Updates From the Center for Career and Professional Development

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02/27/13

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Harpur Students Encouraged to Apply for LACE Program


Liberal Arts to Careers Externship (LACE) provides students in Harpur College an opportunity to learn about careers by shadowing a graduate of Harpur College. Selected students are matched with a professional for a three to five day shadowing experience at the sponsor’s workplace over the summer break. Students interested in applying to LACE should attend one of the upcoming LACE information sessions:
  • Thursday, February 28 from 3:00 PM-4:00 PM, UUW 324
  • Monday, March 4 from 3:30-4:30PM in UUW 325
  • Tuesday, March 5 from 12:00 PM-1:00 PM, UUW 325
  • Wednesday, March 6 from 3:30 PM-4:30 PM, UUW 324
Preference for the LACE program is given to rising and current sophomores. More information about the program including how to apply is available at www.binghamton.edu/lace. The deadline to apply for a summer externship is Friday, April 5.

Eat, Drink, & Be Hired: Professional Dining Etiquette and Networking Program (Register by 3/8)


Do you know what a "work dinner" is? Are you comfortable being interviewed during a meal? Do you know which water is yours?

The #1 employer criticism of interns and new college hires is lack of professionalism and etiquette savvy. Good professional etiquette indicates to employers that you are a mature, responsible adult who can aptly represent their organization. Whether you are graduate school bound, looking for an internship, or applying for positions after graduation, etiquette plays an important role in making favorable impressions and projecting a certain standard of conduct with clients and superiors.

The "Eat, Drink & Be Hired! Professional Dining Etiquette & Networking" program on Wednesday, March 13 from 6-8:00 PM in the Mandela Room is an opportunity to learn and practice good dining etiquette and brush up on your networking skills. To register,please complete the registration form and pay the $7 fee (non-refundable)through the CCPD Website or in person by Friday, March 8th, 2013. You only get one change to make a first positive impression. Practice makes perfect. Space is limited. Register TODAY!

Mock Interview Program Available through the CCPD


For students who want to improve their interviewing skills, the CCPD offers a mock interview program. A practice interview is one of the best ways to prepare for an employment interview. It helps you to learn what is expected and how to improve the way you present yourself.

The CCPD's Mock Interview Program runs now through Friday, May 10 and will be held within the Center for Career and Professional Development. Each interview will be approximately 30 minutes in length, with 15-20 minutes for the interview and 10 minutes for feedback. Students can apply to the Mock Interview Program through eRecruiting. Search the “employers” field for “practice interview” and follow the instructions included in the position description. Space is limited, so apply early!

Summer Internship Funding Available for Undergraduate Students!

Sponsored by Binghamton's campus food services provider, Sodexo, Inc., the Sodexo Internship Fund provides the opportunity for talented undergraduate students to secure financial support while completing an unpaid summer 2013 internship. Through the Fund, chosen students will receive a stipend of up to $5,000 to complete an unpaid internship. For more information about the application process and how to apply, visit the Sodexo Internship Fund webpage. Applications will be reviewed and decisions made on a rolling basis.

Upcoming CCPD Career Development Programs and Workshops 


Preparing for an Interview

Monday, March 4
3:30 PM-4:30 PM
UUW 324

From beginning to end, an interview will run more smoothly when you are PREPARED! Learn what to wear, how to act, how to answer challenging questions, and how to make a great impression that will land you an offer!

Liberal Arts to Careers Externship (LACE) Information Session

Thursday, February 28
3:00 PM-4:00 PM, UUW 324

Monday, March 4
3:30 PM-4:30 PM, UUW 325

Tuesday, March 5
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, UUW 325

Wednesday, March 6
3:30 PM-4:30 PM, UUW 324

Join us to learn about Liberal Arts to Careers Externship, an exciting program providing a select group of Harpur College sophomores the opportunity to explore career options and gain insight into the realities of the workplace. Selected students will be matched with a professional for a shadowing experience over the winter break at the sponsor's workplace.

Resume Writing: Extreme Makeover Edition

Tuesday, March 5
3:00 PM-4:00 PM,
UU 202

Go beyond the basics! Learn how to take your resume to the next level to showcase the skills employers seek! Please bring a draft of your resume to this session!

Choosing a Major

Wednesday, March 6
4:40 PM-5:40 PM, UUW 325

Join us for an interactive workshop on the major decision-making process and how to make the best choice for YOU. Co-sponsored by Harpur Advising and the Center for Career and Professional Development.

