Career Education Events

Fall 2016

Walk-In Wednesdays
every Wednesday through November 30
Bring your questions! 1-5pm (Bagby 213), & 8-9pm (Bortz Library, main floor)

Save the Date! Hire A Tiger career & networking fair
February 15, 2017 | Hampden-Sydney

Registration Deadlines


Grad School Challenge: GRE prep
Mon, Oct 24 | 7-8pm | Parents & Friends (Venable)
GRE test overview, 20-25 minutes of realistic practice, a brief strategy portion where Graduate Program Managers cover 1-2 questions with corresponding strategy tips, and a discussion of Kaplan's course features
Royall & Co. Meet & Greet with recruiters
Tues, Oct 25 | 11:30am | Bagby 312
Royall & Co. employs 5 Hampden-Sydney men! Meet the recruiters and learn about your next opportunity with this fast growing company. Royall & Co. works with the Admissions Office and H-SC was their first client!
Register for the info session - lunch provided!
Road Trip to the Real World: Dominion & Federal Reserve Bank
Wed, Oct 26 | 8am - 5pm | Richmond, VA
Join Career Ed to Richmond for the day to meet with recruiters from Dominion (sponsoring lunch) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond! Seats are limited and the bus leaves promptly at 8am. Clear any absences with your professors and make plans to join us.
Register online by Oct 21
Prince Edward County and the Global Economy with Ralph Baker `89
Wed, Oct 26 | 7:30pm | Bortz 4th floor
With over 15 years in corporate finance and Mergers & acquisitions, Ralph will be discussing his book "SHOCK EXCHANGE: How Inner-City Kids from Brooklyn Predicted the Great Recession and the Pain Ahead". Mr. Baker is currently the Executive Director of the New York Shock Exchange, a financial literacy program based in Brooklyn, NY that teaches kids competitive basketball skills and the fundamentals of investing. Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia 1993, basketball All-American, former Trustee of Hampden-Sydney College.
UVA Fall Job & Internship Fair
Wed-Thurs, Oct 26/27 | 10am - 3pm | Newcomb Hall, Charlottesville
*Register in Bagby 209 by Oct 21


LinkedIn Hacks: Getting Ahead
Tues, Nov 1 | 4pm | Bagby 217
LinkedIn is THE premiere professional networking website and has incredible tricks to help you in your job/internship search. Learn from the professionals at Career Education!
LinkedIn Photo Booth
Thurs, Nov 3 | 5-6pm | Settle Hall (Faculty Lounge in Chairman's Room)
Get your FREE professional headshot for LinkedIn, or other professional needs.
H-SC Fall Etiquette Dinner
Thurs, Nov 3 | 5:30 - 8pm | Settle Hall (Board Room/Chairman's Room)
Dine with your fellow Tigers, alumni and employers, all while learning professional dining etiquette from our own Tommy Shomo '69!
*Register online by Oct 31.
Lynchburg Law School Fair
Tues, Nov 8 | 9:30am - 1pm | Lynchburg College, Schewel Hall 231
Considering or applying to law school? Meet & Greet with local and regional law school reps!
Register for the event in Bagby 209
Tiger Tracks Live: Teaching...What I Did with My English Degree
Wed, Nov 9 | 4-5pm | 4th floor Bortz
Join alumni Raymond Owen `14 (Richmond Public Schools), Brett Chonko `10 (Highland MS), and Nathan Goodwyn `01 (Collegiate) discussing their teaching careers and how they used their H-SC degree to find success!

Business & Commerce Industry Panel
Wed, Nov 9 | 6:30-8:30pm | Sweet Briar College, Prothro Hall (Josey dining room)
Join the Sweet Briar Vixens and alumnae for a panel discussion about careers in business and commerce.

Career Ed On-Demand!

We will come to your club/organization/fraternity/RA group to present on a variety of topics related to professional development, including job/internship search strategies, graduate school, LinkedIn, resume/cover letters, career exploration, networking, or a combination of anything!

To request a presentation, please submit our Presentation Request Form at least 2 weeks in advance of the requested date.

Past Events

August 2016
Nationals vs. Braves game - D.C. Alumni Club
Sun, Aug 14 | 1:35pm | D.C.
You're invited to join D.C. area alumni, summer interns & friends of the College for an afternoon of baseball and camaraderie! You don't need to be an H-SC alumni, or from D.C., to join. & select the August 14th game, 'Buy Now' and enter the group discount code - HSC2016, click on Apply then select the interested seating area or click on View Seat Map to select exact seats available.

