Jump Start your Job Search

Looking for some help with your internship or fulltime job search? Student Services is happy to provide you a new online resource. Last fall TalentMark hosted a series of 9 Career Webinars on a variety of job search skills and strategies. We’ve purchased a link to these workshops for you to access.

Pick up the latest information on how to organize your job search, plan your career, build a network, develop killer resumes, create your own personal brand, and use Linkedin and Facebook to get a job!

Webinar topics are:

  • Career Ethics
  • Career Planning
  • Networking
  • Resumes
  • Facebook       
  • Linkedin
  • Personal Branding
  • Job Search  
  • Job Retention

Each webinar is about an hour long and packed with information and suggestions, so be sure have paper and pencil handy to capture those ideas. You can access the webinars at http://www.talentmarks.com/Fall_Presenters.aspx. We’ll also post a link on the Student Services career web pages at http://ischool.uw.edu/resources/career.

Career Center Programs: Summer of Success

Finding a job can be tricky – especially in this economy. We know what it’s like and can help, though. In fact, that’s why The Career Center has created the Summer of Success (http://careers.washington.edu/Summer-of-Success) workshop series. This new series includes three workshops that have been tailored with you in mind. Attend just one or for a most successful summer, attend all three!

* JUNE 23 – Career Launch Workshop
This 4 1/2 hour workshop combines three of our key graduate workshops into one half day.  This intensive workshop will help you write your cover letter and resume, teach you to effectively conduct a job search and give you tips and techniques for interviewing with success. All this for only $30 ($25 for UWAA members) and lunch is included!
Register now: http://careers.washington.edu/Career-Launch-Workshop

* JUNE 18 & 21 – Dependable Strengths Seminar
Created especially for recent graduates and alumni, this seminar helps you identify your key unique strengths and learn how to leverage them to find a satisfying and enjoyable career. Limited to only 15 people, the workshop runs all day on Friday June 18 and Monday June 21 for $200 ($160 for UWAA members).
Register now: http://careers.washington.edu/DSSforAlumni

*  JULY 27 – E.N.G.A.G.E. Your Life
This 6-hour program is all about you. Whether you’re uncertain about your next steps or just not sure what you’d be good at, this workshop will help.  Through a fun and interactive process, you’ll identify your marketable skills, create a personal “marketing pitch”, perfect your interviewing techniques and build an eye-catching resume to get you on your way.  Register today for $40 (includes lunch).
Register now: http://careers.washington.edu/Engage

Don’t wait – sign up now and make this summer your Summer of Success.