Academic, Graduate School, and Career Workshops
When you’re in school, you often have a lot on your mind. Trying to work out a thesis, picking a graduate school, and preparing for an upcoming job interview may be a few of the things percolating. The workshops organized by the Career and Academic Resource Center (CARC) are a great resource to help you overcome some of the hurdles you are facing, whether the challenges are academic or professional.
The workshops listed below are just a sampling of what are offered this spring. Be sure to go to the workshops page to see the entire schedule. Whether you’re a course taker or a degree candidate with one class to go, there is a lot to take advantage of.
Career workshops: getting the gig
- Energize Your Job Search Boot Camp
Whether you’re just starting your job search or you have been on the hunt for awhile, this on-campus workshop is for you. Networking, cover letters, and developing your interview skills are some of the topics that are covered.
- Interactive Skills Lab: The Professional Introduction
Linda Spencer, the assistant director and coordinator for Harvard Extension School Career Advising, helps you develop a professional introduction in this workshop. Practice advancing these skills to enhance your networking in a relaxed and fun environment.
- Your Best Foot Forward: Personal Skills for Professional Success
Your education and experience can sometimes only take you so far. Often, you have to rely on your confidence and potential in order to get to the next level in your career. Dan Yaeger, executive director of the New England Museum Association, teaches how to use your personal skills to find professional success in this workshop.
Academic workshops: how to score an A
- Inside Impromptu Speaking: How Speakers Deliver Amazing Off-the-Cuff Answers
You’re in class and the teacher calls on you to speak about the assigned reading. If this scenario has you acting like a deer in headlights, this workshop could be helpful. Dr. Steven Cohen leads this webinar and teaches you how to quickly organize your thoughts in front of an audience.
- APA & MLA Citing and Referencing: Why, When, How
Does this get capitalized? Where does the comma go? Properly citing your sources is a complicated process and this workshop shows you how to accurately compose your bibliography.
- Seven Steps to Academic Writing Excellence
In this workshop, you learn the seven stage of editing and you leave with a seven-stage checklist. With a little help you can become a capable editor of your own writing.
Graduate school workshops: admissions, applications, personal statements, and more
- Graduate School Personal Statements
Your graduate school personal statement showcases your motivation, ambition, and experience. In this webinar, a Veritas Tutors graduate school admissions expert helps you think through your strategy for your essay.
- Graduate School Fair: MBA Admission Seminar
Admissions staff from some of the best business schools come together on this panel. Admission representatives discuss their programs, the application process, and answer your questions during this unique opportunity.
- The Law School Application
This webinar focuses on every component of your law school application. By the end of this workshop, you know how to put together a stellar application to impress admissions officers at any law school.