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SPRING 2018 EVENTS

JOBS ON CAMPUS FAIR
Wed., Jan. 24 | 12:10pm -1:00pm | Commons Lobby
Tues., April 10 | 12:10pm -1:00pm | Commons Lobby
Learn about job opportunities on campus, talk to staff from hiring departments (a great way to stand out as an applicant), and get assistance with completing the online employment application, as well as resume and cover letter writing. Free/No registration required.

ATTIRE FOR HIRE - ONE DAY STORE
Thurs., Feb. 8  | Noon-1:30pm | FO164
Select - at no charge - professional attire appropriate for interviews, internships, and networking events! Free/No registration required.

WORFORCE CAREER & INTERNSHIP FAIR
Tues, Feb. 20 | 3:00pm-7:00pm | WI State Fair Park

Searching for an internship or job? Exploring career and graduate school options? This annual fair for students and alumni of the Wisconsin private colleges allows you to network with 180+ employers and graduate schools. To learn more and pre-register for the event, visit www.waicucareerconnect.org/students/workforce. Note: students and alumni who pre-register by Feb 14 will receive a FREE parking pass, printed name tag, and express check-in at the event! Free/Registration recommended (but not required).

ALUMNAE JOB SEEKERS WORKSHOP: Online Job Search & Resume Writing         
Wed., Mar. 21 | 6pm -8pm | RC 111    
So much of today’s job search process has moved online. This workshop will provide you with tips and tricks to navigate online job boards, applicant tracking systems, and LinkedIn, as well as ways to refresh your resume. Registration open on the Alverno Alumnae Events page. Free/Limited to the first 20 registrants.

A DAY AT: GOODWILL (WOMEN IN NONPROFIT LEADERSHIP)
Fri., April 6  | 8:45am-12:30pm | Goodwill - Greenfield Office
Join us to learn about the professional opportunities (beyond retail) that are available at a vibrant non-profit that provides training, employment and support services for people with disabilities or other disadvantages. The event will include: coffee and networking with Alverno alums who are leaders at Goodwill, a tour of Goodwill’s Greendale facilities, panel discussions about “Women in Leadership in the Non-Profit Sector,” and practice interviewing with Goodwill leaders. To register, email Sue Leister at susan.leister@alverno.edu. Please indicate if you can meet the group at the Goodwill office in Greendale (5400 S. 60th St. Greendale, WI 53129), or if you need to ride with Alverno staff.

EQUAL PAY DAY
Tues., April 10  | Noon-1pm | Commons

In the U.S., women are paid, on average, just 80 cents for every dollar paid to men. Stop by to learn more about the gender wage gap, including steps you can take to ensure a fair salary, as a young professional. Cookies will be provided. Sponsored by: the American Association of University Women-Milwaukee Branch. Free/No registration required.

AAUW WORK SMART WORKSHOP
Sat., April 14  | 2:30-4:30pm | Founders Hall 460

With the current gender wage gap in the U.S., it is more important than ever that women know how to negotiate salary and benefits, to ensure that they're receiving fair compensation for their work. Attend the Work Smart Workshop to gain confidence in your salary negotiation skills through facilitated discussion and role-playing, including: 1) how to identify and articulate your personal value, 2) how to develop an arsenal of persuasive responses and other strategies to use when negotiating, and 3) how to conduct objective market research to benchmark a target salary and benefits. This event is open to the public. Advance registration is required at http://bit.ly/worksmartmilwaukeeapril2018.

A DAY AT: FIS GLOBAL (CAREERS IN FINTECH)
Mon., April 23  | 12:30pm-4:30pm | FIS Milwaukee Headquarters
You might not know their name, but you’ve likely used FIS' technology. Think mobile banking, how you paid for your last cup of coffee, or the systems your bank uses to manage your accounts. Learn more about "FinTech" (financial technology) internship and career opportunities at an international company with a major presence right here, in Milwaukee! Attendees will receive a tour, hear from a panel of FIS Global employees, learn how to apply for internships for Summer 2019, and have a chance to ask questions. Students studying Business, Business Analytics, and Communication are especially encouraged to attend. To register, email Megan Anderson at megan.anderson@alverno.edu, indicating whether you plan to meet the group at the FIS Brown Deer Office (4900 W. Brown Deer Rd., Brown Deer, WI 53223), or will ride with Alverno staff from campus.

INTERN SHOWCASE
Mon., May 7 | 3:15-4:30pm | Conference Center
All Weekday students at Alverno College are required to complete an internship for credit; have you started thinking about where you might do yours? Learn about potential internship sites at the end-of-semester Intern Showcase. Alverno students who interned this semester will be on hand to tell you about their internship experiences, including how they found the position, the organizations with which they worked, and the projects they took on. Free/No registration required.

SENIOR WEEK COCKTAIL PARTY
Thurs., May 17 | 5:30-7:30pm | RC Galleria (2nd Floor)
Mix and mingle with graduating seniors and members of the Young Alum Club at a cocktail party hosted by the Alumnae Engagement Office and Career & Professional Development Center! STUDENTS: network with recent alumnae just like you and learn how they are using their Alverno degrees to launch their careers. ALUMNAE: share your experience with the newest members of the Alverno sisterhood and make connections with fellow alums. Appetizers and drinks will be served. Free/Registration Required. To register, visit the Alumnae Relations website

Have a question about an upcoming career event? Want to meet with a career counselor to prepare your career fair strategy?
Call us at (414) 382-6010.

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