Calendar

Aug
23
Wed
Student Employment Fair @ NMSU Corbett Center
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sep
6
Wed
Design Your Resume for the 6 Second Review @ Corbett Center - Senate Chambers, Rm 302
Sep 6 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

“Recruiters are often inundated with job applications, so it’s no surprise that they don’t spend a lot of time carefully reviewing each resume,” says Amanda Augustine, a career expert at TheLadders. “However, none of us expected it to only take only six seconds.”

Learn about the basic types of resumes, how to best market yourself for each position, and how to format each section of your resume to get noticed.

Learning Objectives:

 

  1. Identify and utilize relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities throughout resume content.
  2. Distinguish the benefits of the different resume formats.
  3. Recognize and prepare content that has visual appeal and meets the 6-second review.
  4. Identify and prioritize section headings in order of importance
  5. Create a job target for a specific audience.
Sep
7
Thu
The Power of LinkedIn @ Corbett Center - Senate Chambers
Sep 7 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Come learn how to utilize LinkedIn to its fullest potential! This workshop will help you achieve your career goals by learning how to network, connect to employers, organizations, and conduct advanced job searches.

Sep
11
Mon
Resume AggieMania @ Corbett Center, 1st Floor
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Revise, review or revamp your resume!! Career Services staff will be available for brief resume review in preparation for the Career Expo Career Fair on September 19-20, 2017.

If you are unable to attend this event you are still able to learn more about this topic or receive assistance with other career planning questions. Call 646-1631 to arrange an appointment or complete the Request an Appointment  form. Visit our homepage and join our social media.

Sep
12
Tue
Resume AggieMania @ Corbett Center, 1st Floor
Sep 12 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Revise, review or revamp your resume!! Career Services staff will be available for brief resume review in preparation for the Career Expo Career Fair on September 19-20, 2017.

If you are unable to attend this event you are still able to learn more about this topic or receive assistance with other career planning questions. Call 646-1631 to arrange an appointment or complete the Request an Appointment  form. Visit our homepage and join our social media.

Sep
13
Wed
Interviewing and Career Fair Prep Workshop @ Corbett Center - Senate Chambers, Rm 302
Sep 13 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

In this workshop learn how to prepare for an interview and also for what to expect at Career Exp. Employers will schedule interviews for students at Career Expo or via AggieCAREER Manager. Learn the differences between a behavioral and traditional interview and how to effectively follow up with an employer.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Research to effectively understand and articulate the needs of the industry, company, and position.
  2. Generate self-confidence through presence and poise.
  3. Convey professional and educational experiences, including challenges, actions, and results, that relate to the needs of the employer.
  4. Construct relevant questions which validate interest and commitment to the position.
  5. Present continued interest in the position through thank you letters and strategic follow-up communication.
Sep
14
Thu
Cover Letters and Correspondence Writing Workshop @ Corbett Center - Senate Chambers, Rm 302
Sep 14 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Have writer’s block? Unsure of how to sell yourself to an employer? Stop by the Cover Letter workshop to learn the basics of cover letter formatting, writing strategies, and tailoring your past experience to the new position.

Learning Objectives

  1. Format a cover letter that demonstrates comprehension of professional communication.
  2. Identify and customize their skills and experience relevant to the job description.
  3. Create relationships with employers by demonstrating a connection between their relevant skills and abilities, and the needs of the employer.
  4. Illustrate how their background aligns with the employer’s mission and vision.
  5. Introduce and relate additional information relevant to the position.
Sep
19
Tue
Career Expo @ NMSU Corbett Center
Sep 19 @ 9:00 am – Sep 20 @ 3:00 pm
Oct
3
Tue
Graduate & Professional School Fair @ NMSU Corbett Center
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Nov
8
Wed
Health Professions Career Fair @ NMSU Corbett Center
Nov 8 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm