Spring Webinars Announced
Posted in: Alumni News and Events, Career Resources
As Montclair State alumni, you have access to a broad portfolio of career resources. Take advantage of all the services available to you. The spring calendar of career development presentations, hosted by the Montclair State Career Services, is now posted. Programs are:
Getting Into Graduate School – February 16
Earning a graduate degree can lead to considerable career advancement. We’ll discuss graduate school in general, including the admissions process and methods designed to make your application stand-out. This webinar is presented in conjunction with The Center for Career Services and The Center for Leadership and Engagement.
Get Noticed: Effective Resume Writing – February 24
Writing an effective resume requires an understanding of both format and content, as well as the needs of an employer. Learn how to make your resume stand-out! This webinar is presented by The Center for Career Services.
Linkedin Tips and Tricks – March 17
Linkedin gives us unprecedented access to people, employers and opportunities. This social media giant provides a professional platform for interacting with those in our field, ultimately expanding our contacts. This webinar is presented in conjunction with The Center for Career Services and The Center for Leadership and Engagement.
Cover Letters and Thank You Notes Made Simple – March 25
According to the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals, 86% of executives said cover letters are important when evaluating job candidates. Attend this webinar to learn how to quickly compose an eye-catching cover letter, as well as a crucial strategy to use when writing a thank you note. This webinar is presented by The Center for Career Services.
Grit: Persistence That Pays Off – April 15
The secret to outstanding success at work is the ability to persevere. This trait is proven to be a predictor not only in college success but at work and life in general. Attend this webinar to learn the tips and tricks associated with grit. Attendees will also be invited to complete a free online grit assessment. This webinar is presented by The Center for Career Services.
Job Searching – Soup to Nuts – April 19
Various job search tips and tricks are addressed in this webinar, including how to market transferable skills, networking techniques/questions and resume optimization when applying for jobs. We’ve got you covered! This webinar is presented in conjunction with The Center for Career Services and The Center for Leadership and Engagement.
How to Ace Phone and Video Interviews – April 27
Before you actually meet an employer, face-to-face, it’s likely you’ll encounter either a phone or video interview. These modalities have both pros and cons. Attend this webinar to determine the best interviewing strategies. This webinar is presented by The Center for Career Services.
View recorded and archived webinars and workshops that you may have missed, or as a refresher! Visit the alumni career services website for more information.
Check out Hire a Red Hawk, a career services management system. Through Hire a Red Hawk, you can easily find and apply to full- and part-time jobs, build your resume with Resume Builder, sharpen your interview skills with mock interviews and more! To access these benefits – and more – visit MONTCLAIRconnect.
Stay connected and network with fellow alumni by joining our official LinkedIn group. Visit our website to access the alumni calendar for upcoming online events. For more information, contact the Office of Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement at 973-655-4141 or email@example.com.