Career Workshops and Events
Career Development is a lifelong process. The Career Development Center offers a variety of workshops and programs to help students improve job-seeking skills and job development strategies. Learn to become more competitive in the marketplace through our helpful resources.
The Career Cafe is open throughout the Fall and Spring Terms in the Cafe Area. Come for free career information on planning, resumes, job searching and interviewing. Upcoming dates:
- Tuesday, March 18, 10 a.m. - noon
- Wednesday, March 19, 5 - 6:30 p.m.
If you prefer one-on-one career counseling, make an appointment with the Director of Career Development by calling 410-386-8523 or emailing email@example.com.
Career workshops provide information to assist students in making major career decisions. Workshops require registration, unless otherwise noted. Call 410-386-8523 or visit A118 to register.
- Social Networking
Thursday, Feb. 27, 10 - 11 a.m.
Job seekers and employers alike are employing web-based and mobile technologies in the job search process, employer research and hiring decisions. Join a discussion on social networking sites, privacy and their impact on employment.
- Creative Careering
Thursday, March 6, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Being creative isn't just for artists, writers and musicians. In this world of rapid change, all of us need to think creatively as we evolve and move through our careers. Learn how we can use our raw materials - education, strengths, skills and experiences - to advance our careers in unique and creative ways.
Wednesday, March 12, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
In business, a professional brand describes distinctive qualities of an object or organization. Individuals have the same need. What does your brand say about you? Take control by sharpening your personal brand, identifying what makes you stand out and then telling your unique story.
- Resume Writing
Tuesday, March 18, 3:30 - 5 p.m.
Advertisers have just 30 seconds to sell a product; your resume is no different. Most employers scan resumes for just 30 seconds to decide if they want to interview someone. Learn to market your special talents and experiences that will make them want to know more about you. If you have a resume, bring it with you on a flashdrive to make changes as you learn.
- What Not To Wear
Tuesday, March 25, noon - 1 p.m.
Statistics show that how we appear speaks more about us and is more important than what we say. In this workshop you will understand how to look your best by choosing the right clothes and power accessories. Learn what is appropriate dress for the career professional - for both men and women.
Wednesday, March 26, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Anxious about the interview process? This workshop focuses on key tips and strategies to develop solid interviewing skills and build your confidence. We address the critical topics of pre-interview prep, day-of-strategies and appropriate follow up tactics.
Wednesday, April 9, 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Your personality impacts most aspects of everyday life, including workplace communication. Come to this fun, interactive session and learn about your preferences and strategies for working with others. Sign up in advance in A118. Your Myers Briggs Inventory must be completed by Thursday, April 3. A $5 deposit is required and will be returned upon completion of the workshop.
- Leadership Resume Workshop
Monday, April 21, 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Advertisers have just 30 seconds to sell a product; your resume is no different. Most employers scan resumes for just 30 seconds to decide if they want to interview someone. Learn to market your leadership experiences, special talents and skills that will make them want to know more about you.
Wednesday, April 23, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
A career panel for students interested in STEM careers! Check back for more information.