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October 01

Career Fair

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Johnson Center, Lower Level, Dewberry Hall

Mason's biggest career fair, with opportunities for all Mason students and featuring 150+ employers. Attend both days to discover opportunities for internships, jobs, and careers. To get prepared, find tips on our website or attend our events. 

October 02

Career Fair

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Johnson Center, Lower Level, Dewberry Hall

Mason's biggest career fair, with opportunities for all Mason students and featuring 150+ employers. Attend both days to discover opportunities for internships, jobs, and careers. To get prepared, find tips on our website or attend our events. 

October 08

State Department Site Visit

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Passionate about international diplomacy?  Interested in working for the U.S. State Department? If the answer is yes, learn more about this government agency by participating in the Foreign Policy Classroom visit.

The agenda will include a discussion of a key foreign policy issue and a career briefing.

To reserve your space, you must register through EventBrite https://masonatstatedept.eventbrite.com AND make a $10 deposit at University Career Services (SUB 1, Room 3400).  ONLY cash will be accepted and you MUST have the exact amount.  The deadline to register is Tuesday, September 30 at 5:00pm.

 

October 08

Transfer Students: Next Step, Get that J-O-B!

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
University Career Services SUB I, Room 3400

You've successfully transferred to Mason… now what? The "real world" is waiting for you just around the corner. Develop your plan to meet it head-on with a polished resume, industry resources, and identifying potential connections. Meet with staff from Career Services and the Center for Academic Advising Retention and Transitions in an engaging session to identify your next steps in landing that J-O-B!

 

October 13

Thompson Creek Recruiting

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Johnson Center, Kiosk A

Thompson Creek will be recruiting on campus the following days:

- 09/15/2014, Kiosk A, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
- 09/17/2014, Kiosk A, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
- 10/13/2014, Kiosk A, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
- 10/15/2014, Kiosk A, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM 

October 14

Motivation and Goal-setting for Your Job/Internship Search

3:00 PM – 4:15 PM
University Career Services SUB I, Room 3400

Are you having a difficult time managing your job or internship search?  If the answer is yes, stop by this interactive workshop from University Career Services and Learning Services to learn strategies for effectively managing your time and maintaining  your motivation during the search.  

October 15

Thompson Creek Recruiting

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Johnson Center, Kiosk A

Thompson Creek will be recruiting on campus the following days:

- 09/15/2014, Kiosk A, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
- 09/17/2014, Kiosk A, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
- 10/13/2014, Kiosk A, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
- 10/15/2014, Kiosk A, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM 

October 15

HireMason Kiosk Day

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
JC Atrium

Kiosks in the Johnson Center will feature campus departments and area businesses who are currently looking to hire mason students or are offering internships. To participate, visit the JC Atrium and engage with these potential employers! Bringing copies of your resume is strongly encouraged.

 

October 16

Ask the Professionals: Financial Services, sponsored by the School of Business

4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Research Building I, Room 163

The School of Business invites you to be a part of our Ask the Professionals panel and networking event series. For this event we will be focusing on Graduate and Undergraduate students with an interest in learning more about the Financial Services Industry. The event provides you with the opportunity to interact with employers from industries you may pursue. Open to all Mason students interested in the financial services industry. 

The night will begin with an employer panel and end with networking.  Please dress professionally.

RSVP by sending your RESUME tomycareer@gmu.edu.

October 16

Behind the Bullseye Essay Competition hosted by Target

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
JC Gold Room

Target is hosting the first ever "Target Essay & Case Study" competition at George Mason University! We want to hear about why you love Target and give you an opportunity to compete in our case study competition! If you win our case study competition, your team could walk away with a $4,000 scholarship!!! Starting Monday, September 15th all sophomores, juniors, and seniors can begin submitting 500 word essays on "What Do You Love about Target?" All essays must be submitted through HireMason by Tuesday, October 14th (Job id is 100345). Eight winners will be selected and announced at Target's Behind the Bullseye Event on Thursday, October 16th. The winners of the essay competition will be randomly split into 2 teams (4 in each). Both teams will be presented with the case study challenge that they will need to complete and present during Event 2 (On November 11th). This event will also include a full company overview of all the exciting Internship and full-time career opportunities we offer along with trivia prizes for all the Mason Target experts!!!

 

October 17

Smithsonian Internships and Fellowships Workshop

1:30 PM – 2:45 PM
Exploratory Hall room L102

Mason undergraduates and graduate students are invited to learn about opportunities for internships and fellowships at Smithsonian Museums and administrative offices. Karen Carter, from the Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and Internships, will present on how to find and apply for student opportunities. The workshop is free and refreshments will be served, but pre-registration is required by October 15th.

Learn more about the workshops, and register.

These workshops are supported by the Office of Student Scholarship, Creative Activities, and Research, in conjunction with University Career Services, Office of Fellowships, and the Office of Graduate Fellowships.

 

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October 20

Government Week

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
University Career Services, SUB I, Room 3400

A week of events about jobs, internships, and careers in Government. Learn how to get Government jobs and internships, see what careers are available, and more! 

 

Keep an eye out for more information to come!

 

 

October 20

Government Careers

12:00 PM – 1:15 PM
University Career Services SUB I, Room 3400

The number of opportunities in federal government are limited. Want to make a direct impact through public service?  Expand your possibilities by learning about options in city and county government from this diverse panel. Light refreshments will be served.

 

October 21

U.S. Peace Corps

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
University Career Services SUB I, Room 3400

Are you interested in international affairs, business & IT, environment, agriculture, health, HIV/AIDS, education, or youth and community development? If you said yes, take a look at the

 

October 22

Practice Interview Day

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
University Career Services, SUB I, Room 3400

Practice your interviewing skills with area employers visiting campus! Meet one-on-one with an employer for a 30-minute mock interview followed by constructive feedback and tips on how to improve and perfect your interviewing skills.

IMPORTANT: To sign up for a practice interview, log in to HireMason, click on "Campus Interviews I Qualify For" under Shortcuts, and search for Practice Interview. 

October 27

Showcase Grad Studies

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Johnson Center, Lower Level, Dewberry Hall

Please check back for more information.