Wednesday, September 3, 2014 (Today)

9:00 AMConsulting

The University Center for Training and Development holds consulting hours from 9-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning, in LN-G112. Stop by with your questions about Banner, Blackboard, BU Business Systems, Google, Hyperion or MS Office. One of our staff members will be on-site to assist you or refer you for additional assistance.

Training/Workshops

4:30 PMCreating a U.S.-style resume

In this program you will learn the necessary components to draft a strong U,S.-style resume. Topics to be covered include the purpose of a resume, formatting, appropriate resume section headings, the concept of using action verbs to highlight skills, accomplishments and results, and common differences between U.S. documents and other countries' resumes/CVs. For more information, contact the CCPD at careers@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

6:00 PMJC Mentor fall information session

Gain information on applying and obtaining 2 credits for fall to mentor an at-risk middle school student during the school day in the local Johnson City Middle School. All current sophomores, juniors and seniors are welcome to attend. If you have 8 a.m.-noon available two days per week you can rely on the BC Transit #17 bus to complete your hours or if you have your own transportation you can visit the school 7:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Monday through Friday to collect the 5-6 hours/week required. Visit this link for details: http://www2.binghamton.edu/career-development-center/students/undergraduate/internships-and-other-ways-to-gain-experience/jc-mentor-program.html. For more information, contact the CCPD at careers@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

6:30 PMAuditions for theatre MainStage Shows

Auditions for "The Lying Kind" by Anthony Neilson and directed by Carol Hanscom and "A Chorus Line," conceived and originally directed and choreographed by Michael Bennett, book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban, co-Choreographed by Bob Avian and directed by Elizabeth Mozer. A sign-up list for audition times is up on the Theatre Department bulletin board! Prepare a one minute monologue of your choice and 16 bars of a song of your choice. There will be an accompanist so bring sheet music for your song. If you do not wish to be considered for a singing role you may solely present your prepared monologue. Those who wish to be considered for a non-acting chorus part in the musical may present a one-minute choreographed piece in place of the one-minute acting monologue. Bring your own recorded accompaniment and playing device for your dance piece. You can also do the piece without music if you desire.Musicians and orchestra manager needed for "A Chorus Line." E-mail kruffo@binghamton.edu if interested. Callback dates are Thursday, Sept. 4 through Sunday, Sept. 8. Cast lists will be posted on the bulletin board on Monday, Sept. 8. See the full audition call at http://www.binghamton.edu/theatre/auditions.html.

On Stage

Thursday, September 4, 2014

9:00 AMConsulting

The University Center for Training and Development holds consulting hours from 9-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning, in LN-G112. Stop by with your questions about Banner, Blackboard, BU Business Systems, Google, Hyperion or MS Office. One of our staff members will be on-site to assist you or refer you for additional assistance.

Training/Workshops

12:00 PMGroup appointment: Making your U.S.-style resume

In this program you will learn the necessary components to draft a strong U.S.-style resume. Topics to be covered include the purpose of a resume, formatting, appropriate resume section headings, the concept of using action verbs to highlight skills, accomplishments and results, and common differences between U.S. documents and other countries' resumes/CVs. For more information, contact the CCPD at careers@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

1:00 PMInternet Native Banner (INB) Basics

This workshop is for anyone who goes into the back-office forms (screens) in Banner to make changes to student information. This course will help users get comfortable moving around within forms and from form to form. It is a pre-requisite to getting a User ID in Internet Native Banner. Call 777-6362 or visit http://uctd.binghamton.edu.

Training/Workshops

4:30 PMTargeting your resume for JIF

In this session you will learn tips on how to create a resume for use at a job fair. For more information, contact the CCPD at careers@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

Friday, September 5, 2014

10:00 AMUndergraduate Admissions Tour Only

Tour only for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

12:00 PMInternational students: How to make "small talk" with employers

This interactive workshop will help you to make small talk with employers at the Job and Internship Fair. This workshop will build your confidence, create a positive first impression, bond with recruiters and employers, and most of all, make them remember you. This program will cover key concepts that international students need to learn to form relationships at networking and social events and eventually land a job in the U.S.! For more information, contact the CCPD at careers@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

