Career Education Events

Spring 2017

May

2017 Spring Career & Lifestyle Fair
Tues, May 9 | 8:30am-1:30pm | Berglund Center, Roanoke, VA
Looking for a job in the Roanoke area? Make plans to attend this career fair in the area! Over 50 organizations will be represented offering opportunities for individuals who live, work and play in the Roanoke region. Free admission; pre-register by emailing/calling Lisa Soltis at 540-853-1694 or by email at lisa.soltis@roanokeva.gov.
Sponsored by the City of Roanoke, County of Roanoke and City of Salem Offices of Economic Development, in collaboration with sponsors Arevo Group, Freedom First Credit Union, Roanoke Valley SHRM and WDBJ7

Broadcasting Career Day
Thurs, May 25 | WFLO (local Farmville radio station)
Local radio station WFLO will be hosting a Broadcasting Career Day to learn more about careers in radio! Contact Station Manager, Chris Brochon, at 434-392-4195, or cbrochon@wflo.net for more information and to attend.


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

January 2017

Army recruiter table
Wed, Jan 25 | 11am-1pm | Settle
Stop by and meet the recruiters from the Army to learn about your career opportunities!

Trinity School of Medicine info session
Mon, Jan 30 | 5pm | Bagby 217 - PIZZA provided
Meet the recruiters and learn about your medical school options with Trinity School of Medicine in the Eastern Caribbean!

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

February 2017

LinkedIn PHOTO Booth
Thurs, Feb 2 | 11am-2pm | Lounge in Chairman's room (Settle)
FREE professional head shot! Just think - you only need to be professionally dressed from the waist up! Your LinkedIn profile is 14 times more likely to be viewed by an employer with a professional picture.

LinkedIn Hacks: Getting Ahead
Thurs, Feb 2 | 7pm | Bagby 312
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 Ed!

What's in Your Wallet? (personal finance 101)
Mon, Feb 6 | 6pm | Parents & Friends Lounge (Venable)
Rent, budgets, retirement, 401Ks, saving and SURVIVING...understand how much money you'll need for what you want in life! Beer & gift cards involved!

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!
Learn about the Atlanta Internship Program, as well as the Internship Scholarship Program.

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!

Hire A Tiger career, networking & graduate school fair
Wed, Feb 15 | 12:30pm-3:30pm | Snyder Hall (inside Kirk)
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.
List of employers & grad schools attending - many of which have connections with alumni

LinkedIn Boot Camp
Sat, Feb 18 | 10-11:30am | Cochran Library, Sweet Briar College
Bring your laptop and questions - all you need to know and understand about using LinkedIn to your advantage!

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.

Eco Careers conference: Building Pathways to Sustainable Careers
Feb 22-23 | online conference | $45 registration
Join the National Wildlife Federation and their partners for this virtual conference which will prepare students and young professionals for wildlife and sustainability careers by providing information on the latest EcoCareer trends from leading analysts and employers, clarifying career enhancing credentials and academic offerings, and formulating a better understanding of the competencies employers seek in the green sector.

March 2017

LinkedIn Hacks
Wed, March 1 | 6pm | Bagby 312
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 Ed!

Working for a Non-Profit
Wed, March 1 | 6:30-8:30pm | Cochran Library, Sweet Briar College
Join a panel of SBC alumnae working in non-profits to learn more about their careers and how to get started in the industry!

Saha Global: online info session
Wed, March 1 | 6:30pm-7:30pm EST | register online
Through the Global Leadership Program, Saha provides young leaders the opportunity to harness their passions and knowledge in an impactful way. Since 2008, the three-week Global Leadership Program has trained hundreds of volunteer Field Representatives to help launch businesses that provide clean water or solar electricity to an entire rural community in northern Ghana.

Law School Admissions: Understanding the Process
Thurs, March 2 | 5:30pm | Longwood - Ruffner 103
Join the Dean of Admission at the Charleston (SC) School of Law for an open Q&A about the admissions process, and questions about the Charleston Law program.

National Capital Region job fair
Mon, March 6 | 2pm-6pm | 7054 Haycock Road, Falls Church, VA
All majors welcome for those seeking jobs and internships!
Register and submit your resume online

RVA Career Expo
Fri, March 10 | 9am-2pm | 2880 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA
All majors welcome for those seeking jobs and internships!
Register and submit your resume online

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.

