The Catholic University of America

Upcoming Events On-Campus

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

Tuesday, February 7 - Office of Personnel Management Information Session
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Rooms 321/323

Interested in civil service? Want to work for the federal government? A representative from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is coming to CUA to speak about the numerous opportunities, including the Pathways Program for internships & jobs for recent graduates. The speaker will walk us through the federal employment process--starting from navigating USAjobs to writing a federal resume to make you stand out as a candidate. Registration requested on Hire a Cardinal or call 202-319-5623. 
For disability accommodations see below. 

Friday, February 24 - Etiquette Dinner
6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Room B
The Career Services Office cordially invites seniors to register for the 10th Annual Etiquette Dinner. 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!  Registration information coming soon.
For disability accommodations see below.

Tuesday, March 21 - How to Work a Career Fair Workshop
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Pryzybla Center Room 323

Come learn about how to make the most of the Fall Fair, including: • How to get your resume ready for the fair • How to identify and research attending employers on Hire a Cardinal • 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.  Registration requested on Hire a Cardinal or call 202-319-5623.
For disability accommodations see below.

Wednesday, March 22 - RESUME DAY -- ALL DAY
9:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
102 McMahon Hall

Drop by with your resume for a quick polish before the fair on Friday.
No Appointment Necessary!
For disability accommodations see below.

Thursday, March 23 - RESUME DAY -- ALL DAY
9:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
102 McMahon Hall

Drop by with your resume for a quick polish before the fair on Friday.
No Appointment Necessary!
For disability accommodations see below.

Friday, March 24 - Spring Career Fair
10:30 a.m. - 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.
For disability accommodations see below.

Tuesday, March 28 - Women's Perspectives: Career Development
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Room A

More information coming soon.

Tuesday, April 4 - Government Career Panel
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Pryzbyla Center Great Room A

Hear from professionals in the federal government.
More information coming soon.

Disability Accommodations

Please contact the Career Services Office at 202-319-5623 or 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 accommodation. 


Off-Campus Events

Upcoming virtual career/grad school fairs...   

Careereco Virtual Career Fair
Thursday, January 19, 2017
This is a free online recruiting event for educators. At this fair, students will be able to meet hiring representatives from seven public schools in Fairfield County, SC. For more information please call 770-980-0088. 
Annual Mentoring DC Fair
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
George Washington University, Marvin Center, Great Ballroom
From 6Pm to 9PM
Our mentoring fair is a unique and exciting opportunity for students to meet with mid- to senior-level international affairs professionals and learn from their career experiences in an informal setting. Unlike a career fair, the focus is on entering and succeeding in international career fields, not just opportunities at particular companies.  Sectors include international development, NGOs, human rights, international law, international health, international business, diplomatic service, the UN, journalism and communications. Registration is now open. Click here to register!
Southern Teachers Agency Recruitment Fair 
Saturday, Feburary 4, 2017
JW Mariott Hotel in Buckhead, GA
The morning begins with a brief career fair where candidates meet with school administrators to schedule an interview for the afternoon. The afternoon is time for candidates to interview with different schools for specific positions. Between interviews, we take the opportunity to meet our candidates in person and get to know them, and their search parameters.
Please forward this message to your best senior students, colleagues, or friends who are looking for K-12 teaching positions and encourage them to complete our application today. Click here to apply!
Bethesda Green Internship Fair
Thursday February 9, 2017
2:00 to 6:00 pm
Bethesda Green's office spaces
4825 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814
2nd floor of the Capitol One bank
This is an excellent opportunity for students who are looking for experience in green businesses to learn about, meet with, and interview with green professionals in the DMV area. The event is free for students. To sign up click here!

FCPS Instructional Job Fair
Saturday, February 11, 2017

FCPS wants you to be a part of our team!  We are searching for educators with a strong academic background and a passion for making a difference. To meet increased hiring needs we are hosting a job fair during which we will be interviewing in all instructional areas. All applicants must meet Virginia Department of Education’s licensure requirements. To be employed with Fairfax County Schools you must have or be eligible for a Virginia license [PDF] appropriate to the position for which you are hired. To learn more and apply online, click here!

National Career Fairs
February 21, 2017 from 11 AM to 2 PM
Double Tree Crystal City
300 Army Navy Drive Arlington, VA 22202
This job fair is great opportunity for students and graduates to take advantage of hundreds of job and interview opportunities, meet employers, and apply for jobs. If you are interested, click here to register! Please call 877-561-5627 for more information. 
Mortgage Bankers Association Virtual Fair
March 1, 2017 from 3PM to 6 PM
One of our missions is to help graduating college students find jobs with our member companies. There are many opportunities for students to build a fulfilling and well-paid career. We are holding a free virtual career fair in the hopes of bringing together graduating college students and our hiring member companies. Click here to access to the virtual fair!
Southern Teacher Job Fair
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel
Southern Teachers recruitment fairs are renowned for their courteous efficiency and productivity. Registration for the Washington DC Southern Job fair opens in December. Southern Teachers already has openings listed for the 2017-18 academic year, with an expected total of 3,000 listings. Become a Candidate and apply now by clicking here so you do not miss out on these opportunities!

12th Annual Smartt and Sustainable Campuses Conference
Sunday, March 26, 2017
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
American University is organizing a sustainability-focused student summit at the Smart and Sustainable Campuses Conference this March at the University of Maryland, College Park. We are currently soliciting proposals for student speakers. Presenting at and attending the conference is a great way for students to build experience for their resume and network with peers and professionals alike. The student summit is open to undergraduate and graduate students. 
The student summit themes are Restore, Renew, Regenerate; Food, Consumption, Built Environment, Outreach, and Climate Justice. Proposal submission closes January 30 and registration closes March 18. For more information on the summit, registration, and proposals, please click here.