Career Development

Off Campus Career Events and Programs


Center for Communication
Visit www.cencom.org for details on Seminars and On-Location Programs

Meet Michael Weber, Co-Writer of The Fault in Our Stars
Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 6:30 to 8:00 pm

From Punk Zine to Major Media Force
Thursday, October 30, 2014, 6:30 to 8:00 pm

Job Search 101: Do's and Don'ts
Monday, November 3, 2014, 6:30 to 8:00 pm


The American Red Cross is hosting an Open House to Celebrate their New Westchester Location. Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 6 pm. They will be highlighting the core services of the REd Cross and how they strengthen the community. In conjunction with National Preparedness Month, they will also be sharing critical preparedness information. Join the American Red Cross and test your preparedness IQ! Please email your RSVP to Mary Young at Mary.Young@redcross.org or by phone203-869-8444 ext 111 by September 12th.



New York Medical College is sponsoring a free mentoring program for undergraduate students preparing for careers in medicine, public health, physical therapy, speech-language pathology or biomedical research. Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. We welcome the attendance of all college students interested in a graduate education in the medical and health related fields. We are especially interested in attendees from historically under-represented groups as we are deeply invested in supporting the next generation of health care practitioners from all backgrounds. The program is also geared towards providing pre-health advisors up-to-date information to ensure their students are best prepared to pursue these careers. The program is free but advanced registration is required. Please visit: www.nymcmentoring.com to register.

The program will include: small workshops presented by NYMC faculty and students from the College's three graduate schools: School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences and Practice, and Graduate School of Basic Medical Science; an opportunity for pre-health advisors to meet with deans from all three graduate programs; a lunchtime career and activities fair sponsored by NYMC students; a tour of the NYMC teaching facilities at each school.

New York Medical College is located in suburban Westchester County in Valhalla, NY. The campus is easily accessible by car, bus, or train. Limited free van shuttle service will be available to and from the White Plains Metro North train Station at the beginning and end of the program Free parking is available on campus.



The Center for Communication is hosting various events this September where you can meet the Filmmakers at their Upcoming Events! Free Movies and Much More.! For example: SVA FILM FESTIVAL: Meet the Directors and others who worked on Hollywood hits and favorite flicks! Friday, September 19, 2014 - Sunday, September 21, 2014 at the SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues) svatheatre.eventbrite.com to register.

Box office hit The Fault in Our Stars screenwriter Michael Weber shares his secrets Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm Visit http://www.cencom.org/ecom-prodshow/Meet-Michael-Weber-Co-Writer-of-The-Fault-in-Our-Stars.html for more information and to register!

Are you thinking of attending Grad School? Idealist can help you make a difference in your career! New York Idealist Grad Fair Hosted by The New York University Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service is taking place this Monday, September 22nd from 5 pm to 8 pm at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W 18th Street, New York, NY 10011.
Over 226 Exhibitors will be in attendance. Learn about admissions requirements and application deadlines for graduate programs in social work, public policy, nonprofit management, international affairs, public interest law, social entrepreneurship, and many more.
There will also be a panel presentation: More Than Passion: Building a Career with Social Impact from 12-1:30 in the NYU Puck Building. NYU Wagner Panelists will discuss the skills needed to launch a successful career with social impact, and will provide examples of the wide range of professional opportunities for MPA and MUP graduates. Please register for this program.


Are you interested in a Rewarding Career in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM)? OUT for Work is hosting a panel as part of their 10th Anniversary National LGBTQ and Ally College Student Career Conference taking place in Washington, DC September 26-28, 2014. This 2 day conference will include an OUT in STEM session and tour which will be hosted and moderated by Boeing at their state-of-the-art Cyber Engagement Center on Saturday, September 27th. The panel will include representatives from Cummins and Lockheed Martin. Space is limited for this session and registrants must reserve by September 13th by emailing Anthony Bannon at Anthony@OUTforWork.com.
Registration for the 2 day conference is required.


Westfield State University in Westfield, MA has extended an invitation to Purchase College students and alumni to attend their Annual College Career Centers of Western Massachusetts Government, Criminal Justice & Non Profit Career Fair on Thursday, October 9th from 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm in the Woodward Center at Westfield State University.

Over 85 federal, state, and local agencies will be in attendance. Many employers, particularly Federal Agencies, are interested in meeting students from all academic disciplines including Business, Education, Psychology, Economics and Sociology for internships, full and part-time jobs..

A list of agencies is available at: www.westfield.ma.edu/careercenter. Click on Career Fairs and Events - Scroll down to the Fair and follow the directions to view the agencies. For further information, please call (413) 572 5206 or email careers@westfield.ma.edu.

Be sure to bring resumes and dress appropriately.

Save the Date for the 2014 Westcheser Alliance Student Think Tank Report: Presentation of the 2014 Think Tank Report: Being Taxed Out of Westchester?: Students Offer Insights.
Friday, October 17, 2014. From 8:30 am to 10:00 am at the Bristal Assisted Living, 305 North Street, White Plains, NY 10605. A light breakfast will be provided.
To RSVP: Email Catherine Wynkoop at wynkopp@optonline.net


University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, Connecticut will be hosting their Annual Fall Open House highlighting Graduate Study in Biomedical Science on Friday, October 24th, 2014 from 2:30 pm to 4:45 pm.
Please join them for research presentations, tours, and discussions regarding their PhD program, including Areas of Concentration in: * Cell Analysis & Modeling; * Cell Biology; * Genetics & Developmental Biology; * Immunology; * Molecular Biology & biochemistry; * Neuroscience; * Skeletal, Craniofacial & Oral Biology.
Please RSVP to: phdbiomed@uchc.edu by October 17th, 2014.
A complimentary Application Fee Waiver will be extended to all those who attend and submit a complete Ph.D. program application.


Mount Sinai Science & Medicine The Center for Multicultural and Community Affairs of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai invite you to attend their annual Medical & Graduate School Open House, Saturday, October 25, 2014. Check in is at 9:00 am in the Annenberg Building, Stern Auditorium (2nd floor).
Please visit: https://www.research.net/s/CMCAFallOpenHouse2014 to register. RSVP by October 17, 2014.

Discussion on admissions process for Medical & Graduate School:* Becoming a successful applicant. * Gain insight into the application process. * Learn about the programs. * Student research opportunities. * Financial aid discussion. * Student panel. * Interaction with faculty, students & staff. * School tour.

The Icahn School of Medicine is located at 1468 Madison Avenue (corner 100th Street), New York, NY 10029.
For questions, please call 212 241-8276 or email cmca@mssm.edu


National Career Fairs 2014
Visit www.nationalcareerfairs.com for all locations/dates and further information. Fairs are held in 76 cities.
NYC: 8/14, 10/15, 12/9


Diversity Job Fair 2014
For more information including fairs in other states, location and times, visit www.diversityjobfairs.com. List of fair exhibitors will be up one week before the fair.
White Plains, NY:  10/1,
NY, NY:  10/22