Career Development





Career Development Events!

Events for 2014-2015

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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

Speed Networking
Wednesday, February 18th 6:00 - 7:30pm, SSB Red Room

Polish your networking skills at this exciting event!  How can I start a friendly conversation?  How can I market myself in 1 min to make an impression?  Am I being too aggressive….?    Many questions will be answered and you will have a plenty of time to practice with your fellow students and alumni!  Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity!  Refreshments will be served


March 2015
Career Development Center Events

Start Smart: Women’s Pay Negotiation Workshop
Wednesday, March 11th, 12-2pm, SSB, Red Room
Did you know that women still earn 77% of what men earn in the workplace? Learn salary negotiation skills to secure the salary you deserve! Presented by the Wage Project and AAUW.  Pizza will be served!

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. 

Job Fair Prep Day
Wednesday, March 18th, 12 - 2:30pm,  SSB 1st Floor
The Job and Internship Fair is around the corner - March 25th!   Make sure you are prepared to wow organizations with your skills and talent.   Stop by for great information and refreshments!

Know Before You Go
Wednesday, March 18th, 5-6pm, SSB Red Room
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!   Pizza will be served!

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

Get Linked: Are you LinkedIn?
TBA, Red Room
The LinkedIn guru Donna Sweidan will teach us how we can shine online!

Green Careers Panel
Wednesday, April 15th, 12 - 1:30pm, SSB Red Room
Ryan Taylor, Professor of Environmental Studies, will facilitate this important panel discussion on green careers and environmentally responsible career opportunities. Pizza will be served!Co-sponsored by Career Development and the Environmental Studies Program

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

Senior Open House
Wednesday, April 29th, 11am - 2pm,  Career Development Center
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