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Virtual Workshops

University Career Services hosts a series of workshops throughout the year. Our Career Counselors also provide presentations and workshops to student organizations, as well as faculty and staff on-campus.

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Resume Workshop

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

A well-written resume is your ticket to a job interview. This workshop will help you recognize and apply key strategies for effective resume writing that illustrate your transferable skills to get more employer callbacks for interviews. You can use your device to make live updates to your resume during the workshop. This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link).

Virtual Etiquette

Thursday, February 18th, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual


During this workshop, you will learn key tips and etiquette strategies for engaging in today’s increasingly digital workplace as well as how to utilize virtual platforms in a professional setting. This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link).

Developing Skills for the Global Workforce [For International Students]

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Virtual


Learn tips for developing your soft skills for a global workforce and you will have the opportunity to practice your elevator pitch during the session.

This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link).

Job Search

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

Finding a job takes time and there are multiple strategies you can use. In this workshop come learn practical steps to conduct a virtual job search and also learn how networking can help you improve your search. This workshop will be held via MS Teams (students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the access link).

Navigating LinkedIn with a Step-by-Step Demo

Thursday, March 11th, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, with more than 575 million members globally. LinkedIn is a great tool to connect to people in your field and look for job opportunities. In this workshop, you will learn how to showcase your experience and make professional connections through LinkedIn. You can use your device to make live updates to your LinkedIn Profile during the workshop. This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link).

Virtual Career Fair Prep

Wednesday, March 24th, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual


Virtual Career fairs are great opportunities to connect with employers and companies from a variety of industries. This workshop will help you prepare for the virtual fair by teaching you key strategies like how to conduct company research, steps to creating an elevator pitch and tips to following-up with recruiters. This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link).

How to Advocate for Yourself [For International Students]

Wednesday, March 24th, 2021
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Virtual

This workshop will take place in MS Teams (students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the access link).

Virtual Interviewing

Thursday, April 1st, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual


One of the most important parts about a job or internship search is the interview. Making a lasting impression will help you secure your next position. In this workshop you will learn about virtual interview formats, potential questions you could be asked, and how to follow up after an interview. This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link).

How to Connect Virtually with an Industry Professional

Thursday, April 8th, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual


Learn tips to connect virtually with an industry professional and how to prepare for your first informational interview. This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link).

Financial Literacy

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual


Learn and discuss the psychology of finances, how to make wise financial decisions, and explore steps to take positive action toward financial well-being. This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link).

First Year Career Planning Workshop

Thursday, April 15th, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual


During this workshop, students will connect with career counselors to learn how to navigate the university, ways to apply their identified interests to gain experience during their first year and explore career planning possibilities. 

This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link).