The Spring semester Career Expo is just around the corner. Here are a few great workshops your student should take advantage of before attending the Expo on Tuesday February 3, 2015 from 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. in the Beasley Coliseum.
JOBS & CAREER WORKSHOP; WITH THE ACCESS CENTER & ASCC
We will cover career related topics for students with disabilities such as navigating the job market, if and how to disclose disabilities on job applications, how to inform potential employers of disabilities without diminishing opportunities, and more.
• January 28, 2015
• 1 – 3 p.m.
• Washington Building 217
PREPARING FOR THE EXPO
Arrive to the Career Expo ready to network! Learn the basic steps necessary to successfully navigate a career fair such as selecting and researching your employers prior to the expo, mapping the expo, and creating your 30 second introduction. It’s never too early to start your internship or job search.
• January 29, 2015
• 4:10 – 5 p.m.
• CUE 419
INTERNATIONALIZING YOUR RESUME
Have you studied, been an intern, or volunteered abroad? Ensure your
employers understand the value of your international experience through strategic placement and development of transferable skills on your resume. Sponsored by Global Learning and the Academic Success and Career Center.
• January 29, 2015
• 12:10 – 1 p.m.
• Lighty 180
STUDENT VETERANS CAREER RECEPTION
Network with Career Expo Employers from a variety of industries on job and internship opportunities.
• February 2, 2015
• 4 – 5:30 p.m.
• Student Veterans Center, Holland Library 120B
Practice your interview skills with working professionals from a variety of different industries in a mock interview. You will come dressed up and ready as if you were interviewing for a real job. The professionals conducting the mock interviews will critique your skills to send you off with tips to be a better interviewee. Sign up on www.CougLink.org.
• Monday, February 2, 2015
• Schedule posted on CougLink
• Lighty Student Services 160
EDITING & PUBLISHING WORKSHOP
Professional Editing and Publishing (1-credit hour) with two editors of national magazines and literary journals for students of all majors interested in careers in web and print publishing and in the literary arts (fiction, poetry, nonfiction, editing). The course includes three nights of hands-on workshop/instruction with the editors (Feb. 2-4 from 6:00pm-9:00pm), followed by a professional evening presentation (Feb. 5) and panel discussion of editing, and publishing with people from the industry throughout the region (Feb. 6). To register contact Leisa McCormick (firstname.lastname@example.org) in the Department of English. For more information, contact professors Debbie Lee (email@example.com) or Peter Chilson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
• February 2 – 4, 2015
• 6 – 9 p.m.
• CUE 412 & 407, ENGL 358