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Workshops and Networking Events

Network! Network! Network!

There are a number of opportunities to get connected to professionals in your field. Below are several upcoming networking events (on-campus and off) and opportunities.

Career Chats in the Residence Halls
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Scanlon Hall, Tues., Sept. 12
Davis Hall, Tues., Sept. 19
Apartment Complex, Mon., Sept. 25
Lansdowne Place, Tues., Sept. 26
New Hall, Tues., Oct. 3
University Hall, Wed., Oct. 4
Dickinson Hall, Tues., Oct. 17
Courtney Hall, Tues., Oct. 24
Lammers Hall, Tues., Nov. 15

Career Talks
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Horace Mann (lower level) & Ely Lobby

Educator Resume Review Day
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
3 - 6 pm 
No appointment is needed.  Education students can stop by the Career Center to have their resume reviewed by one of our professional staff members.


Are You Ready?—How to Handle Interviews and Navigate Job Fairs 
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
4 pm - 6 pm
Scanlon Banquet Hall A

New England Center for Children Information Session
Thursday, October 12, 2017
5:00 pm
New Hall 141B

Communication Professional Networking Night
Thursday, November 2, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Scanlon Banquet Hall

Life Sciences Professional Networking Night
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Scanlon Banquet Hall


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!