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December 11, 2017 at 7:15 am

Just for Arts & Sciences: Career and Networking Week

College of Arts & Sciences Career & Networking Week, JAn. 29-FEb. 2, 2018. www.ohio.edu/cas/networking

The College of Arts & Sciences Career & Networking Week, Jan. 29 to Feb. 2, is designed especially for students majoring in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.

All the activities are free and open to College of Arts & Sciences students and alumni.

“You may be struggling with looming career and life choices. The chance to network with successful alumni who can share their career experiences and, perhaps, open opportunities for internships and careers could be one of the most impactful opportunities while you’re in college,” says Dean Robert Frank. “I encourage you to take advantage of the College of Arts & Sciences Career and Networking Week and, in particular, plan to attend the Alumni-Student Networking Reception. Connections with alumni have changed the lives of many Bobcats….

“Who knows? It could change your life too!”

Career and Networking Week with alum and 3 students

Students and alumni meet, network and build career relationships at the Arts & Sciences Career and Networking Reception.

Build a Network

A highlight is Student and Alumni Networking Day on Thursday, Feb. 1, with alumni career panels, roundtables and resume review 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 networking.

College of Arts & Sciences students can shape their future by building a Bobcat network at the reception, which is Thursday, Feb. 1, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. (come for whatever fits your schedule) in Baker Center Ballroom B. Students who RSVP for the Feb. 1 Alumni & Student Networking Reception will get free business cards to use at the reception.

  • Get a LinkedIn photo.
  • Get tips from networking guru.
  • Build your Bobcat network.
  • Alumni RSVP
  • Student RSVP (RSVP by Jan. 24 and get free business cards.)
Senior Amna Durrani and alumnus Michael Richard talk at the Career and Networking Reception. They discussed his career in anti-money laundering and her interest in psychological forensics.

Senior Amna Durrani and alumnus Michael Richard talk at the Career and Networking Reception. They discussed his career in anti-money laundering and her interest in psychological forensics.

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, resume review, and more. And it’s all free.

For more student information, contact Kacey Schaum, Assistant Director for the Career and Leadership Development Center. For more alumni information, contact Lisa Cohen, Director of External Relations for the College of Arts & Sciences.

Arts & Sciences Career & Networking Week Schedule

Monday, Jan. 29, 2018

Donuts with Deans: Maximizing Your Arts & Sciences Degree

  • 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Amanda J Cunningham Leadership Center, Baker 366

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 Workshop

Free LinkedIn Photos!

  • 6:45 to 7:45 p.m., Baker University Center Room 366 Amanda J. Cunningham Leadership Center
  • 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. 30, 2018

New Job, New Place, New Community

  • 4 to 5 p.m., Baker 205, Multicultural Center
  • Facilitators: Dr. Winsome Chunnu, Dr. Daniel Moak, and Kacey Schaum

Looking for an internship or job outside of Athens or your hometown? Join us for a discussion on ways to engage in your new community, and hear from young professionals who have moved to multiple new states for work.

How to Use Bobcat CareerLink during the Internship & Career Search Workshop

  • 5 to 6 p.m., Baker 503
  • Facilitator: Aaron Sturgill, Career & Leadership Development Center

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.

Your Career: From College to Financial Success

  • 6 to 7:15 p.m., Walter Hall Rotunda
  • Facilitator: Alan J. McMillan, LearnEarnRetire Founder

Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018

Walk-In Wednesday – Professional Resume Review

  • 9 a.m. to noon & 1 to 4 p.m., Wilson Hall Administrative Building 104

Take advantage of a 10-minute drop-in session to review your resume with Assistant Director Kacey Schaum, who specializes in coaching Arts & Sciences majors. No appointment needed.

My Summer As an Intern & How To Find Yours (Student Panel)

  • 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Amanda J Cunningham Leadership Center, Baker 366

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

Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018—Alumni Networking Day!

Career Coaching for Alumni

  • 1 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.

Arts & Sciences Alumni Career Panel

  • 2 to 3 p.m., Baker Theatre

Alumni Roundtables, Resume Review and Recruiters

  • 3 to 5 p.m., Baker Ballroom

Archivist Kelly Francis

  • 3:15 to 4:15 p.m., Baker Theatre

Alumni & Student Networking Reception: The Art & Science of Networking

  • Free | Hors d’Oeuvres
  • Baker University Center Ballroom
  • 4:30 to 7 p.m. (Note: Come for a while or stay the whole time, whatever fits your schedule. We recommend you arrive by 5:30 p.m.)

Alumni RSVP

Student RSVP (RSVP by Jan. 24 and get free business cards.)

Free LinkedIn Photos!

This 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.

Students will receive business cards, engage in the “Art and Science of Networking,” and build their Bobcat network.

Friday, Feb. 2, 2018

Various guest lectures and department panels.

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