CSO Events

SPRING 2014

For a complete list of events both on-campus and off-campus, click on the “Career Fairs and Events” tab in JobGrove. The list below includes major events for the spring.

Resume Blitz Days
Stop by the CSO for a quick 15-minute walk-in appointment with a staff member from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. on the following days:
     Tuesday, February 11
     Thursday, March 13
     Tuesday, April 8
 
Wednesday Walk-Ins
Stop by the CSO for a quick 15-minute walk-in appointment with a staff member from 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. on the following Wednesdays: 
     Wednesday, January 22
     Wednesday, February 26
     Wednesday, March 26
     Wednesday, April 16
     Wednesday, April 30
 
Resume Writing Seminar
Wednesday, January 29
3:30 p.m., TLC Auditorium
This dynamic workshop, hosted by Dr. Jim Thrasher, director of Career Services, will help you to craft a resume that will be sure to grab the attention of prospective employers!

Camp Fair
Wednesday, February 5
1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., Breen Student Union (STU)
Representatives from numerous camps across the country will be in the Student Union on Wednesday, Feb. 5 from 1-4 p.m. to recruit GCC students for their summer staff positions. There are various opportunities available for ministry, worship team leaders, counselors, lifeguards, crafts directors and many more! So, stop by for s'more bars & Chex mix, and connect with camp reps from all over the U.S. who are interested in recruiting YOU for their summer camp hiring needs!

Don't Get Left Out: How to Always Find a Job You Love
Tuesday, February 11
7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., HAL 110
Join Chris Marasco '11, Large Cap Equity Analyst at Seeking Alpha and Angela (Palumbo) Marasco '13, 8th Grade Math Teacher at Seneca Valley as they give helpful tips on how to build a network to land your dream job and share about their own personal journeys in the job search. Thus, this program will be helpful to Education AND non-Education majors.

In this workshop, you will learn how to:
     • Figure out what work you like doing
     • Figure out what work you don't like doing
     • How to get a job doing what you really like doing (LinkedIn, Alumni Directory and Networking)
     • How God orchestrates people's stories

Professionalism & Etiquette Night
Tuesday, February 18
5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Rathburn Hall
Don’t miss this evening as we share tips on dining etiquette, professional dress, and more! Dinner and dessert will be provided along with a fashion event featuring GCC students wearing attire from Banana Republic. Limited seating is available so click HERE to register on JobGrove and secure your spot.

Senior Send-Off (TBA)
Wednesday, March 12
Time (TBA), Breen Student Union (STU) - Great Room
Seniors: connect with CSO staff members during this special campus event for our soon-to-be graduates! More details to come!

WestPACS Job & Internship Fair
Wednesday, March 12
10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Monroeville Convention Center
Click HERE for more details!

“Social Media in the Search” Lunch & Learn Workshop
Tuesday, March 18
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m., CSO Conference Room (PLC 115)
Sammi Soriano '10, a member of UPMC’s Campus Recruitment team, will be here to provide information on how to use social media effectively in the job search. The focus of the session will be more so on LinkedIn and its value to job seekers. Lunch will be included, so click HERE to RSVP today!

Interviewing 101 Workshop
Tuesday, March 25
4:00 p.m., CSO
Do you have an upcoming interview and need tips on how to stand out from the competition? Join us as we will lead this engaging workshop and share vital information on how to research and prepare for an IMPACTFUL interview!


PERC Teacher Job Fair
Wednesday, March 26
9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monroeville Convention Center
This is the big one - our major teacher job fair of the year. Approximately 100 school districts (and a few online placement organizations) will be at PERC to share information and conduct interviews for teaching positions. GCC will sponsor a bus to and from PERC. Check the PERC website for more info: to register, a list of employers, preparation tips, etc.

Junior Career Meeting
Wednesday, April 23
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., HAL Sticht
This mandatory meeting for juniors will provide info and tips on approaching your senior year, whether you'll be searching for a job, planning on graduate school, or pursuing other plans!

Sophomore Career Meeting
Thursday, April 24
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., HAL 110
At this meeting, sophomores will receive advice to assist them at this point in their career development, as well as helpful information on preparing for next year's internship search.

Study Day Blitz
Thursday, May 8
2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., CSO
Take a study break and stop by the CSO for a quick 15-minute walk-in appointment with a staff member to ask any career-related questions you have before leaving for the summer!

 
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