Career Workshops

Career Development workshops are designed to help LAS undergraduates develop career readiness competencies as defined by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Questions about the Career Development Workshops may be directed to Brian Neighbors, Director,  LAS Career Development.

Selling Yourself at Career Fairs
Did you know that Career Fairs are open to all Illinois students? Did you know career fairs also promote internships for underclassmen as well as jobs for graduating seniors? This workshop will help LAS students better understand how to prepare to get the most out of the fairs, and most importantly how to identify employer needs to sell yourself to them. This workshop is for undergraduates in the College of LAS.
Monday, January 29 from 4:00-4:50 PM., 1027 Lincoln Hall
Thursday, April 5 from 5:00-5:50 PM, 1000 Lincoln Hall

Is Your Resume Telling Your Story?
Stop in for a resume review to see how well you are articulating your full Illinois story to employers!
Tuesday, January 30 from 10:00 AM-NOON, 2040 Lincoln Hall
Thursday, February 1 from NOON-2:00 PM, 2040 Lincoln Hall

Finding Your Way at Illinois
Need some extra support finding your way through your time at Illinois? Attend this activity-based workshop to learn how to connect what you’ve done with what you are doing-and what you plan to do. We will explore the different ways to inquire about, engage with, and create your Illinois experience, and beyond!
Wednesday, January 31 from 1:00-2:00 PM, 2043 Lincoln Hall
Tuesday, February 6 from 4:00-5:00 PM, 2043 Lincoln Hall
Wednesday, February 21 from 1:00-1:50 PM, 1065  Lincoln Hall

Design Your Way Forward Workshop
Are you stuck on a messy problem related to school, work, or life that doesn’t have a single, clear answer? Attend this activity-based workshop to explore a different approach to problem-solving, and get unstuck!
Friday, February 2 from 2:00-3:00 PM, 2043 Lincoln Hall
Friday, February 16, from 2:00-2:50 PM, 1024 Lincoln Hall
Tuesday, February 27 from 4:00-4:50 PM, 1024 Lincoln Hall

Designing Your 2019-2020 Resume
You might know how to format a resume, but are you mindful of the experiences you are seeking to add to your resume?  Each experience becomes a part of your Illinois Story.  This workshop will get you actively engaged in how to envision and create your future professional self.
Wednesday, March 7 from 1:00-1:50 PM, 2043 Lincoln Hall

Creating Your Professional Self
Are you representing a brand that demonstrates your professionalism to employers?  Whether in person, on paper, or online, creating a professional image and brand is necessary when joining the work force.  This workshop will get you actively designing and developing a professional brand you can be proud to represent. 

 Tuesday, March 13 from 3:00-3:50 PM, 1057 Lincoln Hall