Weekly Career Update
Slavin 108 is Virtually at Your Fingertips!
9.20.20
 Hello

As you find yourself with more free time, we wanted to remind you about the many resources the Center for Career Education & Professional Development has available for you. Over the summer, almost 350 students had virtual career coaching appointments with the team and found these conversations very helpful! This is a great time to not wait… and pop into Virtual 108!

Stay safe,
Eileen
Eileen Wisnewski | Director
GET HELP WITH YOUR INTERNSHIP/JOB SEARCH
WEDNESDAY | SEPTEMBER 23rd | 4:00PM

This workshop will assist students with job and internship search tips and resources. While you have the extra time, let’s invest it in your future opportunities! 
THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS TOMORROW!
You won't see our countdown balloons, but that doesn't mean we aren't going to count down the days until our FIRST Virtual Career EXPO! Be sure to look for our emails and social media posts for more information and tips on the Career EXPO.

Tip #1: You will need to register this year!
SAVE THE DATE: 3 DAYS TO GET RESUME HELP
Employers will be joining us Virtually this year to help you prepare for the Fall Career EXPO. This year you will be able to sign up in advance for a time slot that fits your schedule.



DISCOVER YOUR STRENGTHS
Whether you’re a new student who just received your CliftonStrengths “top 5” results this summer, or a seasoned student looking to learn more about applying those talents, Strengths Coaching for Students is designed for you!

Connect with a staff member for an individual meeting. Discover your strengths and how to use them to thrive personally and professionally.
LEARN MORE ABOUT: PwC
Why would a student want to work for your organization?
As a member of the PwC team, you will have access to a wide range of benefits that will allow you to make the choices that best fit your personal circumstances and lifestyle.

How does your organization support Diversity & Inclusion?
Creating an inclusive environment PwC stands against racism in the workplace, in our communities and in our country and we are taking six actions to combat racial justice. 

What advice do you have for students who want to apply to PwC?
We look for more than GPA. The ideal PwC candidate is well rounded and brings more to the table than just a strong GPA. 
EMPLOYER EXPERIENCE BEGINS SEPTEMBER 23
Our Employer Experience will begin with PwC this week. This is a great opportunity to meet with one of PC's employer partners to learn and discuss any of the following:
  • Industry specific knowledge & trends
  • Tips & advice on networking
  • Recruiting & hiring process
  • Feedback on resume or mock interview
  • Company diversity, equity & inclusion initiatives
  • A topic of your choice!

To sign up log on to Handshake and search: EMPLOYER EXPERIENCE
MSCPA WEBINAR: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
The CPA Corner webinar, explores different topics each month, all with the goal of increasing your knowledge and understanding of the accounting profession and preparing you for success in your future career as a CPA! 

Register to hear from UWorld Roger CPA Review on how to overcome the top four CPA Exam obstacles, identify challenges and how to overcome them, learn how to save hours of study time and more!
ATTENTION FIRST-GEN STUDENTS
PC1G is an initiative designed to support first-generation students and their families in finding resources, programs, and campus partners so they may further thrive at PC.

This year, we invite all first-gen students to match with a “PC1G Partner” – a faculty or staff member who has volunteered to partner with students as an individual resource and support throughout the year.
LINKEDIN LEARNING: LEARNING LINKEDIN
By harnessing the power of the LinkedIn platform, you can tap into an expansive network of professionals, companies, and groups in your industry and beyond. In this course, discover how to make the most of your LinkedIn account. Follow Oliver Schinkten as he explains how to build a stellar LinkedIn profile, shares how to expand your network and more.
SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

~Mark Twain