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MONDAY, MARCH 27


Ask The Recruiter
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mary Tefft White Center

Ever wonder what recruiters are thinking during an interview? What questions you should ask them? What distinguishes candidates?  This is your chance to find out. Don’t miss out on this opportunity!

Adulting 101
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mary Tefft White Center

Feel uncertain about handling your financial future? This workshop will provide an introduction to three financial life events - rental housing in the urban market, savings/budgeting, and job offer negotiation - all while preparing you to take the next steps.

TUESDAY, MARCH 28


Peer Internship Panel
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mary Tefft White Center

Come hear from current RWU students who have completed internships in a variety of industries. A panel of experienced students will provide tips and strategies to maximize your internship experience, discuss the search process and how interning has impacted their career development.

Exploring the Gap Year
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mary Tefft White Center

Looking to increase your self-awareness, learn about different cultural perspectives, and experiment with future possible careers once you graduate? Consider participating in a Gap Year program. This workshop will review what a Gap Year is, the benefits of participating, and how to apply to programs of interest. 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29


Resumes & Mock Interviews
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mary Tefft White Center

Hiring managers from a variety of industries will be available to review your resume prior to the Career Fair.

Government & Non-Profit Networking
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
GHH Atrium

An opportunity to meet employers that work is a wide range of industries including Federal and State Law Enforcement, social service community based agencies, and advocacy groups. The goal of this event is to provide an environment that encourages conversation and information regarding available career paths.

 

Entrepreneur Networking
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM: Networking
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM: Pitch Competition

GHH Atrium

Are you interested in turning your passion into a business? Attend this Entrepreneur Networking night for the opportunity to meet business leaders to learn about the benefits and challenges an entrepreneur may face when pursuing this path. Select students will also be able to pitch their business plans to the audience in a competition to win prizes! 

To compete in the pitch competition, contact Kristin Fratoni at kfratoni@rwu.edu.

THURSDAY, MARCH 30


Networking for Introverts
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mary Tefft White Center

Do you consider yourself to be an introvert? Does the thought of networking make you nervous or want to drag your feet? In this  workshop, we’ll go through practical methods to communicate effectively and use your introverted nature to your advantage in all types of professional social situations.

Personal Branding
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mary Tefft White Center

What makes YOU unique? Why should we hire YOU? Oftentimes, employers will ask questions like these to determine whether or not they want to buy (or hire) what you have to offer: your personal brand. This session will explain just how important it is to build that personal brand and leverage it both in-person and the digital world.

Work Your Network
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Networking
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM: Pitch Competition

Baypoint

Work Your Network will assume a speed networking format, offering soon-to-be graduates the chance to engage with a high volume of alumni professionals in a casual setting. You will be encouraged to focus on practicing your elevator pitches, making a good first impression, and following-up with those you feel may be able to assist you to achieve your career goals.

FRIDAY, MARCH 31


Leveraging Study Abroad
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mary Tefft White Center

So you went abroad, now what? Come to this workshop to learn more about how to leverage the skills and experiences you gained while abroad. We will discuss how this unique experience has value in the eyes of a potential employer, and how to incorporate this experience in your resume, cover letter, and interview process. 

Careers in the Arts
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mary Tefft White Center

Working on Broadway, performing for the American Ballet Theatre, or signing to a major record label may be the dream of many, but opportunities also exist in your own backyard. In this interactive session, hear from some amazing industry professionals about how they leveraged their love of the arts into a rewarding and successful career.

 

MONDAY, APRIL 3


Liberal Arts in Business
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mary Tefft White Center

This workshop will shed light on the multiple career paths within businesses that liberal arts students are perfect for. We will discuss how your transferable skills connect with those on the job description and how to promote yourself as the best candidate for each position.

Leveraging Part-Time Jobs
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mary Tefft White Center

Do you have a part-time job either on or off campus? Unsure of how to write it on your resume? This session will allow you to discover how these jobs aid in developing the skills needed to thrive in the workplace and learn how to market those skills, not only on your resume but to employers, as well.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 4


Federal Job Search
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mary Tefft White Center

Come discuss the federal application process, the federal resume and information to help you navigate the process with Katherine Schrenck, Human Resources Specialist from the United States Veterans Administration, Providence office.

Corkscrew Career Path
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mary Tefft White Center

Have you ever met a doctor that started out as an athlete? Maybe an engineer who went on to work in the arts? In this interactive session, hear from industry professionals who took a non-traditional path to pursue their dream career and what they learned along the way that helped them make decisions and follow their passions.

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5


Spring Career Fair
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Field House

The event will host more than 80 employers from a wide-range of industries. Employers will be seeking candidates for full-time, part-time, internships, and summer positions.