• Spring 2014 Workshops and Events

    Workshop and Events

    Workshops and events are open to all students and alumni.


    Please note that while rare, all workshops are subject to cancellation without notice due to unforeseen events. If you plan to come to a workshop Career Services advises that you call our office at 732-571-3471 to confirm your attendance.

    January | February | March | April

  • January

    Tuesday, January 21, 2014 , 12pm - 1pm

    10 Common Interview Mistakes

    Presented by Nancy Gallo

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Increase your chances for success! Interview mistakes can easily be avoided. Learn the most common interview errors and how to avoid these slip-ups in your next meeting with a potential hiring official. This workshop will discuss mistakes made before, during, and after the interview. Make sure you present yourself as the best candidate for the job!


    Tuesday, January 21, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    Understanding the Online Application Process

    Presented by Ellen Reilly

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Did you ever wonder what happens to your job application once you hit the "send" button and it goes into cyberspace? This session will provide an overview and understanding of the applicant tracking systems that filter your online job application from the recruiter's perspective.


    Wednesday, January 22, 2014 , 1pm - 2pm

    LinkedIn 101

    Presented by Jeff Mass

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    LinkedIn is a professional social network and job search tool that has grown to over 100 million members since 2003. It can be an effective instrument in building your professional network. This workshop will cover the following topics: profile setup, creating your network, introductions, recommendations, people search, and job postings.


    Monday, January 27, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    Grades Are Not Enough

    Presented by Will Hill

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Good grades are important to employers looking to employ college graduates, but they are not the only criteria used to determine who gets hired. Competencies like time management, problem solving, and verbal ability are just as critical in the hiring process. This workshop will discuss the basic skills job candidates must bring to the table in order to to be competitive.


    Tuesday, January 28, 2014 , 12pm - 1pm

    Resume 101

    Presented by Nancy Gallo

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    To be successful at landing job interviews, you need to start with a great resume. A resume is usually the first contact an employer has with an applicant, and a poorly-written one can result in a rejected application. In this workshop you will learn valuable tips on how to compose a new resume or improve the one you already have. This session will help you avoid common mistakes in composition, layout, and content and will help you increase your chances of getting that elusive job interview!


    Tuesday, January 28, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    How to Research an Employer

    Presented by Ellen Reilly

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    This workshop will review why you need to become a detective when it comes to researching perspective employers prior to an interview. Research is also critical to creating a targeted job search and provides knowledge on industry trends.


    Wednesday, January 29, 2014 , 1pm - 2pm

    How to Prepare For a Career Fair

    Presented by Jeff Mass

    Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    This workshop will help you develop realistic goals for attending a career fair, provide you with information about the intention of a career fair, and help you plan, achieve, and follow through on your career experience to help you maximize the benefits of the event.


  • February

    Monday, February 03, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    The Cover Letter: the Secret Key to Getting an Interview

    Presented by Will Hill

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Everyone knows the resume is a critical part of your job search, but don't ignore the cover letter if you want to succeed. The cover letter is a writing sample that employers will use to gauge your communication skills. It also gives you a chance to articulate your abilities in ways not always possible in your resume. Learn how to construct a cover letter that will engage employers and increase your chances of getting an interview.


    Tuesday, February 04, 2014 , 12pm - 1pm

    10 Common Interview Mistakes

    Presented by Nancy Gallo

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Increase your chances for success! Interview mistakes can easily be avoided. Learn the most common interview mistakes and how to avoid these slip-ups in your next meet up with a potential hiring officials. This workshop will discuss mistakes made before, during, and after the interview. Make sure you present yourself as the best candidate for the job!


    Tuesday, February 04, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    Understanding the Online Application Process

    Presented by Ellen Reilly

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Did you ever wonder what happens to your application once you hit the "send" button and it goes into cyberspace? This session will provide an overview and understanding of the applicant tracking systems that filter your online job application from the recruiter's perspective.


    Wednesday, February 05, 2014 , 1pm - 2pm

    LinkedIn 101

    Presented by Jeff Mass

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    LinkedIn is a professional social network and job search tool that has grown to over 100 million members since 2003. It can be an effective instrument in building your professional network. This workshop will cover the following topics: profile setup, creating your network, introductions, recommendations, people search, and job postings.


