UCC Virtual Workshops in May



By Stuart Esrock Ph.D.

The University Career Center is scheduling more virtual workshops in the coming weeks to assist students with a variety of aspects of their career development in the midst of the coronavirus crisis. These sessions include:

May 14 - 1:00pm

Put Your Best Face Forward: Tips for Online Interviews & Working Remotely

Join the University Career Center in a virtual meeting space as we discuss virtual communication in the job market and workplace.  

Sam La Mar, Graduate Assistant for Career Engagement, will address how to stand out and excel in virtual and phone interviews, as well as tips and tricks for the first 90 days on the job.


May 20 - 12 Noon

“The Savvy Job Seeker” Job Searching during COVID-19 

Job searching in difficult economic times requires a different approach than what most students are accustomed to during a prosperous economy.  This virtual workshop will focus on the targeted and deliberate steps students need to take during the coronavirus crisis to find a job or internship.

University Career Center Director Bill Fletcher will offer tips on networking, uncovering “hidden” opportunities, and more during this session. 


May 28 - 1:30pm

Handshake 101: Navigating an Online Career Community

Join the University Career Center in a virtual workshop to learn how to navigate and maximize your online presence using Handshake. Mallory Newby, Career Coach for the College of Education & Human Development and Kent School of Social Work will discuss how to create a profile that reflects your personal brand, register for events, schedule appointments with the University Career Center and expand connections with industry professionals and employers.


You can also look at previous virtual workshops from the University Career Center including sessions on updating your resume, online etiquette, LinkedIn, marketing yourself to employers, and more. To view recordings of prior workshops or register for any of the upcoming workshops, click here!