Leverage Social Media in Your Job Search: Learner’s Lunch: Wed, Nov 9, 12:00-1:00pm, Norlin E113
Are you on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn? Do you know how to best utilize those resources for your job search? Attend this workshop to learn effective ways to use your online presence to find jobs/internships of interest. This event is in the LIBRARY – E113 (first floor study area)
Diverse Buffs Mixer: Creating Opportunities Through Networking: Wed, Nov 9, 5:00-7:00pm, UMC Ballroom
Mix and mingle with top industry employers interested in CU’s diverse student population, diverse student groups and alumni. Special Guest & Keynote Speaker: Charles Johnson, former CU quarterback, and currently a popular sports radio talk show host with FSN Rocky Mountain, will provide valuable networking tips to ensure your future success. Employers attending may be offering internship or job opportunities, so come gain some face time with industry reps and create a first impression that’s sure to last. Appetizers and beverages will be served. This is a free event, exclusively for CU students and alums. Please rsvp on CSO Career Events.
5:00 – 5:30pm: Students & employers meet & greet.
5:30 – 6:00pm: Keynote speaker, Charles Johnson, “Creating Opportunities Through Networking”
6:00 – 6:45pm: Open networking- make some valuable connections
Companies attending: Boulder County Youth Corps, CH2M Hill, Charles Schwab, City Year, Federal Correctional Institution, FirstBank, Jackson National Life, MetLife, New York Life, Northrop Grumman, Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, Progressive Insurance, Sherwin-Williams, The Nielsen Company, Time Warner Cable, US Marine Corps Officer Selection, Walmart, Zayo Group.
Sponsored by Charles Schwab & Zayo Group
Linkin’ It Up (Social Media Workshop): Thurs, Nov 10, 5:30-7:00pm, Norlin Library E303
This workshop will take place in Norlin Library – we’re tucked away in a hall on the 3rd floor – look for signs! In light of our ever changing technological society, the Peer Career Advisors will facilitate an innovative workshop to share resources and opportunities to market your skills using social media. The workshop will focus on the primary social media tools and how to incorporate a professional edge when using these sites.
The first half of the workshop will review best practices for Facebook, Twitter, blogs, and personal/professional websites to further your knowledge on the sites and how to use them to attract employers. The second half of the program will focus on LinkedIn with a demonstration and thorough review of the website and its benefits for students. LinkedIn is a primary professional networking site and is extremely useful and easy to use. Linkin’it up is a great way to keep up with new digital media and learn how to adequately market your skills and experience in a professional manner!
Resume Writing for GLBTQ Students and Allies: Thur, Nov 10, 6:30-8:00pm in C4C S350
Attend this interactive workshop to enhance your knowledge of resume writing so that your resume will get you the interview. In this workshop, we’ll discuss how to incorporate your leadership experience in a meaningful way and how to include information that may normally be discriminated against. We’ll also cover how to identify GLBTQ friendly employers and what to do if you’re not sure how open they are. Bring any questions, a current copy of your resume, and a laptop (if you have one).Co-sponsors: Career Services, GLBTQ Resource Center, GLBT Business Leaders Alliance, and SAGE.
Resume Writing: Learner’s Lunch: Wed, Nov 16, 12:00-1:00pm, Norlin E-113 (first floor study area)
Is your resume getting you the interview??? Learn about best practices when writing a resume for a job or internship of interest.