Professional Development Calendar

 

April 3: Navigating the International Experience: Passport to a Successful Career (Panel & Networking Event for International Undergraduate & Graduate Students)

Monday, April 3, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Livingston Student Center, Livingston Hall
84 Joyce Kilmer Ave.
Piscataway, NJ 08854

This panel and networking program will help international students gain an understanding of the cultural expectations related to hiring practices and legal requirements for working in the United States and other countries. International alumni will share personal stories of their internship/job search and work experiences in the U.S. and/or other countries. Panel of speakers will include former international students, (undergraduate & graduate) who were sponsored, employers, and an immigration attorney.

For more information and to register for this event, visit the Career Services website.

 


 

April 5: Graduate Student Advisory Board

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Busch Student Center, Career & Interview Center
604 Bartholomew Rd.
Piscataway, NJ 08854

In this graduate student focus group, you will be able to suggest new ideas and perspectives to the staff at University Career Services. This is a casual program where students will have the opportunity to provide University Career Services with feedback on programs and services.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Learn more by visiting the Career Services website.

 


 

April 12: Writing a Resume and Cover Letter

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Busch Student Center, Room 116 ABC
604 Bartholomew Rd.
Piscataway, NJ 08854

As a graduate student seeking employment or other advanced opportunities, your resume and cover letter will be needed tools prepared for the purpose of strategically presenting your qualifications. Addressing the needs of the reader while displaying appropriate credentials is the key balance to strike in these documents.

This workshop will cover important basic strategies to effectively structure each of these documents as it pertains to a variety of disciplines and career fields. We will also present content on how to maximize your documents to appeal to diverse target audiences and how to determine when these documents would be appropriate for use in academia or in industry.

Please visit the Career Services website to register for this event.