Clemson Center for Career and Professional Development

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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.

Fri, Jul 10, 2020
12 to 12:45 PM

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Graduate Student Series
Successful Strategies for Job Searching

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

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Online via Zoom

Audience: G

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Brand

Mon, Jul 13, 2020
10 to 11 AM

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Republic National Distributing Webinar

Are you interested in working in the alcohol industry? This webinar will discuss opportunities at Republic National Distributing Company. We are the second-largest distributor in the nation and the largest in South Carolina! Most opportunities in our company are in Sales or Operations.

This virtual information session will be directed towards undergrads who are interested in learning about sales focused internships for 2021 and seniors and graduates who are interested in future sales positions.

Please RSVP through the posting on your CJL calendar of events (Info sessions) and you will receive an email that will provide you with the link to the web-x address. Please make sure to check all of your email folders, including Spam, to make sure you receive the invite.

Online Webinar

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Fri, Jul 17, 2020
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

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Communication
Brand
Self-Awareness

Wed, Jul 22, 2020
12 to 12:30 PM

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Quick Tips with Employers
How to deal with anxiety in the job search

Join us and a representative from Withers Ravenel to learn hear their tips on how to deal with your anxiety while job searching or in your career development. They will be offering a short presentation on their tips and tricks, there will be time at the end for students to ask questions.

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

Online via Zoom

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Fri, Jul 24, 2020
12 to 12:30 PM

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Your Career Begins Here

Are you a new student or haven’t used our services before? Take your first steps towards your career at our “Your Career Begins Here” Workshop. Hear from staff at the career center about our services and how we can help you. There will also be students presenting on their experience with how the career center has helped them!

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

Online via Zoom

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Fri, Jul 24, 2020
3 to 3:45 PM

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Graduate Student Seminar Series
Alumni Panel-Entering the Job Market in a Recession

We have gathered a group of Clemson Alumni that graduated on or around 2008 during the last big financial crisis to sit on a panel to discuss their experiences. Students will be given the chance to ask alumni any questions they might have about transitioning into the workforce or graduate school during a time of financial crisis.

The zoom meeting link will be sent to your email prior to the event.

Online via Zoom

Audience: G

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Wed, Jul 29, 2020
1 to 1:30 PM

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Career Planning-Job Searching

This short presentation will focus Job Searching: how to start and resources available to you. There will be time at the end for students to ask general questions about the job search process.

The zoom meeting link will be sent to your email prior to the event.

Online via Zoom

Audience: U G

Core Competencies:
Brand
Adaptability

Tue, Aug 25, 2020
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

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Online via Zoom

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Fri, Aug 28, 2020
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

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Online via Zoom

Audience: G

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Tue, Sep 1, 2020
2 to 3 PM

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PMF 2021 Application Informational Webinars

During the month of September 2020, the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program will be hosting an informational webinar every Tuesday for potential applicants of the upcoming PMF Class of 2021 Application.

The PMF Program is a highly selective, 2-Year fellowship and leadership development program that recruits recent and soon-to-be graduates with advanced degrees. It is the Federal Government’s flagship leadership development program and is an excellent way for students with management potential and public service motivation to start a career in the Federal Government and be developed into tomorrow’s leaders.

• This session is open to all disciplines
• Register in advance here: https://pmf2021september1.eventbrite.com


The PMF Class of 2021 Application is scheduled to open at Noon (ET), Wednesday, September 30, 2020, and close at Noon (ET), Wednesday, October 14, 2020.

The informational webinars will provide a general overview of the PMF Program, details about the 2021 application cycle, and, if time permits, allow for any questions. Please note that several of the webinars have a specific focus related to strategic recruitment goals, but all will cover the basics of the program, the 2021 application cycle, and are open to all majors. The webinars will not be recorded or published.

Online Webinar

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Fri, Sep 4, 2020
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

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Online via Zoom

Audience: G

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Tue, Sep 8, 2020
2 to 3 PM

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PMF 2021 Application Informational Webinars

During the month of September 2020, the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program will be hosting an informational webinar every Tuesday for potential applicants of the upcoming PMF Class of 2021 Application.

The PMF Program is a highly selective, 2-Year fellowship and leadership development program that recruits recent and soon-to-be graduates with advanced degrees. It is the Federal Government’s flagship leadership development program and is an excellent way for students with management potential and public service motivation to start a career in the Federal Government and be developed into tomorrow’s leaders.

