Events

Completing a degree program and preparing for today's job market requires that students be well prepared, creative, and able to use a variety of programs and services that help them develop the necessary skills. To provide our students with the most up-to-date and comprehensive career development tools, the Office of Career and Professional Development offers an array of career planning programs to help  students decide what major to pursue, what career best suits them, and how to begin the all-important job search process.

All programs and events are open to undergraduate and graduate students.


Workshops and Presentations

Workshops will be held on the 3rd floor of the Buley Library in the Southern Success Center - Room 303. 
 

Major in Success: 6 Steps in Selecting the Right Major
September 17, 2019 | 1:00 p.m.
Are you a Southern Student still considering how to leverage your major for your future? This workshop will help attendees understand majors, occupations, and ways to explore career paths. This workshop is best suited for exploring students who are considering multiple options for their career choice.

 

Brand YOU: Marketing Yourself in Today's Global Economy
October 23, 2019 | 1:00 p.m.
In today's growing world of work, it is important to know how to leverage your personal portfolio of skills, experiences, and connections in a meaningful way. This workshop will help attendees understand how to communicate their values, interests, strengths, and experiences both on paper and in person. This workshop is best suited for all undergraduate and graduate students.

 

5 N's of Networking; Learn How to Make and Keep the Right Impression
October 31, 2019 | 1:00 p.m.
Building a robust networking is important to build meaningful and intentional relationships for life after Southern. This workshop will help attendees understand the power of networking and develop strategies to implement for success. This workshop is suited for all undergraduate and graduate students.
 

LinkedIn 101: It's Not What You Know, It's Who You Know
November 13, 2019 | 1:00 p.m.
LinkedIn has become one of the most powerful and influential tools in connecting and engaging the world of work. This workshop will help attendees understand how to build an effective profile and how to leverage the tool for strategic purposes. This workshop is appropriate for undergraduate and graduate students.

 

Your Top 10: Tips in Finding Jobs and Internships
December 4, 2019 | 1:00 p.m.
In today's growing world of work, it is important to know how to leverage your personal portfolio of skills, experiences, and connections in a meaningful way. This workshop will help attendees understand how to communicate their values, interests, strengths, and experiences both on paper and in person. This workshop is best suited for all undergraduate and graduate students.

 


Resumania

Stop by and bring your resume to us for a 10 to 15-minute review by one of our professional staff members. Resumania meets at Buley Library.

October 09, 2019 | 12:00-2:00 p.m.
November 06, 2019 | 12:00-2:00 p.m.


Sunday Drop-In Advising

Do you have a question about your resume, job searching or need general career advising? Drop in during the following dates/times to meet with a Career Coach!

September 29, 2019 | 5:00-8:00pm
October 13, 2019 | 5:00-8:00pm
November 17, 2019 | 5:00-8:00pm 


Information Recruitment Table

Ongoing throughout the semesters
Adanti Student Center- Across from Campus Bookstore
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Look for emails and/or on our social media for dates & times of Information Tables. Learn more about a company and possible job opportunities, internship or Co-ops.


Part-Time Job Fair

Thursday, September 12, 2019 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Adanti Student Center

The Part-Time Job Fair is an event held on campus during the fall semester to connect students with part-time and seasonal opportunities. Employers have the opportunity to market, screen, and connect their organization to a variety of resident and commuter students.

* Copies of current resume strongly encouraged.


Fall 2019 Career & Internship Fair

Wednesday, October 16, 2019  |  1:00-4:00 p.m.
Adanti Student Center

Meet prospective employers and discover career possibilities.

Each year the Office of Career & Professional Development holds a career fair that brings national and regional employers representing all fields to the Southern campus. The fairs foster student and employer interaction while offering students the opportunity to explore various careers, learn about organizations and industries, and apply for full-time, part-time, internship, and cooperative education opportunities.

*Professional attire required. Copies of current resume strongly encouraged.


Non-Profit Networking Fair

Wednesday, November 20, 2019  |  1:00-4:00 p.m.
Adanti Student Center

Network and learn about opportunities with prospective employers from 15 different organizations within the New Haven area. Bring your resume and discover experiential learning openings and volunteer positions.


Spring 2020 Career & Internship Fair

Wednesday, March 11, 2020  |  1:00-4:00 p.m.
Adanti Student Center

Meet prospective employers and discover career possibilities.

Each year the Office of Career & Professional Development holds a career fair that brings national and regional employers representing all fields to the Southern campus. The fairs foster student and employer interaction while offering students the opportunity to explore various careers, learn about organizations and industries, and apply for full-time, part-time, internship, and cooperative education opportunities.

*Professional attire required. Copies of current resume strongly encouraged.