Winter Session Professional Development Opportunities: Pursue

Location: RSVP through Handshake

Career Development staff members are available everyday while the University's offices are open to support students. In particular, we have created four weeks of special programs to keep students engaged with their career development over Winter Session (December 7-11, December 14-18, January 11-15, and January 18-22). January events and details will be added at a later date. Registration for all sessions begins Monday,  November 23.

The themed focus of offerings for each day of the week is listed below.

  • Mondays - Discern
  • Tuesdays - Discover
  • Wednesdays - Pursue
  • Thursdays - Showcase
  • Fridays - Mock Interviews

Explore a variety of career paths and opportunities through learning about available tools and resources. Connect with students who were recently in your position and hear about their own career discernment experiences. Develop connections with alumni and employers through attending events targeted to explore organizations and opportunities within industries.

Programs for December 16

Effective Resumes and Cover Letters

Resumes and cover letters are often the first impression a potential employer has of you. Learn the important principles of writing effective and impressive professional documents.

Wednesday, December 16, 1:00-2:00pm


Interview Preparation

Understand the framework to a successful interview, and how to prepare and execute effectively. 

Wednesday, December 16, 4:00-5:00pm

Finding a Summer Internship

Looking for an opportunity back home next summer? Trying to figure out what your options for a summer experience might be? Attend this session to learn about tools to find posted opportunities, network for opportunities, and creating your own opportunity!

Finding a Summer Internship for Juniors | Wednesday, December 16, 4:00-5:00pm


AstouND Program

Apply to join the Arts & Letters Senior Career Advance Program! Focus on pulling together the tools, applications, alumni and goals to move your career ahead in the direction you want!

Session 1 | Wednesday, December 9, 3:30-5:00pm

Session 2 | Wednesday, December 16, 3:30-5:00pm
Apply on Handshake by Monday, Nov 30, 2020

Pursuing Data Analytics & Data Science Opportunities

Focus on how to search for data analytics and data science roles and opportunities. We will cover unique ways to locate and secure analytics internships and/or full-time opportunities. Leave these sessions with a strategy on how to utilize Handshake, LinkedIn, and other platforms to your advantage. You'll also learn about how to create your own opportunity and/or engage in project based learning to gain key data-focused skills.

Wednesday, December 16, 12:00-1:00pm