Office of Career Development and Engagement Events

Office of Career Development and Engagement Events

Boost your resume, spice up your LinkedIn profile and set a course for your future career.

At SJC Long Island, our Office of Career Development and Engagement will bring you the tools you need to attain your career goals. This semester is filled with events to help you fill out your CV and find the job you want.

Resume Writing Workshops

For education students, accounting and more, you'll learn how to put together a resume for student teaching placement and various internships, along with making a resume. Other topics will include effective resume terms, job search strategies and making the most of your internship experience.

Lunch and Learn Series

There will be a presentation on the process of growing in your desired profession, along with tips and tools for how to maximize your education and experience here at St. Joseph’s College. A light lunch is provided and registration is recommended. Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend. A guest speaker occasionally joins to discuss their background experiences and what led them to getting their position.

Part-Time Job, Internship and Volunteer Fair

In collaboration with the Department of Campus Ministry: Student will have the opportunity to meet with employers to discuss opportunities for part-time work, internships and volunteer experiences. Professional dress is encouraged; a neat appearance is required along with copies of your resume.

Interview Preparation Workshops

During these workshops we  present information for how best to prepare for an interview for your internship, how to make the most of your experience and how to conduct yourself in a professional manner.

Careers in Wellness Series

In collaboration with the Counseling and Wellness Center, we bring to you a series on learning to become wellness professionals such as mental health counselor, art therapist and more presentation in our Careers in Wellness Series. Techniques and career paths are explored, guidance on graduate school and certification requirements will be covered. A light lunch will be provided and registration is recommended. Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.

Job Search Strategies and Resume Review

This workshop will cover effective job search strategies along with resume review for any student. Resources will be shared along with a quick resume review.

Overview of the GRE and Personal Statement

During this workshop we will be covering the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) from purpose to preparation. We will also cover one of the many requirements of graduate school, the personal statement; what is it, and how best to answer them.

LinkedIn Basics/Profile Review/Job Search

Have you set-up for your profile on LinkedIn? Regardless what stage you are in, students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend and have their profile reviewed to ensure you are on your way to All-Star status.  Come discover how to begin the processes of creating your LinkedIn profile along with a tour of the features of LinkedIn. After you have completed your, learn about building the right connections to expand your networking capabilities. We  also cover how to conduct an effective job search through the tools and resources available to you in LinkedIn.

Service Opportunities and International Job Fair (Students and Alumni)

Panelists from various organizations, many alumni, will be speaking with you about their own experiences working with various international organizations. There will also be a fair afterwards with information on volunteer, internship and employment opportunities.

Students can use the events calendar within the Student Involvement and Leadership portal page for event details.

In addition, every Monday through SJC email, you will receive that week's events with more information.