Career Events

Career and Employment Services (CES) hosts, co-sponsors, and promotes a wide variety of events that support students' career development. Presenters at these events are often Puget Sound alumni.

Is your department or group sponsoring a career-related event on campus? Contact CES to have your event listed here!

Fall Semester: August, SeptemberOctober, November, December
Spring Semester: January, February, March, April, May, June
Please check the calendar for updates; schedule changes are bound to occur and may happen at the last minute.

SEPTEMBER 2014********** (Previous dates rotate to the bottom of the calendar.)
CES office hours: M-F 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
Career Advising
Drop-in Hours resume Monday, September 15:
M,W,F 10 a.m. - Noon and T, Th 1-3:00 p.m. in CES, Howarth 101

September is International Update (or create!) Your Resume Month!

Monday, September 15
Regular Career Advising Drop-in Hours resume!
M,W,F 10 a.m. - Noon and T, Th 1-3:00 p.m. in CES, Howarth 101

Tuesday, September 16
Tuesday Table: Nordstrom
Organizations recruit talent year-round, not just at career fairs. Connect with a different employer each Tuesday! This week's featured employer is the Northwest-based retail giant, Nordstrom. Drop by to learn about part-time employment opportunities and summer internships in retail management.
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Tuesday, September 16
Boeing Business Intern Program Summer 2015 — Info Session (Sponsored by Business Leadership Program)
Meet Puget Sound alumni who work at Boeing and learn about available opportunities in Finance, Supply Chain, Business Operations, and more. All students are welcome to attend!
6:00 p.m. in McIntyre 107

Thursday, September 16
Resume Collection for Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber: Membership Outreach and Events Internship
Connect with the local business community in this highly visible paid internship with the local chamber of commerce. See the full job description in LoggerJobs, ID# 22036. Send resume and cover letter to CES no later than 5 p.m.

Wednesday, September 17
CES Weekly Table
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about different career topics, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Thursday, September 18
Washington State Legislative Internship Program — Information Session (Pizza provided)
Munch on pizza as you learn about full-time, paid internships available for the spring legislative session during your junior or senior year.
5 - 6 p.m., Wyatt 101

Tuesday, September 23
Tuesday Table: Thrivent Financial
Organizations recruit talent year-round, not just at career fairs. Connect with a different employer each Tuesday! This week's featured employer is Thrivent Financial—named on the 2014 list of most ethical companies, this financial services firm helps their clients "be wise with money and live generously." Drop by to learn about their full-time employment opportunities!
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Tuesday, September 23
Teach For America (TFA) — Information Session (Pizza provided)
Munch on pizza as Sean Rice '12 shares how corps members help to expand educational opportunities in low-income communities across the country. TFA is also attending the Career Fair on Oct. 30.
5:30-6:30 p.m. in Wheelock 108—Murray Board Room (Behind Diversions Cafe)

Wednesday, September 24
CES Weekly Table
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about different career topics, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Thursday, Sept. 25 - Saturday, Sept. 27
2014 Race & Pedagogy National Conference
Interested in careers related to education, the genetic side of race, criminal justice, civil rights, or arts as a teaching tool? Hear from experts in these and related fields, and learn how you can get involved. Students can attend for free! For conference registration or information, visit: pugetsound.edu/RPNC 

Tuesday, September 30
Tuesday Table: Jason Ritchie for Congress Campaign
Organizations recruit talent year-round, not just at career fairs. Connect with a different employer each Tuesday! This week's featured employer is Jason Ritchie for Congress Campaign. Drop by to learn about internship opportunities with this democratic candidate who is seeking to represent Washington’s 8th congressional district.
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Vendors Row, Wheelock


OCTOBER 2014************
CES office hours: M-F 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
Career Advising Drop-in Hours:
M,W,F 10 a.m. - Noon and T, Th 1-3:00 p.m. in CES, Howarth 101

Wednesday, October 1
CES Weekly Table
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about different career topics, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Thursday, October 2 (Tentative)
Russell Investments — Info Session (Co-sponsored by the School of Business & Leadership and CES)
Learn about the Russell Investments summer internship program from a panel of alumni, including Joe Kurtis '87.
6:30-7:30 p.m. in McIntyre 107

Friday, October 3
Occupational Therapy Open House — Presented by Puget Sound's Student Occupational Therapy Association and the School of Occupational Therapy
Curious about a career in Occupational Therapy? Tour Puget Sound's classrooms and on-site clinics, and learn about graduate studies in Occupational Therapy from professors and current students.
5-7 p.m. in Weyerhaeuser Hall

