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We are located at DeRicci Hall Room 209.

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday
8am-4:30pm*
Phone: 608-663-2281

*Alternative Appointment Times can be
pre-arranged
 

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Career Week Spring 2017 Schedule

 Art Discussion – Monday, February 20th from 12:00-1:00 PM – PRD 302

Are you not sure what you would like to do with your art degree? Come to this Career Week's Art Discussion to listen to alumni of Edgewood tell their story of how they got to where they are today with their art degree.

Entrepreneur Panel – Tuesday, February 21st from 1:00-2:00 PM – PRD 302

Want to know how entrepreneurs start their business and grow? Thinking about starting your own business? Come to the Entrepreneur Panel during Career Week to hear from alumni about their journey and bring questions to learn from them!

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Who: 

The WorkForce Career & Internship Fair is a collaboration of the Wisconsin Private Colleges and Universities and therefore the event is limited exclusively to current students and alumni from member institutions. Job seekers from non-member institutions will not be allowed to enter in order to uphold the integrity and intent of WorkForce. 

When: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 from 3-7pm

Where: Wisconsin State Fair Park Exposition Center8200 West Greenfield Avenue, West Allis, WI 53214

Details: Click for Workforce Sign Up and Details

Art Discussion – Wednesday, February 22nd from 10:00-11:00 AM – PRD 302

Are you not sure what you would like to do with your art degree? Come to this Career Week's Art Discussion to listen to alumni of Edgewood tell their story of how they got to where they are today with their art degree.

LinkedIn and Resume Workshop – Wednesday, February 22nd from       4:00 -5:00 PM- PRD 302

Have you started your LinkedIn Profile yet? Want to make sure it is perfect? Looking for some pointers on your resume? Come to the LinkedIn and Resume workshop!

Resume and Career Connect  Walk-In Hours – Thursday, February 23 rd from 11:00-1:00 PM – PRD 302

Looking to update your resume but not sure how? Looking to make your Purple Briefcase Profile perfect before you start job searching? Drop in to our walk-in hours right outside DER 209.

Mock Interviews, Friday, February 24th – All Day

Feel like you need to practice your interviewing skills? On October 7th the Career Development Office has eight employers on campus for you to practice interviewing with. You’ll get immediate feedback and a rubric to help you understand your strengths and areas to improve upon. Instructions on how to sign up for mock interviews coming soon.

Music Discussion – Friday, February 24th from 12:00-1:00 PM – PRD 302

Are you interested in what you could do with a degree in music? Come to the Music Discussion during Career Week to hear the journey of various music alumni of Edgewood!

Resume and Career Connect Walk-In Hours – Monday, February 27 th from 11-1:00 PM

Looking to update your resume but not sure how? Looking to make your Purple Briefcase Profile perfect before you start job searching? Drop in to our walk-in hours right outside DER 209.

Resume and Career Connect Walk-In Hours – Wednesday, March 1 st from 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM

Looking to update your resume but not sure how? Looking to make your Purple Briefcase Profile perfect before you start job searching? Drop in to our walk-in hours right outside DER 209.

Resume and Career Connect Walk-In Hours – Thursday, March 2 nd from 2:00-4:00 PM

Looking to update your resume but not sure how? Looking to make your Purple Briefcase Profile perfect before you start job searching? Drop in to our walk-in hours right outside DER 209.

Career Development Timeline

Heading down a successful career path means making a plan , the beginning step of which is meeting with your Academic and Career Counselor. They will be an invaluable resource to you throughout your time at Edgewood. The Academic Success and Career Development Center believes in connecting you with the best resources to ensure a successful and valuable experience at Edgewood College, and prepare you for exploration and pursuit of post graduation success and meaningful personal and professional lives.

Please note that some of the steps in your Career Development Timeline are repeated in different phases to allow you to re-evaluate your plan as you become more knowledgeable and gain different insights during your time at Edgewood.

Reflect: After each phase in your career development, take the time to reflect on your experiences to ensure you make sound decisions about your academic, extracurricular, career and life choices. This will allow you to develop clarity, competence and confidence in your career goals!
 

The second step in the Career Development Timeline is designed to learn more about the majors and careers that might interest you. You can always take a career assessment to verify your path. This is the time to take your career interests for a test drive. You can gain experience and perspective regarding the career path you are considering through experiential education opportunities, student organizations, campus ministry and study abroad programs.

  • Research careers on O*NET Online – a great tool for career exploration and job analysis.
  • Create or update your resume. Attend a resume workshop to learn about new trends as they relate to the current economy and learn about how your on-campus involvement translates into skills that employers are seeking. This includes updating your profile on Career Connect where you can declare your major or change your career preferences. Updating your profile will help us keep track of your interests and we can keep you up-to-date on relevant career event and opportunities. Don’t miss out on opportunities with an outdated profile!
  • Look into volunteer opportunities, part-time jobs or internships. Consider pursuing leadership opportunities within clubs or student organizations. Employers want to see work experience on your resume.
  • Create a LinkedIn profile. Learn about where Edgewood alumni have gone after graduation and research companies. Include activities, organizations, and jobs you have experienced and been included in thus far in your college career. This will help demonstrate your unique skills to potential employers. That updated profile and resume will mean you are ready to apply when you see a position that interests you!
  • Declare your major. Meet with an advisor to make sure you are on the right path for your specific field!

Student Career Connect

Career Connect is the online system we use to manage job search activities. Students can use this system to search for current open positions or internships and to post your resume for employers.​​​

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This tool will help you discover a career that honors your strengths and uniqueness. Please use Access Code ec334.