Laker Life Briefs 1/31

Jacob DeWeerd, Laker Life Editor

Get resumes reviewed by industry professionals

On Jan. 31, the Career Center is hosting Resume Review Day. The event will feature professionals from several industries that will be reviewing resumes and giving tips on formatting, content and how to translate educational and professional work experience into resume content that employers will value. Resume Review Day is being held virtually and students can sign up for sessions with multiple professionals from companies like JR Automation, Northwestern Mutual, YMCA of Grand Rapids and the Career Center.

Network with HTM students and employers

The Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) Department is hosting a networking event on Feb. 1 dedicated to helping HTM students connect with each other and find job and internship opportunities. Managers from 30 local hospitality organizations will attend this in-person event, which is being hosted in the Hagar-Lubber Exhibition Hall (105E DeVos Center). To keep the environment as casual as possible, informal dress is recommended. Refreshments will be provided and the event is free and open to anyone. No registration is required.

Learn interviewing skills with Women in Business

On Feb. 1 the Women in Business club is collaborating with Career Advisor Lori Staggs to provide mock interview training. For students who’re starting to apply for jobs, this will be a great chance to get live feedback on their interviewing etiquette. The event is taking place in Seidman 1008A and interested students will need to RSVP on LakerLink.

Celebrate Harry Styles’ birthday

Campus Activities Board is celebrating the birth of Harry Styles on Feb. 1. Held in Kirkhof 2270, the celebration will feature Styles-themed snacks, trivia and a photoshoot for participants in their best Styles-inspired outfits. There’s a good chance that Styles’ music will be played. The party is open to all students; no RSVP required.

Make dog toys with Alpha Phi Omega

On Feb. 2, Alpha Phi Omega (APO) is hosting a service opportunity for students to turn old t-shirts into dog toys. Participants are encouraged to bring old shirts and a pair of scissors, but APO will have extras just in case. The event will take place in Kirkhof 2215 and 2216 and run from 6 to 8 p.m. so students can earn two service hours for participating.

Learn the strengths and differences of neurodiverse students

On Feb. 4, the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship is hosting “Mentoring Neurodiverse Students Part 1”. This event for faculty and staff will provide a strengths-based approach to understanding and supporting neurodiverse students, like those with autism or ADHD. This event is virtual and participants should plan on attending the second part of the two-part series, which will take place on Feb. 18.