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Career Services

Career Services Workshops

Career Services has designed almost 20 career workshops, which are held during the year to support the academic needs of Saint Xavier students and alumni. No registration is required (exceptions are noted).

 Spring 2014 Workshops

January

Career Services Walk-Ins Mondays and Wednesdays 1-4 p.m. Career staff members are available for quick questions and résumé reviews, no appointment needed! Career Services Modular Unit
Introduction to ResumeWriting  Monday, Jan. 27   3 p.m. In a tough job market, it's important to stand out from the crowd. Learn the basics for creating your first professional résumé in this introductory workshop. Or, if you have a résumé already, pick up some tips for making it even better! Career Services Conference Room

Introduction to Business Careers 

Tuesday, Jan. 28 3 p.m. Learn about the various opportunities open to students with a business degree. Satisfies the ACE program requirement, if not completed in Transitions. Career Services Conference Room
Strong Interest Inventory Friday, Jan. 31 2 p.m. Discover your top areas of career interest by completing and receiving feedback on one of the most established career assessments used with students today. Pre-registration is required, at least two days in advance. Contact Jean Riordan at riordan@sxu.edu to register. Career Services Conference Room

February

Career Services Walk-Ins Mondays and Wednesdays 1-4 p.m. Career staff members are available for
quick questions and résumé reviews, no
appointment needed!
Career Services Modular Unit
Introduction to Business Careers

Monday, Feb. 3

4 p.m. Learn about the various opportunities open to students with a business degree. Satisfies the ACE program requirement, if not completed in Transitions. Career Services Conference Room
Career Exploration Workshop

Wednesday, Feb. 5

2 p.m. Need to choose a major? Stuck on how to apply your current major in the world of work? This workshop will help you identify how to bridge the gap between your academic life and your professional future. Career Services Conference Room
Strong Interest Inventory

Wednesday, Feb. 5

4 p.m. Discover your top areas of career interest by completing and receiving feedback on one of the most established career assessments used with students today. Pre-registration is required, at least two days in advance. Contact Jean Riordan at riordan@sxu.edu to register. Career Services Conference Room
How to Get Your First Job in the Media Thursday, Feb. 6 6 p.m. Hear from professionals in the media and communications field to gather tips and information on landing that first job. Butler Reception Room
Internship Workshop Thursday, Feb. 6 2 p.m. Employers are looking for students with experience. Internships - either paid or unpaid - are essential for career success. Learn how to get those pre-professional experiences related to your career goals. Career Services Conference Room
Navigating the SXU Job Fair Friday, Feb. 7 2 p.m. Learn how to turn a job fair into a job offer in preparation for the SXU Job Fair! Career Services Conference Room
Introduction to Resume Writing Monday, Feb. 10 3 p.m. In a tough job market, it's important to stand out from the crowd. Learn the basics for creating your first professional résumé in this introductory workshop. Or, if you have a résumé already, pick up some tips for making it even better! Warde - L-211
Navigating the SXU Job Fair Tuesday, Feb. 11 3 p.m. Learn how to turn a job fair into a job offer in preparation for the SXU Job Fair! Career Services Conference Room
Strong Interest Inventory Tuesday, Feb. 11 12:30 p.m. Discover your top areas of career interest by completing and receiving feedback on one of the most established career assessments used with students today. Pre-registration is required, at least two days in advance. Contact Jean Riordan at riordan@sxu.edu to register. Career Services Conference Room
Navigating the SXU Job Fair Wednesday, Feb. 12 Noon Learn how to turn a job fair into a job offer in preparation for the SXU Job Fair! Career Services Conference Room
SXU Job Fair Thursday, Feb. 13 Noon - 3 p.m. For a complete list of employers and positions, please visit www.sxu.edu keyword Job Fair. Check often! This changes weekly.  Shannon Center
Introduction to Resume Writing Friday, Feb. 14 2 p.m. In a tough job market, it's important to stand out from the crowd. Learn the basics for creating your first professional résumé in this introductory workshop. Or, if you have a résumé already, pick up some tips for making it even better! Warde L-217
Interview Like a Boss Monday, Feb. 17 4 p.m. Learn how to prepare for and execute a winning interview! Tackle tough questions and pick up tops to present yourself well on the job search. Career Services Conference Room
Expanded Student Leadership Resume Walk-ins Tuesday, Feb. 18 1-4 p.m. Already have a resume that needs to be reviewed or updated? Walk-in resume help is available. Career Services Conference Room
Expanded Student Leadership Resume Walk-ins Thursday, Feb. 20 1-4 p.m. Already have a resume that needs to be reviewed or updated? Walk-in resume help is available. Career Services Conference Room
Introduction to Business Careers Friday, Feb. 21 2 p.m. Learn about the various opportunities open to students with a business degree. Satisfies the ACE program requirement, if not completed in Transitions. Career Services Conference Room
Networking Workshop - Gaining the Competitive Edge Monday, Feb. 24 3 p.m. Discover ways to use networking as an effective job search and career development. Career Services Conference Room
Job Search Skills Boot Camp Tuesday, Feb. 25 3 p.m. Get a quick refresher session on looking for a job, resume building and interviewing for students on the full-time job or internship search. Career Services Conference Room
Strong Interest Inventory Thursday, Feb. 27 3 p.m. Discover your top areas of career interest by completing and receiving feedback on one of the most established career assessments used with students today. Pre-registration is required, at least two days in advance. Contact Jean Riordan at riordan@sxu.edu to register. Career Services Conference Room

