Career Education Events

Spring 2016

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.

Walk-In Wednesdays - each Wednesday through April 13!
any & all career-related questions: 2-5pm (Bagby 213), & 8-9pm (Bortz Library, main floor)

May

Friday, May 6 | 4:30pm | Hampden House Lawn
Seniors - join us & the Board of Trustees for a cookout on the HH lawn as we celebrate your accomplishments! Fill out the Senior Survey prior & get your senior gift!


PAST EVENTS

Spring 2016
January
Tues, Jan 19 | 11am-1pm | Settle
Marines info table - meet recruiters for the U.S. Marines and learn about your opportunitiesWed/Thurs, Jan 27-28 | 10am-3pm | Charlottesville, VA at Newcomb Hall
UVA Spring Job & Internship Fair - get a head start on your job or internship search by meeting recruiters looking to hire students
Register to attend by Jan 22 with the H-SC Career Ed Office in Bagby 209

February
Mon & Tues Feb 1-2 | 10am-3pm | Newcomb Hall, Charlottesville, VA
UVA Engineering Job & Internship Fair

Mon, Feb 8 | 4pm | Bagby 217
Taking the Next Step - Graduate School
Career Education will be talking about the decision to go to grad school, and the application process. Come with questions!

Tues, Feb 9 | Atlanta Internship program - Interest Meeting | 7pm | Bagby 217
The Atlanta Internship program connects H-SC students with internships in the area and the Atlanta Alumni Club.
Hear from last year's Atlanta Interns about their experience and learn how you can get involved!

Tues, Feb 9 | 4pm | Bagby 312
Majors & Careers with Academic Success and Career Education
Are you deciding on your major and thinking about possible careers? Come talk with the folks from Academic Success & Career Education!

Wed, Feb 10 | UVA MBI program - McIntire Business Institute - visits campus
Two chances to meet with the recruiter, Kara Ward:

  • 4-4:30pm - information session in Bagby 217 (pizza provided) - meet Kara, hear about the program & ask questions
  • 4:45-6pm - sign up for individual meetings with Kara

Wed, Feb 10 | 12:30-4pm | Blackwell Ballroom, Longwood
Longwood Spring Career Expo (job/internship fair)
Register to attend ASAP with the link above

Thurs, Feb 11 | 11am-1pm | Sorensen Institute (political leadership institute) visits campus
Two chances to meet the recruiter, Cash Arehart:

  • 11:30am-1pm - info table in the Commons
  • 4pm - info session in the Wilson Center - learn more details about the program and application, and learn how you can get involved with this prestigious program!

Thurs, Feb 11 | 9am-12pm | Lynchburg College (Hall building, Memorial ballroom)
Tri-College Education Fair

Tues, Feb 16 | 7pm | Bagby 217
Intern Panel - hear from H-SC students on their experiences with internships and advice as you're searching for your next opportunity!Wed, Feb 17 | 11am-1pm | Settle
Hometown Realty info table - meet the recruiters and some alumni who work for Hometown and learn about your opportunities in real estate!

Wed, Feb 17 | Bagby 213
Southern Teachers Association on-campus interviews. Recruiters will be on campus interviewing candidates for various teaching positions.
To be eligible for an interview, make sure you apply for the job on Tiger Connections by Feb. 9.
**This event has been cancelled until further notice.

Thurs, Feb 18 | 7:30pm | Crawley Forum
Challenges & Opportunities in Health Care in the 21st Century
with E.W. Tibbs, CEO of Centra Health addressing the following:

  • Health Care as big business
  • Reacting to and dealing with health care policy
  • Leadership in health care
  • What Centra Southside Community Hospital is doing in the Farmville area

Thurs, Feb 18 | 11am-1pm | Settle
Elon Law School info table - stop by, meet the recruiters, and learn about the Elon Law program!

