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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, as well as faculty and staff on-campus.

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On-Campus Jobs 101

Monday, August 17th, 2020
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Virtual

During this workshop, the student will learn how to search for on-campus jobs and how to apply for those positions, as well as, the benefits of having an on-campus job!

Campus Jobs For Coogs: [College Work-Study] Virtual Information Sessions

Tuesday, August 18th, 2020
3:00 pm–5:00 pm
Virtual

**College Work-Study Eligible Students**

Offices around campus who are able to hire CWS eligible students will host virtual information sessions about the positions available for students to apply. This session is specific to those students who have College Work-Study Funds for the upcoming year. 

Campus Jobs For Coogs: [College Work-Study] Virtual Information Sessions

Tuesday, August 18th, 2020
10:00 am–12:00 pm
Virtual

**College Work-Study Eligible Students**

Offices around campus who are able to hire CWS eligible students will host virtual information sessions about the positions available for students to apply. This session is specific to those students who have College Work-Study Funds for the upcoming year. 

Campus Jobs For Coogs: [Non-College Work-Study] Virtual Information Sessions

Thursday, August 20th, 2020
10:00 am–12:00 pm
Virtual

Offices around campus who are hiring student employees will host virtual information sessions about the positions available for students to apply. Students who would like to know about available positions on campus, can attend!  

**No CWS funds are required to attend this event**

Campus Jobs For Coogs: [Non-College Work-Study] Virtual Information Sessions

Thursday, August 20th, 2020
3:00 pm–5:00 pm
Virtual

Offices around campus who are hiring student employees will host virtual information sessions about the positions available for students to apply. Students who would like to know about available positions on campus, can attend!  

**No CWS funds are required to attend this event**

Campus Jobs For Coogs: [College Work-Study] Virtual Information Sessions

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020
10:00 am–12:00 pm
Virtual

**College Work-Study Eligible Students**

Offices around campus who are able to hire CWS eligible students will host virtual information sessions about the positions available for students to apply. This session is specific to those students who have College Work-Study Funds for the upcoming year. 

Campus Jobs For Coogs: [Non-College Work-Study] Virtual Information Sessions

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020
3:00 pm–5:00 pm
Virtual

Offices around campus who are hiring student employees will host virtual information sessions about the positions available for students to apply. Students who would like to know about available positions on campus, can attend!  

**No CWS funds are required to attend this event**

Campus Jobs For Coogs: Virtual Information Sessions

Friday, August 28th, 2020
10:00 am–12:00 pm
Virtual

Offices around campus who are hiring both CWS and NCWS student employees will host virtual information sessions about the positions available for students to apply. Students who would like to know about available positions on campus, can attend!  

How to Interview for Health Professional Schools

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

Students will learn how to prepare and successfully answer traditional, behavioral, and multi-mini interview questions for health professional programs including medical, dental, nursing, physician assistant, occupational therapy, physical therapy, pharmacy, and optometry.

This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams. Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link. The link will be sent the day of the workshop. 

Resume Workshop

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020
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.
This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link).

First Semester Career Planning Workshop

Monday, September 14th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

During this workshop, students will connect with career counselors to learn how to navigate the university, ways to apply their identified interests to gain experience during their first year and explore career planning possibilities. 

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

Developing your Curriculum Vitae [For Graduate Students]

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
6:00 pm–7:00 pm
Virtual

During this workshop, graduate students will explore ways to develop and enhance their curriculum vitae (CV) for academic and research positions across multiple industries.

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

Virtual Career Fair Prep

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm

Virtual Career fairs are great opportunities to connect with employers and companies from a variety of industries. This workshop will help you prepare for the virtual fair by teaching you key strategies like how to conduct company research, steps to creating an elevator pitch and tips to following-up with recruiters. This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link).

Career Transitions [For Alumni]

Thursday, October 1st, 2020
6:00 pm–7:00 pm
Virtual

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. This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY (Alumni must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the link).

How to Connect Virtually with an Industry Professional

Thursday, October 1st, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

Learn tips to connect virtually with an industry professional and how to prepare for your first informational interview. This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link).

Virtual Interviewing

Thursday, October 8th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

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 virtual interview formats, potential questions you could be asked, and how to follow up after an interview. This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link).

Grad School 101: Navigating your First Year

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
6:00 pm–7:00 pm
Virtual

Virtual Etiquette

Thursday, October 29th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 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 (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link).

Virtual Interviewing [For International Students]

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

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 virtual interview formats, potential questions you could be asked, and how to follow up after an interview. This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link).

Financial Literacy

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

Learn and discuss the psychology of finances, how to make wise financial decisions, and explore steps to take positive action toward financial well-being. This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link).