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.
Follow the links on the right for more information about the Jumpstart program, Career Awareness Week, and Grad School Week. Other special programs are listed below.
You can “test drive” the graduate school entrance exams (DAT, LSAT, GMAT, GRE, MCAT). Held in the fall and spring semesters, the Test Drive lets you practice your test-taking abilities in preparation for these rigorous exams. Contact Career Services for more information.
Career Tracks is a first-year workshop to get you on track to your career. This year’s program will be held Tuesday January 8th 2013 from 9:00am to 2:00pm. All events will take place in Buckman Hall. Students who register will participate in group interpretations of the MBTI personality assessment and Strong Interest Inventory, an Employer Luncheon, and Major Panels. There is a $30 participation fee that includes lunch and program costs. All interested individuals can email email@example.com and provide their name, contact information, and R-number. Students can pay by check or through their Rhodes student account. All checks should be payable to Rhodes College. Registrations must be received before December 12th at 5:00pm. There will be a $5.00 additional fee for late registration. For your convenience residence halls will be open Sunday, January 6, at 8:00am.
Sophomore Career Series (SCS)
SCS is a weekly seminar for sophomores, held every Wednesday night from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. for the first six weeks of the spring semester. Topics include: self-assesment and career planning, exploring options for every major, gaining experience from school, summer jobs and internships, and instructions for creating your resume.
Junior Academy for Career Knowledge (JACK)
JACK is a weekly spring seminar for juniors, held every Monday evening from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. for the first six weeks of the semester. 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, held every Monday night from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. for the first six weeks of the semester. Topics include: setting goals for your career, resume writing, interview skills, job search strategies, evaluating/negotiating salary, and transitioning from school to work.