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Spring 2014 Program Calendar of Events
All students are welcomed to attend any event listed below.



CLASS Programs

Freshman Career Compass

Navigating a Career Fair: What to Anticipate
The first time going to a Career Fair can be challenging. This program will talk about what to do before the Career Fair, crafting your 60-second sell and how to approach employers to stand out. Same presentation at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm.
Date: 1/27 | Time: 5pm, 6pm & 7pm | Location: CCPD, DCC 209

Undergraduate Research Program: Finding Research On Campus
Explore the options of different types of related experience. Learn more about where to find opportunities for research on campus. Same presentation at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm.
Date: 2/24 | Time: 5pm, 6pm & 7pm | Location: CCPD, DCC 209

Social Media in Your Job Search: Fun Ways to Find Opportunities
Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn can be helpful tools in finding an internship or co-op. Discover how to use these tools in your job search. Same presentation at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm.
Date: 3/24 | Time: 5pm, 6pm & 7pm | Location: CCPD, DCC 209

Special! Sophomore Career Experience: Meet and Greet SCE Employers
Learn more about the Sophomore Career Experience Program and meet representatives from ExxonMobil, FactSet, GE, Hasbro, US Navy and Johnson & Johnson.
Date: 4/23 | Time: TBA | Location: TBA



Sophomore Career Experience

Resume Critique Walk In’s
Date: 1/24 | Time: 1-3pm | Location: CCPD, DCC 209
Date: 2/4 | Time: 1-3pm | Location: CCPD, DCC 209

Career Fair Fashion Show
Learn important tips, strategies & how to professionally navigate a Career Fair…all of which will help you to make a great impression on employers. Plus, see great examples of professional outfits & suggestions for what to wear to the Career Fair. Light food and refreshments will be served.
Date: RESCHEDULED! Monday 2/10 | Time: 6pm | Location: Russell Sage Dining Hall (Upstairs)

Google Hangout with Sponsors: Open Q&A with Alumni
Join us in either in the DCC or from your residence hall! This will be an open Q&A session with Alumni from our sponsors: ExxonMobil, FactSet, GE, Hasbro, the US Navy Nuclear Program and Johnson & Johnson. Find out what these companies & more look for in their hires, what their hiring process is like, plus ways to stand out.
Date: 2/19 | Time: 7pm | Location: DCC 318

Experience Matters Panel
Experience can come in many forms: internships, co-ops, research, volunteering or summer jobs. Hear from students that have worked at our Sponsors about highlighting these experiences that can make you stand out in any job search!
Date: 3/19 | Time: 5pm | Location: DCC 318



Junior Pathways to Purpose

LinkedIn Lunch & Learn
During this workshop you will learn how to build your own professional brand, strategies for connecting with companies, and find jobs and internships.  Bring your laptop and your lunch and learn how to make the most out of LinkedIn.
Date: 1/29 | Time: 12pm | Location: RU 3606

How to Find Jobs and Internships & Career Fair Prep
Still searching for an internship for this summer?  Don’t know what to say to the recruiters at the career fair?  Learn some tips that will help you land that summer job or internship, and how to make a good impression at the career fair.
Date: 2/6| Time: 5pm | Location: RU 3602

Interview Prep & Post Career Fair Tips
Phone screens? Behavioral versus technical interviews? What did I say at the Career Fair? It's a tight job market, and being successful in your interviews is essential. If you've ever wondered how to best prepare for these interviews or how to follow up from the Career Fair, this is the workshop for you.
Date: RESCHEDULED! 2/18 | Time: 5pm | Location: RU 3502



Senior Year: From Sweats to Suits

If You're Still Searching...
This program is intended for students that have struggled with their job search. The program will focus on building new strategies to complete a successful search.
Date: 4/1 | Time: 6pm | Location: RU 3202




PhD Seminar

Resumania
GE will be available for brief resume critiques.
Date: 1/31| Time: 1-3pm | Location: CCPD, DCC 209

Internship/Co-op Search for Graduate Students
Date: 1/29| Time: 12pm | Location: City Station East Conference Room

Maximizing Your Career Fair Experience
Date: 2/5| Time: 12pm | Location: City Station East Conference Room

Preparing for a Behavioral Interview
Date: 3/5| Time: 12pm | Location: City Station East Conference Room




Additional Programs

Co-op Informational Meeting
Co-op can make a difference in finding a job after graduation. Hear about co-op, how the program works and how to get involved.
Date: 1/22 | Time: 11am | Location: CCPD, DCC 209
Date: 1/27 | Time: 3pm | Location: CCPD, DCC 209

