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Spring 2020 Suitable Solutions Career Professionalism Series for Students
FSU Career Services in collaboration with the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce and a local bank, with generous support from Enterprise Holdings, will partner on this effort to prepare students for the world of professional work, while also educating them about the soft skills that employers say are imperative for emerging professionals. Please stop by the office starting October 15 for Spring 2020 applications or click here to view the application as we will partner with MACY's, MetroWest Chamber of Commerce, Avidia Bank, and many more companies.
Students will participate in the six mandatory activities/events that appear below.
Sessions will cover career professionalism, soft skills, dining etiquette, social awareness, professional dress, mock interviews, soft skills workshop and networking techniques to enhance student career opportunities. Upon completion of the series students will be awarded a free professional outfit and certificate of achievement.
The time commitment needed to complete the program will include *attendance at networking events held during each semester:
- *Program Kickoff, January 30, 1:30pm - 2:30pm, FH 102
- *Meet with a career counselor to review your resume & mock interview preparation
- *STEM Roundtables, February 20, 4:30pm – 6:00pm, MC Forum
- *Spring Job and Internship Fair, March 26, 4:30pm – 6:00pm
- *Networking and Mock Interview Day, April 9, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, MC Forum
- *Professional fitting at the Macy’s store at Natick Mall Framingham, TBD
- *Networking - Mocktail Mixer Graduation Ceremony April 30, 5:15 - 7 pm, MC Forum
How to Find an Internship Info Sessions
Sessions are at 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Fall 2019: October 30 (MC Alumni Room), November 20 (1839 Room-3rd floor MC)
Spring 2020: February 12, March 11, April 8 (MC Alumni Room)
Attend one of these sessions to learn:
1. What you should consider before applying to an internship.
2. Search strategies for finding internships.
3. Possible financial assistance through: CHOICE, Pathways, and The Washington Center
Contact the CSER office at 508-626-4625 with any questions.
CHOICE Information Table
**All sessions are from 12:00pm - 2:00pm in the MC Lobby**
Fall 2019: October 7th, October 21st, October 28th, November 4th
Spring 2020: March 2nd, March 9th, March 23rd, March 30th
CHOICE information and applications will be available at the table during these days. Feel free to stop by and ask any questions you may have!
Networking & Suitable Solutions Mocktail Mixer Graduation Event
Thursday, December 5, 5:15 pm - 7:00pm, MC Forum
Network with employer partners, learn about proper networking techniques and etiquette while enjoying food and "mock" tails!
Pre-registration is required via Handshake. Contact the CSER office at 508-626-4625 for more information.
STEM Career Event - Registration NOW open through Handshake
Thursday, February 20, 4:30pm - 6:00pm, MC Forum
Speed Networking — Students will meet diverse employers to discuss their STEM career interests and find out about job and internship opportunities.
Resume Critique — Employers will do a quick resume critique of students’ resumes to help them understand how to best highlight their skills and experience in the highly competitive STEM job market.
Spring Job and Internship Fair--Registration is OPEN through Handshake
Wednesday, March 25, 4:30pm - 6:00pm, MC 2nd and 3rd floors
Come to this great networking event! Full-time and Internship positions available. Over 55 employers from the business, human services, non-profit, and STEM field’s will be featured. Bring your resume, develop your marketing pitch, and dress professionally.
Employer Showcase Series
Submit your 2020 dates now!
Every Wednesday (*A couple of dates will be held on a Tuesday) 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
MC Lobby, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.: Two employers are showcased during 3 separate time frames to informally network with students and recruit for their full time job and/or internship opportunities.
Majors Going Mobile - Kick Start Career Cart
Tuesdays in the MC Lobby
Various dates and locations - Be on the lookout for the mobile cart filled with major, minor, and career information showing up at a location near you.
Monthly Employer Site Visits - Let us know if you would like to have us visit your site
Avidia Bank Career Day, site visit/tour to the Framingham Branch (11/19, 12:30 - 2 pm)
Registration Required! Transportation will be provided. All students must register in advance at the Career Services office, MC 412 to fill out required paperwork.