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The Career Center offers a variety of programs and events to connect students with employers and to provide opportuntites to learn career preparation skills. Visit Events for a current list of our upcoming programs and events. 

Preparation

  • Develop a 30 second commercial  of your professional skills, experience and interests, and to answer the question, "tell me about yourself." Visit pages 23-24 of the Career Resource Guide.
  • Construct an effective resume. View pages 4-6 of the Career Resource Guide. Then, visit the Career Center for a resume critique and other helpful pointers.
  • Request business cards from the Career Center.
  • Watch the "Dress for Success" video below for tips on how to dress appropriately for career events. Then, flip to page 21 of the Career Resource Guide for professional dress tips and page 19 for professional etiquette tips.

Career fairs

  • Career fairs for internship and full-time positions are offered each semester. Visit Events for a list of upcoming career fairs.
  • Get helpful tips on how to prepare for a career fair. Flip to page 16 of the Career Resource Guide.
  • Attend a fair tour before the fair or watch the "Attending Career Fairs" video below.

Networking events

Networking is essential to a successful job search. Learn how to network with professionals and employers in your industry. Opportunities for networking on campus include:

Workshops and programs

Attend our career development and job search strategy workshops and programs to learn how to be more effective with your strategies. Visit Events for a current list of our upcoming programs and events. Some of our regular workshops inlcude:

  • Graduate School Series - learn about the application process, taking entrance exams, funding your education, and more
  • Veteran's seminars
  • How to use LinkedIn to land a job
  • Career preparation workshops and programs

Attending career fairs

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Dress for success

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