Monday, April 14, 2014

Events for the Week of 4/14/14

CPT Workshop: Summer Internships, Practical Experiences, and Externships
Wednesday, April 16 from 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m. in Breslin Hall Room 103
Are you an international student thinking about engaging in an internship or practicum off-campus? In order to engage in paid or unpaid practical experiences off-campus, international students must be authorized for Curricular Practical Training (CPT). You need to receive an updated I-20 before you start working. For more information, click here.

Quick Question Hours:
Get your Resume or Cover Letter critiqued at The Career Center!
Monday – Thursday: 2pm – 4pm
Friday: 11am – 1pm

Save the Date!

Resume Re-Do
Thursday, April 24 at 6:30pm in The Career Center
Are you looking to re-vamp your resume, but your job prevents you from coming to The Career Center during our business hours? Attend this workshop to receive valuable tips about writing your resume straight from a Career Center representative, on your own time!

Crunch Time with
Monday, April 28, 2014 at 1pm in The Career Center
Seniors, don't wait until after graduation to start your job search! It's CRUNCH time! Hear from employees on how to use the #1 job search site to maximize your job search and CRUNCH on some snacks while you learn!

True Hofstra Story: Internships
Tuesday, April 29 from 8:30-10pm in the Student Center Greenhouse
Don't be fooled when it comes to internships, hear the True Hofstra Story. Hofstra students "spill the beans" on internships at this tell all coffee house event!

Target Information Session
Tuesday, April 29 from 5:30-7pm in The Career Center
Meet with Target representatives to hear about available employment opportunities within this retail corporation and gain insight on what it is like to work with the company!

Plug Into Your Career
Wednesday, April 30 from 6-8pm in the Multi-Purpose Room East
Learn from a panel of professionals in the fields of Information Technology and Business from both start-up and established companies. Gain insight on how they got started in their careers, and how you can find your own niche in the technology industry! Participating companies include CA Technologies, EGifter, Wolters-Kluwer, TEKsystems, and Uncubed/Wakefield Media.

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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