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Spring 2015

Wells Fargo On-Campus Recruiting
DATE: February 2015
EVENT DETAILS: Wells Fargo Securities Operations will interview pre-selected candidates for their Internship Program. All students must apply through the Queens Online Job Board in order to be considered for an on-campus interview.

Inquire with Internship & Career Programs for job description information: careerprograms@queens.edu.

Fall 2014

Metrolina Career & Graduate School Fair
DATE: Thursday, November 6, 2014
TIME: 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Johnson & Wales University, 235 S. Cedar St., Charlotte, NC 28202
This event is a great opportunity for you to meet employers and representatives from graduate schools. Employers will have both internship and job opportunities.

Participating organizations:
AXA Advisors LLC • Charlotte Fire Department • CHTL Logistics • City of Durham Police Department • Compass Group • Duke University • East Carolina University • Enterprise Rent-A-Car • Food Lion/Delhaize America • Gardner-Webb University • Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary • Greensboro Police Department • John Q Hammons Hotels Management LLC • KR Communications • Martin Starnes & Associates, CPAs, P.A. • NC State University • Northeastern University-Charlotte • Northwestern Mutual • Peace Corps • Prism Medical Products LLC • Professional Sports Publications • Richmont Graduate University • Robert Half • Rock Hill Police Department • Sherwin Williams • Total Quality Logistics • Transportation Insight • Travelers • U.S. National Whitewater Center • UNC Charlotte • University of Kentucky • Wake Forest University • Winthrop University and more!

*Queens will provide a shuttle bus to and from the fair location. The shuttle will depart from the parking area below the clock tower and will follow the below schedule:
Queens clock tower departure times: 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m.
Johnson & Wales departure times: 11:15 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1:45 p.m.

No registration required. Paid parking is available. This event is free for all students and alumni from the Metrolina Career Consortium, a network of small private universities that includes Belmont Abbey, Catawba College, Gardner-Webb University, Johnson & Wales University, Lenoir-Rhyne University, Pfeiffer University, Queens University of Charlotte, St. Andrews University and Wingate University. For questions, contact the Queens Internship & Career Programs office at: 704-337-2337, careerprograms@queens.edu. For details and company information, check out www.metrolinacolleges.org.

Wells Fargo Recruitment Presentation
Wells Fargo Securities Operations presents to Queens undergraduate and graduate students about summer program opportunities. Interviews will follow in the coming months.

DATE: Tuesday, October 28, 2014
TIME: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
LOCATION: Queens University of Charlotte, Sykes, Room 326

Please RSVP with your name, major/program and year to: morellik@queens.edu.

Lunch 'N Learn
EVENT: Lunch 'N Learn: Taylor Strategy Internship Program
DATE: Tuesday, October 21, 2014
TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
LOCATION: Queens University of Charlotte, Sykes, Room 326
EVENT DETAILS: Come learn more about brand consulting firm, Taylor Strategy, and their internship program. Some of their leading consumer brands include P&G, Allstate, Diageo, Coca-Cola, Capital One and more. Lunch served!

To register for the event, visit: www.queens.edu/knightlunchandlearn.
This event is hosted by Knight School of Communication.

Lunch 'N Learn
EVENT: NASCAR Diversity Internship Program
DATE: Tuesday, October 7, 2014
TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Queens University of Charlotte, Sykes, Room 326
EVENT DETAILS: A representative from NASCAR will speak about their internship program. Lunch served!

Space is limited! To register for the event, visit: https://www.formstack.com/forms/?1646828-TL8vxImg7W

This event is hosted by Knight School of Communication.

The Washington Center - Queens Programs, Information Presentation

DATE: Monday, September 22, 2014
TIME: 4:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Queens University of Charlotte, Sykes Learning Center, Room 220
EVENT DETAILS: Queens is proud to be an institutional affiliate of The Washington Center in Washington, D.C. Learn about the opportunity to spend a semester or a summer term living in D.C. and working in an internship while earning academic credit at Queens.

