Monday, March 24, 2014

Events for the Week of 3/24/14

The Spring Career Fair is Next Week!
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex (Arena)

We have over 80 employers ready to #HireWithPRIDE!
There are full-time, part-time, and internship positions available for all majors!

To view the list of participating employers and available positions, click here.

The Career Fair is open to all students and alumni with a valid Hofstra ID.
Please dress professionally and bring plenty of resumes.
On-Campus Recruitment (OCR) is now open to ALL students!
You will NOT be required to attend a mandatory orientation session in order to participate. To view and apply for OCR positions, search “OCR” as a key word in your Pride-CMS account. It is strongly encouraged that if you are applying for OCR jobs, you have your resume critiqued by The Career Center.

Interview for Success for Students with Disabilities
Tuesday, March 25 from 12:30pm – 1:30pm in The Career Center
This workshop will cover interview tips for success, tailored to university students with disabilities. Topics covered will include how to prepare, how to answer interview questions, when to disclose a disability, and legal rights that you have as interviewees and future employees.

Get on the Path
Wednesday, March 26 at 6:30pm in the Netherlands Core
Join The Career Center to learn about how the Path of Pride can help you make the most of your time at Hofstra! If you’re unsure about your major, in need of some networking tips, or looking to start or build your resume, then this workshop is for you! Pizza will be served.

Mock Interview Night with Zarb Alumni
Wednesday, March 26 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in The Career Center
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.

Women’s Leadership Conference
Friday, March 28 from 1-5pm in the Student Center
Attend the Women’s Leadership Conference and celebrate women who have found success in their work and in life! The afternoon will comprise a keynote lecture by Ms. Valerie Cartright, the first African American woman elected to the  Brookhaven Town Council; break-out sessions; and an alumnae mixer, all of which is sure to inspire pride, purpose and passion in conference attendees. Food and refreshments will be served.  Raffle Prizes will be given away!

Alternative Careers for Educators
Friday, March 28 at 4:00pm in The Career Center
Are you an educator who is looking for a “Plan B” or curious as to other career areas that may suit your degree or skills? Hear from guest speakers about the paths they took to find their current careers and the variety of options available to you as an alternative to teaching.

Quick Question Hours:
Get your Resume or Cover Letter critiqued at The Career Center!
Monday – Thursday: 2pm – 4pm

Friday: 11am – 1pm

Save the Date!

MarketingEDGE Student Career Forum
Tuesday, April 1 at the ClickZ Live Conference in New York City
At this all-day conference event, you will have the opportunity to network and get tips on how to land a Marketing position, whether it’s an internship or full-time position! To register, contact Nayelli Perez at

FindSpark Fashion Career Conference
Saturday, April 5 at the LIM College Townhouse, 12 East 53rd St., New York, NY
If you're serious about a career in fashion and are looking for opportunities, new friends, professional connections, and a top notch New York City experience, this event is for you. Our speaker lineup includes recruiters, creatives, and business execs from L'Oreal, Teen Vogue, Tom Ford, Nearly Newlywed, Diane von Furstenberg, Harper's Bazaar, and many more.

Public tickets to this #FindSpark conference are extremely limited, so secure your spot today! RSVP at

Stay Classy, Hofstra: A Dining Etiquette Event
Tuesday, April 8 at 8:30pm at the Hofstra University Club, David S. Mack Hall
Join us for a unique dining event and interactive seminar facilitated by a certified business etiquette expert. Learn how to stay classy on interviews and meetings in a dining atmosphere. A three-course meal is included.


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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