Weekly update from the Career Resource Center – Sept. 21, 2020

Here’s everything you need to know about the Career Resource Center’s offerings for students this week:

Fall 2020 Office and Drop-In Hours

The Career Resource Center will be open this fall, but all appointments and drop-in hours will be hosted virtually.

Students can use this link to schedule an appointment with one of the Center’s career professionals. Appointments are available Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Career Resource Center team is also hosting virtual drop-in hours for students who are looking for quick information or more informal advice. Drop-in hours are Monday – Thursday, 12 – 4 p.m. Learn more and get the Zoom meeting URL using this link.

Deciding on a Major and Career workshops start this week!

Sept. 24 at 5 p.m.
Sept. 30 at 4 p.m.

Do you need help figuring out what to major in? Have a major but are still somewhat undecided? Want to know more about your career options?

Start exploring these questions now and be ready in time for course registration.

The Career Resource Center will be holding Self-Directed Search Workshops for undecided students and those who have decided on a major/career but want to explore more options.

Pre-registration is required – use this link to sign up.

The assessment is free and all students are encouraged to join us for a few tips on Zoom after you take the assessment.

Career Resource Center is live on Instagram, Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 2 p.m.

This week, Assistant Director Dawn McCaw will interview Kevin Burns ’19 (Communication Studies), who now works as the senior social media & digital content coordinator for Autism Speaks. As a student, he was very involved on the New Paltz campus, holding a variety of roles and positions for various campus departments. Tune in live to hear Kevin discuss his current role, past internships and his history of campus involvement!

Upcoming career and hiring information sessions

SUNY Washington Internship Program Virtual Info Session
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2 p.m.
Use this link to learn more

AYCO, a Goldman Sachs Company, employer information sessions
Thursday, Sept. 24, 5 p.m.
Access the session here

NYS Assembly Spring 2021 Internship Program Virtual Info Session
Tuesday, Sept. 29, 11 a.m.
Use this link to learn more

Target Is Hiring! Virtual Info Session with Daniel McCarthy, Senior Recruiter
Thursday, Oct. 1, 5 p.m.
Use this link to learn more

On the horizon… Mark your calendar!

Virtual Graduate and Professional School Day
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 12 – 3 p.m.

Use this link for a directory of participating schools, representatives and how to connect on the day of the event

Virtual Networking Fair for Jobs and Internships is just one month away!

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Stay tuned for more details on registration and registered employers!