Career Coaching Series: Get Your Job Search Started

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 11:59am

Get Your Job Search Started: Career Coaching Series      
SPRING 2017                                                 

This series starts Monday, January 23 and runs through Wednesday, May 3

Join us for one or all of the following workshops to help you get your job search started on the right track – whether you are unsure where to start or just perfecting your interview skills, there is a session here for you.

 

Targeting Your Dream Career/Ideal Employer                   
Monday, January 23 -  1:00 – 2:15 pm   IMU-Northwestern Room
There are thousands of jobs, career paths and employers to consider.  How do you find your direction and a path that is meaningful to you? 

Take the Fear Out Of Networking                                           
Tuesday, January 31 -  3:00 – 4:15 pm   IMU-Minnesota Room
Find out how to take the first steps to find people who can help with your career exploration and job search.  Practice your elevator speech.  Discover how to connect with Iowa alums through LinkedIn.  Learn about the power of informational interviewing. 

3 Steps to Marketing Yourself to Employers                      
Wednesday, February 8 -  3:30 – 4:45 pm   IMU-Minnesota Room
Learn how to get the attention of employers by developing/managing your brand, writing effective resumes and cover letters, and networking.  Learn how to use a Career Action Plan and turn your Plan into action steps.  Find out how to analyze job opening announcements.

Maximize Your Internship                                                          
Tuesday, February 14 -  3:30 – 4:45 pm IMU-Northwestern Room
Your first internship is an exciting opportunity, but you’re probably a little anxious.  Join us to learn about professional behavior, skill development, and the appropriate ways to network.

Job Fair Rehearsal                                                                           
Tuesday, February 21 - 3:00 – 4:15 pm   IMU-Minnesota Room
Job fairs are a unique opportunity to connect with employers.  Learn how to showcase your talents and experiences.  Practice professional communication and hear from employers on what they look for.

How To Be A STAR at Interviewing                                         
Wednesday, March 1 - 1:00 – 2:15 pm   IMU-Minnesota Room
Learn how to effectively communicate your skills and experience, and provide examples of how you would be a great fit.  Practice answering challenging questions.  Learn what employers look for.

Using Your Strengths To Get A Great Job                             
Monday, March 27 - 3:00 – 4:15 pm   IMU-Ohio State Room
Learn how to understand and describe your strengths, find careers and jobs that will use them and sharpen your resume and on-line presence.

Take the Fear Out Of Networking                                           
Tuesday, April 4 - 1:00 – 2:15 pm IMU-Minnesota Room
Repeat of January 31 program

3 Steps to Marketing Yourself to Employers                      
Wednesday, April 12 - 1:00 – 2:15 pm IMU-Minnesota Room
Repeat of February 8 program

Maximize Your Internship                                                          
Tuesday, April 25 - 4:00 – 5:15 pm IMU- Northwestern Room
Repeat of February 14 program

How To Be A STAR at Interviewing                                         
Wednesday, May 3  - 3:30 – 4:45 pm   IMU-Minnesota Room
Repeat of March 1 program