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Workshops

Students and alumni are invited to attend our workshops to learn more about exploring careers, job search and interview strategies, and a number of other important career planning topics.

  • Developing an Effective 30-Second Commercial

    Monday, July 28, 2014

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center Conference Room 3201 Arch Street, Suite 250

    • Current Students

    An essential part of your job search preparation is a well-developed 30-Second Commercial, also known as your Elevator Speech. Your 30-Second Commercial is the answer to “Tell me about yourself” and is your first opportunity to gain a potential employer’s interest. You will need your 30-Second Commercial for job interviews, career fairs, and employer meet-and-greets.

    The Steinbright Career Development Center will host a presentation on developing your 30-Second Commercial. The basics of a good commercial and assistance with getting started on your speech will be provided.

    Reservations are not required. For more information please contact the Steinbright Career Development Center.

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  • Answering the Tough Interview Questions

    Monday, July 28, 2014

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center Conference Room 3201 Arch Street, Suite 250

    • Current Students

    With increased competition for co-ops, internships and full-time jobs, it is more important than ever to have sharp interview skills. Many employers are turning to behavior-based interview questions to try to predict future performance based on past experience.

    To help prepare students for this style of interview question, the Steinbright Career Development Center will host Answering the Tough Interview Questions. This workshop will teach the STAR (situational, task, action, result) method of answering behavior-based questions. General interviewing tips will also be discussed.

    Reservations are not required. For more information, please contact the Steinbright Career Development Center.

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  • Mock Interviews

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    12:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center 3201 Arch Street, Suite 250

    • Current Students

    In preparation for upcoming co-op interviews and for students searching for internships and other positions, the Steinbright Career Development Center will host individual Mock Interviews.

    Students will meet one-on-one with a member of the Steinbright professional staff, answer several different styles of interview questions, and receive immediate feedback. Professional attire is not required.

    Students must schedule a 30-minute time slot by calling the Steinbright Career Development Center. Appointments are available from noon to 3:30pm. This event fills-up quickly.

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  • DGWISE hosts: Writing Boot Camp

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    12:00 PM-2:00 PM

    Graduate Student Lounge Main Building, Room 010A

    • Current Students
    • Graduate Students
    Come to Writing Boot Camp to help get your proposal, dissertation or research papers into the best shape possible! The Boot Camp will run Tuesdays and Thursdays for four weeks starting Tuesday, July 22.
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  • "SENIOR SERIES" COVER LETTERS THAT POP

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center 3201 Arch Street, Suite 250

    • Alumni
    • Current Students
    • Senior Class

    Graduating students and recent alumni are invited to learn how to create a cover letter that will stand out to hiring managers.

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  • Interview FAQ's

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center Conference Room 3201 Arch Street, Suite 250

    • Current Students

    For those students interested in learning more about the interview process, the Steinbright Career Development Center will present Interview FAQ’s. Different types of interview questions; common alternative interview styles such as phone, panel and group interviews; and other tips for conducting successful interviews will be covered. There will be time for questions and answers, too.

    Reservations are not required. For more information, please contact the Steinbright Career Development Center.

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  • Workshop 3: Research in Other Contexts

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    10:00 AM-11:30 AM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students
    This is the final part of the 3 part workshop series. The final workshop will ask students to consider contexts other than academic context in which their research exists, including real world applications and interdisciplinary connections. We will also explore the importance and value of understanding research in these various contexts.
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  • Abstract Writing Workshop

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    2:00 PM-3:30 PM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students
    Each student is required to write an abstract for a program booklet to be distributed at the STAR Summer Showcase. Attend the Abstract Writing workshop to learn not only the format of an abstract, but also how to communcate your research in a concise and effective way. 
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  • Abstract Writing Workshop

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    5:30 PM-7:00 PM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students

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  • Info Session: SCDC

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Library Learning Terrace

    • Current Students
    The research experience you are gaining as a STAR Scholar will set you apart when applying for co-ops, if you know how to use it to your advantage. Attend the SCDC info session to learn what you need to know about professional behavior, networking, and how to stand out to employers. The info session will be led by Amy Kramer.

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