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Meet and Mingle Mixer: A Networking Event for Graduating SSU Students, Alumni and Business Leaders
May
16
5:00 PM17:00

Meet and Mingle Mixer: A Networking Event for Graduating SSU Students, Alumni and Business Leaders

SSU students have an opportunity to network with your alumni network and business leaders in a fun and relaxed environment at Bear Republic Brewery in Rohnert Park.

Join us for a complimentary beer*, appetizers and great conversation. Take the first step into your professional career!

 Register here with password seawolf

*Non-alcoholic beverages will also be available. SAVE A SEAWOLF - Please drink responsibly.

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LinkedIn photos and Career Drop in
May
14
1:00 PM13:00

LinkedIn photos and Career Drop in

  • Career Center, International Hall 107 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Need a job? Still don’t know what you’re doing with that degree? Getting ready for your big interviews?

The Career Center can help! Seniors Only Drop In Hours. Don’t stress, let us support you in finding your next steps. Resume review, cover letter review, interview prep, job search strategies, getting ready for grad school, acing your first job and MORE! Stop by for some professional attire from the Career Closet too!


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Long Night Against Procrastination
May
13
to May 14

Long Night Against Procrastination

An 9-hour-long study marathon where students can tackle their project deadlines in a supportive, private, and intimate space. The event will kick-off finals week and is intended to provide students with a work-intensive space where they can keep one another on-task and accountable for studying/finishing finals projects. During the Long Night Against Procrastination event, students will enjoy all the comforts and services the library can provide: access to a study room, subject tutoring, research librarians, brain food, periodic de-stress activities, and a never-ending flow of coffees and teas. Space is limited so register here


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SSU Alum Brendan Conroy @ the Career Center
Apr
30
12:00 PM12:00

SSU Alum Brendan Conroy @ the Career Center

Come hear from Brendan (English, ‘08), about his experience in the technology industry. He will be speaking about how he navigated into the tech industry, as well as his experience with Salesforce. If you’re curious about what you should be doing if you want to pursue a career in tech, this event is for you!


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Start Smart SALARY NEGOTIATIONS
Apr
16
4:00 PM16:00

Start Smart SALARY NEGOTIATIONS

AAUW Start Smart is specifically designed to teach you how to negotiate salaries for a new job. In every two-hour workshop you’ll gain confidence in your negotiation style through facilitated discussion and role-play and learn:

·         How to identify and articulate your personal value

·         How to develop an arsenal of persuasive responses and other strategies to use when negotiating

·         How to conduct objective market research to benchmark a target salary and benefits

·         About the pay gap, including its long-term consequences

This workshops is for Graduate Students & Professionals

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made two weeks prior to the event date by contacting the Career Center at careerservices@sonoma.edu or 707-664-2198.


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Get Your UndocuHustle on: Intro to Entrepreneurship!
Apr
11
12:00 PM12:00

Get Your UndocuHustle on: Intro to Entrepreneurship!

Dr. Iliana G. Perez, an immigrant herself, will talk about the opportunities undocumented individuals are able to obtain without a work permit. Some of the topics to be covered are business ownership and independent contracting. This workshop is open to everyone, including community members (i.e. parents) and other non-SSU students. The workshop will be on Thursday, April 11, 2019, 12pm-1:30pm in Ballroom C (Student Center, 3rd floor). If you are planning to attend, please RSVP


Should questions arise, please contact dreamcenter@sonoma.edu or 707-664-3541.


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Post Career Fair Interview Studio
Apr
10
12:00 PM12:00

Post Career Fair Interview Studio

  • Career Center (International Hall) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

So, you attended the Career Fairs, and now you have an interview! We are here to help -  attend this studio to learn more about the purpose of interviewing, practical strategies to answer tough questions, and how to be a standout interviewee. This is an interactive workshop, so come prepared to practice!


