Weekly update from the Career Resource Center – Oct. 19, 2020

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

Job Fair Week is 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!

Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 2 p.m.

Ester Joseph ’20 (International Relations) is currently pursuing a master’s of public administration at Baruch College. She joins the CRC for a conversation about what she learned about herself at New Paltz, how she transitioned to life after college and what recommendations she has for people thinking about grad school.

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/

Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program Info Sessions

Live & Teach English in Japan in 2021!

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

Click here to learn more!

The next Deciding on a Major and Career workshop is this week!

Thursday, Oct. 22 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 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.

Catapult Leaders info session

Friday, Oct. 23 at 1 p.m.

Use this link to learn more and sign up!

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!

Learn about a great internship opportunity in the New York State Comptroller office

Thursday, Oct. 29, at 5 p.m.

Use this link to learn more and register!

Mark your calendar: SUNYCDO Virtual Fall Career Fair

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, at noon

More information to follow

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.