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Workshops updated July 2022


Resume Review

Every Tuesday 2 - 4 p.m.

Every Wednesday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Schedule Resume Review in Microsoft Booking, or visit us in-person, Edgewater Hall Suite 228


Student Part-time Job Fair

Tuesday, August 16

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

UC Mainstreet

This event is held once a year! Students have the opportunity to network with off campus employers and on campus departments who offer part-time jobs. 


How to use Laker CareerZone

Thursday, August 25

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Microsoft Teams

Laker CareerZone 101 Workshop will provide an opportunity for students to have an in-depth training and tutorial on how to use Laker CareerZone effectively. This workshop educates students about how Laker CareerZone can assist students with their job or internship search, upload documents, create job alerts, and RSVP for events and workshops.Students must RSVP through Laker CareerZone to attend this session. (Link to join will be sent once rsvp is completed)


Internship Week

Monday - Friday, September 12-16

Internships play an integral role in helping students land their first full-time career after graduation. This week is designed to educate students on the importance of completing internships during their college years. During the week, students will have the opportunity to learn how to obtain an internship, understand academic credit requirement, appropriate dress for an internship, have their resume reviewed and network with employers. Each event you participate in, you will have the chance to enter into a drawing for a $25 Amazon virtual gift card to be given away on Thursday.

Workshop Workshop Details

Internship Week Kick-Off Event

Meet us at the University Center, Presidential Plaza as we kick off Internship Week with information about internships, academic credit, non-credit, games and prizes!

Monday, September 12

12:00– 1:00 p.m.

Personal Elevator Pitch Competition Sponsored by the COB

A personal elevator pitch is a brief explanation of how you can benefit a potential employer. This competition is a great way to refine your presentation skills and win cash prize money for your 90 second pitch. Open to ALL majors. Register by September 2.

Register

Tuesday, September 13

9:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Internship Job Search Strategies Workshop

This workshop will be on Microsoft Teams & In-person LH B 12

Students must RSVP through Laker CareerZone to attend this session.  (Link to join will be sent once rsvp is completed)

This workshop educates students about the advantages that internships provide in a career search. Topics covered include credit and non-credit internship eligibility, how and when to begin your search, and forms that need to be completed.

Tuesday, September 13

Microsoft Teams

  • 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

LH B 12

  • 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Workshop -What is DEI and what does that look like in the workplace?

Students must RSVP through Laker CareerZone to attend this session. (Link to join will be sent once rsvp is completed)

Tuesday, September 13th

Microsoft Teams

  • 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Internship Networking Breakfast

Come network with students who have completed internships and employers/alumni who hire interns. Interested students must submit a resume to career@clayton.edu by Thursday, September 1. 2022. Open to ALL majors and classifications. Students will be notified by Friday, September 2 if selected.

Wednesday, September 14

7:30 – 9:00 a.m. in UC Dining Hall

Internship Résumania!!!

Schedule a resume review through bookings in Microsoft Teams or join us in person and have your résumé critiqued by one of our staff members.

This is encouraged in preparation for the Internship Job Fair.

Wednesday, September 14

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  • Microsoft Teams Booking OR
  • Edgewater Hall, Suite 228

Internship Job Fair

This event is held once a year! Students have the opportunity to network with employers and on campus departments who offer internships. Students seeking credit or non-credit internships from All majors and class levels are encouraged to attend.

Drawing for the $25 Amazon Virtual Gift Card!

The winner of the $25 Amazon virtual gift card will be drawn and announced on our social media platforms.

Thursday, September 15th

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on UC Mainstreet

Internship Week Wrap-up

Social Media

Facebook: Clayton State University Career Services

Instagram Live: claytonstatecareers

Twitter: @CSUCareers

Friday, September 16

Career Services Social Media


Virtual Practice Interview Week via Big Interview

Monday - Thursday, September 19 - September 22

Students gain valuable experience by having a practice interview. Practice interviews will be conducted through our virtual interview platform Big Interview. Students will go to Career Services webpage and look for the Big Interview Tile. Log-in or create an account. Search for Practice Interview Week Assignment or enter Assignment Code - 5e5397. Student will complete interview recording (make sure you submit your answer after each recording). Once you have recorded and submitted your answers, your process is complete. Critique will be emailed to you by Friday September 23.


