Wednesday, February 93 – 4 p.m.How to Avoid Common Interview MistakesCareer Services Conference Room, Lower Level Rebecca Stafford Student CenterPresented by Will Hill
You’ve got the interview…now you’ve got to get the job offer! You only get one chance to succeed. Whether you’re looking for an internship, a summer job or a full-time career position, you need to be prepared! During your interview, employers will be analyzing your verbal and non-verbal communication skills, as well as how you answer critical questions, to determine if you are the best fit for the position. Bring your toughest interview questions to the workshop and get help on how to answer them successfully. This workshop will discuss how to make the best of the interview and avoid pitfalls that may cost you.
Wednesday, February 223 – 4 p.m.Resume 101Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Rebecca Stafford Student CenterPresented by Nancy Gallo
A great resume is the foundation to any job search and is often the first contact an employer has with a job applicant. Your 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 that will get you noticed.
Monday, March 6 5 – 6 p.m.Educators’ Career Day Prep SessionH.R Young Auditorium, Bey HallPresented by Will Hill
Make the most of the Educators’ Career Day scheduled for March 15th. 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.
Wednesday, March 83 – 4 p.m.How to Create the Perfect "Elevator Pitch"Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Rebecca Stafford Student CenterPresented by Ellen Reilly
Creating the perfect elevator pitch is an essential part of the job search tool kit. Learn how to present your skills, strengths and accomplishments in a clear and professional manner that will impress and make a positive first impression. This workshop will provide you with the tools and confidence to sell yourself and your abilities.
Wednesday, March 159 a.m. – 1 p.m.Educators’ Career DayAnacon Hall, 2nd Floor, Rebecca Stafford 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 293 - 4 p.m.Preparing for Spring Career DayCareer Services Conference Room, Lower Level, Rebecca Stafford Student CenterPresented by Will Hill
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.
Wednesday, April 512:30 – 4 p.m.Spring Career Day 2017OceanFirst 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 MAC.
Wednesday, April 123 – 4 p.m.LinkedIn 101Career Services Conference Room, Lower Level Rebecca Stafford Student CenterPresented 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.