Monday, February 24, 2014

Events for the Week of 2/24/14

Resume Writing for Management Consulting Webinar
Learn how to effectively highlight your knowledge, experiences, and abilities and convey those qualities in your resume to get that all-important first initial interview with a top consulting firm! This webinar is open to undergraduate Zarb students only.

Tuesday, February 25 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. in The Career Center

Skills-Based Panel with Zarb Alumni: What is Business Communication?
The importance of written and verbal communication skills for success in business will b

e discussed by Zarb Alumni that are currently business professionals. See what it takes to follow in their footsteps! This event is open to undergraduate Zarb students only.

Tuesday, February 25 from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. in The Career Center

Mock Interview Night with Zarb Alumni
Students will be able to participate in a practice 30-minute interview with a Zarb School of Business Alum. Pre-registration on Pride-CMS is required for this event. This event is open to undergraduate Zarb students only.

Tuesday, February 25 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in The Career Center

Speech- Language-Hearing Sciences Career Open House
Are you looking for a rewarding career? Attend this information session to learn about opportunities to major in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences and truly make a difference in the lives of others!

Wednesday, February 26 during Common Hour in Davison Hall, Room 101

Film/TV Workshop
This interactive workshop will focus on careers and internships in the film and television industry. Come network with and learn from panelists working in the television and film industry who will cover topics including how to behave on a set, how to get an internship, and a typical day on set and in the production office, and what life is like after graduation! 

Wednesday, February 26 at 7:00 p.m. in Breslin Hall, Room 110

Social Media Makeover
Express your social media self!  Check out The Career Center table as a part of P.R.I.D.E. Week and have your social media profiles reviewed by a career counselor to ensure the effective free exchange of your personal virtual brand!  You will receive tips and advice from career professionals on your personal profiles, and have the opportunity to be photographed for a professional headshot to use on your social media accounts including LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter!

Friday, February 28 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Student Center Atrium

Quick Question Hours:
Get your resume or cover letter critiqued in The Career Center!
Monday – Thursday: 2pm-4pm
Friday: 11am-1pm

Save the Date!

Publishing Internship Panel Event
Students interested in a career in the field of publishing are invited to attend this panel event to learn about securing an internship within the industry. Bring a copy of your resume!

Monday, March 3rd from 7:00-8:30pm at the Spiegel Theater

NBC Universal Campus 2 Career Internship Program Information Session
Come and learn about the internship opportunities at NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies. Attend this internship workshop to speak with recruiters from the Campus 2 Career department and learn more about how to apply.

Tuesday, March 4 at 5:00pm in The Career Center

How to Network with Alumni
Let Hofstra help you expand your professional network! The Alumni Student Konnection is a tool that will allow you to A.S.K. Hofstra alumni from a variety of professional fields career-related questions—and even how to follow in their footsteps! Join us to learn about this great resource and to hear student testimonials on how A.S.K. has worked for them! Registration is recommended on Pride-CMS. Pizza will be served.

Wednesday, March 5 during Common Hour in The Career Center

School of Health Sciences and Human Services Career Exploration Event
Students will gain exposure to a variety of professions in health science, health care and human services, interact with faculty and professionals, and hear from graduates from various departments about their chosen career path and some of the challenges they faced along the way! To RSVP for this event, visit

Wednesday, March 5 from 6:00-8:30pm in the Student Center Multi-Purpose Room

SOPHOMORES! Have you signed up for the ACE Trips?
The Office of Alumni Relations, the Career Center, and the Center for University Advisement invite you to join us for a Sophomore Academic Career Exploration trip into New York City for a behind-the scenes site visit! Tour the business and meet with a variety of team members from various departments, many of whom are Hofstra Alumni! Your trip includes lunch and LIRR train tickets on us! We will leave campus at 9:30 am, and return before 5 pm.

Our next spring ACE trip is to Harper Collins - Friday, March 7, 2014

SPACE IS LIMITED and available on a first come, first serve basis -- RSVP by emailing with the subject line: ACE -- RSVP. Include your name, Hofstra ID, Phone Number, and trip name!

Your Next Job: Career Advice from Steven Greenberg
Steve Greenberg, host of “Your Next Job” on CBS Radio, will be here to give valuable advice for every step of your career search! This event is recommended for ALL students!

Tuesday, March 11 at 7:30pm in the Student Center Plaza Rooms

The Spring Career Fair will be:

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex (Arena)

Meet with employers who are ready to #HireWithPRIDE!
There are full-time, part-time, and internship positions available for all majors!

Looking for information about different careers while building your professional network?

All you have to do is A.S.K.!

Get answers by using the Alumni Student Konnection, where you can communicate directly with Hofstra Alumni in a variety of fields to learn more about different careers and industries that interest you! Use this resource to build or add to your professional network and learn about ways to advance your career search!

To get started:
Log In to the Hofstra Portal at
Click on “Hofstra Online”
Click on “A.S.K. Online - Alumni Student Konnection”
Search by Class Year, School, Major, or other keywords to Konnect with Alumni!

Looking for more information about the career search process?

Candid Career is a great resource for students, no matter where you stand on your Path of Pride. You can watch videos that show you what it’s like to work in a certain field, learn tips and tricks on interviewing, and more!

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