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Career Services Workshop Schedule

Spring 2018

Thursday, March 1
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
The Power of the Perfect Résumé
Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Student Center
Presented by Ellen Reilly

Create a strong first impression and land the interview with the perfect resume. Learn why the basics of a well formatted resume, and creating a visual that tells a story, make a difference. You will be confident as you apply to positions and present your best résumé.

Monday, March 5
2 – 3 p.m.
Interview Basics/Intro to Big Interview
Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Student Center
Presented by Will Hill

Learning interview skills is essential for success in finding a job or internship. This workshop will cover the basic topics every student should know before an interview, such as employer research, questions and answers, dress and etiquette. The workshop will also introduce students to Big Interview, a new web-based tool from Career Services that lets students record interview answers on video for later review and critique.

Wednesday, March 14
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Educators’ Career Day
Anacon Hall, Second Floor Student Center

This annual event brings many representatives from local and regional school systems to campus. While open to all, education majors of the Class of 2015 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.

Wednesday, March 21
12 – 1 p.m.
“Tell Me a Little Bit About Yourself.” How to answer common interview questions.
Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Student Center
Presented by Nancy Gallo

This workshop will cover the basic topics everyone should know before an interview, including how to answer common interview questions. Your response to tough questions is critical to being able to clearly communicate in a confident manner. This workshop will also introduce to you The Big Interview, an online system for MU students that lets you record interview answers on video for later review and critique.

Wednesday, March 21,
1 – 2 p.m.
LinkedIn 101
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, March 29
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
The Power of the Perfect Résumé
Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Student Center
Presented by Ellen Reilly

Create a strong first impression and land the interview with the perfect resume. Learn why the basics of a well formatted resume, and creating a visual that tells a story, make a difference. You will be confident as you apply to positions and present your best résumé.

Monday, April 2
2 – 3 p.m.
Interview Basics/Intro to Big Interview
Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Student Center
Presented by Will Hill

Learning interview skills is essential for success in finding a job or internship. This workshop will cover the basic topics every student should know before an interview, such as employer research, questions and answers, dress and etiquette. The workshop will also introduce students to Big Interview, a new web-based tool from Career Services that lets students record interview answers on video for later review and critique.

Wednesday, April 4
12:30 – 4 p.m.
Spring Career Day 2018
OceanFirst Bank Center

This is Career Services’ premier event of the semester. Dozens of 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 in its new location at the OceanFirst Bank Center.

Wednesday, April 11
12 – 1 p.m.
“Tell Me a Little Bit About Yourself.” How to answer common interview questions.
Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Student Center
Presented by Nancy Gallo

This workshop will cover the basic topics everyone should know before an interview, including how to answer common interview questions. Your response to tough questions is critical to being able to clearly communicate in a confident manner. This workshop will also introduce to you The Big Interview, an online system for MU students that lets you record interview answers on video for later review and critique.

Wednesday, April 11
1 – 2 p.m.
LinkedIn 101
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 19
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
The Power of the Perfect Résumé
Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Student Center
Presented by Ellen Reilly

Create a strong first impression and land the interview with the perfect resume. Learn why the basics of a well formatted resume, and creating a visual that tells a story, make a difference. You will be confident as you apply to positions and present your best résumé.