Career Development Center lists March seminars for job-seekers

Career Development Center lists March seminars for job-seekers

Here is a list of March seminars that focus on the job search. For more information or to register, visit the Career Development Center events Web site. Individual appointments and pop-in hours also are offered at the Career Development Center, Room 350, Murray-Herrick Campus Center, (651) 962-6761.

All March seminars will be held in Room 355, Murray-Herrick Campus Center.

Résumé Writing and Job-Seeking Letters
Does your résumé pass the 30-second test? Learn what employers look for when screening résumés. If you have a résumé draft, bring it to the seminar. The focus will be to develop a targeted résumé that transfers your experiences into marketable skills. Cover letters also will be discussed briefly.

  • 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 8
  • 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, March 14
  • 11 a.m. - noon Friday, March 31

Interview Skills
Learn effective interviewing skills. Get tips on preparation and follow-up techniques, appearance and selling yourself.

  • 3-4 p.m. Thursday, March 9
  • 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 15
  • 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, March 29

Job and Internship Search Strategies
Finding a job or internship takes more than luck. Using certain job search methods can help you find a position faster. Learn techniques that have been proven successful.

  • 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9

Finding Summer Employment Opportunities
Summer employment provides an opportunity for students to earn income, get some work-world experience and learn more about various industries and organizations. Your summer job can be a vehicle that helps you develop a professional network. This seminar guides students in examining possible summer jobs and provides resources to help search for positions.

  • 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 16