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Faces of SSU Reception
Apr
4
5:00 PM17:00

Faces of SSU Reception

Join us as we kick off The 2019 Faces of SSU story and photo exhibit. Many of the students selected will be at this reception to speak more on their story and express what being a Seawolf means to them. The poster board display depicting all Faces of SSU students will be on display in the Student Center starting in April and then can be found in the Library. In addition, banners celebrating the recipients will be dispersed throughout campus from Decision Day in April through Summer Orientation in June.

Faces of SSU is an annual project at Sonoma State University, in which students are recognized for sharing their unique story and their on-campus leadership and contributions to the Seawolf community. Through this project, the nominated students share their story through written narratives and a photo campaign that will be displayed on-campus. These stories reflect on their individuality, campus involvements and experiences while studying at Sonoma State University.



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Career Fair: Social Impact + Arts + Communications
Apr
4
10:00 AM10:00

Career Fair: Social Impact + Arts + Communications

Attend one or all four of the Career Fairs, which are broken out by industry. Whether you are a first-year student just exploring future opportunities, or you are a senior looking for a full-time position, we encourage everyone to attend the Career Fairs! Bring copies of your resume and have your elevator pitch ready to go!

This Career Fair is focused around the social impact, arts and communication industry.

Register on Handshake for the Career Fairs. Research the most current list of participating employers and the opportunities the have available by visiting the Career Fest 2019 employer list on Handshake. Use the filters to find companies who are hiring for roles that you are interested in. To view job descriptions, click on Jobs, and then and then enter keywords such as the employer’s name. To view job descriptions, click on View Details under the employer’s name.

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made two weeks prior to the event date by contacting the Career Center at careerservices@sonoma.edu or 707-664-2198.




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Career Fair: Wine + Hospitality + Business
Apr
3
10:00 AM10:00

Career Fair: Wine + Hospitality + Business

Attend one or all four of the Career Fairs, which are broken out by industry. Whether you are a first-year student just exploring future opportunities, or you are a senior looking for a full-time position, we encourage everyone to attend the Career Fairs! Bring copies of your resume and have your elevator pitch ready to go!

This Career Fair is focused around the wine, hospitality and business industry.

Register on Handshake for the Career Fairs. Research the most current list of participating employers and the opportunities the have available by visiting the Career Fest 2019 employer list on Handshake. Use the filters to find companies who are hiring for roles that you are interested in. To view job descriptions, click on Jobs, and then and then enter keywords such as the employer’s name. To view job descriptions, click on View Details under the employer’s name.

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made two weeks prior to the event date by contacting the Career Center at careerservices@sonoma.edu or 707-664-2198.



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Career Fair: STEM  + Health + Environment
Apr
2
10:00 AM10:00

Career Fair: STEM + Health + Environment

Attend one or all four of the Career Fairs, which are broken out by industry. Whether you are a first-year student just exploring future opportunities, or you are a senior looking for a full-time position, we encourage everyone to attend the Career Fairs! Bring copies of your resume and have your elevator pitch ready to go!

This Career Fair is focused around the stem, health and environment industry.

Register on Handshake for the Career Fairs. Research the most current list of participating employers and the opportunities the have available by visiting the Career Fest 2019 employer list on Handshake. Use the filters to find companies who are hiring for roles that you are interested in. To view job descriptions, click on Jobs, and then and then enter keywords such as the employer’s name. To view job descriptions, click on View Details under the employer’s name.

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made two weeks prior to the event date by contacting the Career Center at careerservices@sonoma.edu or 707-664-2198.

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3rd Annual Undocu5k: Educación sin Fronteras
Mar
31
8:30 AM08:30

3rd Annual Undocu5k: Educación sin Fronteras

Looking for a fun run/walk and a chance to help raise money to provide scholarships on campus? Join Students for Quality Education in collaboration with SSU DREAM Center this year for our Third Annual Undocu5k: Educación sin Fronteras happening on March 31st, 2019. This event is for everyone! Invite your family, friends, and community to this student-led and student-run event. Tickets available through the Sonoma State Box Office. More information can be found at sonomastateundocu5k.weebly.com.


