Career Exploration Week - October 30 - November 2, 2018

Career Exploration Week

Career Exploration Week - October 30 - November 2, 2018

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Agenda

Tuesday, October 30

Search for a Job

 

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11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Who Am I and Where Am I Going?

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Begin The Career Journey: Building My Resume from Scratch

Wednesday, October 31

Land a Job

 

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10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. Who Am I and Where Am I Going?

1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. Begin The Career Journey: Am I Heading in the Right Direction?

Thursday, November 1

Be Successful

 

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11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Searching: Explore Your Personality

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Navigate Career Waters: Finding a Non-STEM Job in a STEM World

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Navigate Career Waters: Create a Masterpiece Resume

Friday, November 2

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10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. Searching: Explore Your Interests

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CPAD Open House

Tuesday's Events

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Who Am I and Where Am I Going?

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | 210 University Center

 

A successful career begins with exploring your personality type and interests. This can help you on your path to career and self-discovery. You will use CPAD’s free tool to take the personality and interest assessments to learn more about yourself and your approach to the professional world. Follow up interpretation workshops are scheduled for Thursday and Friday or by appointment. (Workshop repeats on Wed.)

 

Melanie Young, Career Counselor, CPAD

Begin The Career Journey: Building My Resume from Scratch

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. | 210 University Center

 

Do you have a resume that effectively markets your skills and abilities? This workshop will help you develop a powerful resume that can open the door to an interview. Learn the different resume formats and how to select the best one for you. Remember, your resume is an employer’s first impression of you.

 

Renard Miles, Interim Director, CPAD

Wednesday's Events

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Who Am I and Where Am I Going?

10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. | 210 University Center

 

A successful career begins with exploring your personality type and interests. This can help you on your path to career and self-discovery. You will use CPAD’s free tool to take the personality and interest assessments to learn more about yourself and your approach to the professional world. Follow up interpretation workshops are scheduled for Thursday and Friday or by appointment.

 

Melanie Young, Career Counselor, CPAD

Begin The Career Journey: Am I Heading in the Right Direction?

1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. | 210 University Center

 

Have you wondered if you have chosen the field of study that is right for you? Do you know that you have many career options within your chosen major? Chances are you will make several career changes in your life. This presentation will enlighten you on the process of career exploration as you seek your career and life path.

 

Dr. Annie Jones, Career Counselor, CPAD

Thursday's Events

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Searching: Explore Your Personality

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | 210 University Center

 

“Oh, NO! Who am I?” Understanding your personality can help you in your career exploration. Learn what your TypeFocus personality assessment results mean and how to use them.

 

Melanie Young, Career Counselor, CPAD

Navigate Career Waters: Finding a Non-STEM Job in a STEM World

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | 210 University Center

 

The emerging emphasis on science and engineering (STEM) is valid, but there remains a need for liberal arts thinkers in many fields. Explore the relationship between college majors and occupations and, most importantly, where college graduates find jobs. Using data from the 2014 census, we will create a visualization of college majors and employment patterns by sex, race, and Hispanic origin.

 

Dr. Annie Jones, Career Counselor, CPAD

Navigate Career Waters: Create A Masterpiece Resume

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. | 210 University Center

 

One of the most important and intimidating steps in the job and internship search process is writing a solid resume. Resumes not only have to appeal to potential employers, but they also have to be optimized for online applicant tracking systems. Attend this workshop for tips on how to better market yourself with a masterpiece resume.

 

Renard Miles, Interim Director, CPAD

Friday's Events

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Searching: Explore Your Interests

10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. | 210 University Center

 

“Oh, NO! What are my interests?” Have too many career interests? Or maybe it feels like you have no interests at all. Understanding your interest areas can help you in your career exploration. Learn what your TypeFocus interest assessment results mean and how to use them.

 

Melanie Young, Career Counselor, CPAD

CPAD Open House | CPAD Staff

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | 210 University Center

 

Drop in to meet the CPAD staff and enjoy some refreshments.

Events

Wed.
Mar. 20

Graduation Fair
10:00 AM

Thu.
Mar. 21

Career & Internship Fair
1:00 PM

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