Calendar of Events

Calendar of events

fall 2014

November is national career development month!

Join us and many partners both on and off campus (beginning with events the last week of October) for: 

"finding your #purpleprofession through curiosity, hope, and gratitude."

Please contact the Center for Career & Vocation for additional information about any of these programs.

  • bob's talk 
    Wednesday, Oct. 29     5:30 p.m.     Marbeck: Kreider (Co-Sponsored by the Marbeck Center Board)
    Start the month-long celebration with a conversation about Purpose based on a TED Talk by Daniel Pink.
  • employer Visit: Bethesda Camp & Retreat Ministry
    Thursday, Oct. 30     10 a.m. -- 3 p.m.     Marbeck (Co-Sponsored  by Campus Ministries)
    Join representatives from this social service agency to learn more about their ministry with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Representatives will be in Marbeck to answer questions, and will be in chapel to share their vocational journey.    Learn more about Bethesda. 
  • employer visit: sherwin williams
    Wednesday, Nov. 5     Hours by appointment
    Students who have had a resume pre-screened may interview on-campus for summer or post-graduate management training program positions.  Submit a resume to the Center for Career & Vocation by Oct. 23 for consideration.  Learn more about career opportunities with Sherwin Williams.
  • Workshop: I Can Put that on my resume?!
    Wednesday, Nov. 5     9:30 -- 10:30 p.m.     Stutzman (Co-Sponsored by Financial Aid Office/Learn & Earn Program)
    This certificate program provides helpful information about how to market yourself and your on-campus work experience for your FUTURE career.  Come and learn more about transferable skills in today's career marketplace. Learn & Earn employees will be paid for this one-hour program; door-prizes will be offered; a certificate of attendance ready-made for your Career ePortfolio will be provided after the event.
  • Lunch Conversation: Search Strategies for Finding That awesome Internship
    Thursday, Nov. 6     Noon     Marbeck (Co-Sponsored by the Department of Business Studies)
    While the intersection between course work and career preparation is on your mind, join Shari Ayers and Denise Durenberger for a conversation about how to "go the extra mile" to find that internship that will really boost your confidence and set you on the path toward your future vocation.  Bring your lunch for this informal tips-focused conversation.
  • "connects" networking event
    Friday, Nov. 7     1 -- 3 p.m.     Marbeck: Kreider (Co-Sponsored by Collegiate EmployNET)
    Wondering how to balance your plate while shaking a hand? Nervous about telling your story while making "small talk?"  Simply curious about what networking is all about?  Dress for success and come learn the art and science of networking at this great annual event.  Register with the Center for Career & Vocation by Nov. 6.
  • workshop: crafting your purple profile (using linkedin for career development)
    Wednesday, Nov. 12     7:30 -- 8:15 p.m.     Musselman Library Seminar Room
    This certificate program will allow you to strengthen your on-line presence using the social media tool LinkedIn.  Come and learn more about what goes into a complete profile, how to manage groups and how to reach out to make connections.