Questions?  Email Angela Tsuei-Strause at: tsueistrausea@queens.edu

Non-Profit Internship/Volunteer Fair
DATE: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
TIME: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Queens University of Charlotte, Main Campus, Trexler Courtyard
EVENT DETAILS: Are you looking for ways to become involved and give back to the Charlotte community? The Center for Active Citizenship along with the Internship & Career Programs office invite students to learn about internship and volunteer opportunities in the non-profit sector.

This event is co-sponsored by Center for Active Citizenship and Internship & Career Programs.

Queens Schmoozapalooza- Networking Social


2013-14 Year in Review
Internship & Career Programs hosted a plethora of events for our undergraduate and graduate students and alumni. Snacking & Selecting, Queens Schmoozapalooza, Graduating Student Career Events, Ford On-Campus Recruiting, Wells Fargo On-Campus Recruiting, The Mint Museum Information Session, The Washington Center Information Session, Metrolina Career & Graduate School Fair, Idealist Graduate School Fair, Wells Fargo Recruitment Presentation and Career Athletes Presentation all resulted in great turn-outs. Many of our students have earned internships while all who attended have gained skill development, resources and tools to better their appeal to prospective employeers and enrich their personal knowledge.

Spring 2014

Snacking & Selecting
DATE: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
TIME: 4:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Blair House (small house in residential quad)
EVENT DETAILS: Some people grow up knowing exactly what they want to do with their lives; others remain uncertain as to what field or profession to enter, and that's okay! Are you unsure of your career path, or are you trying to decide which major is best suited for you? Queens is here to help you! Join representatives from Academic Advising and Internship & Career Programs to help you select a major as they provide essential resources to guide you in your decision-making. Join us for snacks and to learn about FREE assessments helpful in identifying career opportunities and majors that complement you, your interests and skill set.

Please RSVP as soon as possible as space is limitedcareerprograms@queens.edu.

Queens Schmoozapalooza - Networking Social
DATE: Friday, April 11, 2014
TIME: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Crown Room - Levine Center
EVENT DETAILS: In today's job market, it is often who you know and how you are connected that will allow you to land the job of your dreams. Join us for a dynamic professional networking event where Queens graduating students and alumni from all majors mix, mingle and network with employers from a variety of top organizations! Whether you are looking for a new career opportunity, seeking connections or want to learn about a new industry, this is the perfect event for you. Bring plenty of business cards, your elevator pitch, a firm handshake and a smile. Snacks and beverages will be served.

RSVP here to secure your spot. Hurry! Space is limited.

Participating organizations include:
Allstate Insurance Company * AXA * Bank of America * Bobcats Sports and Entertainment * Care Ring * Carolinas HealthCare System * CEO, Inc. * Charlotte Center City Partners * Coca Cola Bottling Company Consolidated * Digital Prospector * Electrolux * Fifth Third Bank * March of Dimes * MetLife * Navex Global * North Carolina Bank and Trust * Northwestern Mutual * Regus * SwimMAC * The Cornwell Center * Time Warner Cable * Wells Fargo and many more!
This event is co-sponsored by Queens Alumni Relations and Internship & Career Programs.

Graduating Student Career Events
So, you've got a degree. Now what? From job search, to interview, to salary bartering, to grad school, Queens' Internship & Career Programs will provide essential resources to better yourself as you embrace your career and establish yourself as a professional. Check out the workshops below and join us for refreshments and post-graduation career preparation discussions. You are welcome to attend all of them, but space is limited, so be sure to RSVP ASAP to: careerprograms@queens.edu with your name and workshop title.

Workshop 1: Lunch and Launch Your Job Search
DATE: Tuesday, April 8, 2014
TIME: 11:00 a.m .- 12:00 p.m.
LOCATION:  Sykes Room 320
WORKSHOP DETAILS: Getting a job can seem like a full-time job. Join Internship & Career Programs to utilize their resources to learn how to launch a successful job search. Lunch will be served! RSVP to: careerprograms@queens.edu with your name and workshop title.

