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Career planning begins with your freshman orientation, continues through your declaration of major, your decision of where to intern, and culminates with your graduation and procurement of a full-time job. We are here to help you with all of your career development needs.
CHECK OUT OUR WEEKLY UPDATED CAREER BLOG!
The online chat is available on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 - 9:00 CST.
You must login to the chat using your MyPark username and password. For more specific login directions to the chat, click on the Career Chat link on the left-hand side of this page.
FALL 2010 CAREER EVENTS
(Listed in chronological order)
MEET THE ACCOUNTING FIRMS
Tuesday, September 7th, 2010
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Rockhurst University - Conway Hall Lobby
Check out the campus map.
Public accounting firms seeking accounting candidates. Open to Park University students. Bring resumes and dress professionally.
Please check back for a list of attending employers. Submit your resume for review by a career counselor.
KU BUSINESS CAREER FAIR
Thursday, September 16th, 2010
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Kansas Union, 5th floor on the KU Lawrence Campus
Open to the public for business majors. Dress professionally, bring copies of your resume and network with area employers.
This is a great opportunity for all job seekers, full-time, part-time and internship candidates, as well as soon-to-be graduates.
This fair is free and open to business majors.
Submit your resume for review by a career counselor.
KU 2010 INTERNSHIP AND SUMMER CAMP FAIR
Wednesday, September 22nd 2010
3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Kansas Union, 5th Floor on the KU Lawrence Campus
Meet with local and national employers to learn about internships, summer camp and non-profit opportunities. Students from all majors and all academic levels are encouraged to attend. Attending students should bring copies of their resume and wear business attire.
Click here for more information.
Check out the campus map. The Kansas Union is #100.
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, KANSAS CITY - FALL 2010 CAREER FAIR
September 29th, 2010
Swinney Recreation Center
5030 Holmes, Kansas City, MO
Open to students and alumni from surrounding colleges and universities. Dress professionally, bring copies of your resume and network with area employers. This is a great opportunity for all job seekers, full-time, part-time and internship candidates, as well as soon-to-be graduates.
MISSOURI WESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY - FALL 2010 CAREER FAIR
Thursday, October 14th, 2010
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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This fair is open to the public and students are encouraged to attend. Bring resumes and dress professionally. For more information go to the MWSU Career Development webpage.
INTERNSHIP PIZZA PARTY
Tuesday, October 19th, 2010
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
McCoy Meetin' House - Parkville Campus
Come, eat pizza, and learn about the process of obtaining an internship. You must pre-register for this event by emailing Traci Klasing. The internship pizza party is open to all majors.
7th ANNUAL PARK UNIVERSITY MEET, EAT, AND GREET CAREER FAIR
Wednesday, October 27th, 2010
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Employers will MEET our students
Breckon Sports Center - East Dome - Parkville Campus
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Employers will EAT lunch, and GREET our faculty.
If you are an employer and would like to attend this event, please contact Susan Michaud to register.
Registration is also available online, click here to register.
There is a $150 fee for employers to attend.
Please plan to join us for this event!
ETIQUETTE / NETWORKING DINNER
Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010
5:45 p.m. Registration
6:00 p.m. Networking Hour
7:00 p.m. Dinner
Location: Embassy Suites Hotel Near KCI Airport - 6640 NW Tiffany Springs Parkway, KCMO 64153
Network with fellow Park students and area employers as well as students from Benedictine College, Missouri Western State University and William Jewell College. You will also learn proper dinner etiquette from an expert in the field while dining on a gourmet meal.
Registration for students is $15 per person and is open to the first 20 students who register from Park University. Contact the Career Development Center on the Parkville Campus in Mabee 406 and speak with Susan Michaud. Deadline for registration is October 22nd. The fee covers a portion of your cost for the dinner and is due at the time of registration. The remainder of the cost will be covered by the Career Development Center. The fee is non-refundable! If you would like to use a credit card to register by phone, please contact Susan Michaud at 816-584-6330.
There are 4 levels of Corporate Sponsorship available for attendance
Platinum - $1,500 fee: includes automatic entrance for 2 representatives to Park University’s 7th Annual Meet, Eat and Greet Career Fair on Wednesday, October 27th. Fee also includes registration for 4 representatives, special recognition, company information listed at attendee table, and an opportunity to address attendees
Gold - $500 fee: includes registration for 4 representatives, special recognition, company information listed at attendee table, and an opportunity to address attendees
Silver - $250 fee: includes registration for 2 representatives, special recognition, and company information listed at attendee table
Bronze - $150 fee: includes registration for 1 representative and company information listed at attendee table
Please contact Layne Prenger or call 816-584-6350!
AAF-KANSAS CITY CAREER DAY, FORMERLY AD CLUB CAREER DAY
Date: Monday, November 15th
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Uptown Theatre - 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, MO
Career Day registration will begin at 8 am with the opening general session beginning at 9 am. Brian Brooker, Chief Creative Officer/Chief Executive Officer at Barkley, will be the keynote luncheon speaker. When all of the breakout sessions conclude around 3:45 pm, there will be an optional portfolio review open for students to have their books reviewed by creative professionals. The planning committee is working on adding an optional enhancement session at the end of the day for students not participating in the portfolio.
If you are interested in marketing, advertising, or careers in the media, plan to attend this event.
Portfolio Reviews available from 3:45-5:00. Here is a chance to impress someone.
Do not miss this opportunity for networking and professional feedback.
Cost: Variable, depending of if member, student, or faculty - Includes continental breakfast and lunchRegister online beginning in September with a credit card at the calendar of events.
DISNEY INTERNSHIP PRESENTATION
Metropolitan Community College - Penn Valley, Campus Center #503 (tallest building on campus)
Find out about Disney Internships. Students please apply online first at: www.disneycollegeprogram.com. The application will speed up the processing time, but not obligate you to the internship. Both Disneyland and Walt Disney World are included and students can get business credits through MCC.