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Career Events

Please visit the SPC Event Calendar to see a list of upcoming Career Services workshops and presentations. 
 

On Demand Videos

Career Services has developed a number of On Demand Videos that can help you in your career decisions. These include the following:

 

Title Description Learning Objectives

Career Services Overview

Career Services staff will help students navigate their career roadmap. Students will be able to locate the Career Services website, social media platforms, and the physical location of the Career Services Office. Students will articulate the difference between the A.A. degree, A.S. degree, and certifications.
Cleaning Up Your Online Presence Making sure you have a clean online presence is essential during your job or internship search. Students will learn about the power social media and how to clean up or overcome blemishes that may exist. Students will identify the various pitfalls social media, define “digital dirt”, and acquire action steps they can take to clean up their online presence. 
Elevator Speech  Students will be exposed to the concept of the elevator speech and how to effectively use it. Students will learn what an elevator speech is, how to craft the speech and when to use it effectively.
Get Focused Students will learn how to access and use the Focus 2 career assessment tool. Students will be able to explain how to log onto Focus 2, narrow, refine and research results, locate Bureau of Labor statistics and O*NET websites for the purpose of career research.
How to Complete a Job Application Students will learn how to appropriately complete a job application.  Students will practice completing job applications correctly and will be able to articulate the difference between an application and a resume.

How to get hired: Tips on Researching Employers

Students will learn tips on job and internship research.

Students will identify various resources to assist in searching for jobs or internships.

Internships Internships area critical step to connecting academic learning to the world of work experience. Learn to build connections with employers to strengthen the learning experience and professional resume. Students will learn about credit and noncredit internships and how they are different. Students will also learn about the SPC internship process and what to expect in the workplace.
Interview Preparation Students will learn how to prepare for online, phone, and in-person interviewing using the STAR method. Students will demonstrate the STAR method of behavioral interviewing: Situation, Task, Action, and Result. Students will demonstrate proficiency using web-based conferencing software. Students will know the importance of preparing, presenting and practicing for phone, and in-person interviews.  
LinkedIn LinkedIn is a popular professional online resource with over 500 million users. It provides information on companies, employees and job opportunities. It is the “go-to” site for recruiters and hiring manager. Students will understand the importance of having a LinkedIn profile and the benefits of using it. Students will review the essentials components a professional profile. They will learn how to join groups, research companies and search for jobs.

Personal Branding

Students will learn the concept of personal branding, gain insight on their brand, and learn how to leverage their brand in their job search. Students will be able to articulate the concept and benefits of personal branding. Students will begin to discover their own brand and apply it to the world of work.

Professional Etiquette: How to Make a Good First Impression

Students will learn how to make a good first impression when applying for a job, meeting an employer, and/or attending a job fair. Students will be able to professionally meet and greet an employer, understand the importance of body language, appropriate attire, and know where to obtain interview attire.

Resume Workshop 

Students will learn how to modify their current resume to make it more effective. Students will critique and modify their existing resume to create a dynamic document that reflects their education, qualifications, skills and experience.

 

 

Last Updated: 6-9-21

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