'Dress for Success' opens Career Week at Marietta College

"Dress for Success," a presentation hosted by the Career Center at Marietta College, kicks off a series of programs for MC students to be offered during Career Week, Oct. 17-21.

"We are committed and eager to assist students with career exploration, internships, job search and graduate/professional school opportunities in order to help them reach work-life goals," said Kathleen I. Powell, director of the center. "The services and programs are designed to meet the needs of Marietta College's student population."

The Career Week presentations help prepare students for successful interviews and introduce them to proper etiquette for a variety of social and business settings.

Dress for Success will be offered at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, in the Great Room of Andrews Hall. The presentation will give participants the tools they need to dress for a successful interview and in the world of work.

Wine, Dine, & How to Act Fine will be presented at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, in the Great Room of Andrews Hall. The presentation will help students prepare for interviews conducted during the course of a meal or entertainment setting.

Mix & Mingle: How to Work a Room, offered from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, in the Great Room of Andrews Hall, will teach participants how to interact professionally in a social setting while enjoying heavy appetizers and refreshments.

Alumni Speaker Series from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, in the main office of the Career Center will present alumnus Shawn Wagner speaking about his major and Bostwick Laboratories, the company where he works.

More than 30 schools will be on campus to provide students with information relating to their programs at the Graduate/Professional School Fair from 9-11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, in the Great Room of Andrews Hall. Cathy Brown, Director of Graduate Programs and Continuing Education, will represent Marietta's five graduate programs - Master of Arts in Education, Master of Arts in Liberal Learning, Master of Arts in Psychology, Master of Corporate Media and Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies.

Alumni from different majors will be here to answer questions about the degrees they earned and the organizations that employ them during the Homecoming Career Fair offered from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, in the upper lobby of Gilman Center.