Workshops

NMU Career Services Workshop Poster_Winter 2020


All workshops last approximately one hour.  Please register at www.nmu.edu/skillbuilders.  (Registration is free and will open at the beginning of the winter semester)

 

Getting From Major to Career| Wednesday, January 29 @ 4:00 p.m. | 2303 C.B. Hedgcock

Making the move from major to career can sometimes be a clear and direct path, but what if, for you, it isn't?  This workshop gives you the opportunity to consider the possibilities your major brings, and how you can find clarity in the confusion.

 

Resumes, CVs and Cover Letters: Make Them Work Harder for You! | Monday, February 3 @ 7:00 p.m. | 2303 C.B. Hedgcock 

 Learn to create documents that effectively convey your talent and worth as a candidate.  This workshop will cover resume, CV and cover letter content, as well as writing techniques.  You'll learn how to avoid some common missteps.Learn to create an effective resume that will get you noticed in today's job market.  This workshop will cover resume content and writing techniques, and you'll learn how to avoid some common resume missteps.  

 

Building Your Network, Making Connections, and the Wildcat Resource Network (WRN) | Tuesday, February 11 @ 7:00 p.m. | 2303 C.B. Hedgcock

Many people are turned off by the term "networking".  Are you one of them?  You shouldn't be!  Learn about the many ways to build meaningful connections, which boost opportunities for career development, support and guidance.  Get the details on the newly launched Wildcat Resource Network and opportunities to connect with the amazing alumni of NMU. 

 

How to Find a Job | Tuesday, March 10 @ 4:00 p.m. | 2303 C.B. Hedgcock

Anxious about finding work in your field?  Having difficulty sorting out the most effective ways to search?  Don't be discouraged!  This workshop will teach you tips and tricks to get you well on your way to the job you want!

 

Etiquette in Careers | Monday, March 23 @ 5:00 p.m. | 2303 C.B. Hedgcock

Practicing proper etiquette at the start and throughout your career can make a positive difference in your overall success - to include your job search process, your first years of work, and into your future career ambitions.  This workshop will give you insights on etiquette in all areas of your career path, from initial communication with prospective employers, to interviewing, to getting started in a new role.  

 

Generations in the Workplace | Tuesday, April 14 @ 5:30 p.m. | 2303 C.B. Hedgcock

Your workplace may have employees spanning as many as three generations all at one time, making for a varied collection of unique qualities and talents.  However, these generational differences may also inadvertently be cause for miscommunication or differing work preferences.  Join in on the discuss regarding generations in the workplace, and how we can all work together most effectively to achieve the same goals. 

 

Salary Negotiation - Don't Be Intimidated! | Monday, April 20 @ 6:00 p.m. | 2303 C.B. Hedgcock

Getting ready to apply for jobs?  Be ready to negotiate your salary and/or benefits to make sure you're not leaving money on the table.  Learn about all aspects of negotiation - when to do it, why, how, and what types of benefits can be negotiated. 

 

Questions should be referred to NMU Career Services at 906-227-2800 or careers@nmu.edu.  Workshops are brought to you by Career Services and the Student Leader Fellowship Program.  

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