Upcoming Workshops

Throughout the academic year, the Center hosts a variety of events and workshops to help you enhance your professional skills, network with employers and industry experts and develop a strategy to obtain a job or an internship.  Continue to check back for more workshops!

Alumni Job Search Series

Calling all alumni!  The Center for Career Services is here to help you in your job search.  We invite you to attend all of the following events.  Registration is required, seating is limited.

Schedule of Events

Prepare for the Fair

Date: Thursday, September 7, 2016
Time: 11:30-3:00 p.m.
Location: Student Center, Rooms 415 - 419

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Nervous about attending the Fall 2016 Career Fair?  Learn how to market yourself in a short amount of time and make a strong first impression with employers so that they remember you after the fair.  See available workshops below.

  • Career Fairs: How to Make a Lasting Impression

    Trying to make a lasting impression can seem impossible when employers are meeting so many candidates in a short amount of time.  Learn what you can, and should, do to stand out.

    • Presenter: Carlie Bordino, Foresters Financial
    • Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    • Location: Student Center, Room 417
  • Mock Interviews

    Mock interviews give students the opportunity to learn what to expect in a typical interview and help them refine their interviewing skills.

    • Presenter: UPS
  • How to Craft an Elevator Pitch

    An elevator pitch is your brief, personal statement. It can be used when meeting employers at career fairs as a way market yourself.

    • Presenter: Jennifer Santiago, Enterprise Rent-A-Car
    • Time: 12:00 - 12:45 p.m.
    • Location: Student Center, Room 419
  • What to do After a Career Fair

    What you do after the career fair is just as important as what you do before and during.  Learn tips that will help you strengthen your connection with prospective employers after the fair.

    • Presenter: Kate Sparano, ADP
    • Time: 1:00 - 1:45 p.m.
    • Location: Student Center, Room 417
  • Create an Awesome Resume

    Always bring plenty of copies of your resume to a career fair to make it easy for the employer to glance at your resume while speaking to you.  Grab their attention with a resume that stands out!

    • Presenter: Daniella Hartigan, Collabera
    • Time: 1:30 - 2:15 p.m.
    • Location: Student Center, Room 419
  • What not to do at a Career Fair

    You often hear about career fair do's, but what about the career fair don'ts? These mock skits will show you exactly what not to do at the career fair.

    • Presenter: Adam Mayer, Center for Career Services
    • Time: 2:00 - 2:45 p.m.
    • Location: Student Center, Room 417

Who Should Attend
Open to all students and alumni. No registration required.

Career Crawl

Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Time: 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Location: Student Center Ballrooms B & C

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Mix and mingle informally with employers to ask them questions about all things related to the Fall 2016 Career Fair. Refreshments will be served.

Participating Employers:

  • Collabera
  • All American Games
  • Enterprise
  • Power Home Remodeling
  • Foresters Financial

Who Should Attend
Open to all students and alumni.  No registration required.

Online Workshops - available 24/7!

  • The Career Development Process learn how to choose your major and a career direction
  • Resume Writing – learn to write a traditional resume, the basis for all other resumes
  • Writing the e-resume for the web – see examples of key words, correct font usage, correct formats and more
  • Improving your interviewing skills
  • Networking – learn the art of building alliances both in person and online
  • Finding a job in tough times! Hints for surviving in this market!
  • Using LinkedIn and Twitter for the job hunt
  • plus more