Fall Career Calendar

Involvement Fair
Sunday, August 25
1:30-3:00pm
Huff Center
 
 
Office of Comptroller of the Currency Employer Recruitment Presentation
Tuesday, September 10
4:30-5:45pm
Stockdale
Find out about employment opportunities with the Comptroller of Currency's office.
 
Off Campus Study Information Meeting
Wednesday, September 11
5:30pm
Highlander Room
Pick up materials about the various off campus programs, and dine on international cuisine in the Main Dining Hall.
 
Resume Clinic
Monday, September 16
1:00-3:00pm
Wackerle Career and Leadership Center, first floor Poling Hall
Bring a copy of your resume and get immediate feedback!

Resume Writing Presentation
Tuesday, September 17
7:00-8:30pm
Bowers Hall
Need a professional resume?  Get resume writing tips and advice at this presentation.

Resume Clinic
Wednesday, September 18
1:00-3:00pm
Wackerle Career and Leadership Center, first floor Poling Hall
Bring a copy of your resume and get immediate feedback!

Resume Clinic
Thursday, September 19
1:00-3:00pm
Wackerle Career and Leadership Center, first floor Poling Hall
Bring a copy of your resume and get immediate feedback!

Sigma Aldrich Information Meeting
Thursday, September 19
3:00pm
Private Dining Room
Learn about employment opportunities.  Pizza and drinks provided.

Resume Critique
Sunday, September 22
7:00pm
AXD House
Bring a copy of your resume and get immediate feedback!

Career Essentials
Monday, September 23
7:30pm
North Hall
Learn what you need to know to be prepared to search for a career or internship.

Caterpillar Visit with Accounting Department
Monmouth College Alumni Attending: Stephen Coutts '06, Jessica Johnston '04, Julie Trac '07
Monday, September 30
11:00am-2:00pm
Classroom visits and roundtable discussion.

WIU Fall Career and Internship Fair
Tuesday, October 1
10:00am-2:00pm
University Union Grand Ballroom
Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
FREE.  Visit the website for an up-to-date listing of participating employers, including John Deere, Caterpillar, QCI, State Farm, Social Security Administration, Target.  All majors welcome. Professional attire required for entry.  Bring multiple copies of updated resume.

GRE Game Show
(Peterson & Founders Village)
Tuesday, October 1
7:30pm
Peterson Lounge
Have fun preparing for the GRE!

Alumni Visitor - Connor Shields '13
Fa Yin Monastery Discussion with RELG 100
Thursday, October 3-Friday, October 4

Student Teacher Seminar
(for on-campus student teachers)
Tuesday, October 8
7:00pm
Wallace Hall
Learn everything you need to know about interviewing, resumes, and e-portfolios.

Shelter Insurance Recruiting Table POSTPONED
Wednesday, October 9
11:00am-1:00pm
Stockdale
Hiring full-time agents

WestPoint Financial Employer Recruiting Table and Presentation
Wednesday, October 9
5:30-6:30pm
Center for Science and Business, Room 277
Find out about employment opportunities with WestPoint Financial.  Presentation and accepting resumes.  Food provided.
 
How to Dress for Success!
co-sponsored by Rotaract
Monday, October 14
7:00pm
The Underground (backside of Grier)

Stop, Drop, and Relax with Jake McLean
Tuesday, October 15
8:00-9:00pm
Cleland Lounge
Learn stress reduction and time management strategies.  Food and prizes!

GRE Prep Program
Wednesday, October 22
5:30-7:00pm
Barnes Electronic Classroom
This program will provide helpful tips and suggestions for taking the GRE.
 
ISCPA Fall Interview Day
Tuesday, October 22
by appointment only
Ashton Place, Willowbrook, IL
Interview for internship and employment opportunities.   Submit resume on ISCPA Online Career Center between Sept. 13-23.  Pre-selection required. www.iscpa.org.

Mentoring Day
Wednesday, October 23
Department Meetings

Monmouth College Graduate and Professional School Fair
Wednesday, October 23
11:00am-1:00pm
Huff Center
Meet graduate and professional school recruiters representing a wide variety of schools and programs from all over the country.  Find out about the different opportunities available and get information on admissions, application, tuition and more.  Over 65 schools are expected to attend.
 
Alumni Distinguished Visitor - Jennifer Campbell Young '91
Wednesday-Friday, October 23-25
Time and Location TBA

Careers in College Student Personnel Conference at WIU
Friday, October 25
Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
The College Student Personnel Program at Western is hosting a conference for those interested in the profession.  Attend workshop sessions that highlight various aspects of the field.
- Participate in a resume evaluation
- Participate in a lunchtime roundtable discussion with current graduate students
- Meet future colleagues in the field of Student Affairs
- Gather information from various Student Affairs programs at the Graduate School Fair

Moot Court Preliminary Round
Saturday, October 26
10:00am-1:00pm
Center for Science and Business, Moot Board Room
 
Resume Clinic
Tuesday, October 29
10:00-12:00pm and 3:00-5:00pm
Wackerle Center, first floor Poling Hall
Bring a copy of your resume and get immediate feedback!

