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Career Development Center News | May 11
  • Spring 2020 Graduate Highlights
  • Applied Learning Student Highlight: Alok Dand
  • Workshop for Seniors:  Graduating and Still Looking For a Job?
  • LinkedIn Workshop - May 12
  • Virtual Career Events May 11-22

Spring 2020 Graduate Highlights 
The Career Development Center is highlighting our Spring 2020 graduates and showcasing their careers after college. Check them out on FacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn. Highlighted above is senior communication major, Kaisha Batman. She will soon be starting a new position as an MMJ/Bureau Reporter for KSN TV based out of Garden City. Batman said, “I am excited for my new position because I not only get to work my dream job, but I also get to represent the part of Kansas I am from. It is definitely the best of both worlds.”

Applied Learning Highlight: Alok Dand
Ph.D. candidate in industrial engineering, Alok Dand, is currently working at Airbus as a business system and data analyst. Dand develops and provides robust solutions using various data analysis methods and creates knowledgeable transfer programs and sessions. He also creates key performance metric tracking dashboards, automates data collection, and reporting of varying project performance for the senior management. Dand said, "This is the most rewarding and essential part of my academic journey—a fun experience with awesome mentors that help me grow both personally and professionally."

Workshop for Seniors: Graduating and Still Looking For a Job?

The Career Development Center is hosting workshops for seniors who are graduating and seeking employment. At these meet-ups we will discuss:  

  • Wichita State resources available to you, and how to access them
  • Networking and staying connected with industry
  • Professional skill development via LinkedIn Learning

There are two sessions left to attend May 12 at 11 a.m., and May 21 at 4 p.m. Students must register through Zoom to attend. 

If students are not able to attend our meet-ups, encourage them to schedule a job search, resume review, or mock interview appointment with us. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at (316) 978-3688, or CareerDevelopment@wichita.edu.

Our LinkedIn representative, Eric Rauber, Higher Education Learning Consultant at LinkedIn Learning is hosting a LinkedIn Workshop for Wichita State University students on May 12 at 2 p.m. Faculty and staff are invited to attend to attend as well. Spread the word to your students. You must register through Zoom to attend. 
Register now!

Virtual Career Events May 11-22

Graduating and Still Looking For a Job?
May 12, 2020 | 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
At this meet-up, we will discuss: Wichita State resources available to you, and how to access them, networking and staying connected with industry, professional skill development via LinkedIn Learning. Our goal is to continue to support you through your job search and work with you one-on-one to meet you where you are in the process and increase your opportunity to find a position within your area of interest.

Virtual Q&A Drop-In Session with Maggie Slack
May 12, 2020 | 1 - 3 p.m. 
Need help with your resume, want to talk about possible careers, looking to do a quick mock interview, or have questions about the Career Development Center? Drop into this Zoom chat.

LinkedIn: Power of Your Profile Workshop
May 12, 2020 | 2 - 3 p.m.

For many, LinkedIn is the social media equivalent of an awkward networking event. However, 98% of recruiters and 85% of hiring managers use LinkedIn to find candidates. For students, this can be a brilliant way to begin building your network. If you don't know how to use LinkedIn or have never even considered it, come to this workshop where you'll learn how to craft a stellar profile, build a valuable network and leverage both to your best advantage. This workshop will be hosted by Eric Rauber, Higher Education Learning Consultant at LinkedIn Learning.

CAREERS & the disABLED Virtual Career Fair
May 13, 2020 | 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Employers are hiring for full-time and internships for people with disabilities, including veterans.

Hire Heroes USA Veterans Virtual Career Fair
May 14, 2020 | 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Chat with employers looking to hire full time, part-time, and internships.

Virtual Q & A Drop-In Session with Sarah Rupp
May 14, 2020 | 9 - 10 a.m.
Need help with your resume, want to talk about possible careers, looking to do a quick mock interview, or have questions about the Career Development Center? Drop into this Zoom chat.

Virtual Q&A Drop-In Session with Maggie Slack
May 14, 2020 | 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Need help with your resume, want to talk about possible careers, looking to do a quick mock interview, or have questions about the Career Development Center? Drop into this Zoom chat.

PRSA Moving Veterans Forward Virtual Career Fair
May 14, 2020 | 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
Whether you are a veteran or military spouse with a communications background (or have a strong interest in communications), PRSA is here to help further your career. Take part in The PRSA Moving Veterans Forward Virtual Career Event to learn about open positions and career development.

PublicHealthJobs.org: Virtual Career Fair
May 15, 2020 | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Connect with employers in real-time and learn about public health jobs and internships across the country.

National Virtual Career Fair for Veterans
May 19, 2020 | 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
This career fair is for those who have served in the U.S. military and their spouses. This includes active duty, retired, separated, veterans, National Guard, and Reserve. It is also for those veterans who are interested in careers nationwide.

Virtual Q&A Drop-In Session with Maggie Slack
May 19, 2020 | 1 - 3 p.m.
Need help with your resume, want to talk about possible careers, looking to do a quick mock interview, or have questions about the Career Development Center? Drop into this Zoom chat.

Virtual Q & A Drop-In Session with Sarah Rupp
May 21, 2020 | 9 - 10 a.m.
Need help with your resume, want to talk about possible careers, looking to do a quick mock interview, or have questions about the Career Development Center? Drop into this Zoom chat.

Virtual Q&A Drop-In Sessions with Maggie Slack
May 21, 2020 | 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Need help with your resume, want to talk about possible careers, looking to do a quick mock interview, or have questions about the Career Development Center? Drop into this Zoom chat.

Graduating and Still Looking For a Job?
May 21, 2020 | 4 - 5 p.m.
At this meet-up, we will discuss: Wichita State resources available to you, and how to access them, networking and staying connected with industry, professional skill development via LinkedIn Learning. Our goal is to continue to support you through your job search and work with you one-on-one to meet you where you are in the process and increase your opportunity to find a position within your area of interest.

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