Career Services Calendar
August 21st, 2015
Student Employment Orientation
F.W. Olin Building 1051:00pm - 2:00pmNew students who want to work on- or off-campus while in college should attend this meeting to learn about how to search for positions, how on-campus employment works with financial aid and how hiring paperwork works.
Suit Up! On-Campus and Part-Time Job Fair
Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning Lobby and Atrium2:00pm - 3:15pmSoar over to the Prothro Center and catch the action! The fair is free - BAM! Fantastic SU offices and local businesses will be looking to fill part-time positions. Please come prepared with resumes “to separate you from ordinary mortals.” Dress professionally or dress up as your favorite super hero! POW!
September 9th, 2015
Getting into Graduate School
McCombs Campus Center, Marsha and Lynda Ballrooms12:20pm - 1:20pmLearn how to select a school, when to apply, preparing for entrance exams, getting recommendation letters and funding issues. Get general advice about preparing for and applying to grad and professional school from faculty and Career Services.
September 11th, 2015
Foreign Service Information Session
McCombs Campus Center, Connie McNab Ballroom12:20pm - 1:20pmDiplomat-in-Residence for Central Texas Floyd Cable offers insight into the life of a diplomat working for the U.S. Department of State around the world, as well as information about the application process for the Foreign Service and other DOS positions. All students are welcome. Mr. Cable will host individual informational consultations following the information session for students interested in applying during this cycle for internships. Please reserve your spot at Career Services.
Foreign Service Internship Informational Consultations
Prothro Center, Ste. 140 (Career Services)1:30pm - 4:00pmDiplomat in Residence for Central Texas Floyd offers valuable one-on-one advice to students interested in applying to Foreign Service internships. Contact Career Services to secure your 20-minute slot. First-come, first-served. For more info, go to http://careers.state.gov/officer
September 16th, 2015
Pirate to Pro: Chart Your Course (Internships 101)
McCombs Campus Center, Marsha and Lynda Ballrooms4:00pm - 5:00pmDon’t be forced to walk the plank, Pirates! Navigate the tricky waters to professional success via “Pirate to Pro.” Internships are a vital part of your professional preparation, so get valuable advice from employers who hire interns on how to search for internships and how to compete for them (e.g. resumes, interviewing). And it wouldn’t be a Pirate event without treasure! Lots of giveaways and snacks!
Pirate to Pro: Set Sail (Jobs 101)
McCombs Campus Center, Marsha and Lynda Ballrooms6:30pm - 7:30pmDon’t be forced to walk the plank, Pirates! Navigate the tricky waters to professional success via “Pirate to Pro.” Seniors, get valuable advice from employers who hire college grads on how to search for jobs and how to compete for them (e.g. resumes, interviewing). And it wouldn’t be a Pirate event without treasure! Lots of giveaways and snacks!
September 17th, 2015
Peace Corps Information Session
McCombs Campus Center, Connie McNab Ballroom12:00pm - 1:00pmToday’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/.
September 21st, 2015
Careers in Journalism
A. Frank Smith, Jr. Library Center, Prothro Room6:30pm - 7:30pm
Interested in newspapers, magazines, social media, online publications and other opportunities to tell stories? Hear from alumni and other professionals in a variety of roles using writing, story telling and media skills.
September 25th, 2015
McCombs Campus Center, Lynda McCombs Ballroom12:20pm - 1:20pmFirst-year and sophomore students* in ALL MAJORS should join us for our pre-med kick-off event of the year. Even if you think you know how to get there, be sure you’re aware of the timeline and milestones that will be important and learn of numerous resources and events to help you apply to medical school and explore a career in medicine. Presented by Pre-Med Faculty Advisor Dr. Kerry Bruns, Dr. Ed Kain, the Center for Academic Success and Career Services. (*Upperclassmen also welcome.)
September 26th, 2015
Practice MCAT by Princeton Review
F.W. Olin Building 10511:00am - 7:00pmTry 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 paper-and-pencil simulation. Results available at Career Services on Wednesday, Sept. 30, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (drop-in).
