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August 22

Transfer Student Open House

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
University Career Services, SUB I, Room 3400

Stop by to check out the resources that are available to students. Find out how to plan for a successful transfer transition! 

August 28

Jump Start

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

Attend one or more of our career workshops presented by employers and Mason’s career staff. Learn how to search for jobs and internships, write effective resumes, interview well, use LinkedIn, and more!

All workshops are offered free of charge. Attend one or multiple workshops throughout the day! No registration is required.

Federal Track
9am       Writing a Federal Resume
Presenter: U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM)

10am     Finding a Federal Job or Internship
Presenter: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) & Mason’s CIA Employer-in-Residence
11am     Security Clearances
Presenter: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) & Mason’s CIA Employer-in-Residence

General Track
9am       Finding Your Fit: Exploring Industries & Occupations
Presenter: Sherwin-Williams

10am     Resume & Cover Letter Writing
Presenter: Starfish Solutions

11am     LinkedIn
Presenter: AHA Communications

Noon     SpeedShop: How to Use HireMason in 30 Minutes

1pm       Behavioral Interviewing
Presenter: Mason’s ExxonMobil Employer-in-Residence

2pm       Owning Your Network: Networking & Professionalism in the Business World
Presenter: Deloitte

3pm       Your Job Search in 2 Hours
This is an interactive workshop. Please bring your laptop!


August 28

Part-Time Job Fair

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Dewberry Lobby

Want a part-time job at Mason or near Mason? Come to the Part-Time Job Fair! This job fair will showcase on-campus jobs at Mason. It will also include employers local to the Fairfax area. Attendees can talk to on- and off-campus employers about available jobs, learn how to apply, and possibly apply for jobs during the event. 

For a list of participating employers please click the following link:


September 01

Labor Day

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The Office will be closed.

September 03

House Party for Undeclared Students

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
3rd Floor SUB I

Open house co-facilitated between Academic Advising and Career Services to introduce freshmen to the services each office provides