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Career Workshops and Events

Upcoming Events

HP Information + Innovation Night: Thursday, September 20, 2018

4:00 – 6:00 p.m. | MBEB 2302, Imagination Lab
Learn about business-career opportunities at HP as well as discover their latest products and technologies. Pizza provided. Learn more about HP Information + Innovation Night.
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Professional Development Month: October 2018

See schedule and locations below.

This October we’re providing a crash course in career development featuring events and workshops each week. Explore all the 2018 Professional Development Month events.
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Resumes and LinkedIn, Presented by Saint AlphonsusWednesday, October 3, 20184:30 - 6:00 p.m.MBEB 2302, Imagination Lab Don't miss this valuable presentation on resumes and LinkedIn by Saint Alphonsus. Pizza provided.
Networking 101, Presented by former KTVB News Anchor Carolyn HollyTuesday, October 9, 201812:00 - 1:00 p.m.MBEB 2302, Imagination LabLearn how to network effectively in order to secure your next internship or job. Pizza provided.
Exlusive Pre-Fair Event: Meet the Employers COBE Networking Night
Tuesday, October 16, 20185:00 - 7:00 p.m.Jackson CommonsMix and mingle with 20+ employers. Appetizers and beverages will be provided.
Fall Career and Graduate School FairWednesday, October 17, 20189:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.Jordan Ballroom, Student Union Building (SUB)Meet with employers, gather information, network and seek possible internship and/or career opportunities.
Ace the Interview, Presented by MicronWednesday, October 24, 201812:00-1:00 p.m.MBEB 2302, Imagination LabLearn how to ace your job interview with one of Idaho's largest employers, Micron Technology. More information, including programming sponsors, will be provided in early September. For questions, please contact COBE Career Services. Pizza provided.

W.O.W. Lunch + Learn: November 8, 2018

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Boise State University Alumni & Friends Center Ballroom
Celebrating diversity in the workplace, hear from a panel of successful women. Hosted by Women of the Workplace, Net Impact, and COBE Career Services. Buffet lunch served and plenty of time for exchanging business cards and networking. All gender identities welcome. Find out more about the 2018 W.O.W. Lunch + Learn.
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Past Events

Spring 2018

Happy Hour – Companies in the Classroom Social: Wednesday, March 21, 2018

career connections event
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m..
Jackson Commons
Meet employers in a business casual setting.

Companies in the Classroom: March 20 – 21, 2018

students at skaggs hall
Classroom Panel Discussions
Employers from various industries hold panel discussions within the classroom.

Ask Me Anything: Thursday, March 15, 2018

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Imagination Lab, MBEB 2302
Panelists for this forum are comprised of judges for the Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge.

CFOs Exposed: Wednesday, March 7, 2018

cfos exposed event
5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Stueckle Sky Center
Students receive the opportunity to interact with top leaders from various industries.

Boise State University Career Fair: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Boise State University career fair
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Jordan Ballroom – SUB
Meet employers face-to-face and seek possible internship and career opportunities.

Careers You Can Bank On: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

careers you can bank on panelists
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Skaggs Hall, MBEB 1301
Learn more about career opportunities within the banking industry.

Ask Me Anything: Thursday, February 1, 2018

Ask Me Anything panelists
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Imagination Lab, MBEB 2302
Students have the opportunity to ask panelists career-minded questions to gain insight into a specific career or industry.

Fall 2017

Ask Me Anything: Thursday, November 9, 2017

Ask Me Anything, COBE panel discussion
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Imagination Lab, MBEB 2302
Students have the opportunity to ask panelists career-minded questions to gain insight into a specific career or industry.

Gearing Up for the Career Fair: Monday, October 16, 2017

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4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
COBE Career Services Conference Room, MBEB 1123-E
This is a workshop hosted by COBE Career Services. Make the most out of your career fair experience by being prepared and knowing what to expect.

Professional Networking Week: October 2 – 6, 2017

Group of business professionals
See schedule below.
This is a week-long series of networking events, which allows students to interact with peers and employers.

Classroom Panel DiscussionsOctober 2-6

TBATBAEmployers will share their professional experiences and answer student questions.
Honors Society Breakfast Tuesday, October 3, 20177:30 - 9:00 a.m.Imagination Lab, MBEB 2302Network with the top 10% of our academically achieving COBE students.

*Breakfast menu to be announced.
COBE Career Expo Wednesday, October 4, 20179:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Jackson Commons, MBEBStudents can bring their resumes and discuss opportunities with employers.

*Free professional LinkedIn photos for all participants (11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Etiquette DinnerThursday, October 5, 20175:00 - 8:00 p.m.Stueckle Sky CenterStudents will have the opportunity to mingle and dine with employers.

*Click here to visit our Etiquette Dinner page

The Value of Internships: September 28, 2017

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4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
MBEB 4201 Executive Boardroom
Don’t miss this valuable presentation on The Value of Internships by Saint Alphonsus.

Slice of Advice: September 19, 2017

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4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
MBEB 2302, Imagination Lab
Interview Prep presented by Ernst and Young