Get a J-O-B

Hot jobs and coffee, fast pitches, and multi-campus boot camps. I don’t know what you’ve been told, but Career Services is on a roll.

Hot Jobs and Hot Coffee
Monday, November 11 | 12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m. | W614, One Pace Plaza
Join Career Services and the Pace Rotaract Club for coffee and light refreshments as Pace alumnus Colin Cento, from New York Life, shares his insights into both the risk management and start-up worlds.

LIVE @ Pace: Mercedes-Benz

Tuesday, November 12 | 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | Conference Rooms A and B, Kessel Student Center
Mercedes-Benz is zooming on over to campus to talk about their interview process and current paid opportunities.

ePortfolio Workshop
Tuesday, November 12 | 3:30 p.m. | E101, First Floor Library
Hear from Honors students about the benefits of creating and using ePortfolio. Learn about how to showcase research and internship experience and create a 3D resume. Pizza will be served.

Employer-Run Job Search Boot Camp

Tuesday, November 12 | 5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. | Butcher Suite, Kessel Student Center
Learn directly from top company professionals what it takes for job search success. Indeed will share how branded resumes make the cut. Hear from PepsiCo what you need to ace an interview. Robert Half will share how to use LinkedIn and social media to land a job. Plus, take advantage of this great opportunity to network directly with these company representatives. To RSVP, e-mail careers@pace.edu.

Class of 2014 Job Search Boot Camp
Tuesday, November 12 | 6:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. | W617, One Pace Plaza
Indeed and Career Services want you… to enlist! Part workshop, part networking opportunity, the Job Search Boot Camp will cover resume writing, professional branding, interviewing, social media and networking, current hiring trends, and job search resources. Dinner will be provided.

Ascend presents HSBC Bank
Wednesday, November 13 | 12:25 p.m.–1:35 p.m. | Room TBD, One Pace Plaza
Learn about internship opportunities at HSBC and the best way to present yourself to employers. Vadim X. Levkovskiy, head of recruiting from HSBC Bank, will give expert tips on how to get your feet in the banking industry. He will also discuss summer internships and full-time career opportunities at HSBC Bank. Please dress in business attire. Free food will be provided.

Elevator Pitch Challenge
Tuesday, November 19 | 3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | Room TBD, One Pace Plaza
You have one minute to explain yourself, your business, your goals and your passions. Your audience knows none of these. Are your prepared? Can you present your vision smoothly, enticing them to want to know more? Judged by Jason Kesten, Head Campus Recruiter for Ernst and Young LLP, and presented by ASCEND is the Elevator Pitch Challenge. The challenge information session will be held on November 11 from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. in W510.

Using LinkedIn and Social Media in Your Job Search
Tuesday, November 19 | 5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m. | Room 208, White Plains Grad Center
Learn how to use LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook in your job search! Louis Desforges, president of Castling Group, will take you directly online to explore the world of social media and cover do’s and don’ts, profile tips, how to network online, and help you follow job leads. Open to Pace alumni and graduate students.

For the latest and greatest in Career Services events, visit www.pace.edu/careers. And check back in for more Career Services events in January!

What’chu Talkin’ Bout Wilson?

Are you a social entrepreneur? Interested in nonprofits and looking for a PAID summer internship? The Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship has the gig for you.

Have you been looking for a summer internship that’s both fulfilling and paid? Hard to find, but thanks to the Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship, you may be in luck!

Want to help build a dynamic platform for Endeavor, which will allow entrepreneurs to connect with mentors and each other to share business insights and give feedback to each other to help their businesses grow? Interested in working with the Riverkeeper, New York’s leading clean water advocate, on community action and advocacy or with the Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDCo) implementing sustainability initiatives in South Bronx housing buildings? How about coordinating volunteer projects to engage individuals and groups in service for the Volunteer Center of United Way or helping grow Sustainable South Bronx’s SmartRoofs social enterprise? Are you web savvy enough to help move domestic violence organization CONNECT’s existing ACCESS database for its legal assistance program from server-based to salesforce or provide web development and graphic design for Pencils of Promise, an organization that has built more than 114 schools in Laos, Nicaragua, Ghana, and Guatemala? Interested in learning about healthcare marketing and communications at the Northern Westchester Hospital? How about making a difference at Sanctuary for Families, the leading nonprofit in New York State dedicated exclusively to serving domestic violence victims, sex trafficking victims, and their children? Hungry to help socially-responsible Greyston Bakery with sustainable business practices and supporting metrics? Doing good has never been this delicious.

