Monday, September 23, 2013

Events for the Week of 9/23

How to Work a Job Fair
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

Accounting and Finance Job Fair
Meet 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

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

Orientation Sessions for Accounting On-Campus Recruitment
All Accounting majors who wish to participate in On-Campus Recruiting MUST attend an Orientation session. Our final session is:

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


Education Quick Question Hours

Are you a student in the School of Education who is looking to have your resume or cover letter reviewed to apply to positions in the field? Come meet with Career Center staff to see how we can help!

Friday, September 27 from 3pm-5pm in The Career Center

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! 

Bender Consulting Workshop

Bender Consulting will be discussing the services that they provide to students who identify as having a disability and are preparing to enter the workforce. All students are encouraged to attend.

Monday, September 30 from 12:30pm-1:30pm in The Career Center

Zarb Alumni Resume Critique Night
Zarb students can take this opportunity 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 2 during Common Hour in Roosevelt Hall, Room 109

T. Howard Foundation Information Session

If you are a diverse student and want to learn about paid internship opportunities in the media industry, then come to the T. Howard Foundation’s information session! These internships are open to students of all majors!

Wednesday, October 2 during Common Hour in Breslin Hall, Room 106

You can learn more about the T. Howard Foundation by clicking here.

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

Seventeen magazine is thrilled to be hosting INTERNSHIPS 101; their first ever event dedicated to all-things internships! Hosted by Ann Shoket, Seventeen Editor in Chief, and featuring special guest Lauren Berger, Founder & CEO of Intern Queen, guests will get advice from the experts on landing their dream internship and standing out in style.

Saturday, October 5 from 1:30pm-5:00pm in the Hearst Tower, NYC

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!

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 17 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.

Students selected for this highly competitive, expense-paid program in New York City learn about opportunities throughout the media industry, in addition to interning at a specific company where skills are matched to a corresponding area of our business. Accomplished junior, senior, and graduate students from all majors (including math, liberal arts, computer science, business, marketing, communications, etc.) are encouraged to apply.

Applications are due Sunday, November 3 at Midnight

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