Computer Networking students who are graduating or recently graduated had an opportunity to participate in roundtable discussions with employers. These companies included Microsoft, CMIT Solutions of Southern Westchester, Con Edison, and Robert Half Technology. The purpose of the event is to prepare students for interviews that they will be having in their field of choice. It’s also an opportunity to ask questions to employers that they don’t normally get to ask during a job interview.
For many people, one of the most intimidating part of any job interview is the inevitable, “So, do you have any questions for me?” Rather than stare blankly for a moment before saying, “No,” consider one of these relevant questions recently posted on Career Girl Daily to help you get more informat
CW students looking for a job and 22 employers connected at our Spring Career Fair. Students filled the Student Center, scanning over the booths where companies were recruiting for different positions and reviewing the skills students have to offer. Some of those companies included AFLAC, H&R Block, New York Life Insurance Company, Wells Fargo, Cosi, and New York State Troopers.
Now that spring has officially sprung (at least according to the calendar), it’s a great time to think ahead to what you want to accomplish in the coming season—and beyond.
Visit the College of Westcheter online to explore our online and on-site program offerings.
Open to college and high school students throughout the Westchester and New York metropolitan area, student teams compete to create mobile apps to help with the management and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Cash prizes as well as up to five paid summer internships with Westchester County Government will be awarded to top teams and students. All of the entries will become part of a library of free apps.
The National Business Education Association (NBEA), the leading professional organization exclusively to serving individuals and groups engaged in instruction for and about businessreleased its quarterly issue of their Business Education Forum magazine, highlighting a CW faculty member.
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“One of the best professional experiences ever,” that’s how David Ortiz describes his participation at the NBA-Cisco Dream Team at the NBA All-Star Game in New York City. Along with 29 students from different colleges and universities in our area, David assisted NBA techs in many aspects and locations that included Madison Square Garden, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, and the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. “Whatever the NBA techs needed, we did,” said David.
So you landed the big interview—congrats. Before you go, make sure not to make one of these five common mistakes from Monster that put even the most qualified applicants on the “do not call” list. And yes, a thank you note is mandatory.
The importance of preparing for a job interview cannot be overstated. There is a good chance that there are dozens and perhaps even hundreds of people applying for the same position, so it is very important to make the best impression possible when going to an interview.
Students Faculty and Staff put together an Interactive and informative BBA Festival. The setup included 5 different stations where students were informing other students about the benefits for the BBA program. Every station had traditional games intended to have fun, but also to educate students about the benefits of the program.
Here’s what some students had to say about the festival:
CW students, staff members and our president, Ms. Mary Beth Del Balzo travelled to Albany to encourage lawmakers to restore the maximum Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) award for students attending colleges that offer only two-year degree programs.
Want to ace your next job interview? You might want to try using the word “we” to show your potential employer that you’re a team player. This Fortune article explains how this little tweak can make a big difference.
The College of Westchester offers individualized career counseling for students. Check out your options today!
Can you believe this snow? I live in New Jersey and work at CW in White Plains, NY. The snow this winter has been especially interesting. It comes in time for us to close schools in the morning, in order for students, faculty and staff to be safe. The snow has certainly been plentiful this season. And, even though it is beautiful, I am ready for Spring. Faculty, instructors and professors have been conducting classes remotely and students are able to attend without the messy commute.
Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend. Remember to set your clock ahead an hour Sunday morning! Here are some tips for how to adjust to the new schedule from the National Sleep Foundation:
Spring is just around the corner. This is a great time for new beginnings. Thinking about going back to school or starting a new career? Visit the College of Westchester online to explore our upcoming programs.
Adding new members and multiplying contacts is a very important mission for The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA.) In an effort to achieve those goals, representatives of NABA and current members of the organization from CW, organized an event to network and meet the new members.