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Career Fair: Education Job Fair
Mar
29
1:00 PM13:00

Career Fair: Education Job Fair

Attend one or all four of the Career Fairs, which are broken out by industry. Whether you are a first-year student just exploring future opportunities, or you are a senior looking for a full-time position, we encourage everyone to attend the Career Fairs! Bring copies of your resume and have your elevator pitch ready to go!

This Career Fair is focused around the education and teaching industry.

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From Digital to Human Connection: Emotional Intelligence and Gen Z
Mar
29
9:00 AM09:00

From Digital to Human Connection: Emotional Intelligence and Gen Z

Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials, and now…Gen Z. This session is designed to enhance your interpersonal and emotional intelligence skills to better communicate, connect, and build relationships offline. All students, especially student leaders,  are invited to attend. For more information, mo.phillips@sonoma.edu

9 AM - 12 PM

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Career Fest Prep Your Profile Workshop: Handshake Studio
Mar
28
12:00 PM12:00

Career Fest Prep Your Profile Workshop: Handshake Studio

This workshop will cover a quick overview of handshake, our new career development platform! Come by to learn how to create your handshake profile, as well as how to use handshake strategically to set you up for success at the career fairs.

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made two weeks prior to the event date by contacting the Career Center at careerservices@sonoma.edu or 707-664-2198.


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Career Fest Pop Up Prep Your Pitch Workshop: How to Talk to Employers
Mar
27
12:00 PM12:00

Career Fest Pop Up Prep Your Pitch Workshop: How to Talk to Employers

The idea of “networking” can feel intimidating, and often, it’s hard to know where to begin! This workshop will break down what “networking” is, how to connect and talk with employers and professionals in a way that feels comfortable and authentic. This is a great way to help you feel prepared to engage with employers at the fair!

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made two weeks prior to the event date by contacting the Career Center at careerservices@sonoma.edu or 707-664-2198.



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Start Smart SALARY NEGOTIATIONS- Cancelled
Mar
26
3:00 PM15:00

Start Smart SALARY NEGOTIATIONS- Cancelled

The Salary Negotiation Workshop tonight has been cancelled! Look for more information soon about future events!

 

If you are a grad student, staff member, faculty member or community member, please note this event is reserved for undergraduate students and we will be hosting a Work Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop just for you. Save the date for April 16th 4-6pm! Or email Audra at audra.grady@sonoma.edu for more information.

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Career Fest Pop Up Lounge Prep Your Resume Workshop
Mar
26
12:00 PM12:00

Career Fest Pop Up Lounge Prep Your Resume Workshop

Curious about what makes a resume standout? In this studio, we walk you through each section that should be included in your resume, as well as tips and strategies for effectively packaging your experiences in an impactful way. Bring your computer so you can either create a new resume or edit one you already have!

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made two weeks prior to the event date by contacting the Career Center at careerservices@sonoma.edu or 707-664-2198.



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Career Pop Up - Career Fest
Mar
26
to Mar 28

Career Pop Up - Career Fest

The first-ever Career Center Pop-Up will be making its debut the week prior to the Career Fairs! The pop-up is a fun, accessible place for students to get resources and support prior to the upcoming Career Fairs.

  • Attend brief workshops - ‘Do’s and Donuts’ - each morning at 10:00am for top tips to prepare for the Career Fairs

  • Meet with a Career Advisor for a 15-minute drop-in appointment

  • Get your resume reviewed by a professional advisor

  • Check out the Career Clothing Closet for access to professional attire

  • Connect with employers who will be attending the Career Fair

You can sign up for the Pop Up early or on site! To sign up ahead of time please visit this link: Pop Up Sign up.

