Upcoming Events

  1. Spring 2014 Career Focus Dinner: Wells Fargo »

    Thursday Apr 3

    4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

    Come and learn about career opportunities in banking and finance. When: Thursday, April 3rd at 4:30 p.m. Where: TBD Cost: Free The Career Focus Dinners is a program of the Workforce Education Advocacy Group of the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce that is designed to help bridge the transition between college and the workplace. During each session, participants will: Make valuable contacts with area business leaders Learn what skills employers value Understand the job market in the Roanoke Region and beyond For details and to sign up for this dinner program, register in HireAHighlander. Limited to (6) students.
  2. 2014 Communication Week Schedule: School of Communication  »

    Sunday Apr 6 - Friday Apr 11

    All day

    Sunday, April 6: 5:00 – 7:00, School of Communication Honors and Recognition Banquet Muse Banquet Room; $15 for students, $20 for family and guests. Ticket are being sold in the Bonnie from 1 – 5 by PRSSA Monday, April 7, 12:00 – 1:00 Constant Change – the new normal, Holly Henry, ’08, Online News Producer, WRKR-NewsChannel 3 in Norfolk, VA, Heth 014 5:00 – 6:15, Student Speaking Contest, Sponsored by Lambda Pi Eta, Communication Honorary, Heth 022 Tuesday, April 8: 12:30 – 1:45 Crafting a Successful Résumé and Cover Letter, Ellen Taylor, RU Career Center, Heth 014. 5:00 – 6:15 Where can communication take you?, Fred Henney, ’76, Policy & Strategic Communication, Office of Secretary of Defense, Bonnie Auditorium Wednesday, April 9: 5:00 – 6:15, How to Ace the Interview – Ad2 Panel (Four hiring professionals) co-sponsored by Ad2 and the Radford University Ad Club, Bonnie Auditorium 6:30 – 8:00, Reception to meet and network with the speakers Heth 043 Thursday, April 10: 12:30 – 1:45 How to be Prepared for any Opportunity, Cally Smith, Manager of Networking Events, Roanoke Chamber of Commerce, Heth 014 5:00 – 6:15: Better Reporting Through Solid Relationships –Tim Saunders, ‘02, Lynchburg Bureau Chief, WDBJ7 in Roanoke, VA, COBE 320 Friday, April 11: 11 – 11:50, Advertising, Public Relations and Communication Studies Alumni Panel – Drew Bullock, Abby Grace, Robert Lambert, Kirsten Thieman, Heth 014. 1 – 1:50, Journalism and Production Technology Alumni Panel – Sarah Bolton, Roger Epps, Justin Ward, Heth 014
  3. Primerica Information Session »

    Wednesday Apr 16

    5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

    Guest Speaker: Ben Chow (Radford Alumni-Class of 1991). http://www.primerica.com/benchow. Regional Vice President. Recruiting qualified candidates for part time to full time career / business opportunities - will train. Register in HireAHighlander. Topic: Corporate / Business overview of Primerica: Our Mission: Help families earn more income and become properly protected, debt free and financially independent. Primerica: "Company of Destiny" * Primerica is the largest independent financial services marketing organization in North America. * Member of the New York Stock Exchange (PRI). * Greater than 2 million clients maintain investment accounts with us. * Over 4.3 million lives insured through our company. How we do what we do: * We teach people how money works so they can make informed decisions about how to manage their finances. * We provide a Financial Needs Analysis to give clients a snapshot of their financial situation. * Primerica offers a variety of products and services designed to help people get properly protected, get out of debt of and become FINANCIALLY INDEPENDENT. Skills / Qualification: (note: Open to all Majors ) * Strong interpersonal / people skills, experience in working and dealing with people in business / organizational. * Self - motivated / ability to work independently as well as team environment. * Desire to develop Leadership Skills in team building. * Ability to Multi - task with strong work ethic. * Coachability - willing to be mentored to Leadership positions internally.
  4. Virtual Career Fair for Students and Graduates with Disabilities »

    Thursday Apr 17

    All day

    Join us on-line April 17th For a virtual career exploration day with employers. Seeking talented students with disabilities. Be prepared to ask questions and share your resume. Learn about internship and full time opportunities in the Washington DC region for: • Information Technology • Engineering • Accounting and Finance • Business Management…and Others! Register now to reserve your space!
  5. National Ground Intelligence Center College Job Fair »

    Thursday Apr 17

    10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    Charlottesville, VA. College Graduates must have obtained a college degree within six months of this event. Participants must be majoring in the following disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Social Sciences, Finance, and Security. Open to all veterans. Required to register with your Career Services office on campus by emailing csutphin@radford.edu along with your resume.
  6. Richfield Retirement Community Information Table »

    Thursday Apr 17

    10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    Please stop by and talk with the recruiter from Richfield Retirement Community regarding career opportunities.
  7. The Woman's Guide to Success After College »

    Friday Apr 25

    12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    Sponsored by the Radford University Scholar Citizen Initiative, The Center for Diversity and Inclusion, The Office of Career Services, and The Women’s Studies Program. This event is free and open to the public. For Further info contact Michele Ren mren2@radford.edu
  8. Stratford University's Career Fair »

    Wednesday May 7

    11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    Woodbridge Campus, 14349 Gideon Drive, Woodbridge, VA. Register for free at registerweb.eventbrite.com
  9. Newport News Job Fair »

    Wednesday May 14

    2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    RSVP: careerservices@stratford.edu Newport News Campus, Newport News, VA
  10. Wall & Associates, Inc. Job Fair »

    Tuesday May 20

    3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    Seeking business, accounting, tax, paralegal, administrative, and customer service backgrounds. Full & part-time positions. Growing company is opening a new location. All full-time positions include benefits package. On site interviews. Please bring resume and references. Background and reference checks are completed for all hires.