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Upcoming Events

Career Services Open House

Wednesday, September 2
4 - 6 p.m. | Robb Center for Career Exploration

Come check out the best study space on campus, grab a treat and coffee, and see some of the resources that Career Services has available. Drop in or stay for a while!


So You Think You Want to Go to Grad School?

Thursday, September 17
4 - 5 p.m. | Library 219

Are you considering getting your law degree, going to med school, or entering a master’s degree program in the future? This workshop will go over the timeline, funding considerations, testing, applications, and choosing schools. Come with questions!


Resume Clinic

Monday - Friday, September 21 - 25
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | MacDonald Dining Hall

Bring your resume or cover letter any day to lunch to get instant feedback! Haven’t even started your resume? Take a real-life sample and you can start building your own!


CareerFest

Tuesday, September 29
12 - 4 p.m. | Appalachian State University, Holmes Convocation Center

Lees-McRae students are welcome to attend CareerFest at Appalachian State University in Boone.  A van will leave from the Robb Center at 11am, returning by 2:30pm. Preference will be given to juniors and seniors; however, if there are still spots available in the van, underclassmen are welcome.  If you would like to drive yourself, but would still like to carpool with the Lees-McRae College van, please arrange to meet with Liz Julian at a specific time and place. Please contact Liz Julian at juliane@lmc.edu by Friday, September 25 to reserve a van seat.

Students attending will need to bring an updated rѐsumѐ and wear professional dress attire.

For the current list of employers at the fair, see careers.appstate.edu/careerfest.


Lunch and Learn with Ally Stacher

Thursday, October 1
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | MacDonald Dining Hall

Individual Appointments with Ally Stacher
12:30 - 4 p.m. | Robb Center for Career Exploration

Ally Stacher ’10, took her History degree and a love for cycling and created her own business, Ally’s Bar. Ally’s Bar seeks to reinvent the energy bar. Ms. Stacher is available to meet for lunch and individual meetings to discuss her unique career path, cycling, and creating her own business.  RSVP for lunch or individual meetings please contact Liz Julian at juliane@lmc.edu by Wednesday, September 30th.


Graduate School Fair

Thursday, October 8
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Appalachian State University, Plemmons Student Union

Lees-McRae students are welcome to attend the Graduate School Fair at Appalachian State University in Boone.  Preference will be given to juniors and seniors; however, if there are still spots available in the van, underclassmen are invited to attend as well.  The van will leave at 9:30am and return by 12:30pm. If you would like to drive yourself, but would still like to carpool with the Lees-McRae College van, please contact Liz Julian at juliane@lmc.edu. Please contact Liz Julian by Tuesday, October 6th to reserve a van seat.

Students attending will need to bring an updated rѐsumѐ and wear business casual attire.

For the current list of schools at the fair click here.


Recruitment: Stephanie Knight, Campbell Universtiy College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Tuesday, October 20

Lunch and Learn with Stephanie Knight
11 a.m. -12 p.m. | MacDonald Dining Hall

Individual Appointments
1 - 3 p.m. | Robb Center for Career Exploration

Presentation on Campbell's Health Programs
3 - 4 p.m. | Bowman Science, Room 214

Campbell University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences has a Doctor of Pharmacy, Doctor of Physical Therapy, and a Physician Assistant Program, as well as a number of dual degree programs, and a School of Osteopathic Medicine. Ms. Knight is available for lunch and individual appointments to discuss with students who may be interested in a variety of health professions. Bring your resumes and get feedback from Ms. Knight!

If you are interested in attending one of the events with Ms. Knight, please contact Liz Julian at juliane@lmc.edu by Monday, October 19.


Recruitment: Deborah Buckley, Peace Corps

Tuesday, October 27

Lunch and Learn with Deborah Buckley
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | MacDonald Dining Hall

Individual Appointments
1 - 2 p.m. & 2:30 - 3 p.m. | Robb Center for Career Exploration

Are you interested in seeing the world after graduation? Deborah Buckley will be here to answer your questions and share about the unique opportunities there are within the Peace Corps. Bring your resume to an individual meeting, get feedback and learn about the application process!

If you are interested in attending one of the events with Ms. Buckley, please contact Liz Julian at juliane@lmc.edu by Friday, October 23rd.


Getting the Phone and Skype Interview Right

Wednesday, November 4
4 - 5 p.m. | Library 219

Making a good first (or second, or third) impression doesn’t just happen in-person anymore. This workshop will teach you skills you need to succeed at phone and Skype interviews.


How to set up your LinkedIn Profile

Tuesday, November 10
3 - 4 p.m. | LinkedIn Headshots | North Carolina 25 (Mac Lab)
4 - 5 p.m. | Presentation | North Carolina 25 (Mac Lab)

Maybe you never thought you needed a LinkedIn profile. Maybe you started to set one up but got overwhelmed with all of the options. This workshop will teach you why you should have one and help you set up not just a good, but a great profile. Bring your computer if you would like to work along!


Recruitment: Jordan Lakin, Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine

Wednesday, November 11

Lunch and Learn with Jordan Lakin
11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. | MacDonald Dining Hall

Individual Appointments with Jordan Lakin
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. & 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. | Robb Center for Career Exploration

Interested in continuing your education with Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree? Ms. Lakin is available to for individual meetings and can discuss the degree program at Edward Via, career opportunities, and the application process. You are welcome to bring your resume to get feedback! Set up a meeting by emailing Liz Julian at juliane@lmc.edu by Tuesday, November 10.


Recruitment: Paula Masters, East Tennessee’s College of Public Health

Thursday, November 12

Lunch and Learn with Ms. Masters
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | MacDonald Dining Hall

Individual Appointments with Ms. Masters
1 - 2:30 p.m. | Robb Center for Career Exploration

Presentation on ETSU’s College of Public Health Programs
2:45 - 3:45 p.m. | North Carolina Room 1

Paula Masters is the Interim Assistant Dean of Student Services at East Tennessee State University (ETSU). She will be visiting Lees-McRae to share with students the exciting career possibilities available to them through the College of Public Health at ETSU in the following areas: biostatistics and epidemiology, environmental health, community and behavioral health, health sciences, health services management and policy. Click here for more information on these programs.

If you are interested in attending one or more of the events with Ms. Masters, please contact Liz Julian at juliane@lmc.edu by Tuesday, November 10th.


How to Utilize your LinkedIn Profile for your Job or Internship Search

Tuesday, November 17
3 - 4 p.m. | LinkedIn Headshots | North Carolina 25 (Mac Lab)
4 - 5 p.m. | Presentation | North Carolina 25 (Mac Lab)

Now that you have a LinkedIn profile, don’t just let it sit there! This workshop will show you all of the networking and job searching that can be done with LinkedIn that you didn’t even know about. Bring your computer to work along!