Workshops

C2C: College 2 Career Tuesdays

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

Undergraduate Workshops

Resume Writing in a World of Analytics
February 1, 2022, 5:00 - 6:00pm
Peacock Hall, Room 1012

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Ninety-nine percent of Fortune 500 companies utilize an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to review resumes.  Alumna Emily Boykin will join us to help you understand these systems and guide you on how to tailor your resume more effectively to land your dream job or internship.

Featured Presenter: Emily Boykin


How to Strategize Your Job Search
February 8, 2022, 5:00 - 6:00pm
Peacock Hall, Room 1012

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Starting your job search can be  nerve wracking - especially when you're just starting out.  Demystifying and learning strategic components of the job search can help you find the best course of action as you begin your search.


Utilizing Business Practices for Personal Growth
February 15, 2022, 5:00 -6:00pm
Peacock Hall, Room 1012

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Business people do not always consider using business practices and concepts to influence their own personal and professional growth and success. WCOB alumnus Steven Neal will discuss tips on how the concepts you are currently learning in class can be applied to your daily lives as students and in the future as you start your career. 

Featured Presenter: Steven Neal '02


Win-Win Salary Negotiations
February 22, 2022, 5:00 - 6:00pm
Peacock Hall, Room 1012

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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. 


Career Fair Insights with Industry Professionals
March 22, 2022, 5:00 -6:00pm
Peacock Hall, Room 1012

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Walker Spring Connect is an important way to meet industry professionals, and it works best if you are prepared.  Learn strategies to make the most of your time at the career fair. Recruiting employers will answer questions in a panel format about what to expect at a career fair. 

Featured Panelists: To be announced


Fireside Chat with Walker Alumni: First Year on the Job
April 5, 2022, 5:00 -6:00pm
Peacock Hall, Room 1012

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Transitioning from college life to your career is difficult.  Listen to recent alumni discuss their experience with this transition as well as get some tips on how to transition successfully into a new workplace environment.

Featured Alumni: To be announced


A World of Opportunities for Business Students
April 12, 2022, 5:00 -6:00pm

Peacock Hall, Room 1012

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The next step in your undergraduate career can lead to several different routes.  Panelists from the Appalachian community will speak about alternative paths one can take with their business degree such as joining the military, attending graduate scool, working for a non-profit organizaiton, joining AmeriCorp, and changing career industries.  You can expect to learn about each industry, how your education will help you, and what you expect when you switch career paths. 

Featured Panelists: Boris Salvador Maldonado '16 - Higher Education, more panelists to be announced

Graduate Student Workshops

Career Wayfinding (for new WCOB graduate programs students)

January 26, 2022, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Zoom Only

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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. Previous version of this seminar can be viewed here. (YouTube video)

 

Telling Your Story: Networking & Interview Prep

February 9, 2022, 11:30 am - 12:30pm, Peacock Hall Boardroom (2013)

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Employers want to know the value you will add to their team not only by the education you have, but by recognizing the transferable skills you bring and the qualities that make you stand out. This seminar will explore how you think about identifying those skills developed from a variety of experiences and then ways to tell your story during interviewing, networking, etc. so you are translating those skills for the employer.

 

Using Business Practices for Personal Growth with Steven Neal ‘02, WCOB alumnus

February 15, 2022, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Peacock Hall 1012 (**Tuesday evening**)

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Have you considered how business concepts of project management, finance, strategy, and operations can be applied to your personal development and success?Join a WCOB alumnus, Steven Neal, as he shares his perspective and ideas for how to use your business knowledge as a part of your personal growth strategy.

 

Professional Presence

February 23, 2022, 11:30 am - 12:30pm, Peacock Hall Boardroom (2013)

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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.


Career Fair Insights with Industry Professionals

March 22, 2022, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Peacock Hall 1012 (**Tuesday evening**)

Zoom Link

 Walker Spring Connect is an important way to meet industry professionals and it works best if you are prepared. Learn strategies to make the most of your time at the career fair. Recruiting employers will answer questions in a panel format about what to expect at a career fair.

Featured Panelists: To be announced

 

Salary Negotiations

March 30, 2022, 11:30 am - 12:30pm, Peacock Hall Boardroom (2013)

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.