Event Detail
Pre Career Fair Week
9/7/2011 9:00 AM - 9/21/2011 9:00 PM
multiple locations
To help you prepare for the Fall Career Fair, MIT Career Services offers numerous workshops, drop-in hours, and employer resume critiques.   

WORKSHOPS (Open to undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni.)
For details and to register for a specific workshop, please search for that workshop's separate event listing in CareerBridge: www.myinterfase.com/mit/student (unless otherwise noted).

Crack the Case: Case Interview Workshop (Presented by Stroud Consulting)
Monday, September 12, 2011, 5-7pm
Stop by to learn the DOs and DON’Ts of a successful case interview.
Stroud is an operations & management consulting firm with a reputation for helping clients achieve early, breakthrough results.

The Employer Perspective: Resumes for Finance (Panel)
Tuesday, September 13, 2011, 3:30-4:30pm
Hear the employer perspective on how to tailor your resume for positions in the finance industry. Learn how effective key words and achievements other than course work will set you apart.  Learn what employers are seeking when they look at your resume and what mistakes to avoid in preparation for the Fall Career Fair. 

The Employer Perspective: Resumes for Consulting (Panel)Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 3-4pm
Hear the employer perspective on how to tailor your resume for positions in the consulting field. Learn how effective key words and achievements other than course work will set you apart.  Learn what employers are seeking when they look at your resume and what mistakes to avoid in preparation for the Fall Career Fair.  

Stand Out From The Crowd At the Fall Career Fair
Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 4:30-6pm
Wondering how to get noticed by a potential employer at the upcoming fair? Have you always wondered what to say in order to stand out from a crowd? This session will help you learn how to network and conduct yourself in front of employers. Spend real time with an industry recruiter and ask every question you’ve always wanted to know.  Get real insider tips to land your next opportunity!

The Employer Perspective: Resumes for Technology and Engineering (Panel)
Thursday, September 15, 2011, 3-4pm
Hear the employer perspective on how to tailor your resume for engineering & technology jobs . Learn how effective key words and achievements other than course work will set you apart from the competition.  Learn what employers are seeking when they look at your resume and what mistakes to avoid in preparation for the Fall Career Fair. 

Staying Competitive During Your Job Search
(Presented by Google)
Friday, September 16, 2011, 4:30-6pm
Pizza will be served!
Join Liz Arnold, University Programs Specialist, for tips on how to stay competitive throughout your job search, starting with the upcoming Fall Career Fair. Learn what makes some candidates stand out over others, and how you can deliver an effective message about your qualifications from the beginning to maximize your potential for an offer. From introducing yourself to an employer at the Career Fair to accepting an offer down the road, you will gain a competitive advantage by mastering these job search basics

The Ninja Craft of Technical Interviewing
Presented by Endeca Technologies
Monday, September 19, 2011, 3:30-5pm
In this workshop, we'll examine how companies conduct and interpret technical interviews. Get the perspective from the other side of the interview table: see what goes into effectively formulating a solution, and what interviewers truly look for during your interaction. Register on CareerBridge at www.myinterfase.com/mit/student

How to Work a Career Fair (webinar)
Monday, September 19, 2011, 5-6pm, Sign up in advance at http://is.gd/aNSqZ0
Many students are overwhelmed when attempting to navigate a career fair with hundreds of employers.  This workshop will provide tips and strategies on how be effective at the Fall Career Fair on Wednesday.  You will learn what to do in preparation for the fair, what to do at the fair, and what to do after the fair.  The fair is an excellent opportunity to connect with employers -- create a strategy that will help you in this competitive employment environment!  

The Art of Behavioral Interviewing (webinar)
Wednesday, September 21, 7-8pm
Preregister at http://is.gd/v03tt6
While your technical skills will get you the interview, it is your behavioral attributes that will get you the job.  This session will discuss preparation and strategies for a successful interview.  In addition, sample behavioral interview questions will be provided along with tips on how to answer these tough questions.  This webinar is open to undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni – an internet connection is needed to participate and using a phone to listen to the audio is ideal.  Advanced registration is required via WebEx. 

EMPLOYER RESUME CRITIQUES
(Open to undergraduates and graduate students only)

Employers are available to review and provide feedback on resumes Wednesday, Sept. 14 thru Friday Sept. 16, 9am-5pm

Employers participating include McKinsey, General Electric, Google, Nokia, GenArts, Teradyne, Zapotec Energy, and more!

Sign-ups are available on a first-come, first-served basis via CareerBridge mouse-over "On-Campus Recruiting Schedules" along top navigation bar select "Interviews I Qualify For"   type "Employer Resume Critiques" in the Company Name field, and search

Critiques are held at the GECD Career Services, Building 12-172

*Time slots have been confirmed by each employer. It is the responsibility of the employer representative and student to be present for the resume critique.

CAREER SERVICES DROP-INS
(Open to undergraduates and graduate students only)
Drop-In hours are brief 15-20-minute sessions to have your resume or cover letter reviewed or to get answers from the Career Services staff on your quick career questions. 

Room 12-172
Monday, September 12, 2011,  11:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday, September 13, 2011,  11:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday, September 14, 2011,  11:00am-7:00pm
Thursday, September 15, 2011,  11:00am-7:00pm
Friday, September 16, 2011,  11:00am-7:00pm
Monday, September 19, 2011,  11:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday, September 20, 2011,  11:00am-5:00pm