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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)

Graduate School 101 & 201

Considering or applying to graduate school? Come to the one-hour workshops to explore whether graduate school is right for you, and get all your questions answered about the application process! At the end of the workshop, you’ll have a chance to get started on writing your personal statement and/or gain feedback on your application if you have started one.

Grad School 101: Researching and Applying to Grad School
Grad School 201: Financing & Deciding on Grad School

Questions? Contact Courtney Miller at mille4ce@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 The Graduate School at grad@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 us at cap@jmu.edu (Calendar: Job/Internship Search)

Interviewing 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 us at cap@jmu.edu (Calendar: Job/Intern Search)

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 us at cap@jmu.edu (Calendar: Job/Intern Search)

Nursing Recruitment Day

Nursing Recruitment Day is an event for JMU nursing students to learn about jobs and internships available, talk with employers representing different organizations, and network.

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

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)

Recruit-A-Duke 101

Are you familiar with everything that Recruit-A-Duke (RAD) offers? Learn how to find a job or internship, schedule an appointment, sign up for practice interviews, and apply for on-campus interviews through RAD by attending this one-hour workshop. Students are highly encouraged to bring their own laptops. 

Questions? Contact Danielle Gallagher at gallagda@jmu.edu. (Calendar: Job/Intern Search)

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 us at cap@jmu.edu (Calendar: Job/Intern Search) (Calendar: Resumes)

Resume Writing Workshop

Need help with your resume? This one-hour workshop will cover what to include in your resume, what format to use, and how it should look. All Resume Writing Workshops are held in the Student Success Center, 3rd Floor, Room 3270 (CAP Conference Room). No RSVP needed.

Questions? Contact us at cap@jmu.edu (Calendar: Job/Intern Search) (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 Laura Hickerson at hickerly@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 Bonnie Fisher at fisherbr@jmu.edu. (Calendar: Career Fairs)