12:30 PMJC Mentor info session

Gain information on applying and obtaining 2 credits for fall to mentor an at-risk middle school student during the school day in the local Johnson City Middle School. All current sophomores, juniors and seniors are welcome to attend. If you have 8 a.m.-noon available on two days per week you can rely on the BC Transit #17 bus to complete your hours, or if you have your own transportation you can visit the school 7:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Monday through Friday to collect the 5-6 hours/week required. Visit this link for more information: http://www2.binghamton.edu/career-development-center/students/undergraduate/internships-and-other-ways-to-gain-experience/jc-mentor-program.html. For more information, contact the CCPD at careers@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

1:00 PMUndergraduate Admissions Information Session and Tour

Information session and tour for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

2:30 PMMy first resume

In this session you will learn how to spot common errors in a resume, improve your resume language and gain tips on how to conduct an initial self-critique. Bring your ID! For more information, contact the CCPD at careers@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

3:00 PMVolleyball vs. Austin Peay (away)

Bearcats Athletics

5:00 PMCross country vs. Albany

Bearcats Athletics

6:00 PMMen's soccer @ Duquesne

Bearcats Athletics

7:00 PMWomen's soccer vs. Siena

Bearcats Athletics

8:00 PMVolleyball @ Akron

Bearcats Athletics

Saturday, September 6, 2014

All DayGolf @ Colgate Invitational

Bearcats Athletics

10:00 AMUndergraduate Admissions Tour Only

Tour only for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

12:30 PMVolleyball vs. Bryant (away)

Bearcats Athletics

1:00 PMUndergraduate Admissions Information Session and Tour

Information session and tour for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

3:00 PMMaster Class with Joel Diegert, saxophone and Mariam Vardezelashvili, piano

The Solaris Duo, Joel Diegert, saxophone, and Mariam Vardezelashvili, piano, will conduct a master class based on the pieces they will perform in their concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7. Free. For more information, call 607-777-2592, visit http://music.binghamton.edu or become a fan on Facebook. This event is sponsored by the Binghamton University Music Department.

On Stage

5:30 PMVolleyball vs. Drake (away)

Bearcats Athletics

Sunday, September 7, 2014

All DayGolf @ Colgate Invitational

Bearcats Athletics

9:00 AMMen's tennis in round robin dual

Bearcats Athletics

11:00 AMMen's soccer vs. Niagara at Duquesne

Bearcats Athletics

1:00 PMWomen's soccer @ Lafayette

Bearcats Athletics

3:00 PMSolaris Duo Recital: Joel Diegert, sax, and Mariam Vardezelashvili, piano

The Solaris Duo, Joel Diegert, saxophone, and Mariam Vardezelashvili, piano, will perform music by Prokofiev, Barber and Britten. This concert is free, open to the public and sponsored by the Binghamton University Music Department. For more information, call 607-777-2592, visit http://music.binghamton.edu or become a fan on Facebook.

On Stage

Monday, September 8, 2014

10:00 AMHyperion for query writers

This workshop is geared toward new and current users who write queries. It covers most of the above End Users class, but at an accelerated rate. It will also cover creating a simple query and modifying existing queries in Interactive Reporting Web Client mode. Attendees will also learn how to save their queries and give other users permission to view and run the query. To register, contact the UCTD at 777-6362 or http://uctd.binghamton.edu.

Training/Workshops

1:00 PMBlackboard overview

Covers the basics of Blackboard including accessing your course, adding materials, availability and policies. To register, contact the UCTD at 777-6362 or http://uctd.binghamton.edu.

Training/Workshops

6:00 PMMake your resume job search-worthy

Learn how to transform your resume from a basic listing of experiences to a targeted document that positions you for an interview. This program will cover how to tailor your existing resume to a desired position and maximize resume effectiveness by using strong, targeted language. It will also provide you with tools to conduct an effective self-critique before you apply. For more information, contact the CCPD at careers@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

9:00 AMConsulting

The University Center for Training and Development holds consulting hours from 9-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning, in LN-G112. Stop by with your questions about Banner, Blackboard, BU Business Systems, Google, Hyperion or MS Office. One of our staff members will be on-site to assist you or refer you for additional assistance.

