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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. 

CAREER WORKSHOPS

List of Spring 2021 Career Workshops 

For additional information on each workshop, please refer to the dropdown menus below. 

Intro to Career Development for Students in CHHS

  • Tuesday, January 26th - 11 am to 12 pm
  • Wednesday, January 27th - 2 pm to 3 pm 

Find Your Career Path

  • Tuesday, February 2nd - 11 am to 12 pm
  • Wednesday, February 3rd - 2 pm to 3 pm
  • Tuesday, April 20th - 11 am to 12 pm

Prepare for The Career Fair: Strategies for Success

  • Tuesday, February 9th - 11 am to 12 pm
  • Wednesday, February 10th - 2 pm to 3 pm

Public Speaking Tips

  • Friday, February 12th - 11 am to 12 pm

Career 101 for CHHS Transfer Students  

  • Tuesday, February 16th - 11 am to 12 pm
  • Wednesday February 17th - 2pm to 3pm

Know Your Career Options

  • Tuesday, February 23rd - 11 am to 12 pm
  • Wednesday, February 24th - 2 pm to 3 pm

Dos and Don'ts of Professional Communication

  • Friday, February 26th - 11 am to 12 pm

Do You Know Your Transferable Skills?

  • Tuesday, March 2nd - 11 am to 12 pm
  • Wednesday, March 3rd - 2 pm to 3pm

How to Maximize Your Job Search During Social Distancing 

  • Tuesday, March 9th - 11 am to 12 pm
  • Wednesday, March 10th - 2 pm to 3 pm
  • Wednesday, April 28th - 2 pm to 3 pm

Practice Your Interview Skills

  • Tuesday, March 16th, 11 am to 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday, March 17th - 2 pm to 3:30 pm
  • Wednesday, April 21st - 2pm to 3:30 pm

Be a Standout Employee

  • Tuesday, April 6th - 11 am to 12 pm
  • Wednesday, April 7th - 2 pm to 3 pm

Salary Negotiation

  • Tuesday, April 13th - 11 am to 12 pm
  • Wednesday, April 14th - 2 pm to 3 pm
  • Friday, April 30th - 11 am to 12 pm

Intro to Career Development for Students in CHHS

Graduation begins today – how to have 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 dates and times:

  • Tuesday, January 26th - 11 am to 12 pm
  • Wednesday, January 27th - 2 pm to 3 pm 

Location: Online via Zoom

RSVP: Register on the CHHS BeachSync to get the Zoom meeting 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 dates and times:

  • Tuesday, February 2nd - 11 am to 12 pm
  • Wednesday, February 3rd - 2 pm to 3 pm
  • Tuesday, April 20th - 11 am to 12 pm

Location: Online via Zoom

RSVP: Register on the CHHS BeachSync to get the Zoom meeting details.

Prepare for the Career Fair: Strategies for Success

Feel confident and be prepared at the (virtual) Career Fair

This workshop is great for 3rd and 4th year students. Workshop attendees will learn why you should attend the Job & Internship Fairs, how to prepare, and how to present yourself in a virtual fair setting.

Workshop dates and times:

  • Tuesday, February 9th - 11 am to 12 pm
  • Wednesday, February 10th - 2 pm to 3 pm

Location: Online via Zoom

RSVP: Register on the CHHS BeachSync to get the Zoom meeting details.

Public Speaking Tips

Public speaking skills set you apart from your job search competitors.

According to Inc., Public Speaking Is No Longer a 'Soft Skill.' It's Your Key to Success in Any Field. This workshop provides tips and resources for improving your public speaking skills and how to include public speaking skills on a resume.

