Career Workshops

Preparing a Resume and Job Application

These workshops are geared toward students who are preparing to enter the job market and need help creating application materials. The focus is on writing or revising a resume and cover letter and completing a job application rather than the broader job search. These workshops are ideal for students who are entering the workforce for the first time or returning to it after a prolonged absence.


Objectives:

  • To prepare a new resume
  • To update and revise an existing resume
  • To know how to write a cover letter
  • To be able to complete a job application correctly

General Outcomes:

  • Learners will understand how a resume, cover letter, and job application relate to one another.
  • Learners will understand how to tailor their resumes and cover letters to specific job descriptions and career paths.
  • Learners will have current resumes and sample or real cover letters.
  • Learners will be able to prepare professional job applications.


Preparing a Resume and Job Application Workshops

Resume Writing

Cover Letters

Job Applications​​

Applying for Jobs

These workshops are similar to preparing a resume and job application but is intended for a longer workshop. The focus is on the broader job search process, as well as writing/revising and completing a job application. These workshops are ideal for students who are currently engaged in the job search or who have been looking for jobs for some time.


Objectives:

  • To get started with a job search
  • To learn how to apply for a job
  • To successfully complete the job application process
  • To prepare for an interview

General Outcomes:

  • Learners will be able to plan and execute a thorough job search.
  • Learners will be able to complete job applications.
  • Learners will have current resumes and sample or real cover letters.
  • Learners will know how to tailor their resumes and cover letters to specific jobs.
  • Learners will understand how to present themselves well in job applications and interviews.

Applying for Jobs Workshops

 Job Search and Networking
Resume Writing
Cover Letters
Job Applications
Interviewing Skills