Career and Professional Development hosts a variety of career fairs, employer information sessions, and career-related programs. All are open to the St. Edward's University community and alumni.

Our events bring employers from many different industries including government, nonprofit, local, startup and worldwide organizations.

We encourage you to subscribe to our weekly newsletter, The Career Insider, to stay in the loop on all upcoming recruiting events, fairs and meet-ups.

Career Events

Date

Event Name

Time

Location

Tuesday, February 14 

Mock Interview Days

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Brothers, Herndon, Ikard, & Bodine

Wednesday, February 15

10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Lobby of Ragsdale, 2nd floor

Tuesday, February 21

5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Carter Auditorium

Wednesday, February 22

11:00 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Moody Hall 134

Wednesday, February 22

11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Moody Hall Atrium

Thursday, February 23

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Fleck Hall 314

Thursday, February 23 

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 

JBWS Conference Room 180 

Thursday, March 2

12 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Recreation & Convocation Center (RCC)

Week of March 20

KPMG On-Campus Interviews

TBA

Ragsdale Rooms - 3rd Floor

Thursday, March 23

Careers in the Environment

5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Mabee Ballrooms A & B

Wednesday, March 29

Etiquette Dinner

Evening

Mabee Ballrooms B & C

Thursday, March 30

Online Career Fair

All Day

Meet-Up Lounge in MH 134/Online

Meet-Ups

During the academic year, Career and Professional Development hosts advisor guided meet-ups during the week. Each meet-up is designed to address common career-related concerns and questions. Typically 30-50 minutes long, meet-ups are generally held during the afternoon throughout Fall and Spring semesters. Students and alumni are welcomed to attend.
 

Tuesdays at 3 p.m.

Your resume is an important tool to market your experiences to prospective employers. This meet-up will cover how to tailor your resume for specific job positions or industries.

Wednesdays at 3 p.m.

Learn how to find internships, which ones to apply for and what to consider when deciding, and how to maximize each internship experience.

Thursdays at 3 p.m.

You’ve established your LinkedIn account, now what? Learn how to create an effective profile and the basics of using LinkedIn. Please bring your laptop and establish a LinkedIn account prior to attending.

Job Fair Specialty Meet-Ups

Tuesday, February 21 & 28: Get the inside scoop on how to impress employers and stand out at the Spring Job and Internship Fair on March 2. From resumes to networking, we will discuss how to make this your most successful Career Fair yet.

Wednesday, February 22 & March 1: Going to job fairs isn’t going to yield good results if you don’t know how to correctly work the event. This event is to prepare job and internship seekers how to successfully navigate the upcoming Spring Job and Internship Fair.

Thursday, February 23: Making a positive first impression is essential at a job fair. By dressing professionally you can show employers that you mean business. This workshop addresses the importance of appropriate dress as it relates to job fairs and networking. Information is shared about the differences between business attire and business casual.

Professional Community Events

Monday, January 9

Edward Shaw discusses how legal and political policies can impede an international cyber-investigation. We will also be announcing the two winners of our Marj M. Krueger (ISC)2 Austin Chapter Information Security scholarship, Ed had a 24-year career as Special Agent representing the FBI to all law enforcement and intelligence agencies in the Japanese government and is now a data privacy advisor.

Wednesday, January 18

You are invited to attend our upcoming career fair, attendance is free!  This will be a great opportunity to meet local, regional, and Fortune 500 Companies with immediate job openings in your area.  Our events are open to executive level experienced professionals as well as entry level and recent college graduates. This is your chance to meet directly with hiring managers!  Make sure to register so that companies can review your resume prior to attending the career fair.

Friday, January 20

LAGRANT Foundation Advertising Workshop

The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF), a nonprofit dedicated to increasing the number of ethnic minorities in the fields of advertising, marketing and public relations, is having a Career & Professional Development Workshop next Friday, January 20th from 12:00pm-2:30pm. The workshop will be hosted by W2O Group, an analytics-driven, creative marketing and communications firm, and will be located at their office in Austin, Texas (3000 E. Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78702).

To RSVP, interested students and young professionals should email their resume to Jessica Gresham, at jessicagresham [at] lagrant.com, as soon as possible.

Thursday, January 26

Austin Women in Technology invites you to join us for a panel discussion about Austin’s hiring environment for 2017. 

Tuesday, January 31

You'll meet face-to-face with hiring decision-makers from some of the areas top employers. Dress professionally and bring plenty of resumes, because they're here to hire. Walk in and start interviewing, it's that simple. Save time, money and effort interviewing with multiple companies in one day at one location. Many of these companies have several openings and are eager to meet with you. You're no longer just a piece of paper. Attend the career fair and get in front of decision-makers.

Tuesday, January 31

Pei, owner of The Paper + Craft Pantry, will lead us through this goal setting session and share a bit about how she attributes the process to creating her dream job. We'll start off with the basics of goal setting by learning about how to create a clear vision. Next, we will move on to identifying your core values before learning how to set a goal structure that works for you (and that is something that you can stick to throughout the year). WoW will also be providing Chameleon Coffee and light bites during the event. Doors open at 6:00 for attendees to shop around (15% of sales for the night will go to Dress for Success Austin) with the goal setting workshop starting promptly at 6:30. Please come dressed comfortably and bring something to write with and on!

Wednesday, February 1

Are you ready for a career move, in need of inspiration, or just eager to keep your eye on the job market? Come join the Indeed Job Search Academy — a gathering of Austinites who want to improve their job search skills and get the tools needed to land their next big opportunity.

The event is free of charge and anyone can attend. Just register beforehand to reserve your spot.

Wednesday, February 1

This opportunity is perfect if you: - Are interested in working for the State of Texas, - Are interested in contract opportunities, and - Are a skilled professional with an ADA qualifying condition. This is your chance to get in the door FAST. We'll be conducting the application process from start to finish, so come prepared for an interview and bring a copy of your resume. We'll see you there!

Wednesday, February 1

AnalyticsWeek's Hire51 is bringing world's largest data analytics hiring drive to town. By last day of every month top data and analytics talent applicant apply to Data Analytics Talent Drive to help us bring top data opportunities to top data professionals.

Here's the process: When: Each month talent run starts with first day of the month. (Data Analytics Hiring Drive resume collection stops last day of the previous month)

Thursday, February 2

Representatives from several Texas and Oklahoma sports teams will be on hand to share information in regards to full-time job and internship opportunities.

Wednesday, March 29

The City of Austin will host the CAREER EXPO to help build a stronger and more vibrant community by providing opportunities for employers to fill their openings and for attendees to find gainful employment.

The 2017 Career Expo is scheduled for Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road. No registration for attendees is required and the event is free and open to the public.