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.
Agora Information Session
Tuesday, April 1, 4-5:30 p.m.
William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center, Room 135
Agora Inc. is an international holding company for more than sixty subsidiary companies worldwide, spanning a variety of industries from information services to international land holdings. But fundamentally, the company is a modern marketplace for opinions and breakthrough ideas. Today, Agora’s companies publish more than 300 books and 40 newsletters, reaching millions of readers from around the globe.
We think outside of the box, and rely on the freedom and creativity of our employees to contribute to the company’s growth. Therefore, we are always looking for people that can bring us new ideas. Without them we couldn’t continue to bring our customers what they have come to expect from us – which is the knowledge they need to improve their lives.
Headquartered in Baltimore, with a satellite location in Delray Beach, Florida, we are constantly recruiting for a variety of positions ranging from editorial to operations and technology to marketing and design. Though the opportunities vary from affiliate to affiliate, every opportunity requires an ambitious, enthusiastic, and creative individual like you.
Learn more about Agora at this information session. To receive employment opportunity emails, visit: http://www.jobs.net/jobs/agora/en-us/. And like us on Facebook, ‘Agora Inc.’
R.S.V.P. on UBworks (within My UB).
Philadelphia Police Visibility Table
Wednesday, April 9, 12-3 p.m.
UB Student Center Lobby
The Philadelphia Police will be promoting their police officer opportunities to students.
Horseshoe Casino Information Session
Wednesday, April 16, 4-5:30 p.m.
Business Center, Room 143
Since 1951, the legendary Horseshoe Casino has been all about the gambler. We know how to make our guests feel like big fish. Our service is secondary to none, our casinos are nice and our amenities keep our guests wanting more. We have a confidence that comes from working for the number one casino brand in every market in which we operate.
Horseshoe Casino Baltimore is being built on Russell Street in Baltimore’s south side and is expected to open in Q3 2014. Horseshoe Baltimore will be designed to maximize connectivity with existing hospitality operators, neighboring professional sports venues M&T Stadium and Camden Yards, and the city’s famed Inner Harbor. The estimated $400 million new development will create 1,700 permanent casino jobs. With nearly 122,000 square feet of non-stop gaming action, the casino will feature video lottery terminals (VLTs), table games, and a World Series of Poker room. A “Baltimore Marketplace” featuring authentic Charm City food outlets, three premier restaurants, and several bars and lounges will round out the food and beverage offerings.
Learn more about Horseshoe Casino at this information session.
R.S.V.P. on UBworks (within My UB).
Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply, Inc. Visibility Table
Thursday, April 17, noon-3 p.m.
UB Student Center Lobby
Learn about their paid part-time employment opportunity at their Baltimore location. The organization is looking for someone who is outgoing, possesses initiative, and willing to work in a team environment. Our flexible schedule permits our part-time Marketing Associate to work between 15-24 hours a week- and can include evenings and weekends if that works for you. If applicable to your major, this could be a great opportunity to gain internship credits too.
Senior Celebration: Donut Delight & Sweet Treats
Tuesday, April 22, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
UB Student Center, Room 306
Seniors, you’re in the home stretch! We think you deserve a reward for all of your hard work, so stop by our office for some sweets and a special gift.
No R.S.V.P. necessary.
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
R.S.V.P. by April 8
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 email@example.com.
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.