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Workshops and Events

Fall 2020 Career Development Workshops

All fall workshops are now being conducted remotely via Zoom. To register for a workshop and receive the Zoom link, log into Engage and click on CEHS Student Success Center and then Events. Questions? Email cehscareer@montclair.edu.

Resume Writing

Your resume is the first impression a potential employer will have of you. Learn how to make your resume stand out! Our workshop will teach you how to write and format your resume, tailoring it to fit the internship or job you are applying for. This workshop is helpful whether you are looking to write your first resume or want to improve your existing one.

Day Date Time
Wednesday September 9, 2020 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday September 22, 2020 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday October 7, 2020 3:00 p.m.– 4:00 p.m.
Thursday October 13, 2020 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday October 26, 2020 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday November 4, 2020 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday November 17, 2020 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday November 24, 2020 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Thursday December 3, 2020 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday December 8, 2020 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Interviewing Skills

Whether you are new to the interview process or just want to brush up on your skills, this workshop is for you! We will discuss how to prepare for an interview and what to expect once you are there. We also cover some of the most commonly asked interview questions, and participants will learn how to respond to behavioral interview questions using the STAR technique.

Day Date Time
Tuesday September 29, 2020 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Thursday October 22, 2020 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday November 10, 2020 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m
Thursday December 10, 2020 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Job Search Strategies

Learn the key steps in the job search process! Discover the importance of a job search plan, essential tools and strategies, and how to make the process more positive and manageable.

Day Date Time
Wednesday October 21, 2020 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Monday November 9, 2020 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Ins and Outs of LinkedIn

Come discover the power of LinkedIn, the essential tool in your professional toolbox. Learn how to create your profile step-by-step, effective online network and job search strategies, and how to start making your social media presence work for you.

Day Date Time
Wednesday October 14, 2020 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Professionalism

This workshop will inform students about what it means to look and act like a professional. The workshop will cover professional wardrobe, writing, and social media presence in addition to providing some tips about best practices and tricks to being professional.

Day Date Time
Tuesday October 6, 2020 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Thursday November 12, 2020 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Time Management

This workshop will seek to help students understand components of how they spend their time as well as learn strategies to help balance the many responsibilities and priorities in their lives.

Day Date Time
Tuesday October 27, 2020 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Thursday November 19, 2020 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Workshops are open to all majors within the College of Education and Human Services College students.

Contact cehscareer@montclair.edu. with any questions.

Other Career Events

Career Fairs

Log into Hire a Red Hawk to learn about upcoming career fairs and to register.

Educators’ Exchange

The Educators’ Exchange is a professional development opportunity for graduating student teachers and alumni to meet and network with K-12 educators from various local schools, districts, and other education organizations. The event begins with a professional development seminar and is then followed by a career fair where students and alumni can speak with potential employers. Our annual Educators’ Exchange will be held on Thursday, April 15, 2021. Further details will be available in the spring.

Ed Exchange Prep Workshop

To assist student teachers and alumni in their preparation for the Educators’ Exchange, at this workshop Career Services will provide an overview of the event, including which employers will be present and recommendations on what to wear, what to bring, etc. The program culminates in an alumni panel of recent graduates who found a job through the Ed Exchange and who will offer strategies for how to prepare for the event. Date of 2021 workshop is TBD.