Career Center hosting several events for fall 2019 semester

Editor’s note: Story updated Sept. 18

The University of Maine Career Center will host several events in September and October.

CareerFest, offering three days of career-focused events to hone career readiness skills, will take place Sept. 17–19. 

“Careers in a Helping Profession” will be held 1–3 p.m. Sept. 17 in the Career Center. A festival on the Mall, which will be held 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Sept. 18, will offer rapid resume reviews, LinkedIn tips, application advice and interview practice with employer experts, as well as food and prizes. Federal jobs and internships will be the focus of a panel discussion 1–3 p.m. Sept. 19 in the Career Center. 

Walk-in hours also will be available for meeting with career counselors at the Career Center from 1–4 p.m. Sept. 17 and 18, and 9 a.m.–noon Sept. 19.

The 21st annual Engineering Job Fair will be held in the New Balance Student Recreation Center 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Oct. 16. Engineering students will network with employers and organizations seeking UMaine students for internships and full-time opportunities. Registration is online.