Did you enjoy the last summer weekend of Labor Day? Now it’s the start of the second week of classes. How are things going for you so far? Have you figured out your schedule yet? How’s parking this year?
Remember InCommon? New to InCommon? Hi, my name is Dr. Kelly McNeilis, I’m the department head for Communication. This is my bi-monthly blog/newsletter. This blog is for COM majors and minors so that you have a place for news and upcoming events. You’ll get an email from me first and within it, I post partial contents of the blog and then a link to the page so you can read it in its entirity. I always encourage feedback on this blog. Tell me what you like, tell me what you want to hear more about. I hope you will share your comments at the end of this blog…
MARK YOUR CALENDARS–Two Upcoming Events
A) Get ready for COM Week 2008
“Get Your Reality Check: Making it in the ‘Real World’ with a communication degree”
Events taking place during the week of September 15-19, 2008
Alumni/Student Networking Luncheon
Friday, September 19, 11-1 p.m., PSU Ballroom East
Cost: $10, includes FREE COM Week t-shirt
MASTER CLASSES starting @ 3:30 p.m.
All sessions conducted by COM alums. These sessions are FREE, but registration is required
Monday: Learn what it takes to get your name out there and start connecting with those in the field.
Tuesday: Take a look at “The Fabulous Life” of those working in the field.
Wednesday: Make a good impression while job and internship hunting.
Thursday: Gain insight on the skills and experience you willneed to be a “Survivor” in the workforce.
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED FOR ALL EVENTS.VISIT CRAIG 375, CALL 836-4423 OR E-MAIL
B) Career Center Activities
1. Attached is the Career Center Flyer for Resume Madness coming up in 2 weeks! Get your resumes reviewed by Career Center Staff. It’s fast, it’s easy, and it’s free. Check it out.
2. Also, the Career Center is hosting a career fair, Fall Career Fest, on September 24, 2008 in the Plaster Student Union from 10 am – 2 pm. See current list of employer attending Fall Career Fest: http://careercenter.missouristate.edu/assets/careercenter/FallCareerFest2008.pdf
Note: Accounting, Business & Computer Days are also scheduled in Glass Hall respectively on September 15, 16 & 17, if students in your departments may be interested in attending.
For More Information, contact: Margie Wieland, Employer Relations Manager/Career Counselor
That’s it for now, let me know if you have any questions or comments.