Office of Career Education Drop-In Hours
Mondays 2 to 3 PM; Tuesdays 11 AM to 12 PM; Wednesdays 12 to 1 PM; Thursdays 3 to 4 PM; Fridays 10 to 11 AM - Knight Hall, Suite 133
Meet with professional Career Counseling staff to discuss your résumé or cover letter, questions concerning graduate school or career during Drop-In Hours. These are mini meetings of up to 15 minutes only. For more in-depth discussion, schedule an appointment for one hour.
SPRING 2014 EVENTS
Delaware Valley Education Consortium (DVEC) Greater Philadelphia Teacher Job Fair-CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER
Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 9 AM to 3:30 PM, Neumann University
Tickets are on sale now through February 21. Arcadia students and alumni are urged to pre-register at www.arcadia.edu/teacherfair. Tickets may be purchased through the Office of Career Education at a cost of $5 and admittance at 9am. Those purchasing at the door the day of the fair will pay $10 (CASH ONLY) and entrance at 10am. For further details visit http://www.dvec.net/.
USA Jobs, Government Résumés, and Applying to Federal Agencies
Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 12 - 1 PM, Commons, Stein Fireplace Lounge
Guest Speaker Brian Washington, M.A. '13 will provide step-by-step directions and guidance on pursuing a career with the U.S. Government. Registration not required. Refreshments will be available.
2014 Diversity Career Fairs for Teachers, Administrators, & Coaches of Color
Saturday, March 8, 2014 - 12 to 2 PM, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, 500 Willow Grove Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118
Meet and interview with over 350 public & private schools [k-12], nationwide. [k-12], nationwide.
Looking for a job in EDUCATION? REGISTER ONLINE TODAY: [ http://www.nemnet.com/CF_Jobseekers.aspx ]
ALL NEMNET Diversity Career Fairs include the following services: • Free Admission • Access to Over 1000 Jobs nationwide • Over 350 Pubic & Private Schools [k-12] • On-Site Interviews • Resume Posting • Career Consultation, Advice and more! Requirements: • BA Degree Required [all majors welcomed] • Prior Experience is helpful but not required
Internship & Career Fair Prep
Friday, March 21, and Monday, March 24, 2014 - 11 to 12 PM and 12 to 1 PM, Castle Dining Room
Do you have questions regarding the fair such as: What will be expected of you? How to approach an employer? What types of questions to ask an employer or graduate school representative? What might they ask you? What do you need to bring to the fair? How should you dress? Others? We’ve got the answers! Stop by one of the four presentations.
Arcadia University Internship & Career Fair
Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 1 to 4 PM, Kuch Gymnasium
We urge all of our undergrad, graduate students and alumni to attend and pre-register at www.arcadia.edu/careerfair. More than 85 employers have already registered! Come with multiple copies of your résumé and dressed to impress!
Volunteer Power Week
Monday, April 7 through Friday, April 10, 2014 - 9 AM to 4 PM, Knight Hall, Suite 133
Do you know how to highlight your volunteer experience on your résumé? Visit the Office of Career Education for guidance. Refreshment will be available.
Business / Communication SEPCHE Networking Event
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 6 to 8 PM Commons Meeting Rooms 1, 2, & 3
The Career Offices of SEPCHE (Arcadia University; Chestnut Hill College; Gwynedd Mercy University; Holy Family University; Cabrini College; Rosemont College; Immaculata University; Neumann University) are hosting the first Business & Communications Networking Event! This event will bring SEPCHE alumni and students together to network in a meet-and-greet format showing business and communications majors in action! We hope this event will enable students to make connections to careers and to highlight the importance of their education for their post-graduation plans.
Past Offerings of Spring 2014
Recruit Philly - Alumni Only Career Expo
Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 11 AM to 3 PM
The Hub at 2929 Arch Street, Philadelphia
Job Seekers: http://recruitphilly14.eventbrite.com
Life After Study Abroad: Leveraging the Experience to Employers and Graduate Schools
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 5 to 6 PM, Commons, Stein Fireplace Lounge
Discover how to present the value of your study abroad experience to employers and grad schools. Refreshments available.
Grad School Explained!
Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 6 to 7:45 PM, Commons Meeting Rooms 2 & 3
Hear from a panel of experts to better understand the graduate program decision-making, selection, and admissions process. Register at www.arcadia.edu/GSExplained through February 3.
Registration for the 6th Annual Inclusive Leadership (ILC) Conference is Now Open
Saturday, February 8, 2014, 10 AM to 4 PM,
Temple University's Howard Gittis Student Center, 1755 N. 13th Street, Philladelphia, PA
Temple University and Campus Philly will host a one-day leadership conference for ALL Philadelphia-area college students with a focus on the journey from student leader to civic leader. The cost to participate for students and staff is: $5 for Temple University, $10 for Campus Philly Partner Schools and $15 for non-partner schools. Registration information, conference details and payment options are available at campusphilly.org/leadership. Inclusive Leadership Conference is produced in partnership by Temple University Office of Leadership Development, Temple University Housing Residential Life and Campus Philly
Résumé Revival Week
Monday, February 10 - Friday, February 14, 2014 - 9 AM to 4 PM, Knight Hall, Suite 133
Visit the Office of Career Education to receive résumé writing support in preparation for the Internship & Career Fair. No appointment necessary. Refreshments available while you wait!
