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Upcoming Fall 2015 Career Events

Whether you're a novel or seasoned Eagle, Career Services invites all current students and alumni to participate in our Fall Career Events! 

The Events starts off with the new Career Mixer - where employers with current job and internship opportunities will be on campus to mingle with students, and then are invited to come back to campus to interview students in October! See below for details! We offer over a dozen engaging programs to see if you're headed in the right direction!

Career Events are open to all undergraduate, graduate, returning adult students and alumni. Please attend as many of these professional development activites as you can to help you wherever you are in your career journey. 

Have an idea for a session for the spring? Let us know by emailing us at careers@edgewood.edu

Wednesday, September 23rd

Career Mixer - Open to All Students!

5:00pm - 6:30pm

Location: Washburn Heritage Room, Regina Hall

All students are invited to attend the Career Mixer - which connects job and internship seekers (students) and employers with opportunities. In October, employers will be back on campus to interview students for their internship and job positions.


Friday, September 25th

Music Panel

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location: Mazzuchelli 208

Are you a Music major interested in music production? Come to our Music panel and learn not only about remote recording and sound reinforcement services, but also production, editing, mixing and voice used for advertising and marketing!


Monday, September 28th

Healthcare Administration Panel

8:30am - 9:30am

Location: Nona McGreal Room, Predolin 302

How do healthcare organizations perform in a dynamic environment? Delve into the social, political, ethical, legal and economic factors contributing to this complex system. Discuss how administration works with organizational culture, diversity, politics and the one thing you can count on – change.


Social Work Panel

9:00am - 10:00am

Location: Washburn Heritage Room, Regina Hall

If you have a passion to become a social worker, you definitely should attend our Social Work panel! If you are taking a human services class, majoring in social work, or are interested in the field, come to the panel to talk with alumni and other social workers to get all your questions answered and hear more about what it means to be in Social work!


IT Panel: Developers, Analysts & Database Administrators

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location: Washburn Heritage Room, Regina Hall

Interested in learning more about object-oriented approaches to building information systems, or want to learn more about analysis and design stages of systems development? Come hear from alum and other employers that work in the IT field and learn more about “the day in the life” of developers, system analysts and database administrators.


Communications Panel: Group Discussion and Team Leadership

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location: Nona McGreal Room, Predolin 302

Interested in learning more about object-oriented approaches to building information systems, or want to learn more about analysis and design stages of systems development? Come hear from alum and other employers that work in the IT field and learn more about “the day in the life” of developers, system analysts and database administrators.


Resume, Cover Letter and Internships Workshop

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Location: Washburn Heritage Room, Regina Hall

When it is time for you to start applying for jobs, it is important to have your resume and cover letter done and look professional. What better way to start working on your resume and cover letter by coming to our workshop! We will provide tips for you to make your resume and cover letter enhance your first impression for an employer. Also attend the workshop to hear other suggestions of finding the perfect internship!


Cutting Edge Panel

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: Nona McGreal Room, Predolin 302

Whether you are a Cutting Edge student yourself, or you’d like to learn more about working with people with disabilities, this is the panel for you! Spend some time listening to and engaging with Cutting Edge alumni, as well as area employers who actively hire and work with people with disabilities. See you there!


Cutting Edge Mixer

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: Nona McGreal Room, Predolin 302

Following the Cutting Edge Panel, Career Services and the Cutting Edge program would like to invite you to a Cutting Edge-Career Mixer! Mix with alumni, current students and employers. We look forward to seeing you there!


Tuesday, September 29th

History Panel

8:30am - 9:30am

Location: Washburn Heritage Room, Regina Hall

Are you a history major or minor? Or do you just love history? Unsure about how you can use your history skills in the working field? If you said yes to any of these, you should come to our History panel during career week! Alumni and other professionals will be there to answer any of your questions.


IT Panel: Animation & Gaming

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: Washburn Heritage Room, Regina Hall

Do you enjoy computer programming? Have you ever created a mobile app, or love computer animation, games or 3D virtual worlds? Come to this panel and talk to alums and other employers who have one of the best jobs ever!


Wednesday, September 30th

Sustainability Panel

10:00am - 11:00am

Location: Washburn Heritage Room, Regina Hall

Sustainability in an organization considers a full range of opportunities: ecological, social and economic. Come discuss basic sustainability principles, and learn about alternative business models and sustainability strategies. This may lead to you inquire about Edgewood College’s own Sustainability Leadership Program!


