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Upcoming Events

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Event Descriptions

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Career & Internship Fair (Spring and Fall)

The Career & Internship Fair is held once per semester and is an opportunity for you to learn about jobs and internships available, talk with employers representing different organizations, and network. (Calendar: Career Fairs)

Decision-Making Month

Activities and small group sessions designed to help students choose or change a major.

Questions? Contact Tracy Hakala at hakalatn@jmu.edu. (Calendar: Explore Major/Career)

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Graduate School 101 & 201

Grad School 101: Considering & Applying to Graduate School 
Grad School 201: Financing & Interviewing for Graduate School

Questions? Contact Cassidy Lawson at lawsoncj@jmu.edu. (Calendar: Graduate School)

Graduate and Professional School Fair

Every fall, more than 100 graduate schools, medical schools, and law schools will be recruiting and providing information on their graduate programs at the Graduate School Fair. Sponsored by the Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional consortium: Bridgewater College, Eastern Mennonite University, James Madison University, and Mary Baldwin College. Students from all 4 universities will be in attendance.

Questions? Contact Laura Ryman at rymanle@jmu.edu, 540.568.7065 (Calendar: Graduate School)

Internships 101

Want an internship, but are not sure where to start? Learn what you need to consider when getting started on your internship search in a small group format. No RSVP needed.

Questions? Contact Laura Hickerson at hickerly@jmu.edu (Calendar: Job/Internship Search)

Inverviewing Workshop

Have an interview coming up?  Need some pointers?  Not sure what to expect in an interview? Come to an Interviewing workshop in CAP to learn the basics of interviewing and how to best prepare for the big day! 

Questions? Contact Laura Hickerson at hickerly@jmu.edu (Calendar: Practice Interviews)

LinkedIn Workshop

Need to create a LinkedIn profile?  Come to this hands on workshop to learn how to get started. Bring your laptop or tablet and we will walk you through the process.

Questions? Contact Laura Hickerson at hickerly@jmu.edu (Calendar: Misc.)

Practice Interviews

JMU's Practice Interview Program can help you gain experience interviewing with actual employers without leaving campus! The employer will offer you professional feedback on your performance. All Practice Interviews happen on the 3rd floor of the Student Success Center. Many Practice Interviews include behavioral interview questions. These questions are open-ended and ask you about past work or life experiences. Learn more about behavioral interviewing and other common interview questions, so you'll know what to expect on our Practice Interviews page. (Calendar: Practice Interviews)

Resume Reviews

Have a resume and need someone to critique it for you? Stop by for a resume review from a CAP staff member. First come, first serve. Contact Laura Hickerson: hickerly@jmu.edu (Calendar: Resumes)

Resume Writing Workshop

The components of good resume writing will be covered, including content, format, and appearance. All Resume Writing Workshops are held in the Student Success Center, 3rd Floor, Room 3270 (CAP Conference Room). No RSVP needed.

Questions? Contact Laura Hickerson at hickerly@jmu.edu (Calendar: Resumes)

ResumePREP

ResumePREP provides an opportunity for you to have your resume reviewed by experienced professionals in a casual, relaxed environment. Professional reviewers are recruiters from various companies, and staff from Career & Academic Planning. Please arrive with a copy of your resume, and you will have a personal review on a first-come first-served basis. This is a great opportunity to prepare your resume for Career Fair

Questions? Contact recruitaduke@jmu.edu. (Calendar: Resumes)

Teacher Recruitment Day

Teacher Recruitment Day is an annual PK-12 education job and interviewing fair intended for fully (or soon-to-be) certified students interested in teaching positions. The event is limited to JMU students and alumni, and invited guests from Bridgewater College, Eastern Mennonite University, Mary Baldwin College, and Shenandoah University.

Questions? Contact us at cap@jmu.edu. (Calendar: Career Fairs)