Tues, Feb 23 | 11am-1pm | Settle
Navy Chaplain Program info tableWed, Feb 24 | Ryan Homes visits campus
Two chances to meet with the recruiter - alumnus Hunter Taylor:

  • 11am-1pm in Settle (stop by his table on your way to lunch)
  • 4:15pm - meet and greet in Bagby 217; Hunter will be talking about careers/internships with Ryan Homes & answering questions

Thurs, Feb 25 | all day | Bagby 213
Wake Forest Masters of Management - meet with the recuiter, John Montana - sign up for an individual meeting
The Wake Forest School of Business and Hampden-Sydney College in partnership are committed to providing H-SC student access to exclusive admissions and scholarship opportunities to continue their education.

Thurs, Feb 25 | 5-7pm | Richmond, VA
TEKsystems Open House (drinks/apps incl.) - great chance to meet recruiters and learn about full-time job openings in the tech/sales/recruiting industry!Consistently voted one of the top 100 employers to work for - see about your opportunities.
4435 Waterfront Drive, Suite 300 | Glen Allen, VA
RSVP by Feb 23 to Meg Kelly at mekelly@teksystems.com (attach your resume)

March
Tues, Mar 1 | Applications available for the Internship Scholarship program
Deadline for completed applications - April 11

Tues, Mar 1 | 4pm | Bagby 217
Career Fair Prep: Making a Good First Impression
Are you attending the upcoming Career Premiere career fair? Learn how to make the most of your time!

Wed, Mar 2 | 10am-4pm | Bagby 214
UVA MS in Commerce (grad program) - visits campus
Meet one-on-one with the recruiter, Emma Candelier - sign up for a 30-minute meeting

Wed, Mar 2 | 6:30-8:30pm | Sweet Briar College, Conference Center (Boxwood rom)
Industry-specific event: English & Creative Writing (Sweet Briar alumnae & recruiting) - panel and networking event
Register with Career Education by February 26 in Bagby 209

Wed, Mar 2 | 11am-1pm | Settle
U.S. Army info table - meet the recruiter and learn about your opportunities with the Army

Sat, Mar 5 | 6:30-8:30pm | Arlington, VA
Sweet Briar & H-SC Networking Happy Hour @ Sehkraft Brewing
Celebrate the power of our alumni networks with fellow Tigers & Vixens (all students and alumni invited)
Register online & pay $10 at the door (incl. apps & discounted drinks)

Mon, Mar 7 | 10am-2pm | Richmond, VA
RVA Career Expo (free)
View the participating employers (jobs and internships) in above link, register to attend and submit resume ASAP
Sponsored by the Virginia Tech Alumni Association of Richmond

Mon, Mar 7 | 2-6pm | Falls Church, VA (Northern Virginia Center)
25th Annual National Capital Region Job Fair (free)
View a complete list of participating companies, register to attend and submit your resume by Feb 29 (link above)
Sponsored by the Virginia Tech Alumni Association of D.C.

Tues, Mar 15 | 11am1pm | Settle
Navy info table - meet the recruiters & learn about your opportunities!

Tues, Mar 15 | all day | Bagby 213
Wake Forest Masters of Management - meet with the recuiter, John Montana - sign up for an individual meeting
The Wake Forest School of Business and Hampden-Sydney College in partnership are committed to providing H-SC student access to exclusive admissions and scholarship opportunities to continue their education. Read more about the H-SC/Wake Forest articulation agreement.

Wed, Mar 16 | 11am-3pm | Roanoke, VA - Green Ridge Recreation Center
Career Premiere - job & internship fair
Register to attend by March 14 in Bagby 209

Fri, Mar 18 | Bagby 213
CANCELLED: AXA Advisors on-campus interviews. Recruiters will be on campus interviewing candidates for the entry-level Financial Planner position.
To be eligible for an interview, make sure you apply for the job on Tiger Connections by March 4.

Mon, Mar 21 | 11am-1pm | Settle
VA State Police recruiters on campus answering questions about their employment opportunities!

Tues, Mar 22 | Bagby 213
SagePoint Financial on-campus interviews. Recruiters will be on campus interviewing candidates for the entry-level Account Executive/Financial Advisor position.
To be eligible for an interview, make sure you apply for the job on Tiger Connections by March 16.