Tuesday, October 7
Tuesday Table: U.S. PIRG — Represented by Puget Sound alumna Sara Egger-Weiler '14, History major
Organizations recruit talent year-round, not just at career fairs. Connect with a different employer each Tuesday! This week's featured employer, U.S. PIRG, hires students and recent grads to work on issues like environmental protection, consumer protection, and hunger and homelessness.
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Tuesday, October 7
Hitachi Consulting — Info Session (Sponsored by Business Leadership Program)
Business and Economics alumnus Michael Haas '13 will share his experiences and tips for successfully applying to full-time positions with Hitachi Consulting. Hitachi is also attending the Career Fair on Oct. 30.
6 - 7:00 p.m., McIntyre 103

Wednesday, October 8
CES Weekly Table

CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about different career topics, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Thursday, October 9
Alumni Sharing Knowledge (ASK) Night—Their Past. Your Future. Be Present!
Find out what alumni wish they'd known or done during college, and practice your networking skills with a friendly group of Loggers! 7-8:30 p.m. in WSC Marshall Hall (Bring your Puget Sound ID card for fastest entry.)

Tuesday, October 14
Tuesday Table: Lowe's Home Improvement
Organizations recruit talent year-round, not just at career fairs. Connect with a different employer each Tuesday! This week's featured employer is Lowe’s Home Improvement, whose Tacoma and Lakewood stores offer flexible part-time positions year-round!
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Tuesday, October 14
Hitachi Consulting — Info Session (Sponsored by Economics and International Political Economy departments)
Business and Economics alumnus Michael Knape '12 will share his experiences and tips for successfully applying to full-time positions with Hitachi Consulting. Hitachi is also attending the Career Fair on Oct. 30.
6 - 7:00 p.m., McIntyre 107

Wednesday, October 15
CES Weekly Table
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about different career topics, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Wednesday, October 15
U.S. PIRG — On-campus recruiting, represented by Puget Sound alumna Sara Egger-Weiler '14, History major
The federation of state Public Interest Research Groups hires students and recent grads to work on issues like environmental protection, consumer protection, and hunger and homelessness.
Information Table: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Vendors Row, Wheelock
Information Session: 5:30-6:30 p.m. In Wheelock 201

Thursday, October 16
U.S. PIRG — On-campus Interviews (By invitation only)

Wednesday, October 22
CES Weekly Table
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about different career topics, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Thursday, October 23
Nordstrom's Professional Attire Presentation (Co-sponsored by Business Leadership Program, the School of Business, and CES)
Make sure your first impression with an employer is a positive one! Experts from Nordstrom will provide coaching to help you present a polished professional version of yourself.
6:30-7:30, McIntyre 107

Tuesday, October 28
Tuesday Table: Northwestern Mutual
Organizations recruit talent year-round, not just at career fairs. Connect with a different employer each Tuesday! This week's featured employer is Northwestern Mutual, Named one of the Top 10 Internships for 18 straight years in the Vault Guide to Internships, this financial services organization has hired many Puget Sound students. Drop by to learn about their internship and full-time employment opportunities!
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Wednesday, October 29
Special All-day Drop-in Schedule
: Need a quick resume review or have a last-minute question before the Career Fair tomorrow? Drop by CES, Howarth 101, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. We'll see students for brief 5-10 minute advising sessions all day long!

Wednesday, October 29
CES Weekly Table
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about different career topics, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Thursday, October 30
Career Fair
Your job. Your internship. Your future. Your Career Fair!
4:30-6:30 p.m. in WSC Marshall Hall

**The CES office will be closed this day in order to prepare for the Career Fair. Hoping to have your resume reviewed or want to meet with a career advisor to develop a strategy for the Fair? Schedule an appointment or use the drop-in hours prior to the day of the Fair.


NOVEMBER 2014**********

CES office hours: M-F 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
Career Advising Drop-in Hours:
M,W,F 10 a.m. - Noon and T, Th 1-3:00 p.m. in CES, Howarth 101

November is Career Development Month!
In celebration, Friday drop-ins get a makeover. Visit the CES Career Café!
Drop by for a cup of coffee or tea and join the conversation. Bring your career queries or just listen in, and get to know your CES career advisors!

