Center for Career & Professional Development

Events

Connect with employers, alumni, and other professionals for advice and opportunities. Develop important career management skills. Join us for these upcoming events.

February 24th, 2024

Practice GRE by Princeton Review

Practice GRE by Princeton Review

Try out the graduate school entrance exam, the GRE, in a free, full-length, live online setting, courtesy of test-prep provider Princeton Review. Results available online after the exam (directions provided at event). *Sign up by Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 11:59 p.m.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

February 24 - 9:00am - 12:45pm

February 27th, 2024

Drop-in Hour: Grad School in Poli Sci with Dr. Marco Alcocer ’14

Drop-in Hour: Grad School in Poli Sci with Dr. Marco Alcocer ’14

Interested in grad school in political science? Drop by to visit with SU poli sci and Spanish alum Dr. Marco Alcocer ’14, to get advice about your journey. Currently a Harvard University Academy Scholar, Dr. Alcocer researches violence and crime, with a particular focus on the interactions between the state and criminal organizations in Latin America. Co-sponsored by CCPD, the Department of Political Science, LatinXcel and Captain’s Academy.

Location

Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, 140 (Career Cafe)

Date & Time

February 27 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Curious Conversation: Grad School in Sociology

Curious Conversation: Grad School in Sociology

Join us for dinner and conversation with SU sociology alumna Dr. Bridget Goosby ’97, professor of sociology and co-director of LifeHD Health Disparities Research Lab at the University of Texas at Austin. Sociology- and anthropology-interested students are invited to engage with Dr. Goosby about her career journey and get advice about graduate school in sociology in this round-table discussion. Co-sponsored by CCPD and the Sociology & Anthropology Dept. FREE PIZZA! (Please RSVP for headcount.)

Location

F.W. Olin Building, 124

Date & Time

February 27 - 5:45pm - 6:45pm

February 28th, 2024

Camp Buckner Info Table

Camp Buckner Info Table

Get more information about working with Camp Buckner!

Location

McCombs Campus Center, Concourse

Date & Time

February 28 - 11:00am - 2:00pm
Healthcare Experience Information Session

Healthcare Experience Information Session

Learn about shadowing, volunteer and part-time job opportunities to gain exposure to healthcare occupations, including the Fall 2024 St. David’s Georgetown Hospital rotational shadowing program and two new exclusive summer programs in Houston. Co-sponsored by CCPD and the Director of Academic Internships.

Location

McCombs Campus Center, Marsha Ballroom

Date & Time

February 28 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

February 29th, 2024

Career Trek: Department of State Health Services

Career Trek: Department of State Health Services

Learn more about this multifaceted career field of public health through a visit to Department of State Health Services in Austin. Transportation provided. Hosted by SU alumna Lauren Wheat ’23, we will get an overview of the public health profession, tour the laboratory facilities and take part in a panel discussion with public health professionals. Pre-registration required - sign up by Sunday, Feb. 25, at 11:59 p.m. to reserve your spot. Co-sponsored by CCPD, the Dept. of Kinesiology, and the Counseling Center’s Health Education area.

Location

Meet at CCPD

Date & Time

February 29 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

March 1st, 2024

Fulbright Fellowship (and more) Information Session

Fulbright Fellowship (and more) Information Session

The US government supports numerous opportunities for students to pursue graduate study, teach English abroad, and conduct independent research abroad, all promoting international engagement. The main focus of this session is the US Student Fulbright Program, but we will also touch on the Rangel, Pickering, Payne, Boren, Gilman and Critical Language Fellowships and Scholarships.

Location

PRC 132

Date & Time

March 1 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Free Friday Fotos

Free Friday Fotos

Need a headshot for LinkedIn? Drop in to the CCPD so we can be your own personal paparazzi and get you ready to launch your professional brand. Wear professional attire.

Location

Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Ste. 140

Date & Time

March 1 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

March 4th, 2024

Prepare for the Internship & Career Fair: Drop-in Hours

Prepare for the Internship & Career Fair: Drop-in Hours

Drop in to the Career Cafe to Prepare for the Internship & Career Fair! You can meet with a staff member to go over your resume, practice introducing yourself, or ask questions about the fair. We will be glad to help you get ready for the fair. Coffee, tea, and hot chocolate will be available!

Location

Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Career Cafe Suite 140

Date & Time

March 4 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

March 5th, 2024

Spring 2024 Internship & Career Fair

Spring 2024 Internship & Career Fair

Mark your calendar for our Spring 2024 Internship & Career Fair. Employers seeking spring interns and full-time hires will attend to recruit you! All majors invited to attend.

Location

McCombs Campus Center, Bishops Lounge

Date & Time

March 5 - 11:00am - 1:30pm