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Fall 2017 Career Ready Workshops (PDF)

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Career Planning Workshops Fall 2017

Workshop Title Date
Day Time Location
What's What? Intro to College, Major, Careers, and Transfer 8/30/17 W 12-1 CCR 219
I  Declare - Choosing Your Major 9/13/17 W 1-3 CCR 219
Your Skills, Your Values, Your Career 9/19/17 T 1-2 CCR 219
Resume 101 9/21/17 TH 1-2 CCR 219
Stress in the Workplace 9/26/17 T 1-2 CCR 219
Your Credit, Your Career Presented By: Wells Fargo 9/27/17 W 12-1 CCR 233
Strengths & Skills for Landing the Job 10/10/17 T 1-2 CCR 219
Interviewing 101 The Basics Presented By: FIDM 10/12/17 TH 1-2 CCR 220
Lunch with a Career Counselor 10/17/17 T 1-2 CCR 220
I Declare-Choosing Your Major 10/18/17 W 12-2 CCR 219
Job Search Strategies & Social Media 10/23/17 M 12-1 CCR 219
Resume 201 Objective & Bullet Statements 10/24/17 T 1-2 CCR 219
Hello Major/Hello Career Fair 10/25/17 W 11-1 Road Runner Cafe
What's What? Intro to College, Major, Careers, and Transfer 10/31/17 T 1-2 CCR 219
Resume Writing for Vets: Reflecting Civilian Language 11/6/17 M 12-1 CCR 219
Working for the Government: Federal Resume Prep 11/7/17 T 1-2 CCR 233
Interviewing 201 - Introduction and Conclusion Questions 11/8/17 W 11-12 CCR 219
I Declare-Choosing Your Major 11/9/17 TH 12:30-2:30 CCR 219
I've Chosen My Major, Now What? Career Planning 11/14/17 T 1-2 CCR 219
Resume 101 The Basics 11/15/17 W 12-1 CCR 233
I Declare-Choosing Your Major 11/20/17 M 2-4 CCR 219
I Declare-Choosing Your Major 11/28/17 T 11-1 CCR 219
Lunch with a Career Counselor 11/21/17 T 1-2 CCR 233
How to Talk to Employers 11/29/17 W 12-1 CCR 219
I Declare-Choosing Your Major 12/6/17 W 9-11 CCR 219
Interviewing 301 - Behavioral Interview Questions 12/8/17 F 10:30-11:30 CCR 219

Workshop Descriptions

How to Talk to Employers: This workshop will teach you key skills and techniques of how to communicate your skills, interests, and hirable qualities to an employer.  Utilize these skills for a job fair, interview, or networking.

I Declare – Choosing Your Major: This workshops will help you learn how to assess your talents, skills, interests, and values and connect them to possible major and career options.  Decision Making and Career planning will be emphasized.

Interviewing Skills 101- The Basics: This workshops will help you learn how to prepare and dress for an interview.  You will learn basic techniques for how to start, speak through, and end an interview properly.

Interviewing Skills 201 – Introduction & Conclusion Questions: This workshop will specifically focus on learning techniques of how to master Introduction and Conclusion questions in an interview to create a strong first impression and leave with a good lasting impression.

Interviewing Skills 301 – Behavioral Interview Techniques: This workshop will specifically focus on learning techniques for mastering behavioral interviewing. How to answer and respond to questions and scenarios that will demonstrate your critical thinking skills.

I’ve Chosen My Major, Now What?  Career Planning: This workshop will help you learn steps to take to develop a career plan based on your major selection.  Your career plan may include a timeline, education, internship, and other opportunities to ensure that you are creating a path that will lead to career success.

Job Search Strategies & Completing Applications: This workshop will help you to learn how to search for a job in many facets.  It will also help you to learn the basics of completing a job application.

 Job Search Strategies & Social Media: This workshop will help you to learn how to search for a job in many facets.  It will also help you to learn how to have a professional presence in social media and how to use it as a tool for job search.

Lunch with a Career Counselor: Have questions about your major, job search, interviewing or anything related to career planning and development?  Come to this informal free lunch session and get your questions answered by a career counselor. 

My Major – Provides an in depth overview of a specific major discipline. Have you decided on a major and/or are considering amajor but not sure of all the career possibilities, salary, and work environment? Attend this workshop to learn more about what you can do with this major. For some workshops, career professionals for that major will be present to share current professional knowledge.

Resume Writing 101 – The Basics: This workshop will help you learn the Do’s and Don’ts of resume writing.  Learn techniques to help your skills and qualifications stand out and look professional.

Resume Writing 201 – Objective & Bullet Statements:  This workshop will specifically focus on writing a strong objective and bulleted statements that demonstrate your desire, qualities, and skills for the position for of which you are applying.

Social Skills to get Hired and Keep Your Job: Employers want to hire candidates with strong social skills.  Do you have what it takes?  Do you know how to work with and speak to others successfully in a work environment? This workshop will identify and help you learn the most important social skills needed for landing and keeping the job. 

Strengths & Skills for Landing the Job: This workshop will help you to learn how your strengths and skills can help you land your job of interest.  We will focus on how you can develop strengths, skills and qualifications that are important to most employers and then how to communicate this in an interview.