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Events and Workshops
Fall 2018 Career Services Workshops & Events
- All workshops meet GJP requirements.
- Workshops will take about 1 hour.
- Please refer to our website or Terrier Connect for additional events and most updated calendar.
- If you need assistance, email us or drop by the Professional & Career Development Office for an appointment.
NEW! Terrier Connect
Wednesday, August 29th at 2:00 pm, Room AL-116
Thursday, August 30th at 3:00 pm, Room AL-116
Overview: Set up your profile and learn how to maximize Thomas’s new online career platform. Set up filters for job searches and alerts, download the phone app for events and workshops, make appointments with career staff, upload your résumé for employers to find (if you choose).
Wednesday, September 5th at 2:00 pm, Room AL-116
Thursday, September 6th at 3:00 pm, Room AL-116
Overview: Consider potential career options and learn about the tools available to research specific areas of interest. We will also discuss the power of networking and practice some basic networking skills.
Wednesday, September 12th at 2:00 pm, Room AL-116
Thursday, September 13th at 3:00 pm, Room AL-116
Overview: How do you find a great Internship? Find out when to start planning, what resources are available to you, and an overview of the process to ensure you receive academic credit.
Wednesday, September 19th at 2:00 pm, Room AL-116
Thursday, September 20th at 3:00 pm, Room AL-116
Overview: Students will learn how to design an effective résumé. The class will review and discuss the elements of a résumé. Everyone will use Word or Pages to begin creating or to update an existing resume that targets their current field of interest.
Cover Letter Writing
Wednesday, September 26th at 2:00 pm, Room AL-116
Thursday, September 27th at 3:00 pm, Room AL-116
Overview: A great cover letter has the power to move you to the top of an applicant list, even if your résumé isn’t a perfect fit. The goal of this workshop is to create an adaptable template, we will exceed the basics. Bring your résumé!
Set-up and Build Your LinkedIn Profile
Wednesday, October 3rd at 2:00 pm, Room AL-116
Thursday, October 4th at 3:00 pm, Room AL-116
Overview: LinkedIn has become the largest social media platform created specifically for professionals to connect on the web. Bring your résumé! AL-116 computers are available or if you prefer, bring a laptop.
Internships & Job Search Strategies
Wednesday, October 17rd at 2:00 pm, Room AL-116
Thursday, October 18th at 3:00 pm, Room AL-116
Overview: Learn how to align your skills, interests and experience with an internship or job. Look in the right places for the right opportunity, saving you time and effort. Understand the importance of networking in the internship/job search process. Timing is everything, start and be ready when the opportunity presents itself.
Wednesday, October 24th at 2:00 pm, Room AL-116
Thursday, October 25th at 3:00 pm, Room AL-116
Overview: By learning the benefits, importance and how to network you can shake the nerves and get results. Learn strategies on asking questions, communicating your strengths and breaking in to a conversation. Understand how to leverage communication with contacts both in-person and through LinkedIn.
How to Dress for Success + Interview tips
Wednesday, October 31st at 2:00 pm, Room AL-116
Thursday, November 1st at 3:00 pm, Room AL-116
Overview: Successful interviewing is essential for you to lock in an offer. Learn tips and strategies for effective interviewing, followed by practice. Interview dress and professional dress will be discussed.
November: Fall Career Fair Event
Tuesday, November 6th from 3:30-4:30 pm in the Berry Dunn Room, Spann Student Commons
Overview: Learn about TechHire which helps students take advantage of internship and career opportunities in computer science and IT. Panelists will be professionals and employers focusing on computer-related careers.
Fall Career Fair
Tuesday, November 6th from 4:30 – 6:00 pm in the Summit Room, Spann Student Commons
Overview: Select employers and organizations offering career and internship information will be available to talk with students about their opportunities and application process. Bring your résumé and dress for success!
December: We know you will be busy, so stop by when you can!
Drop in Times for Fall Semester: Professional & Career Development in the Ayotte Center: Suite 105
Questions about internships, résumés, interviews or anything career-related? Drop into the office to get your questions answered! ** Times may vary due to workshops or meetings. An appointment is not necessary, but it is encouraged.
Corey Pelletier: Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Majors: Business, Marketing, Management, Accounting, Finance)
Wendi Richards: Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Majors: Psych, CJ, IT, Communications, Education)
Camille McGadney: Monday thru Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Majors: General Studies, Political Sci, Sports Mgmt, Undecided)
Spring Career Fair: March 12th, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Alfond Athletic Center
* Snow Date: March 14th, 2019 in the Mahaney Gymnasium
Professional and Career Development Office Hours:
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Walk-ins welcome or contact us for an appointment.
Drop In Hours, Spring Semester:
Wednesdays 1-3 pm
Thursdays 1:30-3:30 pm