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Senior Events

  • Class of 2015: Yearbook Senior Portraits

    Friday, January 30, 2015

    9:00 AM-12:00 PM

    3012 MacAlister Hall

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Senior Class
     
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  • BEES Seminar: Suckers, Fins and Legs: Insights into the Evolution of Functional Diversity

    Thursday, February 5, 2015

    3:30 PM-5:00 PM

    Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building, Room 104, 3245 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class
    • Prospective Students
    • International Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Alumni
    • Parents & Families

     

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  • Developing an Effective 30-Second Commercial

    Friday, February 6, 2015

    2:00 PM-3:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center Conference Room – Suite 250 3201 Arch Street

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Senior Class

    An essential part of your job search preparation is a well-developed 30-Second Commercial, also known as your Elevator Speech. Your 30-Second Commercial is the answer to “Tell me about yourself” and is your first opportunity to gain a potential employer’s interest. You will need your 30-Second Commercial for job interviews, career fairs, and employer meet-and-greets.

    The Steinbright Career Development Center will host a presentation on developing your 30-Second Commercial. The basics of a good commercial and assistance with getting started on your speech will be provided.

    Reservations are not required. For more information please contact the Steinbright Career Development Center.

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  • Interview Strategies and Tips

    Friday, February 6, 2015

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center Conference Room - Suite 250 3201 Arch Street

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Senior Class

    For those students interested in learning more about the interview process, the Steinbright Career Development Center will present Interview Strategies and Tips. Different types of interview questions; common alternative interview styles such as phone, panel and group interviews; and suggestions for conducting successful interviews will be covered. There will be time for questions and answers, too.

    Reservations are not required. For more information, please contact the Steinbright Career Development Center.

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  • Tim Lee, Scientist Turned Comedian

    Friday, February 6, 2015

    8:00 PM-9:30 PM

    Mandell Theater 33rd & Chestnut Streets

    • Everyone
    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class
    • Prospective Students
    • International Students
    • LGBTQA Community
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Alumni
    • Parents & Families

    A creative blend of stand-up comedy with science. Mr. Lee is a Ph.D. who's become an international sensation selling out shows from Boston to Melbourne. "...like what would happen if you crossed your high-school chem teacher with George Carlin" - The Boston Phoenix Tickets can be purchased online at ScientistTurnedComedian.com or at the Mandell Theater Box Office starting one hour prior to performance. The Performance is in the Mandell Theater, 33rd & Chestnut Streets, on Friday, February 6 at 8 PM. For tickets and more information go to ScientistTurnedComedian.com.

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  • Answering the Tough Interview Questions

    Monday, February 9, 2015

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center Conference Room - Suite 250 3201 Arch Street

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class

    With increased competition for co-ops, internships and full-time jobs, it is more important than ever to have sharp interview skills. Many employers are turning to behavior-based interview questions to try to predict future performance based on past experience.

    To help prepare students for this style of interview question, the Steinbright Career Development Center will host Answering the Tough Interview Questions. This workshop will teach the STAR (situational, task, action, result) method of answering behavior-based questions. General interviewing tips will also be discussed.

    Reservations are not required. For more information, please contact the Steinbright Career Development Center.

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  • Mock Interviews

    Tuesday, February 10, 2015

    11:30 AM-3:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center 3201 Arch Street, Suite 222

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class
    In preparation for upcoming co-op interviews and for students searching for internships and other positions, the Steinbright Career Development Center will host individual Mock Interviews.
     
    Students will have the option of meeting one-on-one or conducting a phone interview with a member of the Steinbright professional staff. For both types of interviews students will answer several different styles of interview questions and receive immediate feedback. Professional attire is not required for the one-on-one interviews.
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  • Graduate Information Session

    Tuesday, February 10, 2015

    6:00 PM-7:30 PM

    Bossone Research Enterprise Center, 3rd Floor 3128 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class
    • Prospective Students
    School of Education Graduate Information Session
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  • Global Education Colloquium (GEC) Brown Bag Lunch Series | Hot and Bothered

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    One Drexel Plaza 3001 Market Street, Suite 100 Seminar Room 004 Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Everyone
    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class
    • Prospective Students
    • International Students
    • LGBTQA Community
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Alumni
    • Parents & Families

    Jonathan Zimmerman is Professor of Education and History at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University. Zimmerman also holds an appointment in the History Department in NYU's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. A former Peace Corps volunteer and high school teacher, Zimmerman is the author of Too Hot to Handle: A Global History of Sex Education (Princeton, 2015) and four other books. He is a frequent op-ed contributor to the New York Times, the Washington Post, and other popular newspapers and magazines; he also appears every other week on WHYY, Philadelphia's National Public Radio affiliate, to discuss contemporary events in historical perspective. In 2008, Zimmerman received NYU's Distinguished Teaching Award.

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  • Using Databases for your Job Search

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center Conference Room – Suite 250 3201 Arch Street

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class

    Databases such as the D&B Million Dollar Database, Hoovers and Going Global provide a wealth of information on private and public companies. The Steinbright Career Development Center will present a workshop on how to navigate these databases. Suggestions for generating lists of potential employers for your co-op or full-time job search will be provided.

    Reservations are not required. For more information please contact the Steinbright Career Development Center.

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