Workshops

Handshake Workshop

This workshop is Co-Hosted with Academic Enrichment

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
3:30 - 4:30pm
Emma B Lommasson Suite 154 Resource Library

Topics Include

  • Login Information
  • Profile Development
  • Uploading Documents
  • Searching and Applying for Jobs and Internships
  • Managing Applications

Resume and Cover Letter Workshop

Spring 2018 Date To Be Announced
3:30 - 4:30pm
Emma B Lommasson Suite 154 Resource Library

Topics Include

Resume

  • General Guidelines
  • Preliminary Research
  • Heading
  • Objective Statement
  • Education
  • Relevant Experience
  • References
  • Organizational Styles
  • Reverse Chronological Style
  • Functional/Skills Style

Cover Letter

  • Preliminary Research
  • What Should My Cover Letter Accomplish?
  • Organizing Your Cover Letter
  • Solicited and Unsolicited Cover Letters
  • Using Active Language—Do's and Don’ts
  • Key Points to Remember

 Job Search & Interviewing Workshop

Spring 2018 Date To Be Announced
3:30 - 4:30pm
Emma B Lommasson Suite 154 Resource Library

Topics Include

  • Conduct a thorough self-assessment
  • Develop a plan
  • Target employers
  • Attend career fairs
  • Research organizations
  • Develop your resume
  • Begin contacting employers
  • Interview
  • Record keeping
  • Prepare for outcomes
  • Accept/negotiate job offers
  • Key Points to Remember

Graduate School Workshop

This Workshop is Co-Hosted by the University of Montana Graduate School

Fall 2018 Date To Be Announced
3:30 - 4:30pm
Emma B Lommasson Suite 154 Resource Library

Topics Include

  • Financial and cost-benefit considerations for graduate school
  • Entrance exams
  • Application timelines
  • Letters of recommendation
  • How to approach writing personal statements
  • Application documents