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Successful navigation of the academic interview requires significant preparation. This workshop provides students with an overview of the process and with strategies to assist them with preparing to succeed at the interview. Students will also learn how to answer common questions asked at academic interviews. Click here for the online version.
This is a workshop for graduate students.
Convey the value of your degree, background and experiences to potential employers through a self-marketing tool. What imprint could you leave for the employer? Your portfolio is a tangible and dynamic collection that can present your accomplishments and attest to your credibility. Portfolio development fosters a connection between self-evaluation and your future career decisions. This workshop will teach you the basics of portfolio development to get you started on your Show and Tell.
During this hands-on lab, we will take students through several aspects of creating an effective LinkedIn profile and how this platform can be useful in your job search and networking.
Please have access to a digital photo (preferably a head shot) of yourself, your resume or compilation of education and experiences, and some ideas of what you would like to explore or where you might want to connect. We will cover defining your professional ‘brand’ online, how to join groups and show you how to research companies and potential contacts.
This is intended to be a follow-up session to ‘Social Media & Your Job Search’
This is a great workshop to attend if you're considering taking your job search online. Learn how tools such as Twitter and LinkedIn can help you get noticed and connect with potential employers. Start by following us on Twitter @UofC_CS