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:

February

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

Wed, March 1 | Internship Scholarship applications open (due April 13)
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!
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.
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!
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!

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!

April

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!

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

LinkedIn PHOTO Booth
Thurs, Feb 2 | 11am-2pm | Lounge in Chairman's room (Settle)
FREE professional headshot! Just think - you only need to be profesionally 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!