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Career Services Workshop Schedule

Spring 2019

Monday, January 28
The Art of the Interview
2 -3 p.m.

Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Student Center
Presented by Will Hill

Mastering interview skills is essential for success in landing a job or an internship. You can’t get a job without passing the interview test! This workshop will cover basic preparation and interviewing skills, employer research, common questions, dress, etiquette and follow-up. There will be a discussion of the new trend in video and AI (artificial intelligence) based interviews. We will also introduce Big Interview, a web-based tool from Career Services that lets students record interview answers on video for later review and critique.

Wednesday, February 6
LinkedIn 101
1 – 2 p.m.

Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Student Center
Presented by Jeff Mass
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, February 14
Resume 101: The Perfect Resume
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Student Center
Presented by Ellen Reilly
Does your resume include the right key words? Can it be scanned easily in 10 seconds or less?  Create the perfect resume for your career toolkit which will get you noticed.  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 land the interview.

Wednesday, February 20
Resume Red Flags
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Student Center
Presented by Nancy Gallo
Don’t underestimate how much power your resume has in shaping the hiring process. How you are perceived by a potential employer is largely dependent on the information you provide on your resume. Learn about these “red flags” that could get you passed over for an interview. In fact, you may not even be aware these mistakes are on the resume. This workshop will concentrate on those finding and addressing those resume errors that can slow down your success.

Monday, February 25
The Art of the Interview
2 – 3 p.m.

Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Student Center
Presented by Will Hill
Mastering interview skills is essential for success in landing a job or an internship. You can’t get a job without passing the interview test! This workshop will cover basic preparation and interviewing skills, employer research, common questions, dress, etiquette and follow-up. There will be a discussion of the new trend in video and AI (artificial intelligence) based interviews. We will also introduce Big Interview, a web-based tool from Career Services that lets students record interview answers on video for later review and critique.

Wednesday, March 6
LinkedIn 101
1 – 2 p.m.

Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Student Center
Presented by Jeff Mass
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.

Tuesday, March 12
Educators Career Day Prep Session
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Club Rooms 107 & 108, Magill Commons
Presented by Will Hill
Make the most of the Educators’ Career Day scheduled for March 20th.  Learn how to plan your day, maximize contacts, handle long lines and get the most help from every employer you meet. Get tips on speaking recruiters, marketing yourself and creating your portfolio. Those planning to attend the Educators’ Career Day are strongly urged to attend.

Thursday, March 14
Resume 101: The Perfect Resume
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Student Center
Presented by Ellen Reilly
Does your resume include the right key words? Can it be scanned easily in 10 seconds or less?  Create the perfect resume for your career toolkit which will get you noticed.  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 land the interview.

Wednesday, March 20
Educators Career Day
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Anacon Hall, Student Center
This annual event brings many representatives from local and regional school systems to campus. While open to all, education majors graduating this year are strongly encouraged to attend. Bring your resume and portfolio and be prepared to speak directly with principals, assistant superintendents, and other school administrators about career possibilities within their districts.

Monday, March 25
The Art of the Interview
2 – 3 p.m.

Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Student Center
Presented by Will Hill
Mastering interview skills is essential for success in landing a job or an internship. You can’t get a job without passing the interview test! This workshop will cover basic preparation and interviewing skills, employer research, common questions, dress, etiquette and follow-up. There will be a discussion of the new trend in video and AI (artificial intelligence) based interviews. We will also introduce Big Interview, a web-based tool from Career Services that lets students record interview answers on video for later review and critique.

Tuesday, April 2
Spring Career Day
12:30 – 4:00 p.m.

OceanFirst Bank Center
This is Career Services’ premier event of the semester. Over 100 employers from business, government, and the non-profit sector are expected to attend this annual program. This is your opportunity to meet with potential employers face-to-face where you can discuss full-time, part-time and internship opportunities. Don’t miss this important event!

Wednesday, April 3
LinkedIn 101
1– 2 p.m.

Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Student Center
Presented by Jeff Mass
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 11
Resume 101: The Perfect Resume
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Student Center
Presented by Ellen Reilly
Does your resume include the right key words? Can it be scanned easily in 10 seconds or less?  Create the perfect resume for your career toolkit which will get you noticed.  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 land the interview.

Wednesday, April 17
Resume Red Flags
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Student Center
Presented by Nancy Gallo
Don’t underestimate how much power your resume has in shaping the hiring process. How you are perceived by a potential employer is largely dependent on the information you provide on your resume. Learn about these “red flags” that could get you passed over for an interview. In fact, you may not even be aware these mistakes are on the resume. This workshop will concentrate on those finding and addressing those resume errors that can slow down your success.

Monday, April 22
The Art of the Interview
2 – 3 p.m.

Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Student Center
Presented by Will Hill
Mastering interview skills is essential for success in landing a job or an internship. You can’t get a job without passing the interview test! This workshop will cover basic preparation and interviewing skills, employer research, common questions, dress, etiquette and follow-up. There will be a discussion of the new trend in video and AI (artificial intelligence) based interviews. We will also introduce Big Interview, a web-based tool from Career Services that lets students record interview answers on video for later review and critique.