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Career Development Events!

Events for 2014-2015

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November 2014
Career Development Center Events

Grad School Month

LIU Hudson Information Table
Thursday, November 6th, 11am - 2pm, CCN Lobby
Learn about graduate programs on the Purchase campus with LIU Hudson and find out about "Purchase College Day" that will take place later in the day on November 6th and provide an opportunity to sit in LIU classes.

So You Want to go to Grad School? Now What?
Wednesday, November 12th, 12:30 - 1:30pm, Red Room
Come to this essential workshop to learn more about selecting a grad program, the application process, admissions tests, funding, & more.

Getting into Law School
Wednesday, November 12th, 4:30-5:30pm, CDC

Gain tips and strategies for success in the Law School Admissions process. Presented by The Focus Approach Law Review.

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Thursday, November 13th,  SSB Red Room, 4pm - 5pm
Speaker: Douglass Miller, Peace Corps Recruiter/RPCV Thailand
Learn what it means to be a Peace Corps Volunteer and gain an inside view into joining the Peace Corps. Learn about new changes that make the application and selection process more efficient, transparent and personalized. Take advantage of this opportunity to find out more about the experience of a lifetime!  Co-sponsored by Career Development and International Programs and Services.



Purchase College Grad School Expo
Wednesday, November 19, 2014  - 12:00 PM-3:00 PM
Performing Arts Center

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The Grad School Expo is a great opportunity to learn about graduate and professional schools. Graduate school admissions representatives will share information about their programs, admissions criteria etc.  A variety of academic fields will be represented.
Enter for a chance to win a FREE Kaplan Test Prep Course (valued up to $2000)!
Co-Sponsored by the Academic Resource Center, Psychology Club,
Sociology Club, Arts Management Club, and PSGA

University at Albany, School of Public Health Info Session (CANCELED)
Thursday, November 20th 12-1pm, CDC SSB 2nd Fl
Meet with an admissions representative and learn about the Environmental Health Sciences Program at the University at Albany, School of Public Health.

Employer Visits

Super Soccer Stars Information Table
Wednesday, November 5th, 11am - 2pm, CCN Lobby
Stop by to learn about opportunities with Super Soccer Stars


December 2014
Career Development Center Events

SUNY Global Engagement Program in New York City Presentation
Thursday, December 4th, 1:30 - 2:30pm, SSB 334

Join us for a Skype conversation with the Program Director to learn about this integrated learning experience.
Some Internship Sites Include:  
Clinton Global Initiative, Foreign Policy Association, NYC Mayor’s Office for International Affairs,  International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission, Doctors Without Border, United Nations Association of USA and more!
Hosted by the Career Development Center and International Programs & Services


January 2015
Career Development Center Events

Welcome Back!
Drop by the Career Development Center for a warm drink, snack and career resources! Need to meet with a career counselor? Make an appointment while you are here, schedule an appointment through Purchase JobScore or call 251-6370.


February 2015
Career Development Center Events


March 2015
Career Development Center Events

Prepare for the Fair Hours
Career Development Center
Run-in (don’t just walk-in) to meet with a CDC staff member who will help you get ready to speak with employers and have the best resume for the Job and Internship Fair. 

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Dressing for the Job Fair and Beyond

Wednesday, March 18th, 5pm
SSB Red Room

Learn how to dress to impress for the Job & Internship Fair and beyond while still being true to yourself.  Enjoy FREE Pizza and other goodies! 

Know Before You Go!
Thursday, March 19th, 3-4pm, SSB 227
Ensure that you are prepared for the March 25th Job and Internship Fair!  Gain valuable tips on preparing for the fair and learn how to convey your strengths, goals and skills to employers you meet at the fair in one minute or less. Prepare for the fair, and you will be ready to make a great first impression! 

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Purchase College Performing Arts Center
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

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The Career Development Center is hosting its twelfth annual Purchase College Job & Internship Fair!  Purchase College students and alumni will have an opportunity to meet with employer representatives from Westchester, Connecticut and the Metropolitan New York area who have internship, part-time, summer and full time job opportunities. A wide variety of employers will be attending including private for-profit organizations, government, non-profit and educational institutions as well as organizations in the visual, performing arts and entertainment fields.


April 2015
Career Development Center Events

Mocktail Networking Etiquette

Employer Networking Breakfast
Friday, April 17th, time/location TBA

Senior Open House and Mock Interview Day
Wednesday, April 29th, 11am - 2pm,  Career Development Center
Join us for our SENIOR OPEN HOUSE and the opportunity to practice your interview skills through a MOCK INTERVIEW with REAL EMPLOYERS! Stop by for Free Refreshments, Give-a-ways, Resume Critiques, Job Search Tips, Networking Strategies and more!  


May 2015
Career Development Center Events


Updated 11/2014