Career Center Workshops
Come to an interactive, educational workshop geared specifically toward UCSC students to attain the skills and information you need to more forward with your next steps. Check out the Career Center Events Calendar for workshop dates, times and locations this quarter.
- [+] Writing Effective Resumes and Cover Letters
Did you know that employers can identify great resumes from poor ones in 15 seconds or less! Learn the essentials of how to write a resume and cover letter that will get you noticed. These tips to resume writing will help you showcase your greatest strengths and experience to land that interview. What about online resumes? LinkedIn? Don't worry. We will talk about those too.
- [+] Finding and Applying to Internships
Whether you are a freshman or a senior, come learn the techniques that will help you find the internship that is right for you! The workshop will include creating your own internship.
- [+] Effective Job Search Strategies
Whether you are a freshman or a senior or are looking for an internship, part-time jobs, or full time job, come learn effective ways to search for a job or internship. Job seekers will find out the most up-to-date tips for seeking employment in a tight market. This workshop will include tips on networking and ways to access the "hidden job market".
- [+] Applying to Graduate & Professional School
Thinking about going to graduate school? Which programs and universities are right for you? How do Masters and PhD programs link to careers? Discover resources to help you identify and choose potential graduate and professional school programs. Details of the application process will be discussed including ways to strengthen your application.
- [+] Acing Your Job Interview
Are you nervous about an upcoming interview? Eliminate that interview anxiety through this prep session. Discover how to answer those difficult interview questions, how to dress and more. Gain the techniques and tips to out shine the competition.
- [+] Making the Most of a Job Fair
Learn how to make the best use of your time, how to approach employers, what questions to ask and how best to prepare to make a great first impression.
- [+] Making Professional Connections – Networking 101
In this workshop, we'll help you recognize your existing professional connections, identify resources for building new connections, and teach you how to appropriately approach professionals for advice and guidance.
- [+] Choosing a Major
This workshop is geared to 1st and 2nd year students to help them make an informed decision about their choice of major and how that major connects to future careers. It will also share with students how the Career Center can help them choose their major and support their overall career development and selection.
- Special workshops related to specific majors and/or careers
Webshops & Career Spots Videos:
Short on time? Check out our webshops and Career Spots Videos for an interactive overview of the essential career tools including resume, job search, interviewing, internships, and on-campus interviews.