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Thursday, January 30 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | UC 416 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. | UC 416

Professional networks matter! The percentage of employers who use social media to screen potential candidates is growing every day.  One of the most essential skills for a job seeker in the 21st century is understanding the professional social media website LinkedIn. Students will learn how to create a strong, professional social media presence, increase your on-line visibility through personal brand, gain access to unadvertised jobs, update your traditional job search documents via social media outlets, and how to expand your network using social media. Students must RSVP through Laker Career Zone to attend this session.


Career Boot Camp

Monday – Thursday, February 3 – 6

This four-day series covers workshops on resume-development, interviewing, conducting a job search, and making the most of a job fair. Students must pre-register for Career Boot Camp and will receive a certificate and a gift for successful completion. Each topic will be offered during the day and repeated in the evening. RSVP by Thursday, January 30

Resume Writing - Monday, February 3 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. UC 416  5:00 p.m. –   6:00 p.m. UC 416

Interviewing - Wednesday, February 5 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. UC 416 5:00 p.m. –   6:00 p.m. UC 416

Job Search - Tuesday, February 4 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. UC 416  5:00 p.m. –   6:00 p.m. UC 416

Preparing for a Career Fair - Thursday, February 6 11:30 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. UC 416 5:00 p.m. –   6:00 p.m. UC 416


Internship Week

Monday - Friday, February 10 – 14

Internships play an integral role in helping students land their first full-time career after graduation. This week is designed to educate students on the importance of completing internships during their college years. During the week students will have the opportunity to learn how to obtain an internship, how to dress for an internship, have their resume reviewed and network with employers. Each event you attend you will have the chance to enter into a drawing for a $25 Visa gift card to be given away on Friday.

Workshop Workshop Details
Internship Week Kick-Off Meet us on Main Street as we kick off Internship Week with information about internships, academic credit, non-credit, Loch, games and prizes! Monday, February 10th 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. UC Mainstreet
Campus Job Shadowing Opportunities Students don’t miss the opportunity to participate in a Campus Job Shadowing Experience.  Select departments have signed up to offer students a peak into their professions.  Opportunities are available Tuesday – Thursday of Internship Week. Open to ALL majors and classifications. Students must RSVP by January 30th in Laker CareerZone. Space is limited. Tuesday – Thursday, February 11th – 13th
Internship Job Search Strategies Workshop RSVP through Laker CareerZone required Internships provide an opportunity for students to apply academic skills, knowledge, and theory in practical work settings. This workshop educates students about the advantages that internships provide in a job search.  Tuesday, February 11th  11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. UC 416   5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. UC 416.
Internship Networking Breakfast Come network with students who have completed internships and employers/alumni who hire interns. Interested students must submit a   resume to career@clayton.edu by January30th. Open to ALL majors and classifications.  Students will be notified by January 31st  if selected. Wednesday, February 12th 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. UC Dinning Hall
Internship Résumania!!! Stop by our office and have your résumé critiqued by one of our staff members. This is encouraged in preparation for the Job and Graduate School Fair. Intern employers will be present offering summer & fall opportunities. Wednesday, February 12th 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Career Services, EH
Suit-Up Event- UC Mainstreet (FREE Gently used suits and professional attire will be given away) Don’t miss this Dress for Success Event designed to help you jump start your career! Learn how a suit should fit, what size to buy, how to tie a tie and more! Thursday, February 13th 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. UC Mainstreet
Drawing for the $25 Visa Gift Card! The winner of the $25 Visa Gift Card will be drawn and announced on our Social Media. Facebook: Clayton State University Career Services Instagram: claytonstatecareers Twitter: @CSUCareers Friday, February 14th Career Services Social Media  

Networking and Personal Branding Workshop

Thursday, February 20 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. UC 416

Networking is the process of developing professional relationships in industries and organizations of interest to you. It is the “human aspect” of the job search that helps to connect job seekers with the numerous positions that are never advertised. During this session, students will learn about networking and have a chance to practice networking skills. Students must RSVP through Laker CareerZone to attend this session.


Professionalism 101 Workshop

Tuesday, February 25 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. UC 416 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. UC 416

Professionalism in the workplace is one of the many competencies that employers say students need to improve upon.  This workshop will focus on information related to effective communication skills, enhancing your self-image, developing a business-savvy wardrobe, appropriate work ethic, and how improving these competencies will greatly enhance your ability to receive and maintain internships and jobs. Students must RSVP through Laker CareerZone to attend this session.


Senior Career Academy

Friday, February 28 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. UC 272

The Senior Career Academy is a professional development program designed to help graduating seniors focus their career searches and develop skills needed for career success. Seniors receive individualized assistance and have opportunities to network with a select group of employers. Limited number of spaces available. Students must contact Career Services to reserve a space.


Job and Graduate School Fair

Thursday, March 19 Student Activities Center Ballrooms 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The Job and Graduate School Fair brings multiple organizations and graduate schools to campus for the opportunity to network with Clayton State current students and graduates. Students and graduates make contacts that lead to greater understanding of job and career opportunities and may lead to interviews. Participants are required to wear professional attire and are encouraged to bring copies of resumes to share. No RSVP required.


Practice Interview Week (by appointment)

Career Services Office (Edgewater Hall) Monday, March 23 | 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 24 | 9:00 a.m. -12:00 noon Thursday, March 26 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Students gain valuable experience by having a practice interview with an employer. The employer conducts a realistic practice interview and then provides feedback about the student’s interviewing skills. Students must schedule practice interview times in advance. Limited appointment times are available. Students must RSVP in Laker CareerZone by March 13th.  


Employer Information Session – How to become a Social Media Influencer

(RSVP IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND)

Tuesday, March 3 SESSIONS LOCATED IN UC416 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Social media engagement and entrepreneurship has hit an all-time high for our nation, properly promoting your personal brand and business through social media is critical to your success. In this workshop students will learn what it takes to gain and maintain a following, plan/distribute content and build a network with other Social Media influencers.


National Student Employment Appreciation Week

(A week of celebrating student employment on and off campus)

Monday-Friday April 6th – 10th GACE Statewide Career Fair Tuesday, April 14 Cobb Galleria Centre 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The College-To-Career-Fair is a statewide job fair for students and graduates from schools that are members of the Georgia Association of Colleges and Employers (GACE). Employers who might not visit each of the campuses will gather for this opportunity to network with hundreds of students from across the state. Students and graduates can learn about opportunities, network with employers, and make the personal contact that might lead to an interview or employment.