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Spring Career Development Series

The goal of the Career Development Series of 2020 is to introduce SFIS students to the tools and resources they will need to pursue meaningful careers in their chosen fields upon graduation. To this end, Student Engagement will work alongside SFIS Faculty and Career and Professional Development Services to curate a specific series of workshops to help students plan for the future.

Workshop Series:


Career Services 101

Facilitator: David Roessler, Specialist Sr, CPDS
Date: January 29, 2020
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Description: Did you know that as a Sun Devil, you have access to the wealth of knowledge and resources housed within Career and Professional Development Services? Kick-off Spring Semester with the first of our Professional Development Series workshops, Career Services 101. Meet our new SFIS Career Services Representative David Roessler, and learn all about the opportunities available to you!
Key takeaways include:
  • How to make an appointment with CPDS
  • How CPDS can help you with career preparation, building your professional identity, and career exploration
  • Understanding the skills you've developed through your university experience and how they translate into career competencies
  • University opportunities, including the types of programming, events, career fairs, and resources available to you

Spring Career and Internship Fair

Date: February 25 - 26, 2020 
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Memorial Union second floor
Description: The Spring Career and Internship Fair is the largest recruiting event at ASU and is open to students and alumni of all majors and degree levels! Resume Reviews and Career Fair Prep Sessions will be offered before the fair. Check Handshake Events for locations and details. More than 125 employers from a variety of industries with open career and internship positions are expected to attend this event. Bring your resume and dress professionally!

How to Network

Facilitator: David Roessler, Specialist Sr, Career Services
Date: February 19, 2020
Time: 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: INTDSB B353A
Description: From your first handshake, to nailing the interview, to receiving the offer, networking is key to building a robust portfolio of career possibilities. A strong network can mean higher pay, more opportunities, and a world of geographical locations that your professional life can take you. Learn more about networking form David Roessler of Career and Professional Development Services!

Creating Your Own Job Description

Facilitator: Associate Professor, Kiki Jenkins
Date: April 1, 2020
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: INTDSB B353A
Description: How do you find a position in the current workforce when you have a New American Degree? How do you transform the knowledge you have into marketable skills? How can you have a career and not just a job? What will make you happy, content, and fulfilled to go to work every day? Join SFIS Associate Professor Lekelia Jenkins as she guides you through answering these questions.