Thursday, September 18, 2014

Fall 2014 Workshops for Freshman through Graduate Students


Career and Internship Center Workshops are quick 1 hour long (30 minutes instruction, 30 minutes Q&A) sessions taught by Greene Center staff. Their goal is to deliver information in a group setting, allowing for more targeted advice during your future one-on-one appointments with a counselor. They're a great starting point, whether you are a freshman just getting started, a senior applying to graduate school, or a graduate student preparing for an interview. Please check the online schedule at www.rochester.edu/careercenter for the most up-to-date times, all workshops are held in the Career and Internship Center at 4-200 Dewey Hall. 

The Basics Workshops


Introduction to Career And Internship Center Workshop
Overviews Greene Center strategies, resources and more, including online sites and Ten Steps to internship, research, graduate school, and post-commencement success. Getting started session for all, especially freshmen and sophomores.
                   9/23 @ 2pm
                   10/30 @ 2pm
                   12/5 @ 2pm
                   9/25 @ 4pm
                   11/7 @ 4pm
                   12/9 @ 4pm
                   10/2 @ 6pm
                   11/12 @ 6pm
                   12/12 @ 2pm
                   10/9 @ 2pm
                   12/2 @ 2pm
                   12/15 @ 4pm


Resume, Cover Letter, Networking Note Workshop
Offers insights required to create targeted resumes, cover letters, and networking notes that focus on academic, experiential, co-curricular and project based evidence you are qualified for field, function, and firm goals. Be prepared to create drafts ready to be critiqued by one of our counseling professionals or Peer Career Advisors.
                   9/19 @ 2pm
                   10/29 @ 6pm
                   12/4 @ 6pm
                   9/23 @ 4pm
                   11/4 @ 2pm
                   12/8 @ 2pm
                   10/1 @ 4pm
                   11/11 @ 4pm
                   12/11 @ 6pm
                   10/20 @ 4pm
                   12/2 @ 4pm
                  
Internships and Research Strategies and Resources Workshop
Outlines steps to clarify and express goals; then attain academic year or summer internships, research experience, or admissions to special programs. Strategies associated with Ten Steps and Five P's (postings, places, people, programs and projects) will be presented and online and other resources for goal exploration, network, and locating postings and programs detailed.
                   9/29 @ 4pm
                   11/5 @ 6pm
                   11/24 @ 2pm
                   10/10 @ 4pm
                   11/13 @ 4pm
                   12/3 @ 2pm
                   10/27 @ 4pm
                   11/17 @ 4 pm
                   12/10 @ 2pm
Interviewing for Internships, Graduate School and Career Options
Teaches pre-interview preparation and post-interview implementation; worksheet, use your resume and cover letter during the interview, the power of role-play interviews, and how to follow up.

                   10/3 @ 4pm
                   11/6 @ 6pm
                   12/4 @ 2pm
                   10/24 @ 4pm
                   11/18 @ 2pm
                   12/11 @ 4pm

Graduate School Workshops
Presents basic steps to graduate school admissions success, including resumes, CVs, statements, essays, and projet abstracts; resources to use; target time frames, and how networking with faculty and others.
Graduate School Application Process 
                  9/22 @ 2pm
                   10/23 @ 4pm
                   12/3 @ 4pm
Resumes and CVs for Graduate School Applications
                9/30 @ 4pm
                    11/6 @ 4pm
                     12/3 @ 4pm

Getting Started with Graduate School Statements
                 10/17 @ 2pm
                 11/20 @ 2pm
                  12/8 @ 4pm

 Event Specific Workshops

How to Work a Career Fair
Offers strategic and behavioral tips on how to achieve success at our on-campus Fall Career Fair and similar events.
Thursday 10/2 @ 4pm                       OR                       Monday 10/6 @ 2pm
Networking 101
Get prepared for Meliora Weekend Networking events with our Assistant Director for Alumni and Parent Programs Michelle Marks-Hook. Conversation starters, how to introduce yourself and/or break into a conversation, and following up will all be covered.
10/15 @ 3pm                       OR                       10/16 @ 4pm
CIC and ETCIC Workshops
Prepares for January Career and Internship Connection events in NYC, Boston, DC, and LA and Engineering and Technical Career and Internship Connection in NYC and Boston. Addresses resume and cover letter submission, logistics and pre-screened interviews.

All about the ET CICs (Engineering and Technical)
9/18 @ 4pm                       OR                       9/22 @ 4pm
Applying to the January Career and Internship Connections (CICs)
11/13 @ 2pm                       OR                       11/18 @ 4pm
Event and Interview Prep for the Career and Internship Connections
                   12/10 @ 4pm
                     12/11 @ 2pm
                     12/15 @ 2pm


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