Senior Day

Thursday, September 29

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

UC Mainstreet

Open to seniors graduating in December 2022, May 2023, and August 2023

Seniors don’t miss this fun and exciting event! We will have food, games, giveaways, photos, career information, employers, alumni information, and graduate school information! Join us as we celebrate YOU and share important information from campus units and employers.


Career Boot Camp

Monday - Thursday, October 3 - 7

Microsoft Teams or In-person UC 425

This four-day series covers workshops on resume-development, interviewing, conducting a job search, and making the most of a job fair. Students must pre-register for Career Boot Camp and will receive a certificate for successful completion via email. Each topic will be offered during the evening. RSVP is required through Laker CareerZone by Thursday, September 29. Workshops will be on Microsoft Teams & In-person UC 425 (Link to join will be sent once rsvp is completed)

Resume Writing

Monday, Oct. 3

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Microsoft Teams and
UC 425

Job Search

Tuesday, Oct. 4

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Microsoft Teams and
UC 425

Interviewing

Wednesday, Oct. 5

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Microsoft Teams and
UC 425

Preparing for a Career Fair

Thursday, Oct. 6

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Microsoft Teams and
UC 425

 


Majors Fall Festival

Thursday, October 13

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Presidential Plaza

Selecting a major and understanding what to do with that major can be a difficult process but it doesn’t have to be. Come explore the many

majors, minors, and career options at the Majors Fall Festival!


Virtual Senior Career Academy

Friday, October 14

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

The Senior Career Academy is a professional development program designed to help graduating seniors focus their career searches and develop skills needed for career success. Seniors receive individualized assistance and have opportunities to network with a select group of employers. Limited number of spaces available. Students must contact Career Services to reserve a space and link to join.


Professionalism 101 Workshop

Tuesday, October 18

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Microsoft Teams and In-person Laker Hall B12

Professionalism in the workplace is one of the many competencies that employers say students need to improve upon. This workshop will focus on information related to effective communication skills, enhancing your self-image, developing a business-savvy wardrobe, appropriate work ethic, and how improving these competencies will greatly enhance your ability to receive and maintain internships and jobs. Students must RSVP through Laker CareerZone to attend this session. This workshop will be on Microsoft Teams & In-person & LH B 12 (Link to join will be sent once rsvp is completed).


Are you LinkedIn or Left Out?

Thursday, October 20

Microsoft Teams and In-person UC 322

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Professional networks matter! The percentage of employers who use social media to screen potential candidates is growing every day. One of the most essential skills for a job seeker in the 21 century is understanding the professional social media website LinkedIn. Students will learn how to create a strong, professional social media presence, increase your on-line visibility through personal brand, gain access to unadvertised jobs, and update your traditional job search documents via social media outlets and how to expand your network using social media. Students must RSVP through Laker Career Zone to attend this session. This workshop will be on Microsoft Teams & In-person UC 322 (Link to join will be sent once rsvp is completed) RSVP.


Branding & Marketing YOU Workshop

Thursday, October 27

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Microsoft Teams & In-person Laker Hall B12

Understanding what makes you unique is the first step in understanding what will make you successful. YOU and your key strengths are essential to improve your chances to impress hiring managers. During this session, students will learn what is included in their brand identity and how it influences career management strategies. Students must RSVP through Laker CareerZone to attend this session. This workshop will be on Microsoft Teams & In-person LH B 12 (Link to join will be sent once rsvp is completed).


National Career Development (NCD) Month Celebration

Tuesday, November 1

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

UC Mainstreet

Every November the National Career Development Association (NCDA) promotes career development through its annual celebration of NCD month. The Office of Career Services celebrates NCD Month by highlighting career development events and activities on and off campus. Join us for games, giveaways, and career information.


GACE Statewide Virtual Career Fair

Wednesday, November 2

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The GACE Statewide Virtual Career Fair is a statewide job fair for students and graduates from schools that are members of the Georgia Association of Colleges and Employers (GACE). Employers who might not visit each of the campuses will gather for this opportunity to network with hundreds of students from across the state. Students and graduates can learn about opportunities, network with employers, and make the personal contact that might lead to an interview or employment. Join the virtual event at www.gace.org.


First-Generation College Celebration Day Event

Tuesday, November 8

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Microsoft Teams

This is a special event in celebration of National First-Generation College Student Day. First-generation college students represent an important part of Clayton State University. Join us on Teams for a panel event as we celebrate First Generation College Students, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni who will share their stories! Students must RSVP through Laker CareerZone to attend this session. (Link to join will be sent once rsvp is completed)