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Career Preparation Series

The College of Business and Management invites Northeastern Illinois University students to participate in any or all of these Career Preparation Series events taking place during the Fall 2017 semester. Please note that some events require an RSVP.

Part 1: Resume Seminar (2 hours)

This session will focus on writing a cover letter and a resume. It will talk about what to do, what not to do, and provide answers to specific questions. Students should bring a paper copy of a draft resume with them. As part of the learning process, they will evaluate another student’s resume and provide a critique.

Students may attend one or all sessions. Reservations recommended; walk-ins welcome. To RSVP, call (773) 442-6104.

Main Campus:

  • Oct. 11, 5-7 p.m. in FA 107 - Facilitator: Eva Prokop from Get Set Learning
  • Oct. 12, 6-8 p.m. in FA 153 - Facilitator: Doug Hanslip from Hanslip Group Career Consulting

El Centro:

  • Oct. 20, 2-4 p.m. - Facilitator: Debbie Cortez from Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

Part 2: Interviewing Seminar (2 hours)

This session will focus on pre-interview research, interviewing in person, phone interviews, Skype video interviews, job search etiquette and networking. Reservations recommended; walk-ins welcome. To RSVP, call (773) 442-6104.

Main Campus:

  • Oct. 18, 5-7 p.m. in FA 107 - Facilitator: Eva Prokop from Get Set Learning
  • Oct. 19, 6-8 p.m. in FA 153 - Facilitator: Doug Hanslip from Hanslip Group Career Consulting

El Centro:

  • Oct. 27, 2-4 p.m. - Facilitator: Debbie Cortez from Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

Part 3: Practice Interviews (30 minutes)

This session will provide an opportunity to complete a practice interview with a professional. Reservations strongly recommended. Students must schedule a time with Alex or Chris in the Dean’s office. To RSVP, please call (773) 442-6104.

  • Oct. 23-26, 5-8 p.m. in COBM Building breakout rooms. 

Part 4: College Of business and Management Career fair

  • Nov. 16, 1-6 p.m. in the COBM Building

Businesses that wish to participate are encouraged to reserve a vendor table online. Find you why you should hire Northeastern students.

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