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Workshops and Networking Events

On-Campus Events 

PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING NIGHTS

Network with professionals in the field as they share tips and strategies about their career success. Pizza, refreshments and raffle prizes as well. Open to Westfield State University students only.

Environmental Science Professional Networking Night
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Scanlon Banquet Hall

Communication Professional Networking Night 
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Scanlon Banquet Hall

Health Sciences Professional Networking Night 
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Scanlon Banquet Hall

CAREER CENTER INFORMATION TABLES

Visit our table/tent held in various outdoor locations on campus. Speak with an advisor to find out how we can assist you with your career goals. Refreshments and free raffles.

Career Center Entrance 
Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wilson Entrance 
Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

                  

CAREER TALKS

Speak with a career advisor at one of our Information tables held in the Ely Campus Center twice a semester. We can provide a quick tip or schedule an appointment.

  • Ely Campus Center - 1st Floor Lobby
  • Thursday, January 31, 2020,  11:00 am – 1:00 pm 
  • Wednesday, February 12, 2020,  11:00 am – 1:00 pm
EMPLOYER/GRADUATE SCHOOL INFO. TABLES

The Scotts MiracleGro Company
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
11:00 am - 2:00 pm 
Commuter Café – Wilson Hall

UMASS Isenberg School of Management Graduate and Professional Programs Office
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Commuter Café – Wilson Hall

Portland, ME P.D. Info Session
Thursday, March 26, 2020
4:00 pm
Bates 022

Portland, ME P.D. Exam
Thursday, March 26, 2020
4:30 pm
Bates PC Lab 03

A Duie Pyle Interviews
Thursday, March 5, 2020
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ely 003 (next to Dunkin' Donuts)
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Off-Campus Networking Opportunities

Young Professional Society

The Young Professional Society is available in almost every major area.  The Young Professional Society of Greater Springfield is a great way to start building up professional connections with young professionals in the greater Springfield area.  Monthly Third Thursday events offer a more comfortable atmosphere to meet area professionals. 

Career One Stop

CareerOneStop's online directory of professional associations provide you with a comprehensive listing of professional associations by industry field.  Professional associations are a great way to meet professionals in your desired industry.

Online Networking

Linkedin

LinkedIn comes up in the top 5% of all Google searches making it a key site to present your best professional face to the working world.  Connect with professionals sharing similar interests.  Get started by joining the Westfield State University Careers group!  If you need help crafting your message, check out Mango's free email builder. Also, check out these tips on how to optimize your LinkedIn profile.