Tuesday, November 4
Tuesday Table: Peace Corps
Organizations recruit talent year-round, not just at career fairs. Connect with a different employer each Tuesday! This week's featured employer is the Peace Corps. The Peace Corps is a popular post-graduation plan for Puget Sound students, and there are a number of exciting changes to the application process and available opportunities. Drop by to learn more!
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Peace Corps — Information Session
5:30-6:30 p.m. in Wheelock 108—Murray Board Room (Behind Diversions Cafe)

Wednesday, November 5
CES Weekly Table
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about different career topics, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Wednesday, November 5
DOS Diplomat in Residence—Northwest — Information Session
Learn what it's like to work for the State Department and the various career paths available from the former Ambassador to Senegal, Lewis Lukens. Connect at the DOS Diplomat in Residence - Northwest Facebook page.
5:30 p.m. in Wheelock 108—Murray Board Room (Behind Diversions Cafe)

Thursday, November 6
Survey Monkey — Information Session
"What's a day in the life of a Monkey? Solving complex problems, improving the way the world gives feedback and the latest technologies to help make it all happen. At SurveyMonkey, we offer competitive salaries, medical/dental benefits, PTO, 401k, paid holidays and equity compensation. The Monkey wants you!"
4:30-5:30 p.m. in Commencement 366

Monday, November 10
Hitachi Consulting — On-campus Interviews (By invitation only)

Tuesday, November 11
Tuesday Table: Maxim Behavioral Health
Organizations recruit talent year-round, not just at career fairs. Connect with a different employer each Tuesday! This week's featured employer is Maxim Behavioral Health, a home health care organization that hires current students and recent graduates to work as ABA therapists for children with Autism. Drop by to learn about their part-time employment opportunities!
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Tuesday, November 11
Law Fair (Presented by Pre-Law Advising and Academic Advising)
Thinking about a career in law? Puget Sound's annual Law Fair is your opportunity to meet representatives of law schools from across the country. Attend the Law Fair to learn about the programs, admission, and financial aid process. For more information, contact Kariann Lee in Academic Advising.
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. in Wheelock Student Center

Wednesday, November 12
CES Weekly Table
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about different career topics, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Tuesday, November 18
Tuesday Table: Sherwin Williams
Organizations recruit talent year-round, not just at career fairs. Connect with a different employer each Tuesday! This week's featured employer is Sherwin Williams, one of the fastest growing retailers in the country. Sherwin Williams is also a chemical company, with internship opportunities in business and science at their headquarters in Ohio, as well as part-time positions locally. Drop by to learn more!
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Wednesday, November 19
CES Weekly Table
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about different career topics, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Thursday, November 27 - Friday, November 28
Thanksgiving Holiday—CES closed.


DECEMBER 2014***********
CES office hours: M-F 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
Career Advising Drop-in Hours:
M,W,F 10 a.m. - Noon and T, Th 1-3:00 p.m. in CES, Howarth 101 through December 19.

Tuesday, December 2
Tuesday Table: U.S. Army
Organizations recruit talent year-round, not just at career fairs. Connect with a different employer each Tuesday! This week's featured employer is the U.S. Army, which offers more than 150 career paths, including STEM roles, music, law, chaplaincy, and health care. Drop by to learn about their full-time employment opportunities!
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Wednesday, December 3
CES Weekly Table
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about different career topics, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Wednesday, December 10
Last CES Weekly Table of the semester
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about different career topics, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

**Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - Friday, January 2, 2015
CES is closed for these days. Otherwise, CES remains open throughout winter break, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with occasional exceptions for staff training. If you're planning to stop by during winter break, call 253.879.3161 for updates about closures or to make an appointment. Drop-in hours are not in effect while class is not in session.

2015 Spring Semester dates are not yet finalized.

Here's a peek back at the spring 2014 event calendar to give you an idea of the type of career-related campus events to anticipate in 2015:


JANUARY 2014************
CES remains open throughout winter break, Monday-Friday, with occasional exceptions for staff training. If you're planning to stop by during winter break, call 253.879.3161 for updates about closures or to make an appointment. Drop-in hours are not in effect while class is not in session.

CES office hours: M-F 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
Career Advising Drop-in Hours resume later this month.

Wednesday, January 22
CES Weekly Table
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about events & resources, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Monday, January 27
JVC Northwest — Information Session
"Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) Northwest connects women and men with one or more years of volunteer service that focus on the core values of community, spirituality, simple living and social and ecological justice. JVC Northwest provides opportunities for motivated individuals to reach out to persons living on the margins of society and vulnerable places throughout the Pacific Northwest. Jesuit Volunteers have the opportunity to live and serve with partner agencies in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington."
1-2:00 p.m. in WSC 202

Wednesday, January 29
CES Weekly Table
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about events & resources, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Thursday, January 30
Justice Leadership Program — Information Table
The Justice Leadership Program, affiliated with the National United Church of Christ Young Adult Service Communities Program, engages young adults (ages 21-35) in a multi-faceted internship year that combines faithful service and social action. UCC Social Justice Interns have the opportunity to grow professionally through working with a local non-profit advocating for social justice; to grow personally through living in community; and to grow spiritually through serving at a UCC congregation.