Professional Destinations Expo
February 19, 2014 – 12 to 4 PM, Commons Great Room
What’s your future destination? This expo provides an opportunity to gain insight toward your destination in a Career, Graduate School, Entrepreneurship, or in Service/Volunteerism. The expo will include several "exhibitors" such as: résumé and cover letter reviews, graduate school essay editing, mock interviews, dress for success consulting, LinkedIn profile picture-taking, small business and start-up knowledge sharing, and education on non-profit and military careers. Refreshments will be available. Students must register by February 14 for Graduate School Essay: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/gradessay and Mock Interview: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/mockinter
Grad School Practice Tests
Saturday, February 22, 2014 – 10 AM to 2 PM, room assignment will be emailed to registered students the week of the exam.
Sponsored by Princeton Review and the Office of Career Education. Students: register now for one of the following FREE practice tests: GRE, GMAT, MCAT or LSAT at www.arcadia.edu/gradtest by Friday, February 14th.
Wegmans Company Tour
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 – 12 to 2 PM
The Wegmans Montgomeryville (500 Montgomery Mall, North Wales, PA 19454) opened in late 2013 and is looking to expand their college recruiting efforts to include Arcadia. This company visit will include lunch, a tour of their facilities, a meet-and-greet with department heads, and a Q & A session. Students should pre-register here: http://www.arcadia.edu/wegmans-tour-RSVP/. SPACE IS LIMITED. TRANSPORTATION MAY BE PROVIDED BY CAREER EDUCATION BASED ON RSVPs.
Philadelphia Career Fair
Tuesday February 25, 2014 - 6 PM Sharp, Crowne Plaza 260 Mall Blvd., King of Prussia
Be sure to arrive early, dress for a professional interview (business professional required), and bring 10-15 copies of your updated resume! For additional information or to pre-register, visit us at www.unitedcareerfairs.com.
13th Annual Lehigh Valley Collegiate Career Expo (LVCCE)
Wednesday, February 26th, from 12 to 4:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Breinigsville, PA.
The LVCCE Career Fair attracts, on average, over 100 national, regional and local employers eager to meet talented students and talk with them about internships and summer, part-time, and full-time job opportunities. Any student currently enrolled in an Associate, Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral degree program (and recent alumni of such degree programs) at a college or university is welcome to attend. The cost of the event is $5, in cash, per student. Professional dress is required. One copy of the student’s resume is required for admission; it is recommended that candidates bring many resumes. For more information please visitwww.lvcce.org
Fall 2013 Events
Office of Career Education (OCE) Info Table
Every Wednesday, September 4 through December 4, 1:30 to 4 PM, Commons Chat
Résumés for Beginners
Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 1 to 2 PM, Commons Meeting Room 3
Cover Letter 101
Thursday, September, 12, 2013 - 1 to 2 PM, Commons Meeting Room 3
USA Jobs, Governtment Résumés, and Applying to Federal Agencies
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 12 to 1 PM, Commons Meeting Rooms 2 & 3
Social Media 101
Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 7 to 8:30 PM, Commons Meeting Rooms 2 & 3
Grad School Explained
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 7 to 8:45 PM, Commons Meeting Rooms 2 & 3
Monday - Friday, October 7 to Ocotber 11, 2013 - 9 AM to 4 PM, Office of Career Education, Knight Hall, Suite 133
Intern U: Résumés for Upperclassman, Graduate Students and Alumni
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 4 to 6 PM, Castle Dining Room
GRE Prep Course
Mondays and Wednesdays, October 16 - November 20, 2013 - 6:30 to 9:30 PM
Grad School Practice Tests
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 10 AM to 3 PM
Internship & Career Fair Workshops
Monday, October 21, 2013 - Three Sessions: 12 to 12:30 PM; 2 to 2:30 PM; 3 to 3:30 PM, Brubaker 201
Internship & Career Fair
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 1 to 4 PM, Kuch Gymnasium
Entrepreneurship Destination: TED Talks (Two Sessions)
Wednesdays, October 30 and November 6, 2013 - 3 to 4 PM, Knight Hall Seminar Room
Ace that Interview
Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 7 - 8:30 PM, Commons Meeting Rooms 2 & 3
Volunteer Power Week
Monday - Friday, November 11 - 15, 2013 - 9 AM to 4 PM, Offfice of Career Education, Knight Hall, Suite 133
Professional Networking 101
Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 6 to 8:30 PM, Commons Meeting Rooms 2 & 3
Monday, November 18, 2013 - 4 to 6 PM, Commons Meeting Rooms 2 & 3
Volunteer & Non-Profit Experience
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 12 to 1 PM, Commons Meeting Rooms 2 & 3
Financial Fundamentals for Life Decisions
Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 6 to 8 PM, Commons Meeting Rooms 2 & 3