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 2015 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 eRecruiting: 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.

  • February 4 @ 4:00 p.m.

 

Career Clinic: Get on Track in Your <First, Sophomore, Junior or Senior> Year
It's still a competitive job market out there, and it's up to you to create your own career success. You're not alone though- Career Services can help you get on target with career planning and preparation. Each "Career Clinic" session will cover career planning strategies based on where you are on your college path. We'll discuss what employers are looking for and how best to set yourself up for getting a job or into graduate school after graduation

  • First Year Students - February 9 @ 4:00 p.m.
  • Sophomores - February 10 @ 3:00 p.m.
  • Juniors - February 11 @ 4:00 p.m.
  • Seniors - February 12 @ 3:00 p.m.

 

What Comes After the Handshake?: Tips for Connecting with Employers
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 employers and make lasting impressions that can lead to job and internship opportunities.

  • February 16 @ 4:00 p.m.

 

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.

  • February 17 @ 4:00 p.m.

 

Make LinkedIn Work For You
Your online presence impacts your career success.  Learn how to make your LinkedIn profile impressive, navigate the site and effectively use this networking tool.  We'll share tips for students which will help you build a successful profile.

  • February 18 @ 4:00 p.m.

 

#NailedIt?... Are You Really Ready For a Job Interview?
No one loves interviewing for a job or internship, but that doesn't mean you can't rock it! This workshop will focus on the key things that you can do to maximize your chance of having great interviews. We'll address the critically important topic of pre-interview prep, day-of strategies, and ways to appropriately follow up after.

  • March 2 @ 4:00 p.m.

 

What Comes After the Handshake?: Tips for Connecting with Alumni at Network Nights
When you leave Ithaca Network Night will you have made real connections with alumni? Note: Hovering by the food table with your friends isn't what the event is all about. Come to this workshop to get tips on: preparing for the event, networking in a crowd, and follow up steps to take afterward.

  • March 17 @ 3:00 p.m.

 

Women & Work: Taking Charge of Your Career Success
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.

  • March 18 @ 4:00 p.m.

 

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.

  • March 26 @ 3:00 p.m.

 

Grad School: Do You Need It And How To Apply
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!

  • April 2 @ 3:00 p.m.

 

Salary Negotiating 101
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.

  • April 7 @ 3:00 p.m.

 

Going Global: 5 Top Strategies for Working and Living 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.

  • April 13 @ 4:00 p.m.

 

Senior Freak Out!
So graduation is in a few weeks and for some of you the thought of making career decisions and taking that next step is a bit scary. This is not a time to "freak out" but rather incorporate some very active steps associated with what the next phase of your life will bring. Join us for this workshop which will offer a no-nonsense approach to your job search and beyond.

  • April 28 @ 3:00 p.m.