Resumania
Employers and counselors will be available for quick resume critiques.
Dates: 2/3 through 2/11| Time: 1-3pm | Location: CCPD, DCC 209

Never Let Them See You Sweat, Part 1
Presented by Dr. Keith Anderson, RPI Counseling Center.
This two-part program is designed to help students cope with the anxiety that often accompanies interview situations.  Session one: We will discuss the common symptoms of anxiety and learn how these symptoms develop in a variety of social situations including public speaking, social events, and job interviews.  We will also discuss some of the causes for these symptoms in these situations.
Date: 2/3 | Time: 3pm | Location: RU 3510

Never Let Them See You Sweat, Part 2
Presented by Dr. Keith Anderson, RPI Counseling Center.
In this session we will discuss some strategies for reducing anxiety in all social situations, specifically we will focus on reducing the anxiety that often occurs during a job interview. We will explore the use of various forms of relaxation training and the instructor will lead the group through a relaxation exercise that can be used before an interview situation. Resources for other forms of relaxation training will also be provided.
Date: 2/10 | Time: 3pm | Location: RU 3510

Clothes Closet Open House
Date: 2/3 | Time: 5-7pm | Location: DCC 252

International Students Working in the USA
A special seminar for those who don’t have US Citizenship or Permanent Resident status. Securing employment in the United States will be explored. Recommended for all international students.
Date: 1/27 | Time: 4-7pm | Location: DCC 324

Resumania on the Road
Counselors will be available for quick resume critiques.

WNDS: OPEN TO ALL SOPHOMORES
Date: 1/28| Time: 5-7pm | Location: Warren Lounge

Barton: OPEN TO ALL FRESHMEN
Date: 1/28| Time: 6-8pm | Location: Lounge

Blitman
Date: 1/29| Time: 5-7pm | Location: Conference Room

Off Campus Students: OPEN TO ALL
Date: 1/30 | Time: 5-7pm | Location: RU 2424

On the Go Workshops
30-minute presentations.
Career Fair: Strategies to be prepared to speak to employers at the Career Fair.
Date: 1/23 | Time: 12pm| Location: CCPD, DCC 209
Date: 1/28 | Time: 10am| Location: CCPD, DCC 209
Date: 2/7 | Time: 3pm| Location: CCPD, DCC 209

Resume: How to build and create your resume
Date: 1/23 | Time: 4pm | Location: CCPD, DCC 209
Date: 1/30 | Time: 12pm | Location: CCPD, DCC 209
Date: 2/3| Time: 10am | Location: CCPD, DCC 209

Cover Letter: Steps on how to create a cover letter.
Date: 1/24 | Time: 9am | Location: CCPD, DCC 209
Date: 1/30 | Time: 3pm | Location: CCPD, DCC 209
Date: 2/4 | Time: 12pm | Location: CCPD, DCC 209

Interview: Basic interview skills covering phone, technical and behavioral.
Date: 2/21 | Time: 10am| Location: CCPD, DCC 209
Date: 2/25 | Time: 4pm| Location: CCPD, DCC 209
Date: 3/3 | Time: 12pm | Location: CCPD, DCC 209

Job Search: Basic strategies to use in a job search and tips on resources to find the opportunities.
Date: 2/14 | Time: 3pm| Location: CCPD, DCC 209
Date: 2/24| Time: 9am| Location: CCPD, DCC 209
Date: 3/6 | Time: 12pm | Location: CCPD, DCC 209

Co-Terminal and Graduate School Information Sessions Presented by the RPI Office of Graduate Admissions

Wednesday, February 5th: 12-1pm (Rm 3606): https://apply.rpi.edu/register/Feb5
Thursday, March 6th: 5-7pm (Rm 3602): https://apply.rpi.edu/register/Mar6

** This session includes an information panel. Panel guests TBD.
Wednesday, April 16th: 12-1pm (Rm 3511): https://apply.rpi.edu/register/Apr16

Co-Terminal VIRTUAL Information Sessions (including registration links)

Monday, February 10th: 3-4pm  https://apply.rpi.edu/register/Feb10
Tuesday, March 18th: 12-1pm  https://apply.rpi.edu/register/Mar18
Tuesday, April 22nd: 4-5pm  https://apply.rpi.edu/register/Apr22
**Upon registration, the students will receive a confirmation email along with the link to use for the virtual session.




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