Career Services Highlights
Congratulations to Career Services Leadership Award winners 2013-2014
Ellen Banks, Career Peer Coach in Career Services, was this year's recipient of the Career Services CPC Leadership Award.
Tyler Vanice, Washington Internship Institute Ambassador to Career Services was this year's recipient of the Career Services Ambassador Leadership Award
Graduation Week-Career Services Table
On Thursday, May 15, 2014, seniors received a special gift when they stopped by the Career Services table in Wick Lobby to have their resume reviewed, and found out what services or benefits were available to them as alumni of Daemen College.
Career Development for Transitioning Veterans
On Wednesday, April 30, 2014, Career Services and The Center for Veterans and Veteran Family Services sponsored a community event for veterans looking to translate their military experiences when applying for civilian career opportunities. An individual interest assessment was given, followed by an overview of tools and resources. It was open to veteran students and veterans in the community.
Graduate Nursing Resume Writing Workshop
On Wednesday, April 30, 2014 resume presentation was offered.
Buffalo Niagara Human Resource Association (BNHRA) Mock Interviews
On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Career Services & Student Chapter SHRM sponsored student mock interviews with 15 Human Resource professionals.
Teacher Recruitment Days (TRD)
Thursday, April 3 and Friday April 4, 2014
The Conference and Event Center Niagara Falls
101 Old Falls St.
Niagara Falls, NY 14303 (map)
(Attendance at this event was by pre-registration only)
TRD hosted superintendents, principals, personnel specialists, department heads or any designated representative of public, private, parochial, independent and charter schools who wished to interview candidates for teaching positions across disciplines. Annually, TRD hosts two separate events that run concurrently: TRD USA and TRD/Erie Niagara.
Accepted Student Day
Photo (L to R): Dr. Maureen Millane, Samantha Maiarana, Carly Duszynski & Jamal Cort
On Saturday, March 22, 2014, Career Services' Director Dr. Maureen Millane presented a panel on internships, workshops and events held by the department. Current students that have participated in these internships who were on the panel:
Interned at Waddell & Reed Financial and ATTO Technology
Interned at Charter School For Applied Technologies Career & Counseling Center
Interned at NFL-Minnesota Vikings and Williamsville South High School and University at Buffalo
Career Fair 2014
On Thursday, March 20th, Daemen College Career Services hosted the 2014 Career Fair and welcomed more than 40 employers. Students and alumni dressed for success and brought copies of their resume.
Washington Internship Institute Seminar
On Wednesday, March 19th, Washington Internship Institute (WII) representative, Jason Patrie, was here to discuss the WII program. This program hosts college students from around the country who are interested in spending a semester interning in our great capital, Washinton, D.C. Participants in the Washinton Internship Institute gain a full semester worth of credits while gaining valuable on-the-job experience! For information on this exciting opportunity, see Mr. Lamark Shaw, Assistant Director, Career Services.
Thinking about internships? Do you know that internships can help you to enhance your academic concepts and competencies and increase self-awareness in professional areas through on-the-job training? An internship workshop was held Wednesday evening, March 5th for students. Mr. Malcolm Hicks, Assistant Director, HEOP and Mr. Lamark Shaw, Assistant Director, Career Services were on hand to answer all questions.
NY State Assembly Session & Washington Internship Information Table
On Wednesday, March 5, 2014, Mr. Lamark Shaw was on hand to discuss the NY State Assembly Session Internship which is a comprehensive paid academic program which gives qualified students the chance to work in the New York State Assembly. The Assembly internship offers up to 150 college students the opportunity to get involved in state government, research and administrative responsibilities in an Assembly office. Information was also available about Washington Internship Institute. If you would like more information see Mr. Lamark Shaw, Assistant Director, Career Services.
LinkedIn: Looking for a job?
Looking for a job? Did you know that all Fortune 500 companies have members on LinkedIn? Did you know that hundreds of organizations are using LinkedIn to identify prospective new hires? On Tuesday, March 4, 2014 a workshop sponsored by the LEADS Center, Career Services & Alumni Relations was held showing students how to build their own LinkedIn account, make their profile stand out and how to search for jobs along with making new connections to help them network.
The Secrets To Successful Networking
Photo (L to R): Wayne Brown, Crystal Carey-Norris, Scott Fiege, Melissa Bakker, Christina Giunta
There are many ways to find a job: networking is one of them. On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 students learned the secrets to successful networking from alumni presenters. They then practiced these techniques as they ate lunch and mingled.
International Students Workshop
On Friday, February 21, 2014 a luncheon workshop, sponsored by Career Services and Global Business Programs, focused on key points to consider when looking for a job. In attendance was Dr. Maureen Millane, Director of Career Services, Professor John Blest, Professor Pereira and Sophia Ng, Associate Director of Global Programs.
First Annual Alumni Week at Daemen College Career Services
The week of January 12, 2014, Career Services was on hand to support our Daemen alumni with the free benefit of meeting and discussing career strategies, resume help, 'mock' interviews, graduate school options and career assessments.
Chinese Culture Club Event