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Winter Career Readiness Week (January 26–February 2)

Friday, February 2

Find daily ways to engage your career curiosity with workshops, local industry tours, alumni panels, casual career chats, the Career & Internship Expo (2/1), and Practice Interview Day (2/2) that will help you develop skills and connections on the road to career readiness.

For a full list of workshops, career tours, networking events, resume reviews, alumni panels, and more, visit career.uoregon.edu/events or register for events in Handshake. Why wait?! Stop by the University Career Center in Tykeson Hall-Garden Level ASAP to get drop-in resume reviews and other career guidance to make the most of your Career Readiness Week!

Special thanks to our Winter 2024 Career Readiness Week sponsors: Enterprise Mobility and Sherwin Williams 

 

-WINTER CAREER READINESS WEEK SCHEDULE-

Campus Part-Time Job & Work-Study Fair Tuesday, January 23, 12pm-3pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons

Looking for a job on campus? Bring your resume and apply on the spot, or look around and learn more about how you can get work experience and build career readiness skills during your time at the UO.

Resume Extravaganza (Drop-In Resume Reviews) Wednesday, January 24, 11am-4pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons        

Did you know you can have a career readiness coach or a peer coach review your resume before the Winter Career & Internship Expo? Drop-in any time to get feedback on your resume. Don’t have a resume? Come learn how to make one!

Career Tour: Exploring Biosciences in Eugene Friday, January 26, 9am-12:30pm, meet at Matthew Knight Arena

Want to see what it's like to work in a state-of-the-art laboratory, do scientific research, or even scientific communication AND explore Eugene all at the same time?! Hop on the bus & let's explore!

BizPaths: Internship Edition Friday, January 26, 10am-1pm, Register in Handshake for Zoom link

10am Sports Business, Marketing & OBA Panel | 11am: Accounting & Finance Panel | 12pm: Entrepreneurship & Sustainability Panel

Hear from current Lundquist students and recent alumni about their internship experiences including the types of internships available, how to get them, how to make the most of them, and what they can lead to.

How To: Interview (Workshop) Friday, January 26, 10am-11am, Tykeson 50P (UCC Conference Room)

Come learn about the basics of interviewing and how to stand out as a candidate!

How To: Functional Cover Letter Writing for International Students (Workshop) Friday, January 26, 3pm-4pm, Tykeson 50P (UCC Conference Room)

Want to work in the U.S.A. for OPT/CPT/Long-term? Let's create functional cover letters that highlights your unique strengths and experiences as an international student.

Curious about the Career & Internship Expo (Virtual InfoSession) Monday, January 29, 12pm-1pm, Register in Handshake for Zoom link

Learn the ins and outs of navigating the in-person Career and Internship Expo, updating your Handshake profile, researching employers, and how to present yourself authentically during the expo.

How To: Resume & Cover Letter Tips (Workshop) Monday, January 29, 2pm-3pm, Tykeson 50P (UCC Conference Room)

Learn about the basics of resume and cover letter writing and have the opportunity to ask questions on formatting, structure, your own resume, tailoring, and much more!

Careers in the Public Sector After Peace Corps Service (Panel + Networking) Monday, January 29, 3pm-4pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons         

Join us to hear stories from returned Peace Corps Volunteers who will share about their time as Peace Corps Volunteers. We will discuss how they used what they learned during service to go into work in local government and services.

Your Future in Communications (Alumni Panel) Tuesday, January 30, 4pm-5pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons   

Hear stories and ask questions of UO alumni who have excelled in their careers as Communications professionals. From backgrounds and experiences in advertising, public relations, journalism, and more! Learn about the skills and connections you can be developing today to thrive in the future.

Career Readiness for UO Veterans (Networking Night) Tuesday, January 30, 5:30pm-6:30pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons  

Connect with other student veterans, military families, and members of the University of Oregon Veterans Alumni Network to learn more about military and civilian career paths, learn how to talk about your service experience as a career readiness skillset, and more!

Casual Career Chats: Government & Community Services Wednesday, January 31, 4pm-5:30pm

Rotate through casual small group chats with alumni, professionals, and employers to learn more about their career paths and get advice about how to find career-building opportunities and connections for your future in local, state, and federal government and related community services and public service professions.

Winter Career & Internship Expo: PREVIEW and Tour Thursday, February 1, 11:15am-12pm, EMU Ballrooms/Maple

First Career & Internship Expo? Or just a little nervous? Come early and get a low-stress, behind-the-scenes look at how to navigate the expo and make a good first impression with employers.

Winter Career & Internship Expo Thursday, February 1, 12pm-4pm, EMU Ballrooms

Get curious about your future and make connections with cool employers! Over 70+ businesses, non-profits, and government agencies are on campus and excited to share more with you about their organization and early career talent opportunities. Take part in the Expo Scavenger Hunt to win prizes and have fun conversation starters with employers.

Practice Interview Day Friday, February 2, 12pm-4pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons   

Practice Interview Day is designed to help you acquire professional interview skills, get feedback from experienced professionals, and gain confidence. Each practice interview will last 15-20 minutes (we’ll give you some time to review the questions before you get started!) and then you will get instant feedback from one of our professional interviewers.

UO Portland Internship Experience 2024 Information Session Friday, February 2, 4pm-5pm, Register in Handshake for Zoom link

Learn more about the paid, summer Portland Internship Experience including the application process and tips, curriculum and expectations, and the resources and support available.

 

Event Type

Career

Departments

Division of Student Life, University Career Center, Career Readiness Week

Target Audience

All Students

Website

http://career.uoregon.edu/events

Cost

free to all students

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