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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., Nov. 19, 5-6:30pm  
  • Fri., Dec. 5, 3:30-5pm

 

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. 

  • Tues., Nov. 11, 5-6:30pm 
  • Mon., Dec. 1, 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.      

  • Tues., Nov. 25, 3:30-5pm 
  • Thurs., Dect. 4, 2-3:30pm

 

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.      

  • Tues., Nov. 25, 5-6:30pm 
  • Thurs., Dect. 4, 3:30-5pm

 

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.    

  • Tues., Nov., 18, 5-6:30pm 
  • Wed., Dec., 10, 3:30-5pm   

 

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.       

  • Tues., Dec. 9, 5-6:30pm 

        

ONLINE NETWORKING THROUGH LINKED-IN

Familiarize yourself with the benefits of LinkedIn as a powerful networking tool in executing your job search.

  • Wed., Dec. 3, 5-6:30pm         

 

SALARY NEGOTIATION

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

  • Mon., Nov. 17, 3:30-5pm

 

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.                

  • Fri., Nov. 21, 2-3:30pm 

 

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., Nov. 10, 3:30-5pm      

 

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.

  • Fri., Nov.14, 2-3:30pm     

 

DRESS FOR SUCCESS – Building a Professional Image ****NEW****

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. 

  • Mon., Nov 24, 3:30-5

 

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., Dec. 8, 3:30-5pm      

 

INFORMATION SESSIONS AND RECRUITMENT

 

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

 

BOYS TOWN NEW YORK

  • Wed., Dec. 3, 3:30-5pm

 

For nearly a century, Boys Town has given at-risk children the family, support and care they need to overcome their circumstances and realize their potential. If your career goal is to ‘Make a living by making a difference’ come learn about the employment opportunities currently available at Boys Town New York.

RSVP – Go to https://lehman-cuny-csm.symplicity.com/.  Select  ‘Events’ and then ‘Information Session’

 

POTS

Carman Hall, Rm. B039

  • Mon., Nov 20, 3:30-5pm

 

POTS’ Mission is to be a loving community in the Bronx that nourishes the basic needs and hungers of all who come to its door. POTS is a ‘one-stop shop’ assisting individuals living in poverty on their journeys from crisis to stability and ultimately, self-sufficiency.  POTS is dedicated to providing a professional and hospitable environment where every interaction is based on compassion and respect.

POTS will be recruiting for the following FT positions: Social Worker(MSW), Outreach Marketing, Legal Advocate and Development Fundraising.  RSVP – Go to https://lehman-cuny-csm.symplicity.com/, Select Events and then Information Session.

 

 


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: Nov 10, 2014

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