Completing a degree program and preparing for today's job market requires that students be well prepared, creative, and able to use a variety of programs and services that help them develop the necessary skills. To provide our students with the most up-to-date and comprehensive career development tools, the Office of Career and Professional Development offers an array of career planning programs to help students decide what major to pursue, what career best suits them, and how to begin the all-important job search process.
All programs and events are open to undergraduate and graduate students.
Workshops and Presentations
Workshops will be streamed at the scheduled times via the office's Youtube Page.
Major in Success
Wednesday, February 10 | 1:00pm
Career and Professional Development is outlining the 6 steps you can follow to declare the major that fits your definition of success!
Cover Letter 101
Thursday, February 25 | 5:30-6:30pm
Cover letters can be difficult to construct, so join the Career Peers as they breakdown how to write the perfect cover letter.
Navigating the Job Search in COVID
Wednesday, March 10 | 1-2pm
The job search can be difficult, but doing so in a global pandemic is new for everyone. Career and Professional Development will walk through tips and tricks for your job search to be as stress-free as possible.
This workshop will be streamed on the OCPD Youtube channel Live.
Honoring Race in Your Job Search
Tuesday, March 16 | 1-2pm
In the midst of a Black Lives Matter Movement, it’s crucial to discuss how race plays a role in your job search.
Leadership - How to put it on paper
Wednesday, April 7 | 1-2pm
We all work to develop our leadership skills, but how do you put it on paper? Join the Career Peers as they talk about outlining leadership in your resume.
Honoring Race in Your Job Search 2
Thursday, April 29 | 5:30-6:30pm
We continue the conversation and dive deeper into how to best honor race in your job search.
This workshop will be streamed live on the OCPD Youtube.
Submit your resume to JOBSs before 1pm to have it virtually reviewed by a member of the OCPD staff.
- Monday, February 22
- Monday, March 1
- Monday, April 12
Open Advising Dates
Do you have a question about your resume, job searching or need general career advising? Drop in during the following dates/times to meet with a Career Coach! RSVP in jobs ahead of time to let us know you’re dropping by to be better prepared!
- Saturday, February 27, 2021 | 1:00-4:00pm
- Sunday, March 21, 2021 | 5:00-8:00pm
- Saturday, April 17, 2021 | 2:00-5:00pm
- Sunday, May 9, 2021 | 5:00-8:00pm
Virtual Career Fairs
Spring 2021 Career and Internship Fair
Wednesday, March 3 | 12-4pm
The fair foster student and employer interaction while offering all students the opportunity to explore various careers, learn about organizations and industries, and apply for full-time, part-time, internship, and cooperative education opportunities.