Career Preparedness Program (CPP) is a customized program designed by the Russ Berie Institue for Profesional Sales (RBI) to help students prepare for a successful entry into ‘real world’ on completing their degrees at William Paterson University.
What Are The Highlights Of CPP?Getting ready for the real world• A 90 minute workshop conducted by industry executives to help students identify strategies to land their first job in a fast paced Q & A format
Mock interviews• 20 minute interview sessions for a generic job with personalized feedback• Interviewers from the industry• Sessions video-taped for self-critique and skill development
Real world interactions • Executives from 20 companies (see list below)• True Career Networking setting• Opportunity for understanding what companies are looking for (you may even get an internship or a job interview!)
When Is CPP?• Career Networking Evnt: February 16-18, 2017 10:00am to 4:00pm (Room: VR Café)• Career Preparation Workshop: February 25, 2016 - 12:30 to 2:00 PM (Room: VR 2022)• Mock Interview Sessions: March 1-3, 2016 - Time TBD (Room: RBI Sales Labs)
Who Is Eligible? • Marketing majors who have completed at least 60 credits (Juniors and Seniors)• Minimum GPA of 2.75• Who are eager to get jobs on graduation!
How Does This Work?• Prescreened candidates will receive an invitation via email containing instructions to register• There will be a short window of 48-72 hours to register• Those who complete all the three components will be awarded a certificate by RBI
What Else Is Required?• A professional resume (multiple copies- at least 10)• Professional attire at mock interviews and job fair• Hunger for succeeding in job search!
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