Workshops and Programs

enhance your career readiness

Tuesday, September 17
George Street Block Party
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Stop by and visit to learn more about campus programs, on-campus jobs, experiences and learning opportunities that will boost your resume and help you achieve your academic, personal and professional goals. GAMES! PRIZES! MUSIC from WIXQ! FREE FOOD!*
*Bedford House will have walking tacos!!

Thursday, September 19
Hone in your Networking Skills 
12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.
Ford Atrium - McComsey Hall
If you are looking for a job, internship or attending a networking event, learn how and why networking is vital to your career and learn the basic skills you need to network with professionals.  This workshop will address how to navigate face-to-face networking.  Experience the proper handshake to how to craft your ideal elevator pitch.  Having the handshake and your 30-60 second speech about yourself and goals will be one of the first impressions that an employer will have of you. 

Monday, September 23 - Thursday, September 26
Prepare for the Job & Internship Fair
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Student Memorial Center 
Stop by the ELCM table in the SMC (by the Juice Bar), get your resume critiqued, learn how to use the Career Fair Plus app and ask questions to help you prepare for the Job & Internship Fair on October 3rd.  

Thursday, October 10
Financial Reality Fair
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Student Memorial Center, Robert L.Slabinski Atrium
This interactive event will give you real life personal budgeting experience as you navigate through stations created to mimic real life careers and financial experiences.
Hosted by PSECU

Wednesday, October 23
How to Negotiate Salaries
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Osburn Hall Room 200
Attend this intensive workshop developed by The American Association of University Women (AAUW) on how to effectively negotiate your starting salary. This workshop will briefly educate you on the pay gap for women; how to research starting salaries for your field; and confidently negotiate a fair starting salary.