Upcoming Events

See the Campus Map or the local Community page for directions and information on accommodations. Find out more about career fairs, workshops, employer visits and other events by clicking on the events in the table below.

Employers Recruiting on Campus 

Check back for 2020 dates!

Don't forget to check Handshake over the winter break for job or internship opportunities!

Montrose Campus Career Services Days

Career appointments are available on the Montrose campus during fall and spring semester. To schedule an appointment, please call the Montrose Campus Student Services Coordinator at 970.249.7009. Appointments are scheduled for one hour, and you may select what you would like to cover during that appointment.

  • Check back for Spring 2020 dates!

Workshops

Please register for our free workshops by calling Career Services at 970.248.1404 or emailing us at career@coloradomesa.edu. Please provide your name and 700#.  
  • Dreaming of Grad School?, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2:15-3:00pm, University Center 221
  • “Major Confusion” – Workshop for Undecided Students, Thursday, Jan. 30, 10-10:50am, University Center 221
  • Want to be an RA?-Applicant Workshop, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 4-6pm, Dominguez Hall 110
  • Land an Interview with Your Resume & Cover LetterTuesday, Feb. 11, 3:30-5:00pm (Presentation & Lab), Dominguez Hall 203
  • Successful Interviewing 101, Thursday, February 20, 3:30-4:15pm, University Center 221
  • Ask the Hiring Experts!, Thursday, Feb. 27, 3:30-4:30pm, University Center 222
  • Lightning Talk: How to Work the Career Connections Fair, Tues., March 3, 12-12:30pm, University Center 221
  • 21st Century Communication, Tuesday, March 10, 1:00-1:45pm, University Center 221
  • How to Prep for the Teacher Job Fair, Tuesday, March 24, 5:00-6:30pm, University Center 221
  • Summer Plans? - Preparing for an Internship, Tuesday, March 31, 3-3:45pm, University Center 222
  • Land an Interview with Your Resume & Cover Letter, Wednesday, April 8, 3:30-5pm (Presentation & Lab), Dominguez Hall 203
  • Successful Interviewing 101, Wednesday, April 15, 10-10:50am, University Center 221
  • Lightning Talk: Suit Up! Dressing for Success, Tuesday, April 21, 4-4:20pm, University Center 221

Career Fairs and Special Events

Leap into Life Month

This is a series of career planning events leading up to the Career Connections Fair. The first two events are specialized for senior students in order to prepare them to "Leap into Life" upon graduation, but is open to any student who is interested. The final event, Ask the Hiring Experts panel discussion, is open to all students and local job seekers in order to prepare them for the following week at the Career Connections Fair. 

Senior Exit Orientation: Wednesday, February 12th 3:30-5pm UC 213

  • An informational event on how CMU is HERE for students before and after graduation
  • An overview of services from Career Services, the Alumni Association and the Mesa County Workforce Center
  • We will go over what each department/company can help CMU seniors with as they prepare to look for jobs and transition into life after college
  • Registration information coming soon!

Senior Boot Camp: “Preparing for the Real World”: Tuesday, February 18th 3-5pm UC 213

  • A workshop for graduating senior students to go over resumes, cover letters and interviewing skills
  • Workshop brought to students by CMU Career Services and the Mesa County Workforce Center
  • This will be a BYOR/CL (Bring your Own Resume/Cover Letter).
Please register for this free workshops by calling Career Services at 970.248.1404 or emailing us at career@coloradomesa.edu. Please provide your name and 700#.  

Ask the Hiring Experts: Thursday, February 27th 3:30-4:30pm UC 222

  • A panel discussion for students and job seekers to ask hiring experts any questions they have about interviews, the overall application process, what hiring experts are looking for in job applicants and much more!
Please register for this free workshops by calling Career Services at 970.248.1404 or emailing us at career@coloradomesa.edu. Please provide your name and 700#.  

Career Connections Fair

March 5th, 2020 from 9am-2pm 

Join Colorado Mesa University, The Daily Sentinel, KNZZ News Radio 1100, Mesa County Workforce Center, and News Channel 5 at the Spring 2020 Career Connections Fair for a day full of networking and recruiting. This event is open to the general public along with CMU students, alumni, staff and faculty. This career fair offers a time for students and local job seekers to meet employers and collect information about employment opportunities both locally and nationally. This fair also provides a venue for employers to recruit and meet potential job candidates. 

Registration will close Friday, February 7th, 2020

2020 Teacher Job Fair

Thursday, March 26th, 2020, from 8am-5pm, University Center Ballroom
  • District check-in from 8-9am
  • Teacher check-in from 8:30-9am

This fair provides an opportunity for teachers and teacher candidates to learn about employment opportunities with school districts in the next school year. This fair also provides a venue for school districts to interview Colorado Mesa University students, alumni, teacher candidates from other colleges, and community teachers. At the fair, candidates can meet formally with school districts, learn about their hiring needs, and even interview for open positions. 

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