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2016-2017 Events | Career Workshops, Fairs, and Events

Fall 2016 Workshops

October 18  | How to Make Social Media Work for You Workshop | 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | ULM Library 3-B

November 2 | Baker’s Dozen of an Exceptional Employee Workshop | 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | ULM Library 3-B

Fall 2016 Career Fair Week | September 26-28, 2016

September 26 | Resume Review Tent | 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. | beside Starbucks

September 26 | Leadership Workshop Series | Social Excellence Project with Matt Mattson | 7:00 p.m. | 2nd floor, SUB Ballroom

September 27 | Professional Headshots | 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. | 2nd floor, SUB Ballroom

September 27 | Career Fair Workshop/Young Professional Panel | 9:30 a.m. | 2nd floor, SUB Ballroom

September 27 | Louisiana Economic/Workforce Workshop | 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. | Stubbs Hall 100

September 27 | The Art of Networking Workshop | 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Stubbs Hall 100

September 28 | Professional Headshots | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | 2nd floor, SUB Ballroom

September 28 | Fall Career Fair | 10:00 am - 2:00 p.m. | 2nd floor, SUB Ballroom

Fall 2016 Career Fairs

September 28 | Fall Career Fair | 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | 2nd floor, SUB Ballroom

*Students Pre-Register here

October 6 | Nursing & Health Sciences Career Fair | 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | 2nd floor, SUB Ballroom

Fall 2016 Events

November 10 | Veteran’s Appreciation Ceremony | 10:30 a.m. | 7th floor, Library Conference Center

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CAREER WEEK

RESUME REVIEW TENT

SEPTEMBER 26 | 8 AM-11 AM | BESIDE STARBUCKS

Hands on resume and cover letter review. Take home tips and handouts on resume writing and cover letters will be provided. Students who take part in the event will be eligible to receive coupons from: Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, Loco Rico, Einstein’s Bagels, and/or Subway. Students unable to attend who would like to can schedule an appointment with Career Connections.

 

LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP SERIES

SEPTEMBER 26 | 7 PM | SUB BALLROOM

Joint Event with the department of Student Life and Leadership. Students are encouraged to come out and hear Matt Mattson of Phired Up Productions, LLC present the “Social Excellence Project.” Matt will discuss why we should all be more social in life, college, business, and relationships. Matt Mattson is co-founder and President of Phired Up Productions.  Leveraging a Master’s in Education specializing in Training and Performance improvement, and a background in public relations, collegiate admissions, fraternity expansion, human performance improvement, and nonprofit leadership education, Matt combines his passion for Wisdom with a firm sense of integrity to effectively inspire thousands of organizational members toward their pinnacle of achievement.  Matt is the co-author of Good Guys: The Eight Steps to Limitless Possibility for Fraternity Recruitment. He is a proud member of Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity which he joined at Grand Valley State University.

 

PROFESSIONAL HEADSHOTS

SEPTEMBER 27 | 8:30-9:30 AM | 2nd FLOOR, SUB

ULM photographer, Emerald McIntyre, will be taking professional headshots for students free of cost. Make sure to update or create a professional LinkedIn profile with your new photo!

 

CAREER FAIR WORKSHOP/YOUNG PROFESSIONAL PANEL 

SEPTEMBER 27 | 9:30 AM-11 AM | SUB BALLROOM

Local and regional professionals will share with our students some of the things they should be considering before and during the Career Fair. Items such as: Do you have an elevator speech? Have you looked over the list of attending companies to highlight who you need to be sure to speak to? How firm is your handshake? Do you know what you will talk about, etc.? Additionally, students will have the opportunity to talk to and listen from young professionals who were in their shoes not too long ago. These young professionals will speak on how they landed in their current career path, what doors they had to walk through, what hurdles they faced and continue to face, and how their personality traits, interests and skills apply to their everyday work.

 

LOUISIANA ECONOMIC WORKFORCE WORKSHOP

SEPTEMBER 27 | 4 PM-5:15 PM | STUBBS HALL 100

Susie Schowen, Director of Workforce Initiatives at Louisiana Economic Development, will present on the economics of Louisiana as it relates to the workforce. She will elaborate on the technological and in demand skills needed to strive in the workforce, especially for general degree students. Students will hear about the most undersupplied jobs and learn how to identify high wage, high demand, economic driver jobs. Susie will later be joined by Alberta Green, Director of Information Technology Initiatives at North Louisiana Economic Partnership, for a panel discussion on state and regional economic impact. * Our office wishes to thank the College of Business and Social Sciences for partnering with us in hosting this workshop. 

 

THE ART OF NETWORKING WORKSHOP

SEPTEMBER 27 | 5:30 PM-7 PM | STUBBS HALL 100

Alberta Green of ABG Counseling and Career Consulting and North Louisiana Economic Partnership will present an interactive workshop to teach students how to network like a pro. This workshop is the perfect boost for those students attending the Career Fair.

 

FALL CAREER FAIR

SEPTEMBER 28 | 10 AM-2 PM | SUB BALLROOM

This is our annual Career Fair where company representatives come to campus looking to recruit students and alumni for both full-time employment and internships. 60+ employers and recruiters on site to recruit and employ our students. Students have the opportunity to practice speaking with and networking with local and state employers.

Student pre-registration is now available! Please click here to pre-register. Deadline to pre-register is 5 PM, Monday, September 26. Regular registration will be available on day of Career Fair. 

*ULM photographer, Emerald McIntyre, will be taking professional headshots for students free of cost throughout the course of the Career Fair.

 


 

 

 

 


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