Career Education Programs

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Panelists share insights and career advice during a career education workshop.

The more you learn about possible career paths, the better positioned you will be to land a rewarding job or internship. We offer a broad range of programming to help you explore your career options.

With a multitude of annual events focused on career education, you have access to everything from professional development workshops to industry specific panels.

Make time to participate. The insights you gain will go a long way toward preparing you for life after graduation.

What are the Benefits?

The Chance to Explore

Learn more about an industry, occupation, or graduate schools by hearing from recognized experts, industry professionals, and alumni who want to share their special knowledge and insight with you. Gain insight on your own skills and abilities and how you can market them in the workplace.

Building skills

Sharpen your skills in a wide range of career areas such as networking, personal statement writing, negotiations, and job and internship search strategies.

Making connections

Connecting with Career Education Program speakers during these events can help you to build and strengthen your network in your field of interest. You never know what opportunities may arise from the relationships that are formed.

Upcoming Programs

CPT Workshop with ISSS
Thursday, August 30, 3:30pm
Presentation Room, Office of Admission

Personal Branding Workshop
Monday, September 10, 12:30pm
Toppel Career Center

How to Ace a Superday Interview
Tuesday, September 11, 6:30pm
Toppel Career Center

OPT Workshop with ISSS
Wednesday, September 12, 3:30pm
Presentation Room, Office of Admission

Kick Start Your Internship Search
Monday, September 24, 6:00pm
Toppel Career Center

Is Grad School Right for Me?
Tuesday, September 25, 5:30pm
Toppel Career Center

Career Fair Prep, Presented by David Ong, Maximus
Monday, October 1, 6:30pm
Toppel Carer Center

Job Search for International Students Part 1
Monday, October 15, 5:30pm 
Toppel Career Center

Job Search for International Students Part 2 
Wednesday, October 17, 5:30pm
Toppel Career Center

Shift Happens
Monday, October 22, 6:30pm
Toppel Career Center

Getting Past the First-Year Fog
Thursday, October 25, 6:30pm
Toppel Career Center

OPT STEM Workshop with ISSS 
Tuesday, November 13, 3:30pm
Presentation Room, Office of Admission

Upcoming Graduate Student Programs

How to Articulate Your Strengths: Graduate Student Gallup Strengths Quest Workshop 
Monday, October 8, 12:00pm - 1:00pm 
Toppel Career Center

Converting Your CV to a Resume for a Non-Academic Job Search
Monday, November 5, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Toppel Career Center

PhD Careers Panel & Networking
Tuesday, November 27, 5:30pm - 7:00pm