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Take Your Career Online

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We’re here for you with virtual counseling options and career webinars!

With all instruction moved online, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences is working hard to ensure that our students receive the same level of service and support virtually. Career Services is no exception.

Our Career Services office is still open and available to meet virtually with you to provide guidance or resources you need to succeed in your career path.

Virtual Career Counseling

Our Careers team is offering Virtual Career Counseling Appointments. Simply sign in to your Hire a Red Hawk account to schedule an appointment with a career counselor.

Upcoming Webinars for CHSS Students

You can’t come to campus, so we’re bringing career development to you. Our Career Services team will host four Zoom webinars to keep your job search and interview skills sharp. The webinars listed below are open to all CHSS students:

CHSS Resume Writing Attend this webinar to learn how to craft an effective resume for your job/internship search. 4/7/2020 from 2-3pm Nadine Verna Register
CHSS Cover Letter Writing The cover letter is just as important as the resume when it comes to applying to jobs and/or internships. This webinar will address how to craft a cover letter tailored toward a specific job description. 4/9/2020 from 3-4pm Jeff Poulos Register
CHSS Co-op and Internship Workshop Curious about a cooperative education experience, or also known as a co-op? Then attend this webinar to learn what a co-op is and how you can receive credit through MSU for an internship. 4/20/2020 from 1-2pm Jeff Poulos &
Annie Lobb
CHSS Evaluating Job Offers and Benefits Packages Do you know what makes a “good” job offer? This webinar will help participants set reasonable expectations for the benefits and compensation packages of entry-level positions across industries.  In addition, participants will learn how to identify their individual needs and values to determine the types of positions that are best for them. Lastly, all will learn how to conduct negotiation conversations with potential employers. 4/28/2020 from 12-1pm Nadine Verna Register

Webinars from the University’s Career Services Team

The webinars listed below are open to all Montclair State University students:

Prepare for the Career Virtual Fair Preparing for a face-to-face career fair is one thing; preparing for a virtual fair, while similar, has some added steps.  Screenshots of what you’ll encounter in the virtual fair, along with preparation best practices will be addressed. Attend this webinar to put your best foot forward in navigating a virtual career fair. 4/8/2020
from 12-1pm
Virtual Career Fair All employers from the canceled spring 2020 fairs have been invited to attend an all-majors Virtual Career Fair. The fair will be conducted through Hire a Red Hawk via a chat module. Select from available employers the day-of and discuss open opportunities, company culture, and anything else you would ask in person! 4/15/2020
from 9:00- 4:30pm
Phone and Video Interviewing 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 strategies. 4/16/2020
from 12:30- 1:15pm
Linkedin Tips and Tricks Today’s job search is all about accessing information. Linkedin gives us unprecedented access to people, employers and opportunities. Attend this webinar to learn how to best leverage Linkedin. 5/5/2020
from 11-11:45am