The Catholic University of America

 

Upcoming Events On-Campus

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


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

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.


Tuesday, November 4 - Government Services Networking Panel
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
McGivney Foyer

Students will have the opportunity to meet and speak with government professionals. Advice will be given on entering into a government job and what it takes to stand out in the process. Students are encouraged to dress business professionally, bring their resumes and gave questions prepared for our panelists. Presented by the School of Business & Economics.

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.

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

Tuesday, November 18 - Consulting Networking Panel
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Aquinas Foyer

Students will have the opportunity to meet and speak with consultants from the large consulting firms in the DMV. Advice will be given on entering into the consulting field and what it takes to stand out in the process. Students are encouraged to dress business professionally, bring their resumes and gave questions prepared for our panelists. Presented by the School of Business & Economics.

 
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.
 

Industry College Outreach Program
Thursday, October 30 - DC Consortium & The Entertainment
4:30 - 7:30pm
The George Washington University Cloyd Heck Marvin Center 3rd Floor
800 21st St NW Washington, DC 20052

• Navigating a Career in the Industry by Stacy Milner
• Industry Expert Panel Discussion
• Recruitment Session
Rsvp Requested, email ocr@gwu.edu
Professional dress preferred. Polished resume required for recruitment session

 

U.S. Department of State Foreign Policy Classroom on:
U.S. Efforts to Address Global Climate Change
Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
Wednesday, November 5
3:00 - 4:00pm
U.S Department of State, 21st Street Entrance
George C. Marshall Auditorium, HST
Enter through the 21st street entrance, between C and D Streets 
       
• Bring photo ID
• In order to attend, please RSVP to foreignpolicyclassroom@state.gov with your full name, university, date of birth, driver’s license number with state OR passport number with country by Tuesday, November 4 at 3pm.
• Check in will begin at 2:30 p.m. Please arrive no later than 2:50 p.m. to allow time to pass through security and registration.
In order to attend, please RSVP to foreignpolicyclassroom@state.gov with your full name, university, date of birth, driver’s license number with state OR passport number with country by Tuesday, November 4 at 3pm.

 

Veteran's Virtual Career Fair
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Location: Virtual

Full-time Jobs, Internships, & Co-op Positions
Recruiting Event Open to all Veterans
from across the country & around the world
(Free for Veterans to register and participate)
register at: https://www.careereco.com/Fair/EventDetails?fairId=c5455fc7-262d-4c8f-8a46-a3b1017a2b98

Employment for People with Disabilities
Thursday, November 13 - Bender Virtual Career Fair
Location:Online Recrutiting event

Great opportunity for College Students & College Grads with disabilities to meet online with employers across the nation including American Transmission Co., ANSYS, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Enterprise Holdings, Epic, Genentech, KLA-Tencor, Lexmark, Verizon, & other Employers!
Register at www.careereco.com/register/disability
For information: bender@careereco.com or 770.980.0088
   

Career Fair, National Cybersecurity
Thursday-Friday, November 21-22
Cybersecurity Jobs and Internships
Location: Online Virtual Career Fair

All interested students – take a minute and check out the National Cybersecurity Career Fair, a virtual career fair that will allow you to directly connect with employers about cybersecurity job and internship opportunities in an online format over two days this Fall! NCCF will be held November 20-21.
Register at: https://app.brazenconnect.com/events/cyberaces-us-career-fair

Graduate College Day, Hampton University Graduate College
Saturday, February 28, 2015 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location: Student Center Ballroom

You will have an opportunity to:
- Receive information on all graduate degree programs,
- Meet faculty and graduate students from various departments
and majors,
- Receive admissions and financial aid information, scholarships,
and admissions
- Tour your future home by the sea, and
- Participate in an on-site raffle where a portion of the proceeds
will be awarded to an attendee for a Hampton University book
scholarship!
register online and for additional information, contact The Graduate College Office:(757) 727-5454, or Email: hugrad@hamptonu.edu