Workshops and Events

The career and professional development office offers workshops and events each semester to guide students through each step of the career development process.

Professional Development Series, Spring 2021

Job Search Overview

11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 19 | VSC 180
3:45 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 11 | VSC 180

Get the information you need on networking, online applications, and using all available resources to land a job. The best workshop to start with—this is the most important workshop for seniors to attend!

Résumés & Cover Letters

11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 26 | VSC 180
3:45 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 25 | VSC 180

Make a positive first impression with a distinctive résumé and well-written cover letter. Learn do’s and don’ts including layout and formatting tips.

Interviewing Strategies

11 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 2 | VSC 180
3:45 p.m., Thursday, March 4 | VSC 180 

Learn interviewing basics and proven techniques to impress employers and highlight your qualifications. Concrete information to help you prepare!

Finding, Applying and Landing an Internship

11 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 9 | VSC 180
3:45 p.m., Tuesday, March 30 | VSC 180 

Learn about how to find a great internship, when you should be applying (spoiler alert—it’s probably much sooner than you think) and even what you can do to create your own internship. It’s easier than you may think.

Financial Literacy 101

6:30 – 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 13 | VSC 180

Led by professors Mark Mills and Al Hibbard, this is a great opportunity, especially for juniors and seniors, to learn about all sorts of money matters after college: salary and benefits, savings, investments, mortgages, leasing/renting, insurance, etc. Please bring a laptop or tablet computer.

Other Events

Networking Dinner

6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 23 | Graham Annex

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