Upcoming Events

Workshops

Career Services offers a variety of workshops to help you build vital career development skills. The following is a description of our Spring 2016 workshops, all of which will be offered in the Career Services Resource Center in Muller 101 (unless noted otherwise). To guarantee a spot, register for workshops in the new ICHired employer and event site: once logged in, view the "Upcoming Events" box on the left, click on the workshop title you wish to attend, then click the "Signup" button. All of these workshops count toward SLI credit (pre-registration at least 24 hours is required to receive the SLI credit). All workshops are approximately 50-60 minutes in length, unless otherwise stated.

 

The Leadership Resume: Tips for Applying for Leadership Positions on Campus      
Applying to the RA, SLC, OL, PCA, President’s Host or other leadership position on campus? Make sure your resume makes the right kind of first impression! In this session you’ll learn how to reflect the experiences and skills you have in relation to the leadership position, in addition to other important resume essentials.

  • Thursday, February 11 @ 3:00 p.m.

 

What Comes After the Handshake?;  Tips for Networking
You’ve probably heard by now that networking is the key to landing internships and jobs, but you may still be wondering HOW exactly to do that… Come to this workshop to learn how to proactively connect with Ithaca College Alumni at Network Nights over winter break and make lasting impressions that can lead to job and internship opportunities.

  • Monday, February 15 @ 4:00 PM

 

How to Use the IC Mentoring Network
Find out more about how to use the new IC Mentoring Network on LinkedIn and why having career mentors can help make all the difference in your career path. Also learn about important strategies around utilizing LinkedIn to make connections, networking etiquette, and informative career networking groups.

  • Tuesday, March 1 @ 3:00 PM

 

Professional Confidence for Women
The gender pay gap. Double standards. “Superwoman Syndrome.” These are just a few of the challenges that many women continue to face in the workplace. During this session we’ll explore specific strategies to tackle these and other issues, as well as ways to create success for yourself in work and in life.

  • Thursday, March 3 @ 3:00 PM

 

How to Make LinkedIn Work for You
In case you haven't heard, employers ARE researching candidates online before hiring them. In this workshop, we’ll cover what you should be doing to maintain your professional image, including how to use LinkedIn. This professional networking platform allows you to not only promote yourself, but find job openings, network with other professionals, find alumni mentors, and more.

  • Monday, March 7 @ 4:00 PM

 

Going Global: Top 5 Tips for Living and Working Abroad
Working outside the United States can be simple or more complicated than you imagined, depending on what you want to do or where in the world you want to go. This workshop will help you figure out how to job search and network internationally, relocate and adjust to new cultural norms, and offer best practices for launching an international career.

  • Wednesday, March 23 @ 4:00 PM

 

Is Grad School for You?
If you've been considering graduate school, you should come to this workshop! We'll cover topics like: do you need to go to grad school, what are the benefits, how to find the right program, the application process, entrance exams, and more!

  • Monday, April 4 @ 4:00 PM

 

How to Negotiate Salary
So you've probably heard mixed messages about negotiating your salary, especially as a soon-to-be entry level employee. While there is no one-size-fits-all model for salary negotiation, there are strategies you can use regardless of industry and experience level.  Come to this workshop for tips on how to navigate this sensitive process including how and when to bring it up, how to prepare, and what things you can negotiate.

  • Thursday, April 14 @ 3:00 PM

 

How to Use the IC Mentoring Network
Find out more about how to use the new IC Mentoring Network on LinkedIn and why having career mentors can help make all the difference in your career path. Also learn about important strategies around utilizing LinkedIn to make connections, networking etiquette, and informative career networking groups.

  • Monday, April 18 @ 4:00 PM

 

How to be Professional When Eating, Greeting, and Tweeting
Communicating with others - peers, faculty and staff, supervisors and colleagues at internships or jobs, or the general public - is something you do every day, so make sure you're doing it professionally. The impressions you make on people can have tremendous impacts on your ability to be successful in the working world. Come to this workshop to learn everything from e-mail and cell phone etiquette, to dining and meeting expectations, to what you should wear in various settings.

  • Tuesday, April 19 @ 3:00 PM