We will be hosting an alumni assistance professional development
event, Riding Out the Storm:
Pursue a Graduate Degree or Make a Career Change in Today’s
Economy, where you may speak to a
graduate admission counselor, career counselor or financial aid
counselor, or attend one of our career transitions workshops for
6 - 6:30 p.m.
6:30 - 9 p.m.
Open information session on Graduate programs and Admission
Representatives from all ofthe University’s schools and colleges
(except the School of Law) will be on hand to meet individually
with you to discuss graduate programs, answer questions, and
provide assistance on the application process.
6:30 - 7:15 p.m.
What's Next? Career Transitions - A New PathWhen it comes to
your career, do you know what you want and how to go about
attaining it? In today's challenging economic climate, a
clearly defined vision and well-articulated career strategy are
imperative for those seeking to set a new professional direction.
Whether you desire to reenter the workforce after taking time off,
pursue a new direction by enrolling in graduate studies or wish to
reenergize your career after working in the same field for several
years, this program will equip you with the skills, strategies, and
tools you need to revitalize your career development efforts and
achieve both personal and professional growth.
7:30 - 8:15 p.m.Financial Aid Session
7:30 - 8:15 p.m.Creating a Strategy - Job Search Help in a
Today’s job market is competitive and it is crucial that you
rely on more than one job search method to uncover job leads.
During this interactive workshop, we will talk about productive job
search methods and share creative ideas to help one another work
smarter, not harder.
8:30 - 9 p.m.
Career Service Q and A
Meet briefly with professional counselors from the University’s
Career Center to discuss your next steps, including scheduling a
one on one follow-up appointment; accessing St. John’s CareerLink
and learning more about the comprehensive services offered by the
Career Center for alumni.
To RSVP, please register
here or call us at: (888) 9STJOHNS or:
Learn more about the Alumni Assistance
Thursday, December 18, 2008
6 - 9 p.m.