    Monday, February 10, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    Grades are Not Enough

    Presented by Will Hill

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Good grades are important to most employers looking to employ college graduates, but they are not the only criteria used to decide who gets hired. Competencies like time management, problem solving, and verbal ability are just as critical in the hiring process. This workshop will discuss the basic skills job candidates must bring to the table in order to be competitive.


    Tuesday, February 11, 2014 , 12pm - 1pm

    Resume 101

    Presented by Nancy Gallo

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    To be successful at landing job interviews, you need to start with a great resume. A resume is usually the first contact an employer has with an applicant, and a poorly-written resume can result in a rejected application. In this workshop you will learn valuable tips on how to compose a new resume or improve the one you already have. This session will help you avoid common mistakes in composition, layout, and content and will increase your chances of getting that elusive job interview!


    Tuesday, February 11, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    How to Research an Employer

    Presented by Ellen Reilly

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    This workshop will review why you need to become a detective when it comes to researching prospective employers prior to an interview. Research is also critical in creating a targeted job search and provides knowledge on industry trends.


    Wednesday, February 12, 2014 , 1pm - 2pm

    How to Prepare For a Career Fair

    Presented by Jeff Mass

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    This workshop will help you develop realistic goals for attending a career fair, provide you with information about the intention of a career fair, and help you plan, achieve, and follow through on your career fair experience to maximize the benefits of the event.


    Wednesday, February 12, 2014 , 5pm - 6pm

    Career Roundtable for Graduate Students and Alumni

    Presented by Will Hill

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Bring your questions, concerns, and comments to this first of its kind workshop at Career Services. Graduate students and alumni have different challenges in the workforce and in their career development than traditional undergraduates. There is no formal agenda here; participants are free to bring any topic for discussion to the table, and all participants are encouraged to weigh in with their own experiences and thoughts. No career topic is off-limits!


    Monday, February 17, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    The Cover Letter: the Secret Key to Getting an Interview

    Presented by Will Hill

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Everyone knows that the resume is a critical part of the job search, but don't ignore the cover letter if you want to succeed. The cover letter is a writing sample that employers will use to gauge your communication skills. It also gives you a chance to articulate your abilities in ways that aren't always possible in your resume. Learn how to construct a cover letter that will engage employers and increase your chances of getting an interview.


    Tuesday, February 18, 2014 , 12pm - 1pm

    10 Common Interview Mistakes

    Presented by Nancy Gallo

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Increase your chances for success! Interview mistakes can easily be avoided. Learn the most common interview errors and how to avoid these slip-ups at your next meet up with a potential hiring official. This workshop will discuss mistakes made before, during, and after the interview. Make sure you present yourself as the best candidate for the job!


    Tuesday, February 18, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    Understanding the Online Application Process

    Presented by Ellen Reilly

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Did you ever wonder what happens to your job application after you hit the "send" button and it goes into cyberspace? This session will provide an overview and understanding of the applicant tracking systems that filter your online job application from the recruiter's perspective.


    Wednesday, February 19, 2014 , 1pm - 2pm

    LinkedIn 101

    Presented by Jeff Mass

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    LinkedIn is a professional social network and job search tool that has grown to over 100 million members since 2003. It can be an effective instrument in building your professional network. This workshop will cover the following topics: profile setup, creating your network, introductions, recommendations, people search, and job postings.


    Monday, February 24, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    Grades Are Not Enough

    Presented by Will Hill

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Good grades are important to most employers looking to employ college graduates, but they are not the only criteria used to decide who gets hired. Competencies like time management, problem solving, and verbal ability are just as critical in the hiring process. This workshop will discuss the basic skills job candidates need to bring to the table in order to be competitive.


    Tuesday, February 25, 2014 , 12pm - 1pm

    Resume 101

    Presented by Nancy Gallo

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    To be successful at landing job interviews, you need to start with a great resume. A resume is usually the first contact an employer has with an applicant, and a poorly written one can result in a rejected application. In this workshop you will learn valuable tips on how to create a new resume or improve the one you already have. This session will help avoid common mistakes in composition, layout, and content, and will help increase your chances of of getting that elusive job interview!


    Tuesday, February 25, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    How to Research an Employer

    Presented by Ellen Reilly

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    This workshop will review why you need to become a detective when it comes to researching prospective employers prior to an interview. Research is also critical in creating a targeted job search and provides knowledge on industry trends.


