Greek Ladders Weekly - Feb. 15, 2016

This week's issue lists many career fairs and career planning events, introduces Echo Global Logistics, and acknowledges two great fraternal organizations.

Career Fairs

Below is a list of career fairs, which our candidates should be leveraging to launch their careers. Click here for a link to each campus's career center website, which provide key information about each event.

Monday, February 15

  • Oklahoma State University - Hospitality Days Career Fair
  • Purdue University - Landscape Architecture Career Fair

Tuesday, February 16

  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Spring Career Fair
  • Old Dominion University - Teacher Recruitment Fair
  • University of Denver - Reverse Career Fair

Wednesday, February 17

  • Arizona State University - Spring Career & Internship Fair (Day 1)
  • George Mason University - Spring Career Fair (Day 1)
  • George Washington University - Spring Career & Internship Fair
  • Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi - Healthcare & Wellness Career & Internship Fair
  • University of Arizona - Reverse Career Fair
  • University of Arizona - Education & Non-Profit Career Day
  • University of California-Berkeley - Internship & Summer Job Fair (Day 1)
  • University of Connecticut - Careers for the Common Good Fair
  • University of Denver - Winter Job & Internship Fair
  • University of Nevada - STEM Career & Internship Fair
  • University of Oklahoma - Spring Career Fair
  • University of Pittsburgh - Engineering Co-op Fair
  • University of South Carolina - Education Recruitment Day
  • Western Oregon University - Internship & Volunteer Fair

Thursday, February 18

  • Arizona State University - Spring Career & Internship Fair (Day 2)
  • California Polytechnic University-Pomona - Hospitality Career Expo
  • California State University-San Diego - Spring Career & Internship Fair
  • George Mason University - Spring Career Fair (Day 2)
  • Oklahoma State University - Construction Management Technology Career Fair
  • University of California-Berkeley - Internship & Summer Job Fair (Day 2)
  • University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign - Engineering Employment EXPO
  • University of Nevada - College of Engineering Internship and Career Fair
  • University of Pittsburgh - Spring Career Fair
  • University of Washington - Internship Fair

Friday, February 19

  • New York University - Government and Non-Profit Expo

Click here to receive a professional recommendation on the actual connections you make at the career fair! 


Introduction to Echo Global Logistics

We conducted a Blab interview to learn more about Echo Global Logistics, its hiring practices, and job opportunities.

The discussion with Angela Gazley, Sales Recruitment Supervisor, provided great understanding of what Echo does, what it's looking for, and how candidates can apply for jobs.

For more information about Echo Global Logistics, visit www.echo.com.

You can also visit the Echo Global page on our website - click here.


Welcome Oregon State and Xi Chi Iota!

This new organization joined Greek Ladders as a Chapter Affiliate over the weekend. We're really excited to work with the chapter and its members toward outstanding career opportunities.

Click here to learn more.


RSVP to the All-Greek Career Night at the University of Arizona

You're invited to participate in a unique and exciting career night for fraternity and sorority students and young alumni, employment recruiters, and industry experts. All 5,000+ Greeks are invited and encouraged to participate by connecting with 40-50 businesses and non-profits and meeting over 100 professional leaders at the 90-minute event.

The unique event, taking place on Wednesday, March 9, will assemble everyone in the common areas of five large, adjacent fraternity and sorority houses on East First Street. Students will meet with employment recruiters seeking quality talent for full-time and internship positions.

The event enables employers to meet students who missed the Career Days for the first time, as well develop relationships by engaging in meaningful conversations with students they met during the two-day career fair. Both situations allow recruiters to tap into a network full of active student leaders.

CLICK HERE for details, a list of employers, and to RSVP


Networking Solutions at the Kappa Alpha Province Council

Kappa Alpha Order's national and chapter officers converged on the University of Nevada campus for the western Province Council this weekend. We were fortunate to conduct two different networking workshops. 

CLICK HERE to download the two presentations.


Career Workshops

Below is a list this week's career planning workshops and activities.

Monday, February 15

  • University of Denver - Resume Review Day
  • University of Denver - How to Maximize a Career Fair
  • University of Florida - The Art of Salary Negotiation
  • University of Georgia - Intern for a Day Orientation #3

Tuesday, February 16

  • George Mason University - Resume Clinic Day #2
  • Purdue University - Professional Practice Day
  • Texas A&M University-Commerce - Brand & Dress Market to Success workshop
  • University of Denver - Resume Review Day
  • University of Georgia - Intern for a Day Orientation #4
  • University of Georgia - Networking 101 workshop

Wednesday, February 17

  • University of Arizona - Evaluating Job Offers workshop
  • University of Florida - Networking and You: Finding Experience Inside and Outside of the Classroom
  • University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign - Finding an Internship workshop
  • University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign - Career Fair Prep: Maximize Your Experience
  • University of Kentucky - Career Chat lunch
  • University of Kentucky - Career Decision Making Workshop
  • University of Kentucky - Internship 101 workshop
  • University of Tampa - Interview Strategies workshop

Thursday, February 18

  • Towson University - Speed Employer Mock Interviews
  • University of Denver - Effective Interviewing
  • University of Florida - Job Offers: Deciding, Accepting, Rejecting
  • University of Georgia - Ramsey Resume Critique Day 1
  • University of Georgia - What Can You Do With a Sports Management Degree? (panel)
  • University of Georgia - Careers in Non-Profit
  • University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign - Navigating Your Online Job Search
  • University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign - Creating Powerful Resumes and Cover Letters
  • University of Kentucky - Engineering Internship & Fair Prep Workshop
  • University of Tampa - Mock Interviews with Employers

Friday, February 19

  • Bloomsburg University - Career Intensive Boot Camp
  • Texas A&M University-Commerce - Link Job Shadow
  • University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign - Global Career Opportunities Internship Abroad
  • University of Kentucky - Engineering Resumaniac
  • University of Kentucky - Connecting Personalities with Profession
  • University of Kentucky - Engineering Internship & Fair Prep Workshop

For more information about these workshops, visit the campus career center on your campus, visit them online (click here). 


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