Upcoming Events - Career Center Workshops and Events

January

January 13th – Rockin’ Resumes, noon - 1pm, Welcome Center Auditorium

Create a resume that employers will notice. Bring your water bottle and have lunch on us while you learn how to write a good resume and cover letter and what makes a resume stand out from the employer’s perspective. Pizza served.

January 17th - Freeman Asia Internship Program Info Session, 4 - 5pm, Welcome Center Auditorium

January 20th – Ace Your Interview, noon - 1pm, Welcome Center Auditorium

Interviews can make or break you.  Can you give behavioral examples of your strengths? Do you know what questions to ask? This presentation will give you the knowledge and confidence you need to make every interview a great interview. 

January 24-27th - Resume Week, 1:30 – 3:30 pm Drop In Resume Review, Hart Career Center

Bring in your resume or cover letter for review by Career Center Staff and Local Employers.  First come, first serve basis!

January 25th – Career Immersion Excursion Pre-Trip Meeting #1, 11:00 pm – 12:30 pm, WC Auditorium

Mandatory Meeting.

January 27th – Internship Workshop, noon – 1pm, Welcome Center Auditorium

An internship is around the corner.  Start getting prepared now!  Join us for a quick internship overview…learn what they are, where to look for them, how to apply to them, whether you can get credit for them…and more! Pizza served.

January 30th – Application deadline – IWU Freeman Asia Internship Program

Applications are due!  Check with Dr. Amaloza to find exact time deadline.

February

February 1st – Senior Education Majors Session, 4:30-6pm, WC Auditorium

Information Coming Soon!

February 7th – Your Authentic Self: Your Online Brand, 7pm, WC Auditorium

Jessica Schull and Melinda Magerkurth work in the field of innovation, and have learned the value of Google search results as a way to know the person you're about to starta buisness relationship with. Mixing humor and real world examples, they'll share the best practices to convey who you really are online that is authentic and beneficial to your future career. 

February 8th - Career Immersion Excursion Pre-Trip Meeting #2, 11 – 12:30 pm, WC Auditorium

Mandatory Meeting.

February 10th – Job Search Workshop, noon-1pm, Welcome Center Auditorium

Learn the many ways that the Hart Career Center can help you in your job search; from on campus interviews to career fairs to online tools you can use in the comfort of your own room. Pizza served.

February 15th - CareerFest, Tinley Park Convention Center, Tinley Park, IL

CareerFest is a Job and Internship Fair hosted by Illinois Wesleyan in cooperation with other small colleges across Illinois. Our combined efforts give you the oppurtunity to network with many employers and school districts in one location. Register in advance by February 8th at the Hart Career Center. Cost is $10. 

February 17th – Networking Workshop, noon to 1pm, Hart Career Center

Think you don’t know how to network, or even what it really means? Think again. Join us to learn about LinkedIn and how to utilize it in your internship and job search. Pizza served.

February 21st – Customer Obsession, Nina Twano, 4pm, Welcome Center Auditorium

Anything that can be digital will be or already is. With customer needs at the center, Razorfish helps brands re-focus their strategy, energy & investments around the empowered customer to drive sustainable buisness impact.

February 22nd- Career Immersion Excursion Pre-Trip Meeting #3, 11 – 12:30 pm, WC Auditorium

Mandatory Meeting.

March

March 3rd - 4th – Women’s Council, Various Locations and Times

Women’s Council provides two days of activities for current IWU women students to network with and learn from IWU alumni; watch for coming agenda of events. All female students are invited sign up (in advance) for a practice interview with IWU alumna on Titan CareerLink at www.iwu.edu/career-center. Visit www.titanpride.org to pre-register for events throughout the weekend.

March 8th - Career Immersion Excursion Pre-Trip Meeting #4, 11 – 12:30 pm, WC Auditorium

Mandatory Meeting.

March 13th - 17th - Hart Career Center Career Immersion Excursion - Washington, DC

The event begins! Check out the event page Here!

March 24th – Career Counseling Workshop, noon – 1pm, Welcome Center Auditorium

Unsure of your choice of major? Or what to do with your major now that you’ve chosen one?  Still undecided and need direction? This session is for you!  Join us, your future self will thank you!

March 28th - 10 Ways to Jump Start Your Net Worth, 7pm, Welcome Center Auditorium

This is a real life crash course into what college students can be thinking about to get started well financially as they leave college.  Presenter Kevin Kuebler, CPA, CFP® has more than 25 years of experience in public accounting, corporate accounting, accounting systems consulting, and financial planning services. His experience brings a broad range of knowledge to his clients.

March 29th - Health Professions Luncheon, 12-1:30 pm, Memorial Center Joslin Atrium

Join local health professionals for lunch.  They’ll share insights about their professions and advice on how to make yourself a more competitive candidate. Advanced registration is required. You will be asked to make a deposit of $10 to reserve your lunch space. (The $10 is refundable if you attend the luncheon).

March 31st - OCRAP (Optimizing your Career Resilience And Persistence), noon-1pm, Hart Career Center

Seniors, are you still job hunting?  Do you need to start job hunting?  Now is the time to Optimize your Career Resilience And Persistence skills.  Join this session we are calling the OCRAP club and learn the basics of the job search and how to get started. 

April

April 10th - 14th - Senior Week at the Hart Career Center - 1:30 to 3pm Drop In Hours for Seniors Only

Drop-in hours just for Seniors!  Come in to the Hart Career Center to get some of the best career advice for Seniors.  It's all about you this week!