University News
For Immediate Release: 
Feb 02 2000

Students at Concord Learn How to Land Jobs

Athens, W.Va. - Tammy Jenkins, with Concord College’s Career Services Department, announces a series of career-enhancement programs that will be offered by her office this semester. "This is a great way for students to start making real-world contacts with organizations that may be potential employers," stated Jenkins. "We promote the events on-campus and try to have a wide variety of organizations represented."

The schedule is as follows:

Thursday, February 17, 12:00 p.m., College Center, Cafeteria Annex

How Do You Really Land a Job as a Pharmaceutical Sales Representative?

David Burch (Concord Alumnus), Bertek Pharmaceuticals

Any student thinking of a sales career or pharmaceutical sales should attend this program.

Thursday, February 17, 3:00 p.m., State Room

Is Graduate School in Your Future Plans?

Dr. John L. Eaton, Associate Provost for Graduate Studies, Virginia Tech

Dr. Eaton will present general information about enrolling in graduate studies, financial aid, required testing, etc. Any student that has graduate school in her/his future plans should attend.

Thursday, February 24, 3:00 p.m., College Center, State Room

Law School Panel Discussion

Susan Palmer, Assistant Dean, Washington and Lee Law School

Nancy Pruett, Admissions, Appalachian School of Law

Michelle Rahman, Admissions, University of Richmond

Any student contemplating law school in the future should attend this program. Our panelists will provide general information about the application process, being enrolled in law school, etc. in addition to providing specific information about their respective schools.

Monday, March 6, 7:00 p.m., Centennial Hall, PE405

Freshmen/Sophomore Student Athlete Panel Discussion

Plans are being finalized to have several former student-athletes share stories of where their life has gone since graduating from Concord.

Tuesday, March 7, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., College Center, Ballroom

Teacher Education Recruitment Day?

Approximately 25 school system representatives will be on campus to interview education students graduating in May. Representatives from West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia are expected to attend. Students will be pre-assigned interview times.

Monday, April 10

One Valley Bank

Chris Runyan and Jason Lunsford (Concord alumnus) will be on campus to interview for full-time employment opportunities with One Valley Bank for the following positions: staff auditor, information analyst, retail banker, telebanking associate, financial analyst, commercial credit analyst. Students will be required to register in Career Services for an interview time.

For more information on Career Services, call 1-304-384-5119.

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Concord College Notes: The College’s Career Services Office assists students by providing resources for and information about resumes, graduate school and potential employment opportunities. Career Services also track graduates. Last year, 79% of the college’s graduates found employment and 16% chose enrollment in graduate or professional schools.

PO BOX 1000, VERMILLION ST., ATHENS, WV 24712.