Career Services Connector
A Bi-weekly Newsletter for Marymount's Future Professionals 

September 24th, 2013 Edition

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Upcoming Workshops & Events
Don't Miss Out on These Great Opportunities!
Connecting the Dots Panel Discussion:
Careers in the FASHION Industry 
Tuesday, October 1st, 2013, 5:30pm -7:00pm
Reinsch Library Boardroom
Are you a fashion design or fashion merchandising major considering your options within the fashion industry?  Current fashion professionals working at various levels within the fields of design and merchandising will be present to discuss how they found their niche within the industry and offer advice on the things you can be doing NOW to maximize your potential as a successful fashion professional.  
LinkedIn 101 Computer Lab Tutorial
Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 from 5:00pm - 6:00pm, Rowley G217 
This workshop is for beginners and new users of LinkedIn and will guide you through the 
process of setting up a professional profile, review important etiquette around connecting
 and networking with other professionals, and provide you with a comprehensive overview of the best ways to navigate LinkedIn's many features so that you can maximize them to meet your specific career goals.  Even better -- workshop attendees will be able to edit their LinkedIn profile live on a computer as they follow along with the presentation!
Graduate School Personal Statement Workshop
Monday, October 7th, 2013, 4:00pm - 5:00pm in Rowley G105J (Inside the CTL)  
Looking for support with the personal statement writing process?  This workshop, led by the
 writing consultant experts in the Center for Teaching and Learning, will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the personal statement writing process so that you will feel confident as you move forward with writing a stellar essay for your graduate school applications.  Nearly every graduate school application requires a personal statement, so if you even considering graduate school in the slightest, come take advantage of this great opportunity! 



Get Involved on Campus
How to Build Important Career Skills and Strengthen Your Network at MU

Consistent campus involvement is one of the many things employers look for in identifying promising applicants for competitive positions.  In addition to demonstrating that you are a passionate, dynamic, and active community member, it also communicates that you are interested in investing time and energy into the things you care about and committed to developing your skills and knowledge as an individual.  Regardless of whether you attend speaking events, dance on the Cheer Team, serve as member of the Economics Club, or volunteer with Campus Ministry, being involved means being engaged with the world around you -- a central indicator of professional potential.  Come meet with a career coach to discuss the transferable qualities your campus involvement is providing you with and start getting involved with greater intention on campus today!

Center for Career Services
Suite 1005, Rowley Hall
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