Wed, Mar 23 | 6:30-8:30pm | Sweet Briar College, Conference Center (Boxwood rom)
Industry-specific event: Business & Commerce (Sweet Briar alumnae & recruiting) - panel and networking event
Postponed until further notice

Thurs, Mar 24 | 5pm | Tiger Inn
International Sourcing Careers & Leadership/Ethics in the Workplace
with alumnus Al Schyman '85 (industrial biosciences at DuPont)

Tues, Mar 29 | 4pm | Bagby 217
Regent Law info session - meet the recruiter and learn about the Regent Law program!

Wed, Mar 30 | 4:15pm | Bagby 217
Careers in Cyber Security & National Security
with alumni Bryce Auker '09, Jason Kello '99 and Trey Lackey '85
Evening Lecture: Security Threats to the U.S. in the Modern Tech-Oriented Global Environment | 7:30 | Crawley Forum

Wed, Mar 30 | 11am-1pm | Settle
memoryBlue (high tech sales/recruiting) info table
hiring for entry-level jobs & internships (Inside Sales Consulting)

April
Mon, April 4 | 6:30pm | Chairman's room, Settle
What's In Your Wallet?
with Mark Meitz '95
Taxes, budgets, saving and SURVIVING...understand how much money you'll need for what you want!
Snacks & Prizes
Mon, April 4 | 11am-1pm | Settle
Lynchburg College Graduate Programs info table - learn about your opportunities at Lynchburg!

Thurs, April 7 | 11am-1pm | Faculty Lounge in Chairman's room (Settle)
LinkedIn Photo Booth
Stop by in coat and tie to get your head shot taken for LinkedIn and other professional purposes! It's FREE!

Thurs, April 7 |11:30am-12:30pm | Board Room
LinkedIn Hacks: Make it Work for your Job/Internship Search
LinkedIn is the premiere professional networking website and has incredible tricks to help in your job/internship search.
Grab your lunch to-go & join Career Education upstairs in the Board Room

Thurs, April 7 | 12-3pm | Charlottesville, VA (UVA)
UVA 'Just in Time' job & internship fair - register in Bagby 209 for a nametag
View the list of attending companies

Thurs, April 7-8 | eXperience 2016 in Roanoke-Blacksburg, VA
This event connects and empowers young professionals (YOU!) to strengthen the New River Valley community. (use Hampden20 discount code for the $20 fee; incl. food/drinks)
Network with Roanoke & New River Valley area employers to find your next opportunity!
Keynote speaker is our very own Maurice Jones '86!
Register online & in Bagby 209 by March 29

Sun, Apr 10 | Independent Charter School Job Fair | New York, NY
Want to teach in Manhattan? Independent charter schools in NYC have unique opportunities for new entrants in teaching. Schools represent a remarkable diversity in teaching models and school culture, where educator ideas are valued and supported.
RSVP here & get more details

Mon, Apr 11 | deadline for Internship Scholarship applicationsWed, April 13 | 11am-1pm | Settle
Peace Corps info table - stop by to meet the recruiter and learn about your opportunities abroad!

Wed, Apr 13 | 6:30-8:30pm | Sweet Briar College, Conference Center (Boxwood rom)
Industry-specific event: Government & International Relations (Sweet Briar alumnae & recruiting) - panel and networking event
Register with Career Education by April 8 in Bagby 209

Thurs, April 14 | 5-7pm | 4435 Waterfront Drive, Suite 300, Glen Allen, VA
TEKsystems Open House & Recruiting Event - RSVP by 4/12 to Zach Whitaker
Meet the recruiters & learn about your opportunities in sales and recruiting for the tech industry!
Several alumni work for TEKsystems, most recently Zach Whitaker '15 & Mike Murray '16
You'll need: copies of your resume, notepad/pen & professional dress

Sat, Apr 16 | 10am start | VCU, Richmond, VA (Hibbs Hall 303)
MCAT practice tests by Kaplan - get a taste of how the actual test will go! Test apprx. 3.5 hours & immediate test scores
Register in advance; seats limited.