Applications to some of the Wilson Center funded internships have been extended to May 10, so act fast!

Launched in 2009, the Funded Internship Program places up to 15 Pace students in full-time summer internships with New York social enterprises and human service nonprofit organizations each year, offering experiential learning and income for students interested in careers in the nonprofit sector, and giving bright, highly motivated, mentored students in service for nonprofits.

To learn more about past internships, visit the Wilson Center website. For more information about summer 2013 internships, visit the Wilson Center on Facebook.

(Net)Working Toward Greatness

On September 20, nearly 100 employers will be on the NYC Campus looking to hire you. So run, don’t walk, to the Fall Career Fair in the Gym for this great opportunity to get started on your future. >>Read More

Would an internship with The New York Post, Penguin Group, or Simon and Schuster give you something to write home about? Want to make a difference in the Peace Corps or as a Marine officer? How about a paid internship or position with some of accounting’s most powerful acronyms: KPMG, PwC, or EY? Don’t miss this unique opportunity to network with more than 90 employers, get exclusive access to internships and jobs in various industries, and enter giveaways at Career Services’ Fall Career Fair on September 20 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the One Pace Plaza C-Level Gym in NYC. Check out who’s going, who’s hiring, and exactly what positions they’re hiring for! No matter what your major is, you’ll be sure to network with employers in your field, market your skills and interests with recruiters, and find an internship, job, or great connection. Suit up and stop by this once-a-semester kind of career fair.

The Career Fair is open to Pace students and alumni only.

If you’re a PLV student, your Career Fair is a couple of weeks away on October 10, so proof those resumes and press that suit, because your next big shot at success is right around the corner.

Work It

Job and internship fairs, 30-second pitches, resume workshops, internships and work-study positions, and so much more. While you’ve been working on your tan this summer, Pace has been working on your future. Find out what’s coming soon!

Career Services Events
Want to learn how to shmooze with recruiters, market yourself most effectively, and make the most of your time during the upcoming Career Fair? Well, you’re in luck because on September 12, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Room E310 at One Pace Plaza, Career Services brings you the How to Work a Career Fair and 30-Second Pitch workshop. Learn what to say and do when you meet a recruiter and make the most of your time.

Want to lead, learn, and, earn? The NYPD Cadet Corps will be tabling from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the first floor kiosk at One Pace Plaza on September 13. Speak with a recruiter to find out how you can join the NYPD Cadet Corps, experience the challenges and personal rewards of a career in the NYPD, and earn a great hourly wage ($14.16).

On September 18 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Room 208 at the WP Grad Center, learn what goes into a resume that stands out from the competition, markets your ‘personal brand’, and lands the interview,  as Marie Riffel-Founder of CareerWorks, professional talent and career coaching firm, presents The Professional “Branded” Resume Cover Letter.

Your favorite Fairy Jobmother returns on Thursday, September 20 as employers head to the NYC Campus from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. looking to hire you at the Fall 2012 Job and Internship Fair. Meet with representatives from media, financial services, consumer products, not-for-profits, government, accounting, banking, healthcare, computer science, technology, hospitality, retail, and many more. Bring several copies of your resume and dress professionally. Open to Pace University students and alumni only. Your future is waiting in the Gym. Where will you be?

Career Services will also be hosting Open Houses on September 13, 14, 18, and 19, so stop by to learn more about the department that helped Pace land a spot on the U.S. News Short List top 10 list of universities placing undergraduates in internships.

Looking for Career Services in PLV events? Their first set of events kick off on September 27, so check back here for more info on those in the coming weeks!

Looking for Internships?
Would a co-op gig with EMI Music or Rolling Stone rock your socks off? Banking on an internship in corporate tax with Morgan Stanley? Is the “write” thing for you an editorial internship with Star magazine? Want to make your “Marc” with an accessories internship at Marc Jacobs? Pace’s eRecruiting database available to Pace students and alumni has hundreds of internships, jobs, and co-op opportunities waiting for you. Visit Career Services’ eRecruiting site to browse through 500+ listings.

