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Upcoming Events

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Event Descriptions

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Ask a Career Coach

Have questions? Ask a Career Coach! Stop by our table to talk about your job or internship search, choosing a major or career, grad school, resumes, or interviewing. Contact: Teal Golden, at (Calendar: Misc.)

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 (Calendar: Explore Major/Career)

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Graduate School 101, 201, 301, and 401

Grad School 101 is a workshop designed for students considering applying to graduate school. 
Graduate School 201 workshop offers a review of the grad school application process.
Grad School 301 is a workshop designed for students preparing for a graduate school interview
Grad School 401 will cover life as a graduate student, including a panel of current graduate students and information on paying for graduate school.

Questions? Contact Cassidy Lawson at (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, 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 (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 (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 (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 Review

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: (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 (Calendar: Resumes)


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 (Calendar: Resumes)

Teacher Recruitment Day

This annual PK-12 education job and interviewing fair is 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 Michelle Gnoleba at (Calendar: Career Fairs)