Career Expo 2010

The 2010 Career EXPO Career Fair and Career Seminars

Career Fair (2:30-5:00 p.m.)

  • Students learn about careers/organizations, self presentation, and maximizing a fair experience.
  • The Fair is NOT a recruitment event for interns/full-time positions; however, organizations with positions can feel free to present them to interested students.
  • The Fair will showcase up to 45 organizations representing an array of careers (arts, sciences, non-profits, business, government, health care, ...).  At least one CSB/SJU alum must represent each organization.

Career Seminars (1 hour intervals between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.):

  • Alumnae/i present at educational sessions where students learn about careers and moving towards career goals.
  • Seminars are NOT company information sessions, but rather alum-student career conversations.
  • Topics this year are scheduled to include:

    o   Global Opportunities (offered twice)
    o   Standing Out:  The Hiring Process from Applications to Interviews (offered twice)
    o   Your Liberal Arts Education in the Corporate World (offered twice)
    o   Creativity & Innovation in the Workplace (offered twice)
    o   Green Economy (corporate focus)
    o   Sustainability - Green Careers that Make a Difference
    o   Communications Careers
    o   Careers in Sports & Fitness
    o   Careers in Non-Profits
    o   Graduate School Process
    o   Financial Literacy (SIFE will organize)
    o   Using Social Media in your Internship/Job Search (offered twice in the computer lab)

Career Networking Reception (5:30-8 p.m.):
**NOTE: 5:30-6:30 is an alumnae/i social and prep time, 6:30-8:00 is networking with students

  • Alumnae/i begin the evening with a chance to network amongst themselves over food and beverages. 
  • Students practice networking with alums representing a range of careers and organizations.
  • The Reception with students is NOT focused on networking for positions, but rather on students learning self-presentation skills while making alum contacts for career advice.  If available, alums can inform students about internships/jobs at their organizations.