Nonprofit & Public Service Fair
March 18th, 2015, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Student Union Grand Ballroom
Come to this interactive networking and recruitment event to learn about opportunities to work with nonprofit and government organizations.
For full list of employers, log into SJSU Handshake and under the Events tab, click "Nonprofit & Public Service Fair".
WORKSHOP PRIOR TO EVENT
Work with Meaning: Finding a Career in Today's Nonprofit World
Kara Montermoso, HR and Operations Manager at Action Without Borders-Idealist.org
12:00pm - 1:00pm, Student Union Ballroom C
Ever wonder what it would be like to work for a nonprofit? Would you like to have a career that has meaning and allows you to give back? Then join us as Kara Montermoso from Idealist.org shares tips and guidance for launching a career in the nonprofit sector.
Prepare to speak with organizations with these great online resources:
Researching Employers Webshop: Do your research! This 8 minute tutorial will show you the basics of researching an employer, including what to focus on and where to find it!
Resume Webshop and Toolkit: Discover the basics of resume writing. Check out these proven strategies for effectively presenting yourself on paper to employers.
Networking and Informational Interviewing: Does 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 feel at ease when meeting with employers!