Events


Webinar: How to Find Your Next Job Fast

Date: October 1, 2014

Career and job-search author Rick Gillis will show you how to search for a job with a lot less effort. Learn about simple techniques to identify jobs you can “close” faster, among many other tips. FREE! Sponsored by the FDU Office of Alumni Relations and Metropolitan Campus Career Development.

NJ Speakers Series at NJPAC

Date: October 9, 2014 to April 23, 2015
The New Jersey Speakers Series will feature: Madeleine Albright, Alan Alda, Steve Wozniak, Olympia Snowe, David Gergen, David McCullough and Dan Rather at New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Subscriptions available!

WAMFEST 2014: The Illuminated Word

Date: October 15, 2014 to October 17, 2014






"WAMFEST 2014: The Illuminated Word" will feature award-winning director Neil Burger, comic book artist and screenwriter Neil Gaiman, pen and ink artist Michael Arthur, graphic artist and author Stefan Bucher, acclaimed author Salman Rushdie, poet J. Mae Barzio, composer and musician Paul Cantelon, and the American String Quartet, in discussion with Wesley Stace, WAMFEST Artist in Residence.


Homecoming

Date: October 17, 2014 to October 18, 2014


Come back home. Reconnect with YOUR University. Celebrate your FDU experience. Enjoy two days of activities for the entire family. From the homecoming football game to the Charity Fair, there's something for everyone to enjoy. The Florham Campus is more beautiful than ever. Come back to where it all began for you. Wear your FDU gear and your FDU pride!

Reach Your Next Goal Workshops

Date: October 22, 2014 to February 25, 2015



These workshops will help you stand out from the crowd! Join us for sessions on personal branding, resume building and more. Sponsored by the FDU Young Alumni Association.

Webinar: Let LinkedIn Market Your Skills and Experience

Date: November 5, 2014

Viveka Von Rosen, author of LinkedIn Marketing an Hour a Day, will provide exceptional strategies to help you maximize LinkedIn for your search. Whether you are looking for a job or simply looking for more business, you will walk away with strategies you can implement instantly! FREE! Sponsored by the FDU Office of Alumni Relations and Metropolitan Campus Career Development.

A Night of Networking

Date: November 12, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Network with alumni and business professionals and build your contacts. Guest speaker Jason Scorza, FDU professor of philosophy and political science, and vice provost for academic and international affairs, will present a discussion on Cuba. FREE! Sponsored by the FDU EMBA & MBA Alumni Chapter and the Office of Alumni Relations.

Alumni Reception in Atlantic City

Date: November 19, 2014
Time: 5:00 PM
Join FDU President Sheldon Drucker, former N.J. Gov. Richard Codey, BA'81, and the other members of the N.J. legislature who are alumni for a reception during this year's League of Municipalities Conference in Atlantic City. Free with registration!

Webinar: Master the Art and Science of Interviewing

Date: December 3, 2014

Studies show that the average job seeker will go through at least 16 interviews before getting a job offer. Join John Kador, author of 301 Best Questions to Ask on Your Interview, to learn how you can maximize your interviews. You will walk away with a strategy that gives you more confidence and control of the interview process. FREE! Sponsored by the FDU Office of Alumni Relations and Metropolitan Campus Career Development.

Webinar: Grab Your Keys and Drive Your Career

Date: January 7, 2015

In today’s lean organizations, everyone is expected to step into a leadership role of some kind. To do that, sometimes you need to rebrand yourself.  Join Los Ellis, author of Keys to Life Business Success, to learn how to expand your leadership skills and get noticed. FREE! Sponsored by the FDU Office of Alumni Relations and Metropolitan Campus Career Development.

Webinar: Build a Network that Works for You

Date: February 4, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Who has the time to build a network?  Nobody!  But having a carefully cultivated professional network is the key to getting a job faster, with less effort, and without the added anxiety of potential loss of income. Join Mike Fishbein, author of How to Build an Awesome Professional Network, to learn how you can utilize social media strategies to not only build your network, but engage it. FREE! Sponsored by the FDU Office of Alumni Relations and Metropolitan Campus Career Development.

Webinar: Stuff Your Resume with Keywords

Date: March 4, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

With the average job posting garnering hundreds of applications, your resume has to scream "PICK ME!" Career coach Jay Block has extensively researched automated resume software and has come up with techniques to significantly increase your chances of getting your resume on the desk of a hiring authority. FREE! Sponsored by the FDU Office of Alumni Relations and Metropolitan Campus Career Development.

Webinar: Use Your Strengths to Create a Rewarding Career

Date: April 1, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

You deserve to love to get up and go to work – EVERYDAY!  Best selling author, Tom Rath, has used the extensive, global research of the Gallup organization to identify simple techniques you can instantly adopt that will move your career in the right direction.
FREE! Sponsored by the FDU Office of Alumni Relations and Metropolitan Campus Career Development.

Entrepreneurship to Spaceship

Date: April 9, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM


Network with alumni and business professionals and build your network! Guest speaker: Greg Olsen, BS'66, BS'68, MS'68. Free with registration. Sponsored by the FDU EMBA/MBA Alumni Chapter. 

Webinar: 5 Steps to Building a Powerful Network

Date: May 6, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Your chances of attaining your dream job will improve drastically when you have a plan. Because networking is the principal way job seekers are getting jobs today, you need to have an active, written strategy – one you can refer to frequently. Join bestselling author Beth Bridges and learn her 5 part networking success plan.
FREE! Sponsored by the FDU Office of Alumni Relations and Metropolitan Campus Career Development.

Webinar: What You Don't Say In An Interview

Date: June 3, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Interviewers favor individuals who understand the questions being asked and are able to quickly formulate good responses. You can learn how to increase your confidence and dramatically improve the impressions you make in interviews when you join Carole Martin, author of Boost Your Interview IQ. FREE! Sponsored by the FDU Office of Alumni Relations and Metropolitan Campus Career Development.

Wroxton Summer Getaway 2015

Date: July 18, 2015 to July 24, 2015



The 50th Anniversary of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Wroxton College is here!  Plan on joining us for the 2015 Wroxton College Summer Getaway!

  

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