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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.

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Interested employers can learn more on the  employer events page.

Fall 2018 Schedule of Events

Career Readiness Program Info Sessions

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. 

Job Shadowing Info Session

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.

Meet the Firms       

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. 

Career Kick-Off Tailgate Party       

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.

JCPenney Suit Up Event       

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. 

Mock Interview Week 

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. 

B&E Career Fair

September 19 | 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. | Student Recreation Center

All B&E students—freshmen through graduateare 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. 

Statler College Career Fair

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).

WVU Career & Internship Fair

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. 

Internship Success Showcase

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.

Professional Development Conference

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.

CCD Student Appreciation Day   

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. 

Questions?

Contact Katherine Kopp at katherine.kopp@mail.wvu.edu or Ashley Lesnick at ashley.lesnick@mail.wvu.edu.