Got Questions About Career Connections? We Have Some Answers.


Published
April 27, 2018


Frequently Asked Questions

What is Career Connections?

Career Connections is a brand new Region II job placement initiative. It seeks to bring together candidates interested in working in the Mid-Atlantic with employers in our region.

What are the benefits for participating employers?

 Participating employers will have access to a private job portal to post their recent job openings and to browse candidate profiles. Each registered on-site employer will receive private interviewing space and access to our Employer Workroom. In addition, all employers will have a mailbox onsite to access throughout the day to receive additional candidate materials. There are only a limited number of on-site spaces available so we encourage employers to register early!

What are the benefits for participating candidates?

Candidates seeking employment in the region will have access to posting for only Region II institutions. It provides a more concentrated search experience and a smaller candidate pool. Candidates will have a private workroom onsite and volunteers to assist with resume advice and questions. In addition, all candidates will have a mailbox to access throughout the day to communicate with employers. This is all provided at an extremely affordable price and hosted right before our annual Regional Conference, making it easy for candidates to continue to network and learn about Region II!

Where is the onsite event on June 3rd in New York City being held?

Career Connections has partnered with the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development to provide a career-oriented space that is both comfortable and professional for all candidates and employers.

What is the schedule for the on-site event?

Registration Desk Hours will be from 8:00AM- 4:00PM in the Wasserman Center for Career Development. In addition, our Candidate and Employer Workrooms will be open at that time. Employers will be provided access to their interview room at 8:00am to set up. Interviews will take place between 9:00AM- 3:00PM.

I’m a candidate, how do I schedule an interview?

Employers will be scheduling and managing interviews with candidates directly. Career Connections staff will be providing support onsite but are unable to adjust any interview schedules for employers or candidates. If you are interested in a position, we encourage you to follow the directions indicated in the posting to apply or contact the posting administrator.

I’m an employer, how do I manage my interview scheduling?

Employers are required to manage their own interview schedule using a platform they are comfortable with. Career Connections will be providing support onsite but are unable to adjust any interview schedules for employers or candidates. We ask that employers provide the registration desk with their interview schedule the morning of the onsite event so we can assist candidates who may have questions. Otherwise all communication regarding interviews should be conducted by the employer to the candidate directly.

Is there a limit to the number of people I can have on my interview team?

The Wasserman Center for Career Development provides individual interview rooms that are equipped with one table, two interviewer chairs and one candidate chair. While you are permitted to have multiple members of your interview team, only two interviewers can be present in the room at one time. We are unable to provide additional chairs/tables.

I’m registered for the Graduate and New Professional Pre-Conference hosted at the same time as Career Connections. Will that be an issue?

We are so happy to hear you are participating in one of our Pre-Cons! Fortunately Career Connections is located just a short walk from the location of our Pre-Conferences so candidates will be able to step out and attend an interview as needed while still being able to enjoy most of the sessions at their Pre-Con!

Who do I contact if I have more questions about Career Connections?

Please feel free to reach out to one of our committee chairs whose contact information is listed below:

Tricia Debertolis: [email protected]

Isabella Villacamp: [email protected]

Sue McNeilly: [email protected]


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