Ongoing

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


APRIL

Business / Communication Networking Event
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 5 to 7 PM, Commons Meeting Rooms 1, 2, and 3
This event will bring alumni and undergraduate and graduate students together to learn more about careers in finance, human resources, marketing and communications, law, and PR/journalism.  Five (5) Arcadia alumni will serve as panelists with networking to follow.  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. Must RSVP to careerhelp@arcadia.eduprovide your first & last names, email address, and major. Dinner will be provided. This event is sponsored by Arcadia's Office of Career Education and the Society for the Advancement of  Business Administration (SABA). 

Montgomery County Annual Diversity Recruitment Fair
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 6 to 8 PM, Abington Senior High School, 900 Highland Avenue, Abington, PA 19001
The Montgomery County Intermediate Unit and many of the school districts of Montgomery County cordially invite you to attend the Annual Diversity Recruitment Fair for prospective teachers and administrators.  Come speak with district personnel and building administrators about professional opportunities within our 22 school districts of Montgomery County. For more information, visit www.mciu.org or email Caitlin Navarro, Assistant Director, Human Resources at cnavarro@mciu.org.

Department of Labor INTERN NETWORKING NIGHT
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 6:30 to 8:30 PM, Curtis Center, 170 S. Independence Mall West, Suite 690 West, Philadelphia, PA 19106
(Building entrance on 7th Street, between Walnut and Sansom Streets)

Interested in a  future public affairs internship with the U.S. Labor Department? Seeking networking opportunities? This FREE EVENT is an opportunity to meet and network with the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Public Affairs staff, learn more about the agency and its 11-year internship program, and meet former interns to learn more about their internship experience. Light refreshments will be served. Please R.S.V.P. by April 21, to Joanna Hawkins at 215-861-5101 or hawkins.joann@dol.gov 

Philadelphia Career Fair 
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 6 PM Sharp, Crowne Plaza, 260 Mall Blvd, King of Prussia, PA 19406
For this event 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


Past Offerings of Spring 2014

JANUARY

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
Employers: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/myworksters-recruit-philly-alumni-only-career-expo-tickets-9543231061

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.

FEBRUARY

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

MARCH

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 undergraduate, graduate students and alumni to attend and pre-register at www.arcadia.edu/careerfair.  More than 85 employers and graduate schools have already registered! Come with multiple copies of your résumé and dressed to impress!  If you still have questions about working the fair successfully and were unable to attend the Fair Prep presentations listed above, Campus Philly will be in the Hall of Fame Room across from the track running 15-minute presentations at 1, 2 and 3 pm.

APRIL

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 in 15-minute meetings. Refreshments will be available.

Intercollegiate and Government Career Fair
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Cabrini College, Dixon Center Gym
Meet with over 85 organizations and government agencies in order to secure full time, part-time, seasonal work and Internships. This event is open to all SEPCHE students and alumni. It is FREE. Professional dress is required. Bring 30+ resumes to distribute to employers. *SEPCHE (Arcadia University, Cabrini College, Chestnut Hill College, Gwynedd Mercy College, HFU, Rosemont College, Immaculata University, Neumann University) Contact Nancy Hutchison for further information nch722@cabrini.edu

Marshall's Distribution Center Company Tour
Friday, April 11th | 10am - 12pm, 2760 Red Lion Road, Philadelphia, PA 19114
RSVP to: gressm@arcadia.edu  (*Must bring photo ID to participate) 


 

Fall 2013 Events

Office of Career Education (OCE) Info Table
Every Wednesday, September 4 through December 4, 1:30 to 4 PM, Commons Chat

SEPTEMBER

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, Government 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

OCTOBER

Grad School Explained
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 7 to 8:45 PM, Commons Meeting Rooms 2 & 3

Resume Revival!
Monday - Friday, October 7 to October 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

NOVEMBER

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

Behavioral Interviewing
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

DECEMBER

Financial Fundamentals for Life Decisions
Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 6 to 8 PM, Commons Meeting Rooms 2 & 3


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Mailing Address: 
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450 S. Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038 

Phone: 215-572-2939

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