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University Career Services hosts a series of workshops throughout the year. Our Career Counselors also provide presentations and workshops to student organizations, as well as faculty and staff on-campus.

Alumni Workshop

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
6:00 pm–7:00 pm
Student Service Center 1, Room 106

Do you want a job in a different industry? In this workshop you will learn practical techniques to transition into a new field and use your transferable skills to advance your job search.

Resume Workshop (Bring Printed Resume or Laptop)

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Student Service Center 1, Room 106

A well-written resume is your ticket to a job interview. This workshop will help you recognize and apply key strategies for effective resume writing that illustrate your transferable skills to get more employer call backs for interviews.

Career Fair Prep Workshop

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Student Service Center 1, Room 106

Career fairs are great opportunities to network with employers and companies. This workshop will help you prepare for the fair by teaching you key strategies like creating an elevator pitch and following-up with recruiters.

Resume Workshop (Bring Printed Resume or Laptop)

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Student Service Center 1, Room 106

A well-written resume is your ticket to a job interview. This workshop will help you recognize and apply key strategies for effective resume writing that illustrate your transferable skills to get more employer call backs for interviews.

Alumni Workshop

Monday, January 27th, 2020
6:00 pm–7:00 pm
Student Service Center 1, Room 106

Do you want a job in a different industry? In this workshop you will learn practical techniques to transition into a new field and use your transferable skills to advance your job search.

Resume Workshop (Bring Printed Resume or Laptop)

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Student Service Center 1, Room 106

A well-written resume is your ticket to a job interview. This workshop will help you recognize and apply key strategies for effective resume writing that illustrate your transferable skills to get more employer call backs for interviews.

Interviewing Workshop

Thursday, January 30th, 2020
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Student Service Center 1, Room 106

One of the most important parts about a job or internship search is the interview. Making a lasting impression will help you secure your next position. In this workshop you will learn about different types of interview formats, potential questions you could be asked, and how to follow up after an interview.

Resume Workshop (Bring Printed Resume or Laptop)

Thursday, January 30th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Student Service Center 1, Room 106

A well-written resume is your ticket to a job interview. This workshop will help you recognize and apply key strategies for effective resume writing that illustrate your transferable skills to get more employer call backs for interviews.

Resume Workshop (Bring Printed Resume or Laptop)

Thursday, February 13th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Student Service Center 1, Room 106

A well-written resume is your ticket to a job interview. This workshop will help you recognize and apply key strategies for effective resume writing that illustrate your transferable skills to get more employer call backs for interviews.

Interviewing Workshop

Thursday, February 13th, 2020
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Student Service Center 1, Room 106

One of the most important parts about a job or internship search is the interview. Making a lasting impression will help you secure your next position. In this workshop you will learn about different types of interview formats, potential questions you could be asked, and how to follow up after an interview.

Global Job Search for International Students Workshop

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Student Service Center 1, Room 106

A successful job search for international students should be timely, and involves using several strategies and resources. This workshop will focus on how to plan an effective job search and market your skills to potential employers. At the end of this workshop you will understand where and how to look for employment, and the importance of developing strategic resumes, CVs, LinkedIn, and networking skills to help you achieve your career goals.

Job Search Workshop

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Student Service Center 1, Room 106

Finding a job takes time and there are multiple strategies you can use. In this workshop come learn practical steps to conduct a job search and also learn how networking can help you improve your search.

Interviewing Workshop

Thursday, March 19th, 2020
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Student Service Center 1, Room 106

One of the most important parts about a job or internship search is the interview. Making a lasting impression will help you secure your next position. In this workshop you will learn about different types of interview formats, potential questions you could be asked, and how to follow up after an interview.

Networking for International Students Workshop

Thursday, March 19th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Student Service Center 1, Room 106

Statistics show that in the U.S., close to 80% of all jobs are not advertised. The hidden job market is discovered through word of mouth, or through referrals from people you know and who know you. Many international students focus on the 20% of jobs that are advertised online. In this workshop we will provide tips on how to build professional relationships through networking that can support your overall professional development and increase internship and career opportunities.

20/20/20 Graduate Student Workshop

Friday, March 20th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Student Service Center 1, Room 106

Come spend an hour at University Career Services learning about the top 3 topics important to graduate students. This workshop will review job search, networking, and interviewing for graduate students in 20 minute sections.

Alumni Workshop

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
6:00 pm–7:00 pm
Student Service Center 1, Room 106

Do you want a job in a different industry? In this workshop you will learn practical techniques to transition into a new field and use your transferable skills to advance your job search.

Financial Literacy Workshop

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
12:00 pm–1:30 pm
Student Service Center 1, Room 106

Do you have questions about budgeting, debt, or credit? In this workshop you will discuss the psychology of finances, and learn how to make wise financial decisions and take a positive action toward your financial well-being.

Dining Etiquette Workshop

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Student Service Center 1, Room 106

It is common for companies to host meals for meetings, celebrations, and particularly interviews. This workshop will give you the opportunity to learn and practice the rules of dining etiquette to feel more confident about eating in a business setting.

Resume Workshop (Bring Printed Resume or Laptop)

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Student Service Center 1, Room 106

A well-written resume is your ticket to a job interview. This workshop will help you recognize and apply key strategies for effective resume writing that illustrate your transferable skills to get more employer call backs for interviews.

20/20/20 Graduate Student Workshop

Friday, April 3rd, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Student Service Center 1, Room 106

Come spend an hour at University Career Services learning about the top 3 topics important to graduate students. This workshop will review job search, networking, and interviewing for graduate students in 20 minute sections.