Be Ready Workshops
ongoing throughout semester
Be Ready Workshops cover various professional development topics to aid you in your career path. Workshop topics include:
For more information on upcoming workshops, click here.
Student Employee Training: Transferable Job Skills*
April 24, 12:30-1:30 p.m. (R.S.V.P.) Business Center, Room 135
Your role as a student employee is a learning experience that provides you with new job skills and opportunities. Learn how to use those transferable job skills to update and enhance your resume and write a captivating 30-second professional pitch. Discover where you are on UB's Career Cycle and how the Career and Professional Development Center can help you become an agent of your own success.
Presenters: Bill Schnirel, executive director of student development; Patrick Burns, career coach, Career and Professional Development Center
*Please note that this training is only open to current on-campus student employees.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 2-4 p.m.
Business Center, Room 003
You are invited to come and learn about the state of the University-wide collaborative focused on enhancing career and professional development for students and alumni.
Following a brief overview of the accomplishments and progress of the initiative, we will engage in roundtable discussions on the next steps for expanding our shared themes, which will inform the work of the Career and Professional Development Center and entire UB community:
- Empowering students as expert managers of their own careers
- Creating a University-wide culture of professional development
- Engaging alumni and employers in sustainable career success.
Come prepared for a vibrant discussion. All you need to bring is your insights, ideas and willingness to collaborate.
Questions? Contact Lakeisha Mathews, director of the Career and Professional Development Center, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aflac Information Session
Thursday, May 1, 4-5:30 p.m.
Business Center, Room 135
Aflac is ranked by Fortune magazine as one of the “Top 100 Best Companies to Work for in America” for the last 15 consecutive years and has been voted one of “America’s Most Admired Companies” by Fortune magazine for 11 out of the last 12 years.
Learn about employment and internship opportunities and the organization during this Information Session.
Recruit Maryland 2014
Thursday, June 19, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Towson University, West Village commons
Whether you're looking to network or for a new career in finance, investment banking, marketing, technology, media, nonprofit, consulting and more, you will find all the best opportunities at Recruit Maryland.
MyWorkster pre-selects all the employers for the career fair to only include the best companies and opportunities in the area. For your free registration click here.
Perfect Your Pitch
Record your pitch (30-second elevator speech) and get confidential feedback from a UB career coach.
1. Go to http://ubalt.interviewstream.com
2. Create an account using your ubalt e-mail
3. Select "CONDUCT INTERVIEW"
4. Choose "PERFECT YOUR PITCH"
Walk-in Resume Review with Career Coaches
Spring Semester: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 3-5 p.m.
Student Center, Room 306
Career coaches will be available for walk-in resume reviews. No appointment needed; just bring your resume. Get your resume in its best shape beforehand by using Optimal Resume, our online resume builder at https://ubalt.optimalresume.com.