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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/

WORKSHOPS

MAKE YOUR RESUME POP!

Develop practical skills and hands-on instructions on how to write an effective professional resume that will help you stand out in your job search.

  • Wed., Oct. 8, 3:30-5pm  
  • Fri., Oct. 24, 2-3:30pm

 

THE COVER LETTER – WHY DO YOU NEED ONE?

This interactive 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., Oct. 15, 3:30-5pm 
  • Mon., Oct. 27, 3:30-5pm

 

STEPS TO PREPARING FOR THE INTERVIEW – Series 1

Develop an understanding of the interview process, the importance of professional attire, and follow-up guidelines.      

  • Fri., Oct. 10, 2-3:30pm 
  • Tues., Oct. 21, 3:30-5pm

 

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.      

  • Fri., Oct. 10, 3:30-5pm 
  • Tues., Oct. 21, 5-6:30pm

 

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.    

  • Fri., Oct., 17, 2-3:30pm    

 

NETWORKING STRATEGIES

Learn tips to master the art of networking. Start making contacts and increase the knowledge and experience of people that will help you reach your goals.       

  • Mon., Oct. 20, 3:30-5pm         

 

SALARY NEGOTIATION

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

  • Tues., Oct. 14, 5-6:30pm

 

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

  • Wed., Oct. 22, 5-6:30pm 

 

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., Oct. 7, 5-6:30pm      

 

CAREER EXPLORATION

WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? WHO DO YOU WANT TO BE? 

in Shuster Hall Room 231

Are you undecided about your choice of major?  Uncertain about your goals? Come to this interactive workshop! You will begin the journey of knowing who you are and who you want to be.

  • Mon., Oct. 6, 3:30-5pm      

 

INFORMATION SESSIONS AND RECRUITMENT

 

RSVP for all events at https://lehman-cuny-csm.symplicity.com/

 

US Department of Labor

  • Wed., Oct. 1, 3:30pm

Location TBA

Begin a challenging career with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), and you will help shape the workforce of tomorrow.  DOL offers rewarding opportunities to contribute to a noble mission; to serve and protect American workers, prepare them for new and better jobs, and to ensure the safety and fairness of American workplaces. Come learn how to increase the chances of your application being reviewed and processed. RSVP required.

 

Shema Kolainu Hear-Our-Voices

Information Session

  • Wed., Oct., 22, 3:30-5pm

Shema Kolainu-Hear Our Voices (SKHOV) offers a broad spectrum of evidence-based education and therapy programs to children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related disabilities in a warm and nurturing environment. Learn about career opportunities for graduate students in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Psychology, School Psychology and Speech Pathology (Clinical Fellowships) and undergraduates who are graduating from the following majors: Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Human services or Social services.

RSVP at https://lehman-cuny-csm.symplicity.com/

Go to ‘Events’ and then ‘Information Session’. 

 

Internship Forum

  • Fri., Oct. 28, 3-5pm

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.

***Business attire and current Lehman student or alumni ID required***

 

Bronx Disability Employment Expo

  • Wed., Oct. 29, 1-4pm

Music Building East Dining Room

Students and alumni with disabilities interested in exploring career opportunities in diverse industries can connect with representatives from a variety of companies, professional organizations.  Sponsored by Lehman College Office of Student Disability Services, Lehman College Career Services Center, ACCES-VR, Bronx Independent Living Services, Hostos Community College, Office of Disability Services, Bronx Community College, Accessibility Resource Center, CUNY LEADS. RSVP at https://lehman-cuny-csm.symplicity.com/

Go to ‘Events’ and then ‘Workshops’.

***Business attire and Lehman ID required***


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: Oct 2, 2014

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