Calendar

August – November 2014

Aug 22 Fri
First Year Friday – Laying the Foundation to Begin Your Job Search @ Bannan 127 and 135
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

This program is the launching point for the novice job seeker to begin his/her own self-assessment and market exploration. In this interactive session participants will be given tools to research alumni, practice their elevator pitch, and navigate a networking event.

Sep 3 Wed
Alumni Workshop: Graduate Career Launch Program @ Bannan Hall 127
4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

This event is meant for 2014 graduates to help you jumpstart your career. There will be a presentation, a resume review workshop, as well as a LinkedIn photo shoot.

Please RSVP to these events on Symplicity.

This will be in Santa Clara University – Bannan Hall, Room 127.

The schedule is:
4:30 – 5:30 PM: LinkedIn headshot photos and resume review with staff.

5:30 – 6:00 PM: Break and refreshments.

6:00 – 7:00 PM: Presentation: Networking and “Hidden” Jobs

 

Sep 6 Sat
Law Reunion Weekend 2014 @ Various events and locations on campus
Sep 6 – Sep 7 all-day

Return to campus to reminisce with your classmates and reconnect with Faculty and Staff.  Law Reunion Classes:  1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009.

Sep 19 Fri
First Year Friday – Marketing Yourself in Writing: Resume Drafting @ Bannan 127 and 135
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

A resume is nothing more than a marketing document. Why do so many job seekers struggle with how to effectively communicate their parallel transferable skills and competencies on their resume? This session will focus on persuasive drafting techniques to effectively position the job seeker to receive an interview.

Sep 24 Wed
Alumni Workshop: Graduate Career Launch Program @ Bannan Hall 127
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This event is meant for 2014 graduates to help you jumpstart your career. There will be a presentation, a resume review workshop, as well as a LinkedIn photo shoot.

Please RSVP to these events on Symplicity.

The schedule is:
4:00 – 5:30 PM: LinkedIn headshot photos and resume review with staff.

5:30 – 6:00 PM: Break and refreshments.

6:00 – 7:00 PM: Presentation: Staffing Agencies, or How to Get Your Foot In the Door

Oct 3 Fri
First Year Friday – Marketing Yourself in Writing: Cover Letter Drafting and Preparation @ Bannan 127 and 135
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Don’t believe anyone who tells you that cover letters aren’t read! They are, and they make a difference. This session will focus on how to approach cover letter drafting including effectively communicating why an applicant is applying for a position, and how to persuasively demonstrate how the applicant will contribute to the employer’s organization.

Oct 24 Fri
Jerry A. Kasner Estate Planning Symposium @ Santa Clara Convention Center
8:00 am – October 25, 2014 @ 1:00 pm
Nov 12 Wed
Speed Networking @ Mission Room - Lower Benson
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Speed Networking is one of the most popular activities hosted by the Office of Career Management. Approximately 30 alumni turn out for the evening to speak to students in structured short conversations. Students will have the chance to speak to one or more graduates. Speed Networking is a fun way to meet alumni, build relationships, and explore career pathways.