AmeriCorps City Year Information Session
Tuesday, October 29
12:00pm noon
Stockdale Student Center Private Dining Room
City Year is hiring over 3,000 people from all majors to work in schools in 25 cities as AmeriCorps tutors, mentors and role models.  Come to learn about the work that City Year does in schools across the country.

Moot Court Final Round
Wednesday, October 30
6:00-9:00pm
Center for Science and Business, Moot Board Room

State Farm Insurance
Tuesday, November 5
4:00-6:00pm
Stockdale Center
All majors welcome!  Bring your resume and talk with an agent to find your dream job! 

Etiquette Dinner with Liz Bockman
Thursday, November 7
5:00pm
Mellinger Commons, Center for Science and Business
Enjoy a 5 course dinner while learning proper dining etiquette in a relaxed environment.  Everything from how to place your napkin to how to propose a toast is covered by a professional etiquette instructor.
*Meal Exchange
*Professional attire and reservation required

Interview and Business Etiquette Program
with Fulton Hall
Tuesday, November 12
7:00pm
Fulton Hall

Business Professionalism Program with Mu Lambda Rho
Wednesday, November 13
7:00pm
Morgan Room
This program will cover emotional intelligence, dressing and acting professionally and networking
 
Dating Etiquette Program with
Liedman and Cleland

Thursday, November 21
Time and location TBD

American Chemical Society
All Things Graduate School

Thursday, December 5
6:00pm
Location TBD
Get information on graduate school, GRE, resumes, cover letters, letters of recommendation, etc.

 
OFF CAMPUS EVENTS AND JOB FAIRS 
 
WIU-Quad Cities Business Career Fair
Thursday, September 12
2:00-5:30pm
Riverfront Building, Moline, IL
www.student.services.wiu.edu/careers/fair

WIU Law Enforcement & Justice Administration Fair
Tuesday, September 17
10:00am-2:00pm
University Union Grand Ballroom
Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
 
Art Therapy Forum
Saturday, September 21
9:00am-1:30pm
University of Louisville, Ekstrom Library Room 254
Pre-register.  Registration fee $10
For more information 502-852-6884

WIU Fall Career & Internship Fair
Tuesday, October 1
10:00am-2:00pm
University Union Grand Ballroom
Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL

D'Aprile Properties & Midwest Lending Career Night
Thursday, October 17
6:00-9:00pm
1732 W. Hubbard, Chicago, IL 60622
Interested in getting into real estate?  Find out how to get started in the industry. 
Information about becoming real estate broker and /or mortgage broker?
Contact Marnie Dugan in the Wackerle Center for more information,
309-457-2115 or mdugan@monmouthcollege.edu

Chicago Graduate & Professional School Fair
Thursday, October 17
3:00-7:00pm
UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago, IL
 
Nursing Career Fair
Wednesday, November 13
10:00am-1:00pm
Illinois Wesleyan University
Memorial Center, 104 University St.
Bloomington, IL
Gather information and make professional contacts with healthcare and graduate school recruiters!
Free admission. Resumes recommended.  Professional dress recommended.
www.iwu.edu/ccenter

West Central Illinois Resource & Job Fair
Friday, November 15
11:30am-1:30pm
(Early admission for Veterans, Active Military and Reserve Militay, 10:30-11:30am)
Carl Sandburg College Gym
Galesburg, IL
Come prepared with resume and dress professionally.  For more information contact Mike at 309-343-9832 ext. 305.

CareerFest
Friday, January 31
North Central College, Naperville, IL
Hosted by the Illinois Small College Placement Association
 
UNI Overseas Recruiting Fair XXXVIII
January 31-February 2
Registration deadline January 10, 2014
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0390
 
WIU Spring Career & Internship Fair
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
10:00am-2:00pm
University Union Grand Ballroom
www.student.services.wiu.edu/careers/fair
 
Teacher Job Fair
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
2:00-5:00pm
i wireless Center
1201 River Drive
Moline, IL 61265
An opportunity to talk to school district representatives from Illinois and Iowa at no charge.  Bring copies of your resume.  Licensure information for Iowa/Illinois will be available.  Questions?  Contact Dawn Meier, Mississippi Bend AEA, dmeier@aea9.k12.ia.us, 563-344-6411.
Register at www.aea9.k12.ia.us.  Click on the Teacher Job Fair icon. 
 
 
Watch for updates to the Career Calendar as more events are scheduled
Wackerle Career and Leadership Center
NEW LOCATION
Poling Hall, first floor
700 East Broadway Ave.
Monmouth, IL 61462
309-457-2115
wackerle@monmouthcollege.edu

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m
1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(except Monmouth College Holidays)