Summer is coming soon. Do you know what you’ll be doing after school is out? Join us for Catapult Your Career on Wednesday, April 10, your chance to speak with employers at the Career Fair and attend career-related workshops, sponsored by the career offices of Boston University.
Not ready to speak with employers? Come to the CCD’s Brand U series to get ready.
BRAND U: PREPARE TO IMPRESS (April 1-9)
Effective Resumes and Cover Letters: What To Know Before You Apply
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. Learn how to write an effective cover letter that will catch an employer’s attention.
Register today to reserve your spot
Monday, April 1, 4:00pm
How to Work a Career Fair
Networking 101: Making the Most of Your Connections
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
Thursday, April 4, 3:00pm
Before meeting employers at the career fair, stop by the CCD office (100 Bay State Road, Sixth Floor) to have one of our staff members review your resume or cover letter. Just 15 minutes will help you stand out and catch an employer’s attention. Stop by and sign up for a same-day spot.
Monday, April 8: 11:00am-7:00pm
Tuesday, April 9: 11:00am-7:00pm
CATAPULT YOUR CAREER (April 10)
Career Fair: 11am-3pm
Employers looking to fill both internship and full-time job positions are coming to BU to recruit students like you. Browse the list of employers and learn about the opportunities they are recruiting for. Check back often – we are adding new employers daily! Login to BU CareerLink to register to attend.
Some of the employers attending the fair will be selecting students to interview that same afternoon. Be sure to bring your resume, have your elevator pitch ready, research the employers and the positions that interest you, and dress professionally. You just might land an interview and be on your way to an internship or full-time job.
Coming to Terms with Student Loan Repayment: 3:00-4:00pm, Room 101
Are you getting ready to start repaying your student loans? Knowledge is power and you need to know as much about your loans as possible. You may have federal, state and/or private educational loans. Attending this workshop does not satisfy your exit counseling requirement, but it will power up your knowledge base! Let us walk you through your repayment options so you can come to terms with your student loans. Register to attend.
Understanding Your Paycheck: Keeping Up with the Cash: 4:00-5:00pm, Room 101
Preview your first professional job paycheck and learn why it could be an eye-opening experience. Get tips on how to spend strategically. Learn how to save. Get the latest scores on your credit score. Register to attend.
Your First 90 Days on the Job: 3:00-4:00pm & 4:00–5:00pm, Room 545A
The “real world” is a lot different than your life in college. Learn how to prepare for your first job out of college and what to expect during the first 90 days. We’ll share tips that will help you hit the ground running and make you feel more confident about starting your new job.
Register for the workshop from 3:00 to 4:00pm.
Register for the workshop from 4:00 to 5:00pm.
Negotiating Your Job Offer: 3:30–4:15pm & 4:15-5:00pm, Room 613
Congratulations, you have a job offer. Now what? Learn tips on how to effectively negotiate a job offer and common mistakes candidates make when negotiating offers.
Register for the workshop from 3:30 to 4:15pm.
Register for the workshop from 4:15 to 5:00pm.
Some of the employers attending the career fair will be interviewing the same day. If you’ve prepared, you just might make the short list.