“Careers In…” Series – starts next week!

Starting next week, we launch our annual “Careers In..” Series, which showcase amazing workshops designed to give students direct information from professional experts in different industries and work environments!  Specifically for Econ, Math and Stats students, you are highly encouraged to check out “Careers in Corporate Training Programs” workshop next Tue, May 6 from 4-5pm to learn great leadership/management opportunities after graduation.

“Careers In..” Series:

Careers in Words:  Monday, May 5th, 4:00pm – 5:00pm, Rm. 1109, Career Services Bldg. 599

Do you enjoy writing and working with words, and are you wondering how you might do this for a living? Our panelists, an editor in a publishing house, a journalist, and a corporate communications specialist, will talk about the various ways in which they have made careers out of words.  Come and get ideas about how you can put your inner wordsmith to work! 

Careers in Corporate Training Programs:   Tuesday, May 6th, 4:00-5:00pm, Rm. 1109, Career Services Bldg. 599                                                                                                                         

Corporate Training Programs are the standard entrée into the world of business.  These types of programs provide recent graduates with both salary and benefits while teaching valuable skill sets in today’s economy.  Lasting from six months to two years, corporate training programs cross various industries and cover numerous job titles.  Come and attend this workshop to learn about the amazing advantages corporate training programs have to offer!

Careers in Social Services and Non Profits:  Thursday, May 8th, 4:00pm – 5:00 pm, Rm. 1109, Career Services Bldg. 599

This panel will feature representatives from some of the largest and well established Social Service and Non Profit agencies in town.  Hear about the various opportunities to truly make a difference in our community.  There are over 500 nonprofit agencies here in the greater Santa Barbara area. Come and hear about this major sector for jobs and the variety of positions that fall within the purview of this industry.

Careers in Technical Environmental Fields (For Environmental Studies, Earth Science and Geography majors):  Thursday, May 8th, 5:30pm – 6:30pm, Ellison Hall 3621                                                                            Looking for a career that’s in-demand? Want to use your technical science skills to make a positive impact on the environment? Professionals in GIS, land use & spatial planning, geology, and environmental consulting can work in the private sector, government agencies, and research institutions. Come meet professionals, learn how they got into these innovative careers, and make connections that can lead to internships and jobs!

Careers in Beer:   Tuesday, May 13th, 4:00pm – 5:00pm, Rm. 1109, Career Services Bldg. 599                                          Why not combine something you might enjoy in your pastime with your profession.  The craft brew industry is growing and providing lots of job opportunities for beverage professionals with a desire for a career in beer and an affinity for connoisseurship.  Craft brewers currently provide over 100,000 jobs in the U.S! Hopp on over to career to hear from professionals in the field and learn how to break into this overflowing industry!

Careers in Fashion and Business:  Wednesday, May 14th, 4:00 – 5:00pm, Rm. 1109, Career Services Bldg. 599  Careers in the fashion industry extend beyond designing clothes. This is a huge industry with a multitude of career paths in a fast-paced, exciting field. This panel of employers will discuss career options such as fashion merchandising, management, marketing and more. Attend this event to learn from experts about how to break into the field, gain experience and succeed in the world of fashion.