Workshop 2: Get Hired! Interviewing Skills & Salary Negotiation
DATE: Wednesday, April 9, 2014
TIME: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
LOCATION:  Sykes Room 224
WORKSHOP DETAILS: Want to get the inside scoop on nailing an interview? Not sure how to articulate your desire for a raise? Ace your interview and master the art of salary negotiation with advice from Internship & Career Programs representatives. Refreshments will be served! RSVP to: careerprograms@queens.edu with your name and workshop title. 

Workshop 3: GRE to MCAT: Graduate School Info Session
DATE: Thursday, April 10, 2014
TIME: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION:  Sykes Room 224
WORKSHOP DETAILS: Need the 4-1-1 on grad school? Learn from grad school admissions pros about the process, tests, tips and requirements for getting into your school of choice. Refreshments will be served! RSVP to: careerprograms@queens.edu with your name and workshop title.

Ford On-Campus Recruiting
DATE: February 12, 2014
EVENT DETAILS: Internships often set apart a job candidate from the pile of other applicants' resumes. Want to land a great internship? Ford Motor Company will interview pre-selected candidates for the 2014 Finance Summer Internship.
Requirements:
-This opportunity is open to bachelor's and MBA students with a 2015 graduation date.
-All students must apply through the Queens Online Job Board and submit their resumes to: greenk@queens.edu by January 30 to be considered for an on-campus interview.
-To apply, visit: www.collegecentral.com/queens and use Job ID#: 3342892.
-Once you have accessed the job description through the Queens Online Job Board, click "Apply Online." On Ford's website, click on "Students and Recent Graduates," then "Start Your Job Search," then input the Auto Req Id#: 6800BR.

Wells Fargo On-Campus Recruiting
DATE: January 2014
EVENT DETAILS: Beat the competition with outstanding internship experience this summer! Wells Fargo Securities Operations will interview pre-selected candidates for their Summer Analyst (Internship) Program.
Requirements:
-This program is open to bachelors students with a December 2014, Spring 2015 graduation date.
-All students must apply through the Queens Online Job Board in order to be considered for an on-campus interview.
-To apply, visit: www.collegecentral.com/queens and use Job ID#: 3304448.

The Mint Museum Information Session
DATE: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Queens University of Charlotte, Sykes Room 320
EVENT DETAILS: If you're interested in gaining insight into the operations of a museum, or if you enjoy arts and are thrilled with the idea to help preserve, collect and exhibit work from all over the world, you may consider meeting representatives from The Mint Museum. The representatives will visit Queens to speak about career paths in arts administration, their internship program and volunteer opportunities.
RSVP to: tsuei-strausea@queens.edu.

The Washington Center Information Session
DATE: Wednesday, January 22, 2014
TIME: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Queens University of Charlotte, Sykes Room 320
EVENT DETAILS: Consider making Washington, D.C. part of your Queens experience! Internships in fields ranging from science, to business and politics, to communication and arts are available. Imagine working at exciting sites such as the Library of Congress, CNN, Rock the Vote, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. A representative from The Washington Center will speak about spending a semester or a summer term living in Washington, D.C., and working in an internship while earning academic credit at Queens. For information on how you can participate through Queens, visit: The Washington Center-Queens Program page.

Fall 2013

Metrolina Career & Graduate School Fair
DATE: Thursday, November 7, 2013
TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Johnson & Wales University, 235 S. Cedar St., Charlotte, NC 28202

This event is a great opportunity for you to meet employers and representatives from graduate schools. Employers will have both internship and job opportunities.

Participating organizations:
AXA Advisors LLC • Charlotte Fire Department • City of Durham Police Department • Compass Group USA • Consulate General of Japan • Cooperstown Dreams Park • Delhaize/Food Lion Corporate • Duke University • East Carolina University • Enterprise Rent-A-Car • EPES Logistics Services, Inc. • Family Dollar • First Investors, A Foresters Company • Gardner-Webb University • Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary • Greensboro Police Department • John Q Hammons Hotels Management LLC • Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation • Martin Starnes & Associates • NC State University Master of Accounting Program • North Carolina New Schools • Prism Medical Products • Richmont Graduate University • Robert Half • Sherwin Williams • Southern Teachers Agency • Total Quality Logistics • UNC Charlotte • UNC Greensboro • University of Kentucky Health Colleges • University of South Carolina • US National Whitewater Center • US Department of State • Waffle House, Inc. • Wingate University • Winthrop University and more!

