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EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER
SPRING 2017 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 

OMG I’m A Senior: Tuesday, January 31, 6pm, Campus Center South Lounge

  • Seniors! Learn more about how our office can help you prepare for life after Albright, hear words of advice from a recent alum, and enjoy prizes and free pizza!

Purple Briefcase Kick Off: Wednesday, February 1, 11am-1pm, Campus Center

  • Learn more about our Purple Briefcase platform and win cool purple prizes!

Study Abroad 101: Thursday, February 2, 4pm, Geiser House

  • Thinking about study abroad? This information session will provide insight on programs, scholarships, and the application process

Resume Workshop: Tuesday, February 7, 3pm, Library Media Classroom

  • Learn the basics of putting together a resume (and what not to include) while developing a resume of your own on the spot

Major/Career Test: Tuesday, February 7, 4pm, Library Media Classroom

  • Ready to choose or change your major? Take the Major/Career Test, and review your results in an individual appointment

Resume Doctor: Wednesday, February 8, 11:30am-1pm, Campus Center Main Lounge

  • The Doctor is In! Pick up some resources, schedule an appointment, ask questions, or even have your resume reviewed on the spot

Resume Doctor: Monday, February 13, 11:30am-1pm, Campus Center Main Lounge

  • The Doctor is In! Pick up some resources, schedule an appointment, ask questions, or even have your resume reviewed on the spot

Albright Internship and Career Fair: Wednesday, February 15, 11am-1:30pm, Campus Center

  • Meet with representatives from companies and organizations to learn about their internship and career opportunities.  Professional dress and copies of your resume expected.

Study Abroad 101: Wednesday, February 15, 4pm, Geiser House

  • Thinking about study abroad? This information session will provide insight on programs, scholarships, and the application process

Resume Workshop: Thursday, February 16, 12:30pm, Library Media Classroom

  • Learn the basics of putting together a resume (and what not to include) while developing a resume of your own on the spot

All About ACRE: Wednesday, February 21, 4:30pm, Geiser House

  • All About ACRE will answer all of your questions, tell you more about the application process, and highlight the benefits of completing an ACRE project

Lehigh Valley Collegiate Career Expo: Wednesday, February 22, 12-4pm, Holiday Inn-Fogelsville

  • Meet with representatives from over 100 companies and organizations representing all majors for jobs and internships. Please contact the ELCDC if you would like free transportation.  The event is free and open to all students, however, professional dress and a copy of your resume is required for admission.

Resume Workshop: Monday, February 27, 12pm, Library Media Classroom

  • Learn the basics of putting together a resume (and what not to include) while developing a resume of your own on the spot

Resume Doctor: Tuesday, February 28, 11:30am-1pm, Campus Center Main Lounge

  • The Doctor is In! Pick up some resources, schedule an appointment, ask questions, or even have your resume reviewed on the spot

Study Abroad 101: Tuesday, February 28, 4pm, Geiser House

  • Thinking about study abroad? This information session will provide insight on programs, scholarships, and the application process

Study Abroad Deadline: Wednesday, March 1, 5pm

  • Today is the last day to submit your Albright application and paperwork to complete a study abroad/off-campus experience over Summer or Fall 2017

Non-Profit, Government, and Social Services Internship and Career Fair:

Wednesday, March 1, 11am-1:30pm, Campus Center

  • Meet with representatives from various agencies and organizations to learn about their internship and career opportunities.  Professional dress and copies of your resume expected.

ACRE Application Deadline: Friday, March 3, 5pm

  • Today is the last day to turn in your application and proposal materials to be considered for ACRE over Summer 2017

Study Abroad Fair: Thursday, March 9, 11am-1:30pm, Campus Center

  • Meet with representatives from dozens of program providers to learn more about their study abroad locations, scholarships, and application processes

Teacher Recruitment Day: Tuesday, March 14, 9am-3pm, Millersville University

  • Education students! This is a perfect opportunity to meet with school districts interested in hiring YOU!

How to Choose Your Major: Tuesday, March 21, 12:30pm, Library Media Classroom

  • ​Having trouble determining what major is best for you? Here's an opportunity to learn what will be a good fit based on your skills, interests, and values!

Resume Workshop: Wednesday, March 22, 3pm, Library Media Classroom

  • Learn the basics of putting together a resume (and what not to include) while developing a resume of your own on the spot

Major/Career Test: Wednesday, March 22, 4pm, Library Media Classroom

  • Ready to choose or change your major? Take the Major/Career Test, and review your results in an individual appointment

Resume Doctor: Thursday, March 23, 11:30am-1pm, Campus Center Main Lounge

  • The Doctor is In! Pick up some resources, schedule an appointment, ask questions, or even have your resume reviewed on the spot

Study Abroad 101: Thursday, March 23, 4pm, Geiser House

  • Thinking about study abroad? This information session will provide insight on programs, scholarships, and the application process

How to Choose Your Major: Wednesday, March 29, 3pm, Geiser House

  • ​Having trouble determining what major is best for you? Here's an opportunity to learn what will be a good fit based on your skills, interests, and values!

Resume Workshop: Tuesday, April 4, 12:30pm, Library Media Classroom

  • Learn the basics of putting together a resume (and what not to include) while developing a resume of your own on the spot

Study Abroad 101: Wednesday, April 5, 4pm, Geiser House

  • Thinking about study abroad? This information session will provide insight on programs, scholarships, and the application process

Humanities Out of the Box: Wednesday, April 5, 6-8pm, Campus Center South Lounge

  • Meet with alumni of English, History, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Womens & Gender Studies to see how a path in the humanities helped them be successful in their careers.  Take part in a round-table discussion, and then enjoy light refreshments while networking.

Study Abroad to Career: Thursday, April 6, 4pm, Geiser House

  • Did you complete a study abroad/study off-campus experience? Come to this workshop to learn how to showcase your skills and qualities from that opportunity to employers and graduate schools!

Resume Doctor: Tuesday, April 11, 11:30am-1pm, Campus Center Main Lounge

  • The Doctor is In! Pick up some resources, schedule an appointment, ask questions, or even have your resume reviewed on the spot

Resume Workshop: Monday, April 17, 3pm, Library Media Classroom

  • Learn the basics of putting together a resume (and what not to include) while developing a resume of your own on the spot

Study Abroad 101: Tuesday, April 18, 4pm, Geiser House

  • Thinking about study abroad? This information session will provide insight on programs, scholarships, and the application process

Bring Your Own Briefcase: Wednesday, April 26, 6pm, Campus Center South Lounge

  • Juniors and Seniors, join us for an evening of a free etiquette dinner and a motivational speaker to get you ready for life after Albright. Business casual attire. Please register on Purple Briefcase by April 19th if you would like to attend.

Honors Week: EXPERIENCE EVENT

May 1-May 3, Verbal Presentations, 4-6pm, Klein Lecture Hall

May 4, Poster Presentations, 5pm, CFA Mezzanine

  • Support your peers and learn more about their discoveries from the Senior Honors Thesis research projects

Resume Workshop: Thursday, May 4, 3pm, Library Media Classroom

  • Learn the basics of putting together a resume (and what not to include) while developing a resume of your own on the spot