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Workshops updated November 2021


Resume Review

Every Tuesday 2 p.m. - 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


How to use Laker CareerZone

Tuesday, January 25

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 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. This workshop will be on Microsoft Teams (Link to join will be sent once RSVP is completed).


Careers that fit your Major in...Workshop

Thursday, January 27

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Microsoft Teams and in-person Laker Hall B 12

Picking a major is only half of the equation! This is a workshop designed to help students understand how their choice of major can impact their career and what options are available to them. Students will learn how to develop skill sets that employers look for, and how their strengths and values can help them in selecting the major that works for them. 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).


Career Boot Camp

Monday - Thursday, January 31 - February 3

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! Students must RSVP through Laker CareerZone by Thursday, January 27 to attend the sessions. The workshops will be on Microsoft Teams & In-person UC 322 (Link to join will be sent once RSVP is completed).

Resume Writing

Monday, January 31

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Microsoft Teams and
UC 322

Job Search

Tuesday, February 1

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Microsoft Teams and
UC 322

Interviewing

Wednesday, February 2

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Microsoft Teams and
UC 322

Preparing for a Career Fair

Thursday, February 3

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Microsoft Teams and
UC 322


Careers in Human Services

Thursday, February 10

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Microsoft Teams

There are many professions which fall under the umbrella of the Human Services field. They range from Child Welfare Case Managers, Social Services Coordinator, Human Resources Coordinator, Psychologists and Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW) and many more.  This workshop will focus on how to prepare for careers in this profession at both the undergraduate and graduate level.  We will feature guest panelist with experience from varied backgrounds who will share tips for gaining internship to full-time employment. Students must RSVP through Laker CareerZone to attend this session. This workshop will be on Microsoft Teams (Link to join will be sent once RSVP is completed).


 

Internship Week

Monday - Friday, February 14 - 18

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 requirements, 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 Friday.  

Workshop Workshop Details

Internship Week Kick-Off Event
Tips & Tricks for Turning Your Internship into a Job 

Kick-Off internship week with Career Services as we answer the number one question students ask related to internships, “How do I turn my internship into a job?”.  We will also be answering all internship related questions, sharing tips for how to make internship week successful, and giving away prizes!

Students must RSVP through LakerCareer Zone to attend this session. This workshop will be on Microsoft Teams (Link to join will be sent once RSVP is completed).

Monday, February 14

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

RSVP through Laker CareerZone

Internship Job Search Strategies Workshop

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.

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).

Tuesday, February 15

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Microsoft Teams, or Laker Hall B12

RSVP through Laker CareerZone

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 January 28. Open to ALL majors and classifications.  Students will be notified by February 1st if selected.

Wednesday, February 16

7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

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 Job and Graduate School Fair. Intern employers will be present offering summer & fall opportunities.

Wednesday, February 16

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

Microsoft Teams Booking, or Edgewater Hall, Suite 228 

RSVP through Microsoft Teams Booking

Suit-UP Event

(FREE Gently used suits and professional attire will be given away)

Don’t miss this Dress for Success Event designed to help you jump start your career! Learn how a suit should fit, what size to buy, how to tie a tie and more!

Thursday, February 17

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

UC Mainstreet                                                                              

Drawing for the $25 Amazon E-Gift Card!  

The winner of the $25 Amazon virtual gift card will be drawn and announced on our Social Media Platforms.

Friday, February 18

Career Services Social Media

Facebook: Clayton State University Career Services 

Instagram Live: claytonstatecareers

Twitter: @CSUCareers


Senior Career Academy Workshop

Friday, February 18

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 by January 24th.


Are you LinkedIn or Left Out?

Tuesday, March 1

5:00 p.m. - 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 21st century is understanding the professional social media website LinkedIn. Students will learn how to create a strong, and professional social media presence, increase their on-line visibility through personal brand, gain access to unadvertised jobs, update their traditional job search documents via social media outlets and how to expand their network using social media. Students must RSVP through Laker CareerZone 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).


Branding & Marketing YOU Workshop

Thursday, March 3

5:00 p.m. - 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 strategiesStudents 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).


Job and Graduate School Fair

Thursday, March 17

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

SAC Ballrooms

The Job and Graduate School Fair brings multiple organizations and graduate schools to campus for the opportunity to network with Clayton State current students and graduates. Students and graduates make contacts that lead to greater understanding of job and career opportunities and may lead to interviews. Participants are required to wear professional attire and are encouraged to bring copies of resumes to share. No RSVP required.


Practice Interview Week via Big Interview

Monday - Thursday, March 21 - 24

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 Service homepage and look for the Big Interview Tile.  Log-in or create an account.  Search for Practice Interview Week Assignment or enter Assignment Code - 27728e. 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.  You will receive an email with a critique of your interview within 24-48 hours.


Professionalism 101 Workshop

Tuesday, March 29

5:00 p.m. - 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).


GACE Statewide Virtual Career Fair

Wednesday, April 6

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

Microsoft Teams and In-person Laker Hall B12

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.


National Student Employment Appreciation Week

Monday - Friday, April 11 - 15

Join us for a week of celebrating student employment on and off campus. The week will conclude with the announcement of the Student Employee of the Year Award on Friday, April 15h via our social media platforms.

Instagram Takeover

Campus departments will kick-off NSEAW week by recognizing their student workers via Instagram.  The department that receives the most views will receive a NSEAW prize for their student workers.  Departments must send screenshot confirmation of views to receive the prize.  Do not forget to tag The Office of Career Services at claytonstatecareers and email photos to career@clayton.edu. Deadline to submit photos is Thursday, April 18.

Monday, April 11

 

Ways to work and be well workshop

The Office of Career Services will present a wellness workshop for student workers.  This workshop will provide tips to balance wellness, work, and classwork. Students must RSVP through Laker CareerZone to attend this session. This workshop will be on Microsoft Teams (Link to join will be sent once RSVP is completed).

Tuesday, April 12

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Appreciation Wednesday

Supervisors will show appreciation for their student employees. They can share a card, gift, or some unique way of saying “thank you.” They can also give their student workers a certification of appreciation, buy them lunch or breakfast, make a care package, or give them flowers. Be sure to take pictures, list the wonderful things they do for your office and post employee pictures on your social media website! Do not forget to tag The Office of Career Services social media information and email photos to career@clayton.edu.

Wednesday, April 13

 

We love our boss!

Students will show appreciation for their supervisor. Student employees can make a card to show appreciation for the great guidance or overall gratitude for their supervisor. Student employees can buy their supervisor breakfast or lunch, deliver coffee to their desk, or buy them flowers. Please take photos of your student employees showing appreciation for you. Do not forget to tag The Office of Career Services social media and email photos to career@clayton.edu.

Thursday, April 14

 

National Student Employee Award

The Winner of the National Student Employee of the year award will be presented via our Social Media Platforms.

Friday, April 15