Career Services Events
Spring 2015

Career Fair Events

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

 Event

 Location

Date & Time 

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 15
  9 am - 4 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

January 21
4 pm - 5 pm

How to Find an Internship 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

Exploring Careers through Job Shadowing college to career
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   college to career
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

January 28
4 pm - 5 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

January 29
4 pm - 5 pm

SPEED NETWORKING
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 Required.  Learn more and RSVP HERE.

University Union, University Ballroom 

January 31
2 pm - 4 pm 

How to Find an Internship   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 February 3
4 pm - 5 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 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


CAREER  & TEACH WEEK EVENTS BEGIN!    

Be sure to attend the workshops & events from 2/9 - 2/25!   

Building Interview Confidence    college to career
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

February 9
4 pm - 5 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

February 10
4 pm - 5 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 11
9 am - 4 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

February 16
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 Rm( 2nd Floor, East Wing
)

February 17
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 17
6 pm - 7 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 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.

Location TBA

February 18
6 pm - 7 pm

On-Campus Interviews Begin! 
Job fair employers and other employers will be searching resume books and scheduling interviews on campus starting September 25 and continuing throughout the semester.  September 25 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

February 19

Exploring Careers through Job Shadowing  college to career
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 19
4 pm - 5 pm

Resume Review Blitz   college to career
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 23
3 pm - 6 pm

How to Build Your LinkedIn Account  college to career  
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

February 24
4 pm - 5 pm

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 mid-year and anticipated openings for the new school year.    Learn more HERE.

University Union, Grand Ballroom

February 25
9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Internships for Family & Consumer Science Majors
Learn where EIU students are getting them and receive resources that will help you navigate your search. Reservations Required.   Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE. 

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

February 26
4:00 pm - 5:00 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

March 2
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Internships for Biology Majors 
Learn 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

March 3
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

How to Accept/Decline Job Offers    college to career
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 4
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Internships for Kinesiology & Sports Studies Majors
Learn where EIU students are getting them and receive resources that will help you navigate your search. Reservations Required.   Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.     

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

March 5
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Cover Letter Review Clinic   college to career
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 10
9:00 am - 3:00 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

March 24
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Internships in Social Services 
Learn where EIU students are getting them and receive resources that will help you navigate your search. Reservations Required.   Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.    

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

March 25
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

BROADCAST INDUSTRY FAIR
Learn what job opportunities employers in this industry can provide, find internships and jobs in broadcasting or related fields.   

University Union, Grand Ballroom

April 1
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Building Interview Confidence   college to career
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

April 2
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Network your Way to a Job!   college to career
Networking in this 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

April 7
4:00 pm - 5:00 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 8
9:00 am - 4:00 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

April 23
9:00 am - 4:00 pm