Monday, October 14, 2013

Events for the Week of 10/14/13

Hofstra in NYC Courses for January Session
These courses offer undergraduate students the unique opportunity to earn three or four credits in just three weeks (from January 2-23) while experiencing all that New York City has to offer! Most courses meet entirely in Manhattan. Some courses we thought you might find interesting are:

Public Relations: PR 180E, sec. 1 – New York and the Media- Students experience what it is like to work in the media capital of the world by attending seminars with the editors, producers, journalists, and executives who do it every day. (3 credits)

Radio, Television, and Film: RTVF 061D – Radio Production Workshop: Community Radio and Civic Engagement- This course begins at The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication where students will study the history of community/citizen’s media in the United States. Then, the course setting moves to Chelsea where students will develop their own radio projects alongside the staff of Democracy Now! (3 credits)

Labor Relations: LABR 155B, sec. 1 – Where the Jobs Are: Looking for Work in NYC- This course explores how the employers, job openings, and job qualities in NYC are rapidly changing in both well- and lesser-known industries. (3 credits)

Registration begins Monday, October 14 at

Goldman Sachs Inside Look
Goldman Sachs invites Hofstra students of all majors to participate in a unique summer internship recruiting program: GS Inside Look. Students can attend virtual information sessions on the various divisions at Goldman Sachs, and then apply for internship positions! Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!

Virtual information sessions run from October 15 through November 6. For dates and times of each session, click here.

You can apply online for up to three (3) divisions and locations by clicking here before November 18 at 11:59pm.

Networking in a Whole New World
An exclusive online presentation by Lindsey Pollak, official Ambassador for Linkedin, and best selling author of Getting from College to Career. Learn what social networks to use in your career search and how to create your brand! Pizza will be served.

Tuesday, October 15 at 1pm in The Career Center

$tart $mart: Presented by The Wage Project
Did you know that over the course of her working life, a woman will earn roughly $1 million less than a man, just because she is a woman? This interactive workshop is designed to give college women the confidence and skills they need to negotiate fair compensation. Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, October 15 from 5pm-8pm in Room 145 of the Student Center

How to Dress For Success
Join The Career Center, The Brothers of Sigma Alpha Mu, and representatives from Men’s Wearhouse as we present this workshop with valuable advice on both Men’s and Women’s interview attire. You’re going to like this presentation… we guarantee it!

Wednesday, October 16 during Common Hour in the Student Center Plaza Rooms

RTVF Internship Orientation
Students who are majoring in Radio, Television, or Film are invited to attend this session to learn about valuable internship opportunities in the industry.

Wednesday, October 16 during Common Hour in The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, Studio A

Take the Lead: Leadership Skills from Campus to Career
In the final installment of our Meet the Employers series, join Patricia Sheeran and Alan Yumanji from Target to learn how to turn your leadership experiences in college into skills you can use in your career! Pizza will be served. This event is open to undergraduate students only.

Wednesday, October 16 at 4pm in The Career Center

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.

Fall Leadership Conference
This year’s theme is Stop Stalling, Start Engaging: Putting your Skills into Action! Don’t miss this opportunity to network with like-minded peers and staff around the Division of Student Affairs.  Whether you are an established leader on campus, an emerging leader, or a student searching for ways to get involved, you will walk away with tangible skills that you can immediately apply to your leadership on campus and beyond! This event is open to undergraduate students only.

Saturday, October 19 from 11am-3pm in the Student Center

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

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

The Communication Fair is Coming!
Students in The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication are invited to attend this Career Fair geared specifically towards full-time, part-time, and internship opportunities in the Communication Industry. As of right now, we have 25 employers ready to #HireWithPride! Review the list of participating employers on Pride-CMS. Dress professionally, and bring copies of your resume!

Wednesday, October 30 from 11am-1pm in The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, Studio A

Need Help Navigating the Fair?
Want to make sure you make the best impression? Make sure you attend this workshop to hear valuable tips and tricks from Career Center staff!

Monday, October 28 at 4:00pm in The Career Center

Save the Date!
Zarb Alumni General Mock Interview Night
Students in the Zarb School of Business will be able to participate in a practice, 30 minute interview with a Zarb alum. Pre-registration is required through your PrideCMS account. This event is open to undergraduate students only.       

Monday, October 21 from 6:30-9pm in The Career Center

How to A.S.K.
Let Hofstra help you expand your professional network! All you have to do is A.S.K.  Join us at The Career Center to learn how to use Alumni Student Konnection, a tool that will allow you to ask Hofstra alumni from a variety of professional fields career-related questions and even how to follow in their footsteps. Registration is recommended on PrideCMS. This event is open to undergraduate students only.       

Wednesday, October 23 during Common Hour in The Career Center

IRTS Summer Fellowship Program

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

To learn more or to apply, click here.

Get Employed by May
Do you have an internship for the spring, but don’t know how to turn it into a job offer? Attend this workshop, part of OSLA’s Senior Seminar series, to learn valuable tips on how to get employed by the time you graduate!

Tuesday, November 5 from 6:15-7:45pm in the Student Center Plaza Room West

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