The Office of Career Services hosts a variety of workshops and events to help prepare job seeking students. See below for information on On-Campus and Off-Campus events.

  • On-Campus

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    Spring 2024

     

    MARCH 2024

    Handshake 101

    Join the Office of Career Services to learn the essentials of using Handshake-our campus-wide recruiting platform, where tens of thousands of jobs and internships are posted annually. We will cover how to apply for jobs, complete your profile and best practices.

     Tuesday, March 5, 2024 10:00 AM-11:00 AM

    Virtual:https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88437421548?pwd=dVRUUGtkOStHSEZTMUM2eFZXNk15dz09

     

    Exploring your Career Values and Interests

    Discover how identifying some of your core personal values and interests can make your career more rewarding. Through some fun and interactive activities, you will learn more about how your career choice is integrated into your own personal journey.

    Thursday, March 7, 2024 1:00-2:00 PM

    Virtual:https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89048145667?pwd=eHExbElNdGFyMmpua2xSaEtIeGw4UT09

     

      

    APRIL 2024


     Resume Lab 

     

    The resume lab is designed to offer students hands on assistance with creating effective resumes for the job search process, internship, and graduate school.

    Monday, April 8, 2024 2:00-4:00 PM

    Room TBD

     

    Resumes and Cover Letters-Getting Started

    Ready to apply for jobs, but don’t know how to get started? In this workshop, we will define a resume and cover letter, review their importance in the application process and basic dos and don’ts, then learn how to draft both with and without the assistance of templates.

    Tuesday, April 9, 2024 2:00-3:00 PM

    Room TBD and Virtual:https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82567156088?pwd=VFBBRjVVNW91SWJtcEVQWHc4ZFpZQT09

     

    How to Work a Career Fair

    So you ready to apply for a job or an internship, but you are a little unsure just exactly how to approach employers at the table. When a first-time job seeker or an experienced employee looking to brush up on some preparation tips, this workshop will cover all the steps necessary to have you working the career fair like a pro!

    Thursday, April 11, 2024 10:00-11:00 AM

    Virtual: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81653562328?pwd=U0dtbHdmU3hwZFpiSnlyOU5aZnV3Zz09

     

    Resume Lab

    The resume lab is designed to offer students hands on assistance with creating effective resumes for the job search process, internships and graduate school.

    Monday, April 15, 2024 2:00-4:00 PM

    Room TBD

    How to Complete an Informational Interview 

    Informational interviewing is a tool utilized when expanding your network and completing industry research. In today’s world more than 80% of jobs are obtained through networking so it is essential that we gain and understanding of how to effectively navigate the process.

    Tuesday, March 16, 2024 1:00-2:00 PM

    Virtual:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87983969890?pwd=d1lVODhoeUpXVXFSN3piSGh4eWZJUT09

     

    Spring Career and Internship Fair

    Wednesday, April 24, 2024 2:00-4:00 PM

    Hall of Governors

     

    MAY 2024

    Professional Writing

    Per my previous email… An often overlooked but critical skill in today's workforce is the ability to write professionally. As more positions move to remote or partially remote, written communication is becoming increasingly vital. In this workshop, you will learn how to professionally and effectively write workforce correspondences.

    Thursday, May 7, 2024 2:00-3:00 PM

    Room TBD and Virtual:https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84298972077?pwd=TXl2aW1SNkhkb1BIalRyblp4YU5RQT09

  • Off-Campus

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    Off-Campus Upcoming Career Fairs and Special Events

     

    1871 Career Fair
    Wednesday, March, 27, 2024 10:00 AM-3:00 PM
    222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1212 Chicago, IL 60654
    For more information click here.

     

     

  • Contact Information

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    Office of Career Services: +708.235.3974