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Sep 2 / Carmen Gamlin

Engineering Career Resource Center Welcomes Engineering Warriors!

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Happy Fall WSU Engineering Warriors!

As the Career Services Consultant for the College of Engineering, I am here to coordinate events and services to help you launch the next stage of your career. Here are some items for you to schedule/attend to as of today, September 2, 2014.

  • Profile completion on Career Services, www.careerservices.wayne.edu
  • Review the College Career Blog regularly: http://blogs.wayne.edu/engineeringjobs/
  • If you are an undergraduate, working off campus in an Engineering or IT job then make sure that you are registered for the free co-op course. Just call Career Services 313 577-3390 to speak with a co-op coordinator.
  • October 7th is the Engineering and IT Career Fair in the McGregor Center from 1:00 to 4:30.
  • Plan on attending the Professional Prep workshop(s) that you need to prepare for this active career season. They are Friday afternoons at 1:00. Please RSVP at events.wayne.edu.
  • Remember, if you want your first job (intern or entry level) summer 2015 then you should actively apply and interview this fall 2014. Larger companies make offers by late November for summer internships and entry level jobs.
  • Sign up for an Engineering student organization

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Fall Professional Prep Workshops

RSVP for workshops on events.wayne.edu

Walk-up Career Advising after workshops

Friday Sept 5  Knowing Yourself – MBTI & Your Job Search

  • Know about your preferences in employment – Note almost all questions in job interviews are about you.
  • How to read job descriptions in light of your skills & preferences
1:00Room 1520 EDC
Friday Sept 12  Resume Writing

  • Know essentials for technical resume writing
  • Contrast Resume’s versus Applications
  • Contrast Resumes versus CVs
1:00Room 1520 EDC
Friday Sept 19  LinkedIn

  • Develop a great LinkedIn profile
  • How to Network with peers, professionals and alumni
  • Using LinkedIn in your job search
1:00Room 1520 EDC
Friday Sept 26  Cover letters and Job Search Strategies

  • Use of application, thank you and networking letters
  • Contrast cover letters and resumes
1:00Room 1520 EDC
Friday Oct 3  Career Fair Prep

  • Practice your pitch in presenting your resume and request for interviews at career fairs
  • Prepare your research before the Career Fairs
1:00Room 1520 EDC
Friday Oct 10 Interviewing Skills

  • Enhance your ability to market your skills in phone & face to face interviews
  • Research yourself for behavioral based interviewing
1:00Room 1520 EDC

 

 

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