Weekly update from the Career Resource Center – Oct. 26, 2020

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

The Career Resource Center is live on Instagram!

Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 2 p.m.

Beth King, internship coordinator, will interview alumnae Sean Haberkorn ’10 (Journalism), client success manager at Indeed.com. They will be discussing internships and working at Indeed.

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/

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

Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 5 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 – https://newpaltz.wufoo.com/forms/zz9lwxj0iks9yu/

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

Target Tuesday: Investing in YOU

Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m.

Join recruiters in an interactive workshop that will help you identify your personal brand and how to represent yourself to others. We’ll discuss:

  • How Perceptions are Formed
  • Your Personal Brand Image
  • Taking Your Self-Assessment
  • Common Characteristics of a Leader

Use this link to RSVP!

INROADS Paid Internships Information Sessions

Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 6 p.m.

INROADS is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization that gives high-potential, future executives from culturally, ethnically and economically diverse backgrounds a competitive advantage in their careers.

Use this link to learn more about their services and this event!

EMPLOYER INFO SESSION Project Horseshoe Farm 

Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 4:30 p.m.

Project Horseshoe Farm offers a one-year Community Health Fellowship, a great gap year opportunity. This fellowship is a great option for students interested in human service and public health careers or graduate schools in medicine, psychology, public health, sociology or education.

Learn more at this link.

Diversity and Inclusion Career Fair

Thursday, Oct. 29

Use this link to learn more and register!

Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program Info Sessions

Thursday, 10/29 at 12 p.m.

Live & Teach English in Japan in 2021!

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

Click here to learn more!

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

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

A good fit for all majors! Use this link to learn more and register!

Mark your calendar: SUNYCDO Virtual Fall Career Fair

Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 12 p.m.

Use this link to learn more and register

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.