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Events and Workshops
Fall 2018 Career Services Workshops & Events
- All workshops meet GJP requirements.
- Workshops will take about 1 hour.
- Please refer to this website or Terrier Connect for additional events and most updated calendar.
- If you need assistance, email us or drop by the Professional & Career Development Office for an appointment.
NEW! Terrier Connect: Set up your profile to maximize Thomas’s new online career platform. Set up filters for job searches and alerts, download the phone app for events and workshops, make appointments with career staff, upload your résumé for employers to find (if you choose).
October Workshops & Events
Women in Security & Young Professionals Presentation
Tuesday, October 23rd at 2:15-3:30 p.m. in the Summit Room (Spann Commons)
Industry professionals provide insight on security opportunities for Criminal Justice/Security Management students:
Ainsley Kilgore and Victor Elazegui, both Criminal Justice graduates and private security professionals, will present on their educational/professional background and security industry career opportunities. Kilgore and Elazegui will educate how to further your collegiate experience by taking advantage of the resources provided by industry professional organizations that will assist in post-graduation career planning. Resources including: continuous education; professional certifications; and industry-specific networking councils (Women-in-Security and Young Professionals.)
Victor Elazegui Jr.
Mr. Victor Elazegui Jr. serves as a Senior Physical Security Consultant and Project Manager for Burns & McDonnell, an architectural and engineering firm headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. Elazegui is based out of Burns & McDonnell’s Portland, Maine office and is responsible for leading the Security Consulting practice in the firm’s New England region. He holds a B.S. in Criminal Justice and is an ASIS board certified Physical Security Professional (PSP®). He has 12 years of security industry experience specializing in physical security operations and management. Victor’s background demonstrates strategic growth in multiple security capacities including asset protection, loss prevention, higher-education campus security, and corporate security in the utilities and retail financial sectors.
Ms. Ainsley Kilgore is a Security Consultant based in TRC’s Augusta office. She earned a B.S. and M.S. in Criminal Justice from University of New Haven and has previously worked for the Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office. At TRC she focuses on Threat and Vulnerability Assessments for various types of facilities, some of which are considered critical infrastructure, others have experienced a terrorist attack/active shooter event, something Ms. Kilgore had an early experience with herself in college. Ms. Kilgore also develops security-related policies and procedures, as well as training programs. She recently spoke at the Maine School Management Security Summit at the Augusta Civic Center on active shooter events and will be presenting again at the fall conference.
Wednesday, October 24th at 2:30 pm, Room AL-116
Overview: By learning the benefits, importance and how to network you can shake the nerves and get results. Learn strategies on asking questions, communicating your strengths and breaking in to a conversation. Understand how to leverage communication with contacts both in-person and through LinkedIn.
Networking Through Nerves
Thursday, October 25th at 4:00- 6:00 pm, Room AL-116
Gain networking insights and practice with Thomas College alumni.
How to Dress for Success + Interview tips Workshop
Wednesday, October 31st at 2:30 pm, Room AL-116
Thursday, November 1st at 3:00 pm, Room AL-116
Overview: Successful interviewing is essential for you to lock in an offer. Learn tips and strategies for effective interviewing, followed by practice. Interview dress and professional dress will be discussed.
November: Fall Career Fair Event
Tuesday, November 6th from 3:30-4:30 pm in the Berry Dunn Room, Spann Student Commons
Overview: Learn about TechHire which helps students take advantage of internship and career opportunities in computer science and IT. Panelists will be professionals and employers focusing on computer-related careers.
Current panelists include: State of Maine Office of Technology, WEX, CGI, Tyler Technologies, and Geiger.
Fall Career Fair
Tuesday, November 6th from 4:30 – 6:00 pm in the Summit Room, Spann Student Commons
Overview: Select employers and organizations offering career and internship information will be available to talk with students about their opportunities and application process. Bring your résumé and dress for success!
Employers include: State of Maine Office of Technology, WEX, CGI, Tyler Technologies, Geiger, OneMain Financial, Melanson Heath, Hannaford, University of New England, Cross Insurance, Wayfair, Maine Behavioral Health, Office of Senator Susan Collins, State of Maine – DHHS Family & Child Services, Black Bear Support Services, Office for Family Independence, Pathways of Maine, TRC, Bangor Savings, and Aspire Behavioral Health and Counseling.
December: We know you will be busy, so stop by when you can!
Drop in Times for Fall Semester: Professional & Career Development in the Ayotte Center: Suite 105
Questions about internships, résumés, interviews or anything career-related? Drop into the office to get your questions answered! ** Times may vary due to workshops or meetings. An appointment is not necessary, but it is encouraged.
Corey Pelletier: Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Majors: Business, Marketing, Management, Accounting, Finance)
Wendi Richards: Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Majors: Psych, CJ, IT, Communications, Education)
Camille McGadney: Monday thru Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Majors: General Studies, Political Sci, Sports Mgmt, Undecided)
Spring Career Fair: March 12th, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Alfond Athletic Center
* Snow Date: March 14th, 2019 in the Mahaney Gymnasium
Professional and Career Development Office Hours:
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Walk-ins welcome or contact us for an appointment.
Drop In Hours, Spring Semester:
Wednesdays 1-3 pm
Thursdays 1:30-3:30 pm