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April 2016
Career Development Center Events

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LinkedIn or Left out? The Nuts & Bolts of LinkedIn
Wednesday, April 6th, 12 - 2pm,  Red Room
Don't miss this essential LinkedIn training by Chaim Shapiro, a national speaker and trainer on LinkedIn
who will present how use LinkedIn for students, new grads and professionals. The talk will also focus on how Artists can build and expand their creative network to locate opportunities.  Pizza will be served!  You will also learn:

  • How to build a LinkedIn profile that gets views
  • Self-branding for artists
  • Using LinkedIn for engaging alumni and industry groups
  • How to be found and find the right people
  • Insider tricks & tips
  • and much more!

Presented through support from the Purchase College Affiliates, SAF and Community Engagement

Chaim Shapiro, M.Ed. is the Assistant Director of Career Services at Touro College, a freelance writer, public speaker and social media consultant specializing in LinkedIn. He has presented his popular LinkedIn Workshop at National Conferences, Universities, Public Libraries and for communal organizations across the country.

So You Want to go to Grad School? Now What?
Tuesday, April 12th, 4 - 5pm, SSB Red Room
Come to this essential workshop to learn more about selecting a grad program, the application process, admissions tests, funding, & more.  Refreshments will be served!

Peace Corps Campus Visit
Tuesday, April 19th
Information Table:  CCN Lobby, 11am - 2pm
Information Session: Natural Science 1001, 4-5:30pm
Speaker: Douglas Miller, Peace Corps Recruiter/ Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Thailand)
Start your Peace Corps journey today!  Are you interested in learning more about the Peace Corps?  Do you want to become a Peace Corps Volunteer?  Get your questions answered about the Peace Corps' programs, benefits, and application tips.

Make a Statement– Personal Statement Workshop
Wednesday, April 20th, 5-6pm, SSB, 2nd Fl, Learning Center
Gain tips for writing your personal statement for graduate and professional school applications!  Co-sponsored by the Career Development Center & the
Learning Center.
  Pizza will be served!

Journalism Alumni Career Panel
Thursday, April 21st, 4:30 - 6pm, Humanities Lecture Hall
Hear from successful journalism alumni at this informative panel discussion on how to build and launch your career. Refreshments will be served.  Co- sponsored by the Journalism department & Career Development.

  • Phil Corso (2011), Managing Editor - Times Beacon Record Newspapers
  • Victor Couto (2014), Associate Producer - Retro Report
  • Jessica Glenza (2011), Reporter - The Guardian US
  • Briggette Sayegh (2011), Video Journalist - Time Warner Cable News
  • Alina Suriel (2014), News Assistant - NY1

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Open House and Mock Interview Day
Wednesday, April 27th, 11am - 2pm, Career Development Center

Seniors!  (all students welcome) Join us for the opportunity to practice your interview skills through MOCK INTERVIEWS with REAL EMPLOYERS!  Stop by for Free Refreshments, Give-a-ways, Resume Critiques, Job Search Tips, Networking Strategies and more!

Networking:  Face to Face
Wednesday, April 27th, 4:30 - 6pm, Career Development Center
Learn the art of in-person networking from our special guest Dr. Judith Riggs, Founder & President of Judith Riggs & Company, Inc . Practice chatting while chewing in a fun, interactive speed networking session over finger foods.

Artistpreneur Mini Series
Thursday, April 28th, 6-8pm, Dance Building 1041

PresenterDavalois Fearon  (‘05)
Meet a dance/performance alumna who will offer tips for artistic performance self- branding in the field. Learn how to network effectively as you develop and launch your career.

Campus Visits

SCAD Information Table
Friday, April 1st,  11am - 12:00pm, CCN Lobby
Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Information Table promoting Master's programs.

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May 2016
Career Development Center Events

Camp Winadu Information Table
Monday, May 2nd, 11:30 - 1:30am, CCN Lobby
Camp Winadu, a sleep away sports camp, is recruiting for camp counselors. Looking for General Counselors, Coaches', Lifeguards, Swim Instructors, Sailing, Basketball, Lacrosse, Football, and many more. 

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Updated  4/2016