The Office of Alumni and Career Services is excited to announce our Fall 2021 Career Week where we’ll connect students, faculty and staff, and alumni with prospective employers! Career Week will run from October 11 to the 14, 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 and register for yours today!

Throughout the week students can come by the Office of Alumni and Career services for walk-in resume reviews, practice their elevator pitch, order free business cards or pick up your order if you placed it before October 6. October 11-12 our office is tabling at both the Chi and Rotunda Fountains between 11 am-1 pm.

Monday, October 11, 2021

Resume and Cover Letter Workshop | 3pm | Upchurch 300

Join Megan Miller for a Resume and Cover Letter Workshop to prepare yourself to network with alumni and employers during the Career fair on October 14th. 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 12, 2021

Graduate School Preparation Workshop | 1pm | Upchurch 300

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 | 3pm | Martinelli Room in Maugans

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

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Alumni, Student, and Employer Networking Event | 6pm | Soza Ballroom

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 14, 2021

Career, Internship, and Engagement Fair | 1pm | Blackwell Hall

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.

Employer, Professor, and Staff Meet and Greet | 4:00pm | Mayo Gallery

Professors and Staff are invited to meet with their former students and our employer relations to talk more about what they want to see in Lancer graduate, discuss what they've learned since graduation, and reminisce on their days at Longwood. Light snacks and drinks are provided.

Alumni Reception | 6:30pm | Location TBD

After the Professor, Staff, Alumni, and Employer Meet and Greet alumni are invited to join us for an alumni reception. More information coming in early August.