C2C: College 2 Career Tuesdays
We offer workshops for undergraduate and graduate students on a variety of professional development topics.
Business Casual Fashion Show & Pop Up Shop
September 12, 2023 | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. | Plemmons Student Union, Parkway Ballroom, #420
Learn the ins and outs of business casual dress and gain access to our evening mini pop up clothing closet! Free Raffle Prizes from local businesses, Giveaways & Food! Join us and the central Career Development Center team the following day for access to the professional clothing pop up shop where students can shop for free.
Student Internship Panel
September 19, 2023 | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. | Peacock Hall 1010
Students who have an internship experience are 2x as likely to have a job by graduation compared to students who have not had an internship experience. These experiences provide students an opportunity to put their academics into practice and gain real world experience. Please join us to hear from students who have interned with a variety of industries, and learn about their experiences, strategies they used in the hiring process, and lessons learned.
Career Fair Insights
October 3, 2023 | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. | Peacock Hall 1010
As you prepare to attend Walker Business Connections on October 5th, make sure you join us for this informative panel on how to put your best foot forward. Topics covered in past panel discussions have included information on: how to approach employers at the fair, professional dress expectations, how to prepare, and benefits of attending the fair to network. Companies represented in the panel will all attend the fair so seize the opportunity to network with recruiters before the event.
Ghoulish Goals: A Journey to Financial Wellness
October 24, 2023 | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. | Peacock Hall 1010
This Halloween season, do not let post-grad scare you more than ghouls, goblins, or ghosts! Eric and Nicole from Piedmont Federal have you covered with great information focused on what to expect once you graduate, how to invest for the future, and tips on taking out loans.
Upgrade Your Job Search: How to Use AI and Tech to Your Advantage
November 7, 2023 | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. | Peacock Hall 1010
AI is incorporated into most areas of your life, including your career search! Join Teresa Spangler, Innovation Management professor and founder of Plazabridge Group, to discover how AI can be used ethically in your job search and how you will encounter AI in your future career, regardless of industry and title.
Career Planning Bootcamp and Resume Revamp
Tuesday, September 5, 2023 | 3:30 - 4:45 p.m. | Peacock Hall 1018
Come learn about the career planning resources available to you as a graduate student and get a jumpstart on preparing for your next professional role beyond graduate school. Bring your laptops and an updated version of your resume as you articulate your experiences as a graduate student in a format and style that resonates with employers.
Speed Interviewing & Salary Negotiation
Tuesday, October 10, 2023 | 3:30 - 4:45 p.m. | Peacock Hall 4140
During this interactive workshop, you will gain experience as the interviewee and the interviewer as you learn the stages of interviews and practice answering different types of questions. We will also cover best practices for salary negotiation.
Utilizing MBTI Personality Inventory to Navigate Your Job Search and Future Workplace
Tuesday, October 31, 2023 | 3:30 - 4:45 p.m. | Peacock Hall 1018
Do you wonder how your personality can influence choosing a career, job searching, networking and interviewing? This interactive class will provide valuable insight into your personality type and the potential strengths and challenges related to career planning, advancement, networking, negotiation and interviewing.
Lunch and Learn with Sunrise Technologies
Date: September 26, 2023 | Time: 12:30 pm-1:30 pm | Peacock Hall 4140
Connect with a representative from Sunrise Technologies over lunch to learn about opportunities with a Global Microsoft Dynamics 365 Partner Specializing in Consumer Goods, Manufacturing, Distribution, and Retail.
Lunch provided by Sunrise Technologies.
Pre-registration via Handshake is required for this event.
Lunch and Learn Pike Electric Corporation
Date: October 3, 2023 | Time: 12:30 pm-1:30 pm | Peacock Hall 4140
Connect with a representative from Pike Corporation over lunch to learn about opportunities with a leading integrated provider of construction, repair and engineering services for distribution and transmission power lines and substations, fiber, telecommunications and gas, along with a growing portfolio of turnkey and renewable generation and storage projects.
Lunch provided by Pike Corporation.
Pre-registration via Handshake is required for this event