Workshops & Presentations - Career Resource Center - Career Services

Career Services Workshops & Presentations

Contact Anne Marie Edwards at 815-753-8335 or via e-mail at aedwards8@niu.edu.

Workshops for Career Success

Career Workshop Series

Build The Skills Employers Want, Sept. 8, 10. 14. 18 & Nov. 16, 18

Resume Writing, Sep. 22, 24, 28, 30

Internship Search Strategies, October 5, 6, 8 & Nov. 23, 24

Interview Preparation, Oct. 12, 15, 19, 22

Networking And Personal Brandin, Nov. 2, 4, 10, 12

Success During The Internship, Dec. 1 - 3

All workshops run from 3PM - 4PM at Career Services - Career Resource Center (Campus Life Building, room 235).

 

Presentation Topics

  • Strategic Career Searching
  • Overviews of Specific Career Choices
  • Career Testing & Interpretation (Group Exercise)
  • Career Decision Making That Works
  • What Career Services Can Do For You
  • Successful Interviewing
  • The Do's & Don'ts of Telephone Interviews
  • How to Work a Job Fair
  • Networking 101: Ultimate Schmoozing
  • At a Party? Network!
  • How to Write a Great Resume
  • Writing Cover Letters that Work
  • References: What-Why-Who & How
  • How to Follow-Up with an Employer
  • The Importance of Internships
  • Business Etiquette Dinners
  • Dress for Success
  • Right Research = Right Career
  • On-line Resources as a Career Tool
  • Why Disclose a Disability to an Employer