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Fall 2016

Internship Presentation 
DATE: Wednesday, December 7, 2016
TIME: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Various Locations (please inquire with curranj@queens.edu for details)
EVENT DETAILS: Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about organizations, internship experiences and various career paths as Queens interns present on internships. These presentations are recommended for all, but are especially helpful for those selecting a major, thinking about internships and curious about particular organizations and career paths. Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu. 

Wells Fargo Information Session
DATE: TBD- Inquire with curranj@queens.edu for updates
TIME: TBD
LOCATION: TBD
EVENT DETAILS: Wells Fargo Securities (WFS) is comprised of more than 5,000 team members in more than 40 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia. WFS will present to Queens undergraduate and graduate students about their competitive Management Associate Program and the Wells Fargo Securities Operations Summer 2017 Associate Program. Learn about these full-time and internship programs, and the opportunities to work in high-potential, leadership roles upon completion. Refreshments will be served! Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu.

Resume Workshop 
DATE: Wednesday, November 9, 2016
TIME: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Sykes Room 326
EVENT DETAILS: A solid resume is critical to a comprehensive job search. Learn how to write a winning resume that impresses.  Refreshments will be served! Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu.

City of Charlotte Panel Discussion
DATE: Thursday, November 3, 2016
TIME: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Sykes Room 326
EVENT DETAILS: The City of Charlotte is proud of its diverse workforce and employs over 6,000 individuals. This panel discussion will engage City of Charlotte professionals in a lively discussion on career paths and opportunities. Panelists will feature representatives from human resources, Office of International Relations and more. Refreshments will be served! Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu.

Health & Wellness Career Conference
DATE: Tuesday, October 25, 2016
TIME: 4:00 - 6:00 PM
LOCATION: Crown Room, Levine Center
EVENT DETAILS: Join us for the opportunity to hear from top healthcare professionals through an educational panel, as well as network with members from the healthcare industry. Business casual attire is highly recommended for event participation.  Refreshments will be served! Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year tocurranj@queens.edu.

This event is co-sponsored by Vandiver Center for Career Development and Blair College of Health. 

Ford Night:   Meet and Greet 
DATE: Thursday, October 13, 2016 
TIME: 5:00 - 6:00 PM
LOCATION: Trexler, Claudia Belk Dining Room 
EVENT DETAILS: Since its founding in 1903, Ford has been a pioneer in global industry. Learn more about their internship program and career opportunities. Refreshments will be served!  Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu.

Interview Workshop
DATE: Wednesday, October 5, 2016
TIME: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Sykes Room 326
EVENT DETAILS: Solid interview preparation significantly increases your chances of having a successful interview. This workshop will provide valuable tips on how to research companies, prepare for potential questions, dress for success, negotiate salary and more. Refreshments will be served! Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu.

Wray Ward Information Session
DATE: Thursday, September 29, 2016
TIME: 1:00 - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Sykes Room 326
EVENT DETAILS: Wray Ward Creative Marketing Communications (Wray Ward) is a brand marketing firm that specializes in the home and building sector. Clients include Duke Energy, Electrolux, Lowe's and many more. Learn more about their internship programs and full-time opportunities. Refreshments will be served! Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu.

The Washington Center Information Session 
DATE: Monday, September 19, 2016
TIME: 5:00 - 6:00 PM
LOCATION: Knight-Crane Hall, Vandiver Center for Career Development
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 summer term interning and living in D.C. while earning academic credit at Queens. For more information on The Washington Center-Queens Program, visit this linkRefreshments will be served!  Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu.

Career Week:  Featuring Personalized Business Cards
DATE: Monday, September 12 - Friday, September 16, 2016
TIME: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
LOCATION: Knight-Crane Hall, Vandiver Center for Career Development
EVENT DETAILS: Your future's so bright, you gotta wear your shades! Visit the career center to grab a pair of sunglasses, get a set of personalized business cards made on-the-spot, and learn about our upcoming events and workshops.  No RSVP required.  Questions? Contact curranj@queens.edu.

