Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Teach Me How to Dougie – Steps to Success

Not sure where to start in the career process? Make sure you check out our “Steps to Success Series” which are a series of workshops designed to help  you on your way and in the meantime…can you teach me how to dougie? Fall Workshops: Resumes for Engineers – Sept. 1 at Noon in Dana 117: Not just a general overview, at this workshop  we’ll spend time highlighting what employers look for on engineering resumes and go over how to highlight any research, technical tools or summer experience you may have Resume and Cover Letter 101 – Sept. 7 at 5 […]

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Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Questions? Anyone? Bueller?

Classes are in full swing and we hope it doesn’t feel like this… And while you are out there collecting your syllabus for each class we are in full swing here in the the Career Development Center too! Here’s a brief refresher on the walk-in offerings we have: Quick Questions Walk-in question period covering a wide variety of topics: job and internship search, graduate school, etc. Monday-Friday; 1:30-3:30 BRIDGE Quick Questions Walk-in question period for BRIDGE related issues Monday-Friday; 3:00-4:00 Peer Walk-In Hours Stop in the office to have a student look over your resume and cover letter or if […]

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Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

7 Resume Mistakes to Avoid

Yesterday we spent an extra hour with all our new CDC student workers (we call them “Peers”) reviewing what they had learned about resumes and practicing some resume reviews, and let me tell you…they were good! So, although you can all stop in to get your resumes reviewed by them (or us), I came across this article today and wanted to share it so you can have a head-start on creating that perfect resume. Please keep in mind these 7 tips are the authors opinion but they are great tips! So read on, check out the Steps to Success workshop […]

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Friday, March 25th, 2011

Kappa Alpha Psi: Entrepreneurial Event with Alumni Speaker

The Xi Kappa Chapter, of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. alongside the Career Development Center at Bucknell University presents an entrepreneurial program under Kappa Alpha Psi’s national Greeks Learning About Deficit (G.L.A.D) initiative. The event will take place in Walls Lounge, Tuesday, March 29th from 7:00-9:00pm – From 7:00pm to 8:00pm students will have the opportunity to have their resumes revised by CDC staff. – At 8:00pm Reverend Kirby Spivey III, in collaboration with James Adlam will be hosting an entrepreneurial workshop, in which they will voice their career successes as well as their methods of achievement. It is our […]

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Monday, March 21st, 2011

Let Us Promote YOUR Resume!

If you are looking for a job or internship, being in our RESUME BOOK is a great way to potentially get your resume in front of several thousand employers! Publish your resume to the Resume Book on the BRIDGE, where employers can browse your document and if they find a skill match, contact you directly! Interested? Log in to the BRIDGE Click on Document tab/Publish a Resume Select the proper book: Class of 2011 – for seniors seeking full-time work Summer 2011 – for students seeking summer employment Upload your resume This awesome offer of the Resume Book is only […]

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Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Happy Birthday Don Draper!

I know it’s pouring outside but this brightened my day… Earlier today I came across a great blog post by Pongo Blog and was going to file it away for “fun things to share at another time: (yes I have a Gmail label titled this) but then I discovered that today is Jon Hamm’s birthday! It seems like the stars aligned behind those clouds and the universe brought me to Donald Draper’s resume on the exact day of Jon Hamm’s birth. So I share with you a birthday wish for the always dapper looking Draper and a fun experiment on […]

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Steps To Success Series

Not sure where to start in the career process? Make sure you check out our “Steps to Success Series” which are a series of workshops designed to help  you on your way. January Workshops: Resumes – Jan. 20 at Noon in Taylor 203:  You could leave this workshop with a resume in hand! Review resume basics while working at a computer to type up the framework for your resume or updating an existing resume Choosing A Major – Jan. 24 at 5:30 in ELC 217: This workshop is offered in the spring for sophomores who are Bachelor of Arts majors.  […]

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

No Time To Waste: Resumania, Internship&Job Fair, Mock LSAT and more!