Work While You Study!
If you’re looking for work-study positions, there are also dozens of positions available at Pace, including for the Office of Special Events, Career Services, the Helpdesk, Human Resources, Mortola Library, SDCA, and more here. Act fast!

If you’re a full-time graduate student  ideally in publishing, marketing, media and communications, or a related field, the Marketing and Communications Department is looking for you! The Marketing and Communications Graduate Assistant will assist the Creative Director and editorial and design teams with developing marketing and editorial materials (print and online) for the University. Learn more here and e-mail malderton@pace.edu if interested in the position.

Our Favorite Fairy Jobmother is Back

Job and internship fairs on all three campuses, networking opportunities, mock interview days, and so much more to make all the Cinderellas’ and Cinderfellas’ career dreams come true.

It doesn’t matter if you’re in NYC, PLV, or WP, because Pace is spreading its Career Services love across all campuses over the next few weeks! Here’s how you can get started on netWorking Toward Greatness.

NYC Campus
Attention international students: Find out what’s involved in the sponsorship process when conducting a full-time job search in the United States at the International Job Search Seminar from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on February 28. Guest speakers include an attorney specializing in Immigration Law, a sponsored student, and representatives from Career Services and the International Students and Scholars Office.

Want to learn how to shmooze with recruiters, market yourself most effectively, and make the most of your time during the upcoming Spring 2012 Career Fair? Well, you’re in luck because on February 29, Career Services brings you the How to Work a Career Fair and 30-Second Pitch workshop.

Stop by Career Services any time between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 pm. on March 5-7 for resume review and help, job search advice, and more at Open House right before the Big Kahuna. That’s right jobseekers and seekettes, we’re talking about the NYC Spring 2012 Job and Internship Fair. On March 7, you’ll have the opportunity to meet with professionals and learn about internship and full-time career paths in various industries. From 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. the One Pace Plaza Gym will be filled with more than 50 employers looking to hire you! Registered employers include Disney ABC Media Network, Ernst & Young, JETS.com, Peace Corps, Madison Square Garden, PepsiCo Frito-Law, PwC, and more!

Also coming up in March: Lunch & Learn/Break to Educate Series: Careers in Psychology, Applying to Graduate School, Career Movie Series: The Devil Wears Prada, Career Seminar Series: International Student Career Café, Art History Open House & Career Planning Session, Marketing International Experience & Foreign Language Skills, and Networking/Communicating Effectively At Work. For more on NYC events, click here.

PLV Campus
On March 1, find out how you can rock the interview at Mock Interview Day. Practice your interviewing skills with a professional recruiter! Pre-registration is required and space is limited so call today to secure your spot (914) 773-3361.

On March 2, graduating students who are currently student teaching and enrolled in the Senior Seminar should stop by the Job Search for Future Educators special workshop to l earn about resume writing, interviewing, job search, and the hiring process.

Also coming up, Interview that Land Jobs on March 6 and a resume writing workshop on March 20. Plus, PLV students will have their very own Spring 2012 Job and Internship Fair on April 4. Meet with representatives to obtain career information and pursue job opportunities in accounting, financial services, media, consumer products, not-for-profits, government, healthcare, computer science, technology, hospitality, and more. Currently registered employers include Apple Inc, IBM, NYS Office of the Attorney General, Morgan Stanley, and more!

For more info on these PLV events and more, click here.

White Plains: Grad Center and Law School
On February 29, Hitachi and Pace’s Wilson Center team up to offer a panel on innovation in education and its relationship with the nonprofit sector at the Hitachi-Pace Annual Networking Event and Non-Profit Forum at the Grad Center. Connect directly with recruitment managers looking to hire for full-time jobs and internships during the networking lunch. Pre-registration is required. Call 914-773-3415 ASAP to secure your spot!

At the Law School, public, private, and government employers from New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut will be looking for Pace’s legal eagles on March 1 as the Center for Career and Professional Development hosts the 5th Annual Winter Career Fair from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Tudor Room in Preston Hall. Students will have the opportunity to learn about a variety of legal areas and career paths and discuss them with the local practitioners.

On March 6, learn what goes into a resume that stands out from the competition, markets your ‘personal brand’, and lands the interview, and just how important your online presence can be as Pace Career Counselor Bless Vaidian presents How to Create a ‘Branded” Resume and Online Presence That Gets Interviews at the Grad Center.