In-Person Workshops Resumes and Cover Letters
Is your resume and cover letter up-to-date? Increase your understanding of how your resume and cover letter are used in the job search and make sure they target your career goal. Learn how to compose a resume that reflects your greatest strengths and talents. Explore formats that say, "Hire me!" Learn the nuances of email and online resume submissions.
View Workshop - Resumes and Cover Letters Finding Jobs & Internships
This workshop will answer your questions about how to start the process of looking and finding part-time or fulltime jobs and internships. It will provide specific steps on how to decide what to look for, where and when to search, and who to talk with. You will leave with resources to begin your research and the job search process. View Workshop -
Finding Jobs & Internships Internships: What, Why & Where
Balance your studies with related experience! Learn where to look and how to make the most of opportunities by attending one of these workshops.
View Workshop - Internships What, Why, Where Networking for Shy People (& Everyone!)
This workshop is for those of us (including one of the facilitators) who are, shall we say, “network challenged”. Whether you are in the job search, exploring career options or researching graduate school opportunities, you will learn some easy, non-threatening ways to connect with others to meet your goals. Includes “the approach,” ways to get “them” talking (so you can rest – and listen!), dealing with silence, getting the info, and how and when to move-on and follow-up. You will discover the excellent conversationalist that you are!
View Workshop - Networking for Shy People Successful Interviews
Are you ready for “Tell me about yourself?” Learn how to prepare for and conduct interviews that get that job offer! The following are addressed: preparation, researching companies, what to expect, and answering behavior-based and other critical and tough interview questions. A role-play is included to demonstrate an effective interview strategy.
View Workshop - Successful Interviews Job Offer and Salary Negotiations
"Okay the employer is interested, now how do I get the offer and the salary and benefits I want?" This workshop will address that question and more. What is the employer concerned about? How do I decide between several job offers? When should I accept? How much time do I have to decide? When do I talk money? What if I change my mind? Learn how to solve these issues so that you keep options open and maintain your integrity and worth.
View Workshop - Job Offer and Salary Negotiations Career Fair Success
Find out what to expect at career fairs. Learn how to plan a strategy for the most effective and efficient use of your time at a fair, how to craft an introduction that makes a good impression, what to wear, and how to follow-up after the fair.
View Workshop - Career Fair Success Social Media: (find) jobs & (explore) careers
Accelerate your job search or expand your career exploration through social media. Attend this workshop to learn how to best use Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn to begin or advance your career. Tips & how-to videos & success-stories will be shared in this workshop. All students & alumni are welcome!
View Workshop - Social Media: Find Jobs & Explore careers Applying to Graduate School
Is going to graduate or professional school a good career choice for you? This workshop provides an overview on how to decide if graduate education is in your career plans. You’ll learn how to identify and research the schools that are the best fit for you, explore alternative educational options, become familiar with the application process, learn more about personal statements, and find out about scholarship and funding sources. We’ll also discuss resources for preparing and taking admissions tests, establishing a letter of recommendations file, and ways to practice doing well in the admissions interview.
View Workshop - Applying to Graduate School Job Search for International Students
Looking for work presents special challenges for international students. This workshop covers differences between U. S. employers’ expectations versus differing values in other cultures and addresses how to overcome some of the obstacles that international students face when conducting a job search in the United States. Discuss answers to the questions: “When do I reveal that I am an international student?” and “Which job search strategies are most effective for international students?” Learn how to increase your job search skills and find out about employment eligibility options for working in the U.S.
View Workshop -Job Search for International Students Federal Jobs: Find & Apply
Are you interested in a great job – with a good salary, excellent benefits, and possible student loan repayment? Want a job where you can make a real difference – in the areas of health, environment, policy, international relations, and more? Consider working for the federal government – a sector doing lots of hiring! In this workshop, you’ll learn how to find agencies that might interest you, locate federal job openings, and tailor your application materials to show how your qualifications match what federal hiring authorities are seeking.
Workshop - Find and Apply
Targeted Workshops for Seniors and Alumni
This workshop features three of our key job search workshops including: Resume & Cover Letters, Conducting a Job Search, and Successful Interviewing. Lunch is provided. Registration & fee required.
Whether you're uncertain about your next steps after graduation, or just not sure what you'd be good at, this personalized workshop will help you! Through a fun interactive process, you will identify your natural strengths, transform your marketable skills, create a personal "marketing pitch", perfect your interviewing techniques, and build an eye-catching application or resume that will get you on your way! You will walk away from this workshop with confidence, clarity and a plan to ensure your success. Why wait? Create your career success plan today! Lunch provided. Registration & fee required.
Identify the unique strengths and talents you offer employers and learn how to leverage them to find a satisfying career. The focus is a nontraditional job search process. Through guided group discussions, participants identify good experiences; develop a Dependable Strengths Report; learn to articulate their worth to an employer; learn to make contacts whenever they may want them; and succeed in interviews. Registration & fee required.