Sun, Apr 17 | 10am (MCAT) & 11:30am (LSAT) start | UVA, Charlottesville, VA
MCAT & LSAT practice tests by Kaplan - get a taste of how the actual test will go. Each test apprx. 3.5 hours; immediate test scores
Register in advance; seats limited

Mon, April 18 | 4:30pm | Bagby 217
POSTPONED: Law School Admissions 101 with the UofR and Charleston Law Deans of Admissions
Get the inside scoop of what is considered, and not, for admission to law school!

Monday, April 18 | 11am-1pm | Settle
TQL Info Table
- meet & greet with the Total Quality Logistics recruiter to explore careers in logistics management

Fall 2015
August
Tues, Aug 25 | 1 - 2:15pm | Settle Hall
2nd Annual CDay Career & Networking Fair (scroll down for Employer List)

September
Fri, Sept 4 | 10am - 2pm | Bagby 213
Resume Express for banking & finance students - get a leg up on the competition and early deadlines by getting your resume straight

Tues, Sept 15 | U.Va McIntire School of Commerce graduate programs
Walk-In hours/one-on-one appointments with Emma Candelier, Recruiter - 10am-2pm, Bagby 216 - schedule your appointment here
Information Session with Emma - 4-5pm, Bagby 217

Wed, Sept 16 | PDI Early Bird registration
catch the early bird rate of $35 ($15 off) for the Jan 10-11 4th Annual PDI
We're proud to host the 4th annual Professional Development Institute at H-SC - a two-day event before classes begin, with alumni speakers and guests, which covers a variety of professional development topics to get you started on the right foot!

Tues, Sept 22 | 7pm | Bagby 217
Teach for America information session

Thurs, Sept 24 | 7pm | Wilson Center
Careers in National Security with Lt. Col. Rucker Snead '81
Are you considering pursuing a career in National Security? Attend this session to learn if it's a good fit for you!

Tues, Sept 29 | 8pm | online - POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Tiger Tracks Live (online) - a virtual networking event with alumni from various career industries - the chance to meet and talk with several alumni and explore career options!

October
Thurs, Oct 1 | last day for PDI Early Bird registrationMon, Oct 5 | 7:30pm | Bagby 217
Grad School 101 - all things grad school search, admissions, and success

Tues, Oct 6 | 11am-1pm | Settle
Marines info session - stop by, meet the recruiters, and learn about your opportunities with the Marines!

Wed, Oct 7 | 10am-3pm | Lynchburg College, Hall Campus Ball Room
Health Sciences Job Fair - for more information, email careers@lynchburg.edu

Thurs, Oct 8 | 4-5pm | Bagby 217
Campbell Law info session - meet the recruiters and learn about your options with Campbell Law!

Mon, Oct 12 | 4-5pm | Bagby 217
U.Va McIntire Business Institute (MBI) information session
Hear from the Recruiter about this prestigious program to help liberal arts students prepare for a business career

Tues, Oct 13 | 11am-1pm | Settle Hall
Ryan Homes Information Table - meet the recruiter, alumnus Hunter Taylor

Wed, Oct 14 | 11am-1pm | Settle
William & Mary MAcc (Master of Accounting) info table - meet the recruiter and learn about your opportunities!
Hampden-Sydney has a graduate agreement with W&M MAcc

Wed, Oct 14 | 7:30pm | location TBA
What Suit Fits, co-sponsored by MSU

Fri, Oct 16 | 10am-2pm | Richmond, VA
RVA Career Expo sponsored by the Richmond VT Hokies Alumni Chapter
Nearly 100 companies in attendance - see where your next opportunity lies!
Free for students, but limited tickets - so register today. Click on 'Job Seeker Registration'.

Sat, Oct 17 | 11am-12:30pm | VCU Brandcenter
VCU Brandcenter Information Session and Tour, Register

Thurs, Oct 22 | 11am-1pm | Settle Hall
Southern Teachers Information Table

Fri, Oct 23 | 2-3:30pm | VCU Brandcenter
VCU Brandcenter Information Session and Tour, Register

Mon, Oct 26 | 4:15pm | Bagby 217
Careers in Diplomatic Service with Tomas Boyatt

Tues, Oct 27 | 11am-1pm | Settle Hall
Lynchburg College graduate studies info table - learn about your options with Lynchburg's graduate programs!

