Office of Career Services

Career Services Calendar

January 26th, 2015

  • Image preview Resume/LinkedIn Drive
    All Day

    Need a resume?  Career Services will write it for you (first 25 respondents). Fill out a resume worksheet, submit the completed worksheet and schedule an appointment with a career advisor to learn how to tailor and finalize your resume. As a bonus, learn how to create a LinkedIn profile using your resume content. If you already have a resume, you can just email it us at career.services@southwestern.edu.

     

  • Image preview AmeriCorps NCCC Information Session
    McCombs Campus Center, Lynda McCombs Ballroom
    12:20pm - 1:20pm

    Learn about the National Civilian Community Corps, a unique 10-month, post-graduate service opportunity to travel the country and work in a team on different national and community service projects related to disaster response, poverty and more. For more information see www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorps-nccc.

     

January 27th, 2015

  • Image preview Resume/LinkedIn Drive
    All Day

    Need a resume?  Career Services will write it for you (first 25 respondents). Fill out a resume worksheet, submit the completed worksheet and schedule an appointment with a career advisor to learn how to tailor and finalize your resume. As a bonus, learn how to create a LinkedIn profile using your resume content. If you already have a resume, you can just email it us at career.services@southwestern.edu.

     

January 28th, 2015

  • Image preview Resume/LinkedIn Drive
    All Day

    Need a resume?  Career Services will write it for you (first 25 respondents). Fill out a resume worksheet, submit the completed worksheet and schedule an appointment with a career advisor to learn how to tailor and finalize your resume. As a bonus, learn how to create a LinkedIn profile using your resume content. If you already have a resume, you can just email it us at career.services@southwestern.edu.

     

  • Image preview 2015 Medical/Dental School Applicant Information Session
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Room 147
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    All students applying to medical or dental school in 2015 should attend this session to hear from faculty pre-med advisor Dr. Kerry Bruns about working with the campus Pre-Med Committee to acquire important letters of recommendation. Additional updates and data about the 2015 application process will also be shared. Underclassmen welcome for informational purposes only, but current year applicants STRONGLY urged to attend. FREE PIZZA. Co-sponsored by Career Services and the Pre-Med Committee.

January 29th, 2015

  • Image preview Resume/LinkedIn Drive
    All Day

    Need a resume?  Career Services will write it for you (first 25 respondents). Fill out a resume worksheet, submit the completed worksheet and schedule an appointment with a career advisor to learn how to tailor and finalize your resume. As a bonus, learn how to create a LinkedIn profile using your resume content. If you already have a resume, you can just email it us at career.services@southwestern.edu.

     

January 30th, 2015

  • Image preview Resume/LinkedIn Drive
    All Day

    Need a resume?  Career Services will write it for you (first 25 respondents). Fill out a resume worksheet, submit the completed worksheet and schedule an appointment with a career advisor to learn how to tailor and finalize your resume. As a bonus, learn how to create a LinkedIn profile using your resume content. If you already have a resume, you can just email it us at career.services@southwestern.edu.

     

  • Image preview Careers in International Affairs and Foreign Policy
    Mood-Bridwell Hall Atrium
    12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Learn about careers and internships related to defense, security and other aspects of international affairs from Alex Toma, Executive Director for the Peace and Security Funders Group, and Rob Leonard, working on defense issues for Senator Dick Durbin (D, Illinois). Alex earned a Master of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and Rob studied at the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs. FREE LUNCH (first come, first served).

February 4th, 2015

  • Image preview Medical School Insider: Successful Interviewing
    McCombs Campus Center, Connie McNab Ballroom
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    SU alumna Dr. Jennifer Peel and Dr. Bob Nolan from the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio will follow up their fall presentation on the basics of applying to med school with advice for the medical school interview process.

February 5th, 2015

  • Image preview Becoming a Teacher - Navigating Options for Certification
    A. Frank Smith, Jr. Library Center, Prothro Room (2nd floor)
    6:30pm - 8:00pm

    So you’ve decided you want to teach but may not have time to certify here at SU.  You have options to reach your goal! Hear from representatives of SU’s Education Department, Region 13’s Educator Certification Program, Texas State University’s Office of Educator Preparation and an SU grad who certified to teach after graduation.

     

February 9th, 2015

  • Image preview GMAT Information Session by Princeton Review
    McCombs Campus Center, Lynda McCombs Ballroom
    12:20pm - 1:20pm

    If you’re applying to graduate business school (MBA) programs in the future, you’ll probably need to take the GMAT. Learn strategies for preparing for and succeeding on the exam and understand changes to scoring and test structure and content. Sign up at www.princetonreview.com to reserve your spot. 

February 10th, 2015

February 11th, 2015

  • Image preview Amigos de las Americas Information Session
    McCombs Campus Center, Margaret Shilling Room
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    Amigos de las Américas inspires and builds young leaders through collaborative community development and immersion in cross-cultural experiences. Amigos offers summer and gap year experiences to lead health, cultural and environmental education projects in consultation with the local residents in Central and South American countries, such as Costa Rica, The Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay and Peru. Stop by to learn more or visit www.amigoslink.org/.
  • Image preview The Power of Loving What You Do
    A. Frank Smith, Jr. Library Center, Prothro Room
    6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Can money buy happiness? What can you be the best in the world at? What legacy will you leave? Hear from the founder of several start-ups and current AXA Advisor about creating a great career plan for you.

