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Career Development Events!

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April 2015
Career Development Center Events

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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!

  • Kelly Barrett - Project Professional, Anteagroup Environmental Consulting
  • Tom Kelly - Senior Energy Manager, Purchase College
  • Stephanie Rosenberg - Project Hydrogeologist, Walden Associates
  • Erin Roth - Environmental Services Specialist: AvPORTS
  • Laura Ruggeri - Associate Scientist, Consolidated Edison Company of New York

Co-sponsored by Career Development, the Environmental Studies Program, NYPIRG and the Green Team 

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Get Linked: Are you LinkedIn?
Wednesday, April 22nd, 12:30 - 2:00, Red Room

Join the CDC as Career Coach, Donna Sweidan, educates students, alumni and Student Affairs Staff on LinkedIn essentials and effective networking techniques.  Put these tips into practice at this interactive workshop!
Pizza will be served!

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Diversity Career Panel
Thursday, April 23rd, 6-7:30pm, Red Room
Join us for an informative panel discussion featuring Purchase College (EOP & MAP) alumni from diverse backgrounds and industries. Alumni will share their career stories and provide real world advice on how to successfully achieve one’s future professional goals. Pizza and refreshments will be served!

  • Clarissa Gomez, Staff Attorney, the Legal Aid Society
  • Antonio Santiago, Associate Dean, Naugatuck Valley Community College
  • Terri Trama, Director, Client Services & Development- Online Division, Keono
  • Kevin V. Collymore, Academic Counselor, Barnard College, Columbia University

Co-sponsored by the Career Development Center, EOP, MAP, the Office of Community Engagement and the PSGA. 

Grad Fair
April 28th: 2pm-7pm; April 29th: 10am-3pm - Red Room
Visit the CDC table at the Grad Fair and stop by for Resume Critiques, Job Search Tips, Networking Strategies and more!  


Seniors, Celebrate Your Sweet Success!
CDC Open House & Dessert Social

Thursday, April 30th, CDC 11:30 - 2:30pm
Career pathways are rarely straight and narrow. They are full of twists and turns and many colorful possibilities! Join us for an Open House & Dessert Social to celebrate and prepare for your post-graduation adventures.
Travel along our career stations to collect prizes, treats and resources. Add the essential ingredients to your recipe for sweet success!
Learn how to:

  • Break the mold - avoid a cookie cutter resume (quick resume critiques and tips)
  • Mix it up (job search strategies with a variety of resources)
  • Sweeten the deal (interview and salary negotiation strategies)
  • Melt away “senior stress” (stress reduction techniques
  • Crystalize your career goals (one-on-one brief career counseling)
  • and much more!


Madewell Information Table
Tuesday, April 14th, 1pm - 3pm, CCN Lobby

Learn about part-time and full-time hiring opportunities with Madewell.

FIDM Information Table
Friday, April 17th, 10am - 2pm, CCN Lobby

Stop by to learn about FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising) and their certificate programs.

PEACE OUTside Campus Info Table
Monday, April 27th,  11am - 2pm, CCN Lobby
Stop by to learn about internship and volunteer opportunities for the Teens 'N Transition (TNT) Program.  Interns/Volunteers will trained to present to Westchester County High Schools.

Tesla Motors Information Table
Tuesday, April 28th, 11am - 2pm, CCN Lobby

Stop by this information table to learn about part time opportunities as a Product Specialist. 


May 2015
Career Development Center Events


Updated 4/2015