Majors & Minors

Majors & Minors

Majors & minors | Spring 2017

Please join us for Majors & minors events
February 21 – March 16!

week 01 – Feb 21 - Feb 24
week 02 – Feb 27 - Mar 03
week 03 – Mar 06 - Mar 10
week 04 – Mar 13 - Mar 16

Feb 21 - Mar 16

Majors & minors pop-up booth
Atrium, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm (M-TH only)
Booth topic varies daily. Stop by and chat with the office of the day!

Feb 21 

Science Cluster Panel
5.67 NB, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm

Internship Info Session
L.72 NB, 3:30-4:15
Did you know that college students who have interned have more success finding jobs after graduation? The Center for Career & Professional Development encourages all John Jay students to intern if possible. This information session will help you understand common internship terms, how to find and apply for internships, and how to obtain academic credit for your internship. Attendance is recommended for those students wishing to register for an academic internship course. RSVP on John Jay Careers Online Portal.

Feb 22

Your Journey, Your Choice Game Show
Atrium, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm
Come test your Major & minor knowledge at Your Journey, Your Choice game show for a chance to win a prize!

Feb 23

Maximize Your Major to Get an Edge: Tools for Transfer Students
9.64.NB, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm
Learn how to maximize your time at JJCas a trannsfer student by making your credits count, exploring your options, planning for special opportunities, and building your career network.

Networking Workshop
L.72 NB, 4-5pm
Networking is an essential aspect of communicating with others in order to attain your career goals. You will learn how to develop and maintain your various network sources, how to conduct an informational interview and how to prepare for and act at networking events including professional dress and etiquette. RSVP on John Jay Careers Online Portal.

Feb 24

Science Cluster Panel
5.67 NB, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm

Feb 27 

Resume Workshop: How to Highlight Your Major
L.72 NB, 11am-12pm
Learn how to prepare the best possible representation of your majors and your qualifications for any job or internship. Learn proper formatting, strategies for sending them to employers, and tips on making your resume stand out! RSVP on John Jay Careers Online Portal.

Application Clinic
L2.74, 12:30-1:30pm
Not sure what to put on your a special opportunity application? Join us for the special opportunity workshop where we will assist you to plan for your application and develop an outline while expanding your campus network and learning special tips. Sign up for a session today! You can choose a date when you RSVP here. For questions about the workshop, please contact Associate Director for Sophomore Programs, Jessica Stevens.

Power Hour: Building Pillars of Credibility
L.72 NB, 1:30-2:15pm
Credibility in the workplace is important. Learn how to build your credibility and excel at your internship worksite.

Pre-Law Orientation
1.113 NB, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm
Thinking about applying to law school? Join the Pre-Law Institute for Pre-Law Orientation to learn how. We will discuss how to prepare for and finance Law School, what internships and pre-law programs will give you an edge, and more! All students are welcome and no registration is required.

Feb 28

Minor Choice Made Easy (Minor Speed Networking)
Student Dining East, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm
Interested in adding a minor or certificate program? Come learn about the many minor and certificate programs John Jay offers on Tuesday February 28 from 1:40-2:55 in the Student Dining Hall East! The various Minor and Certificate Coordinators will be there to share more information, answer your questions, and ultimately help you make the best decision for you and your post-graduate goals.

Internship Info Session
L.72 NB, 3:30-4:15pm
Did you know that college students who have interned have more success finding jobs after graduation? The Center for Career & Professional Development encourages all John Jay students to intern if possible. This information session will help you understand common internship terms, how to find and apply for internships, and how to obtain academic credit for your internship. Attendance is recommended for those students wishing to register for an academic internship course. RSVP on John Jay Careers Online Portal.

TBD
1.89 NB, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm

Mar 01

Latin American and Latina/o Studies (LLS) Open House
8.63.33, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm

Start Your Digital Journey with ePortfolio
008W, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm
Spotlight Your Achievements with ePortfolio! At this hands-on workshop, you will create and begin editing your own ePortfolio with John Jay eTerns.

Learn & Earn: Campus Leadership and Employment Opportunity Panel
1.100 NB, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm
Interested in working on campus? Connect on-campus work experience to your academic journey, professional goals, and your other interests. Find the opportunity that is right for you by learning from fellow peers.

Cover Letter Workshop
L.72 NB, 1:45-2:45pm
Cover letters can be tricky to create. Fitting all the necessary information that is relevant to the job you want can be a daunting task. In this workshop you will learn how to develop succinct cover letters that are tailored to suit various positions. RSVP on John Jay Careers Online Portal.

Mar 02

Dispute Resolution Info Session
1.82.NB, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm

Study Abroad Fair
Hound Square, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm
Come speak with faculty directors and provider representatives from around the globe, student peer advisors who have studied abroad, and study abroad advisors. Information about summer and academic-year study abroad and how to fund these experiences will be available. This is the best opportunity of the year to learn about John Jay College's study abroad options!

Application Clinic
1.113 NB, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm
Not sure what to put on your a special opportunity application? Join us for the special opportunity workshop where we will assist you to plan for your application and develop an outline while expanding your campus network and learning special tips. Sign up for a session today! You can choose a date when you RSVP here. For questions about the workshop, please contact Associate Director for Sophomore Programs, Jessica Stevens.

