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Virtual Workshops

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

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View our Recorded Workshops

Grad Student Series: Networking Tips

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Virtual

Resume Workshop

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

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 callbacks for interviews. You can use your device to make live updates to your resume during the workshop.

Job and Internship Search (Including remote positions)

Thursday, January 27th, 2022
3:00 pm–4:00 pm

**For Hines College of Architecture & Design Students** Career Fair Prep Workshop

Friday, January 28th, 2022
12:00 pm–1:30 pm
Virtual

**For College of Architecture & Design Students**

Join University Career Services and the CoAD Alumni Association for tips to help prepare for the CoAD Career Fair & Interview Event on March 4. This session will cover resume and portfolio guidelines for designers, as well as preparation for networking, creating your elevator pitch, and interviewing. Alumni will be present to share their advice as well.

This session will occur via Zoom. Please register on Zoom HERE:

https://uh-edu-cougarnet.zoom.us/j/92123559952?pwd=L2pnQjZsanVlTk8ybW1GSnQ5V3BpQT09

[Prepare 4 the Fair Week] What NOT Say to a Recruiter During Your Pitch

Tuesday, February 1st, 2022
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

What NOT Say to a Recruiter During Your Pitch

Join this session to learn how to create your pitch in time for career fair and networking season. We'll provide a breakdown AND a sample with all participants. 

A special guest employer will be joining the session to share What NOT Say to a Recruiter During Your Pitch.

Session Format: Virtual only; MS TEAMS

RSVP to receive the meeting link.

Networking Workshop

Wednesday, February 9th, 2022
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

Learn 3 easy techniques to improve your networking:

1) Develop the way you articulate your areas of interest and past experiences!

Learn how to better express the jobs you would be most interested in working

2) Find people within your network and find the best way to connect with them.

3) Learn how to shoot your networking shot and land an opportunity! 

This workshop will be presented by Adalia Espinosa, M.Ed.

She will provide real examples, templates, and steps to network on LinkedIn, recruiting events, and in virtual and in-person formats. 

**For Hines College of Architecture & Design Students** "Ask an Alumni" Career Fair Prep

Thursday, February 10th, 2022
6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Hines College Atrium & Gallery

**For College of Architecture & Design Students**

Join University Career Services and CoAD Alumni Association with our "Ask an Alumni" career fair prep event. This is an opportunity to connect with alumni working in design fields for advice on ways to prepare for the first and create a strong first impression. This is also a chance to practice networking skills and build great connections.

This event will take place in the Hines College atrium and include light snacks and beverages. 

Virtual Etiquette Workshop

Thursday, February 10th, 2022
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Virtual

During this workshop, you will learn key tips and etiquette strategies for engaging in today’s increasingly digital workplace as well as how to utilize virtual platforms in a professional setting. This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams:

https://teams.microsoft.com/l/channel/19%3a3741e2ba3a1945a79dca34b3b52ba57b%40thread.tacv2/B.%2520Workshops?groupId=a11360c6-20a5-4db3-a849-8b7552773099&tenantId=170bbabd-a2f0-4c90-ad4b-0e8f0f0c4259

Major & Career Exploration Week: Virtual Drop-ins

Monday, February 14th, 2022
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Virtual

Meet one-on-one with Career Counselors during our 15-minute virtual drop-in hours to explore majors and career paths of interest to you.

Learn about free exploration resources such as Focus 2 and OnetOnline. Career Counselors will also provide demos on how to use these resources and ways to connect with your academic advisor for your major of choice.

To meet with a Career Counselor via MS Teams on the day of click here.

Major & Career Exploration Week: Virtual Drop-ins

Tuesday, February 15th, 2022
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Virtual

Meet one-on-one with Career Counselors during our 15-minute virtual drop-in hours to explore majors and career paths of interest to you.

Learn about free exploration resources such as Focus 2 and OnetOnline. Career Counselors will also provide demos on how to use these resources and ways to connect with your academic advisor for your major of choice.

To meet with a Career Counselor via MS Teams on the day of click here.

Resume Writing for Experienced Professionals (Alumni)

Tuesday, February 15th, 2022
6:00 pm–7:00 pm
Virtual

Consider alternative resume formats, learn how to address employment gaps, and how to communicate career changes.

