Career workshops

Check out our workshops to build your career skills! Our career educators lead these free workshops. All students and alumni are welcome.

Workshop calendar in LIM

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

May 1

May 2

RESUME LAB

12:00-1:45
Library #129

May 3

May 4

RESUME LAB

10:00-11:45
Library #129

May 5

Ace Your Interviews

10:00 - 12:00
Library #129

 May 8

 May 9

RESUME LAB

12:00-1:45
Library #129 

May 10

May 11

RESUME LAB

10:00-11:45
Library #129

May 12

Network Your Way to A Job (LAST)

10:00 - 11:30
Library #129 

 

About our workshops

RESUME LAB:

Want help with your resume or cover letter? Bring your material for a brief tutorial followed by individual help.

(Tuesdays: 12:00 - 1:45)

(Thursdays: 10:00 - 11:45)

ACE YOUR INTERVIEWS:

Getting ready to interview for jobs or volunteer opportunities? We can help.

(First and third Friday of each month)

NETWORK YOUR WAY TO A JOB:

Learn to make connections, find opportunities and advance your career.

(Second Friday of each month)

LINKEDIN ESSENTIALS:

Learn how to monitor your online presence, use LinkedIn to find  jobs and build your network.

(4th Friday of each month)

TIPS: Graduate students—check out our graduate student career workshops!

Résumé Lab

  • When: Tuesdays (12–1:45 p.m.) and Thursdays (10–11:45 a.m.)
  • Where: McPherson Library, room 129 

The key to a successful job search is making your application stand out. Learn how to create a résumé that best reflects your qualifications and skills. 

Please bring a printed copy of your résumé and a copy of a job posting you are interested in. This will be a working session with hands on opportunities to improve your documents. The tutorial will be followed by one-on-one help from a career educator.

ACE Your Interviews

  • When: First and third Fridays of the month (10 a.m.–noon)
  • Where: McPherson Library, room 129 

The key to a successful interview is being able to anticipate questions that will be asked, articulate strong clear answers and to deal with your nerves.

In this interactive workshop, you'll learn about the most common types of interview questions, role-play interview scenarios and get feedback to help you perform with confidence.

Please bring a printed copy of a job posting you are interested in. This will be a working session with hands on opportunities to practice your answers based on a target job.

LinkedIn Essentials

  • When: Fourth Friday of the month (1:30–3 p.m.)
  • Where: McPherson Library, room 129 

Should you be on LinkedIn? LinkedIn is a social media platform that is increasingly used by recruiters and employers to assess and recruit candidates. Facebook for professionals!

In this simple to follow computer lab workshop, you'll start to build a LinkedIn profile from the basics. Learn methods to research and connect and use it to help you find a future job.

This will be a working session with hands on opportunities to build your profile from scratch.

Network Your Way to a Job

  • When: Second Friday of the month (10 a.m.–noon)
  • Where: McPherson Library, room 129 

Employers prefer to hire people they know and like—it’s just that simple. At this workshop, learn how to build new connections and increase the value of your existing networks.

Career pathways for graduate students

What lies beyond graduate school for you? Explore future career paths at these free panel sessions and workshops offered throughout the fall and spring terms—designed especially for grad students.

  • When: September to April
  • Where: Various locations on campus

Check out Career pathways for graduate students for a full listing when this series is active during the year.

Request a workshop

We can arrange customized workshops for groups of 10 or more. Whether it's for a class, course union, club or other group, just let us know how we can help.

Example topics include:

  • Résumés and cover letters
  • Career exploration
  • Building your competencies
  • Interview skills
  • Presentation skills

Contact  to ask about arranging a custom workshop for your group!