Career Services Events
Spring 2014

Career Fair Events

                                 KEY: college to career program This event counts towards the School of Business College to Career Program  

 Event

 Location

Date & Time 

Panther Recruiting PLUS+: Upload your resume & tap into the hidden job market    college to career
Upload your completed resume in this hands-on session.   Learn how to find internships and jobs targeted to your interests, sign up for on-campus interview opportunities and more!   Not a member of Panther Recruiting PLUS+ yet?  Sign up at: http://www.eiu.edu/careers/register_form.php  

Reservations Required.   Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.    

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

January 15
 4 pm - 5 pm  

30 Minute Resumes  college to career
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

January 16
  9 am - 4 pm

INTERNSHIPS: Who has them, where are they, & how to I get one?   college to career
Learn why internships are important, where EIU students are getting them, and receive resources that will help navigate your search.       Reservations Required.      Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.       

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

January 22
4 pm - 5 pm

How to Build an e-Resume
Don't let your resume get garbled in transmission!   Learn how to create a resume that will look good when e-mailed, scanned or viewed within a simple text editor.   Reservations Required.      Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.    

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

January 23
4 pm - 5 pm

Exploring careers through Job Shadowing (underclassmen/undecided majors)
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  

January 27
 4 pm - 5 pm

Building Interview Confidence    
Not ready for a mock interview yet?  OK, baby steps--We'll show you 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  

January 28
4 pm - 5 pm

How to Find a Job!    college to career
Sounds basic doesn't it? Learn how to tap into the hidden market and utilize resources you may not be aware of to effectively find employers that ARE hiring.    Reservations Required.   Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

January 29
4 pm - 5 pm

Mock Interview Day with Career Servicescollege to career
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

February 4
9 am - 4 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

February 4
4 pm - 5 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 what they do in a well crafted letter that demonstrates specifically how your experience and skills are on target with their needs.   Reservations Required.   Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.   

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

February 5
4 pm - 5 pm 

Exploring careers through Job Shadowing (underclassmen/undecided majors)
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

February 6
4 pm - 5 pm

Panther Recruiting PLUS+: Upload your resume & tap into the hidden job market    college to career

Upload your completed resume in this hands-on session.   Learn how to find internships and jobs targeted to your interests, sign up for on-campus interview opportunities and more!   Not a member of Panther Recruiting PLUS+ yet?  Sign up at: http://www.eiu.edu/careers/register_form.php   

Reservations Required.   Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.    

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

February 10
12 pm - 1 pm OR 4 pm - 5 pm


CAREER & TEACH WEEK EVENTS BEGIN!    

Be sure to attend the workshops from 2/11 - 2/24 to get ready for the upcoming Job Fairs!   

Resume Review Blitz   
Bring in your resume for a quick 15 minute critique.   No advance appointments necessary!   Walk in hours: 1 pm - 4 pm 

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

February 11
1 pm - 4 pm

Mock Interview Day with Employerscollege to career
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

February 12
9 am - 4 pm

How to Find a Job!    college to career
Sounds basic doesn't it? Learn how to tap into the hidden market and utilize resources you may not be aware of to effectively find employers that ARE hiring.    Reservations Required.   Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

February 12
4 pm - 5 pm

Resume Review Blitz   
Bring in your resume for a quick 15 minute critique.   No advance appointments necessary!  Walk in hours: 1 pm - 4 pm

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

February 17
1 pm - 4 pm

Job Fair Prep Workshop college to career
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 (2nd Floor, East Wing)

February 18
5 pm - 6 pm

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

February 18
6 pm - 7 pm

Job Fair - CAREER NETWORK DAY     college to career
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

February 19
12 pm - 4 pm

Resumes for Education Majors
Don't have a resume or just stuck trying to get yours to earn top marks?   Learn what school administrators look for on a resume and how to demonstrate your classroom knowledge and skills.   Reservations Required.   Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Booth Library
e-classroom,
Rm. 4450

February 19
6 pm - 7 pm

Resume Review Blitz   
Bring in your resume for a quick 15 minute critique.   No advance appointments necessary!   Walk in hours: 3 pm - 6 pm

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

February 24
3 pm - 6 pm

SPRING EDUCATORS' 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 and overseas seeking to fill openings for the new school year.    Learn more HERE.

University Union, Grand Ballroom

February 26
9:30 am - 3:00 pm

CANCELLED 

Dress for Success:   How to appear totally awesome to employers!
Reservations Required.   Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE 

Location TBA

February 27
Time TBA

Internships: How to Rev Up your search over Spring Break
Ah, soon spring break will be upon us--traveling home, sleeping in, eating mom's home cooking, perhaps a beach front trip with your friends, and internship searching...internship what?!?   Application deadlines are approaching quicker than you think.   We will show you techniques and resources to get the ball rolling!  Reservations Required.   Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE. 

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

March 4
4 pm - 5 pm

Cover Letter Review Clinic
Have a cover letter draft?   Not sure if it is amazing or "Oh, My?"  Reserve your time slot with an experienced cover letter writer for a critique and expert advice!     Reservations Required.   Call 581-2412.        

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

March 5
9 am - 3 pm

How to Find a Job!    college to career
Sounds basic doesn't it? Learn how to tap into the hidden market and utilize resources you may not be aware of to effectively find employers that ARE hiring.    Reservations Required.   Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

March 19
4 pm - 5 pm

How to Build Your Network & Develop Networking Skills 
Networking in the job market is critical!   Learn how to start building your network and develop the skills to successfully do it.   Reservations Required.   Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

March 20
4 pm - 5 pm

How to Accept/Decline Job Offers
Learn how to evaluate, accept and decline job offers in a way that is professional and builds your brand. Reservations Required.   Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

March 26
4 pm - 5 pm

BROADCAST INDUSTRY FAIR
Representatives from a number of radio and TV stations and related employers will be on hand to meet students and discuss employment and internship opportunities.    Learn more HERE. 

University Union, Grand Ballroom

March 26
10 am - 12 pm

Mock Interview Day with Career Services   college to career
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

April 1
9 am - 4 pm

Resume Review Blitz   
Bring in your resume for a quick 15 minute critique.   No advance appointments necessary!   Walk in hours: 1 pm - 4 pm

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

April 2
1 pm - 4 pm

Cover Letters 101 college to career
Learn how to communicate why you are a match for the job in a cover letter!  Impress them with your knowledge of what they do in a well crafted letter that demonstrates specifically how your experience and skills are on target with their needs.   Reservations Required.   Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.    

Career Services 1301 Human Services Center 

April 8
4 pm - 5 pm  

Exploring careers through Job Shadowing (underclassmen/undecided majors)
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 

April 10
4 pm - 5 pm

Undecided Majors - Finding the Right Fit
Undecided Majors-This workshop is for you!   We will explore options, resources and plans of action that will help you make an educated choice.      Reservations Required.   Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services 1301 Human Services Center

April 15
4 pm - 5 pm

How to create an Internship Proposal 
Still searching for an internship?  Define your own with an internship proposal!   We will explore how to determine your learning objectives, research an employer's goals and provide tips on formulating a connection through a well-crafted proposal. Reservations Required.   Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.   

Career Services 1301 Human Services Center

April 16
4 pm - 5 pm

30 Minute Resumes college to career
Don't have a resume or just stuck trying to make yours outstanding?  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

April 17
9 am - 4 pm

How to Find a Job!  college to career
Sounds basic doesn't it? Learn how to tap into the hidden market and utilize resources you may not be aware of to effectively find employers that ARE hiring.    Reservations Required.   Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

April 22
4 pm - 5 pm