E-News Bulletin - February 9 2015

This week's Greek Ladders E-News Bulletin presents several opportunities for employer and candidate interactions.

This Week's Career Campus Fairs

There are a number of career fairs this week, especially on campuses where candidates using the Greek Ladders Career Network are affiliated.

Below is a list of career fairs, which our candidates should be leveraging to launch their careers.

Tuesday, February 10
Purdue University – Hospitality & Tourism Management Career Fair – LINK
Texas Tech University – Summer Camp Job Fair – LINK
University of Kentucky – Employer Showcase (Technical careers) – LINK
Arizona State University – Career & Internship Fair – LINK

Wednesday, February 11
Boston University – Career Expo – LINK
George Mason University – Career & Internship Fair – LINK
Purdue University – College of Agriculture Career Fair – LINK
The George Washington University – Career & Internship Fair – LINK 
University of California – Riverside – Internship & Non-Profit Fair – LINK
University of California - Santa Barbara – CARE Expo – LINK
University of Kansas – University Career Fair – LINK
University of Kentucky – Employer Showcase (Non-technical careers) – LINK
University of Nevada – NRES & Mackay Career & Internship Fair – LINK
University of Texas - San Antonio – STEM Career Fair – LINK
University of Texas - San Antonio – All Majors Job and Internship Career Fair – LINK
Arizona State University – Career & Internship Fair – LINK

Thursday, February 12
New York University – Engineering & Technology Career Fair – LINK
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign – Engineering Expo – LINK
University of Kansas – Engineering & Computing Fair – LINK
University of New Mexico – Career Expo – LINK
University of Oregon – Internship, Summer Job & Volunteer Fair – LINK

Friday, February 13
New York University – Government and Non-Profit Expo – LINK

We recommend candidates make the most of career fair. Below are tips to achieve success at the fairs.

Why attend a college fair?

  • Meet potential employers.
  • Gather information to help chose a major.
  • Be evaluated on more than just the resume.
  • Obtain information about careers to consider.
  • Learn more about jobs.
  • Make a good impression
  • CLICK HERE for more reasons

Career Fair best practices

  • Bring a resume
  • Dress appropriately
  • Conduct research
  • Don't "window shop"
  • College business cards
  • Follow up

Receive a professional referral from Greek Ladders

We recognize that career fairs can be intimidating and difficult to navigate. Whether you’re a freshman, who’s attending to “window shop” and gain an initial understanding of the fair, or a senior looking to find the ideal first job, we want to make the career fair experience fun and meaningful for both students and employers.

CLICK HERE to receive a professional referral.


Looking for employers, business leaders, and alumni/ae

We're actively recruiting leaders to participate at the following events:
University of Nevada - All-Greek Networking Night - March 5 - CLICK for details

University of Arizona - Career Branding and Networking Workshop - February 25 - CLICK for details
University of Arizona - Careers in Business Panel - March 3 - CLICK for details
University of Arizona - Greek Ladders Pre-Career Days Networking Reception - March 30 - CLICK for details

Visit the Greek Ladders Careers Calendar to view all events.


Last week's Top Candidate Tuesday (#TCT)

Alex - The University of Arizona junior is majoring in Business Marketing. She's very active within her sorority and on campus. CLICK HERE to view resume and career information.

Jonathan - The Ohio State University sophomore is majoring in Environmental Public Health. The scholar is extremely involved on the OSU campus. CLICK HERE to view resume and career information.

Matthew - The University of Louisiana-Lafayette alumnus graduated with a bachelor's in Advertising (minoring in History). He's looking for a GIS-related position, preferably in the oil and gas industry.CLICK HERE to view resume and career information.

Samantha - The University of Arizona junior is majoring in Retail and Consumer Science. Experienced in event planning and sales, her career interests include public relations, event planning, social media, and marketing. CLICK HERE to view resume and career information.

William - The University of Nevada junior is majoring in Pathology & Audiology and minoring in Psychology. He seeks to become a Speech Therapist to assist children with their speech issues. CLICK HERE to view resume and career information.

EMPLOYERS - CLICK HERE if you wish to be introduced to one or more of these candidates.

Candidates - the best way to get considered for the list, is to do this (CLICK HERE). The next #TCT group has not been selected.


Career Planning is Easy

Below are a number simple steps you can take to get your career planning onto a great and productive path.

  • Create a resume
  • Visit the career center on your college campus - be sure meet the staff and take advantage of the resources
  • Attend career workshops and employer "meet and greets"
  • Create online career profiles - post your resume
  • Talk to your professors, instructors, and advisors
  • Join a club related to your major or career interest
  • Meet employers at career fairs

These easy and simple action items, which will serve as the pathway to launch your career. Be sure to ask questions, seek assistance and feedback, and enjoy the process.


What's your Major?

Yes, it's the most basic of questions you've been asked since arriving on campus. When it comes to connecting you to employers using the Greek Ladders Career Network, it's a very important question.

If you haven't identified your major on your career profile, please do so right away. 
In fact, we've timed it. Updating your major will take approximately 8.1 seconds. CLICK HERE to see if you can beat that time!

Updating your profile in eight seconds could trigger a lifetime of career success!


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