• 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.

    January | February | March | April

  • January

    Thursday, January 29, 2015 , 12 - 1 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.


  • February

    Monday, February 02, 2015 , 2 - 3 p.m.

    Communication Skills and Your Job Search

    Presented by Will Hill

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

    Employers rate the ability to communicate among the top desirable skills when hiring interns and new professional staff. Your ability to compose cover letters, emails and other correspondence and the ability to engage in conversation with professionals in a variety of settings in person and on the phone (and perhaps via Skype), will greatly affect your career search success. This workshop will offer specific advice on how to create the most professional image when writing or speaking to prospective employers.


    Tuesday, February 03, 2015 , 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

    Ex Ed: An Overview

    Presented by Linda Gonzalez

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

    Internships! Service-Learning! Study Abroad! These are all examples of Experiential Education (Ex Ed) that enhance learning for Monmouth undergraduates. They provide career-related learning experiences that can help students establish contacts in the field, expand their knowledge and skills, and deepen their worldview. This workshop focuses on the benefits of Ex Ed and identifying the best experiences to complement your professional and personal goals.


    Wednesday, February 04, 2015 , 12 - 1 p.m.

    Resume 101: The Perfect Resume

    Presented by Nancy Gallo

    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.


    Wednesday, February 04, 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, February 05, 2015 , 1 - 2 p.m.

    Create Job Opportunities Through Research

    Presented by Ellen Reilly

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

    This session will review how job opportunities can be created as you “play the role of detective” while researching employers and industries. Research is critical to creating a targeted job search, and it can reveal information about employer and industry trends, while preparing you for an interview.


    Monday, February 09, 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, February 10, 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, February 11, 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, February 11, 2015 , 1 - 2 p.m.

    How to Prepare For a Career Fair

    Presented by Jeff Mass

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

    This workshop will help you develop realistic goals for attending a career fair, provide you with information about the intention of a career fair, and help you plan, achieve, and follow through on your career fair experience to maximize the benefits of the event.


    Thursday, February 12, 2015 , 12 - 1 p.m.

    Resume 101: The Perfect Resume

    Presented by Nancy Gallo

    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.


    Monday, February 16, 2015 , 2 - 3 p.m.

    Communication Skills and Your Job Search

    Presented by Will Hill

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

    Employers rate the ability to communicate among the top desirable skills when hiring interns and new professional staff. Your ability to compose cover letters, emails and other correspondence and the ability to engage in conversation with professionals in a variety of settings in person and on the phone (and perhaps via Skype), will greatly affect your career search success. This workshop will offer specific advice on how to create the most professional image when writing or speaking to prospective employers.


    Tuesday, February 17, 2015 , 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

    Ex Ed: An Overview

    Presented by Linda Gonzalez

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

    Internships! Service-Learning! Study Abroad! These are all examples of Experiential Education (Ex Ed) that enhance learning for Monmouth undergraduates. They provide career-related learning experiences that can help students establish contacts in the field, expand their knowledge and skills, and deepen their worldview. This workshop focuses on the benefits of Ex Ed and identifying the best experiences to complement your professional and personal goals.


    Wednesday, February 18, 2015 , 12 - 1 p.m.

    Resume 101: The Perfect Resume

    Presented by Nancy Gallo

    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.


    Wednesday, February 18, 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, February 19, 2015 , 1 - 2 p.m.

    Create Job Opportunities Through Research

    Presented by Ellen Reilly

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

    This session will review how job opportunities can be created as you “play the role of detective” while researching employers and industries. Research is critical to creating a targeted job search, and it can reveal information about employer and industry trends, while preparing you for an interview.


    Monday, February 23, 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, February 24, 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.


    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 , 5 - 6 p.m.

    Career Roundtable for Graduate Students and Alumni

    Presented by Will Hill

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

    Bring your questions, concerns, and comments to this unique workshop at Career Services. Graduate students and alumni have different challenges in the workforce and in their career development than traditional undergraduates. There is no formal agenda to be followed here; participants are free to bring any topic for discussion to the table, and all participants are encouraged to weigh in with their own experiences and thoughts. No career topic is off-limits!


    Wednesday, February 25, 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, February 25, 2015 , 1 - 2 p.m.

