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. 
 

Career Workshops

Career workshops provide information to assist students in making major career decisions. Workshops require registration, unless otherwise noted. You can register by clicking on the link listed with the workshop or stopping into A118.  For more information, call 410-386-8523 or 410-386-8350.  

Spring Term 2015
 
  • Diversity in the Workplace/MBTI Workshop
    Tuesday, Feb. 17, 3:30 - 5 p.m.
    C269

    Employees, regardless of race, ethnicity or gender, are able to make irreplaceable contributions in the workplace - as long as his or her uniqueness is sought out, embraced and celebrated. Learn how cultural differences and differences in communication and leadership styles impact your interactions at work. Gain a better understanding of your preferences as they relate to an ever-increasingly diverse workforce. Sign up online.

    A $5 advance deposit is required the Student Life office (A118). The MBTI must be completed in the Testing Center by Wednesday, Feb.11.  
     

  • Online Career Assessments/FOCUS 2
    Wednesday, Feb. 18, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
    A208

    Self-assessment is the first step in effective career planning. Taking assessments on interests, abilities, personality and values provide you with options for identifying those majors and career pathways that are best for you. In this workshop, learn to use the FOCUS2 online assessment tool to match your skills, strengths and values to potential careers and work environments. Sign up online.
     

  • Resume Writing
    Thursday, March 12, 3:30 - 5 p.m.
    A208

    Advertisers have just 30 seconds to sell a product; your resume is no different. Most employers scan resumes for 30 seconds to decide if they want to interview someone. To make the cut, your resume needs to be clear, concise and targeted to the specific job for which you are applying. Learn to market your special talents and experiences that will make employers want to know more about you. Sign up online.

    Bring your resume with you on a flash drive.
     

  • Interviewing
    Tuesday, March 17, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
    C269

    Settle your interviewing anxiety by learning key tips and strategies for developing solid interviewing skills and building your confidence. We address the critical topics of pre-interview preparations, day-of strategies and appropriate after interview follow up. Sign up online.

  • Choosing and Exploring a College Major 
    Thursday, April 9, 3:30 - 5 p.m.
    A208

    Research shows that up to 80% of students entering college are not certain about choosing a major, even if they’ve made a preliminary choice on their application. In this session, learn to use tools, such as FOCUS2, and other online resources to assist with making satisfying major and career decisions.

    The FOCUS2 assessments must be completed online prior to the workshop. Instructions to create an account and log-in are provided online and at the Career Development Center (A118). Sign up online.
     

  • Personal Branding 
    Wednesday, April 15, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
    C267

    In business, a professional brand describes distinctive qualities of an object or organization, why they are relevant and why they matter. 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. Using branding successes and failures from the corporate world, discover how to build your personal brand! Sign up online.
     

  • Resume Writing 
    Monday, May 4, 3:30 - 5 p.m.
    A208

    Advertisers have just 30 seconds to sell a product; your resume is no different. Most employers scan resumes for 30 seconds to decide if they want to interview someone. To make the cut, your resume needs to be clear, concise and targeted to the specific job for which you are applying. Learn to market your special talents and experiences that will make employers want to know more about you. Sign up online.

    Bring your resume with you on a flash drive.
     

  • Social Media
    Wednesday, May 6, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
    C267

    Job seekers and employers alike are employing web-based and mobile technologies in the job search process, employer research and hiring decisions. Learn how you can use social media to enhance your search. Join a discussion of the 'big three" social media networking sites - Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter - privacy, appropriate and inappropriate behavior, and social media's impact on employment. Sign up online.

     

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