Career Center Fall 2019 Events

September Drop-In Advising

September 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!

September: 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.

Know before you go! A Prep Workshop for Industry Showcases

Monday, October 7, 2019
5:00-6:30pm
UCEN Happenings Room
&
Thursday, October 17, 2019
1:30-3:00pm
2325 Riverfront
 
Are you ready for the Industry Showcases? Do you have questions about what to wear or how to introduce yourself? Join us for this interactive workshop designed to help prepare you. 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!

Industry Showcase - STEM

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 
12-3pm 
Engineering Lab 
University of Michigan-Flint 

Students are able to speak with recruiters and gain an inside look into a career in the STEM fields. Students from all grade levels are encouraged to attend. 

Industry Showcase - Undergraduate

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
12-3pm
Riverfront Lobby 

 

All undergraduate students are encouraged to come and speak with recruiters from a variety of industries. These recruiters want to meet UM-Flint sudents and discuss internships, career options, and job opportunities. 

Intern Me in 3

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
8am-10am
University Tower

Event Description: UM-Flint students will create a 3-minute persuasive speech and pitch their talents to top-tier recruiters. 

Suit-Up with JCPenney

Saturday, October 26, 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.

November Drop-In Advising

November 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?