Outreach Presentation Topics
How to Work a Job/Career Fair
This workshop is designed to help students make the most of any networking event, but particularly a job or career fair (whether on or off campus.) Tips on how to prepare, what to bring, what to wear (and not wear!), and how to approach the company recruiters are offered. In addition, information on how to follow up and make a memorable impression will be presented.
Successful interviewees are those who spend time preparing and planning for the interview. In this workshop, you’ll learn: 1) The best way to prepare for the interview; 2) Strategies to make a positive impression during the interview; 3) Great Ideas for effective follow-up after the interview 4) Appropriate dress; and 4) Questions to expect and questions to ask.
Job Search Techniques
What if finding a job was as simple as 1-2-3? You will be given 7 success secrets to utilize in your job search – 7 basic things that you can do to maximize your success in landing the job of your dreams.
Part-Time Job Search
Navigating the Part-Time Job Search" is designed for students looking for part-time jobs. We review how to use our online job database, "How to lose a job in 10 ways," interviewing skills and more.
Resume Development Workshop
This workshop will assist your students in developing a resume from scratch or polishing their current one. We strongly recommend this workshop for ALL students as they begin the job search process. A résumé today is not the "historical" document it was even 5-10 years ago, with the availability of personal computers, it has become a fluid and changing document which must be personalized and targeted whenever possible. Our workshop offers the basic tools necessary for developing an effective resume.
Are you hoping to build a strong community in your classroom? We can provide teambuilding exercises and initiaves designed to target specific skills: Listening, Problem Solving, Getting to know each other, energizers and more.
Value of Internships and Strategies to Find Them
This program encourages student involvement in internships and gives a step-by-step guide to become involved in the WT Cooperative Education & Internship Program. Internship benefits are highlighted, including career confirmation, professional contacts, and gaining practical experience for a résumé.
The program also includes strategies to be proactive in the internship search. These include knowing what you want to do, identifying and researching employers, informational interviewing, and networking.
What Can Career Services Do for Me?
There are four primary services that CS offers for WTAMU students and alumni: Career Counseling, Internships and Full and Part time employment assistance. The program’s goal is to increase awareness of and utilization of CS services.