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Ready, Set…Expo!

February 15, 2012

Need help preparing for the Spring Career Expo on February 15? Register to attend one or all of the workshops and programs listed below! You will learn how to build a successful resume and cover letter, discover how easy and enjoyable networking can be, and the value of an internship. You’ll be sure to impress at the Career Expo!

Learn more and register to reserve your spot by logging in to BU CareerLink.

Monday, February 6

Effective Resumes and Cover Letters: What to Know Before You Apply
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, CCD, 19 Deerfield Street, Third Floor
Resumes and cover letters are critical marketing tools for opening doors to interviews. Learn how to organize and present your resume so you will stand out and be noticed, and learn how to write an effective cover letter that will catch an employer’s attention. Register today to reserve your spot.

Tuesday, February 7

Landing an Internship
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, CCD, 19 Deerfield Street, Third Floor
Learn how internships can enhance your career decision-making and skill development. Identify the steps to exploring and finding internships. Learn about internship resources in a wide range of industries, and develop strategies for completing a successful internship. Register today to reserve your spot.

Wednesday, February 8

Interviewing for Success
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, CCD, 19 Deerfield Street, Third Floor
Are you ready to successfully present yourself to a prospective employer? Learn about different types of interviews, review typical interview questions, and learn how to follow up with employers. Register today to reserve your spot.

Webinar: Landing Your Dream Internship
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, CCD, 19 Deerfield Street, Third Floor
Interested in an internship with the federal government? The CCD will be hosting the webinar, Landing Your Dream Internship, from Go Government and the Partnership for Public Service. You’ll learn how to find and apply for federal government internships for this summer. Don’t miss it! Register today to reserve your spot.

Thursday, February 9

Career Fairs: How to Work a Room
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, CCD, 19 Deerfield Street, Third Floor
Learn how to effectively participate in a career expo or fair, including how to explore careers, identify internship and job prospects, and make connections with employers. Learn how to be prepared, how to approach an employer, and how to follow up. Register today to reserve your spot.

Friday, February 10

Networking 101: Make the Most of Your Connections
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, CCD, 19 Deerfield Street, Third Floor
A bit uneasy or unclear about networking? Discover how easy, enjoyable, and informative it can be. Develop an initial list of contacts and learn how to reach out to make the most of your connections! Register today to reserve your spot.

Monday, February 13

Resume Blitz
11:00 am – 6:00 pm, CCD, 19 Deerfield Street, Third Floor
Stop by the CCD office to have a staff member review your resume or cover letter. Just 15 minutes will help you stand out and catch an employer’s attention! No need for registration, just stop by!

Networking 101: Make the Most of Your Connections
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, CCD, 19 Deerfield Street, Third Floor
A bit uneasy or unclear about networking? Discover how easy, enjoyable, and informative it can be. Develop an initial list of contacts and learn how to reach out to make the most of your connections! Register today to reserve your spot.

Tuesday, February 14

Resume Blitz
11:00 am – 6:00 pm, CCD, 19 Deerfield Street, Third Floor
Stop by the CCD office to have a staff member review your resume or cover letter. Just 15 minutes will help you stand out and catch an employer’s attention! No need for registration, just stop by!

Career Fairs: How to Work a Room
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, CCD, 19 Deerfield Street, Third Floor
Learn how to effectively participate in a career expo or fair, including how to explore careers, identify internship and job prospects, and make connections with employers. Learn how to be prepared, how to approach an employer, and how to follow up. Register today to reserve your spot.

Wednesday, February 15

Spring Career Expo
10:30 am – 3:30 pm, GSU, Metcalf Hall
Employers looking to recruit BU students will be at the GSU on February 15. Come and network with them and learn about internship and job opportunities! And make sure to dress professionally, bring your friends, and bring your BU ID!  A list of employers is updated daily on BU CareerLink. Register today to reserve your spot.