Career Week

This year's Career Week took place November 16 - 20, 2015.
Students in a variety of majors and programs (and those who are undecided) had opportunities throughout the week to explore a variety of career options.  

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3 Secrets For Marketing Yourself Right Now
Harvey Hirsch is the world’s leading authority on marketing using variable data. Since opening his Marketing Agency in 1983 his award winning marketing strategies and appointment setting mail products have been featured on the front covers of marketing and print publications. In 2006 Xerox awarded one of his personalized direct mail pieces its coveted PIXI Award equating it to the best in the world. Mr. Hirsch will divulge some of his secrets. (Google “Marketing Expert Harvey Hirsch at CCM” for a secret, in advance.) Space is limited, please arrive early.
Tuesday, DeMare Hall114, 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Biology and Chemistry
Dr. Harry Sacks and Dr. Zahur Islam of US Clinical Development and Medical Affairs, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation will speak about careers in pharmaceuticals research and development. Topics such as drug discovery and development processes, job opportunities and career growth with science and statistics degrees will be discussed. The presentations
will be followed by an open Q&A session.
Thursday, Cohen Hall 100, 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Careers in Criminal Justice
• Federal Agents Henry Deblock, Customs and Border Control and William Husti, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms.
• Erica Rice, Investigator, Morris County Sheriff’s Department.
• Assistant Prosecutor Francine Ehrenberg, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office (Co-sponsors: Criminal Justice Club and Business Club.)
Thursday, Student Community Center, Davidson D, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Early Childhood Education
Margie Kerwien, Early Care and Education Specialist, Child and Family Resources, will present.
Tuesday, Cohen Hall 271, 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Environmental and Biological Sciences
Carol Andrew, Assistant Dean, Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS), will be on campus to host an information session.  This information session will provide an overview of SEBS and Rutgers New Brunswick, transfer course preparation and prerequisites for a smooth transition, and Q & A.  If you are planning to apply to or attend Rutgers for one of the SEBS majors – make it a priority to attend this session. SEBS offers 21 undergraduate majors, including plant and animal sciences, microbiology, biotechnology, agriculture and food systems, landscape architecture, food and nutritional sciences (exercise science), ecology and evolution, marine science and oceanography, environmental sciences and meteorology, human ecology, entomology, and environmental economics.
Tuesday, Student Community Center, Davidson A&B, 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. 
Hospitality Industry Professionals Panel Discussion
"Turning a Job into a Career.”
Wednesday, Student Community Center 240, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Professionalism in Hospitality
Crystal Springs Resort Staff will present on the following topics: The chef’s role in the guest’s experience, expectations, professionalism and teamwork in catering, guest experience management and service recovery.
Monday, Student Community Center, Davidson A, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Landscape & Horticultural Technology: Student/Industry Meet & Greet
Members of the New Jersey Nursery Landscape Association will be on hand to discuss topics of contracts and insurance relevant to landscape businesses in New Jersey.
Tuesday, LHT 109, 6:30 p.m.
Public Administration: Top 10 Reasons to Pursue a Public Service Career
Dr. Jack Bernardo will be joined by Career Services and Rutgers staff to present resources available to students and outline the recent Rutgers partnership.
Thursday, DeMare Hall 118, 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Women in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)
“Women in Manufacturing.” Joann Mitchell, Senior Project Leader at Sandvik Coromant will speak on “Bridging the Skills Gap – Highly Skilled – Highly Educated.” and the design areas of medical and aerospace manufacturing.
Monday, Henderson Hall 212, 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Career Choices
Lisa Volante, Counselor, Counseling and Student Success, will offer tools to help you make the career decisions that dramatically impact your life.
Monday, Cohen Hall 261, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Friday, DeMare Hall 118, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Creating a LinkedIn Profile & Applying for Jobs Using LinkedIn
Join IT Consultant and CCM Women’s Center Tutor, Prashant Maddipatla, for an interactive presentation. Pre-registration required. Call 973-328-5247 to sign up.
Friday, Henderson Hall 111, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Peer Career Skills Workshop 

• What should I ask? How should I answer? What should I wear?
• What does a good resume look like?
• Do I need a profile picture for LinkedIn account?
These and other concerns will be addressed by your peers trained in interviewing & job search skills. 
Co-sponsored by PTK and SGA, and supported by the CCM Photography Department
Thursday, Student Community Center, Davidson B&C, 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 


Career Services Office

Cohen Hall 203

Monday and Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 


Monday and Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.