Kicking Your Career Into High Gear

Career fairs, info sessions, workshops, 30-second pitches, job search plans, practice interviews, and more…and the semester hasn’t even officially begun! While you’ve been working on your tan this summer, Pace’s Career Services department has been working on your future. Find out what’s coming soon this month!

NYC Events

For all students graduating in January, June and September 2012 who are interested  in interviewing with companies that are recruiting for full time employment after graduation, you must attend one Mandatory Campus Recruiting Program Workshop and have your resume approved in order to be eligible to participate. Upcoming dates include September 9, 13, 23, and 26.

On September 13, learn all about the infamous 30-second pitch and how to knock the socks off recruiters at How to Work a Career Fair on the NYC Campus.

On September 14, meet with Pace students who are interns and ambassadors at advertising and marketing firm Mr. Youth; hear about their newest client RIM, the maker of Blackberry phones and learn how to get an exciting, hands-on internship. Oh, and did we mention Yankee tickets will be given away?

For those of you who completed a summer internship, it’s time for the next step! On September 15, network with other experienced interns and share best practices; learn how to market your internship experience on your resume to land your next internship or full-time job; and gain tips on applying for Wilson-funded internships for next summer.

On September 19, JPMorgan Chase will be on campus looking for the next great hire at one in a series of upcoming corporate information sessions.

On September 19, 20, 22, and 23, Career Services is open for you to stop by. This unique week is designated for all day drop-in hours to get feedback on the full-time job search, to learn about the Campus Recruiting Program, receive resume and interview critique, and more. 

Your favorite Fairy Jobmother will pay you a visit on September 21 as the “Big Four” accounting firms and dozens of other financial services employers head to the NYC Campus looking to hire you at the Fall 2011 Accounting and Finance Career Fair. Earlier in the day, hear professionals from the top CPA firms come together to discuss recruiting trends and their expectations of students in undergraduate, graduate, and joint-degree programs here at Pace. 

International students can enjoy coffee and career conversation on building U.S. experience at an upcoming International Student Career Café on September 23.

While Practice Interview Day may not be happening until October 6, space is limited and signups begin on September 1 so get on eRecruiting and sign up before September 25!

For more info on these and other NYC Campus Career Service events, click here.

PLV Events

For PLV students–don’t fret—most of your events kick off in October, including the Fall 2011 Job and Internship Fair, where dozens of representatives from accounting firms, financial services, media, consumer products, not-for-profits, government, health care, computer science, technology, hospitality, retail, and many other areas will be on the PLV Campus looking for you. Stay tuned for more info in the coming weeks!

White Plains Events

On September 20, find out how to develop a job search plan to optimize your time and effort at the Grad Center on the WP Campus.

For Law School students, visit the Center for Career and Professional Development for more information on your events and programming.