Events

Career Events, Workshops, & Seminars

ALL ON-CAMPUS EVENTS WILL BE VIRTUAL UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 

HANDSHAKE STUDENT EVENTS PAGE

Students and alumni may access the Handshake events page to check the latest events (Handshake account required).

Go to this link to sign in and request access.  

Virtual Career Fair TBA

Currently, we do not have a scheduled date for a virtual career fair. In-person events have been canceled for the 2020-2021 school year.

Fall 2020 CAREER & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS & EVENTS - TBA

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!

COACHING - ALL SUMMER & FALL

  • Anytime | Career Coaching Consultation | Check Handshake for availability | Career Development Office located In Student Development - CURRENT APPTS WILL BE HELD ON ZOOM

Note: Students will need to make an appointment with Ms. Robinson or Mrs. Brown through Handshake and will be sent a Zoom link. 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 cdc@jbu.edu with any questions.

EMPLOYER EVENTS

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

Why attend a CDC event?

CAREER READINESS COMPETENCIES

Career Competencies that can be gained by attending the above Professional Development events:

Career Management: Identify and articulate one's skills, strengths, knowledge, experiences relevant to the position desired and career goals, and identify areas necessary for professional growth.

Critical Thinking/Problem Solving: Exercise sound reasoning to analyze issues, make decisions, and overcome problems. The individual can obtain, interpret, use knowledge, facts, and data in this process, and may demonstrate originality and inventiveness.

Communication competency: You will be able to articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively express your ideas to others.

Oral/Written Communications: Articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively in written and oral forms to individuals inside and outside of an organization.

Professionalism/Work Ethic: Demonstrate personal accountability and effective work habits, e.g., punctuality, productively working with others, time management of workload, and understanding the impact of non-verbal communication on professional work image.

Global/Intercultural Fluency: Value, respect, and learn from diverse cultures, races, ages, genders, and religions. The individual demonstrates, openness, inclusiveness, sensitivity, and the ability to interact respectfully with all people and understand individuals’ differences.