Career Events, Workshops, & Seminars

2017 Fall Career Fair

October 11, 2017 | Time TBA | Simmons Great Hall  

Employers Register here.

Students Register here.

The Career Fair is a perfect opportunity for students to connect and learn about companies and their open positions. If you are looking for an internship, part-time or full-time position with a local, in-state, or out of state company, join Career Development and over 40 employers to explore a variety of career opportunities within a diverse set of industries.

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Fall Workshops

Faculty & Student “Career Development Lunch & Learn”

September 20, 2017 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm | Simmons Great Hall  

The Career Development Lunch & Learn introduces students to Career Development and the valuable tools and services offered to support them on their vocational and professional journey.

Faculty are invited and encouraged to attend to learn about Career Development services and resources that would be beneficial to them within their classrooms. Free lunch will be offered to faculty during this session.

Should I Go to Grad School?

September 20, 2017 | 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm  | TBD

Thinking about grad school? Not sure where to begin? Making an informed decision requires examining yourself, programs, and creating a plan of action. This is the first in a series of talks to help you in the decision making process. Receive an information packet and set up a follow up with Career Development staff.

Resumania & Career Fair Prep Workshop (Two Events in One Day!)

October 4, 2017 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (Resumania) & 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (Career Fair Prep) | Student Development Conference Room

Resumania is a real world résumé critiquing event that enables JBU students to get feedback from their Career development partners before the Career Fair! Students will be able to drop-in anytime during Resumania and have their resumes reviewed.

The Career Fair Prep Workshop will be a workshop to get simple, actionable tips and advice for job fairs. Understand things about the recruiter you may be overlooking. Learn how simple preparation can put you far ahead of the majority of students that the recruiter will see at a fair.

What Makes You Tick? With the Strong’s Inventory Assessment

October 25, 2017 | 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm  | Walker Classroom #223

Are you trying to choose your major, explore your career options or learn more about different careers? This workshop uses the Strong Interest Inventory assessment to help students uncover their career interests and identify possible areas of study. It also helps open up the world of work by identifying participants’ interests and values while demonstrating how they relate to various careers. Students who are attending this worship must register to take the Strong’s assessment prior to the workshop. For current JBU students and alumni only: Go to >login to handshake > submit request to take the Strong’s Inventory Assessment, please email for questions.

Personal Branding

November 1, 2017 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm | TBD

Effective professionals both understand and can communicate their value and unique assets (personal brand) to others in the world of work. This workshop provides an overview of the branding concept and engages students in exercises to help them begin creating their own personal brand.

Social Media and the Job Search

November 15, 2017 | 4:00pm – 5:00 pm | TBD

Optimize your job search by learning how to effectively use the most common social media channels utilized by recruiters.




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