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2020-21 Events

Below is our timeline for events that Career Services will be hosting or participating in during the 2020-21 academic year. Check back for more information as we update this site. This timeline is tentative and subject to change.

Virtual Workshops

Virtual Resume Workshops

Friday, March 12: drop by between 1-3 pm
Friday, April 9: drop by between 2:30-3:30 pm
Friday, April 23: drop by between 2:30-3:30 pm

Register at careers@shawnee.edu

Is your resume ready to send in with your applications or to post on your Handshake or LinkedIn profile? Do you have one ready for the next SSU career fair?

If not, join Career Services to create a resume that will demonstrate your education/experience and discuss specific information for certain majors to include!

Although we recommend you begin drafting your resume ahead of time, this is not required to attend. We will also discuss opportunities to improve your resume. It is essential to remember that your resume will determine if you get a job interview.

Major Exploration and Career Planning Workshops

Thursday, March 18: Drop by between 10 am-noon
Wednesday, April 14: Drop by between 10 am-noon

Deciding on a major can be one of the most difficult aspects a student faces when entering or considering higher education. Or maybe you’ve already declared a major and would like to make a change. Career Services offers many resources to help you decide whether a particular major is right for you.

Register at careers@shawnee.edu.

Extended through May 2, 2021

Suit Up: JCPenney (Virtual)

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SSU Career Services is partnering with JC Penney to provide an opportunity to purchase career clothing at a discount. This event is available to all SSU students, alumni, faculty, and staff. 

Here’s how to register for the Suit Up discount opportunity: 

Current students: Email careers@shawnee.edu from your mymail account, and include your student ID. 

Alumni: Email careers@shawnee.edu and include the year you graduated, your major, and your name at the time of graduation. 

Faculty & Staff: Email careers@shawnee.edu from your Shawnee email account. 

Once you are registered, you will receive the shopping link as well as a special code to text in order to obtain a coupon for this weekend shopping experience. If questions, please contact Austin Raines, Assistant Director of SSU Career Services, at (740) 351-3784 or email him at araines@shawnee.edu

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Business & Professional Career Fair (Virtual)

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
11 am-2 pm

Handshake

This is a completely virtual event, and schools/employers are welcome to schedule both group (30-minute) and 1:1 (10-minute) sessions with our students through Handshake.

View tips on getting the most from the virtual fair experience and watch demos of what both group and 1:1 sessions are like during a virtual career fair.

Student/Alumni Registration

School/Employer Registration

Thursday, April 13, 2021

Spring Etiquette Dinner

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Thursday, April 13, 2021
6:30 pm

Morris UC Ballroom

Student Registration

Contact Career Services

Phone: (740) 351-3027
Careers@shawnee.edu

COVID-19 Guidance:

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