Linkin’ It Up: How to Market Yourself through Social Networking
Wednesday, Feb 15, 5:30-7:00pm, Norlin E303
The Peer Career Advisors will facilitate an innovative workshop to share resources and opportunities to market your skills using social media. 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.
Career Assessment Series
(February 15, 22, 29-Choose to attend one or all sessions)
Would you like help clarifying your career path or academic focus? Career interest assessments are helpful tools in career/academic exploration and planning. An assessment may help determine if your chosen major or field will be a good fit with your interests. In addition career inventories may help fine tune the job search upon graduation or facilitate your ability to find work environments or industries which best match your temperaments, values, interests, strengths, and skills. See CSO or call 303-492-65541 for more details.
Resumes That Rock!
Wed, Feb 22, 5:30-7:00pm, Norlin E303
Starting a resume from scratch? Need help tailoring a resume to a specific job description for an upcoming interview? This workshop-type environment, presented by your Peer Career Advisors, will cover how to write and perfect your resume and is available to all students. The workshop is conducted in a computer lab where you can actually work on your resume while listening to helpful resume tips. Show up early – first come, first serve!
Go Global! Launching an International Career Here or Abroad
Special Guest Speaker: Stacie Berdan
Monday, Feb 27, 6:30-8:00pm, Center for Community, Abrams Lounge
Students will learn how to acquire and apply their relevant experience as a distinct and differentiated advantage in the job search to increase their odds in landing an international work assignment at home or abroad. Stacie Berdan will cover the following: Is going global right for you? Getting started. Increasing your odds of going global. Moving abroad. And how to make the most of it. Target group: Undergraduate and graduate students who already have some international experience such as study abroad, internship abroad, international degree, foreign language skills, etc. No need to sign up – just show up! And bring all questions!
Tuesday, Feb 28, 5:00-7:00pm, Center for Community, Abrams Lounge
This two-hour workshop dispels common networking myths, helps you understand what works when using networking to develop your career, and prepares you for the “Careers with a Cause” Fair the following day. You will transform your fear/avoidance of networking into a personalized approach to leverage your most immediate resources: your person and your network.
Careers with a Cause –
Career Fair Co-Sponsored by Naropa & CU-Boulder Career Services
Wednesday, Feb 29, 12:00-3:00pm, Naropa Performing Arts Center
Career Services and Naropa University are pleased to announce a new collaborative event, the “Careers with a Cause” Fair. We invite you to participate in the fair, which is scheduled for Wednesday, February 29, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Naropa University (2130 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302) – just a short walk down the hill, between 17th & Folsom. Approximately 40-45 local non-profit organizations will be in attendance to talk with you.
University of Colorado at Boulder
Center for Community, N352
2249 Willard Loop Drive
Boulder, CO 80309-0133