The Office of Alumni and Career Services is excited to announce our Fall 2022 Career Week, where students, faculty, staff, and alumni can connect with prospective employers! Career Week will run from October 17-20, featuring events and workshops designed around professional development and networking with an all-major career fair that Thursday to wrap things up. Some of our events are student and alumni-specific, so check our events below and mark your calendar.

To make the most of Career Week, students should schedule an appointment with the Office of Alumni and Career Services to get their resume reviewed and practice their elevator pitch prior to the week. On Monday and Tuesday of Career Week students will have the opportunity to come in for walk-in mock interview appointments to practice their answers to common interview questions.

Monday, October 17, 2022

Walk-in Mock Interviews

To make the most of Career Week, students should come to the Office of Alumni and Career Services to practice their answers to common interview questions. These will be first come, first serve and will take roughly 30-45 minutes.

Resume and Cover Letter Workshop

Join us for a Resume and Cover Letter Workshop to prepare yourself to network with alumni and employers during the Career fair on October 20. We will be covering current standards in formatting, appearance, and content, as well as how to highlight your skills and abilities to fit the jobs you want.

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Walk-in Mock Interviews

To make the most of Career Week, students should come to the Office of Alumni and Career Services to practice their answers to common interview questions. These will be first come, first serve and will take roughly 30-45 minutes. 

Graduate School Preparation Workshop

Learn more about how to research and choose a program, application tips and advice, assistance in crafting strong personal statements, and insight into what Graduate school admissions boards are looking for.

LinkedIn and Networking Workshop

Increase your employer visibility and marketability by building a professional, updated, and engaging LinkedIn profile using advice and feedback from industry professionals.

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Women's Networking Breakfast
9-10:30 a.m.

We are excited to invite all female-identifying students to attend a breakfast reception with alumni from various industries and fields to make connections, learn about their career paths, and enjoy building relationships.

Minority Student and Alumni Networking Session
5-6 p.m.

Longwood Career Services would like to invite all minority students to attend a networking session with fellow alumni and career leaders to learn about their career paths and advice, build relationships, and develop their professional network. Following this special session, we will move to the general networking session in the Colonnades from 6-8 p.m.

Alumni, Student, and Employer Networking Event
6-8 p.m.

Build your professional network by connecting with alums across dozens of fields and industries at our Student, Alumni, Employer networking event. A professional cocktail-party style will help you feel comfortable at events in the future as alumni help you build towards your career goals.

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Career, Internship, and Engagement Fair

Join alumni, employers, and graduate school representatives at our Career Expo to learn more about how to get the career you want, what top industry players are looking for in new hires, and how you can get a step ahead of other applicants. You'll be able to take a professional headshot for your LinkedIn profile, develop your professional network, and enjoy learning more about companies that want to #HireLancers. Please note registration for this fair will open in July.

Alumni Reception

After the Career, Internship, and Engagement Fair alumni are invited to join us for an alumni reception.