Events

Career Events, Workshops, & Seminars

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.  

SPRING PROFESSIONAL WORKSHOPS -

Please register on Handshake once the events are posted there. 

 

January

  • January 23, 2019 | How to create a Personal and Professional Mission Statement | 4:00pm – 5:00pm | Student Development Conference Room #148

Discovering one’s personal mission is perhaps the most vital activity in which a person can engage. It is one of the most important keys to finding your path in life and identifying the mission which you have been called to follow. Having a clearly articulated personal vision statement gives one a template of purpose that can be used to initiate, evaluate, and refine all of one’s activities and this interactive workshop is focused on helping you do just that!

  • January 30, 2019 | Resume Review and Mock Interview Drop- In Day | 10:00am -12pm and 1:00pm – 2:00pm | Career Development Office located in Student Development

Resume review day is a real world résumé critiquing event that enables JBU students to get feedback on a resume for an upcoming career fair, job, internship, scholarship, or grad school application? Want to practice for an upcoming interview? Stop by the Career Development Center in the Student Development office for a 15-minute resume review or mock interview.

February

  • February 6, 2019 | Navigating and Managing Your Finances God's Way (Partnership with Freedom5:1 ministries) – Session 1 |7:00pm – 8:15pm | Simmons A | Register Here

This workshop will teach biblical principles of finance and will walk attendees through life-changing financial education, budget planning and financial goal setting. This workshop will be led by financial coaches from freedom5:1 ministries a local financial coaching ministry of New Heights Church. You can learn more about freedom5:1 here: http://www.freedom5one.com. There will be several prizes given away during both workshops including the opportunity for one student to receive several free financial coaching sessions by a freedom5:1 coach!

  • February 13, 2019 | Navigating and Managing Your Finances God's Way (Partnership with Freedom5:1 ministries) – Session 2 |7:00pm – 8:15pm | Simmons A | Register Here

This workshop will teach biblical principles of finance and will walk attendees through life-changing financial education, budget planning and financial goal setting. This workshop will be led by financial coaches from freedom5:1 ministries a local financial coaching ministry of New Heights Church. You can learn more about freedom5:1 here: http://www.freedom5one.com. There will be several prizes given away during both workshops including the opportunity for one student to receive several free financial coaching sessions by a freedom5:1 coach!

  • February 13, 2019 | University of Arkansas Career Fair | 1:00pm – 4:00pm | University of Arkansas/ ARKU Verizon Ballroom | Register Here

Students and Student Veterans, whether you are looking for a full-time position, part-time or an internship, you will find great opportunities at this fair to connect with prospective employers from a variety of industries. Also attend this fair to expand your network, polish your interview skills, learn industry information, and gather information about companies. Some employers who attend this fair are focused on students with specific majors; however, many are interested in Students and Student Veterans from a broad range of disciplines. No matter your major, if you are interested in working for any of the industries in attendance, this is the fair for you. Business Casual is required to attend. Please email cdc@jbu.edu if you are interested in signing up and attending this event.

See Who’s Coming to the Career Fair!

March

  • March 13, 2019 | The Art of Interviewing and Professionalism | 4:00pm – 5:00pm | Student Development Conference Room #148 | Register Here

This workshop will inform students about what it means to look and act like a professional and cover basic preparation and interviewing skills, employer research, common questions and dress. 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! We will also introduce Big Interview, a web-based tool from Career Development that lets students record interview answers on video for later review and critique.

April

  • April 3, 2019 | Give 'Em What They Want: Career Competencies all Employers are Looking for and How to Get Them | 4:00pm – 5:00pm | Student Development Conference Room #148 | Register Here

Most employers are looking for recent graduates that have career competencies. The hardest part is knowing what they are looking for and how to gain competence and skills in those areas. Join us as we explore what the competencies are, how to talk about your areas of strength, and how to build up your areas of growth!

  • April 17, 2019 | Employment Laws in the Workplace – Know Your Rights (EEOC, FMLA, FLSA, etc) | 4:00pm – 5:00pm | Student Development Conference Room #148 | Register Here

All employees have basic rights in the workplace -- including the right to privacy, fair compensation, and freedom from discrimination. A job applicant also has certain rights even prior to being hired as an employee. Those rights include the right to be free from discrimination based on age, gender, race, national origin, or religion during the hiring process.

All Semester

  • 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 a Major

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