Upcoming Events

April 2015May 2015

Amazon Day

Date:  April 21, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Locations:  University Hall and Student Center - 416
Co-Sponsor: Amazon

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Amazon is looking to hire top talent to fill Area Manager positions!  Amazon Operations is growing rapidly and their team is hitting the road in search of future leaders.  Stop by the information table or attend the information session to hear about exciting career opportunities!

Don't forget to dress for success and bring a copy of your resume!  No registration required. 

Who Should Attend
This event is open to seniors and recent graduates only (all majors).


Are You Linkedin or Left Out?

Date:  April 23, 2015
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Dickson Hall - Cohen Lounge
Co-Sponsor: College of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Come hear from the Center for Career Services on how to best leverage Linkedin.  Linkedin gives us unprecedented access to people, employers and opportunities.  This social media giant provides a professional platform for interacting with those in our field, ultimately expanding our contacts.  Employers benefit as well in that they're given a look at our virtual footprint, which is critical to maintaining a professional online presence.

Who Should Attend
This event is free and open to all students.


Careers with the Federal Government

Date:  April 29, 2015
Time: 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Location: University Hall - 1070

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Representatives from the Drug Enforcement Administration, Homeland Security, Environmental Protection Agency, Federal Bureau of Prisons, and United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives will be available to discuss how to obtain work with the Federal Government.  Registration is required. 

Who Should Attend
This event is free and open to students, alumni, and the general public.


Careers and Coffee

Date: May 4, 2015
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Student Center - 417

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Join us for our monthly informal roundtable where we openly discuss career-related topics.  Light refreshments will be served.  Registration is required. 

Who Should Attend
This event is free and open to all students and alumni.


Career Services: How It All Works

Date:  May 8, 2015
Time: TBD
Location: University Hall - 7th Floor

Join us for an open conversation on how Career Services operate at Montclair State University.  We’ll focus on the idea of creating a career curriculum, culminating in a career course designed to provide the tools and techniques to solidify academic major choice, determine how major relates to careers and the fundamentals of an effective job search.  We’ll discuss how students might benefit from such a course and solicit feedback on what types of content should be included, even excluded, when offering a career course. 

Who Should Attend
Faculty, professional staff, students and alumni are welcome to attend.


Are You Linkedin or Left Out?

Date:  May 11, 2015
Time: 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Location: Dickson Hall - Cohen Lounge
Co-Sponsor: CHSS Career Services

Come hear from the Center for Career Services on how to best leverage Linkedin.  Linkedin gives us unprecedented access to people, employers and opportunities.  This social media giant provides a professional platform for interacting with those in our field, ultimately expanding our contacts.  Employers benefit as well in that they're given a look at our virtual footprint, which is critical to maintaining a professional online presence.

Who Should Attend
This event is free and open to all students.


You've Graduated, Now What?
Job Search Boot Camp and Resume Critique

Date:  May 26, 2015
Session 1: 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Session 2: 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Location: Dickson Hall - Cohen Lounge
Co-Sponsor: CHSS Career Services

Stop by to hear about the ins and outs of the job search.  Ask questions, get answers and bring your resume for critique!

Who Should Attend
This event is open to all students and alumni.  Attendees should bring a copy of their resume.


Online, narrated Workshops -- available 24/7!

  • The Career Development Process learn how to choose your major and a career direction
  • Resume Writing – learn to write a traditional resume, the basis for all other resumes
  • Writing the e-resume for the web – see examples of key words, correct font usage, correct formats and more
  • Improving your interviewing skills
  • Networking – learn the art of building alliances both in person and online
  • Finding a job in tough times! Hints for surviving in this market!
  • Using LinkedIn and Twitter for the job hunt
  • Become a Career Directions "power user"!
  • plus more