The Career Center Schedules 2008 Spring Career Expo Activities

The 2008 Spring Career Expo is drawing near and will present the perfect opportunity for students to update their résumé and have it critiqued, practice their interviewing skills, and meet with research companies that will be present.

On Feb. 15 and 22, the Career Center will host the SCORE mock interviewers. Students interested in participating in this effective interview practice need to sign up in person in the Career Center. In order to interview, students must dress professionally and turn their résumé in 24 hours before the interview.

The deadline for applying for all jobs and submitting a résumé on eRecruiting for pre-selection of interviews is Feb 18. Recruiters will fill the remaining interview slots the day of Expo.

On Feb. 25, the Career Center will be hosting Expo 411 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Violette Hall commons area. There will be popcorn, soda, music, résumé reviews, and advice on making the most of the Expo experience.

Also on Feb. 25, speaker Joe Mayne will present a program titled “Establishing Your Personal Brand” at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Building Georgian Room. This event is sponsored by Delta Sigma Pi, Alpha Kappa Psi, Beta Alpha Psi, Phi Beta Lambda, SIFE, National Association of Black Accountants, and The American Marketing Association.

On Feb. 26, the Career Center and Delta Sigma Pi are co-sponsoring two “Map Out Your Future” events. First, Lauren Monks of Edward Jones will give a presentation titled “Backpack to Briefcase” in the Student Union Building Activities Room. Second, Ted Theobald of Eli Lilly will host “How to Approach a Recruiter/Networking” at 6 p.m. in the Student Union Building Activities Room. This popular and well-regarded session provides practical insight into handling different styles of interview questions.

On Feb. 27, students may attend the Career Expo from 1-5 p.m. in the Student Union Building. Students can pre-register for Expo at

On Feb. 28, companies will be conducting interviews with students who have applied for their jobs by the Feb. 18 deadline and been accepted for an interview. Many companies will still sign up students to interview on Feb. 27 after meeting them at Career Expo.

For more information, contact 785.4353 or come by the Career Center Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
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