Non-Profit Internship/Volunteer Fair
DATE: Thursday, September 1, 2016
TIME: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
LOCATION: Trexler Foyer and Courtyard
EVENT DETAILS: Are you looking for ways to become involved and give back to the Charlotte community? The Office of Diversity, Inclusion & Community Engagement, along with Vandiver Center for Career Development, invite students to learn about internship and volunteer opportunities in the non-profit sector.  Contact milaneseh@queens.edu for a list of participating organizations.  

Spring 2016 

Internship Presentations
DATE: Wednesday, April 20, 2016
TIME: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Various (Please inquire with curranj@queens.edu. See below for more details)
EVENT DETAILS: Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about organizations, internship experiences, and various career paths as Queens interns present on internships. These presentations are recommended for all, but especially helpful for those selecting a major, thinking about internships and curious about particular organizations and career paths. These presentations are open to all students and majors/programs. Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program, year and areas of interest to: curranj@queens.edu. 

Queens Schmoozapalooza: A Professional Networking Social
DATE: Thursday, April 7, 2016
TIME: 4:30 - 6:30 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 this annual dynamic professional networking event where Queens 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.

Event is free for students and alumni, but registration is required. Please click here to register

Participating organizations at the 2016 event include:

24 Hours of Booty * Accenture * AvidXchange * BB&T * CareRing * Charlotte Checkers * Citizens Bank * City of Charlotte * Domestic Violence Healthcare Project * Enterprise * Glorious * Grassroots Campaigns * Maersk Line * MassMutual Carolinas * PSP Sports *RedVentures * Signature Consultants * Snyder's-Lance * Susan G. Komen * Taylor * U.S. National Whitewater Center * Wells Fargo Home Mortgage * Winghaven Gardens and many more.....

This event is co-sponsored by Queens Alumni Relations and Vandiver Center for Career Development. For questions please contact Emily Pinkerton, Director of Alumni Relations, at pinkertone@queens.edu or Jennifer Hull, Assistant Director of Vandiver Center for Career Development, at hullj@queens.edu.

Sports Career Conference
DATE: Wednesday, March 30, 2016
TIME: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Crown Room, Levine Center
EVENT DETAILS: Please join us for the opportunity to network with sports teams and local industry leaders. Please dress business casual for this event. This is open to all students and majors/programs. Refreshments will be served! Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu.

This event is co-sponsored by Vandiver Center for Career Development and the Kinesiology Department. 

Graduating Student Career Workshops
So, you've got a degree. Now what? From job search, to interview, to salary bartering, to grad school, Queens Vandiver Center for Career Development 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.

Workshop 1: Resume Writing Workshop
DATE: Thursday, February 11, 2016
TIME: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Sykes Room 326
EVENT DETAILS: A solid resume is critical to a comprehensive job search. Learn how to write a winning resume that impresses. This workshop is open to all students and majors/programs. Refreshments will be served! Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu.

Workshop 2: Graduate School Workshop
DATE: Tuesday, March 1, 2016
TIME: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Knight Crane Hall, Vandiver Center for Career Development
EVENT DETAILS: Need the 4-1-1 on grad school? Learn about the process, tests, tips and requirements for getting into your school of choice. This workshop is open to all students and majors/programs. Refreshments will be served! Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu.

Workshop 3: Interviewing Workshop
DATE: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
TIME: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Sykes Room 326
EVENT DETAILS: Effective interviewing skills significantly increase your chances of having a potential interview. This workshop will provide valuable tips on how to research companies, prepare for potential questions, dress for success, negotiate salary, network and more. This workshop is open to all students and majors/programs. Refreshments will be served! Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu. 

The Maersk Group Information Session
DATE: Monday, February 22, 2016
TIME: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Sykes Room 320
EVENT DETAILS: The Maersk Group is a conglomerate of worldwide businesses established in 1904 with a core focus on shipping, oil and gas. Join us at this information session and learn about Maersk and the career opportunities that are available. This information session is open to all students and majors/programs. Refreshments will be served! Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu. 

Novant Health Information Session
DATE: Wednesday, February 10, 2016
TIME: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Sykes Room 326
EVENT DETAILS: Novant Health is a leader in the healthcare industry. Please join us to learn more about the Novant Health story and the many career opportunities in healthcare. This information session is open to all students and majors/programs. Refreshments will be served! Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu.

