HELPING YOU BUILD YOUR COMPETITIVE EDGE
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/
APRIL and MAY 2015
** All workshops in Shuster Hall Room 231
DRESS FOR SUCCESS - BUILDING A PROFESSIONAL IMAGE
This workshop offers you sound advice and simple steps you can take to immediately transform your professional image on any budget. Understand the difference between appropriate and inappropriate attire, and how having a professional appearance can boost your chance for workplace success.
• Mon., May 4, 3:30pm-4:30pm
An elevator pitch (or elevator speech) is a short summary used to quickly and simply define you and your promise
of value to an organization/professional. Come prepared to write your own elevator pitch and role-play with peers
• Fri., Apr. 24, 2:00pm-3:30pm
• Tues., May 5, 5:00pm-6:30pm
STEPS TO PREPARING FOR THE INTERVIEW - Series 1
Develop an understanding of the interview process,
the importance of professional attire, and follow-up guidelines.
• Mon., Apr. 27, 2:00pm-3:00pm
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.
• Mon., Apr. 27, 3:00pm-4:30pm
Develop key strategies you should apply when attempting to negotiate your best job offer
• Tues., Apr. 21, 5:00pm-6:00pm
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., Apr. 22, 5:00pm-6:30pm
• Thurs., May 7, 3:30pm-5:00pm
BUILD YOUR SKILLS, DEVELOP YOUR RESUME, GET HIRED!
Would your current resume get you an interview? Do you know which skills employers value in candidates? Learn what experiences and activities can help you develop these skills so you can build a compelling resume to attract hiring managers.
• Wed., May 6, 3:30pm-5:00pm
MAKE YOUR RESUME POP!
Develop practical skills and learn how to write an effective professional resume that will help you stand out during your job search.
• Tues., May. 12, 5:00pm-6:00pm
THE COVER LETTER – WHY DO YOU NEED ONE?
This is an interactive workshop in which you will have the opportunity to outline your targeted cover letter. This 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.
• Wed., Apr. 29 3:30pm-5:00pm
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.
• Wed., May 6, 5:00pm-6:30pm
INFORMATION SESSIONS AND RECRUITMENT
Harlem Children Zone
• Mon., May 4, 2015, 4:00PM-5:00PM
Carman Hall, Rm. B08
Our goal is simple—to give our kids the individualized support they need to get to and through college and become productive, self-sustaining adults. Realizing this goal is difficult and complex, particularly since we are working with over 12,000 youth, many of them with tough challenges.
Available Positions: Teachers, K-12, Teaching Assistance, Tutors, Guidance Counselors
NY Life Information Session
• Wed., April 29, 2015, 3:30PM-5:00PM
Carman Hall, Rm. B36
At New York Life we strive to be the best every day, the same as you. Here are just a few of our recent recognitions:
• Ranks #71 on the Fortune 500 list for 2011.
• Profiles in Diversity Journal - 2011 Diversity Leader Award
• 2011 National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) Top 50 Companies for Executive Women
• Corporate Equity Index - 2011 Best Places to Work for Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Equality
Available Position: Financial Professional
Financial / Insurance – Entry Level
*Open to all majors
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Last modified: Apr 21, 2015