High School - First GEN - Recent Graduate - Graduate School - Young Professionals
Our career development workshops are designed to provide the knowledge and skills essential for students and young adults to start, navigate, and excel in their careers. We ensure your students leave our workshops self-aware and market-ready. Where students are stuck, we move them forward!
Our objective is to provide awareness and insight into the new world of career possibilities, including definitions, statistics, trends, and resources. Our workshops cover the essentials of launching a successful: (1) job/internship search, (2) preparing for college/graduate school, (3) making career pivots, (4) personal branding, (5) vision crafting with goal setting, and many other topics necessary for academic, career and life success.
We pour our hearts into delivering workshops that inspire, motivate, and deposit tools participants can use immediately.
SAMPLE TOPICS INCLUDE:
Through this course, students build an understanding of the career development and management process by looking internally, outward, and looking ahead. This class covers self-assessments, values, interests, personality, and skills; workforce development trends and building a personal network; and exploring career options. A variety of assessment tools, individual reflection, and group discussion may be used.
Resumes, Cover Letters, Thank You Notes, References
This workshop covers the overall principles of creating an effective resume. Examples will be used to highlight resumes that are clear, focused, targeted, and skill-oriented. Participants will receive a template, while others are welcome to compare and contrast their current resumes. Everyone will be encouraged to use the provided tools to continue their resume-editing process.
Vision Statements, Goal Setting, Personal Advisory Board
Students learn how a vision statement can guide their lives and provide the direction necessary to chart the course of their days, choices they make, help them achieve their goals, guide them to apply what they’ve learned, and ultimately is the legacy they will leave behind. Additionally, students craft a vision statement, learn how to map goals, and create a personal advisory toolkit to help them achieve their goals.
Students participate in conducting a self-assessment and learn the five areas of personal branding called M.I.C.R.O. ™ This workshop includes discussion around marketing materials, social media, clothing, communication, reputation, and much more.
This workshop provides guidelines and practical advice that will help students understand what to do before, during, and after the interview. During this session, we will discuss different types of interviews (based on request: behavior, informational, panel, phone, case); address what hiring managers are seeking, discuss the STAR/PAR method and strategize how to best answer the interview questions. There will be role-playing.
Optional to include other social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube, etc.
In this lab-style class, (computer use is ideal, but it can be taught without) students learn to leverage their LinkedIn by creating an engaging profile. They will work on their accounts and better understand how to add connections, join groups, request recommendations, follow companies, post articles, craft headlines, etc.
Additional topic options:
First Year of College
Job / Internship Search
Mentoring: How to find and build a relationship
Navigating Graduate School
Personal Advisory Board
Selecting Your College Major
Selecting a Best-Fit Graduate School Program
Selecting the Right References
Succeeding In Your First Job