CareerFest 2013

Career Fest

CONWAY, Ark. (February 12, 2013) - The Office of Career Services will host CareerFest 2013, a weeklong series of professional development workshops and other events, beginning Monday, Feb. 18.

CareerFest 2013 is open to all students, regardless of class year or major, who are looking for an internship, studying for grad school exams, or looking for a post-Hendrix career opportunity.

"CareerFest is a week of activities and events where we encourage all Hendrix students to begin thinking about the life they envision when they leave the campus after graduating," said Danny Powell, associate vice president for student affairs and director of career services. "But the week isn't just for seniors; it's for all students who want to begin planning for internships, graduate school, summer jobs and life after Hendrix. We hope that all of our students will find something helpful in the week's activities."

Calendar of Events:

Dress for Success Day - Monday, Feb. 18, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., The Burrow

Professional Power Hour & Etiquette Dinner: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 5:30 - 8 p.m., Worsham

Professional Development Workshops: Wednesday, Feb. 20, Noon, 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. Each session will be offered three times.

  • Resume and cover letting writing (Campbell North)
  • Interviewing for internships, jobs, and graduate school (SLTC 106)
  • Job search skills and networking how-to's (SLTC 105)

Career and Internship Fair: Thursday, Feb. 21, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Worsham. See a list of the 40+ employers who will be represented here.

Kaplan Free GRE, LSAT, & MCAT Practice Test: Sunday, Feb. 24, 1- 4 p.m., Mills A, B, & C. Register here.

For more information, contact careerservices@hendrix.edu or call 501-450-1440.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country's "Up and Coming" liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.