Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Spring 2014 Career & Internship Center Drop-In Seminars

The Gwen M. Greene Career and Internship Center offers one-hour sessions targeted toward all class years &  all majors. Student leaders may reserve and customize a seminar for student groups by contacting Deborah Baker, 275-3226. All seminars are held in our conference room on the fourth floor of Dewey Hall unless otherwise noted.
The perfect first contact with the Career and Internship Center. This seminar will give the student an overview of career center services, an introduction to our online resources, first steps for finding an internship opportunity, a timeline for career & major planning and tips on starting to create professional documentation.This seminar is offered weekly throughout the year.  (schedule)

Finding Internship & Research Opportunities 
Let us help you create a hit-list of contacts using a combination of people, postings & places. Offered weekly throughout the year, tailored to specific fields of interest. (schedule & descriptions)

Make the Most of Your Spring Break 
Spring Break activities to help you refine career goals and gain experience and contacts in your field of interest, including informational interviews, job shadowing, networking. (Offered 2/25 at 5 and 2/26 at 2).

Senior Job Search Seminar
Take control of your job search, focus your goals & establish a time line for the next six months. We'll introduce you to Career Center resources for networking opportunities & contacts, cover letters and resumes and interviewing prep. Offered weekly throughout the year, tailored to specific fields of interest and taught by a counselor specializing in that field. (schedule here)

Interviewing Basics

Everything you need to know to calm your nerves before the big job, internship or grad school interview. Follow up with an appointment for mock-interview with a field-specific counselor. (schedule & description)

Networking Basics
Michelle Marks-Hook will teach you how to network using online tools and in-person events. She will help you create professional networking notes so you are ready to go. Offered Tuesday 3/25 at 2 p.m.

Using LinkedIn Tuesday, 2 p.m.

How to Work the Career Fair (30 min.)

What to wear, what to bring, how to approach the recruiters in your field of interest! Monday, February 10 at 1 & 4 p.m.

Four-week Specialized Senior Boot Camps
Boot Camps are comprised of four weekly meetings and are offered to a select group of qualified seniors who would like guidance in jump starting the job search.  See the links below for information on applying for the appropriate boot camp.

Sessions include:

  • Setting and articulating goals.
  • Polishing resumes and cover notes
  • Creating a hit list of potential employers.
  • Networking for information and consideration.
  • Future steps for job-search success.

Senior Boot Camp – Arts, Music, Communications and Entertainment

To apply: Email Amber Graham at amber.graham@rochester.edu

Four Tuesdays, 7-8 p.m. 2/18, 2/25, 3/4, 3/18
To apply: Email Burt Nadler at burton.nadler@rochester.edu

Director's Camp for Seniors Who Need to Start Now
Four Fridays, 2-3 p.m. 2/28, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28
 To apply: Email Burt Nadler at burton.nadler@rochester.edu

Boot Camp for Engineering & Applied Sciences Boot Camp

To apply: Email Laura Godwin at laura.godwin@rochester.edu

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