Career Exploration & Development

Week of September 17th, 2014

Big Red Networking Event

Takes place September 26th, 6:00-7:00pm on the 3rd floor of Slayter. This is the major networking event of the year. With an expectation of around 40-50 alumni and parents, students are invited to come and converse with successful people in various fields who have a strong connection to Denison. These alumni and parents are interested in helping you with your career journey.

Please see the events calendar (below) for a full schedule of events for the day, including resume review opportunities with visiting consultants.

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Don't Forget...

to stop by the CE&D office during our quick-advising hours! From 2 to 4PM, we are here to answer any of your questions!

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Upcoming Events

September 17th

Explore the Path to Graduate School

4:30-5:30PM, 115 Burton Morgan Center

September 18th

Intro to CE&D

11:30AM-12:30PM, 219 Burton Morgan

CE&D Convo

4:30PM-5:30PM, Higley 008

September 22

Intro to CE&D

4:30-5:30PM, Burton Morgan 219

September 23

CE&D Convo

11:30AM-12:30PM, Higley 008

September 24th

Maximize Your Internship Search

4:30-5:30 PM, Slayter Auditorium

Come to this session to learn strategies for targeting relevant internship opportunities and tactics for communicating your value to employers.

September 26th

BigRed Networking & Consulting Bootcamp Schedules

Consulting Bootcamp, 11:30am-4:30pm. If you are interested in the consulting industry, please stop by the CE&D office ASAP to sign up for times to meet with alumni consultants for resume reviews. While the mock interview times are now full, feel free to list your name on a mock interview waiting list in case one of your previously registered peers cannot attend.

Career Communities roundtable discussions, 5:00-6:00pm. Based on your career community/communities of interest, please plan to be in one of the following rooms in Burton Morgan by 5pm. Business & Finance = BM 115, Communication = 5th Floor Conference Room, Arts = BM 216, Health = BM 220, Law = BM 219, Service & education = BM 218

Networking Event, 6:00-7:00pm, Slayter 3rd Floor. All students are welcome to come network with alumni and parent professionals. Please be ready to engage in great conversations!

Free Time?

Check out the CE&D Handbook! Select the "Campus Resources" tab on the MyDenison homepage, scroll down to Campus Life and click Career Exploration and Development to access the CE&D page and the CE&D handbook. The handbook has several examples of resumes and cover letters!

The CE&D office is a great resource to help you start thinking about what employers are looking for in a job application.