Throughout the year, Career Services offers numerous workshops and programs that provide practical tips and proven strategies to give you the competitive edge in the job search process. Some major programs are listed below.
You can “test drive” the graduate school entrance exams (DAT, LSAT, GMAT, GRE, MCAT) thanks to Kaplan Test Prep. Links to sign up for online practice exams are sent out for a one month span in the Fall and Spring semesters through our weekly announcements to students. Students are able to sign up for various dates and times to suit their schedules best.
Career Tracks is a workshop for first and now, second years to get you on track to your career. The workshop is comprised of two separate sessions: the first is for registered first years who will participate in group interpretations of the MBTI personality assessment and Strong Interest Inventory; the second is open to first and second year students that will provide the opportunity to gain networking experience followed by an Employer Meet & Greet, and faculty-led discussions about ways to explore your major. This will be the first year Career Tracks is open to second years. The entire program will take place on January 13th, 2015. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in participating. The registration deadline is December 5th, 2014.
Sophomore Career Series (SCS)
SCS is a five-week seminar designed for sophomores offered in both fall and spring semesters. Topics include: self-assessment and career planning, networking, and gaining experience from school, summer jobs and internships, and interactive instructions for creating your resume and online LinkedIn presence. Students can sign up for the 2015 spring session by emailing email@example.com. This is a first come, first serve registration.
Junior Career Series
JACK is a weekly seminar for juniors. Topics include: career exploration and self-exploration, internships, networking, resume writing, and transition into senior year.
Career Advancement Seminar for Seniors (CASS)
CASS is a weekly seminar for seniors in the fall. Topics include: setting goals for your career, resume writing, interview skills, job search strategies, evaluating/negotiating salary, and transitioning from school to work.