Students Develop Their Brand During Business Etiquette Week, March 26-30
March 13, 2018
Contact: Office of Government and Public Affairs
The University of Baltimore's Career and Professional Development Center will coordinate Business Etiquette Week, March 27-29, for those UB students who seek to develop, enhance and promote their professional brand.
Several events will occur during Business Etiquette Week:
- Career Closet Pop-Up Shop: UB students can pick out, at no cost, gently-used interview attire, including suits, shoes and accessories. The official opening of the shop will take place on Tuesday, March 27 from 3:45 to 5:45 p.m in Room 301 in the U Student Center, 21 W. Mt. Royal Ave. In addition to shopping for professional clothing, students can receive assistance with developing a professional pitch, get their measurements, learn specifics about business attire, and acquire important tips and strateges for job interviews. Refreshments will be provided and each participant will receive a professional grooming kit. After the opening, the Career Closet will be open on Wednesday, March 28 and Thursday, March 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Rip the Resume: On Wednesday, March 28, 4-6:30 p.m. in UB's Bookstore, students can attend a talk by Torin Ellis, author of Rip the Resume. Ellis and several UB alumni will be on hand to provide free resume reviews to attendees. Refreshments will be served. This event is sponsored by the Career and Professional Developmet Center, the UB Bookstore, the Office of Alumni Relations, the Achievement & Learning Center, and the National Society for Leadership and Success.
- Dine for Success: On Thursday, March 29 at 4 p.m., the center will host its annual Dine for Success: Professional Etiquette Dinner. Open to all UB students, the required $15 fee includes a seated three-course meal, time with a certified etiquette trainer, and a special gift. Seating is limited and interested students should register in UBworks (accessible in MyUB). The fee is due by March 16.
For more information on Business Etiquette Week, visit the Career and Professional Development Center's website.
The center thanks the campus community for their recent participation in the Career Closet Pop-Up Shop. More than 400 items were donated by faculty, alumni, staff, community partners, and students for dispersal during Business Etiquette Week.