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Job Search Preparation
Career Webinar Series
Tips from the Experts Video Series
Alumni Career Programs and Events
Alumni Career Services Orientation:
Fri, Sept 6; 1:00-2:00pm; Bausch & Lomb Ctr, A100
Learn about the services and resources of the office, and how to navigate Job Zone.
How to Work a Career Fair for Alumni:
Guidelines and tips for approaching recruiters, selling your skills effectively, using Job Zone to plan your strategy and research attending employers.
Wed, Sept 11; 5:30-6:30pm Bausch & Lomb Center, A100
Career Management – Alumni Career Speaker Webinar
Wed, Oct 2, 8:00-9:00pm
Peter Weddle, career author and strategist, will share tips, strategies and techniques that will help you take ownership of your career.
LinkedIn Strategies 2.0:
Fri, Oct 4; 1:00-2:30pm, Bausch & Lomb Center, A100
Learn what’s new with LinkedIn and how to fully utilize this powerful resource in your job search.
Mentoring: Your Key to Career Success
Thurs, Oct 17
12-1:30pm, Golisano Building, Room 2400
Learn how mentors can help you jumpstart and advance your career or job search, providing information, resources, guidance and support. Find out about resources for obtaining a career mentor, including the RIT Professional Network, and LinkedIn.
What Every Professional in Transition Should Know for 2013/14
Fri, Oct 25
1:00-2:30pm, Bausch & Lomb Center, A100
Michael Chabalik, CRPC®, CSNA, Assistant Vice President and Financial Advisor for Merrill Lynch, is a financial advisor who specializes with professionals in transition and is a featured speaker at several local organizations. The workshop’s purpose will be to deliver relevant information that will help you in your transition, some of the topics that will be covered include-
- Potential tax deductions for the job seeker
- Creative ways to pay for COBRA, health insurance
- High deductible health plans and the benefits of health savings accounts (and a tax free way to fund one)
- Premature retirement plan distribution rules and ways to create a “bridge strategy” for income between jobs
- 401k options for when you leave your employer
- Other miscellaneous items that may be of use to someone in transition, and other planning considerations
RSVP via Job Zone/Events/Workshops or email Kris Stehler, firstname.lastname@example.org
If you require an interpreter, please email Kris Stehler at email@example.com
Social Media – Alumni Career Speaker Webinar
Wed, Nov 6; 8:00-9:00pm
Melissa Giovagnoli, author, networker and coach to CEO’s, will share her understanding on how to use social media to build powerful networks and personal online brands that can be the rocket fuel for successful careers today!
Fri, Nov 8; 1:00-2:30pm, Bausch & Lomb Center, A100
This session will guide you in developing deliberate, meaningful relationships that will help you implement your career strategies more effectively by establishing a strong professional network and promoting your personal brand with confidence.
Elevator Pitch – Alumni Career Speaker Webinar
Wed, Dec 4; 8:00-9:00pm
Chris Westfall, National Elevator Pitch Champion and author of The NEW Elevator Pitch, shares suggestions on how to improve your chances of getting a first or second interview with a clear, concise and thought provoking elevator pitch.
Take Your Career in a New Direction
Tuesdays, Oct 8, 15, 22, 29 and Nov 5
5:30-7:30pm, Bausch & Lomb Center, A190 EST
Are you ready for your next challenge? Career changers, job seekers and those re-entering the workforce are invited to join a five-part program of self-discovery. Uncover your career focus and put together a plan to confidently move forward into your next career endeavor. Space is limited to 15 people. Attendance at all sessions is required. Preregistration is required - email Kris Stehler (firstname.lastname@example.org) if interested.
Tuesdays, 8:30-10:00am, Bausch & Lomb Center, A100
Fall sessions are: September 17, November 12, and December 10
Join fellow job seekers to share experiences, make contacts, gain information and resources, and discuss job-related issues and concerns. Coffee and bagels provided. No charge. Space limited, RVSP required. Job Club meets once a month.
Summer Virtual ReBoot Camp
Blog posts here: http://ritalumnicareerblog.blogspot.com/
Young Alumni Program
Thurs, Nov 7; 5:30-7pm, Bausch & Lomb Center, A190
RIT Yet-To-Be-Wealthy Professionals – 12 Avoidable Money Mistakes: Adam Mark, CFP, Wealth Management Group, will share 12 of the biggest financial mistakes made by well-educated, soon-to-be-wealthy individuals. Participants will acquire the tools and knowledge needed to make better decisions to achieve financial success.
RIT Fall Career Fair:
Wed, Sept 25, 2013, 11am – 4pm, Gordon Field House (Interview Day, Thurs, Sept 26, 2013)
All majors, for RIT students and alumni only. RIT resume or Alumni ID required.
Graduate School Fair:
Wed, Oct 23, 2013, 11am-1pm, Student Alumni Union
Meet with representatives from over 70 graduate schools at this event, open to all RIT students and alumni.
You can RSVP for programs two ways: directly through Job Zone (account needed) or by emailing Kris Stehler, [email@example.com].
Job Zone RSVP instructions: Login to Job Zone/click on the Events link on the top toolbar/Workshop tab/select title of session/click on the RSVP button.
If you require interpreting services email Kris Stehler (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Kris Stehler, Assistant Director
Main Office Location
RIT Office of Cooperative Education and Career Services is located on the main floor of the Bausch & Lomb Center (Center. 77), 57 Lomb Memorial Drive
Monday through Thursday, 8am - 5pm
Friday, 8am - 4:30pm
For visitors to the RIT campus, directions to our office are available here: http://www.rit.edu/maps/. Visitors must stop at Visitor’s Parking booth to obtain a parking pass.
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Contact RIT Office of Cooperative Education and Career Services, 585.475.2301