    Wednesday, February 26, 2014 , 1pm - 2pm

    How to Prepare For a Career Fair

    Presented by Jeff Mass

    Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    This workshop will help you develop realistic goals for attending a career fair, provide you with information about the intention of a career fair, and help you plan, achieve, and follow through on your career fair experience to maximize the benefits of the event.


  • March

    Wednesday, February 19, 2014 , 9am - 1pm

    Educators' Career Day

    Anacon Hall, Rebecca Stafford Student Center, 2nd Floor

    This annual event brings many representatives from local and regional school systems to campus. While open to all, education majors of the Class of 2014 are strongly encouraged to attend. Bring your resume and portfolio and be prepared to directly with principals, assistant superintendents, and other school administrators about career possibilities within their districts.


    Monday, March 03, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    The Cover Letter: the Secret to Getting an Interview

    Presented by Will Hill

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Everyone knows the resume is a critical part of your job search, but don't ignore the cover letter if you want to succeed. The cover letter is a writing sample that employers will use to gauge your communication skills. It also gives you a chance to articulate your abilities in ways not always possible in your resume. Learn how to construct a cover letter that will engage employers and increase your chances of getting an interview.


    Tuesday, March 04, 2014 , 12pm - 1pm

    10 Common Interview Mistakes

    Presented by Nancy Gallo

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Increase your chances for success! Interview mistakes can easily be avoided. Learn the most common interview errors and how to avoid these slip-ups in your next meeting with a potential hiring official. This workshop will discuss mistakes made before, during, and after the interview. Make sure you present yourself as the best candidate for the job!


    Tuesday, March 04, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    Understanding the Online Application Process

    Presented by Ellen Reilly

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Did you ever wonder what happens to your job application once you hit the "send" button and it goes into cyberspace? This session will provide an overview and understanding of the applicant tracking systems that filter your online job application from the recruiter's perspective.


    Wednesday, March 05, 2014 , 1pm - 2pm

    LinkedIn 101

    Presented by Jeff Mass

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    LinkedIn is a professional social network and job search tool that has grown to over 100 million members since 2003. In can be an effective instrument in building your professional network. This workshop will cover the following topics: profile setup, creating your network, introductions, recommendations, people search, and job postings.


    Monday, March 10, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    Grades Are Not Enough

    Presented by Will Hill

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Good grades are important to most employers looking to employ college graduates, but they are not the only criteria used to decide who gets hired. Competencies like time management, problem solving, and verbal ability are just as critical in the hiring process. This workshop will discuss the basic skills job candidates must bring to the table in order to be competitive.


    Tuesday, March 11, 2014 , 12pm - 1pm

    Resume 101

    Presented by Nancy Gallo

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    To be successful at landing job interviews, you need to start with a great resume. A resume is usually the first contact an employer has with with an applicant, and a poorly-written resume can result in a rejected application. In this workshop you will learn valuable tips on how to compose a new resume or improve the one you already have. This session will help you avoid common mistakes in composition, layout, and content and will help increase your chances of getting that elusive job interview!


    Tuesday, March 11, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    How to Research an Employer

    Presented by Ellen Reilly

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    This workshop will review why you need to become a detective when it comes to researching prospective employers prior to a job interview. Research is also critical in creating a targeted job search and provides knowledge on industry trends.


    Wednesday, March 12, 2014 , 1pm - 2pm

    How to Prepare For a Career Fair

    Presented by Jeff Mass

    Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    This workshop will help you develop realistic goals for attending a career fair, provide you with information about the intention of a career fair, and help you plan, achieve, and follow through on your career fair experience to maximize the benefits of the event.


    Tuesday, March 13, 2014 , 5:30pm - 6:30pm

    Educators' Career Day Prep Session

    Presented by Will Hill

    H.R.Young Auditorium, Bey Hall

    Make the most of the Educator's Career Day scheduled for March 19th. Learn how to plan your day, maximize contacts, handle long lists, and get the most help from every employer you meet. Get tips on speaking to recruiters, marketing yourself, and creating your portfolio. Those planning to attend the Educator's Career Day are strongly urged to attend.


    Monday, March 24, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    The Cover Letter: the Secret to Getting an Interview

    Presented by Will Hill

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Everyone knows the resume is a critical part of your job search, but don't ignore the cover letter if you want to succeed. The cover letter is a writing sample that employers will use to gauge your communication skills. It also gives you a chance to articulate your abilities in ways not always possible in your resume. Learn how to construct a cover letter that will engage employers and increase your chances of getting an interview.


