Career Development Workshops

The Center for Career and Talent development offers a variety of workshops to help you discover your strengths and career interests, gain relevant experience and thrive professionally. 

How to Register

Fall 2018 workshops will open August 27, 2018.   


Career Roadmap

In this workshop, you will learn how to identify your strengths, determine your career interests and create a customized career development plan.  This workshop incorporates interactive assessments (Focus 2, Values in Action Inventory) and reflection exercises to help you explore you who are, and who you would like to become.  You will also learn about additional resources available to support their plan (e.g. Handshake, Career Guide, Candid Career videos, etc.)


What Can I Do With My Major?

In this workshop, you will explore different career pathways based on your major(s). This workshop incorporates Focus 2, customized assessments and other online industry tools to help you identify all of the pathways available and choose the career that best “fits”.


Professional Branding

Explore the variety of elements of creating a powerful and authentic professional brand.  In this interactive workshop, you will learn how communication, dress, etiquette and your online presence can positively or negatively impact how the world sees you. 


LinkedIn 2.0

Have you heard about LinkedIn but not sure how to use it? You will learn how to use LinkedIn to build your professional network, conduct employer research, and ultimately find your dream job. This workshop will help you understand how a recruiter views your profile and the insider tips to help you stand out.


Scandal, Sabotage & Social Media.  Managing Your Online Presence in the Age of Social Media

Do you know if your social media is helping or sabotaging your image? In this workshop, you will learn how to create and manage your online presence with social media tools, blogs, social audits and other emerging tools.  You will also learn how to “clean up” your online brand if you have content that is could be considered inappropriate by your future employer.


The Art of the Modern Resume

You will learn how to construct a resume that tells your story to an employer scanning it in seconds.  This workshop will include laser coaching, best practices on format and how artificial intelligence is changing how to apply for that dream job


How to Master the Interview

Deconstruction of the interview process before, during and after the interview, with overview of Big Interview on-line resource.


Prepare for the Fair

Learn the top techniques for navigating a Career Fair successfully.  Students will gain experience on everything from company/industry research, professional dress, introductions and how to follow up like a pro.


Kick-Start Your Job Search

Demystify  the internship and job search process by learning the steps and techniques for launching a successful job search.


Thriving in a Multi-Generational Workplace

Get a glimpse into what motivates each generation and learn strategies for communicating, leading, and thriving.

How To Request a Workshop?

Are you interested in requesting a workshop/presentation for your class, organization or event?  Please contact the Center for Career and Talent Development at or 540-831-5373.