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MPA Career Program Summer 2014 Calendar

Please RSVP for ALL events on John Jay Careers Online: http://www.jjay.cuny.edu/careers, please also note to check “Events” section in John Jay Careers Online for continuously added events.


Managing Social Media for Professional Students

Location: L72 Center for Career & Professional Development

Offered the following dates and times:

July 9, 11 am – 12 pm
August 13, 11 am – 12 pm

Now that employers can easily find our Facebook or Linkedin profiles, it is essential that we keep the content on our social media sites appropriate. Learn the importance of professional branding by managing your social media profiles and how you can use your profiles for networking and job searching.


Building An Effective Resume

Location: L72 Center for Career & Professional Development

July 16, 1:45 PM-2:45 PM

This workshop will assist you in preparing the best possible representation of your qualifications for any job or internship. You will learn proper formatting, strategies for sending them to employers, and tips on making your resume stand out!


Federal Work Study Professionalism Workshop

Location: L72 Center for Career & Professional Development

Offered the following dates and times:

July 17, 1-2 PM
July 22, 11 AM- 12 PM
July 31, 1:45-2:45 PM
August 11, 11 AM- 12 PM
August 25, 11 AM- 12 PM

Come learn about the expectations of the workplace and discuss professionalism. For Federal Work Study students only.


Cover Letter Workshop

Location: L72 Center for Career & Professional Development

July 23, 11 AM-12 PM

Cover letters can be tricky to create. Fitting all the necessary information that is relevant to the job you want can be a daunting task. In this workshop you will learn how to develop succinct cover letters that are tailored to suit various positions.


Job Search Strategies

Location: L72 Center for Career & Professional Development

July 30, 1:45-2:45 PM

Searching for a job can be a complicated endeavor. Luckily, we have put together a systematic process and tips to help you get on track to finding the perfect opportunity to fit your needs. Learn about resources to identify positions, communication strategies, and how to stay organized through the process.

Past Spring 2014 Events:

Professional-in-Residence: Hank Sheinkopf, President of Sheinkopf Ltd (PR firm): Feb 11, 1:45 PM, NB Suite L 72

Pi Alpha Alpha Honors Society Career Panel & Networking Event: Tues, Feb 18th, 5:30-7 PM in NB L.61 (featuring 3 John Jay PAA alumni members)

Job & Internship Fair: Thurs, March 6, 1-5 PM in 4th Floor Haaren Hall Gymnasium

Professional-in-Residence: Patricia Guy, Diplomat in Residence with the US Dept of State, March 11th at 9:30 AM and 1:45 PM, NB Suite L 72

Graduate Student, Employer, and Alumni Networking Night: Mon, March 24, 6-8 PM in Anya and Andrew Shiva Art Gallery (featuring speakers in Urban Affairs, Graduate Dean Anne Lopes will introduce our keynote)

Professional-in-Residence: Kira Cordoba Brown, VP and Consumer Banking Program Manager at Citibank: Tues, March 25, 9:30 AM, NB Suite L 72

Professional Fellowship Opportunities for Graduate Students: April 1st, 1-2 PM, NB L.61

Professional-in-Residence: Paula Anderson, Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP, April 8 at 1:45 PM, NB Suite L 72

MPA Internship Event: Monday, May 5th, 6-7:30 PM in the NB, L.61

Professional-in-Residence: Sylvia Hamer, Chief Diversity Officer at the New York Power Authority,May 6 at 9:30 AM, NB Suite L.72

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