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Potsdam Prepared: Fall 2021 Updates

Career Day

Save the Date: 2021 Virtual Career Day
April 6, 2021
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

View Career Day Flyer (PDF)

Additional Information

    Students

    Noon - 1p.m. : Networking Skills Workshop (optional)
    Join us for a workshop to learn key networking and self-branding skills and tips, how to conduct informational interviews, and how to master your elevator pitch. You will learn essential networking skills prior to the start of the employer-student networking event. This workshop will help you build networking confidence so you can make the most of the networking hour!

    1:30 - 2:30 p.m. : Networking Event with Employers

    Take advantage of this great opportunity to gain mentorship! This one-hour networking event is a chance to discuss your skills and experience with employers and learn about their industries.

    • Meet employers & professionals from various fields!
    • Learn about career fields and related resources.
    • Practice your online networking skills.

    Register Here
    Registration deadline: April 2, 2021.

    You will receive a Zoom link and networking tips prior to the event. 

    Questions about Career Day? Please email Career Services at career@potsdam.edu.

    Employers & Professionals

    1 - 1:30 p.m. : Introductions & Partnership Building
     
    Join us to meet staff from the Lougheed Center for Applied Learning to discover ways you can build partnerships with SUNY Potsdam. Whether you are interested in hosting an intern, hiring prospective graduates, conducting business case projects with a class, or looking to be a mentor, we have a number of opportunities for you to partner with SUNY Potsdam.

    During this session you will be introduced to our employer relations technology tools, Handshake and Capsource. We will also use this time to test our mics and get comfortable with the Zoom setup for the networking portion.

    1:30 - 2:30 p.m. : Networking Event with Students
    This is a great opportunity to share your professional expertise and information about your company with our SUNY Potsdam students, while they practice their online interview and networking skills. Join us to scope out talent, serve as a mentor, and get to know our students - we're sure they'll wow you!
     

    Benefits to You and Your Organization:

    • Meet our students and be a resource and mentor to help them with career readiness.
    • Engage with SUNY Potsdam and learn how we can be of service to you and your organization.
    • Collaborate with our campus through potential partnership opportunities.

    Register Here

    Please register no later than March 26th.

    Questions about Career Day? Please email Karen Kus, Assistant Director of Career Services, at kusk@potsdam.edu or career@potsdam.edu.