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Upcoming Events On-Campus

On-Campus events are open to CUA students and alumni only


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, sign up on Cardinal Connection or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
 
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.
RSVP requested, sign up on Cardinal Connection or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
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
RSVP requested, sign up on Cardinal Connection or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Disability accommodations, see below.

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.

Wednesday, October 1 - NIH/NIAID Information Session
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

The mission of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) involves making important medical discoveries that improve health and save lives. Achieving this mission takes all types of skills, from knowledge in the sciences to administrative and business competencies. Find out how you can contribute by attending this information session!
RSVP requested, sign up on Cardinal Connection or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
Disability accommodations, see below.

Wednesday & Thursday, October 1 & 2 - Resume Days
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!
Friday, October 3, 2014 - 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.
This fair is open to current CUA students and alumni only.
Disability accommodations, see below.
 
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.
RSVP requested, sign up on Cardinal Connection or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
 
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - Graduate School: 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. 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.

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.


Thursday, October 23 - Fox News Information Session
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Pryzbyla Center Room 323

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 various career paths in the Television and Online News Industry.
How put your best foot forward throughout the application/interview process.
Fox News will also be conducting on-campus interviews, for more information visit Cardinal Connection.
RSVP requested, sign up on Cardinal Connection or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623. Disability accommodations, see below.
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.
RSVP requested, sign up on Cardinal Connection or call the Career Services Office, 202-319-5623.
 

 
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.

 

Off-Campus Events

 
Upcoming virtual career/grad school fairs.
 

 

 

Wednesday, October 8 - 2014 SID-Washington Career Fair
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
800 21st Street NW, Washington, DC
Marvin Center- George Washington University

• Are you a recent graduate looking to launch your career in international development? Are you an entry-level professional looking for new and exciting opportunities in the field? If you fall into either of these categories, plan to attend the 2014 SID-Washington Career Fair on Wednesday, October 8th. The Career Fair is an excellent opportunity to meet and network with representatives from some of the most cutting-edge organizations in the field today.
• In addition to the exhibit halls, the Fair will feature a short program. Representatives from the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of State, the World Bank, and the Peace Corps will discuss what it takes to get the 'it' job in international development at each of their organizations. We will also have an interactive workshop focusing on important career-building skills, including resume construction, salary negotiation, and creating the perfect and professional online persona.
For more information about this event, please email careerfair@sidw.org or call (202) 331- 1317.