February 17th, 2015

  • Image preview Practice LSAT by Princeton Review
    F.W. Olin Building 105
    6:30pm - 10:30pm
    Try out the law school entrance exam, the LSAT, for FREE, courtesy of test-prep provider Princeton Review. Reserve your seat by signing up online (enter the ZIP code “78626”).  Practice test is a paper-and-pencil simulation. Results available Tuesday, February 24, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Career Services.

February 19th, 2015

  • Image preview Careers in Computer Science
    A. Frank Smith, Jr. Library Center, Prothro Room
    6:30pm - 7:30pm
    Career Services and the Mathematics and Computer Science department invite you to hear from alumni using computer science and software engineering skills in the world of work.

February 21st, 2015

  • Image preview Practice MCAT by Princeton Review
    F.W. Olin Building 105
    11:00am - 7:00pm
    Try out the medical school entrance exam, the MCAT, for FREE, courtesy of test-prep provider Princeton Review. Reserve your seat by signing up online.  Practice test is a computerized simulation. Results available Tuesday, February 24, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Career Services.

February 24th, 2015

  • Image preview Practice GRE by Kaplan
    F.W. Olin Building, Room 113
    6:30pm - 10:30pm

    Considering graduate school?  Then you’ll probably need to take an entrance exam. Take a free practice GRE by Kaplan Test Prep. Test is administered in a computer lab with a live proctor to simulate actual test day.  Reserve your spot by registering online. Detailed results analysis available online directly after taking test.

     

February 25th, 2015

  • Image preview Internship Connections Fair
    McCombs Campus Center, Bishops Lounge
    12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Gain the career-related experience employers are looking for via an internship. Part-time and full-time job opportunities are also possible!  Speak with recruiters from a variety of corporations and non-profit agencies.

March 4th, 2015

  • Image preview Careers in Languages
    A. Frank Smith, Jr. Library Center, Prothro Room
    6:30pm - 7:30pm
    Hear from alumni and other professionals about their careers using foreign language and culture skills and experiences, including in education (bilingual, ESL and foreign language), translation, immigration law, publishing and non-profit service.

March 5th, 2015

  • Image preview Peace Corps Information Table
    McCombs Campus Center Concourse
    11:00am - 2:00pm
    Drop by to get information and ask questions about volunteering with the Peace Corps.

March 10th, 2015

  • Image preview Peace Corps Application/Resume Workshop
    A. Frank Smith, Jr. Library Center, Prothro Room
    1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Get more in-depth assistance with the Peace Corps application process in this interactive workshop.
  • Image preview Practice GRE by Princeton Review
    F.W. Olin Building, 105
    6:30pm - 10:30pm
    Considering graduate/professional school? Take a trial run on the important entrance exam before the real thing.  Spaces are limited to 30 students.  Exam is paper-and-pencil simulation. Register online at www.princetonreview.com to reserve your spot.

March 11th, 2015

  • Image preview UT Communication Job and Internship Fair Trip
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning (meet at Career Services).
    11:00am - 2:00pm
    Wear your suit, bring your resume and meet employers ready to hire you!  Whether you’re looking for internships, full-time career positions or just networking, a career fair is a great place to market yourself and gather information about employers.  Free transportation will be provided, pending enough student interest.  Sign-up at Career Services ahead of time to reserve your spot.  Actual event takes place 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the DKR-Memorial Stadium (8th Floor - The Club).

March 30th, 2015

  • Image preview Peace Corps Information Session
    A. Frank Smith, Jr. Library Center, Prothro Room
    2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Today’s Peace Corps is more vital than ever, working in emerging and essential areas such as information technology and business development, and contributing to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. Peace Corps Volunteers continue to help countless individuals who want to build a better life for themselves, their children, and their communities. Join us for more information about becoming a Peace Corps volunteer or visit http://www.peacecorps.gov/.
  • Image preview Keck Graduate Institute Information Session
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Room 147
    4:00pm - 5:00pm
    One of the Claremont Colleges in Southern California, KGI educates future leaders of the bioscience industry through distinctive Professional Science Master’s and PhD programs. Stop by or visit http://www.kgi.edu/ 

March 31st, 2015

  • Image preview Careers in Social Work
    A. Frank Smith, Jr. Library Center, Prothro Room
    6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Serving others and helping them navigate resources are prime roles of social workers. Hear from alumni specializing in various issues like domestic violence, juvenile justice, aging, healthcare, etc. All students welcome!

     

April 1st, 2015

  • Image preview UT Liberal Arts Spring Career and Internship Fair Trip
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning (meet at Career Services)
    11:00am - 2:00pm
    Wear your suit, bring your resume and meet employers ready to hire you!  Whether you’re looking for internships, full-time career positions or just networking, a career fair is a great place to market yourself and gather information about employers.  Free transportation will be provided, pending enough student interest.  Sign-up at Career Services ahead of time to reserve your spot.  Actual event takes place from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the Texas Union Ballroom.  For more information, visit http://www.utexas.edu/cola/orgs/lacs/Students/Connections/CareerFairs.php

April 8th, 2015

  • Image preview UT Non-Profit and Government Fair Trip
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning (meet at Career Services)
    11:00am - 2:00pm
    Wear your suit, bring your resume and meet employers ready to hire you!  Whether you’re looking for internships, full-time career positions or just networking, a career fair is a great place to market yourself and gather information about employers.  Free transportation will be provided, pending enough student interest.  Sign-up at Career Services ahead of time to reserve your spot.  Actual event takes place at the Texas Union Ballroom from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Click here more information.

April 23rd, 2015

  • Image preview Peace Corps Coffee Chat
    McCombs Campus Center, The Cove
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Drop by with your questions about Peace Corps during this informal opportunity.