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Workshops are in the Science Teaching and Student Services building (unless otherwise noted.) You do NOT need to register in advance to attend these workshops, instead go to CLA Career Services in Room 411 to check in shortly before the workshop begins.

Career Workshops

Resumes for Job and Internship Fair Success

When preparing for a job or internship fair, one of the steps to success is to have a strong resume and to know how to use it at the fair. This workshop provides a brief review of what makes a strong resume, will help identify your skills and how to present those skills at the fair.

Watch for additional workshop dates for spring semester.

Create an Effective Resume and Cover Letter

If you're looking for a job or internship, you need to create a strong resume and cover letter. This workshop provides an introduction to both, with emphasis on resumes. You'll learn about formatting and how to effectively represent yourself in both documents.

Watch for additional workshop dates for spring semester.

How to Land Your Dream Job or Internship

Many students wonder what they can do with a liberal arts degree. There are countless possibilities! This workshop will start you on your path to your dream job or internship by teaching you about networking, informational interviews, as well as how to use resources like GoldPASS and LinkedIn.

Watch for additional workshop dates for spring semester.

Social Media and Your Job Search

Social media has become an important tool in job searching. This workshop will discuss networking, your online brand, and how to incorporate your brand into an interview. You'll also learn tools to use in your job search, including Twitter and LinkedIn.

Watch for additional workshop dates for spring semester.

Job & Internship Fair Preparation

Learn essential tips on how to make a good impression at a job or internship fair, including how to prepare, how to dress, and how to impress the employers there. If you prepare in advance for a job fair, you are more likely to find a job or internship through it.

Watch for additional workshop dates for spring semester.

Pre-Law Workshops

Should I Go to Law School?

Are you thinking about going to law school? This workshop is for any U of M student considering it. We'll talk about the skills you need, and how to decide if law school is a good fit for you. We'll also provide basic tips about getting into law school, and what you can do to prepare.

Watch for additional workshop dates for spring semester.

Applying to Law School

This free workshop is for students who know they're going to law school and would like guidance about the application process. We'll discuss application materials and deadlines and how to prepare your application materials so that you're the best law school applicant you can be. This workshop is open to all U of M students.

Watch for additional workshop dates for spring semester.

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