Mar 03

How to Develop Skills When You Have Limited Experience
L.72 NB, 1-1:45pm
Come speak with faculty directors and provider representatives from around the globe, student peer advisors who have studied abroad, and study abroad advisors. Information about summer and academic-year study abroad and how to fund these experiences will be available. This is the best opportunity of the year to learn about John Jay College’s study abroad options!

Practice LSAT
Rm TBD, 1:00-5:00pm

Mar 06 

Social Science Major Cluster Panel
1.109 NB, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm

English Major Orientation
7.63.41 NB, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm
Come meet with professors and fellow English majors to talk about the best ways to succeed in the major. Learn about the Fall classes and our minors in Creative Writing, Digital Media and Journalism, Film Studies, and Latino/a Literature.

Psychology Graduate & Social Work Programs
Moot Court, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm
The Psychology Department is hosting a session introducing different graduate study options for Forensic Psychology majors, including psychology and social work. Join us from 1:40-2:55 in the Moot Court on the 6th floor of the New Building.

Application Clinic
1.113 NB, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm
Not sure what to put on your a special opportunity application? Join us for the special opportunity workshop where we will assist you to plan for your application and develop an outline while expanding your campus network and learning special tips. Sign up for a session today! You can choose a date when you RSVP here. For questions about the workshop, please contact Associate Director for Sophomore Programs, Jessica Stevens.

Mar 07

Semester Abroad to Advance Your Major/Minor
1.76 NB, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm
Come learn more about semester study-abroad programs, and how you can advance your major/minor studies while abroad! First-years, sophomores and juniors are encouraged to attend. If you are planning to study abroad in the years to come, come get your questions answered.

Global History Open House
8.65.14 NB, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm

Computer Science & Math Cluster Panel --- Pending
1.66 NB, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm

Humanities & Liberal Arts Major Cluster Panel
1.113 NB, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm

Power Hour: Building Pillars of Credibility
L.72 NB, 11-11:45am

Internship Info Session
L.72 NB, 3:30-4:15
Did you know that college students who have interned have more success finding jobs after graduation? The Center for Career & Professional Development encourages all John Jay students to intern if possible. This information session will help you understand common internship terms, how to find and apply for internships, and how to obtain academic credit for your internship. Attendance is recommended for those students wishing to register for an academic internship course. RSVP on John Jay Careers Online Portal.

Mar 08

CRJ & Public Service Major Cluster Panel
1.100 NB, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm

LSAT Strategies Session
1.109 NB, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm

Application Clinic
1.113 NB, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm
Not sure what to put on your a special opportunity application? Join us for the special opportunity workshop where we will assist you to plan for your application and develop an outline while expanding your campus network and learning special tips. Sign up for a session today! You can choose a date when you RSVP here. For questions about the workshop, please contact Associate Director for Sophomore Programs, Jessica Stevens.

Mar 09

English Major Orientation
7.63.41 NB, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm
Come meet with professors and fellow English majors to talk about the best ways to succeed in the major. Learn about the Fall classes and our minors in Creative Writing, Digital Media and Journalism, Film Studies, and Latino/a Literature.

Job & Internship Fair
4th fl Haaren Hall Gym, 1-5pm
Come meet with professors and fellow English majors to talk about the best ways to succeed in the major. Learn about the Fall classes and our minors in Creative Writing, Digital Media and Journalism, Film Studies, and Latino/a Literature.

Mar 10

Application Clinic
L2.74 NB, 11-12pm
Not sure what to put on your a special opportunity application? Join us for the special opportunity workshop where we will assist you to plan for your application and develop an outline while expanding your campus network and learning special tips. Sign up for a session today! You can choose a date when you RSVP here. For questions about the workshop, please contact Associate Director for Sophomore Programs, Jessica Stevens.

Mar 13 

CEEDS event (TBD)
Rm TBD, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm

Mar 14

Creating your Professional ePortfolio
008W, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm
Spotlight Your Achievements with ePortfolio! At this hands-on workshop, you will create and begin editing your own professional ePortfolio with John Jay eTerns.

Finding Your Voice: How to Tell Employers Your Story
L72 NB, 2:30-3:15pm

Interview Skills Workshop
L72 NB, 3:30-4:15pm
Performing a successful job or internship interview takes practice, and this workshop will help enhance your interview preparation. We will provide suggestions for the best ways to answer common interview questions, how to prepare for the big day, and how to follow up after the interview. RSVP on John Jay Careers Online Portal.

Mar 15

Meet the Majors: Students Share Their Academic Stories
L.61 NB, Community Hour 1:40-2:55pm

Power Hour: Building Pillars of Credibility
L72 NB, 1-1:45pm
Credibility in the workplace is important. Learn how to build your credibility and excel at your internship worksite.

Mar 16

Declaration Day
Atrium, 11am-3pm

Internship Info Session
L.72 NB, 3:30-4:15pm
Did you know that college students who have interned have more success finding jobs after graduation? The Center for Career & Professional Development encourages all John Jay students to intern if possible. This information session will help you understand common internship terms, how to find and apply for internships, and how to obtain academic credit for your internship. Attendance is recommended for those students wishing to register for an academic internship course. RSVP on John Jay Careers Online Portal.