Events & Workshops

The Career Center hosts programs, career fairs and other events throughout the year to connect Sacramento State students and alumni with employers and career development opportunities. Mark your calendar today for these upcoming events! Events are open to all Sacramento State students and alumni. 

Individuals needing reasonable accommodations are to contact the Career Center at 916-278-6231 or careercenter@csus.edu at least 5 business days before the event.

Helpful Tips to Prepare for an Event:

  1. Research companies that are attending the event by visiting their website
  2. Prepare your resume and bring copies to the event
  3. Prepare a short background statement on your education and experience
  4. Develop questions to ask an employer at the event
  5. Dress professionally or business casual when meeting with employers

 

Fall 2018 Events


When: Thursday, September 6th / 11am - 2pm
Where: University Union, Redwood Room

For more information contact Kate Lockwood kate.lockwood@csus.edu


When: Tuesdays September 18th, October 9th, 16th, November 13th, & 20th / 3pm - 5pm
Where: University Union, Hinde Auditorium

Topics:

  • Introduction to the FBI and Active Shooter
  • Cyber Program/Social Media and Counterterrorism
  • Transnational Organized Crime and Behavior Analysis Unit
  • Color of Law/Deadly Force and Critical Incident Assessment
  • Recruiting Panel and Closing Discussion

To register: Click Here to RSVP

For more information contact: Emanuel Melgarejo melgarejo@csus.edu

Career Week offers a series of workshops and events designed to give you knowledge and confidence leading up to the All Majors Career Fair.



LEVERAGE YOUR AWESOMENESS!
Identifying your strengths and accomplishments is central to your job search. Start here to learn the strategies to tell your story on paper and in person.

When: Monday, September 24th / 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Where: Career Center, Lassen Hall 1013


ONE-ON-ONE RESUME REVIEW: TIPS FROM THE EXPERTS
Receive tips from top industry professionals on what they are looking for on a resume. Please bring a copy of your resume and/or cover letter for review. 

When: Tuesday, September 25th / 10am - 1pm
Where: University Union, Redwood Room


WHAT? I NEED TO PREPARE FOR THE CAREER FAIR
That's right! You need to prepare for a career fair to be considered as a serious candidate for hire. Learn what to expect and how to make the most of a career fair. 

When: Wednesday, September 26th / 1:30 - 2:30pm
Where: Career Center, Lassen Hall 1013


THE STRUGGLE IS REAL...NETWORKING DOESN'T HAVE TO BE
Get insider tips on how to break the ice in a professional setting. 

When: Thursday, September 27th / 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Where: Career Center, Lassen 1013


MONEY SMART: TIPS FOR THE SOON TO BE COLLEGE GRAD

Do you have a good understanding of your financial situation or does just thinking about money cause you to break out in a cold sweat? Learn tips and tricks to help you feel at ease as graduation and full-time employment approach.

When: Friday, September 28th / 1:30 - 2:30pm
Where: Career Center, Lasen 1013


Enjoy mocktails and appetizers while connecting with employers who will be attending the All Majors Career Fair.  Professional attire required.

When: Monday, October 1st / 4pm - 6pm
Where: Harper Alumni Center

For more information contact: Kate Lockwood kate.lockwood@csus.edu

Our Career Fair has gotten bigger! Don't wait until you graduate to start looking for job. Network with over 80 Employers each day who are looking for qualified applicants like you! Employers will be recruiting for full-time, part-time and internship opportunities. While at the Career Fair, stop by the Linkedin Photo booth for a free professional portrait. Professional dress required and make sure to bring plenty of copies of your resume.

When: Tuesday, October 2nd & Wednesday, October 3rd / 10am - 2pm
Where: University Union, Ballroom

For more information contact: Voun Sa sa@csus.edu

Employer List

Wondering what you can do with your degree after graduation?

Can your major and skill sets lead to many possibilities?

Do you know what employers are really looking for in employees?

This event is a panel discussion of Arts & Letters alumni who launched their careers in ways they never imagined.  

When:  Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 / 12:00pm - 1:15pm 
Where:  University Union, Redwood Room

To Register : Click Here to RSVP

For more information  contact: Michelle Okada  michelle.okada@csus.edu


When: Tuesday, October 16th / 10am - 2pm
Where: University Union, Ballroom I

When: Wednesday, October 17th / 8:45am - 2:40pm
Where: University Union, Hinde Auditorium

Topics:

  • Must Do’s to translating your College Experience to Government Application
    Learn from a panel of experts on how to take your experiences from college to highlight your skills, abilities, and knowledge in the application process for government opportunities.
  • Successful Interviewing Tips from the Experts
    Develop the strategies to interview like a season government official directly from expert government recruiter.
  • How to get a State Job
    Learn from the experts that developed the state application to simplify the process to get a state job.
  • How to Network Yourself into a Government Job
    Develop the mindset and strategies to network with federal, state, and local government recruiters and get yourself one-step closer to a government job.

To register: Click Here to RSVP

For more information contact: Emanuel Melgarejo melgarejo@csus.edu


When: Wednesday, October 17th / 3pm - 6pm
Where: University Union, Ballroom I

View Participating Departments: Click Here

For more information contact: Emanuel Melgarejo melgarejo@csus.edu

When: Friday, October 19th / 11:30am - 1pm
Where: AIRC 1016 (PC Lab)
What: Recieve direct assistance on setting up your CalCareers account, as well as learn how to navigate the online system to find opportunities across the state.

For more information contact: Emanuel Melgarejo melgarejo@csus.edu


When: Saturday, October 20th / 9am - 11am (Check-In 8am - 9am)
Where: University Union, Redwood Room

For more information visit: Click Here


HOW TO BUILD THE PERFECT MODERN RESUME
The resume is the tool that gets you an interview...make sure it's doing it's job. Learn the essentials to building a resume and cover letter that will get noticed.

When: Tuesday, September 11th & Wednesday, October 24th / 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Where: Career Center, Lassen Hall 1013


THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO GETTING A JOB
Internships, part-time jobs, and full-time jobs. Learn strategies and tools to help you find success in your search.

When: Wednesday, September 19th & Thursday, November 1st / 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Where: Career Center, Lassen Hall 1013


WHAT? I NEED TO PREPARE FOR THE CAREER FAIR?!
That's right! You need to prepare for a career fair to be considered as a serious candidate for hire. Learn what to expect and how to make the most of a career fair. 

When: Wednesday, September 26th / 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Where: Career Center, Lassen Hall 1013


LINKEDIN 101
"I have an account, but I don't really use it." Sound familiar? Learn the components of how to effectively use this essential networking tool.

When: Thursday, October 4th / 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Where: Career Center, Lassen Hall 1013


DO THIS, NOT THAT: HOW TO ROCK YOUR INTERVIEW
Lets face it, interviewing can be overwhelming. Learn how to strategically answer tough interview questions, what to wear, and how to stand out in a selection process.

When: Tuesday, October 9th & Wednesday, November 7th / 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Where: Career Center, Lassen Hall 1013


SOCIAL MEDIA FOR THE JOB MARKET
Social media can help or hurt you in the job search. Learn the best ways to leverage social media platforms while looking for work.

When: Thursday, October 18th / 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Where: Career Center, Lassen 1013


#PROFESSIONALGOALS
We've all got them...learn the unwritten rules to navigating and excelling in the professional world to achieve your #proffesionalgoals.

When: Wednesday, November 14th / 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Where: Career Center, Lassen 1013