Calendar Of Events

Welcome back to all returning students, and a special welcome to all incoming freshmen and transfer students!  We have another busy semester planned in Career Services.  Mark your calendars for these up-coming events:

THIS WEEK:

intern_wordcloudAcademic Internship Orientation Meeting:
Thursday, August 22nd
1:00 pm – Montesi (Buckman 211)
All students who are participating in an academic internship for the Fall 2019 semester should plan to attend this meeting; important information about your internship will be provide.

SeniorKickoffLogo_600Senior Kickoff:
Friday, August 23rd
11:30 am to 1:00 pm – Sabbatini Lounge
This is event is for all graduating seniors (December 2019, May 2020 & August 2020 Graduates)…here from Career Services, the Registrar’s Office, Student Life, and the Alumni Office, regarding important information you need to know for your senior year…important dates, deadlines, and more!  A free “tailgate” lunch will be provided!  Join us!


NEXT WEEK:

wtwCupcakes & Careers:  Willis Towers Watson
Wednesday, August 28th
3:30 pm – Montesi (Buckman 211)
Learn more about the organization, about who they are and what they do, and learn about any potential positions/internships they may have available.  Plus, enjoy free Muddy’s cupcakes while they last.  Open to all interested students; juniors and seniors majoring in Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, and related areas are especially encouraged to attend.

2016_mtf_800_nodateMeet The Firms:
Thursday, August 29th – 12:30 to 1:30 pm – Montesi (Buckman 211)
This event is for all junior/senior accounting majors and Masters Of Accountancy candidates.  Join us to network with local/national accounting firms, and other Memphis employers who frequently hire Accounting majors.  This is a rare opportunity…so your attendance is STRONGLY recommended!

The following companies are currently scheduled to attend as of August 19th:

  • AutoZone
  • State Of Tennessee Department Of Revenue
  • Tennessee Comptroller Of The Treasury
  • Wiley CPA
  • FedEx Tax Department
  • FedEx Employees
  • Frazee Ivy Davis CPA
  • Watkins Uiberall
  • HHM CPAs
  • CBIZ MHM
  • Tennessee Society Of CPAs
  • Dixon Hughes Goodman
  • CBRE
  • Alexander Thompson Arnold
  • Reynolds Bone & Griesbeck

If you plan to attend this event, you need to do the following:

  • Step 1:  Email your resume to Cathy Lantrip (clantrip@cbu.edu) no later than this Friday, August 23rd at 4:30 pm, to have it included in the “Resume Book” that we will be providing to each employer attending the event(Submitting your resume serves as your RSVP for this event.)
  • Step 2:  Load the most recent version of your resume to your CareerLinX account, also by Friday, August 23rd.

To prepare for the event:

  • Research all attending companies in advance of the event.
  • Always bring extra copies of your resume with you to the event.
  • Dress professionally.

UPCOMING:

Cupcakes & Careers:  SRVS (Shelby Residential & Vocational Services)
Wednesday, September 4th
3:30 pm – Rosa Deal 111
Learn more about the organization, about who they are and what they do, and learn about any potential positions/internships they may have available.  Plus, enjoy free Muddy’s cupcakes while they last.  Open to all interested students in all majors.

FirstImpressions2First Impressions Series: The First 90 Days
Thursday, September 5th
1:00 pm – Buckman Hall 102
Lunch served at 12:45 pm

clothescloset_noyearCareer Closet
Friday, September 6th
10:00 am to 2:00 pm – Swashbuckler Lounge, Thomas Center
Students!  Need help building your professional wardrobe?  The Career Closet can help!  Stop by to pick out professional clothing items, donated by CBU alumni and employer partners.  Suits, shirts, blouses, ties, pants, belts, shoes, and more are available.  Each students can take up to four pieces free of charge.  Stop by early for best selection.

international_paperCupcakes & Careers:  International Paper
Wednesday, September 11th
3:30 pm, Montesi (Buckman 211)
Learn more about the organization, about who they are and what they do, and learn about any potential positions/internships they may have available.  Plus, enjoy free Muddy’s cupcakes while they last.  Open to all interested students; juniors and seniors majoring in Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, and related areas are especially encouraged to attend.

engineeringday_noyearEngineering Career Day
Thursday, September 12th
12:30-2:00 pm, Canale Arena
Check your CareerLinX account for an up-to-date list of attending companies; those scheduled to attend thus far include: ABB, Inc., Aerotek Engineering, AZO Inc., BlueScope Buildings, Buckman, CoBuilt LLC, Cretex Companies, Evergreen Packaging, FedEx Express, Jordan Aluminum Company, Missouri Department of Transportation, Nashville Electric Service, Olympus Surgical Technology of America, Sediver, Smith & Nephew, Tegra Medical, US Navy, WestRock, Wright Medical Technology

handshake2Mock Interview Day
Wednesday, September 18th
Career Services Office (Buckman 207)
This is your opportunity to practice your interviewing skills with one of our employers partners, and get on-the-spot feedback and tips to improve!  Sign up for your interview slot beginning on September 3rd.

fbiCupcakes & Careers:  FBI
Wednesday, September 18th
3:30 pm – Montesi (Buckman 211)
Learn more about the organization, about who they are and what they do, and learn about any potential positions/internships they may have available.  Plus, enjoy free Muddy’s cupcakes while they last.  Open to all interested students in all majors.

Careers In Communications
Thursday, September 19thlac3
12:30 pm – Rosa Deal 111

Life After College:  Paying For Grad School
Tuesday, September 24th
12:30-1:45 pm, Buckman 211 (Montesi)

Graduate School Expo
Thursday, September 26thgraphic_gradschoolexpo
12:00-2:00 pm, Canale Arena
60-70 graduate school programs from across the region will be on campus to speak with you about their program.  Check your CareerLinX account for an up-to-date list of schools and programs scheduled to attend thus far.