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Feb 17th – 21st, 2020

Monday

February 17, 2020

Career Fair Bootcamp – Employer Panel Discussion

Are you ready to standout and land your job or internship at the Career Fair? A panel from partnering companies will present best practices for showcasing your skill set and standing out from the crowd at a career fair. Topics will include preparation, dress, non-verbal communication, what to expect during a career fair, and elevator pitches. This session will also allow for student questions and assist students with becoming more comfortable during future career fairs. Continental breakfast will be provided for participants. Registration is required to attend.

Time: 10:00 – 11:00 AM

Location: 1151

*Livestream will be available for graduate, online and HU Philly campus.

Employer Resume Reviews

Have your resume reviewed by an expert in the industry! Guest employers from the panel will be on site to review students’ resumes and provide expert advice from their industry. This is an additional opportunity for students to directly network with potential future employers and gain knowledgeable resume skills.

Time: 11:00AM – 12:00 PM

Location: 1151

Career Closet

Do you have your professional attire ready for the STEM Career Fair or your upcoming interviews? If not, come visit HU’s Career Closet! Choose from a selection of gently used professional attire to jump start your interview wear!

Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Location: Career Services & Experiential Learning Suite

Tuesday

February 18, 2020

CPEC Career Fair

Join us in attending the CPEC Job & Internship Fair! Over 100 employers will be providing on-site interviews, collecting resumes, and providing company information. Transportation will be provided to the fair hosted at the Radisson Hotel Harrisburg. Registration is required to attend.

Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Location: Radisson Hotel Harrisburg

Wednesday

February 19, 2020

Cover Letter Panel

You may have heard no one reads a cover letter, but did you know in today’s market, a cover letters give you an advantage to expand on their skill sets and market their own personal professional brand? A panel from partnering companies will present best practices, tips, and the importance of a strong professional brand for writing a cover letter.

Time: 10:00 – 11:00 AM

Location: 1151

*Livestream will be available for graduate, online and HU Philly campus.

Employer Cover Letter Reviews

Guest employers from the panel will be on site to review students’ cover letters and provide expert advice from their industry. This is an additional opportunity for students to directly network with potential future employers and gain knowledgeable job search skills.

Time: 11:00AM – 12:00 PM

Location: 1151

Getting to Grad School – Student Services

It’s now time to start planning your grad school journey, especially if you are a Junior or Senior. Come to this event to start the process in applying for graduate programs. Follow-up sessions on additional topics will be offered throughout the spring semester. Registration is required to attend.

Time: 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Location: Student Union

Thursday

February 20, 2020

Employer Explorer Networking Event

Do you want to explore different positions, job titles, and learn about various companies’ jobs or internship programs? Come to the Employer Explorer Networking event to speak with a wide range of HR representatives that are hiring for many different positions. Registration is required to attend.

Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Location: Reading Room

Friday

February 21, 2020

Flash by Friday

Flash by the Career Services & Experiential Learning Suite to speak with a Career Services & Experiential Learning professional about any of your career or internship related questions. We are here to help! Snacks and drinks will be provided!

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location: Career Services & Experiential Learning Suite

Events Through the Week

Career Trivia

Do you have the knowledge to win HU’s first annual career trivia? Throughout the week, HU Career Services and Experiential Learning will be posting career or job search related trivia questions each day on HU Career Services Facebook Group. Students are eligible to win prizes if answered correctly. This is a fun way to bring awareness to tips and tricks to prepare for the job search and life after graduation from Harrisburg University.

Virtual Resume Reviews

Virtual Resume Reviews will be available throughout the week through email or Smarthinking. Please email your resume to Careerservices@harrisburgu.edu requesting a review!

Facebook Live Posts & Updates

Watch for live updates and student responses! Throughout the week, HU Career Services and Experiential Learning will be posting post-event responses from students displaying their educational outcomes from specific events. We will also be encouraging conversation around career topics and development. This virtual event will be student lead.