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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 Spring 2019 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.

Spring 2019 Events

Resume Review Workshops

January 17, January 28*, February 6, and March 5 | 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.

*The event on January 28 will run from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

How to Work a Career Fair Workshop

January 28 | 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. | B&E Room 458

The perfect handshake. A compelling elevator pitch. A well-tailored suit. These are just a few of the things students need to successfully navigate a career fair. Learn networking tips from current students who landed an internship from the B&E Career Fair last year!

Mock Interview Week 

January 22–25 | 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

January 29 | 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. | Student Recreation Center

All B&E students—freshmen through graduateare encouraged to 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

January 30 | 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

February 13 | 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 to meet with potential employers, seek on-site interviews and network with professionals. 

LinkedIn: Build Your Network and Personal Brand

February 20 | 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. | Ming Hsieh Hall Room 126

LinkedIn can be your gateway to industry connections, job leads, and more—but only if you leverage it correctly! This workshop will teach you how to create an attention-grabbing profile that showcases your skills and experiences to prospective employers. 

#SQUADGOALS: Effective Team Skills

March 21 | 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. | Mountainlair Gold Ballroom

In this interactive workshop, you will learn how to build collaborative relationships with colleagues, classmates, and customers representing diverse viewpoints. We will discuss how to work within a team structure and navigate and manage conflict when it arises. 

JCPenney Suit-Up Event       

March 24 |  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. 

Eaton Professional Image Dinner

April 3 | 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. | Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place

It takes practice to effectively work a crowd, build your professional network, and impress potential employers. At the Professional Image Dinner, students will learn how to interact with business professionals in a variety of settings, such as conferences, receptions, and interviews conducted over a meal. The event will begin with a formal fashion show, followed by a multi-course meal, dynamic line-up of speakers, and a raffle drawing. 

Public Speaking: Learn to Engage and Persuade Your Audience

April 9 | 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. | Ming Hsieh Hall Room 122

What are the keys to creating a successful presentation? Dynamic content, an engaging delivery style, and a strong knowledge of your audience. During this workshop, you will learn how to craft a persuasive message that resonates with your crowd.

CCD Student Appreciation Day   

April 24 | 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 to connect with the CCD team. Attendees will also enjoy refreshments, career games, and prize drawings. 


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