Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Events for the Week of 2/18/13

If you were invited to complete a Career Center survey this month, please be sure you participate before it closes on Tuesday!  Check your Pride email for more information.

New York Life is hiring…
Learn more about the career opportunities at New York Life Insurance Company by visiting: www.newyorklife.com/careers.

To find out about College internship opportunities, please contact:
Suzette Grant-McTaggart, sgrantmctag@ft.newyorklife.com OR Bruce Young, bhyoung@ft.newyorklife.com.

Pride Recruiting
Pride Recruiting is the on-campus interview program that brings first-round interviews to you! Through Pride Recruiting, students can interview at The Career Center; it is recommended for students in all majors. To participate in this program, students must attend one of the mandatory Pride Recruiting orientations, an Interview to Impress workshop, and a Mock Interview. Students interested in obtaining an internship should also attend one of the Pride Recruiting orientation sessions. All sessions are held at The Career Center. Please bring your resume, which will be critiqued immediately following the orientation.

This is the last orientation of the semester so be sure to attend if you want to participate in On-Campus recruiting!

February 20 during Common Hour at The Career Center

2013 Geico $1000 Achievment Award Program
In 2012, GEICO awarded more than $50,000 in Achievement Awards to students across the country! Therefore, it’s with great pleasure that your students are invited to participate in the 2013 GEICO Achievement Award Program, designed to recognize outstanding college students in business, mathematics, computer science and related fields. 

This program requires that applicants:
  • Are currently enrolled full-time
  • Possess sophomore or junior status
  • Have at least a 3.0 overall undergraduate GPA
  • Are majoring in business, computer science, mathematics or a related program (including economics, MIS, statistics)
  • Have demonstrated leadership within their campus and/or community
All application materials must be postmarked no later than February 22nd

Click here for more information!

Save The Dates!

Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Info Session
Wednesday, February 27, 202 Brower Hall during Common Hour

Refreshments will be served!

Two Upcoming Events from New York Creative Interns!
Inside the Mind of HR: How Hiring Really Happens
We’re sure you’ve been told what you should do on an interview, how to write a cover letter and resume, but do you really feel prepared? Whether for an online application or a chance encounter at an event, you should always be prepared to show some strength – when talking about yourself. This is a rare opportunity to ask human resources professionals all the questions you’ve always wanted answered.

Date: Tuesday, February 26, 6:30pm
Location: Meetup HQ: 632 Broadway, 9th Floor
Tickets: Students $10, Recent Grads $15, Young Professionals $20
*Use the code "HofstraLove" for 50% off the ticket price!
Dress: Business Casual

Find & Follow Your Passion
Join the New York Creative Interns for a full day of discussions, hands on workshops, networking, and fun. Meet the coolest creatives and companies in New York City, learn about different industries, and make great connections with peers and professionals. You’ll leave with inspiration, new ideas, friends, collaborators, and mentors.  This event will:
  • Expose you to a wealth of traditional and non-traditional career paths
  • Provide you with the tools you need to pursue your dream career
  • Unite young creatives across various fields as future collaborators

Date:  Saturday, April 6

Location:  The New School, 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011
Tickets:   Students $50, Recent Grads $75, Young Professionals $150
*Use the code "HofstraLove" for 15% off the price of admission. 
Dress:  Business Casual

How to Use LinkedIn for Career Success
Having a LinkedIn profile is important in today's world, but just having one is not enough!  Learn how to use LinkedIn to truly maximize your networking and job opportunities. This workshop will be immediately followed by an additional workshop: “How to Network for Career Success,” taking place from 6:00-6:30
Advanced registration is preferred, but not required.  Please visit Pride CMS, available through the Hofstra portal.

When: Monday, February 25th, 5-6:30pm, The Career Center

Zarb School of Business Alumni Mock Interview/Networking Night
Participate in a mock interview with a Zarb alumnus who will give you valuable interview tips and guidance! Additional alumni will be on-hand to provide career and networking advice.
This event is only open to current undergraduate Zarb students.  
*Advanced registration is required through Pride CMS, available through the Hofstra Portal.

When: Monday, February 25th, 6:30-9pm, The Career Center

Grant Thornton Information Session

Revised Time: Wednesday February 27th at 5:00 p.m.

Place: The Career Center
Contact: The Career Center, 463-6060

Meet with a representative of Grant Thornton LLP to find out about their Grow With Grant Thornton program, a three-day leadership conference in New York City taking place in June. This competitive program is open to Freshman, Sophomore and Junior Accounting students only.  Please RSVP at MyHofstra via the Pride CMS app.  Pizza will be served.  Professors are welcome as well!

About Grant Thornton’s Summer Leadership Program:

You’re in your sophomore or junior year of college. You’re interested in learning more about what a profession in public accounting is really like. You have demonstrated leadership and communication skills. If this describes you, you’re the perfect candidate for Grow with Grant Thornton, Grant Thornton’s Summer Leadership Program.

Our Grow with Grant Thornton program is a look at life inside of Grant Thornton and is designed to build your leadership skills and help prepare you for a successful transition from college to career. 

Upcoming program details:
June 10-12, 2013, New York, NY
Please apply online at: www.GrantThornton.com/campuscareers and apply for 
job #024079.

Professional Etiquette Dinner 
Join us for a unique dining event and interactive seminar facilitated by a certified business etiquette expert. Learn how to conduct yourself on interviews and meetings in a dining atmosphere, and proper networking etiquette.
When: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 from 6-9 p.m.
Where: Hofstra University Club David S. Mack Hall North Campus
Registration is required. For more information on how to register, please call 516-463-6060 or email at careercenter@hofstra.edu

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