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Career Workshops & Appointments

The CHHS Academic Advising Center offers hands-on workshops, small group sessions, and individual appointments to help undergraduate students find the right career path, prepare for their job search, and pursue rewarding careers after graduation. 

Our Fall 2021 Career Workshops listed below will take place virtually through Zoom on Thursday at 2 pm and Friday at 10 am.

FALL 2021 CAREER WORKSHOPS

September

Introduction to Career Development for Students in CHHS

A Career By Design, Not Default

This workshop is especially great for first and second-year students as well as transfer students who are new to the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS). Learn how to establish your professional reputation now and explore what career options are available to you through the Career Options page on the CHHS website.

Workshop details: 

Careers 101 For Transfer Students

We value our transfer students and know that the transfer process brings unique challenges. Meet the CHHS Career Coordinator and learn more about our unique college and the career options and resources available to you.  

Workshop details: 

Find Your Career Path

What is the right major and career for you?

Learn how to choose a major and career by design, not default. In this workshop, we will explore careers in health and human services that match your interests, skills, and values.

Workshop details:

Know Your Career Options

What careers exist with your major?

Learn how to use job search tools and sample job postings to research potential internships and jobs in your field, identify what employers are looking for, and learn how to stand out as a job candidate.

Workshop details:

  • Thursday, September 30— 2 pm to 3 pm: Zoom Registration
  • Friday, October 1 – 10 am to 11 am: Zoom Registration (Recorded webinar only. The link will be sent to those who register for this date)

October

Do You Know Your Transferable Skills?

How can you get a job when employers expect work experience?  College students often have more skills than they realize. Learn how to identify and communicate your transferable skills to employers, as well as strategies to build more transferable skills as a student.

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Prepare for The Career Fair: Strategies for Success

Especially for 3rd and 4th-year students

How to Feel Confident and Be Prepared at the (Virtual) Career Fair

Learn why you should attend the Job & Internship Fair, how to prepare, and how to present yourself in a virtual career fair setting.

Successful Interview Skills

This hands-on workshop will provide the tips needed to feel prepared and confident in your next interview. You will learn about the types of interview formats to expect, Behavioral Interviewing questions and non-verbal aspects of interviewing. Using a sample job posting, you will have a chance to practice your skills. 

CAREER SESSIONS & APPOINTMENTS

Individual Appointments 

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Students may also schedule an individual appointment with Amy Gleason, the Career Coordinator, through Beach Connect.

Scheduling a CHHS Career Counseling appointment:

  • View available Career Counseling appointment times on Beach Connect.
  • Select the specific service you want and choose Online, Phone, or In-Person appointment. 

Appointment Scheduling Guide:

  1. Log in using Single Sign-On.
  2. On the far right side, click the "Get Assistance" button.
  3. Select "Career Counseling" as the appointment type.
  4. Select the service type.
  5. Select your preferred meeting type: Online, Phone, or In-Person.
  6. Select the location as College of Health and Human Services Advising Center 
  7. Select a day and time that fits your schedule.
  8. Review appointment details and confirm the appointment. 

CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER EVENTS

Workshops

There are also several great workshops offered by the Career Development Center. For example: 

  • Resume and Cover Letter Writing
  • Writing the Personal Statement
  • Beginner's Guide to Attending a Professional Conference
  • Top 10 Interview Tips
  • Interviewing with Confidence

To RSVP, login to CareerLINK