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April 01

Peace Corps Office Hours (1:1 Meetings with Recruiter)

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
SUB 1, Room 3400

Peace Corps service is the opportunity of a lifetime. Drop by to speak with Keely Hayes, local Peace Corps representative and returned volunteer, who can answer your questions first-hand about what it's like to live, learn and work with a community overseas. Plus, you can gain tips to guide you through the application process.

Appointment REQUIRED, click here to sign-up for an appointment.

 

April 01

Peace Corps Application Workshop

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
SUB 1, Room 3400

Make your application stand out from the rest. Attend this workshop to learn how a recruiter assesses applicants to match them to available assignments and how to strengthen your application.  You will have your questions answered, learn steps you can take on campus and in your community to improve your skills, and gain valuable tips to guide you through the application process.

Register at: http://www.peacecorps.gov/volunteer/learn/meet/events/16091/

 

April 01

Professional Associations: Network Now, Get Hired Later

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
JC Room F

What is a professional association? What are the benefits of joining? How do I find relevant professional associations for me and my field? These questions and more will be answered during this interactive workshop for Mason graduate and professional students. Plus, you will have the opportunity to join a professional association at the end of the presentation! This event is co-sponsored with the Graduate and Professional Student Association (GAPSA), Graduate Student Life, Women and Gender Studies, and the American Association of University Women (AAUW).

April 02

Health Career Fair: Clinical/Nursing

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Student Union Building 1, Patriot Lounge

Organizations that have internships, co-ops, full-time jobs, and part-time jobs in the health industry will be attending the Health Career Fairs during Health Industry Week.

A list of participating employers will be available in early March.

April 03

Career Connection Friday

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Gateway Library, Johnson Center

Is your resume or cover letter in need of a quick review? If so, stop by the Gateway Library, JC for walk in hours from University Career Services from 10am-12pm.  During Career Connection Friday, our Career Advisor can review your resume/cover letter, answer your HireMason questions, and provide you with internship search tips and so much more. No appointment required.   

April 03

My First 90 Days- Health Consulting

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
SUB 1, 3400

According to Bloomberg Business, the US market for management consulting grew by 8.5% in 2013 and Health Care was one of the  highest -growth industry sectors.  Learn what it takes to be successful in this growing career field from employers in Health Consulting and hear about what they did to thrive in their first 90 days on the job.

 

April 10

Career Connection Friday

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Gateway Library, Johnson Center

Is your resume or cover letter in need of a quick review? If so, stop by the Gateway Library, JC for walk in hours from University Career Services from 10am-12pm.  During Career Connection Friday, our Career Advisor can review your resume/cover letter, answer your HireMason questions, and provide you with internship search tips and so much more. No appointment required.   

April 13

National Student Employment Week: Connecting Strengths to Success

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
SUB 1, Room 3400

You are gaining valuable skills through your on-campus position, but do you know how to identify those skills and add them to your resume? During this interactive workshop you will learn the importance of transferable skills and discover your strengths through the bestseller Gallup Strengths Finder assessment that will uncover your hidden talents.  Participants are encouraged to take the StrengthsFinder Assessment before the workshop. To access the assessment, please visit: http://wbu.gmu.edu/strengths-academy/ . 

April 14

National Student Employment Week: Salary Negotiation 101

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
SUB 1, Room 3400

Your on-campus job has helped you develop many skills that will add value to your future employer but do you know how to leverage those skills during a salary negotiation? If the answer is no, come to the Salary Negotiation  101 workshop to learn strategies for advocating for the salary and benefits package you deserve while celebrating  National Equal Pay Day! This workshop is co-sponsored by Women and Gender Studies 

April 14

National Student Employment Week: LEADing to Life after Mason: Marketing your Leadership and Employment Experience

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
HUB 1012

Working in an on-campus job does more than just add a few extra dollars into your bank account; it also helps you to develop many skills employers are looking for! Come to this panel of former Mason student employees to hear real-world success stories from alumni as well as receive valuable information from a representative of Target Corporation on sharing and marketing your campus employment experience in interviews.   This event is co-sponsored with the LEAD office.  

April 15

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. 

April 15

National Student Employment Week: Wellness Wednesday

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Piedmont Multipurpose Room

The work week can be stressful, but it doesn't have to be! Take a moment to connect with your office team in a new way while cultivating a peaceful mind through Yoga.   

April 17

Career Connection Friday

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Gateway Library, Johnson Center

Is your resume or cover letter in need of a quick review? If so, stop by the Gateway Library, JC for walk in hours from University Career Services from 10am-12pm.  During Career Connection Friday, our Career Advisor can review your resume/cover letter, answer your HireMason questions, and provide you with internship search tips and so much more. No appointment required.   

April 17

National Student Employment Week: Customer Service 101: Blackfinn Ameripub

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
SUB 1, Room 3400

Stop by and meet representatives from one of the most customer oriented restaurants in the area as they talk about the importance of customer service inside and outside of the workplace.  

April 24

Career Connection Friday

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Gateway Library, Johnson Center

Is your resume or cover letter in need of a quick review? If so, stop by the Gateway Library, JC for walk in hours from University Career Services from 10am-12pm.  During Career Connection Friday, our Career Advisor can review your resume/cover letter, answer your HireMason questions, and provide you with internship search tips and so much more. No appointment required.