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 Fall 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 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.

 

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!

  • Wednesday, September 23 @ 3:00 p.m.

 

Alumni Weekend Workshops

1:00 PM   Making 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 which will help you build a successful profile.

2:00 PM   What’s Next in Your Job Search? - You’ve now been in your current position for the past year, two, three or ten and it’s time to make a change. How do I get started to making that Career Transition?

3:00 PM   Making the Mentoring Network Work for You - Learn how to use the Mentoring Network work for you and meet some of the members in the system

  • September 25 (Please observe times)

 

Sophomore Shake Up

Sophomore Year is an important time to put together your personals career goals and direction. As a Sophomore have you decided on a major, a minor, or concentration?  Have you made a plan of how you are going to get experiential learning opportunities and or leadership experience? Join the Career Service's office for an in-depth discussion, specifically for a sophomore's next steps.

  • Thursday, October 1 @ 12:00 noon  

 

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.

  • Tuesday, October 6 @ 3:00 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.

  • Tuesday, October 27 @ 3:00 p.m.

 

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.

  • Tuesday, November 3 @ 3:00 p.m.

 

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.

  • Monday, November 9 @ 4:00 p.m.

 

What Comes After the Handshake?: Tips for Connecting with Alumni at Network Nights

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.

  • Thursday, November 12 @ 3:00 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.

  • Wednesday November 18 @ 4:00 p.m.

 

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.

  • Thursday, December 3 @ 4:00 p.m.

 

What Comes After the Handshake?: Tips for Connecting with Alumni at Network Nights

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, December 7 @ 4:00 p.m.