National Career Development Month - November 2018

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 host annually to celebrate! More details will be available as National Career Development Month draws near!

As an added incentive, 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. 3, 2018. 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)

Mock Interviews
Sign up for a video conference mock interview by emailing careers@uiu.edu

Career Mentoring Network
Connect with a mentor

Career Readiness Channel
View the Career Ready videos through CareerSpots at 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

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

Participate in Fayette

  • LANDING THE JOB WORKSHOP
    Come learn about the art of interviewing, how to prepare, and what to expect!
    Nov. 12 from 3—3:30pm • Student Life Conference Room
  • TELLING YOUR STORY (IN COLLABORATION W/ INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK)
    Learn ways to effectively discuss education abroad experiences during the job search.
    Nov. 14 from 6—7pm • Ballroom A
  • THE JOB SEARCH ABROAD (IN COLLABORATION W/ INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK)
    Join the Center for International Education and Career Development during International Coffee Hour for information on how to prepare for the job search abroad.
    Nov. 15 from 3—4pm • Student Center, Lower Lobby
  • COOKIES & CAREERS
    Join Career Development for cookies and learn about the resources that are available to you.
    Nov. 20 from 3—4pm • Student Center, Lower Lobby
  • CHOOSING A MAJOR WORKSHOP (IN COLLABORATION W/ ACADEMIC SUCCESS)
    Nov. 27 from 3—3:45pm • Student Life Conference Room
    Nov. 28 from 11—11:45am • ACBE 202
  • MOCK INTERVIEWS
    Going through the interview process can be tough. We are here to help! Sign up for a 30 minute mock interview with Career Development by emailing careers@uiu.edu.
    Month of November • Career Development Offices • Student Life Suite

Download Flyer for 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. 3, 2018.

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