Student Life

Spring 2015 Career Development Center Workshop Series:

All workshops will be hosted in Memorial Hall 124, from 12 Noon to 1 PM (unless noted elsewhere/time)

Monday, February 2nd at 6:00 pm– Career Fair Preparation – Fox Room, Union

Going to the Spring Career & Internship Fair? Come to this informative workshop to learn how to navigate the fair and make a positive impression on employers. Enterprise recruiter, Bob Berdelle, will be presenting this workshop.

 

Tuesday, February 10th  at Noon-  Get LINKED: Using LinkedIn for your Job Search- 2nd Floor Library Computer Lab

LinkedIn has "more than 175 million members in over 200 countries" according to http://www.linkedin.com.  Participants will learn how to maximize their LinkedIn connections for networking, informational interviews, job postings, and job interview purposes. Please be prepared to create your own LinkedIn account at this workshop.

 

Wednesday, February 18th at Noon - Interviewing Preparation- Memorial Hall 124

You’ve been invited for an interview, so what should you do?!? Participants will learn about conducting company research, dressing professionally, and how to prepare yourself for your BIG day!

 

Tuesday, March 3rd at Noon-  Get LINKED: Using LinkedIn for your Job Search- 2nd Floor Library Computer Lab

LinkedIn has "more than 175 million members in over 200 countries" according to http://www.linkedin.com.  Participants will learn how to maximize their LinkedIn connections for networking, informational interviews, job postings, and job interview purposes. Please be prepared to create your own LinkedIn account at this workshop.

 

Wednesday, March 11th at 2 pm- Dressing on a Budget- Goodwill Industries

No matter your financial situation, most employers want you to dress professionally. Students will learn how to dress “on a budget” and will get assistance picking out professional outfits at the Macomb Goodwill store.

 

Wednesday, April 1st at Noon-  Get LINKED: Using LinkedIn for your Job Search- 2nd Floor Library Computer Lab

LinkedIn has "more than 175 million members in over 200 countries" according to http://www.linkedin.com.  Participants will learn how to maximize their LinkedIn connections for networking, informational interviews, job postings, and job interview purposes. Please be prepared to create your own LinkedIn account at this workshop.

 

Tuesday, April 7th at Noon- Managing Your Personal Finances- Memorial Hall 124

Not sure what to do with your first paycheck? Are you a saver or a spender? This workshop will focus on basic budgeting and finance skills for lifelong financial happiness.

 

Wednesday, April 15th at Noon-  Get LINKED: Using LinkedIn for your Job Search- 2nd Floor Library Computer Lab

LinkedIn has "more than 175 million members in over 200 countries" according to http://www.linkedin.com.  Participants will learn how to maximize their LinkedIn connections for networking, informational interviews, job postings, and job interview purposes. Please be prepared to create your own LinkedIn account at this workshop.

 

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Contact Info

Career Development Center
Memorial Hall 125
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Email: careers@wiu.edu
Phone: (309) 298-1838