KPMG Information Session
DATE: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
TIME: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Sykes Room 326
EVENT DETAILS: KPMG is a global network of professional consulting firms providing audit, tax and advisory services. KPMG operates in 155 countries and have more than 162,000 people working in member firms around the world. Join us at this information session and learn about KPMG and the career opportunities that are available. This information session is open to all students and majors/programs. Refreshments will be served! Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu.

Career Week Featuring LinkedIn Headshots
DATE: Monday, January 25 - Friday, January 29, 2016
TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
LOCATION: Knight Crane Hall, Vandiver Center for Career Development
EVENT DETAILS: The Vandiver Center for Career Development welcomes you to view the new space. Stop by to pick up a career preparation tote full of goodies and have your LinkedIn headshot taken. Seniors: stop by and enter our raffle for the multiple chances to win Amazon.com gift cards! No RSVP needed. This event is open to all students and majors/programs. Questions? Contact curranj@queens.edu.

Fall 2015

Ford Night - Meet and Greet
DATE: Wednesday, November 18, 2015
TIME: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. 
LOCATION: Trexler, Claudia Belk Dining Room
EVENT DETAILS: Since its founding in 1903, Ford has been a pioneer in global industry. Queens is proud to host Ford Motor Company on campus November 18-19 to conduct a student information session and interview Queens candidates for the Summer 2016 Finance Internship Program. Please join us Wednesday evening November 18, 2015 to meet the Ford team and to learn more about their outstanding internship program and career opportunities. Refreshments will be served!  Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu

Tanger Outlet Centers Information Session
DATE: Wednesday, November 11, 2015
TIME: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Trexler, Claudia Belk Dining Room
EVENT DETAILS: Think Outlets. Think Tanger. Join us for a one-hour information session to learn more about Tanger Outlet Centers and their entry-level job and internship opportunities. This event is open to all students and all majors/programs. Refreshments will be served! Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu

The Hershey Company Information Session
DATE: Wednesday, November 4, 2015
TIME: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Sykes Room 226
EVENT DETAILS: The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) is the largest producer of quality chocolate in North America and a global leader in chocolate and sugar confectionery. Learn more about The Hershey Company and how to apply for internship and full-time opportunities. This event is open to all students and all majors/programs. Refreshments will be served! Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu

Hayworth Resume Workshop
DATE: Wednesday, November 4, 2015
TIME: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
LOCATION: McEwen Room 109
EVENT DETAILS: This workshop is specifically for Hayworth students. Whether you are making a career change or seeking a new role, your resume is key to showcasing your skills and experiences. Learn how to translate transferable skills and experiences into a winning resume. Refreshments will be served! Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu

Interview Workshop
DATE: Wednesday, October 28, 2015
TIME: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Sykes Room 326
EVENT DETAILS: Solid interview preparation significantly increases your chances of having a successful interview. This workshop will provide valuable tips on how to research companies, prepare for potential questions, dress for success, negotiate salary and more. Refreshments will be served!  Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu

Resume Workshop
DATE: Monday, October 26, 2015
TIME: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Sykes Room 326
EVENT DETAILS: A solid resume is critical to a comprehensive job search. Learn how to write a winning resume that impresses. Refreshments will be served! Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu

Wells Fargo Information Session
DATE: Wednesday, October 21, 2015
TIME: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Sykes Room 326
EVENT DETAILS: Wells Fargo Securities (WFS) is comprised of more than 5,000 team members in more than 40 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia. WFS will present to Queens undergraduate and graduate students about their competitive Management Associate Program and the Wells Fargo Securities Operations Summer 2016 Associate Program. Learn about these full-time and internship programs and the opportunities to work in high-potential, leadership roles upon completion. Refreshments will be served!  Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu

Veterans & Career Changers Resume Writing Workshop
DATE: Tuesday, October 20, 2015
TIME: 4:45 - 5:45 p.m.
Location: Everett Library - Computer Lab 1st Floor
EVENT DETAILS: Learn how to showcase your skills and experiences in this workshop specifically for veterans and non-traditional students seeking a major career change. Bring your resume for hands-on assistance. Refreshments will be served! Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program to: holly.lane@queens.edu.

