Two dozen JMU alums from our department are returning to campus on November 10th to talk about career opportunities; to review resumes; to conduct mock interviews; and to meet with students at a reception.

Resume reviews and mock interviews will take place in Miller Hall from between 10am and 2:15pm on Friday Nov. 10th.  Sign-ups are required & more information is available below.

In turn, there will be a series of open-call panels, lunch opportunities, and a reception in Madison Union between 10:30am and 4pm.  Details follow further below on this webpage.

The suggested dress code for Alumni Day career events is business casual -- but there is no required dress code for any of these events. 

The day's career programming is co-sponsored by the department and by the departmental Alumni Board.  Many of the board members will be participating in these events.

Individual Breakout Sessions for building job-seeking skills

It is never too early to start preparing for internships or jobs, even if you don't plan on applying until over winter break or early spring.

Alumni will sit down for one-on-one resume reviews or two-person mock panel interviews in breakout sessions held in Miller Hall between 10am and 2:15pm on Friday 11/10/17.

To sign up for a resume review, a mock interview, or BOTH, go to:

https://jmu.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3wskX83B3XNtDc9&Q_JFE=0

Sign up by TUESDAY Nov. 7th.  On Wednesday Nov. 8th, you will be contacted with room and time assignments.

Career Panels, Alumni Lunchtime Conversations, & Networking Reception

10:30am-noon -- Career and Skills Panel -- Madison Union 405

There will be two sessions with alumni from a range of departmental majors that are working in different sectors and types of jobs, such as: Capitol Hill, international affairs, non-profits, intelligence, and the private sector.

Both this panel and the early-afternoon panel will be the same format in case students can only make one or the other session, but each panel will feature some different alumni.

Noon-1:00pm -- Lunch
(NOTE:
Meet up with alumni in Madison Union 405 at noon.)

If you would like to have lunch with an alum, be in Madison Union 405 shortly before noon (or simply attend the first career panel from 10:30am to noon).  Students and alumni will then work out informally where they will eat around campus during the noon hour.

1:30-2:15pm -- Career and Skills Panel -- Madison Union 400

There will be two sessions with alumni from a range of departmental majors that are working in different sectors and types of jobs, such as: Capitol Hill, international affairs, non-profits, intelligence, and the private sector.

Both this panel and the early-afternoon panel will be the same format in case students can only make one or the other session, but each panel will feature some different alumni.

2:30-4pm -- Alumni & Student Networking Reception -- Madison Union 404

This is a good time to chat one-on-one with our alumni volunteers over refreshments.

No dress code is required, but business casual is requested. 

Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.

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