4yr Career Plan Events

4yr Career Plan Events

Fall 2014 Four Year Career Plan Events

Monday, September 29
Employer’s Panel: How to Get Noticed by Employers – Effectively Marketing Yourself for the Internship Search
SMC Room 118
5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Today's internship search and networking environments can be multifaceted and complex just like the traditional job search process.  Join a diverse group of employers that actively recruit students through ELCM for a panel discussion, Q&A, and networking.  Employers will provide their perspective and recommendations for effective internship search strategies, basic resume/cover letter development, navigating the application process, interview tips.

Wednesday, October 1
SNAP (Student Networking Alumni Program)
The Turkey Hill Experience
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
No matter your major, take advantage of this opportunity to make lasting career connections with successful local alumni while building your professional skills and your network.  Join the Marauder Mixers for light refreshments and lively conversation while expanding your professional network.  The event will take place at The Turkey Hill Experience, 301 Linden Street, Columbia, PA 17512. Transportation is available.  To register call ELCM at 872-3774 or careers@millersville.edu
Co-sponsored with the Office of Alumni Engagement and Millersville University Alumni Association

Wednesday, October 1
Alumni Career Speaker Series
How to Find Your Job in One Day
 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Learn how to search for a job with a lot less effort!  Research shows that your chances of getting a job decrease each month you are unemployed.  Pick up proven techniques to not only land a job faster, but to land a job that fits your chosen career path.  To get started, visit http://alumnicareerservices.org/millersville/Events.aspx#tabs1
Co-sponsored with the Office of Alumni Engagement and the Alumni Association

Wednesday, October 8
An Introduction to Careers in PA Government
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

SMC, 118
This program will provide an overview of the application, testing and hiring process for landing a civil service job. The workshop will also highlight the vast variety of jobs that exist within state government and various positions of interest to prospective and recent graduates.
Presented by Heather Jannetta, PA State Service Commission

Wednesday, October 15
Chalk to Chalkboard
One on One Mock Interviews for Student Teachers/Education Majors
4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Bedford House
Mock interviews are opportunities to prepare for your job search, hone in on your interviewing skills and possibly connect with your next employer. Check ELCM's Job Search Guide for crafting your cover letter and resume.  MU education majors must have completed or are currently completing student teaching.  Call ELCM at 717-872-3774 to schedule a time for a mock interview.  Professional attire and a resume required.

Wednesday, October 22
Earning and Financing Your Graduate Degree
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
SMC, Room 118

Learn how to avoid the "seven deadly sins" and major mistakes in the graduate school application process.  Participants will learn how to strengthen their admission application with strategies for writing effective graduate school essays, soliciting positive recommendations and successful interviewing techniques.
Presented by Dr. Don Martin, a higher education admissions expert, author, and former admissions dean at Columbia University, Northwestern University, Wheaton College, and University of Chicago Booth School of Business. For tips on the graduate school application process, visit his website gradschoolroadmap.com.

Thursday, October 23
Graduate School Fair
10:30 a.m. - 2:00  p.m.
SMC, MPR
Meet with admission representatives from over 60 graduate and professional schools to learn about graduate degree programs, and the application and admission process.  Click HERE to view registered graduate schools.

Tuesday, November 4
Job and Internship Fair
SMC, Marauder Courts
Meet with 100+  employers for the opportunity to find full-time, part-time and intern employment opportunities. Registration is requested, but not required.  For those seeking full-time and internship positions, professional interview attire is expected and a copy of your resume will be collected at check-in.   Click HERE to view registered employers.

Wednesday, November 5
Alumni Career Speaker Series
Let LinkedIn Market Your Skills & Experience

8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
You have an opportunity to let LinkedIn work for you 24/7!  Viveka Von Rosen, author of LinkedIn Marketing an Hour a Day, will provide exceptional strategies to help you maximize the free tools LinkedIn provides. To get started, visit http://alumnicareerservices.org/millersville/Events.aspx#tabs1
Co-sponsored with the Office of Alumni Engagement and the Alumni Association

Wednesday, December 3
Alumni Career Speaker Series
Master the Art and Science of Interviewing

8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Studies show the average job seeker will go through 16 interviews before getting a job offer!  Join John Kador, author of 301 Best Questions to ASK on Your Interview, to learn how you can maximize the opportunities you get.  You will walk away with a strategy that gives you more confidence and control of the interview process.To get started, visit http://alumnicareerservices.org/millersville/Events.aspx#tabs1
Co-sponsored with the Office of Alumni Engagement and the Alumni Association