    How to Prepare For a Career Fair

    Presented by Jeff Mass

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

    This workshop will help you develop realistic goals for attending a career fair, provide you with information about the intention of a career fair, and help you plan, achieve, and follow through on your career fair experience to maximize the benefits of the event.


    Thursday, February 26, 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.


  • March

    Monday, March 02, 2015 , 2 - 3 p.m.

    Communication Skills and Your Job Search

    Presented by Will Hill

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

    Employers rate the ability to communicate among the top desirable skills when hiring interns and new professional staff. Your ability to compose cover letters, emails and other correspondence and the ability to engage in conversation with professionals in a variety of settings in person and on the phone (and perhaps via Skype), will greatly affect your career search success. This workshop will offer specific advice on how to create the most professional image when writing or speaking to prospective employers.


    Tuesday, March 03, 2015 , 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

    Ex Ed: An Overview

    Presented by Linda Gonzalez

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

    Internships! Service-Learning! Study Abroad! These are all examples of Experiential Education (Ex Ed) that enhance learning for Monmouth undergraduates. They provide career-related learning experiences that can help students establish contacts in the field, expand their knowledge and skills, and deepen their worldview. This workshop focuses on the benefits of Ex Ed and identifying the best experiences to complement your professional and personal goals.


    Wednesday, March 04, 2015 , 12 - 1 p.m.

    Resume 101: The Perfect Resume

    Presented by Nancy Gallo

    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.


    Wednesday, March 04, 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, March 05, 2015 , 1 - 2 p.m.

    Create Job Opportunities Through Research

    Presented by Ellen Reilly

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

    This session will review how job opportunities can be created as you “play the role of detective” while researching employers and industries. Research is critical to creating a targeted job search, and it can reveal information about employer and industry trends, while preparing you for an interview.


    Monday, March 09, 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, March 10, 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.


    Tuesday, March 10, 2015 , 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

    Educators’ Career Day Prep Session

    Presented by Will Hill

    H.R.Young Auditorium, Bey Hall

    Make the most of the Educators’ Career Day scheduled for Wednesday, March 18. 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 with recruiters, marketing yourself, and creating your portfolio. Those planning to attend the Educators’ Career Day are strongly urged to attend.


    Wednesday, March 11, 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, March 11, 2015 , 1 - 2 p.m.

    How to Prepare For a Career Fair

    Presented by Jeff Mass

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

    This workshop will help you develop realistic goals for attending a career fair, provide you with information about the intention of a career fair, and help you plan, achieve, and follow through on your career fair experience to maximize the benefits of the event.


    Thursday, March 12, 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.


    Wednesday, March 18, 2015 , 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    Educators’ Career Day

    Anacon 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. View our Educators' Career Day page for a list of participating employers and additional information.


    Monday, March 23, 2015 , 2 - 3 p.m.

    Communication Skills and Your Job Search

    Presented by Will Hill

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

    Employers rate the ability to communicate among the top desirable skills when hiring interns and new professional staff. Your ability to compose cover letters, emails and other correspondence and the ability to engage in conversation with professionals in a variety of settings in person and on the phone (and perhaps via Skype), will greatly affect your career search success. This workshop will offer specific advice on how to create the most professional image when writing or speaking to prospective employers.


    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 , 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

    Ex Ed: An Overview

    Presented by Linda Gonzalez

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

    Internships! Service-Learning! Study Abroad! These are all examples of Experiential Education (Ex Ed) that enhance learning for Monmouth undergraduates. They provide career-related learning experiences that can help students establish contacts in the field, expand their knowledge and skills, and deepen their worldview. This workshop focuses on the benefits of Ex Ed and identifying the best experiences to complement your professional and personal goals.


    Wednesday, March 25, 2015 , 12 - 1 p.m.

    Resume 101: The Perfect Resume

    Presented by Nancy Gallo

    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.


    Wednesday, March 25, 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, March 26, 2015 , 1 - 2 p.m.

    Create Job Opportunities Through Research

    Presented by Ellen Reilly

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

    This session will review how job opportunities can be created as you “play the role of detective” while researching employers and industries. Research is critical to creating a targeted job search, and it can reveal information about employer and industry trends, while preparing you for an interview.


    Monday, March 30, 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, March 31, 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.


  • April

    Wednesday, April 01, 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 01, 2015 , 1 - 2 p.m.

