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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/

September and October 2016

Workshops and Recruitment Events

All workshops held in Shuster Hall room 231

WEEK OF 9/12/2016 TO 9/16/2016

Name of the Event: THE RIGHT MAJOR FOR YOU (T3 Building, Room 126)

Time: Mon., Sept. 12, 3:30pm-5:00pm

This interactive workshop will use assessment tools to help you connect your skills, interests and values with majors and occupations. You will also learn to use resources that provide occupational information to help you make a decision that is right for you!

Name of the Event: THE COVER LETTER – WHY DO YOU NEED ONE?

Time: Tues., Sept. 13, 6:00pm-7:30pm

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.

Name of the Event: MAKE YOUR RESUME POP!

Time: Tues., Sept. 13, 5:00pm-6:00pm

Develop practical skills and learn how to write an effective professional resume that will help you stand out during your job search.

Name of the Event: MAXIMIZING YOUR INTERNSHIP (NEW)

Time: Wed., Sept. 14, 3:30pm-4:30pm

How can you make the most out of your internship? Take steps to achieve success at your internship by building relevant work experience, utilizing effective networking strategies, and meeting your goals. Be ready to create an action plan to be an outstanding intern in order to maximize this experience for all possible opportunities!

Name of the Event: NETWORKING STRATEGIES

Time: Thurs., Sept. 15, 2:00pm-3:00pm                

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

Name of the Event: STEPS TO PREPARING FOR THE INTERVIEW - STEP 1

Time: Fri., Sept. 16, 2:00pm-3:00pm

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

Name of the Event: ACE YOUR NEXT INTERVIEW: LEARN HOW TO ANSWER TRADITIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL QUESTIONS - STEP 2

Time: Fri., Sept. 16, 3:00pm-4:30pm

This is an interactive workshop.  You will become familiar with typical interview questions that employers may ask in an interview, strategies for responding, and an opportunity to practice.

WEEK OF 9/19/2016 TO 9/23/2016

Name of the Event: INTERNSHIP 101

Time: Mon., Sept. 19, 3:30pm-4:30pm

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 employment recruiter. Learn about the benefits of internships and where/how to find one.

Name of the Event: DRESS FOR SUCCESS - BUILDING A PROFESSIONAL IMAGE

Time: Tues., Sept. 20, 5:00pm-6:00pm

This workshop offers 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.

Name of the Event: WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY NY

Time: Tues., Sept. 20, 3:30pm-4:30pm - Shuster Hall, Rm. 336

CUNY and Women in Technology & Entrepreneurship New York (WiTNY) have partnered to create the Leaders in Technology and Entrepreneurship (LITE) Career Access Program. The LITE program is designed to help CUNY undergraduate women develop valuable career skills so they can put the best professional foot forward to land internships and begin careers within New York City’s top Tech companies. Come learn about the program, application process, and how the LITE program could jump start your career in Tech.  Refreshments provided.

Name of the Event: MOCK INTERVIEW CLINIC - STEP 3

Time: Wed., Sep. 21, 3:30pm-5:00pm 

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 on an actual interview.

Name of the Event: COOP

Time: Thurs., Sept. 22, 12:00pm-1:30pm -  Shuster Hall, Rm. 231

The COOP program connects underrepresented college grads to each other and to meaningful careers in tech, media, and design. Find out how you can get the necessary skills and training needed to launch your career in the areas of marketing, business, tech, media, and design to secure job opportunities. This program is for CUNY graduates.

Name of the Event: YOUR JOB SEARCH ACTION PLAN

Time: Fri., Sep. 23, 2:00pm-3:00pm 

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.

WEEK OF 9/26/2016 TO 9/30/2016

Name of the Event: MAKE YOUR RESUME POP!

Time: Mon., Sept. 26, 3:30pm-4:30pm

Develop practical skills and learn how to write an effective professional resume that will help you stand out during your job search.

Name of the Event: STEPS TO PREPARING FOR THE INTERVIEW - STEP 1

Time: Tues., Sept. 27, 6:00pm-7:00pm

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

Name of the Event: ACE YOUR NEXT INTERVIEW: LEARN HOW TO ANSWER TRADITIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL QUESTIONS - STEP 2

Time: Tues., Sept. 27, 7:00pm-8:30pm

This is an interactive workshop.  You will become familiar with typical interview questions that employers may ask in an interview, strategies for responding, and an opportunity to practice.

Name of the Event: THE COVER LETTER – WHY DO YOU NEED ONE?

Time: Wed., Sept. 28, 3:30pm-5:00pm

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.

Name of the Event: ONLINE NETWORKING THROUGH LINKEDIN

Time: Fri., Sept. 30, 2:00pm-3:00pm

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

WEEK OF 10/3/2016 TO 10/7/2016

Name of the Event: DRESS FOR SUCCESS - BUILDING A PROFESSIONAL IMAGE

Time: Wed., Oct. 5, 3:30pm-4:30pm

This workshop offers 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.