Interns do not need to belong to the United Church of Christ, but must be willing to participate in the life and worship of a UCC faith community.
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Vendor's Row, WSC

Thursday, January 30
School of Education Information Night
Is a career in teaching or counseling right for you?
7 p.m. in Howarth 212


FEBRUARY 2014***********
CES office hours: M-F 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
Career Advising Drop-in Hours:

Monday, February 3 (Repeats on April 7)
Job Search 101: Resume Workshop
Writing your first professional resume? Make sure it doesn't look like your first attempt. This quick 30-minute session will help you get a head start on becoming an amazing job candidate. Join us!
4-4:30 p.m. in CES, Howarth 101

Tuesday, February 4
Grassroots Campaigns
"Grassroots Campaigns (GC) is an independent company that uses face-to-face outreach to rally average Americans behind important issues like civil liberties, environmental protection, LGBT equality, poverty and social justice."
Info Table: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., WSC Vendors' Row
Information Session: 8 p.m. in WSC 201

Wednesday, February 5
CES Weekly Table
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about events & resources, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Wednesday, February 5
Finding Your Direction in a Startup Company The Story of the Mirador Biomedical "Compass"
Science with an entrepreneurial twist—biotech is where science and business converge. Hear the story of Mirador Biomedical, and learn about the wide range of roles that exist in the field.
6:30-8 p.m. in Wheelock 108—Murray Board Room (Behind Diversions Cafe)

Friday, February 7
Target Information Table (Cancelled. New date TBD.)

Monday, February 10 (Repeats April 14)
Job Search 101: Cover Letter Workshop
Do you need one? What should it include? This quick 30-minute session will help you get a head start on becoming an amazing job candidate. Join us!
4-4:30 p.m. in CES, Howarth 101

Tuesday, February 11
Take a year on! Service Corps Panel (Presented by CES, CIAC, MCSS)
Don't know what to do after graduation? Or planning to take a year or two off from further studies or before beginning full-time employment? Discover how a year-or-two commitment working in the community or abroad can benefit you! Alumni from the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, and other non-profit organizations will be on hand for a panel discussion, followed by a reception where you can connect face-to-face with the representatives. Don't just take a year off. Take a year on!
6-8:00 p.m. in Trimble Hall Forum

Wednesday, February 12
CES Weekly Table
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about events & resources, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Wednesday, February 12
Career Fair Prep Session
Are you ready for the career fair? Attend this session to learn what you can do before, during and after to make the most of your Career Fair experience.
3-4:00 p.m. in CES, Howarth 101

Wednesday, February 12
Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG) — On-campus recruiting sessions
U.S. PIRG uses grassroots organizing, direct advocacy, investigative journalism, and litigation to affect public policy.
Info Table: Vendor's Row in WSC
Info Session: 6 p.m. in WSC 201

Thursday, February 13
Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG) — On-campus interviews (by invitation only)

Thursday, February 13
Highline Public Schools
— On-campus recruiting

Highline Public Schools will be visiting campus to hold an Information Session and small group interviews for employment opportunities in teaching and counseling with their school district. 4-6 p.m. in Howarth 201 (Students must sign-up for a specific interview slot in advance.)

Open to graduate students in the M.A.T. and M.Ed. programs. Sign-ups will be available before M.A.T. classes on Tuesday evening and before M.Ed. classes on Wednesday evening, or in the CES office.

Monday, February 17 (Repeats April 21)
Job Search 101: Search Strategies Workshop
Not sure where to begin finding opportunities? Start here! This quick 30-minute session will help you get a head start on becoming an amazing job candidate. Join us!
4-4:30 p.m. in CES, Howarth 101

Monday, February 17
Faculty and Alum Talk: "Camouflaj" (Presented by ASUPS)
Ryan Payton ’03 and Jeff Matthews, the George F. Jewett Professor in the School of Business and Leadership, talk about their entrepreneurial, start-up video game venture Camouflaj.
8:00 p.m. Scheebeck Concert Hall

Monday, February 17
American Income Life Information Table
WSC Vendor's Row

Wednesday, February 19
CES Weekly Table
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about events & resources, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Wednesday, February 19 (repeat from Feb. 12)
Career Fair Prep
Are you ready for the career fair? Attend this session to learn what you can do before, during and after to make the most of your Career Fair experience.
3-4:00 p.m. in CES, Howarth 101

Special All-day Drop-in Schedule: Need a quick resume review or have a last-minute question before the Career Fair tomorrow? Drop by CES between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. We'll see students for brief 5 to 10-minute advising sessions all day long!

