VIRTUAL 2020 SPRING SEMESTER CAREER PLANNING WORKSHOP SERIES
Location: VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.
Date: Workshop dates are indicated below under "Workshop Series Line Up".
Register: Registration is not necessary, but highly encouraged. Log onto your Handshake account and click on "Events".
WORKSHOP TOPICS & DATES
ROCK YOUR RESUME! - Tuesday, February 18th (View Workshop Here)
Learn how to develop an effective resume from scratch; format your resume intentionally, utilize appropriate industry buzzwords, and avoid common resume myths. This is a great workshop for everyone whether you are writing your first resume or seeking to update your already great resume. This workshop will also briefly address cover letter writing as well.
Core Competencies: (View Workshop Here)
What are they and how does one acquire them. These essential skills are explained in the following workshop and explained with practical application while attending college, working, internships, and more!
PREP FOR CAREER FAIR: Presented by Lockheed Martin - Tuesday, February 25th
COVER LETTER STRATEGIES (View Workshop Here)
This workshop provides cover letter basics for students. Prepare a cover letter to promote yourself to employers. These steps will help you to think about content and develop a plan to create success in the cover letter.
JOB SEARCH STRATEGIES - Thursday, March 12th (View Workshop Here)
Are you prepared for the job search process? Discover how to develop 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 or off campus job or internship.
HANDSHAKE PROFILE WORKSHOP (View Workshop Here)
SUCCEEDING AT INTERVIEWING & MANAGING ANXIETY - Thursday, March 19th
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.
Interviewing Basics (View Workshop Here)
INTERNSHIPS: ATTAIN PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - Thursday, April 9th (View Workshop Here)
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 APPLICATION PROCESS- Thursday, April 16th
Attend this workshop to understand the admission criteria; Grades, graduate admission test, letters of recommendation, personal statement, application deadlines, and how find programs of interest. If you have never thought about graduate school, come hear about the benefits of attaining a graduate degree.
LINKEDIN - Tuesday, April 28th
Do you have a successful and professional online presence? Begin practicing the acceptable way of communicating over the internet with this workshop. Discover and review the top 10 netiquette rules, how to create an online brand for future job searches, and how easy it is to monitor your online presence.