    How to Prepare For a Career Fair

    Presented by Jeff Mass

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

    This workshop will help you develop realistic goals for attending a career fair, provide you with information about the intention of a career fair, and help you plan, achieve, and follow through on your career fair experience to maximize the benefits of the event.


    Wednesday, April 01, 2015 , 3 - 4 p.m.

    Preparing for Spring Career Day

    Presented by Will Hill

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

    Career days are excellent opportunities to network and gain on-the-spot interviews. Discover how to make the most of this annual Spring Career Day event. We will discuss how to approach recruiters, developing your “elevator speech,” dressing for the event, and much more.


    Thursday, April 02, 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.


    Monday, April 06, 2015 , 2 - 3 p.m.

    Communication Skills and Your Job Search

    Presented by Will Hill

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

    Employers rate the ability to communicate among the top desirable skills when hiring interns and new professional staff. Your ability to compose cover letters, emails and other correspondence and the ability to engage in conversation with professionals in a variety of settings in person and on the phone (and perhaps via Skype), will greatly affect your career search success. This workshop will offer specific advice on how to create the most professional image when writing or speaking to prospective employers.


    Tuesday, April 07, 2015 , 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

    Ex Ed: An Overview

    Presented by Linda Gonzalez

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

    Internships! Service-Learning! Study Abroad! These are all examples of Experiential Education (Ex Ed) that enhance learning for Monmouth undergraduates. They provide career-related learning experiences that can help students establish contacts in the field, expand their knowledge and skills, and deepen their worldview. This workshop focuses on the benefits of Ex Ed and identifying the best experiences to complement your professional and personal goals.


    Wednesday, April 08, 2015 , 12:30 - 4 p.m.

    Spring Career Day 2015

    The MAC (Multipurpose Activity Center)

    Spring Career Day 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.


    Thursday, April 09, 2015 , 1 - 2 p.m.

    Create Job Opportunities Through Research

    Presented by Ellen Reilly

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

    This session will review how job opportunities can be created as you “play the role of detective” while researching employers and industries. Research is critical to creating a targeted job search, and it can reveal information about employer and industry trends, while preparing you for an interview.


    Thursday, April 09, 2015 , 5 - 6 p.m.

    Career Roundtable for Graduate Students and Alumni

    Presented by Will Hill

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

    Bring your questions, concerns, and comments to this unique workshop at Career Services. Graduate students and alumni have different challenges in the workforce and in their career development than traditional undergraduates. There is no formal agenda to be followed here; participants are free to bring any topic for discussion to the table, and all participants are encouraged to weigh in with their own experiences and thoughts. No career topic is off-limits!


    Monday, April 13, 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 14, 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 15, 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 15, 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 16, 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.


    Monday, April 20, 2015 , 2 - 3 p.m.

    Communication Skills and Your Job Search

    Presented by Will Hill

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

    Employers rate the ability to communicate among the top desirable skills when hiring interns and new professional staff. Your ability to compose cover letters, emails and other correspondence and the ability to engage in conversation with professionals in a variety of settings in person and on the phone (and perhaps via Skype), will greatly affect your career search success. This workshop will offer specific advice on how to create the most professional image when writing or speaking to prospective employers.


    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 , 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

    Ex Ed: An Overview

    Presented by Linda Gonzalez

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

    Internships! Service-Learning! Study Abroad! These are all examples of Experiential Education (Ex Ed) that enhance learning for Monmouth undergraduates. They provide career-related learning experiences that can help students establish contacts in the field, expand their knowledge and skills, and deepen their worldview. This workshop focuses on the benefits of Ex Ed and identifying the best experiences to complement your professional and personal goals.


    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 , 12 - 1 p.m.

    Resume 101: The Perfect Resume

    Presented by Nancy Gallo

    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.


    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 , 1 - 2 p.m.

    How to Prepare For a Career Fair

    Presented by Jeff Mass

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

    This workshop will help you develop realistic goals for attending a career fair, provide you with information about the intention of a career fair, and help you plan, achieve, and follow through on your career fair experience to maximize the benefits of the event.


    Thursday, April 23, 2015 , 1 - 2 p.m.

    Create Job Opportunities Through Research

    Presented by Ellen Reilly

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

    This session will review how job opportunities can be created as you “play the role of detective” while researching employers and industries. Research is critical to creating a targeted job search, and it can reveal information about employer and industry trends, while preparing you for an interview.


    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.