    Tuesday, March 25, 2014 , 12pm - 1pm

    10 Common Interview Mistakes

    Presented by Nancy Gallo

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Increase your chances for success! Interview mistakes can easily be avoided. Learn the most common interview errors and how to avoid these slip-ups in your next meeting with a potential hiring official. This workshop will discuss mistakes made before, during, and after the interview. Make sure you present yourself as the best candidate for the job!


    Tuesday, March 25, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    Understanding the Online Application Process

    Presented by Ellen Reilly

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Did you ever wonder what happens to your job application once you hit the "send" button and it goes into cyberspace? This session will provide an overview and understanding of the applicant tracking systems that filter your online job application from the recruiter's perspective.


    Wednesday, March 26, 2014 , 1pm - 2pm

    LinkedIn 101

    Presented by Jeff Mass

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    LinkedIn is a professional social network and job search tool that has grown to over 100 million members since 2003. In can be an effective instrument in building your professional network. This workshop will cover the following topics: profile setup, creating your network, introductions, recommendations, people search, and job postings.


    Wednesday, March 26, 2014 , 3pm - 4pm

    Preparing for Spring Career Day 2014

    Presented by Will Hill

    Career Services Conference Room, Center for Student Success, Lower Level Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Career days are excellent opportunities to network and gain on-the-spot interviews. Discover how to make the most of this annual event. We will discuss how to approach recruiters, developing your "elevator speech", dressing for the event, and much more.


    Monday, March 31, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    Grades Are Not Enough

    Presented by Will Hill

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Good grades are important to most employers looking to employ college graduates, but they are not the only criteria used to decide who gets hired. Competencies like time management, problem solving, and verbal ability are just as critical in the hiring process. This workshop will discuss the basic skills job candidates must bring to the table in order to be competitive.


  • April

    Tuesday, April 01, 2014 , 12pm - 1pm

    Resume 101

    Presented by Nancy Gallo

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    To be successful at landing job interviews, you need to start with a great resume. A resume is usually the first contact between an employer and an applicant, and a poorly-written one can result in a rejected application. In this workshop you will learn valuable tips on how to compose a new resume or improve the one you already have. This session will help you avoid common mistakes in composition, layout, and content and will help increase your chances of getting that elusive job interview!


    Tuesday, April 01, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    How to Research an Employer

    Presented by Ellen Reilly

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    This workshop will review why you need to become a detective when it comes to researching prospective employers prior to an interview. Research is also critical in creating a targeted job search and provides knowledge on industry trends.


    Monday, April 07, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    The Cover Letter: the Secret Key to Getting an Interview

    Presented by Will Hill

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Everyone knows the resume is a critical part of your job search, but don't ignore the cover letter if you want to succeed. The cover letter is a writing sample that employers will use to gauge your communication skills. It also gives you a chance to articulate your abilities in ways not always possible in your resume. Learn how to construct a cover letter that will engage employers and increase your chances of getting an interview.


    Tuesday, April 08, 2014 , 12pm - 1pm

    10 Common Interview Mistakes

    Presented by Nancy Gallo

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Increase your chances for success! Interview mistakes can easily be avoided. Learn the most common interview errors and how to avoid these slip-ups in your next meeting with a potential hiring official. This workshop will discuss mistakes made before, during, and after the interview. Make sure you present yourself as the best candidate for the job!


    Wednesday, April 08, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    Understanding the Online Application Process

    Presented by Ellen Reilly

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Did you ever wonder what happened to your application after you hit the "send" button and it goes into cyberspace? This session will provide an overview and understanding of the applicant tracking systems that filter your online job application from the recruiter's perspective.


    Wednesday, April 09, 2014 , 1pm - 2pm

    How to Prepare For a Career Fair

    Presented by Jeff Mass

    Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    This workshop will help you develop realistic goals for attending a career fair, provide you with information about the intention of a career fair, and help you plan, achieve, and follow through on your career fair experience to maximize the benefits of the event.


    Monday, April 14, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    Grades Are Not Enough

    Presented by Will Hill

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Good grades are important to most employers looking to employ college graduates, but they are not the only criteria used to determine who gets hired. Competencies like time management, problem solving, and verbal ability are just as critical in the hiring process. This workshop will discuss the basic skills job candidates must bring to the table in order to be competitive.


