Career Services Center (CSC)

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HELPING YOU BUILD YOUR COMPETITIVE EDGE

March thru May 2014

The following activities are provided by the Career Services Center (CSC) to assist Lehman students and alumni with their career development and job search so they can successfully meet the challenges of the current global job market.

Sign up in advance at https://lehman-cuny-csm.symplicity.com/

 

WORKSHOPS

All workshops are conducted in Shuster Hall, Room 231

MAKE YOUR RESUME POP!

Develop practical skills and hands-on instructions on how to write an effective professional resume that will help you stand out in your job search.

  • Mon., Mar. 10, 3:30-5pm
  • Wed., Apr 2, 3:30-5pm
  • Wed., Apr. 30, 5-6:30pm
  • Fri., May 9, 2-3:30pm

THE COVER LETTER – WHY DO YOU NEED ONE?

This interactive workshop will furnish you with the knowledge and skills required to craft an effective cover letter which highlights your qualifications for that position.

You are required to bring a job description of a position for which you are interested in applying.

  • Mon., Mar. 17, 3:30-5pm
  • Fri., Apr. 4, 3-4:30pm
  • Mon., May 5, 3:30-5pm

STEPS TO PREPARING FOR THE INTERVIEW – Series 1

Develop an understanding of the interview process, the importance of professional attire, and follow-up guidelines.

  • Fri., Mar, 28. 2-3:30pm
  • Wed., Apr. 9, 3:30-5pm
  • Tues., Apr. 29, 3:30-5pm
  • Mon., May. 12, 2-3:30pm

ACE YOUR NEXT INTERVIEW: LEARN HOW TO ANSWER TRADITIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL QUESTIONS – Series 2

This is an interactive workshop.  You will become familiar with typical interview questions that employers may use in an interview, strategies for responding, and an opportunity to practice.

  • Fri., Mar. 28, 3:30-5pm
  • Wed., Apr. 9, 5-6:30pm
  • Tues., Apr. 29, 5-6:30pm
  • Mon., May. 12, 3:30-5pm

MOCK INTERVIEW CLINIC - Series 3

Prerequisite: Steps to Preparing for the Interview AND Ace Your Next Interview.

In this practice session you will be interviewed by a professional to help you develop your communication, interpersonal skills, and confidence in an interview.

Dress professionally as if you were in an actual interview.

  • Wed., Mar. 19, 5-6:30pm
  • Fri., Apr. 11, 2-3:30pm
  • Wed., May., 14, 3:30-5pm

YOUR JOB SEARCH ACTION PLAN

Did you know that most jobs and internships are NOT found through the internet? Learn best approaches to search for a position and connect with opportunities.

  • Tues., May 6, 5-6:30pm

NETWORKING STRATEGIES

Learn tips to master the art of networking. Start making contacts and increase the knowledge and experience of people that will help you reach your goals.

  • Mon., Apr. 7, 3:30-5pm       

SALARY NEGOTIATION

Develop key salary strategies you should apply when attempting to negotiate your best job offer.

  • Wed., Mar. 5, 5-6:30pm
  • Fri., May 2, 2-3:30pm     

CAREER EXPLORATION

GOT SKILLS?

Do you know the skills that will lead to academic and career success? Come to this workshop and you will have the opportunity to interact and engage in activities that will help you develop these skills and apply them during your college experience.

  • Mon., Mar. 24, 3:30-5pm
  • Wed., May. 7, 3:30-5pm   

WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? WHO DO YOU WANT TO BE?

Are you undecided about your choice of major?  Uncertain about your goals? Come to this interactive workshop! You will begin the journey of knowing who you are and who you want to be.

  • Mon., Apr. 28, 3:30-5pm       

    

INFORMATION SESSIONS AND RECRUITMENT

RSVP for all events at https://lehman-cuny-csm.symplicity.com/

US Department of Labor Information Session - Location TBA

Begin a challenging career with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), and you will help shape the workforce of tomorrow. DOL offers rewarding opportunities to contribute to a noble mission; to serve and protect American workers, prepare them for new and better jobs, and to ensure the safety and fairness of American workplaces. Come learn how to increase the chances of your application being reviewed and processed and their specific interview techniques. RSVP required.

  • Tues., Mar. 18, 3:30-6:30pm

CVS Caremark Recruitment - Location TBA

Recruiting for Store Management Trainee Full and Part Time positions. To be considered email resume and cover letter to Bascillia.toussaint@lehman.cuny.edu.

  • Wed., Mar. 19& , 9am-5pm

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Information Session – Carman Hall, Room TBA

Learn why students should consider pursuing a career in federal/public service and share the ABCs of finding and applying to those jobs via the federal government's online web portal USAJobs. You will also be provided with a robust federal resume writing session, and learn about a variety of programs and hiring methods, i.e., Schedule A-persons with disabilities, veterans preference, and the year old Student Pathway program, CDC specific internships, fellowships and other career/professional development opportunities.

  • Wed., Mar. 26, 3:30-5pm

Lehman College Grand Career Expo 2014

Students and alumni interested in exploring career opportunities in diverse industries can connect with representatives from a variety of companies, professional organizations, and graduate programs.

RSVP at https://lehman-cuny-csm.symplicity.com/

***Business attire and current Lehman student or alumni ID required***

  • Fri., Apr. 25, Apex/Auxiliary Gym., 11-2pm

 

 


The Career Services Center, Shuster Rm. 254, Tel:718-960-8366 - Fax: 719-960-7887
Website: www.lehman.edu/career-services/ - E-mail: career.services@lehman.cuny.edu

Last modified: Mar 7, 2014

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