Career Services Events
Fall 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 

Career Services in the quad @ Panther Palooza  
Stop by our blue tent outside the human services center.    Learn about our cool services, upcoming events such as career boot camp & more!   

South Quad

August 27
11 am - 3 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

September 3
  9 am - 4 pm

CAREER BOOT CAMP  college to career
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 HERE. 

University Ballroom, MLK Union 

September 6
10 am - 4 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

September 9
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

September 11
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

September 15
4 pm - 5 pm


CAREER WEEK EVENTS BEGIN!    

Be sure to attend the workshops & events from 9/17 - 9/25!   

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

September 17
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

September 18
1 pm - 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

September 22
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,
Arcola-Tuscola Rm( 3rd Floor
)

September 23
5 pm - 6 pm

CAREER NETWORK & DIVERSITY 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 24
12 pm - 4 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

September 25

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 29
4 pm - 5 pm

Best Internships for Juniors 
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 30
4 pm - 5 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

October 1
4 pm - 5 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

October 6
4 pm - 5 pm

Job Searching for December Grads   college to career program
Graduating in December?  This workshop is for you!  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

October 7
4 pm - 5 pm

Dining Etiquette Workshop & Dinner college to career program
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.  Sign up at: http://www.eiu.edu/careers/dining_etiquette.php.   

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center & Charleston Country Club 

October 8
4:45 pm - 8 pm

Careers for Psychology & Sociology Majors with a Bachelor's Degree  
Wondering what kinds of jobs you can find with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or Sociology?  We will explore numerous career options in areas you might not have considered.   Reservations Required.   Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.     

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

October 9
4 pm - 5 pm

DCC Marketing Site Visit
We will tour a high-touch interactive marketing and public relations agency that serves a wide range of industries throughout the U.S. and abroad. meet the staff, learn what it takes to break into this industry, and gain an inside view of their culture and mission.   Who should go?  Students with majors in Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations or Graphic Arts are encouraged to attend.     Reservations Required. Participation is FREE for Panther Recruiting PLUS+ members. Learn more and sign up at: http://www.eiu.edu/careers/dcc_marketing_trip.php   

Departs from Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

October 10
8:15 am - 3:30 pm

Exploring Careers through Job Shadowing
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 13
4 pm - 5 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-Charleston/Mattoon  Room 

October 14
 6 pm - 7 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 HERE 
 

University Union, Grand Ballroom

October 15
10 am - 2 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

October 15
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

October 21
9 am - 4 pm

Careers for Biology Majors  
Wondering what kinds of jobs you can find with this major?  We will explore numerous career options in areas you might not have considered.    Reservations Required.   Call 581-2412 or RSVP HERE.    

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

October 22
4 pm - 5 pm 

TEACH WEEK EVENTS BEGIN!    

 

Education Majors!  Be sure to attend the workshops & events from 10/27 - 11/5!   

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 27
6 pm - 7 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

October 28
6 pm - 7 pm

Resume Review Blitz   
Bring in your resume for a quick 15 minute critique.   No advance appointments necessary!   Walk in hours: 2 pm - 5 pm

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

October 29
2 pm - 5 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

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

University Union, Grand Ballroom

November 5
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

How to Build Your LinkedIn Account
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

November 6
4:00 pm - 5:00 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

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

November 12
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

November 13
9:00 am - 4:00 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

November 18
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

November 19
1 pm - 4 pm

Finance & Economics Trip to Chicago Board of Trade & Federal Reserve Bank
This event is FREE for 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

November 24
6 am - 7 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 3
4 pm - 5 pm