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The Career Development Center is Here to Help You

Start 2012 off Right
Utilize our services to maximize your career potential.

Located in the newly renovated Bartels Student Activity Center, the Career Development Center (CDC) is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Walk-in hours: 1-3 p.m. daily.

Click here to meet the staff or locate us on the UNH map.
 
Access ChargerLink to View a Complete List of Job Openings!
Utilize the ChargerLink Career Management System to search internships and jobs, post a resume, research the employer directory and view and RSVP for career events.

It's easy to gain access. Register with ChargerLink by emailing CareerDevelopmentCenter@newhaven.edu. Please provide your first name, last name and permanent email address.
 

Hot Jobs for Alumni:
Put your UNH degree to use! Apply Now!

Boston Technologies
Boston Technologies has career opportunities for business intelligence analysts and deployment specialists for individuals with a bachelor's degree or higher in computer science, finance or related fields. To read more about these positions or to apply directly to Boston Technologies, please click here.
Farmington Police Department
Farmington Police Department is accepting applications for an open patrol officer position. To apply to this position or to view other law enforcement / firefighting openings please click here.
3M Information Technology
3M has career opportunities in computer technology for individuals with BA/MA degrees in business, engineering, computer science, management information systems or related disciplines. To read more about these positions or to apply directly to 3M, please click here. To view the 3M website for a complete list of employment opportunities, please click here.
Please call 203-479-4858 or email the CDC if you have an internship, part-time job, full-time opportunity or if you are interested in mentoring a current UNH student. You can also visit the Hire a UNH Student page for more information on how to connect with UNH students.
 

Tips from the CDC

Work Alternatives for Recent College Graduates
In this turbulent economy, the job you were hoping to secure after graduation might not be there. Now what? To read helpful tips on what you can do in a tough job market, please visit the following page on Entry Level Job Options for College Graduates.
Considering Graduate School
Most studies show that people with advanced degrees earn more on average than individuals with a bachelor's degree. You need to have a clear understanding of what you want to do with your career and how earning a graduate degree will help you reach that goal.

Be sure to answer these five questions before you decide.

1. Why are you considering a graduate degree?
2. Is now the right time to consider obtaining a graduate degree?
3. What is the best graduate degree for you?
4. What is the best graduate school/program for you?
5. Can you afford graduate school?

Click here to learn more.
 

Upcoming CDC Events

Networking & Interviewing Your Way to Job Success
Beyond your skills and abilities, it is important that you maintain a network of contacts who can assist you throughout the job search process.

Networking is one of the most successful job search strategies. Learn the effective techniques to identify, cultivate and grow your professional network.

Attend our "Networking & Interviewing your Way to Job Success" workshop.

Thursday, February 16: 10:50 a.m. 12:05 p.m.
Thursday, February 23: 12:15 1:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 1: 1:40 2:55 p.m.
Strategies for Your Job Search
In order to conduct a successful job search you must utilize all four proven tactics. Do you know what they are?

Attend our "Job Search Strategies" workshop to learn the four aspects of a successful job search.

Tuesday, February 28: 3:30 4:10 p.m.
Writing an A+ Resume
Want to get an interview? Then you need an A+ resume.

Attend our "Writing an A+ Resume" workshop located in the Bartels Student Activity Center to learn the successful techniques to make yours stand out.

Tuesday, February 21: 1:40 – 2:55 p.m.
Wednesday, February 29: 12:15 – 1:30 p.m.
Create a Cover Letter Employeers Notice
A well written cover letter can help you stand out from a crowd. In this workshop, we discuss the proper format and content that conveys to an employer that you are right for the position. Attend our "Create a Cover Letter Employers Notice" workshop.

Wednesday, February 15: 12:15 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, February 28: 1:40 2:55 p.m.


To register for one of the upcoming programs, email the CDC at CareerDevelopmentCenter@newhaven.edu or call the office directly at 203-479-4858.

All workshops take place in the conference room inside the Bartels Student Activity Center. To locate the Bartels Student Activity Center, visit the campus map.
 

The CDC Gradvertisement Section

Team with a UNH Student
Check out the newest group of UNH seniors who have written personal advertisements seeking career assistance. As an alumnus/a of UNH, you can offer insight, advice and possibly even a job lead.
 

February Gradvertisements:
Roger Williams, '13 and Bradley Parcella, '12

No Excuses: Just Get it Done
Roger Williams, '13, Healthcare Administration
rwill9@unh.newhaven.edu

Graduate student studying healthcare administration with an overall GPA of 3.7. Possess skills and favorable traits such as time management, dependability and positive energy. Interned at VA Hospital in administrative fee basis/purchasing department. Employed at Yale-New Haven Hospital and Gateway Community College where skills such as like leadership and working with the public are constantly displayed. Goal is to pursue a Ph.D. in public health with a concentration in health policy administration. Seeking management and administrative/internship opportunities in higher education or healthcare fields.
Seeking Job in Creative Advertising, Marketing or
Event Planning
Bradley Parcella, 12
bradley.parcella@gmail.com

Pursuing an MBA with a concentration in marketing. Overall GPA of 4.0. Experience working competitively with traditional and social-media-based advertising and marketing campaigns. Planned large on and off campus events. Peer tutoring program coordinator, resident director, First-Year Experience instructor and accounting representative. Skills include: high proficiency working with computers, managing and leading teams, giving presentations and speaking in public. Looking for a creative advertising and/or event planning position.
Respond to a Gradvertisement
If you graduated from UNH and are looking to offer a current student advice, an internship or job opportunity, reply to a Gradvertisement. To reply, contact the student directly through their listed email address. If you have any questions or comments, email CareerDevelopmentCenter@newhaven.edu or call 203-479-4858.
 

 
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Calendar of Events

All CDC events are held in the Bartels Student Activity Center

February 14, 2012
Writing an A+ Resume
10:50 a.m. to 12:05 p.m.
Register today

February 15, 2012
Create a Cover Letter Employers Notice
12:15 to 1:30 p.m.
Register today

February 16, 2012
Networking & Interviewing Your Way to Success
10:50 a.m. to 12:05 p.m.
Register today

February 21, 2012
Writing an A+ Resume
1:40 to 2:55 p.m.
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February 23, 2012
Networking & Interviewing Your Way to Success
12:15 to 1:30 p.m.
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February 28, 2012
Create a Cover Letter Employers Notice
1:40 to 2:55 p.m.
Register today

Job Search Strategies 3:30 to 4:10 p.m.
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February 29, 2012
Writing an A+ Resume
12:15 to 1:30 p.m.
Register today

March 1, 2012
Networking & Interviewing Your Way to Success
1:40 to 2:55 p.m.
Register today


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