As the saying goes, Rome wasn't built in a day. Nor can your career aspirations become reality in an instant, especially without the right set of tools. Start developing the tools you need to be successful now. Transform your high school resume into a work of art for internships and job applications. Write compelling cover letters. Ace your interviews. And learn how to navigate the myriad tools and resources at your disposal through the Career Center.
Career Center Orientations
Bring your hall, your roommate, classmates from your freshman seminar or just a group of friends for a 15 minute tour of the new Cohen Career Center. Your tour guide will acquaint you with our new facility and provide you with information about Compass and other Career Center resources. Tours are by appointment.
New to resume writing? Wondering how to give your high school activities list a makeover for internship applications? Resume Writing 101 will introduce you to the concepts of writing strong professional documents and give you the tips you need to get started.
Crafting Your Cover Letter
Great cover letters are an art, and a rarity. This workshop will teach you about the format, style, and four basic parts of a professional cover letter. Learn how to craft your cover letter so you will be prepared to apply for local internships, part-time jobs, leadership positions, and more!
Basics of Interviewing
Whether preparing for a scheduled interview or not, you can begin prepping yourself for interview success. Attend to learn basic interviewing skills and tips, then practice answering questions and receiving feedback from peer interviewers. Registration is required, as is proper interview attire. Space is limited to 20 participants.
Going to Grad School
It's never too early to start thinking about graduate school. With so many options to choose from, it's important to be informed about what types of graduate programs exist and which may be the best fit for your interests. Come to this workshop to learn about the different types of graduate programs, how to research them, basic information about admissions testing and the application process.