Join Us for Career Opportunities Week

Held Jan. 30 - Feb. 3, Career Opportunities Week (COW) is an opportunity for EACH and EVERY student, no matter where you are in your college and career journey, to build your professional network, connect with employers, and enhance your skills that will help you navigate your career endeavors.

COW includes helpful info sessions, alumni networking opportunities, contests, a career and internship fair, and free food and swag!

The info sessions are all eligible for SLI credit, and they are open to ANY interested students. For more information, and to sign up for the Career Fair and any other opportunity during COW, please visit Engage:

 We look forward to meeting you wherever you are and establishing opportunities for us to help you MOOOving forward

 No matter where you are in your career and life journey, you will find COW — and the Center for Career Exploration and Development — UDDERly helpful!!

COW Full Schedule

Monday, January 30th
The Career Opportunities Week will kick off with learning opportunities and an open house that includes a resumé writing workshop, an info session on how to get the most out of the career fair, a best resumé contest, milk and Via’s cookies, and an opportunity to see our resource space and ask our team questions. 
Open House & Info Sessions - 11:00-2:00pm, drop-in - Career Center, Muller 101

Tuesday, January 31st
There will also be a Career and Internship Fair on Tuesday with more than 80 employers from around the region and across the country representing numerous career fields. This is a great opportunity to ask questions, build your network, and even interview for a career or summer internship!
Career and Internship Fair - 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Emerson Suites

Wednesday, February 1st
On Wednesday, February 1st, join the Director of the Center for Career Exploration and Development and the Director of the MLK Scholars and First Generation Students for an information session created for first generation college students focusing on tips and advice for how to navigate your career journey. 
Steer Your Career: Guidance for the First Gen College Student – 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 pm – Career Center, Muller 101

Thursday, February 2nd
Thursday's special event is a collaboration between the Center for Career Exploration and Development, the Center for IDEAS, and the Office of Access, Opportunity, and Achievement. The Intercultural Career Connections Panel (ICCP) is an IC tradition! Join the conversation with a group of recent alumni representing diverse identities and professions as they discuss their personal and professional journeys, accomplishments, and the challenges they have negotiated along the way. You can also stick around afterwards for some food and the opportunity to network with alumni.
Intercultural Career Connections Panel (ICCP) and Networking – 12:10 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. – The Clark Lounge

Friday, February 3rd
Then on Friday, February 3rd, learn to feel confident in your job search, and never settle for something that doesn't fit YOU! Join the Center for Career Exploration and Development, and the Center for IDEAS for a session on job search strategies focused on addressing diverse needs and interests.
Seldom Herd Job Search Strategies – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Career Center, Muller 101

See All Center for Career Exploration and Development Events

To see all scheduled CCED events, please visit our Engage page.