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Workshops

Students and alumni are invited to attend our workshops to learn more about exploring careers, job search and interview strategies, and a number of other important career planning topics.

  • The Top 7 MUSTS for your Design eFolio

    Wednesday, January 28, 2015

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center Conference Room - Suite 250 3201 Arch Street

    • Undergraduate Students

    More and more, design industry employers are seeking both a book and digital (online) portfolio. Industry standards and preferences are ever-changing. The Steinbright Career Development Center will host a discussion on current trends and best practices in creating a digital portfolio. Employer expectations, common pitfalls, and the differences between student and professional eFolios are among the topics to be discussed.

    Reservations are not required. For more information, please contact the Steinbright Career Development Center.

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  • Senior Series - Become a LinkedIn Expert

    Thursday, January 29, 2015

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center, 3201 Arch Street, Suite 250

    • Senior Class
    • Alumni

    Over 300 million people use LinkedIn and recruiters utilize this tool to find and evaluate candidates. 

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  • Developing an Effective 30-Second Commercial

    Friday, February 6, 2015

    2:00 PM-3:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center Conference Room – Suite 250 3201 Arch Street

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Senior Class

    An essential part of your job search preparation is a well-developed 30-Second Commercial, also known as your Elevator Speech. Your 30-Second Commercial is the answer to “Tell me about yourself” and is your first opportunity to gain a potential employer’s interest. You will need your 30-Second Commercial for job interviews, career fairs, and employer meet-and-greets.

    The Steinbright Career Development Center will host a presentation on developing your 30-Second Commercial. The basics of a good commercial and assistance with getting started on your speech will be provided.

    Reservations are not required. For more information please contact the Steinbright Career Development Center.

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  • Interview Strategies and Tips

    Friday, February 6, 2015

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center Conference Room - Suite 250 3201 Arch Street

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Senior Class

    For those students interested in learning more about the interview process, the Steinbright Career Development Center will present Interview Strategies and Tips. Different types of interview questions; common alternative interview styles such as phone, panel and group interviews; and suggestions for conducting successful interviews will be covered. There will be time for questions and answers, too.

    Reservations are not required. For more information, please contact the Steinbright Career Development Center.

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  • Answering the Tough Interview Questions

    Monday, February 9, 2015

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center Conference Room - Suite 250 3201 Arch Street

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class

    With increased competition for co-ops, internships and full-time jobs, it is more important than ever to have sharp interview skills. Many employers are turning to behavior-based interview questions to try to predict future performance based on past experience.

    To help prepare students for this style of interview question, the Steinbright Career Development Center will host Answering the Tough Interview Questions. This workshop will teach the STAR (situational, task, action, result) method of answering behavior-based questions. General interviewing tips will also be discussed.

    Reservations are not required. For more information, please contact the Steinbright Career Development Center.

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  • Mock Interviews

    Tuesday, February 10, 2015

    11:30 AM-3:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center 3201 Arch Street, Suite 222

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class
    In preparation for upcoming co-op interviews and for students searching for internships and other positions, the Steinbright Career Development Center will host individual Mock Interviews.
     
    Students will have the option of meeting one-on-one or conducting a phone interview with a member of the Steinbright professional staff. For both types of interviews students will answer several different styles of interview questions and receive immediate feedback. Professional attire is not required for the one-on-one interviews.
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  • International Co-op Overview

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM

    Steinbright Career Development Center Conference Room – Suite 250 3201 Arch Street

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff

    China, Australia, Germany… co-op students have you considered working abroad but were unsure how to get started? The Steinbright Career Development Center will host an International Co-op Overview, an opportunity to learn more about international co-op opportunities. Available programs, funding your trip, financial awards, and the application process are among the topics to be discussed.

    Reservations are not required. For more information about international co-ops, please visit our website http://www.drexel.edu/scdc/internationalcoop.

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  • Using Databases for your Job Search

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center Conference Room – Suite 250 3201 Arch Street

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class

    Databases such as the D&B Million Dollar Database, Hoovers and Going Global provide a wealth of information on private and public companies. The Steinbright Career Development Center will present a workshop on how to navigate these databases. Suggestions for generating lists of potential employers for your co-op or full-time job search will be provided.

    Reservations are not required. For more information please contact the Steinbright Career Development Center.

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  • Engineering Career Fair Resume Review

    Wednesday, February 18, 2015

    12:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Bossone Research Center Lobby Area 3140 Market Street

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class

    The Engineering Career Fair will be held on February 26, 2015, in the Drexel Recreation Center. In preparation for this event, staff members from the Steinbright Career Development Center will be available for resume reviews on Wednesday, February 18.

    Appointments are not required. Bring your resume and receive immediate feedback.

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  • Senior Series - Salary Negotiation

    Wednesday, February 18, 2015

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Steinbright Career Development Center 3201 Arch Street, Suite 250 Philadelphia, PA 19129

    • Senior Class
    • Alumni

    Salary Negotiation is part of the job search process in life after Drexel.  It's important to learn how to have this important conversation so you don't leave money on the table!

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