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Career Services Events
Spring 2016

Career Fair Events

KEY: 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

January 14

9:00 am -
4:00 pm

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

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 20

4:00 pm  

Internships for Family & Consumer Science Majors  
We will discuss where to find opportunities specifically for your major. Reservations required. RSVP @ https://eiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/ or call 217-581-2412.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

January 21

4:00 pm  

How to Find an Internship  
Learn why internships are important, where EIU students are getting them, and receive resources that will help navigate your search.    Reservations required. RSVP @ https://eiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/ or call 217-581-2412.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

January 26

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

January 27

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 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

January 28

4:00 pm  

SPEED NETWORKING college to career program
Join us for this exciting Saturday event! Think speed dating, but you're networking and seeking information instead of dates. During brief, round-robin sessions, introduce yourself to alumni, discover career related information, and possibly even learn about some job leads.   Reservations are required.   Learn more and RSVP HERE.

University Union, 7th Street Underground

January 30

2:00 pm - 
4:00 pm


CAREER WEEKS EVENTS BEGIN!

Be sure to attend the workshops & events from 2/8 - 2/18!

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

February 8

1:00 pm - 
4:00 pm

Undecided Sophomores & Transfer Students - How to pick a major/career
Unsure about your options? We will guide you through the exploration process via an easy self-assessment process and individualized counseling to help you make the right choice! Reservations Required. Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE. 

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

February 9

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

 

February 10

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

February 16

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 

February 17

5:00 pm 

CAREER NETWORK DAY/JOB 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

February 18

12:00 pm-
4:00 pm

On-Campus Interviews Begin!
Job fair employers and other employers will be searching resume books and scheduling interviews on campus starting February 19 and continuing throughout the semester. February 19th 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 Recruiting PLUS+ and/or see employers at job fair. Learn more HERE 

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

February 19

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 29

4:00 pm


TEACH WEEK EVENTS BEGIN!

Be sure to attend the workshops & events from 3/1 - 3/7!

Resume Review Blitz college to career program
Bring in your resume for a quick 15 minute critique. No advance appointments required. Walk-in between 2-5 pm! 

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

 

March 1

2:00 pm - 5:00 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

 

March 1

 

4:00 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 4450

March 1

6:00 pm

Undecided Students - How to pick a major & career that is right for me?
Unsure about your options? We will guide you through the exploration process via an easy self-assessment process and individualized counseling to help you make the right choice! Reservations Required. Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE. 

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

March 2

4:00 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

March 2

6:00 pm  

Internship Search Day 
Schedule a time to receive individualized assistance with finding an internship. Reservations required. Call 581-2412.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

March 3

9:30 am - 3:00 pm

EIU/UIUC 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. NEW LOCATION FOR 2016 with University of Illinois hosting!  Learn more HERE.

Hilton Garden Inn, Champaign, IL 

March 7

9:30 am - 3:00 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

March 8

4:00 pm

Cover Letters Review Day college to career program
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 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

March 9

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

How to Find a Job! 
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 24

4:00 pm

BROADCAST INDUSTRY FAIR  
Learn what job opportunities employers can provide, find internships and jobs. This fair is designed for students who are interested in a career in broadcasting or related fields. The Broadcast Industry Fair is co-sponsored by the Department of Communication Studies, Career Services, and the Illinois Broadcasters Association. Learn more HERE.

University Union, University Ballroom

March 30

11:00 am - 1 :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

March 30

4:00 pm

Out, Proud & Professional Networking Event  
Join us for this exciting Saturday event!  This is a professional networking event for the LGBTQA+ community. During brief, round-robin sessions, introduce yourself to alumni, discover career related information, and possibly even learn about some job leads.   Reservations are required.   Learn more and RSVP HERE.

University Union, University Ballroom

April 2

10:30 am - 12:30 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

April 5

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

How to Find an Internship  
Learn why internships are important, where EIU students are getting them, and receive resources that will help navigate your search.  Reservations required. RSVP @ https://eiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/ or call 217-581-2412.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

April 7

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

April 12

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cover Letters Review Day college to career program
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 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

April 19

9:00 am - 4:00 pm