I Have a LinkedIn Profile - Now What?

Thursday, March 7
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
LN 102, computer lab

You've created your profile, but now what do you do? Join us to learn how to reach out to professionals, expand your network, and improve your chances of getting hired!

Liberal Arts to Public Service

Tuesday, March 12
4:00 PM-5:00 PM, UUW 324

Are you interested in a career in a not-for-profit, government or service-oriented area? Attend this program to learn about opportunities and how to leverage your liberal arts/sciences education for a career in the Public Service sector. From the Federal Government to nationally and internationally known not-for-profit agencies such as the Peace Corps, Boys & Girls Club, and the Student Conservation Association, opportunities exist for students from all majors. Co-sponsored by Harpur Academic Advising and the Center for Career and Professional Development.

Eat, Drink & Be Hired! Professional Dining Etiquette & Networking Program

Wednesday, March 13
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Mandela Room
Fee: $7 paid in advance

Registration deadline March 8

 

Do you know what a "work dinner" is? Are you comfortable being interviewed during a meal? Do you know which water is yours? The number one employer criticism of interns and new college hires is lack of professionalism and etiquette savvy. Good professional etiquette indicates to employers that you are a mature, responsible adult who can aptly represent their organization. Whether you are graduate school bound, looking for an internship, or applying for positions after graduation, etiquette plays an important role in making favorable impressions and projecting a certain standard of conduct with clients and superiors. The "Eat, Drink & Be Hired! Professional Dining Etiquette and Networking" Program is an opportunity to learn and practice good dining etiquette and brush up on your networking skills. Included in this program: A three-course dinner with non-alcoholic beverages, Interactive instruction on dining and networking etiquette basics, Instructional handouts to remember important key points, Networking time with Binghamton staff, faculty and fellow students. Space is limited. Register TODAY!

http://www2.binghamton.edu/ccpd/

Cover Letter Writing: Extreme Makeover Edition

Thursday, March 14
4:00 PM-4:30 PM, UUW 324

Targeted cover letters get read. Generic letters get trashed. We'll show you how to approach cover letter writing to get results!

Resume Writing

Monday, March 18
4:40 PM-5:40 PM, UUW 111

T\Write a resume that sells you as a candidate who has the skills and qualities employers seek!

How to Find a Job with an International Focus

Tuesday, March 19
4:30 PM-5:30PM, UU202

Discover GoinGlobal, an international career database and search for job listings and the employer directory, which contains 1000's of company listings. Maximize your job search to target employers who have petitioned for international employees in the past.

What Happens After My Application is Submitted?

Wednesday, March 20
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
LNG 307 (CCPD Workshop Rm)

The federal application process does not end when you press submit on USAJOBS.gov. During this webinar, we will discuss what students and jobseekers can expect in the next stages of the application process. From essays to interviews to security clearances, Partnership staff and agency experts will discuss how to stand out after your resume has been submitted.

CCPDI Fall 2013 Internship Information Session

Wednesday, March 20
3:30 PM-4:30 PM, UUW 324

Thursday, March 21
3:00 PM-4:00 PM, UUW 324

Friday, March 22
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, UUW 324

Monday, April 8
4:40 PM-5:40 PM, UUW 324

Tuesday, April 9
4:30 PM-5:30 PM, UUW 324

Learn how to apply and obtain credit for your FALL 2013 Internship! All sophomores and juniors are welcome to attend.

Interviewing Skills

Thursday, March 21
4:30 PM-5:45PM, UU206

From beginning to end, an interview will run more smoothly when you are PREPARED! Learn what to wear, how to act, how to answer challenging questions, and how to make a great impression that will land you an offer!

Securing Federal Employment Abroad

Thursday, April 11
4:00 PM-5:00PM, UU202

Want to see the world while serving your country? Join us for a discussion about the mission- critical, international positions in the government. Participants will hear from agency representatives and Partnership staff on a variety of international opportunities and how applicants can leverage language and technology skills to secure a coveted position abroad.



Recruiting Updates: Check out the New Job and Internship Postings!