Name of the Event: MAXIMIZING YOUR INTERNSHIP (NEW)

Time: Wed., Oct. 5, 5:00pm-6:00pm

How can you make the most out of your internship? Take steps to achieve success at your internship by building relevant work experience, utilizing effective networking strategies, and meeting your goals. Be ready to create an action plan to be an outstanding intern in order to maximize this experience for all possible opportunities!

Name of the Event: US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Time: Thurs., Oct. 6, 4:00pm-6:00pm - Location: TBA

Begin a challenging career with the US Department of Labor (DOL), and you will help shape the workforce of tomorrow.  Learn how to apply for state and federal jobs, answer vacancy questionnaire and tips on creating a federal resume.

WEEK OF 10/10/2016 TO 10/14/2016

Name of the Event: STEPS TO PREPARING FOR THE INTERVIEW - STEP 1

Time: Thurs., Oct. 13, 12:00pm-1:00pm

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

Name of the Event: ACE YOUR NEXT INTERVIEW: LEARN HOW TO ANSWER TRADITIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL QUESTIONS - STEP 2

Time: Thurs., Oct. 13, 1:00pm-2:30pm

This is an interactive workshop.  You will become familiar with typical interview questions that employers may ask in an interview, strategies for responding, and an opportunity to practice.

WEEK OF 10/17/2016 TO 10/21/2016

Name of the Event: ELEVATOR PITCH

Time: Mon., Oct. 17, 3:30pm-5:00pm   

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

Name of the Event: SALARY NEGOTIATION

Time: Tues., Oct. 18, 5:00pm-6:00pm   

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

Name of the Event: THE COVER LETTER – WHY DO YOU NEED ONE?

Time: Wed., Oct. 19, 7:00pm-8:30pm    

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.

Name of the Event: MAKE YOUR RESUME POP!

Time: Wed., Oct. 19, 6:00pm-7:00pm

Develop practical skills and learn how to write an effective professional resume that will help you stand out during your job search.

Name of the Event: FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORP (FDIC)

Time: Thurs., Oct. 20, 3:00pm-5:00pm, Location: TBA

FDIC offers paid internships for currently enrolled students and afford students the opportunity to work alongside experienced FDIC employees in their fields of study in areas including legal, finance, human resources, and IT. FDIC Corporate Recruitment Program (Recent Graduates) offers paid training and development opportunities to prepare employees to perform successfully in multiple functions throughout the FDIC through four commissioning tracks and a certificate program. Upon successful completion of the first year of the training program, employees are placed in a Risk Management, Compliance/Consumer Protection, or Resolutions and Receiverships track.

Name of the Event: MAXIMIZING YOUR INTERNSHIP (NEW)

Time: Fri., Oct. 21, 2:00pm-3:00pm

How can you make the most out of your internship? Take steps to achieve success at your internship by building relevant work experience, utilizing effective networking strategies, and meeting your goals. Be ready to create an action plan to be an outstanding intern in order to maximize this experience for all possible opportunities!

WEEK OF 10/24/2016 TO 10/31/2016

Name of the Event: INTERNSHIP 101

Time: Tues, Oct. 25, 5:00pm-6:00pm

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 employment recruiter. Learn about the benefits of internships and where/how to find one.

Name of the Event: THE RIGHT MAJOR FOR YOU (T3 Building, Room 126)

Time: Wed., Oct. 26, 3:30pm-5:00pm

This interactive workshop will use assessment tools to help you connect your skills, interests and values with majors and occupations. You will also learn to use resources that provide occupational information to help you make a decision that is right for you!

Name of the Event: MOCK INTERVIEW CLINIC - STEP 3

Time: Wed., Oct. 26, 5:00pm-6:30pm 

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 on an actual interview.

Name of the Event: INTERNSHIP FAIR PREP (Highly Recommended)

Time: Thurs., Oct. 27, Every 15 minutes beginning at 12:30pm - Music Building - East Dining Room 

Are you ready for the Internship Fair? Attend a brief training before meeting with employers (10-15 mins). Review the employer list and ask questions, practice your elevator speech, and learn networking strategies. Prepare and gain a competitive edge! Dress in professional attire, bring your student ID and 25 copies of your resume.

Name of the Event: INTERNSHIP FAIR

Time: Thurs.  Oct. 27, 1:00pm-4:00pm - Music Building/East Dining Room

Interested in an internship as a way to obtain career related experience? Meet employers offering internships and find out how to apply. Network with other Lehman students in the internship search process. Dress in professional attire, bring your student ID and 25 copies of your resume.

Name of the Event: MAKE YOUR RESUME POP!

Time: Fri., Oct. 28, 1:00pm-2:00pm

Develop practical skills and learn how to write an effective professional resume that will help you stand out during your job search.

Name of the Event: YOUR JOB SEARCH ACTION PLAN

Time: Mon., Oct. 31, 12:00pm-1:00pm 

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.

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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
Website: www.lehman.edu/career-services/ - E-mail: career.services@lehman.cuny.edu

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