September 29th, 2015
Practice LSAT by Princeton Review
F.W. Olin Building 1056:30pm - 10:30pmTry 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 at Career Services on Friday, Oct. 2, from 10 a.m.-noon.
October 1st, 2015
Microsoft Tech Careers and Innovation Jam
McCombs Campus Center, Bishops Lounge and Ballrooms12:00pm - 5:00pm
Join Career Services and the Computer Science department for an afternoon of rich technology conversations and experiences. Interact with Microsoft employees across various roles through a series of Tech Chalk Talks (Cloud, Mobility, IoT, etc., Diversity Innovation Roundtable discussions), and interactive STEM activities. Explore and connect with tech careers!
October 2nd, 2015
GRE Strategy Session by Princeton Review
McCombs Campus Center, Lynda McCombs Ballroom12:20pm - 1:20pmIf you’re applying to Master’s or PhD programs in the future, you’ll probably need to take the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). Learn strategies for preparing for and succeeding on the exam and understand test structure and content and scoring. Reserve your spot online (choose GRE Strategy Session).
October 5th, 2015
Med School Insider: The Application Process
McCombs Center, Connie McNab Ballroom12:20pm - 1:20pmSU alumna Dr. Jennifer Peel and Dr. Bob Nolan, both on the faculty of the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio, share valuable advice and insight about applying to medical school. All students welcome.
October 7th, 2015
UT Liberal Arts Fall 2015 Career & Internship Fair
Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning (meet at Career Services)11:00am - 2:00pmWear your suit, bring your resume and meet employers ready to hire you! Look for internships and full-time jobs or just network. Transportation provided, depending on student interest. Business attire. All students are welcome, but space is limited. Sign up at Career Services by Monday, Oct. 5, at 3 p.m. to reserve your spot.
Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center, McCombs Ballrooms6:00pm - 8:00pmEnjoy a four-course meal while learning the ins and outs of business dining and networking etiquette from a professional etiquette speaker. Business attire. RSVP to invitation in your SU Box.
October 14th, 2015
UT Communication Job and Internship Fair Trip
Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning (meet at Career Services)11:00am - 2:00pmWear your suit, bring your resume and meet employers ready to hire you! Look for internships and full-time jobs or just network. Transportation provided, depending on student interest. Business attire. All students welcome, but space is limited. Please reserve your spot at Career Services by Friday, October 9, at 3 p.m.
October 15th, 2015
Careers in Law: Law School and the Application
Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, 1476:30pm - 6:30pm
Hear from alumni who are current law students about what it takes to get into law school and what it’s like once you’re there, Bring dinner if you like.
October 22nd, 2015
Personal Statement Workshop by Princeton Review
McCombs Campus Center, Connie McNab Ballroom12:00pm - 1:00pm
Will you be applying to grad school this semester? Then it’s time to craft a great personal statement. Get valuable advice about how to put your best foot forward. To reserve your spot, click here.
October 28th, 2015
MCAT Information Session (Live Online) by Kaplan
F.W. Olin Building 11312:20pm - 1:20pmAre you planning to apply to medical school and need to take the MCAT? Take advantage of this FREE workshop offered by Kaplan in collaboration with Career Services. Learn the latest on this important exam. Reserve your spot via Career Services. You can take part from any computer or do so with us at the computer lab.
November 5th, 2015
UT Law Fair Trip
Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning (meet at Career Services)11:00am - 2:00pmWear your suit, bring your resume and meet with reps from dozens of law schools across the country. Transportation provided, depending on student interest. Business attire. All students are welcome, but space is limited. Please reserve your spot at Career Services by Tuesday, Nov. 3, at 3 p.m.
November 10th, 2015
Careers in Law: The Work
Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, 1476:30pm - 6:30pm
Hear from alumni at various stages of their law careers about what the career field and job market are like. Ask questions about law school and the application process. Bring dinner if you like.