Connecticut is prepping the unemployed for telecommuting. Remotely, of course.

Connecticut is testing a belief that remote work will outlive the COVID-19 pandemic, presenting challenges and opportunities for a workforce that might lack digital skills yet benefit from telecommuting.

Read more here: https://ctmirror.org/2021/10/18/connecticut-is-prepping-the-unemployed-for-telecommuting-remotely-of-course/

By Mike Twerago
Mike Twerago Director of Operations, Data & Recruitment Mike Twerago
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Event Recap: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Networking Exchange

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Center for Career and Professional Development hosted “Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Networking Exchange” on Tuesday, March 30th for students and alums to virtually engage with industry professionals from varied organizations to discuss new …

By Helen Boyke
Helen Boyke Director of Alumni, Veteran and Graduate Career Development Helen Boyke
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Event Recap: Coffee & Conversations – How the Pandemic has Shifted our Workplace and Hiring

The Center for Career & Professional Development delivered another event in their Coffee & Conversations series on the evening of March 23rd.  The virtual roundtable discussion focused on How the Pandemic has Shifted our Workplace and Hiring, and the Impact …

By Sheila Lillis
Sheila Lillis Associate Director Sheila Lillis
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Some Liberal-Arts-Focused Colleges are Adding Career and Technical Training Certificates

A Yale-educated evolutionary biologist and a faculty member at Catholic, liberal-arts-focused Sacred Heart University, Geffrey Stopper also oversees one of its newest courses: advanced craft beverage brewing.

Read More here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/liberal-arts-colleges-career-training/2021/03/19/1ed405aa-872a-11eb-bfdf-4d36dab83a6d_story.html?fbclid=IwAR0392IDsXAtKxKw5oeedzoERb3yFA8bA7t4n9tMydFxDqLbv9VjUPM5DFM

By Cicely Poggi-Gedacht
Cicely Poggi-Gedacht Associate Director Cicely Poggi-Gedacht
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SHU Offers Certification in Remote Working

SHU Offers Certification in Remote Working, read more here: https://www.sacredheart.edu/news-room/news-listing/shu-offers-certification-in-remote-working/

 

By Mike Twerago
Mike Twerago Director of Operations, Data & Recruitment Mike Twerago
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2020 Internship and Career Fair

Sacred Heart University held their annual Internship and Career Fair on Oct. 23 from 1-4 p.m., however, unlike previous years this fair was held virtually.

Read more about the Career Fair in the Sacred Heart Newspaper, The Spectrum here:
https://www.shuspectrum.com/archives/features/2020-internship-and-career-fair/

By Mike Twerago
Mike Twerago Director of Operations, Data & Recruitment Mike Twerago
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New Mentor Program Connects Students with Professionals

Sophomores meet monthly with mentors and benefit from their insight and experience

Sacred Heart University’s Mentoring Visionary Pioneers (MVP) Program recently completed its successful inaugural year, despite moving its sessions online due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The MVP program connects …

By Corey Stokes
Corey Stokes Associate Director of Career Student Engagement Corey Stokes
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Virtual Internships: Pathways to Success for Companies

COVID-19 has accelerated the trends many companies were already beginning to embrace—more flexible work schedules and home office options. That shift has now extended to the position that is, for many, an important first rung in the career ladder: an …

By Patti Moran
Patti Moran Director of Career Programming & Experiential Learning Patti Moran
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JP Morgan presents “How to Land a Job on Wall Street”

Last month, sophomores in the College and Business & Technology, had the opportunity to virtually engage with members of the campus recruiting team at JP Morgan Chase.  Students were informed on the importance of applying early for Wall Street Summer …

By Annie Suffredini
Annie Suffredini Director Annie Suffredini
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How the Pandemic Could Fix Internships

Take a look about why Shelly Banjo from Bloomberg feels that this current pandemic could potentially fix internships:
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/newsletters/2020-05-20/how-the-pandemic-could-fix-internships

By Helen Boyke
Helen Boyke Director of Alumni, Veteran and Graduate Career Development Helen Boyke
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