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Memorial Mass For Lawrence Minet, PhD

A memorial Mass for Lawrence J. Minet, PhD, professor emeritus of economics/finance, will be held Thursday (January 27) at 5:15 p.m. in Christ the King Chapel.  Dr. Minet died November 22 in Millard Fillmore Hospital at the age of 85.  He spent 35 years as an associate professor of economics at Canisius and retired in 1996.

Submitted by:  Rev. John Bucki, S.J., director, campus ministry

February Is Career Month At Canisius

February brings an abundant number of opportunities for career exploration, job, internship, and grad school events taking place on campus.  The following events are free and open to all.

Get That Job!
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
5 – 7 p.m., Montante Cultural Center
A great opportunity to network with local businesses and search for possible internships, full-time and part-time positions, and get résumé critiques from local human resources managers.  Sponsored by Students in Free Enterprise, Women in Business, Alpha Kappa Psi, and Students in Human Resource Management.

Bates White LLC Presentation and Info Session
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
6 – 7 p.m., Churchill Tower 207
Learn about opportunities and meet a team of employees from Bates White, an economic consulting firm offering services to law firms, Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and Canisius alumni. Pizza and drinks provided.  Sign up in the Career Center.

Bates White LLC Case Interview Workshop
Wednesday, February 2
6:30 – 8 p.m., Churchill Tower 207
Learn about the case interview structure, how to prepare for it, hear an actual case used to make hiring decisions, and learn what employers are looking for in candidate answers.  Sign up in the Career Center.

Citi Group Presentation, Meet and Greet
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
3:30 – 5 p.m., Regis South
Learn more about summer internship opportunities and network with management.  Internships are geared towards those graduating in Spring 2012 with a GPA of 3.3 or higher. (i.e. junior undergrads or master’s students graduating in May 2012).  All majors welcome.  Those who are ineligible for the internship program are still invited to come learn about other opportunities and network with the Citi staff.  Sign up in the Career Center.

Risk Management and Insurance Careers Industry Presentation
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
3:30 – 5:30 p.m., Grupp Fireside Lounge
Several risk management and insurance companies will be represented and available for questions and networking.

US Air Force
Thursday, February 17, 2011
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., Student Center Lobby
Representatives will be in the Student Center Lobby to discuss careers with the US Air Force.

Kaplan Practice Tests
Thursday, February 24, 2011
MCAT 6 p.m. (Churchill Tower 204); LSAT 6:15 p.m. (Churchill Tower 205); GRE 6:30 p.m. (Churchill Tower 206)
Take a no-risk practice run at the MCAT, LSAT, or GRE.  For each student who takes the test, Kaplan provides a free written diagnostic with scores and an individualized evaluation of areas for improvement.  Please sign up in advance in the Career Center.

Once again, these events are free and open to all!  Direct any questions about these or other opportunities to the Career Center at Ext. 2475 or stop into Old Main 013.

Submitted by:  Jim Jones, director, career center