Upcoming Events

  1. Linkedin Workshop »

    Wednesday Mar 26

    4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Learn how to better use LinkedIn for professional purposes. Maximize your online profile for potential employers.
  2. Spring 2014 Career Focus Dinner: CoLab »

    Thursday Mar 27

    4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    Come and learn about Entrepreneurship and Business start-ups Location: 1327 Grandin Road, Roanoke, VA Cost: Free. The Career Focus Dinners is a program of the Workforce Education Advocacy Group of the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce that is designed to help bridge the transition between college and the workplace. During each session, participants will: Make valuable contacts with area business leaders Learn what skills employers value Understand the job market in the Roanoke Region and beyond For details and to sign up for this dinner program, register in HireAHighlander. Limited to (6) students.
  3. Internship Panel: FedBid »

    Thursday Mar 27

    5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    Why You Should Go! Come learn the value of internship. Meet with a panel from a real business. Have your questions answered. Develop your professional confidence.
  4. 4th Annual Virginia Young Professionals Summit »

    Saturday Mar 29

    9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    You are invited to the 4th annual Virginia Young Professionals Summit to be held on Saturday, March 29th, at Lane Stadium on the campus of Virginia Tech. Hosted by Senator Mark R. Warner, Virginia Tech and Radford University, the YP summit will provide a forum for Virginia’s next generation of leaders from across the Commonwealth to connect, build relationships, and exchange ideas on leading topics. Saturday will include a conversation with Senator Warner, featured speakers Jack Andraka, John Boyer, and Justin Graves, a special session on social media campaigning by Donna Wertalik, a networking luncheon, and workshops covering topics such as personal branding, resume and interview tips, how to connect with YPs in your area and more! Following the summit, Virginia Tech and Radford University invite you to a Networking Happy Hour in the President’s Box. The summit is free to attend but registration is required. For more information and to register, visit the summit website. Saturday, March 29, 2014 Lane Stadium, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg Summit – 9:30 am – 4:30 pm (Doors open at 8:30 am) Followed by a Happy Hour in the President’s Box hosted by Virginia Tech & Radford University
  5. Ignite Leadership Conference »

    Saturday Mar 29

    11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. @ Bonnie Auditorium

    IGNITE! Student Leadership Conference will be hosted by the Department of Student Activities on Saturday, March 29, 2014. Learn new skills, build self-confidence, and add to your resume! Session topics will include networking, team building, icebreakers, event planning, interpersonal communication, and other essential leadership skills. Students who do not yet have leadership experience are encouraged to attend. At the conference, you'll learn the skills you need to become a leader or a more contributing member of an organization, team, or company. The conference is FREE for Radford University students. Meals will be included. You can find us on Facebook, too, at https://www.facebook.com/Igniteyourleadership For more information, email RULeader@radford.edu
  6. National Clandestine Service Internship Program »

    Monday Mar 31

    All day

    Accepting applications for Summer 2015 from January 1, 2014-March 31, 2014. The National Clandestine Service (NCS) Undergraduate Internship Program is designed to give a limited number of talented undergraduate students the opportunity to support the NCS mission. The NCS intern will be part of a unique world of important events and meaningful accomplishments. Interns work at our Headquarters facility in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area with knowledgeable professionals. Student internship positions offer salaries competitive with the private sector and the same benefits as federal employees.
  7. Gender Pay Gap: A Day of Talks & Workshops »

    Monday Mar 31

    10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. @ Muse Banquet Hall

    Today, a woman earns, on average, 77 cents for every dollar a man makes. Because of this, a woman loses $434,000 in income over her lifetime. Join us for hands-on practice strategy sessions, and hear speakers from all corners of RU's campus in preparation for challenging inequalities in the job market.
  8. Spring 2014 Career Focus Dinner: Wells Fargo »

    Thursday Apr 3

    4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

    Come and learn about career opportunities in banking and finance. When: Thursday, April 3rd at 4:30 p.m. Where: TBD Cost: Free The Career Focus Dinners is a program of the Workforce Education Advocacy Group of the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce that is designed to help bridge the transition between college and the workplace. During each session, participants will: Make valuable contacts with area business leaders Learn what skills employers value Understand the job market in the Roanoke Region and beyond For details and to sign up for this dinner program, register in HireAHighlander. Limited to (6) students.
  9. 2014 Communication Week Schedule: School of Communication  »

    Sunday Apr 6 - Friday Apr 11

    All day

    Sunday, April 6: 5:00 – 7:00, School of Communication Honors and Recognition Banquet Muse Banquet Room; $15 for students, $20 for family and guests. Ticket are being sold in the Bonnie from 1 – 5 by PRSSA Monday, April 7, 12:00 – 1:00 Constant Change – the new normal, Holly Henry, ’08, Online News Producer, WRKR-NewsChannel 3 in Norfolk, VA, Heth 014 5:00 – 6:15, Student Speaking Contest, Sponsored by Lambda Pi Eta, Communication Honorary, Heth 022 Tuesday, April 8: 12:30 – 1:45 Crafting a Successful Résumé and Cover Letter, Ellen Taylor, RU Career Center, Heth 014. 5:00 – 6:15 Where can communication take you?, Fred Henney, ’76, Policy & Strategic Communication, Office of Secretary of Defense, Bonnie Auditorium Wednesday, April 9: 5:00 – 6:15, How to Ace the Interview – Ad2 Panel (Four hiring professionals) co-sponsored by Ad2 and the Radford University Ad Club, Bonnie Auditorium 6:30 – 8:00, Reception to meet and network with the speakers Heth 043 Thursday, April 10: 12:30 – 1:45 How to be Prepared for any Opportunity, Cally Smith, Manager of Networking Events, Roanoke Chamber of Commerce, Heth 014 5:00 – 6:15: Better Reporting Through Solid Relationships –Tim Saunders, ‘02, Lynchburg Bureau Chief, WDBJ7 in Roanoke, VA, COBE 320 Friday, April 11: 11 – 11:50, Advertising, Public Relations and Communication Studies Alumni Panel – Drew Bullock, Abby Grace, Robert Lambert, Kirsten Thieman, Heth 014. 1 – 1:50, Journalism and Production Technology Alumni Panel – Sarah Bolton, Roger Epps, Justin Ward, Heth 014
  10. Primerica Information Session »

    Wednesday Apr 16

    5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

    Guest Speaker: Ben Chow (Radford Alumni-Class of 1991). http://www.primerica.com/benchow. Regional Vice President. Recruiting qualified candidates for part time to full time career / business opportunities - will train. Register in HireAHighlander. Topic: Corporate / Business overview of Primerica: Our Mission: Help families earn more income and become properly protected, debt free and financially independent. Primerica: "Company of Destiny" * Primerica is the largest independent financial services marketing organization in North America. * Member of the New York Stock Exchange (PRI). * Greater than 2 million clients maintain investment accounts with us. * Over 4.3 million lives insured through our company. How we do what we do: * We teach people how money works so they can make informed decisions about how to manage their finances. * We provide a Financial Needs Analysis to give clients a snapshot of their financial situation. * Primerica offers a variety of products and services designed to help people get properly protected, get out of debt of and become FINANCIALLY INDEPENDENT. Skills / Qualification: (note: Open to all Majors ) * Strong interpersonal / people skills, experience in working and dealing with people in business / organizational. * Self - motivated / ability to work independently as well as team environment. * Desire to develop Leadership Skills in team building. * Ability to Multi - task with strong work ethic. * Coachability - willing to be mentored to Leadership positions internally.