Tuesday, March 26:

10:00 - 11:00 am: Do’s & Donuts- top tips, do’s + don’ts of career fairs, and donuts!

12:00 - 1:00 pm: Workshop: Prep your Resume- how to format and prepare your resume strategically for the fairs!

1:00 - 2:30 pm: Stress Less Zone: 4PAWS Therapy Dogs

1:00 - 4:00 pm: Prep + Pop- Connect with employers to get their perspective on everything from resumes to top skills they’re looking for. Grab some popcorn while you’re here!

 

Wednesday, March 27:

10:00 - 11:00 am: Do’s & Donuts- top tips, do’s + don’ts of career fairs, and donuts!

12:00 - 1:00 pm: Workshop: Prep your Pitch- How to connect, talk, and engage with employers at the career fairs!

1:00 - 4:00 pm: Prep + Pop- Connect with employers to get their perspective on everything from resumes to top skills they’re looking for. Grab some popcorn while you’re here!

1:00 - 4:00 pm: Stress Less Zone- make your own stress ball with Student Involvement 

 

Thursday, March 28:

10:00 - 11:00 am: Do’s & Donuts- top tips, do’s + don’ts of career fairs, and donuts!

12:00 - 1:00 pm: Workshop: Prep your Profile- How to use HANDSHAKE for Career Fair success!

1:00 - 2:30 pm: Stress Less Zone: Mini Yoga sessions with Rec Instructors

1:00 - 4:00 pm: Prep + Pop- Connect with employers to get their perspective on everything from resumes to top skills they’re looking for. Grab some popcorn while you’re here!

 

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made two weeks prior to the event date by contacting the Career Center at careerservices@sonoma.edu or 707-664-2198.

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Beyond the Resume Studio
Mar
13
12:00 PM12:00

Beyond the Resume Studio

Come to this pre-Career Fair workshop to learn briefly about preparing your resume for the fair, but also dive into other topics including LinkedIn and social networking, informational interviewing, and more! If you have questions or are not sure where to start in preparation for the career fair, this workshop is for you!



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Friends of Public Banking Sonoma County- Shelly Browning, Philip Beard, Debora Hammond
Feb
27
2:30 PM14:30

Friends of Public Banking Sonoma County- Shelly Browning, Philip Beard, Debora Hammond

Maintaining a movement through both existing structures and innovative approaches. The Social Justice Week is sponsored by a variety of University Departments, Student Organizations and off campus entities. These events are FREE and open to the public. For more information, contact peter.phillips@sonoma.edu


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CalFresh Festival
Feb
27
11:00 AM11:00

CalFresh Festival

Sonoma State is now supporting CalFresh outreach as part of our Basic Needs program and you could be eligible for CalFresh*.  CalFresh could be worth up to $150 a month in assistance to buy groceries. A CalFresh card is as easy to use as a debit card and we will help you with the application process.

As many as 40% of all college students are food insecure. There is no reason not to take advantage of your eligibility. You could have up to $150 more a month to help you buy food.

On February 27, 2019, we will be having a CalFresh Festival to help students fill out their applications, collect needed documents, and meet resources providers from the campus and the community.

Learn more about the program, fill out your application, get free giveaways, and be on your way to a more secure food future. If you cannot make it on this date, please email us at studentaffairs@sonoma.edu and we will set you up with a CalFresh Adviser to help you complete the application process.

* If you are on a campus meal plan that provides more than 11 meals a week, you are not currently eligible for CalFresh but you should contact us for an appointment as soon as you are no longer on a meal plan.


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Beyond the Resume Studio
Feb
26
11:00 AM11:00

Beyond the Resume Studio

Missed our last resume workshop? Now is your chance to learn the skills to prepare your resume for the upcoming career fair, including LinkedIn and social networking, informational interviewing, and much more. If you have questions or are not sure where to start in preparation for the career fair, this workshop will be extremely beneficial and give you the tools to succeed.

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