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October Career Services Events

October Career Events

Go Global With Your Career: Get Hired based on your International Experience!

Monday, October 8, 5:30-7:30pm, Center for Community (C4C), Abrams Lounge

Join Career Services and the Office of International Education for a presentation on the career benefits of an international experience and how to highlight what you’ve learned overseas in your marketing materials. You’ll have the opportunity to learn about cultural adaptation and how to keep your experience alive after you return to your home country. Plus, you’ll be able to connect with other students on campus who have traveled or lived internationally and share your experiences. International students and returned study abroad students are all invited to attend. Snacks will be provided!

Resumes That Rock

Tuesday, October 9, 5:30-7:00pm, Norlin Library E303

Starting a resume from scratch? Need help tailoring a resume to a specific job description for an upcoming interview?  Don’t miss Resumes That Rock! Learn how to write a resume and cover letter that will get noticed. During the workshop, you’ll have the opportunity to write or update your resume and ask your resume and cover letter specific questions. This workshop is tailored for undergraduate students. Find us in Norlin Library – we’re on the 3rd floor tucked away in a hall. Look for signs!

As a result of attending this workshop, you will be able to:

-explain what information to include and what to leave out in a high quality resume and cover letter

-know the process to create a tailored resume and cover letter

-feel confident about submitting tailored marketing materials for jobs and internships

Get Hired! The 10 Secrets to Finding a Job or Internship

Monday, Oct 15, 5:30-7:00pm, Norlin Library

Are you excited to begin looking for a job or internship, and unsure of where to start? Often, the process of applying for jobs and internships can be overwhelming, and we’re here to help. Not only will we cover the job and internship search basics, we’ll demonstrate helpful resources and strategies to your ideal opportunity. If you’re new to the job or internship search process or in need of a fresh perspective, this workshop is for you. Find us in Norlin Library – we’re on the 3rd floor tucked away in a hall. Look for signs!
After attending this workshop, you’ll be able to:

-Successfully look for a job or internship on Career Buffs

-Know how to ask for and conduct an informational interview (one of the best ways to find a job or internship!)

-Feel comfortable approaching an employer or networking contact using a script and/or talking points

-Learn how to find websites and resources specific to your interest area

-Feel confident in conducting a job or internship search

RoadTrip Nation – Define Your Road in Life!

Tuesday, Oct 16, 9:00am-2:00pm

Location: Look for the giant Green RV on the west side of the UMC!

 

Roadtrip Nation empowers you to define your own road in life instead of traveling down someone else’s.
Engage in self-construction, rather than mass production. Be proactive and actively participate in defining your future by hitting the road and learning from Leaders who have resisted The Noise of conformity and stayed true to themselves. Our philosophy is that when we listen to ourselves and are honest about who we are, and what we love, we are able to seek our own path and contribute to the world with our unique talents. We believe that by helping others discover their own paths, there will be a significant positive change in the world—the world needs people in tune with who they are and what they care about.

Ace Your Interview (Panel Presentation) – All Majors **Counts for Buff Essentials Credit

Tuesday, Oct 16, 5:30-7:00pm, Center for Community (C4C), Room S350

Employer panelists answer students’ questions and share advice about what to expect in a typical interview, how to prepare, common interview questions, and how to end on a strong note, including common mistakes. Format: This is a very informal panel, and is mostly Q&A, so that students have plenty of time to ask questions. All majors and class levels are welcome to attend.

Panelists: Oppenheimer Funds, Target, Teach for America, SolidFire, and DaVita.

 

Bachelor’s Degree Careers in Psychology & Sociology

October 17, 5:00-6:30pm, C4C S350
Discover careers in your major and tips to find a job. Join a panel of professionals who work in various psychology and sociology occupations to discover what career paths may exist, and get advice on how to get started. Ask them whatever is on your mind!

Panelists:

Maurice Henriques, Probation Officer, Juvenile Intensive Supervision; Joseph Vasquez, Detective in Sex Crimes Unit; Stephanie Perez, Caseworker for Adams County;
Sophia Burris, Research Assistant, Klein Buendel Inc; Hannah Levine, Human Resources, Solid Fire; Allyson McAuliff, Recruitment Director, City Year

 

Careers in Chemistry/Biochemistry

October 18, 5:00-6:30pm, C4C S350

Discover careers in your major and tips to find a job. Join a panel of professionals who work in various chemistry-related occupations to discover what career paths may exist, and get advice on how to get started. Ask them whatever is on your mind!

Panelists:

Holly Gatesmayer, Biosafety Officer, CU Boulder; Sara Symons, Senior Medical Writer, Array BioPharma; Sarah Urfer, Laboratory Director, ChemaTox; Barbara Worthington, Faculty, CO Center for Medical Laboratory Science

 

Linkin’ It Up!

Tuesday, Oct 23, 6:00-7:30pm, Norlin Library E303

Are you utilizing your social networks to find jobs or internships? Are you overwhelmed by LinkedIn? Attend Linkin’ It Up to learn now to effectively utilize social media to find ‘hidden’ jobs and internships. During this workshop, you’ll be able to ask your questions, work on your online profiles, and hear effective tips to making the most of your time online. This workshop is designed to help undergraduate students maximize their online presence. This workshop will take place in Norlin Library – we’re tucked away in a hall on the 3rd floor; look for signs!

As a result of attending this workshop, you will be able to:

-explain the benefits of using social media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, blogs) in a job or internship search

-utilize social media to network with a wide variety of professionals

-create and maintain your online profile

Outdoor Industry: How’d You Get that Job??!!

Wednesday, Oct 24, 4:00-6:00pm, C4C, Abrams Lounge

Come meet professionals who are doing really cool things with their careers in the outdoor industry! This is NOT a career fair — just an awesome opportunity for you to drop in anytime between 4:00 and 6:00pm, and chat with local professionals to ask them questions about what they do, how they got their job, and any advice about pursuing a career path in their field. See the list of organizations attending in Career Buffs. All students & alumni are welcome!

Sustainability Job Search Workshop **counts for Buff Essentials Credit

Thursday, October 25, 5:30-7:00pm, UMC 382-386

The process of finding jobs and internships can be overwhelming! If you’re interested in working in a career where you can make an environmental difference, this workshop is for you. We’ll cover some of the best job search strategies and provide helpful tips to using online resources. Co-facilitated by Career Services and the Environmental Center.

After attending this workshop, you’ll be able to:

  • Identify social networking groups for sustainable professions
  • Work on WHAT TO SAY at those events & how to make the most of your network
  • Become familiar with other sustainable resources; i.e. Go Green section of Career Services’ website and other campus and community resources

Space is limited, so show up EARLY and bring your laptop.

Cori Shaff

Career Counselor & Academic Outreach Coordinator

Career Services, Center for Community, N352, UCB 133

University of Colorado at Boulder

Appointments: 303-492-6541, Fax: 303-492-5723

cori.shaff@colorado.edu

http://careerservices.colorado.edu/students/students.aspx

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