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HELPING YOU BUILD YOUR COMPETITIVE EDGE

The following activities are provided by the Career Services Center (CSC) to assist Lehman students and alumni with their career development and job search so they can successfully meet the challenges of the current global job market.

Sign up in advance at https://lehman-cuny-csm.symplicity.com/

** All workshops in Shuster Hall Room 231

RSVP at https://lehman-cuny-csm.symplicity.com/
* Evening workshop offering

CAREER AND INTERNSHIP EXPO BOOTCAMP SPECIAL
ELEVATOR PITCH
An elevator pitch (or elevator speech) is a short summary used to quickly and simply define you and your promise of value to an organization/professional. Come prepared to write your own elevator pitch and role-play with peers and professionals
• Tues., Mar. 1, 2:00pm-3:30pm
• Wed., Mar. 9, 2:00pm-3:30pm

HOW TO MAKE A JOB FAIR WORK FOR YOU!

Practice your “one-minute elevator pitch” and learn how to prepare and market yourself to employers.
• Tues., Mar. 1, 3:30-4:30pm
• Wed., Mar. 9, 3:30pm-4:30pm

DRESS FOR SUCCESS - BUILDING A PROFESSIONAL IMAGE
This workshop offers you sound advice and simple steps you can take to immediately transform your professional image on any budget. Understand the difference between appropriate and inappropriate attire, and how having a professional appearance can boost your chance for workplace success.
• Tues., Mar. 1, 4:30pm-5:30pm
• Wed., Mar. 9, 4:30pm-5:30pm

REGULAR OFFERINGS


INTERNSHIP 101 (NEW)
High grades are not enough! Employers look for candidates who have had experience and who can demonstrate leadership, teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills. An internship is one of the best ways to build on your resume to attract an internship recruiter. Learn about the benefits of an internships, where and how to find one.
• Wed., Feb. 17, 3:30pm-5:00pm
• Mon., Mar. 14, 3:30pm-5:00pm

STEPS TO PREPARING FOR THE INTERVIEW - Series 1
Develop an understanding of the interview process, the importance of professional attire, and follow-up guidelines.
• Wed., Feb 10, 2:00pm-3:00pm
• Tues., Feb. 23, 5:00pm-6:00pm*
• Fri., Mar. 11, 2:00pm-3:00pm
• Thurs., Mar. 24, 6:00pm-6:45pm*
• Mon., Mar. 28, 2:00pm-3:00pm

ACE YOUR NEXT INTERVIEW: LEARN HOW TO ANSWER TRADITIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL QUESTIONS - Series 2

This is an interactive workshop. You will become familiar with typical interview questions that employers may use in an interview, strategies for responding, and an opportunity to practice.
• Wed., Feb 10, 3:00pm-4:30pm
• Tues., Feb. 23, 6:00pm-7:30pm*
• Fri., Mar. 11, 3:00pm-4:30pm
• Thurs., Mar. 24, 6:45pm-7:30pm*
• Mon., Mar. 28, 3:00pm-4:30pm

MOCK INTERVIEW CLINIC - Series 3

Prerequisite: Steps to Preparing for the Interview AND Ace Your Next Interview.
In this practice session you will be interviewed by a professional to help you develop your communication, interpersonal skills, and confidence in an interview.
Dress professionally as if you were in an actual interview.
• Wed., Feb. 24, 3:30pm-5:00pm
• Tues., Mar. 22, 5:00pm-6:30pm*

SALARY NEGOTIATION
Develop key strategies you should apply when attempting to negotiate your best job offer
• Tues., Mar. 15, 5:00pm-6:00pm*

MAKE YOUR RESUME POP!
Develop practical skills and learn how to write an effective professional resume that will help you stand out during your job search.
• Wed., Feb 3, 5:00pm-6:00pm*
• Fri., Feb. 19, 2:00pm-3:00pm
• Mon., Feb. 22, 6:00pm-6:45pm*
• Mon., Mar. 7, 3:30pm-4:30pm
• Wed., Mar 23, 5:00pm-6:00pm*

ONLINE NETWORKING THROUGH LINKED-IN

Familiarize yourself with the benefits of LinkedIn as a powerful networking tool in executing your job search.
• Tues., Feb. 16, 5:00pm-6:00pm*

THE COVER LETTER – WHY DO YOU NEED ONE?

