Weekly update from the Career Resource Center – Oct. 5, 2020

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

Save the Date!

Virtual Graduate and Professional School Day (More than 80 schools registered!)
Wednesday, Oct. 7
12-3 p.m.
Use this link for a directory of participating schools and representatives, and how to connect with on the day of the event.

Alternatives to Medical School Panel Discussion
Wednesday, Oct. 7
4 p.m.
Use this link to access the session

Get FREE women’s professional attire at the Dress for Success Pop-Up Boutique
Wednesday, Oct. 7 and Thursday, Oct. 8
12-3 p.m.
Excelsior Concourse in front of Humanities
Use this link to learn more

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.
Details to follow

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

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 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.

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.