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Career Services Events
Spring 2017

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

Internships for Family & Consumer Science 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

January 18

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 19

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

January 24

9:00 am -
4:00 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

January 26

4:00 pm

SPEED Networking  Panther TraCS Event
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 28

2:00 pm - 
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

February 1

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

February 2

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. Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

February 7

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

February 13

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

February 14

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

February 15

4:00 pm   


CAREER WEEKS EVENTS BEGIN!

Be sure to attend the workshops & events from 2/22 - 3/1!

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 22

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 23

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

February 27

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 28

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

March 1

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

March 2


TEACH WEEK EVENTS BEGIN!

Be sure to attend the workshops & events from 3/2 - 3/6!

Job Fair Prep for Education Majors/Preparing for the Ed Job Market
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, how to get started talking to employers, and much more!  Also learn what the education job market holds for the next 5 years and what you should be doing now to prepare.  

Education Scholars is partnering to host this presentation.  
 

Buzzard Hall, Auditorium

March 2

6:00 pm

EDUCATOR'S 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 openings for the new school year. 

Open Fair: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm | On-Site Interviews: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.  Learn more HERE.

University Union, Grand & University Ballooms

March 6

9:30 am - 3:00 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. Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.  

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

March 23

4:00 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 28

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

April 11

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

April 13

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

April 18

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

April 19

4:00 pm