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Career Services Events

Career Services Fall 2017 Events

All events at Lawrenceville campus unless otherwise noted.

 

Open House
Thursday, Sept. 7, 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Location: CS/WIOA Center, Bldg. 100, Room 604

Students are invited to stop by for coffee and pastries. The purpose of this event is to acquaint students with Career Services and WIOA. Students will learn about services offered by both departments and upcoming events

Choosing a Major
Tuesday, Sept. 12, 10 - 11 a.m.
Location: Bldg. 100, Room 812

Whether you are completely undecided on a major or are trying to decide between a few, this fun and interactive workshop can help with your major selection process. Learn how to select a major that leads you to your career goals.

Recruitment Wednesday*
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 20, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Atrium at ANF campus
Location: Student Life Hallway

Want to connect with potential employers right here on campus? The Career Services team develops relationships with employers in a wide range of industries to identify and promote job/internship opportunities for students and alumni. Attend information sessions and interviews without leaving the campus!

Résumé Clinic
Thursday, Sept. 14, 2 - 3:30 p.m. Bldg. 100, Room 812
Thursday, Sept. 27, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Bldg. 100, Room 409
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2 - 3:30 p.m. Room 139 at ANF campus
Wednesday, Nov. 1, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Bldg. 100, Room 259
Location: TBD

Attend this hands-on clinic and fine tune your résumé! Prerequisite: MUST have a completed résumé that simply needs reviewing or polishing. Bring your résumé on a flash drive or save it to your email account and let a member of Career Services help you get it into tip-top shape. Register on Gwinnett Tech CareerLink https://gwinnetttech-csm.symplicity.com/students/

Job Search Strategies
Tuesday, Sept. 19, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: Bldg. 100, Room 812

Need a job but don’t know where to start? This workshop will help you discover employment opportunities and give you the necessary tools to effectively market your education, skills and experience to get the job.

Interview with Confidence
Thursday, Sept. 21, 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: Bldg. 100, Room 106

We’ll discuss how to prepare for the interviewing process, questions you can anticipate and appropriate follow-up techniques. Knowing what to expect helps tone down those butterflies!

Connecting to Career Services
Thursday, Sept. 28, 9 - 10 a.m.
Location: Bldg. 100, Room 413

Whether you are just beginning college, approaching graduation, or changing careers, Career Services can help you explore careers, assess the right major for your career plans, gain experience, and develop job-search skills.

SAFEbuilt Information Session - Construction Program
Wednesday, Oct. 4, Time: 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.
Location: Bldg. 100, TBA

Representatives from SAFEbuilt will facilitate a Lunch 'n Learn event for Construction and Trades program students to learn about the organization, internships and other job opportunities.

Mock Interview Day
Thursday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: TBA

Career Services invites employers to campus to conduct mock interviews with students. Participating students enhance communication/interview skills, and build a professional network by developing connections before graduation and obtaining contact information to stay connected.

Let's Talk Credit
Thursday, Oct. 12, 12 - 1 p.m.
Location: Bldg. 100, Room 701

When you’re a student, it can feel like money is always tight. You’ve got bills, rent, and tuition to pay, and you want to have enough money for fun, too. "Let's Talk Credit" is your guide to making informed financial choices.

LinkedIn Basics
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: Bldg. 100, Room 812

In this interactive workshop, participants are guided through creating an online presence on LinkedIn. We will discuss and demonstrate making connections to build your network, joining relevant groups, and cover some basic job searching tips on LinkedIn.

Soft Skills
Tuesday, Oct. 24 • 10 - 11 a.m.
Location: Bldg. 100, Room 106

When it comes to skills in employment, the first emphasis is typically towards abilities, training, and specific skill sets. These are referred to as hard skills. Soft skills are often overlooked, yet they play an important role in day-to-day operations. Attend this session to learn key soft skills employers value.

Senior Career Academy
Wednesday, Nov. 15, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Bldg. 100, Room 260

The Senior Career Academy is a program designed to help graduating students focus their career searches and develop skills needed for career success. Participants receive individualized assistance and have opportunities to network with a select group of employers. Limited number of spaces available. Students must register on Gwinnett Tech CareerLink https://gwinnetttech-csm.symplicity.com/students/ to reserve a space.

 


Gwinnett Tech CareerLink student benefits:
NACELink get your career moving

 

  • Job Postings: View and apply to quality postings targeted directly to Gwinnett Tech students and alumni.
  • Extended Job Search: Search thousands of additional postings offered by NACELink's partner, DirectEmployers Association.
  • Job Search Agents: Receive automatic notifications of new job postings that meet your preferences.
  • Resume Wizard and Document Storage: Create and store resumes, cover letters, and other documents.
  • Privacy of Student Data: NACELink will never distribute your information to a third party.
  • 24/7 Access: NACELink will never distribute your information to a third party.

 


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