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A&S Career and Networking Week

College of Arts & Sciences Career & Networking Week, Jan. 30 to FEb. 3, 2017, Work It! Build Your Bobcat Network. Jumpstart Your Career. With photo of Rufus holding "Free Business Cards" sign.

Jan. 30 to Feb. 3, 2017

The College of Arts & Sciences' first-ever career and networking event is designed especially for students majoring in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences. The College of Arts & Sciences Career & Networking Week is Jan. 30 to Feb. 3.

A highlight is Alumni Day on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, including career panels in the afternoon followed by an evening networking reception where Arts & Sciences alumni can interact with students.

Monday, Jan. 30, 2017

Maximizing Your Arts & Sciences Degree

  • Pizza
  • Choose a session:
    • 11:50 a.m. to 1 p.m., Baker University Center 231
    • 5 to 6 p.m., Baker University Center 503

Dean Robert Frank and Imants Jaunarajs, Assistant Dean of Students for the Career and Leadership Development Center, discuss how to leverage Arts & Sciences degrees into awesome careers.

“How to Use LinkedIn to Network with Employers & Alumni” Workshop

  • 6 to 7 p.m., Baker University Center 503
  • Facilitator: Kacey Schaum

Discover the features offered through LinkedIn—one of the best networking tools—including how to navigate the Alumni Networking Tool. Bring a laptop or tablet to this interactive workshop.

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017

“Professional Resume Review” Drop-Ins

  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Career and Leadership Development Center, Baker University Center 533

Stop by the CLDC for a 10-minute meeting to get started or have your resume reviewed. No appointment needed!

“How to Use Bobcat CareerLink during the Internship & Career Search” Workshop

  • 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Baker University Center 503
  • Facilitator: Aaron Sturgill

Learn how to set-up your profile and utilize Bobcat CareerLink to connect with employers seeking Bobcats through job and internship postings, on-campus interviews, career events, and more.

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017

Walk-In Wednesday – Career Coaching and Academic Advising

  • 9 a.m. to noon & 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Wilson Hall Administrative Building

Take advantage of an individual career coaching discussion with Assistant Director Kacey Schaum, who specializes in coaching Arts & Sciences majors. Or do a graduation check with an academic adviser.

“My Summer As an Intern & How To Find Yours” (Student Panel)

  • 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Baker University Center 503

Interested in obtaining an internship in the future? Hear from current College of Arts & Sciences students about their experiences applying and completing summer internships

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017—Alumni Day!

Walk-In Thursday – Career Coaching for Alumni

  • 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Wilson Hall Administrative Building

Take advantage of individual career coaching with Assistant Director Kacey Schaum. Start with a short, easy conversation by phone or on campus. RSVP to schaum@ohio.edu.

Economics Alum, Civil Rights Lawyer | ‘I Never Left OU,’ Feb. 2

  • 1 p.m., RTEC 214

Political Science Alum Lecture

Visiting Professor Justin R. McCaulley, Political Science ‘01

  • 2 to 2:50 p.m., Baker Center 366, Amanda J. Cunningham Leadership Center

Networking Kick Off—Concurrent Alumni Panels

Get tips from alumni. Gear up for the Networking Reception (immediately following the panels) with LearnEarnRetire guru Alan McMillan.

Humanities

(Classics & World Religions, English, Linguistics, History, Modern Languages, Philosophy)

  • 3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m., Baker University Center 239
Social Sciences

(African American Studies, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology & Anthropology, Women’s & Gender & Sexuality Studies)

3 to 4:15 p.m., Baker University Center 240

Natural Sciences

(Biological Sciences, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Environmental & Plant Biology, Geology, Mathematics, Physics & Astronomy)

  • 3 to 4:15 p.m., Baker University Center 230

Spanish and Latin American Colloquium | Panel with Alum Paty Perez

  • 4-5:30 p.m. in Scripps 111

Alumni & Student Networking Reception: The Art & Science of Networking

  • Free | Hors d’Oeuvres
  • Baker University Center Ballroom B
  • 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. (Note: Come for a while or stay the whole time, whatever fits your schedule.)
  • Alumni RSVP
  • Student RSVP (RSVP by Jan. 23 and get free business cards.)

This first-ever Arts & Sciences networking night brings alumni and students together for a career development and networking lab with how-to instruction for one-to-one student and alumni networking.

  • Students will receive business cards, engage in the "Art and Science of Networking," and build their Bobcat network.
  • LearnEarnRetire guru Alan McMillan will provide easy “how-to” networking guides to make this a fun night for all!

Friday, Feb. 3, 2017

Start Smart (Salary Negotiation) Workshop

  • 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Baker University Center 366 Amanda J. Cunningham Leadership Center
  • RSVP for this Workshop

This salary negotiation workshop presents the wage gap, with a particular discussion of the gender wage gap and how to combat it by improving one’s salary negotiation skills. Salary negotiation is analyzed through budgeting, salary benchmarking, and negotiation tips and tactics. This workshop is open to all Arts & Sciences undergraduate and graduate students and is made possible through support from the AAUW, the Graduate College, and CLDC.

College of Arts and Sciences – Mock Interviews

  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Career and Leadership Development Center, Baker University Center 522
  • Make an appointment by contacting the center at 740-593-2909.

Enhance your interviewing skills through a mock interview and gain valuable insights for improving your performance.

Futures in English Symposium

English Department Alumni Jobs Panel Session #1
  • 11:50 a.m. to 12:35 p.m., Faculty Commons in Alden Library

12:35 to 1:10 p.m.  -- Avalanche Pizza served for Lunch

English Department Alumni Jobs Panel Session #2 (same speakers)
  • 1:10 to 1:55 p.m., Faculty Commons in Alden Library

Sociology & Criminology Career and Networking Alumni Panel

  • 2 to 2:50 p.m., Baker Center 366, Amanda J. Cunningham Leadership Center

Anthropology Career and Networking Alumni Panel

  • 3 to 3:50 p.m., Baker Center 230

Classics & World Religions Career and Alumni Networking Panel

  • 4 to 5 p.m., Ellis 212

Departmental Social Media

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