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Event Descriptions

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Campus-Wide Career Fair (Spring and Fall)

The Campus-Wide Career 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.

Questions? Contact Chris Campbell at campbecm@jmu.edu (Calendar: Career Fairs)

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 University. Students from all 4 universities will be in attendance.

Questions? Contact The Graduate School at grad@jmu.edu, 540.568.7065 (Calendar: Graduate School)

Handshakes & Hellos Expo

The Handshakes & Hellos Expo is a networking event in which students learn networking skills and have a chance to try them out directly with employer representatives. 

Questions? Contact Kate Bergey at bergeyka@jmu.edu (Calendar: Job/Intern Search)

International Student Career Day

Immigration lawyers, international alumni, and career advisors offer different sessions designed to address the specific immigration and cultural differences that students face when searching, applying, and interviewing for jobs/internships.

Questions? Contact Venus Miller at millervs@jmu.edu (Calendar: Job/Intern Search)

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 101

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)

InterviewPREP

InterviewPREP is our kickoff event for the spring recruiting season at JMU. Participating in the event will allow you to conduct behavioral practice interviews with employers and receive feedback from them on your interview skills.

Questions? Contact Morgan Vega Gomez at vegagome@jmu.edu (Calendar: Job/Intern Search)

LinkedIn 101

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)

LinkedIn Like a Pro

LinkedIn is coming to town! JMU has been selected by Proctor & Gamble as a stop on their LinkedIn Like a Pro Tour - Drop in anytime October 30th from 12-7:00 pm in Festival Ballroom for:

• A free professional headshot to use for LinkedIn
• Advice from LinkedIn experts on how to supercharge your profile and connections so you can rock it #LikeAPro
• Lessons from P&G and LinkedIn leaders on “What I would tell my younger self”

Questions? Contact Venus Miller at millervs@jmu.edu (Calendar: Job/Intern Search)

Nurse Recruitment Day

Nurse 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 Cassidy Lawson at lawsoncj@jmu.edu (Calendar: Career Fairs)

On-Campus Interviews

Various employers come to campus to interview JMU students for jobs and/or internships. To apply for a position and be considered for an on-campus interview, submit your resume and any other required documents through Recruit-A-Duke by following the instructions on our On-Campus Interviews page. Remember that by participating in on-campus interviews, you agree to JMU’s On-Campus Recruiting Policies and Participation Agreement. If you need any assistance

Questions? Contact us at recruitaduke@jmu.edu (Calendar: On-Campus 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, 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 us at cap@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.

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

Resumes 101

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 us at cap@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 Rae Moore at fisherbr@jmu.edu (Calendar: Career Fairs)

Walk-In Resume Reviews with Career Educators 

Career Educators (undergraduate JMU students trained as peer educators) are available for drop-in resume reviews at this time each week. Times may vary from one semester to the next. Check in at the front desk in SSC 3210 when you arrive.

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

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