Workshop Policy Regarding Late Arrivals: In order to provide the best possible service to our students, it is our policy not to admit anyone to a workshop once it has begun. There are no exceptions to this policy. Please arrive early!
All in-person workshops are conducted in the office of Career Services, Student Success Center on the first floor of the Classroom Center, Suite 113.
Our workshops assist you in developing a resume from scratch or polishing the one you currently have. This workshop is strongly recommended for ALL students as they begin the job search process and is required for all students interested in the internship program.
Workshops this week: Monday, 12/15, 4:00 PM; Wednesday, 12/17, Noon
Friday, 12/19, 11:00 AM
Workshops next week: Monday, 12/22, 2:30 PM
West Texas A&M University will be closed from Wednesday, 12/24/14 through Friday, 1/2/15
Spring 2015 Workshop Schedule
If you are unable to attend a workshop at these times, we have information available on-line to help you develop your resume. Go to the Online Resume Workshop.
Career Services hosts walk-in resume reviews every Tuesday and Wednesday from10:00 am - 12:00 pm and again from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (in 15-minute sessions) to individually help you with your resume. To be eligible for this one-on-one assistance, you must have attended a resume workshop in our office, gone through our online workshop or been in a class where one of our staff members presented a resume workshop. No appointment is necessary, you will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Critiquing is done in the Office of Career Services, Student Success Center Suite 113 on the first floor of the Classroom Center.
Need to do a self-critique? Use our Resume Checklist for top-to-bottom advice on what to include on an effective resume.
This workshop is designed to explain what internships are, help answer your questions, discuss the required steps to get involved, and assist you in filling out the appropriate paperwork. Come to find out what we can do to help you land an internship as well as to learn more about finding or developing an internship on your own.
Each week on Thursday from 11:30am to 12:30pm
Held in Career Services, Student Success Center Suite 113 on the first floor of the Classroom Center.
If you can't make it to an in-person workshop, you can access our online workshop. Make sure your speakers are turned on. After you have reviewed the information, complete the form at the end of the workshop and then call and make an appointment with our Experiential Education staff to answer any questions.
This workshop helps you develop interviewing skills, learn what employers expect, and answers your co-op / internship questions. It is required for all students interested in the co-op / internship program. View the Internship Professional Development Workshop.
This great workshop helps you develop and polish your interviewing skills. Online Interview Workshop Presentation. Informational interviewing is another great tool to use in your job search. Tips on how to do informational interviewing. Practice your interviewing skills in the WTAMU Career & Counseling Services' Mock Interview Program held once each month in the long semesters.
After you've completed the online workshop -Read this Business Week article or view the accompanying slide show about developing the Elevator Pitch (another name for our 60-second commercial.) This is not from the perspective of selling yourself - but substitute "you" for "your company" and "your product." The last links is a commercial website and WTAMU CCS does not endorse or recommend any of the products or services included there.
Navigating the Part-time Job Search: Designed for students seeking a part-time job. We walk through the steps to apply for a job, provide interview and resume tips and key ways to succeed in a job. Workshops last one hour and are held in CC 113. Check our calendar for upcoming dates.
Here you'll find tips on how to prepare for any job fair but specifically for the EXPOs hosted by our office. Learn how to prepare for the job fair, what to expect at the EXPO and how to follow up on leads from the fair. Get the most out of any career or job fair!