MS Upcoming Events

Virtual Career Fair Prep Workshop

All MS Students

When: Friday,Oct 12th,2018, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT

Where: VMH1528

Dress Attire: Business Casual

Introduction:

This prep session will guide you on how to make a winning impression on employers in a virtual environment!  You will become familiar with the Virtual Career Fair platform, gain expertise in navigating the site, receive tips on successful conversation starters and learn how to keep your connections after the fair.  This prep session is offered to support your participation in the actual virtual career fair on 10/18/2018.

 

The Power of LinkedIn Workshop (Sign up in HireSmith)

All MS Students

When: Friday,Oct 12th, 2018, 9:45AM – 12:45PM EDT

Where: VMH 1212 – Tyser Auditorium

Introduction: 

Want to get noticed by prospective employers? Not sure about Linkedin, how it works or purpose? Do you need to set up an initial profile and get started? Maximize your online job candidate presence and learn more about this powerful tool at the Power of LinkedIn workshop!

PLEASE NOTE:

This is a working workshop so bring your laptop and a professional photo to set up your profile with. Discover the Power of LinkedIn and how to fully leverage it as a job search tool. This is a hands-on workshop. Please bring your laptops, create an initial LinkedIn account and arrive on time!

 

SQL Workshop

All MS Students

Association: Master of Finance Association (MFA) 

When: Saturday, Oct 13th, 2018, whole day class

Where: VMH1330

Admission: $40/person

Introduction: 

This workshop is an introductory course of SQL, participants will learn SQL to query large corporate databases to pull relevant information and edit existing databases.

 

Education Pioneers Corporate Conversation

All MS and MBA Students

When: Monday,Oct 15th, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM EDT

Where: VMH 2505

Dress Attire: Business Professional

Introduction: If you are interested in using your degree and professional experience(s) to transform education from outside of the classroom, I would encourage you to attend our corporate conversation to learn more about the Education Pioneers Summer Fellowship.

Education Pioneers recruits, develops and connects top professionals to work for K-12 school districts, charter schools, and other education organizations in non-instructional roles. Fellows complete a 10-week summer placement using existing skills and experience to make the biggest impact. During their placement, Fellows participate in leadership development programming alongside a cohort of diverse peers designed to build the mindsets and K-12 knowledge necessary to become a change agent in education.

 

Car Buying & Car Care

All MS Students 
Speaker: Sharon Margolis & Doug Numbers, Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection

When: Tuesday, Oct 16th, 2018, 12:30PM – 1:30PM EDT

Where: STAMP, Jimenez room, #2208
Introduction: Do you loathe the idea of buying a car? Are you unsure about how to maintain a car? Learn from the experts on how to buy and finance a new or used car, choose a repair shop, and keep your car running smoothly. Phrases like “down payment” and “APR” can seem daunting, so our goal is to make this process straightforward and easy to understand. Attend this workshop to get informed on a range of topics from the dealership to the mechanic.  

FREE lunch available at 12:15pm for those who register