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    Fall 2017

  • Wednesday, November 1
    12:30 – 4 p.m.
    Fall Career Day
    OceanFirst Bank Center

    Career Services sponsors the fall career day every November. Each year local, regional, and national employers attend this event for the purpose of meeting with students and alumni to discuss career opportunities. Corporate, government, and nonprofit organizations are always present. Bring plenty of resumes and dress for success.

    Thursday, November 9
    11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    The Power of the Perfect Résumé
    Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Rebecca Stafford Student Center
    Presented by Ellen Reilly

    Create a strong first impression and land the interview with the perfect resume. Learn why the basics of a well formatted resume, and creating a visual that tells a story, make a difference. You will be confident as you apply to positions and present your best résumé.

    Monday, November 13
    2 – 3 p.m.
    Interview Basics/Intro to Big Interview
    Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Rebecca Stafford Student Center
    Presented by Will Hill

    Learning interview skills is essential for success in finding a job or internship. This workshop will cover the basic topics every student should know before an interview, such as employer research, questions and answers, dress and etiquette. The workshop will also introduce students to Big Interview, a new web-based tool from Career Services that lets students record interview answers on video for later review and critique.

    Wednesday, November 22
    12 – 1 p.m.
    “Tell me a little bit about yourself” How to Answer Common Interview Questions
    Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center
    Presented by Nancy Gallo

    This workshop will cover the basic topics everyone should know before an interview, including how to answer common interview questions. Your response to tough questions is critical to being able to clearly communicate in a confident manner. This workshop will also introduce to you The Big Interview, an online system for MU students that lets you record interview answers on video for later review and critique.

    Wednesday, November 22
    1 – 2 p.m.
    LinkedIn 101
    Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Rebecca Stafford Student Center
    Presented by Jeff Mass

    LinkedIn is a professional social network and job search tool that has grown to over 500 million members since launching in 2003. It can be an effective instrument in building your professional network. This workshop will cover the following topics: profile setup, creating your network, introductions, recommendations, people search, and job postings.

    Thursday, November 30
    11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    The Power of the Perfect Résumé
    Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Rebecca Stafford Student Center
    Presented by Ellen Reilly

    Create a strong first impression and land the interview with the perfect resume. Learn why the basics of a well formatted resume, and creating a visual that tells a story, make a difference. You will be confident as you apply to positions and present your best résumé.

  • Monday, December 4
    2 – 3 p.m.
    Interview Basics/Intro to Big Interview
    Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Rebecca Stafford Student Center
    Presented by Will Hill

    Learning interview skills is essential for success in finding a job or internship. This workshop will cover the basic topics every student should know before an interview, such as employer research, questions and answers, dress and etiquette. The workshop will also introduce students to Big Interview, a new web-based tool from Career Services that lets students record interview answers on video for later review and critique.