Effective Resume and Cover Letter Writing
Learn what employers are looking for–and what they're not looking for–on resumes and cover letters. This workshop is for those who are just starting to craft their resumes as well as those who want to perfect their cover letters–and everyone in between.
Thursday, Feb. 6, 4-5 p.m.; UB Student Center, Room 301, R.S.V.P.
Tuesday, Feb. 25, 6-7 p.m.; UB Student Center, Room 301, R.S.V.P.
Tuesday, March 4, 12:30-1:30 p.m.; UB Student Center, Room 301, R.S.V.P.
Wednesday, March 26, 4-5 p.m.; UB Student Center, Room 301, R.S.V.P.
Thursday, April 3, 12:30-1:30 p.m.; UB Student Center, Room 301, R.S.V.P.
Tuesday, April 15, 6-7 p.m.; UB Student Center, Room 301, R.S.V.P.
Thursday, May 8, 4-5 p.m.; UB Student Center, Room 301, R.S.V.P.
Gaining Experience: Internship Search Strategies
Are you searching–or getting ready to search–for an internship? Learn about resources and tools that are out there, including those provided by the Career and Professional Development Center, and devise a plan for reaching your goal.
Getting Hired: Job Search Strategies
Did you know that nearly 70 percent of jobs are not advertised to the public? You need to have a plan for gaining job leads and securing interviews beyond Google searches. Learn how to make direct contacts in your field of choice, how to strategize for managing your job search and how to best prepare for interviews.
Graduate School: Navigating the Process
Are you thinking about attending graduate school? There are many aspects of getting into your dream program, including letters of recommendation, personal statements, GREs/GMATs and funding–just to name a few. Attend this session for helpful pointers on the ins and outs of the graduate admission process.
Wednesday, April 16, 4-5 p.m.; UB Student Center, Room 301, R.S.V.P.
On-Campus Interviews 101
During the fall and spring semesters, employers looking to hire will conduct on-campus interviews at the Center. All students wishing to participate in these interviews are encouraged to attend this workshop in advance. It covers one of three components needed to complete the On-Campus Interviews Certificate, which better prepares students to represent themselves to potential employers.
Wednesday, Feb. 5, 4-5 p.m.; William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center, Room 135, R.S.V.P.
Tuesday, Feb. 18 6-7 p.m.; William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center, Room 143, R.S.V.P.
Thursday, Feb. 27, 12:30-1:30 p.m.; UB Student Center, Room 301, R.S.V.P.
Success on the Job: Managing Your Career
Congratulations, you just got your dream job! Now what? Do you know how to communicate effectively with coworkers and supervisors? What options do you have for career progression? Where do you hope to be in three, five or ten years? Attend this session to learn more about achieving success after the hire.
The Power of Connections: Building and Maintaining Networks
Are you interested in learning how to strategically build valuable networks within and around your field of interest? Once you build your network, do you know how to nurture your relationships? Do you understand informational interviewing and how it can help your career? Attend this session to learn how you can start building your network, including some valuable tricks for success at networking events.