Saturday, December 7, 2013

Preparation for State Street Bank Information Session

If you are a senior who anticipates graduating Dec 2013 and have a 3.0 GPA and will be attending the info session for State Street Bank this week, please review the following message from Jane Staples who is helping coordinating this event.

Reminder to attend the State Street Bank Info Session
When:  Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
Time:  4:00 - 6:00 PM
Where:  Charlton College of Business, Room 115

Please review all of the information in this email.........

If you haven't emailed your resume to Jane Staples in the Career Development Center, do so immediately.

Make sure you have prepared in advance by visiting their website - read, read, read and read again.

Prepare questions in advance.  Examples...
What is the orientation and training process like?
Can you explain the organization's structure and work environment?
What are the organization's strengths and weaknesses compared to its competition?
What are the various ways employees communicate with one another to carry out their work?
How would you describe an ideal employee?
What skills, qualifications and attributes do you value most?
What would make a new employee successful on the job?
What do most new hires like most about working for State Street Bank?
What would you say are the top two personality traits someone needs to do their job well?
What would you say is the most important aspect of your company's culture?
What is the process for advancement in your company?
Once I submit my resume, how will the hiring process proceed?

If you are interested in career opportunities with State Street, we recommend that you dress for this Info Session as if you were going for an interview.  Please follow the guidelines below.

Image Is Important!



Wear a dark, solid-colored suit Wear a suit: pantsuit or skirt suit in a dark color
A white long-sleeved shirt The suit should fit well, but never be too tight.
Choose a conservative tie When wearing a skirt, no more than 2" above the knee
Belt should match shoes Short-sleeved jackets are not as powerful
Laced shoes are the most traditional Never wear anything sleeveless that is visible.
Solid, dark-colored socks Conservative, well-fitting blouse (no cleavage)
Undershirt is a must. Wear neutral, skin-tone shade of hosiery
A nice watch, class ring or wedding ring Classic pump-style shoe is best (no sandals).
No backpacks; carry a message bag or portfolio Minimum jewelry, make-up and perfume

Conservative hairstyle, pulled back if longer

Jane N. Staples, Director
Experiential Learning & Internship Development
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Career Development Center