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Career Services Events
Fall 2016

Career Fair Events

KEY: Panther TraCS Event This event is aPANTHER TraCS exclusive event.

college to career programThis event counts towards the School of Business College to Career Program

Event

Location

Date & Time

30 Minute Resumes college to career program
Don't have a resume or just stuck trying to make yours outstanding? Reservations Required Call 217-581-2412 to reserve your 30 minute time slot with an experienced resume writer who will make you look fabulous!

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

August 30

9:00 am -
4:00 pm

Exploring Careers through Job Shadowing college to career program
Interested in shadowing a professional throughout the day to see what the field is really like? Consider an Externship. Learn the benefits & how to find them. Reservations Required. Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

September 8

4:00 pm

30 Minute Resumes college to career program
Don't have a resume or just stuck trying to make yours outstanding? Reservations Required Call 217-581-2412 to reserve your 30 minute time slot with an experienced resume writer who will make you look fabulous!

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

September 13

9:00 am -
4:00 pm

How to Research Employers
Applying for jobs should not be like going on a blind date! Learn how to research employers, what to look for and how to use this critical knowledge to your advantage. Reservations Required. Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

September 15

4:00 pm

CAREER BOOT CAMP Panther TraCS Event
Network with and learn from successful EIU alumni at this very popular Saturday mini-conference. Gain the critical skills you need early in the semester to meet typical hiring deadlines and to stand out above an army of applicants. Reservations Required. Sign up HERE! 

Buzzard Hall

September 17

1 pm- 4:00 pm


CAREER WEEKS EVENTS BEGIN!

Be sure to attend the workshops & events from 9/19 - 9/28!

Resume Review Blitz college to career program
Bring in your resume for a quick 15 minute critique. No advance appointments required. Walk-in between 1-4 pm!

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

September 19

1:00 pm -
4:00 pm

Building Interview Confidence college to career program
Learn how to find your strengths and overlooked abilities and how to relate these to employers. You will also learn techniques to overcome the fear of interviewing so you will be ready to sign up for our next mock interview day!
Reservations Required. Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

September 20

4:00 pm

Mock Interview Day with Employers college to career program
Schedule a practice interview with a visiting employer. Get feedback on your answers to interview questions, and the questions you plan to ask employers. Real hiring agents have great hints on how to make you into the best candidate! Reservations Required. Call 581-2412.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

September 21

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Resume Review Blitz college to career program
Bring in your resume for a quick 15 minute critique. No advance appointments required. Walk-in between 1-4 pm!

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

September 22

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Job Fair Prep Workshop college to career program
Learn how to make the most of a job fair: to build relationships, make employers remember you, what to say, when to come & how long to stay, and much more! Reservations Required. Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

University Union,1895 Room

September 26

5:00 pm

JOB & INTERNSHIP FAIR college to career program
Meet with recruiters from a wide variety of industries and locations. Find internships and jobs. Some employers will interview the next day! Do your research, bring your resumes and your confidence!! Learn more HERE.

University Union, Grand Ballroom

September 27

12:00 pm-
4:00 pm

On-Campus Interviews Begin! Panther TraCS Event
Job fair employers and other employers will be searching resume books and scheduling interviews on campus starting September 28 and continuing throughout the semester. September 28 will be a big day of recruiting with many employers interviewing for internships and jobs.

Get a job offer without missing class and paying for gas! Sign-up for interviews through PANTHER TraCS and/or see employers at job fair. Learn more HERE

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

September 28

Exploring Careers through Job Shadowing college to career program
Interested in shadowing a professional throughout the day to see what the field is really like? Consider an Externship. Learn the benefits & how to find them. Reservations Required. Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

October 4

4:00 pm

Where to find the BEST Internships
Did you know must internships are filled by December? Learn effective ways to find them, and what you should start doing now to get one! Reservations Required. Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

October 12

4:00 pm

Graduate School- Is it for me??
Get your questions answered from a panel of graduate admissions experts on everything you ever wanted to know about graduate school. Reservations Required. Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Location TBA

October 17

6:00 pm

GRADUATE SCHOOL INFORMATION DAY
Interested in graduate school? Learn about entrance requirements, testing deadlines and course offerings. Meet with representatives from EIU and universities throughout the Midwest. Learn more HERE.

University Union, University Ballroom October 18

10:00 am-

2:00 pm

How to Build Your LinkedIn Account college to career program
Learn how to maximize your exposure to connect with employers and find internships or jobs using this professional social media tool. Learn how to build your LinkedIn account and get started! Reservations Required. Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

October 18

4:00 pm

DINE, DRESS & DRINK: Professional Do's & Don'ts Panther TraCS Event
Learn how to look and act like a pro to employers in this interactive workshop. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Participation is FREE for PANTHER TraCS members. SIGN UP HERE!

Brickhouse Bar & Grill Restaurant October 25

5:00 pm-

8:00 pm


TEACH WEEK EVENTS BEGIN!

Be sure to attend the workshops & events from 10/26 - 11/2!

Job Fair Prep for Education Majors
What do I say to school administrators at the job fair? What will they ask me? I don't really need to wear professional attire do I? Get valuable tips and information so you can be successful at the Fall Education Job Fair. Reservations Required. Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

October 26

6:00 pm

Resume Review Blitz college to career program
Bring in your resume for a quick 15 minute critique. No advance appointments required. Walk-in between 1-4 pm!

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

October 27

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Resume Review Blitz college to career program
Bring in your resume for a quick 15 minute critique. No advance appointments required. Walk-in between 1-4 pm!

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

October 31

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

FALL EDUCATION JOB FAIR
This is a great professional day experience for student teachers! Meet with recruiters from school districts across the state of Illinois as well as those from out of state. Learn more HERE.

University Union, Grand Ballroom

November 2

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cover Letters 101 college to career program
Learn how to communicate why you are a match for the job in a cover letter! Impress them with your knowledge of the employer and how to target your skills with their needs. Reservations Required. Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

November 9

4:00 pm

Building Interview Confidence college to career program
Learn how to find your strengths and overlooked abilities and how to relate these to employers. You will also learn techniques to overcome the fear of interviewing so you will be ready to sign up for our next mock interview day!
Reservations Required. Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

November 15

4:00 pm

Mock Interview Day with Career Services college to career program
Schedule a one-on-one appointment with a career counselor to practice developing your interview skills, get valuable advice and learn techniques to overcome the fear of interviewing and let your inner rock star shine at your next internship or job interview! Reservations Required. Call 581-2412.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

November 16

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cover Letters 101 college to career program
Learn how to communicate why you are a match for the job in a cover letter! Impress them with your knowledge of the employer and how to target your skills with their needs. Reservations Required. Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

November 30

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

30 Minute Resumes college to career program
Don't have a resume or just stuck trying to make yours outstanding? Reservations Required. Call 217-581-2412 to reserve your 30 minute time slot with an experienced resume writer who will make you look fabulous!

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

December 6

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Building Interview Confidence college to career program
Learn how to find your strengths and overlooked abilities and how to relate these to employers. You will also learn techniques to overcome the fear of interviewing so you will be ready to sign up for our next mock interview day!
Reservations Required. Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

December 7

4:00 pm