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Career Events

Career Events

Each semester Career Services offers career fairs, workshops and other events to assist students and alumni in the career development process. Many of these events also serve as a way for students and alumni to connect with employers.

Career and Internship Fairs are offered each spring and fall. These are open to all majors as a way for students and employers to discuss internship, cooperative education and full-time job opportunities. Learn more >>

Education Interview Day is a networking and interviewing event each spring. This event is open to all graduating teachers as a day of interviews with school districts and other organizations interested in hiring educators. Learn more >>

Workshops are conducted each spring and fall semester by Career Services staff for students and alumni. Topics range from choosing a major to creating a better LinkedIn profile. Learn more >>

Taking Flight Through COVID-19 Webinar Series

April 8, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. (ET)

Due to recent world changes, recruiting has shifted to virtual platforms for the foreseeable future. Executive Director of Career Services, Jason Eckert, and Cleveland Alumni Community Leaders hosted this interactive workshop so participants can better prepare for video interviews. You can also listen to the Q&A session with Jason Eckert, Ken Gawelek (UD '89), and Michelle Marks (UD '03).

Watch the YouTube Recording

April 21, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. (ET)

LinkedIn is an essential networking tool in the job search, especially in uncertain economic times. Learn advanced LinkedIn techniques, including:

  • The benefits of LinkedIn
  • How LinkedIn works
  • How to use LinkedIn to find alumni
  • How to reach out to employers through LinkedIn
  • How to combine job applications with LinkedIn correspondence
  • The importance of skills and endorsements on LinkedIn
  • How to use LinkedIn to build and enhance your own professional brand

Check out this LinkedIn Guide to update your profile.

Watch the YouTube Recording

April 29, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. (ET)

COVID-19 has made a significant impact on the employment marketplace. Some companies have cancelled internships and frozen hiring, while others have increased recruiting and are in high demand. Join us for this webinar to learn which industries are hiring, how to pursue full-time jobs and internships in this environment, and the strategies that will help you succeed.

Register on Zoom to Join

May 5, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. (ET)

Did your summer internships plans change due to COVID-19? Whether your position was cancelled, postponed or you're still searching, there are many alternative activities to engage in during the summer months. Attend this 30-minute webinar on the alternative activities you can pursue that will help you hone your skills, and engage in personal/professional development. This will help you answer that all important question from employers: "Tell me what you did during summer 2020?" Career Services, Associate Director Liz Seager will present for 20-minutes and then conduct a Q&A session for participants.

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May 13, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. (ET)

Ever wonder what 'networking' really is? Does the word 'networking' make you a little nervous? (You are not alone!) We welcome you to attend this event to hear some 'real' examples of networking, what networking is, and how to connect with others. Come join us and bring any questions you may have!

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May 19, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. (ET)

Amazingly, most clients only use the job search feature in Handshake (if at all). Users often are not aware of the Power of Handshake and may have misperceptions that Handshake is limited to the local area. We cordially invite you to join us in this webinar as we demonstrate how to maximize Handshake for your career goals. We will cover Handshake's capability to:

  • create a job agent
  • network with employers and students across the U.S. 
  • research company culture
  • learn insider tips on company interview process
  • engage with employers
  • access resources for any career related questions

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May 27, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. (ET)

Learn how to convey what you've learned from: Online learning, Volunteering, Part-Time and/or Full-Time employment during COVID-19 to prospective employers.

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Career Services

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