Calendar of Events

Calendar of events

fall 2014

November is national career development month!

Join us and many partners both on and off campus for: 

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

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

  • workshop: crafting your purple profile (using linkedin for career development)
    Wednesday, Nov. 12     7:30 -- 8:30 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.  Arts & Lecture Credit is available for this event.
  • lunch conversation: when your major doesn't fit in a box!
    Friday, Nov. 14     11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.     Marbeck: Purple & White (Co-sponsored by the social and behavioral sciences division)
    Come and join faculty members from various departments to hear about the strange and unexpected places majors like psychology, sociology, public health, criminal justice, and social work might take you.  Bring your lunch to this informal conversation to learn more about the ways people combine their skills, knowledge and abilities in their vocational lives.  This event is especially appropriate for students who are undecided about their major, or who are thinking of adding another major or minor from the social and behavioral sciences.
  • workshop: telling your purple story (interview tips)
    Wednesday, Nov. 19     7:30 - 8:30 p.m.     Musselman Library Seminar Room
    This certificate program will help you head into an interview feeling ready to tell your story with ease.  Learn about some of the best ways to prepare for an interview and how to deal with unexpected questions. Arts & Lecture Credit is Available for this event.
  • Forum: The WORK of Gratitude: Making Sense of Vocation in a Complex World
    Tuesday, Nov. 25     11 a.m.     Yoder (Co-sponsored by academic affairs)
    Center director, Shari Ayers, will serve as Forum speaker for this last Forum before the Thanksgiving break.  Join us for this last event of National Career Development Month. Arts & Lecture Credit is available for this event.