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Spring 2019

Career Fair Events

Plan to attend our various professional development workshop series to get prepared with all the tools and skills you need!  

Look for the proper icon indicated below.  

SERIES 1: Job/Internship Search Development  Job/Internship Search Development Icon

SERIES 2: Advanced Interview Development  Advanced Interview Development

International Student Series   International Student Series

Event

Location

Date & Time

Resume Writing  Job/Internship Search Development Icon
Whether you need help starting a resume or already have one, this workshop is for you.  We will discuss the proper structure and content employers are looking for in addition to how to make your resume stand out. Reservations Preferred. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

January 16
4:00 pm 

Proper Language Use in the Job Search 
How you say it is important.  How you communicate to your friends might not be appropriate in the workplace.  Learn proper words and etiquette that will get you noticed by employers for the right reasons.  Reservations Preferred. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

January 22
4:00 pm 

 

Using EIU's PANTHER TraCS to search for internships & jobs Job/Internship Search Development Icon
Employers are contacting EIU daily searching for interns and grads.  We will show you how to upload your resume and connect with employers (including EIU alumni) searching for candidates.  They won't know you are out there unless you start using PANTHER TraCS!    Reservations Preferred. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE. 

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

January 23 
4:00 pm 

Career Services for International Students  International Student Series
Learn about what services are available at our Career Center for international students in this introductory workshop.  
Reservations Preferred. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

University Union, Arcola/Tuscola Room (3rd Floor) 

January 23
10:00 am 

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 Preferred. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE.  

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

January 29
4:00 pm 

How to connect with opportunities on LinkedIn  Job/Internship Search Development Icon
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 profile and get started! Reservations Preferred. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

January 30
4:00 pm 

How to use PANTHER TraCS  
Did you know you have access to a great job & internship source?  Employers (including successful EIU alums) are searching for you now.  Don't let great opportunities get away. We will show you how to upload your resume and search for opportunities targeted to the college student.   Reservations Preferred. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

January 31
12:00 pm 

Mock Interview Day with Employers
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! Pre-Reservations Required. Call 217-581-2412.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

February 5 
9:00 am - 4:00 pm 

 

Job/Internship Searching - Where & When should I start? Job/Internship Search Development Icon
Did you know many employers have recruitment cycles? There are many jobs & internships that are not even advertised.  Ack!  We will help you ease your worries and help you get started.    Reservations Preferred. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

February 6 
4:00 pm 

Resume Review Blitz
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 7 
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled on another date.  

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. Pre-Reservations are required.  Learn more and sign up HERE.

7th Street Underground, University Union 

February 9 
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Resume Review Blitz 
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 11 
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Job Fair Prep - Insider Tips from a Recruiter  
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! Presented by Bob Berdelle, Enterprise Rent A Car.  Reservations Preferred. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

University Union,1895 Room

February 12
6:00 pm

JOB & INTERNSHIP FAIR
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 13
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 14 and continuing throughout the semester. Februaryr 14 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

February 14

Job & Internship Search for International Students  International Student Series
Get your questions answered about where and how the job & internship search process works.
Reservations Preferred. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

University Union, Arcola/Tuscola Room (3rd Floor) 

February 20
1:15 pm

How to Research Employers & Why It's Important  Job/Internship Search Development Icon
Applying for jobs and internships 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 Preferred. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

February 20
4:00 pm

How to use PANTHER TraCS  
Did you know you have access to a great job & internship source?  Employers (including successful EIU alums) are searching for you now.  Don't let great opportunities get away. We will show you how to upload your resume and search for opportunities targeted to the college student.   Reservations Preferred. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

February 21
4:00 pm

Cover Letter Writing  Job/Internship Search Development Icon
Think your resume is all you need? Think again! 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 Preferred. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE. 

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center February 27
4:00 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 Ballrooms

 

March 4
9:30 am - 3 pm   

Mastering the U.S. Interview Culture for International Students International Student Series   
Does the interview process in the United States seem a little baffling for you?  We will help bring you up to speed and get your questions answered in this informative workshop.  Reservations Preferred. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE.  

University Union, Arcola/Tuscola Room, 3rd Floor

March 20
10:00 am   

The Interview Pre-Screening Process & Phone Interviews Advanced Interview Development
Learn how the interview pre-screening process typically works.  We will also discuss how to master a phone interview. Reservations Preferred. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center March 20
4:00 pm    
How to use PANTHER TraCS  
Did you know you have access to a great job & internship source?  Employers (including successful EIU alums) are searching for you now.  Don't let great opportunities get away. We will show you how to upload your resume and search for opportunities targeted to the college student.   Reservations Preferred. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

March 25
12:00 pm 

Informal Networking Night 
Learn how to make potential employment connections like a pro in this interactive workshop. Reservations Required. Learn More & RSVP HERE.

Tarble Arts Center

March 26
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm 

First Interview Advice & Virtual Interviews  Advanced Interview Development
Learn how to properly prepare for your first interview with a potential employer.  Is your interview a virtual online interview?  We will also cover how to properly master these types of interviews that are often used to screen the pool of applicants.   
Reservations Preferred. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE.

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center

 

March 27
4:00 pm 

TELEVISION, RADIO, AND VIDEO JOB FAIR  
This fair is designed for students who are interested in a career in Television, Radio or Video industry or related fields. The 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 28
11:00 am - 1:00 pm 

Face-to-Face Interviews Advanced Interview Development
Woo Hoo! You made it through the screening process and are now scheduled for a face-to-face interview!   We will discuss how to prepare and what to expect.  Reservations Preferred. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE. 

Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center April 3
4:00 pm 
How to use PANTHER TraCS  
Did you know you have access to a great job & internship source?  Employers (including successful EIU alums) are searching for you now.  Don't let great opportunities get away. We will show you how to upload your resume and search for opportunities targeted to the college student.   Reservations Preferred. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE.
Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center April 4
12:00 pm 
On-Site Interviews Advanced Interview Development
The on-site interview will be the next and possibly the final step on your path to a job offer. We will provide you with the steps to make your interview day a productive day.   Reservations Preferred. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE. 
Career Services, 1301 Human Services Center April 17
4:00 pm
Cover Letter Writing for International Students International Student Series    
Learn how to properly write a U.S. cover letter and understand the skills employers in the United States are seeking.  We will help bring you up to speed and get your questions answered in this informative workshop.  Reservations Preferred. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE.
University Union, Arcola/Tuscola Room, 3rd Floor April 24
1:15 pm

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8:00am-4:30pm

Career Services

Eastern Illinois University
1301 Human Services
Charleston, IL 61920
217-581-2412
careers@eiu.edu


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