Thursday, March 30, 2017

Attention Education Majors!

On Friday, April 7 over 145 organizations will be on campus for the spring Career Connections Expo. Many employers will be looking to recruit students with an Education background (see below).
To register to attend the expo and to see a full list of recruiting organizations, go to Career Connections Expo 
-Ashley Aneses '18


Attention Nursing Majors of the following class: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior and Senior

Nursing Majors, don't miss the opportunity to talk to these organizations in the Healthcare industry on Friday, April 7 at the spring Career Connections Expo. This is a great chance for not only juniors and seniors but for the freshman and sophomore class to get a jump start on talking to numerous employers who may possibly want to recruit you!

To register to attend the expo go to Career Connections Expo 

The following Healthcare industries are below:  


  • Albright Care Services
  • Bayada Home Health Care
  • Dedicated Nursing Associates Inc.
  • Geisinger Health System
  • Geisinger HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network
  • Home Instead Senior Care
  • Keystone Human Services
  • Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • Mount Nittany Health
  • Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
  • PinnacleHealth System
  • Reading Health System
  • Regional Hospital of Scranton
  • ScribeAmerica
  • White Deer Run
- Ashley Aneses '18

Attention Liberal Arts Majors!

Hurry to have the chance to meet with over 145 organizations on Friday, April 7 at the spring Career Connections Expo. Students with a background in Liberal Arts are just what these employers (see below) are looking to recruit.

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


- Ashley Aneses '18

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Attention Science and Technology Majors!

Don't miss the spring Career Connections Expo on Friday, April 7 where over 145 organizations will be on campus! Numerous employers (see below) are looking for students with a background in Science and Technology to recruit.

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

- Ashley Aneses '18

On-Campus Recruitment Schedule

Here are amazing opportunities to interview on campus with recruiters hiring for these specific job descriptions!
  • Bright Horizons – Chester and Montgomery Counties – EDUCATION MAJORS
    • Associate Teachers, Summer Camp Teacher, Substitute Teacher, Teachers for infants
    • Deadline to Apply: April 1
    • On-Campus Interview Date: April 11
    • http://jobs.brighthorizons.com/
  • CVS/pharmacy – Eastern PA Region – ALL MAJORS
    • Store Manager in Training
    • Deadline to Apply: April 1/In-person at Career Connections Expo
    • On-Campus Interview Date: April 11
    • https://jobs.cvshealth.com/
  • Enterprise Holdings – Eastern PA Region – ALL MAJORS
  • ABF Freight – Eastern PA Region – ALL MAJORS
Questions? Email us at CPDCE@bloomu.edu or call (570) 389-4070.
-Taylor Ziegler '17

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When you log into Career Coach you get to:
  • Explore Careers:
    • Research different career interests
    • Learn the tasks needed for specific careers
  • Check Data:
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    • See which companies are hiring
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    • Explore different degrees/majors that lead to a specific career path
Take advantage of this helpful tool to guide you to your professional development outside of your life here at Bloomsburg. Career Coach will help you in your transition from student to professional in no time!

Visit https://bloomu.emsicareercoach.com to get started!
-Taylor Ziegler '17

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 Languages, Cultures, Humanities and Arts!

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


- Ashley Aneses '18

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

Thursday, March 9, 2017

On campus interview opportunitites for current jobs and internships!

Looking for an internship this summer? What about a job after graduation?


The following organizations are coming to campus to recruit Bloomsburg University students in any major for internships and job openings with their organizations. To apply for an interview, visit Husky Career Link and search for OCR (On Campus Recruitment) under the Jobs tab. Organized by Alumni and Professional Engagement - cpdce@bloomu.edu (570)-389-4070

Geisinger HealthPlan
Data Analyst Information Technology Internship
Deadline to Apply: March 15
Interview Date: March 22


Geisinger HealthSystem
Clinical System/Data Analyst Internship
Deadline to Apply: March 15
Interview Date: March 22

SEI
Operations Analyst
Deadline to Apply: March 15
Interview Date: March 23

Sherwin-Williams
Management/Sales Intern
Management/Sales Trainee

Deadline to Apply: March 15
Interview Date: March 23

PennWood FinancialGroup
Financial Services Representative
Deadline to Apply: March 25
Interview Date: April 4

