Weekly update from the Career Resource Center – Oct. 12, 2020

Here’s everything you need to know about the Career Resource Center’s upcoming offerings for New Paltz students:

Job Fair Week is almost here!

Monday, Oct. 19
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Use this link to learn more

T. Howard: Diversity program for internships in the entertainment industry
Tuesday, Oct. 20
5 p.m.
Use this link to access the session

The Virtual Career Fair for Jobs and Internships
Wednesday, Oct. 21
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Registration required using this link

Career Resource Center is live on Instagram @npcareers

Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 2 p.m.

Prepare for the upcoming Virtual Fair for Jobs and Internships with tips from Senior Career Specialist Samantha Lopes. Learn how to navigate the virtual fair platform, how to create your 30-second commercial and much more!

Thursday, Oct. 15 at 4:30 p.m.

Career Center Intern Barbara Baker-Pena ’21 (Marketing) will interview Dress for Success Program Director Robin Blue-Brown. Learn more about the organization that provides free interview attire to students and some professional style tips!

Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program Info Sessions

Live & Teach English in Japan in 2021!

We’re hosting info sessions on Oct. 16, Oct. 20 and Oct. 29 for students who are interested in learning more about this exciting international opportunity.

Click here to learn more!

WarnerMedia Virtual Career Conversation Oct. 12-15

Join WarnerMedia for behind-the-scenes looks at how the company is brining technology and great storytelling together to drive meaningful connection. Great opportunity for writers, technologists and more!

Click here to learn more!

Virtual SUNY New Paltz Alumni Panel, Oct. 17

SUNY New Paltz alumni succeeding in a variety of professional fields will hold a one-hour discussion on effective job and internship search strategies, key traits that employees look for in job candidates, overcoming challenges related to the pandemic and more.

The event will be held on Zoom on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 12 – 1 p.m.

Click here to learn more!

Target Tuesday: Investing in YOU

On Oct. 27, join Target recruiters in an interactive workshop that will help you identify your personal brand and how to represent yourself to others.

Use this link to RSVP!

Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students With Disabilities

The Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities (WRP), coordinated by the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and the U.S. Department of Defense, is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private sector employers with highly motivated college students, graduate students, and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs.

If you are interested in interviewing with a representative from WRP or learning more about the program, please contact Mark McFadden, director of the Career Resource Center at SUNY New Paltz, at mcfaddem@newpaltz.edu.

The next Deciding on a Major and Career workshop is coming soon!

Thursday, Oct. 22
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 using this link.

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

Virtual Job-Search Groups for Recent Grads and Graduating Seniors

Are you a recent grad or graduating soon? May 2020, August 2020 and December 2020, May 2021 grads, the CRC has added more virtual job-search group sessions! We will share resources, tips and guidance to upcoming graduates in a supportive virtual job-search group format.

Each group will meet for four sessions beginning later this month. Participants will be given action items to complete along the way to bring back and share with all. Please register and select the group you are interested in joining https://newpaltz.wufoo.com/forms/zf4mhm402985a1/

Fall 2020 Office and Drop-In Hours

The Career Resource Center is open this fall with all appointments and drop-in hours 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.