Events Listed As Career Development

Upcoming Events
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Discover the in’s and out’s of landing the best salary and benefits for yourself. There are many things to consider; you will want to attend to find the best ways to set yourself up for success.
9:30 a.m.
The Engaging Community Series is back with "Entrepreneurial Learning, Immersive Learning, Service Learning, Community Engagement – What’s the Difference?" There are a number of buzzwords on campus related to structuring courses and achieving learning objectives. But what do they all mean? What are the points of distinction and intersection? And what resources are available to help you integrate them into your courses? We’re gathering the Offices of Entrepreneurial Learning, Immersive Learning, Student Life, and Community Engagement in one place to provide overviews and answer your questions.
8:15 a.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Jim Walker with his fluteA day full of learning and music making with world-renown flutist Jim Walker, and Mihoko Watanabe, associate professor of flute at Ball State University. Free and open to the public.
11 a.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Brendan Kane with his bassA day full of learning and music making with guest artist Brendan Kane, double bassist in the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, as well as Ball State's Assistant Professor of Music Performance (double bass), Joel Braun.
3:30 p.m.
Calendar: English
Ball State University alum Andrew Kmiec gives an insider’s view on working in the entertainment industry.
11 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Meet department representatives, ask questions about the programs, and receive tips on how to improve your chances of being admitted into graduate programs.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Are you concerned about potential employers looking for your Facebook profile or Instagram account? What does your social media presence say about you? Come to this session to learn how to manage this part of your professional self and make it work for you.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Are you on the fence about continuing your education after your undergraduate degree? Find out what you need to know before you make your decision with this webinar.
4 p.m.
Are you on the fence about continuing your education after your undergraduate degree? Find out what you need to know before you make your decision with this webinar.
11 a.m.
Employer Site VisitsStudents are invited to this site visit, where you can travel with the Career Center to a company’s location and learn all about it.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Problem solving is one of the key skills employers look for in interns and new hires. This session will help you develop and utilize critical thinking strategies as well as discuss the role of values and ethics when making decisions.
6 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Have you ever wondered what to wear or how to write an important email? At this workshop you will learn about professional standards of dress and communication as well as how to understand organizational culture.
11:30 a.m.
Employer Site VisitsStudents are invited to this site visit, where you can travel with the Career Center to a company’s location and learn all about it.
4 p.m.
Calendar: Rinker Center
Learn more about study abroad opportunities at Ball State.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Even when you find the job you have been searching for, there are still plenty of things to consider. Make sure you are prepared for the world of work with this program.
6 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Bills can become even more complicated when moving from college into the world of work. Visit this workshop to learn tips for wisely managing your money regardless of income level. Explore how decisions you make now can impact your lifestyle in the future.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Discover the many differences you will face upon leaving college and joining a full-time career. Life can be vastly different, and the Career Center is here to help talk you through it.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Problem solving is one of the key skills employers look for in interns and new hires. This session will help you develop and utilize critical thinking strategies as well as discuss the role of values and ethics when making decisions.
6 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Have you ever wondered what to wear or how to write an important email? At this workshop you will learn about professional standards of dress and communication as well as how to understand organizational culture.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Which is the correct fork to use? Who passes the rolls? How do you mingle? These questions and more can be answered by attending this Career Center event.
All Day Event
Speaker addressing a class of Economic Development Course participantsDoes your job require you to have a good understanding of economic development or to make decisions that affect the economic development of your community? Running January 9-13, our week-long Indiana Economic Development Course offers intensive training in the basic concepts, methods, and strategies of economic, industrial, business, and community development. It is a comprehensive educational experience in the theory and practice of economic development.
11 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Are you applying for a job or internship and need help with your résumé? Get your résumé critiqued by Career Center staff!
11 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Are you applying for a job or internship and need help with your résumé? Get your résumé critiqued by Career Center staff!
11 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Cardinal Job FairA wide range of employers visit campus to connect with Ball State students and alumni for internships and full-time employment. You will not want to miss this opportunity.Once a semester the Career Center brings together a diverse group of employers who are all looking for one thing: potential employees.The fall Cardinal Job Fair attracts more than 100 employers who come to Ball State specifically to meet students and alumni. This is a great opportunity to get a start on your career planning and to network with people who could help you with those plans. Whether you are looking for part-time or full-time positions or internships, there are plenty of prospects under one roof when you attend Cardinal Job Fair.