So much time so little to do. Strike that, reverse it. So much to do so little time! So don’t waste it…there is already too much stuff to do. To help you get back in the swing of things here’s what we have planned for upcoming week: Thursday, January 20, Noon – 1:00, Taylor 203: Resume Workshop – Steps to Success Series Thursday, January 20, 5:00 – 5:30, ELC Gallery Theatre: Internship& Job Fair Prep Session Friday, January 21, 10 – 4:00, CDC 2nd Floor: Resumania – Walk-in resume reviews Monday, January 24, 10 – 4:00, CDC 2nd Floor: Resumania […]

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Monday, November 22nd, 2010

December Grad? Get in the Resume Book!

December graduates, are you still seeking employment? Let us help! If you haven’t already visit the Career Center to learn about comprehensive job search strategies. You should also publish your resume to the Resume Book on the BRIDGE, where employers will have access to your document, and if they find a skill match, contact you directly. Instructions: Log into the BRIDGE Click on Document tab/Publish a Resume Select resume book: December Graduates Upload your resume Questions? Email recruiting@bucknell.edu

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Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Resume Reviews in the Library on 10/24

Externship resume review needed? Need a resume reviewed for that Monday BRIDGE application deadline for a job or internship? This Sunday, October 24 from 2-8pm Career Development Center student workers will be at a table in the Library offering resume critiques.  We encourage you to stop by the table for a QUICK resume critique!

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Monday, September 13th, 2010

Don’t Go Empty Handed…To The Expo That Is

If your mother was anything like mine, she probably taught you that, when you are a guest, you should never arrive empty handed. Well the same holds true for the Employer Expo. No, we aren’t expecting you to bring flowers or chocolates to the employers that will be on campus for the fair on Sept. 21st, but we are expecting you to be prepared with your resume (at the very least). Luckily the CDC has several ways to help get you fully prepped: Working the Room—Employer Expo Prep Session Learn what to expect and the most effective ways to connect […]

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Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Employer Expo is 2 Weeks Away…Are You Ready?

Employer Expo is September 21, 2010 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Gerhard Fieldhouse Get the details and the list of employers registered! This is the ideal chance to ask questions, sell yourself, and gather valuable information that you wouldn’t otherwise be able to obtain. Network with employers as you begin your job or internship search and learn about full-time positions, internships & organizations. Need to update that Resume? Stop by the CDC on Thursday, September 16 from 11-3 or Friday, September 17 from Noon-4 for a special Resumania walk-in period. Not sure how to tackle a large-scale career fair? […]

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Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Steps To Success Series

Not sure where to start in the career process? Make sure you check out our “Steps to Success Series”which are a series of workshops designed to start you on your way. September Workshops: Resumes – Sept. 9 at Noon in Taylor 203:  Review resume basics while working at a computer to type up the framework for your resume or updating an existing resume Resumes for Engineers – Sept. 9 at Noon in Dana 117: This workshop will review several general resume rules and then spend time highlighting what employers will seek/expect from engineering students and how to best highlight any […]

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Monday, September 6th, 2010

Tailoring Resumes and Cover Letters

Tailoring your resume and cover letter is an important part of the applying process that many job seekers tend to overlook. By tailoring your application materials to the jobs you’re applying for, you will show those potential employers that you are that ideal candidate for their specific position. Simply Hired has tips and tricks for tailoring your resume and cover letter. Your main point of reference when tailoring your cover letter and resume should be the job description for the position to which you are applying. In a job description, employers write out the exact requirements of the role they […]

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Monday, August 30th, 2010

I pitty the fool…who doesn’t get help from Career Services!!

Listen to Mr T! Don’t let the job or internship search sneak up on you… We are here to help you strategize your job search and to help finesse your resume and cover letter. Stop in M-F, 1:30-3:30 for Quick Questions or make an appointment (577-2839) Check out our Google Calendar for all the events we have coming up!

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