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Jobapalooza Week

Mar 26, 2018

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STUDENTS

Join us for action packed, fast paced workshops all week long that will prepare you for the Jobapalooza Networking Fair.  At each workshop students will receive a gift, a chance to win a grand prize and a ticket for a LinkedIn headshot picture. (Until supplies last.)

March 26 2018 – Monday’s workshops begin at 9:00AM and run every thirty minutes ending at 11:00AM

  • Getting LinkedIn, presented by Ben Heins in SMC A205
    – Develop a professional profile and learn how to effectively use LinkedIn to build a personal brand.
  • Art of Networking, presented by Karin Weichlein in SMC A217
    – Describe the concept of building a business network.
    – Develop communication elements for networking engagements (in person and online).
    – Identify elements of your “Brand Strategy”
  • Researching Employers, presented by Diane Fulkerson in SMC B224
    – Access appropriate library resources to answer interview questions – What do you know about my company? Why do you want to work for me?
  • LinkedIn pictures will be taken on the second floor mini rotunda from 9:00-11:00 AM.
    – Dress in professional business attire and smile!

March 27, 2018 – Tuesday – Ed Chiles talks about Sustaining Eco Tourism from 12:15PM to 1:30PM in A 221

March 28, 2018 – Wednesday’s workshops begin at 4:00PM and run every thirty minutes ending at 6:00PM.

  • Getting LinkedIn, presented by Ben Heins in SMC A214
    – Develop a professional profile and learn how to effectively use LinkedIn to build a personal brand.
  • Art of Networking, presented by Karin Weichlein in SMC A217
    – Describe the concept of building a business network.
    – Develop communication elements for networking engagements (in person and online).
    – Identify elements of your “Brand Strategy”
  • Researching Employers, presented by Diane Fulkerson in SMC B224
    – Access appropriate library resources to answer interview questions – What do you know about my company? Why do you want to work for me?
  • LinkedIn pictures will be taken on the second floor mini rotunda from 4:00-6:00 PM.
    – Dress in professional business attire and smile!

Is your resume ready?  Receive a personalized resume review and a chance to win an Amazon Gift Card.  Upload your resume from 3/19/18 to 3/31/18 in Handshake at usfsm.joinhandshake.com.

The gift card amount increases with the number of students who participate. Win a $50 gift card when 1 to 50 students participate. Win a $100 Amazon Gift Card when 51 to 100 students participate. Tell a friend to increase your chance of winning big!

March 29, 2018 JOBAPALOOZA NETWORKING EVENT, 5:30PM to 7:00PM in the Selby Auditorium

Over 80% of jobs are filled through your network.  The Jobapalooza Networking Fair gives you the opportunity to build a network with over 25 human resource recruiters. Click here to find out who is attending. Students who attend the networking fair will also receive a chance to win the grand prize.


EMPLOYERS

Career Services at USF Sarasota-Manatee cordially invites you to participate in our First Annual Jobapalooza Fair on Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 5:30PM to 7:00PM in the Selby Auditorium.  We are pleased to offer you this event at no cost to your organization.

The event will host employers and agencies seeking to recruit bachelor’s and master’s degree candidates for jobs and internships in the following fields: business, education, hospitality, information technology, liberal arts, science, mathematics, and social sciences.   The fair provides employers with an opportunity to network with current students and alumni from USF Sarasota-Manatee as well as students attending USF Tampa and USF St. Petersburg.

 

We will provide a six-foot table and two chairs for each employer along with light refreshments.  Registration:  To register, email Toni Ripo at tripo@sar.usf.edu.  The deadline is March 23, 2018.   Only three tables left.

 


List of Employers

Aso Corp

CenterStone

Courtyard Marriott Bradenton

Enterprise Holdings 

FCCI

First Watch

Goodwill

Informa

Kerkering, Barberio & Co

K-Force

Manatee County Government

MTech

Northwestern Mutual

Plymouth Harbor

Qure4u

Raycom WWSB ABC7

S One Holding

Salvation Army

Sarasota County Government

Sarasota Young Professional Group

Spectrum

SouthTech

Star2Star

The Resort at Longboat Key Club

The Ringling

The Westin Sarasota

Total Quality Logistics

Ultrafast Systems

UTC Venture Group

WaWa

Westminster

Zota Beach Resort