COMPANY/ORGANIZATION INFORMATION SESSIONS
Monday, February 2Mu Sigma, Inc. Adobe Systems Inc.
Tuesday, February 3TNTP Teaching Fellows Information Session Webinar *Not in CareerCat 6-6:30 p.m. Register required: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4013124346602032898 Join this informational webinar to learn more about how you can become a certified teacher through TNTP Teaching Fellows. Hear about TNTP’s program mission, training model, and application process. The final application deadline is Monday, February 23. Thursday, February 5 Peace Corps Friday, February 6 Deloitte: Freshmen Personal Branding Event *Not in CareerCat 9-10 a.m. (breakfast provided) Northwestern Career Advancement, 620 Lincoln St. RSVP required: http://survey.clicktools.com/go?iv=107bs58zrvtrp&q1=a0T40000001wxoiEAA&q3=Northwestern%20University%20(NU)&q2=FY15%20NU%20Freshmen%20Personal%20Branding As a freshman, you are likely just beginning your research on various companies and careers. With so much competition for top talent these days, how do you stand out? Join Deloitte’s Talent Scout for breakfast to learn how you can make an impact when meeting employers. This is a freshmen only event. No need to dress formally. Come in what is comfortable and feel free to invite a friend to join you!
OTHER EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Career Exploration & PreparationNorthwestern Externship Program: Job shadow a Northwestern alum this spring Registration runs through Feb. 11 at http://alumni.northwestern.edu/next (scroll to the bottom of the page for the student registration link) Almost 700 Northwestern alumni at companies and organizations in all industries, such as General Mills, Google, Nielsen, GE Capital, Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, Allstate, LinkedIn and the Cook County Public Defender’s Office, have volunteered for this year’s Northwestern Externship Program (NEXT). NEXT is a one-day shadowing program that occurs in the spring and offers current Northwestern students the opportunity to accompany alumni on the job to learn more about different professional fields. Co-sponsored by Northwestern Career Advancement and the Northwestern Alumni Association. Northwestern Alumni-Student Mock Interview Program for Northwestern Sophomores Registration Deadline: Tuesday, February 10 Event Date: Tuesday, February 17, 7-9 p.m., NCA Interview Center (630 Lincoln Street) Alumni will be visiting the Career Advancement Interview Center to conduct mock-interviews with fellow ‘Cats. Northwestern sophomores will participate in one-on-one interviews with alumni and be provided constructive feedback regarding interview skills. Start preparing for a future internship interview with the help of Northwestern alumni! Register in CareerCat (https://shibboleth-nw.symplicity.com/sso) for one of the following mock interview categories: NON-PROFIT CareerCat #108229 COMMUNICATION CareerCat #108226 BANKING & FINANCE CareerCat #108227 CONSULTING CareerCat #108228 GENERAL CareerCat #108230 Dinner with 12 Strangers – Industry Program Register at http://alumni.northwestern.edu/DW12Industrystudent Focused on a specific career industry, the Dinner with 12 Strangers – Industry program provides the opportunity for “12 strangers” to have dinner at a local alum’s home or nearby restaurant in the Chicagoland area and to leave as “12 friends.” Northwestern undergraduate and graduate students will meet Northwestern alumni with professional experience in their selected career field. Dinners will be held February 27-March 1. Please e-mail email@example.com with any questions. Sponsored by the Northwestern Alumni Association. MSLCE Speaker Series: Sheetal Prajapati, Assistant Director of Learning and Artists Initiatives, The Museum of Modern Art Wednesday, February 4 5 p.m. Frances Searle Building, 1-421 Please join a conversation with Sheetal Prajapati about her career and leadership experience as the Assistant Director of Learning and Artists Initiatives at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. Sheetal is a Northwestern alumna and has previously worked with the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. Networking reception to follow.
Graduate and Academic Program Information Sessions and ResourcesMedill’s Integrated Marketing Communications Info Session at McCormick Tuesday, February 3 12 p.m. McCormick School of Engineering, 2145 Sheridan Road, Tech L324 Register: http://www.medill.northwestern.edu/admissions/info-sessions (space is limited) Interested in a career in marketing communications or analytics? Attend an information session about Medill’s Graduate program in Integrated Marketing Communications, open only to NU students. Pizza will be provided. Columbia Publishing Course Information Session Wednesday, February 4 12-1 p.m. Norris, Evans Room Join representatives of the Columbia Publishing Course (formerly the Radcliffe Publishing Course) to learn about the multitude of career options in book, magazine, and digital media publishing. Learn what you can do now to prepare for the publishing job market, as well as information about the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism’s Columbia Publishing Course, an intensive introduction to all aspects of book, magazine, and digital media publishing. For more information, please visit: http://www.journalism.columbia.edu/publishing Free Kaplan practice tests Get an idea of what to expect on test day – without the cost – by taking a free Kaplan practice test for graduate/professional school (LSAT, MCAT and more). Practice tests begin as early as the Feb. 1. Visit http://kaptest.com/events for a full list of practice tests offered.
Job & Internship OpportunitiesBiotech Virtual Career Fair Thursday, February 5 12-5 p.m. (please note that employers’ hours vary) Register: http://www.careereco.com/events/biotech Looking for a job, internship or co-op? Meet employers live online who are hiring for full-time jobs & internships in the fields of biotech, health, life sciences and engineering. The event is open to undergraduate, graduate, and PhD students. We hope to see you next week! Northwestern Career Advancement