Monday, September 16, 2013

Events for the Week of 9/16/13

Risk Management Association Shadowing Program Information Session
Students interested in careers in Risk Management/Banking should attend this session!  Representatives from participating banks will be discussing the great shadowing program that is offered as a one-credit course.  Pizza will be served! Registration is recommended.

Tuesday, September 17 from Noon – 1pm in The Career Center

Contact: Darlene Johnson, 463-6060

LIREG Real Estate @Work Program
The LIREG Real Estate @Work program is designed to give students an opportunity to be exposed to the many facets of the real estate business as they prepare for their careers. This program can count as a 1-credit internship course.

The deadline for application to this program is Friday, September 20. For more information or to apply, visit Pride CMS.

Zarb School of Business Club Fair
Looking to get more involved on campus while gaining valuable knowledge about business? Meet student leaders and learn about each of the different organizations in the Zarb School! A complete list of Zarb School of Business clubs can be found by clicking here.

Wednesday, September 18 During Common Hour in the CV Starr Lobby

Orientation Sessions for Accounting On-Campus Recruitment
All Accounting majors who wish to participate in On-Campus Recruiting MUST attend one of the following Orientation sessions:

Thursday, September 19, 1pm, The Career Center
Thursday, September 26, 1pm, The Career Center
Resume critiques will be offered after each session.  Please come with a printed copy of your resume if you would like to receive a resume critique.

Contact: Darlene Johnson, 463-6060


No Major, No Problem: Workshops for the Undeclared Student  

Is choosing a major getting you down? Don't worry - no major, no problem! Come to this event and you will walk away with a personalized profile of your personality traits, interests, values, and skills, a list of Hofstra majors relating to your profile, a free lunch, a chance to win an iPad Mini, and confidence in choosing the right major(s) for you!

Saturday, September 21 from Noon-3:15pm in the Student Center Theatre

Join the conversation on Twitter and Facebook using #noMnoP and @ hofstracareer

Quick Question Hours 
Come get your resume or cover letter critiqued in The Career Center during our Quick Question hours!

Monday - Thursday 2-4pm
Friday 11am-1pm

Save the Date! 

Job Fair Season is Approaching!
Accounting and Finance Job FairMeet with employers who have full-time and internship positions available for accounting and finance majors!

Wednesday, September 25 from 6pm-8pm in the Mack Arena

Fall Career Fair – Meet with employers who have full-time and internships available for all majors! This fair is open to undergraduate students only.

Wednesday, October 9 from 11am-2pm in the Mack Arena

Professional Dress is required for all Job Fairs. Review the list of employers here before the fair, and bring plenty of copies of your resume!

With the fall job fairs coming up, it's important to know the best way to work a job fair in order to make a great impression on a recruiter and get that job or internship you want (or didn't know that you wanted!) Steve Houghton from Fastenal will co-present this workshop and give his perceptive as a manager with a great deal of experience meeting students at job fairs. This informational session is open to undergraduate students only.

Monday, September 23 from 4pm-5pm in The Career Center

Zarb Alumni Resume Critique Night
An opportunity for Zarb students to sit with an alumnus and have their resume reviewed and critiqued. Students will have a pre-arranged time slot for their meeting.  Pre-registration is required through your PrideCMS account. This event is open to undergraduate students only.

Monday, September 30 from 6:30pm-9pm in The Career Center

Disney College Information Session
The Disney College Program is looking for new Cast Members! If you’re interested in a paid internship with one of the largest corporations in the world, come to this information session to find out about both credited and non-credited internships for Spring 2014. Come talk to Disney cast members, play trivia games, and win awesome prizes!

Wednesday, October 2nd during Common Hour in Roosevelt Hall, Room 109

Senior Seminars: From Backpack to Briefcase
Starting to think about life after college?  Getting a job?  Negotiating salary?  Finding an apartment?  Learning to cook? Managing a budget and debt?  Senior Seminars are for you!  Senior Seminars are monthly workshops that will help you transition from college to “real life.”  There are approximately 8 sessions offered throughout the year during which facilitators will touch upon these topics and more!  Our goal is to make sure you are as prepared as possible for life after Hofstra!  Come to as many sessions as you can and each time your name will be entered for the chance to win Hofstra Senior Week tickets, a Hofstra diploma frame, or other great prizes!

Come to the Backpack to Briefcase Opening Reception on Thursday October 3rd, 6:15pm in SC Plaza West for more information on Senior Seminars.

Email Robyn Kaplan at for more information

Student/CPA Networking Night
Are you ready to begin your career in Accounting? Join Hofstra University Accounting Professors and Career Center Staff at the New York State Society of CPA’s Student/CPA Networking Night. You will be able to meet employer representatives and alumni from CPA firms, discover career opportunities in accounting, sharpen your networking and interviewing skills, meet CPA review course representatives, circulate your resume among prospective employers and alumni, and meet students from other university accounting programs. Dinner will be served. Dress professionally, and bring copies of your resume!

Thursday, October 17th from 4:15-8:15pm
Chateau Briand, 440 Old Country Rd, Carle Place, NY 11514

To register, visit The Career Center. A $10 Registration fee is required.

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