Friday, March 24, 2017

Get ready for the Expo with these workshops


Get ready for this spring's Career Connections Expo on Friday, Apr. 7 by attending these upcoming workshops. Take initiative and don't miss out on these great opportunities to help get you prepared to impress recruiters.

 Each workshop contains different objectives that are all helpful to your professional development!
  • Networking Dos & Don'ts
    • When: Sat. April 1, 12:00 a.m. - 11:55 p.m.
    • Where: Online
  • Resumania
    • When: Mon. April 3, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    • Where: Sutliff - 106
  • Resumania
    • When: Tues. April 4, 2:00 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    • Where: Andruss Library - Schweiker room
For more information, go to Husky Career Link and check out our ProfessionalU calendar for upcoming workshops.
- Ashley Aneses '18



Attention Languages, Cultures and Humanities majors!

More than 145 organizations will be on campus for the spring Career Connections Expo on Friday,
April 7. A number of employers (see below) will be recruiting students with a background in Liberal Arts.

To register to attend the expo and to see a full list of recruiting organizations,
go to Career Connections Expo 



Thursday, March 23, 2017

Husky Career Road Trip to Webpage FX, April 12



Are you passionate about Internet marketing, web design or web development? Do you get jazzed about learning new tricks of the trade? Are you all about having fun while working hard? If so, here’s Husky Career Road Trip for you to WebpageFX in Harrisburg. Hear about this fast-paced, ever-evolving industry directly from Internet marketers, social media specialists and content marketers.
Husky Career Road Trip: Wednesday, April 12, WepageFX, Harrisburg, PA
This trip is recommended for juniors and seniors but any student, in any major, can sign up. The bus departs from BU's Alumni House at 1:00 p.m. and returns to campus at 8:30 p.m. There is no cost to participate but hurry to save your spot on the bus with your RSVP via Husky Career Link. This Professional U program is sponsored by Alumni and Professional Engagement - cpdce@bloomu.edu (570)-389-4070


Recruiters will be on campus in April

A number of employers want to interview Huskies for open internship and job positions. The interviews will take place on campus. Hurry to submit an application through Husky Career Link and search for OCR (On Campus Recruitment) in Husky Career Link Jobs.

PennWood Financial Group - Mechanicsburg, PA
Financial Services Representative
Deadline to Apply: March 28
On-Campus Interview Date: April 4

CVS/pharmacy – Eastern PA Region
Store Manager in Training
Deadline to Apply: April 1/In-person at Career Connections Expo
On-Campus Interview Date: April 11

Bright Horizons – Chester and Montgomery Counties
Associate Teachers, Summer Camp Teacher, Substitute Teacher, Teachers for infants
Deadline to Apply: April 1
On-Campus Interview Date: April 11

Enterprise Holdings – Eastern PA Region
Management Trainee
Deadline to Apply: April 1/In-person at Career Connections Expo
On-Campus Interview Date: April 11

AIL Arias Agencies – Wilkes-Barre, PA
Benefits Representative
Deadline to Apply: April 2/In-person at Career Connections Expo
On-Campus Interview Date: April 12

ABF Freight – Eastern PA Region
Management Trainee
Deadline to Apply: April 10/In-person at Career Connections Expo
On-Campus Interview Date: April 18

Questions?  Email us at CPDCE@bloomu.edu or call (570) 389-4070.
-Taylor Ziegler '17

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Get Career Expo Ready!

Planning to attend the Career Expo on April 7? Don't miss out on this great opportunity, where you'll be able to prep before impressing recruiters at the Career Connections Expo or even an on-campus interview! Take advantage of this by going to the Career Expo through these upcoming workshops:
  • How to Wow an Employer
    • When: Tues. March 28, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    • Where: Andruss Library - Schweiker room
  • Internship and Job Search - Get Expo Ready
    • When: Wed. March 29, 6:00 p.m. - 7 p.m.
    • Where: Sutliff 106

For more information, go to Husky Career Link and check out our ProfessionalU calendar for upcoming workshops!
- Ashley Aneses '18

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Harrisburg Internship Program Call for Applicants

Imagine working side by side with some of Pennsylvania's most important public policy makers and getting a full semester's worth of credits for it. THIS has happened for hundreds of college students since 1989. The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS) is a program sponsored by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). THIS is open to students from any major from any of the 14 PASSHE universities. Student participants get the opportunity to work alongside officials at all levels of state government, from the Office of the Governor to various boards, agencies and commissions.


Interested in applying? The application is due to Jessica Defenderfer via jdefende@bloomu.edu by Tuesday, March 28 at 5 p.m. If selected, the student will participate in an Interview Day in Harrisburg on Thursday, April 6.


https://secure.applynow.passhe.edu/applications/PASSHE/apply.html?application_id=1305



- Ashley Aneses '18

Friday, March 10, 2017

Apply for PEG by March 30 for Summer Experiences

Students looking for financial assistance through a Professional Experience Grant (PEG) to help offset the cost of Summer 2017 professional experiences are urged to apply by March 30 for the best consideration. All full-time degree students may apply. See details at http://www.bloomu.edu/professionalu-grant





Bloomsburg University's professional experience grants, which are funded by BU alumni donors and the Student Success fee, are awarded to assist students with professional learning experiences and help them explore their chosen career paths and work alongside colleagues and faculty members. To date, 28 students have received monetary awards to participate in faculty-mentored research, academic internships, study abroad, professional conference presentations, service projects and other career-related experiences. The average grant per student was $1,700. For the 2016 Winter Session, 14 awards totaling $19,700 were distributed with students receiving an average of $1,400. Seven awards totaling $8,000 were distributed for Spring 2017 experiences. The average spring award was $1,000.
- Ashley Aneses '18