Career Corner

The ABCs of getting connected! From the annual Pace/Hitachi forum addressing dramatic shifts within the nonprofit sector, to bootcamps, to careers in science, check out these career-focused events in NYC, PLV, and WP!

Dyson Humanities Career Workshop
Tuesday, February 19, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Miller 22 in PLV; Civic W512 in NYC
Looking for an internship to launch your career? Need to learn about job seeking, resumes, and interviewing? Join Career Services counselors and Dyson’s academic advisers to learn about the tools you need to connect with employment/internship opportunities, make career decisions, and plan for your future! For students majoring in American Studies, Criminal Justice, History, Modern Languages, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Political Science or Undecided.

Job Search Bootcamp
Wednesday, February 20, 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Multipurpose Room, NYC Campus
Still looking for a job or would like to change jobs? Then this is the event for you. The event starts off with Career Services’ famous career coaching clinic and gives graduate students and alumni an opportunity to meet with an experienced career coach for a mini counseling session to discuss job search strategy, resume, networking, or interviewing, followed by presentations by President and Founder of The Castling Group Louis J. Desforges on Fundamentals of a Successful Job Search and President of Robert Hellmann on Using LinkedIn and Other Social Media for Job Search.

Careers in Science
Monday, February 25, 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Lecture Hall South, NYC Campus
Career Services, Tri Beta, Forensic Science Student Organization, and the Chemistry Club invite you to partake in an experiment: learning more about career opportunities in the field of science beyond the field of medicine. Panelists, which include criminalists for the Office of Chief Medical Examiner, a clinical research manager for Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, an associate dean from the Graduate School of Biological Sciences at the ICAHN School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Pace alumnus and President and Founder of MetaBev, Inc. John Sbordone ’74, will discuss their position and how their background in science helps them succeed in the field. Connect with employers working in the field of science and learn about potential careers and internship opportunities. All majors welcomed!

Careers that Make a Difference
Tuesday, February 26, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Gottesman Room, PLV Campus
From the environment to poverty, turn your philanthropic spirit into a career. Learn about how you can make a difference by working toward the “greater good.” Whether you’re interested in business, investigation/law, education, health care, research, social science, or even if you’re undecided, identify how you can connect your passion into a career at this event. Professionals from the American Cancer Society, Young Adult Institute, the Secret Service, and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society will discuss their organization, career paths, available opportunities, and answer questions.

International Student Job Search Seminar
Tuesday, February 26, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Room TBD, NYC Campus
Are you getting ready to finish your degree? Discover what’s involved in the sponsorship process when conducting a full-time job search in the U.S. Guest speakers including an attorney specializing in immigration law, a Pace alumnus/sponsored student, Career Services, and the International Students and Scholars Office.

Lunch with ESPN
Thursday, February 28, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Boardroom South, NYC Campus
Thinking about a career in sports media?  Hear from Pace alumnus and ESPN Stats and Information Group Director Patrick Caulfield as he shares his experiences in the industry. Space is limited! E-mail to rsvp by February 21. Co-hosted by IMA Pace University chapter.

Careers in Focus: Hospitality
Wednesday, February 28, 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location TBD, NYC Campus

Annual Pace/Hitachi Forum
Wednesday, March 6, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Grad Center Room 208, WP Campus
If you’re interested in a career in the nonprofit industry, then check out this educational program sponsored by Hitachi America, Ltd. and the Pace University Helene and Grant Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship on “Adapting to a Changing Landscape: Nonprofit Operations, Policy Changes and Giving and Careers.” The session will explore the dramatic shifts that are taking in place within the nonprofit sector, the changing landscape for fundraisers, the ever-increasing competencies needed to succeed professionally, and changes in federal policy and legislation that will impact the way nonprofits operate and raise funds. Speakers including Judith Dobrof, Executive Director, Cancer Support Team; Hillary Knepper, PhD, Assistant Professor, Public Administration, Pace University; Robina Schepp, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Placement, Pace University; and Stacy Spencer, PhD,  Senior Director of Institutional Giving, Advance NYC, will discuss the challenges and opportunities in their sector, how they are adapting within their role/organization, and highlight skills and experiences they see as essential to careers and leadership in their field. Network with more than 100 employers at this annual event! For more information or to register, click here.

Upcoming March events include  federal resume writing workshops, Practice Interview Day, editorial and publishing panel, women in technology, careers in marketing, and much more!