Workshops and Networking Events

On-Campus Events

Cupcakes and Careers
Thursday, February 8, 2018
6:00 pm
Owl's Nest
Come for cupcake decorating, ice cream,  a raffle and everything you need to prepare for the upcoming Job & Internship Fair!

Career Chats in the Residence Halls
Tuesdays, 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Lammers Hall, January 30
Scanlon Hall, February 6
University Hall, February 20
New Hall, Wed., Feb. 21
Davis Hall, March 20
Dickinson Hall, March 27
Courtney Hall, Wed., March 28
Apartment Complex, April 10

Criminal Justice and Political Science Professional Networking Night
Thursday, February 15, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Scanlon Banquet Hall

Psychology, Sociology and Social Work Professional Networking Night
Thursday, February 15, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Scanlon Banquet Hall

Regional Planning & GIS Professional Networking Night

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Scanlon Banquet Hall

Careers in Diplomacy
Friday, April 6, 2018
12 pm
Owl's Nest

Educator Resume Day
Thursday, April 12, 2018
3 - 6 pm
No appointment is needed! Simply stop by the Career Center for a 15 minute resume review.

Law Enforcement Career Preparation Two-Day Workshop
Learn about the application, MA/CT requirements, background investigation, written assessment, physical agility and experience an oral board review with officers.

SATURDAY, APRIL 7 & 21, 2018
9 AM–3 PM

Call the Career Center (413-572-5206) by March 30, 2018 to register. Limit 25 participants. Must attend both sessions.

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 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. Use the “advanced search” tool in the members section to find professionals based on areas of interest.  Get started by joining the Westfield State University Careers group!