*Queens will provide a shuttle bus to and from the fair location. The shuttle will depart from the parking area below the clock tower and will follow the below schedule:
Queens clock tower departure times: 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 12:25 p.m., 1:05 p.m.
Johnson & Wales departure times: 9:45 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 12:45 p.m., 1:30 p.m.

No registration required. Paid parking is available. This event is free for all students and alumni from the Metrolina Career Consortium, a network of small private universities that includes Queens University of Charlotte, Belmont Abbey College, Catawba College, Gardner-Webb University, Lenior-Rhyne University, St. Andrews University and Wingate University. For questions, contact the Queens Internship & Career Programs office at 704-337-2337, careerprograms@queens.edu. For details and company information, check out: www.metrolinacolleges.org.

Idealist Grad School Fair
DATE: Thursday, October 24, 2013
TIME: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Charlotte Convention Center, 501 S. College Street, Charlotte, NC 28202
EVENT DETAILS: If you're studying a discipline that involves helping our society, you may consider furthing your education and attending grad school. With many school options available, it is easy to become overwhelmed. Why not let the schools do some of the work and come to you? The Idealist Grad School Fair will be held October 24 in Charlotte. It's free, open to the public and a perfect opportunity for anyone thinking of attending grad school to further his or her social impact career. At the fair, you can meet representatives from 60 schools that offer degrees in social work, public health, public administration, international affairs, information science and lots more.

For registration and additional information, visit: http://idealistgfcharlotte.eventbrite.com.

Wells Fargo Recruitment Presentation
DATE: Tuesday, October 8, 2013
TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Queens University of Charlotte, Sykes, Room 322
EVENT DETAILS: One of the greatest benefits of Queens is our Charlotte location and proximity to one of the greatest banking banking centers. With this comes great relationships with banking powerhouses such as Wells Fargo, which we use to our students' and alumni's professional advantage. Wells Fargo Securities Operations will present to Queens undergraduate and graduate students about their competitive Management Associate Program. Learn about this full-time, 18-month rotational program and the opportunities to work in high-potential and leadership roles upon completion. Interviews will follow in the coming months.
Please RSVP with your name, major and year to: tsuei-strausea@queens.edu.
To apply for positions, visit: www.collegecentral.com/queens and use Job ID#: 3203339.
Alumni are welcome to attend.

The Washington Center Information Session
DATE: Monday, September 16, 2013
TIME: 4:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Queens University of Charlotte, Sykes Learning Center, Room 226
EVENT DETAILS: Consider making Washington, D.C. part of your Queens experience! Internships in fields ranging from science, to business and politics, to communication and arts are available. Imagine working at exciting sites such as the Library of Congress, CNN, Rock the Vote, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. A representative from The Washington Center will speak about spending a semester or a summer term living in Washington, D.C., and working in an internship while earning academic credit at Queens. For information on how you can participate through Queens, visit the The Washington Center-Queens Program page.

Career Athletes Presentation
DATE: Thursday, September 12, 2013
TIME: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Queens University of Charlotte, Ketner Auditorium
EVENT DETAILS: There's something unique about the drive of an athlete; whether it is a knack for leadership, an acute focus or a supreme talent for reading competitors' minds, athletes attain skill sets on the field, court or pool which empower them to excel in the professional world. Not quite sure where to begin your job search, though? Career Athletes will visit Queens to address students on how to navigate the professional world and leverage connections.
Freshman and Sophomores: 7:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m.
Juniors and Seniors: 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

For more information, email: tsuei-strausea@queens.edu or burket@queens.edu.

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