Fall 2014 Calendar Of Events

Welcome back!  We hope you had a great fall break.  Check out the list of events that are coming up over the next few weeks!  An advanced RSVP through your CareerLinX account “Events” tab is always appreciated, but walk-ins are always welcome (unless noted to the contrary).

* Representatives from Big Brothers Big Sisters will have an information table outside Alfonso Dining Hall on Tuesday, October 28th from 11:00 to 1:00, sharing information about positions available with their organization.

Teach_for_America_logo122710[1]Teach For America has scheduled an information session on Wednesday, October 29th from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Buckman 102.  They will be sharing information about their organization, about teaching positions that available, and about their up-coming series of campus interviews scheduled later this semester.  All students in all majors interested in learning more are welcome to attend!

pizza_and_pros_smallSeveral companies are scheduled for our
“Pizza & Professionals”
Employer Spotlight Series, from 12:30 to 1:30 in Buckman 112:
Peace Corps
:  Thursday, October 30th
CBIZ:  Thursday, November 6th
Shelby Farms:  Thursday, November 13th
Youth Villages:  Thursday, December 4th

Come by to learn more about the organization, the positions they typically offer, and enjoy free pizza!  What a deal!  Why would you miss it?  All students and alumni who are interested in learning more about the organization are welcome to attend.  [RSVP]

Big BucsCareer Panel:  Advice From The Big Bucs
Tuesday, November 4th – 1:00 to 2:00 pm, Spain Auditorium
Come meet some of CBU’s most successful alumni!  Learn how they made it to the top of their respective industries, and get their advice on how you can be successful in your own career.   [RSVP]

Career Power Hour:  Job Search Strategies
Buckman 112, 1:00 to 2:00 pm

firstimpressionsFirst Impressions Series:  Best Fork Forward
(Professional Dining Etiquette)
Wednesday, November 12th – 5:30 to 6:45 pm, Sabbatini Lounge
Seniors Only!  Limited to the first 30 students!  RSVP is required to attend; respond before November 10th
Going out for that important dinner with the boss?  Will that big promotion finally get offered to you?  Maybe…but bad table manners and etiquette might blow it!  So know you stuff!  This event will teach you the finer point of dining etiquette, especially in a business setting.  Enjoy a four-course meal (including wine) as we walk you through the finer points of a professional dinner.  Seniors, be sure to reserve your seat today!

Career Panel:  Careers For The Criminal Mind (Forensics, Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement)
Thursday, November 20th – 1:00 to 2:00 pm, Spain Auditorium  [RSVP]

externships_are_comingExternships are coming…will you be ready?

An externship is a one-day to one-week shadowing experience in which students observe a “day in the life” of a professional CBU alumnus. Shadowing helps clarify your career goals, provides you with a realistic view of your career field, and puts you in touch with valuable networking contacts.

A list of available externship sites will be available soon.  Interested students should submit a resume and brief statement of interest regarding their chosen externship site to Cathy Lantrip at clantrip@cbu.edu.

Articles & Advice

questionmark3Five Tips For Reclaiming Your Career & Finding Happiness
From Careerealism

This post is part of the Professional Independence Project series. Which one describes your morning more accurately?

a) Waking up excited to head into work and do what you love.
b) Waking up dreading work and seriously considering calling in sick.

If the second scenario sounds more like you, it’s time for a change, don’t you think? Here are five tips for reclaiming your career and finding career happiness:  Read More…


blunder_crop380w[1]Eight Common Habits That Destroy Your Success
From Forbes

Sometimes we can be our own worst enemy. We do things intentionally or subconsciously that impede rather than advance our success. The first step in eliminating these destructive behaviors is acknowledging them. Here are eight of the most egregious:

1. Confusing busy with productive

“Don’t mistake activity for achievement.”—John Wooden

Let’s face it, you can find enough work activities to keep you busy day, night and weekend. The question is: Are they the right things?  Read more…


handshake2Top 30 Success Tips from the Forbes Under-30 Game Changers
From The Huffington Post

From October 19th to 22nd, Forbes hosted over a thousand innovators in downtown Philadelphia for the first-ever Forbes Under 30 Summit. Among the attendees were those selected for the 30 Under 30 lists spanning across a multitude of industries.

Here are success tips from just 30 honorees from a wide variety of sectors for all you youngin’s out there dreaming to get into the spotlight:   Read More…

Current Employment Opportunities

joblistingsAll full-time, part-time, co-op and internship opportunities listed with our office appear in our CareerLinX Recruitment System, powered by Symplicity.  Students and alumni should sign in to their account to access these positions, which are posted by employers as they become available.

Full details on each job (description, majors, experience, requirements, etc.) are included.  (All current students should already have an account under their CBU email address!  But if you don’t, it’s free for all CBU students and alumni!  Register today!)

