Center for Career Development
Career Fairs and Events
The Center for Career Development utilizes a comprehensive approach to help students acquire the skills and abilities that enable them to succeed in a competitive global marketplace. From resume workshops & career fairs to networking opportunities & on campus interviews, we strive to instill professionalism in our students, create experiential learning opportunities, and shape the business leaders of the future. RSVP for events via MountaineerTRAK.
Job Shadowing Program Information Session
August 29, 2017
9:00-10:00 am | B&E 441 OR 4:30 - 5:30 pm | Ming Hsieh G21
The Job Shadowing Program at the WVU College of Business and Economics provides undergraduate
students with the opportunity to learn more about a specific career path through
an unpaid, on-site shadowing experience. This program enables students to gain
exposure to a particular occupation or industry, establish professional contacts,
and develop real-world insight into the day to day lives of working professionals.
August 23, August 30 and October 10, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:00pm | B&E 3rd. Floor Atrium
B&E students are invited to attend open sessions with recruiters and HR professionals to obtain valuable feedback for future recruiting events and job search activities. Make sure you’re just as prepared on paper as you are in person! B&E students looking for a very detailed review or need help creating an initial resume can schedule an appointment by calling 304-293-6575. Employers interested in participating should contact Ashley Longstreth at email@example.com or 304-293-6513.
Mock Interview Week
September 6, 7, 11 and 12, 2017
8:30 am - 5:00pm | B&E 345
Mock Interview week gives students the opportunity to participate in interviews with HR professionals from top organizations while gaining valuable feedback and networking with industry experts. Employers interested in participating can register online. Contact Ryan Noon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 304-293-7913.
Professional Development Seminar: Networking and Career Fair Navigation
September 6, 2017
3:00 - 4:00 pm | B&E 459
Presented by Industrial Relations Student Association (IRSA) members
We’re sure you’ve heard about the importance of networking and attending Career Fairs, but how can you increase your chances of leaving a lasting impression? This seminar will teach you how to prepare and engage with employers beyond just suiting up and showing up!
Meet the Firms
September 7, 2017
6:00 - 9:00 pm | Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place
Network with organizations that are recruiting interns and entry-level employees in the following disciplines: accounting, finance, and management information systems. Co-hosted by the College of Business & Economics and members of Beta Alpha Psi.
B&E Career Fair and Networking Reception
September 13, 2017
1:00 pm - 5:00pm | Student Recreation Center
Reception 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Evansdale Crossing
The WVU Career Fair presents employers from diverse industries, non-profits, government, and military branches. Students will have the opportunity meet with potential employers, seek on-site interviews and network with professionals.
Internship Success Showcase
September 20, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00pm | B&E 4th. Floor Atrium
October 10-11, 2017
5:00 pm - 9:00pm | Erickson Alumni Center
The General Electric Interview Competition is a mock interview simulation that all BCOR 299 students are required to complete in order to fulfill their undergraduate course requirements. Additionally, graduate students in the MSIR program act as the recruiters to fulfill requirement of the Talent Acquisition course. GE has historically sponsored the event, which allows participants to gain valuable professional interview experience. The top 10% of participants are recognized and invited to a networking event with industry professionals from General Electric.
Professional Development Seminar: Big Data
October 25, 2017
Presented by Brad Price, Assistant Professor, Management Information Systems
Big data is changing the way companies do business and its employees interact with one another. Regardless of what industry you plan to pursue, give yourself an advantage by having an understanding of big data and how it can drive decision making within organizations.
Professional Development Seminar: Personal Finance
November 1, 2017
4:00 - 5:00 pm | B&E 459
Presented by TBD
Once an internship or job offer is accepted, there’s a new challenge to tackle – managing your finances. Specifically when working full-time upon graduation, it can be overwhelming to budget living expenses, student loan repayment, retirement savings and fun money. Learn strategies to successfully plan your personal finances!
Student Appreciation Day
November 29, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | B&E 3rd. Floor Atrium
We want to celebrate all the hard work our B&E students have accomplished. We will be providing last minute resume, cover letter and elevator pitch reviews as well as answering any interviewing or job search questions. Additionally, there will be refreshments, career games, and prize drawings.