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Career Services Workshops


Students can study important themes and skills related to career readiness through career workshops. Staff members from Career Services conduct workshops. Workshops provide a wide range of subjects, such as major exploration, navigating a career fair, and resume recommendations.

Expert Education Foundation Faculty, Staff, and Student Organizations

If you are interested in scheduling a workshop for your class, unit, or student organization, please Contact Us. Workshops can also be tailored based on learning objectives and audience.

Event Calendar

Workshop Descriptions



Resume & Cover Letter Workshop  
(also known as Create a Resume Workshop) 

The purpose of this workshop is to teach students how to write a professional cover letter and/or resume that is appropriate for the position they are applying for.

Recognize the essential elements of cover letters and resumes that employers use and require. 
Discover how to effectively and succinctly promote your education and experience in a cover letter and/or CV. 

Duration: 60-90 minutes (presentation, Q&A) 



Navigating a Career Fair Workshop

Students who attend this class will have a better understanding of how to prepare for job fairs.

Learn how to communicate and approach employers during a job fair in the most effective way possible.
Recognize how to market oneself at a fair to potential employers.
Recognize how to contact an employer or employers following a fair.

Duration: 60-90 minutes (presentation, Q&A)



Interview Essentials Workshop

Students who attend this course will have a better understanding of job interview best practices and approaches.
Recognize the many interview formats that companies might use.
Find out the best ways to get ready for an interview, including outfit suggestions.
Find out what typical interview questions employers ask.
Recognize behavioral interviewing and learn how to be ready for common interview questions.
Find out the best ways to prepare for, handle, and follow up on an interview with an employer.

Duration: 60-90 minutes (presentation, Q&A)



Connecting Majors to Careers Workshop

If students are unclear about their major or career objectives, this program teaches them what to do next. When thinking about their job alternatives, students will also learn about resources.

Evaluate and comprehend one's values, interests, and abilities in relation to majors and jobs.
Learn about common misconceptions (and realities) regarding majors and jobs, as well as what companies are searching for when they fill open positions.

Duration: 90 minutes



Evaluating Job Offers & Negotiating Your First Salary Workshop

Students who take this session will be better equipped to assess employment offers and bargain for their first pay.

Learn how to evaluate employment offers objectively, including the wage and perks package.
Discover the fundamentals of salary negotiation for your first post-college position.

Duration: 60-90 minutes (presentation, Q&A)



LinkedIn Workshop & Profile Pictures

LinkedIn is used by most employers for hiring. Students will get knowledge about LinkedIn's worth and function in networking and job hunts. Professional headshots will also be taken by a Student Affairs Marketing photographer during the workshop.
Discover other advice about how to make a LinkedIn profile better.
Receive input from career experts on LinkedIn profiles.
Duration: 90 minutes



Job Search Strategies Workshop

Students will comprehend how to look for work other than through internet job ads.
Recognize the function and significance of career fairs, LinkedIn, informational interviews, and networking in the job search process.
Discover the best strategies for starting a job or internship hunt.
Duration: 60 minutes

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