasonal, or summer trainee employment in a position complimenting their academic studies. Upon successful completion of at least 640 hours of work and receipt of their degree, participants receive non-competitive eligibility for appointment to the Federal service for the type of position they trained for. Available SCEP positions: IT Specialist Trainee, Biologist Trainee, Economist Trainee, Chemist Trainee, Toxicologist Trainee, Program Analyst Trainee, Environmental Science Trainee, and Environmental Protection Specialist Trainee. Pre-registration is required, click here to register online or call 202-319-5623

Wednesday. September 16, 2009 - United Nations Association of the National Capitol Area Information Session
12-1 p.m., Pryzbyla Center Room 321

For their first information session on campus, the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA) is here promoting internship positions in their Global Classrooms® Washington DC (GCDC) Model UN program. Seeking to bring the Model UN into urban classrooms, the flagship program of the UNA-NCA’s goal is to provide quality global education to students around the world through innovative, dynamic and informative educational materials. ALL MAJORS WELCOME! Specific internship information available in the Office of Career Services (Pryzbyla Room 202). For more information, visit gcdc.unanca.org. Pre-registration is required, click here to register online or call 202-319-5623.