Office of Career Services

Career Services Calendar

September 9th, 2015

  • Image preview Getting into Graduate School
    McCombs Campus Center, Marsha and Lynda Ballrooms
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    Learn 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

  • Image preview Foreign Service Information Session
    McCombs Campus Center, Connie McNab Ballroom
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    Diplomat-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.
  • Image preview Foreign Service Internship Informational Consultations
    Prothro Center, Ste. 140 (Career Services)
    1:30pm - 4:00pm
    Diplomat 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

  • Image preview Pirate to Pro: Chart Your Course (Internships 101)
    McCombs Campus Center, Marsha and Lynda Ballrooms
    4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Don’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!
  • Image preview Pirate to Pro: Set Sail (Jobs 101)
    McCombs Campus Center, Marsha and Lynda Ballrooms
    6:30pm - 7:30pm
    Don’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 18th, 2015

  • Image preview Peace Corps Information Session
    McCombs Campus Center, Connie McNab Ballroom
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    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/.

September 21st, 2015

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

  • Image preview Pre-Med Preview
    McCombs Campus Center, Lynda McCombs Ballroom
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    First-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

  • 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 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

  • 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 at Career Services on Friday, Oct. 2, from 10 a.m.-noon.

October 1st, 2015

  • Image preview Microsoft Tech Careers and Innovation Jam
    McCombs Campus Center, Bishops Lounge and Ballrooms
    12:00pm - 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 Tech Chalk Talk, Careers in Tech panel and gaming competition. Mock interviews with Microsoft employees also available.  Explore and connect with tech careers!

     

  • Image preview Practice GRE by Princeton Review
    F.W. Olin Building 110
    6:30pm - 11:00pm
    Try out the graduate school entrance exam, the GRE, 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 Wednesday, Oct. 7, from 11-1 at Career Services.

October 2nd, 2015

  • Image preview GRE Strategy Session by Princeton Review
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Ste. 140 (Career Services)
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    If 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

  • Image preview Med School Insider: The Application Process
    McCombs Center, Connie McNab Ballroom
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    SU 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

  • Image preview UT Liberal Arts Fall 2015 Career & Internship Fair
    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! 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.
  • Image preview Etiquette Dinner
    Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center, McCombs Ballrooms
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Enjoy 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

  • 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! 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

  • Image preview Careers in Law: Law School and the Application
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, 147
    6:30pm - 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

October 27th, 2015

  • Image preview Careers in Business Networking Event
    Georgetown Chamber of Commerce
    6:30pm - 8:00pm

    How do you hold an appetizer plate, a drink and a resume, shake hands, and appear professional without spilling everything?  Join us for an informal networking event where alumni employers and SU business faculty provide opportunities for you to practice your 60-second commercial and get the hang of holding plates and drinks, all the while learning about various industries.  Attire is business casual and registration is required. Sign up at Career Services; 30 student spots available.

     

October 28th, 2015

  • Image preview MCAT Information Session (Live Online) by Kaplan
    F.W. Olin Building 113
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    Are 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.

October 29th, 2015

  • Image preview LSAT Strategy Session
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Room 147
    4:30pm - 6:00pm
    If you’re applying to law school in the future, you’ll need to take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). Learn strategies for preparing for and succeeding on the exam and understand test structure, content and scoring. Presented by former SU visiting professor and test prep expert Keith Syska,

November 5th, 2015

  • Image preview UT Law Fair Trip
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning (meet at Career Services)
    11:00am - 2:00pm
    Wear 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

  • Image preview Careers in Law: The Work
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, 147
    6:30pm - 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.