Wilkes University

Special Events & Classes

Annual Classes

CAR 398 A JR/SR - Fall 2017 - CRN 30989

Seniors Practice Professional Networking in CAR 398 A
Life-Career Planning Class, Fall 2017
Wednesdays, 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
CRN 30989, 1 credit

This class is for juniors and seniors only.  Class topics will include resumes, cover letters, graduate school application, mock interviewing with professionals; business etiquette; "marketing" your skills to human resource professionals; "Reality 101 Job Searches," and class presentations from a variety of professionals.  SEATS ARE AVAILABLE!  This is the class seniors stated on course evaluations, "should be mandatory!

special event career fair

Special Events

Spring 2018 Wilkes Career Fair

Date: March 15, 2018
Time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
University Center on Main
169 S. Main Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA

Meet with students and alumni seeking full-time, part-time, intern or volunteer positions.

Sponsored by Wilkes University Career Services Office/University College.

Intern & Career Fair

The recent Intern & Career Fair held in October was a huge success! 294 Wilkes students had the opportunity to meet with 52 companies offering internships, volunteer, full-time or part-time positions in various concentrations.
Co-sponsored by Wilkes University Cooperative Education Internship Program & Career Services.

Connecting The Dots

The Wilkes University Alumni Association & Career Services invited students, from first year to seniors, to hear about how successful alumni  transitioned from Wilkes students to professionals.

Alumni participants included a wide variety of professionals coming to campus to speak to them about their careers.
Students gained excellent connections, career development ideas, and experiential opportunities as they used a  "speed network" with varied alums and alumni mentors.