Center for Career Development
prepare to succeed in a competitive global job market.
To land your dream job, you need a great resume, superior interview skills, and a well-designed plan. Our Fall 2018 event lineup has something for everyone at every stage of the job search process.
Interested employers can learn more on the employer events page.
Fall 2018 Schedule of Events
August 23 | 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. | B&E 459
August 29 | 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | B&E 441
Employers want candidates with specific skills and competencies—and the Career Readiness Program (CRP) will help you acquire them! Participating students will be incentivized with a menu of perks, such as invitations to employer networking events and exclusive job shadowing trips. To learn more about program eligibility, perks, and application details, attend one of the information sessions or visit the CRP website.
Resume Review Workshops
August 28, September 5, and October 10 | 1:30 to 3:00 pm | B&E 3rd Floor Atrium
Drop by these open resume review sessions and fine tune your resume with the help of recruiters and HR professionals. Make sure you’re just as prepared on paper as you are in person! B&E students looking for a very detailed review or those who need help creating an initial resume should schedule an appointment by calling 304-293-6575.
August 30 | 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. | B&E 459
The B&E Job Shadowing 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.
September 6 | 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. | Erickson Alumni Center
This event connects students in accounting, finance, and management information
systems with employers recruiting for internships and full-time employment.
September 7 | Noon to 3:00 p.m. | Mountainlair Plaza
Get into the football–and campus recruitment–spirit. Join Career Services for traditional tailgate games, prizes, music, and food while networking with corporate recruiters.
September 9 | 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. | JCPenney at the Morgantown Mall
Shop exclusive discounts on career and professional attire. Purchase suits, dresses, sport coats, pants, skirts, blouses, ties and shoes to build a career wardrobe.
September 10–13 | Various Time Options | Center for Career Development
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.
September 19 | 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. | Student Recreation Center
All B&E students—freshmen through graduate—are encouraged to the attend the B&E Career Fair to connect with employers from a variety of industries. Attendees will have the chance to meet potential employers, seek on-site interviews, and build their professional network.
September 20 | 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. | Student Recreation Center
The Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources Career Fair connects employers with students who are seeking internships, co-ops, or full-time opportunities in engineering, computer science, or safety management. Students majoring in MIS, Supply Chain, and MBA are highly encouraged to attend this event as well as the B&E Career Fair (though all students are welcome).
September 26 | 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. | Mountainlair Ballrooms
The WVU Career & Internship Fair hosts 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.
September 24 | 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. | B&E 4th Floor Atrium
Hear current B&E students discuss their summer internships. Learn what it is like to be an intern for various organizations and how those experiences can accelerate one's career.
October 9 | 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place
The Professional Development Conference will prepare students to succeed in a competitive global job market through a diverse line-up of speakers. Concurrent session topics will address the needs of freshmen still formulating their career goals through seniors and graduate students getting ready to embark on their first full-time job. The majority of session speakers will be industry experts in the areas of career exploration, personal branding, building a professional network, interview skills and job search strategies.
General Electric Interview Competition (GEIC)
October 23–24 | 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. | Erickson Alumni Center
The General Electric Interview Competition provides students in BCOR 299 with additional
mock interview practice.
November 28 | 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. | B&E 3rd Floor Atrium
We want to celebrate all the hard work our B&E students have accomplished. Stop by for last-minute help crafting your resume, cover letter or elevator pitch. CCD staff will also be happy to answer your interviewing or job search questions. Attendees will also enjoy refreshments, career games, and prize drawings.