Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Events for the Week of 2/17/15

Events for Week of 2/17/15

The Career Center will be closed Monday, February 16th for President’s Day. We will re-open with regular hours on Tuesday, February 17th.

General On-Campus Recruiting:
On-Campus Recruiting are opportunities brought right to the Hofstra campus! Employers post job and internship opportunities that students are eligible to apply to; and if selected, first-round interviews occur right on campus at the Career Center. All positions are listed on PrideCMS and require resume submission by the respective application deadlines listed below:

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP: Monday, February 16th at 11:59 PM
OCR Position for Elevate: PwC's Leadership Program for Summer 2015, Start IFS Summer Intern 2015, and Winter 2016 Tax Intern position. See each listing for desired majors, class year, and degrees.

BDO: Wednesday, February 19th at 11:59 PM
OCR Position for Pathway to Success Summer Leadership Program. See listing for desired majors and class years.

McAdam Financial Group: Thursday, February 20th at 11:59 PM
OCR Position for full-time Financial Advisor. See listing for desired major and degrees.

OEC Group (New York): Monday, February 23rd at 11:59 PM
OCR Position for Air Import Coordinator, Executive Assistant, Ocean Import Coordinator, and Pricing Coordinator. See each listing for desired majors, class year, and degrees.

Ernst & Young: Saturday, February 28th at 11:59PM*
OCR Position for Emerging Leaders Program. 

Grant Thornton Visit
Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 11-2PM, Grant Thornton Manhattan Location
Are you looking to get your foot into the business door? Grant Thornton LLP, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, is looking to help you gain that exposure! Join Grant Thornton representatives on a visit to their Manhattan location to gain an overview of the firm, shadow a Grant Thornton employee, and explore what opportunities are available to you. First-year students/Sophomores of any business major and Junior/Senior Accounting students are invited to attend. Space is limited to 40 students. Transportation and lunch will be provided.

What Can You Do with a Zarb Major? Find Your Career Path Before You Graduate: Zarb Series
Wednesday, February 18, 2015, Common Hour (11:15-12:30), Career Center
Open to Zarb Students only. A panel featuring professionals and students will discuss what career fields you can qualify for based on your Zarb major, and give tips on which internships are the best fit based on your goals. Food and beverages will be served!

Save the Date!

Criminology Afternoon of Service at the INN
Friday, February 27, 2015, 1-5PM, The INN
Criminology majors are invited to an afternoon of service at The INN in Hempstead. The INN is a soup kitchen servicing the Hofstra Community. Join The Career Center and employers from the field of criminology for lunch at 1:00 at The Career Center. Then, we are off to The INN to assist them in sorting donations, stocking the food pantry, and getting them ready for the next day's guests.  This is an opportunity to not only provide much-needed service to a local charity, but to engage with employers in your industry, who will share their stories and insight with you.
Reservations are required and are taken while space is available. Registration is available through your PrideCMS account.
Please contact Darlene Johnson in The Career Center at 516-463-5833 with any questions.

LinkedIn Power Hour: Building Your Profile
Wednesday, February 25, 2015, Common Hour (11:15-12:30), Calkins Lab
Start or update your LinkedIn profile to join the World’s Largest Professional Network. The Career Center and Sigma Alpha Mu 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.

Deloitte Office Hours
Thursday, February 26, 2015, 11-2PM, The Career Center
“Deloitte” is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management and tax services to select clients. Candidates seeking an internship in summer 2015 may schedule an appointment to meet with a Deloitte representative on February 26 between the hours of 11-2 in The Career Center.
Criteria for students for Office Hours:
  • Must be candidate for Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting or Master of Science in Accounting
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
Target Graduation dates:
  • Students who are graduating in 2016 with their 150 hours and seeking an internship for the summer of 2015
Appointments can be scheduled through your PrideCMS account!

Spring Career Fair
Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 11-2PM, Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex
Looking for a full-time, part-time, summer, or internship position? The Career Center's Spring Career Fair is open to all Hofstra students of any major and class level. Students are encouraged to attend in order to meet with employers from multiple industries who are looking to hire for a variety of positions. Professional dress is required. A professional photographer will be available to take LinkedIn profile pictures. Please bring copies of your resume. Students may attend the Career Center's Quick Question Hours any day prior to the fair for a resume review or for tips on how to make the most our of your fair attendance!

Pride Shadowing Program
Application Deadline: Monday, March 16, 2015 on PrideCMS
Shadowing Week: April 6-10, 2015
We are proud to announce that we are now accepting applications for our brand new shadowing program! If you need help choosing a major or exploring careers, this program is for you! Check out Hofstra.edu/shadowing to find out more!

Etiquette Dinner
Thursday, March 19, 2015, 6PM, University Club
Join us for a unique dining event with a three-course dinner and an interactive seminar facilitated by a certified etiquette trainer. Participants will learn how to properly conduct themselves on interviews and meetings in a formal dining atmosphere, and learn proper networking and conversation etiquette. There is a $10 fee, which includes the seminar and three-course meal. Space is limited; Fee/RSVP can be submitted to The Career Center to reserve your seat.

Need to get your resume critiqued or your cover letter edited? Stop in during our Quick Question hours, no need for an appointment!
MONDAY - FRIDAY: 10AM - 11AM and 2PM - 4PM

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