For many students, the answer to the question “How do I land a job after graduation?” isn’t always crystal clear. As students from the University of Nevada, Reno begin to make their way into the work force, the University is formally introducing a key service that will better equip all students with the tools and strategies to navigate their careers with clarity, competence and confidence.
WHAT: A grand opening for the Nevada Career Studio with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house event. The Nevada Career Studio is the new hub of career services for all students at the University. It also helps organizations develop their brands on campus and connect with a talented pool of diverse students.
WHO: University President Marc Johnson, the Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce and community partners will welcome students, alumni and faculty into the new space.
WHEN: 3-5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013
WHERE: Nevada Career Studio, Thompson Building, room 101A, University of Nevada, Reno
PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES & MEDIA SNEAK PEAK: Take photos of President Johnson and key community leaders as they help celebrate the opening of the Nevada Career Studio. Media interested in seeing the studio before the grand opening event can drop by between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Students will be meeting with career mentors during this time and can provide interviews offering sound bites about how the studio has helped them. Nevada Career Studio coordinators Robyn Maitoza and Mary T. Calhoon will also be available for interviews.
MEDIA PARKING: Suggested media parking is located at the regular meters near Morrill Hall. Media are asked to arrive in a marked vehicle or put a media badge or business card on their dashboard. As a reminder, please do not park in loading zones, service vehicle or handicapped parking spots and avoid the 30-minute meters.
ABOUT NEVADA CAREER STUDIO: The Nevada Career Studio is a one-stop-shop, for students, the campus community and the business community for internships, job shadow opportunities, resume-building resources and professional placement. The studio is designed to be a flexible, multifunctional space that adapts to the way clients want to work. Career advisers and peer career mentors work with clients on a drop-in basis, Monday through Friday, in the studio.