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Events and Programs for ONU Students and Alumni

WINTER CAREER AND GRADUATE SCHOOL FAIR, JANUARY 22, 2015 

For ONU students and alumni from Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, and Engineering majors for full/part-time and summer positions, co-ops and internships, graduate and professional schools.  Students and alumni register on Polar Careers powered by Symplicity.

Throughout the year, the Polar Careers office will sponsor various events and workshops to enhance students' abilities to effectively prepare for interviews, internship and career searches, or graduate or professional school. 

To register for events, email the Polar Careers office at career@onu.edu and include:

  • Your complete name
  • Name of event
  • Date of event
  • Time and location of event
  • Contact information

Reservations should be made no later than 5:00 p.m. two days before the event. Polar Careers reserves the right to cancel any event or workshop if minimum requirement for number of attendees is not met.  Attendees will be notified by contact info provided in registration if a cancelation occurs.  If enough students have already registered, late registrations may be accepted as space allows.

Emerging Professional Series

Watch for new programs being added.

Career Fair Success Strategies

Maximize your career fair success by attending one of these workshops that will teach you how to make the most of a career-fair. 

Resumes/CVs

Conquering the Behavioral-Based Interview

This 40 minute workshop is designed for you to learn how to conquer the most challenging interview questions that employers will ask.  You will be provided with a more cognitive approach to anticipate and forecast interview questions so that you will be prepared to correlate your background, skills and education with those required for the position you seek.

Salary and Benefits Negotiation and Business Etiquette

This workshop focuses on how to determine whether an offer that has been extended to you is a reasonable offer and how to negotiate for higher salary or enhanced benefits.   The second part of the workshop gives tips on appropriate behavior for beginning a new job.

Career Search Strategies - Using Polar Careers, CareerShift and other online resources. 

Learn to use Symplicity, our online data management system that connects students, employers and jobs through job postings and uploaded résumés and provides a guide for producing dynamic resumes that can be printed or uploaded into various job search programs.

Understanding Your Type - Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Assessment

Understanding your personality "type" will enhance your undergraduate studies and people skills.  This assessment is offered free to ONU students and alumni.

On-Campus Recruiting

Employers periodically schedule on-campus interviews and informational sessions.  Check your e-mail frequently so you don't miss any opportunities!