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Career Services

Career Services Upcoming Events

Spring 2018 Programming Calendar

Career Services hosts a number of events to help students with various facets of career development throughout the semester.

Career Events

Ask a Principal

Local elementary and high school principals will be on hand to answer questions about what they're looking for in the ideal teacher candidates.

  • Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 5 p.m., Butler Reception Room

Preparing for the Internship and Job Fair

Tips and advice for making the most out of your time at the fair.

  • Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at noon, Warde Academic Center, L-127
  • Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 3 p.m., Warde Academic Center, L-127

Speed Networking

Spend the evening connecting with alumni from various fields in a fun and interactive event! All participants must register on the Den -- space is limited! Refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by Alumni Relations and Career Services.

  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 6 p.m., Heritage Room, Gilhooley's Grande Saloon

Job Fair Bingo

Join the career staff in the SXU Diner on March 12 to learn more about the Internship and Job Fair and play Bingo to win prizes!

  • Monday, March 12, 2018 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., SXU Diner

Walk-Up Resume Critiques

Receive a free resume critique and get information on how to make your career documents employer-ready for the Job and Internship Fair!

  • Tuesday, March 13, 2018 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., SXU Diner
  • Wednesday, March 14, 2018 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., SXU Diner
  • Thursday, March 15, 2018 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., SXU Diner

SXU Internship and Job Fair

Meet and network with potential employers looking to hire SXU students for internship and employment opportunities. See the SXU Internship and Job Fair Participants page for a complete list of what companies will be in attendance.

  • Friday, March 16, 2018 from noon - 3 p.m., Shannon Center

From Backpack to Briefcase

Senior Job Search Roundtable Discussions -- Bring your questions and concerns about preparing for life after graduation!

  • Resume Roundtable, Monday, April 16, 2018 at 1 p.m., Warde Academic Center, L-127
  • Networking Roundtable, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 1 p.m., Warde Academic Center, L-127
  • Job Search Roundtable, Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 2 p.m., Warde Academic Center, L-127
  • Interviewing Roundtable, Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 2 p.m., Warde Academic Center, L-127
  • Loan Repayment/Budgeting Workshop, presented by Jacki Griffin, associate director of Financial Aid, April 16, 2018 at 2 p.m., Warde Academic Center, L-127
  • Evaluating Health Care Insurance Plans, presented by Kathleen Rohan, director of the Health Center, April 19, 2018 at 1 p.m., Warde Academic Center, L-127

Practice Interview Slots:

Get ready for the job search and sign up for a mock interview during the week of April 16, 2018!

Contact Career Services at 773-298-3131. Time slots are limited. You will be required to submit a resume and a job description 48 hours prior to the date of appointment. Failing to do so will result in a canceled appointment.

Working in Mercy -- Careers for the Common Good

Join us for a panel featuring professionals who have dedicated their lives to working for the common good through the lens of the Sisters of Mercy's critical concerns, such as Immigration, Racism and Women's Issues.

Sponsored by Campus Ministry and Career Services.

  • Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 6 p.m., Mercy Ministry Center

Career Workshop Series

Career Exploration Workshop -- Identifying Majors and Career Paths

  • Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at noon, Warde Academic Center, L-321
  • Monday, March 19, 2018 at 3 p.m., Warde Academic Center, L-310

Networking 101 -- Using Linked-In for Career Success

  • Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 3 p.m., Warde Academic Center, L-127

Resume/Cover Letter Workshop

  • Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 3 p.m., Warde Academic Center, L-127
  • Monday, March 12, 2018 at noon, Warde Academic Center, L-127
  • Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 2 p.m., Warde Academic Center, L-127
  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 4 p.m., Warde Academic Center, L-127

Interview Prep

  • Friday, March 23, 2018 at 2 p.m., Warde Academic Center, L-127

Finding the Perfect Internship

  • Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 2 p.m., Warde Academic Center, L-127

Job Search Skills Boot Camp

  • Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 3 p.m., Warde Academic Center, L-127

Cougars LEAD Program

Orientation Sessions

All sessions will be held in the Student Organization Center.

  • Monday, January 22, 2018 at noon
  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.
  • Monday, February 5, 2018 at 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at noon
  • Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 3 p.m.
  • Friday, February 23, 2018 at 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at noon
  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 4 p.m.

Leadership Theory Workshops

  • Introduction to Leadership: Setting Goals and Getting Started, Monday, February 5, 2018 at 1 p.m., Warde Academic Center, L-127
  • True Colors Workshop, Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 3 p.m., Warde Academic Center, L-127
  • Conflict Resolution and Management: Leadership and Teamwork, Monday, February 19, 2018 at noon, Warde Academic Center, L-127
  • Leadership Compass: Appreciating Diverse Work Styles, Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at noon, Warde Academic Center, L-127
  • Communication and Leadership Styles, TBD

Resume Walk-Ins

Mondays and Wednesdays
1 to 4 p.m.


For more information about our upcoming events, please view our Career Services Spring 2018 Programming Calendar (PDF).

Career Services Spring 2018 Programming Calendar