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Career Services Events
Fall 2015

Career Fair Events

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

Event

Location

Date & Time

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

August 26

4:00 pm

CAREER BOOT CAMP college to career program
Most high profile jobs and internships are interviewed by October. Getting teaching jobs is difficult. That's why you must be the consummate candidate by early September if you want to be competitive! Network with successful EIU alumni at this one day intensive mini-conference. Reservations required. Sign up online at www.eiu.edu/careers.

University Union, Grand Ballroom


August 29

10:00 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

September 3

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

September 9

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

September 10

4:00 pm -
5:00 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. RSVP @ https://eiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/ or call 217-581-2412.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

September 15

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 16

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dress for Success!
Reservations Required. Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

University Union, Grand Ballroom


September 16

6:00 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 17

9:00 am - 4:00 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

September 18

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Where to Find the BEST Internships
Did you know most 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

September 21

4:00 pm

Job Shadowing for Sophomores
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 22

4:00 pm


CAREER WEEK EVENTS BEGIN!

Be sure to attend the workshops & events from 9/24 - 9/30!

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 24

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

September 28

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.

Location TBA

September 29

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

September 30

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 October 1 and continuing throughout the semester. October 1st 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.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

October 1

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

October 5

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

October 7

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

October 12

4:00 pm

Dining Etiquette Workshop & Dinner
Elbows off the table! This popular interactive workshop and dinner will provide you with the proper dining etiquette you need when interviewing with employers. Participation is free for Panther Recruiting PLUS+ members. Reservations Required.

Career Services & Location TBA October 13

4:45 pm-
8:00 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.

University Union, Effingham Room

October 13

6:00 pm - 7:00 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 at: www.eiu.edu/careers

University Union, Grand Ballroom

October 14

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 14

4:00 pm

Finance/Economics trip to Chicago Board of Trade & Federal Reserve Bank

This event is FREE to Panther Recruiting PLUS+ members. Reservations Required. Learn more and RSVP @ http://www.eiu.edu/careers/financial_trip.php.

Departs from Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center to Chicago October 16

6:00 am - 7:00 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

October 20

9:00 am - 4:00 pm


TEACH WEEK EVENTS BEGIN!

Be sure to attend the workshops & events from 10/27 - 11/4!

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.

Location TBA

October 27

6:00 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

October 28

6:00 pm

Resume Review Blitz college to career program
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

October 29

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 necessary! Walk in hours: 3 pm - 6 pm

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

November 2

3:00 pm -
6:00 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 seeking to fill mid-year and anticipated openings for the new school year. Learn more HERE.

University Union, Grand Ballroom

November 4

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 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

November 10

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

November 11

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

November 12

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 17

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Negotiating and Accepting Salaries
Learn important factors to consider when accepting or negotiating salary offers. Reservations Required. Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

December 1

4:00 pm