Upcoming Career Events

Events for Fall 2019

The Career Development Center will host several workshops to prepare you for life after MTSU. Many departments on campus also hold career preparation events and career fairs! These are included below and are updated often. 

  • Business Unplugged: Networking Night
    Tuesday November 5th, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Studnet Union Ballroom
    Come and pracitce networking with alumni and employers in a fun and safe environment! Register here.

IGNITE

IGNITE is a professional development program designed to increase awareness of career preparation issues, develop knowledge and skills to navigate the process of landing a professional entry level job, and instill confidence to compete for jobs in your chosen field.

All Jones College of Business majors (ACTG, BUAD, BUED, CIS, ECON, ENTR, FIN, MGMT, MKTG) are eligible to receive all benefits of taking part in the program. All students are welcome to attend IGNITE events unless noted otherwise but only College of Business majors are recognized for completing the program. Click here for the schedule.

Employer Spotlights

Career Development Center brings employers on campus to talk to you! These employers may be looking for part-time, full-time, or summer opportunities. Stay tuned for a list of employers!

 

Employer Networking Events and Career Fairs

Career Events for Fall 2019:

These departmental events are for positions directly related to the course of study. 

  • Meet The Firms
    Thursday September 5th, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm (employer arrival: 4:00 pm)
    This annual event connects Accounting students with Accounting firms. Email Sarah.Olsen@mtsu.edu for more information
  • Part-Time Job Fair
    Thursday, August 29th, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Student Union Atrium. 
    The event's mission is to connect students with employers in the area who offer part-time jobs that are flexible to accommodate students' class schedules and academic commitments. 
  • Engineering Technology Career Fair
    Wednesday, September 25th, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Chemistry and Pre-Professional Fair
    Wednesday, September 25th, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Email patricia.scott@mtsu.edu for more information. 
  • Concrete and Construction Networking Event
    Wednesday, October 2nd, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
    A career fair with an emphasis on career exploration and networking. Come connect with employers who want to meet you at their table. Contact Nicole.Green@MTSU.edu to register.
  • Fall Career Fair
    Thursday October 3rd, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Our annual Fall Career Fair is the largest and only campus-wide recruiting event. Meet over 130 recruiter interested in filling full-time and intership positions! 
  • Risk Management & Insurance Career Fair
    Thursday, October 3rd, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    2nd and 3rd floor of the BAS Building
    Take this opportunity to meet with employers right in the halls of the BAS! Email Sarah.Glass@mtsu.edu for more information.
  • IT Connect Fair
    Friday, November 1st, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    A career fair specifically for Information Systems and Computer Science Students. This fair will take place at the Miller Education Center (503 E. Bell St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130). For more information click here.
  • MTSU Teacher Candidate Recruitment Fair
    Wednesday, December 11th, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    MTSU Teacher Candidate Recruitment Fair exclusively for the MTSU College of Education December graduates. Contact Patti.Agnew@mtsu.edu for more information. 

 Fall Career Fair 2019


How to Prepare for Networking Events

The Career Development Center can help you prepare for events with employers. We have several infographics along with workshops that will set you up for success. You can also set up a meeting with one of our career advisors to prepare further. 

Dress for Success
Elevator Pitch
Career Fair Do's and Don'ts

 

Contact us today! 
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KUC 328
(615) 898-2500
career@mtsu.edu
 
Lightning CareerLink
Student & Employer Database
 

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