March

Career Services Walk-Ins Mondays and Wednesdays 1-4 p.m Career staff members are available for
quick questions and résumé reviews, no
appointment needed!
Career Services Modular Unit
Interview Like a Boss Tuesday, March 4 3 p.m. Learn how to prepare for and execute a winning interview! Tackle tough questions and pick up tops to present yourself well on the job search. Career Services Conference Room
Networking Workshop - Gaining the Competitive Edge Wednesday, March 5 4 p.m. Discover ways to use networking as an effective job search and career development. Career Services Conference Room
Networking Workshop - Gaining the Competitive Edge Monday, March 17 3 p.m. Discover ways to use networking as an effective job search and career development. Career Services Conference Room
Internship Workshop Tuesday, March 18 12:30 p.m. Employers are looking for students with experience. Internships - either paid or unpaid - are essential for career success. Learn how to get those pre-professional experiences related to your career goals. Career Services Conference Room
"Cougars Connect" Career Networking Night Thursday, March 20 5:30 p.m. Meet alumni professionals from across all fields, majors and disciplines and find out their secrets to career success after graduation. Open to all majors and levels - FREE PIZZA! Butler Reception Room
 Introduction to Resume Writing Friday, March 21 2 p.m. In a tough job market, it's important to stand out from the crowd. Learn the basics for creating your first professional résumé in this introductory workshop. Or, if you have a résumé already, pick up some tips for making it even better! Career Services Conference Room
Job Search Skills Boot Camp  Tuesday, March 25 3 p.m. Get a quick refresher session on looking for a job, resume building and interviewing for students on the full-time job or internship search. Career Services Conference Room
Internship Workshop Friday, March 28 2 p.m. Employers are looking for students with experience. Internships - either paid or unpaid - are essential for career success. Learn how to get those pre-professional experiences related to your career goals. Career Services Conference Room
Interview Like a Boss Friday, March 28 Noon Learn the interview basics, skills and practice questions to help you seal the deal with the job or internship that you really want! Career Services Conference Room

April

Career Services Walk-Ins Mondays and Wednesdays 1-4 p.m. Career staff members are available for
quick questions and résumé reviews, no
appointment needed!
Career Services Modular Unit
Internship Workshop

Monday, April 2

4 p.m. Employers are looking for students with experience. Internships - either paid or unpaid - are essential for career success. Learn how to get those pre-professional experiences related to your career goals Warde L-306
Career Exploration Workshop

Friday, April 4

Noon Need to choose a major? Stuck on how to apply your current major in the world of work? This workshop will help you identify how to bridge the gap between your academic life and your professional future. Career Services Conference Room
Interview Like a Boss

Monday, April 7

2 p.m. Learn the interview basics, skills and practice questions to help you seal the deal with the job or internship that you really want!. Warde L-211
reFOCUS on the Future! Senior Class Career Event Wednesday, April 9 5 p.m. Get everything a graduating senior needs to know before heading out into the world of work. Information will focus on searching for a job, evaluating job offers, benefit plans and managing finances. Butler Reception Room
Introduction to Resume Writing Thursday, April 10 3 p.m. In a tough job market, it's important to stand out from the crowd. Learn the basics for creating your first professional résumé in this introductory workshop. Or, if you have a résumé already, pick up some tips for making it even better! Career Services Conference Room
Interview Like a Boss Friday, April 11 2 p.m. Learn the interview basics, skills and practice questions to help you seal the deal with the job or internship that you really want! Warde L-217
Internship Workshop Monday, April 14 3 p.m. Employers are looking for students with experience. Internships - either paid or unpaid - are essential for career success. Learn how to get those pre-professional experiences related to your career goals Warde - L-306
Job Search Skills Boot Camp Tuesday, April 15 2 p.m. Get a quick refresher session on looking for a job, resume building and interviewing for students on the full-time job or internship search. Career Services Conference Room
Networking Workshop - Gaining the Competitive Edge Tuesday, April 22 2 p.m. Discover ways to use networking as an effective job search and career development Warde L-310
Internship Workshop Tuesday, April 22 4 p.m. Employers are looking for students with experience. Internships - either paid or unpaid - are essential for career success. Learn how to get those pre-professional experiences related to your career goals Warde L-308
Strategies for Finding a Summer Job Thursday, April 24 3 p.m. Need to find a summer job? Looking for tips on how to obtain part-time work off campus? Learn more at this workshop aimed at students in any major interested in gaining some pre-professional experiences.  Career Services Conference Room

May

Career Services Walk-Ins Mondays and Wednesdays 1-4 p.m. Career staff members are available for
quick questions and résumé reviews, no
appointment needed!
Career Services Modular Unit
Interview Like a Boss

Thursday, May 1

3 p.m. Learn the interview basics, skills and practice questions to help you seal the deal with the job or internship that you really want!. Warde L-308
Career Exploration Series: Applying for Nursing Externships

TBD

TBD Visit with a recruiter from Advocate Christ Medical Center to hear tips and strategies for applying for and being successful in a nurse externship. TBD

Contact Information

For more information, please contact Career Services at careerservices@sxu.edu or 773-298-3131.