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U of MN Career Week for Grad and Professional Students

U of MN CAREER WEEK FOR GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL STUDENTS

Workshop 1

Identifying Job Options and Conducting a Search in a Tough Economy
Tuesday, March 29, 4:00-6:00 p.m.

5 Blegen Hall

The workshop will cover the job search process from start to offer. It will address conducting a self-assessment, planning, knowing your options, relationship-building, and offer negotiations. There will be break-out sessions for the academic and non-academic search.

Register: http://www.grad.umn.edu/career/workshops/register.asp?id=263
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Workshop 2

CV/Résumé Building and Formatting for Academia and Industry
Wednesday, March 30, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
100 Smith Hall

The presentation will cover the difference between the CV and résumé; essential components, what employers seek, and competitively packaging your skills.
Register: http://www.grad.umn.edu/career/workshops/register.asp?id=264
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Workshop 3
Effective Interviewing for Academia and Industry
Thursday, March 31, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
101 Walter Library

This workshop is for graduate students/postdocs who will be interviewing for faculty positions or in industry or private organizations. The presentation will cover pre-interview preparation, making a great first impression, effective responses to typical interview questions, questions to ask of the interviewer, and memorable closure. Career counselors and staff will be available for practice interviews.

Register: http://www.grad.umn.edu/career/workshops/register.asp?id=265

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