Office of Career Services

Career Services Calendar

January 24th, 2017

  • Image preview Resume/LinkedIn Drive
    All Day

    Need a resume?  Career Services will write it for you (first 25 respondents). Fill out a resume worksheet, submit the completed worksheet and schedule an appointment with a career advisor to learn how to tailor and finalize your resume. As a bonus, learn how to create a LinkedIn profile using your resume content. If you already have a resume, you can just email it us at career.services@southwestern.edu.

     

  • Image preview Peace Corps Information Table
    McCombs Campus Center, Concourse
    11:00am - 1:00pm
    Drop by to get information and ask questions about volunteering with the Peace Corps.

January 25th, 2017

  • Image preview Resume/LinkedIn Drive
    All Day

    Need a resume?  Career Services will write it for you (first 25 respondents). Fill out a resume worksheet, submit the completed worksheet and schedule an appointment with a career advisor to learn how to tailor and finalize your resume. As a bonus, learn how to create a LinkedIn profile using your resume content. If you already have a resume, you can just email it us at career.services@southwestern.edu.

     

  • Image preview Pop in for Popcorn (drop-in advising)
    Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Career Services (Ste. 140)
    3:00pm - 6:00pm

    Pop in with your resume, cover letter, personal statement, etc. for a critique or to ask a basic question about internships, careers or grad school.  Extensive discussion needs should be reserved for scheduled appointments. First come, first served. Free popcorn!

     

January 26th, 2017

  • Image preview Resume/LinkedIn Drive
    All Day

    Need a resume?  Career Services will write it for you (first 25 respondents). Fill out a resume worksheet, submit the completed worksheet and schedule an appointment with a career advisor to learn how to tailor and finalize your resume. As a bonus, learn how to create a LinkedIn profile using your resume content. If you already have a resume, you can just email it us at career.services@southwestern.edu.

     

January 27th, 2017

  • Image preview Resume/LinkedIn Drive
    All Day

    Need a resume?  Career Services will write it for you (first 25 respondents). Fill out a resume worksheet, submit the completed worksheet and schedule an appointment with a career advisor to learn how to tailor and finalize your resume. As a bonus, learn how to create a LinkedIn profile using your resume content. If you already have a resume, you can just email it us at career.services@southwestern.edu.

     

  • Image preview 2017 Medical/Dental School Applicant Information Session
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Room 147
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    All students applying to medical or dental school in 2017 should attend this session. Hear from faculty pre-med advisor Dr. Kerry Bruns about working with the campus Pre-Med Committee to acquire important letters of recommendation. Additional updates and data about the 2017 application process will also be shared. Underclassmen welcome for informational purposes only, but current year applicants STRONGLY urged to attend. FREE PIZZA. Co-sponsored by Career Services and the Pre-Med Committee.

January 29th, 2017

  • Image preview Live Online Practice GRE by Kaplan
    4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Considering graduate school?  Then you’ll probably need to take an entrance exam. Take a free practice GRE by Kaplan Test Prep. Test is live online from your computer.  Reserve your spot by registering online. Detailed results analysis available online directly after taking test.  Additional dates throughout the semester.

February 1st, 2017

  • Image preview Pop in for Popcorn (drop-in advising)
    Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Career Services (Ste. 140)
    3:00pm - 6:00pm

    Pop in with your resume, cover letter, personal statement, etc. for a critique or to ask a basic question about internships, careers or grad school.  Extensive discussion needs should be reserved for scheduled appointments. First come, first served. Free popcorn!

     

February 3rd, 2017

  • Image preview First Friday Fotos
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Ste. 140
    1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Need a headshot for LinkedIn?  Drop in to Career Services, where we will be your own personal paparazzi and get you ready to launch your professional brand.

February 6th, 2017

  • Image preview Live Online Practice GRE by Kaplan
    6:30pm - 10:30pm
    Considering graduate school?  Then you’ll probably need to take an entrance exam. Take a free practice GRE by Kaplan Test Prep. Test is live online from your computer.  Reserve your spot by registering online. Detailed results analysis available online directly after taking test.  Additional dates throughout the semester.

