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.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis workshop will provide an overview of the tools available in Adobe Premiere that can help you edit video for your classroom projects.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopBecome familiar with basic skills in Mendeley, a citation management tool that can help manage your references and create bibliographies while citing as you write. Learn how to collaborate with others in your field and navigate your research library at home and away. This session will take place in Ball Communication Room 129, and you can attend either in person or online. You will receive instructions by email for accessing the event online shortly before the event begins.
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.
5 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopLearn to make game boards, posters, maps, and more! This workshop will teach you to create engaging materials for your classroom, whether you’re teaching in Kindergarten or high school.
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.
6 p.m.
Are you interested in ancient diseases or physical anthropology? Do you like the show Bones or are otherwise interested in skeletons? Then this event will interest you. The Anthropology Colloquium invites you to a lecture by Bruce M. Rothschild, M.D. entitled “Opportunities in Paleopathology: The Rosetta Bone”.
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.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis workshop will provide an overview of the tools available in Adobe Premiere that can help you edit video for your classroom projects.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopLearn to make game boards, posters, maps, and more! This workshop will teach you to create engaging materials for your classroom, whether you’re teaching in Kindergarten or high school.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopJoin us to hear from a panel of faculty members about getting published as a graduate student. They will cover advice, guidance for turning seminar papers into conference papers, the process for getting an article published in a journal and much more. Librarians from Bracken Library will share resources to help you identify outlets for publication of your work. Library resources will include Ulrichsweb, Current Contents Connect, and other useful sources. Be sure to bring your questions and join us.
3 p.m.
What is Anthropology? What does an anthropologist do? How does someone become an archaeologist? What are students here at Ball State University researching in this exciting field? Answer all these questions and more at this free event open to the public!
3:30 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopLegal research can be tough, but Nexis Uni makes it easier. A Lexis Nexis product, Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business, and legal sources and has an intuitive interface offering quick discovery across all content types. Whether you’re tracking legislation, looking for statutes on a topic, or interested in case law, this workshop will make you more confident in researching the law.
12 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in history is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
7:45 a.m.
The focus of this conference will be to provide a series of highly focused sessions aimed at increasing nurses and school personnel skills when addressing the healthcare needs of individuals with ASD.
11 a.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in urban and regional planning is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
2 p.m.
harpist Mary BircherMary Bircher has performed as principal harpist of the Omaha Symphony and the Omaha Symphony Chamber Orchestra since 1981. An enthusiastic and respected teacher, Ms. Bircher enjoys working with students of all ages and abilities. She is currently an adjunct faculty member at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music and Creighton University. Free and open to the public.
12 p.m.
Plan to attend the annual two-day job and internship fair located on the first floor atrium in the Architecture Building. This multi-discipline fair for all CAP students includes representatives from architecture, landscape architecture, construction management, interior design, and urban planning. The mix of firms and potential employers visiting each day will change, so plan to attend both days to expand your personal career network. Location: Worthen Arena Concourse.
2 p.m.
Lori Rader-DayIndiana native and Ball State graduate Lori Rader-Day will be visiting campus on February 25, 2019 to talk about writing and quitting your day job.
4 p.m.
student smiling in a clssroomLearn more about Ball State's Graduate School at this free and informative presentation.
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.
1 p.m.
This workshop will focus on preparing students to apply for tenure-line faculty positions.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopJoin us and learn the basics of creating a website with WordPress. You’ll get an overview of the tools available in WordPress that can help you create an effective website.
6 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a doctoral degree in educational studies is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopJoin us and learn the basics of creating a website with WordPress. You’ll get an overview of the tools available in WordPress that can help you create an effective website.
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.
6:30 p.m.
Stars to Steer By IconMany 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?
10 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopNeed to manage lots of citations? EndNote might be the solution for you. Use it to organize references and create bibliographies in many citation styles, including APA and MLA. If you are affiliated with Ball State University you may download a copy from the Ball State University Software and Services Download Site, https://tinyurl.com/installendnote (Ball State username and password required). Feel free to download and install EndNote X8. If you prefer, there will be someone available to assist you with downloading the appropriate software at the session. Please bring your laptop to the session.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopLegal research can be tough, but Nexis Uni makes it easier. A Lexis Nexis product, Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business, and legal sources and has an intuitive interface offering quick discovery across all content types. Whether you’re tracking legislation, looking for statutes on a topic, or interested in case law, this workshop will make you more confident in researching the law.
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!
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopNeed to manage lots of citations? EndNote might be the solution for you. Use it to organize references and create bibliographies in many citation styles, including APA and MLA. If you are affiliated with Ball State University you may download a copy from the Ball State University Software and Services Download Site, https://tinyurl.com/installendnote (Ball State username and password required). Feel free to download and install EndNote X8. If you prefer, there will be someone available to assist you with downloading the appropriate software at the session. Please bring your laptop to the session.
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.
11 a.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in public administration is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
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?
4 p.m.
Lecture Synopsis: Professional practice and entrepreneurship can be like a daunting, unachievable future. Using a series of mind maps created in early 2018, L. Irene Compadra will take the audience through the journey that lead her to founding Arbolope Studio; an award-winning landscape architecture, urban design and public art practice based in St. Louis.
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.
4 p.m.
Photo © Lucas Blair | SOMShaping the Public Realm: Urban Regeneration in NYC, Chicago, and Hong KongO’Connor will speak about his work in NYC post 9/11, the transformation of Chicago's Navy Pier and the remaking of the TST waterfront in Hong Kong, providing a broader perspective on the way cities are reshaping the public realm via public investment (NYC), institutional commitment (Navy Pier) and private initiative (Hong Kong).
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!
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopLegal research can be tough, but Nexis Uni makes it easier. A Lexis Nexis product, Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business, and legal sources and has an intuitive interface offering quick discovery across all content types. Whether you’re tracking legislation, looking for statutes on a topic, or interested in case law, this workshop will make you more confident in researching the law.
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.
4 p.m.
Image of Jack CarsonJack Carson, President of Carson Design Associates, Texas, will speak on How Technology is Enhancing the Design Process. As the President of Carson Design Associates’ Texas offices, Jack plays an active role in projects, while providing the high-level direction setting that has helped the firm become an industry leader in thoughtful, cutting-edge design.Since founding the company in Carmel, Indiana in 1991, Carson Design Associates has expanded their services to include interior design, architecture, facilities management support, systems furniture planning and specification, and building information modeling (BIM). Jack received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Environmental Design from Ball State University. After graduating, he worked at a series of firms, each with their own strengths and weaknesses. This inspired him to open Carson Design Associates, where he could build upon those strengths.
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!
6:30 p.m.
Stars to Steer By IconMaking 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!
1 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in public administration is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
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.