For advice on how to get Career Ready, attend the Office of Career Development events each semester and make an appointment for a one-on-one consultation with Tracy Armey at 783-2349 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Sally Bissell at 783-2366 or email@example.com.
Infographic Source: the career center at the University of Miami
Please note: Registration for some programs and workshops may be required and should be made through the Office of Career Development by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internship Prep101: "How to Succeed in Your Internship" Workshop
Thursday, January 10, 2019 • 11:00 am to 12:00 pm and 7:00 pm to 8 pm
Friday, January 11, 2019 • 12 pm to 1:00 pm
Monday, January 14, 2019 • 11:00-12 noon
Tuesday, January 14, 2019 • 7:00 pm-8 pm
Serrick Center • Cultural Arts Center • Registration is required
All students completing a Spring 2019 Internship for Academic credit are required to attend prior to beginning an internship! Prepares students to enter into an internship by reviewing various topics from office dress codes and etiquette to familiarizing yourself with the company/organization and doing your research before you arrive the first day. Also discusses how to get the most out of the experiential learning opportunity for your career readiness.
JOBS, INTERNSHIPS and MORE JOBS!
CareerFest 2019- Sponsored by Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges (OFIC)
Friday, February 1, 2019 • 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Ohio Expo Center and State Fair, Cardinal Hall, Columbus, OH Registration is required
CareerFest is one of Ohio's largest career fairs designed for students of ALL majors and this includes Freshman – Seniors! Students and alumni of OFIC member colleges and universities are admitted at no cost. The Office of Career Development will be providing transportation and lunch to all students wishing to attend. You are welcome to provide your own transportation, however, you will still need to register. Defiance College students in the past have received internships and jobs from this career fair. All students attending the Fair will schedule a time to meet with Tracy or Sally to prepare for the event.
Register TODAY for the event by emailing email@example.com!
Criminal Justice Night and Presentation
Monday, February 4, 2019 • 4:00pm – 6:00pm • Informational Fair and 6:30pm – 8pm • Presentation
Serrick Center • Hubbard Banquet Room/Buchman Board Room
This informational fair is in its twenty-first year and features criminal justice professional from all over the State of Ohio and parts of Michigan. This year’s presentation-speaker to be announced. This event is for all criminal justice, digital forensic science, and forensic science majors. Co-sponsored by the Criminal Justice faculty and the Office of Career Development.
Criminal Justice Mock Interviews
February 19, 2019 • 8:00 am – 12 noon
Serrick Campus Center, Cultural Arts Center/Buchman Board Room
This event is an opportunity for Criminal Justice majors to be interviewed by Criminal Justice professionals followed by a critique of the interview. Co-sponsored by the Criminal Justice faculty and the Office of Career Development.
Mock Interviews for Education Majors
Monday, February 25, 2019 • 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Serrick Campus Center • Hubbard Banquet Room
Education majors completing their internship will participate in mock interviews and dinner with education professionals. After the mock interview each intern will receive feedback from their interview. Dinner will be provided after the mock interview event as a well as an opportunity for the interns to continue networking with education professionals. Co-sponsored by the Education department and Office of Career Development.
Corporate Conversations for STEM and Business Majors– Sponsored by Collegiate EmployNet
Friday, March 22, 2019 • 9:30 am – 12:30 pm • Registration is required
This event is specifically designed for students to learn about company culture, what employers look for in their talent search, and opportunities in organizations. The major(s) focus will be in STEM and Business. The Office of Career Development will be providing transportation and lunch to all students wishing to attend. You are welcome to provide your own transportation, however, you will still need to register. Professional Dress Required - No Jeans Please!
2019 Education Expo
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Ohio Northern University • Registration is required
This job fair is sponsored by the Career Centers of seven private universities/colleges in northwest Ohio. Education Expo provides an opportunity for teacher candidates to meet with recruiters from school districts around the country.
To participate in Education Expo, teacher candidates MUST:
For a "hard" copy of the schedule of Programs & Events for the Office of Career Development, just print the document provided below.
Pilgrim Library & Learning Commons
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