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Career Development Workshops

SUNY Orange Foundation & Alumni Engagement partners with the SUNY Orange Office of Career and Internship Services to present a series of free virtual workshops for students, alumni, and the community.  Workshops are presented by Donald Green, Assistant Director, Office of Career and Internship Services and a guest alumni co-presenter.  Workshops are held in both the fall and spring semesters.

Interested in volunteering as an alumni co-presenter?  Email Jennifer D'Andrea, Director of Alumni Engagement at jennifer.dandrea@sunyorang.edu for more information

 

Need further assistance with all things related to your job search? Email Donald Green, Assistant Director of Career & Internship Services at donald.green@sunyorange.edu

Networking: 8 Reasons why you need to develop this skill NOW

Attend this workshop and learn what is networking, how to do it virtually, why the current circumstances present GREAT networking opportunities, and how to incorporate networking into your routine in a painless and ongoing manner.

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Sept. 15 | 3:00pm

Gilman Center Conference Room

or register via zoom

With alumna co-presenter,

Amy Stillwaggon '02

Personal branding for the job search

Perhaps the most important steps in the entire job search process are identifying, articulating, and communicating your personal brand.  Attend this workshop to find out how it’s done!

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Oct. 13 | 3:00pm

Gilman Center Conference Room

or register via zoom

With alumna co-presenter,

Stephanie James '12

How to create a winning resume

The rules for a winning resume has changed dramatically in the past few years. Attend this workshop and get yourself up to speed!

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Oct. 27 | 3:00pm

Gilman Center Conference Room

or register via zoom

With alumna co-presenter,

Lucy Herrera '16

How to ace the interview

During this workshop you will learn how to stay calm and in control in the face of interview stress and pre-interview jitters, 10 Step Job Interview Checklist, how to research the company and the people who will interview you, how to prepare smart questions and how to craft your opening statement, how to prepare a response to, "tell me about yourself," and how to follow up appropriately after the interview.

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With alumna co-presenter,

Kiyannah Joyner '03

Nov. 17 | 3:00pm

Rowley Center Room 010

or register via zoom

How to have a successful job search

During this workshop you will learn the two biggest blunders job seekers make, the essential two search tools you need in addition to the resume, the game changer to stand out and get chosen for an interview, and how to swing your odds of success!

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Nov. 10 | 3:00pm

Gilman Center Conference Room

or register via zoom

With alumna co-presenter,

PW Causa '11

LinkedIn: A how-to guide for success

Attend this workshop and learn: how LinkedIn works and what it can do for you, how to navigate LinkedIn, what you should showcase, how to use LinkedIn to job search, and what to include in your “about” section. 

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With alumnus co-presenter,

Alex Kemp '12

Dec. 1 | 3:00pm

Gilman Center Conference Room

or register via zoom