    Tuesday, April 15, 2014 , 12pm - 1pm

    Resume 101

    Presented by Nancy Gallo

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    To be successful at landing job interviews, you need to start with a great resume. A resume is usually the first contact between an employer and an applicant, and a poorly-written one can result in a rejected application. In this workshop you will learn valuable tips on how to compose a new resume or improve the one you already have. This session will help you avoid common mistakes in composition, layout, and content and will help increase your chances of getting that elusive job interview!


    Tuesday, April 15, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    How to Research an Employer

    Presented by Ellen Reilly

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    This workshop will review why you need to become a detective when it comes to researching prospective employers prior to an interview. Research is also critical in creating a targeted job search and provides knowledge on industry trends.


    Wednesday, April 16, 2014 , 1pm - 2pm

    LinkedIn 101

    Presented by Jeff Mass

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    LinkedIn is a professional social network and job search tool that has grown to over 100 million members since 2003. It can be an effective instrument in building your professional network. This workshop will cover the following topics: profile setup, creating your network, introductions, recommendations, people search, and job postings.


    Wednesday, April 16, 2014 , 5pm - 6pm

    Career Roundtable for Graduate Students and Alumni

    Presented by Will Hill

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Bring your questions, concerns and comments to this first of its kind workshop at Career Services. Graduate students and alumni have different challenges in the workforce and in their career development than traditional undergraduates. There is no formal agenda to be followed here; participants are free to bring any topic for discussion to the table, and all participants are encouraged to weigh in with their own experiences and thoughts. No career topic is off-limits!


    Monday, April 21, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    The Cover Letter: the Secret Key to Getting an Interview

    Presented by Will Hill

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Everyone knows the resume is a critical part of your job search, but don't ignore the cover letter if you want to succeed. The cover letter is a writing sample that employers will use to gauge your communication skills. It also gives you a chance to articulate your abilities in ways not always possible in your resume. Learn how to construct a cover letter that will engage employers and increase your chances of getting an interview.


    Tuesday, April 22, 2014 , 12pm - 1pm

    10 Common Interview Mistakes

    Presented by Nancy Gallo

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Increase your chances for success! Interview mistakes can easily be avoided. Learn the most common interview errors and how to avoid these slip-ups in your next meeting with a potential hiring official. This workshop will discuss mistakes made before, during, and after the interview. Make sure you present yourself as the best candidate for the job!


    Tuesday, April 22, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    Understanding the Online Application Process

    Presented by Ellen Reilly

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Did you ever wonder what happens to your job application once you hit the "send" button and it goes into cyberspace? This session will provide an overview and understanding of the applicant tracking systems that filter your online job application from the recruiter's perspective.

     


    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 , 1pm - 2pm

    How to Prepare For a Career Fair

    Presented by Jeff Mass

    Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    This workshop will help you develop realistic goals for attending a career fair, provide you with information about the intention of a career fair, and help you plan, achieve, and follow through on your career fair experience to maximize the benefits of the event.


    Monday, April 28, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    Grades Are Not Enough

    Presented by Will Hill

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    Good grades are important to most employers looking to employ college graduates, but they are not the only criteria used to determine who gets hired. Competencies like time management, problem solving, and verbal ability are just as critical in the hiring process. This workshop will discuss the basic skills job candidates must bring to the table in order to be competitive.


    Tuesday, April 29, 2014 , 12pm - 1pm

    Resume 101

    Presented by Nancy Gallo

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    To be successful at landing job interviews, you need to start with a great resume. A resume is usually the first contact between an employer and an applicant, and a poorly-written one can result in a rejected application. In this workshop you will learn valuable tips on how to compose a new resume or improve the one you already have. This session will help you avoid common mistakes in composition, layout, and content and will help increase your chances of getting that elusive job interview!


    Tuesday, April 29, 2014 , 2pm - 3pm

    How to Research an Employer

    Presented by Ellen Reilly

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    This workshop will review why you need to become a detective when it comes to researching prospective employers prior to an interview. Research is also critical in creating a targeted job search and provides knowledge on industry trends.


    Wednesday, April 30, 2014 , 1pm - 2pm

    LinkedIn 101

    Presented by Jeff Mass

    Career Services Conference Room, CSS, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

    LinkedIn is a professional social network and job search tool that has grown to over 100 million members since 2003. It can be an effective instrument in building your professional network. This workshop will cover the following topics: profile setup, creating your network, introductions, recommendations, people search, and job postings.