Calendar of Events

Calendar of events

spring 2015

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

  • "Stretching your spirit: how puzzles, stories and taking risks can keep you whole and healthy on the job and in life"
    Thursday, March 19     10 a.m. - 5 p.m.     SOMMER CENTER
    In partnership with the dietetics department and campus ministries, the Center for Career & Vocation will be participating in the Bluffton University Community Wellness Fair.  Come and visit us at our table throughout the day. 
  • dISCOVERY GRANT DEADLINE
    Friday, March 20     5 p.m.  
    Are you a first or second year student who has some vocational questions? Wondering about your career path after graduation?  Apply now for a $1,500 Summer Discovery Grant.  Applicants propose a 4 - 6 week experience that allows them to take some time away from other summer employment and focus on vocation.  For additional information, or to make an appointment to chat about your proposal, contact Shari Ayers in the Center for Career & Vocation.
  • LEARN AND EARN WORKSHOP
    Monday, March 23    9:30 - 10:30 p.m.   STUTZMAN LECTURE HALL
    Come and hear motivational speaker Elena Rahrig talk about discovering your capabilities and using them more effectively throughout your life.  The Center for Career & Vocation co-sponsors this event with Bluffton's Learn and Earn program.  Participants receive an e-certificate for their portfolio.  Learn & Earn employees are also paid for this training session.
  • CIVIC ENGAGEMENT DAY
    Wednesday, March 25   
    The Center for Career & Vocation will be sponsoring several events in coordination with this year's Civic Engagement Theme: education matters! learning for life, vocation and responsible citizenship.  Specific events will be posted here as soon as the schedule is confirmed.
  • MAKE IT/TAKE IT RÉSUMÉ WORKSHOP
    Tuesday, March 31     7:30 – 8:30 P.M.   LIBRARY: 4TH FLOOR SEMINAR ROOM
    Planning to attend the Career and Internship Fair on April 10 or Education Expo on April 15?  Résumé not quite ready for public consumption? Come to this turbo-speed workshop to put on those finishing touches.  Résumé paper available.  Register at career@bluffton.edu
  • WESTERN & SOUTHERN LIFE INSURANCE INTERVIEWS
    Wednesday, April 8     BY APPOINTMENT   LIBRARY: NORD ROOM
    Recruiter and Bluffton alumnus Matt Calhoun will be on campus to interview students interested in post-graduation employment or internship possibilities.  Contact the Center for Career & Vocation to see the position descriptions and to submit a resume. 
  • CEN CAREER AND INTERNSHIP FAIR
    Friday, April 10     8 a.m. - 3 p.m.    Toledo (transportation provided for up to ten people)
    Employer registration is ongoing for this annual event that usually attracts around 75 regional employers.  Contact the Center for Career & Vocation to register.  Watch this space for more information.

  • EDUCATION EXPO
    Wednesday, April 15  8 a.m. – 4 p.m.   Sommer Center
    More than 35 school districts from across the country are already registered for this event and more are being added daily.  Student registration for this event opens Feb. 1.  Visit the Ed Expo page or contact the Center for Career & Vocation for additional information and to see a list of districts currently registered.