Career Events

The Office of Career Services & Professional Development hosts a number of information sessions, recruiting events, and workshops throughout the year.  This site also includes local events open to UIW students and alumni, including job fairs at other schools.  Please check back regularly for more information or call (210) 829-3931.


The University of the Incarnate Word provides reasonable accommodation with adequate notice. To request disability accommodation for an event, visit the ADA/Section 504 page.

September – October 2014

Sep
8
Mon
Social Media in the Job Search- Building your Brand
Sep 8 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Social Media plays a huge role in today’s job search and recruiting efforts.  In today’s society what you post on your social media page can greatly affect your job search. This workshop is designed to equip you with the tools necessary to ensure you are professionally represented on the largest social networking sites and how to have an impressive social media footprint.

September 8, 2014

Time: 7:30PM

Location: TBD

*This workshop is for UIW Athletes ONLY*

Sep
25
Thu
Résumé Essentials @ Library Auditorium
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm

Résumé Essentials covers everything you need to know to create a knock-out résumé.  Experts in the HR/Recruiting field show you how to get noticed. 

September 25th, 2014

6:00 PM

Library Auditorium

*Registration not required, open to all students & alumni

 

A good, error-free résumé is essential for career and professional development. The résumé is the primary marketing tool designed to interest a potential employer in your qualifications and skills and will help employers determine if you should be selected for an interview. This workshop will give you all the tools needed to write a stellar résumé.

Oct
6
Mon
Speed Networking
Oct 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Networking is the largest part of any job search. The purpose of the Speed Networking Workshop is to teach students networking skills in preparation for finding jobs and situations which require making quick connections.

October 6, 2014

Time: 7:30PM

Location: Marian Hall Ballroom

*This workshop is for UIW Athletes ONLY*

Oct
8
Wed
Resumania @ Marian Hall Ballroom
Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Bring your résumé for a one-on-one review by a career counselor.  Résumés will be reviewed on a first come, first served basis.

October 8th, 2014

12-3:00 PM

Marian Hall Ballroom Lobby

Oct
12
Sun
Effective Interviewing-Athletes ONLY
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Ready to learn what interviewers are really looking for? Professionals from the HR/Recruiting field will present tips and strategies for effective interviewing.

October 12th, 2014

6:00 pm

Location: NBCR1 (142)

This presentation will give students information on how to prepare for different stages of the job interview: before, during and after.  Students will also gain an insider’s perspective and learn about different employer and recruiter likes and pet peeves when it comes to the interviewing process.  

*This workshop is for UIW Athletes ONLY*

Oct
14
Tue
Effective Interviewing @ Library Auditorium
Oct 14 @ 6:00 pm

Ready to learn what interviewers are really looking for? Professionals from the HR/Recruiting field will present tips and strategies for effective interviewing.

October 14th, 2014

6:00 pm

Library Auditorium

This presentation will give students information on how to prepare for different stages of the job interview: before, during and after.  Students will also gain an insider’s perspective and learn about different employer and recruiter likes and pet peeves when it comes to the interviewing process.  

Oct
20
Mon
Job Search Basics- Google Hangout
Oct 20 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Learning where to start can be the most challenging step when it comes to a job search. This workshop will be packed with best practices in today’s job search for UIW students.

October 20th, 2014

7:30 pm

Library Auditorium

*This workshop is for UIW Athletes ONLY*

Oct
21
Tue
Alternatives to Medical School @ Library Auditorium
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm

Thinking of applying to med school but not sure what else is out there? Attend this presentation, to learn what other opportunities are out there and the importance of having a plan b for Medical School.

October 21st, 2014

12:00 Noon

Library Auditorium

Alternatives to Medical School will offer students different opportunities and paths that are available to them during and even after applying to medical school. This workshop will also provide a professionals perspective of what that journey can look like.

Alternatives to Medical School @ Library Auditorium
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm

Thinking of applying to med school but not sure what else is out there? Attend this presentation, to learn what other opportunities are out there and the importance of having a plan b for Medical School.

October 21st, 2014

6:00 pm

Library Auditorium

Alternatives to Medical School will offer students different opportunities and paths that are available to them during and even after applying to medical school. This workshop will also provide a professionals perspective of what that journey can look like.

Oct
30
Thu
LinkedIn Workshop @ Library Auditorium
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm

Are you LinkedIn? This workshop will walk you through the ins and outs of LinkedIn and how to make this networking tool work for YOU!

October 30th, 2014

12:00 noon

Library Auditorium

LinkedIn is the first social network job-seekers should consider using to find job opportunities.  Making an effort to grow your online network will help you in your job hunting today and in the future. Employers often use LinkedIn to recruit internship and entry level positions.  Don’t miss out on those opportunities! Stop by our LinkedIn workshop to learn valuable ways to use LinkedIn in your job search.