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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

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.

  • Fri., Sep. 18, 2:00pm-3:00pm
  • Mon., Oct. 19, 3:30pm-4:30pm

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/profession. Come prepared to write your own elevator pitch and role-play with peers
and professionals.

  • Wed., Sept. 30, 3:30pm-5:00pm
  • Wed., Oct. 28, 5:00pm-6:30pm

STEPS TO PREPARING FOR THE INTERVIEW - Step 1
Develop an understanding of the interview process,
the importance of professional attire, and follow-up guidelines.

  • Wed., Sept. 9, 3:30pm-4:30pm
  • Mon., Sept. 28, 2:00pm-3:00pm
  • Tues., Oct. 13, 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • Fri., Oct. 30, 2:00pm-3:00pm

ACE YOUR NEXT INTERVIEW: LEARN HOW TO ANSWER TRADITIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL QUESTIONS - Step 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., Sept. 9, 4:30pm-6:00pm
  • Mon, Sept. 28, 3:00pm-4:30pm
  • Tues., Oct. 13, 5:00pm-6:30pm
  • Fri., Oct. 30, 3:00pm-4:30pm

MOCK INTERVIEW CLINIC - Step 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.

  • Fri., Sept. 25, 2:00pm-3:30pm
  • Wed., Oct. 21, 3:30pm-5:00pm

SALARY NEGOTIATION
Develop key strategies you should apply when attempting to negotiate your best job offer.

  • Wed., Oct. 7, 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., Sept. 16, 3:30pm-4:30pm
  • Tues., Sept. 29, 5:00pm-6:00pm
  • Fri., Oct. 9, 2:00pm-3:00pm
  • Thurs., Oct. 22, 2:00pm-3:00pm

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.

  • Wed., Sept. 16, 4:30pm-6:00pm
  • Fri., Oct. 2, 2:00pm-3:30pm
  • Thurs., Oct. 22, 3:00pm-4:30pm

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.

  • Tues., Oct. 6, 5:00pm-6:00pm

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 employers. Learn about benefits of internships, where and how to find one.
Mon., Sept. 21, 3:30pm-5:00pm

  • Wed., Oct. 14, 3:30pm-5:00pm

ONLINE NETWORKING THROUGH LINKEDIN
Familiarize yourself with the benefits of Linkedin as a powerful networking tool in executing your job search.

  • Fri., Sept. 11, 2:00pm-3:00pm

 

INTERNSHIP FORUM

  • Tues., Oct. 20, 3:00pm-5:00pm
    Music Building - East Dining Room
    Do you have career related experience? Meet employers offering internships and find out how to apply. Experience an internship through the testimonials of other Lehman students. Refreshments will be served.

US Peace Corps Information/Recruitment

  • Thurs., Sept. 10, 4:00PM-5:00PM

          Shuster Hall, Room 231

Serve abroad for two years plus training, working directly with communities to build capacity in education, health, youth in development, environment, community economic development and agriculture. With a network of 215,000+ Peace Corps alumni and our career support services, Volunteers return highly qualified and ready to connect with the thousands of employers who are seeking the unique skills of returned Peace Corps Volunteers. Learn more about how Peace Corps Volunteers are making a difference and find a current Volunteer opening that’s right for you.

 

 

Register in advance for these FREE workshops 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: Aug 21, 2015

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