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National Career Development Month - November 2017

WIN a $50 Amazon Smile Gift Card!!!

Every year, the National Career Development Association designates November as National Career Development Month in an effort to promote career related activities to students throughout the United States. The UIU Office of Career Development hopes to get alumni and all UIU students involved in the fun! We encourage individuals to utilize the Career Development Office, our resources, and participate in the events we are hosting during the month of November.

As an added incentive, each time a student reaches out to Career Development in the month of November or participates in the events listed on our flyers, their name will be entered to WIN a $50 Amazon Smile gift card to be drawn on Friday, December 1, 2017. Details on ways to participate remotely or on the Fayette Campus are included on the flyers.

Participate Remotely

Career Development Resume Rush
Polish your resume and/or cover letter. Email your documents to Career Development for review (careers@uiu.edu)

Career Mentoring Network
Connect with a mentor

Career Readiness Channel
View the Career Ready videos through CareerSpots at www.uiu.edu/careers and select “Students and Alumni” then provide your feedback to careers@uiu.edu

Services

  • Resume and Cover Letter Critique
  • Job Search Process
  • Mock Interview
  • Career Coaching
  • Networking
  • Graduate School Application

Flyer for Remote Participants
Download How to Participate Remotely Flyer
(pdf)

Participate in Fayette

CAREER DEVELOPMENT RESUMÉ RUSH 

Resumé TRICKS for you—and some TREATS too! Drop off your resumé and/or cover letter for review or email it to careers@uiu.edu
Oct. 26 from 12PM—3PM · Oct. 27 from 9AM—12PM · ACBE Lobby
Oct. 30 from 9AM—12PM · Nov. 2 from 1PM—3PM · LA Lobby
Nov. 1 from 9AM—12PM · Nov. 6 from 2:45—3:45 · Outside BH Computer Lab

INTERNSHIP AND CAREER FAIR FEATURING UIU GRADUATE PROGRAMS
Wednesday, Nov. 8 | 11AM—2PM | Student Center Ballrooms
Attendance counts towards 5 entries into the gift card drawing per attendee

NOVEMBER 13—17 · NATIONAL CAREER DEVELOPMENT WEEK IN CONJUNCTION WITH INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK

  • HOW TO ANSWER THE QUESTION: WHAT SHOULD I DO WITH MY LIFE?
    Monday, Nov. 13 | 6PM—7:30 PM | Student Center Ballroom C
  • ESCAPE THE WAIT EVENT
    International and Career Development games while you wait
    Wednesday, Nov. 15 | Student Center Lower and Upper Lobbies
  • INTERNATIONAL COFFEE AND CAREERS
    Venezuelan culture and business practices
    Thursday, Nov. 16 | 3PM—4PM | Student Center Second Floor
  • CULTURAL EXCHANGE EVENT · Travel, customs and etiquette— “Be Your Own Compass”
    Thursday, Nov. 16 | 4PM—6PM | Student Center Ballrooms
  • INTERNATIONAL TRIVIA NIGHT ·Trivia questions from the Center for International
    Education and the Office of Career Development
    Friday, Nov. 17 | 6PM—7PM | Student Center Ballrooms
  • LANGUAGE AT LUNCH
    Learn about different cultures along with business etiquette
    November 13—17 | 12PM—1PM | Student Center Cafeteria

Flyer of Fayette Participants
Download How to Participate in Fayette Flyer
(pdf)

AWARENESS

Follow us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter (@UIUCareerDev)
Explore resources
Connect with us on LinkedIn
Make an appointment: Meet/Email/Call a Career Professional

Each time you participate in the month of November, your name will be entered to win a $50 Amazon Smile gift card to be drawn on Dec. 1, 2017.

careers@uiu.edu | 563.425.5229

Questions? Contact:

Hope Trainor
Director of Career Development
trainorh@uiu.edu
563-425-5208

Anne Puffett
Career Development Specialist
puffetta@uiu.edu
563-425-5229

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