The workshops offered throughout the semester are designed to give students all the tools they need to find the career they want.

Please see our Event Calendar for the list of upcoming events and workshops.  All events are subject to change, please check Panther Career Link for updated times, locations, and dates.

Professional Development Information Sessions presented throughout the semester include:

Dress 2 Impress

This session instructs students on what is considered professional clothing in the work environment. Students will learn what is acceptable for males and females and what not to wear, especially during interviews. This session touches on geographical differences, but is focused on American business culture.

View the Dress 2 Impress workshop, held on September 17, 2015

Preparing for the Career Expo

This session will help students get the most out of our Career Expo the following week. Students will be shown how to research employers, what to wear, and how to introduce themselves. This is a highly recommended session for students seeking internships or employment at the Career Expo.

View the Preparing for the Career Expo workshop, held on September 23, 2015

Effective Resume Writing

This session will help students learn to create an effective resumes including what employers are looking for on resumes and how to utilize online resources.

View the Effective Resume Writing workshop, held on September 9, 2015

Are you LinkedIn?

This session will show students how to use LinkedIn to assist them in their job search and network building.

View the Are You LinkedIn workshop, held on October 28, 2015

Effective Networking Techniques

This session will instruct students on good networking techniques and help them to learn how to build up their professional network.

Proper Business Etiquette

This session helps students learn the proper etiquette to have in an office setting as well as a dining setting.

Interviewing Do's & Don'ts

This session will assist students with interviewing skills, including how to handle hard questions, what not to say, and when to discuss different aspects of the hiring process such as salary and relocation.

View the Interviewing Do's and Don'ts workshop, held on October 14, 2015

Three Job Search Paths to the Position You Want

View the Three Job Search Paths to the Postion You Want, held on October 20, 2015

Strategies for a Highly Effective Job Search

This seminar will teach you the key steps you need to take to find the job you want. Starting with the job search 'Core Four' and concluding with a technique to help you keep score of the job search activities you con-trol, you will learn strategies that make this seminar unique, such as how to:

  • Create a marketing plan for your job search
  • Put together a Project 150 (listing of names)
  • Ask someone for A.I.R. (an acronym for: Advice, Insights, Recommendations)
  • Apply the Seven-Second Solution when introducing yourself
  • Use the 'six contacts to connect' technique
  • Convert job search information to intelligence

. . . .and much more

To get the most value from this seminar, you should already be familiar with some job search fundamentals, for instance: know the type of job you want (sample job posting), have a resume geared to that position and be a member of LinkedIn with at least the Header and Summary sections of your profile completed.

View the "Strategies for a Highly Effective Job Search" workshop, held on May 13, 2015