Graduate Services provides assistance in finding the opportunities for work study experience program internships, OPT's and any other employment and needs for new and current students as well as alumni. We also offer workshops where you will be able to learn skills necessary to successfully enter a job market. We will provide mentoring where you will gain additional skills so your career can flourish. Each student will have an opportunity to meet with us, on a one-on-one basis where we will be able to work together in creating a successful career path for each individual student.
GRADUATE SERVICES OFFICE HOURS:
Monday - Friday 9:30am-Noon and 1pm-6:00pm EST
Workshop: Resume/Cover Letter
Resume and cover letter preparation, samples of good and bad resumes and cover letters, what to include and not include on the resume, resume design and structure; cover letter key points; action verbs
Workshop: Interviewing Skills I
Importance of the interview, common interview mistakes, sample of common interview questions; Movie "Common mistakes people make in interviews"
Workshop: Interviewing Skills II
This is the continuation of Interviewing Skills I; practice interviews, fictitious interview presentation, question-answers session
Workshop: Job/Internship Search and Networking
Scannable resumes, key words, action verbs, important search engines and websites; networking: what is it and how to apply it and true benefit from networking
Workshop: Career Planning
Introducing a career planning: what is it and how to go about it? What skills are needed on the current job market; assessment of current skills, relevant education and future goals, development of marketable skills
What is a Career Fair?
For employers, a Career Fair is an opportunity to attract and screen hundreds of candidates to select promising ones for the future follow-up process. For students, the Career Fair is an opportunity to make "in person" contact with several organizations/companies of interest all at once.
To be a successful candidate at a career fair, a student should do the following:
Any questions, please contact:
Student Services and Career Planning Manager
8560 Ulmerton Road
Largo, Florida 33771
Tel: 727-736-5082 (ext. 221/ext. 238)
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