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

ON-CAMPUS JOB FAIR

When: Thursday, September 6th / 11am - 2pm

Where: University Union, Redwood Room

FBI COLLEGIATE CITIZENS ACADEMY

When: Tuesdays September 18th, October 9th, 16th, November 13th, & 20th / 3pm - 5pm

Where: University Union, Hinde Auditorium 

CAREER WEEK: September 24th to October 1st

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 24 / 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Where: Career Center, Lassen Hall 1013

ONE-ON-ONE RESUME REVIEW: TIPS FROM THE EXPERTS

When: Tuesday, September 25th / 10am - 1pm

Where: University Union, Redwood Room

FALL SUIT-UP SOCIAL

When: Monday, October 1st / 4pm - 6pm

Where: Harper Alumni Center

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

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

ALL MAJORS CAREER FAIR

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

Where: University Union, Ballroom

MAKING MY DEGREE WORK FOR ME

Wondering what you can do with your degree after graduation? Can your major and skillsets lead to many career 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. ***Save the date and RSVP Coming Soon!***

When: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 / 12pm - 1:15pm

Where: University Union, Redwood Room

GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL INFORMATION DAY (hosted by Graduate Studies)

When: Tuesday, October 16th / 10am - 2pm

Where: University Union, Ballroom

PATHWAYS TO PUBLIC SERVICE JOB FAIR

When: Wednesday, October 17th / 3pm - 6pm

Where: University Union, Ballroom I

SUTTER VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

When: Saturday, October 20th / 8am - 12pm

Where: University Union, Redwood Room

Fall 2018 Workshops

Here to Career Workshop Series

HOW TO BUILD THE PERFECT MODERN RESUME

The resume is the tool that gets you an interview…make sure it’s doing its job. Learn the essentials to building a resume and cover letter that will get noticed.

When: Tuesday, September 11 & Wednesday, October 24/ 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 19 & Thursday, November 1 / 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 26 / 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Where: Career Center, Lassen Hall 1013

LINKEDIN 101

“I have an account, but don’t really use it.” Sound familiar? Learn the components of how to effectively use this essential networking tool.

When: Thursday, October 4 / 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Where: Career Center, Lassen Hall 1013

DO THIS, NOT THAT: HOW TO ROCK YOUR INTERVIEW

Let’s 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 9 & Wednesday, November 7 / 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Where: Career Center, Lassen Hall 1013

SOCIAL MEDIA FOR THE JOB MARKET

Social media can help you or hurt you in the job search. Learn the best ways to leverage social media platforms while looking for work.

When: Thursday, October 18 / 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Where: Career Center, Lassen Hall 1013

#PROFESSIONALGOALS

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

When: Wednesday, November 14th / 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Where: Career Center, Lassen Hall 1013