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Professional Development Week 2011

August 30, 2011

Story by: Center for Experiential Learning
(603) 641-7136

Monday, October 24

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Experience Matters Fair
North Lounge, Cushing Center

Experience is critical to separating yourself from the pack of job seekers after graduation.  Meet with representatives from service learning options, study abroad providers, internship sites and employers to gather information and discover opportunities to gain experience before graduation.  Come and find out how to make experience happen for you!

Tuesday, October 25

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.    
North Lounge, Cushing Center

Will you be looking for an internship or job?  Is your resume good enough to attract attention?  Get some feedback on your rough draft from real world professionals and Career Services staff! 
First come, first served!

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.    
Etiquette Dinner                   
President's Dining Room, Davison Hall

Business frequently goes beyond the normal 9-5 work day. Maureen Crawford Hentz, well-known etiquette consultant and staffing professional, returns to campus to deliver her humorous and insightful tutorial on making a good impression at formal business meals. 

Reservations and professional dress are required.

Wednesday, October 26

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
"From Backpack to Briefcase: Professional Expectations in the Real World"
Perini Lecture Hall, Goulet

Going from school to work can be disastrous if you don't know the rule or expectations.  Get some critical advice from  faculty and employers about environmental differences, employer demands and the do's and don'ts of workplace etiquette.

Thursday, October 27

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Center for Experiential Learning Open House
Suite A,B and C, top floor, Cushing Center

Meet and greet the staff from the Center of Experiential Learning.  Refreshments will be served.

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
"Athletes and Careers: A Winning Team!"  
North Lounge, Cushing Center

Does being an athlete give you a competitive advantage in the job market?  How do you market the athletic experience?  Hear what Saint Anselm alumni have to say about the value their athletic involvement has had on their careers and successes. 


Professional Development Week is co-sponsored by the Economics and Business Department, New Hampshire Institute of Politics, Multicultural Center & Education Services, Student Activities and Leadership Programs, and the Office of Alumni and Annual Programs.

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