Career and Professional Development

Workshops and Events

The career and professional development office offers workshops and events each semester to guide students through each step of the career development process.

Professional Development Series, Spring 2020

Job & Internship Search Overview

Tuesday, Jan. 21 | Weller 203 | 11 a.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 11 | VSC 180 | 4 p.m.

Get the information you need on networking, online applications, and using all available resources to land a job. The best workshop to start with—this is the most important workshop for seniors to attend!

Résumés & Cover Letters 

Tuesday, Jan. 28 | Weller 203 | 10:50 a.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 25 | VSC 180 | 6:30 p.m.

Make a positive first impression with a distinctive résumé and well-written cover letter. Learn do’s and don’ts including layout and formatting tips.

Interviewing Strategies 

Tuesday, Feb. 4 | Weller 203 | 11 a.m.
Tuesday, March 3 | VSC 180 | 4 p.m.

Learn interviewing basics and proven techniques to impress employers and highlight your qualifications. Concrete information to help you prepare!

Other Events:

Networking Dinner

Wednesday, March 4 | Maytag – BMW | 6–7:30 p.m.

Financial Literacy 101

Monday, April 6 | VSC 241 | 6:30–8 p.m.

Led by professors Mark Mills and Al Hibbard, this is a great opportunity, especially for juniors and seniors, to learn about all sorts of money matters after college: salary and benefits, savings, investments, mortgages, leasing/renting, insurance, etc.