Wednesday, February 19
A Panel on Women and Leadership: "Lessons from the Past, Perspectives for the Future" (Presented by BLP)
Join us for an evening of conversation and inspiration as we hear from a panel of local women executives representing a variety of functional areas and industry sectors. How did they get to where they are? What challenges have they faced? What lessons have they learned?
6:30-8 p.m. Commencement Hall Tahoma Room

Thursday, February 20
Career Fair  Your job. Your internship. Your future. Your Career Fair!
Students from all class years and majors are encouraged to attend!
Explore career options and make contacts with employers to inquire about jobs and internships. Part-time, full-time, seasonal, and summer openings are all available. Not looking for jobs or internships right now? You’re welcome to browse, practice networking, and get ideas for the future!
4:30-6:30 p.m., WSC Marshall Hall

**The CES office will be closed this day in order to prepare for the Career Fair. Hoping to have your resume reviewed or want to meet with a career advisor to develop a strategy for the Fair? Schedule an appointment or use our daily drop-in hours. Prep sessions and special drop-in hours will be offered prior to the Fair.

Thursday, February 20
LinkedIn Photo Day
Building your LinkedIn profile, but lacking a professional-looking headshot? Visit our photo booth at the Career Fair today to have one taken!

Thursday, February 20
Coca-Cola Refreshments — Information Session
Conner Elliott '13 talks about opportunities at Coca-Cola, and shares what it's like to work for this internationally recognized brand.
3 p.m. in Battin Lounge (McIntyre 109)

Friday, February 21
"Getting into the Finance Industry" -- William Dawson '02 (Presented by Four Horsemen Investments)
William Dawson '02 is vice president of Corporate Finance at GE Capital. Dawson will talk about his experiences getting into the finance industry with a Puget Sound education and his experiences working in finance abroad.
4:00 p.m. McIntyre 103

Monday, February 24 (Repeats April 28)
Job Search 101: Interviewing Workshop
To stand out in an interview, learn how to fully prepare beforehand, then get plenty of practice. This quick 30-minute session will help you get a head start on becoming an amazing job candidate. Join us!
4-4:30 p.m. in CES, Howarth 101

Monday, February 24
PhysAssist Scribes — Information Table
WSC Vendors' Row

Tuesday, February 25
American Income Life Tacoma — Information Table
WSC Vendors' Row

Wednesday, February 26
CES Weekly Table
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about events & resources, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Wednesday, February 26
International Political Economy CES Open House (Co-sponsored by CES and IPE)
Learn about career options for students studying IPE, peruse CES resources, and connect with members of the CES team who are available to assist students as they explore options and seek job and internship opportunities.
Noon-1:00 p.m. in CES, Howarth 101 (Pizza and cookies will be served.)

Wednesday, February 26 (Date changed from Feb. 5)
Expeditors International
Learn about Information Systems opportunities with this thriving Seattle-based global logistics company. Connect with Puget Sound alumnus Marty Sparks ’85, Expeditors Software Development Manager.
4:00 p.m. in Thompson 391 (Pizza will be served.)


MARCH 2014**************
CES office hours: M-F 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
Career Advising Drop-in Hours:

Monday, March 3
Job Search 101: LinkedIn Workshop
Learn how to set up an effective profile and use LinkedIn to expand your job search. This quick 30-minute session will help you get a head start on becoming an amazing job candidate.
4-4:30 p.m. in CES, Howarth 101

Wednesday, March 5
CES Weekly Table
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about events & resources, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Wednesday, March 5
Jobs in the Outdoors (Presented by Puget Sound Outdoors)
Talk with alumni, local employers, and CES staff for tips and sound advice to keep in mind when applying for outdoor jobs. Bring your questions, resumes, and cover letters—this session is an open workshop. See you there!
6:30-7:30 p.m. in Wyatt 101

Thursday & Friday, March 6 & 7
Puget Sound Grad Fair (Presented by Alumni & Parent Relations)
Enjoy treats while you order your cap and gown, take professional graduation portraits, register for LOGGER[net], and access university personnel and resources in preparation for the next chapter of your Puget Sound experience. Noon-4 p.m. in WSC Piano Lounge

Friday, March 7
Road Trip: Expeditors International
Visit one of Washington’s largest employers, a global logistics company with offices around the world. You’ll get an overview of the organization and the various roles that exist, from Information Systems to Customs, and hear from high-placed alumni within the organization. Vans will leave campus at 12:30 p.m. and return ~ 5:00 p.m. The trip is currently full, but you're welcome to add your name to the Wait List in CES, Howarth 101. If a seat becomes available, we'll contact you asap.