February 8th, 2017

  • Image preview Pop in for Popcorn (drop-in advising)
    Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Career Services (Ste. 140)
    3:00pm - 6:00pm

    Pop in with your resume, cover letter, personal statement, etc. for a critique or to ask a basic question about internships, careers or grad school.  Extensive discussion needs should be reserved for scheduled appointments. First come, first served. Free popcorn!

     

February 11th, 2017

  • Image preview Live Online Practice GRE by Kaplan
    11:00am - 3:00pm
    Considering graduate school?  Then you’ll probably need to take an entrance exam. Take a free practice GRE by Kaplan Test Prep. Test is live online from your computer.  Reserve your spot by registering online. Detailed results analysis available online directly after taking test.  Additional dates throughout the semester.

February 14th, 2017

  • Image preview Grad School 101
    A. Frank Smith, Jr. Library Center, Prothro Room
    12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Graduate admissions reps from UT Arlington, University of North Texas and Texas Woman’s University discuss the process of applying to graduate school, how to get started and examples of best practices. All students welcome. Reserve your spot online.

     

February 15th, 2017

  • Image preview Pop in for Popcorn (drop-in advising)
    Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Career Services (Ste. 140)
    3:00pm - 6:00pm

    Pop in with your resume, cover letter, personal statement, etc. for a critique or to ask a basic question about internships, careers or grad school.  Extensive discussion needs should be reserved for scheduled appointments. First come, first served. Free popcorn!

     

  • Image preview Careers in Education
    A. Frank Smith, Jr. Library Center, Prothro Room
    6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Hear from alumni working as educators in primary and secondary schools, with traditional and alternative routes to certification, as well as in related education professions. All students welcome, not just education majors.

     

February 17th, 2017

  • Image preview Medical School Insider: Successful Interviewing
    McCombs Campus Center, Lynda McCombs Ballroom
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    SU alumna Dr. Jennifer Peel and Dr. Bob Nolan from the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio will follow up their fall presentation on the basics of applying to med school with advice for the medical school interview process.

February 18th, 2017

  • Image preview Live Online Practice GRE by Kaplan
    11:00am - 3:00pm
    Considering graduate school?  Then you’ll probably need to take an entrance exam. Take a free practice GRE by Kaplan Test Prep. Test is live online from your computer.  Reserve your spot by registering online. Detailed results analysis available online directly after taking test.  Additional dates throughout the semester.

February 19th, 2017

  • Image preview Live Online Practice GRE by Kaplan
    1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Considering graduate school?  Then you’ll probably need to take an entrance exam. Take a free practice GRE by Kaplan Test Prep. Test is live online from your computer.  Reserve your spot by registering online. Detailed results analysis available online directly after taking test.  Additional dates throughout the semester.

February 22nd, 2017

  • Image preview Pop in for Popcorn (drop-in advising)
    Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Career Services (Ste. 140)
    3:00pm - 6:00pm

    Pop in with your resume, cover letter, personal statement, etc. for a critique or to ask a basic question about internships, careers or grad school.  Extensive discussion needs should be reserved for scheduled appointments. First come, first served. Free popcorn!

     

  • Image preview Practice LSAT by Princeton Review
    F.W. Olin Building 105
    6:30pm - 10:30pm
    Try out the law school entrance exam, the LSAT, for FREE, courtesy of test-prep provider Princeton Review. Reserve your seat by signing up online (enter the ZIP code “78626”).  Practice test is a paper-and-pencil simulation. Results available at Career Services on Friday, March 3, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

February 24th, 2017

  • Image preview Careers in Public Service
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Atrium
    11:00am - 1:00pm

    Hear from alumni and other professionals about their careers in federal, state and local government, as well as service year programs (e.g. AmeriCorps, City Year). In networking fair format, this event hosts agencies including the Department of State, CIA, Texas Office of the Attorney General, Williamson County Juvenile Justice Center, congressional lobbyist, etc. Stop by to chat with individuals whose experience interests you.

