Non-Profit & Public Service Forum 2013

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March 13, 2013, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Student Union Ballroom

Come to this interactive networking event and get tips from employers on starting a career in the public service and nonprofit sectors. Learn about opportunities to service your community through work with nonprofit organizations as well as local, stat and federal government.

Participating employers include: 

Prepare to meet employers with these great events!

 

Work With Meaning: Finding a Career in Today's Nonprofit World* 
Sponsored by Idealist.org, Tues. 3/5, noon-1:30 p.m., Mod A
Join us at this engaging workshop and learn about the nonprofit field, job search strategies, and what nonprofit professionals look for when hiring new graduates! Facilitated by Kara Montermoso of Idealist.org.

The Federal Government Job Search*
Sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency, Wed. 3/6, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Mod A
Interested in a career in federal government? Come to this interactive workshop to learn how to successfully conduct a federal government job search and navigate USAjobs.gov.

* Students who attend one of these workshops will receive special recognition with employers at the Nonprofit and Public Service Forum.

 
 
 

Or, take advantage of our online resources:  

Researching Employers Webshop:  Do your research!  A job search is a lot like buying a new car.  Most people do a log of research before making a major purchase and you should approach your job search the same way.  This 8 minute webshop will show you the basics of researching an employer, including what to focus on and where to find it! 

Resume Webshop and ToolkitDiscover the basics of resume writing. Check out these proven strategies for effectively presenting yourself on paper to employers.

Networking and Informational InterviewingDoes the thought of networking make you break out in a sweat?  Don't worry! Networking is simply relationship building - a two way exchange of information!  This resource breaks down the basics of networking and informational interviewing so that you can schmooze with ease!