Wednesday, March 12
CES Weekly Table
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about events & resources, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Wednesday, March 12
Summer Opportunity Fair
Seeking a summer job or internship? Connect with summer camps, parks, event planning companies, and more during this new recruiting event!
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Piano Lounge, WSC

Thursday, March 13
Kittredge Gallery Artist Talk (Presented by the Art Department)
Tour the gallery exhibit "For You!" with photographer John Arsenault.
5 p.m. in Kittredge

Wednesday, March 26
CES Weekly Table

CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about events & resources, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Thursday, March 27
Networking Etiquette Dinner
A feast of information for the savvy job seeker! Visit CES in Howarth 101 to reserve your spot for this fun, informative, and tasty event that can give you an extra edge in your job or internship search. Attendance is free to the first 40 students who can commit to being present for the full 2-hour program.
5:30-7:30 p.m. in WSC Rotunda

Thursday, March 27
Living Art Guest Lecture — Josephine Halvorson, visiting artist (Presented by the Art Department)
Living Art provides opportunities to learn from and develop professional relationships with nationally and internationally renowned artists, art critics, and curators of modern and contemporary art.
7 p.m. at the Tacoma Art Museum

Monday, March 31
Fund for the Public Interest — On-Campus Recruiting
Fund For The Public Interest is a national nonprofit organization working to increase the visibility, membership and political power of the nation’s leading environmental and progressive groups.
Info Table: WSC Vendors' Row
Info Session: 4 p.m. & 6 p.m. in Howarth 201


APRIL 2014************** 
CES office hours: M-F 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
Career Advising Drop-in Hours:

April is Student Employment Month!

Tuesday, April 1
Alumni Career Paths: Politics & Government (Presented by Alumni Council CES Committee and P&G)
Curious about how a Politics & Government degree can be applied across a variety of fields? P&G alumni will share their stories, and answer your questions.
5:30 p.m. panel discussion; 6:30 reception in Trimble Forum (Light refreshments will be served.)

Tuesday, April 1
Fund for the Public Interest — On-Campus Recruiting
Fund For The Public Interest is a national nonprofit organization working to increase the visibility, membership and political power of the nation’s leading environmental and progressive groups.
Info Table: WSC Vendors' Row
Info Session: 4 p.m. in Howarth 201; 6 p.m. in Howarth 001

Wednesday, April 2
CES Weekly Table

CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about events & resources, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Monday, April 7
Job Search 101: Resume Workshop
Writing your first professional resume? Make sure it doesn't look like your first attempt. This quick 30-minute session will help you get a head start on becoming an amazing job candidate. Join us!
4-4:30 p.m. in CES, Howarth 101

Monday, April 7
Everett Public Schools — On-campus Recruiting
Everett Public Schools will be visiting campus to hold individual interviews for employment opportunities in teaching and counseling with their school district. 3-6 p.m. in Howarth 114 (Students must sign-up for a specific interview slot in advance.)

Open to graduate students in the M.A.T. and M.Ed. programs. Sign-ups will be available before M.A.T. classes on Tuesday evening and before M.Ed. classes on Wednesday evening, or in the CES office.

"Everett Public Schools offers diversity within the 17 elementary, 5 middle, and 4 high schools with more than 18,000 students who speak more than 53 languages. Everett Public Schools is a STEM school district."

Wednesday, April 9
Lecture: "What is a Protest?" — Micah White, PhD (Hosted by the Puget Sound Religion Department)
Micah White, PhD is former editor at Adbusters magazine and the only American creator of the original idea for the Occupy Wall Street protests. In advance of his campus lecture, Mr. White offered insight about his journey as a career activist.
5-7:00 p.m. in the Wheelock Rasmussen Rotunda

Wednesday, April 9
Student-Athlete Career Planning Forum: Life After College Athletics
Wondering how being a student athlete impacts your job search? Logger alumni* talk about their career paths and share how attributes and skills gained as Puget Sound student-athletes aided their professional advancement. April 9, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in Wheelock 108—Murray Board Room (Behind Diversions Cafe)

*Alumni panelists for this forum work in: Health Professions/Physical Therapy, Recruitment, Investments/Personal Finance, Business, Sales, Law, Non-Profit, and Education.

