Events

Career Events, Workshops, & Seminars

NOTE: 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.  

Spring 2021 Virtual Hiring & Networking Fair | March 24, 2021 | 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM | Virtual on Handshake

Please see this page for more info.

Spring 2020 CAREER & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS & EVENTS

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!

Resume Pop-Up – Monday, March 8, 2021 | 10:30 AM- 1:30 PM

Location: Career Development Office Online: Zoom

Drop-in for a quick resume review before the Hiring & Networking Fair on March 18th! Please bring a draft of your resume and receive feedback from a career counselor or trained career specialist.

Drop-in times are typically 15 minutes for a quick review. Should you require additional resume review time, please make an appointment through Handshake to meet with a career specialist. Register on Handshake

CDC Career Closet Pop In - Wednesday, March 17, 2021

10:30 AM - 2:00 PM | Location: Student Development – Room 144

Are you in need of professional attire for the upcoming Spring 2021 Virtual Hiring & Networking fair, an upcoming interview, or another experience? The Career Center’s Career Closet is a service that provides and loans suits, blazers, shirts, ties, and other professional accessories to help you look your professional best Student will not sign-up for pop-in times. Register on Handshake

Career Fair Cram Session - Tuesday, March 16, 2021 | 4:30 PM- 5:30 PM

Location: Student Development Conference Room Online: Zoom

Career Fairs are one of the best ways to start making connections with organizations who are hiring, whether you’re seeking an internship or a full-time position, because JBU brings the employers to you! Make sure you’re ready to make the most of this opportunity by attending this prep session leading up to our Virtual Hiring & Networking fair.

We’ll cover some basic information and strategies for targeting organizations you’re interested in, practice networking skills and job exploration. We will then walk through how to start a conversation with a recruiter or an organizational representative. You never know which organizations might impress you, so make sure you’re ready to make a good first impression! No matter what your major or career interests are, you can make valuable connections at a career fair. JBU Career Development can show you how! Register on 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.