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Career Services

Workshops/Skillshops

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 on Handshake for the list of upcoming events and workshops. 

Professional Development Recordings:

Adapting to a Virtual Market

Quick Tips: COVID-19 Job Searching Resources
This quick tips video shows how to use Florida Tech Resources to job search during COVID-19. 

Town Hall with Embraer (April 16, 2020)
This online webinar shares from a recruiter's perspective how student's can change their job search approach during the uncertain time of summer 2020 and what online resources they can use. These resources are useful year round, but especially now that our country is experiencing stay at home orders and has moved many industries to virtual.

Effective Résumé Writing

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

Résumé Building workshop (July 7, 2020)

Planning Your Career: A 4 Year Guide

Staring off your degree? Not sure how to prepare for graduation? Here is a 4 year plan to reach your career goals while you are in college. Even if you are not a freshman this is a great guide to follow, with example activities to complete along the way.

Planning Your Career workshop (Aug 3, 2020)

Job Search Strategies

This session will teach students the key steps you need to take to find the job you want and how to best utilize online search tools.  

Strategies for a Highly Effective Job Search workshop (May 13, 2015)

Job Search Strategies For Internationals

This session will assist international students with finding companies that hire internationals and what job search resources are best for non-citizens. 

Job Search Strategies for Internationals - Presented by Lou Paris of Konkeros (April 9, 2020)
Job Search Strategies for International Students PPT (Feb 15, 2017)

 

Career Expo Prep

Find out how to get the most out of our Career Expo events. Students will learn how to research employers, what to wear, and how to make a good impression with a recruiter.

How to Prepare for a Virtual Career Fair (Sep 16, 2020)
Preparing for the Career Expo workshop (Sep 23, 2015)

How to Use Handshake

Learn all about Florida Tech's career platform, Handshake. Handshake connects students to jobs, employers, events, appointments, peer networking, and career resources. 

Back to School with Handshake (Aug 24, 2020)

Co-Op Program Info Session

Students can enroll in a Co-Op to receive academic credit for their major-related work experience, and show their experience on their transcript. This sessions will go over eligiblity and enrollment for this program.

Co-Op Info Session  (Sep 3, 2020)

Effective Interviewing

These sessions will assist students with interviewing skills, including how to handle hard questions, what not to say, when to discuss different aspects of the hiring process, such as salary and relocation, and how to be successful at a virtual interview.

Virtual Interviewing Webinar (Oct 15, 2020)
Interviewing Do's and Don'ts workshop (Oct 14, 2015)

 

Are You LinkedIn?

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

How to Use LinkedIn Webinar (Nov 9, 2020)
Are You LinkedIn workshop
 (Oct 28, 2015)

 Creating A Professional Image

This session helps students identify what is professional dress and what is proper work place etiquette, in order to build a professional reputation.

Dress 2 Impress workshop (Sep 17, 2015)

 Three Job Search Paths To The Position You Want

Three Job Search Paths to the Postion You Want workshop (Oct 20, 2015)