Internships Abroad

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location: Washburn Heritage Room, Regina Hall

Sick of Wisconsin winters? Ready to explore the world?! Well did you know that you can internship abroad? If you are starting to look for internship opportunities, you should consider an internship aboard! Come to learn more about what is needed to explore the world while getting job experience! Casey Sprau from International Studies Abroad will be presenting on opportunities available to you! Check out ISA's website for additional information: studiesabroad.com/experiences/internships 


Ethnic Studies Panel

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location: Nona McGreal Room, Predolin 302

Come and take part in this important discussion on issues of race and ethnicity as they intersect with class, gender and sexuality. Talk to alumni that earned a degree in Ethnic Studies and see how they utilize this knowledge in the history and current development of ethnic studies during their career.


Psychology Internship Information Session

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: Washburn Heritage Room, Regina Hall

If you are a psychology major and need guidance on finding the perfect internship for you? Then you need to come to the psychology internship information session to get all the necessary tools to get the internship that will fit you best!


Thursday, October 1st

Mock Interviews

8:30am - 4:00pm

Location: varies, come to the Student Resource Center – DeRicci 206 to check in

Interviews can be very stressful and nerve-racking, but they don’t have to be! The best way to prepare for an interview is to PRACTICE! During career week we want to help you prepare and be the best interviewee you can be! Set-up a time to meet with an actual employer to practice your interviewing skills, so when the big day comes to interview for your dream job, you will be prepared!


Graphic Design Panel

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location: Stream 210

Graphic Design is an up and coming profession! Are you currently a graphic design major? Or interested in becoming one? Come to our panel to learn more about this exciting and rewarding profession!


Careers in the Sports Industry Panel

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: Washburn Heritage Room, Regina Hall

Love sports?! What if you could make it a career?! Well you can! Come to the career week panel where you will hear from people who are in the Sports Industry and how you can make your love for sports a career!


Wednesday, October 7th

On-Campus Interviews

8:30am - 4:00pm

Location: varies, come to the Student Resource Center – DeRicci 206 to check in

Interview on-campus with employers you met at the Career Mixer on September 23rd for the opportunity to have an internship or job at their organization!


Thursday, October 8th

On-Campus Interviews

8:30am - 4:00pm

Location: varies, come to the Student Resource Center – DeRicci 206 to check in

Interview on-campus with employers you met at the Career Mixer on September 23rd for the opportunity to have an internship or job at their organization!


Friday, October 9th

On-Campus Interviews

8:30am - 4:00pm

Location: varies, come to the Student Resource Center – DeRicci 206 to check in

Interview on-campus with employers you met at the Career Mixer on September 23rd for the opportunity to have an internship or job at their organization!


Thursday, October 15th

On-Campus Interviews

8:30am - 4:00pm

Location: varies, come to the Student Resource Center – DeRicci 206 to check in

Interview on-campus with employers you met at the Career Mixer on September 23rd for the opportunity to have an internship or job at their organization!


Friday, October 16th

On-Campus Interviews

8:30am - 4:00pm

Location: varies, come to the Student Resource Center – DeRicci 206 to check in

Interview on-campus with employers you met at the Career Mixer on September 23rd for the opportunity to have an internship or job at their organization!


Monday, November 2nd

Etiquette Dinner

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: Washburn Heritage Room, Regina Hall

Attend this year’s Etiquette Dinner for a fun, informative, and delicious way to learn to be your best for your next important dinner. Employers want to observe your conduct during meals and social situations, particularly for jobs requiring a certain demeanor with clients and supervisors. Have your best table manners and behavior ready!



Top 5 Reasons to Make an Appointment with Career Services

5. Individualized information about careers available with each major, including information on “What can I do with a major in….”

4. Opportunity for detailed discussion about your goals, interests, and skills to help you through the decision-making process.

3. Career assessments to increase self awareness and help narrow options.

2. Learn about Career Connect, our online job posting system exclusively for Edgewood students. Use this site to post your resume or find a part-time job or internship opportunity that might help you discover your interests!

1. If you start coming to see us early on during your time at Edgewood, your chances of success after graduation will be even higher.

Call 663-2281 to make an appointment with a career counselor!

 

Mission of Career Services

To provide comprehensive career decision-making and planning services that teaches/guides students through the process of career exploration and development. Career Services also assists students and alumni in developing the skills and knowledge to conduct successful job searches and to view their career development as a lifelong process.

 

Diversity Statement

Edgewood College welcomes to its learning community women and men of diverse backgrounds, religious affiliations, ethnic and racial identifications, and sexual orientations.