Career Development

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Events for 2015-2016

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 September 2015
Career Development Center Events

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Wed. September 16th, 11:30am - 2:30pm
CDC 2nd Fl Student Services
Drop by the CDC for career resources, job search help, tips on using Purchase JobScore, quick resume critiques and more!   Enjoy a snack while exploring our resources!

Employer Visits

Mad Science Information Table
Wednesday, September 2nd, 11am - 2pm, CCN Lobby

Learn about Instructor opportunities with Mad Science. Mad Science is a leading provider of fun kids science for ages 3-10 whose interactive programs include after school programs, clubs, workshops, camps, shows and parties that blend education with entertainment..

PEACE OUTside Campus Info Table
Wednesday, September 9th, 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.

Green Mountain Energy Information Table
Thursday, September 10th, 11am - 2pm, CCN Lobby
Learn about part time sales opportunities with Green Mountain Energy

SUNY Washington Internship Program Information Table
Monday, September 14th, 12-2pm, CCN Lobby

Stop by to learn about internship opportunities in Washington, DC.

Super Soccer Stars Information Table
Wednesday, September 16th, 11am - 2pm, CCN Lobby

Stop by to learn about opportunities with Super Soccer Stars.



 October 2015
Career Development Center Events

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Recruit Westchester Collaborative Career and Internship Fair
Fri. October 9th, 10am- 1pm,  Westchester Hilton Hotel, Rye Brook

  • 100+ Local Employers recruiting for FT/PT Jobs and Internships.  
  • Network with employers, fellow students and alumni!

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Teach for America Campus Visit
Wednesday, October 14th, SSB Red Room, 5:30 - 6:30pm
All children in this country deserve an education that gives them the opportunity to realize their fullest potential. By becoming part of Teach For America, you join remarkable people from all backgrounds and professions who rise to the challenge to do what is right for kids. As a corps member, you’ll teach for at least two years in a low-income community, where you’ll show students what’s possible when they work hard and dream big. And as your students thrive, you’ll grow in ways you never imagined. This year, nearly 9,000 corps members teach in 52 regions across the country, while nearly 42,000 Teach For America alumni continue to work from inside and outside the field of education to make an excellent education a reality for all.   Join this presentation learn how you can get involved in the education reform movement.

Writing Careers
Wednesday, October 21st, Red Room, 12:30 - 2pm
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Peace Corps Information Session and
Application Workshop
Monday, October 26th, 4-6pm, Red Room

Speaker: Douglass Miller, Peace Corps Recruiter/RPCV Thailand

Start your Peace Corps Journey today with this Two-Part Workshop. 
Are you interested in learning more about the Peace Corps?  Do you want to become a Peace Corps Volunteer?  Come to this two-part workshop and get all your questions answered. 
Part I,  4-5 PM:  Peace Corps' programs, benefits, and general Q&A. 
Part II, 5-6 PM:  Application, application process, and how to prepare a great Peace Corps resume.

Wednesday, October 28th, Red Room, 12pm - 2pm
This career talk from successful artist entrepreneurs provides students with insight into running a creative business.  Attendees will get to chance to hear from successful artistpreneurs and get the chance to meet and network with the speakers and other professionals. 


 November 2015
Career Development Center Events

So You Want to go to Grad School? Now What?
Wednesday, November 11th, 12:30 - 1:30pm, SSB Red Room
Come to this essential workshop to learn more about selecting a grad program, the application process, admissions tests, funding, & more.

Purchase College Grad School Expo
Wednesday, November 18,  2015  - 11:30 AM-2:00 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.


December 2015
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 January 2016
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 February 2016
Career Development Center Events

Majors Fair
Wednesday, February 24th, 12-2pm, Student Services Building 1st Fl
Explore Purchase College Majors!  BA & BS faculty and students will be available to answer your questions!
Co-sponsored by the Advising Center and Career Development.


March 2016
Career Development Center Events

Job Fair Prep Day
Wednesday, March 16th, 12 - 2:30pm,  SSB 1st Floor
The Job and Internship Fair is around the corner - March 30th!   Make sure you are prepared to wow organizations with your skills and talent.   Stop by for great information and refreshments

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 during these extended walk-in hours:
Check Back in Spring 2016 for Hours

Know Before You Go Workshop
Ensure that you are prepared for the March 30th 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!   Refreshments will be served! 

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Purchase College Performing Arts Center
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

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The Career Development Center is hosting its thirteenth annual 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 2016
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May 2016
Career Development Center Events


Updated 8/2015