There are currently 244 active positions posted in the “CBU” section; there are also thousands of additional positions listed locally, regionally and nationally in the “Nace-Link Network” section.  Jobs that have been posted recently include those from the following companies and organizations:

ID Job Title Employer Posting Date
4641 Portfolio Analyst Cantor Fitzgerald 10/27/2014
4644 Full-time English Teaching Position Offers-Teach China Teach Taiwan 10/27/2014
4645 Teacher Resident Project Inspire 10/27/2014
4646 Inside Sales Representative American Twine & Paper Company 10/27/2014
3551 Business Development Intern – PAID Course Hero, Inc. 10/24/2014
4637 Research/Computational Scientist Numerica Corporation 10/24/2014
4643 Video Editor ABC24/CW30 10/24/2014
4634 Operations Engineer Google, Inc 10/23/2014
4636 HR Intern (Huey’s Restaurants) Other Jobs From CBU Career Services 10/23/2014
4638 Office Support Specialist Lab Four Technology Learning Place 10/23/2014
4639 Mechanical Engineer OGCB, Inc. 10/23/2014
4640 Director Of Purchasing, North America Ring Container Technologies 10/23/2014
4632 Information Technology Summer Program 2015 The Principal Financial Group 10/22/2014
4633 Graphic Artist/Operator ABC24/CW30 10/22/2014
4635 Business Solutions Analyst ServiceMaster 10/22/2014
2481 Flinja – Assistant to VP of Marketing Flinja 10/21/2014
2482 Flinja – Sales & Business Development Flinja 10/21/2014
2483 Flinja – User Experience Designer Flinja 10/21/2014
2714 Flinja – Email Marketer & Social Media Marketing Flinja 10/21/2014
2745 University Business Intern: Business Development Flinja 10/21/2014
2936 Flinja – Software Developer Frontend or Backend Flinja 10/21/2014
4043 Flinja – Product Marketing & Monetization Intern Flinja 10/21/2014
4044 Flinja – Project Manager Flinja 10/21/2014
4427 Account Executive ABC24/CW30 10/21/2014
4596 Software Engineer Vensi Inc 10/21/2014
4626 Estimator Acoustics & Specialties, LLC 10/21/2014
4628 Market Research Analyst Whale Path, Inc 10/21/2014
4629 Qualified Teachers Required For K-12 International Schools The International Schools of Choueifat UAE, Oman, Qatar and Bahrain 10/21/2014
4630 Software Engineer TransConnect Services 10/21/2014
4631 Software Developers/Engineers Cohesive Technologies LLC 10/21/2014
4624 Emergency Department Medical Scribe PhysAssist Scribes 10/20/2014
4625 Counselor/Psychotherapist Position. Vermont Catholic Charities 10/20/2014
4627 HR Generalist International Sourcing Company, Inc. 10/20/2014
4623 Front End Developer Symplicity Corporation 10/19/2014
4615 Equity Research Analyst Whale Path, Inc 10/18/2014
4617 Analyst Whale Path, Inc 10/18/2014
4620 Account Executive DM Flavors 10/18/2014
4621 Team Member – Local State Farm Agent State Farm Agents 10/18/2014
4622 Teach English in Asia! Adventure Teaching 10/18/2014
4616 Business Analyst Whale Path, Inc 10/17/2014
4619  Accountant Wolf River Conservancy 10/17/2014
4618 Director/Technical Director ABC24/CW30 10/16/2014
4610 UX Designer/Developer Symplicity Corporation 10/15/2014
4611 Sales Internship NovaCopy 10/15/2014
4612 Marketing Internship Oden Marketing and Design 10/15/2014
4613 PHP Developer Symplicity Corporation 10/15/2014
4614 MCAT Instructor Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions 10/15/2014
4398 I-Banking, Trading, Hedge Funds Internship Swiss Finance Academy 10/14/2014
4606 Blue Engine Teaching Assistant Blue Engine 10/14/2014
4607 Production Operator Signs and Graphics FedEx Office 10/14/2014
4608 Future Leaders Program – Associate Account Manager 10/14 (2) Amica Mutual Insurance 10/14/2014
4609 Future Leaders Program – Associate Adjuster 10/14 (2) Amica Mutual Insurance 10/14/2014
4601 Sales Representative Trainee Spider, a division of SafeWorks LLC 10/13/2014
4602 Operations Trainee Spider, a division of SafeWorks LLC 10/13/2014
4603 Part Time Case Worker Maximus 10/13/2014
4605 Area Director of Safety Durham School Services / National Express Corporation 10/13/2014
4600 News Producer ABC24/CW30 10/10/2014

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Cathy Lantrip, Career Counselor:  (901) 321-3329   clantrip@cbu.edu
Curt Rogers, Recruitment Coordinator:  (901) 321-3334   crogers@cbu.edu