Wednesday, April 9
CES Weekly Table
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about events & resources, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Monday, April 14
Job Search 101: Cover Letter Workshop
Do you need one? What should it include? This quick 30-minute session will help you get a head start on becoming an amazing job candidate. Join us!
4-4:30 p.m. in CES, Howarth 101

Monday, April 14
Steve and Kate's Camp Information Table
"Instead of a rigid structure, we give our campers choice. Instead of teaching kids the typical way, we give them tools and gentle guidance to help them become autodidacts. The difference is subtle–and it’s profound.

At Steve & Kate’s, campers step into a world packed with possibilities: for experiencing new sensations, for expressing themselves, for exploring their passions and potential. The results are unexpected and they’re unexpectedly rich."

See postings in LoggerJobs.
Vendor's Row, WSC

Monday, April 14-Friday, April 18
2013-114 Work-Study Referral Sessions (For current Work-Study recipients)
Call 253.879.3161 to schedule a morning session or drop by CES in Howarth 101 between 2 and 4:00 p.m. when students will be seen in order of arrival.

Tuesday, April 15
College Bound St. Louis — On-Campus Recruiting
College Bound provides promising high school students from under-resourced backgrounds with the academic enrichment, social supports and life skills needed to apply, matriculate and succeed in four year colleges.
Info Table: Vendor's Row, WSC
Info Session: 6 p.m. in Wyatt 101

Wednesday, April 16
CES Weekly Table
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about events & resources, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Wednesday, April 16
College Bound St. Louis — On-Campus Interviews

Wednesday, April 16
Occupational Therapy & Physical Therapy Job Fair
Presented by the Puget Sound Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA)
Interested in occupational or physical therapy? Learn about the field, look for employment and volunteer opportunities, and/or network with employers. Prospective students, current students, and practitioners are welcome to attend. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Memorial Fieldhouse. Questions about the spring fair? Contact SOTA at otjobfair@pugetsound.edu.

Thursday, April 17
Library Career Night (Presented by Collins Memorial Library)
Puget Sound Librarians talk about their education, training and work experiences, and share information on graduate programs, professional associations, and trends in job hiring within academic, public, and special libraries. Information about UW’s Information/Library Science Graduate school will also be available.
5:30 p.m. in the Collins Library McCormick Room (Pizza will be served!) 

Monday, April 21
From Puget Sound to Hollywood - An Evening with Darby Stanchfield '93
Darby Stanchfield '93 (Communications major; Theatre minor) has pursued an acting career since graduating from Puget Sound. Currently starring in ABC's hit series Scandal, Darby returns to campus to talk about life in the limelight, and the perseverance required to get there.
7 p.m. in Kilworth Memorial Chapel

Monday, April 21
Job Search 101:
Search Strategies Workshop

Not sure where to begin finding opportunities? Start here! This quick 30-minute session will help you get a head start on becoming an amazing job candidate. Join us!
4-4:30 p.m. in CES, Howarth 101

Monday, April 21
Job Search 101: LinkedIn Workshop
Learn how to set up an effective profile and use LinkedIn to expand your job search. This quick 30-minute session will help you get a head start on becoming an amazing job candidate.
4:30-5 p.m. in CES, Howarth 101

Monday, April 21
Federal Way Public Schools — On-campus Recruiting
FWPS will be visiting campus to hold individual interviews for employment opportunities in teaching with their school district. 4-7 p.m. in Howarth 114 (Students must sign-up for a specific interview slot in advance.)

Open to graduate students in the M.A.T. program. Sign-ups will be available before M.A.T. classes on Tuesday evening, or in the CES office.

"Just 25 miles south of Seattle, Federal Way Public Schools is the 8th largest district in Washington and a true melting pot of traditional and new American cultures. Our workforce values the strength of this diversity. Consistently ranked among the top ten districts in the state, our achievements result from bold new programs helping all students achieve their best. Educators do remarkable work here. We ask a lot of our teachers and we celebrate the resulting successes. If you share this vision for our students, please join us!"

Monday, April 21
The Spur Group — On-campus Interviews (By invitation only)
This growing consulting firm seeks *all* majors for Associate Consultant roles. Application deadline: April 15.

Wednesday, April 23
CES Weekly Table
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about events & resources, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
Vendor's Row, WSC

Monday, April 28
Job Search 101: Interviewing Workshop
To stand out in an interview, learn how to fully prepare beforehand, then get plenty of practice. This quick 30-minute session will help you get a head start on becoming an amazing job candidate. Join us!
4-4:30 p.m. in CES, Howarth 101

Wednesday, April 30
CES Weekly Table
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about events & resources, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Wednesday, April 30
Renton School District — On-campus Recruiting
Renton School District will be visiting campus to hold an Information Session and small group interviews for employment opportunities in teaching and counseling with their school district. 4-6 p.m. in Howarth 212 (Students must sign-up for a specific interview slot in advance.)

