Ideal for new advisors, a refresher for continuing advisors: Topics to include sharing best practices, structuring advisement appointments, using advisement notes, understanding university policies and procedures, Degreeworks and Starfish, UCC requirements, the language requirement, referrals to support services, and more. Lunch will be provided
Please RSVP to Deborah Sheffield at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, March 16th.
Networking: this word's been said a million times before. But what does it mean? And more importantly, what does it mean to you? Whether you’re aware of it or not, the future of your professional career depends on your ability to communicate your goals, build interpersonal relationships, and utilize your connections. Caitlin Giordano, of the Career Development Center, will guide you in building relationships in the professional world which can facilitate internships during college or job opportunities upon graduation. This valuable session will prepare you for the Speed Networking Workshop, where you will have the chance to try out your skills on volunteer WP professionals / alumni. This event is open to all majors within the College of Humanities & Social Sciences. Questions? Call the Dean's Office at 973-720-2731.
Richard C. Fording, the Marilyn Williams Elmore and John Durr Elmore Endowed Professor of Political Science at the University of Alabama, will present The New Ethnocentrism: Understanding Racial Attitudes & Electoral Outcomes.
One critical component to landing the job you’re looking for is acquiring the ability to network and to make connections. Following up on the Networking Prep workshop, the College of Humanities & Social Sciences' "Speed Networking" session gives you a chance to practice how to connect to others in the professional world. Students will come up with their own elevator pitch and become comfortable introducing themselves, sharing their story, and discovering other ways to relate and "break the ice," while practicing with faculty and alumni volunteers over pizza. This workshop is casual, so there's no need to get dressed up. All Humanities and Social Sciences Majors are welcome. This workshop will prepare you for the big event - Networking Night on April 4th, 2018.
How to prepare: If you had one short window of opportunity to tell someone about yourself in order to land your dream job, what would you say? What is your story? Think about what has shaped you to be the person that you are - your adversities, accomplishments, or passions. Give yourself some time to think about it and come prepared to this networking session with a short narrative about yourself that is approximately 1-2 minutes.
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So Yon Rim of Psychology will present “The Gift of Psychological Closeness: How Feasible versus Desirable Gifts Reduce Psychological Distance to the Giver."
Dr. Guidry-Grimes will speak about how “gift” language is rampant in public campaigns, scholarly studies and analyses, and even in the hallways of hospitals when referring to transplantable organs. She will briefly analyze how organs could be a certain type of gift, and will investigate the general moral obligations and justifiable expectations of organ recipients as implied by the gift ethic, outlining the limitations of those obligations and expectations. Dr. Elizabeth Victor (Department of Philosophy) will moderate the discussion. This event is free and open to the public.This event is made possible, in part, by generous support from the William Paterson University Alumni Association’s Distinguished Visiting Professorship with co-sponsorship from the College of Humanities & Social Sciences and the Department of Philosophy. See attached flier.
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Save the date for for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Networking Night. Students will have the chance to meet and connect with alumni and professionals, further develop their networking skills and abilities, and become open to potential career and/or internship opportunities!
Outside employers have also been invited to attend. Students should plan to dress in business professional attire and be prepared with resumes and business cards.
Direct specific questions to the Career Development Center, at 973-720-3291.
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