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Job/Internship Search Strategies

Job/Internship Search Strategies

February 11, 2019 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM

Crumb 204

https://potsdam.campuslabs.com/engage/event/3082749

Session Description:

The session will be based in a computer lab. It will include a 40-minute lecture on an introduction to a variety of job search platforms and how to effectively navigate the application process. We will discuss topics such as job/internship search research, application tracking systems, record keeping and follow-up. For the remaining 20 minutes, participants will have the opportunity to make accounts and practice using the resources.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Students who participate in the workshop will be able to demonstrate an understanding of job/internship search process, career and job market information, workplace requirements and trends.
  • Students will be able to identify personal job skills and qualification.
  • Students will be able to better prepare for prospective internship/job applications through an introduction to resources. 

Summit Competencies Covered:

Career Management: Identify and articulate one’s skills, strengths, knowledge, and experiences relevant to career goals, and identify areas necessary for professional growth. The individual is able to navigate and explore career options, understands and can take the steps necessary to pursue opportunities, and understands how to self-advocate for opportunities in the workplace.

Digital Technology: Leverage existing digital technologies efficiently and ethically to solve problems, complete tasks, and accomplish goals. The individual demonstrates effective adaptability to new and emerging technologies.

This workshop counts for Expand Your Professional Network & Career Marketability, and the Career Management Digital Badge.

Career Services Applied Learning Summit: Career Management Summit: Digital Technology