The CCPD posts new internships and full-time positions on a daily basis! Visit eRecruiting today, and students may view and apply for positions through their eRecruiting account. Please be aware, a select number of employers have posted job and/or internship application deadlines early in the spring semester! Be sure to regularly check your eRecruiting account for updated postings and deadlines. Recent posting include:

  • Park Guide at the Women's Rights National Historical Park, U.S. Department of the Interior, NY- Seneca Falls
  • Economic Assistants (RA), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), DC- Washington
  • Entry Level Equities Trader, T3 Trading Group, LLC, NY- New York
  • Passport Specialists, U.S. Department of State Recent Graduates Program, DC- Washington
  • Summer Researcher at the National Center for Toxicological Research, Food & Drug Administration, AK-Jefferson
  • Campus Outreach Specialist, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, DC- Washington
  • Summer 2013 Internships, American Civil Liberties Union, NY- New York
  • Interns- Community Outreach, Recruitment, Grant Writer, Program Development, Civilian Compliant Review Board, NY- New York
  • 2013 Summer Law Internship Program, New York State Office of Attorney General, NY
  • Disney’s Agricultural Sciences Internship, Walt Disney World Company, FL- Orlando
  • Financial Analyst, Peco Pallet, Inc, Irvington, NY
  • Clinical Research Assistant- Psychology, The Research Foundation of State University of New York at Binghamton, NY- Binghamton
  • Summer Associate Intern (Community Service Projects), One Flushing, Flushing, NY
  • EcoPracticum Program, EcoPracticum, NY- Liberty
  • Group Leader, The Experiment in International Living
  • Intern-Creative Blogger/Article Writer, IntroAmerica, Inc., Nationwide
  • Lipper Internship Program, Museum of Jewish Heritage
  • Internship, Return of Change, NY- New York
  • Capital Management Department Intern, QBE North American, NY- New York
  • Clinical Neurophysiologist- Trainee, Spine Medical Services, PLLC, NY- Commack
  • Sales and Recruitment Summer Internship, The ExecuSearch Group, NY- New York
  • Special Education Teacher (Summer School), BOCES, NY- Ithaca
  • Literacy Teacher (Grade 4-8), Independent Placements, NY- New York
  • Music Teacher, Independent Placements, NY- New York
  • High School Teachers, Noble Network of Charter Schools, IL- Chicago
  • Become a Math or Science Teacher, Philadelphia Education Fund, PA- Philadelphia
  • Business Management Leadership Development Program, BT Americas, Multiple Locations
  • Technical Sales Specialists, W.A.C. Lighting, NY- Garden City
  • Associate Business Development Specialist, W.A.C. Lighting, NY- Garden City
  • Financial Advisor, AXA Advisors, LLC, NY- New York
  • Associate Accounts Representative, IVANS, CT- Stamford
  • Marketing, Keller-Heartt, IL- Chicago
  • Application Development Analyst Job, Yoh, A Day & Zimmermann Company, VA- Alexandria
  • Branding Marketing Intern, Collegebargain, NY- Binghamton
  • Entry-Level Staff Accountant, Lutz and Carr CPAs, LLP, NY-New York
  • Bookkeeper/ Part Time, VS+ Company, NY- New York
  • Records Management Analyst, Deloitte, DC- Washington
  • CAT Modeling Intern, Capital Management Department Intern, QBE Insurance Group Limited-North America, NY- New York
  • Process Engineer Intern, Patent Liason, Corning, Inc., NY- Erwin & Corning
  • Software Engineer, FactSet Research Systems, Multiple Locations
  • Web Programmer, Vestal Creative Services, NY- Vestal
  • Java Developer, C++ Developer, Application Support Analyst, Hatstand Consulting, CT & NJ
  • Exchange Engineer, DBI Staffing, NY- New York
  • VMware Engineer, Kronos, MA- Chelmsford
  • Building Systems Engineering, Huston Engineering, LLC, NY- New York
  • Associate Engineer I, Research Scientist I, ANDRO Computational Solutions, LLC, NY- New York
  • Mechanical Engineer/ Design Engineer, Rail Construction Equipment Co., IL- Rockford
  • Building Systems Engineer, Huston Engineering, LLC, NY- New York
  • Delivery Project Manager, IBM, NC- Charlotte
  • Electrical Engineering Designer, Integrated Design Group, MA- Boston
  • Data Engineer, Amazon Web Services, Amazon, WA- Seattle

Employer Information Sessions 

If you are conducting a job or internship search, Employer Information Sessions are a great way to learn about organizations, gather information about positions, and make all-important contacts in the world-of-work. Check the eRecruiting calendar regularly to learn more about future sessions. Upcoming on-campus information sessions include: 

  • 3/12 SUNY Brockport Washington Semester, 11:30 AM -- 1:30 PM, UU 108
  • 3/19 Bloomberg, 11:00 AM -- 4:00 PM, Watson Commons

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Last Updated: 3/24/14