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March 2015
Career Development Center Events


STEM Careers 2015:
Developing Skills for the 21st Century Job Market

Wednesday, March 4th, 12:30-2:00pm, SSB Red Room

Presented by Dr. Yaihara Fortis Santiago, Ph.D.
Program Manager for the Science Alliance at the New York Academy of Sciences.

Explore STEM career options on both the entry level and the post bachelors and graduate level.  Gain an understanding of the transferable skills you are already developing for both graduate school admissions and career opportunities.  Pizza will be served!
Co-sponsored by the Career Development Center and the School of Natural and Social Sciences.


$tart $mart: Women’s Pay Negotiation Workshop
Wednesday, March 11th, 12-2pm, SSB, Red Room
Did you know that women still earn 77 cents for every dollar that men earn in the workplace? This amount is even lower for people of color. Learn essential salary negotiation skills to secure the salary that you deserve in this interactive workshop presented by the Wage Project and AAUWPizza will be served!

Job Fair Prep Month

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:
3/16     12:00 - 2:30pm
3/17     1:30 - 4:00pm
3/18     Job Fair Prep Day, 12 - 2:30pm, Walk-in hours, 3:30 - 5:00pm
3/19     12:00 - 2:30pm
3/20     11:00am - 1:00pm
3/23     12:00 - 2:30pm
3/24     1:00 - 4:00pm

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!   Refreshments 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

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, Neuberger Study

Get Linked: Are you LinkedIn?
Wednesday, April 22nd, 12:30 - 2:30, Red Room
The LinkedIn guru Donna Sweidan will teach us how we can shine online!

Diversity Career Panel
Thursday, April 23rd, 6-7:30pm, Red Room
Join us for an informative panel discussion featuring Purchase College 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. Co-sponsored by the Career Development Center, EOP, MAP, the Office of Community Engagement and the PSGA.  Pizza and refreshments will be served!

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 2/2015