We encourage all students—freshmen through seniors, graduate students, and alumni—to attend these exciting workshops, panels, and career expos.Here's a full schedule of events.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 21—Info on Internships
Internship Resource Table
11:30am–2pm, Sawyer & Donahue Lobbies
Thinking about internships? You’ll find information on a wealth of internship opportunities and how to pursue them.
Landing and Leveraging an Internship
4–5pm, Sawyer 1029
Current students will share how they landed their internships. Plus, Career Development staff will offer helpful resources and strategies you can use, too.
Movie Night with the Program Council: Monsters University
5:30pm, Donahue Café
This 2013 Pixar comedy unlocks the door to how roomies Mike and Sulley overcome their differences to become best friends. Enjoy popcorn, prizes, and laughs.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22—Get Social Media Savvy
LinkedIn Photo Shoot & Dress for Success
12–2pm, 73 Tremont Street, 9th Floor
Enhance your LinkedIn profile with a professional headshot. Plus, our staff will share tips on the proper way to dress for interviews, the workplace, and after-work business settings. Pre-registration is required; email firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate whether you will come from 12–1pm or 1–2 pm.
Leveraging Social Media with Grace Kiem, Fidelity Investments, College Relations Program Manager
4:30–5:30pm, Sargent Hall, Room 295
Learn how employers like Fidelity Investments use social media to identify candidates and how you can enhance your presence online to get their attention.
Careers in Higher Education & Student Affairs
4:30–6pm, Donahue 403
Love campus life? You can enjoy professional success at a college or university, too. Learn how at this exciting session.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23—Graduate School–Bound
Graduate School Resource Table
9:45–11:30am, Donahue Lobby
Gather at this table to learn more about taking your studies to the master’s level and beyond.
Graduate School Workshop
12–1pm, 73 Tremont Street, Sawyer Library, Poetry Center
Contemplating graduate school? Hear what current graduate students and a graduate admission expert have to say about pursuing an advanced degree.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24—Choosing & Using Your Major
12:30–2:15pm, 73 Tremont Street, 9th Floor
Get valuable advice from College of Arts & Sciences and Sawyer Business School faculty members, upperclassmen, and Undergraduate Academic Advising Center staff members. Representatives from the Career Development Center will also provide guidance.
Career Focus: Options in Asia
10–11:15am, 73 Tremont Street, Sawyer Library, Poetry Center, Room 3018
Have a background in Asian Studies, Global Business, or International Affairs? Guest speakers representing government, international development, global business, and international education will share information on the professional paths you might take.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25—Faculty Friday
Career Resources for Your Students
1–2:15pm, Career Development Center, 73 Tremont Street, 11th Floor
Get an online tutorial on the career resources available to your students, including suffolk.experience.com, suffolk.careershift.com, and career assessment tools.
Faculty Career Share
Your Class Time, Your Classroom
Take 20 minutes during class today to share your career story—your early years of exploration and trial and error, how you identified your niche, and the course of your career.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 28—Recipe for Success
Professional Dining Etiquette
5:15pm, 73 Tremont Street, 9th Floor
Enjoy a three-course meal and gain the dining skills you’ll need to make a winning impression at a lunch meeting or business dinner. Advance sign-up and a $10 deposit are required at the Hub or the Career Development Center by October 23. Business attire is a must, as well.
North Campus Speed Networking with Graduate Students and Alumni
5:45pm, 360 Merrimack Street, Building 9, Lawrence
Make new connections and exchange information in a series of lively interactions with alumni and your fellow graduate students. RSVP to email@example.com.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29—Success Stories from Near & Far
Graduate Student Event: International Alumni Career Panel
12–1:30 pm, 73 Tremont Street, 6th Floor, International Programs & Services Lounge
Recent alumni will discuss the challenges they faced and the successful strategies they used as they searched for jobs in America and around the world.
Unpacking Your Study Abroad Experience for Employers
1–2:15pm, 73 Tremont Street, Sawyer Library, Poetry Center
Studying abroad makes you more confident and worldly-wise. A panel of Suffolk alumni and Career Development staff will show you how to showcase your study abroad experience with companies offering internships and full-time employment.
Conversations with Young Alumni
6–7:30pm, 73 Tremont Street, 9th Floor
Life after Suffolk arrives sooner than you expect. Meet young alumni from the GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) Council who represent both the College and Business School. Discover what they currently do and how they launched their careers.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30—Careers in Communications
Communications & Marketing Careers Information Exchange
5:30–7:30pm, Simmons College, 300 the Fenway, Main College Building
At this annual event for area universities, you can learn about career paths, specialty niches, and resources in these two industries. Employers include Cone Communications, CBS News Radio, Constant Contact, and Racepoint Group, among others.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31—Designing Your Career
Interior Design Panel Presentation
1–2:15pm, 75 Arlington Street, 4th Floor, Studio Space
Get successful alumni’s perspectives on their projects, firms, and career paths.
Make a Career of Making a Difference
1–2:15pm, Donahue 403
Put your idealism to good use after graduation. Hear from young alumni and recruiters on how to make your dreams possible.