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Partnerships

Partner with Career Services

We are happy to work with you and the needs of your class to create workshops, profession skills events, and activities that best suit you. For more information on these partnerships or to develop your own opportunity contact Career Services today!

Consider the following opportunities below.

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Career Services offers these workshops and events (All offerings can be tailored to the time allotted and to the make-up of your class and majors):

Jacket Jobs and Career Services Overview
We hear students say all the time that they didn't know there was a Career Services or what we do.This session introduces students at all levels to Career Services.

Resume & Cover Letter 101
This session aids participants in writing a professional cover letter and shares a few trade secrets that will get your resume noticed.

Interviewing Skills
This presentation will introduce participants to all aspects of the interview, from preparing for the interview to the do's and don'ts of interviewing and many others.

Demystifying the Graduate School Process
From picking the right degree program to tips on writing admission essays, this session aids students in exploring this option after graduation.

What on Earth Do I Major In?: Career & Major Exploration
This interactive session helps students discover what they are good at, interested in, and value in their life to help point them in the right career path.

Backpack to Briefcase: Transitioning from College to a Career
This session addresses topics like professional relationships, career decisions and work-related challenges, this presentation prepares students to transition to the "real world."

Beyond Please & Thank You: Dining Etiquette
This presentation teaches students "the little things" that make them more comfortable in social settings. From dining and reception tips to thank you notes.

Professional is as Professional Does: A "how to" on Professional Behavior
In this session, participants will learn what employers are looking for, positive personal habits, expected behavior, and what not to wear.

Networking at a Career Fair: Getting the Most out of Career a Career Fair
This informative session introduces you to the Career Fair format, provides tips on how to impress recruiters and helps you plan your attack.

FACEBOOK THIS: Your Professional Image…Online
Learn how web presence is interpreted by employers and get tips on how to clean your online image up for the job search.

Resume Assignments
This assignment is recommended as a follow-up to Resume 101. Career Services staff will construct a resume assignment and grade it for you.

What's Your Worth? Negotiating Salary and Benefits
This session focuses on the art of salary negotiation and analyzing job offers.  Students determine what their income needs will be after college.

Your Job Search Beyond Monster.com
Learn some specific ideas and strategies to make your job search more successful both on and off line. 

Dress for Success
Learn how to appropriately dress for your interview to help you land (and KEEP) your dream job.

Selling Me to Employers
Learn how to sell yourself to employers and win an interview and the job! Determine how to research a company, what the rules are for on-campus interviews, how to present yourself (60-second commercial), and what to wear and bring to an interview!

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® - Understanding Your Type
This session helps student understand how their personality affects their job choice and values.

Collaborative Opportunities

Consider adding one or a combination of the below assignments/events to your syllabus for your students to experience and practice their career transitioning skills. The assignments/events would be managed by Career Services with the support of faculty making it an assignment for their course. All events can be out of the classroom requirements as to not interfere with class time.

  • Resume Assignments
  • Mock Interview Event
  • Etiquette Training
  • Networking Social
  • Virtual Mock Interview Assignments
  • Job Shadow/Information Interview Assignments

We Can Help

Career Services can assist students/alumni in all stages of the career decision making and planning process, whether it is choosing a major, exploring career options, networking with professionals, writing professional resumes and letters, conducting a job search, or investigating and applying to graduate school. If you have a student or alumnus who you wish to refer to Career Services, please feel free to have the individual contact us to make an appointment, or stop in for a visit.


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