     

February 25th, 2017

  • Image preview Practice MCAT by Princeton Review
    F.W. Olin Building 207
    11:00am - 7:00pm
    Try out the medical school entrance exam, the MCAT, for FREE, courtesy of test-prep provider Princeton Review. Reserve your seat by signing up online.  Practice test is a paper-and-pencil simulation. Results available at Career Services on Friday, March 3, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (drop-in).

March 1st, 2017

  • Image preview Internship Connections Fair
    McCombs Campus Center, Bishops Lounge
    12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Gain the career-related experience employers are looking for via an internship. Part-time and full-time job opportunities are also possible!  Speak with recruiters from a variety of corporations and non-profit agencies.
  • Image preview Pop in for Popcorn (drop-in advising)
    Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Career Services (Ste. 140)
    3:00pm - 6:00pm

    Pop in with your resume, cover letter, personal statement, etc. for a critique or to ask a basic question about internships, careers or grad school.  Extensive discussion needs should be reserved for scheduled appointments. First come, first served. Free popcorn!

     

March 3rd, 2017

  • Image preview First Friday Fotos
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Ste. 140
    1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Need a headshot for LinkedIn?  Drop in to Career Services, where we will be your own personal paparazzi and get you ready to launch your professional brand.

March 4th, 2017

  • Image preview Live Online Practice GRE by Kaplan
    11:00am - 3:00pm
    Considering graduate school?  Then you’ll probably need to take an entrance exam. Take a free practice GRE by Kaplan Test Prep. Test is live online from your computer.  Reserve your spot by registering online. Detailed results analysis available online directly after taking test.  Additional dates throughout the semester.

March 8th, 2017

  • Image preview Pop in for Popcorn (drop-in advising)
    Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Career Services (Ste. 140)
    3:00pm - 6:00pm

    Pop in with your resume, cover letter, personal statement, etc. for a critique or to ask a basic question about internships, careers or grad school.  Extensive discussion needs should be reserved for scheduled appointments. First come, first served. Free popcorn!

     

March 12th, 2017

  • Image preview Live Online Practice GRE by Kaplan
    12:00pm - 4:00pm
    Considering graduate school?  Then you’ll probably need to take an entrance exam. Take a free practice GRE by Kaplan Test Prep. Test is live online from your computer.  Reserve your spot by registering online. Detailed results analysis available online directly after taking test.  Additional dates throughout the semester.

March 15th, 2017

  • Image preview Pop in for Popcorn (drop-in advising)
    Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Career Services (Ste. 140)
    3:00pm - 6:00pm

    Pop in with your resume, cover letter, personal statement, etc. for a critique or to ask a basic question about internships, careers or grad school.  Extensive discussion needs should be reserved for scheduled appointments. First come, first served. Free popcorn!

     

March 18th, 2017

  • Image preview Live Online Practice GRE by Kaplan
    12:00pm - 4:00pm
    Considering graduate school?  Then you’ll probably need to take an entrance exam. Take a free practice GRE by Kaplan Test Prep. Test is live online from your computer.  Reserve your spot by registering online. Detailed results analysis available online directly after taking test.  Additional dates throughout the semester.

March 20th, 2017

  • Image preview Personal Statement Workshop
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, 147
    12:20pm - 1:20pm

    Dr. Jennifer Marciniak, director of the Debby Ellis Writing Center, shares insight into writing compelling personal statements for graduate and professional school.

     

March 22nd, 2017

  • Image preview Pop in for Popcorn (drop-in advising)
    Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Career Services (Ste. 140)
    3:00pm - 6:00pm

    Pop in with your resume, cover letter, personal statement, etc. for a critique or to ask a basic question about internships, careers or grad school.  Extensive discussion needs should be reserved for scheduled appointments. First come, first served. Free popcorn!

     

March 26th, 2017

  • Image preview Live Online Practice GRE by Kaplan
    11:00am - 3:00pm
    Considering graduate school?  Then you’ll probably need to take an entrance exam. Take a free practice GRE by Kaplan Test Prep. Test is live online from your computer.  Reserve your spot by registering online. Detailed results analysis available online directly after taking test.  Additional dates throughout the semester.

