About The Professional Development Seminars
Career Services offers these information-packed, 50-minute career seminars FREE to UA students and alumni. ALL seminars are held in the Career Services Workshop Room in the Student Union Memorial Center, Suite 411. The seminar schedule is subject to change. Please check the Career Services Calendar for the most up-to-date seminar schedule.
Should I RSVP?
You are encouraged to RSVP for seminars and we will send you an email reminder. Unless otherwise noted below, RSVPs are recommended but not required. Walk-ins are always welcome!
Can't Make Any Of These Times? Stream It!
Many of our popular seminars are also available as streaming video on-line. If your favorite seminar is available in this format, it will be listed in the grid with a "watch" link. Please note: you will need to login to our Web site in order to view the video.
If you have questions concerning access, wish to request a sign language interpreter or accommodations for a disability, please contact Career Services at (520) 621-2588 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Current Seminar Topics Being Offerred
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Wildcat JobLink Basics
What, exactly, is Wildcat JobLink? If you are looking for your first -- or your next -- position, JobLink is likely your best place to start. This short "basics" video will help jump start your use of this virtual hub for internships, resume & letter writing, jobs and even networking.
Campus Interviewing Overview
Learn all of the "must know" information regarding Campus Interviewing: your responsibilities, how to locate a Campus Interviewing opportunity using Wildcat JobLink and how to sign up for an interview should you be selected for one by a recruiter. A fantastic place to start if you are just beginning to use the program!
Federal Job Search
The U.S. Federal Government can be a rich source of career experience no matter what your field of interest or major. Many students are missing out on internship and job openings that might be a perfect match for their skills and interests. Learn about government jobs and how to navigate the federal applications process. "Federal Job Search” will give you the basics of federal employment, opportunities and benefits
Job Search for Internships or Career Jobs
This seminar offers information about the most effective strategies for finding a summer job, internship during college or career position near graduation. Learn a variety of job search methods. Please join us! No prior sign-up required. Just show up...and bring a friend!
Mastering The Federal Application Process
The U.S. Federal Government can be a rich source of career experience no matter what your field of interest or major. Many students are missing out on openings that might be a perfect match for their skills and interests due to lack of awareness about government jobs and how best to navigate the federal applications process "Mastering the Federal Application Process" will offer the tools to understand and effectively maneuver the federal employment process.
Mock Interview Event
Mock interviews will be offered on Friday February 1, 2013 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Prior sign up is required - beginning on Monday January 7, 2013, please stop by the Career Services office with a copy of your resume to sign up for a mock interview on Februrary 1, 2013.
As always, mock interviews may also be scheduled through counseling appointments all year.
Interviewing for Jobs and Internships
Learn what to expect and how to prepare for an interview so that you can answer interview questions with ease. Please join us! No prior sign-up required.
Interviewing for Graduate or Professional School Admissions
This seminar will focus on strategies for preparing for admissions interviews for graduate schools and professional programs.
Panelists from a designated industry share information on their career path including the steps taken to enter their profession and develop their career in their current organization. Panelists discuss trends in their field, critical skills needed and ways to develop those skills further, as well as provide advice on professional development, networking, resumes and how to maximize interviews for career success. A networking session after the panel will offer students an opportunity to connect directly with employers in attendance. RSVP Required.
Planning for Graduate & Professional Schools
Learn strategies for applying to graduate and professional schools . Seminar includes information on evaluating potential schools, testing strategies, applications, writing personal statements, admission timelines, references, and admissions interviews. Please join us! No prior sign-up required.
Resume & Letter Writing
This seminar provides information about how to write your professional resume and job search letters - focusing on content and format. Please join us! No prior sign-up required.