Career Events, Workshops, & Seminars

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Career Development is excited to provide programs and resources for students attending JBU in preparation for internship and career opportunities. The following is a list of Career and Professional Development workshops offered this spring. To sign up for a workshop or career coaching appointment, log into JBU Handshake!

Career Development Open House

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Location: Student Development Office (located in the Walker Student Center)

Opportunities don’t just happen, you prepare and respond to them. Join Career Development in our office located in Walker Student Center and learn about our program offerings and how we help students like you to discern, prepare and respond to the good works and professional development opportunities that God has placed before you, all while enjoying some free food and raffle prizes! You can register online through Handshake and/or drop in!

Competencies Developed: Professionalism, Career Management

Exploring Majors and Careers thru Interests

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Time: 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Location: Student Development Conference Room #223 (located in the Walker Student Center)

Open to all JBU students —this workshop can be applied to major and career exploration. In this interactive workshop, you will learn about your interests and how they relate to majors and careers. You will also learn how to put Handshake, our recruitment platform, to work for you in this interactive workshop. In order to attend this workshop you will need to register for the workshop online and take a free online interest assessment, click here to begin. Copies of your results will be provided during the workshop. Please register online through Handshake

Competencies Developed: Professionalism, Career Management, Technical Application, Leadership

Career Readiness for the Christian Professional

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Location: Student Development Conference Room #148

What does it mean to be career ready? What are career readiness competencies? What career readiness competencies do employers value most in their new college hires? What are spiritual growth competencies and which ones should be present in the lives of Christian college students? Join Ms. Robinson in Career Development to explore the power, relevance and significance of spiritual growth competencies and the top career competencies employers are looking for in student professionals. Competencies Developed: Career Management, Leadership, Critical Thinking/Problem Solving, Professionalism

Wellness Fair: Connect More, Thrive More

Wednesday, October 30th

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: Walker Student Center

This event brings together student leaders, campus partners, and community organizations to promote mental health, spiritual rest and student well-being at JBU. This fair is free and will include various vendors that provide education, awareness, resources, and opportunities. There will also be door prizes and many giveaways! Competencies Developed: Career Management, Leadership, Critical Thinking/Problem Solving, Professionalism

Resume and Cover Letter Lab

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Time: 6:30pm – 7:45pm

Location: Career Development Office located in Student Development

Do any of these statements sound like you? I need a resume, but I’m not sure how to get started… I have a resume, but I need advice to improve it… I am unsure about how to write a cover letter and why I need one… This workshop will help you to begin or continue creating a draft of your resume and cover letter to communicate your experience. Competencies Gained: Career Management, Written Communication

The Art of Interviewing and Professionalism

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Location: Student Development Conference Room #148

Ever walk into an interview having no idea what questions the employer will ask or how to answer them? Not sure what to wear or what to say? We've got you covered. This workshop will inform students about what it means to be a professional in achievement, conversation, and presentation. We will provide interviewing coaching tools, employer research resources, common questions and professional dress consultation. Mastering interview skills is essential for success in landing a job or an internship. You can’t get a job without passing the interview test! So join Career Development for this interactive workshop!

Competencies Gained: Oral Communication Skills, Professionalism, Career Management, and Critical Thinking

SPRING 2020 HIRING & NETWORKING FAIR (Click for details)


Details and registration on Handshake. 


  • Anytime | Career Coaching Consultation | Check Handshake for availability | Career Development Office located In Student Development

Note: Students will need to make an appointment with Ms. Robinson or Mrs. Brown through Handshake. Students will need to have a goal/purpose for their initial session identified.

Make your appointment today to meet with a Career Development Coach on any of the following items:

  • Choosing or Changing your Major
  • Mock Interview prep
  • Career and Personality Assessment
  • Job Search Planning
  • Christianity in the Workplace
  • Internship Search and Prep
  • Creating a Resume
  • Reviewing a Resume
  • Creating a LinkedIn Account
  • Creating a Mission Statement

If you are receiving class credit or points for attending any of the above workshops and/or events please notify the career development representative.

Workshop schedule may change depending upon room availability and student interest. Contact with any questions.


Check out our Employer events on Handshake such as on-campus visits and off-campus information sessions. You will need a student account to login to Handshake.