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CAREER PREPAREDNESS WEEK - [IN PERSON & VIRTUAL]

The goal of the program is to connect students/alumni and recruiters together for mutual benefit. When possible, students/alumni are matched with an employer in their industry. Students/alumni are then able to speak with actual employers and/or professionals to obtain feedback on their resumes and interviewing skills, allowing students/alumni an opportunity to make changes in their job search practices.

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Please click on the event date in the accordion below for details and registration information.

  • 9/1
    SEPTEMBER 01, 2021 11:00 AM

    09/01/2021 - Part-time Job Fair

    Career Development Services is please to invite AAMU students and alumni to participate in our Fall 2021 Part-time Job Fair on September 1. This is an opportunity for AAMU students to network with recruiters. Potential part-time employment and internship opportunities will be available. Students are encouraged to bring copies of their resume and dress in business casual attire. The location is in the Ernest Knight Center, Reception Room.
    SEPTEMBER 01, 2021 11:00 AM

    09/01/2021 - Career Preparedness Week, Graduation, Handshake + LinkedIn Headshots

    Career Development Services, in partnership with the AAMU Cluster and Event sponsors, are proud to offer AAMU students and alumni free headshot photography. Students are encouraged to dress in business professional attire. The location is in the Ernest Knight Center, Reception Room. Free event. First come, first serve.
    SEPTEMBER 01, 2021 04:00 PM

    09/01/2021 - Career Preparedness Week, Resume Writing Workshop

    Career Development Services, in partnership with the AAMU Cluster and Event sponsors, are proud to offer AAMU students and alumni a resume writing workshop. Designed for individuals unsure of where to begin in writing a resume. Topics include: purpose of a resume, the various sections within a resume, resume styles and strategies for formatting.
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  • 9/2
    SEPTEMBER 02, 2021 11:00 AM

    09/02/2021 - Career Preparedness Week, 30-Second Elevator Pitch Competition

    Career Development Services, in partnership with the AAMU Cluster and Event sponsors, are proud to offer AAMU students and alumni this Elevator Pitch Competition. The Elevator Pitch Competition is a solo competition where students will have the opportunity to present themselves in an elevator-pitch format to a panel of judges. The panel will choose the best pitches and prizes will be awarded to the top students. Business professional or business attire is recommended. Virtual competition. Sign up no later than Sept. 1 to enter Doodle. The event will be hosted in Zoom. Contestants will recieve a separate zoom link to access the event.
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  • 9/3
    SEPTEMBER 03, 2021 10:00 AM

    09/03/2021 - Career Preparedness Week, Resume Reviews + Mock Interviews

    Career Development Services (CDS) is please to invite students/alumni to participate in our Fall 2021 Career Preparedness Week, Resume Reviews and Mock Interviews, September 3, from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.This is an opportunity for AAMU students/alumni to have their resume reviewed and/or participate in a mock interview with recruiters. Participants are encouraged to bring copies of their resume and dress in business professional/business casual attire. Career Development Services, is in partnership with the AAMU Cluster and Event sponsors for this event.
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CAREER WEEK - [IN PERSON]

The annual fall and spring Career Week is open to all AAMU students and alumni. The three-day event features various networking opportunities, the career fair and interview day designed to maximize student/alumni and employer engagement.

  • 9/14
    SEPTEMBER 14, 2021 12:00 PM

    09/14/2021 - Fall 2021 Career Week, AAMU Clusters + Event Sponsors Meet & Greet [In Person]

    Join the Career Week kick off! Students will have the opportunity to meet AAMU Cluster and Event Sponsors will have the opportunity to meet the hiring companies in a more personal setting during this event. This is a professional event that gives students the chance to network with representatives of the attending companies without all of the distractions of the official career fair.
    SEPTEMBER 14, 2021 03:00 PM

    09/14/2021 - Fall 2021 Career Week, Speed Networking [In Person]

    Career Development Services will host Speed Networking during the Fall 2021 Career Week. This event will be in-person. Speed networking is a structured and fast paced event that allows students and recruiters to interact through a series of brief one-on-one information exchanges. The event is designed to help students develop a strong Bulldog Introduction (elevator pitch speech) and become more comfortable networking. With all participants seated in pairs, the SPEED NETWORKING sessions will commence with 4-minute sessions, in which students will be able to network with each recruiter. After the end of each 4-minute session, students will quickly alternate their seating arrangements to pair up with the next recruiter. The event leader will inform the group about the time frame. We invite AAMU students and alumni to participate. Dress in professional attire and bring multiple copies of your resume.
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  • 9/15
    SEPTEMBER 15, 2021 10:00 AM

    09/15/2021 - Fall 2021 Career Week, Career Fair [In Person]

    Career Development Services will host the Career Fair during the Fall 2021 Career Week. This event will be in-person. The Career Fair will be conducted in an exhibit setting in the Student Health and Wellness Center gym. Employers represent the private sector, federal, state and local government, education and the military. They provide career information and have an opportunity to speak with AAMU students and alumni who are interested in learning more about internships, co-ops and full-time career opportunities. We invite AAMU students and alumni to participate. Dress in professional attire and bring multiple copies of your resume.
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  • 9/16
    SEPTEMBER 16, 2021 08:00 AM

    09/16/2021 - Fall 2021 Career Week, Interview Day [In Person]

    Career Development Services will host Interview Day on September 16th. Interview Day is conducted in the Student Health and Wellness Center the day following the career fair. Employers will select students to interview from their interactions with AAMU students and alumni from Speed Networking and the Career Fair. Students and alumni selected by an employer to interview should dress professional.
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CAREER WEEK - [VIRTUAL]

The Virtual Career Week is an opportunity for recruiters and students to meet in 1:1 ten minute chats or 30-minute information sessions virtually. This event is open to all AAMU students and alumni. A variety of events will be taking place throughout the week. The three-day event features various networking opportunities and two career fairs designed to maximize student/alumni and employer engagement.

  • 9/28

    09/28/2021 - Fall 2021 Career Week, Virtual Speed Networking

    Career Development Services is please to host a virtual career week! The virtual career week will begin on September 28 with Speed Networking. This Speed Networking event allows students and recruiters to interact through a series of brief information exchanges. The virtual event is designed to help students develop a strong Bulldog Introduction (elevator pitch speech) and become more comfortable networking. AAMU students and alumni should plan to participate in business casual with their cameras on!
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  • 9/29
    SEPTEMBER 29, 2021 10:00 AM

    09/29/2021 - Fall 2021 Career Week, Virtual Career Fair | Day 1

    Career Development Services will host a 2-day virtual career fair on September 29-30 in Handshake! Employers representing the private sector, federal, state and local government, non-profits, education and the military to recruit AAMU bulldogs. Employers will provide career information and have an opportunity to speak with AAMU students and alumni who are interested in learning more about internships, co-ops and full-time career opportunities. AAMU students and alumni should plan to participate in business casual with their cameras on!
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  • 9/30
    SEPTEMBER 30, 2021 01:00 PM

    09/30/2021 - Fall 2021 Career Week, Virtual Career Fair | Day 2

    Career Development Services will host a 2-day virtual career fair on September 29-30 in Handshake! Employers representing the private sector, federal, state and local government, non-profits, education and the military to recruit AAMU bulldogs. Employers will provide career information and have an opportunity to speak with AAMU students and alumni who are interested in learning more about internships, co-ops and full-time career opportunities. AAMU students and alumni should plan to participate in business casual with their cameras on!
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