Upcoming Events
5 p.m.
Job fairs don't have to be daunting. With a little preparation and focus, job fairs can be the gateway to your new career. We'll show you how to research employers and develop strategies for maximizing your time at the job fair. We'll also discuss ways to engage and communicate with employers during the fair.
5 p.m.
Problem solving is one of the key skills employers look for in interns and new hires. This session will help you develop and utilize critical thinking strategies, as well as discuss the role of values and ethics when making decisions.
6 p.m.
Have you ever wondered what to wear or how to write an important email? At this workshop, you will learn about professional standards of dress and communication. In addition, you will learn about how to understand organizational culture.
10 a.m.
Job fairs don't have to be daunting. With a little preparation and focus, job fairs can be the gateway to your new career.
11 a.m.
Cardinal Job FairA wide range of employers visit campus to connect with Ball State students and alumni for internships and full-time employment. You will not want to miss this opportunity.Once a semester the Career Center brings together a diverse group of employers who are all looking for one thing: potential employees.The spring Cardinal Job Fair attracts around 170 employers who come to Ball State specifically to meet students and alumni. This is a great opportunity to get a start on your career planning and to network with people who could help you with those plans. Whether you are looking for part-time or full-time positions or internships, there are plenty of prospects under one roof when you attend Cardinal Job Fair.
12 p.m.
Join us for a Lunch and Learn style panel discussion with members of the BSU community as we discuss what it is like to work with a student who has a disability, as well as being a student with a disability.
3 p.m.
Proper phone etiquette and usage are important skills that most employers across campus look for when hiring a student.
6:30 p.m.
Many humanities majors express a desire to “get into publishing,” but it’s hard to know how. Three recent alumni who work in publishing will share their career journey. Two of the panelists work in publishing in Indiana, and they’ll be attending in person. The third works in New York and will be attending via Skype.
5 p.m.
The process of deciding what you want to do with your life can be scary and daunting, but it doesn’t have to be! Did you know that students who have career plans earlier in their academic careers graduate at a higher rate than those who wait?
12 p.m.
Would you classify yourself as a leader, manager, or a coach? All three hats are needed at some point when supervising others, but we tend to naturally gravitate towards one in particular. This Lunch & Learn will help you identify your natural style and practice some ways to stretch into the other areas as needed. Bring your lunch if you would like!
5:30 p.m.
Which is the correct fork to use? Who passes the rolls? How do you make small talk? These questions and more can be answered by attending this Career Center event.
5 p.m.
Problem solving is one of the key skills employers look for in interns and new hires. This session will help you develop and utilize critical thinking strategies, as well as discuss the role of values and ethics when making decisions.
6 p.m.
Have you ever wondered what to wear or how to write an important email? At this workshop, you will learn about professional standards of dress and communication. In addition, you will learn about how to understand organizational culture.
3 p.m.
Papers, projects, and work. Oh, my! How does one manage all of these responsibilities and produce quality work for their supervisor?
5:30 p.m.
Which is the correct fork to use? Who passes the rolls? How do you make small talk? These questions and more can be answered by attending this Career Center event.
12 p.m.
The phrase "transferable skills" is used a lot when helping students write a resume, but many students still aren't sure what skills they are currently using with their on-campus job. In this Lunch & Learn we will identify what the National Association of Colleges and Employers recognizes as a transferable skill and how to help your student employee see the value in the work they do with your area. Bring your lunch if you would like!
5:30 p.m.
Which is the correct fork to use? Who passes the rolls? How do you make small talk? These questions and more can be answered by attending this Career Center event.
5 p.m.
Accepting a job offer is a great step toward achieving your professional goals. Between accepting your job and starting, there are ways to ensure that you will make the impact you want when starting your job after graduation. Come to this workshop to learn the secrets of this success.
6 p.m.
Bills can become even more complicated when moving from college into the world of work. Come to this workshop to learn tips for wisely managing your money regardless of income level. Explore how decisions you make now can impact your lifestyle in the future.
5 p.m.
Making a successful transition from college to your first job is an important first step into the professional world. Come to this panel discussion to learn from working professionals what makes a great first impression on employers and how to be successful in this transition.
3 p.m.
Any professional will tell you that handling a difficult customer is part of the job. It's how you handle that customer that makes all of the difference. In this session we are going to talk about some of the problems students face in their job and offer suggestions and tips on handling difficult customers.
5:30 p.m.
Which is the correct fork to use? Who passes the rolls? How do you make small talk? These questions and more can be answered by attending this Career Center even
6:30 p.m.
Making connections is an essential life skill at which introverts can excel. Discover the strengths of introverts in an extroverted world. Reframe what “networking” means, and how to successfully build relationships. Extroverts are welcome, too!
8 a.m.
Cardinal Job FairEvery spring semester, approximately 100 employers attend Teacher Job Fair, a great event that will enable you to network and interview with a variety of school systems. Many students obtain full-time jobs after attending Teacher Job Fair. This event offers education majors an opportunity to collect information from school corporations, distribute résumés, network with professionals, and interview with potential employers.
5:30 p.m.
Which is the correct fork to use? Who passes the rolls? How do you make small talk? These questions and more can be answered by attending this Career Center event.
5 p.m.
Problem solving is one of the key skills employers look for in interns and new hires. This session will help you develop and utilize critical thinking strategies, as well as discuss the role of values and ethics when making decisions.
6 p.m.
Have you ever wondered what to wear or how to write an important email? At this workshop, you will learn about professional standards of dress and communication. In addition, you will learn about how to understand organizational culture.
5:30 p.m.
Which is the correct fork to use? Who passes the rolls? How do you make small talk? These questions and more can be answered by attending this Career Center event.