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Student leaders, are you wanting a professional development workshop for your club or organization members? The Center for Career and Professional Development can help you plan a successfull professional development event for your members. Click here to read our Career Consultant Booklet that will help guide you in planning a successful professional development event for your organization.

Tue, Dec 1, 2020
6 to 7 PM

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Diversity and Inclusion Series
LGBTQ+ Career & Professional Development Panel

Come join the Center for Career and Professional Development in collaboration with the Harvey & Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center as we discuss navigating your LGBTQ+ identity through the job search and into the workforce. Topics will include finding LGBTQ+ friendly employers, navigating the job search as a person who identifies as LGBTQ+, and being LGBTQ+ in the workplace in addition to a panel of LGBTQ+ professionals who are Clemson alumni and will be sharing their experiences as well as participate in a Q&A.

Panelists Include:
Derwin Simpson - Technology Analyst at Accenture
Andy Gasparini - Executive Administrative Assistant to the City Manager, City of Kennesaw, Georgia
Mikey Summers - Associate Software Engineer at Capital One

Audience: U G F/S

Core Competencies:
Self-Awareness
Brand
Communication

Wed, Dec 2, 2020
9 to 10 AM

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Virtual Let's do Breakfast

Faculty and Staff are invited to our semesterly “Let’s do Breakfast,” December 2nd from 9:00-10:00am, via Zoom. This semester Lisa Robinson, Associate Director of the UPIC Program, will discuss the UPIC program’s “Remote Internship Survey” results. This survey was sent out to Spring/Summer 2020 mentors and interns to find out how their experience was in moving from an in-person internship to a remote one, and conducting fully remote experiences. We will also allow time for individual departments to provide updates on spring/summer semesters as we continue to move forward into this new virtual world of experiential education experiences.


The Zoom meeting link will be emailed out a week before the event.

Online via Zoom

Audience: F/S

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Wed, Dec 2, 2020
12 to 12:30 PM

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Diversity and Inclusion Series
Students with Disabilities

Providing career development dialogue and resources for underrepresented student identity groups as they transition into the workforce.

Collaborating with Students Accessibility Services, this presentation will focus on how to find a company that values diversity, advocate for yourself, and navigate your first year on the job as an individual with disabilities. There will be time at the end for a general Q&A.

This workshop will be held virtually and a Zoom meeting link will be sent prior to the event.

Zoom

Audience: U G

Core Competencies:
Communication

Adaptability

Fri, Jan 8, 2021
9 AM to 12 PM

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Coffee and Critiques

Pour your morning cup of coffee and get virtual feedback on your resume, cover letter, personal statement, or any other professional documents that you are working on! We will have counselors and career ambassadors individually assist you for 15-20 minutes and critique your document(s). This event will take place on the first Friday morning of each month during the spring semester.

The Coffee and Critique Zoom link will be sent to you prior to the event. Please drop-in anytime between 9-12!

Virtual on Zoom

Audience: U G

Core Competencies:
Brand
Self-Awareness

Fri, Jan 8, 2021
12 to 12:45 PM

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Graduate Student Series
Tailoring your Resume and Cover Letter (Day Workshop)

It might take you 30 hours to work on your resume, but an employer will take less than 30 seconds to review it.We will provide graduate students with tips, formats, and approaches to targeting your resume to make you stand out from other applicants. It is important to understand what companies expect to see in a resume for both content as well as layout!


Online via Zoom

Once you RSVP the Zoom meeting link will be sent to your email.

Online via Zoom

Audience: G

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Tue, Jan 12, 2021
5:30 to 6:15 PM

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Graduate Student Series
Tailoring your Resume and Cover Letter (Evening Workshop)

It might take you 30 hours to work on your resume, but an employer will take less than 30 seconds to review it.We will provide graduate students with tips, formats, and approaches to targeting your resume to make you stand out from other applicants. It is important to understand what companies expect to see in a resume for both content as well as layout!


Online via Zoom

Once you RSVP the Zoom meeting link will be sent to your email.

Online via Zoom

Audience: G

Core Competencies:


Fri, Jan 15, 2021
9 AM to 12 PM

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Coffee and Critiques

Pour your morning cup of coffee and get virtual feedback on your resume, cover letter, personal statement, or any other professional documents that you are working on! We will have counselors and career ambassadors individually assist you for 15-20 minutes and critique your document(s). This event will take place on the first Friday morning of each month during the spring semester.

The Coffee and Critique Zoom link will be sent to you prior to the event. Please drop-in anytime between 9-12!

Virtual on Zoom

Audience: U G

Core Competencies:
Self-Awareness
Brand

Fri, Jan 15, 2021
12 to 12:45 PM

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Graduate Student Series
Tips for Before, During, and After the Interview

What should you consider before, during, and after the interview to boost your confidence and demonstrate to an employer that you’re a great candidate? Time will be spent on preparing for different styles of interviewing (in-person, phone, and Skype/webinar), learning about the different categories of questions employers ask, and making a good impression from start to finish.

Online via Zoom

Once you RSVP the Zoom meeting link will be sent to your email.

Online via Zoom

Audience: G

Core Competencies:


Tue, Jan 19, 2021
5:30 to 6:15 PM

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Graduate Student Series
Successful Strategies for Job Searching and Networking

Finding an internship or job is sometimes a full-time job. Learn about strategies, search engines, authentic network building through informational interviewing, and the power of professional associations and online profiles.  See what resources are available to you for free, how to avoid the business card collecting style of networking, and how to develop elevator pitches.

