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Career Week Spring 2017 Schedule



Career Week Spring 2017 Schedule

Dr. Dennis Bahr, an Electrical Engineering Discussion – Monday, February 20th from 9:00-9:50 AM – SON 203 

Dr. Dennis Bahr is a retired electrical engineer who will be on campus to discuss his career. Come to this discussion to hear about the electrical engineering world and how Dr. Dennis can support you and your projects. 

Ethnic Studies Discussion- Monday, February 20th from 10:00-11:00 AM - PRD 302

Do you have an Ethnic Studies Major or interested in where it can take you?Come join Ethnic Studies Alumni of Edgewood in a discussion of where your degree can take you!

Social Innovation and Sustainability Graduate Program Discussion- Monday, February 20th from 10:30-11:30 AM - Library Boardroom

Do any of the following interest you?

  • Connect your strengths and passions with the needs of the world
  • Learn and practice emerging leadership skills and knowledge
  • Implement innovative solutions to achieve social, economic, and ecological wellbeing.
  • Develop deep professional relationships with local and global change-makers.
  • Create and sustain community, organizational, and personal well being.

Please join alumni of the Sustainability Program of Edgewood and how this degree can mold your future!

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

Are you interested in learning about all the different jobs you can take on with Graphic Design? Come to this Career Week's Graphic Design Discussion to listen to alumni of Edgewood tell their story of how they got to where they are today.

Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy Graduate Degree Discussion - Monday, February 20th from 12:00-1:00 PM - LIB CON (lower level library)

Marriage and family therapy is a recognized mental health discipline specializing in working with children, adolescents, and adults, either individually or together, within the context of systems theories. Unlike other mental health disciplines where you may take one or two classes in how to work holistically and relationally with clients, the entire program focuses the training and education to work within this paradigm. Learn how this could be the right fit for you!

Entrepreneur Panel – Tuesday, February 21st from 1:00-2:00 PM – REG 008

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

Student & Alumni Registration: https://goo.gl/forms/WzCRDxsnGBzpO78v2

Art Discussion – Wednesday, February 22nd from 10:00-11:00 AM – STRM 210

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.

School of Business Graduate Degree Discussion - Wednesday, February 22nd from 11:30-12:00 PM - R10

Thinking about going to Graduate School? Please join an information session of alumni talk about how receiving their graduate degree impacted their careers.

International Internship Information Session - Wednesday, February 22nd from 12:00-12:20 PM - PRD 302

Interested in interning abroad but a little nervous about going yourself? Come learn about Edgewood's International Internship cohort - a group of students in different areas of study interning at the same location, while having support from faculty and staff on campus before, during and after your experience!\

 

Elementary and Secondary Teaching Graduate Degree Discussion Wednesday, February 22nd  from 1:00-2:00 PM - PRD 302

Join former teachers as they discuss the journey of getting your degree in Education. Learn the benefits of going to the School of Educations and the different opportunities your future can hold.

LinkedIn and Resume Workshop – Wednesday, February 22nd from 4:00-5:00 PM- PRD 306

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!

Working for American Family Insurance and TDS Telecom – A Job and Internship Information Session - Wednesday, February 22nd from 4:00-5:00 PM - PRD 302

Are you wondering what it is like to work for a company like American Family or TDS Telecom? Would you like to learn what these companies have available for employment? Join us for an information session to learn more!

Resume and Career Connect Walk-In Hours – Thursday, February 23 rd from 11:00-1:00 PM - DER209

Update your Career Connect profile in our newly updated system and get your name in a drawing to win an Echo! Also bring along your resume for someone to review and upload that on your Career Connect profile as well. Drop in to our walk-in hours right outside DER 209.

Study Abroad Drop in Hours- Thursday, February 23rd from 11:00-1:00 PM - DER 209

Thinking about studying abroad but would like more information? Stop by our drop in hours to learn more about studying abroad and how it will benefit you!

Mock Interviews, Friday, February 24th – All Day - DER 206

Feel like you need to practice your interviewing skills? The Career Development Office has 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. Sign up for mock interviews by stopping in DER206 or calling 663.2281.

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!

Financial Literacy Session - Friday, February 24th from 12:00-12:50 PM - PRD 115B

This session will cover basic financial knowledge needed for life after college - including knowing how to interpret your credit score, understand benefits (total compensation), create a budget, and the repayment of student loans.

School of Nursing Graduate Degree Discussion - Friday, February 24th from 11:30-12:30 - Deming Way

The Master of Science in Nursing is a 36-credit program with a mission designed to develop nurses into leaders with advanced knowledge, Dominican values, and the ability to contribute to the changing, diverse healthcare environment. If this sounds like something you would like to take on come to this discussion!

The inside scoop on our Medical Sciences Program - Thursday, February 23rd from 4:00-5:00 PM - PRD 307

Come hear all about the UW Hospitals and Clinics Internship from Edgewood's very own students completeing theri clinical training in sonography, ecgocardiography, and radiological technology. 

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 Career Connect 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 Career Connect 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 Career Connect 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

Welcome to our NEW Career Connect! - 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. 

TO BEGIN: Click on the "Student Career Connect" button above. Enter your first and last name and Edgewood email address. Then click on the "Find Me" button. Once you create your account you are officially an Edgewood Career Connect User! Now the fun part begins - building your profile!

Type Focus

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

Contact Information

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
 

Helpful Links

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