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Senior Career Summit

Friday, February 18, 2011 1-4PM

Sawyer Building, Rooms 427 & 429


THE JOB MARKET FOR 2011 GRADUATES
1-1:30pm

Get an essential update on the state of the local economy, and the area’s growing industries and employers, based on research data from the Boston Chamber of Commerce and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.


PERSONAL BRANDING  MARKETING YOURSELF EFFECTIVELY TO EMPLOYERS
1:30-2:15pm

Andrew Graff (MBA ’93), CEO, Allen & Gerritsen

You know yourself best – Now learn how to share your brand with potential employers. Andrew Graff heads a leading Boston-area advertising agency whose client list includes the Boston Celtics, WBUR, Zildjian, and Massachusetts Financial Services.


RECRUITERS’ SESSION WHAT EMPLOYERS WANT IN CANDIDATES
2:15-3pm

Richard Curtis, Manager of University Relations, State Street
Julie DeLillo, Director of Human Resources, Vinfen Corporation
Doris Labitue, Human Resources Generalist, Liberty Mutual
Abby Taylor, Human Resources Associate, Cone Communications

Hiring employers will discuss the skills and knowledge they seek in today’s college graduates. These experts will reveal how to stand out in a crowded field of job candidates.
SUCCESS BY ASSOCIATION CAPITALIZING ON PROFESSIONAL AND TRADE GROUPS
3-3:45pm

Carole Edson, Northeast Human Resources Association
Jennifer George, Publicity Club of New England

What are professional associations in your career field and how can they help your search? Learn how identifying and leveraging these groups can make you more industry-savvy, and help you build your network and identify job leads.

 


Q&A WITH OUR EXPERTS AND CAREERS DOC WALK-IN SESSIONS
3:45pm

Still waiting for the answer to your questions? Here’s your chance to ask away. Get individual attention from Career Services staff members, who will answer your questions, review your resume and cover letter, and help you fine tune your search.

 

 

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