Monday, February 25, 2013

Events for the Week of 2/25/13

Zarb School of Business Alumni Mock Interview/Networking Night TONIGHT!
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.

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

How to Use LinkedIn for Career Success TONIGHT!
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.

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

New York Life is Hiring…
Learn more about the career opportunities at New York Life Insurance Company by visiting: 

To find out about College internship opportunities, please contact:

Suzette Grant-McTaggart, OR Bruce Young,

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.

Tuesday, February 26, 6:30pm, 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
Saturday, April 6 at 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

Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Info Session
Join the Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Department for a fun and informative information session about the careers in audiology and speech-language pathology!

Wednesday, February 27, 202 Brower Hall during Common Hour

Refreshments will be served!

"12 Things You Can Do Now to Prepare for Your Job Search"
Kristen Kjellgren, a Hofstra alumnus and current Geico employee, is giving a presentation called "12 Things You Can Do Now to Prepare for Your Job Search."

Wednesday, February 27th at 11:15 in 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. 

Program details:
June 10-12, 2013, New York, NY
Please apply online at: apply for job #024079.

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