Workshops

Professional Development Series

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

Undergraduate Workshops

Handshake How-tos
August 25, 2021, 5:00 pm
Peacock Hall, Room 1020

Zoom Link

Handshake is ASU’s job search platform. As with LinkedIn, Appalachian students have a profile where they can include professional, educational, and co-curricular experiences. In addition to using Handshake to search for jobs, students can learn about and connect with companies as well as with students from other universities all over the world. Learn how to make Handshake work for you and maximize your chances of getting hired! 

Interview Skills
September 1, 5:00 pm
Peacock Hall, Room 1020

Zoom Link

Preparing for interviews is a key step in the internship and job search process. The thought of interviewing can be more intimidating than it needs to be if you are not sure what to expect or how to prepare. This workshop will address preparation and tips for successful video and virtual interviewing. 

Networking After a Pandemic
September 8, 2021, 5:00 pm
Peacock Hall, Room 1020

Zoom Link

Networking is essential to expanding professional opportunities especially when you are actively searching for an internship or full time position. To help you see how networking practices have changed post-pandemic - Business Career Services will do a deep dive into online etiquette and new protocols for in-person networking.

LinkedIn: Why it Matters
September 15, 2021, 5:00 pm
Peacock Hall, Room 1020

Zoom Link

With a new focus on remote and virtual recruitment, more and more employers are relying on LinkedIn to find and connect with candidates. According to Cnet.com, 93% of recruiters use LinkedIn to find qualified candidates. Join Business Career Services as we walk you through how to create a perfect LinkedIn Profile. You will be ready to impress after an evening of helpful tips, tricks and industry standards needed for a perfect LinkedIn profile.

The Value of Internships
September 22, 2021, 5:00 pm
Zoom Only

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.

How to Work a Career Fair
September 29, 2021, 5:00 pm
Zoom Only

Zoom Link

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. At 6pm Career Coaches will offer break out sessions so you can find out who's coming to Walker Business Connections.

Financial Wellness
October 27, 2021, 5:00 pm

Zoom Only

Zoom Link

Better Money Habits® can provide you, as a student, with educational tools to help with complex money topics that you will be able to use while you are in college and beyond!

Presented by Bank of America

Graduate Student Workshops

Career Wayfinding - for new WCOB Online MBA students
August 24, 2021, 5:00 pm

Zoom Link

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. 

Career Wayfinding - for new WCOB graduate programs students (Main Campus)
August 31, 2021, 11:30 am
Location: Peacock Hall Boardroom (2013) and Zoom

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. 

How to Work a Career Fair
September 29, 2021, 5:00 pm
Peacock Hall, 1020

Zoom Link

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. At 6pm, Career Coaches will offer break out sessions so you can find out who's coming to Walker Business Connections.

Salary Negotiation
October 26, 2021, 11:30 am
Location: Peacock Hall Boardroom (2013) and Zoom

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