This is an interactive workshop in which you will have the opportunity to outline your targeted cover letter. This workshop will furnish you with the knowledge and skills required to craft an effective cover letter which highlights your qualifications for that position. You are required to bring a job description of a position for which you are interested in applying.
• Tues., Feb. 9, 5:00pm-6:30pm*
• Mon., Feb. 22, 6:45pm-7:30pm*
• Fri., Feb 26, 2:00pm-3:30pm
• Thurs., Mar. 17, 10:00am-11:30am
• Wed., March 23, 6:00pm-7:30pm*

YOUR JOB SEARCH ACTION PLAN
Did you know that most jobs and internships are NOT found through the internet? Learn best approaches to search for a position and connect with opportunities.
• Wed., Mar. 2, 5:00pm-6:00pm*

NETWORKING STRATEGIES
Learn tips to master the art of networking. Start making contacts and tap into the knowledge and experience of people that will help you reach your goals.
• Mon., Feb. 29, 3:30pm-5:00pm

Dream Jobs For Your Major (NEW)

Explore the different careers for which your major will prepare you! Learn about your options and how to combine your academic program with your experience to prepare you for life after college.
• Mon., Feb, 22, 3:30pm-5:00pm

Leveraging Social Media for Your Job Search (NEW)
What does your social media presence say about you? Learn how to effectively leverage your social media to help you in your job search, build your online and real world network all while protecting your reputation.
• Mon., Mar, 21, 3:30pm-5:00pm


America Needs You (ANY)
• Thurs., Feb. 4, 3:00pm-4:00pm, Shuster 231
ANY is 2 year program of intensive career development workshops and mentoring for first generation, low income, high potential, college students. This is open to freshmen studying any college discipline, working toward their first degree. Eligibility information and details about the application procedures will be discussed. Application due Tuesday March 1, 2016.

NY Water Taxi Open House - PAID positions

• Mon., Feb. 8, 11:00am-4:30pm, Shuster 231
NY Water Taxi will be recruiting for the following:
Sales Account Manager, Pier Manager, Hotel Sales Concierge, Engineer, Concession Agent, Customer Service Agent, Senior Sales Account Manager, Bartender, Call Center Representative Deckhand
Please bring copies of your resume and cover letter.

Fastenal Information/Recruitment Session
• Wed., Feb. 10, 3:30pm-5:00pm, Location TBA
Fastenal is one of North Americas largest industrial suppliers with over 2,600 locations in North America, over 15,000 employees and close to $4 billion in annual revenue. Students majoring in Business Administration are strongly encouraged to attend.

Achance Recruitment/Information Session
• Thurs., Feb. 11, 3:00pm-4:30pm, Shuster 231
Achance is a new social media app to connect with people around you. Achance’s mission is to give everyone an equal chance to connect in real life regardless of race, religion, and national origin. Start interest groups based on your favorite interests. Arrange meet ups to events, exhibitions etc. Currently hiring for the following part time positions: 2 Backend Developers , 1 Business Analyst, 1 iOS Developer , 1 Frontend Developer, 1 Marketing Analyst

NYC Department of Administrative Services
• Thurs., Feb. 18, 4:00pm to 5:30pm, Location TBA
The recruiting team will educate students and graduates on the civil service process, what it means to work for the City, highlight the specific exams that you may be qualified for and answer any questions you may have. Opportunities available: Fraud Investigators, Computer Programmer Analysts, Public Administration, Urban Planning

Lehman College Career and Internship Expo 2016
• Fri., Mar. 18, 11:00am-2:00pm, Apex—Auxiliary Gym
Students and alumni interested in exploring career and post graduate opportunities in diverse industries can connect with representatives from a variety of companies, professional organizations, and graduate programs. ***Business attire and Lehman ID required***

Apply for Federal Jobs and Internships
• Thurs., Mar. 8, 5:00pm-6:00pm, Location TBA
Begin a challenging career with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), and you will help shape the workforce of tomorrow. Learn how to increase the chances of your application being reviewed and processed.

 

Register in advance for these FREE workshops and events to guarantee a seat and your own workshop materials at:

https://lehman-cuny-csm.symplicity.com/ Go to "Events" and then "Workshops"

 

 

The Career Services Center, Shuster Rm. 254, Tel:718-960-8366 - Fax: 719-960-7887
Website: www.lehman.edu/career-services/ - E-mail: career.services@lehman.cuny.edu

Last modified: Jan 29, 2016

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