• This session is open to all disciplines, and will have a specific focus on Scientific, Technical, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields
• Register in advance here: https://pmf2021september8.eventbrite.com



The PMF Class of 2021 Application is scheduled to open at Noon (ET), Wednesday, September 30, 2020, and close at Noon (ET), Wednesday, October 14, 2020.

The informational webinars will provide a general overview of the PMF Program, details about the 2021 application cycle, and, if time permits, allow for any questions. Please note that several of the webinars have a specific focus related to strategic recruitment goals, but all will cover the basics of the program, the 2021 application cycle, and are open to all majors. The webinars will not be recorded or published.

Online Webinar

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Fri, Sep 11, 2020
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

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Tue, Sep 15, 2020
2 to 3 PM

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PMF 2021 Application Informational Webinars

During the month of September 2020, the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program will be hosting an informational webinar every Tuesday for potential applicants of the upcoming PMF Class of 2021 Application.

The PMF Program is a highly selective, 2-Year fellowship and leadership development program that recruits recent and soon-to-be graduates with advanced degrees. It is the Federal Government’s flagship leadership development program and is an excellent way for students with management potential and public service motivation to start a career in the Federal Government and be developed into tomorrow’s leaders.

• This session is open to all disciplines, and will have a special focus on Public Health
• Register in advance here: https://pmf2021september15.eventbrite.com


The PMF Class of 2021 Application is scheduled to open at Noon (ET), Wednesday, September 30, 2020, and close at Noon (ET), Wednesday, October 14, 2020.

The informational webinars will provide a general overview of the PMF Program, details about the 2021 application cycle, and, if time permits, allow for any questions. Please note that several of the webinars have a specific focus related to strategic recruitment goals, but all will cover the basics of the program, the 2021 application cycle, and are open to all majors. The webinars will not be recorded or published.

Online Webinar

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Tue, Sep 22, 2020
2 to 3 PM

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PMF 2021 Application Informational Webinars

During the month of September 2020, the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program will be hosting an informational webinar every Tuesday for potential applicants of the upcoming PMF Class of 2021 Application.

The PMF Program is a highly selective, 2-Year fellowship and leadership development program that recruits recent and soon-to-be graduates with advanced degrees. It is the Federal Government’s flagship leadership development program and is an excellent way for students with management potential and public service motivation to start a career in the Federal Government and be developed into tomorrow’s leaders.

• This session is open to all disciplines, and will have a specific focus on diversity and inclusion
• Register in advance here: https://pmf2021september22.eventbrite.com


The PMF Class of 2021 Application is scheduled to open at Noon (ET), Wednesday, September 30, 2020, and close at Noon (ET), Wednesday, October 14, 2020.

The informational webinars will provide a general overview of the PMF Program, details about the 2021 application cycle, and, if time permits, allow for any questions. Please note that several of the webinars have a specific focus related to strategic recruitment goals, but all will cover the basics of the program, the 2021 application cycle, and are open to all majors. The webinars will not be recorded or published.

Online Webinar

Audience: G

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Tue, Sep 29, 2020
2 to 3 PM

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PMF 2021 Application Informational Webinars

During the month of September 2020, the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program will be hosting an informational webinar every Tuesday for potential applicants of the upcoming PMF Class of 2021 Application.

The PMF Program is a highly selective, 2-Year fellowship and leadership development program that recruits recent and soon-to-be graduates with advanced degrees. It is the Federal Government’s flagship leadership development program and is an excellent way for students with management potential and public service motivation to start a career in the Federal Government and be developed into tomorrow’s leaders.

• This session, a day before the 2021 Application opens, will serve as an open forum for questions. It will be open to all disciplines, but will not include a presentation.
• Register in advance here: https://pmf2021september29.eventbrite.com



The PMF Class of 2021 Application is scheduled to open at Noon (ET), Wednesday, September 30, 2020, and close at Noon (ET), Wednesday, October 14, 2020.

The informational webinars will provide a general overview of the PMF Program, details about the 2021 application cycle, and, if time permits, allow for any questions. Please note that several of the webinars have a specific focus related to strategic recruitment goals, but all will cover the basics of the program, the 2021 application cycle, and are open to all majors. The webinars will not be recorded or published.

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Fri, Oct 9, 2020
12 to 12:45 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

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Fri, Oct 16, 2020
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

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Fri, Oct 23, 2020
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

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