Tues, Oct 27 | 3:30pm | Longwood University, Hiner 207
Longwood MBA program info session - learn about their part-time and full-time MBA programs in general business, or real estate.

Wed, Oct 28 | 7pm | Bagby 217
Making a Lasting Impression at Career Fairs

Oct 28-29 | 10am-3pm, both days | U.Va campus - Newcomb Hall (3rd floor)
U.Va Job Fair register by Oct 23 in Bagby 209; bring your student ID with you to check-in
List of attending employers

November
Tues, Nov 3 | 9:30am-1pm | Lynchburg College (Schewel Hall)
Law School Fair - meet the recruiters and admissions staff from many surrounding law schools

Wed, Nov 4 | 10am - 3pm | Sheraton Hotel, Roanoke, VA
CHALLENGE Job & Internship Fair - register by Oct 28 in Bagby 209

Thurs, Nov 5 | 5:30pm - 6:45pm | Parents & Friends
Tiger Tracks Live: Careers in Creativity & Advertising with Michael Mullen '83 from VCU Brandcenter

Thurs, Nov 5 | 9-11:30am | I-Day (insurance industry), Cultural Arts Center, Glen Allen, VA
Networking & free lunch for college students with valid IDs
Snapshot of insurance industry job opportunities
Panel of young industry professionals
Register by Nov 2 in Bagby 209

Mon, Nov 9 | 7:30pm | Parents & Friends Lounge (in Venable)
Federal Government Conservation Programs: Opportunities for Employment
with Dr. Terry Bashore - Science Program Manager/Senior Ecologist, Air Force Base, Langley, VA

Mon, Nov 9 | 6:30-8pm | VCU Brandcenter
VCU Brandcenter Information Session and Tour, Register

Wed, Nov 11 | 4-5pm | Morton 120
Resume writing for English majors with Ellen Masters

Thurs, Nov 12 | 11:30am-12:30pm | Morton 120
Resume writing for English majors with Ellen Masters

Thurs, Nov 12 | 11am-1pm | Settle
Marines Info Table - meet the recruiters and learn about your options with the Marines

Fri, Nov 13 | 5pm | http://tinyurl.com/PDI16register
Last day to register for the 4th Annual Professional Development Institute (PDI)!
Mark your calendars for Jan 10-11, 2016 for the annual event featuring alumni guests and speakers, networking, and professional development.

Fri, Nov 13 | 9am-2:30pm | VCU, Oliver Hall room 4084 (Richmond, VA)
VCU Department of Forensic Science Open House
Interested in studying forensic science at the Masters level? Attend this Open House to hear about VCU's outstanding Master of Forensic Science program.

Sat, Nov 14 | 11am-12:30pm | VCU Brandcenter
VCU Brandcenter Information Session and Tour, Register

Mon, Nov 16 | 5-7pm | University of Richmond
Oracle: Meet & Greet with Recruiters for their next hiring round
Register by Nov 6 in Bagby 209

Tues, Nov 17 | 4-5pm | Parents & Friends Lounge
Alumnus speaker - Chris Turner '95 '20 Years Later: Reflections and Perspectives from One H-SC Alumnus"
Presented by the Math and Computer Science Department as part of a colloquium

Wed, Nov 18 | 5-6:15pm | Faculty Lounge, Settle Hall
LinkedIn Photo Booth, prior to the Annual Etiquette Dinner

Wed, Nov 18 | 6-7:30pm | Chairman's Room, Settle Hall
Annual Etiquette Dinner
Register by Nov 13 in Bagby 209

Thurs, Nov 19 | 11am-1pm | Settle Hall
Northwestern Mutual info table - meet the recruiters and learn about your options with Northwestern Mutual

December
Wed, Dec 9 | 10am-2pm
U.Va McIntire M.S. in Commerce - schedule a one-on-one meeting with the recruiter, Emma Candelier
Sign-up here (http://tinyurl.com/mcintiremeeting) for a 30-minute meeting
Hampden-Sydney has a preferred admission agreement with U.Va McIntire School

Sat, Dec 12 | 11am-12:30pm | VCU Brandcenter
VCU Brandcenter Information Center and Tour, Register