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May 05

Finals Stress Busters Kit with Northrop GrummanFinals Stress Busters Kit with Northrop Grumman

10:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Nguyen Engineering Building, Atrium

Northrop Grumman's Finals Stress Buster is simply to hand out "kits" comprised of a water bottle with goodies inside such as hot chocolate, a screen cleaner, and pen to help students prepare and ace their exams!  

 

May 09

Tips for Becoming Financially Capable & Pitfalls to Avoid

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
SUB 1, Room 3400

Graduation is on the horizon and University Career Services, in partnership with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, wants to make sure you are prepared to avoid financial pitfalls. Come out to this important workshop to learn  more about :

″             Managing savings

″             Credit and debit

″             Making investments

″             Avoiding fraud

 

May 14

SUPERVISOR SAINES' FIRST ANNUAL SPRING JOB FAIR

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Claude Moore Recreation Center, 46105 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling, VA 20164

Are you a teen, college student, recent grad or resident looking for employment? If so, please join us at the First Annual Spring Job Fair on Saturday, May 14th! The job fair will feature over 30 diverse employers who will provide information on internships, job/career and volunteer opportunities within the county. Additionally, some recruitment may even occur on-site!Employers from the following industries will be present: technology, healthcare,trade/construction, hospitality/food service, retail, service and the public sector. This event is being co-sponsored by Loudoun County Parks & Recs. 

May 19

Career Launch

9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
SUB 1, Room 3400

Resume Writing

9:30 to 10 a.m.

Learn how to write a targeted resume and cover letter for your job or internship applications.

Presenters: Charlotte Strauss, UCS, Kelly Powell, National Student Clearinghouse

Leveraging LinkedIn!

10 to 11 a.m.

Ninety-six percent of employers have reported that they use Linked-in to search for qualified candidates.Are you on their radar? Come learn more about the #1 online career networking tool in the world.Topics include creating an account, showcasing your accomplishments, researching your industry of interest, and expanding your network. It's time to up your networking game now by leveraging Linked-in!

Sean McGowan, UCS, Christina Leeb, CACI International Inc.

2 Hour Job Search Workshop

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Did you know that passively searching online job boards is not the most effective way to find a job?Come to this hands-on workshop to go through a streamlined 3-step process for how to find, prioritize and proactively contact prospective employers.You Must Bring Your Laptop!You will actually discover opportunities during the session and leave with concrete next steps.

Presenters: Saskia Clay-Rooks, Kimberly C Bellamy, Matthew Myers, UCS

SPEEDSHOP: Salary Negotiation

1:30 to 2 p.m.

Start thinking about salary negotiation. How do I start the negotiation process? What can I do if an employer rejects my salary proposal? What are some non-monetary considerations I should be aware of during the negotiation process? Join us for this speed shop to learn how to prepare for a salary negotiation.

Presenters: Elena Chiru, UCS, Rob Holder, Emagine IT

Be a S-T-A-R at Interviewing

2 to 3 p.m.

Learn techniques and strategies to be successful during your behavioral interview. Practice the STAR method and enhance your interviewing performance.

Presenter: Ralph Lattanzio, Affiliate Professor and "Career Doctor" at George Mason University

The First 90 Days

3 to 4 p.m.

Many students spend time thinking about how to land their dream position but spend little to no time at all thinking about how they will be successful once they get it. Learn for successfully transitioning into your first job after Mason and how to make the most of your first 90 days in the role!

Presenter: Raechel Timbers, UCS

Resume Clinic

4 to 6 p.m.

Get your resume critiqued by a Career Services advisor! Stop by the Resume Clinic to create an attractive resume you can be proud of. No registration required.

 

May 20

Just in Time Hiring Fair

9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Fairfax Campus, Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

Talk with over 25 employers about their summer internship and full-time job opportunities. These employers have immediate openings they want to fill.  No registration is required to attend. You may be invited for an interview in the afternoon after the career fair.

Job Fair: 9:30 a.m. – noon

Scheduled Interviews (closed session):  Noon – 4 p.m. 

Please view our list of participating employers to learn who will be attending.