Winter quarter 2020 is filled with professionally oriented events and programs for you, Arts & Sciences students!
So many awesome programs to explore in the College to Career Series!
Get started with our two signature events, LinkUp and Career & Internship Fair. You are invited to attend both, no matter your year in school or major. Attend every year!
Check out the complete list of events and programs below.
Jan. 28, 4 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Student Center 1st Floor
An informal event where Arts & Sciences students meet alumni, discover shared interests, discuss professional plans and ideas, and learn from their experience. Registration opens October 1st.
Feb. 11, 11 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Meet with 50+ employers to learn more about job and internship opportunities offered by companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations where you might like to work.
Jan. 25, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
School of Law Building
Meet law school representatives from across the country at the West Coast Consortium of Law Schools Seattle Law Fair. Learn about the application process, financial aid, and more. Admission is free! RSVP by Jan. 24
Jan. 27, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
This event will feature members of the Seattle University Criminal Justice Advisory Committee who are representatives from local, state, federal and private criminal justice agencies. The event will include a range of topics that will focus on how to link academic education in criminal justice to job marketability in the criminal justice field. Topics will include: What police chiefs look for in applicants, resume writing, interview techniques, oral boards, background checks, interview do’s and don’ts, and recruiting and information from a range of agencies in policing, courts, corrections, and victim services.
Jan. 30, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
If you're passionate about diplomacy, global issues, and public service careers and want to represent the U.S. around the world, a challenging and rewarding career is waiting for you. The opportunity to work and experience cultures, customs, and people of different nations is truly a career unlike any other.
Learn more about State Department careers, internships, and fellowships available in every major during the State Department visit to campus.
Meet U.S. State Department, Diplomat in Residence (DIR), Ms. Micaela Schweitzer-Bluhm, on campus. Get career and application/background check information, guidance on State Department careers, internships, and fellowships.
Jan. 23, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Pigott Pavilion Living Room
First-generation college students & friends are invited to have lunch (pizza provided) and engage in conversations around career.
Feb. 3, 4 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
This resume workshop will prepare students to attend the Winter Career & Internship Fair and review frequently asked questions from students about resumes. Career Coaches and Writing Specialists will be available to give on-the-spot resume feedback.
Feb. 4, 12:30 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.
Learn from the experiences of alumni and current students, recruiters, and career staff who will discuss how to optimize the Winter Career and Internship Fair for a positive event experience. Panelists will share their insights on how to have an effective approach to career fairs.
Feb. 4, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
How do you land your first job and begin a career? Is grad school right for you? Learn from a panel of young Arts & Sciences alums sharing their journey from undergrad to the next chapter.
Hosted by the Arts & Sciences Student Executive Council.
Feb. 5, 12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.
FREE Pizza Lunch! Katie Secrist, of Sustainable Business Consulting, will be sharing insider expertise on how to land a career in social justice that will also pay the bills. Topics covered will include: how to narrow your focus, how to translate school work to the “real world,” what knowledge and skills you will need, and where to network locally and online. Participants will walk away with tips and tricks for making your resume stand out among the rest.
Feb. 6, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Interested in teaching as a career? Pre-Education Advising is putting on an information session to learn about pathways to becoming a teacher. This session is great for undergraduate students who are beginning to explore teaching as a career. Meet faculty and representatives from departments on campus. Questions? Contact the Pre-Education Advisor, Lauren Van Fossen, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feb. 6, 6 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
A 3-course dinner workshop on Dining/Professional Etiquette presented by Scott Flanary, University Recruiter at Facebook. Open to all students campus-wide. Tickets cost $10 (cash, check, or meal plan) and MUST be purchased at the Albers Placement Center (Pigott 331) and at the Career Engagement Office (PAVL 110) to attend the event. Tickets will be available until Jan. 31 unless the event sells out.
Feb. 23, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Rolfe Room, Advancement and Alumni Building
FREE dinner! Join an informal dinner conversation with Chloe Johnston and Coya Paz, tenured professors, theater artists, and authors of the recently published book, Ensemble-Made Chicago: A Guide to Devised Theater. They speak about their career path from graduate students to theater professors and performance artists, and their process of writing and publishing a book. Dinner provided.
Feb. 25, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Come learn about the costs of applying to and attending law school and loan and scholarship opportunities.
Feb. 26, 6 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
This world needs you. We need your leadership - a leadership rooted in your values, informed by your experiences. You are already leading in your classes, workplaces, and community.
During this session you will use your values as a foundation to explore your leadership strengths and potential.
Refreshments will be served.
March 12, 6:45 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Downtown, Seattle Central Public Library
Join us for dessert and a tour of Seattle's Downtown Central Public Library with Stesha Brandon, Events Program Manager at the library. She'll provide a behind-the-scenes look at a building Time magazine once described as "[if] Picasso ever painted a library, it might look like this." Along the way, we'll enjoy a few good stories and a few good pastries.
Contact Professor Juan Reyes, email@example.com for more details and to sign up.
Jan. 7, 12 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Pavillion Living Room
Join us for a series of 15-minute workshops to learn tips on how to best present your skills, experiences, and values in a public image that is both professional and true to yourself! Come by for learning in community, free boba, and the chance to win free business cards!
Jan. 10, 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Meet at the Campus Seal
All students interested in sports marketing or the business world of professional athletics are invited to join SU PRSSA for a visit with the Mariner’s marketing team at their T-Mobile park offices! Van transportation provided.
Free for PRSSA members. $5 for all others.
Contact Viviane Giurgiuman, firstname.lastname@example.org for more details and to sign up.
Jan. 14, 4 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If you are interested in pursuing a Master of Science Degree in Kinesiology or learning more about this program, please join us for an information session.
Jan. 15, 6 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Learn the keys to wellness, rejuvenation, and improved mental health.
Jan. 16, 12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.
Admin Bldg. 321
FREE pizza lunch! Learn from Cisco as he shares his story coming from Hawaii to Seattle U using his political science degree in business to become the CEO of a nationwide Federal Credit Union.
Jan. 22, 2 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Join fellow students and the Pre-Major Studies program for a hands-on and interactive career exploration activity led by Career Coaches. Learn more about how your past experiences play a role in informing your future plans due to developed skills and values.
Jan. 23, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Come meet with other students to discuss your interest in legal studies, learn more about the Pre-Law Program, and discover how best to prepare for law school.