Training/Workshops

12:00 PMGoing to college? It's never too early to start planning

This presentation will focus on a four-year plan to help your high school student prepare to apply to college. Many people think the preparation starts in junior year, but in reality, it starts in freshman year and includes everything from course selection and volunteer work, to extracurricular activities and test taking. Binghamton University admissions representatives will offer tips and tricks and debunk the myths of the college admissions process! To register, contact the UCTD at 777-6362 or http://uctd.binghamton.edu.

Training/Workshops

1:15 PMFinding employers who hire international students

Discover Going Global, an international career database, and search for job listings and the employer directory which contains 1000s of company listings. Maximize your job search to target employers who have petitioned for international employees in the past. For more information, contact the CCPD at careers@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

1:30 PMShortel telephone training

Introduction to using the ShoreTel telephone and desktop communicator. To register, contact the UCTD at 777-6362 or http://uctd.binghamton.edu.

Training/Workshops

4:30 PMHarpur/CCPA seniors: What you need to know now for career success

Planning for life after graduation should begin now! Whether your plans include graduate/professional school or employment, we'll cover what you need to know in September to be ready for May! For more information, contact the CCPD at careers@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

5:30 PMLa Table Fran├žaise

Join students and faculty every Tuesday. Enjoy your meal while conversing in French. All levels of proficiency welcome. For more information contact Associate Professor Dora Polachek at dpolachk@binghamton.edu or 607-777-6507.

General Events

6:00 PMWrite a cover letter employers will want to read

Learn the basics of cover letter development, including formatting and how and why to tailor your letter so employers will want to read it! For more information, contact the CCPD at careers@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

7:00 PMVolleyball @ Siena

Bearcats Athletics

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

8:00 AMHealthcare Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

This unique 33-hour healthcare-based Lean Six Sigma training course at the Green Belt level will be held Sept. 10-12 and Sept. 15-16 on site at Binghamton University. Online distance learning classes will be Sept. 11 through Oct. 27. The course gives you valuable tools to achieve process excellence and help your team do more with less. This practical training includes several healthcare based case studies that demonstrate successful application of Lean Six Sigma concepts to both clinical and operational activities. Educational group activities are used throughout the course to reinforce concepts and illustrate successful implementations and associated benefits of Lean Six Sigma. This program is designed for anyone interested in understanding and applying lean concepts to healthcare systems including: executives, directors, physicians, nurses, pharmaceutical staff, hospital and office administrative staff, industrial management engineers, performance improvement specialists, laboratory and specialized healthcare services staff, clinical staff, and insurance company staff. Register before Wednesday, Aug. 27 to avoid late fees. See more information at http://www.binghamton.edu/watson/industry/professional-development/programs/leansixsigma/healthcare.html.

Training/Workshops

9:00 AMSpeaking for Success

"Is Your Message Being Heard?" The well-produced voice is dynamic, smooth, clear and efficient. It commands, persuades, instructs and conveys -- successfully! This course, based on the work of Dr. Morton Cooper and 25 years of private voice instruction, is for all people who need to use their voice in business, teaching and public speaking. Topics covered include maintaining good vocal health, the tools of voice production, healthy vocal projection, midsection breath support and methods for dealing with nerves. For more personalized attention class size will be limited, so sign up early! For more information, contact Peter Sicilian at sicilian@binghamton.edu. To register, contact the UCTD at 777-6362 or http://uctd.binghamton.edu.

Training/Workshops

9:00 AMConsulting

The University Center for Training and Development holds consulting hours from 9-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning, in LN-G112. Stop by with your questions about Banner, Blackboard, BU Business Systems, Google, Hyperion or MS Office. One of our staff members will be on-site to assist you or refer you for additional assistance.

Training/Workshops

10:00 AMBlackboard overview

Covers the basics of Blackboard including accessing your course, adding materials, availability and policies. To register, contact the UCTD at 777-6362 or http://uctd.binghamton.edu.

Training/Workshops

1:10 PMFinding employers who hire international students

Discover Going Global, an international career database, and search for job listings and the employer directory which contains 1000s of company listings. Maximize your job search to target employers who have petitioned for international employees in the past. For more information, contact the CCPD at careers@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

3:30 PMJob Fair strategies for non-business/engineering students

The Job & Internship Fair is not just for business and engineering majors! This session will cover strategies to help you succeed in making connections at the the JIF! For more information, contact the CCPD at careers@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

7:00 PMMen's soccer vs. Army

Bearcats Athletics

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