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Faculty and student organizations can request career readiness workshops be presented to their class or student group. Below you will find a list of available workshops and descriptions of each. All requests can be made by clicking the link below and must be submitted at least three weeks in advance of desired workshop date. Once your request is submitted a Career & Student Success Center staff member will follow up within one week concerning the status of the request.

 

Give ‘Em What They Want: Gaining Career Competencies Employers are Seeking

Most employers are looking for recent graduates that have career competencies they desire. The hardest part is knowing what they are looking for and how to gain skills in those areas. Join us as we explore the desired competencies, discuss how to highlight your strengths and build upon your areas of weakness.

You should request this workshop if…

  • Are not sure what skills and experiences employers are seeking
  • Want to learn how to introduce yourself in professional settings
  • Want to develop skills to build upon your areas of weakness

What you’ll do...

  • Create a plan to develop an area that would be helpful for seeking a job/internship
  • Practice how to talk to employers and make connections
  • Learn what employers/graduate schools are looking for in candidates

 

The Essential: Introduction to Handshake

Have you heard of Handshake? You know networking is important, but stuck on how to connect with alumni? In this workshop, we will focus on demoing Handshake. This will be an interactive session, please bring a laptop or tablet to explore the website. 

You should request this workshop if you…

  • Are looking for an internship or job
  • Want to learn another way to connect to employers, alumni, and peers
  • Want to attend on-campus career and recruiting events

What you’ll do...

  • Learn why you should use Handshake
  • Explore how to use Handshake
  • Learn how to set up search filters 

 

Going for More: Applying to Graduate School

Want to gain more knowledge? Considering grad school? Need help identifying programs that match your career goals? In this workshop, we will walk you through what to expect in the graduate school application and interview process. This will be an interactive session, please bring a laptop or tablet. 

You should request this workshop if you…

  • Aren’t sure how to apply for graduate school
  • Want to learn how to identify schools of interest

What you’ll do...

  • Discuss graduate school and explore if it is the right option for you
  • Learn more about the application process
  • Gain tips on preparing for on campus interviews

 

Gain the Perks: Salary Negotiation

Discover the art of negotiating with confidence. In this workshop you will learn how to effectively evaluate a job offer in terms of the proposed salary, benefits, and advancement opportunities. We will also discuss how to navigate the negotiation conversation with an employer.

You should request this workshop if you…

  • Are not sure how to negotiate
  • Want to learn what types of things you can negotiate for
  • Would like to enhance your negotiation skills

What you’ll do...

  • Discuss when and why to negotiate your salary
  • Learn negotiation tactics and what to avoid during negotiations

Have Questions?

Please contact cssc@ohio.edu or Destiny Price, Assistant Director of Career Management via email priced@ohio.edu or phone (740) 597-3008 with any questions or comments regarding workshop requests.