Career Fairs and Other Upcoming Events: September 2014

Fall is here, which means it is career fair and recruiting season! September will bring two major fairs: the CPA Fair on Friday, September 5, and Career Day on Friday, September 19. Whether you are a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior, be sure to check out as many of these upcoming events and workshops as possible to maximize your current job search or get a head start on your career development. RSVP and additional information available on Starr Search:

1) Senior Start-Up

Thursday, August 28, 2014 12:30-2:30

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Senior Start-Up is a program designed to help SENIORS get a jumpstart on their careers. We provide you with information about the On-Campus Recruiting (OCR) program and strategies on an effective job search. The event will also feature a keynote speaker from BlackRock.

*Attendance at this event qualifies you for both Internship and Full-time OCR. Check Starr Search for additional OCR workshops*

2) Writing Winning Resumes

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 2:30-4:00

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Attend this workshop and learn how to develop and design a professional, marketable resume that will be well received. Format and content will be covered.

*Check Starr Search for additional Writing Winning Resumes Workshops throughout September*

3) CPA Fair

Friday, September 5, 2014 12:00-4:00

Baruch Main Gym

Open to all undergraduate and graduate students in accounting. BUSINESS ATTIRE IS REQUIRED.

4) Mastering the Job Interview – Basic

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 12:30-2:00

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How do you prepare a personal pitch? How do you respond to challenging interview questions? What questions should you ask and avoid asking? How do you close the interview? Attend this workshop and learn the steps to follow before, during and after the interview to increase your chances of landing the job you want.

5) Networking 101

Thursday, September 11, 2014 2:30-4:00

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Networking is one of the most powerful yet often under-utilized strategies in a job search. Learn the tools to develop and nurture a network of professional contacts so that you can find your next job like a pro and uncover the hidden job market. Discover the secrets of effective networking in this workshop, including how to develop and maintain a networking relationship, and utilizing social media for your networking needs. Students will have the opportunity to practice their networking skills.

6) Resume Rush

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:30-4:30

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What is Resume Rush? It’s a day set aside to have your resume revised & polished on a first- come, first- served basis. Bring a paper copy of your resume to take advantage of this opportunity to have your resume reviewed before Career Day.

7) Career Fair Success Strategies

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 5:00-6:30

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Are you planning to participate in our upcoming career fair on September 19th? Attend the Career Fair Success Strategies workshops and get the competitive edge! Learn tips on how to stand out from the crowd at the fair from seasoned student leaders.

8) How To Impress A Recruiter

Thursday, September 18, 201412:30-2:30

Location TBD

Learn tips on how to impress a recruiter, whether you’re attending a career fair, corporate presentation or going for an interview. Guest Speaker from Target.

9) Career Day

Friday, September 19, 2014 12:00-4:00

Baruch Main Gym

Open to all undergraduate students, all majors. BUSINESS ATTIRE IS REQUIRED.