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Career Services Online Workshops & Events

As online programming is scheduled, we will update this page with relevant links and information, so please check back. 

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Fall 2020 Online Workshops & Events: 

Links will be added to each listing by the date of the workshop/event. See the bottom of the page for events that have already passed. Videos of these will be linked when available. 

 

PCL Construction Employer Info Session for Construction Management and Safety majors
October 28, 5pm
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Managing Your Brand
October 28, 7-8pm
The focus of this workshop is to answer the following questions: What is a brand? How can I create one? Where and how do I use it?
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Exxel Pacific, Inc. Employer Info Session for Construction Management and Safety majors
October 29, 5pm
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Building Career Connections through Informational Interviewing
October 29, 7-8pm
Join this presentation to learn how to gain greater awareness of career opportunities, and expand your network of professional contacts.
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Meeting ID: 885 1936 9354 
Passcode: 566892 

ITAM Retail Technology Management Employer Panel
November 2, 4-5pm
Join us and learn about the variety of careers available in Retail Tech. Management from experts in the field where technology and retail meet.  Get insider knowledge about working at organizations like Starbucks, Nordstrom, REI, lululemon and Microsoft.  Hosted by ITAM and Career Services.
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Meeting ID: 829 6759 1760
Passcode: 635869

Andersen Construction Employer Info Session for Construction Management and Safety majors
November 3, 5pm
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Introduction to Career Services
November 3, 5-5:30pm
Do you know all the things that Career Services can offer you to support your academic and career development? This workshop is an overview of all the things we can provide to you.
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Meeting ID: 952 5784 5662
Passcode: 010946

International Student OPT and Job Search Workshop
November 4, 1-2:30pm
This workshop will cover the guidelines and timeline to apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT). Also, learn how Career Services can assist you in your job search. Hosted by International Student Services and Career Services.
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Meeting ID: 852 5348 3731
Passcode: 215968

Federal Careers Employer Panel
November 4, 4-5pm
Interested in career opportunities in the Federal Government?  Learn from a panel of 4 federal employees about what type of opportunities are available, hiring pathways/ internships, benefits and how to navigate the USA Jobs website to find your dream career.  There will be a variety of careers represented on the panel. This online workshop is open and relevant to all majors.  Hosted by LAJ and Career Services.
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Meeting ID: 850 8265 8024
Passcode: 790097

Northwest Construction Employer Info Session for Construction Management and Safety majors
November 4, 5pm
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Top Tips for the Teacher Recruiting Season at CWU
November 5, 5-6pm
What events will you need to save the date for? How will you need to prepare if you want to stand out as a candidate? Come find out from the folks who put on the annual Education Career Fair at CWU to help students get hired.
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The Whys and Hows of LinkedIn
November 5, 6-7pm
This workshop begins by looking at ways a LinkedIn account can be useful, then addresses how to create one that will work for you.
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CFS AmeriCorps Employer Info Session for all majors
November 9, 4-5pm
 

Questions? Contact Career Services at career@cwu.edu.


Recent Workshops- Videos posted here once available

ACE Interviewing Prep
September 15, 3-4pm (This workshop has concluded)
Get ready for Fall Accounting Recruiting season.  Join Lizzie Rahm, Human Resource manager for Clark Nuber CPA firm, to learn about the Do's & Don'ts of Interviewing with an emphasis on nailing online interviews. Followed by a Q&A session, webinar will have an emphasis on professional accounting interviews, but the information is relevant to all majors.

Intro to Accounting
September 16, 7-8pm (This workshop has concluded)
Meet accounting faculty and College of Business staff and discuss the accounting industry, recruiting process, and resources available to CWU students.

Elevate Your Resume
September 22, 4-5pm
This workshop is designed for those who already have a resume they feel is good but want to take it to the next level. We will provide tips for elevating your resume as well as for understanding Applicant Tracking Systems used by many employers.

Accounting PREP (Professional Recruiting Employer Panel)
September 23, 7-8pm
Meet, ask questions, and network with accounting professionals.

Prepping for the Virtual Career Fairs
September 24, 4-5pm
This workshop will help you understand what to expect from our upcoming virtual career fairs and how to make the most of attending these events.
Workshop Presentation

Building Your Personal Professional Brand
September 28, 4-5pm
Tired of not knowing what to put on your resume or how to list it? Using too many filler words like “hard Working”? Feeling that your resume is too generic or too basic? Then this is the workshop for you! Join us to learn strategies to help you hone your personal professional branding and identify the technical terminology and skills that will help you stand out from the crowd in your job search efforts.

