Career Education Events

Spring 2017

Walk-In Wednesdays     *NEW HOURS
every Wednesday January 25 - April 26
Bring your questions! 1pm-6pm (Bagby 213)

Registration Deadlines

Prepare for the Hire A Tiger career & networking fair:

Resume Cafe - coffee (on us) and resume reviews to get ready for the fair
each Friday before the fair: 10am-2pm in Bagby 213 (like walk-ins, no appointment needed)

Career Fair prep info sessions
Jan 23 (M) @ 7:30pm - Bagby 312
Jan 31 (T) @ 11:30am - Bagby 217
Feb 9 (R) @ 4pm - Bagby 217

February

UVA Spring job & internship fair
Jan 31 & Feb 1 (Web-Thurs) | 10am-3pm | Newcomb Hall, UVA campus
register online by Jan 27

LinkedIn Hacks: Getting Ahead
Thurs, Feb 2 | 7pm | Bagby 312
LinkedIn is THE premiere professional netorking website and has incredible tricks to help you in your job/internship search. Learn from the professionals at Career Ed!

LinkedIn PHOTO Booth
Thurs, Feb 2 | 11am-2pm | Lounge in Chairman's room (Settle)
FREE professional headshot!

What's in Your Wallet? (personal finance 101)
Mon, Feb 6 | 6pm | Parents & Friends Lounge (Venable)
Rent, budgets, saving and SURVIVING...understand how much money you'll need for what you want in life!

Intern Panel
Tues, Feb 7 | 7pm | Bagby 312
Peer-to-peer advice - hear how H-SC students successfully found and completed internships as you're searching for your next opp!

Choosing A Major (to get where you want to go)
Tues, Feb 7 | 4pm | duPont rm (Bortz, bottom flr)
Join Academic Success and Career Education to help determine the best major for YOU!
Mock Law Admissions
Tues, Feb 7 | 6pm | TBD on Longwood's campus
Join the Dean of Admissions from University of Richmond Law to learn the ins and outs of the law school admissions process.
Hire A Tiger career & networking fair
Wed, Feb 15 | 12:30pm-3:30pm | TBD
Looking for a job or internship? THIS is where you need TO BE. Employers, many alumni, will be on campus recruiting for their next opening - put your best foot forward!
Register online by Feb 10 for a nice clip on name tag. You can register day-of and get a sticker name tag.
Ad2Roanoke - The Review
Sat, Feb 18 | 10am-2pm | Colket Center at Roanoke College
Ad2Roanoke is a professional organization for young advertising professionals (seasoned or aspiring) that creates a means for up and coming industry professionals to gain the contacts, education, and leadership opportunities to become tomorrow's leaders. Join them at The Review for networking, panel discussions and professional resume reviews! Tickets are $12; $20 after Feb 10.

March

Wed, March 1 | Internship Scholarship applications open (due April 13)
eXperience 2017 - young professionals in Roanoke
Fri, March 10 | all day | Roanoke College
The only professional conference geared toward Young Professionals returns to the New River Valley/Roanoke area where the focus is on your future role in the Roanoke area.

Career Premiere job and internship fair
Wed, March 29 | 11am-3pm | Green Ridge Recreation Center, Roanoke, VA
The annual Career Premiere fair in Roanoke connects you with employers from all over Virginia seeking interns and May graduates for full-time employees.
Register online by March 24

Sophomore Toast
Thurs, March 30 | 11:30am-12:30pm | Tiger Inn
Join your fellow classmates and new faculty and academic departments to celebrate declaring your major!

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.
http://www.nationals.com/vip & 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!

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!

Tiger Tracks Live: Sports Media
Mon, Nov 7 | 5-6pm | South Dining Hall
Ever wondered what a career making sports films/media is like? Join Michael Furno, producer of Shorty, to learn more about his film career!
If you will be dining please swipe for a normal meal.
Co-sponsored by the Wilson Center for Leadership and the Career Education Office

Law School Fair hosted by Lynchburg College 
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 (Clover Hill HS), and Nathan Goodwyn '01 (Collegiate) discussing their teaching careers and how they used their H-SC degree to find success!
Co-sponsored by the English Department and the Career Education Office

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.