Workshop dates and times:   

  • Friday, February 12th - 11 am to 12 pm

Location: Online via Zoom

RSVP: Register on the CHHS BeachSync to get the Zoom meeting details

Career 101 for CHHS Transfer Students 

Get career guidance – for transfer students new to the university

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 dates and times:   

  • Tuesday, February 16th - 11 am to 12 pm
  • Wednesday, February 17th - 2pm to 3pm

Location: Online via Zoom

RSVP: Register on the CHHS BeachSync to get the Zoom meeting 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 dates and times:

  • Tuesday, February 23rd - 11 am to 12 pm
  • Wednesday, February 24th - 2 pm to 3 pm

Location: Online via Zoom

RSVP: Register on the CHHS BeachSync to get the Zoom meeting details.

Dos and Don'ts of Professional Communication

Do you Upspeak? 

Are you undermining yourself by using weak or indecisive language at work? This workshop raises self-awareness of our own communication patterns and provides tools for assertive, effective communication.

Workshop dates and times:

  • Friday, February 26th - 11 am to 12 pm

Location: Online via Zoom

RSVP: Register on the CHHS BeachSync to get the Zoom meeting details.

Do You Know Your Transferable Skills?

How can you get a job when employers expect 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. 

Workshop dates and times:

  • Tuesday, March 2nd - 11 am to 12 pm
  • Wednesday, March 3rd - 2 pm to 3pm

Location: Online via Zoom

RSVP: Register on the CHHS BeachSync to get the Zoom meeting details.

How to Maximize Your Job Search During Social Distancing 

Tips on searching for employment in times of COVID-19

This workshop provides strategies to maintain hope and stay competitive during this challenging time. You will learn that employers are hiring, and how you can stand out as a potential candidate in your job search.

Workshop dates and times:

  • Tuesday, March 9th - 11 am to 12 pm
  • Wednesday, March 10th - 2 pm to 3 pm
  • Wednesday, April 28th - 2 pm to 3 pm

Location: Online via Zoom

RSVP: Register on the CHHS BeachSync to get the Zoom meeting details.

Practice Your Interview Skills

You will be glad you did! 

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. 

Workshop dates and times:

  • Tuesday, March 16th, 11 am to 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday, March 17th - 2 pm to 3:30 pm
  • Wednesday, April 21st - 2pm to 3:30 pm

Location: Online via Zoom

RSVP: Register on the CHHS BeachSync to get the Zoom meeting details.

Be a Standout Employee

What employers want you to know

Whether it's for a volunteer, internship, campus job, or career position, this workshop will give you the recruiter inside information you need to know about hiring practices and expectations for workplace professionalism.

Workshop dates and times:

  • Tuesday, April 6th - 11 am to 12 pm
  • Wednesday, April 7th - 2 pm to 3 pm

Location: Online via Zoom

RSVP: Register on the CHHS BeachSync to get the Zoom meeting details.

Salary Negotiation

Tips and strategies to get the best out of a new job

Did you know? 8 of 10 companies are willing to negotiate but only 3 of 10 job candidates ever try! Before you get a job offer, understand why salary negotiation is important, build your self-confidence, strengthen your skills and learn strategies that will increase your success in the art of salary negotiation.

Workshop dates and times: 

  • Tuesday, April 13th - 11 am to 12 pm
  • Wednesday, April 14th - 2 pm to 3 pm
  • Friday, April 30th - 11 am to 12 pm

Location: Online via Zoom

RSVP: Register on the CHHS BeachSync to get the Zoom meeting details.

CAREER SESSIONS & APPOINTMENTS

Individual Appointments 

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

  1. Log in using Single Sign-On. Click on the Beach Connect button.
  2. On the far right side, click the “Get Assistance” Button to make an advising appointment.
  3. From the drop-down menu choose the type of appointment you need. To meet with your Career Counselor choose “Academic Advising”.
  4. Select the type of advising by choosing “Advising Center”. Then select the service “Career/Internship Exploration.”
  5. Select "College of Health and Human Services Advising Center" from the Location drop-down.
  6. Choose the day and time that fits with your schedule. If none of the available times work for you, you can view the Walk-in Times for the advising center.
  7. Review the Appointment Details and select which method you wish to receive your reminder: email or text. Please put a few brief notes about what you’d like to discuss with your advisor in the comment box.

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