Resumes for Results
September 29, 7-8pm
A good resume is more than a lot of information thrown onto a piece of paper. Find out about how to format a resume and what to include to make it work for you.

Discover Your Holland Personality Code
September 30, 4-5pm
Join Career Services to investigate your personality type and look for clues as to what majors might be a good fit through a tour of the Holland Theme Codes. The Holland Code is a research-based way of looking at how personality relates to work environments and majors. You will also be directed to a more in-depth career assessment to get your Holland Code.
Take the Assessment Here

Virtual Accounting Career Event (ACE)
October 2, 10am-1pm
The College of Business’ premier recruiting event for accounting students looking for internships and full-time positions. Event will be held online via Career Fair Plus (search for Career Fair Plus on the App Store and Google Play Store).

Everything You Need to Know about Internships
October 5, 4-5pm
Get experience!  Students and faculty will learn about the internship process for academic credit. 

Understanding Your Holland Code Related to CWU Majors
October 5, 5-6pm
At CWU there are over 200 majors, minors and specializations; which can make choosing a major overwhelming. Come see which ones might best fit with your personality! Once you find out your personality type based on your results from this career assessment, you can come to the mini-sessions that match your code You can attend as many of these as you like. 
 - Realistic: 5-5:20pm
 - Investigative: 5:20-5:40pm
 - Artistic: 5:40-6pm
Please download this handout for the Holland Code workshops

Applying for Grad School
October 6, 5-5:30pm
Learn the basics about how to get into graduate school  

Understanding Your Holland Code Related to CWU Majors
October 7, 5-6pm
At CWU there are over 200 majors, minors and specializations; which can make choosing a major overwhelming. Come see which ones might best fit with your personality! Once you find out your personality type based on your results from this career assessment, you can come to the mini-sessions that match your code You can attend as many of these as you like.
 - Social: 5-5:20pm
 - Enterprising: 5:20-5:40pm
 - Conventional: 5:40-6pm
Please download this handout for the Holland Code workshops

BAP Mock Interview Night
October 7, 7-8pm
Brush up on your interviewing skills with mock interviews delivered in a speed dating format.    

Virtual Engineering Technologies, Safety, and Construction Fair
October 8, 10am-2pm
Employers will be recruiting students and alumni for internships and professional positions, focusing primarily on engineering technologies, safety, and construction. Event will be held online via Career Fair Plus (search for Career Fair Plus on the App Store and Google Play Store) and is open to all CWU students, alumni, faculty, and staff. 

Behavior-based Interviewing
October 8, 5-6pm
What is behavioral interviewing and how do I prepare for it?  This workshop is designed to help you understand how to be ready for this style of interviewing.

Plotting Your Career
October 12, 6-7pm
Unsure of which major to choose or a career path to follow? Find out about strategies to help you explore and decide.

The Art of Storytelling in Job Interviews
October 14, 12-1pm
Learn how to tell your best stories using the STAR technique. Presented by Angie Engel, former CWU Des Moines Career Counselor. 

Dress for Success
October 14, 4-5pm
First impressions count! Find out how to look good for a career fair and a job interview without spending a lot of money.

Technical Interviewing Workshop, Hosted by Fast Enterprises
October 14, 5-6pm
Rotate through stations to get experience in problem solving, logic activities, and mock interviews. 

Resume/Cover Letter Basics
October 21, 4-5pm
Learn the basics of resume and cover letter writing.

Mastering LinkedIn
October 21, 6-7pm
Find out how and why to use LinkedIn to get ahead.

Virtual Fall Career, Internship, & Grad School Fair
October 22, 10am-2pm
Job, internship, and graduate school opportunities. For all majors and undeclared students. Event will be held online via Career Fair Plus (search for Career Fair Plus on the App Store and Google Play Store) and is open to all CWU students, alumni, faculty, and staff. 

Especially for Transfer Students (but others Welcome)!  
Breaking Through Career Uncertainty Webinar

October 22, 3-4pm  
Unclear about choosing a career direction, a major, or how to confidently make decisions?  Learn strategies to break through the barriers of career uncertainty. 

 

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