Open to graduate students in the M.A.T. and M.Ed. programs. Sign-ups will be available before M.A.T. classes on Tuesday evening and before M.Ed. classes on Wednesday evening, or in the CES office.

"Renton School District is a multi-cultural community of diverse learners in a very supportive environment. We have approximately 14,800 students in grades P-12. We are located at the south end of Lake Washington and are a suburb of Seattle. Our community has many amenities from outdoor activities, including numerous community events, to wonderful restaurants, shops and arts offerings. We consistently pass our bonds and levies which is evidence of strong public support for education in Renton. It is a great place to work, play and make a difference in the lives of youth. We are Launching Learning to Last a Lifetime!"


MAY 2014****************

CES office hours: M-F 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
May 1-15Career Advising Drop-in Hours:

Monday, May 5
NotreDame AmeriCorps Seattle — Information Table
Learn about the variety of education, outdoors, and youth-focused AmeriCorps opportunities available.
Vendor's Row, WSC 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Tuesday, May 6
Almond and Associates — Information Table
Local staffing agency Almond and Associates specializes in temporary roles with Tacoma, Seattle, and Bellevue organizations. Drop by to welcome Almond Staffing Manager and Puget Sound alumnus Byron Conforti ’07 back to campus and to learn about local opportunities.
Vendor's Row, WSC 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Wednesday, May 7
Last CES Weekly Table of the year
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about events & resources, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Wednesday, May 7
Zones, Inc., a technology organization headquartered in Auburn, Washington, will be on campus conducting interviews for their Account Executive positions (posted in LoggerJobs). The position is open to all majors. To apply, submit your application by Friday, May 2 to be considered for an interview.

May 19-September 1
CES remains open throughout the summer, Monday-Friday, with occasional exceptions for holidays or staff training. If you're planning to visit campus during the summer, call 253.879.3161 for updates about closures or to make an appointment. Drop-in hours are not in effect during the summer.

Thursday, May 29
Princeton Review On-campus Interviews (by invitation only)

JUNE 2014****************
CES office hours: M-F 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
CES remains open throughout the summer, with occasional exceptions for holidays or staff training. If you're planning to visit campus during the summer, call 253.879.3161 for updates about closures or to make an appointment. Drop-in hours are not in effect during the summer.

Sunday, June 22
Project Hometown—Portland and San Diego 
The Puget Sound bubble just expanded!
Meet a diverse range of professionals who are eager to offer advice and leads—to help you expand your job and internship prospects.


AUGUST 2014*************

CES office hours: M-F 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
Career Advising Drop-in Hours resume next month.

Friday, August 22
Work-Study Employment Table (Orientation)

Monday, August 25
Work-Study Employment Information (Orientation)
Off-Campus Employment Opportunities (Orientation)

Thursday, August 28

Work-Study Employment Information (Orientation)
Off-Campus Employment Opportunities (Orientation)

SEPTEMBER 2014**********
CES office hours: M-F 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
Normal Career Advising
Drop-in Hours resume Monday, September 15
Special Drop-in Hours Sept. 2-12: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.!

Monday, September 1
Labor Day Holiday—CES closed.

Wednesday, September 3
First CES Weekly Table of the year!
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about different career topics, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Friday, September 5
CES Table at Log Jam Activities Fair
Todd Field 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 9
Tuesday Table: CampusPoint
Organizations recruit talent year-round, not just at career fairs. Connect with a different employer each Tuesday! This week's featured employer is CampusPoint, which works with local (Puget Sound and Portland-area) organizations to recruit talented students and recent graduates for temporary, part-time, and full-time opportunities.
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Regrettably, Congressman Derek Kilmer’s office had to cancel their Sept. 9 visit, but look for them in spring term!

Wednesday, September 10
CES Weekly Table
CES team members are on hand to answer your career queries over the noon hour. Drop by to say hello, learn about different career topics, and answer our question of the week to compete for prizes.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Staffed Noon-1 p.m.) on Vendors Row, Wheelock

Thursday, September 11
Civic Engagement and Service Fair — Presented by Puget Sound's Community Involvement and Action Center
Volunteering is a great way to gain experience, make contacts, and learn more about what you want to do beyond Puget Sound. Attend the Service Fair to visit with representatives from a varied group of non-profit and community organizations and learn how you can volunteer or incorporate academic research interests to gain additional hand-on experience in the community.
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. in Wheelock