Banking & Finance Resume Express 
Fri, Aug 26 | 9am - 2pm | Bagby 213
Attention seniors seeking jobs and juniors/sophomores seeking internships: Career Coaches will offer feedback on resumes in the banking/finance industry. Summer 2017 deadlines are NOW.

September 2016
LinkedIn Hacks: Getting Ahead 
Wed, Sept 7 | 7pm | Bagby 217
LinkedIn is THE premiere professional networking website and has incredible tricks to help you in your job/internship search. Learn from the professionals at Career Education!

DebateHires job fair at Longwood
Fri, Sept 9 | 3-7pm | Blackwell Ballroom
Need extra cash?! Local companies are hiring for temporary work in Farmville around the VP Debate on Oct 4 - come to the fair prepared!
*Register online

Cyber Security Summit: Key Issues for Citizens and the next Presidential Administration
Fri, Sept 16 | 3:30pm | Jarman Auditorium, Longwood
Join key cyber security industry leaders for a panel discussion leading up to the VP Debate on Oct 4 at Longwood. Online registration 

Wake Forest Babcock School of Business: Q&A with recruiters
Tues, Sept 20 | 4pm | Bagby 217
WF has a preferred admission agreement with H-SC students for their MA in Management program - meet the recruiters and learn more!

Grad School 101 
Tues, Sept 20 | 7pm | Bagby 217decisions, applications - we cover it all!

FBI Meet & Greet
Wed, Sept 21 | 11am-1pm | Settle
Meet the recruiters and discover your future career with the FBI!

Graduate School Fair hosted by Longwood
Wed, Sept 21 | 1-4pm | Nance room - dining hall
Meet & greet with recruiters from regional graduate schools and learn about their programs

Banking & Finance Tiger Tracks Live: Brad Roberts '98 w|UBS
Thurs, Sept 22 | 4:30pm | Tiger Inn
A no holds barred Q&A with an experienced finance professional! Get yourself ready for applications and interviews, or explore finance careers if you're considering this industry. All you want and need to know about banking and finance.
Brad will be hosting a small group of students for dinner at the Fishin Pig (6pm) - registration is first come with limited seats

UVA MBI & M.S. in Commerce info session
Tues, Sept 27 | 4-5pm | Bagby 312
UVA offers two prestigious programs for liberal arts students pursuing business/finance careers.
Meet the recruiters and learn about your opportunities with the McIntire Business Institute (MBI) & the M.S. in Commerce program!
MBI meetings with Recruiter - online registration
MS in Commerce meetings with Recruiter - online registration
Info Session registration (not required, but greatly appreciated) 
Did you know - UVA gives preferential applications and scholarships to H-SC students applying to these programs!

Ryan Homes Q&A info session
Wed, Sept 28 | 7pm | Bagby 217
Ryan Homes is hiring 10 interns this summer for a sales, marketing and land acquisition internship. Ryan Homes employs over 12 H-SC graduates and offers competitive experience and pay for interns!

UVA Grad School Fair 
Wed, Sept 28 | 12 - 3pm | Newcomb Hall, Charlottesville
*Register in Bagby 209 by Sept 23

Careers in National Security Tiger Tracks Live 
Thurs, Sept 29 | 7:30pm | Wilson Center
Explore the many careers open to H-SC Tigers in the national security field with agencies such as the CIA, FBI, DIA, NSA, DEA & more.

"The Arts and the Purpose Driven Life" w| Toby Usnik '85, Tiger Tracks Live 
Thurs, Oct 6 | 6:30-8pm | Crawley Forum
Toby recently opened his own firm after spending a career at Christie's Auction House in Manhattan. Learn how he's shaped his career with a History & French double major from H-SC!

Longwood MBA Open House
Wed, Oct 12 | 5:30pm | Hiner building
Earn your MBA in 15 months with the MBAdvantage program at Longwood. Join the Dean of the College of Business and Economics, current students and faculty to learn more!

RVA Career Expo
Fri, Oct 14 | 10am-2pm | Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
A wide-variety of openings are available in engineering, education, healthcare, information technology, sales, banking, finance & insurance, communications & marketing, hotel & hospitality, retail, supply chain, and more! Talk to over 100 companies hiring for jobs and internships.
Register online with above link

Southern Teachers Agency on-campus interviews
Southern Teachers Agency (STA) connects colleges graduates with teaching positions at private K-12 schools across the southern states. Apply for their job on TigerConnections by 10/13 to be considered for an interview on Oct 20.

Making a Good First Impression 
Wed, Oct 19 | 7pm | Bagby 217
Get ready for career fairs!