Webinars

Professional Development Series

We offer webinars for undergraduate and graduate students on a variety of professional development topics.

Undergraduate Webinars

Handshake How-tos
January 26, 2021, 5:00 pm

Become a Handshake expert and learn how to get the most of your profile. Handshake is a website, much like LinkedIn, where you as an Appalachian Student have a profile where you can include your professional, educational, and co-curricular experiences. This means that you have the ability to learn about and connect with companies as well as students from other universities all over the world. Recorded webinar can be found on our Youtube pagehttps://youtu.be/jvrXfuXqFGY

Networking 101
February 9, 2021, 5:00 pm

Networking is essential to expanding professional opportunities especially when you are actively searching for an internship or full-time position. Business Career Services will walk you through the different types of networking and how to create quality contacts that will help launch your career and how to be successful in a virtual setting. Recorded webinar can be found on our Youtube pagehttps://youtu.be/kF3NwXTT-C8

How to Prepare for Walker Spring Connect
February 23, 2021, 5:00 pm

Are you ready for the reimagined Walker Spring Connect and all it has to offer? Walker Spring Connect is an incredible week of opportunities to connect with employers, get one-to-one facetime with recruiters, improve your job-seeking skills, and gain valuable insight from industry professionals on a variety of topics. Join us as we provide strategies and tips for using these opportunities to maximize your employer interactions and get the most out of Walker Spring Connect.  Recorded webinar can be found on our Youtube pagehttps://youtu.be/V3E5_4B15b0

The Value of Internships
March 9, 2021, 5:00 pm

Zoom Link

Hear student and employer panelists discuss the value of internships, both virtual and in-person. Learn how to best search for and succeed in an internship. Discuss how to leverage the relevant experience you gain when applying for full time jobs.

Financial Wellness
March 23, 2021, 5:00 pm

Zoom Link

Join AppState’s Chief Financial Officer of Academic Affairs- Talana Bell as she covers Financial Wellness and how you can prepare for the expenses that typically come with your first full time job after college. Financial Wellness involves the process of learning how to successfully manage financial expenses.

 

Graduate Student Webinars

Career Wayfinding - for new WCOB Graduate Students
January 27, 2021, 12:30 pm
Orient yourself to the career services and resources available to you as you start on your WCOB graduate program journey. It is important to start taking those first steps on your career management path, and this seminar will be a guide.  Recorded webinar can be found on Youtube page herehttps://youtu.be/dVOdxPWcaLw

What is Strong with You?
February 10, 2021, 12:30 pm

What if we focused on what is strong rather than what is wrong? Take some time to focus on exploring what you naturally do best and how you might think about investing in those natural talents to make them true strengths. By understanding how you do what you do when you are at your best, you can build your own unique approach to positively impact all areas of your professional and personal life. This will be an introduction to the concepts of CliftonStrengths and will give you ideas about the language of strengths you can use in interviews and interactions to showcase what you uniquely have to offer an organization.  Recorded webinar can be found on Youtube page herehttps://youtu.be/-OybxX7_vSM

How to Prepare for Walker Spring Connect
February 23, 2021, 5:00 pm

Are you ready for the reimagined Walker Spring Connect and all it has to offer? Walker Spring Connect is an incredible week of opportunities to connect with employers, get one-to-one facetime with recruiters, improve your job-seeking skills, and gain valuable insight from industry professionals on a variety of topics. Join us as we provide strategies and tips for using these opportunities to maximize your employer interactions and get the most out of Walker Spring Connect. Recorded webinar can be found on our Youtube page: https://youtu.be/V3E5_4B15b0

Powerful Preparation for Interviewing
March 10, 2021, 12:30 pm

Preparing for interviews is a key step in the job search process. You may feel a bit overwhelmed and intimidated by interviewing if you are unsure of what to expect or feel underprepared. This seminar will address preparation and tips for successful interviewing, including in-person, phone, remote and virtual interviews.  Recorded webinar can be found on Youtube page herehttps://youtu.be/EwxdwOL5yzw

Professional Presence
March 24, 2021, 12:30 pm

Your professional presence and understanding of proper business etiquette and protocol can make you a well-liked individual who is well-positioned for career advancement. These behaviors can influence a first impression, impress a client, or make or break an important meeting. Come explore tips on timeless business etiquette rules as well as the ever-changing dynamics of professional etiquette. Recorded webinar can be found on Youtube page herehttps://youtu.be/ODum5JpBGdM

Salary Negotiation
April 7, 2021, 12:30
pm
Zoom Link

Feeling nervous about salary negotiations and if you should even try? Learn negotiation strategies and tips including evaluating compensation as a whole package that includes salary, benefits, and other perks.