Career Education Events

Fall 2020 Events

September

Actuarial Résumé Revival
Fri., Sept. 4, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm  |  Virtual (via Handshake) 
Résumé critiques to prepare for the submission deadline to Actuarial Interview Day (sign up by 9/8). Submit your résumé by 12:00 pm on Sept. 3rd, then sign up for your time slot via Handshake

Launch Your Career Action Plan 
Thurs. Sept. 10, 5:00 - 6:00 pm  |  Virtual (via Zoom)
See a demo of your personalized e3 career action plan. Attend this session and also enroll in e3 online via the OCE Community Page on Canvas to be automatically entered for a chance to win one of three $25 Amazon gift cards.  
 
Live with LinkedIn - Rock Your Profile 
Tues., Sept. 15, 11:00 am  |  Virtual (via Zoom)
Learn how to build your online brand and make your profile stand out.  Hear more about LinkedIn Learning to hone new skills, and learn about the Alumni Tool to create a strong professional network. 

Actuarial Mock Interviews
Wed-Thurs., Sept. 16-17, all-day  |  Virtual (via Handshake; sign-up by 9/15)
Math and Actuarial Science majors, schedule a practice session to prepare for Actuarial Interview Day on 9/18. 

Actuarial Interview Day (Sign up by 9/8 in Handshake) 
Fri. Sept. 18, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm  |  Virtual (Interviews via Zoom) 
Math and Actuarial Science majors, apply by 9/8 for interviews with employers recruiting for actuarial internships and jobs.

SEPCHE Accounting and Finance Fair 
Fri., Sept. 18, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm  |  Virtual (via Brazen) 

Employers will speak to students and alumni about jobs and internships. Sponsored by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education (SEPCHE). Hosted by Cabrini University, email: career@cabrini.edu for more information. Registered Employers include: Bee, Bergvall & Co., PC;  Cabrini University Master of Accounting; CBIZ MHM;  Ernst & Young;  Kreischer Miller; MassMutual, Greater Philadelphia;  The Phillies;  PICPA;  Prudential Financial;  Quest Diagnostics;  Turn 14 Distribution;  USLI;  Vanguard;  AND MORE

CAREER READINESS ZOOM CAMP
Mon., Sept. 21- Thurs., Sept. 24  |  Virtual (via Zoom - Sign up by 9/15 in Handshake) 

Attend these career readiness webinars to learn from Arcadia employer partners about networking, interviewing, conducting a strategic job search, & discovering gap year programs. **BONUS EVENT: RSVP for two or more Zoom Camp webinars below to be invited to the exclusive Career Ready Networking Night

Starting Your Job Search
Mon., Sept. 21,  5:00 - 5:30 pm  |  Virtual (via Zoom) 
Get ready for your upcoming job search! Mike Borelli of Vanguard will share tips on conducting a successful search, what to look for in an employer, things to consider when applying for a job, and how to search using Handshake and LinkedIn. 

Gap Year Programs 
Mon., Sept. 21,  5:30 - 6:00 pm  |  Virtual (via Zoom) 
Ana Polanco with the City of Philadelphia will share factors to consider before taking a gap year, the benefits of taking a gap year, and practical advice for maximizing gap year programs. 

Relationship Building and Networking 
Tues., Sept. 22, 5:00 - 5:45 pm  |  Virtual (via Zoom)
Have you ever heard the saying, ‘It’s all about who you know’ ? During this webinar, you'll learn how to grow your professional network. Alyssa George of Kreischer Miller will share tips on networking, conducting informational interviews, and how to best utilize the LinkedIn Alumni Tool.

Virtual Interviewing 
Wed., Sept. 23, 5:00 - 5:45 pm  |  Virtual (via Zoom) 
Get your interview skills in tip-top shape with tips from Matt Szambelak of Sherwin- Williams. Learn interviewing strategies, how to answer behavioral questions, what employers are looking for, and more interview prep resources. 

Career Ready Networking Night 
Thurs., Sept. 24,  5:00 - 6:00 pm  |  Virtual (via Brazen)
Put your new career knowledge to use as you build relationships with Arcadia employers during this exclusive virtual networking event! Employers attending include Kreischer Miller, Sabre Systems, MassMutual Greater Philadelphia, Proscribe, Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service, the City of Philadelphia, and MORE.

 

October

Campus Philly’s Spark Philly
Thurs., Oct. 1,  3:00 - 6:00 pm  |  Virtual (via Brazen)
At Campus Philly’s kickoff career event for the Fall 2020 semester, you could find your dream job or internship, or meet inspiring companies who can help you discover what career excites you most! This is your opportunity to meet with employers in and around the Philadelphia region who are hiring right now, connect with recruiters, and share your story on why YOU would be a perfect fit for a particular job or internship.

Résumé Revival
Mon., Oct. 5, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm  |  Virtual (via Brazen)

Drop-in virtually for a quick résumé or LinkedIn profile review to prepare for the upcoming semester, or get ready to start applying for positions or graduate school.  Simply upload your résumé to Brazen, then chat with a career professional in real-time!  

Fall Career Fair - hosted by Eastern University
Thurs., Oct. 8, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm  |  Virtual 
Career fairs are a great way to get a leg up with companies that interest you. A virtual format will enhance the experience, allowing you to meet with employers, interact with recruiters through video, audio, or chat, and discover new career opportunities. You can also receive personalized recommendations based on your Handshake profile for which employers to connect with, and you'll never wait in line! Pre-schedule 1:1 or group sessions with employers ahead of the fair or on the day-of.

Live with LinkedIn - Rock Your Profile 
Thurs., Oct. 8, 3:30 pm  |  Virtual (via Zoom)
Learn how to build your online brand and make your profile stand out.  Discover LinkedIn Learning to help you hone new skills, and learn about the Alumni Tool to create a strong professional network. 

Campus Philly’s Create Philly – Panel + Virtual Networking
Wed., Oct., 21,  6:00 - 7:30 pm  |  Virtual
Philadelphia’s creative community is booming! Learn from creative professionals in a panel discussion, followed by virtual networking opportunities.

Fall Networking Night - hosted by Cabrini University
Wed., Oct., 21,  6:00 - 7:30 pm  |  Virtual (via Zoom)
Meet and network with representatives from local employers, learn about internships, full-time, and part-time career opportunities.

Graduate School & Seminary Fair - hosted by Eastern University
Wed., Oct., 28,  11:00 am - 1:00 pm  |  Virtual 
Meet and network with representatives from 50+ universities and graduate programs across the country.

November

Practice Interviews with the Experts
Wed., Nov. 4 & Thurs., Nov. 5  |  Virtual (RSVP via Handshake; Interviews to be conducted by Zoom)
Conduct a practice interview with a member of the OCE team or an employer/alumni partner. Sessions consist of 15 minutes of interviewing, and 15 minutes of interview feedback. You must sign up in Handshake in advance of interview days. (Select Jobs > On-Campus Interviews) A Zoom link will then be sent to you for your practice interview. 

Stuck in the Middle with You: How to Keep Moving Ahead During Your 2nd Year
Fri., Nov. 6, 11 am - 12:00 pm  |  Virtual (via Zoom) 
Sometimes it’s tough to be a Sophomore, in the ‘middle’ of the undergraduate experience. Discover practical steps you can take this year to keep moving forward with your professional goals and prepare for junior/senior year internships.