Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Mark your calendars: Spring 2010 Career Development Services workshops

Looking for a new job but don't know where to start? The Career Development Services department is here to help!

Through career counseling, planning, and job search support, Career Development Services aims to assist students in making informed career decisions that are consistent with their values, skills, interests, and abilities.

An important part of our program includes workshops designed to support our students' career development skills. These workshops are offered throughout the academic year.

Here is the Spring 2010 workshop schedule. The following take place on campus between Jan. 13 and Feb. 22, 2010.

Get Your Career on Track: Career Services Overview Workshop
Wednesday, Jan. 13 - 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Room 52
You will be introduced to the many services we offer. Whether it is one-on-one career counseling, mock interviews, ResumeXchange, DISCOVER, job search assistance, work study, or cooperative education, we are here to assist you with your career track.

Job Search in a Tough Economy
Wednesday, Jan. 27 - 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Room 67
Attend this workshop to help improve your job search skills. We will discuss innovative job search resources, how to make your resume standout online, who you should talk to about your job search, and things you should not do when seeking a job.

Resume Writing Workshop
Wednesday, Feb. 17 - 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Room 67
As you may know, the resume is a very important tool in the job search process. Having a good resume can increase your chances of getting an interview. Learn the basics of writing a winning resume.

Interview Skills Workshop
Wednesday, Feb. 22 - 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Room 67
Interviewing creates anxiety for many job seekers. You do not have to fall into that trap. Attend this workshop to learn the tricks of successful interviewing and build the confidence you need to land the job.

To register for any of these workshops, contact the Walker Center at 888.GO.PEIRCE, ext. 9251, or WCAE@peirce.edu. You can also get more information about the workshops by logging into my.peirce.edu and clicking on the Student Services tab.

If you have any questions, or if a workshop isn't available, please contact Career Development Services at 888.GO.PEIRCE, ext. 9202, or CDS@peirce.edu to make an appointment with a counselor for a one-on-one workshop.