National Career Development Month - November 2019

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, 2019. Details on ways to participate remotely or on the Fayette Campus are included on the flyers.

Participate Remotely

Mock Interviews
Going through the interview process can be tough. We are here to help! Sign up for a mock interview to be done through Zoom video conference by emailing careers@uiu.edu.

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

Career Mentoring Network
Connect with a mentor at www.collegecentral.com/UIU. Looking for a mentor in a career field not listed? Let us know!

Career Readiness & Job Search Channels
View the Career Ready & Job Search videos through CareerSpots at www.uiu.edu/careers and select “Students and Alumni” then provide your feedback to careers@uiu.edu or ask us any questions you may have.
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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

PREPPING FOR A CAREER FAIR WORKSHOP
Nov. 7 from 12:15-12:45pm  •  Student Life Conference Room
Learn about how to prepare for a career fair, what to expect and how to stand out. 

MOCK INTERVIEWS
Nov. 13 from 1-5pm by appointment •  Career Development Offices or video
Going through the interview process can be tough.  We are here to help!  Sign up for a mock interview with Career Development by emailing careers@uiu.edu.

COOKIES & CAREERS
Nov. 14 from 11am - 1pm •  Student Center, Servery Entrance
Join us  for cookies during lunch and learn about the resources that are available to you. 

GRAD SCHOOL WORKSHOP
Nov. 18 from 12:15-12:45pm •  Student Life Conference Room
Come learn about how to prepare for graduate school.

TRANSLATING TRAVEL EXPERIENCES FOR INTERVIEWS
International Education Week Nov. 19 from 12:15-12:45pm •  Student Life Conference Room
Learn ways to effectively discuss any travel or education abroad experiences during an interview. This includes experiences as an international student. 

CHOOSING A MAJOR WORKSHOP (IN COLLABORATION W/ ACADEMIC SUCCESS)
Nov. 20 at 10am & 1pm
If you are deciding which major suits you best, this workshop is for you! 

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, 2019.

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