This event is hosted by the Hayworth Student Association with Internship & Career Programs.

Premier, Inc. Information Session
DATE: Wednesday, October 14, 2015
TIME: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Sykes Room 326
EVENT DETAILS: Premier, Inc. is a healthcare performance improvement alliance with the mission of improving the health of communities. At this info session, learn the Premier story, professional development tips and opportunities to apply for summer internships and entry-level jobs. This event is open to all majors and students. Refreshments will be served!  Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu

The Washington Center Information Session
DATE: Monday, September 21, 2015
TIME: 5:15 - 6:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Sykes 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. For more information on The Washington Center-Queens Program, visit this linkRefreshments will be served!  Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year to: curranj@queens.edu

Bank of America Info Session 
DATE: Wednesday, September 9, 2015
TIME: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Sykes Room 226
EVENT DETAILS: Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. Come to the Internship & Career Programs event to learn about the wide range of career and internship opportunities available at Bank of America. Refreshments will be served!  Please RSVP with the event, your name, major/program and year tocurranj@queens.edu

Non-Profit Internship/Volunteer Fair
DATE: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
LOCATION: 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 Internship & Career Programs, 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.  No RSVP required.  Contact hullj@queens.edu with questions.  

2014-15 Year in Review
Internship & Career Programs hosted a plethora of events for our undergraduate and graduate students and alumni. Queens Schmoozapalooza, Graduating Student Career Events, Ford On-Campus Recruiting, Wells Fargo On-Campus Recruiting, Premier, Inc. Information Session, The Washington Center Information Session, Metrolina Career & Graduate School Fair and Wells Fargo Recruitment 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 2015

Queens Schmoozapalooza - Networking Social
DATE: Thursday, April 9, 2015
TIME: 4:00 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 this second annual 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 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.

Event is free for students and alumni, but registration is required.  Please click here to register.

Participating organizations at the 2014 event included:

Allstate Insurance Company * AXA * Bank of America * Charlotte Hornets * 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 more!

This event is co-sponsored by Queens Alumni Relations and Internship & Career Programs.  For questions please contact Emily Pinkerton, Director of Alumni Relations, at pinkertone@queens.edu or Jennifer Hull, Assistant Director of Internship & Career Programs, at hullj@queens.edu.


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
: Launch Your Job Search
DATE: Monday, April 6, 2015
TIME: 4:30-5:30 p.m.
LOCATION:  Sykes Room 320
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. Refreshments will be served! RSVP to: careerprograms@queens.edu with your name and workshop title.

Workshop 2: GRE to MCAT: Graduate School Info Session
DATE: Tuesday, April 7, 2015
TIME: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
LOCATION:  Sykes Room 320
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.

Workshop 3: Get Hired! Interviewing Skills & Salary Negotiation
DATE: Wednesday, April 8, 2015
TIME: 4:30-5:30 p.m.
LOCATION:  Sykes Room 320
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. 

Premier Healthcare "Lunch 'N Learn" Information Session
DATE: Tuesday, March 24, 2015
TIME: 11:00-11:50 a.m.
LOCATION: Sykes Room 326
DETAILS: Come join us for pizza  as Recruiter, Sarah Caldwell, shares the story of Premier Healthcare and the internship and job opportunities that it has for all majors. Open to all majors. Pizza will be served! RSVP to: careerprograms@queens.edu with your name.

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.

Ford Motor Company Meet & Greet
DATE: Tuesday, February 10, 2015
TIME: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Queens University of Charlotte, Sykes Learning Center, Room 334
EVENT DETAILS: Finance and Math majors should attend this meet & greet to learn more about the financial positions that Ford Motor Company offers undergraduates. To register for the event, please e-mail the Internship & Career Programs office at careerprograms@queens.edu.

The Washington Center - Queens Program, Information Session
DATE: Monday, February 2, 2015
TIME: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Queens University of Charlotte, Sykes Learning Center, Room 320
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.


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