 

Major & Career Exploration Week: Virtual Drop-ins

Wednesday, February 16th, 2022
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Virtual

Meet one-on-one with Career Counselors during our 15-minute virtual drop-in hours to explore majors and career paths of interest to you.

Learn about free exploration resources such as Focus 2 and OnetOnline. Career Counselors will also provide demos on how to use these resources and ways to connect with your academic advisor for your major of choice.

To meet with a Career Counselor via MS Teams on the day of click here.

Major & Career Exploration Week: Virtual Drop-ins

Thursday, February 17th, 2022
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Virtual

Meet one-on-one with Career Counselors during our 15-minute virtual drop-in hours to explore majors and career paths of interest to you.

Learn about free exploration resources such as Focus 2 and OnetOnline. Career Counselors will also provide demos on how to use these resources and ways to connect with your academic advisor for your major of choice.

To meet with a Career Counselor via MS Teams on the day of click here.

UH Virtual Pre-Law Forum

Friday, February 18th, 2022
9:00 am–2:00 pm
Virtual

Join the 2020 UH Pre-Law Forum co-hosted with the University of Houston Law Center and University Career Services via Zoom.

  • Meet Texas Law Schools Representatives 
  • Listen to Law School Students & Alumni
  • Address Law School Admissions Questions
  • Experience a Law School Class First Hand.

STEM Careers Week: Create your Pitch

Monday, February 21st, 2022
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

You are at a career fair and are next to speak to an employer. What do you say? This workshop will help you create your elevator pitch so you can feel more comfortable and confident talking to employers at the career fair.

RSVP IS REQUIRED to receive the link for the live virtual session.

STEM Careers Week: LATINAS in STEM Panel

Monday, February 21st, 2022
3:00 pm–4:30 pm
Virtual

Panelists will share their challenges, triumphs and career advice as Latinas who pursued careers in STEM.

RSVP IS REQUIRED to receive the link for the live virtual session.

STEM Careers Week: Advocate, Connect and Prepare for job search {For International Students}

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

We will be discussing how you as an international student can be your own advocate when it comes to discussing employment, work authorizations, work experience, skills and communicating the value of your international education. Learn how to communicate your vale to employers, recruiters as you look for an internship or a job.

RSVP IS REQUIRED to receive the link for the live virtual session.

STEM Careers Week: Technical Interviews

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Virtual

Feeling nervous about your technical interview? Learn more about the technical interviewing process and coding with a PROS software engineer.

RSVP IS REQUIRED to receive the link for the live virtual session.

STEM Careers Week: Career Fair 101

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

Career fairs are great opportunities to network with employers and get past the first interview screening. This presentation will teach you strategies to prepare for virtual and in-person career fairs, including networking tips and following up with recruiters after a career fair.

RSVP IS REQUIRED to receive the link for the live virtual session.

Virtual and One-Way Interviewing Workshop

Wednesday, March 30th, 2022
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

During this workshop, students will learn how to prepare for virtual and one-way interviewing screenings. Tips and strategies will be shared as well as sample platforms that can be used to prepare.

Financial Literacy: Budgeting Basics

Wednesday, April 6th, 2022
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

Join a representative from Wells Fargo to discover budgeting tips and tools and learn how you can create a savings plan for your financial goals.

Salary Negotiation

Wednesday, April 20th, 2022
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

How much are you looking to earn?  

Failing to negotiate your first salary could cost you thousands of dollars over your lifetime. This workshop will show you the tools to identify your value, target salary and strategies for practicing salary negotiation in order to gain confidence and skills needed to earn fair compensation.

How to Use LinkedIn in My Job Search Workhop

Thursday, April 21st, 2022
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Virtual

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, with more than 575 million members globally. LinkedIn is a tool to help you connect to people in your field and look for job opportunities. In this workshop, you will learn where to search for job postings on the platform and how to make professional connections through LinkedIn.

This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link).

Teams Link

Salary Negotiation: How to Evaluate a Job Offer (Grad Students)

Wednesday, April 27th, 2022
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Virtual

Identifying Job Leads for Recent Graduates

Thursday, April 28th, 2022
6:00 pm–7:00 pm
Virtual

Discover how to tap into the hidden job market and apply strategies for finding relevant job opportunities.