• Spring 2015 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.

    February | March | April

  • February

  • March

  • April

    Monday, April 27, 2015 , 2 - 3 p.m.

    Small Mistakes, Big Consequences: How the Little Things Count in Your Job Search

    Presented by Will Hill

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

    Sometimes job seekers make seemingly small errors when looking for employment that can cost them a sought after interview or even a job offer. This workshop will review some common (and often overlooked) mistakes job seekers should avoid to stay competitive.


    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 , 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    Service Matters!

    Presented by Linda Gonzalez

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

    Want to get involved in the local community, but not sure where to start? Learn about service opportunities, and how you can apply your academic knowledge and skills to make a positive difference in the community. Work with professionals at nonprofit organization, improve your understanding of the services they provide, and discover the benefits of contributing to their success.


    Wednesday, April 29, 2015 , 12 - 1 p.m.

    10 Common Interview Mistakes

    Presented by Nancy Gallo

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

    The interview is usually the last step before an employer decides to make you a job offer. Increase your chances for success! Learn the most common mistakes and how to easily avoid these slip-ups in your next interview. This workshop will discuss mistakes made before, during and after the interview. Avoiding these errors can help you land the job over the competition Make sure you present yourself as the best candidate for the job!


    Wednesday, April 29, 2015 , 1 - 2 p.m.

    LinkedIn 101

    Presented by Jeff Mass

    Career Services Conference Room, Center for Student Success, 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.


    Thursday, April 30, 2015 , 1 - 2 p.m.

    Resume 101: The Perfect Resume

    Presented by Ellen Reilly

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

    A resume is often the first contact an employer has with a job applicant. A good resume can make the difference between winning an interview or being passed over for consideration. Whether you already have a resume or are just starting to write one, this workshop will provide you with a step-by-step process for creating an effective and persuasive resume needed to get you noticed.