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January 1, 2017 at 3:08 pm

Just for Arts & Sciences | Career & Networking Week, Jan. 30 to Feb. 3

College of Arts & Sciences Career & Networking Week, Jan. 30 to FEb. 3, 2017, Work It! Build Your Bobcat Network. Jumpstart Your Career. With photo of Rufus holding "Free Business Cards" sign.

The College of Arts & Sciences’ first-ever career and networking event is designed especially for students majoring in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences. The College of Arts & Sciences Career & Networking Week is Jan. 30 to Feb. 3.

Build a Network

A highlight is student and alumni networking day on Thursday, Feb. 2, with alumni career panels in the afternoon followed by an Alumni & Student Networking Reception, where Arts & Sciences students and alumni come together for a networking lab with how-to instruction for one-to-one student and alumni networking.

College of Arts & Sciences students can change their lives by building a Bobcat network at the reception, which is Thursday, Feb. 2, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. (come for whatever fits your schedule) in Baker Center Ballroom B.

Networking guru Alan J. McMillan of LearnEarnRetire—who specializes in networking for 20 somethings—will provide “networking 101” prompts for students.

Get Individualized Career Coaching

The week also offers a full menu of workshops and opportunities for individualized career coaching. There’s something for everyone: career coaching, mastering LinkedIn, salary negotiations, mock interviews, resume review, and more. And it’s all free.

Career and Networking Week with alum and 3 students

 

Arts & Sciences Career & Networking Week Schedule

Monday, Jan. 30, 2017

Maximizing Your Arts & Sciences Degree, Jan. 30

  • Pizza

Choose a session:

  • 11:50 a.m. to 1 p.m., Baker University Center 231
  • 5 to 6 p.m., Baker University Center 503

Dean Robert Frank and Imants Jaunarajs, Assistant Dean of Students for the Career and Leadership Development Center, discuss how to leverage Arts & Sciences degrees into awesome careers.

How to Use LinkedIn to Network with Employers & Alumni, Jan. 30

  • 6 to 7 p.m., Baker University Center 503
  • Facilitator: Kacey Schaum

Discover the features offered through LinkedIn—one of the best networking tools—including how to navigate the Alumni Networking Tool. Bring a laptop or tablet to this interactive workshop.

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017

Professional Resume Review Drop-Ins, Jan. 31

  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Career and Leadership Development Center, Baker University Center 533

Stop by the CLDC for a 10-minute meeting to get started or have your resume reviewed. No appointment needed!

How to Use Bobcat CareerLink during the Internship & Career Search, Jan. 31

  • 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Baker University Center 503
  • Facilitator: Aaron Sturgill

Learn how to set-up your profile and utilize Bobcat CareerLink to connect with employers seeking Bobcats through job and internship postings, on-campus interviews, career events, and more.

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017

Walk-In Wednesday – Career Coaching and Academic Advising, Feb. 1

  • 9 a.m. to noon & 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Wilson Hall Administrative Building

Take advantage of an individual career coaching discussion with Assistant Director Kacey Schaum, who specializes in coaching Arts & Sciences majors. Or do a graduation check with an academic adviser.

‘My Summer As an Intern & How To Find Yours,’ Feb. 1 (Student Panel)

  • 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Baker University Center 503

Interested in obtaining an internship in the future? Hear from current College of Arts & Sciences students about their experiences applying and completing summer internships

Come back to Athens for Networking Bobcat Style, College of Arts & Sciences reception, Feb. 2. With photo of Rufus dragging suitcase through alumni gates with I love Athens sticker.

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017—Alumni Day!

Walk-In Thursday – Career Coaching for Alumni

  • 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Wilson Hall Administrative Building

Take advantage of individual career coaching with Assistant Director Kacey Schaum. Start with a short, easy conversation by phone or on campus. RSVP to schaum@ohio.edu.

Political Science Alum Lecture | Justin R. McCaulley, Feb. 2

Visiting Professor Justin R. McCaulley, Political Science ‘01

  • 2 to 2:50 p.m., Baker Center 366, Amanda J. Cunningham Leadership Center

Economics Alum, Civil Rights Lawyer | ‘I Never Left OU,’ Feb. 2

  • 1 p.m., RTEC 214

Networking Kick Off—Alumni Panels for Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Feb. 2

Get tips from alumni. Gear up for the Networking Reception (immediately following the panels) with LearnEarnRetire guru Alan McMillan.

Humanities

(Classics & World Religions, English, Linguistics, History, Modern Languages, Philosophy)

  • 3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m., Baker University Center 239
Social Sciences

(African American Studies, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology & Anthropology, Women’s & Gender & Sexuality Studies)

3 to 4:15 p.m., Baker University Center 240

Natural Sciences

(Biological Sciences, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Environmental & Plant Biology, Geology, Mathematics, Physics & Astronomy)

  • 3 to 4:15 p.m., Baker University Center 230

Spanish and Latin American Colloquium | Panel with Alum Paty Perez

  • 4-5:30 p.m. in Scripps 111

Build Your Bobcat Network | Alumni & Student Networking Reception, Feb. 2

The Art & Science of Networking

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 | 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. | Baker Center Ballroom B

This first-ever Arts & Sciences networking night brings alumni and students together for a career development and networking lab with how-to instruction for one-to-one student and alumni networking.

  • Free | Hors d’Oeuvres
  • Get free LinkedIn photo.
  • Get tips from networking guru.
  • Build your Bobcat network.
  • Alumni RSVP
  • Student RSVP

Friday, Feb. 3, 2017

Start Smart (Salary Negotiation) Workshop, Feb. 3

  • 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Baker University Center 366 Amanda J. Cunningham Leadership Center
  • RSVP for this Workshop

This salary negotiation workshop presents the wage gap, with a particular discussion of the gender wage gap and how to combat it by improving one’s salary negotiation skills. Salary negotiation is analyzed through budgeting, salary benchmarking, and negotiation tips and tactics. This workshop is open to all Arts & Sciences undergraduate and graduate students and is made possible through support from the AAUW, the Graduate College, and CLDC.

College of Arts and Sciences – Mock Interviews, Feb. 3

  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Career and Leadership Development Center, Baker University Center 522
  • Make an appointment by contacting the center at 740-593-2909.

Enhance your interviewing skills through a mock interview and gain valuable insights for improving your performance.

Futures in English Symposium, Feb. 3

English Department Alumni Jobs Panel Session #1
  • 11:50 a.m. to 12:35 p.m., Faculty Commons in Alden Library

12:35 to 1:10 p.m.  — Avalanche Pizza served for Lunch

English Department Alumni Jobs Panel Session #2 (same speakers)
  • 1:10 to 1:55 p.m., Faculty Commons in Alden Library

Alumni Panels for Sociology and Criminology & Anthropology, Feb 3

  • Sociology & Criminology: 2 to 2:50 p.m., Baker Center 366, Amanda J. Cunningham Leadership Center
  • Anthropology: 3 to 3:50 p.m., Baker Center 230

Classics & World Religions Career and Alumni Networking Panel

  • 4 to 5 p.m., Ellis 212

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