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Workshops and Networking Events

On-Campus Events 


Network with professionals in the field as they share tips and strategies about their career success. Pizza, refreshments and raffle prizes as well.

  • Art, Theatre and Music Professional Networking Night Thursday, October 24, 2019 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Dower Center
  • Criminal Justice/Pol Science Professional Networking Night Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Scanlon Banquet Hall
  • Psy, Soc. and Social Work Professional Networking Night Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Scanlon Banquet Hall
  • Life Sciences Profesional Networking Night Thursday, December 5, 2019 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Scanlon Banquet Hall

Stop by the Career Center and speak with faculty from various departments about the major and possible career paths

  • Art Dept. 
    Wed. September 18, 2019  10 am - 12 pm
  • Criminal Justice Dept.
    Tues. October 15, 2019  10 am - 12 pm
  • Math Dept. 
    Thurs. November 14, 2019  10 am - 12 pm
  • Life Science Dept.
    Wed. November 20, 2019  10 am - 12 pm
  • Comm. Dept.
    Mon. December 9, 2019  10 am - 12 pm

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 
    September 3, 2019   10 am - 3 pm
  • Wilson Entrance 
    September 18, 2019   10 am - 1 pm

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
  • September 24, 2019   11 am - 1 pm
  • October 29, 2019   11 am - 1 pm



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.  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.