Workshop Calendar

The Career Center Workshop series takes place each semester and is free to all Cal Poly Pomona Students and Alumni. We encourage students to attend these workshops which are a great way to align your college studies to your future career. If you are still not sure, contact the Career Center at career@cpp.edu.

Fall 2020 Workshop Series Lineup


If you require any disability-related accommodations, please email us at career@cpp.edu

NETWORKING- Thursday, September 10th

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Zoom Link: https://cpp.zoom.us/j/97839680845

Find out about the benefits of networking and ways to be successful in networking situations. This workshop will also go over how to create and utilize your personal brand in face to face and online social media networking situations. This workshop is a must attend for all Cal Poly Pomona students.

 

 

Prep for the Virtual Fall Career Fairs - Tuesday, September 15th

12:00 PM

Zoom Link:  https://cpp.zoom.us/j/91682842789

The Career Center is also sponsoring the workshop Prep for the Virtual Fall Career Fairs.  The workshop is presented by Lockheed Martin and gives students/alumni information attending the virtual Fall Career Fair and Engineering High-Tech Fair from the employer’s perspective.  This workshop is open to all students/all majors and alumni. Students will get information on how to market their essential skills to employers at the upcoming virtual career fairs. Students/alumni can click on the Zoom link to attend the presentation.

 

 

JOB SEARCH STRATEGIES in COVID-19 - Thursday, September 17th

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Zoom Link: https://cpp.zoom.us/j/92075504120

Are you prepared for the job search process? Discover how to develop a highly interactive job search strategy which leads to greater opportunities and greater success. Attendees will leave this workshop with an action plan that will guide the job search process. This workshop is useful for students seeking an on/off campus job, or internship.

 

 

INTERNSHIPS: ATTAIN PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - Tuesday, September 22nd

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Zoom Link: https://cpp.zoom.us/j/99900012290

Do you want to fast track your career, expand your industry knowledge, and supplement your education? Learn how to pick the right internship and know what employers expect. This workshop is for students seeking to gain experience in their field of interest or expose themselves to a career field to find out if it is a good fit to pursue furthermore.

 

 

PLANNING FOR GRADUATE SCHOOL - Tuesday, September 29th

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Zoom Link: https://cpp.zoom.us/j/97878945422

Attend this workshop to understand the admission criteria; Grades, graduate admission test, letters of recommendation, personal statement, application deadlines, and how to find programs of interest. If you have never thought about graduate school, come hear about the benefits of attaining a graduate degree.

 

 

SUCCEEDING AT INTERVIEWING & MANAGING ANXIETY - Thursday, October 1st

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Zoom Link: https://cpp.zoom.us/j/9899183806

Navigating the interview process can be tricky if you are not prepared, and anxiety can add to the difficulty of interviewing successfully. Join us for this workshop to learn how to prepare for answering tough interview questions and manage your anxiety so you can focus on answering interview questions with confidence.

 

 

ADDRESSING THE WAGE GAP - Tuesday, October 20th

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Zoom Link: https://cpp.zoom.us/j/96584055357

Negotiating salary can be a challenging topic, especially when discussing salary in the U.S. seems so taboo. Learn about the realities of the wage, promotion, and job title disparity for women, minorities, and other marginalized groups; and gain the knowledge and tools to self-advocate during salary negotiations, promotions, and job title designations.

 

CHOOSING A MAJOR - Thursday, October 22nd

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Zoom Link: https://cpp.zoom.us/j/94508198447

This workshop will utilize the Myers Briggs Type Indicator to discover your Sense of Purpose type. Choosing a career that compliments your Sense of Purpose will potentially lead to rewarding career choices. If you are interested knowing if the major you have chosen is the right one for you, attend this workshop.