Fall 2017 Workshops
All workshops last approximately one hour. Please register at www.nmu.edu/skillbuilders.
Interview Skills and Practice | Monday, September 18 @ 5:30 PM | 2303 C.B. Hedgcock
A resume may get you the interview, but the interview will get you the job. Learn more at this interactive workshop aimed at improving your interviewing skills. Participants will talk about interview questions for their specific industries and practice their skills.
Writing Great Resume and Cover Letters | Monday, September 25 @ 6 PM | 2303 C.B. Hedgcock
Learn to create an effective resume that gets you noticed in today's job market. This workshop will cover resume writing techniques and you'll also learn how to avoid some common resume missteps. Find out the best ways to start making your resume work harder for you! Then learn about what makes an effective cover letter to go with it. Be prepared to work on your existing resume, or create a new one from scratch - make sure you bring your laptop!
Getting From Major to Career | Monday, October 9 @ 4:30 PM | 2303 C.B. Hedgcock
If you haven't really thought about what you're going to do with your major, this workshop is for you! Participants will explore different avenues, as well as find out where they can do additional exploration on their own. Be sure to bring a laptop!
Grad School Prep | Monday, October 23 @ 5 PM | 2303 C.B. Hedgcock
Are you thinking about going to grad school, but you're not sure what to do next? Learn about how to identify potential graduate schools, what materials and documents you might need and other information about applying to graduate school.
LinkedIn - Build One and Use It! | Thursday, November 2 @ 5 PM | 2303 C.B. Hedgcock
Do you know about LinkedIn? This professional social network is used by 90% of recruiters to find new hires - will they find you? Participants will learn about what makes an effective LinkedIn profile and leave with an account and profile. We'll also get some great information about how to start building your network and find out what you can do with the tool. Please come with your laptop - if you have a resume, it can be helpful to bring that as well.
Heart + Head = Hustle | Monday, November 6 @ 4:30 PM | 2303 C.B. Hedgcock
Heart + Head = Hustle is a workshop created by a nonprofit called Echoing Green. Echoing Green is best known for its mission to provide social entrepreneurs with start-up funding, support and networking. This workshop teaches participants how to identify work that aligns their heart (addressing the social and environmental issues that most move them) and their head (using their unique gifts).
Creating a Job Search Strategy | Wednesday, November 15 @ 5 PM | 2303 C.B. Hedgcock
Looking for a job or internship now? Thinking about life after graduation? If you're in the market for a new or different career, you'll need to put together a comprehensive, proactive job search strategy to make sure you're looking for jobs in all the right places. Let us help you figure it out! Participants will leave with a clear idea of what their next steps should be.
Additional Workshops are Available During Career Week! Visit the Career Week Page for a full schedule of activities!
Questions should be referred to NMU Career Services at 906-227-2800 or firstname.lastname@example.org.