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

-Taylor Ziegler '17

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Career Connection Expo recruiters want to talk to students in any major

Calling ALL majors, hurry to sign up for BU's Career Connections Expo on April 7 at Nelson Field House, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 130 organizations will be recruiting Huskies to fill open positions for internships, full and part-time jobs. Around 30 are specifically looking to talk to students majoring in any degree field:
  • A+Teachers, Division of Abel Personnel 
  • Ditech Home Loans
  • UPS
  • Pennsylvania State Police
  • Women's Center, Inc., The
To see a full list of participating organizations and to sign up to attend, go to www.bloomu.edu/careers-expo-students.



- Ashley Aneses '18

Monday, March 6, 2017

Spring Break Virtual Workshops!

Take your professional development home with you this spring break with some of these virtual workshop opportunities! Each virtual workshop will be offered via online at Husky Career Link, all through the comfort of your own home. Brush up on your interviewing skills, develop or fix up your resume and cover letter, learn how to market yourself and communicate with employers through these upcoming virtual workshops:


  • Monday - Interviewing 101 (virtual)
    • When: Mon. March 13, 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
  • Tuesday - Resume and Cover Letters: Your Ticket to an Interview (virtual)
    • When: Tues. March 14, 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
  • Wednesday - Interviewing: Preparing for Employment Questions (Theirs and YOURS) (virtual)
    • When: Wed. March 15, 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
  • Thursday- LinkedIn: Employers EXPECT Your to have One, Do You? (virtual)
    • When: Thurs. March 16, 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.


Sign up for these workshops via Husky Career Link where the instructions for accessing each virtual session will be provided the DAY PRIOR to the event you RSVP to. Each webinar will be accessible for 48 hours.
-Taylor Ziegler '17

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Learn how to market your international experience!

A life changing opportunity is a great way to spark an interest in an employer! If you were lucky enough to have had a semester abroad under your belt, use that to your advantage in an interview and on your resume. Come to this upcoming workshop and learn how to use your abroad experience as leverage for your professional development:


Marketing Your International Experience
When: Mar. 9, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: Centennial Hall - Rm. 108


Learn the answers to any questions you may have regarding how to market your international experience and talk with the Center for Professional Development and Career Experience Staff. If you are someone who is looking into a semester abroad or international work, but wondering how to market that experience to an employer after graduation, you should also consider coming to this workshop! Refreshments will be provided. To learn more about the Global Education Office visit http://www.bloomu.edu/global-education and to RSVP for this workshop go to Husky Career Link.
 
-Taylor Ziegler '17


Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Eduardo A. Ramos: Keynote Speaker at Boot Camp

Bloomsburg University Alumnus Eduardo A. Ramos ’90, a seasoned professional with senior management experience in both domestic and international insurance, is the keynote speaker for the March 2017 Career Intensive Boot Camp to be held this weekend at the Greenly Center in downtown Bloomsburg. He will speak about his journey from a college student to global professional at two major Fortune 500 firms to the 60 students who will be participating. 

Ramos, Doylestown, PA, a native of Bayamon Puerto Rico, earned a bachelor’s degree in Spanish Literature with a minor in International Political Science from Bloomsburg. He also earned an international studies diploma from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in 1989. Fluent in both Spanish and English, Ramos began his insurance career at American International Group, Inc. (AIG) as an underwriter trainee in the Domestic Accident & Health Insurance Division and eventually went on to positions of increased responsibility with AIG’s Worldwide Accident and Health Division working in European and Asian markets. He is currently vice president of Underwriting, Personal Accident Insurance – US. He also worked for Cigna International as vice president Global Life Accident & Health Underwriting.

The Career Intensive Boot Camp is a 2.5-day experience for seniors, juniors and recent graduates to learn about leverage their skills and experience to successfully transition from college student to young professional. Attendees participate in more than 20 unique sessions, including Compensation Considerations, Debunking the "Career Path" Myth, The Shocking Truth of Getting Hired, Making Connections on LinkedIn, Office Communications, a Professional Etiquette Dinner and more. They also have the opportunity to network with more than 60 alumni, organization representatives, faculty and staff and participate in mock interviews and resume reviews.