Career Week

Join us for our first Career Week!

We're focusing on what it takes to get you from college to career - and you can start thinking about that at ANY time, not just senior year! 

Events kick off with Major Excitement (the Majors Expo) and end with the Fall Semester Job Fair. In between we've got lots of great activities geared towards students of any age or major - so check out the schedule below and join us! (Click the title of each activity for more information.)


Wednesday, October 4 - Major Excitement Majors Expo     recruiter and student at a table with white tablecloth

Thursday, October 5 - Wildcats at Work Video Chat

Friday, October 6 - Dress for Success Activity

Monday, October 9 - Major to Career Workshop

Wednesday, October 11 - Alumni Career Panel

Friday, October 13 - Career Cafe: "Five Fantasy Lives" and "Career Jenga"

Monday, October 16 - Etiquette Luncheon (**preregistration required!**)

Tuesday, October 17 - Career Fair Prep Jeopardy

Wednesday, October 18 – 50th Annual Fall Semester Job Fair


Wildcats at Work Video Chat

Thursday, October 5 - 12:00 noon - Watch Recording:

Featuring: Jason Schneider, Executive Director, Marquette Chamber of Commerce

Join us as we talk to Wildcat Alum, Jason Schneider, about his time in college, his career path, and his advice to students. If you were unable to catch it live, the conversation is available on our YouTube Channel:


Dress for Success Activity

Friday, October 6 – 2:00 pm – Hedgcock Atrium

Participate in this activity to learn what you should be wearing to an interview – or to the job fair on October 18!  See you there!


Major to Career Workshop

Monday, October 9 – 4:30 pm – 2303 Hedgcock

If you haven't really thought about what you're going to do with your major, this workshop is for you!  Participants will explore different avenues, as well as find out where they can do additional exploration on their own.  Be sure to bring a laptop and an open mind! You can register for this Skillbuilder here.

Alumni Career Panel

Wednesday, October 11 – 3:00 PM – Jamrich 1318

Come by and ask questions of our panel of local alums, as they talk about their college careers and what they wish they had known in college and after.


Career Cafe: "Five Fantasy Lives" and "Career Jenga"

Friday, October 13 – 12-1 – Jamrich First Floor Lobby (by JXJ 1100)

Drop in to chat with Career Services Assistant Director, Melissa Sprouse. Get your questions answered about anything career-related: internships, job search strategies, career exploration, LinkedIn, and more. We’ll have two drop-in coaching activities you can try out – play “Career Jenga” to get your mind thinking, or do our quick “Five Fantasy Lives” activity for some career exploration.


Etiquette Luncheon

Monday, October 16 – 12:00 pm – Cadillac Room, UC

What do you do if you’re invited to an interview over lunch? What happens if you’re networking with people you don’t know over dinner? Do you know how to present yourself in the best way?  If not – come have a FREE, 5-course lunch with us to learn all about proper dining etiquette.

Lunch is FREE, but you MUST pre-register, and seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Register by calling Career Services (227-2800) before Friday, October 13 at noon.


Career Fair Prep Jeopardy

Tuesday, October 17 – 11:30-12:30 – NEW LOCATION: Mead Auditorium

Do you know what to do for the job fair on Wednesday? What questions to ask recruiters? Whether you’re feeling lucky, prepared, or need some help – come ready to play Jeopardy and win some chocolate. Stay for a little while or the whole game – good luck!