Monday, October 6, 2014

Events for the Week of 10/6

Events for Week of 10/6

Check out this CandidCareer video to jumpstart you on your Path of Pride!

GS Inside Look Virtual Information Session Series
Virtual Information Sessions: September 15-October 15
Student Application Deadline: Sunday, October 19, 2014
Goldman Sachs will be hosting the 3rd Annual Goldman Sachs Virtual Recruiting Process to showcase all summer internship opportunities across every division of the firm, provide increased transparency of the application process for all candidates, and educate students on the firm, its divisions/regional offices and how to prepare for the application and interview process. Following the GS Inside Look webinar series, where the firm will also be hosting interviews throughout January 2015 at various Goldman Sachs offices across the U.S. Seeking Junior/Sophomores graduating in 2016 and 2017. Applicants must register on PrideCMS and apply on the website provided in the attachments.

Go Government: Find Your Fit in Government
Tuesday, October 7,2014 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., Career Center Workshop Room
Interested in working for the federal government, but don’t know where to start? Searching through thousands of job announcements on USAJOBS can be intimidating. The Partnership can help you focus your search so you can find your dream job in the federal government. Hear from Partnership staff and agency representatives on how to find your fit and begin your federal job search. Pre-registration is encouraged on Pride-CMS.
LinkedIn Power Hour
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 from 11:15-12:30pm at the Calkins Lab, Calkins Hall Room 106
Start or update your LinkedIn profile with the help of The Career Center and Sigma Alpha Mu, who will be offering tips and help along the way. Dress professionally and get a free LinkedIn profile picture taken. It is highly recommended that you bring an updated resume to use when creating your profile.

We have added new Quick Question hours!

MONDAY – FRIDAY: 10AM-11AM and 2PM – 4PM

Save the Date!

Go Government: Build a Strong Federal Resume
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., Career Center Workshop Room
Federal resumes differ from traditional resumes in many ways.  They can be anywhere from 2-5 pages and require information not normally found on a traditional resume. Join the Partnership staff and agency representatives as we walk you through how to build a federal resume and highlight its essential parts. Pre-registration is encouraged on Pride-CMS.

Zarb Mock Interview Night

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 from 6-9pm in the Career Center
Part of the Zarb Career Series for Undergraduate students. Students have the opportunity to meet with a Zarb School of Business alumnus and engage in a mock interview to polish their interview skills and get tips from employers about how to ace an interview! Must register through PrideCMS to reserve mock interview time-slot.
Communications Fair
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 11-1pm at the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, Studio A
Join us to meet with employers and learn about full-time, part-time, and internship opportunities in the communication industry. Please dress professionally and bring plenty of resumes!

Fall General Career Fair
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 11-2pm at the Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex
Join us to meet employers and learn about their companies, and full-time, part-time, and internship opportunities across multiple industries. Please dress professionally and bring plenty of resumes! 

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?
Visit Candid Career!
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!

We have tons of great entries offering career advice, details regarding upcoming events and humor! 
To access the Pride Career Management System simply log in to the portal and click on the Pride-CMS icon located under "my apps" to start taking advantage of countless internships, full- and part-time opportunities!

We understand how busy you are and as a result The Career Center has created various Quick Tip Videos for you to listen to and view from the comfort of your own computer!

Use the hashtag #HireWithPride to follow all our career-related updates!

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