Career Week 2011 Registration Opens Today!

10 Jan

Career Week 2011 is coming Feb. 14-20, and you can start registering now for the exciting events! DePaul alumni (as well as adult and graduate students) are invited to this week of networking, connecting and learning. (Bonus – nearly all of the events are free!)

Take a look at this sampling of Career Week events and be sure to visit the Career Week website for a full event list and registration info. Hope to see you there!

Feb. 14 – Using LinkedIn for Job Search & Networking
Ever wonder what this LinkedIn thing is all about? Find out how to use LinkedIn for Your Job Search/Networking. Learn tips and tricks from tech-savvy leaders regarding secrets to achieving successful professional relationships and the do’s and don’ts of online networking.

Feb. 15 – How to Utilize your Alumni Network for Career Connections
As part of the DePaul family, you have access to over 140,000 alumni to assist in your career connections. The Office of Alumni Relations invites you to explore the career resources and networking connections their office provides to assist in your career path.

Feb. 17 – Brown Bag Lunch: Networking Through Volunteering
Do you have gaps on your resume and want to fill them? Harness the power of volunteering to create networking synergy! Connect with current community and DePaul volunteers who will share their volunteer experiences with you. Feel free to bring your lunch and your business cards. Beverages and dessert will be provided.

Feb. 17 – Beer, Burgers and Business Cards Networking Reception
The Chicagoland Young Alumni Committee is hosting a networking happy hour. Enjoy hearty appetizers and two drink tickets while connecting with fellow DePaul alumni.

Feb. 20 – Keynote Brunch with Closing Address by Peter Willert (LAS ’78)
Enjoy brunch with fellow Career Week attendees and hear from DePaul alumnus Peter Willert. Willert has navigated through his own life’s work as an educator, coach, personal wellness consultant, business development professional and entrepreneur. His book, “An Uncommon Way Forward,” is the central expression of his work on Portfolio Career Employment.

Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions is the presenting sponsor of Career Week 2011.

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