We're still here (virtually)!
Career Services will be hosting virtual events to support your professional development. Below are a list of events you can attend virtually through Zoom.
Please note, in order to view these events live you'll need to download Zoom on your phone or computer (Google Chrome offers a Zoom extension).
All event times are EST. If you are not in the Eastern Time Zone, please make note of when the sessions will begin locally for you.
Virtual Workshops (Scroll Down For Slides/Video of Past Workshops)
Tune in for 20 minutes of professionalization tips from members of the Career Services team! Click on the event titles to join.
April 1, 1:30 pm: What To Do If Your Spring/Summer Internship Fell Through
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many students to change their plans for both spring and summer internships. We will discuss possible alternatives to make up your needed academic internship hours and summer internship search strategies to work around COVID-19.
April 8, 1:30 pm: Perfecting Your Job or Internship Search
Are you getting started with a job/internship search for the first time, or do you need some tips to make your search easier? This session will teach you how to use the tools and resources on the Career Services website to streamline your search.
April 9, 3:30 pm: LinkedIn & How to Network Remotely
In the digital age, and especially in this time of remote work, building connections and creating job opportunities can be as simple as one LinkedIn message. We will discuss the importance of LinkedIn and how to utilize it to expand your network.
April 15, 1:30 pm: Video Interviewing 101
Video interviews have been common for some time, but as employers practice more social distancing, they are almost guaranteed to be part of your current job search. Never done a video interview? No worries! Tune in for tips on how to prepare for them.
April 16, 3:30 pm: Acing the Interview
Learn how to craft your professional story, effectively answer questions, and dress for success during an interview. These tips are applicable to phone, video, and in-person interviews.
April 22, 1:30 pm: Major & Career Exploration
Feeling uncertain about what to do with your major, or if you're in the right major at all? Confused as to where to even begin with gaining relevant experience? This session will introduce you to self-assessment techniques and tools to help you clarify your academic and professional paths.
April 29, 1:30 pm: Grad School Applications 101
Want to stand out as a competitive grad school applicant? This workshop will address the many components of the application process, including how to find programs with funding opportunities and how to start preparing for your applications now.
May 6, 4:00 pm: Overcoming Rejection While Applying for Jobs
Applying for internships and jobs amid the COVID-19 pandemic can often feel overwhelming due the the uncertainty. This workshop addresses how to develop a rejection-proof mindset and how to create a job application plan moving forward.
May 29, 1:00 pm: Fake Jobs & Shady Employers
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused massive changes across the world of work, and it is especially important to be attentive to fraudulent job, internship, and remote work opportunities during this moment. This info session will teach you how to identify potential scams, how to evaluate employers and organizations for legitimacy, and how to avoid common pitfalls in seeking remote work.
Panels, Fairs, & Employer Engagement
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April 30, 10:00 am: Pinellas County Remote Internship Webinar
Due to COVID-19, internship opportunities with Pinellas County Government may look this different. Join us for a Virtual Internship informational session to learn about remote intern positions available for this summer semester. Hear directly from internship supervisors about various positions throughout Pinellas County Government. Learn what to expect while interning with Pinellas County remotely.
Dan Xie, Student PIRGs Political Director discusses her experiences job searching during the 2008 recession and provides advice on how you can managed your job search during Covid-19
Lieutenant Douglas Pawlishen, Recruiting Officer at NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps will discuss open positions within NOAA as well as what NOAA looks for in qualified candidates. If you are interested in a position at NOAA this will be an incredibly information session for you to attend because there will be a live Q&A to answer any of your questions.
Real Talk: Careers As Unexpected Journeys
Video Interviewing 101
Job Searching in a Recession
(Guest Speaker: Dan Xie)