Online via Zoom

Once you RSVP the Zoom meeting link will be sent to your email.

Online via Zoom

Audience: G

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Thu, Feb 4, 2021
2 to 3 PM

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The Evolution of Employment
Job Searching During Covid 19

Join career expert and GoinGlobal founder Mary Anne Thompson as she explores proven strategies and tactics for helping job seekers achieve their career objectives in an employment market transformed by the Covid-19 Pandemic.

During this informative, one hour presentation, Mary Anne will share insights gathered by her global team of in-country career experts and provide practical advice on how to:

-Develop effective job search strategies
-Identify emerging employment and career trends
-Ace the video interview
-Leverage personal and professional networking resources
-Find remote job and internships opportunities
-Work from anywhere!

Please note: attendance is limited, so be sure to register today to guarantee your place.

Online Webinar

Audience: U G F/S

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Fri, Feb 5, 2021
9 AM to 12 PM

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Coffee and Critiques

Pour your morning cup of coffee and get virtual feedback on your resume, cover letter, personal statement, or any other professional documents that you are working on! We will have counselors and career ambassadors individually assist you for 15-20 minutes and critique your document(s). This event will take place on the first Friday morning of each month during the spring semester.

The Coffee and Critique Zoom link will be sent to you prior to the event. Please drop-in anytime between 9-12!

Virtual on Zoom

Audience: U G

Core Competencies:
Brand
Self-Awareness

Wed, Feb 10, 2021
12 to 12:45 PM

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Professional Shadowing Day-Pilot Program
Information Session

Professional Shadowing day is a volunteer “job shadowing” opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to spend 1-day shadowing at a professional company. Students will have the opportunity to observe working professionals in order to investigate a career field by experiencing what a typical day looks like at a company. The shadowing day is an unpaid, volunteer experience.

If you are interested in applying for the program, you must attend an information session in order to apply.

Online via Zoom

Audience: U G

Core Competencies:


Thu, Feb 11, 2021
4 to 4:45 PM

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Professional Shadowing Day-Pilot Program
Information Session

Professional Shadowing day is a volunteer “job shadowing” opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to spend 1-day shadowing at a professional company. Students will have the opportunity to observe working professionals in order to investigate a career field by experiencing what a typical day looks like at a company. The shadowing day is an unpaid, volunteer experience.

If you are interested in applying for the program, you must attend an information session in order to apply.

Online via Zoom

Audience: U G

Core Competencies:


Fri, Feb 12, 2021
12 to 12:45 PM

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Graduate Student Seminar
Quick Tips for International Students

The Center for Career and Professional Development has teamed up with International Services to create a workshop specifically for international graduate students.

Topics the workshop will cover:
-CPT
-OPT
-Information on the INT 8010 Internship Course
-Career Fair Tips
-Job Searching Strategies

The Zoom meeting link will be sent to your email prior to the date of the workshop.

Online via Adobe Connect or in the Center for Career and Professional Development

Audience: G

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Tue, Feb 16, 2021
12 to 12:45 PM

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Professional Shadowing Day-Pilot Program
Information Session

Professional Shadowing day is a volunteer “job shadowing” opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to spend 1-day shadowing at a professional company. Students will have the opportunity to observe working professionals in order to investigate a career field by experiencing what a typical day looks like at a company. The shadowing day is an unpaid, volunteer experience.

If you are interested in applying for the program, you must attend an information session in order to apply.

Online via Zoom

Audience: U G

Core Competencies:


Fri, Feb 19, 2021
12 to 12:45 PM

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Graduate Student Series
LinkedIn Tips and Tricks

With companies increasingly using LinkedIn for recruiting, it is important for you to build a profile that will represent you professionally. This seminar will go over different tools to utilize, sections to include and how to format information to help you make a great first impression with viewers of your profile.

Online via Zoom

Once you RSVP the Zoom meeting link will be sent to your email.

Online via Zoom

Audience: G

Core Competencies:


Fri, Mar 5, 2021
9 AM to 12 PM

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Coffee and Critiques

Pour your morning cup of coffee and get virtual feedback on your resume, cover letter, personal statement, or any other professional documents that you are working on! We will have counselors and career ambassadors individually assist you for 15-20 minutes and critique your document(s). This event will take place on the first Friday morning of each month during the spring semester.

The Coffee and Critique Zoom link will be sent to you prior to the event. Please drop-in anytime between 9-12!

Virtual on Zoom

Audience: U G

Core Competencies:
Brand
Self-Awareness

Fri, Mar 5, 2021
12 to 12:45 PM

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Graduate Student Seminar
Constructing Your Curriculum Vitae (CV)

If you are considering a career within academia,
you will need to produce a curriculum vitae. This seminar will guide graduate students in formatting and developing content toward faculty hiring preferences. Learn the different types of information you should and should not include based on post-doctoral or faculty position descriptions.

The Zoom meeting link will be sent to your email prior to the date of the workshop.

Center for Career and Professional Development (316 Hendrix) AND Online

Audience: G

Core Competencies:


Fri, Apr 2, 2021
9 AM to 12 PM

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Coffee and Critiques

Pour your morning cup of coffee and get virtual feedback on your resume, cover letter, personal statement, or any other professional documents that you are working on! We will have counselors and career ambassadors individually assist you for 15-20 minutes and critique your document(s). This event will take place on the first Friday morning of each month during the spring semester.

The Coffee and Critique Zoom link will be sent to you prior to the event. Please drop-in anytime between 9-12!

Virtual on Zoom

Audience: U G

Core Competencies:
Brand
Self-Awareness