Career Center Winter 2019 Events

January Drop-In Advising

January, 2019
Tuesdays 1-4pm
Wednesdays 9am-noon
Career Center - Northbank Center
 

During drop-in advising hours, we welcome you to stop by to meet with a Career Advisor or work on your professional documents in our Career Center Planning, Innovation and Teamwork space.

Our staff will be available to address quick questions, review documents, and help you prepare for upcoming opportunities in a group setting. Each month we will highlight various professional competencies, which are the foundations for our Careers4Years career development guide. Bring your resume, questions and curiosity!

January: Career Management 

It is never too early to plan for life after college. Start exploring your options and planning your career now! Career management is very important. You should be able to confidently navigate and explore job options, understand and can take the steps necessary to pursue opportunities, and understand how to self-advocate for opportunities in the workplace

  • Exploring
  • Using Career Connection and other online job tools to find internships and employment

Corporate Case Competition Kick-Off Event

Friday, January 25, 2019
3pm

 

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February Drop-In Advising

February, 2019
Tuesdays 1-4pm
Wednesdays 9am-noon
Career Center - Northbank Center
 

During drop-in advising hours, we welcome you to stop by to meet with a Career Advisor or work on your professional documents in our Career Center Planning, Innovation and Teamwork space.

Our staff will be available to address quick questions, review documents, and help you prepare for upcoming opportunities in a group setting. Each month we will highlight various professional competencies, which are the foundations for our Careers4Years career development guide. Bring your resume, questions and curiosity!

February: Career Fair Preparation 

The Career Fair is February 20th.  From resumes and cover letters, to networking and on-the-spot interviews. We can help your prepare!

Know before you go! A Career Fair Prep Workshop

Monday, February 4, 2019
1:30-3pm
&
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
5-6:30pm
Happenings Room - UCEN
 
Are you ready for the Career Fair? Do you have questions about what to wear or how to introduce yourself? Join us for this interactive workshop designed to help prepare you for attending the fair. You don't need to attend both sessions, pick the session that best suits your schedule. You bring the questions and we'll bring the answers!

Resumania

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
10am-2pm
Happenings Room - UCEN
 
Constructive work session for professional documents including resumes and cover letters to be reviewed by professional career advisors. Laptops will be available. Please bring a copy of your current resume.

Suit-Up with JCPenney

Saturday, February 16, 2019
10am-1pm
JCPenney at Genesee Valley Center
 
JCPenney is hosting a shopping event for students and will be offering an additional 40% off of regular, sale and clearance prices for your professional wardrobe. This is a great time to stock up, update your wardrobe or pick out the perfect interview outfit. This event is open to students from UM-Flint, Mott, Baker and Kettering. You must shop in-store at the Genesee Valley Location for this discount.

Corporate Case Competition Corporate Feedback Presentations

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

9am

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2019 Career Fair

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Noon-3pm
Riverfront Conference Center
 
Over 70 employers from across the state/country are on campus to share knowledge about career options, hiring trends and available positions. Don't miss this opportunity!

Corporate Case Competition Final Presentation/Awards

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
9am

 

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March Drop-In Advising

March, 2019
Tuesdays 1-4pm
Wednesdays 9am-noon
Career Center - Northbank Center
 

During drop-in advising hours, we welcome you to stop by to meet with a Career Advisor or work on your professional documents in our Career Center Planning, Innovation and Teamwork space.

Our staff will be available to address quick questions, review documents, and help you prepare for upcoming opportunities in a group setting. Each month we will highlight various professional competencies, which are the foundations for our Careers4Years career development guide. Bring your resume, questions and curiosity!

March: Critical Thinking and Communication

The top skills employers look for in new graduates are the ability to exercise sound reasoning to analyze issues, make decisions, and overcome problems. The ability to articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively in written and oral forms to people inside and outside of the organization. Are you prepared?

Pizza, Pop & Postgrads

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
6-8pm
Happenings Room - UCEN

Come to this informal networking event for great conversation with alumni from various majors and career paths. And of course, there will be pizza. This is a geat way to practice your personal introductions, learn about industry and build your professional network.

April Drop-In Advising

April, 2019
Tuesdays 1-4pm
Wednesdays 9am-noon
Career Center - Northbank Center
 

During drop-in advising hours, we welcome you to stop by to meet with a Career Advisor or work on your professional documents in our Career Center Planning, Innovation and Teamwork space.

Our staff will be available to address quick questions, review documents, and help you prepare for upcoming opportunities in a group setting. Each month we will highlight various professional competencies, which are the foundations for our Careers4Years career development guide. Bring your resume, questions and curiosity!

April: Intercultural Fluency and Collaboration

The workplace is such a dynamic place. It is important to demonstrate openness, inclusiveness, sensitivity, and the ability to interact respectfully with all people and understand individuals’ differences. Build this competency by expanding your horizons, learning from others and operations in openness, inclusiveness and sensitivity.