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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.

View our Virtual Workshop Flyer.

How to Connect Virtually with an Industry Professional

Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
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 Zoom (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the Zoom link).

Professional Development Series: How can UCS serve you? [For Graduate Students]

Thursday, June 11th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:30 pm
Virtual

Explore an overview of career resources available for graduate students and engage with career counselors as they walk graduate students through online and virtual resources available through graduation.

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

Anxiety Management and Job Search Tips [For Graduating Seniors]

Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

Are you a graduating senior seeking job opportunities? If so, learn anxiety management and job search tips presented by a UCS Career Counselor and a CAPS Counselor.

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

Developing Soft Skills for the Global Workforce (For International Students)

Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
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 Zoom (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the Zoom link).

Anxiety Management and Job Search Tips [For Unexpected Career Transitions]

Thursday, June 18th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

Are you experiencing an unexpected career transition? If so, learn anxiety management and job search tips presented by a UCS Career Counselor and a CAPS Counselor.

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

Professional Development Series: Virtual Interviewing [For Graduate Students]

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
12:00 pm–1:30 pm
Virtual

Presented by Sandy De La Garza, Enterprise Talent Acquisition Manager
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 Zoom (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the Zoom link).

Navigating LinkedIn w/ Step-by-Step Demo

Wednesday, June 24th, 2020
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 smartphone or laptop to make live updates to your LinkedIn Profile during the workshop.

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

Career Exploration Workshop

Thursday, June 25th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:30 pm
Virtual

Identify your values and interests to learn about career and major options. By attending this workshop, you will leave with an action plan to take steps towards your career goals.

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

Professional Development Series: One-on-One Virtual Mock Interviews [For Graduate Students]

Thursday, June 25th, 2020
9:00 am–5:00 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. During your one-on-one mock interview with a career counselor, you will practice common and behavioral-based interview questions, and receive feedback in a virtual format.

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

How to Interview for a Pre-Health Professional Program

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

Students will learn how to prepare and successfully answer traditional, behavioral, and multi-mini interview questions for health professional programs including medical, dental, nursing, physician assistant, occupational therapy, physical therapy, pharmacy, and optometry.

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

First Gen Career Exploration Workshop

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
12:00 pm–1:30 pm
Virtual

Are you a first gen college student looking to learn about career and major options? By attending this workshop, you will identify your values and interests and create an action plan to take steps towards your career goals.

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

Resume Workshop

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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.

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

How to Connect Virtually with an Industry Professional

Thursday, July 9th, 2020
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 Zoom (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the Zoom link).

Anxiety Management and Job Search Tips [For Graduating Seniors]

Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

Are you a graduating senior seeking job opportunities? If so, learn anxiety management and job search tips presented by a UCS Career Counselor and a CAPS Counselor.

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

Anxiety Management and Job Search Tips [For Unexpected Career Transitions]

Thursday, July 16th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

Are you experiencing an unexpected career transition? If so, learn anxiety management and job search tips presented by a UCS Career Counselor and a CAPS Counselor.

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

OPT/CPT Timelines w/ Job Search (For International Students)

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Virtual

A successful job search for international students should be timely and involves using several strategies and resources. This workshop will focus on how to plan an effective POT/CPT timeline, job search and the steps to market your skills to potential employers.
Presented by UCS and OISSS
This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using Zoom (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the Zoom link).

Resume Workshop

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020
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.

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

Virtual Interviewing

Thursday, July 23rd, 2020
12:00 pm–1:30 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 Zoom (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the Zoom link).

Navigating LinkedIn w/ Step-by-Step Demo

Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
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 smartphone or laptop to make live updates to your LinkedIn Profile during the workshop.

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

Resume Workshop

Thursday, July 30th, 2020
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.

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