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Professional Development Program Events

Thursday, September 7 – Resume Marathon                   
Have your resume reviewed and receive quick resume critiques on a first come, first served basis. Co-sponsored by the Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD).
 
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. in STEPS Building
 
Tuesday, September 19 – Ethics and the Job Offer                                                                                                     
Educate yourself about the ethical responsibilities and expectations that come with a job offer and decision-making deadlines.  This discussion will include negotiation, benefit packages and dealing with multiple offers at once.  
 
Presenter: Matt Melone – Professor, Perella Department of Finance
4:15 p.m. in RBC 091
 
Monday, September 18 through Friday, September 22 – Interview Prep 101: Mock Interviews                   
Practice your interview skills and receive immediate feedback from experienced interviewers and successful business leaders in your desired industry. Students must sign up for interview times through Handshake.  
 
9:00 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Center for Career and Professional Development, RBC 484
 
Tuesday, September 19 – Case Interviews with Deloitte Consulting, LLP                                                                                                                          
Case interviews are two-way conversations that demonstrate the ability to think creatively in unfamiliar businesses. Your interviewer will describe a strategic or operational challenge and you’ll have to reach defensible conclusions in a short period of time. While these skills are common to successful consultants, they are important tools for other areas as well.  
 
Week of October 4 in Rauch Business Center – Networking Reception immediately following at 5 p.m.
 
Thursday, October 12 – The Art of Networking           
Making small talk in a room full of strangers can be nerve-racking, especially when attempting to make connections or a positive first impression. Learn from a Lehigh alumnus who has mastered the art of networking and will share tips and advice on how to work a room, make an introduction and ultimately a good impression.  
 
Presenter: Jonathan Green '92 - Partner, Targeted Financial Services, LLC 
4:15 p.m. in RBC 091
 
Click here for the full Fall 2017 PDP Calendar.