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.
College of Saint Benedict
37 South College Avenue St. Joseph, Minnesota 56374 320-363-5011