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Career Center

Seminar Schedule: Winter 2017-2018

 

View descriptions and RSVP to the seminars in the events section of TechLink.
*The Education Center and Career Lab are housed in the Career Center office suite (337 Keeny Hall). 

 

Career Lab 

Providing students the opportunity to complete career assessments prior to attending individual career counseling. Students attend the one hour lab sessions as needed to obtain individualized career information. Lab size is limited so reserve your spot by calling 257-2488!

Day

Date

Time

Location

Monday

All Quarter

3pm to 4pm

Career Lab

Thursday

All Quarter

3pm to 4pm

Career Lab

 

Vision Group 

You'll join other Tech students seeking to make similar career decisions. This two hour group will meet over three weeks and includes the opportunity for self-assessment of your skills and abilities, work related interests, temperament and values, assistance compiling and exploring potential occupations and majors, with the option to follow-up individually with a licensed counselor.

Day

Date

Time

Location

Thursday

January 4

4pm – 5:15pm

Education Center

Thursday

January 11

4pm – 5:15pm

Education Center

Thursday

January 18

4pm – 5:15pm

Education Center

 

Career Decision Making Workshop

A fast paced, larger workshop setting that provides students the opportunity for self-assessment, help identifying potential occupations and Tech majors, with the option for individual follow-up with a licensed counselor. 

Day

Date

Time

Location

Wednesday

January 31

3pm to 4:30pm

Education Center

Thursday

February 1

3pm to 4:30pm

Education Center  

 

Resume Walk-Ins 

After attending a resume seminar, take advantage of these one-on-one, 15-minute interactions where Career Center staff members will provide you with tips and advice about how to tweak the final draft of your resume so that it quickly grabs positive attention from employers.

Day

Date

Time

Location

Wednesday

 ALL QUARTER

2pm to 5pm 

Career Center 

Thursday

 ALL QUARTER

1pm to 4pm

Career Center

[OFFICE USE ONLY: Pre - Evaluation | Post - Evaluation]  

 

Writing an Effective Resume

During this hour-long session, participants will learn tips and tricks for writing an effective resume that will grab a potential employer’s attention and that they can use during their internship and job search. After attending, participants will learn about how they can receive individual feedback about their document from Career Center staff.

Day

Date

Time

Location

Thursday

December 7

3pm

Education Center

Wednesday

December 13

3pm

Education Center

Thursday

January 4

3pm

Education Center

Wednesday

January 10

4pm

Education Center

Wednesday

January 17

4pm

Education Center

Thursday

January 25

2pm

Education Center

Thursday

February 1

3pm

Education Center

Wednesday

February 7

4pm

Education Center


The Successful Interview

In this hour-long session, participants will learn about how to best prepare themselves for internship and job interviews. If you plan to participate in on-campus interviews, plan on attending so that you feel confident and at your best!

Day

Date

Time

Location

Thursday

December 7

4pm

Education Center

Wednesday

December 13

4pm

Education Center

Thursday

January 4

2pm

Education Center

Wednesday

January 10

3pm

Education Center

Wednesday

January 17

3pm

Education Center

Thursday

January 25

3pm

Education Center

Thursday

February 1

2pm

Education Center

Wednesday

February 7

3pm

Education Center

 

The TechLink Lab

Day

Date

Time

Location

Tuesday

All Quarter

2 pm – 4pm

Career Lab

Thursday

All Quarter

10 pm – 12 pm

Career Lab


Plan for Success: The Art of Navigating Career Day 

Planning to attend Career Day this quarter? Attend this seminar to learn tips and tricks about navigating the event, how to communicate with employers and land an interview! 

Day

Date

Time

Location

Wednesday

January 24

10am

Education Center

Tuesday

February 6

12pm

Education Center

 

LinkedIn 101

You’ll walk away with a practical understanding of the etiquette expected within the space of LinkedIn, how to use it to build your online presence, and how you can use the tool to build your professional network and uncover new leads.

Day

Date

Time

Location

Tuesday

December 5

11am

Education Center

Thursday

January 11

2pm

Education Center

Tuesday

January 23

3pm

Education Center

Tuesday

February 6

3pm

Education Center

Wednesday

February 21

4pm

Education Center


Job + Internship Search Strategies for Beginners

If you don't feel confident about tackling your internship or job search, join us! You'll walk away armed with practical knowledge and resources to assist you in searching for and applying to internships and full-time jobs.

Day

Date

Time

Location

Tuesday

January 16

10am

Education Center

Tuesday

January 30

2pm

Education Center

Tuesday

February 20

11am

Education Center

 

Out of the Classroom into the Work Place

Not sure what the transition from college to the world of work looks like, check out this seminar! Here you will learn tips and tricks to making the journey into your future a bright one. 

Day

Date

Time

Location

Wednesday

February 21

3pm

Education Center

Negotiating Job Offers 

Talking about salaries, benefits and investments is hard! Join Career Center staff as we provide advice on how to navigate these waters!

Day

Date

Time

Location

Wednesday

January 17

3pm

Education Center

Friday

January 19

2 pm

Education Center

 

Long Distance Job Search 

Looking to relocate after graduation? If you’re heading to your dream location or even back to your home town, this seminar maps out the steps to take you there. 

Day

Date

Time

Location

Wednesday

January 17

4pm

Education Center

Friday

February 2

2 pm

Education Center


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