March 27th, 2017

  • Image preview Careers in Advertising and Public Relations
    A. Frank Smith, Jr. Library Center, Prothro Room
    12:20pm - 1:20pm

    Fan of Mad Men?  Wondering what PR is anyway? Learn about advertising and public relations careers from alumni and other professionals working at Austin’s GSD&M, Houston’s Weber Shandwick, and more.

     

March 29th, 2017

  • Image preview Pop in for Popcorn (drop-in advising)
    Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Career Services (Ste. 140)
    3:00pm - 6:00pm

    Pop in with your resume, cover letter, personal statement, etc. for a critique or to ask a basic question about internships, careers or grad school.  Extensive discussion needs should be reserved for scheduled appointments. First come, first served. Free popcorn!

     

March 31st, 2017

  • Image preview First Friday Fotos
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Ste. 140
    1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Need a headshot for LinkedIn?  Drop in to Career Services, where we will be your own personal paparazzi and get you ready to launch your professional brand.

April 5th, 2017

  • Image preview UT Liberal Arts Spring 2017 Career & Internship Fair
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning (meet at Career Services)
    11:00am - 2:00pm
    Wear your suit, bring your resume and meet employers ready to hire you! Look for internships and full-time jobs or just network. Transportation provided, depending on student interest.  Business attire. All students are welcome, but space is limited. Sign up at Career Services by Monday, Apr. 3, at 3 p.m. to reserve your spot.
  • Image preview Pop in for Popcorn (drop-in advising)
    Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Career Services (Ste. 140)
    3:00pm - 6:00pm

    Pop in with your resume, cover letter, personal statement, etc. for a critique or to ask a basic question about internships, careers or grad school.  Extensive discussion needs should be reserved for scheduled appointments. First come, first served. Free popcorn!

     

April 7th, 2017

  • Image preview Career Connections BBQ
    Julie Puett Howry Center
    12:00pm - 2:00pm

    Network with SU alumni who are ready to give career-related advice over a catered BBQ lunch.  Conduct brief informational interviews with alumni one-on-one or in small groups to ask questions about career paths and occupations.  Choose from more than 20 alumni in a variety of career fields.  Spaces are limited—you must register in advance for specific, 20-minute appointments with alumni (up to four).

     

April 12th, 2017

  • Image preview Pop in for Popcorn (drop-in advising)
    Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Career Services (Ste. 140)
    3:00pm - 6:00pm

    Pop in with your resume, cover letter, personal statement, etc. for a critique or to ask a basic question about internships, careers or grad school.  Extensive discussion needs should be reserved for scheduled appointments. First come, first served. Free popcorn!

     

April 19th, 2017

  • Image preview Pop in for Popcorn (drop-in advising)
    Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Career Services (Ste. 140)
    3:00pm - 6:00pm

    Pop in with your resume, cover letter, personal statement, etc. for a critique or to ask a basic question about internships, careers or grad school.  Extensive discussion needs should be reserved for scheduled appointments. First come, first served. Free popcorn!

     

April 26th, 2017

  • Image preview Pop in for Popcorn (drop-in advising)
    Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Career Services (Ste. 140)
    3:00pm - 6:00pm

    Pop in with your resume, cover letter, personal statement, etc. for a critique or to ask a basic question about internships, careers or grad school.  Extensive discussion needs should be reserved for scheduled appointments. First come, first served. Free popcorn!

     

May 1st, 2017

  • Image preview First Friday Fotos
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Ste. 140
    1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Need a headshot for LinkedIn?  Drop in to Career Services, where we will be your own personal paparazzi and get you ready to launch your professional brand.

     

May 2nd, 2017

  • Image preview First Friday Fotos
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Ste. 140
    1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Need a headshot for LinkedIn?  Drop in to Career Services, where we will be your own personal paparazzi and get you ready to launch your professional brand.

     

May 3rd, 2017

  • Image preview First Friday Fotos
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Ste. 140
    1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Need a headshot for LinkedIn?  Drop in to Career Services, where we will be your own personal paparazzi and get you ready to launch your professional brand.

     

May 4th, 2017

  • Image preview First Friday Fotos
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Ste. 140
    1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Need a headshot for LinkedIn?  Drop in to Career Services, where we will be your own personal paparazzi and get you ready to launch your professional brand.