Upcoming Workshops: Week of July 7

Please make sure to RSVP on STARR Search to guarantee a seat!


1) Get Noticed! Say It With Confidence Part 1

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 1:00 pm – 2:00pm

2-190 NVC

In “Get Noticed! Say It With Confidence” students will learn the following in a behavioral context:

• To be less afraid of speaking up by focusing on “how” you speak.

• Develop more competence handling difficult interpersonal situations in different contexts.

– Apply the methods learned in school, social life, and in job interviews!

• Ways to develop more confidence.


2) Job Search Strategies

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 3:00 pm – 4:30pm

2-190 NVC

Not sure where to start? This workshop can help point you in the right direction. Learn about hot new resources to utilize in your job search, data on the current job market, networking and the integral skills necessary in an ever-changing marketplace. Walk away with your job search plan in hand!


3) Internship Seminar

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 1:00 pm – 2:30pm

2-190 NVC

This seminar will educate students on everything they need to know about internships including benefits, steps involved and best sources to obtain internship opportunities. As a result of attending this seminar, students will become eligible to apply to internships through the SCDC On-Campus Recruiting Program, otherwise known as Internship OCR. Additional topics covered in this workshop include writing an internship-tailored resume/cover letter, interviewing skills, making the most of an internship once obtained and STARR Search’s online recruiting system. This seminar does NOT replace the OCR workshop for full-time opportunities and is for current students interested in OCR INTERNSHIPS ONLY.


3) Building Your Brand: The Personal Pitch

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 3:00 pm – 4:30pm

2-190 NVC

Learn and practice how to give a short verbal “advertisement” for yourself to help with networking and job interviewing. This personal pitch can be used to introduce yourself to an employer at a Job or Internship Fair, to introduce yourself at a networking event or networking telephone call, to answer the typical interview question “Tell me about yourself,” and in many other circumstances.


3) Mastering the Job Interview-Basic

Thursday, July 10, 2014 12:00 pm – 1:30pm

2-190 NVC

How do you prepare a personal pitch? How do you respond to challenging interview questions? What questions should you ask and avoid asking? How do you close the interview? Attend this workshop and learn the steps to follow before, during and after the interview to increase your chances of landing the job you want.