*CANCELLED*
Working in Financial Services
Wed, March 15 | 6:30-8:30pm | Cochran Library, Sweet Briar College
Join a panel of SBC alumnae working in the financial world to learn more about their careers and how to get started in the industry!

Education/Teaching Career Fair
Fri, March 17 | 9-11:30am | Peters Hall Gym, Radford University
Focusing on employment opportunities for Pre-K-12; bring your current H-SC student ID, suit, and copies of your resume!

Lynchburg College Graduate Studies programs
Mon, March 20 | 11am-1pm | Settle
Meet the recruiter for all Lynchburg graduate study programs and learn how Lynchburg College can help you reach your professional goals! LC offers over 20 master, doctoral and certificate programs - application and fee waivers available.

Peace Corps: Meet & Greet
Mon, March 27 | 11am-1pm | Settle
Stop by and meet the recruiter for the Peace Corps during lunch and discover your future opportunities with the Peace Corps!

Tiger Tracks Live: Careers in Public History
Tues, March 28 | 4:30pm | Bortz Library, 4th floor
Three alumni will return to the Hill to discuss their careers in public history, ranging from archival work, to Colonial Williamsburg, to consultant work in the field. If you're wondering how you can use your history degree from H-SC, or career options in the field - make sure you're here!
Co-sponsored by the History Department and the Career Education Office

AXA Advisorson-campus interviews
Tues, March 28 | time TBD | Bagby

AXA Advisors seeks qualified candidates for Financial Representative (FT job) positions. AXA recruiters will visit Hampden-Sydney and conduct interviews with applicants who apply on Tiger Connections by March 21. When applying, note that this is for the Washington DC Metro area.

LSAT Challenge event with Kaplan
Tues, March 28 | 6:30-8pm | Bagby 312
All you need to know: insight into the LSAT, law school admissions timeline (key dates), navigating the LSAC application, and tips for crafting a compelling personal statement. Door PRIZES, including LSAT prep books and discounts for prep courses!
Register online
Co-sponsored by the Career Education Office, Residence Life, Future Educators Club and the Pre-Law Society

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

Sage Point Financial: on-campus interviews
Tues, April 11 | time TBD | Bagby
Sage Point Financial seeks qualified candidates for Account Executive/Financial Advisor (FT job) positions. Sage Point recruiters will visit Hampden-Sydney and conduct interviews with applicants who apply on Tiger Connections by April 4.

Just In Time Fair (career & grad school)
Thurs, April 6 | 10am-3pm | Newcomb Hall, UVA
Meet with recruiters from top medical and professional schools, other graduate schools, and companies looking to hire for full-time employees and interns!

*CANCELLED*
Road Trip to the Real World: Ryan Homes
Wed, April 12 | all day (8am-5pm) | Richmond, VA
Take a trip to the Ryan Homes headquarters in Richmond with Career Education, meet the recruiters and H-SC alumni working there, and see what your future possibilities look like with Ryan Homes! Lunch provided; seats very limited, and transportation provided.

*CANCELLED*
Case Interviewing with UVA McIntire Professor Brendan Boler
Thurs, April 13 | 11:30am-12:20pm | Bagby 217
Career Education, in partnership with PBL and the Pre-Business Society, welcomes UVA McIntire Professor Brendan Boler to share strategies for nailing the case interview. If you're interviewing for any business-type position you will WANT to learn about case interviewing!

Virginia State Police info table
Tues, April 11 | 11am-1pm | Settle
Stop by and meet the recruiters from the Virginia State Police to learn about your career opportunities!

Hometown Realty & TowneBank Mortgage dinner at Fishin' Pig
Wed, April 19 | 6pm-8pm | Fishin' Pig
Join alumni from Hometown Realty and TowneBank Mortgage to learn about the real estate and mortgage industries. Dinner is on them at the Fishin' Pig! Limited seats, first come.
Hometown Realty is one of the largest and most successful real estate companies in Richmond, and headed up by alumnus Mike Chenault '88. Deane Cheatham '88, with Hometown Realty, will also be there, along with alumni representatives from TowneBank.
Register online to reserve your spot!

What's Your Plan? with Taikein Cooper
Mon, April 24 | 6pm | Gilmer 019
Still figuring out your plan? Join us as we figure it out together! Taikein Cooper guest speaker gives his best tools for navigating the ever-evolving workforce.

Army recruiter info table
Wed, April 26 | 11am-1pm | Dining Hall
Catch up with Taylor Anctil '16 as he shares his experiences with the Army, and learn how  you can get started on a military career!